Philadelphia Foot and Ankle Injuries Common in Winter
In the winter, slip-and-fall injuries increase some hospitals’ emergency room traffic by 500 percent. And, according to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, stress fractures in the foot are one of the most common injuries in the winter. Ankle injuries from falling are also common in the winter. Stress fractures are tiny cracks in the foot bones that may, at first, not cause much discomfort. But they can en...
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Wapner Newman is proud that the long civil trial stemming from the 2013 building collapse on Market Street has concluded with a $227 million settlement, which is believed to be the largest personal injury settlement in Pennsylvania history. After only four hours of deliberation, the jury returned a unanimous verdict and decided the Salvation Army was 75% responsible. The collapse led to the death of seven people and the inj...
Slip and fall attorney in Philadelphia, David Sternberg settled a slip and fall case on behalf of an elderly woman who fell on a slippery coffee shop floor. After purchasing her coffee, the woman slipped in a puddle of liquid creamer and fractured her leg. The investigation confirmed that store employees routinely neglected to mop and sweep the area where the fall occurred and that they failed to take the necessary safety ...
Adam Getson of Wapner Newman was able to obtain a verdict in the amount of $184,000 in a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania trip and fall matter. The plaintiff, 60 years old at the time of her fall, sustained left knee medial and lateral meniscus tears and a medial femoral condyle fracture requiring multiple injections and surgical repair and a left shoulder full thickness rotator cuff tear requiring multiple injections as a re...
Adam Getson of Wapner Newman was able to obtain a verdict in the amount of $150,000 in a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania trip and fall matter. The plaintiff began descending concrete steps when he was caused to trip and fall due to a broken step. He violently tumbled down the remaining steps crashing into the concrete platform below. As a result of his fall, plaintiff sustained severe, injuries including but not limited to a...