CIVIL VERDICTS - PREMISES LIABILITY * Estate of Joan DeMarco v. The Marquis - Decedent business tenant of apartment/office complex owner murdered by former employee of defendant in violent assault during office burglary. Plaintiff's estate alleged negligent security theory of liability against defendant. Settlement negotiated with responsible insurance company in excess of One Million Two Hundred Thousand ($1,200,000.00) Dollars prior to trial. * Khaled Bakar v. Home Properties, Inc. - Plaintiff was standing on third floor balcony of friend's apartment owned by defendant, when the floor suddenly collapsed causing plaintiff to fall to ground. Plaintiff sustained fractured ribs, non-displaced tibia fracture and herniated disc, which was treated with physical therapy and multiple epidural injections. Montgomery County jury returned a verdict in the amount of Seven Hundred and Sixty Nine Thousand ($769,000.00) Dollars. Plaintiff filed Motion for Delay Damages which was granted and case was settled for Nine Hundred Thousand ($900,000.00) Dollars. * CIVIL VERDICTS - AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS * Riccardo v. Kim - Plaintiff sustained fractured cervical vertebrae at C5-6 level which required two surgeries and metal screws, arising from a two vehicle automobile accident. Out-of-court settlement negotiated with responsible insurance carriers in amount of Four Hundred Thousand ($400,000.00) Dollars prior to trial. * Estate of Robert Kane v. Joseph Falco - Decedent killed while passenger in one-car accident where intoxicated driver lost control of vehicle. Wrongful death claim settlement negotiated with responsible insurance company in the amount of Six Hundred and Sixty Thousand ($660,000.00) Dollars prior to trial. * Vinnie Moss v. Baldi Transportation/Erie Insurance Company - Plaintiff awarded Two Hundred Thirty Five Thousand ($235,000.00) Dollars by jury after trial. Defendant trucking company bankrupt and uninsured. Uninsured motorist claim settlement negotiated with plaintiff's insurance company in the amount of Two Hundred Thousand ($200,00.00) Dollars. * CIVIL VERDICTS - LIQUOR LIABILITY * Gerald & Irene Kane v. Dublin Wine and Spirits and Commonwealth of PA - Plaintiff husband and wife sustained multiple injuries in head-on collision with drunk driver. Husband-plaintiff sustained head injury resulting in brain hemorrhage and coma, with substantial recovery. Wife-plaintiff sustained broken ankle. Out-of-court settlement successfully negotiated against defendants prior to trial. Husband's claim - Two Hundred Forty Thousand ($240,000.00) Dollars. Wife's claim - Ninety Thousand ($90,000.00) Dollars. (Bucks County)* Edward Pisarek v. Adriatric Club - Plaintiff police officer assaulted while on duty by intoxicated bar patron skilled in martial arts. Plaintiff sustained permanent partial hearing loss and multiple lacerations. Non-jury trial verdict in favor of plaintiff and against defendant in amount of One Hundred Fifty Thousand ($150,000.00) Dollars. (Philadelphia County) CIVIL VERDICTS - PRODUCT LIABILITY* Keith Rosenberger v. Galoob Toys, Inc. - Plaintiff sustained temporary partial loss of vision in one eye with increased risk of future glaucoma, when struck in eye by defendants' children's toy, while plaintiff demonstrated newly purchased toy for child. Out-of-court settlement successfully negotiated against defendants in the amount of One Hundred Fifty Thousand ($150,000.00) Dollars prior to trial. (Montgomery County)* Raymond Cost v. Caterpillar, Inc. - Plaintiff sustained partial amputation of his lower leg, when his foot was crushed in an unguarded pinchpoint of rotating couplings inside engine area, while plaintiff was performing maintenance of defendant's heavy trash compactor/metal shearer. Out-of-court settlement successfully negotiated against defendant in the amount of Four Hundred Seventy Five Thousand ($475,000.00) Dollars prior to trial. (Montgomery County)

When you or someone you love has been injured, you may be entitled to compensation. While not all accidents or injuries are due to negligence, many of them are. If you suffered injuries as the result of someone else’s negligence, you may be able to file a lawsuit to recover your medical expenses, lost wages, and money for your pain and suffering. If you have been the victim of an injury, you should consult with a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. The law limits the time that you have to file a claim, so it is important to have an attorney review your case as quickly as possible.

Personal Injuries

Personal injuries may result from the negligence of another person. When an accident is caused by someone else who failed to take proper precautions or performed an act that was negligent, you may be entitled to compensation. Many different situations may result in injuries. Some of the most common kinds of injuries include:

 

  • Birth Injuries
  • Brain Injuries
  • Burn Injuries
  • Car Accidents
  • Defective Drugs
  • Defective Products
  • Dog Bites
  • Drunk Driving
  • Falling Objects
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Medication Errors
  • Negligent Security
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Police Misconduct
  • Premise Liability
  • Slip and Fall Injuries
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Trucking Injuries
  • Workplace Accidents
  • Wrongful Death

 

 

Call A Personal Injury Lawyer at McMahon, McMahon & Lentz

A personal injury lawyer will review all the facts of your case to determine whether you should proceed. In order to proceed with a successful personal injury case, your attorney must be able to establish negligence on the part of another person and show that the negligence caused your injury. In some cases this is very easy to do while, in other cases, it may not be as clear. Each case is different and your attorney should take special care to look at every aspect of the accident to determine liability and negligence. Choose an attorney with a great deal of experience handling these types of cases.

Get the Compensation You Deserve

When you have been injured you have some expenses as a result. If the accident or injury is because of the negligence of someone else, the law states that you should be compensated. There are several things that you may be compensated for, including:

 

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Future medical or rehabilitation costs
  • Burial and funeral costs

 

These expenses can be very costly. In many cases, the injured person must undergo years of physical therapy. These costs should be recovered from the negligent party. Many times, the case may be resolved through settlement; however, sometimes the case will proceed to trial. Your attorney should be well versed in negotiation techniques as well as in trial law in order to prepare the most successful case for you. If you’ve been injured, don’t settle the case on your own and never agree to sign anything presented to you from another insurance company. Instead, seek the legal advice of a personal injury attorney to guide you through the process and help you resolve the case favorably. Call McMahon, McMahon and Lentz today to learn more.

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