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Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer


Top rated Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer John Fox speaks about his 30 year career as a top rated trial attorney and Personal Injury Lawyer in Philadelphia PA. John Fox handles all cases at Fox Law.



Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer


John was the only attorney I’ve ever dealt with who was willing to fight to the end and not just settle at the first offer so he could count it as a win. I consider him a friend because he made me feel safe, confident, and secure. He was well informed and always took my calls whenever I called and If I left a message, he would always call back within 24hr. I highly recommend John Fox, I would give him any case I have. He is trustworthy and a master at his craft. Thanks for everything John. ~Carol Henderson

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Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer John Fox obtains a $230,000 SETTLEMENT IN DELAWARE COUNTY for country club administrator who tripped over phone wire temporarily placed in a room to demonstrate new phone system.  She suffered an acute shoulder fracture which required surgery and extensive rehabilitation.

Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer John Fox obtains $150,000 SETTLEMENT FOR INJURED WOMAN WHO FELL DOWN STEPS AT RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY

Fox Law obtained a $150,000 settlement on behalf of a 55 year old woman who was carrying her grandchild down a flight of steps when she suddenly fell from the top step to the bottom landing of the stairwell.  The basis of the liability claim was that the stairwell did not have a hand rail on either side of the stairwell at the point where the client started to fall down the stairs. Fortunately, the infant child was not hurt but the client was knocked unconscious and suffered neck and arm injuries.  Over time, the most significant injury was a post-traumatic concussion syndrome which caused mild memory loss, fatigue, blurred vision, headaches, dizziness and sleep problems.  She also had deficits in executive function, cognitive processing speed, visual memory and emotional changes.  She suffered a mild to moderate traumatic brain injury.  Fox Law retained a neuropsychologist to evaluate the client who confirmed the above diagnosis and no doubt added value to her claim.

Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer John Fox obtains $69,000 SETTLEMENT FOR INJURED MAN WHO FELL BACKWARDS DOWN A STAIRWELL

Fox Law obtained a $69,000 settlement on behalf of a 55 year old man who fell backwards down a cement stairwell as he grabbed a hand rail that pulled out from the cinderblock wall.  The client was a former football player at Temple University and had significant pre-existing injuries to his neck and back for which he was actively treating prior to the accident.  The fall aggravated the pre-existing injury significantly but the case was complicated by the fact that the pre-accident condition and post-accident condition were difficult to differentiate.  Fox Law was able to reach a settlement after obtaining favorable doctor reports supporting the argument that the injuries were aggravated as a result of the accident.

Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer John Fox obtains $90,000 SETTLEMENT FOR SLIP & FALL INJURY REQUIRING SURGERY

Fox Law obtains a $90,000 settlement on behalf of a client who tripped on a brick sidewalk which was missing a block as he proceeded to walk down the sidewalk.  The client fell forward and injured his left wrist requiring surgery.  The insurance company for the home owner argued that the client was careless and did not observe where he was walking.  Fox Law argued that the defect was covered by leaves and was not noticed by the client.

Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer John Fox Settles Premises Liability Accident with Pre-Existing Injuries

A one hundred and five thousand dollar ($105,000) settlement has been reached in a premises liability case where the plaintiff was injured falling down the defendant’s basement stairs, breaking through the stair railing.  The stairs and railing were old and in disrepair. The plaintiff sustained head and lower back injuries.  The challenge in this case was that the plaintiff had a preexisting back condition and had treated 6 times in the ER within a year and a half before the accident, and as recently as 2 days before the accident.  The defense argued that the plaintiff’s chronic back condition would have caused him to be unable to perform his job as an EMT, regardless of the accident.  We argued that the plaintiff was working as an EMT up until the accident, despite his preexisting condition, but the accident exacerbated the condition to the point where the plaintiff was no longer able to do his job.

“Fox Law Strategy” Key to Slip and Fall Accident Win

A seventy-five thousand dollar ($75,000) settlement has been reached involving an accident that occurred in a hotel bathroom that had a slippery bathtub surface causing the plaintiff to slip and fall out of the tub severely injuring his leg. Relentless discovery in the case revealed that the hotel had prior notice of the slippery conditions in their bathtubs, which was key to resolving the case. The hotel argued that they had no notice of the slippery condition in the hotel in this particular room but through hard fought discovery, we obtained maintenance records showing that they were installing slip resistant pads in several of the hotel rooms but had not reached the hotel room in question.  In addition, we obtained discovery showing that the hotel had other incidents in other rooms involving slippery bathtub surfaces.

Premises Liability Case Settled with Toys R Us

A fifty thousand dollar ($50,000.00) settlement has been reached with Toys R Us in the case of a customer who sustained foot injuries resulting from a fire extinguisher that fell from a pole. There was an issue of notice, as the store had not had a problem with the extinguisher in the past and Toys R Us attorneys argued that the extinguisher met fire code standards.  We argued that it was not adequately secured hanging from a pole located in the middle of a toy store.

Tree Roots Cause Serious Injury in Trip and Fall Accident

A fifty thousand dollar ($50,000.00) settlement has been reached in a premises liability case where the plaintiff made a claim against an adjoining property owner who removed a tree from the property located very near the property line. Plaintiff tripped on roots that had been uprooted during the tree removal but those roots were actually on her property rather than the defendant’s property.  As a result of the accident, plaintiff lost several of her teeth which required extensive dental work.

Elderly Woman Suffers Broken Wrist in Trip and Fall Accident

A fifty thousand dollar ($50,000.00) settlement was reached involving an elderly woman who was walking on the edge of a sidewalk when she was confronted with a leashed dog which lunged toward her. She stepped back and tripped on a curb which was uneven with the sidewalk. She suffered a broken wrist and back in the accident. The case was difficult because plaintiff was inconsistent in her version of the accident and where she fell.

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“Do you know how many lawyers have not been to trial in years?  Insurance companies do.  Don’t bring a knife to a gun fight.  Insurance companies hire trial lawyers.  You should, too. ” ~John Fox, Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer

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What makes John Fox a Top Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer?

Experience. Reputation. Results.

John Fox is respected by his peers. He is a top trial attorney with over 25 years of experience and a record of excellent results. John Fox is aggressive, dedicated and experienced in the courtroom.  He is skilled in handling large cases involving serious injury. John Fox has earned the respect of his peers through his extensive litigation and trial experience. Many lawyers refer their personal injury clients to John Fox.

A former defense attorney for a fortune 500 company John Fox has vast experience with insurance companies.  John Fox knows how premises liability and slip and fall cases are defended.  He puts his defense experience to work for you, successfully representing premises liability and slip and fall injury victims.

“Put my 25 years of trial experience defending slip and fall and premises liability injury claims to work for you.  I know how to defend cases, which means I know how to win them.” ~John Fox, Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer

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What is the Fox Law Strategy?

“The Fox Law Strategy is to thoroughly prepare each case for trial from the beginning. Although most cases do settle before trial, cases that are thoroughly prepared for trial from the start have the strongest negotiating leverage and result in the best settlements.  It is important that you choose a lawyer who is prepared to take your case to trial. Some injury lawyers have no intention of going to trial. Their strategy from the beginning is to settle the case.  This weakens their negotiating leverage. Choosing a lawyer who will thoroughly prepare your case for trial from the beginning strengthens your negotiating leverage.” ~John Fox, Philadelphia Premises Liability and Premises Liability Lawyer

Choosing the Best Lawyer

Choosing the right lawyer can make the difference between winning and losing your case or how much you recover. Unlike large firms where you rarely speak with the top attorney, John Fox will personally handle your case. When you call John Fox, you get John Fox.

How do I choose a Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer?  Hire the lawyer, not the law firm.  That is who is handling your case. ~John Fox, Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer

Philadelphia Premises Liability LawyerWe take pride in the Personal Attention we give our clients.

John Fox will personally keep you updated and informed.  He will promptly return your phone calls. John Fox prides himself in offering top legal representation and personal attention.

Premises Liability

Premises Liability cases occur when property owners fail to maintain their property, and you suffer a serious injury.  Premises liability injuries usually lead to extended hospital stays and therapy appointments.  Negligent owners can be held responsible.  Accidents involving a slip, trip or fall may be caused by any number of hazards, including sidewalks, stairs, and walkways that are unsafe for a variety of reasons. Common types of premises liability injuries are slip and fall injuries, animal and dog bite injuries, and injuries caused by unsafe properties. It is important to secure evidence and surveillance videos immediately following a Premises Liability accident.

What to Do Immediately Following a Premises Liability Accident

4 Important Elements to the Success of Your Case:

  1. Get a picture of the defect. It is very helpful to have a picture of the defect as near to the time of your injury as possible. Over time, snow melts and conditions change and it becomes your word against theirs. A picture tells a thousand words.
  2. Immediately report the incident to the store or property owner. If you leave the scene without telling anyone what happened, they will question the truthfulness of your story.
  3. Take the name and number of any witnesses, if possible.
  4. Seek medical help as soon as possible.

There may be notice issues in Slip and Fall / Trip and Fall / Premises Liability cases. For example, if you slipped on a grape that just fell on the supermarket floor, there is probably not reasonable notice for the owner to be considered liable. On the other hand, if you can prove through their inspection patterns or surveillance video that the grape was on the floor for an unreasonable length of time, the owner could be liable.

John Fox welcomes you to contact him for a prompt and free consultation regarding your case.

No case is too big or too small for an evaluation.  John Fox welcomes the opportunity to represent you. In your consultation, your case will be discussed and the facts will be reviewed and evaluated. If Fox Law accepts your case, it will be handled on a Contingency Basis, which means you pay nothing. Fox Law carries all of the costs and assumes all of the risks when we accept your car accident case.

FOX LAW is conveniently located at Two Logan Square in Center City Philadelphia, serving Philadelphia County, Delaware County, Montgomery County, Bucks County, Chester County, and Lehigh County.  For your convenience, John Fox makes house calls if necessary.

Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer


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100 North 18th Street, Suite #2030
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

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John Fox has been a practicing AV Preeminent rated personal injury Lawyer since 1980. John Fox's litigation and trial experience encompasses trucking accidents with catastrophic injuries; automobile accidents; premises liability lawsuits; tanker truck accidents; environmental claims, national fraternity personal injury cases, medical malpractice, and business dispute litigation.

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