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Category Archives: Personal Injury

TeenDriver

Safe Driving Apps that Give Parents of Teenagers Comfort

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Many teenagers use their cell phones throughout the day, and unfortunately, even while driving. However, while texting and driving can result in serious and catastrophic accidents, there are some benefits to certain apps available for cell phones that may give parents of teenagers comfort while their children are driving a car. The following are… Read More »

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Car Accidents and Aortic Dissection

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

If you are involved in a severe car accident, you likely felt the impact of the airbag, seat belt, or shoulder strap that protected you from an impact with your front windshield. However, it is important to note that these safety tools can actually cause a life-threatening injury called an aortic dissection. The force… Read More »

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Car Accidents and Traumatic Brain Injury

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) encompass several different types of injuries to the brain that occur after a violent or traumatic experience. Unfortunately, TBIs are extremely common occurrences following car accidents. Due to the trauma and violent impact involved in many car accidents, many victims suffer from TBIs and should receive immediate medical evaluation and… Read More »

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When To Consider An Accident Or An Injury Catastrophic

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Many victims of car accidents only have minor injuries that resolve themselves within a day or two, and have minimal property damage. These types of fender benders are the best case scenario if an accident occurs. Many victims wonder if their car accident or their injuries suffered are considered catastrophic or severe enough to… Read More »

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Personal Injury Cases and COVID-19

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

If you suffered injuries due to someone else’s negligence in the state of Pennsylvania, you may be wondering how you could file a personal injury case during the COVID-19 global pandemic.  Obviously, coronavirus has impacted the economic, political, and judicial systems throughout the United States. However, as our nation attempts to combat this unprecedented… Read More »

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Amnesia Following a Car Accident

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

You’re not alone when you’ve suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) following a car accident. Indeed, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), car crashes are the primary cause of TBIs which lead to emergency room visits, hospitalizations, and fatalities. Memory loss and amnesia are among the most common symptoms of… Read More »

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Fitbits in Personal Injury Case

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Computers that once needed entire buildings now sit on our wrists. Everyone is aware that their online movements are monitored, but your real-world movements can also be tracked. For example, Fitbits and other health monitoring apps and wearable devices can measure your steps, heart rate, speed rate, sleep, calories, and even your sleep. Such… Read More »

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Proving Lost Wages In A Car Accident Personal Injury Case

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

If you were in a serious car accident, you may have substantial property damage as well as personal injuries. If you were seriously injured, you may not be able to return to work immediately in order to have medical testing, surgeries, therapy, or simply heal. In some cases, a victim of a catastrophic car… Read More »

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BicycleRider

Steps to Take After Your Bicycle Accident

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Crashes between motorists and bicyclists are more and more common on the roadways, as more people decide to bicycle to work and events for their health and environmental reasons. However, an accident between a bicyclist and a motorist can cause catastrophic and permanent damage to a bicyclist. If you suffered injuries as a bicyclist… Read More »

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Safety Tips When Riding Alone in an Uber or Lyft

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Ridesharing has become commonplace throughout the United States. Jumping in the car with a complete stranger to take you to a destination is now a daily routine for many throughout America. However, while most Uber or Lyft rides are completely uneventful, there are unfortunately reports of serious injuries or even deaths related to passengers… Read More »

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