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Third-Party Claims for Workplace Injuries

When you have been hurt on the job, your first course of action will typically be to file a workers' compensation claim. In some instances, it may be your exclusive remedy, which means that you must seek all compensation for any physical or financial loss through the workers' compensation process. … [Read more...]

Strict Liability Claims

As a practical matter, most personal injury claims are based on allegations of negligence, as developed through the common law. We've looked at the components of a claim based on negligence—the breach of a duty of care, causation, and actual loss—in other blogs. There are other ways to proceed … [Read more...]

Defending a Strict Liability Claim

Though most personal injury lawsuits are based on a legal theory of negligence, or breach of a duty to use reasonable care, there are also instances where an injured person may seek compensation based on a theory of "strict liability." We discussed the concept of strict liability in greater detail … [Read more...]

Understanding Negligence: Actual Loss

In earlier blogs, we explained the negligence principles of standard of care and of causation. There's a third requirement—you must also show that the defendant's breach of the duty to act as a reasonable person caused you to suffer actual loss. That may seem obvious in most situations—you were in … [Read more...]

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Understanding Negligence: Causation

In an earlier blog, we explained the requirement that a personal injury plaintiff show a breach of the duty of care in order to succeed in a lawsuit for damages. That's only the first step, though. Once you've established a breach, you must then show that the defendant's actions caused your injury. … [Read more...]

Understanding Negligence: The Standard of Care

If you or someone you love has been hurt because of the carelessness or wrongful conduct of another person, you may expect to be able to take legal action to recover compensation for your injuries and for any losses you have suffered. But how does that work? What's the legal basis for recovering … [Read more...]

Metzger & Kleiner Wins Verdict in Bed Bug Litigation

Firm Wins Award against Hotel Chain for Personal Injury and Property Loss Metzger & Kleiner has successfully obtained a verdict from a Philadelphia arbitration panel, securing damages for clients who were bitten by bed bugs at a Baymont Hotel & Suites in Lancaster, Ohio. We also recovered damages … [Read more...]

Understanding the Statute of Limitations in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

When you have been hurt because of the careless, negligent or wrongful acts of another person, you must initiate legal action to recover any losses within a specific period of time from the date the injury occurred. There are many good reasons for this rule. First, the longer you wait to bring legal … [Read more...]

Plaintiffs v. Mahamati., d/b/a Baymont Hotel & Suites

Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas: 15-08-04380 Philadelphia arbitrators returned a verdict in favor of our clients against Mahamati, Inc., d/b/a Baymont Hotel & Suites for damages sustained as a result of bed bugs that were alleged to be contracted at Baymont Hotel & Suites at 1721 River … [Read more...]

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