Carbondale Personal Injury Lawyers

If you suffered an injury in Carbondale due to someone else’s recklessness, contact Munley Law for a free case evaluation with a personal injury lawyer

Schedule an appointment with a personal injury lawyer at our Carbondale office, located at 41 North Main Street

If you have been injured in an accident in Carbondale, it is important to know that you have the right to take legal action against those that harmed you. You do not have to suffer silently as medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses pile up around you. Turn to the team that so many people in Carbondale and across Pennsylvania have turned to for help with their personal injury claims: the team of certified trial lawyers at Munley Law.

For nearly 60 years, we have exclusively handled injury claims for people just like you. Our national reputation for securing large settlements and verdicts on behalf of our clients is just one reason why people choose us to help them with their case. Another reason is our commitment to each and every client and our pledge to work harder than any other firm on your behalf. There is never a fee for our services unless we win your case, so call us for a free consultation today to get started on your claim.

We are proud to serve the people of Pioneer City. For more than 55 years, our attorneys have been handling all types of personal injury cases right here – from auto accidents to workers’ compensation claims. We have an office right in downtown Carbondale to help our clients, so they don’t have to travel. We are not some firm from out-of-state, we are your neighbors and your friends, and we know the unique challenges that the people of this area face every day.

We know how tough it is to be injured by someone else’s negligence. That’s why our attorneys will not stop until you are paid for the losses and pain you suffered in the accident. Take a look at our major verdicts to see how we’ve helped thousands in Northeastern Pennsylvania get the compensation they deserve. If someone’s carelessness has injured you, don’t wait another minute. Contact the Carbondale personal injury lawyers at Munley Law today for a free consultation. Call us at (570) 280-2502, chat live on our website, or fill out a contact form so we can get started on your case.

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Do I Need A Personal Injury Lawyer?

An injury can have long-lasting effects that you may spend decades—even a lifetime—dealing with. If someone else’s irresponsible behavior caused you harm, you should seek the fair and just compensation to pay for your hospital bills and the time you have to take off work for recovery. Winning your lawsuit can give you the peace of mind that you are compensated for the costs of your injury. Even if your injury seems insignificant at the moment, you should still consult with a legal professional when you suspect someone else is at fault. You might have future medical expenses you can’t anticipate, and you want to be sure that you have an attorney on your side to pursue the case if you decide to do so.

Although the monetary value of your case is important, it’s also important to see the person who injured you brought to justice. Not only will this allow you some comfort, but it will also help to prevent another accident of its kind.

If you were hurt in an accident, you might be eligible for compensation including medical bills, lost wages, physical therapy, and pain and suffering. You need a lawyer on your side to ensure that you get the fair and just amount that your claim deserves. An attorney can also ensure that you are not taken advantage of by greedy insurance companies that may look to reduce or diminish your claim. Studies show that individuals who have an attorney receive three times (or more) the amount than people who try to settle their injury claims on their own. By entrusting your case to the team at Munley Law, you can focus on recovery. Let us handle the paperwork, calls with the insurance company, negotiation, and all of the work that our experienced team knows how to do through our decades of experience. Our services cost nothing to you unless we win your case.

Why Choose Munley Law For Your Injury Case?

Unlike some firms that only to look to settle, we are not afraid to go to trial for you. It’s often the case that negligent individuals and businesses will settle out of court to avoid our lawyers’ tough, tireless litigation. Below are a few factors that set Munley Law apart from the rest:

Experience:  We have a long record of legal victories spanning over 50 years. Few other law firms in the state can claim this type of experience and longevity. Our team of experienced trial lawyers has been handling personal injury cases for decades, and each of our partners has a minimum of 10-20 years working with individuals just like you on their injury claims.

Track Record: Our satisfied clients have been able to recover large verdicts and settlements for their injury claims. For example, we have won 8 million dollars for a victim injured in a truck accident. We also secured $5 million for an individual hurt by medical malpractice. For more examples, see a list of our multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts.

Client Satisfaction: We know the devastation that a serious injury accident can cause, and we are aware that you need the support of our entire team during this process. We are committed to providing the compassion and assistance you deserve, and we urge you to focus on what matters most: recovering from your injuries and focusing on your family. Read what our past clients have to say about their experience with our helpful and compassionate team.

Our Award-Winning Team: Choose the team of attorneys that other attorneys look to for their expertise. Every year since 1993, our team of certified trial lawyers has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America. We are members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a prestigious group that is limited to attorneys who have secured million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of their clients. Read more about our team, our accolades, our memberships, and our unique commitment to our clients.

It is important that you to choose the right lawyer to handle your case since it can be the difference between a successful verdict or settlement, or a failure to recover the money you need to move on with your life. We have glowing reviews from our past clients, and our multi-million dollar verdicts are proof that we’re willing to fight, tooth and nail, for the compensation you deserve.

Types of Personal Injury Cases We Handle In Carbondale

Car Accidents

Each year, 2.35 million people are injured in car crashes in the United States, which makes it likely that you or someone you love may be involved in an accident at some point in their lives. If you were hurt in a car crash caused by someone else’s reckless, negligent, or distracted driving, you have the right to pursue compensation for your injuries, property damage, and other losses sustained in the accident. Contact us to discuss the details of your case, and your initial consultation is always free.

Truck Accidents

While some firms will claim that they have the resources to handle your case, not all attorneys are capable of handling commercial truck and 18-wheeler accident cases. Carbondale residents are often forced to share the road with large transport vehicles, and accidents occur all the time. The big trucking companies and insurance companies will often try to minimize your claim or may refuse to compensate you fairly for your injuries, so it is important to have a firm that has experience with these particular cases on your side. Our team devotes a specific portion of our practice to handling trucking accident cases, so put our knowledge and experience to work for you.

Workers’ Compensation

We know that most of the jobs in Carbondale and the surrounding areas can be physically demanding and are often dangerous to workers on the job site. If you were injured on the job, you are entitled to collect workers’ compensation benefits to help with recovery and your expenses. If you are denied workers’ compensation by your employer or your employer’s insurance company, a workers’ comp lawyer of Munley Law can help you secure the benefits you are owed.

Premises Liability

It is the responsibility of property owners and managers to protect guests from hazards. If you have been injured in a slip-and-fall accident, dog-bite, porch collapse, construction site injury, or another accident on someone else’s property, turn to the experienced premises liability lawyers of Munley Law today.

Products Liability

As consumers, we have a reasonable expectation that the goods we purchase are safe to consume or use. If you have been harmed by a defective drug, medical device, vehicle, or other product, we are ready to help you. Our attorneys are investigating claims involving hernia mesh, IVC blood clot filters, Takata airbags, Stryker hip implants, and other potentially dangerous products that individuals in Carbondale may have purchased and used.

Medical Malpractice

Lackawanna County is home to five major hospitals, including Marion Community Hospital in Carbondale. If you are ill or injured, it is likely that you trust your care to physicians and support staff at one of these major medical centers, and if you or a loved one has suffered due to a medical error or misdiagnosis, you do not have to suffer the consequences alone. A medical malpractice attorney at Munley Law can help investigate your claim and help you pursue compensation for the additional suffering this error may have caused.

Personal Injury Cases in Carbondale

 Located approximately 15 miles northeast of Scranton, Carbondale, Pennsylvania, has an impressive history in the coal-mining and railroad industries, and a celebrated ethnic history. The site of the first deep vein anthracite coal mine in the United States, Carbondale was developed by the founders of the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company. Carbondale also had the first commercially successfully railroad to operate in America with the Delaware and Hudson Gravity Railroad in 1829. In fact, the first St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Lackawanna County was held in Carbondale.

 Just last year, Lackawanna County experienced over 2,500 accidents. Over two percent of all the accidents in Pennsylvania occurred in this county. While only 15 of those were fatal, 1,238 of them resulted in injuries. Drunk driving also remains a serious safety issue, with 10,558 alcohol-related crashes in 2015 in Pennsylvania alone. If you or a loved one was injured in an accident caused by an intoxicated driver, you might be able to hold them accountable for their actions by pursuing a personal injury claim.

In 2014, the highest number of injuries that led to hospitalization in Lackawanna County were from falls. While some of these accidents could have occurred due to mere clumsiness or inattentiveness on the part of the injured person, some are caused by factors that were out of their control or were the fault of another party. Failure to properly secure a property from potential hazards can result in a serious fall, with lasting effects for the injured person. If this has happened to you or someone you love, turn to the law firm that so many citizens in Carbondale and Lackawanna County have turned to in their time of need: Munley Law.

Contact a Carbondale Personal Injury Lawyer

The trial attorneys of Munley Law grew up here, have lived here for most of their lives, and continue to serve their friends and neighbors in this close-knit community. We know how hard you work to support yourself and your family, and we understand the devastation that a serious accident can cause on your livelihood. That’s why we have committed to the people of Carbondale and the surrounding areas that we will work harder for you than any other firm. We are committed to keeping your best interest in mind at all times when it comes to settlement offers, and we are not afraid to go to trial to help secure the compensation you deserve. Contact us at (570) 280-2502, send us an email through our contact form, or chat live with us on our website to get started on your case today. There is no fee unless we win, so you have nothing to lose by calling us now.

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Munley Law did a great job with my 7-year-old son’s dog bite case. We were very satisfied. They took care of everything and got the job done quickly and efficiently. Renee, Dog Bite Case

Chris Munley promised results, and that’s what I got. He was very compassionate and he answered every question I had about my personal injury case. When we couldn’t settle with the insurance company out of court, he was a fighter in the courtroom. Needless to say, we won and I couldn’t be happier with the results. Patrick, a Personal Injury Client

I have worked with Marion through the American Association of Justice, Trucking Litigation Group. Marion has distinguished herself as an inspirational leader who gives of her time for the greater good of all. She is a hard worker accomplishing great results for her clients. She also is willing to share her knowledge with any and all attorneys who have dedicated their practice to representing clients who are the victims of highway crashes. This week, Marion was elected to the AAJ Board of Governors as an at-large Board Member. This achievement demonstrates peer recognition of Marion’s commitment to highway safety. It is with great pleasure that I give Marion the highest of all possible recommendations. Andy Young – Experienced Trial Attorney with Focus in Trucking Litigation

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