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Delaware Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

Dealing with an injury? Contact us in Wilmington, Newark, or Seaford today

When you are injured, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out what to do next. Maybe your car was totaled in a crash and your insurance is giving you a hard time about fixing it. Maybe missing a paycheck or two puts you at risk of having the lights turned off. Or maybe you just have questions about what steps you’re supposed to take next.

At Silverman, McDonald & Friedman, we’re there through the thick and the thin. We have offices in Wilmington, Newark, and Seaford, DE because we want to be near to you when you need us the most. Our dedicated team of personal injury and workers’ compensation attorneys answer all of your questions – even the ones you forgot to ask when you talked to us the first time – and we lay out a practical, step-by-step plan for you and your family moving forward. When you are hurt and don’t know where to turn, take a deep breath and call the Delaware injury law firm that knows how to help.


Client was injured by a drunk driver
and sustained grievous injuries to his leg


settlement for young man injured
in an intersectional accident


lump sum settlement for a
worker who injured her liver
and spleen in a work accident

How a Delaware personal injury attorney can help you

A serious injury can change your entire life in an instant. It can leave you unable to work, pay your bills, or protect your family. In 2019, More than 137 million Americans faced financial hardship related to medical bills. When those bills are related to an injury caused by another person’s negligence, there are legal remedies you can pursue to help protect yourself.

At Silverman, McDonald & Friedman, our goal is to help you get the assistance you need, so you can recover. Our Delaware personal injury attorneys have spent decades working on behalf of individuals in every county of the state, handling complex and routine claims involving:

If you are struggling to make ends meets, or have questions about the injury claim process, we are here to help you.

Research published by
The Lancet Public Health
found that as many as


of all homeless individuals have
suffered some kind of traumatic brain
injury. If your loved one has suffered a
TBI, contact us. We'll help you fight for
your future.

Handling car, truck, and motorcycle accidents throughout Delaware

The number of fatal vehicle accidents in Delaware rose 12% from 2018 to 2019. The state is also considered one of the most dangerous for pedestrians. A wreck does not need to be fatal, however, to be serious; every year, thousands of people sustain injuries and accrue significant costs in property damage stemming from car, truck, and motorcycle accidents.

At Silverman, McDonald & Friedman, our Delaware vehicle accident lawyers have the skills, resources, and experience to help you regardless of how you were hurt. We work with your doctors and outside investigators to build a strong and thorough case for compensation. We can help you secure a rental, access your PIP for immediate coverage, and deal directly with your insurance company so you can focus on getting well. Contact us today to learn more about our services for:

More than 100 years of combined experience in Delaware workers’ compensation claims

The process of claiming workers’ compensation in Delaware can be confusing. When you’re living paycheck to paycheck and you’re worried about your family, it can make the process even more difficult. Should you apply for wage loss benefits, or commute your benefits to one lump sum? Are you entitled to vocational rehabilitation? If your loved one died, can you claim death benefits? What if you still want to work but aren’t sure you can do your old job?

That’s where our experience can help you. Our Delaware workers’ compensation lawyers guide you through the paperwork and application process, represent you at all hearings, and file a third-party claim if it means helping you and your family. Contact our firm for assistance with:

Industry-specific claims in Delaware

Certain Delaware industries lend themselves to specific types of injuries. While Silverman, McDonald & Friedman represents injured employees in any industry, our attorneys understand that certain regulations or laws may apply to different employees. Contact us to learn how we can help:

Additional areas of practice

Often, our clients come to us with one problem, such as a car crash or work injury, and return years later for assistance with another issue. The attorneys of Silverman, McDonald & Friedman offer competent counsel in a wide array of non-injury claims, including civil claims, business disputes, and consumer protection. Contact us to learn more about our services for:

Choosing the best Delaware lawyer for your needs

Hiring a lawyer for the first time can be frightening, especially when you’re already anxious about being out of work or your mounting medical bills. At Silverman, McDonald & Friedman, we offer you a safe, local, and secure place to discuss your goals, vent your frustrations and work through your options for moving forward.

You might be new to the law, but we’re not. With more than 100 years of combined experience behind our doors, the attorneys of Silverman, McDonald & Friedman know what it takes to build a successful case for compensation. That’s why so many of our clients throughout the state of Delaware recommend us to their friends and loved ones when times get tough. We are your allies, your advocates, and your insurance plan that there is always someone on your side, right when you need it the most.

Michael I. Silverman

Robert C. McDonald

Jeffrey S. Friedman

Brian E. Lutness

How can Silverman, McDonald & Friedman help you today?

When the going gets tough, we get tougher. At Silverman, McDonald & Friedman, your goals are our goals. If you were hurt in a car accident or at a job site, or suffered a serious personal injury through no fault of your own, we want to hear your story. Please call 302-888-2900 or fill out our contact form to make a free schedule a free consultation with a Delaware injury lawyer in one of our offices in Wilmington, Seaford, or Newark.