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Freeburn Law Represents Victims of Camp Lejeune Toxic Water

From 1953 to 1987, the water supply at Camp Lejeune Military Base in North Carolina contained significant chemical contaminants. Over this period of time, service members and their family members went about their daily lives drinking and bathing in water that contained dangerously high levels of toxic chemicals called volatile organic compounds (VOCs). These VOCs…

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What Happens If I’m Injured on Government Property?

Obtaining Compensation After Being Injured on Government Property When you are injured on someone else’s property, knowing whether you have a right to compensation and who to pursue a claim against can be challenging. It becomes even more complicated if the injury occurred on government property. If you do suffer harm on property owned by…

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Our Guide to Construction Site Accidents

Construction-Related Accidents and Injuries in Pennsylvania Construction sites are some of the most dangerous workplaces in America. Thousands of workers are injured or killed in construction accidents every year. Many of these accidents and injuries are preventable, caused by negligence, inexperience, or inadequate safety measures. If you are injured in a construction accident in Pennsylvania,…

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How to Avoid Caught-In-Between Injuries

Keeping Yourself and Others Safe While on the Job Caught-in-between injuries are one of the most common hazards on the job. Construction workers are at particularly high risk for injuries related to being caught in or between objects. Most of the injuries caused by being caught-in or between objects are preventable, caused by inadequate safety…

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Pennsylvania’s Most Common Workplace Injuries

Shocking Work Injury Statistics in the Commonwealth Workplace injuries can be devastating, leaving employees with extraordinary medical bills and unable to provide for their families. While some industries are more prone to accidents than others, injuries can occur in any type of workplace. It is important to remember that you have rights if you are…

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Do I Need Uninsured or Under-Insured Motorist Coverage?

Why UM/UIM Coverage May Prove Critical After an Accident Despite most states, including Pennsylvania, requiring motorists to have auto insurance, millions of Americans fail to carry even basic coverage. An injured party is left with limited options when a driver without insurance causes a collision. Uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage can provide compensation in these…

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How to Sue for Psychological Injuries at Work

Obtaining Compensation for Your Work-Related Mental or Emotional Distress If you are injured while at work or survive some kind of trauma, you may have physical and mental injuries. While physical injuries are relatively easy to demonstrate, emotional and mental scars may be more difficult to prove. However, Pennsylvania does allow you to recover money…

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What You Need to Know About Slip & Falls

10 Things You Should Know About Slip and Fall Accidents Falls are one of the leading causes of unintentional injuries and deaths in the United States. Slip and fall accidents can happen anywhere and affect people of all ages. If you are injured in a slip and fall accident on another person’s property, you might…

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Can I Sue for an Exacerbated Pre-Existing Condition?

Understanding Your Rights After a Workplace Accident that Made a Pre-Existing Condition Worse Millions of Americans suffer from pre-existing conditions. When a workplace accident exacerbates those pre-existing conditions, you might be entitled to compensation. It is important to discuss your case with an experienced attorney so that you understand your rights and responsibilities after an…

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Should I Go Back to Work After an Injury on the Job?

Understanding Your Rights After a Workplace Injury Many people feel the pressure to return to work quickly after an accident. Unfortunately returning to work too early can prolong your recovery and even make certain conditions worse. In order to protect yourself, it is important to know your rights after an injury on the job, including…

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How Long Do I Have to Sue for a Work Injury?

Your Right to Compensation After a Workplace Accident in PA Were you recently injured while at work? In Pennsylvania and across the United States, you only have a limited amount of time to file a claim for compensation. Under most circumstances, you will be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, but you will need to act…

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I Was Injured in a Company Vehicle. Who Do I Sue?

Recovering Compensation After an Accident in a Work Vehicle Being involved in an accident in a company vehicle can be stressful and overwhelming. Without the help of an experienced attorney, you may not know who to file a claim against and whether you can obtain compensation for your injuries. At Freeburn Law, our experienced legal team…

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DUI Crash in South Philly Kills Two PA State Troopers

Charges Filed Against Alleged Drunk Driver that Killed 2 Troopers and Pedestrian in I-95 Crash Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has ordered that flags be flown at half-staff in honor of two state police troopers killed in the line of duty. Multiple news sources are reporting that the young officers were struck and killed by a…

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Motorcycle Accident Statistics in Pennsylvania

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Crash Stats and Safety Tips for Motorcyclists Motorcyclists are significantly more likely to be hurt or killed in traffic accidents when compared to occupants of other vehicles. Unfortunately, many drivers fail to look out for bikers or follow them too closely, resulting in dangerous or even deadly collisions. At Freeburn Law, we are avid motorcycle…

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What Kind of Motorcycle Insurance Do I Need?

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A Quick Guide to Insurance Requirements for Motorcyclists in Pennsylvania As with other drivers, motorcyclists are required to carry insurance. Each state sets the minimum level of liability coverage that a person needs in order to legally operate a vehicle on public roads. Operating a motorcycle is one of the great joys in life; being…

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Look Out! PA Among Most Dangerous States For Winter Driving

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Icy winter conditions can be dangerous for driving and cause significant damage anywhere you go. However, a recent analysis of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) data from MoneyGeek revealed that some states pose more of a threat to drivers than others – and their findings may surprise you. The ranking of the deadliest states for winter…

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Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is Tightening Up On Truck Safety Regulations. Here’s What You Need To Know.

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Truck accidents are some of the most devastating types of collisions on the road, which warrant safety precautions and preventative measures that fit the bill. The injuries, losses, and damages one could suffer in a tractor-trailer crash can be nothing short of catastrophic – both upon impact and throughout their lifetime. Fortunately, improved truck safety…

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The Wake-Up Call of Drowsy Driving Accidents in PA

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We all know the dangers of reckless driving, such as driving under the influence and disobeying traffic signals. However, activities like drowsy driving fall into a more gray area in terms of irresponsible driving habits. When you fall asleep behind the wheel, it may be hard to tell that it’s happening – until it’s too…

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6 Safety Tips For Working In Cold Weather

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As the weather starts to cool down, workers everywhere must anticipate bitter cold outdoor temperatures, hazardously icy grounds, and other unsafe winter-related circumstances for their safety and the safety of others. Winter may be the season of holiday festivities, but it is also the season for dangerous slip-and-falls and cold-related injuries and illnesses. Awareness is…

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What To Do Immediately Following A Truck Accident

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The scene of a truck accident can be particularly devastating. Unlike your typical automobile accident, commercial trucks can cause a significant magnitude of destruction in any collision. If you find yourself involved in an accident with a tractor-trailer, you will most likely be scared and shaken up. Your plan of action to tend to the…

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