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Being a victim of Injury is not only stressful but also emotionally devastating. You may not know what to do or who to call. You will never owe us any money unless we win. We can help to make sure you don’t have to suffer financially for something that wasn’t your fault, and help you get your life back on track.

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Delaware Accident Injury Claim

All auto accidents will inflict damage to you and your car. The amount of money needed to repair those damages depends on the gravity of the accident itself. If you are not responsible for the situation, you surely don’t want to be left with all the financial liability. To avoid this from happening you should think about hiring an accident injury attorney.

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Having a legal representative has its advantages. He will help you to fill a personal injury claim and survey through all the legal aspects of the process. You may try to get compensation by yourself but is better to have a specialist by your side. If you check out our article about car accidents, you will find some reasons why hiring a car crash attorney is a wise decision.

If the accident is serious, it will be accompanied by severe consequences. This has a high impact on victim's life. Try to find retribution without the help of an expert could be impossible. In the best case, you will get just a little fraction of want you deserve.

Regardless of the severity of the accident, and therefore your injury claim, a lawyer will help you through all the process. Car accident lawyers with vast experience in personal injury claims and calculations know how to get the best deal possible for you.

If you have been involved in a car accident, you should get into contact with the best lawyer available. Car crashes can prevent you from working or leave you with permanent disability and injuries that require medical attention. Your accident lawyer should be able to get the maximum amount of money as compensation for these problems.

As soon as you contact a qualified lawyer the better. We will be delighted to help you, so call us at (855) 906-2966 or let us call you to set up a free consultation today!

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Personal Injury Claim in Delaware

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When you get injured by another person’s fault, you are entitled to compensation. This is known as a personal injury claim and it comprehends everything from traumatic injuries to simple bruises. You can make the claim all by yourself but is better if you have the help of a professional injury lawyer. He will protect your interest and he will do whatever it takes to maximize the amount of money you receive in compensation so all your expenses are covered.

Accidents can happen in any place at any time. They could be as simple as a slip and fall in a supermarket or as serious as a car crash. The severity of your injuries will be tied to the gravity of the accident. Anyway, before thinking about filling up the claim, you have to be able to prove that the injuries were caused by another person's negligence. It is the job of your injury attorney to prove it and to evaluate the legality of your claim.

Personal injury laws guarantees you monetary compensation for all the expenses related to the treatment of your injuries. In addition, having an attorney with the right experience will allow you to level the play in any negotiation. He will take care of all the paperwork and will represent you in all the steps of the process.

If you are thinking to hire a professional to take your case, you should hire the best personal injury attorney available in your area. Get a free consultation today with our team of experts either by calling (855) 906-2966 or fill up a quick form to let us call you.

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Top Lawyers Serving Delaware

Robert C. Collins, II Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Dover, DE

Robert C. Collins, II

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Dover, DE

Robert C. Collins, II, is an attorney with the Schwartz & Schwartz, Attorneys at Law, P.A. law firm in Dover, Delaware. Representing the rights and interests of clients throughout the state, Mr. Collins focuses his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death claims arising from car accidents, commercial truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, dog bites, slip-and-fall accidents and other preventable tragedies caused by someone elses negligence or wrongdoing.In addition, he also has extensive experience handling cases involving employment litigation, commercial and residential real estate litigation, estate litigation, landlord/tenant disputes and eviction cases, Court of Chancery cases, life insurance claims and denials, and other legal areas. Moreover, Mr. Collins holds his certification as a mediator and arbitrator from the Delaware Supreme Court, and he has helped numerous clients resolve their differences and find favorable settlements without setting foot inside a courtroom.Hailing from a long line of educators, Mr. Collins embraces his role as advisor and counselor for his clients, providing them with the information they need to fully understand their options and make the best-informed decisions on the matters that affect their cases. At trial, he uses his educational proclivities to educate the jury on the important and relevant facts about his clients case, thereby increasing the chances that his clients will receive the favorable verdicts they expect.From his efforts, Mr. Collins has secured many substantial awards and settlements for his plaintiff clients, including a recent verdict of more than $300,000. Recognized for his outstanding professionalism and service, as well as his success as a legal advocate, Mr. Collins has received several Top 40 Under 40 designation from The National Trial Lawyers, and the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys named him as one of the Top 10 Delaware Personal Injury Attorneys Under 40.A 2006 graduate of the University of Delaware, Mr. Collins obtained his Juris Doctor from Rutgers Law School in 2009. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware and the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware. He is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association, where he once was co-chair of the organizations Health Law Section, and he is actively involved with the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice, among his other professional affiliations.

Office Location:
1140 South State Street, Dover DE 19901
www.schwartzandschwartz.com
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Benjamin A. Schwartz Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Dover, DE

Benjamin A. Schwartz

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Dover, DE

As managing partner at Schwartz & Schwartz, Benjamin A. Schwartz is committed to representing clients in Wilmington and Dover, Delaware. Additionally, he provides legal services to other attorneys and law firms in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and across the country. Mr. Schwartz focuses his practice on handling personal injury cases that involve the following matters: dangerous dog attacks, commercial truck and tractor-trailer accidents, wrongful death and motorcycle accidents. He also handles matters involving white collar criminal defense, defamation, health law, mediation and arbitration.In 1997, Mr. Schwartz received a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Delaware. He then went on to earn a Juris Doctor, graduating magna cum laude, from New York Law School in 2001.For more than a decade, Mr. Schwartz has been committed to helping people through even the most complex legal matters. Suffering a personal injury can have devastating consequences that range from physical pain and suffering to financial turmoil. Mr. Schwartz approaches every case with compassion for his clients and the tenacity for securing favorable results.Active in the legal community, Mr. Schwartz serves as co-chair of the Delaware State Bar Associations Health Law Section. He is a member of the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, The National Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association, the National Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, L.L.C. and The Lincoln Club of Delaware. Mr. Schwartz is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Delaware Supreme Court.When he is not helping clients, Mr. Schwartz enjoys spending time as a devoted husband and father.

Office Location:
1140 South State Street, Dover DE 19901
www.schwartzandschwartz.com
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Michael Weiss Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Wilmington, DE

Michael Weiss

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Wilmington, DE

Michael Weiss has been practicing law since 1974 and founded this law firm in 1995. The firm became Weiss and Saville in 2002. He is the senior director of the firm. Mr. Weiss is admitted to practice before all of the Delaware State Courts, the Federal Court for the District of Delaware and the United States Supreme Court.The focus of Mr. Weiss practice is in litigating plaintiff personal injury and claimant workers compensation claims. He understands and appreciates the issues that his clients are dealing with both immediately after the injury occurs and over the long term, and he works diligently on their behalf. Mr. Weiss has been recognized by his peers as an outstanding and experienced attorney.

Office Location:
1105 N. Market Street, Suite 200,, Wilmington DE 19801
www.weissandsaville.com
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Yvonne Takvorian Saville Top Rated Alternative Dispute Resolution Attorney in Wilmington, DE

Yvonne Takvorian Saville

Top Rated Alternative Dispute Resolution Attorney in Wilmington, DE

Ms. Saville is a director with the law firm Weiss & Saville, P.A. where her practice is focused on plaintiffs civil litigation in the areas of personal injury and workers compensation.  She has been appointed as a Special Master for complex civil cases in The United States District Court for the District of Delaware.  Ms. Saville is a frequent ADR practitioner as both a certified mediator and arbitrator, having handled over 10,000 cases.  In recognition of her practice as a mediator, she has been inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Civil Trial Mediators and as a Member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. She was appointed by Governor Carney to the Judicial Nominating Committee in 2017. Ms. Saville is a Past President of the Delaware State Bar Association and served on its Executive Committee for 9 years. She is a member and previous Chair of DSBAs Workers Compensation Section, as well as a member of the Women and the Law, Litigation, ADR and Small Firms and Solo Practitioners Sections. She is on the CLE planning committees for both the Women and Law and Workers Compensation Sections annual retreats.  Ms. Saville has served on the Delaware Combined Campaign for Justice Board and been a Communications Co-Chair for over a dozen years.  She is a prior Co Chair of the Delaware Supreme Courts Access to Justice Commission, having served in that role for 3 years.Ms. Saville has served on the Board of Governors for the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association for 19 years and is a two time past President of DTLA, the second female to serve in that capacity. She has earned an ,AV Peer Review Martindale Hubbell rating, (highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards) in the areas of alternative dispute resolution, personal injury and workers compensation.Ms. Saville has been recognized as an outstanding lawyer in the field of ADR and workers compensation inDelaware Today ,magazine, as one of the ,Best Lawyers in Americafor Mediation, and as Delaware Top Lawyer in the area of ADR, listed in ,Philadelphia Magazine,.  She is a past recipient of the Delaware Superior Court ,Amicus Curiae or Friend of the Court Award,, the Delaware State Bar Association ,Womens Leadership Award,, the DSBA Women and Law Section ,Honorable Aida Wasserstein Award,, the Delaware Law School ,Alumna of the Year Award,, the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association ,Eagle of Justice Award,, and the Delaware Law School ,Outstanding Service Award,.  She is a previous Adjunct Professor at the Delaware Law School.Ms. Saville is a Master in The Randy J. Holland Workers Compensation Inn of Court and is member of the American Bar Association and American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA). She is a graduate of the University of Delaware and Delaware Law School (previous Widener University School of Law).

Office Location:
1105 N. Market Street, Suite 200,, Wilmington DE 19801
www.weissandsaville.com
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Samuel D. Pratcher, III Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Wilmington, DE

Samuel D. Pratcher, III

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Wilmington, DE

Samuel D. Pratcher, III is a partner at the Delaware law firm of Pratcher Krayer. Samuel was born in Wilmington, Delaware and attended Salesianum High School. He graduated with honors from Hampton University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science. In 2009, he received his law degree from Thomas M. Cooley School of Law.While in law school, Samuel served as judicial extern to the Honorable Joseph J. Farnan, Jr. in the United States District Court of Delaware. He gained valuable experience researching and writing court opinions on civil rights and employment law matters.After law school, Samuel completed a year clerkship with The Honorable Charles H. Toliver, IV of the Superior Court of the State of Delaware. As a law clerk, he conducted research and assisted in writing court opinions in business litigation, personal injury and criminal law matters.Mr. Pratcher previously worked for a regional defense law firm and represented several insurance companies. Mr. Pratchers experience in previously representing insurance companies makes him aware of the tactics that insurance companies use to try and lessen the value of personal injury cases. As a result, he is able to advise his clients and get just compensation for their injuries.Mr. Pratcher focuses his efforts on protecting the rights of victims of accdients as they prusue the compensation they need to allow them to recover from their injuries. His practice is in personal injury and workers compensation. He was selected as one of Delawares Top Lawyers by Delaware Today magazine in 2013.Mr. Pratcher is admitted to practice in Delaware and New Jersey, the United States District Court of Delaware, and the United States Supreme Court. 

Office Location:
1300 N. Grant Ave., Suite 206, Wilmington DE 19806
www.pkinjury.com
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Timothy E. Lengkeek Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Wilmington, DE

Timothy E. Lengkeek

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Wilmington, DE

Timothy E. Lengkeek is a graduate of the University of Delaware and Rutgers University School of Law, with honors.  He represents people injured or killed as a result of auto and work accidents, medical negligence and premises and products liability.  He has a remarkable track record - including obtaining a number of seven figure settlements and verdicts in cases that many thought could not be won.In the last several years, he has recovered more than $30 million dollars for his clients, including a number of cases where the recovery was $1 million or more.  His most recent medical negligence verdict, ,Koch v. Cardiology Consultants,, which ultimately settled for $2.15 million following a Plaintiffs verdict and an appeal, created favorable new law for patients in the area of informed consent.  In three other cases, the Delaware courts adopted his arguments and created new law in the areas medical negligence, premises liability and respondeat superior.Saddler v. Doman; Cantinca v. Fontana; Smith v. Williams,.  In one of his most recent cases in the Delaware Supreme Court, ,Castillo v. Clearwater Ins. Co,, 8 A.3d 1177 (Del. 2010), the Court reversed the trial court and adopted Mr. Lengkeeks argument, finding that the Plaintiff was entitled to access $1,000,000.00 in underinsured motorist coverage.He is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and a Life Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.He is a past President of  the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, a past member of the Board of Governors of The American Association for Justice, and a State Delegate to AAJ.  He has named a Top Lawyer since 2013, a Top Personal Injury Lawyer by Delaware Today, and recognized by Best Lawyers - Personal Injury Plaintiff since 2012. 

Office Location:
Rodney Square, 1000 North King Street,, Wilmington DE 19801
www.youngconawayinjurylawyers.com
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Gary S. Nitsche Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Wilmington, DE

Gary S. Nitsche

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Wilmington, DE

As managing partner of the Weik, Nitsche & Dougherty law firm in Wilmington, Delaware, attorney Gary S. Nitsche devotes his practice to advocating on behalf of the rights and entitlements of those suffering from the negligent, careless or unlawful acts of others.Regarded as one of the top trial attorneys in the country, Mr. Nitsche has over 30 years of litigation experience, including representing his plaintiff clients in over 50 jury trials. Through his efforts, he has secured millions of dollars in settlements and awards on behalf of those adversely affected by motor vehicle accidents, nursing home abuse, dangerous property conditions, defective products and other preventable tragedies. He also dedicates a portion of his practice to handling workers compensation claims on behalf of injured and disabled employees.Recognized as a leader in his field, Mr. Nitsche is co-author of Delawares Pre-Judgment Interest Law, a reference guide that details important changes to the law affecting injured parties, and he has lectured extensively throughout the country on a variety of topics related to personal injury law, workers compensation and uninsured motorist coverage.A member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Mr. Nitsche also holds a Superb rating from Avvo and received the organizations Clients Choice Award in 2017. Among his numerous other honors and accolades, he also received the Best Lawyer Readers Choice Award from the DE News Journal in 2004.A 1982 graduate of the University of Delaware, Mr. Nitsche obtained his Juris Doctor from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1987. The following year, he received his license to practice from the Delaware State Bar Association, and he is also licensed to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.He is active with the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, serving as president from 1999 to 2000, and he is also a member of the American Association for Justice.

Office Location:
305 North Union St, 2nd Floor,, Wilmington DE 19805
www.weiknitsche.com
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Michael Galbraith Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Wilmington, DE

Michael Galbraith

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Wilmington, DE

Michael B. Galbraith is an attorney and director at Cooch and Taylor P.A. in Wilmington, Delaware. Mr. Galbraith focuses his practice exclusively on representing individuals injured in various personal injury and workers compensation cases, serving clients throughout Delaware who have been injured or lost a loved one due to negligence.Mr. Galbraith has more than a decade of extensive litigation experience and provides committed and dedicated representation to his clients. Over his time in practice, he has handled matters involving motor vehicle accidents, industrial accidents and work-related injuries, insurance coverage disputes, premises liability and products liability.A passionate and skilled advocate for each of his clients, Mr. Galbraith has experience with all phases of the litigation process at the trial and appellate levels. He is knowledgeable regarding the discovery process, expert depositions and procedures in both trial and appeals courts. Over the course of his career, he has been involved in many noteworthy cases leading to successful outcomes for his clients.In addition to his practice, Mr. Galbraith uses his legal knowledge and experience to educate others. Seminars at which he has spoken over the years include the Delaware State Bar Association Workers Compensation Seminar, the Raymond C. Radulski Workers Compensation Seminar and the John F. Kirk Workers Compensation Breakfast Seminar.Mr. Galbraith earned a bachelors degree from the University of Delaware and received his law degree from Widener University Delaware Law School. He attained his license to practice law in 2006, which qualified him to appear and practice before all Delaware state courts.Mr. Galbraith enjoys staying active in his legal community. He is an active member of the Delaware State Bar Association, where he has served as a member of the Nominating Committee, and the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, where Mr. Galbraith currently serves as the Chair of the Amicus Committee.

Office Location:
1000 North West Street, 10th Floor,, Wilmington DE 19801

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Kristen S. Swift Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Wilmington, DE

Kristen S. Swift

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Wilmington, DE

Kristen S. Swift is an attorney providing legal services covering Personal Injury - General: Defense, Workers Compensation: Employer / Insurance, Insurance Coverage and Employment Litigation: Defense and Banking.Kristen Swift, who practices law in Wilmington, Delaware, was selected to Rising Stars for 2019. This peer designation is awarded only to a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state. The Rising Stars selection process takes into account peer recognition, professional achievement in legal practice, and other cogent factors.Prior to becoming an attorney, she studied at Widener University School of Law. She graduated in 2014.After passing the bar exam, she was admitted to legal practice in 2014.

Office Location:
750 Shipyard Drive, Suite 400, Wilmington DE 19899

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Gilbert F. Shelsby, Jr. Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Wilmington, DE

Gilbert F. Shelsby, Jr.

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Wilmington, DE

Gilbert F. Shelsby, Jr. is a top-rated attorney selected to Top Lawyers for 2007 - 2013, 2019. He works at Shelsby & Leoni, PA, located in Wilmington, Delaware, and provides legal services for issues involving Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff and Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff to the surrounding community.Gilbert Shelsby, Jr. completed legal studies at The University of Maryland School of Law and graduated with the class of 1984.Gilbert Shelsby, Jr. passed the bar in 1985.Only a few attorneys from each state are selected to Top Lawyers designation for any given year. The multi-factor selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and evaluations, as well as professional achievement in legal practice.

Office Location:
221 Main Street, Wilmington DE 19804

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Timothy E. Lengkeek Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Wilmington, DE

Timothy E. Lengkeek

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Wilmington, DE

Timothy E. Lengkeek is a graduate of the University of Delaware and Rutgers University School of Law, with honors.  He represents people injured or killed as a result of auto and work accidents, medical negligence and premises and products liability.  He has a remarkable track record - including obtaining a number of seven figure settlements and verdicts in cases that many thought could not be won.In the last several years, he has recovered more than $30 million dollars for his clients, including a number of cases where the recovery was $1 million or more.  His most recent medical negligence verdict, ,Koch v. Cardiology Consultants,, which ultimately settled for $2.15 million following a Plaintiffs verdict and an appeal, created favorable new law for patients in the area of informed consent.  In three other cases, the Delaware courts adopted his arguments and created new law in the areas medical negligence, premises liability and respondeat superior.Saddler v. Doman; Cantinca v. Fontana; Smith v. Williams,.  In one of his most recent cases in the Delaware Supreme Court, ,Castillo v. Clearwater Ins. Co,, 8 A.3d 1177 (Del. 2010), the Court reversed the trial court and adopted Mr. Lengkeeks argument, finding that the Plaintiff was entitled to access $1,000,000.00 in underinsured motorist coverage.He is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and a Life Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.He is a past President of  the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, a past member of the Board of Governors of The American Association for Justice, and a State Delegate to AAJ.  He has named a Top Lawyer since 2013, a Top Personal Injury Lawyer by Delaware Today, and recognized by Best Lawyers - Personal Injury Plaintiff since 2012. 

Office Location:
Rodney Square, 1000 North King Street,, Wilmington DE 19801
www.youngconawayinjurylawyers.com
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Chase T. Brockstedt Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Lewes, DE

Chase T. Brockstedt

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Lewes, DE

Chase T. Brockstedt is an attorney who represents clients in the Lewes, Delaware area. Chase Brockstedt is recognized by peers and was selected to Rising Stars for 2012 - 2013. This selection is based off of an evaluation of 12 indicators including peer recognition and professional achievement in legal practice.Chase Brockstedt chose to pursue a career in law after completing undergraduate studies.He attended Widener University School of Law and graduated in 1999.Chase Brockstedt passed the bar exam and was admitted to legal practice in 1999.He represents clients with Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff issues in Delaware.He also represents clients with Workers Compensation: Claimant and Business Litigation issues.Being selected to Rising Stars is limited to a small number of attorneys in each state. As one of the few attorneys to garner the distinction of Rising Stars, Chase Brockstedt has earned the respect of peers as one of the top-rated attorneys in the nation.

Office Location:
1413 Savannah Road, Suite 1,, Lewes DE 19958

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