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Apr 16, 2021 - Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death of a Minor Child

There are very few, if any, more tragic circumstances than the loss of a minor child. When a child dies because of someone’s negligence, the law recognizes that parents have a claim to recover for the child’s wrongful death. If you have lost a child due to some other person or entity’s behavior, contact a Stroudsburg wrongful death lawyer at Drake, Hileman & Davis for help. We understand that you are experiencing indescribable suffering and will handle your wrongful death claim with compassion, respect, and effectiveness.

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Apr 9, 2021 - Personal Injury

What Causes Paralysis?

Paralysis is the loss or impairment of voluntary movement in a body part, most often caused by a problem somewhere along the chain of nerve cells that deliver the signals from your brain to the body part muscles that tells them to move. If you or a loved one have suffered a paralyzing injury due to someone else’s negligence or intentional wrongful act, let an Easton personal injury lawyer at Drake, Hileman & Davis help.

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Apr 2, 2021 - Personal Injury

Recovering from Back Injuries

If you have injured your back, it can be a disheartening and debilitating challenge to overcome. Nonetheless, with some simple lifestyle changes, plenty of rest, and competent medical care, you can substantially increase your odds for a full recovery. If your back pain persists and does not at least start to get better within a few days, it’s best to see a healthcare professional for advice on how to proceed. Back injuries are among the most severe types of injury you can suffer from. Even more frustrating is the fact that back injuries often don’t become symptomatic for days, weeks, or months after an accident. If you’ve suffered a back injury caused by a car or truck accident, an accident caused by unsafe conditions on someone else’s property, a construction accident, or a pedestrian, bicycle, or motorcycle accident, let the Bethlehem back injury lawyers at Drake, Hileman & Davis help. The Do’s and Don’ts of Caring for Your Back Injury A few tips on recovering from a back injury can go a long way towards the healing process and a shorter and more certain recovery. Some of the do’s and don’ts include: Do’s Immediately after you experience back pain, stop whatever you were doing to cause the pain and apply ice to numb the area and reduce inflammation. Ice should be applied for about 20 minutes every 6-to-8 hours for 2-to-3 days. Remember not to apply ice directly to your skin but use some type of damp cloth or a […]

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Mar 31, 2021 - Personal Injury

How Do I Know if My Back Injury is Serious?

Back injuries are a common result of many automobile accidents. During a collision, the forces in play are powerful indeed, and your back is comparatively not nearly as strong. Injuries to the back’s bones, joints, connective tissue, muscles, and/or nerves can cause pain and severe discomfort.

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Mar 29, 2021 - Easton Car Accident Lawyer

Whom Can I Sue After a Car Accident?

For many people, especially newer drivers, driving can be a fun experience. Rolling down the highway, listening to music, and turning your thoughts away from any personal difficulties, can be an exhilarating and liberating experience.  However, all of this disappears in an instant if you’re unfortunate enough to be involved in an automobile or motorcycle accident. If you’ve been in a collision, you probably have many questions, especially if you’ve been injured or have property damage.

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Mar 22, 2021 - Personal Injury

How Much is Pain and Suffering Worth in Pennsylvania?

If you have been hurt due to someone else’s negligent or wrongful intentional conduct, you’re probably wondering just how much compensation you can recover for pain and suffering. Pain and suffering is a term used to refer to the compensation you may recover for the physical or emotional distress resulting from an injury.

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Mar 17, 2021 - Personal Injury

What Kinds of Cases Involve Personal Injury Law?

Personal injury law, also known as “tort” law, allows an injured person to file a civil lawsuit in a court to obtain legal remedies (“damages“) for all losses stemming from an accident or other incident causing personal injury. The purpose of personal injury law is to allow the injured person to be financially compensated or “made whole” after he or she has suffered harm due to someone else’s negligent or wrongful intentional conduct.

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Mar 15, 2021 - Dog Bite Injuries

Avoiding Dog Bite Issues: Traits to Train Out of a Puppy

Getting a new puppy is like welcoming a new member to the family. Everyone enjoys holding, cuddling, and playing with the new puppy, especially the children. It feels to them as if they’ve received a new friend and playmate. Having a new puppy can generate a positive new atmosphere in a house, and everybody feels a bit happier.

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Mar 13, 2021 - Allentown Car Accident Lawyer

THE MOST DANGEROUS WEEK OF THE YEAR; 5 Steps to Stay Safe

With the loss of an hour due to daylight savings time, this week we can expect an increase in everything from car accidents to heart attacks. According to a 2014 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 in over the six days following the March time change.

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