Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyer
If you or a loved one suffered injuries because of someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Personal injury laws can be difficult to understand, especially during a stressful or traumatic situation. This is why it’s important to hire an experienced Philadelphia personal injury attorney who can explain your legal rights and help you seek the compensation you need to recover after a serious accident.
The law office of Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C. is a Philadelphia personal injury law firm that is dedicated to helping injured victims seek the compensation they deserve after being harmed due to someone else’s negligence. Our lawyers have extensive experience handling personal injury cases and have recovered nearly a billion dollars through our zealous legal representation. You can speak to our personal injury lawyers in Philadelphia, PA, and learn about what your case might be worth during a free consultation. Contact us today to get started.
What is a Personal Injury Lawsuit?
Personal injury law relates to the legal duties that people have toward others. When someone violates their legal duty by not driving safely or not providing proper medical care to a patient, injured victims may be able to seek compensation for the damages they suffered. While most cases of this nature are resolved through an insurance claim, the victim may file a personal injury lawsuit if the defendant or insurance company does not offer a fair settlement. An experienced personal injury attorney from our law firm can discuss if you have a viable personal injury claim to pursue.
Why Choose Our Firm?
With decades of legal experience focused on representing victims of catastrophic injuries, Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C. is a well-respected personal injury law firm, known for our world-class legal representation. We dedicate our own resources to hire renowned experts to support our client cases, and we prepare every case as though it is going to trial. This approach has a proven track record of outstanding results for our clients, including many record-setting multimillion-dollar awards. We prepare to win from the start, and our clients benefit from our dedicated mindset. At Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C., clients always come first. We are committed to helping people who have suffered severe, life-changing injuries or death that could have been avoided. We will be here for you every step of the way.
How We Fight for Our Clients?
Our personal injury lawyers are experienced trial attorneys who have obtained successful results inside and outside the courtroom. We help with your case by:
- Promptly launching an investigation into the cause of the accident or incident
- Identifying all responsible parties
- Gathering compelling evidence to build a strong claim
- Handling communications with all parties so you can focus on your recovery
- Accurately assessing the full extent of your damages by accounting for the current losses you have suffered, as well as the lifelong impact of your injuries
- Fighting for maximum compensation on your behalf
Common Types of Personal Injury Cases
The dedicated personal injury lawyers from Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C. help individuals who have been injured in the following types of accidents.
Even if your injury is not on this list, call us. We can help.
Not every firm is equipped to handle complex, catastrophic personal injury cases. Catastrophic injury cases often involve severe, permanent injuries that change victims’ lives forever or even cause their death. A successful outcome in these types of cases often depends on having the right mindset, specialized skills, and substantial resources.
Our trial attorneys have represented numerous clients in these complex cases. For example, we recovered $101 million after a parking garage collapse killed five people and seriously injured another 30. This record-breaking result was possible because our experienced trial attorneys spent four years in litigation, took 250 depositions, and reviewed 1.5 million documents and found that the building was constructed without the necessary steel to connect the floors to the walls.
Catastrophic injuries can be caused in many ways. The lists below provide some of the most common types of catastrophic injuries and their causes. However, there are many more. It is best to speak with one of our qualified catastrophic injury attorneys who will evaluate your claim.
- Amputation or Loss of Limb
- Severe Burn Injuries
- Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers
- Traumatic Brain / Head Injuries
- Birth Injuries
- Hypoxia/Anoxic Brain Injuries
- Medical Negligence During Child Delivery
- Cerebral Palsy
- Wrongful Death
When a healthcare provider’s mistake results in a serious injury, our knowledgeable medical malpractice lawyers can help. We have represented many individuals who trusted their healthcare providers to competently treat them but who ultimately caused harm to their patients and our clients. We secured a $15 million award from a Philadelphia jury for a child who suffered kidney damage because his antibiotic therapy was inexplicably stopped. Our medical malpractice lawyers also recovered $14 million after another client was paralyzed because of a delayed MRI.
Our birth injury attorneys secured a $8.9 million recovery for an infant who suffered brain damage during their mother’s labor.
We can help clients injured because of any of the following:
- Anesthesia Errors
- Cancer Misdiagnosis
- Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer
- Delayed/Misdiagnosis of Illness
- Emergency Room Errors
- Hospital-Acquired Infections
- Hospital Negligence
- Post-operative Negligence
- Surgical Errors
- Prescription & Medication Errors
- Radiology Errors
- Nursing Home Negligence
Construction Site Accidents
Construction represents one of the most dangerous industries in the nation. Despite inherent dangers, construction site managers have a duty to maintain a safe premises. If they fail to uphold this legal duty, they can be held legally and financially responsible when a construction site accident occurs. Our construction injury lawyers secured a verdict from a Philadelphia jury for $24.8 million after our client fell through a skylight while working on the roof of an auto body shop, suffering severe and permanent brain damage.
We can assist clients injured in any of the following types of construction site accidents:
- Carpenters/Ironworker Accidents
- Crane Accidents
- Electrical Accidents
- Explosions and Burns
- Falls From Heights
- Roofing Accidents
- Scaffolding Injuries
- Structural Defects & Accidents
- Industrial Accidents
- Conveyor Belt Accidents
- Forklift Accidents
- Industrial Machinery
- Scissor Lift Accidents
- Slitter Machine Accidents
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Every year, thousands of people are injured or killed in motor vehicle collisions caused by the negligence of others. Our lawyers can support you if you were hurt in a motor vehicle collision or lost a loved one in a car accident.
Our truck accident attorneys recovered $9 million after our client was hit head-on by a truck that crossed the center line. We have also successfully represented clients injured in mass transit catastrophes, such as the Amtrack Train No. 188 derailment, in which we secured $265 million on behalf of our clients.
We can capably handle all types of motor vehicle accidents, including:
- Bus Accidents
- Car Accidents
- Commercial Vehicle Accidents
- Dangerous Highway Guardrails
- Dram Shop Liability
- Drunk Driving Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Public Transportation/Mass Transit Accidents
- Truck Accidents
- Common Causes of Truck Accidents
Crime Victims/Civil Rights
We are proud of the work we have completed on behalf of clients injured in crimes or because of civil rights violations. We helped secure more than $2.88 billion for survivors of the Boy Scouts of America sexual abuse. We represent more than 16,000 of the approximate 82,000 survivors of the horrendous systematic abuse survivors suffered.
If you were injured in a crime or because of a civil rights violation, our personal injury lawyers can fight for the compensation you deserve.
We have successfully handled cases involving:
- Sexual Assault
- Child Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church
- Sexual Assault on College Campuses
- Sexual Assault of Athletes
- Child Sexual Abuse
- Boy Scout Sexual Abuse
- Child Sexual Abuse in Day Care
- Devereux Abuse Lawyers
- Criminal Attacks
- Inadequate Security
- Police Brutality & Excessive Force
- Foster Care Agency Negligence
Manufacturers who release dangerous or defective products into the marketplace can be held financially responsible for the harm they cause. Our product liability attorneys secured the largest auto defect award in Pennsylvania history involving a defective seatbelt, providing $55.3 million for our client.
We can handle any type of defect claim, including:
- Auto Defects
- ATV Accidents
- Child Safety Seat Failure
- Defective Airbags
- Defective Ignition Switches
- Defective Roadway Design
- Exploding Takata Airbags
- Fuel System Fires
- Roof Crush Injuries
- Seat Belt Failure
- SUV Rollovers
- Tire Failures
- Dangerous Drugs & Mass Torts
- IVC Filters
- Talcum Powder
- Talcum Powder FAQs
- Child Injuries
- Bicycle Helmets
- Children’s Cough Medicines
- Crib & Playpen Injuries
- Stroller/Child Carrier Defects
- Toy Accidents
Our personal injury law firm actively assists victims of sexual abuse. Our well-respected trial attorneys have taken on sexual abuse cases involving:
- Clergy abuse
- Abuse in the Boy Scouts
- Abuse at Glen Mills
- Sexual abuse at schools and daycare facilities
- Abuse by coaches or at sports facilities
- Sexual abuse by doctors, mental health care professionals, or other health care workers
- Abuse at physical therapy or massage therapy facilities
- Abuse at foster homes and residential care facilities
Every year, people are injured in car accidents in Philadelphia, PA. Our Philadelphia injury attorneys have extensive experience handling motor vehicle accidents that are caused by:
- Distracted driving
- Not paying attention
- Drinking and driving
- Failure to yield
- Running stop signs or red lights
Our Philadelphia injury lawyers have a strong track record of success in recovering compensation in motor vehicle accidents. Our legal team was able to recover $10 million for a former Stuyvesant high school student who was paralyzed in an auto accident while on a field trip. We also recovered $6.5 million for a woman who suffered serious injuries in a rollover car accident.
In addition to representing injured victims in passenger car accidents, our Philadelphia injury lawyers also represent individuals who are injured in motorcycle accidents. Motorcycle accidents are some of the most devastating personal injury cases we handle because accident victims often suffer severe injuries due to the lack of protection these vehicles provide. In one wrongful death case, our law firm was able to recover $9.25 million in financial compensation after a fatal motorcycle accident claimed the life of our client’s loved one.
Due to the massive size and weight of commercial trucks, truck accident victims may suffer serious injuries. Truck accidents are different from other types of auto accidents because they usually involve multiple parties, complex federal regulations, and insurance companies that will try to avoid accepting liability at any cost. For these reasons, it is important to hire an experienced Philadelphia PA injury attorney who will demand maximum compensation from all responsible parties. Our dedicated personal injury lawyers have achieved impressive results following truck accidents, including a $9 million recovery after our client was struck in a head-on collision by a tractor-trailer that crossed the center line and $3.8 million in a truck-car accident case caused when a semi-truck was blocking the highway while backing into a parking lot at night.
Determining Who Is Responsible for Your Accident
Personal injury law is largely based on identifying the legal responsibility someone owes you and proving how they breached this legal duty. When making personal injury claims, many accident victims turn to a personal injury firm for assistance. A Philadelphia personal injury attorney may be able to investigate the accident and the factors that contributed to it. Through investigation and discovery efforts, Philadelphia injury lawyers may be able to find evidence to help support your personal injury claim, such as:
- Photos or videos of the incident
- Eyewitness testimony
- Records that show the defendant was aware of a danger and failed to correct it
- Medical records
- Accident reports
- A history of similar incidents
How Soon Should I Contact an Attorney?
You should contact an attorney as soon as possible. If you were injured in a car accident or other accident caused by someone else’s negligence in Philadelphia PA, you have a limited amount of time to file a claim and personal injury lawsuit. The sooner you contact a personal injury attorney, the sooner they can begin work on your case.
What Types of Damages Could I Be Entitled To?
There are two broad categories of damages awarded in a personal injury case: compensatory and punitive.
These damages compensate the accident victim for loss, injury, or harm as a result of another person’s negligence. The majority of personal injury damages are classified as compensatory. These damages are intended to make the plaintiff “whole” from a monetary standpoint. Common examples of compensatory damages in a personal injury case include:
- Medical Treatment
- Payment of Past and Future Medical Bills
- Lost Wages
- Loss of Income
- Damaged Property
- Pain and Suffering
- Loss of Enjoyment of Life and/or Consortium
Consult with one of our experienced Philadelphia injury lawyers to learn the potential value of your personal injury claim.
Punitive damages are awarded in rare cases to punish the defendant for particularly bad behavior.
What Will a Personal Injury Lawyer Do For Me?
A personal injury lawyer will assist you with all aspects of your case and help to seek compensation on your behalf. Some of the ways that a personal injury firm can help are to:
- Investigate your injuries and the negligent circumstances involved
- Investigate the accident scene
- Provide legal advice about the options available to you for pursuing maximum compensation for your injuries
- Request documentation to help establish your personal injury claim
- Review documents, photos, and videos
- Question witnesses
- Work with medical experts
- Communicate with insurance companies and other parties on your behalf
- Pursue a personal injury settlement on your behalf
- Negotiate with responsible parties on your behalf
- Fight for maximum compensation at trial, if necessary
If you suffered a serious injury in a car accident, were harmed by a careless healthcare provider, or would like more information about pursuing a wrongful death claim, contact our elite personal injury firm today. You can talk to one of our knowledgeable personal injury attorneys during a free consultation. We can help you understand your legal rights and options for demanding maximum compensation in your personal injury case.
Contact Our Personal Injury Team for Help
If you were injured in any type of personal injury accident, Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C. is here to help. For life’s toughest trials, we are there. You can learn more about your legal options when you contact us today.