Abe v. Smucker

The Freibott Law Firm was successful in defending a Petition to Terminate on behalf of one of our clients when the Industrial Accident Board found that our client was not entitled to ongoing total disability benefits; but was, in fact, entitled to partial disability benefits.  The medical experts in this case agreed that our client…

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Workers’ Compensation Terms to Know

After a workplace injury in Delaware, you will need to understand a variety of terms that are used in Delaware workers’ compensation law as you go through the claims process. While the initial process of reporting your injury to your employer and filing a claim may seem relatively straightforward, claims can be extremely complicated, particularly…

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Workers’ Compensation and Restaurant Employees

Restaurant workers routinely sustain debilitating injuries on the job, regardless of whether they are working in the kitchen or serving customers. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), restaurant workers sustained nearly 94,000 injuries in 2019, and more than 31,000 of those injuries resulted in one or more missed workdays. Injuries can occur…

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Premises Liability: Negligent Security Versus Slip and Fall Claims

If you or somebody you love recently got hurt while patronizing a local business in Delaware or while visiting Delaware, it is important to know that you may be eligible to file a premises liability lawsuit in order to seek compensation for your injuries. Premises liability law is a broad area within the more expansive…

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Car Accidents in the Summer: Five Things to Know

Many people associate a rise in car accidents with the winter months when holiday travel happens and when dangerous weather, including ice and snow, can result in hazardous road conditions. However, it is important to know that car accidents also happen at a high rate during the summer months, as data from the National Highway…

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How Can Comparative Negligence Impact My Car Accident Claim?

After a car accident in Delaware caused by another driver, it is essential to learn more about your options for seeking financial compensation. Delaware is a tort state, or a “fault” state, for auto accident purposes, which means that an injured motorist can file a lawsuit against an at-fault driver in order to seek damages.…

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Michiels v. FastTrack Coatings Co. Inc.

The Freibott Law Firm was recently successful in prosecuting a case on behalf of one of its clients.  Our client was injured on March 15, 2021 while working as a supervisor and foreman at FastTrack Coatings Co., Inc., an industrial floor coating and concrete repair business.  Our client injured his left hand, his lumbar spine,…

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What is a Catastrophic Injury?

When another person or entity engages in an action or fails to take reasonable care and causes an injury, that party can be responsible for paying damages to the injured person. It is important to know that you can seek compensation through a personal injury lawsuit in Delaware even for a minor injury. To be…

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Frequently Asked Questions About Delaware Workers’ Compensation

When you have suffered a serious on-the-job injury in Delaware or you have been diagnosed with an illness that arose out of your job duties, our Delaware workers’ compensation attorneys know that you are likely to have many different questions and concerns about workers’ compensation eligibility and the general workers’ compensation process. The following are…

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