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Types of Personal Injury Lawsuits

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

If you were injured in an accident that was a result of someone else’s negligence, recklessness, or carelessness, you may have the legal right to file a personal injury lawsuit and receive compensation for your medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. The most common types of personal injury lawsuits are listed below:… Read More »

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Protecting Yourself from Wrong-Way Accidents

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It’s terrifying to be in a situation on the roadway and see a driver coming at you in either the wrong lane or driving in the wrong direction. Wrong-way accidents are a common occurrence and a large contributor to accidents every year. These types of accidents typically cause catastrophic injuries as the head-on collisions… Read More »

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Car Accidents Due to Unsafe Lane Changes

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Car accidents are common, and unfortunately can bring a tremendous amount of medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering if there are injuries involved. One of the most common causes of a car accident is due to an unsafe lane change from a reckless or negligent driver. Almost one-tenth of all accidents in… Read More »

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Personal Injury Due to a Dog Attack

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Pet owners are legally responsible to ensure the safe behavior and actions of their pets. However, every year 4.5 million people are bitten and attacked by dogs. The Agency for Health Research and Quality states that 316,000 emergency room visits occur each year due to dog bites and attacks. Pennsylvania Dog Bite Statute According… Read More »

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Personal Injuries Due to Vaping

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E-cigarettes, also known as vape pens, and e-cigs, are all the rage right now. Offered and marketed as an alternative to cigarette smoking, e-cigarettes attempt to offer more safety for the nicotine user. In reality, these devices are dangerous and are virtually completely unregulated in the United States. With more and more accidents occurring… Read More »

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What is Pain and Suffering?

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If you were injured due to someone else’s negligence, you have the right to collect money for medical bills and lost wages due to your injury. However, oftentimes you are allowed to also seek compensation for pain and suffering. Pain and suffering is a legal term that describes a very specific type of damage… Read More »

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Hiring a Medical Expert for Your Personal Injury Claim

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The U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics states that two-thirds of all trials include some facet of personal injury. That means that these specific types of tort claims total approximately 400,000 yearly in the United States. When stakes are so high, hiring a medical expert to testify to your personal injury can… Read More »

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No-Contact Automobile and Motorcycle Accidents

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Millions of accidents involving cars happen each year, and unfortunately, thousands of those lead to motorcycle deaths. In fact, approximately 14% of traffic deaths involve motorcycles and even more involve horrific injuries that lead to paralysis and other life-altering medical conditions. Additionally, accidents between automobiles and motorcycles can cause devastating injuries even if the… Read More »

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Personal Injury in Nursing Homes: Elder Abuse

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Approximately two million of our loved ones in America live in nursing homes and long-term care facilities. Placing a loved one into an assisted living center can be a difficult decision, and once there, the facility has both a moral and legal obligation to ensure the safety of the seniors entrusted to them. Congress… Read More »

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

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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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