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Attorneys at Jacobs & Crumplar Secure $7.55 Million Settlement for Plaintiffs in Prison Riot Case
December 16, 2017
To read more about the case, click here. The Delaware civil rights lawyers at Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. provide experienced representation in a broad range of legal matters for clients across the state...Read More
Delaware Today Selects Raeann Warner as Top Civil Rights Attorney
November 8, 2017
Delaware Today has selected attorney Raeann Warner of Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A., as a 2017 Top Lawyer for the practice area of civil rights. She is featured in the November...Read More
Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. Named AIOPIA’s 10 Best Law Firms
September 28, 2017
The Delaware personal injury law firm of Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. has been recognized by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys as 10 Best Personal Injury Law Firm...Read More
Attorney Thomas Crumplar Part of Team Representing Family of Slain Corrections Officer
September 8, 2017
The family of a slain correctional officer and two officers who were injured during a 20-hour riot at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, Delaware have filed...Read More
Jacobs & Crumplar Represents Victim in Day Care Sex Abuse Case
August 31, 2017
The lawyers at Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A., are representing a young child and his parents in a day care sex abuse case. The lawsuit was filed in the Delaware...Read More
McDole $1.5 Million Settlement Approved in Federal Court
July 31, 2017
A $1.5 million settlement has been approved and finalized in Federal Court for a lawsuit filed by civil rights attorney, Thomas C. Crumplar on behalf of the family of...Read More
Jacobs & Crumplar Moving to Wilmington Riverfront
December 19, 2016
Since its founding over 35 years ago, Jacobs and Crumplar has occupied only two places: one at 800 Delaware Avenue in Wilmington and for most of the firm’s existence...Read More
Farm Workers Sue Monsanto For Roundup Exposure
October 19, 2015
As reported on CNBC’s website on October 15, 2015, Jacobs & Crumplar along with the firms of LUNDY, LUNDY, SOILEAU & SOUTH, LLP and WEITZ & LUXENBERG, P.C. filed...Read More
J&C Wins Supreme Court Appeal of Sexual Abuse Case
August 6, 2015
On May 21 2015 the Delaware Supreme Court decided that Kimberly Hecksher had a clear right of action against the Fairwinds Baptist Church School for gross negligence in supervision...Read More
Hazardous Workplaces In Delaware: Poultry Processing Plants
July 1, 2015
A June 23, 2015 News Journal (Wilmington, DE) article about hazardous workplace conditions and injuries at a Sussex County poultry plant should not be a surprise, but should be...Read More
The Deceptive Advertising of Xarelto
June 24, 2015
Have you seen the television commercials for Xarelto ? What Arnold Palmer, Kevin Nealon, Brian Vickers and all the other promoters of Xarelto fail to tell you is that...Read More
Xarelto User Claiming Negligence Against Janssen, J&J, Bayer, & Others
April 2, 2015
One former Xarelto consumer is alleging negligence, fraud and other wrongdoing by the blood thinner’s manufacturers in one of the first Xarelto lawsuits filed by Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A....Read More
Sheldon Silver Corruption Case Unfairly Maligns Mesothelioma Research
January 29, 2015
On January 24th, the New York Times published a lengthy article about the corruption case against Sheldon Silver, a high ranking member of the New York Legislature and an...Read More
Xarelto Litigation Mass Tort Docket Created in Philadelphia
January 28, 2015
Administrative Judge Kevin M. Dougherty signed an Order docketed on January 20, 2015, creating a Xarelto Litigation Mass Tort Program in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas. As...Read More
L.A. Teacher Sexual Abuse Settlement Could Not Have Happened Without The Work of Investigating Attorneys
December 2, 2014
As reported by the Associated Press on November 21, 2014, a settlement of $139 million dollars was announced by attorneys representing 81 students from Los Angeles’ Unified School District....Read More
Fraud: The Code Word of Asbestos Companies
November 7, 2014
The Wall Street Journal as well as the New York Times business writer, Joe Nocera, have hailed the decision of Judge George Hodges of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for...Read More
Artificial Turf Fields Linked to Cancer and Other Potentially Fatal Hazards
October 21, 2014
In an article by Hannah Rappleye of NBC, the potentially fatal hazards of crumb rubber artificial turf are discussed. A number of former goalies and soccer players have developed...Read More
Jacobs & Crumplar’s Raeann Warner Appointed to Reichhold Bankruptcy Committee
October 17, 2014
On October 15, 2014, Jacobs & Crumplar attorney Raeann Warner was appointed to serve on the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Reichhold Holdings, US, Inc. Bankruptcy on...Read More
N.J. Diocese Pays $610K to Settle Claim it Allowed Sexually Abusive Priest to Remain in Ministry
October 6, 2014
In what is believed to be one of New Jersey’s largest individual settlements involving sexual abuse by a priest, the Diocese of Trenton has paid $610,000 to a Burlington...Read More
NCAA Reduces Sexual Abuse Sanctions on Penn State
September 10, 2014
NCAA sanctions imposed on Penn State for its role in enabling childhood sexual abuse to happen by its employee Jerry Sandusky were reduced on Monday. Based on a progress...Read More
Delaware’s Child Victim’s Act: A Resounding Success but More Still Needs to be Done
August 13, 2014
After decades of sweeping the problem under the rug, Americans are now facing the grim reality of the immense cost of childhood sexual abuse. As hard as it is...Read More
Could Obamacare Cause A Rise in Medical Malpractice Claims?
July 30, 2014
The Affordable Care Act has been in the news for several years now: First a key piece of legislation of then candidate Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, the Act was...Read More
2014 Brings New Faces to the Delaware Judiciary
July 23, 2014
There have been a lot of changes in the Delaware judiciary this year. In February of 2014, Leo E. Strine, Jr. was sworn in as Chief Justice of the...Read More




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