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Updated Pennsylvania Traffic Laws Drivers Need to Know About

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

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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Neil O’Donnell Moderates PA Bar Association Seminar

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

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

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5 Winter Safety Tips to Protect Your Home

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

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 ice and snow are… Read More »

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

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

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 carries additional risks for… Read More »

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Look Out! Here Come “E-SCOOTERS”

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

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 123,000,000 paid trips in… Read More »

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Driving Safety Tips for the Freezing Weather in Pennsylvania

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

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 sure your tires are… Read More »

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court: School District May Be Held Liable For Child’s Gym Class Injuries

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

In a decision issued on December 28, 2018, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held a child who sustained a concussion during gym class could maintain a lawsuit against the school district. Jarrett Brewington said he was “running too fast and couldn’t stop and I tripped and fell. . . and hit my head on the… Read More »

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Don’t Host a New Year’s Eve Party Without Reading This First

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest party nights of the year. Many people drink heavily at New Year’s house parties and events. If you are planning on hosting a New Year’s gathering this year, or you are planning on attending one at a family member or friend’s house, then you should know… Read More »

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O’Donnell Law Offices Contributes to Nurse’s Pantry

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Kingston, Pennsylvania, December 5, 2018 — The team at O’Donnell Law Offices of Kingston, Pennsylvania, is helping families by contributing to the newly formed Nurse’s Pantry at State Street Elementary located in nearby Larksville, Pennsylvania. The Office discovered that there was a need at the School for some children’s clothing, accessories and personal hygiene… Read More »

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