Posts by jcdelaw

Correctional Officers File Suit Over Prison Uprising

Posted by on Apr 18, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Today Jacobs & Crumplar and The Neuberger Firm, on behalf of the estate and four survivors of a deceased correctional officer, as well as five fellow officer hostages, who survived torture, death threats and beatings in the inmate uprising in the Delaware prison system on February 1st and 2nd, filed a federal lawsuit against former Governors Jack Markell, Ruth Ann Minner, and others, seeking compensatory and punitive damages and a jury trial. After an exhaustive investigation, the Complaint charges that for 16 years it was the policy of these two Governors not to employ enough officers...

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Thomas Crumplar Interviewed By TNJ On Vaughn Prison Uprising

Posted by on Feb 24, 2017 in Civil Rights | 0 comments

Jacobs & Crumplar attorney Thomas C. Crumplar discusses in a News Journal article injuries his correctional officer client sustained in the James Vaughn prison uprising and asks those with information to come forward. Read the article here: http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/crime/2017/02/24/delaware-prison-siege-choreographed-officers-beaten-hours-vaughn-correctional-center/98272556/

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Jacobs & Crumplar Moving to Wilmington Riverfront

Posted by on Dec 19, 2016 in Blog, News | 0 comments

Since its founding over 35 years ago, Jacobs and Crumplar has occupied only two places: one at 800 Delaware Avenue in Wilmington and for most of the firm’s existence at 2 East 7th Street also in Wilmington. After almost 30 years at 2 East 7th Street, the firm is moving this time to the Wilmington Riverfront and specifically 750 Riverfront Drive, right near the Wilmington Blue Rocks stadium. The new home for the firm is a modern yet classic looking office building that is the home of other businesses. Jacobs & Crumplar will occupy the second floor of the building. The...

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National Media Quote Raeann Warner as Sex Abuse Specialist in Molly Shattuck Case

Posted by on Sep 1, 2015 in Sexual Abuse | 0 comments

Raeann Warner of Jacobs & Crumplar was recently quoted by the Washington Post and the Baltimore Sun on the sentencing of Molly Shattuck. In June 2015, Shattuck pled guilty to fourth degree rape in the sexual assault of a 15 year old boy. She was sentenced on August 21, 2015 to 48 weekends in a community corrections center. Raeann commented on the light sentence given to Shattuck. In the Washington Post: Raeann Warner, a Delaware attorney who specializes in sexual abuse cases, said she was surprised that Shattuck was not given any prison time. “It just seems light … and not in...

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Xarelto Litigation Mass Tort Docket Created in Philadelphia

Posted by on Jan 28, 2015 in Blog, News | 0 comments

Administrative Judge Kevin M. Dougherty signed an Order docketed on January 20, 2015, creating a Xarelto Litigation Mass Tort Program in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas. As such, all pending and subsequently filed cases will be transferred to the Court’s Complex Litigation Center for coordination. Case Management Order No. 1 is expected to be issued shortly. Presently, there are approximately 75 cases filed in Philadelphia County against various Johnson & Johnson entities, Janssen entities and Bayer entities. These, and related entities, are responsible for the...

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