Personal Injury & Estate Planning Topics

Avoid Weather Related Accidents This Winter

The weather this winter has left everyone scratching their heads. Some days Western Pennsylvania feels like a tropical paradise and then almost overnight, it turns into an arctic wasteland. However, despite Mother Nature’s chaotic mood swings, everyone still needs to travel for work, run errands, and visit relatives and friends. It is important to be always prepared for any kind of unfavorable weather conditions.

Estate Planning During the Holiday Season

Christmas time is here! The holiday season is the time to gather with family, decorate the tree, and wrap gifts for your loved ones. However, during this time of giving, it can be hard to remember to give yourself the most important gift of all: peace of mind.

Thanksgiving Travel Safety Tips

Historically speaking, Thanksgiving is the busiest travel weekend in the United States. According to AAA, in 2021 an estimated 53.4 million people were predicted to be traveling for the holiday. This was a shocking increase of roughly 13% from 2020.

Estate Planning Awareness Week

What is estate planning? Why is it important? National Estate Planning Awareness Week is an annual event during the third week of October that was created to help people get answers to those vital questions.

Nicole. M. Pardus

Congratulations to New Partner of Long & Long, LLC, Nicole M. Pardus

Long & Long, LLC is proud to announce Nicole M. Pardus as the firm’s newest partner. Nicole has been with Long & Long since 2016 when she became an associate. Nicole concentrates her practice on estate planning, estate administration, Orphan’s Court litigation as well as real estate and civil litigation.

Back to School Safety – What You Need to Know

It’s that time of year again, back to school! All summer your kids had free reign over the house and the neighborhood while you did nothing but worry about their safety. But now, you can rest a little easier because you know they are safe and sound at school. However, don’t fall asleep at the wheel! Back to school also means a substantial increase in traffic and a huge increase in the risk of accidents.

Estate Planning Dos and Don’ts

August is national Make a Will Month! Although no one wants to think about when they will pass on, it is important to consider how you will plan your estate well before that time comes. It is vital to understand some of the Do’s and Don’ts of Estate Planning. The professional estate planning attorneys at Long & Long, LLC name the following most important aspects of creating a solid estate plan.

Add Estate Planning To Your Summer Vacation Checklist

Summer is here, and it’s in full swing. For most people this means one thing: VACATION. But before you make your way to the lake, the mountains, or the beach, make sure you check all your boxes: Towel? Check. Sunscreen? Check. Cooler full of drinks? Check. Estate Plan…Huh?

Dangers of Reckless Motorcycle Driving

If you are a motorcycle enthusiast, then you live for the thrill of your bike howling beneath you as the wind rushes past your face. But saving lives is much cooler than cruising about town at breakneck speeds. The United States Department of Transportation reported in February of 2022 that approximately 31,720 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes in 2021. This was an increase of 12% from the 28,325 motor vehicle traffic crashes reported in 2020.