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MEET PHIL BLACKMAN

Phil Blackman Plaintiff's Disability Policy Attorney215.925.4451|phil@schwartzandblackman.com

Phil is a highly skilled lawyer with over 30 years of experience. He has devoted his entire career to helping injury victims as well as people and businesses in complex, commercial matters. Phil is a lifelong resident of the Philadelphia area. He was an elected committee member in Northeast Philadelphia and has lived in Bucks County for the last 28 years.

NOTABLE RESULTS

  • $20 Million Verdict – medical malpractice
  • $21 Million Verdict – commercial case
  • Multiple Six Figure Recoveries – personal injury, medical malpractice, workers’ compensation cases in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

INDUSTRY RECOGNITION

  • AV Rating, Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2012
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2011
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2010
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2009
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2008
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2007

EDUCATION

  • Temple University, B.A. 1973 summa cum laude
  • Temple University School of Law, J.D. 1976 cum laude

ADMISSION TO PRACTICE

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • District Court of New Jersey

The personal injury lawyers at Schwartz & Blackman handle cases in the Pennsylvania and New Jersey area, including:

  • PA: Berks County, Bucks County, Chester County, Delaware County, Montgomery County, Philadelphia County, Allentown, Lehigh Valley, Norristown, Philadelphia
  • NJ: Atlantic County, Burlington County, Camden County, Gloucester County, Mercer County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Camden, Cherry Hill, New Jersey shore cities

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    OUR OFFICES

    Pennsylvania Office
    The Pavilion
    261 Old York Rd., Suite 504
    Jenkintown, PA 19046
    Tel: (215) 925-4451
    Fax: (215) 574-1200

    New Jersey Office
    1415 Route 70 East
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
    Tel: (856) 427-0614
    Fax: (856) 424-3690

    Law Library

    Can a hospital be held liable in a Pennsylvania medical malpractice case?

    A: Under Pennsylvania law, hospitals can be held liable for their own actions and failures to act in a case of medical negligence. Even where a doctor commits the actual malpractice which results in the injury, if the hospital acted negligently, it too can be held...

    How can I get better treatment in an emergency room or hospital in Philadelphia?

    A: In the past 10 years, hospital emergency room wait times have increased. For people with serious, life-threatening injuries, minutes can mean the difference between life and death. Unfortunately, minorities and the low income population tend to receive lower...

    Delaware County PA Pedestrian Struck by Car on State Road

    [suffusion-widgets id='4'] One week ago, a Delaware County man was critically injured after being struck by a car as he walked alongside North State Road in Springfield. The accident occurred at approximately 1:30 a.m. According to an online news report*, the car hit...

    I was hit walking in a street, outside a crosswalk in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Do I have a case?

    You may have a case against not only the driver of the vehicle which hit you, but also the local government agency who maintains or controls the street, as well as a local business whose parking lot was negligently designed to increase traffic flow in a dangerous way....

    I sped up to catch a yellow light and was hit by a car turning left. Who is at fault?

    A: Determining fault in an intersection accident case will require review of applicable state/local traffic laws, the police report, accident scene photos, property damage photos, etc. Generally, cars turning left must yield the right of way to oncoming traffic....