Lebanon Car Accident Lawyer

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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Tractor Trailer Accident On Route 72 Serves As A Reminder Of Unique Risks 18-Wheelers Pose To Drivers

July 28th, 2017

Tractor-trailers and large commercial vehicles help to transport needed goods throughout the country. The problem is that over 80,000 injury crashes alone occur each year with tractor-trailers and commercial trucks. Unfortunately, these accidents tend to cause significant injuries and fatalities due to the sheer size and weight of 18-wheelers compared to cars. Earlier this week,…

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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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We’ve Moved!

December 19th, 2014

Freeburn & Hamilton Announces New Lebanon Office Location The Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Law Firm of Freeburn & Hamilton is pleased to announce the relocation of the firm’s Lebanon office to 322 South 8th Street. Our phone number has not changed. We can still be reached at 717-272-7892, or by calling the 7’s at 717-777-7777. If you live in the Lebanon area and need a Personal Injury or…

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Winter Driving Safety Tips

December 16th, 2014

Winter Driving Safety Tips: Stay Safe This Winter Every year, winter brings more car accidents than any other month. December 2013 had the most accidents, followed by November 2013 and October 2013. In those 3 months, there were over 35,000 accidents. 26.1% of all PA car accident deaths in 2013 occurred during those three months. The harsh weather and limited daylight can cause bad driving conditions….

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Dangers of Black Ice

November 19th, 2014

Beware of Black Ice Conditions Snow, ice, and  freezing rain makes winter driving hazardous. Before you get in your car to travel to work, shop or visit friends it is important to check the local weather and road conditions. Black ice or clear ice,  is a thin, transparent cover of ice on a road surface adds to the danger of winter driving. Black ice often…

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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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Pedestrian Killed

October 28th, 2014

Pedestrian Killed By Car Backing Out of Parking Space Fox 43 is reporting that a man was killed last night in the parking lot of Swatara State Park in Lebanon County. Bruce C. Fuhrman’s caretaker was backing out of a parking space and accidentally hit him as Fuhrman was walking next to the vehicle. Fuhrman suffered from head and torso injuries, which later killed him….

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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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Weekend Accident Report

October 13th, 2014

 Accidents Claim Several Central PA Lives This past weekend was a rough one on the roads in Central Pennsylvania, with several lives lost to motor-vehicle accidents. On Sunday, an unidentified man was killed in serious car accident in Cumberland County and an unidentified motorcycle driver was killed when he was thrown from his motorcycle in Lancaster County. Early Monday morning, a passenger in a car, Walter Feith, was…

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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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