Construction Defect Settlement

$325,000.00 settlement – Goebert Law, LLC represented an individual who sustained a lower leg fracture from a fall caused by a construction defect and improperly maintained construction area in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  As a result of the fall, the client underwent two surgeries, lost time from work, missed time with family, endured pain and suffering, and [...]

Head Injury Settlement

$163,000.00 settlement – Goebert Law, LLC represented an individual who sustained a severe head injury while a passenger in a vehicle struck by a pick-up truck traveling approximately 40 MPH.  The collision caused the client to sustain a severe head injury, including a concussion, post-concussion syndrome, and cognitive impairments including attention, concentration, and memory deficits.  [...]

Distracted Driver Settlement

$45,000.00 settlement – Goebert Law, LLC represented an individual who was the driver of a vehicle that that was rear ended by a distracted driver.  The distracted driver was travelling at approximately 45-50 MPH when the impact occurred and, according to the police report, was “looking for something in her car” at the time of [...]

Negligent Security and Erin Andrews

As you may know, Fox Sports personality, Erin Andrews, is seeking $75 million in damages from the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt, alleging negligent security. Andrews alleges that the hotel provided negligent security when it allowed a man named Michael David Barrett to reserve the room next to hers, rig her room’s peephole with a camera [...]

Injured by an Underinsured Driver

I recently represented an individual seriously injured by an underinsured driver. The negligent driver had only the required minimum insurance for bodily injury which was paid in full by his insurance company. The amount paid covered only a fraction of my client’s past medical bills and the negligent driver had no substantial assets to cover [...]

Can I File a Lawsuit with Limited Tort Insurance?

I was recently approached by a client who suffered injuries when he was rear ended while stopped at a red light. The client’s insurance policy was a limited tort policy and the client asked me, “Can I file a lawsuit with limited tort insurance?” The answer is yes; however, the amount and type of damages [...]

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

I recently represented the driver of a vehicle who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury when he was rear ended by an intoxicated driver. He experienced no loss of consciousness and was taken by ambulance from the accident scene to the hospital and diagnosed with a concussion and released within a few hours. He was [...]

Slips and Falls on Snow and Ice, be careful of Hills and Ridges

I hope everyone stayed safe, warm, and had some fun in Blizzard Jonas this past weekend. In light of Blizzard Jonas pounding the Philadelphia area, I thought now would be a good time to discuss the peculiar Pennsylvania “Hills and Ridges Doctrine” which relates to slips and falls on snow and ice. Snow and ice [...]

I Can’t Sue Septa, Can I?

I was recently approached by a potential client who sustained injuries when his car was struck by a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) bus that had run a red light.  The client was facing mounting medical bills, lost time from work, an uncertain medical prognosis, future lost income, and had endured a great deal of [...]