How Super Is Your Lawyer?
Drake, Hileman & Davis is pleased to announce that 3 of its attorneys have been recognized as 2023 Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars. Jonathan J. Russell has again been recognized as a Super Lawyer® in the area of Personal Injury law. Jonathan has received this recognition from 2011 through 2023. Jeremy D. Puglia has again been recognized as a Rising Star in the area of Personal Injury law. Jeremy has received this recognition from 2020 through 2023. Stephanie M. Shortall has again been recognized as Rising Star in the area of Business law. Stephanie has received this recognition from 2017 through 2023. Super Lawyers® uses a multiphase selection process resulting in the Super Lawyers® list recognizing no more than 5% of attorneys in the state, and the Rising Stars list recognizing no more than 2.5% of the attorneys under 40 or practicing for 10 years or less in the state. If you need legal advice, we are here to help. At Drake, Hileman & Davis, we have been serving the legal needs of our community for more than 35 years. We have a proven track record of results and satisfied clients. We’re ready to answer your questions and provide you with the legal help you need. Contact us on-line or call us at 1-888-777-7098 to schedule your free consultation in the convenience of your home or at one of our five offices located throughout the region.
I Suffered a Back Injury in a Car Accident—What Are My Legal Rights in Pennsylvania?
If you suffered a back injury in a car accident, you need to make sure you know your legal rights. Serious back injuries can lead to significant financial and non-financial losses; and if someone else was at fault in your car accident, you may be entitled to just compensation for both your losses to date and the losses you will incur in the future.
Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) often have life-altering consequences. Even relatively minor forms of TBI can present an increased risk for permanent damage in the event of a subsequent injury, while more-severe forms of TBI can immediately cause lifelong physical and cognitive disabilities.
DON’T GET JUICE JACKED: 5 Tips for Consumers
The U.S. Government recently warned of the dangers of using “free” public cell phone charging stations, located in public areas such as hotels, airports, train stations and shopping malls. The FBI office in Denver, Colorado sent out a communication indicating that “Bad actors have figured out ways to use public USP ports to introduce malware and monitoring software onto such devices.”
Accidents that involve multiple vehicles present unique challenges when it comes to determining liability. While a single driver may trigger the accident, multiple drivers’ negligence may ultimately contribute to causing a chain reaction or other multi-vehicle accident.
When you get injured in a bicycle accident, relying on insurance can be crucial for avoiding going into debt. Bicycle accidents often result in serious injuries, and these injuries can lead to expensive medical bills, time missed from work and other out-of-pocket losses.
Accidents involving 18-wheelers often result in devastating injuries. These large commercial trucks are heavy, hard to control and even harder to stop—especially when truck drivers are being careless or aren’t paying attention behind the wheel.
Back injuries are common—far more common than most people realize. While many people assume that their back pain is “normal,” in many cases, it is a sign of trauma that requires treatment in order to heal.
THE MOST DANGEROUS WEEK OF THE YEAR; 5 Steps to Stay Safe
This Sunday, most of us will be “springing forward” one hour. In the week that follows this change, the loss of an hour due to daylight savings time, has been linked to increases in car accidents, medical errors, hospital admissions and heart attacks. According to a recent study by the University of Colorado, auto accidents increase, due to the fact that it takes about 6-7 days to adjust to the darker morning commutes, coupled with the fact that the loss of an hour of sleep causes drivers to be less alert. According to the study, there is a 6.3% increase in traffic fatalities over the six days following the March time change.
What To Know About Your Family’s Legal Rights Following a Brain Injury Diagnosis
Brain injuries can be life-changing for accident victims and their families. Tragically, these injuries are not uncommon, and every year we speak with numerous individuals who have questions about how we can help them recover the financial and non-financial costs of their loved ones’ diagnoses. If you find yourself in this situation, we offer our sincere sympathies, and we want you to know that we are more than happy to help in any way we can.