Members of the Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association were admitted to argue before the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

“It was very nice, indeed,” said attorney Frank Nocito of the trip to the nation’s capital. “It is a great accomplishment.” Attorney Joseph Cosgrove said the association had been planning the event for nearly two years. During the ceremony, Cosgrove read each name of the 38 lawyers who were sworn in by Chief Justice John […]

Philadelphia Magazine – Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2005

Neil T. O’Donnell of O’Donnell Law Offices was recently named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for 2005. Recognition as a Super Lawyer is a coveted honor bestowed on just 5% of lawyers in Pennsylvania. He was recognized in the General Plaintiff Personal Injury category and was included in the June 2005 issues of Philadelphia magazine and […]

Philadelphia Magazine – Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2004

The O’Donnell Law Office, founded in 1990, focuses on the needs of injured victims. The firm handles cases in various areas ranging from workmen’s compensation through wrongful death litigation. Neil O’Donnell is a Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist and is listed in the Martindale Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Mr. O’Donnell is a member […]

Man hurt by DUI Driver awarded $1 Million

By Davis Weiss dweiss@leader.net WILKES-BARRE – A jury awarded a city man more than $1 million for injuries he suffered on a collision caused by a repeat drunken driver. The jury awarded Joseph McDonough, 28, of East Lafayette Place, $1 million on Friday for his injuries, plus an additional $100 on Monday in punitive damages, […]

Wrongful Death Case Jury hears closing sides

By Denise Allabaugh Citizens’ Voice Staff Writer Following six days of testimony, a jury in Luzerne County Court heard closing arguments Monday to decide whether 74-year-old Judith McGuinness was negligent when her car struck a 3-year old girl on Church Street in Hazleton. The child, Joann Torres, died following the December 16, 1997 accident. Her […]

CMC liable in fatal fall – Jury to decide damages

CMC liable in fatal fall Jury to decide damages By Ray Flanagan TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER A Lackawanna County jury on Monday found the hospital guards who chased two University of Scranton students 65 percent responsible for the death of one and the injuries of the other when they fell 75 feet from a cliff. The […]