Personal Injury Cases

Northwestern Pennsylvania Personal Injury Lawyers

Attorney Andrew Conner represented a 25 year old who suffered serious, severe and permanent burn injuries and scarring over a substantial portion of her body after an apartment fire in which the apartment house was not equipped with either fire or carbon monoxide alarms as required by local ordinances and regulations. This personal injury case was resolved prior to trial with a seven-figure settlement.

Attorney Andrew Conner represented a 30 year old man who was employed by an independent contractor on a gas well drilling project who suffered an amputation of his left arm and shoulder and severe hydrochloric acid burns from a failure of an improperly designed gas well fracking device by and independent gas well driller employing the consultant's services. This case was resolved prior to trial with a seven-figure settlement.

A 23-year-old incurred fatal electrocution injuries while performing repairs to the roof of his residence from inadvertent contact with live electrical power lines adjacent to his home which the utility installed and maintained in non-compliance with the regulating national electrical code. Attorney Andrew Conner was able to secure a seven-figure settlement in the wrongful death case prior to trial.

An 8 year old incurred serious and permanent quadriplegic spinal cord injuries while diving in a supervised, serious and permanent quadriplegic spinal cord injuries conducted by a municipality for pay in a municipal pool where, as part of pool renovation project, starting blocks were moved by contractors with the municipality's approval from the pool's deep end (8 ½ feet) to the pool's shallow end (3 ½ feet). Attorney Andrew Conner successfully resolved this case prior to trial with a seven-figure settlement.

Attorney Andrew Conner represented the family of a 45 year old whose death was caused by a negligent driver on the Queen Elizabeth highway, near St. Catherine, Ontario. A well known Canadian hockey figure was traveling at high speed, lost control of his car and crossed the centerline and collided with our client's vehicle. This case was successfully resolved during trial with a six-figure settlement.

A 35 year old ironworker suffered severe, permanent paralyzing spinal cord injuries on a large construction project as a consequence of an employee of an independent subcontractor negligently covering a hole in and elevated scaffold where our client was required to work and install iron. Attorney Andrew Conner successfully resolved the case during trial with a six-figure settlement.

Attorney Andrew Conner represented a 30 year old ironworker who was injured on a multi-story renovation construction job site. Our client suffered severe and permanent brain injuries because another independent subcontractor at the job site negligently pre-cut a portion of concrete slab which allowed the pre-cut portion to fall 3-4 floors into the first floor, while it was attached to a crane, striking our client in his head causing a failure of his hard hat and permanent brain injuries. This case was tried to a jury verdict awarding the client a six-figure settlement.

Attorney Andrew Conner represented an 11 year old who incurred serious and permanent quadriplegic spinal cord injuries after diving into a 4-foot, above-ground pool from a homemade platform constructed adjacent to the pool which was a replica of the pool manufacturer's platform offered as optional equipment and marketed as a "diving platform" for this 4-foot, above-ground pool. This case was completed to a jury verdict awarding the client with a seven-figure verdict.

A 40 year old man and employee of a large multi-national company working as a metal punch press operator suffered an above-the-elbow amputation of his dominant arm while operating a punch press. The punch press was not equipped at the time of its original sale to the client's employer, or any time thereafter, with an available, all-purpose point of operation guard of the press which, if present, would have prevented the injury causing the amputation. This defective product case was resolved during trial by Attorney Andrew Conner with a six-figure settlement.

Attorney Andrew Conner represented the family of a 22 year old employee of a multi-national company in a wrongful death. In compliance with his employer's direction to clean the mold in the press, he incurred fatal crushing injuries because the press lacked, at the original time of its sale, an available and customarily installed safety device which would prevent employees from performing multiple simultaneous procedures in the press and allowing the press to close while other employees were cleaning the press. This case was tried to a jury verdict awarding the client a six-figure verdict.

Attorney Andrew Conner successfully represented the estate of our client, age 51, in a wrongful death case where it was determined that a petroleum tank truck operator caused by a fire and explosion to a petroleum tank truck which the client was refilling with gasoline caused by friction spark on a tank truck which lacked, at the time of its sale by Tank Truck Company. An inexpensive available safety device would have prevented this type of event. This case settled prior to trial.

Attorney William Weichler represented a 12 year old girl who was molested by a neighbor. Attorney Weichler filed suit for physical and psychological injuries. Following a jury trial, a verdict was entered for the plaintiff in the amount of $2.5 million.

Attorney William Weichler represented a little girl who sustained a permanent brain injury after a negligent driver. Before trial, a settlement was reached with the UIM (Uninsured Motorist) insurance carrier for the policy limits of $1 million.

Attorney William Weichler represented a motorcyclist after a negligent driver had turned in front of the cyclist. Unable to stop, our client was ejected from the motorcycle and sustained traumatic injuries. A successful settlement for the limits of policy coverage of a negligent driver causing severe injuries to a motorcyclist was achieved on behalf of the injured motorcyclist.

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If you or a loved one has been injured in a car, truck or motorcycle accident, contact us today for a free case evaluation at 814-240-3339. Our experienced attorneys have handled many accident cases in Erie and the surrounding areas.