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These blogs are posted on behalf of Hof & Reid LLC, and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the firm or its attorneys. The information presented in this blog is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be legal advice.

Elderly Bethlehem man dies in car accident

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Jan 15, 2013 | Blog, Car Accidents

An elderly Bethlehem man became the victim of a deadly motor vehicle crash recently. The man was hit by a vehicle at an intersection, but the details surrounding exactly what happened were not initially disclosed. Authorities have declined to provide details surrounding the deadly car accident, solely indicating that it remained under investigation. After the […]

Pennsylvania wrongful death: Beware of energy drink effects

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Jan 11, 2013 | Blog, Wrongful Death

The effects of certain energy drinks have been in the news often lately and blamed for hosts of health issues and even deaths. The military is now involved in a research study about the drink, concerned about its effects on military personnel. These drinks are extremely popular with personnel and civilians, and the study seeks […]

Father settles Pennsylvania wrongful death claim in son’s death

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Jan 3, 2013 | Blog, Wrongful Death

A wrongful death claim against a University of Pennsylvania fraternity and a beer distributor has been settled. The family also named the university in their lawsuit, but they have since reached a private settlement. The wrongful death claim was initiated after a 20-year-old student fell over a railing and plunged 30 feet to his death. […]

Pennsylvania man suffers severe injuries in car accident

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Dec 28, 2012 | Blog, Car Accidents

A Pennsylvania man has been criminally charged in a hit-and-run crash that injured a man in a wheelchair. The car accident occurred after the man’s wife closed up their business for the night. The man was guiding his wheelchair down a small stretch of the road to get to their driveway. When his wife returned […]

Pennsylvania family wins wrongful death claim after tragic loss

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Dec 19, 2012 | Blog, Wrongful Death

A tragic Pennsylvania accident led to the death of a mother as her children watched. The woman noticed trees burning in her backyard and was contacting 911 when a power line fell on her. She caught on fire in front of her mother-in-law and young daughters. The mother-in-law tried to save the woman, but she […]

Pennsylvania boy dies in tragic drunk driving accident

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Dec 12, 2012 | Blog, Drunk Driving Accidents

A young Pennsylvania boy has died as a result of an alleged drunk driving accident. A man is now being held without bond at a local jail in connection with the death. The drunk driving accident occurred when the man struck two children playing in the yard of their home. Witnesses to the tragic crash […]

Pennsylvania woman files medical malpractice after getting cancer

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Dec 5, 2012 | Blog, Medical Malpractice

Pennsylvania residents typically expect the best, most professional care available, even when having routines tests or examinations. One woman has found out that there may have been medical malpractice in play over a span of as much as five years of routine tests. She was recently diagnosed with cervical cancer following five years of negative […]

Hospital negligence: Wrong site surgery a focus in Pennsylvania

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Nov 29, 2012 | Blog, Medical Malpractice

There is good news and bad news about hospital errors in Pennsylvania. First, due to efforts by a state agency called the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority (PPSA), the latest statistics for wrong site and wrong patient surgeries are about 25 percent lower than when the agency began collecting data in 2004. The bad news, however, […]

Lehigh Valley fatal accident: 1 dead, 2 critically injured

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Nov 20, 2012 | Blog, Wrongful Death

An accordion style chain reaction car accident recently took the life of 24-year-old Pennsylvania resident. The fatal accident occurred in the Lehigh Valley in mid November, shortly before 2:30 a.m. Four vehicles were involved in the Whitehall Township crash on Route 22 westbound. Pennsylvania State Police indicated that the accident was the result of a […]

Elderly man involved in car accident at Pennsylvania day care

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Nov 14, 2012 | Blog, Car Accidents

There are some accidents that initially seem difficult to explain. When such cases arise, Pennsylvania police may need more time to fully investigate an accident which has given few initial indications of its cause. Police have such a task currently, as they investigate a car accident where a man drove his SUV into a day […]

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