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Can I Get Workers’ Compensation For Electrical Burns?

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Few things are more painful than an electrical burn. While most burns affect the exterior layer of skin, electrical burns burn from the inside out. This results in serious damage to the flesh, muscle tissue, ligaments, and bones, that may not even be visible externally. The consequences of these injuries can be severe and… Read More »

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What Are My Options If I’m In A Car Accident While Working?

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Most people couldn’t envision a scenario worse than wrecking a car while on the job. If you are in a car accident while working, whether in a personal or company vehicle, it can be complicated to figure out next steps and how to get the support and compensation that you need to recover. The… Read More »

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Can I Sue For Road Rage In Pennsylvania?

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Road rage is an increasingly common problem on our nation’s roadways, and Pennsylvania is no exception. In fact, recent studies have shown that road rage is a factor in as many as 1 in 3 accidents, and these numbers continue to increase, along with those for speeding and driving under the influence. It is… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation For Machine-Related Injuries

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Construction, manufacturing, and industrial work and some of the most dangerous fields that a person can work in. It is often said that in these fields, the question is not if you will be injured but when. One of the primary reasons that so many injuries occur in these fields is the heavy-duty machinery… Read More »

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Have You Suffered A Slip-And-Fall Construction Site Accident?

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Construction is one of the most dangerous industries that a person can work in. A construction site is filled with more hazards than most workplaces with limitless hazards increasing the chances of suffering a slip-and-fall accident. Slips and falls may not rank among the most dangerous kinds of accidents in your mind, but they… Read More »

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Dog Bites In Pennsylvania

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

When you are in a car accident, you file an accident report with the police and then usually receive a call from an insurance claims adjuster. However, when you are bitten by a dog, there isn’t a clear process that automatically begins unfolding in front of you. It is up to you to seek… Read More »

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Record-Breaking Increase In Traffic Deaths

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

The U.S. Department of Transportation has declared a crisis after finding that a record-breaking number of people were killed in traffic accidents. The statistics released by the Department reflect that over 20,000 traffic fatalities occurred within a six-month period, which is the highest number of fatalities within such a short period of time since… Read More »

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Do You Have Whiplash Caused By A Rear-End Accident?

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Rear-end accidents are among the most common kinds of car accidents. They are also among the leading causes of whiplash. Whiplash is an injury to the neck caused by the “whipping” motion that occurs when your car is struck from the back, quickly propelling you forward, before you are restrained by your seatbelt, jerking… Read More »

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Pennsylvania Tops Charts For Construction Zone Fatalities

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Construction is undoubtedly one of the most dangerous industries that a person can work with, but it becomes even more dangerous when your workplace is on the side of a busy highway. A driver looking down at their phone for a single moment can result in debilitating injuries and even death for construction workers…. Read More »

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Watch Out For St. Patrick’s Day Drunk Drivers

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, and while it is a favorite holiday of many Pennsylvania residents, it can also be a very dangerous one. St. Patrick’s Day is often celebrated with copious drinking, and this results in an equally copious amount of drunk drivers. In fact, St. Patrick’s Day is believed… Read More »

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