Recreation and Sports Injuries

Settlements And Verdicts

by William Jorden on July 5, 2011

by William T. Jorden, Esquire A verdict in Court award in the amount of $252,063.24, and full reinstatement of job status was obtained in a Federal Lawsuit filed by Attorney Bill Jorden on behalf of Clifford VanTassel. Clifford VanTassel worked as a maintenance manager for the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. The Complaint set forth that […]


Snowmobile Accident Case

by William Jorden on June 28, 2011

by William T. Jorden, Esquire The Commonwealth opened a snowmobile trail on State Gamelands No. 214 in Crawford County, but neglected to remove or guard a steel post holding the gate, or to open the gate. A snowmobiler operating at night time in a snowstorm, collided with the post and gate, sustaining serious injuries. Represented […]


Boating Accidents

by William Jorden on June 3, 2011

On Memorial Day weekend, at the Erie Yacht Club in Erie, Pennsylvania, a boat explosion killed a 25 year old woman who was a guest on the boat and injured nine other people.  What was to have been a happy, fun-filled day on the water turned into a horrible tragedy.  As a lifelong boater myself, […]


Alcohol, Boating, And The Law

by William Jorden on May 17, 2011

by William T. Jorden, Esquire After a long, cold and dreary Western Pennsylvanians winter, we relish the fun of summer. For many of us, fun means boating. For many boaters, fun also includes an ice chest of beer or other alcoholic drink. Whether you are an experienced boater, a novice to the sport of boating, […]