OWM LAW COVID-19 UPDATE

In complying with Governor’s Order, as of March 20, 2020, our OWM physical office locations are closed; however, we are still operating remotely with full service for our clients and our referral sources. You can reach our attorneys and staff by phone or email as usual.

Please see the Fox43 News interview with Rachel Yonkunas featuring Thomas McCabe, Esquire from OWM Law, regarding landlord tenant laws and landlords’ and tenants’ rights during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, as many people continue to work from home and practice social distancing, you may finally have time to have your Will, Power of Attorney, and Advanced Directive completed. You may also want an attorney to review your Will and Powers of Attorney if you already have such documents. OWM Law is offering free initial estate planning phone conferences. To schedule your phone conference, please contact our office at 610-323-2800 or you may schedule via email by contacting Melanie at [email protected]. We look forward to working with you.

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Don’t Suffer Alone After Loss

When somebody you love dies because of negligence, whether on the part of an employer, a hospital or another party, you as a survivor are left emotionally and financially devastated. You may not know how to move on alone.

Moving On With Our Help

Luckily, you don’t have to. O'Donnell, Weiss & Mattei, P.C., is a firm with a unique focus on personal injury suits, including wrongful death.

“Wrongful death” means death caused by negligence or misconduct of another person or party, and it is used to describe the types of lawsuits brought by the survivors against the person or company that caused the death. The negligence can be accidental or intentional. It can be the act of a single person or a corporation.

Pennsylvania law provides for the compensation of any survivors when a wrongful death occurs. Survivors (or “beneficiaries”) include the spouse and minor children of a deceased adult. In the case of a deceased minor, it is the parents of the minor deceased child who are considered survivors.

Depending on the details of the case, damages awarded could include:

  • Death expenses
  • Loss of the victim’s income and other benefits
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of companionship

Reach Out Today For Help

If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another person or entity, our attorneys will guide you through the complexities of the legal system, advise you of your options, and bring action against the negligent party to seek compensation for your emotional and financial loss.

Call 610-323-2800 to speak with a personal injury lawyer today and schedule your free initial consultation, or send us an online message at any time.

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Joseph K. Koury, Esq., LL.M. and Gary L. Stein, Esq. discuss the roles and responsibilities of OWM Law’s Business Planning Practice Group.