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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

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    I was hit by a car walking across a street in Philadelphia. Do I have a case?

    Pedestrians often suffer very serious injuries in accidents and deserve fair and reasonable compensation for their injuries. Under Pennsylvania laws, pedestrians who are hit by cars or buses may make claims for injuries sustained as well as financial losses like...

    Motorcycle and Car Accidents Often Occur Near Shopping Centers & Plazas

    It is a trend that has increased over time, motorcycle and car accidents near shopping plaza exits and entrances. Over the last three decades, the law firm of Schwartz and Blackman has seen countless car accidents near shopping malls, shopping plazas and shopping...

    What is involved in filing a Pennsylvania medical malpractice claim against a hospital?

    A:  Medical negligence cases are some of the most complex kinds of injury cases. Patients and their families often feel lost in the shuffle of the medical field. Many don't know what to do if they suspect that a doctor or hospital committed an error, and many more...

    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...

    Injury & Medical Treatment in PA Car, Motorcycle & Truck Accident Cases

    Most personal injury/accident cases boil down to two issues: 1. strength of liability and 2. the nature and extent of the physical injuries. In many car, motorcycle and truck accident cases in Pennsylvania, fault will be clear. The other driver may have run a red...