Delaware Personal Injury & 

 Workers' Compensation Blog

March 30, 2020

A new study conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the number of fatalities in older workers (ages 55+) have nearly doubled from 1992-2017, while workplace fatalities for 65+ workers have increased over 66%.

The table below shows the decrease in workplace fatalities for people ages 54 and under and the increase for workers ages 55 and over. While the percentage of older workers has...

March 26, 2020

In a controversial push for transparency, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) unveils an icon on its website that is placed next to nursing homes with reported abuse, negligence or exploitation. CMS states that less than 5% of the 15,000 nursing homes that participate in Medicare or Medicaid will get this icon

Levels of Severity

Nursing home citations range in severity on a scale fr...

March 23, 2020

A message to our clients,

Although our office is physically closed during these uncertain times, we will continue to work around the clock for our clients. Our staff of over 45 employees is connected and working remotely from the comfort of their homes, and we are still available by phone or email.

We will make an announcement when we have more information on the coronavirus . Please stay safe and f...

March 19, 2020

Workers’ compensation for Delaware  is defined as a system, created by the Delaware Legislature, which provides benefits to workers who are injured or who contract an occupational disease while working.

Worried that you contracted Coronavirus at work? See our latest post here

In general, workers’ compensation provides benefits to employees who are injured during the course and scope of their em...

March 18, 2020

COVID-19, commonly known as the Coronavirus, is an upper respiratory infection where the victim may exhibit flu-like symptoms. As of March 17th, 2020, there are 4,226 cases and 75 deaths in the U.S, and over 153,000 cases worldwide.

Droplets of bodily fluids - such as saliva or mucus - from an infected person are dispersed in the air, on surfaces, or on objects by coughing or sneezing. These drople...

March 17, 2020

Due to recent developments with COVID-19, it is out of an abundance of caution that Kimmel, Carter, Roman, Peltz & O’Neill will be closing our physical offices until at least March 30th. 

All attorneys and staff will work remotely during this time, and will be available via phone and email between the hours of 8:30am - 5pm.

If you have an existing appointment, or have further questions, please reach...

March 16, 2020

At Kimmel Carter, we love to invest in our community.  We happily contributed to the funding of Action for Delaware’s Children, and look forward to seeing its impact in our community for years to come.

Helping At-Risk Youth

Action for Delaware’s Children’s mission is to advocate for Delaware's at-risk children, especially those living in poverty.  Action for Delaware’s Children supports three main w...

March 13, 2020

In light of recent health-related developments, Kimmel Carter and Cancer Care Connection have decided to postpone the Blue-Gold All-Star Basketball Games, originally scheduled for March 21st, at the 76er’s Fieldhouse. Tentatively, the games are being scheduled for June 13th, 2020.

We are currently working to reschedule activities associated with the Blue-Gold Basketball Games. Tentatively, the Blue...

March 13, 2020

Due to recent developments with COVID-19, it is out of an abundance of caution that Kimmel, Carter, Roman, Peltz & O’Neill will be limiting in-person client interaction. The health and safety of our clients and our employees is of the upmost priority.

Attorneys and staff are available via phone and email during the hours of 8:30am - 5pm. We are handling this situation day by day.

If you have an exis...

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