Chambersburg injury lawyers

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 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 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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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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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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Trick or Treat? Halloween Safety Tips

October 15th, 2014

Make Trick or Treat Safer Each year, millions of kids take off from their homes dressed in costumes for one of the best nights of the year, Trick or Treat. Each year, the news the next morning is filled with articles about pedestrian accidents and other accidents that can be common when so many people are out and about. This year, we put together a list of…

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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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$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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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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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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Walking to School Safely

September 3rd, 2014

Each morning, hundreds of kids take off from their homes to walk to school alone. Walking to school gives kids the opportunity to get daily exercise and be outside. Studies have also shown that walking to school increases responsibility and independence and leads to improved academic performance. However, there are also dangers associated with kids walking to school alone. As with many things in life, you cannot…

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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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Work Injury Caused by Chemical Exposure

May 21st, 2014

Is My Work Injury Caused by Chemical Exposure, Fumes, or Other Substances Covered by Work Comp? Yes! Injuries, diseases and illnesses that are causally related to exposure to chemicals, fumes or other substances in the work place are covered work injuries. All employers and chemical suppliers doing business in Pennsylvania must provide information about the identity and hazards of chemicals used in the workplace. The…

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Freeburn & Hamilton Lawyer is Certified PA Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

May 15th, 2014

Stephen A. Schneider, Esq., is Certified PA Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Stephen A. Schneider has joined a select group of Pennsylvania lawyers to earn the high distinction of becoming PA Certified as Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law. In 2012,  the Pennsylvania Supreme Court approved the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Law Section’s request to certify lawyers in the area of workers’ compensation law. In 2013, only…

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Panther Ram Foundation Scholarship Fund for 2014

May 12th, 2014

Freeburn & Hamilton Sponsors Panther Ram Foundation Freeburn & Hamilton, your Central Pennsylvania Personal Injury and Law Firm, was proud to sponsor the Panther Ram Foundation in 2014. The Panther Ram Foundation held a galla event on May 3, 2014 to honor this year’s scholarship recipients, two from Central Dauphin, two from Central Dauphin East and two from Dauphin County Vo-Tech. In addition,  two distinguished Central…

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Do I Have to Treat With Company Doctors After My Work Injury

May 7th, 2014

Do I have to treat with company doctors? One of the most common questions after any injury at work concerns your work injury treatment. Are you required to treat with a “company” doctor or can you treat with “your” doctor? To answer your question of , “do I have to treat with company doctors?”  depends on whether your employer has met certain requirements. If the requirements are…

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Work Related Heart Attack

May 7th, 2014

Are Heart Attacks and Related Heart Problems Caused by Physical Trauma or Exertion At Work Covered by Workers’ Compensation? Do you think you have had a work related heart attack? Many workers and employers have the misconception that workers who suffer heart attacks, episodes of angina, and other heart related problems are not entitled to workers’ compensation benefits as a result of their heart condition. This…

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