Delaware Personal Injury & 

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April 22, 2018

Earth day comes but once a year. This year we took the time to learn about the Pygmy tribe, tribe set in the Democratic Republic Congo that has been enslaved and without clean water for decades. Water-borne disease is the number one killer among the Pygmies. As their tribe has begun to dwindle in size, they have become known as “The Forgotten People”. The Pygmy Tribe has been unable to travel to c...

April 20, 2018

There is no way to explain the immense impact of Mr. Kimmel’s life with one person’s words. Mr. Kimmel’s accomplishments speak for themselves, leaving behind an excellent legal career and founding multiple charities to benefit the community. Mr. Kimmel had a vision to make a better tomorrow for Delaware. For those at the firm, we were Mr. Kimmel’s second family, we knew about the awards, the accom...

April 10, 2018

Out of 408 pedestrian accidents in Delaware in 2010, 22 resulted in fatalities. In 2009, there were 277 pedestrian accidents, 14 of which resulted in fatalities.

January 9, 2018

Kimmel Carter proudly supports those who protect our everyday safety in law enforcement. Partner, Mr. Roman, joined the firm in 1983 after having an exceptional career in law enforcement. After joining the Delaware State Police in 1964, Roman climbed the ranks being named Corporal in 1970. By 1978, Mr. Roman was named Captain of the Delaware State Police.

After joining the firm, Mr. Roman had the s...

November 2, 2017

Congratulations to Kimmel Carter Managing Partner Lawrance Kimmel, Partner William Peltz, and Partner Jonathan O’Neill, who have been selected for Delaware Today 2018 Top Lawyers list in multiple categories.

Lawrance Kimmel, Jonathan O’Neill, and William Peltz were three out of the seven top attorneys selected for the category of Personal Injury, for Plaintiff, three out of the five attorneys selec...

May 11, 2017

If you are injured on the job, there are certain steps you should take to ensure you are properly cared for and to receive the compensation you deserve. Partner Heather Long discusses these steps and explains how you can get on the right track to getting better after a work injury.

There are seven main rights under workers' compensation and we are going to assume that the work injury has already been accepted and that your injury was within the course and scope of your employment. The first right are medical expenses. When you are injured in a work accident, the medical bills are paid by the insurance company for workers' compensation. Medical bills have to be reason...

February 20, 2017

When we think of the deadliest weather hazards, tornadoes and floods might usually come to mind. However, car accidents actually kill more Americans each year than any weather hazard.

As is the case in many other areas of the country, car accidents on Delaware roads tend to increase during the winter months. According to Delaware’s Annual Traffic Statistical Report published by the Delaware State P...

February 3, 2017

Workers’ compensation laws ensure the payment of fixed monetary benefits to employees who are injured on the job – and in some cases, to the dependents of those employees. This blog will focus on and provide a brief synopsis of the 7 basic rights of recovery under Delaware workers’ compensation laws.

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