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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.

Fatal accident in Pennsylvania kills 2

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Aug 7, 2013 | Blog, Wrongful Death

Two people are dead after a car accident in Lancaster County on July 14. The fatal accident has claimed the lives of two Pennsylvania residents. Police are still investigating the details of this tragic incident. According to local sources, Pennsylvania police responded to the accident in the early morning. Officers on the scene said the […]

Wrongful death claims possible after bus crash

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Mar 20, 2013 | Blog, Wrongful Death

American travelers know the dangers inherent in road travel. We take precautions to offset those risks each and every time we take to the roads in Pennsylvania, putting on our seat belts and ensuring that our vehicles are safe to operate. However, when we travel by commercial bus, many of us fail to acknowledge that […]

Improperly secured mattress leads to fatal accident

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Mar 7, 2013 | Blog, Wrongful Death

When an individual makes the decision to transport oversized items in or on their vehicle, they assume the responsibility of ensuring that those articles are properly secured before entering a public roadway. In many cases, a particular vehicle is simply not suitable to transport certain items, and the decision should be made to find an […]

Wrongful death claim could follow criminal trial

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Feb 18, 2013 | Blog, Wrongful Death

One Pennsylvania family may be feeling a sense of relief following news that the driver who struck and killed a little girl will stand trial in the matter. The incident took place the night before Thanksgiving 2012 in suburban portion of Philadelphia. A Bucks County judge recently ordered that the case against the driver be […]

BMW recall could prevent fatal accidents in Pennsylvania

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Feb 15, 2013 | Blog, Wrongful Death

Pennsylvania BMW drivers may be aware of the recently announced recall of the company’s 1-Series ActiveE vehicles. The cars were a part of a BMW test line, and were leased to consumers beginning in Jan. 2012. The manufacturer has identified serious flaws in the vehicle, and has issued a recall in the hopes of avoiding […]

Pennsylvania man sentenced for role in fatal accident

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Feb 7, 2013 | Blog, Wrongful Death

In the aftermath of a tragic loss, Pennsylvania families cope in different ways. For some, the process involves a slow path from shock and grief to eventual acceptance of their loss. For others, the grieving process is stalled by a deep rooted need for a sense of justice in the matter. In cases in which […]

Wrongful death suits often focus on recalled products

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Jan 29, 2013 | Blog, Wrongful Death

When a Pennsylvania consumer purchases a product, he or she expects that product to perform as intended. When a product fails, the result is often disappointment and the aggravation of having to replace the item. However, there are some products that present a much more serious issue when they fail to function as intended. In […]

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 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 […]

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