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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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Scranton Man Dies In Manufacturing Plant Accident

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A 47-year-old Scranton man who was an employee of MIA Foods in Moosic died in what has been described as an “unspecified industrial accident.” The company, who makes frozen foods, including Luigi’s Italian Ice, have not yet made a statement or released any further information on the incident. An investigation is currently underway, however,… Read More »

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An Important Win for Our Clients by Neil O’Donnell and Gerard Gaughan

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Neil O’Donnell and Gerard Gaughan secured an important Win for Our Clients. The regular use exclusion unfairly limits insurance coverage. Please learn more about this important win below. Another Federal District Court Finds that the Regular Use Exclusion is Invalid And Makes a Prediction….. On the heels of the Western District Court decision in… Read More »

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What To Do If My Social Security Benefits Get Denied

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

If you have earned your social security benefits only to be denied access when you actually need them, it can feel like a slap in the face. We understand that you worked hard to earn these benefits and here at the O’Donnell Law Firm, we want to make sure that you get the benefits… Read More »

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Liability For Bad-Weather Accidents

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It’s winter and that means that no matter how carefully we drive there are new dangers that we have to be aware of and adjust to accordingly. If you have been injured as a result of a car accident that occurred in bad weather, you may be wondering if you have any legal options… Read More »

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Do I Need A Lawyer For A Motorcycle Accident?

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Motorcycle accidents can be among the most catastrophic to be involved in. Motorcycle drivers are particularly vulnerable to injury during a crash, as they lack the protection that standard passenger vehicles provide to other drivers. In fact, the vehicles that protect drivers often act as a weapon against motorcyclists, and accidents are on the… Read More »

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