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Helpful videos from a PA & NJ sports accident and recreation accident injury lawyer for injured athletes and participants. The videos are for information only. Prior to making any decisions about your case, it is vital to contact an experienced PA or NJ personal injury lawyer.

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  • Sports Accident Injury-Ill Fitting Helmet Part 1|PA NJ Injury LawyerSports Accident Injury-Ill Fitting Helmet Part 1|PA NJ Injury Lawyer

    In this video, Daniel O'Brien, a PA and NJ personal injury lawyer, talks about a sports accident injury case he handled.  Dan represented an avid bike rider who fell off her bike and sustained serious head injuries due to an ill fitting helmet.

    For part 2 of the video, click here to see Dan talk about how they were able to reconstruct the mechanics of the accident and discover that the ill fitting helmet caused the biker's head injuries.

    PA & NJ Sports Accidents

    If you have questions about your sports accident injury case after watching this video, feel free to call Dan O'Brien at 877.944.8396 for a free consultation.

  • Sports Accident Injury-Ill Fitting Helmet Part 2|PA NJ Injury LawyerSports Accident Injury-Ill Fitting Helmet Part 2|PA NJ Injury Lawyer

    In part 1 of the video, Dan O'Brien, Esq. talked about a sports accident injury case where he represented a biker who sustained serious brain injuries due to an ill fitting helmet.

    In part 2 of the video, Dan discusses the evidence used to reconstruct the mechanics of the bike accident and how he was able to obtain financial compensation for his client.

    PA and NJ Sports and Recreation Accidents

    If you were injured in a sports or recreation accident, you may be entitled to compensation.  To explore your legal rights, feel free to call Dan O'Brien, a PA and NJ personal injury lawyer for a free consultation. 877.944.8396

  • Case For Teen Injured During A School Field Day Event At A PA Parochial School SettlesCase For Teen Injured During A School Field Day Event At A PA Parochial School Settles

    In this video, Dan talks about a teen who was catastrophically injured during a school field day event at a parochial school in the Philadelphia suburbs.  The teen was rendered quadriplegic when he was injured while going through an obstacle course which was set up on school grounds.

    Dan alleged that the obstacle course set up by the school was dangerous and that the supervision provided by the parochial school faculty was inadequate.  Dan was able to obtain a substantial settlement for the teen.

    If your child suffered a sports injury at a school field day event, feel free to call Dan O'Brien to discuss your child's legal rights.  Your child may be entitled to recovery as a result of another party's negligence.  877.944.8396

     

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  • Spectator sue for injuries at sporting event|Pa & NJ sports injury lawyerSpectator sue for injuries at sporting event|Pa & NJ sports injury lawyer

    Spectators can also get injured at a sporting event. Dan O'Brien Esq. explains when a spectator can sue for injuries while watching a sporting event in Pennsylvania.

    If you have more questions after watching the video, feel free to contact our Pennsylvania and New Jersey sports and recreation accident lawyers at 877.944.8396.

  • Viable PA & NJ Sports and Recreation Accident CasesViable PA & NJ Sports and Recreation Accident Cases

    When individuals get hurt in sports and recreation accidents, they often do not know if they have a personal injury case or not.  Dan O'Brien talks about how he and his team identify cases that have legal viability from the cases that don't.

    If you have questions about your sports and recreation accident cases in Pennsylvania or New Jersey, feel free to call us at 877.944.8396.

  • Sports Facility Safety Standards & Sports Injuries In PennsylvaniaSports Facility Safety Standards & Sports Injuries In Pennsylvania

    One type of sports and recreation accident case we see involves someone who is injured because the sports facility was dangerous.  Dan O'Brien, Esquire, explains basic industry standards that apply to sports facilities in this video.

    If you have questions about other basic industry standards, please contact us at 877.944.8396.  Our experienced Philadelphia, PA personal injury lawyers would be happy to discuss your questions or concerns about your sports accident case involving a dangerous facility in Pennsylvania.

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  • Recreational facilities responsible for injuries to young children| PA & NJ recreational accident lawyersRecreational facilities responsible for injuries to young children| PA & NJ recreational accident lawyers

    Recreational facilities for young children provide hours of fun; however, young children may get injured if safety procedures are not in place or enforced.  This video talks about common causes of injuries to young children.  If your child was injured at a recreational facility and you want to know what you need to do for your child, feel free to contact our PA and NJ recreational accident lawyers for a free, no obligation consultation. 877.944.8396

  • Dangerous Sports Equipment Cases|PA & NJ sports accident casesDangerous Sports Equipment Cases|PA & NJ sports accident cases

    We represent many individuals who get hurt in sports accident cases.  This video talks about one type of sports accident case: sports equipment cases.  Watch the video to learn more about dangerous sports equipment cases.  Dan O'Brien, an experienced PA and NJ sports accident lawyers answers common questions asked by prospective clients.

  • Waiver of Liability in Children's Sports| PA & NJ sports injury lawyersWaiver of Liability in Children's Sports| PA & NJ sports injury lawyers

    Enforceability of  aiver of liability in children's sports.

  • Sports and Recreation Accident Cases|NJ & PA sports accident lawyersSports and Recreation Accident Cases|NJ & PA sports accident lawyers

    Post Date: 6/7/12

    This informative video gives a brief overview of sports and recreation accident cases. The video explains the types of sports and recreation accident cases, the applicable safety standards and challenges of presenting a sports and recreation accident case.

    Q: What are sports and recreation accident cases?

    A. Sports and recreation cases include instances in which the actual participant in the athletic event is injured.  These instances can arise from the following:

    • equipment failures,
    • improper or unsafe facilities,
    • improper supervision of an event, and
    • a gross mismatch.
    Q: What is a gross mismatch?

    A: This involves a coach matching the classic 95 lb. freshman  against a 250 lb. senior which results in serious injury to the smaller player.  Those types of mismatches shouldn't happen.

    Q: Are there any safety standards that apply to sports and recreation accident cases?

    A. There are recognized standards for facilities that host sporting events.  Courts and athletic fields need to have a buffer, or safety area, around them for the benefit of both the participants as well as the spectators.

    Q. What is the challenge in a sports and recreation accident case?

    A.  The challenge in these cases is very simple, athletic and recreational activities involve a certain degree of risk.  The only types of cases that the law permits us to pursue is when there is an unreasonable risk or extra risk injected into the event due to the negligence of the person in control or due to a product or facility that is just not safe.

    If you have other questions about New Jersey and Pennsylvania sports and recreation accident cases, feel free to contact our PA & NJ personal injuries at 877.944.8396.

  • Personal Injury Cases in Sports and Recreactional ActivitiesPersonal Injury Cases in Sports and Recreactional Activities

    Injuries are a part of athletic competition and recreational activities. A certain degree of "risk" is inherent in most of these activities. However, avoidable, unnecessary risks can be injected into sporting events and training activities through negligent planning, poorly maintained facilities, careless supervision and dangerous equipment. When avoidable, unnecessary injuries result from these actions or conditions, legal action may be appropriate. Very often, these cases require the accident victim's attorney to consult with experts in the field of sports and recreation safety. Dan O'Brien has put together a short, interesting DVD with Richard Borkowski, the nation's foremost expert in the field of sports and recreation safety. Dan and Dick discuss some of the common safety lapses that lead to avoidable injuries, and they discuss some of the fascinating and sometimes tragic cases they've each been involved with over the years -- sometimes on the opposite sides of the case from one another!

  • Sports and Recreation AccidentsSports and Recreation Accidents

    Individuals in NJ and PA who have been injured in accidents in the context of a sporting event, while training, while using athletic equipment or while on a school athletic field, face some unique challenges. These accidents occur during activities which carry some level of inherent risk. There are legal doctrines in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey that apply to these cases. If you or someone you love has been injured contact us at 1-877-944-8396.

  • Pennsylvania Attorney Has A Unique Backround Putting Him In A Good Position To Help Victims Of Sports And Recreation AccidentsPennsylvania Attorney Has A Unique Backround Putting Him In A Good Position To Help Victims Of Sports And Recreation Accidents

    Dan's unique personal and professional background has led to him handling sports and recreation accident cases in other states, in addition to Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He has partnered with attorneys from other states to handle serious matters in "foreign" jurisdictions. If you or someone you love has been injured contact us at 1-877-944-8396.

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