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Neil O’Donnell Files Complaint for Fatal Motorcycle Accident

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On May 31st, Dr. Virgil Thomas was killed while crossing the street near his chiropractic clinic in Kingston, Pennsylvania. Thomas was leaving his office when he was hit by a motorcyclist identified as Hazel Resident, Michael J. Ullman. According to the complaint filed by Neil O’Donnell, the impact caused Thomas to fly five feet… Read More »

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Why Should I File a Truck Accident Lawsuit?

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Over the past couple of months, we have published blogs and pages on our site that discuss why truck accidents are so devastating for survivors and their families. Commercial trucks, also called 18-wheelers, are by far the largest and heaviest vehicles you can encounter while driving. Even collisions at low speeds are capable of… Read More »

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A New Court Ruling Helps Sex Abuse Victims

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The Pennsylvania Superior Court, in a ruling issued June 11, 2019, reversed a Trial Court decision which dismissed a claim of sexual abuse as time-barred. Specifically, in the case of Renee Rice v. Diocese of Altoona-Johnston, a unanimous three-judge panel of the Pennsylvania Superior Court allowed this clergy sexual abuse case to proceed holding:… Read More »

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Who is Liable for My Truck Accident?

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Previous blogs on our website discussed the devastation truck accidents cause for survivors and their family members. However, you should also know that one or more parties can be liable for damages from a truck accident. There are cases where the driver’s employer is also liable. Trucking companies could have to pay a plaintiff… Read More »

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Do I Need a Lawyer for a Car Accident?

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Statisticspublished by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that more than 2 millionpeople on averageare injured in car accidents each year. Of those 2.5 million, 200,000 requirehospitalization after their accidents. In addition to injuries, more than 32,000people lose their lives in car accidents each year. For someindividuals, they may suffer from… Read More »

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Common Causes of Truck Accidents in Pennsylvania

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Wilkes-Barre Truck Accident Lawyer Explains Common Causes Trucks are the largest vehicles on the road, which alsomakes them among the most dangerous. Fully loaded 18-wheelers can weigh up to80,000 pounds and may travel at speeds of up to 65 miles per hour. Commercialtrucks cause massive destruction when they slam into other objects or vehicles,even… Read More »

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Tiger Woods and His Restaurant Sued for Over-Serving Alcoholic Staffer

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

On the heals of his smashing Masters victory, and coming into the second major of the year, a civil lawsuit has been filed against Tiger Woods and his restaurant for “over-serving” alcohol to an employee known to Woods and his restaurant manager to be suffering from alcoholism. The Estate of the employee, identified as… Read More »

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Is Alexa Listening to Me?

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Recent news reports suggest that a global human team at Amazon.com listens to voice recordings captured in Echo owners’ homes and offices. The team listens to voice recordings which are transcribed, annotated and then fed back into the software. Presumably, this exercise is done to make Alexa more efficient in understanding human speech and responding to… Read More »

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Updated Pennsylvania Traffic Laws Drivers Need to Know About

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PennDOT (Pennsylvania Department of Transportation) and state police are urging drivers to obey recently updated Pennsylvania traffic laws. State law enforcement will use education, community outreach and social media to emphasize the importance of following traffic safety laws. 6 Updated Pennsylvania Traffic Laws to Know About PennDOT and state police issued important safety reminders… Read More »

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SCRANTON DIOCESE ANNOUNCES THE “INDEPENDENT SURVIVOR COMPENSATION PROGRAM” FOR VICTIMS OF ABUSE

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

A Pennsylvania Grand Jury report in August, 2018 identified more than 300 clergy accused of sexual abuse of more than 1,000 child victims over several decades.  Two hundred seventy (270) names were released to the public in that report.  Comments of Attorney Josh Shapiro, in the wake of the Grand Jury findings, emphasized the… Read More »

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