Delaware Personal Injury Lawyers
Wilmington, DE Personal Injury Lawyer with 14 years experience
1969, Yuba City, California
Pace University School of Law, J.D.
University of Delaware, B.A.
United States District Court for the State of Delaware
Delaware State Bar Association
Delaware Trial Lawyers Association
“10 Best Attorney” for Client Satisfaction in Personal Injury in Delaware, from the American Institute of Legal Counsel, 2018
Personal Injury Claim Process
Brain & Spinal Injuries
Slip and Fall
Traumatic Brain Injury
Serious Construction Injuries
DUI / Traffic Offenses
FELA / Injured Railroad Workers
Smyrna, DE 19977-1702
He subsequently received a Master’s Degree in Irish History from Queen’s University-Belfast in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 2008.
Following a brief period of time working for a non-profit in Washington, DC, he attended the University of Richmond School of Law from where he graduated in 2012. At Richmond he served as Manuscripts Editor for the Richmond Journal of Law and the Public Interest and was on the Law School’s Trial Advocacy Board.
After graduating from law school, Pat returned to West Virginia where he worked for a large defense firm. He defended clients in consumer finance, deliberate intent, and Mine Safety Health Administration cases. In 2008, he moved to the Wilmington, Delaware, area where he joined a large Wilmington law...
Liz is a member of the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, where she serves on the Board of Governors. Liz’s practice areas include personal injury litigation, worker’s compensation and other toxic torts including environmental litigation.
Dover, DE 19901
Rutgers University - Camden
Tom worked briefly for a corporate and defense law firm in Louisville, Kentucky...
Bill was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in 2004 and...
She then returned to the Delaware Valley and received her law degree from Widener Law School where she graduated, cum laude, in 2006.
She was admitted to practice in Delaware in 2006 and Pennsylvania and New Jersey in 2007.
She has been representing plaintiffs in childhood sexual abuse and employment cases since early 2007. She is a Director of the firm.
Raeann was selected to the Super Lawyers’ Delaware Rising Stars List in 2012, 2013, and...
Injured in an accident?
When a person is injured, tort law will govern whether that person may be compensated for the injury, the amount of compensation that may be recovered, as well as which parties will be liable for the injury. Tort law, also known as injury law, comes from federal and state codes, as well as judicial opinions from prior cases. The amount of damages a plaintiff to a personal injury action may receive can be determined by statute, or by a judge or jury. Typical recoveries may include compensatory damages (e.g., lost wages, medical bills, etc.) and in particularly egregious situations, punitive damages. In some cases, a plaintiff may recover certain non-economic damages such as pain and suffering, loss of consortium, or loss of enjoyment of life.
Personal injury lawyers help injured people seek compensation from those who have harmed them. Some injury attorneys focus on a specific type of case, such as truck accidents, car accidents, slip-and-fall injuries, medical malpractice or products liability cases. If a person is injured as a result of criminal behavior, it may be appropriate to pursue a personal injury lawsuit in addition to the state's criminal investigation or prosecution.
Many personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation to evaluate your claim.
Negligence: Failure to use care which a reasonable and prudent person would use under similar circumstances.
Joint and several liability: A legal doctrine that makes each of the parties who are responsible for an injury, liable for all the damages awarded in a lawsuit if the other parties responsible cannot pay.
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