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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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Stay Safe This Labor Day

August 31st, 2017

Safety Tips to Follow This Labor Day Weekend! During this Labor Day weekend, the National Safety Council estimates that 421 deaths will occur and that there will be an additional 48,400 injuries that require medical attention. While these statistics may seem daunting, there are ways to help prevent accidents and injury to you or your…

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

August 7th, 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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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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Attorney Ryan McDaniel Joins Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

March 30th, 2017

 

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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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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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What You Should Know About Pennsylvania Bicycle Law

May 19th, 2016

Definitions For purposes of this article, the term, “bicycle,” shall be used in place of the term “pedalcycle” as referenced in the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code. Pertinent definitions contained in the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code are set forth below and may also be provided within each topic. “Vehicle.”  Every device in, upon, or by which any person…

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Annual Melissa Edwards 5k Raises Money for Womelsdorf Community Library

April 28th, 2016

On Saturday, April 23rd, Gregg and Richard Freeburn attended the Melissa Edwards 8th Annual 5k Memorial Run/Walk.  The annual event raises money for the Womelsdorf Community Library in honor of Melissa Edwards, a former library volunteer. Melissa died tragically in a car accident on March 19, 2008.  At the time of her death, Melissa was a Junior at Conrad Weiser High School, where she was a…

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Did You Read That Contract?

February 10th, 2016

Here Is Why You Should Always Read Your Contract. IS THE WAIVER OF LIABILITY CLAUSE ON THE BACK OF A GYM MEMBERSHIP CONTRACT VALID? Yes, says the Pennsylvania Superior Court in a case involving a written and signed contract for a Gold’s Gym membership.  In a recent 7 to 2 en banc decision, the Pennsylvania Superior Court upheld a waiver of liability clause on the back of…

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Bradley Selected as One of 2015’s Rising Stars

May 27th, 2015

Attorney Christina L. Bradley Is Recognized For Her Accomplishments By Being Selected To The 2015 Pennsylvania Rising Stars List. We are proud to announce that Christina L. Bradley has been selected to the 2015 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a…

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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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$275,000 Pedestrian Accident Settlement

December 15th, 2014

Pedestrian Accident Wins Settlement for Dauphin County Accident. A man involved in a minor car accident got out of his car to examine the damage and was struck by another car. The second accident pinned the pedestrian between two cars. The pedestrian accident caused open fractures to both legs, the ribs, the spine, and significant blood loss. The victim’s left leg was amputated as a result of…

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Broken Chair Leads To $150,000

December 12th, 2014

A Woman Sitting In A Broken Chair Wins $150,000 Settlement. A Lancaster County woman entered a restaurant and was told there was a wait. She and her boyfriend decided to sit in the waiting area. As she took a seat, the chair broke and she landed on her tailbone and hit her head on the wall. Due to the  broken chair, she suffered sprains in her…

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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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