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Injuries Caused by Recalled Vehicles

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

One of the last thing that a driver imagines happening when they get behind the wheel, start the ignition, pull out into the street and merge onto the highway is to get stuck in cruise control and barrel at top speed into the back of braking tractor trailer. Yet, this very scenario could very… Read More »

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Recent Salmonella Outbreaks

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

Outbreak of Salmonella in Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Cereal A salmonella outbreak has caused dozens of people to get violently ill in the past week, according to The New York Times. The outbreak has been expanded to more than dozen states, including Pennsylvania. While no deaths have yet been reported, 73 people have become sick… Read More »

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The Cost of a Traffic Collision

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

Over the past five years of the most current available data, from 2012 through 2016, the total number of reported Pennsylvania traffic collisions has increased every single year, starting at 124,092 and rising to 129,395, as reported by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PDT). This comes as car technology has increased leaps and bounds… Read More »

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Bicyclist Injuries

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

A 24-year-old bicyclist was killed by the driver of a garbage truck in City Center in late November of last year, according to The Inquirer. The driver and the cyclists were heading the same direction when the driver suddenly made a right turn in front of the cyclist. The victim was pronounced dead by… Read More »

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Recovering Damages in a Pennsylvania Personal Injury Lawsuit

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

If you or a loved one has been injured due to no fault of your own, you likely have valid personal injury lawsuit. Personal injury claims are time sensitive, complex matters. You need a trained and experienced attorney to file your claim. You have suffered far more than just physical harm. You have likely… Read More »

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Collecting Compensation for Dog Bite-Related Complications

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

Dog bites are known for being both painful and frightening. However, these injuries also come with a unique set of medical complications, many of which can even endanger the victim’s life. Treating dog bite wounds can quickly become expensive, especially if the injured party must foot the bill to pay for other medical conditions… Read More »

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When are Parents Liable for the Actions of Their Children?

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

Teenagers are notorious for being irresponsible and making poor, often reckless, decisions. Unfortunately, these decisions can prove deadly for others on the road. However, the parents of negligent teenagers can be required to compensate any victims for their medical expenses and lost wages if the parents were careless in allowing the teenagers to drive… Read More »

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School Bus Accident Liability

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

Every day, thousands of parents place their trust in school bus drivers to transport their children safely to and from school. While many bus drivers are careful to observe all traffic laws and to drive carefully and responsibly, accidents still can and do happen. Tragically, many school bus accidents result in serious injuries that… Read More »

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Collecting Compensation for Soft Tissue Injuries

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

Some of the most common injuries suffered by those involved in car crashes and other accidents are related to soft tissue damage. Soft tissue injuries are usually the result of over-straining ligaments, muscles, and tendons and can be both painful and expensive to treat. If you recently suffered a strained muscle or torn ligament,… Read More »

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Collecting Compensation for Whiplash

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

Whiplash is the result of the sudden snapping forward or backward of the head after a sudden impact, which causes the muscles and ligaments in the neck to stretch or tear. This injury is one of the most common experienced by car crash victims and is both painful and often expensive to treat. If… Read More »

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