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Six-Vehicle Truck Crash Kills Two in Berks

Tractor Trailer Accident November 16th, 2018

According to the Pennsylvania State Police, a six-vehicle collision has killed at least two people in Berks County. An article on the crash is available here. A fatal crash on I-78 in Windsor Township, Berks County has resulted in at least two fatalities. The Wednesday-afternoon collision took place at 2:38pm near mile marker 32.5 on…

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Dick Freeburn Talks Fall Safety on Good Day PA

Wet Leaves on Road November 6th, 2018

  With cooler weather and shorter days upon us, attorney Dick Freeburn of Freeburn Hamilton visits ABC 27’s Good Day PA on Wednesday, November 7th to discuss useful fall safety tips to help both motorists and pedestrians avoid accidents and injuries this season. Tune in tomorrow to Good Day PA at 10 am to see…

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PA State Senate: Prior Convictions Mean Tougher Penalties for DUI-Related Vehicular Homicides

Signing Bill October 26th, 2018

  The Pennsylvania State Senate recently signed Senate Bill 961 into law. The change allows for tougher penalties for certain vehicle offenses by drivers under the influence—if the driver has previous DUI offenses on record. A link to the bill can be found here. The Purpose of the Bill Senate Bill 961 amends Title 75—the…

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Catch Attorney Freeburn Tomorrow on ABC 27’s Good Day PA Discussing Halloween Safety!

Trick-or-Treaters October 23rd, 2018

  With Halloween around the corner, attorney Dick Freeburn of Freeburn Hamilton visits ABC 27’s Good Day PA on Wednesday, October 24th to discuss Halloween safety for young and old alike. Rules of the Road Young pedestrians are more than twice as likely to die in collisions on this night versus any other. Anyone out…

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Freeburn Hamilton Selects Winner of 2018 College Scholarship Essay Program

College Scholarship Winner October 3rd, 2018

The staff of Freeburn Hamilton welcomes any opportunity to support the academic success of our future generations. This year, the Freeburn Hamilton 2018 College Scholarship Essay Program received and reviewed numerous submissions from both prospective and current undergraduate students either attending or applying to accredited colleges and universities. This year, we awarded one recipient a…

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Local & National Resources for Spinal Cord Injury

Holding Hands September 25th, 2018

In continued recognition of September as Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month, Freeburn Hamilton highlights local and national resources that can provide support and assistance to those who have suffered a potentially life-altering Spinal Cord Injury (SCI). National Resources SpinalCord.com The website SpinalCord.com provides a nationwide repository of information relevant to victims of spinal cord and…

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September Spotlight: Spinal Cord Injury Awareness

September 13th, 2018

In recognition of September as Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month, Dick Freeburn of Freeburn Hamilton recently joined host Amy Kehm on ABC 27’s Good Day PA to shed light on some statistics regarding the devastating and potentially life-altering effects a Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) can have on a person. You may view the segment below:…

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Reminder: August is Back to School Safety Month

Back To School Safety August 27th, 2018

  In Pennsylvania, August is Back to School Safety Month. Dick Freeburn of Freeburn Hamilton joined ABC 27’s Good Day PA to discuss tips for the coming season. You can view the segment below: School Bus Safety Tips Statistically, buses are safe. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, riding a school bus is…

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Two Dead, One Critical Following Adams County Collision

Police Lights August 22nd, 2018

A recent collision in Hamilton Township, Adams County has left two people dead and a third in critical condition. A news report on the crash is available here. The crash—which took place on Carlisle Pike north of Pine Run Road—occurred when a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed lost control and crossed the…

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Dick Freeburn Discusses Boat Safety on Good Day PA

Boat July 18th, 2018

Recently, attorney Dick Freeburn of Freeburn Hamilton joined host Christina Butler on ABC 27’s Good Day PA to examine boating safety tips for the coming summer season. They discussed several tips to help both pilots and passengers avoid potentially tragic accidents on the water. You can view the full segment below: Every year, there are…

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Bills Proposed to Ban Driver Handheld Cell Phone Use in PA

July 12th, 2018

While a Pennsylvania law passed in 2011 prohibits texting while driving, speaking on a handheld cell phone while driving remains legal. In contrast, all of Pennsylvania’s neighboring states have enacted bans on such activity—including tough bills passed in New Jersey and New York. New bills proposed in the state seek to require the use of…

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Workers’ Compensation Do’s and Don’ts!

Injured Worker June 7th, 2018

  Any work-related or on-the-job injury can bring with it the potential for long-term physical, emotional, and financial after-effects. Here are the most important things to avoid when you pursue your Workers’ Compensation claim:   DO: Go to the Doctor Immediately See Doctors the Insurance Chooses Keep All Medical Appointments  DON’T: Post on Social Media…

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Death of Pennsylvania Cyclist Reinforces Need for Safer Streets

Bicycle Accident June 1st, 2018

A recent incident in Philadelphia left a 34-year-old bicycle courier dead after he was hit by an SUV in one of the city’s busier sections. After friends and neighbors held a memorial ride in honor of the fallen cyclist, many in the city are wondering what needs to be done to reduce the number of…

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Do You Know The Pennsylvania Autocycle Laws?

Autocycle May 11th, 2018

You may have seen a new category of motor vehicle on the highway that has three wheels, a steering wheel, and a driver’s seat that is neither car, nor motorcycle.  There are several manufacturers of these vehicles such as Elio Motors of Louisiana, and Polaris industries of Minnesota which makes its “Slingshot” model.  The Pennsylvania…

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Freeburn Hamilton Legal Staff Attend Developmental & Disability Services Auction

Developmental & Disability Services (DDS) of Lebanon Valley April 30th, 2018

This past weekend, staff members of the Freeburn Hamilton law firm attended an auction benefiting Developmental & Disability Services (DDS) of Lebanon Valley. The event featured hundreds of live and silent auction items—with all proceeds benefiting DDS of Lebanon Valley. DDS of Lebanon Valley—a charitable 501 (c)(3) organization—endeavors to empower children with developmental delays and…

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Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Good Day PA - Distracted Driving Awareness April 26th, 2018

Every day throughout the United States, thousands of lives are lost due to distracted driving. Whether someone is adjusting the radio, sending a text, or putting directions into their GPS; taking your eyes off the road for even just one second can cause a serious accident. Attorney Dick Freeburn recently joined Amy Kehm on ABC…

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Who Protects The Rights of Those Who Protect and Serve?

Police Car March 14th, 2018

The men and women of our law enforcement work tirelessly to serve and protect the public. In doing so, police officers face a higher risk of incurring a work-related injury or illness than other occupations. The most common risk that is posed to police officers is injury that results due to persons or animals. According…

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Freeburn Hamilton is Proud to Support the Developmental & Disability Services of Lebanon Valley

Developmental & Disability Services February 23rd, 2018

Developmental & Disability Services (DDS) of Lebanon Valley is a charitable 501 (c)(3) organization with a mission to empower children with developmental delays and persons with disabilities to lead more productive, satisfying and/or independent lives. DDS of Lebanon Valley is able to provide training and educational services at no cost to individuals and their families…

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Who is Responsible When a Dog Attack Occurs?

Good Day PA February 20th, 2018

Every year, approximately 4.5 million dog attacks occur throughout the United States. Dog attacks can be very serious and about half of the dog attacks that occur result in a visit to a medical facility. In addition to being very serious, dog attacks can also be very expensive with the average cost of a dog…

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Stay Safe this Super Bowl Sunday – Don’t Drink and Drive!

Superbowl Party February 2nd, 2018

Super Bowl Sunday is almost here and football fans across the nation will be joining one another to watch the Philadelphia Eagles take on the New England Patriots. Last year, approximately 111.3 million Americans tuned-in to watch the Super bowl and the viewership for this year’s Super Bowl is expected to be nearly just as…

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