Category Archives: Catastrophic Injury

If you or a loved on has suffered a catastrophic injury, our attorneys can help you learn whether you have options for compensation.

Are Defective Guardrails Responsible for Deaths Nationwide?

Guardrails are supposed to save lives by helping absorb the impact forces during car accidents. Ironically, certain models of guardrails may increase the chances of death or serious injuries during collisions. Recent deaths across the country were reportedly caused by guardrails, such as the X-Lite. This telescoping guardrail system is manufactured by Lindsay Transportation Solutions. In 2016, a 17-year-old girl died after an X-Lite guardrail pierced the passenger compartment of…
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What Can Cause a Construction Accident?

Statistics published by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) show that 21.4 percent of workplace fatalities in private industry during 2015 were in construction. However, construction workers are not always responsible for dangerous workplace conditions in this industry. Despite the many ways that construction workers can be harmed on the job, general contractors, other entities responsible for safety on the job site as well as machinery suppliers and manufacturers…
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Woman Critically Injured in Delaware Vehicle Crash

A woman was critically injured in a two-vehicle crash that took place in Middletown, New Castle County, Delaware. On Monday afternoon around 4:10pm, the accident occurred on US 301/Route 896, trapping the 65-year-old woman in her car. Firefighters extricated the victim from her car, and she is being treated for head, chest, and left wrist injuries at Christiana Hospital. The crash is under investigation by the police. Congested highways around…
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Understanding Complex Catastrophic, Personal Injury Claims

In essence, a catastrophic injury is a severe injury to the brain, spine, or spinal cord. It can also include fractures to the skull or spine. These injuries are devastating and most often life altering. One such accident happened last month. In late January 2016, Nick Liffert, an active church goer and a volunteer with the All Saints’ Youth Group ski retreat, suffered a serious spinal cord injury. Mr. Liffert…
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Paralysis, Paraplegia & Quadriplegia

Paralysis is a life-changing condition. It affects almost every aspect of a person’s life; how they perform everyday functions; how they work and get around; and how they maintain their health and physical well-being. The most common causes of paralysis are motor vehicle accidents, sports injuries, diving accidents, falls and gunshots. The attorneys at Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C., have extensive experience handling paralysis cases and can help…
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Causes of Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injuries can occur in many different types of accidents involving negligence. In some cases, the accidents are complex and correctly identifying negligent parties can make the difference between obtaining compensation for your injuries and receiving nothing. The attorneys at Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C., have extensive experience handling back injury, spine injury and other serious injury cases. We have the experience, knowledge and resources to handle…
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Causes of Brain Injuries

Brain injuries can occur in many different types of accidents. Often, there is no outward sign that an injury has occurred. These types of brain injuries, known as “closed-head” injuries, often go undiagnosed, untreated and uncompensated. At Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C., our lawyers help brain injury victims and their families pursue compensation for their medical bills, wage loss, pain and suffering, and other losses. Our attorneys have…
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