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Are You Prepared For The Solar Eclipse in Pennsylvania?

August 21st, 2017

Are You Prepared For The Solar Eclipse? It has been 38 years since the last solar eclipse was seen in the United States and 99 years since the path crossed the entire continental United States. Many people from all over the US are heading towards the path of totality, from Oregon, through 14 states, ending…

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Start The School Year Off Right By Discussing These Safety Tips With Your Kids!

August 10th, 2017

The beginning of a new school year can be an exciting time for all. New school supplies, new teachers, and new memories to be made. While we can be overwhelmed with excitement for our children, it is important not to forget to discuss safety tips with them. Whether your kids ride the bus, carpool, walk…

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Did You Know A New Law Will Affect The Way Pennsylvania Cracks Down on DUI Offenders?

August 7th, 2017

According to the most recent PennDOT report on crash statistics, alcohol was a contributing factor in almost 30% of car accident deaths in Pennsylvania.  This number has been increasing over the past ten years, and lawmakers want to put a stop to drinking & driving related fatalities. Drunken driving accidents are preventable, and it is…

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Tractor Trailer Accident On Route 72 Serves As A Reminder Of Unique Risks 18-Wheelers Pose To Drivers

July 28th, 2017

Tractor-trailers and large commercial vehicles help to transport needed goods throughout the country. The problem is that over 80,000 injury crashes alone occur each year with tractor-trailers and commercial trucks. Unfortunately, these accidents tend to cause significant injuries and fatalities due to the sheer size and weight of 18-wheelers compared to cars. Earlier this week,…

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Crash Due To “Selfie” In Adams County Highlights Risks Of Distracted Driving

July 24th, 2017

Recently, a driver in Adams County was taking a “selfie” behind the wheel before his vehicle crossed the road and went airborne, landing on a concrete slab. His vehicle came to a halt after running over a sign for a local Animal Wellness Clinic. The driver was taken to the hospital where he was reported…

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Did You Know There Are 15 Car Crashes Every Hour In Pennsylvania?

July 18th, 2017

Did You Know there Is 15 Car Crashes Every Hour In Pennsylvania? Due to the innovations and numerous safety improvements in cars today, there has been a slow decline in car accident fatalities in the US.  However, in 2016 the U.S. Department of transportation noted seeing car crashes rising, many of these accidents now being…

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Freeburn Hamilton supports Pennsylvania State Police

July 13th, 2017

Freeburn Hamilton supports Pennsylvania State Police Freeburn Hamilton attended a recent event, the 2017 Phillip C. Melley & Trooper Wayne C. Ebert Memorial Golf Outing, held on Monday July 10, 2017. Each year this event is held at the Hidden Valley Golf Course and honors Trooper Philip C. Melley who was slain in the line…

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Attorney Ryan McDaniel Joins Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

March 30th, 2017

  The Million Dollar advocates Forum is pleased to announce that Attorney Ryan P. McDaniel of Harrisburg, PA has been certified as a life member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is recognized as one of the most prestigious groups of lawyers…

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Attorney Ryan McDaniel Joins Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

March 30th, 2017

 

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Reporting Work Injuries

December 2nd, 2016

How Should I Report My Work Injuries? If you were injured at work, you may be wondering what you need to do next.  One of the first things you should do after a work-related injury is report the injury to your employer.  We’ve listed a few best practices to follow when reporting an injury to…

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Hunting Safety

November 23rd, 2016

Hunting Safety Tips from the PA Game Commission This coming Monday marks the start of the Pennsylvania hunting season. It is a popular past-time in Central PA, and every year the news is scattered with stories of hunting accidents throughout the country. Freeburn & Hamilton wants to make sure you know where to go to…

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Do I Have a Work-Related Injury?

November 18th, 2016

What Qualifies as a Work-Related Injury? Just because your injury did not occur while actually performing your job, it still may be a work-related injury. In order to establish your right to compensation under Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation laws, an injured employee must show that they were injured “in the course of employment.”   However, this does…

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Why Should You Have Full-Tort

November 4th, 2016

Full Tort v. Limited Tort: What You Are Giving Up By Selecting Limited Tort Coverage? In Pennsylvania, any time you purchase personal auto-insurance you’re given the choice between “Full Tort” and “Limited Tort.” This “tort” coverage relates to your right to recover damages due to someone else’s negligence. If you select “Full Tort” coverage and…

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Freeburn & Hamilton Supports Annual F.O.P. Golf Tournament

July 13th, 2016

Freeburn & Hamilton supports the Philip C. Melley Lodge #65 and Trooper Wayne C. Ebert Memorial 25th Annual Golf Tournament with the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #65, held on July 11, 2016 at Hidden Valley Golf Course. Pictured left to right: Roy Pinto, Past President of the Pennsylvania Corrections Officers Association, Gary Lightman, and Gregg Freeburn…

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How to Find the Right Nursing Home in Harrisburg

July 1st, 2016

Making the decision that elderly loved ones can no longer be on their own is a tough one. Once the decision has been made to move to a place that can take care of the needs of your elderly loved ones, you need to find the right place for them. With all of the options…

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Do Minor Car Accidents Need to be Reported in Pennsylvania?

June 21st, 2016

Have you or someone you know ever been involved in a fender bender? You have, at the very least, driven past them on the highway during rush hour. Minor car accidents are fairly common and typically involve some property damage, but major injuries can also happen depending on the circumstance. If you are involved in a…

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What to Do if You Are Hurt in a Bike Accident

June 16th, 2016

A cyclist getting into an accident with a car is terrifying. If you are the one riding the bike it is even scarier, but it’s important you try and remain focused. The next steps that you make are critical to what transpires next with yourself and the case with the police. Remaining composed and focused…

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What Dog Owners Can Do To Prevent Dog Bites

June 7th, 2016

There is no way to ensure that your dog won’t bite someone, but there are definitely ways to make it less likely. Spay, Socialize, Train Getting your dog spayed or neutered will alone reduce the odds of your dog biting anyone. This procedure will reduce the desire to roam and fight with other dogs, which…

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What Damages Are Available in a Wrongful Death Case?

June 2nd, 2016

  When you lose a loved one due to the negligence or deliberate act of another person it can be utterly devastating. You had no time to prepare and you weren’t ready for them to go. What will you do about the medical and funeral costs? What about the money you depended on them to…

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How to Tell if You Have a Product Liability Claim

May 31st, 2016

Product liability laws exist to protect citizens from being injured or suffering any sort of financial, physical or other damages due to a defective product. With millions of products on the market from which to choose every day, it can be easy to pick up one that is not well made or poses an undue…

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