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Filing A Wrongful Death Lawsuit After A Criminal Death

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Losing a loved one is always devastating, but it can stir up even more anger and frustration when the loss of life was due to a criminal act. That is what the family of a woman learned after her husband shot her in the head while she was sleeping. Now, over three years since… Read More »

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Can You Sue For Road Rage In Pennsylvania?

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Residents of Pennsylvania were shocked this week to learn that a 47-year-old Pennsylvania woman was killed while traveling to North Carolina with her husband. The married couple were on their way to celebrate their wedding anniversary with friends when the husband accidentally forced another vehicle off the road. Although the husband allowed the driver… Read More »

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Common Injuries That Result From Dog Bites

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

It is a common misconception that dog bites only result in minor injuries. As a woman found out recently, that is not always the case. On March 15, a woman was attacked by a dog in Bucks County and had to be hospitalized for her injuries. While the report did not specify what injuries… Read More »

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Can Black Box Technology Help Your Car Accident Case?

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

When people think of black boxes, they typically think of those found on airplanes or on large trucks. However, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 90 percent of all new vehicles sold in the country are outfitted with black box technology. This may be helpful for some individuals after… Read More »

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Can You Sue Your Landlord For A Slip And Fall Accident?

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Perhaps you slipped on ice in your apartment building’s parking lot. Or, maybe you have asked your landlord to repair a broken front step and after your requests went unanswered, you slipped and fell on the stairs. Whatever the cause of a slip and fall on your landlord’s property, you are likely wondering if… Read More »

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To Settle Or Not Settle Your Accident Case?

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

After being hurt in an accident, you can file a claim to recover compensation from the at-fault party. At some point while filing your claim, you will likely have to consider whether you should settle with the insurance company or take your case to trial. Settling your case means reaching an agreement with the… Read More »

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How Hospitals Fight a Malpractice Claim

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Hospitals are supposed to help patients and treat them so they can overcome an illness or injury. While Pennsylvania is home to some of the best hospitals in the country, staff members are sometimes negligent and when that occurs, patients can hold them and the hospital liable for paying compensation. Medical malpractice claims are… Read More »

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Pedestrians are More at Risk During the Winter Season

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

On New Year’s Eve, a man was fatally struck by a vehicle in East Donegal Township while he worked for Eagle Disposal Trash Company. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The story is one of many that have occurred around Pennsylvania in the last few weeks and sadly, the state will likely see… Read More »

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Winter Driving Safety Tips

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Winters are becoming a bit more mild every year in Pennsylvania, but the state is still subjected to the occasional Nor’easter, with the last one hitting quite recently. These snowstorms make the roads incredibly slippery, but that is no excuse when someone causes an accident. Drivers are expected to operate their vehicle in a… Read More »

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Dental Malpractice is Medical Malpractice

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Just as people visit doctors to treat and prevent many different medical issues, they also visit dentists to protect their oral health and seek treatment when there are problems. Dental procedures are typically very safe and can contribute to a person’s overall health. Unfortunately, dentists and their staff members sometimes make mistakes which can… Read More »

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