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

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 … Read More

Is Alexa Listening to Me?

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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 … Read More

Attorney Catherine R. O’Donnell Included in Prestigious Distinctive Women of 2019 List

Times Leader has chosen Attorney Catherine R. O’Donnell, associate and business manager of O’Donnell Law Offices, as one of their “Distinctive Women” of 2019. She is one of 14 women in Northeastern Pennsylvania to be chosen for this honor. Recognition by Times Leader is based on open voting (print and … Read More

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 … Read More

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

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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 … Read More

Neil O’Donnell Moderates PA Bar Association Seminar

Neil O’Donnell served as a moderator at the PA Bar Association Seminar on “Winning Your Case Through Depositions.”  

5 Winter Safety Tips to Protect Your Home

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Winter has arrived, and Northeast Pennsylvania is experiencing snow, ice and freezing temperatures. This past weekend, Winter Storm Harper swept through the state and other parts of the Northeast, dumping 1 to 2 feet of snow and killing 10 people. More than 23,000 Pennsylvania residents don’t have electricity, and more … Read More

Neil O’Donnell Speaks on Compensation Fund for Clergy Abuse Victims

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Neil O’Donnell was recently featured in an article by the Citizen’s Voice, a prominent local newspaper for Wilkes-Barre and Scranton. Clergy abuse victims of the Diocese of Scranton now have a compensation program that can help resolve their abuse claims. However, O’Donnell and other experienced attorneys believe that the fund … Read More

Look Out! Here Come “E-SCOOTERS”

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As we know from Uber, Lift, and other services — vehicle sharing is now a part of our lives.  In fact, in larger cities, you may have noticed vehicle sharing includes “E-Scooters”. E-Scooters are pay-per-minute electric scooters.  Estimates demonstrate that since 2010, the bike-share industry has offered users more than … Read More

Driving Safety Tips for the Freezing Weather in Pennsylvania

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Some parts of Pennsylvania may experience below-freezing temperatures. With winter weather comes the increased risk of being involved in a car accident. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to protect yourself. Prepare your vehicle. Ideally, your vehicle should already be prepared for winter weather. This means checking to make … Read More