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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...

    Can a homeowner be liable for overgrown bushes which contribute to a car accident?

    A: In Pennsylvania, both commercial and residential property owners are required to take reasonable care of their property to protect others from a foreseeable risk of harm. That includes dangerous conditions of trees, shrubs, bushes, etc. which abut streets and...

    What are common claims made against hospitals in a Pennsylvania medical malpractice case?

    A: In Pennsylvania, hospitals can be sued for negligence or malpractice. Pennsylvania courts recognize two causes of action: corporate negligence and vicarious liability. Both require different kinds of proofs and both will generally require an expert medical opinion...

    What is the value of a car accident case in Pennsylvania?

    Value of car accident cases in Pennsylvania depends on two issues: liability and damages. Liability or fault is often clear in a car accident case. For instance, the other driver may have run a red light or failed to yield at an intersection. However, there are many...

    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...