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I am a native of Delaware and graduated from a local Wilmington area high school. I am the son of two teachers with over 65 years of teaching experience, and know the importance of education and dedication to my community. I also understands the importance of working hard for my clients and their families to obtain the best possible results.
I earned my undergraduate degree at Gettysburg College and law degree from The Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware. I am an active member of the Delaware State Bar Association and the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association.
As an attorney I am recognized by my peers and was recently voted by my peers as one of the top personal injury lawyers in the state of Delaware. In addition I have been accepted as a life member of the National Registry of WHO'S WHO.
In 1990 I married my wife Elaine and I have 2 children.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Personal Injury: 25%
    26 years
  2. Wrongful Death: 25%
    26 years
  3. Workers Compensation: 25%
    26 years
  4. Car Accident: 25%
    26 years

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Contingent (33%)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Daniel F. Monahan

    I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Fred in numerous referred matters over the past 25 years. Often times, Fred has asked me to consult on the Pennsylvania workers' compensation issues that impact on personal injury cases he is handling in Delaware. Fred is a comsummate professional of the highest ethical standards. All of the clients we have jointly represented think very highly of him. I would not hesitate to recommend him for referrals in Delaware on any personal injury matters.

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  • Yvonne V Saville

    Fred is an outstanding trial lawyer and advocate. He is the consummate professional, always prepared and achieves excellent results for his clients. I would highly recommend Fred in all civil litigation matters, including personal injury and worker’s compensation.

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DEActive198906/28/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Best of DelawareDelaware Today2012
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Top personal injury attorneyDelaware Today Magazine2010
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
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BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Freibott Law Firm2001 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Delaware Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1989 - Present
Delaware State Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Rivera vs. KrempaSettlement
Harvey vs. Johnson ControlSettlement
Hardy v. Glasgow Medical Center, Hearing No.: 1411408Settlement
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Gettysburg CollegePolitical ScienceUndergrad1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Worker's Compensation SeminarWho is Employee2015
Widener UniversityDelaware Auto Accident Law2014
Worker's Compensation SeminarPractice Pointers2013
Worker's Compensation SeminarDiscovery Issues2013
Widener UniversityManaging A Law Firm2012
Widener UniversityWorkers Compensation Law2012
Delaware Trial Lawyers AssociationDelaware Landlord Tenant Law2010