Practice Areas

Types of Personal Injury Cases We Handle

Selecting the best Philadelphia personal injury lawyer for your case is an important decision. We recommend that accident victims look for an attorney who has years of experience in personal injury, which includes trial experience in this area of law. It’s not uncommon for attorneys to switch practice areas. For example, a criminal defense lawyer might decide to start handling personal injury cases. Although he/she may have courtroom experience, it’s not the same as having tried personal injury cases.

Car Accident

Philadelphia car accident lawyer Leonard Hill and his legal team at Hill & Associates, P.C. represent all car accident victims injured in preventable collisions. Most car accidents aren’t true accidents – they are preventable collisions that happen when drivers fail to use reasonable caution. An accident can happen at any time of day and anywhere. …

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Truck Accident

Accidents involving large trucks often result in serious injury and raise numerous questions about liability. A truck driver will not always face full liability in a trucking accident, and every detail of the incident will inform liability decisions and recovery claims. At Hill & Associates, P.C., we offer complete legal services for those injured in …

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Construction Accident

Are you a construction worker who has been injured on the job, or has a member of your family died as a result of a construction accident? If so, you are not alone. According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), every year, more than 5 million workers are injured on construction sites, and …

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Inadequate Security

At Hill & Associates, founding partner and Philadelphia negligent security attorney Leonard K. Hill and his team believe that all property owners have a responsibility to provide sufficient security services to ensure the safety of lawful visitors. When an individual enters the property of another, he or she has a reasonable expectation that it will …

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Dangerous Drugs

While the purpose of any pharmaceutical drug is to improve health and well-being, there are many drugs that produce severe side effects, which may be even more detrimental to a person’s health than the condition being treated. The companies that manufacture pharmaceuticals, as well as the pharmacists and physicians that prescribe them, have a legal …

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Sexual Abuse and Harassment

Sexual abuse includes two types of behavior: sexual assault and sexual harassment. All types of sexual abuse are serious and harmful to the victim and may harm the person physically and emotionally, leaving a lasting impact. When this occurs, a victim may be able to obtain compensation in a legal action by obtaining an aggressive …

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Nursing Home Abuse

Abuse of the elderly is a disturbing thought, but the truth is, it is more common than anyone would like to believe. The elderly are some of the most vulnerable people in society, but even more so when their living situations make it difficult or impossible defend themselves because they are completely dependent upon their …

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Eye Surgery

You go into your Lasik procedure believing that you’ll emerge with near perfect vision and are ecstatic that you’ll never have to wear glasses again . . . and then, the worst happens. Not only is your vision not crystal clear as you were led to expect, you can’t see normally at all. Your eyes …

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Qui Tam – Whistleblower

You rely on the income from your job to support your family and yourself. Naturally, you feel that what is good for the company you work for is good for you as well, in terms of job security, the opportunity to rise to higher positions in the company, and so forth. But what happens if …

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Motorcycle Accident

It is no secret that motorcycle accidents are a serious problem on both Pennsylvania’s streets and our nation’s roadways. Contrary to what many believe, they are more often the result of negligent drivers of cars than of reckless motorcyclists. Motorcycles are significantly smaller and less visible than cars or trucks, and other drivers must take …

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Wrongful Death

In Pennsylvania or New Jersey, a wrongful death lawsuit may be brought in civil court to compensate you for damages suffered as a result of the death of a loved one. A wrongful death is defined as one that is caused by the wrongful, negligent, careless, or violent act of another. It may be the …

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Work Injury / Workers Compensation

If you’re like most Americans, you spend more hours at work than any other place except your home. It is important that when you go to work, you are confident that you are in a safe environment; your employer is primarily responsible for making it so. Philadelphia work injury lawyer Leonard K. Hill believes that …

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Brain Injury

At Hill & Associates, our Philadelphia brain injury lawyers have spent years researching what makes up the human brain. The brain is the center of personality, character, intellect, and creativity. It controls our every movement, every thought, every memory. It houses our senses and our tastes and controls our behavior. It regulates the functions of the …

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Spinal Cord Injury

Are you facing spending the rest of your life in a wheelchair because of a spinal cord injury inflicted on you by someone else’s negligent act? Are you permanently paralyzed because of a car or truck accident that was not your fault or a slip or fall on someone’s poorly maintained premises? According to a …

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Slip and Fall

Slip, trip, and fall accidents are called premises liability cases. This type of case arises when a caretaker or a property owner fails to maintain, repair, or monitor their property for dangerous conditions, thereby risking harm to visitors or tenants. When you’ve been injured in a Pennsylvania premises accident, you are often entitled to make …

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Police Brutality Lawyer

Each year, there are thousands of complaints, involving police brutality and the use of excessive force, filed against police departments throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Additional civil rights complaints include false arrest and illegal detention, racial profiling, and even sexual assault by police. According to published statistics provided by the office of Mayor Michael Nutter: …

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Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice occurs when a hospital or a doctor provides substandard care or neglects to accurately diagnose a patient’s health condition, which in turn, causes the illness to progress and get worse or possibly even result in a brand new ailment or injury. At Hill & Associates, we have seen that in some cases, malpractice …

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Dog Bites

Everyone knows the saying that a man’s best friend is his dog, but another person’s best friend may not be yours. Every year, a large number of Americans suffer dog bites and are injured, some even die from their wounds. More often than not, a bite is the fault of the dog’s owner. Anyone who …

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Motor Vehicle Accidents

Every person who operates a motor vehicle in Pennsylvania and New Jersey has a legal obligation to act in a way which ensures that other drivers on the road are safe. When a driver conducts him or herself in a negligent and unreasonable manner, auto accidents can happen, often leading to serious and possibly fatal …

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Burn Injury

At Hill & Associates, the Philadelphia burn injury lawyers understand that burns are not only excruciatingly painful, they can do permanent damage to your organs and cause severe physical disabilities, as well as being horribly disfiguring. A burn injury can occur as a result of a workplace injury, an auto accident or airline crash, or on premises …

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Birth Injury

As humans, we know all too well how one of life’s greatest joys is the arrival of a new child. Families wait for nine long months in happy anticipation of a bouncing new baby. For an unfortunate few, joy turns to sadness when parents learn that their child has been injured at birth. Sometimes a doctor or …

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