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Do You Know the Signs of a Traumatic Brain Injury?

September 19th, 2017

Fall is right around the corner, which means the Fall sports season is officially here! We love cheering on our teams alongside parents, students, and faculty, but are reminded of the potential risks student-athletes face every day. Research shows that Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) are the leading cause of sports-related deaths. A concussion can cause…

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September is National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

September 8th, 2017

Thousands of Americans experience a spinal cord injury each year. These injuries are devastating and can result in life long care. Spinal cord injuries cause significant physical challenges and emotional stress for both the injured, and their families. Living with a spinal cord injury is extremely costly and can result in life long medical bills,…

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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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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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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 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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What Happens When You’re Hit by a Car?

May 26th, 2016

One of the biggest fears for any driver is hitting someone while they’re walking. That being said, if you’re a pedestrian, the fear of getting hit by a car is much worse. The mass of a vehicle extremely outweighs any pedestrian, ensuring you won’t walk away unscathed. A driver at 30mph can do serious harm to…

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How to Avoid Pool Accidents This Summer

May 24th, 2016

Swimming pools are one of the ultimate luxuries. They provide great exercise and fun in the sun, and everyone loves a barbecue where they get to leap into the pool and cool down. However, it’s important to remember that you as a homeowner can be held liable for any injuries that occur in and around…

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Car Accident Leads to Steroid Injections

March 5th, 2015

$150,000 to Accident Victim Who Needed Steroid Injections & Surgery. A man was driving his car on Market Street in Camp Hill, PA when he put his hand up to block out the sun in his eyes. He did not see the traffic stop in front of him, and rear-ended a second car. This set off a chain reaction which caused 4 cars to be…

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Safe Driving Tips for Teens

March 4th, 2015

The first time your teen gets behind the wheel of a car is a terrifying time for parents. Here are some tips you can give your teen drivers to help them exercise safe driving. 1) Follow the Speed Limit …and all other driving rules. Drivers education classes and studying for permit tests teach the rules of the road like following speed limit, proper hand placement, proper mirror placement,…

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Workers’ Compensation Wage Loss Benefits

November 24th, 2014

I’m Not Working At All Due to My Work Injury. Am I Entitled to Wage Loss Benefits? The employer/insurance company is required to pay injured workers for a percentage of their lost wages up to a maximum limit, beginning on the 8th day of wage loss. If the injured workers loses more than 14 days of work they are entitled to recover the first 7…

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Return To Work Questions

November 20th, 2014

Am I Entitled to Partial Wage Loss Benefits If I Return to Work, But I Am Making Less Than I Was At The Time of My Injury? If you have returned to work but your wages are less than you pre-injury average weekly wage, and you loss of earnings is related to your work injury. Then you would be entitled to partial disability benefits. Partial…

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Pedestrian and Car Accidents

November 10th, 2014

Recent Pedestrian and Car Accidents In the past several days there have been several tragic accidents in Central Pennsylvania. Regrettably in two separate incidents, two victims were killed when crossing a street; and,  an older man was killed when his car was rear ended by an oncoming vehicle while he was stopped waiting to exit Interstate 83. A young man and woman was injured when their horse and…

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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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Car Safety Tips for Kids

September 10th, 2014

Last week, we shared a post with tips to keep your kids safe while walking to school each day. While so many kids walk to school each day, nearly every child is in a car at one point in time. Here are some car safety tips that you can follow to help your kids stay safer in and around cars.   1) Make sure you are choosing…

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Truck Accidents

September 2nd, 2014

When Maiv got hit by a truck, leaving her in a permanent semi-vegetative state, she and her family never imagined the high cost of medical care she would need for the rest of her life.   Accidents involving trucks are some of the most catastrophic accidents. Fatal truck accidents happen, on average, 11 times a day, killing around 4,000 people each year. In addition to…

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