Silvers, Langsam & Weitzman, PC

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Personal Injury Attorneys

Silvers, Langsam & Weitzman, PC

Two Penn Center Plaza
1500 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 1410

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102

Phone(215) 789-9346 or(866) 920-0352
Fax (215) 563-6617

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Law Firm Overview

Silvers, Langsam and Weitzman P.C. focuses on personal injury cases serving clients in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas. The law firm has a combined 100 years of legal experience, which helps clients during their cases. Attorneys work hard to get the maximum compensation for their clients.

Providing high-quality legal representation to every client is the goal of the lawyers working at the firm. Regardless of the type of case, the attorneys ensure that clients always hear what is happening with their case. Phone calls and e-mails are answered promptly and courteously.

Lawyers at Silvers, Langsam and Weitzman P.C. have a reputation for favorable outcomes. They are aggressive during the case, but they provide personalized service. They use all their resources to help their clients injured by others.

Languages: English, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Russian, Cambodian

Areas of Law

Additional Areas of Law: DePuy Hip Recall; Transvaginal Mesh Injuries; Mass Tort; Accidental Drowning; Dog Attack; Elevator Accidents; Hotel Accidents; Serious Injuries; Amputations; Electrical Injuries; Fractures; Injuries To Children; Knee, Joint And Ligament Injuries; Organ Damage; Scars/Disfigurement; Whiplash/Soft Tissue Injuries; Dangerous Roadways And Construction Zone Accidents; Distracted Driving Accidents; Drunk Driving Accidents; Highway Accidents; Hit-And-Run Accidents; Rear-End Collisions; Speeding Accidents; SUV Rollover; T-Bone Accidents; Explosions/Fires; Mass Transit; School Bus Accidents; SEPTA Rail & Bus Accidents; Uninsured Motorists; Commercial Vehicle Accidents; Fatal Truck Accidents; Cerebral Palsy; Delivery Room Failures; Emergency C-Section; Erb's Palsy; Fetal Acidosis; Fetal Distress/Fetal Monitoring; Hypoxic Brain Injury; Placental Abruption; Preeclampsia; Premature Rupture Of The Membrane; College Crimes.

Areas of Law Description

- Serious Injuries

Our serious injury lawyers have a reputation for meticulous case preparation and aggressive legal representation. These abilities, combined with our negotiation and trial skills, have helped many clients recover financial compensation for their needs today and in the years ahead.

- Workplace Injury

We help workplace injury victims file workers' compensation claims against their employer. Our skilled Philadelphia workplace injury attorneys can also assist employees in filing third-party claims against other parties that may be responsible for general injuries and wrongful death caused by all types of accidents.

- Medical Malpractice

Due to tort reform instigated by lobbyists representing the insurance industry and the medical profession, a preliminary finding of negligence on the part of a doctor is required before a medical malpractice suit can proceed forward. The law office of Silvers, Langsam & Weitzman assembles a team of experienced medical experts and investigators in evaluating the evidence involved in our clients' cases.

- Elder Care Abuse

We often find that elder care abuse is a result of negligent hiring. Nursing homes and home health care agencies may fail to do adequate background checks on employees hired to care for the elderly. Nursing assistants with long histories of criminal activity or drug abuse are sometimes allowed into the elder care system.

- Wrongful Death

Wrongful death is often the result of gross negligence or reckless indifference on the part of auto drivers, manufacturers, employers, and healthcare providers. The Philadelphia law office of Silvers, Langsam & Weitzman represents survivors of those killed through the gross negligence of others.


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 Transvaginal Mesh: Beyond the Physical Complications

Transvaginal mesh complications can affect every aspect of a woman's life. Learn more by reading the following article about TVM.

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 Medical Malpractice Myths: Separating Fact From Fiction

A recent study found that large medical malpractice payouts make up less than 1 percent of all medical payments in the U.S.

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 Antidepressants and Pregnancy Birth Defects

Plaintiffs in lawsuits against Zoloft claim that Zoloft did not do enough to warn pregnant women of the risks of taking Zoloft during pregnancy and that their infants suffered serious injury and birth defects.

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 My Transvaginal Mesh Is Defective. Now What?

The medical devices were meant to fix pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence, but many women found they were the victims of untested devices that caused greater pain and serious complications.

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 $3.35 Million Verdict Awarded in Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

The case, Gross v. Gynecare Inc., is the first transvaginal mesh (TVM) jury verdict in New Jersey and the second TVM verdict over $3 million.

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 Use of Social Media in Pennsylvania Car Accident Cases

Personal injury lawyers aren’t the only people perusing the Web; insurance companies and defense lawyers will also use social media to their advantage.

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 Ignition Interlock: A Simple Step Toward Preventing PA Drunk Driving Fatalities

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently recommended that all states require ignition interlock devices for first time drunk driving offenders.

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 License Plate Decals May Limit Teen Driver Car Accidents

A study of Kyleigh's Law’s effectiveness at curbing teen driver crashes by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) recently revealed surprising results: the decals are working.

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 Equally Deadly: ICU Misdiagnosis and Breast Cancer

An undiagnosed heart attack or stroke accounted for almost three of every four missed diagnoses that, had health care professionals correctly diagnosed the medical problem, could have saved the patient’s life.

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 Wrongful Death in Pennsylvania

A motor vehicle accident, medical malpractice, poorly maintained premises or even a workplace accident that is due to a wrongful act, a negligent act, a violent act or neglect may give rise to a wrongful death lawsuit in Pennsylvania. A wrongful act, a negligent act, a violent act or neglect that results in death may give rise to a wrongful death lawsuit in Pennsylvania.

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 Choosing a Doctor After a Workplace Injury

The Pennsylvania workers’ compensation system is set up to provide payment of medical expenses and lost wages related to an on-the-job injury. In-order to start off the process, a worker must simply report the injury to his or her employer. The Pennsylvania workers’ compensation system is set up to provide payment of medical expenses and lost wages related to an on-the-job injury.

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 A Cure in Sight for Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral palsy is caused by an injury to the brain before or during birth or in the first few years of life, and has no known cure. Recent studies that utilize a child’s own stem cells to repair damaged neural tissue, may provide new or renewed hope for vast improvement, and even a cure, for children diagnosed with cerebral palsy.

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 $78 Million for Delayed C-Section Resulting in Lifelong Injury: A Breakdown of PA Damages

Putting a dollar figure on a catastrophic event, particularly a birth injury that quickly turned what should have been a joyful day into a lifelong struggle with cerebral palsy is not easy and will never come close to putting a family back in the same position it would have been but for the negligence of another.

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 Philadelphia Injury Attorney Discusses SEPTA Crashes Resulting in Serious Injury to Philadelphia Residents

SEPTA Drivers Cheating Red Lights and Stop Signs One Reason for Injuries says Attorney Weitzman - During a recent segment on FOX 29, personal injury attorney Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer discussed how reckless bus drivers put countless lives in danger by ignoring traffic signals throughout Philadelphia. “Drivers need to understand and really appreciate that they have 50 souls in their hands every trip they take,” commented Weitzman.

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 Summertime Dangers

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 What Is a Plaintiff’s Attorney?

When people who have been injured or wronged have nowhere else to turn, they turn to a plaintiff’s attorney.

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 Pennsylvania Tort Reform

What's in Store for Personal Injury Victims?

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 Can you Sue for Swine Flu?

Claims for Catching Contagious Diseases Including Swine Flu

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 Handheld Cell Phone Use Banned in Philadelphia

A new law bans the use of handheld cell phones while driving the streets of Philadelphia.

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 Reasons to Pursue a Personal Injury Claim

After a serious personal injury from a car accident, slip-and-fall, dog bite or other personal injury, you will probably have significant medical expenses. But you may question why to pursue compensation from the person who was responsible for your injury.

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 Attorney Contingency Fees Explained

Imagine that you are seriously injured in a car accident through no fault of your own. You are rushed to the hospital, where the doctors piece you back together with several surgical procedures. You don't know if or when you will be able to work again. The medical bills are piling up. You are falling behind on your mortgage, bills and car payments.

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 Actions to Take After a Car Crash

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Work Injuries

Injured on the job? Are you physically and financially devastated even though you have been hard working for years? That's when you should call MyPhillyLawyer to speak with a skilled Philadelphia workplace injury attorney about getting good medical care and cash to take care of your family. Call 215.227.2727 or visit our website for more information.

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As parents, we all want what's best for our kids, but when a child is injured at birth, providing the best can seem impossible. The Birth Injury Team at MyPhillyLawer can help. Call 215-227-2727 or visit us at

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