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Our Blog aims to inform Philadelphia Accident and Personal Injury victims about the law so they can have a better chance of maximizing their case results. The Heslin Law Firm goes the extra mile to provide in-depth free information. Generally, our blog will cover auto accidents, specific types of personal injury that occur, workers compensation, slip and fall accidents, and more. By providing this information for clients in Philadelphia, we hope fewer people will be a subject of misinformation of lack thereof. Make the wrongdoers accountable. Be informed and get over your personal injury with the financial compensation you deserve.

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Our Bucks County Car Accident Lawyer’s Teen Driving Tips

Throughout his more than 30 years as a Bucks County car accident attorney, Mr. Gary P. Heslin has represented victims of all types of motor vehicle accidents. And unfortunately, many of these accidents have involved teenage drivers. If you have a child who is learning to drive or has just gotten his or her license Read More

Category: Accident Lawyer, Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Driving Tips

Bucks County Snow Safety Tips from Heslin Law Firm

In light of the recent blizzard, the Heslin Law Firm would like to take this opportunity to remind you of some Bucks County snow safety tips to help you deal with extreme winter weather: Clear the snow from your driveway, sidewalk and any other walkways as soon as possible after a snowstorm. Doing so will Read More

Category: Safety Tips, Winter Safety

What To Do After a SEPTA Accident

SEPTA is a convenient and cost-effective method of transportation, but unfortunately, riding in a mass transit vehicle comes with some risks. These vehicles do not provide seat belts for passengers and are known for making sudden stops, which is a dangerous combination for obvious reasons. If you find yourself hurt as a result of a Read More

Category: Accident Lawyer, Public Transportation Accident

Winter Car Care Tips from the Heslin Law Firm

As temperatures plummet, it's more important than ever to take care of your car. Otherwise, you will be at a high risk for car troubles, which are exactly what you don't want when it's freezing cold outside! To avoid vehicular issues this season, follow our winter car care tips: Maintain your battery. Winter tends to Read More

Category: Car Accidents, Safety Tips, Winter Car Care, Winter Safety

Avoid Injuries with Our 2016 Workplace Safety Resolutions

While you're making personal resolutions for the new year, we here at the Heslin Law Firm also recommend taking the time to think about how you can improve workplace safety for yourself and your coworkers. Here are a few ways to do so: Reflect on last year. When creating your list of workplace safety resolutions Read More

Category: General Law, Injury, Injury Lawyer, Work Injury, Work Safety, Workers Compensation, Workplace Disputes

Personal Injury? Hire a Bucks County Premise Liability Lawyer

When someone owns a store or property, it is his/her responsibility to keep the area safe and free of hazards. Unfortunately, property owners don't always follow through in doing so. When this happens, injuries can occur. In legal terms, these types of injuries are called “premise liability” cases. If you or someone you love has Read More

Category: Bucks County, General Law, Justice, Labor, Labor Law, Law, Liability, Premise Liability Lawyer

Our Guide to Winter Workplace Safety

If your job requires you to work outdoors year round – even during the frigid winter – then it's important to take precautions to ensure your safety and health. After all, winter weather can lead to a host of dangerous, potentially deadly health issues, including windburn on the skin, hypothermia, frostbite and more. To help Read More

Category: Injury, Injury Lawyer, Severe Injury, Slip And Fall, Spinal Cord Injuries, Winter Safety, Work Injury, Work Safety

Attacked by a Dog? Contact Our Bucks County Dog Bite Lawyer

Unfortunately, even the most innocent looking dogs have the potential to do serious damage. So if you or a loved one has been attacked or bitten by a dog, it's important to take action. Here are a few tips to help guide you through the minutes, hours and days after a dog incident: The first Read More

Category: Bucks County, Dog Bites, Injury, Injury Lawyer

How to Avoid Slip and Fall Accidents in Philadelphia This Winter

With severe winter weather comes an increased risk for slips and falls. As a result, countless people are injured each year due to winter-related incidents. Whether they occur at home, at work or at a business, slips and falls can result in all of the following: Serious injuries Missed time from work Increased insurance costs Read More

Category: Accident Lawyer, Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Driving Tips, Injury, Injury Lawyer, Law, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury, Philadelphia, Slip And Fall

Philadelphia Winter Driving Tips from the Heslin Law Firm

Severe weather such as snow and freezing rain makes winter the most dangerous season for driving. Are you prepared for the roadway hazards that the coldest season of the year brings? Take a look at our Philadelphia winter driving tips to learn how to face severe weather when traveling: Before winter arrives, you should inspect Read More

Category: Car Accidents, Driving Tips, General Law, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Safety Tips

Protect Your Family’s Rights – Hire a Philadelphia School Injury Lawyer

Your children are your pride and joy, so when they're hurt at school, you want to make sure they get the medical attention they need. But when it comes time to pay the medical bills, how do you determine whether the school should be responsible for covering them? The Heslin Law Firm will handle this Read More

Category: Injury, Injury Lawyer, Justice, Philadelphia, School Injury Lawyer, Severe Injury, Slip And Fall

Workplace Dispute? Hire A Qualified Bucks County Labor Lawyer

In the event of a discrepancy in your workplace, you'll need a Bucks County labor attorney to assist you in arguing your case against your employer, employee or coworker. Though they may seem straightforward, the United States labor laws can actually be very tricky. Therefore, it's essential to have a skilled, knowledgeable lawyer on your Read More

Category: Bucks County, Harassment, Labor, Labor Law, Law, Severance, Work Safety, Workplace Disputes

Are You Following the PA Bicycle Rules?

Did you know there are laws for bicyclists in Pennsylvania? In fact, there's an entire 44-page book of rules called the Pennsylvania Bicycle Driver's Manual. If you ride your bicycle on main roads alongside automobiles, we here at the Heslin Law Firm highly recommend taking a look at this manual. It includes two informational sections Read More

Category: Accident Lawyer, Bicycle Injury, Bike Accidents, Bike Injury, Personal Injury, Safety Tips

Choose Us As Your Bucks County Car Accident Lawyer

When you're involved in a car accident, your life can change drastically in the blink of an eye. Due to one wrong move by another driver, you can be left with severe injuries, intense pain, and huge medical bills. Luckily, the Heslin Law Firm can help if you're currently facing one or more of these Read More

Category: Accident Lawyer, Bucks County, Car Accidents, General Law, Motor Vehicle Accidents

Injured? Turn to a Bucks County Severe Injury Lawyer

Severe injuries can cause extensive amounts of pain and suffering in a physical, emotional, and financial way. Therefore, it's only fair to seek compensation if you or a loved one has been hurt due to the negligence of another party. Here at the Heslin Law Firm, we're prepared to do everything in our power to Read More

Category: Bucks County, Car Accidents, General Law, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Severe Injury, Slip And Fall, Spinal Cord Injuries

Why Is It So Important to Report a Slip or Fall?

When you have a slip or fall in a public, your first instinct may be to pretend like it didn't happen to avoid embarrassment. However, you shouldn't ignore the accident no matter how insignificant it may seem. In fact, it's extremely important that you report the incident to your employer or to the person in Read More

Category: Bucks County, General Law, Personal Injury, Slip And Fall, Work Injury, Work Safety, Workers Compensation

Philadelphia Fall Driving Tips

As a Philadelphia accident lawyer, we hear about atrocious car accidents every day. What's worse, many of the cases that we handle are the result of preventable accidents. Therefore, we here at the Heslin Law Firm strongly advise you to follow these Philadelphia fall driving tips to stay safe and avoid disaster this autumn: Though Read More

Category: Accident Lawyer, Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Driving Tips, General Law, Justice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury, Philadelphia, Wrongful Death

What Is the First Thing To Do After Being Injured at Work?

Whether you've acquired a small cut or taken a major fall, your first action after being hurt on the job should be to report the injury to your supervisor. Even if the accident doesn't seem like it will have any long-term effects, it's better to be safe than sorry. After all, if you fail to Read More

Category: Accident Lawyer, Bucks County, Labor, Personal Injury, Work Injury, Workers Compensation

Injured in An Accident That Wasn’t Your Fault?

If you or someone you love has been injured due to the negligence of another party, we here at the Heslin Law Firm know what you're up against right now. Accidents have physical, emotional, and financial impacts that are very difficult to handle. That's why we're here to help you. When you come to the Read More

Category: Accident Lawyer, Auto Accidents, Bicycle Injury, Bike Injury, Bucks County, Personal Injury

Get Help from a Trustworthy Taxi Cab Lawyer in Philadelphia

Early in the morning on September 7, 2015, two pedestrians were tragically struck by a taxi cab in Center City Philadelphia. The victims, Amanda DiGirolomo and Bryan Botti, were walking back from the Made in America festival when the incident occurred. DiGirolomo died at the scene, and Botti passed away a short time afterwards in Read More

Category: Accident Lawyer, Auto Accidents, Taxi Cab Attorney, Taxi Cab Injury

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