Category Archives: Personal Injury

Our New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury attorneys help victims of injuries that are the result of another business or individual’s negligence.

Are Foster Homes Liable for Child Abuse?

Children may be placed into foster homes when they are taken away from parents who are deemed neglectful, abusive or dangerous by the authorities. Public and private foster care agencies are responsible for providing these children temporary shelter until they can be placed into new homes. These agencies are responsible for providing for the safety of children under their care. It is a tragedy that children can be moved from…
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Massage Envy Franchises Accused of Widespread Sexual Assault

More than 180 women claim they were sexually assaulted while receiving treatments at Massage Envy, a national chain of day-spas. Massage Envy has grown into a multibillion-dollar business that operates more than 1,170 franchise locations in 49 states. The claims were uncovered by a BuzzFeed News investigation, which gathered information from lawsuits, police reports and state board complaints. After the investigation was published, CNN, NBCNews and other national outlets picked…
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Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck Attorneys Settle Truck Crash Case for $9 Million

On August 18, 2015, our client was hit head-on by a semi-truck while driving in Logan Township, New Jersey. More than two years after her tragic experience, she has received a $9 million settlement. Fredric S. Eisenberg, the lead counsel on the case, was assisted by Kenneth M. Rothweiler and Todd A. Schoenhaus. Mr. Rothweiler assisted with the mediation while Mr. Schoenhaus performed the research and took depositions. Advanced Drainage…
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Can I Develop PTSD After an Accident?

Survivors of motor vehicle, truck and train accidents can suffer physical injuries that significantly reduce their quality of life. However, psychological injuries are also common after surviving an accident. Some people may develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after an accident, a health condition that can arise after experiencing a traumatic event. The US Department of Veterans Affairs says that up to 9 percent of motor vehicle accident survivors develop…
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Indiana 2-Year-Old Killed After Getting Neck Stuck in Power Car Window

  Some vehicles have hazards that are not picked up by recalls. In some cases, these hazards may only become public knowledge after they have already caused serious injuries or deaths. Power car windows for example. According to KidsandCars.org, powered windows have killed or maimed thousands of children. A recent case that occurred in Indiana can help emphasize the seriousness of this problem. An Indiana couple are grieving over the…
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How Can Swimming Pool Accidents Cause Catastrophic Injuries or Wrongful Death?

Data gathered by the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistics Center shows that diving accidents are a common cause of spinal cord injuries. Diving accidents can occur in lakes, ponds and rivers, but many also occur in swimming pools. In a majority of cases, swimmers are injured by diving into shallow water. However, this is only one example of how swimming pool accidents can cause catastrophic injuries. Other causes of swimming…
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How to Ride to Work Safely This Bike to Work Day

With Bike to Work Day on the horizon, it is a good time to remind both new and longtime bicyclists about how to safely bike to work. The following video provides cyclists with great tips on how to properly commute to work on their bikes.

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What Led to a Deadly Swimming Pool Carbon Monoxide Leak?

The Washington Post recently reported on a deadly incident that occurred at a hotel involving a swimming pool carbon monoxide leak. Per the article in the Post, 12 people were injured and a 13-year-old boy died as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning. The incident took place at an indoor pool at a Quality Inn & Suites in Michigan. As a hotel employee was walking by the pool area, he…
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Nancy Winkler to Appear on WFMZ-TV 69 News to Discuss Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits

Be sure to tune in on April 24 when an interview featuring Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck partner Nancy Winkler will air on WFMZ-TV 69 News. The interview will focus on nursing home abuse lawsuits and how they work. Nancy is one of three attorneys included in the broadcast, which will air at 7 pm. What Aspects of Nursing Home Abuse Law Will the Interview Cover? The telecast will…
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Do I Always Get Workers Comp When Injured on The Job?

After an on-the-job accident, employees may have to file a claim against their company’s workers comp insurance. When injured on the job, workers comp can provide partial lost wages and pay for medical benefits. However, not all employers carry workers’ compensation, and an injured person may have additional options and avenues for recovery beyond such benefits. This is why it is so important to discuss your workplace accident with an…
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