Practice Areas

Experience, strength, and success in our chosen practice areas

Jacobs & Crumplar has a proven record of success handling a wide range of legal matters. Our attorneys have won record settlements for asbestos and mesothelioma clients. We have a vast range of experience in civil rights, employment law and personal injury cases. We have protected the rights and won compensation for victims of medical malpractice. We also have select attorneys who stand up for the rights of victims of sexual abuse with strength, compassion, and sensitivity. When you choose Jacobs & Crumplar, you can count on stellar guidance and powerful reputation from a firm that is dedicated to the best possible outcome for your unique case.

When someone is seriously injured because of wrongdoing or negligence, we fight for compensation that is needed and deserved. A personal injury case may arise out of a variety of circumstances, including car accidents; injuries caused by defective products; dangerous drugs; slip and fall accidents; construction accidents; and many more avoidable events. If you or a loved one has been injured, we pursue maximum compensation for your losses.

Mesothelioma is caused by exposure to asbestos. Sadly, most victims are not aware of the effects of workplace asbestos exposure until many years after they have been exposed. Workers at higher risk of exposure to dangerous substances include construction workers, machinists, plumbers, sheet metal workers, firefighters, oil refinery workers, shipyard workers, military personnel, power plant workers, and many others.

A toxic tort is a type of personal injury case in which a plaintiff is harmed from exposure to toxic materials or chemicals. Toxic tort claims may arise from exposure to toxins or chemicals in the workplace, at home, from consumer products, pharmaceutical drugs or the environment. To prove a toxic tort case, plaintiffs must show that they were exposed to a dangerous substance from which they suffered harm.

Outlined in the U.S. Constitution, civil rights ensure that all people are treated equally while prohibiting discrimination and harassment based on gender, physical or mental disability, race, religion, national origin, age, and other protected classes. These rights are designed to preserve individuals’ privacy and freedoms. Civil rights law also guards against overly intrusive conduct by the government.

We understand the devastating effects that victims of sexual abuse suffer. A single even can lead to trauma that lasts a lifetime. Although a criminal court can prosecute an abuser to stop and prevent future abuse, a lawsuit is required to recover compensation for the costs of rehabilitation and mental health care, emotional suffering, and more. Whether the abuser was affiliated with the clergy, a work setting, school, or other organization, we work to see that justice is served.

An injury or death due to medical negligence is devastating for both victims and their families – especially because it did not have to happen. We have the experience to handle a full range of medical malpractice cases involving hospitals, doctors and other medical staff, and nursing homes. We work intelligently to forecast the costs associated with an injury, including lost wages, pain and suffering, medical treatments, therapy, and other losses.

To learn more about why Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A. should be your law firm of choice, call 800-355-1818 today to arrange a consultation with one of our experienced and highly skilled attorneys or contact us online. We are centrally located with offices in Wilmington and Georgetown, Delaware. Also serving Dover, Kent County, Sussex County, and New Castle County.


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A Message to Our Clients About Coronavirus COVID-19:

A Message to Our Clients About Coronavirus COVID-19

At Jacobs Crumplar, P.A., we view the safety and well-being of our clients, staff and business partners as our highest priority.

The situation regarding the COVID-19 virus is continually changing, and we are following all recommended guidelines to stay healthy.

Currently, our law firm remains open for business to serve your legal needs. We are, however, working remotely (i.e. our physical Millsboro and Wilmington offices are not open) and will be operating during normal business hours.

We are happy to arrange for phone or video consultations should you have any concerns about keeping your scheduled appointments with us. We are also able to exchange documents via secure drives or email.

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