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Attorney Ryan McDaniel Joins Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

March 30th, 2017

 

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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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Pool Safety

July 21st, 2014

Summer Fun = Pool Safety Summer time is all about Fun-in-the-Sun. It is a time to play baseball, soccer, tennis, golf, but most of all it is  about swimming. Swimming in the backyard or neighborhood pool. For many children it is the highlight of their summer experiences. To keep the Fun in the Sun when we are by the pool it is important to learn…

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Freeburn & Hamilton Supports FOP Lodge 65

July 16th, 2014

FOP Lodge 65 Annual Golf Tournament Freeburn & Hamilton is proud to support the FOP Lodge 65 Annual Golf Tournament held on July 7, 2014 at Hidden Valley Golf Course. Our firm founder, Richard E. Freeburn, Esq.,  played golf with Gary Lightman, Esq., Roy Pinto, President of the Pennsylvania Corrections Officers Association, and Stephen Schneider, Esq., Manager of the law firms’ Workers’ Compensation Department. Bruce…

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Valet Service Has No Duty to Intoxicated Person

June 26th, 2014

Pennsylvania Superior Court  Finds Mohegan Sun Valet Service has No Duty to Intoxicated Person Maranko v. Downs, W.L. 2841549 (Pa. Super 2014). Opinion by Panella, joined by Platt (Senior Judge assigned to Superior Court), dissent by Mundy. This case raises an issue of first impression in this Commonwealth regarding the duty and ultimate liability of a valet service when an automobile is returned to an allegedly…

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