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Injured Officer Wins $120,000

December 4th, 2014

Freeburn & Hamilton Helps Injured Officer Receive Settlement A 911 call was made by a homeowner who wanted his friend removed from his home. The friend was behaving in a strange and threatening manner. It was later determined that he was suffering from severe mental illness and was high on illegal drugs. Several police officers arrived to find a strong young man who was delusional and agitated. The officers determined that the…

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Emergency Kit for Cars

December 3rd, 2014

What Makes A Great Emergency Kit For My Car? It is possible to get stranded in your car for various reasons in any season. You could be stranded due to an accident or bad weather. Being stranded in the winter can be more dangerous because of the extreme temperatures. Be sure you are prepared in case help takes a while to arrive. Here are some suggested items…

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Driver Fatigue Causes Local Accident

November 21st, 2014

Truck Driver Falls Asleep, Kills 2 Driver fatigue caused a local truck accident. A Berks County recycling company truck driver fell asleep at the wheel and drove into a line of stopped cars,  pushing the cars aside and  into a Dunkin’ Donuts sign. Two persons were killed. The truck driver is in custody,  charged with vehicular homicide among other charges.  The accident occurred at around 6:30…

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ATV Accident Resolved for $300,000

November 13th, 2014

Victim of ATV Accident Receives $300,000 Settlement A teenager driving his friend’s dad’s ATV in Mifflin County lost control of the vehicle and hit a tree stump. As a result of the accident, the victim fractured his shoulder blade, had fluid in his lungs, and fractured his spine. The spine fracture caused permanent paralysis in the victim’s lower  body. Following the accident, the victim’s guardian…

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Social Host Law

November 12th, 2014

What is the Social Host Law? When your kids come home from college, do you allow them to drink in the home? Are you one of those parents who would rather have your kids drinking under your roof than doing who-knows-what under someone else’s? Even if you are not one of these parents, do you know what your kids are doing in the home when…

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Dog Bite Settlement

October 30th, 2014

$101,000 for Dog Bite Settlement A 6-year old girl and her brother walked to a friend’s house in Mapleton Depot, Huntingdon County to play with their friends. When the homeowner opened the door to greet the children, the owner’s dog ran out of the house, knocked the girl over, and started biting her face and neck. The girl had several surgeries to repair the damage…

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Rob Hamilton Golf Tournament

October 28th, 2014

Rob Hamilton Memorial Golf Tournament Raises Money for Medical Research In 2005, Freeburn & Hamilton founder, father, son, husband, and brother, Rob Hamilton, died suddenly at the age of 38. It was later found that he suffered from Cardiac Sarcoidosis, though he showed no symptoms and appeared to be in good health. In his memory, the Rob Hamilton Memorial Golf Tournament was created to raise…

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Car Accident Victim Awarded $300,000

October 23rd, 2014

$300,000 Settlement Awarded to Car Accident Victim A woman was driving on Weavertown Road in Meyerstown, Lebanon County, when she proceeded legally through the intersection with Elco Drive. As she crossed through the intersection, a second car traveling on Elco Drive illegally drove through the intersection, hitting the woman’s car. Upon impact, the second car ran into a telephone pole and the first car spun…

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Pedestrian Hit By Car Wins $60,000

October 16th, 2014

Freeburn & Hamilton Gets Pedestrian Accident Client $60,000. A woman was walking through a parking lot in Derry Township, Dauphin County when a driver backed out of his spot, hitting her and knocking her to the ground. The impact caused arm and pelvis injuries, and she had to get surgery on her elbow to repair the damage. Following the accident, the victim contacted Freeburn &…

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Fall Settlement for Lewistown Man

October 10th, 2014

  Fall Results in $140,000 Settlement for Lewistown, PA Man A man was exiting a second-story Lewistown apartment when he miscalculated and fell on the stairs. As he was grasping the handrail to pull himself back up, the rail broke and he fell off the side of the stairs, down to the ground. The man sustained a fracture in his lower leg and suffered from numbness…

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Vehicle Accident

October 8th, 2014

The Story of My Vehicle Accident In 2009, I was hurt in a vehicle accident, when a man rear-ended my pickup truck on a highway in northern Pennsylvania. My shoulder’s rotator cuff was torn and other related injuries from this accident prevented me from raising my arm beyond my chest height for months. I required medical attention immediately, and right off the bat, the medical…

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Billboard Sighting!

October 6th, 2014

Have you seen our billboard? Freeburn & Hamilton currently has a billboard located on Rt. 30 East right after crossing over the Susquehanna River into Columbia, Pennsylvania. Don’t forget to call the 7’s if you are injured. Since 1979, our firm’s founding attorney, Richard E. Freeburn, has been working hard to help his clients get the compensation they deserve after an injury. Each of our firm’s attorneys share…

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Motorcycle Accident wins $100,000

October 2nd, 2014

Motorcycle accident victim wins $100,000 thanks to Freeburn & Hamilton attorney. A Lebanon County man was operating his motorcycle at the corner of North Church Road and East Wilson Street in Lower Heidelberg Township when he was in a motorcycle accident. Another vehicle came through the intersection and hit the motorcycle at such a high speed that the man was thrown 20 feet in the…

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Hunting Accident Investigation

September 29th, 2014

An infant being cradled by its father was accidentally shot by a hunter hunting nearby. The accident occurred last week when the bullet came through the window of the victim’s Saltsburg, PA home. The child is in intensive care, although the condition is not being released. An investigation is pending as to whether or not state hunting regulations were followed in the hunting accident. Proving a hunting…

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Car Accident Passenger Wins $155,000

September 25th, 2014

Passenger in at-fault car gets $155,000 in car accident case. At the intersection of Rocherty Road and N Cornwall Road in Lebanon County, a car failed to properly stop and proceed through a stop sign and was hit by a second car. The backseat passenger in the first car was knocked unconscious by the impact and it was determined later that she had bleeding in her brain,…

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$75,000 for Slip and Fall

September 11th, 2014

Slip and Fall client gets $75,000 with Freeburn & Hamilton’s help. A woman and her husband pulled into a store’s parking lot in York and exited their car. As they were walking in, the woman slipped and fell on a patch of ice. The fall led to the woman suffering left hip and back pain, along with shoulder injuries that required ongoing treatment and care for…

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Dog Attack Victim Wins $185,000

September 4th, 2014

Freeburn & Hamilton Wins Settlement for Dog Attack Victim. A Cumberland County woman went out for a stroll one night and was knocked over by an unleashed dog. The woman injured her left hip and arm in the accident. After the dog attack, she contacted Freeburn & Hamilton to see if she had a case. Freeburn & Hamilton attorney, Christina Bradley, took on the woman’s…

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Freeburn & Hamilton Lawyer Voted Select Lawyer

August 6th, 2014

Richard A. Sadlock, Esq., Named Lancaster Select Lawyer Freeburn & Hamilton is proud to announce that personal injury attorney, Richard A. Sadlock, has been voted Lancaster County “Select Lawyer” in a recently compiled Select Lawyers Peer Review. The independent research group, Polk-Lepson Research group, based in York, PA, polled licensed attorneys in Lancaster County. They asked these legal professionals who, among their colleagues, would they refer a…

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Motorcycle Safety

August 4th, 2014

Motorcycle Safety – Facts and Tips According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there are over 4 million motorcycles registered in the United States. Motorcycles are a popular form of transportation for young and old. Motorcycle popularity is  due to its fuel efficiency, reasonable purchase price and social and recreational activities. However, the NHTSA  also reports that motorcycles  have a higher rate of fatality per unit…

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Pedestrian Injured by Car

July 22nd, 2014

Freeburn & Hamilton Wins Jury Verdict Freeburn & Hamilton is pleased to announce that Richard E. Freeburn won a jury verdict in Dauphin County on behalf of a pedestrian injured by car. Freeburn was assisted by Ryan McDaniel. The defendant driver claimed she brought her car to a stop before entering the crosswalk, and that she never hit the Plaintiff. Freeburn was able to prove…

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