New Jersey governor Chris Christie appeared in Beach Haven, NJ (LBI), while the Hof family enjoyed their annual retreat to the shore. Phil Hof, a personal injury attorney of Seidel Cohen Hof & Reid in Bethlehem, was interviewed by Channel 6 news regarding his opinion of the shore after the rebuilding that followed the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy. To see the article and news clip, click here.
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On Sunday, September 23, 2012, Jill Kelly McComsey, a Bethlehem personal injury attorney at Seidel Cohen Hof & Reid, will participate in the Lehigh Valley American Heart Association Heart Walk being held at Northampton County Community College on Green Pond Road in Bethlehem. The American Heart Association is the largest voluntary health organization working to prevent, treat and defeat heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases. These diseases, the Nation's No.1 and No.4 killers, claim more than 813,804 American lives a year. Ms. McComsey has encouraged and continues to encourage others to sign up for this walk and to support this very important cause. To join Jill Kelly McComsey and many others, visit the American Heart Association's website.
On Sunday, June 24, 2012, Philip M. Hof, a Bethlehem personal injury attorney, participated in the Eighth Annual Philadelphia Insurance Triathlon as a member of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training (TNT). The mission of Team In Training is to train athletes to compete in endurance events while raising money to fund lifesaving cancer research. Philip M. Hof trained for and completed the distance triathlon race, consisting of a 1.5K swim, a 40K bike and a 10K run. Even more impressive, Philip M. Hof was the top fundraiser racing with the Eastern Pennsylvania Team in Training group, raising close to $9,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. His fundraising efforts led him to receive special recognition as a Team in Training "Rockstar."
Jill Kelly McComsey, Associate Attorney at the Bethlehem law firm of Seidel Cohen Hof & Reid, helped organize a fund-raiser for North Penn Legal Services, which was generously hosted by Melt in the Saucon Valley Promenade Shops. The fund-raiser attracted professionals from Lehigh County, Northampton County and beyond and raised over $10,000.00 for North Penn Legal Services. North Penn Legal Services provides civil legal representation to low-income people and ensures equal access to justice for all. They are facing a funding crisis and need help now more than ever.
An 80-year-old woman's life was taken last week when an SUV struck her within the 200 block of West Broad Street in Bethlehem. It is said that the woman suffered multiple blunt force trauma, causing her death. After the car accident, she was transported to a local hospital where she passed away. Her family says she was in Bethlehem attending the local Bach Festival. Her death is likely the last thing her family expected to happen while sharing a cultural event with some friends.