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Excessive Force Shown on Video Leads to Calls for Arrest of Wilmington Officer
October 13, 2021
The September 21, 2021 arrest of Dwayne Brown at a store in Wilmington was caught on video, and that clip, now viral, has brought fury against the arresting officer,...Read More
Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. Lawyers Recognized by Delaware Today Magazine
October 6, 2021
The legal team at Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. is proud to announce that three of our attorneys have been named on Delaware Today’s 2021 Top Lawyers list. The publication...Read More
Lawsuits Filed Against State Police and Trooper After Death of a 51-Year-Old Woman
August 25, 2021
Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. filed a complaint against the Delaware State Police and an unnamed trooper in federal court on behalf of the family of a 51-year-old Delaware resident...Read More
Thomas C. Crumplar Selected to Super Lawyers List
July 7, 2021
Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. is proud to announce that Thomas C. Crumplar was recently selected to the Super Lawyers 2021 list for being an acclaimed and top-rated personal injury...Read More
Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. 2021 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
May 26, 2021
Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. is proud to announced that Thomas C. Crumplar was selected to this year’s Delaware Super Lawyers list and Raeann Warner was chosen to this year’s...Read More
Jacobs & Crumplar Files First COVID Lawsuit
February 17, 2021
The Governor allowed businesses to reopen last year, as long as they followed certain protocols and encouraged their employees who were at greatest risk (i.e. those over the age...Read More
Raeann Warner of Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. Represents Family in Child Sex Abuse Case
February 9, 2021
A recent lawsuit has been filed against a former pre-K program worker, Timothy McCrary, and his employer, after it was discovered that at least four children were sexually abused...Read More
Patrick C. Gallagher filed a Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the United States Supreme Court in the case of Anderson v. Bonnewell, et al.
December 2, 2020
On October 2, 2020, Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A., attorney Patrick C. Gallagher filed a Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the United States Supreme Court in the case...Read More
Patrick C. Gallagher, Esq., partnering with the Council on American-Islamic Relations (“CAIR”)
November 30, 2020
Jacobs & Crumplar’s commitment to religious freedom encompasses all faiths.  Patrick C. Gallagher, Esq., is currently partnering with the Council on American-Islamic Relations (“CAIR”) representing three female employees of...Read More
Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. Installs New ActivePure Air Sanitizers in Offices
November 16, 2020
In an effort to keep our clients and employees safe during this pandemic, we have installed ActivePure Air Sanitizers in both our Wilmington and Millsboro offices. ActivePure technology improves...Read More
Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. Strikes A Blow for Religious Liberties
November 11, 2020
Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. is pleased to announce that they have reached a settlement on behalf of their client, Rev. Dr. Christopher Alan Bullock, in his lawsuit against Delaware...Read More
Boy Scouts of America Bankruptcy in Wilmington, Delaware
September 25, 2020
Update: The deadline for Boy Scout survivors of sexual abuse to file claims in the bankruptcy is November 16, 2020. This is a rapidly approaching deadline, so it is advised...Read More
Attorney Andrea Green Steps Back from the Active Practice of Law
August 13, 2020
The last several months have brought many changes not only to our world but also to our Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. family.  Andrea Green has made the decision to...Read More
Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. Stands with CAIR Against Religious Discrimination
August 7, 2020
Yesterday, in an online news conference, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. announced the filing of a lawsuit in Delaware federal court on behalf of...Read More
Major Victory for Church Rights in Delaware
June 5, 2020
Delaware will no longer impose COVID-19 restrictions on houses of worship beyond those that are generally applicable to other secular entities. The move comes on the heels of a...Read More
Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
May 28, 2020
Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. is honored to announce that Thomas C. Crumplar and Raeann Warner were selected to this year’s Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Super Lawyers selects...Read More
Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. Stands Up for Religious Liberty
May 20, 2020
Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. recently filed a major constitutional lawsuit citing deprivation of the right to exercise religion, freedom of religious speech, and religious assembly. The complaint was filed...Read More
Case Between Millsboro Residents and Poultry Farm Ends with Private Settlement
February 27, 2020
A settlement has finally been reached in the ongoing legal battle between the plaintiffs and Mountaire Farms. Townsend Inc. purchased land from the plaintiffs, a multi-generational family living in...Read More
Boy Scouts Of America Bankruptcy In Wilmington, Delaware
February 21, 2020
The Boy Scouts of America filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in Wilmington, DE on February 18, 2020.  Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. has significant experience with fighting for survivors of...Read More
Jacbos & Crumplar, P.A. Announces Expansion of Law Practice
October 22, 2019
Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. is pleased to announce it is joining forces with the Law Office of Andrea G. Green, LLC, a firm based in Millsboro, Delaware. That firm’s...Read More
Jacobs & Crumplar Attorneys Named Top Lawyers by Delaware Today
October 3, 2019
Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. is proud to announce that two of their accomplished attorneys, Raeann Warner and Patrick C. Gallagher, have been named to Delaware Today’s Top Lawyers 2019 for...Read More
Thomas Crumplar and Raeann Warner Honored by Super Lawyers for 2019
May 9, 2019
Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. is pleased to announce that Thomas Crumplar and Raeann Warner have been honored by Super Lawyers for 2019. Both seasoned attorneys have dedicated years of...Read More
Raeann Warner Representing Plaintiffs in 3M Product Liability Litigation
March 1, 2019
Attorney Raeann Warner of Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. is representing plaintiffs in product liability suits against the 3M Company and Aearo Technologies, LLC.  Ms. Warner is joined by the...Read More
Jury Awards $1.5 Million in Breastfeeding Discrimination Case
February 13, 2019
Attorney Patrick C. Gallagher of Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. successfully represented the Plaintiff in a nationally-recognized breastfeeding discrimination case. A Delaware woman was awarded $1.5 million in damages for...Read More
Raeann Warner Representing Plaintiff in Abuse Suit Against Cape Henlopen High School
January 24, 2019
Attorney Raeann Warner of Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. is representing the plaintiff in a sexual misconduct and harassment suit against the Cape Henlopen High School district in Lewes, Delaware,...Read More
Medical Marijuana Patient Allowed to Proceed Against Kraft Heinz Foods Co for Discrimination
December 18, 2018
Today, in the Kent County Superior Court, Plaintiff Jeremiah Chance was allowed to proceed on his claim of discrimination under the Delaware Medical Marijuana Act (“DMMA”). The DMMA was...Read More
Jacobs & Crumplar to Partner with The D’Onofrio Firm to Fight Clergy Abuse
October 17, 2018
The legal team at Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. is pleased to announce that we will partner with Heather D’Onofrio at The D’Onofrio Firm to represent survivors of clergy abuse....Read More
Lawsuit Blames City of Wilmington for Firefighters’ Deaths
August 17, 2018
Attorneys at Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. and the Neuberger Firm have filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Wilmington. The 75-page lawsuit claims the death of three firefighters...Read More
Canby Park Fire Victims to File a Federal Lawsuit
August 15, 2018
Attorneys at Jacobs & Crumplar, in cooperation with The Neuberger Firm, will hold a press conference on Thursday, August 16 at 11 a.m. to announce the filing of a...Read More
Mountaire Farms Focuses on PR “Clean-up” Rather than Agricultural Cleanup
August 13, 2018
As lawsuits loom, Mountaire Farms is embarking on a public relations campaign to clean up its image rather than deal with the real fallout from the company’s dirty waste...Read More
Federal Judge Confirms Attorney Gallagher’s Client’s Softball Injury Case
July 25, 2018
A federal judge confirmed a softball injury case on Friday that Attorney Patrick C. Gallagher of Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. is handling. Mr. Gallagher is representing a prisoner from...Read More
Neighbors File Second Mountaire Lawsuit
July 23, 2018
 Wrongful death alleged http://www.milfordbeacon.com/news/20180718/neighbors-file-second-mountaire-lawsuitRead More
Attorney Thomas C. Crumplar Featured on Mortification of Spin Podcast
July 12, 2018
Thomas C. Crumplar of Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. was featured on the latest Mortification of Spin podcast. In the podcast titled “Defender of the Weak,” Mr. Crumplar discusses sexual...Read More
Attorney Elizabeth B. Lewis to Retire as Firm Director
June 4, 2018
It is with mixed emotions that Jacobs & Crumplar announces the retirement of firm director Elizabeth Barnes Lewis. Although we will all miss having Liz in the office on...Read More
Jacobs & Crumplar Attorney Honored as Super Lawyers Rising Star
May 18, 2018
The legal team at Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. proudly announces that Raeann Warner, the firm’s Director, has been once again honored as a Rising Star by the prestigious Super...Read More
Plans to Sue Poultry Processing Plant Over Contaminated Drinking Water
March 28, 2018
Environmental toxic tort lawyers at Jacobs & Crumplar and other firms have sent a warning to Mountaire Farms Poultry Processing Plant – Stop polluting or face a federal lawsuit....Read More
Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. to Represent Wilmington Firefighter Injured in Deadly Canby Park Fire
February 28, 2018
The four dedicated Wilmington firefighters who responded to a fire call on September 24, 2016 in Canby Park had every right to expect the full support of the City....Read More
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
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
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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