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 a loved one has been the victim of an injury you need the immediate help of a personal injury lawyer in Lancaster. An attorney will review the facts of your situation and determine if you have a personal injury case. You may have suffered medical problems, emotional harm, and monetary damages due to the negligence of another. A personal injury lawsuit can help you recover the damages you suffered as a result of the injury. An injury may occur anywhere, at any time. If you have been harmed you may be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

You Deserve Compensation

When you have been harmed because of an accident you deserve compensation. You may be compensated for some or all of the following:

  • Medical Expenses
  • Lost Wages
  • Pain and Suffering
  • Future Expenses

An accident attorney in Lancaster will review your case and recommend the best course of action. Your lawyer will work to establish that the accident occurred as the result of the negligence of someone else and will determine who is responsible. You should be compensated for your medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, wages you lost if you were unable to work, and money for your pain and suffering as a direct result of the injuries. If you weren’t injured but a loved one was, you are also entitled to fight for what your family deserves. A personal injury lawyer can help you understand what you’re entitled to under Lancaster law. If someone you love died as a result of injuries, your family may be able to get the money needed to live. While no amount of money will bring back your loved one it will help the family to keep going during this difficult time.

Learning About Personal Injury Cases

There are many types of personal injury cases. One of the most common of all accidents is the automobile accident. More people are injured or killed in vehicle accidents than by any other type of personal injury accident. In addition to vehicle accidents there are many other types of personal injury accidents that may warrant a lawsuit. Some of these include:

  • Slip and Fall Accidents
  • Defective Product Injuries
  • Birth Injuries
  • Wrongful Death
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Industrial Accidents
  • Toxic Exposure
  • Defective Drugs
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Aviation Accidents
  • Assault and Battery

Determining if You Have a Case

Not all accidents turn into personal injury lawsuits. However, many of them do warrant further action. The first step in the process is to consult with an accident attorney in Lancaster. It is important to talk to a lawyer as soon as possible after the accident so that any information can be more easily gathered. In most cases an attorney will consult with you free of charge to get an overview of the details of your case and to answer any questions you may have. If the attorney considers the case a good one you may be advised to proceed with filing a lawsuit. Don’t give up your rights without first getting the opinion of an attorney.

Finding an Accident Attorney in Lancaster

Choose an attorney with a successful outcome in cases similar to yours. A well versed lawyer will be able to review and prepare your case, negotiate with the other party, and present your case at trial if necessary. Many accident cases are settled before they reach the trial stage. Your attorney should have experience with all phases of the lawsuit up to and including trial.

Learn more about accident cases and finding a personal injury lawyer in Lancaster. Call McMahon, McMahon & Lentz today at 610-272-9502 to speak with a lawyer today!