Category: Premises Liability

PA Premises Attorney Lawyer

In the winter, slip-and-fall injuries increase some hospitals’ emergency room traffic by 500 percent. And, according to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, stress fractures in the foot are one of the most common injuries in the winter. Ankle injuries are also common in the winter. Stress fractures are tiny cracks in the […]

Legal Award

Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller is proud that the long civil trial stemming from the 2013 building collapse on Market Street has concluded with a $227 million settlement, which is believed to be the largest personal injury settlement in Pennsylvania history. After only four hours of deliberation, the jury returned a unanimous verdict and […]

Steven G. Wigrizer, a partner at Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller, P.C., obtained a lucrative settlement in a premises liability action against a local university. Mr. Wigrizer’s client was rendered a paraplegic after being supplied a defective bunk bed in a negligent manner. Partner Wigrizer reached a $6.5 Million settlement after arguing that the […]

Steve Wigrizer represents two families who lost loved ones in the tragic Salvation Army building collapse – read his comments regarding the recent citations issued by OSHA in this case below:

http://m.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/news/2013/11/14/lawyers-shift-focus-to-salvation-army.html?r=full

Slip and fall attorney in Philadelphia, David Sternberg settled a slip and fall case on behalf of an elderly woman who fell on a slippery coffee shop floor. After purchasing her coffee, the woman slipped in a puddle of liquid creamer and fractured her leg. The investigation confirmed that store employees routinely neglected to mop […]

Adam Getson of Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer & Brecher was able to obtain a verdict in the amount of $150,000 in a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania trip and fall matter. The plaintiff began descending concrete steps when he was caused to trip and fall due to a broken step. He violently tumbled down the remaining steps crashing into […]

Adam Getson of Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer & Brecher was able to obtain a verdict in the amount of $184,000 in a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania trip and fall matter. The plaintiff, 60 years old at the time of her fall, sustained left knee medial and lateral meniscus tears and a medial femoral condyle fracture requiring multiple injections […]