Delaware Personal Injury & 

 Workers' Compensation Blog

September 16, 2020

Kimmel Carter is excited to announce the addition of Patrick Wenk, Esq.

Patrick Wenk obtained his undergraduate degree from Rutgers College. Upon graduation, Patrick served his community as a Delaware State Trooper for 20 years.  During his tenure with law enforcement, he became an authority in the Delaware traffic laws. Driving Under the Influence laws inspired him to attend Widener Law School a...

September 8, 2020

Each year approximately 2.5 million individuals suffer from a traumatic brain injury (TBI), with about 50,000 proving fatal, and over 80,000 cases resulting in permanent disability.

Traumatic brain injury is a major cause of death and disability in the United States, contributing to about 30% of all injury deaths.

Head Trauma in Car Accidents:

Over 50% of TBIs are caused by auto accidents.

Trauma...

September 4, 2020

Happy Labor Day!  Kimmel Carter understands why today is necessary for the working class. Whether it be long and tiring hours, harmful conditions, or dangerous environments, our clients continue to make the best efforts in their workplace. Today our clients are entitled to rest and relaxation. America is built on the blue-collar community.  Enjoy your much deserved holiday.

August 28, 2020

We are honored to announce that Kimmel Carter Partner Sean Gambogi has been Sean Gambogi appointed Secretary of the Workers Compensation Section of the Delaware State Bar Association.

The Delaware State Bar Association promotes ethical conduct by lawyers, requires and offers high quality continuing legal education, protects the public from the unauthorized practice of law, reviews and makes recomme...

August 28, 2020

The Gift of Life Family House hosted the 16th Annual Kidney Open Golf Outing at the Dupont Country Club on Monday, August 24th, to support transplant families. All proceeds went to the Family House’s Adopt-A-Family Program, which ensures that nightly room fees at the Gift of Life Family House remain low, and supports families who cannot afford the nightly fee.

Gift of Life Family House serves as a...

August 25, 2020

The Department of Human Services released its 5 year-long study findings, from 2013 – 2017.

The findings highlight a somber fact: Delaware had one of highest average number of nursing home deficiencies per survey.

About 5,200 nursing homes nationwide (31 percent) had at least 1 repeat deficiency as well. Below, a map shows the states with the highest percentages and states with the lowest percentage...

August 11, 2020

Since 1990, there have been approximately 900 child deaths from heatstroke.

During the summer months, it is crucial to be aware of the signs of heatstroke, and to never leave your child in a hot car. Keeping a sharp eye on your little one is important too, considering children can climb into unlocked cars and become trapped inside.

Recent Tragedies:

A New Jersey Mother was arrested after leaving her...

August 3, 2020

Riding a Jet Ski on the lake or the beach may be an exciting summer pastime, however these personal watercrafts can be dangerous. They should be operated with the same amount of attention and care as when operating a boat.

Accidents and Fatalities

The most common vessel types involved in reported accidents were open motorboats, personal watercraft, and cabin motorboats. The vessel types with the hig...

July 30, 2020

It is imperative to put your child in the safest car seat available. While technology has advanced over the past few decades, there are instances where a manufacturer puts profits ahead of a child’s safety.  

One particular manufacturer, Evenflo, is facing various lawsuits over its “Big Kid” booster seat – said to be safe for children who weigh as little as 30 pounds.

Read the most recent lawsuit he...

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