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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.

Pennsylvania man allegedly causes fatal car accident

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Aug 1, 2012 | Blog, Car Accidents

Authorities allege that the man they recently arrested for purportedly wielding an ax at a McDonald’s restaurant and arrested again for allegedly stealing a truck, was also involved in a fatal car accident. The fatal Pennsylvania car accident reportedly occurred when the man was driving south on Route 507 and struck a 20-year-old woman who […]

Medical malpractice can devastate Pennsylvania families

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Jul 27, 2012 | Blog, Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice can have devastating consequences for victims and their family. One man with two young sons knows just how rough it can be to live with those lingering effects. His 39-year-old wife died of a blood clot just days after undergoing plastic surgery. He has now filed a medical malpractice lawsuit alleging that his […]

Pennsylvania wrongful death case settles out of court

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

Losing a loved one is heart-rending no matter what the circumstance, but it can be especially difficult when that person dies in police custody. Pennsylvania residents typically expect law enforcement officials to protect the community rather than putting individuals at risk. One family believes a police officer was responsible for their relative’s death in 2004 […]

Meadville man gets maximum sentence in drunk driving accident

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Jul 14, 2012 | Blog, Drunk Driving Accidents

A Pennsylvania man has received the maximum sentence allowed under law for his role in a fatal drunk driving accident. The crash took place last fall and killed a 77-year-old grandmother. The victim’s granddaughter spoke on behalf of her family during the sentencing phase of the trial and requested the judge make an example of this […]

Multi-vehicle accident leaves one dead, multiple injuries

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Jul 8, 2012 | Blog, Truck Accidents

One person is dead in the wake of a tragic seven car accident on I-81. This recent Dauphin County truck accident involved a semi-tractor trailer which was allegedly traveling at a high rate of speed when the vehicle in front of it was forced to slow down. The driver of that vehicle reportedly tried to avoid the […]

Settlement reached in Pennsylvania truck accident

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Jun 30, 2012 | Blog, Truck Accidents

A cheese product company has reached what is believed to be Pennsylvania’s largest personal injury settlement in the wake of a tractor-trailer accident. The truck accident left one man dead and two of his family members severely injured, as well as killing two family dogs. The plaintiffs in the case alleged that the tractor-trailer operator […]

Man arrested in Pennsylvania truck accident fatality

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Jun 24, 2012 | Blog, Truck Accidents

An out-of-state truck driver has been accused of vehicular homicide in connection with an April 21 truck accident fatality that occurred in Trevose. The 32-year-old man reportedly surrendered to Pennsylvania police, who allege that the driver ran a red light and caused the truck accident fatality to the woman driving the other vehicle involved. That […]

Wrongful death: Allentown gas explosion kills 5, nets 2 lawsuits

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Jun 16, 2012 | Blog, Wrongful Death

A horrific gas explosion on Feb. 9 of last year decimated an entire block of homes and killed five people in Allentown. It also engendered at least two wrongful death lawsuits against UGI Utilities, Inc. (UGI). It has been suspected that a rupture in a UGI gas main was the cause of the fatal accident. […]

Pennsylvania car accident injuries 2 elderly individuals

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Jun 9, 2012 | Blog, Car Accidents

A wreck that took place recently in Pennsylvania has injured two individuals, both occupants of the same vehicle. On the morning of Saturday, May 26, a pickup truck with two elderly people in it — ages 77 and 79 — was rear-ended by a car driven by a 41-year-old woman from Snyder County. The car […]

Medical malpractice: $1.37 million when doctors dropped from suit

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Jun 3, 2012 | Blog, Medical Malpractice

In most cases, when a medical malpractice suit is settled, it still goes on the doctor’s records. This allows those considering hiring a particular doctor to have the opportunity to review relevant information concerning the doctor’s standard of medical care. Additionally, this information is recorded with the National Practitioner Data Bank, which holds a record […]

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