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Craig A. Altman Helps Clients Receive Compensation in PA Personal Injury Cases

Accidents can have serious effects, both physical and mental. During this difficult time, you will find that you are unable to recover fully, have mounting medical bills, and feel uncertain about the next thing you should do. We can help guide you to your next step in a legal battle to get you the compensation you deserve.

Your case is unique and deserves personal attention. We understand the complexities of personal injury claims. Our Pennsylvania personal injury attorneys are experienced and knowledgeable in all types of cases including:

  • Car accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Premises liability
  • Slips and falls
  • Medical malpractice
  • Wrongful death
  • Product liability

If you have been injured and hope to recover the maximum compensation you will need a PA personal injury lawyer who is knowledgeable of the personal injury law and the legal process in the state of Pennsylvania. Personal injury lawsuits are often the only course of action to take against an insurance company that wants to delay or deny paying accident victims compensation.

Call the experienced personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Craig A. Altman today to discuss your personal injury lawsuit to discuss how you can recover full and fair compensation for your serious injuries. You can reach us day or night, or you can use our online contact form to schedule a free consultation and case evaluation at which we will make you fully aware of your legal options.

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*The Law Offices of Craig A. Altman does not offer any guarantee of case results. Past success in litigation does not guarantee success in any new or future lawsuit.

When You've Been Injured, We Will Help

The Law Offices of Craig A. Altman will help you seek monetary compensation for:

Medical Expenses

Hospital bills can be overwhelming, particularly if your accident caused brain & spinal injuries or other serious injuries. Reimbursement for medical bills is an essential part of recovery in an injury case.

Future Medical Treatments​

Serious injury to your neck and/or back may require years of medical attention and exhaustive physical therapy.

Lost Income​

Recovery for lost wages is essential. In addition, you could be entitled to income continuation.

Timing Matters in Personal Injury Cases

You Need to Act Quickly to Preserve Your Legal Rights

A personal injury case must be filed within a certain period of time as per PA law. A personal injury lawyer can explain what is called the “statute of limitations” in detail. Basically, the statute of limitations on personal injury cases in Pennsylvania is two years from the date of your injury.

After this time has passed, you may be barred forever from bringing a claim. Additionally, your insurance company might require you to provide a statement within 30 days of the accident. Our Pennsylvania personal injury attorney will make sure all necessary documentation for your case is filed in a timely fashion.

Tough Cases. Tougher Lawyers.

The Law Offices of Craig A. Altman is proud of the reputation it has built successfully negotiating and litigating for clients who have suffered personal injuries due to someone’s negligence.

Learn more about this personal injury law firm, the legal team, and its verdicts and settlements. An experienced attorney is what you will need and want if you seek to obtain maximum compensation for your injury case.

PA Personal Injury Law FAQs

Generally, the claim must be filed by the plaintiff within 2 years. In the state’s statute of limitations, your personal injury suit must take court action within the timeframe for a trial in Pennsylvania. If your case fails after the two-year deadline, your personal injury lawsuit will probably be dismissed. There is a rare expectation for that period of time. It will normally start two years after minors turn 18.

The time it takes to settle a personal injury case varies depending on how complicated the case is. Generally, most cases take several months to over a year. If your case goes to trial, it may take several years to resolve.

If you are in an accident, you should seek medical attention immediately, even if you do not believe you have been injured. You should also contact the police and file a report. If possible, take pictures of the scene of the accident and get the contact information of any witnesses. When you are ready to speak with an attorney, we will be here to help you.

A contingency fee is a percentage of the amount recovered in a settlement or verdict. If no money is recovered, we do not get paid. Our contingency fee is never higher than 1 /3 of your settlement or verdict.

You should bring any information you have about the accident, including any police reports, insurance information, and medical records. You should also bring any correspondence you have had with the other party or their insurance company.

The value of your case will depend on many factors, including the severity of your injuries, the amount of medical bills you have incurred, the amount of wages you have lost, and the impact your injuries have had on your life. 

Pennsylvania is a comparative negligence state. This means that if you are found to be partially at fault for your accident, your damages will be reduced by your percentage of fault. For example, if you are found to be 20% at fault for an accident that caused you $10,000 in damages, your recovery would be limited to $8,000.

There are many personal injury attorneys. Not all have the same experience or skillset. These are a few questions you want to ask of any prospective attorney who might represent you in a personal injury case:

  1. Have you handled personal injury cases like mine?
  2. Have you gone to trial for personal injury litigation?
  3. What are your legal fees?
  4. Do you work on a contingent fee basis?
  5. Do you take more than 1/3 of a settlement or verdict?
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