Pennsylvania injury lawyer

Man Suffers High-Voltage Electric Burns at Berks County Power Plant

December 27th, 2018

Local news sources indicate a man has suffered burn-related injuries in a workplace incident at the Birdsboro Power Plant. A news article about this developing story is available here. A construction worker who was shocked after coming in contact with a 22,000-volt electric line was taken to a nearby hospital after suffering third-degree burns to…

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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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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 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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Work Psychological Injuries

December 10th, 2014

Are Psychological Injuries Covered by Workers’ Compensation? The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act covers all injuries “arising in the course and scope of employment.” This includes all injuries sustained on the employer’s premises as well as off-premises incurred while engaged in the furtherance of the employer’s business. The Workers’ Compensation Act and case law define the terms and the circumstances and facts necessary to prove a…

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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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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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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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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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