Injured by a Doctor? Don’t Wait to Sue

Medical negligence can easily result in serious injury or death. Healthcare professionals don’t set out to make mistakes, but when medical errors are made, the results can be disastrous.  It can be a downright traumatic experience that will have family members and victims alike reeling in emotional turmoil for months. That being said, it’s notContinue Reading

Beyond Workers’ Comp in Construction Site Accidents: You May Have a Third Party Claim

When potholes are fixed, bridges are erected and new shopping centers are built, we all have New Jersey’s construction workers to thank for a job well done. However, as we are decorating our newly built homes, or traveling the freshly paved highways in the Garden State, few people realize how dangerous it is to beContinue Reading

Big Buses Cause Severe Injuries for Philadelphia Riders

In Pennsylvania, people have to get a special license to drive a SEPTA bus or other bus-like vehicle. These drivers are specially trained because operating a large vehicle like a bus is a difficult job, especially in Philadelphia where streets are tight and there is traffic congestion day and night. That being said, accidents doContinue Reading

How Does a Jury Place Monetary Value on Your Slip & Fall Case?

If you slip and fall and decide to file a premises liability case, it’s more than likely that an experienced personal injury lawyer can skillfully negotiate a generous settlement on your behalf – without you ever having to step foot in a courtroom. However, when negotiations fail, you will have to take your case toContinue Reading

Faking a Slip & Fall Can Land You in a Heap of Trouble

We have a right to feel safe when we are on public property. For example, a spill in the supermarket must be cleaned up before it becomes the site of an accident. Similarly, ice and snow must be cleared from sidewalks and parking lots must be well-lit so pedestrians can step around dangerous potholes andContinue Reading

Limited Recalls from Several Car Companies to Address Airbag Defects

Several car manufacturers including BMW, Chrysler, Ford, Honda, Mazda, Nissan and Toyota have announced limited recalls in certain areas of the country to address a possible safety defect involving air bags made with Takata inflators. In all, there are 10 car makers involved in the situation with Honda being the most affected. The recalls areContinue Reading

Workers’ Compensation Insurance Premiums in NJ are Exorbitant

New Jersey employers pay more than the vast majority of other states in the country for Workers’ Comp insurance. Premiums here rank third (2.82 of payroll) lagging behind only California (3.48 percent of payroll) and Connecticut (2.87 percent of payroll). Everything costs more in New Jersey! However, many believe the high costs of doing businessContinue Reading

Do You Work on a Construction Site? A Little Common Sense Goes a Long Way

All construction workers should wear hats, protective clothing and goggles when they are in dangerous work zones. It’s the responsibility of the property owner or general contractor to make sure proper safety precautions are in place – including gear and equipment. Furthermore, the company in charge of the job should consistently check to make sureContinue Reading

Injured On-Property: What to do if you are Injured While Shopping in NJ or PA

Sometimes a shopping trip is just what the doctor ordered. Whether you have had a stressful workweek and need some retail therapy, or just want to pop in for a quick couple of things on your way home from the office, a trip to the mall — or any retail establishment — should be oneContinue Reading

I Was Hurt At Work. Can I Sue My Boss?

In almost all circumstances, the answer is “no.” If you’ve been injured at work, you have a right to file for Worker’s Compensation benefits which will provide you with medical treatment, replacement pay and, possibly, a cash award for your injuries. All employers are mandated by law to offer Workers’ Comp benefits, however, they cannotContinue Reading

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The Law Firm of Craig A. Altman Helps Injured Workers in Philadelphia, PA and South Jersey.

If you’ve been injured in Pennsylvania or New Jersey, the Law Firm of Craig. A. Altman will help you. Our experienced personal injury and workers’ compensation lawyers know what it takes to get you a large financial settlement. You can call us 24 hours a day at 215-569-4488, or you can use our online contact form to schedule a free consultation about your case.

If we don’t secure a recovery for you, you don’t owe us a dime.

We work on contingency. This means that you don’t pay us anything unless we win your case. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain.

Location and Phone Numbers


(215) 569-4488


(856) 327-8899

Philadelphia, PA

19 S. 21st Street
Philadelphia, PA

Vineland, NJ

1173 E Landis Ave Suite 103 Vineland, NJ

Pennsauken, NJ

6951 North Park Drive Pennsauken, NJ