Where I am describing clients’ experiences, I have changed the names and some facts to preserve confidentiality, but the essence of the stories remains very real, and the stories have many essential lessons to teach us. Do you think he or she would take the time to identify witnesses or take photos? The last thing she needed was an argument with four different insurance companies. Arnold Brighton broke his leg when a car struck him in a parking lot.Read More
Pennsylvania Accident Injury Claim
All auto accidents will inflict damage to you and your car. The amount of money needed to repair those damages depends on the gravity of the accident itself. If you are not responsible for the situation, you surely don’t want to be left with all the financial liability. To avoid this from happening you should think about hiring an accident injury attorney.
Having a legal representative has its advantages. He will help you to fill a personal injury claim and survey through all the legal aspects of the process. You may try to get compensation by yourself but is better to have a specialist by your side. If you check out our article about car accidents, you will find some reasons why hiring a car crash attorney is a wise decision.
If the accident is serious, it will be accompanied by severe consequences. This has a high impact on victim's life. Try to find retribution without the help of an expert could be impossible. In the best case, you will get just a little fraction of want you deserve.
Regardless of the severity of the accident, and therefore your injury claim, a lawyer will help you through all the process. Car accident lawyers with vast experience in personal injury claims and calculations know how to get the best deal possible for you.
If you have been involved in a car accident, you should get into contact with the best lawyer available. Car crashes can prevent you from working or leave you with permanent disability and injuries that require medical attention. Your accident lawyer should be able to get the maximum amount of money as compensation for these problems.
Personal Injury Claim in Pennsylvania
When you get injured by another person’s fault, you are entitled to compensation. This is known as a personal injury claim and it comprehends everything from traumatic injuries to simple bruises. You can make the claim all by yourself but is better if you have the help of a professional injury lawyer. He will protect your interest and he will do whatever it takes to maximize the amount of money you receive in compensation so all your expenses are covered.
Accidents can happen in any place at any time. They could be as simple as a slip and fall in a supermarket or as serious as a car crash. The severity of your injuries will be tied to the gravity of the accident. Anyway, before thinking about filling up the claim, you have to be able to prove that the injuries were caused by another person's negligence. It is the job of your injury attorney to prove it and to evaluate the legality of your claim.
Personal injury laws guarantees you monetary compensation for all the expenses related to the treatment of your injuries. In addition, having an attorney with the right experience will allow you to level the play in any negotiation. He will take care of all the paperwork and will represent you in all the steps of the process.
If you are thinking to hire a professional to take your case, you should hire the best personal injury attorney available in your area. Get a free consultation today with our team of experts either by calling (855) 906-2966 or fill up a quick form to let us call you.
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Top Lawyers Serving Pennsylvania
- John N. Zervanos
- Marc Robert Steinberg
- Raymond J. Conlon
- Barbara R. Axelrod
- E. Douglas DiSandro, Jr.
- Ashley E. Killeen
- Fredric Eisenberg
- Joshua L. Berger
- Richard M. Rosenthal
- Joseph A. Quinn, Jr.
- Shane Hobbs
- David Wisneski
John N. Zervanos
John N. Zervanos is an attorney and partner at the personal injury law firm of Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mr. Zervanos has more than 30 years of experience representing individuals injured due to motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, medical malpractice, workplace accidents and other catastrophes caused by negligence. His firm has offices in Philadelphia, Allentown, Lancaster and Reading, Pennsylvania, as well as in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.Mr. Zervanos earned a bachelors degree from Franklin & Marshall College. He received his law degree from Temple University Beasley School of Law. Over the course of his career, he has recovered substantial settlements and verdicts for his clients, leading to inclusion in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He was named one of the Top 100 trial lawyers in Pennsylvaniaand one of the Top 25 medical malpractice trial attorneysby The National Trial Lawyers. He belongs to the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, an organization of the top 1 percent of attorneys in the nation.In addition to litigating matters in state and federal court, Mr. Zervanos has arbitrated many uninsured and underinsured motorist claims in various Pennsylvania counties. Active in his legal community, he is a member of the Lancaster Bar Association, the Bar Association of Lehigh County, the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice.Mr. Zervanos enjoys giving back to his community. He is the founding president of S.T.A.R. Kids, Inc. and sits on the organizations board of directors.
1525 Locust Street, 8th Floor,, Philadelphia PA 19102
Marc Robert Steinberg
As the managing partner of Rubin Glickman Steinberg and Gifford, PC, in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, since 1980, Marc Steinberg is the consummate litigator in all manner of criminal and civil cases before state and federal courts, including homicide and major criminal cases, personal injury matters and business and commercial litigation. He holds certification seven times from the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Criminal Law specialist since 1986. Mr. Steinberg practices before all Pennsylvania state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. For the past 22 years, he has served as a Discovery Master for the Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County.Throughout his career, Mr. Steinberg has represented many people accused of crimes and has obtained acquittals or the dismissal of charges in every type of criminal case, including murder, rape, drugs and sex offenses. He has secured multiple seven-figure results on behalf of clients in the Greater Philadelphia area in wrongful death, malpractice and personal injury cases.Mr. Steinberg received his Juris Doctorate from the Temple University Beasley School of Law in 1973. Over the course of the last 44 years, he has written numerous articles on various aspects of criminal and civil law, including proving damages in wrongful death claims and ethics, and taught Advanced Trial Advocacy at his law school alma mater for twenty-five years.U.S. News and World Report ,lists him among the Best Lawyers in America.,A member of the Pennsylvania and Montgomery Bar Associations, Mr. Steinberg has served in various capacities in each, including President of the Montgomery Bar Association in 2003. He is the immediate past-President of the Board of Directors of the Montgomery Child Advocacy Project. Along with many other pro bono activities, he has provided legal services to abused and neglected children in the community since 1999.
Raymond J. Conlon
Raymond J. Conlon is a founding partner of Conlon Tarker, P.C. in Butler, Pennsylvania. He focuses his attention on personal injury.Mr. Conlon graduated with honors from Duquesne University with a major in journalism and minors in both history and business. While attaining his law degree from the Dickinson School of Law, he was a member of the Board of Editors of the Dickinson Law Review, and he was selected to represent the school in the National Appellate Moot Court competition. Raymond graduated and was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar Association in 1987. Along with his friend and colleague, Jeffrey S. Tarker, Raymond founded Conlon Tarker to provide quality advocacy to victims of injury and negligence.Mr. Conlon is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. He regularly lectures on personal injury and wrongful death matters. He has been honored with Top Lawyers selections in 2007 through 2013. In addition, he has been selected as one of the Top 50 Attorneys in Pittsburgh since 2011.
Barbara R. Axelrod
Native to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Barbara R. Axelrod represents people who have suffered a personal injury. As an attorney at The Beasley Firm, LLC, she handles cases at every level, from initial consultations through trials and appeals.In 1973, Ms. Axelrod graduated cum laude from Middlebury College with a Bachelor of Arts. She then went to Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, earning a Juris Doctor in 1977.Involvement in legal organizations ensures Ms. Axelrod has access to tools and emerging tactics that benefit clients. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Philadelphia Bar Association. Putting these resources to good use, she establishes the foundation for clients cases, demonstrates their losses and illustrates how defendants played a role in the incident in question.One highlight from Ms. Axelrods impressive career involves a case in which she upheld a $24 million libel verdict on behalf of a former prosecutor. In another case, a clients physician failed to diagnose his condition in a timely fashion. Ms. Axelrod successfully demonstrated that he should receive damages for a tumor that continued to grow and metastasize.For results like this, as well as her continued commitment to clients, Ms. Axelrod holds an Avvo Excellentrating, and she has earned the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell.Ms. Axelrod practices before the Supreme Court of the United States, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
E. Douglas DiSandro, Jr.
Attorney E. Douglas DiSandro Jr. is an associate with The Law Firm of Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky PC, which has four office locations throughout the Philadelphia metro region and Southwestern New Jersey. A highly rated attorney with over four years of legal experience, Mr. DiSandro focuses his practice primarily on advocating for those who suffered an injury or loss as the result of someone elses negligence or wrongdoing.Licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Mr. DiSandro has achieved notable success helping his plaintiff clients across both states secure the maximum amount of compensation possible for the injuries and losses they incurred due to motor vehicle accidents, slip-and-fall accidents, defective products, work-related accidents or as the result of medical or dental malpractice.A staunch advocate for those in need, he has helped secure numerous substantial settlements and awards for those he has served, and he volunteers his time and efforts to assisting veterans with their disability matters.A 2010 graduate of Saint Josephs University, Mr. DiSandro earned his Bachelor of Science in business administration with a major in marketing and a minor in Spanish language and literature. He then served as a sales and marketing intern with the Philadelphia Phillies just prior to and immediately after his enrollment in law school.Mr. DiSandro attended Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware, and obtained his Juris Doctor in 2013. While pursuing his legal degree, he was a member of the Moe Levine Trial Advocacy Honor Society and served with the Veterans Law Clinic. In 2013, both the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association admitted him to practice.
Ashley E. Killeen
Ashley E. Killeen has been an attorney at KaplunMarx since Jan. 2017. From the firms office in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, she divides her practice between criminal defense and plaintiffs personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Admitted to practice in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Ms. Killeen represents clients in both states.In her criminal defense practice, Ms. Killeen has a particular focus on assisting motorists who have been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. In that regard, she has been trained in the administration and interpretation of field sobriety tests. Ms. Killeen has successfully challenged traffic stops that led to the charges as being made without the requisite reasonable suspicion on the part of the law enforcement officers. She has also contested the results of breath tests on the basis that the machine was not properly calibrated or maintained.Ms. Killeen also represents people who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties. Her cases have included truck and other motor vehicle accidents as well as incidents arising out of premises liability. Her successes during her career have led to her being named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 as well as to the Top 100 Lawyers list issued annually by the American Society of Legal Advocates. Ms. Killeen has also received a Superb peer review rating through Avvo.A 2006 recipient of a Bachelor of Science in management from Saint Josephs University, Ms. Killeen attended Widener University Commonwealth Law School and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 2011. After spending five years with an area law firm, she had her own practice for a year before joining her current firm. Ms. Killeen is a member of several legal organizations, including The Pennsylvania Association for Drunk Driving Defense Attorneys, Inc.
For more than two decades, Fredric S. Eisenberg has worked relentlessly in protecting the rights of seriously injured victims. After graduating in 1984 from the University of Pennsylvania, he attended and graduated law school at Temple University School of Law in 1987.Mr. Eisenberg spent the first five years of his career at Labaton Sucharow in New York City, representing individuals and families who suffered financial hardship as a result of corporate misconduct in high-profile securities class actions. In 1992, Mr. Eisenberg joined the law firm of Litvin, Blumberg, Matusow & Young, where he was shortly thereafter elevated to shareholder. At Litvin, Mr. Eisenberg focused his practice on complex civil litigation, primarily representing severely injured plaintiffs in product liability, medical malpractice, construction site/workplace accidents and other catastrophic personal injury litigation.In 2004, Mr. Eisenberg combined forces as a named partner with the pre-eminent trial lawyers at ,Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C. Mr. Eisenbergs skills as a trial lawyer and his dedication to his clients have resulted in repeated seven and eight figure recoveries. At our law firm, Mr. Eisenberg continues his practice in the area of personal injury.Mr. Eisenberg is a member of the American, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia and New York Bar Associations. He has been routinely selected as a member of the Top Lawyers of Pennsylvania, a peer-selected group of practitioners from around the Commonwealth. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, whose membership is restricted to attorneys who have secured million-dollar verdicts or settlements. He has also received an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, its highest ranking. He has written and lectured on issues relating to trial techniques and evidence.His court admissions include:,• Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,• State of New Jersey,• State of New York,• State of Connecticut,• United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania,• United States District Court, District of New Jersey,• United States District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York,• United States District Court, District of Connecticut,Besides his involvement in the law and legal community, Mr. Eisenberg is active in a number of charitable organizations. He is a former President of Citizens for Consumer Justice, Pennsylvanias largest organization seeking to preserve and strengthen consumers rights and access to the civil justice system.He also mentors high school students through the Philadelphia Futures Sponsor-A-Scholar Program.
Joshua L. Berger
Recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America,Attorney Joshua Berger has dedicated his career to representing Pennsylvania residents who have been harmed as a result of motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, personal injury and defective products. Mr. Berger is currently board certified in medical malpractice law by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys.
Richard M. Rosenthal
Attorney Richard Rosenthal has an AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating based on legal ability and general ethical standards. He was selected as one of their 2013 Top Rated Lawyers in Personal Injury Law.”,He also made the list of Pennsylvania Top Lawyers® from 2006 - 2018. Based on the results of the Top Lawyers selection process, Attorney Rosenthal was listed as one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Pennsylvania for 2010-2018 and as one of the Top 50 Attorneys in Pittsburgh for 2008-2018.He was voted for inclusion in the 2010-2019 editions of ,The Best Lawyers in America,®, an honor based on rigorous peer review.Corporate Counsel, magazine has called Best Lawyers the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.,Attorney Rosenthal, the firms Co-Managing Partner, is a former Senior Deputy Attorney with the Tort Litigation Unit of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Office of Attorney General. In over 35 years of practicing law, he has represented both defendants and plaintiffs. Because of his experience, Attorney Rosenthal teaches courses to trial attorneys and engineers on identifying and handling cases involving hazards on roadways and in construction zones.He also has secured numerous large settlements and verdicts for clients seriously injured due to dangerous roads, construction zones, tractor-trailer accidents, car accidents, motorcycle accidents, premises liability (slip and fall), elevators and escalators, and other accidents.AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.
US Steel Tower, 10th Floor, 600 Grant Street,, Pittsburgh PA 15219
Joseph A. Quinn, Jr.
Attorney Joseph A. Quinn, Jr. has set an exemplary standard for trial lawyers throughout Pennsylvania for over five decades. Known for his thorough preparation and detailed skills in the courtroom, Attorney Quinn has achieved record-setting jury verdicts and settlements in cases involving medical malpractice, truck and car accidents, insurance bad faith, defective products, premises liability, and workplace injuries.Attorney Joseph A. Quinn, Jr. is one of only three Pennsylvania trial lawyers admitted to the Inner Circle of Advocates, a group limited to the top 100 personal injury lawyers in the United States, and one of only 500 attorneys worldwide chosen to be a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers.Attorney Quinn has been named a Pennsylvania Top Lawyer every year since the program began. He also has been listed in every edition of The Best Lawyers in America, and has been recognized by the national publication as Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year for NEPA and the Lehigh Valley. He is one of the most experienced and highly credentialed trial attorneys in Pennsylvania. As Senior Litigation Principal, his Firm, Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn (HKQ Law) has been named 2018 Best Law Firm by US News & World Report. Attorney Quinn is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a Diplomat of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Past President of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, and a Past Member of the Board of Governors of the American Association for Justice.Attorney Quinn has authored numerous professional articles and has co-authored a book on the Pennsylvania No-Fault Motor Vehicle Insurance Act. He has presented at multiple professional seminars, including the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the State Conference of Trial Judges, and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.Attorney Joseph A. Quinn, Jr. proudly calls Northeastern Pennsylvania his home, and lives every day by his firms positioning statement, no one will work harder for you.”,
Attorney Shane Hobbs is the founder and sole proprietor of the Law Office of Shane Hobbs in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. Serving a diverse range of clients throughout Schuylkill County and the surrounding areas, Mr. Hobbs focuses his practice on providing the highest level of representation and support possible for those who have legal needs involving any of the following practice areas:,Real estate and mortgage litigation,Foreclosure prevention,Debt negotiations,Insurance coverage disputes,Bankruptcy,Personal injury and general civil litigation,Criminal defense,Small business law,A native of the area, Mr. Hobbs earned his Bachelor of Arts in politics from Ursinus College in 2002. He then gained invaluable experience in the mortgage industry serving as a residential and commercial loan officer before deciding to make law his career.After this decision, he attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2010. The Pennsylvania Bar Association admitted him to practice in 2012, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania as well as the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.While pursuing his legal degree, Mr. Hobbs served as staff writer for the law schools newspaper, The Pillar, and he was a member of the schools mock trial team. After graduating and receiving his license to practice, he served as Schuylkill County Assistant District Attorney from 2014 to 2015, and he continues to serve as solicitor for the Schuylkill County Zoning Hearing Board.Aside from his impressive legal credentials, Mr. Hobbs has a unique insight into the regions courts and political landscape due to his father and grandfather both serving in the Pennsylvania State Senate. He credits his background with helping him to better serve the needs of his clients, and he has quickly earned a reputation as being an emerging leader in his field.
4 South 2nd Street, Ste 302,, Pottsville PA 17901
A skilled trial attorney with 20 years of professional experience, David has been remarkably successful in the generally conservative courtrooms of Central Pennsylvania.In 1992, as a young attorney, David won over $400,000.00 for his clients in what was reportedly the first jury verdict against a doctor in Cumberland County history. Since then, he has gone on to win additional six and seven figure jury verdicts and has obtained numerous recoveries for his clients that exceed $1 Million. David graduated from The Dickinson School of Law in 1990, and has devoted his entire legal career to trial advocacy. He has a long track record of successfully representing clients in medical malpractice, birth trauma and motor vehicle accident cases. David attributes his success in the courtroom to thorough preparation, skillful case presentation and absloute candor with the court and jury.David has litigated cases throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in both State and Federal courts. He has been admitted to the bars of the Supreme Court of the United States of America, The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, The United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. David is also licensed to practice law in the state of New York. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, and the American Association for Justice. Like all of the attorneys at NOW LAW, David is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization in which membership is limited to those attorneys who have obtained a recovery of $1 Million or more.