Personal Injury

Motorcycle Accident vs Car Accident Injuries

Motorcycle and Auto Accident Injury Stats in the U.S. Motorcyclists are significantly more likely to be injured or killed in motor vehicle accidents compared to occupants of passenger vehicles. The statistics are not only shocking, but they are also getting worse. At Freeburn Law, we know the dangers that motorcyclists face on the road. We…

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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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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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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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Your Guide to Filing a Personal Injury Claim in Pennsylvania

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Suffering an injury due to someone else’s wrongdoing can be overwhelming, and the road to compensation for damages just as much. The process takes both promptness and patience, particularly in Pennsylvania, where there are regulations regarding certain policies that are unique to the state. Here is a step-by-step guide to how to approach a personal…

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Dick Freeburn Talks Ladder Safety on Good Day PA

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This spring, Americans are taking on DIY projects they have delayed all winter. For many, these include roof repairs, gutter cleaning, or trimming trees. Since many projects require homeowners to climb ladders, attorney Dick Freeburn of Freeburn Law visited ABC 27’s Good Day PA to discuss ladder safety with host Amanda Peterson. A video clip…

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Dick Freeburn Discusses Boat Safety on Good Day PA

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Recently, attorney Dick Freeburn of Freeburn Law joined host Christina Butler on ABC 27’s Good Day PA to examine boating safety tips for the coming summer season. They discussed several tips to help both pilots and passengers avoid potentially tragic accidents on the water. You can view the full segment below: Every year, there are…

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Who Protects The Rights of Those Who Protect and Serve?

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The men and women of our law enforcement work tirelessly to serve and protect the public. In doing so, police officers face a higher risk of incurring a work-related injury or illness than other occupations. The most common risk that is posed to police officers is injury that results due to persons or animals. According…

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Tree Stand Accidents

A Recent String of Tree Stand Accidents Remind Us to Be Careful This Hunting Season. On Tuesday afternoon, a Penn Hills man texted his friend to tell him he was hurt after falling out of a tree stand while hunting. He was taken to an area hospital after being carried out of the woods on a stretcher. The next day, a man from Moon Township…

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Fall Safety Tips

Every time the seasons change, new hazards emerge on the roadway. During the fall, these hazards can come from the increase in deer, the time change causing windshield glares during rush hour, wet leaves and more. This week, we have some fall safety tips for you to remember and follow while driving your car. 1) Clear frost from your windshields. The changing temperatures often leave…

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Health Insurance Liens In Personal Injury Cases

U. S. Airways,  Inc. v. McCutchen Decision Impacts Personal Injury Cases It appears health insurance companies are going to become increasingly difficult to deal with in personal injury cases caused by negligent  actions where they have the right to a lien. The Supreme Court of the United  States handed down a very unfavorable opinion for plaintiff’s personal injury attorneys in the Case of U.S. Airways, Inc….

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