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Summer Driving Tips- Injury? Call DLP

With the summer vacation season now upon us, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) offers some helpful hints to make summer travel safe, efficient and enjoyable. We should all be sure to follow safe driving rules and to avoid distractions that could impair our driving abilities and increase the cahnce of an accident. A […]

DLP Law Handles Pennsylvania Quarry Accident Cases

The advent of natural gas drilling in the rural counties of Pennsylvania has led to more that increased truck traffic, gas drilling rig accidents and other drilling related problems.  Many small time and big time quarries in the Commonwealth are running at capacity in their attempt to keep up with the increased demand for their […]

DLP Trial Lawyers Fight for Carbon Monoxide Victims in Lackawanna County Pennsylvania

Over the past several years the trial lawyers at DLP have handled serious cases for clients overcome by carbon monoxide.  Many times the original “minor” injuries subside soon after exposure.  Following blood work, Oxygen over saturation and bariatric chamber confinement are common treatments. However, depending on the amount of exposure incurred, long term memory, heart, […]

Truck Accidents And How They Affect You If Involved

Big rigs have the lion’s share of freight transport in the United States. Millions of trucks hit the road every year, delivering food, raw materials for manufacturers and household goods. Even though it is possible for automobiles and commercial trucks to co-exist on the roadway, personal injury from the crushing blow of a big rig […]

INjury? Call DLP- Attorney Tom Cummings- Summer Driving Tips

With the summer vacation season now upon us, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) offers some helpful hints to make summer travel safe, efficient and enjoyable. We should all be sure to follow safe driving rules and to avoid distractions that could impair our driving abilities and increase the cahnce of an accident. A […]

Bogus Case Shows Importance of Proof In Personal Injury Suits

The recent case in which a chiropractor admitted to falsifying statements in a personal injury case may make some people doubt the personal injury legal industry as a whole. However, it’s not that personal injury lawsuits themselves are bogus: What is important is having real proof of your claims. In the case in question, a […]

Recovering money in personal injury cases

In order to recover money in a personal injury case, the opposing party (for example, the driver who caused a car accident) must have violated a duty which directly resulted in the injured party’s damages.

Social Security Disability Lawyers

As of March of 2013, the U.S. Department of Treasury will require that all Social Security benefeciaries’ federal check payments be made either on a debit card or by direct deposit.  Certain exceptions will apply, namely, for those who are able to emonstrate that direct deposit would cause a hardship as well as for recipients […]

Social Security- Marcellus Shall Disability

Lou is receiving Social Security Disability benefits as a result of a low back condition which involves several herniated discs. He was previously employed as a well driller but cannot perform that job due to the rigorous physical aspects of his former job. Lou has stayed in touch with his former employer, Bud. Bud’s well […]

Is the School Responsible if My Child is Injured on the Premises?

If your child is injured at school, legal responsibility depends on how and where the injury occurred. Whether you can seek compensation from the school for your child’s injuries depends on the particular circumstances related to the incident. Was the Act Negligent or Intentional? Intentional An intentional tort may include one child bullying another causing […]