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Munley Law Ranked by Best Law Firms® in 2024

Posted November 2nd, 2023 by Bernadine Munley, Esq..

A team of truck accident lawyers working on a trucking caseMunley Law is pleased to announce it has been recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Law Firms® in four practice areas.

Founded in 1959, Munley Law is a national leader in personal injury law. Their personal injury attorneys have been listed in Best Lawyers in America, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, U.S. News, and World Report’s Best Law Firms, and have earned board certifications from the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Munley Law received the following Regional Tier 1 rankings in the 2024 Best Law Firms® for Northeastern Pennsylvania:

  • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

Earlier this year, eight of our personal injury lawyers were named to The 2024 Best Lawyers in America® list. Additionally, Senior Partner Marion Munley was named “Lawyer of the Year” for Product Liability Litigation – […]

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Can I Sue Uber for Emotional Distress After an Accident?

Posted September 25th, 2023 by Munley Law Personal Injury Attorneys.


Picture this: It’s Saturday night and you are leaving your favorite local restaurant. You plan to Uber back home after meeting up with friends. You book a car, and within no time, your Uber is waiting for you. All seems well until your Uber driver starts to exhibit signs of reckless driving. He’s speeding, being aggressive toward other drivers, and leaving you feeling uneasy. Then it happens, you’re in a car accident. Not only do you have physical injuries, but emotional trauma as well.

With more Americans opting for rideshare transportation, it’s no wonder that we’re seeing services like Uber and Lyft accounting for a percentage of total traffic accidents and fatalities. In a 2018 study by the University of Chicago and Rice University, it was found that rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft actually make up a two to three percent increase in traffic fatalities since 2011. […]

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PA Governor Signs New Child Car Seat Law

Posted August 10th, 2023 by Munley Law Personal Injury Attorneys.

Updated August 2023
Over the past few years, Pennsylvania has changed many of its laws pertaining to the use of child seats. In June 2016, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed legislation requiring all children under 2 years of age to ride in rear-facing child car seats in the back seat of the vehicle.

The previous law stated only that all children under 4 years of age must be restrained in a safety seat – it did not specify rear or front-facing, and did not state that children that young must ride in the back seat.

The law had been updated again recently to match the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s guidelines. According to the updated law, children under the age of 8, less than 57 inches tall, or less than 80 pounds, are required to be placed in a car or booster seat as approved by the U.S. […]

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What to Do If You Suffer Heat Stroke in the Workplace

Posted July 26th, 2023 by Munley Law Personal Injury Attorneys.

heat stroke in the workplace

As the temperatures continue to arise throughout the United States, so does the increase in heat related illnesses among workers that work outside for a living. Heat stroke is a severe heat-related illness that can occur when the body’s temperature regulation fails and body temperature rises to critical levels. It’s a condition that can strike swiftly, leading to devastating health consequences. Workers, particularly those in high-heat environments, need to be aware of the risks and symptoms of heat stroke to protect their health and well-being.

Understanding workers’ compensation after suffering a heat stroke while on the job is important, especially for those in Pennsylvania. If you suffer from a heat illness while on the job, you may be entitled to benefits under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act. This law provides medical expenses and wage loss compensation to employees who become injured or ill as a result of their work. […]

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Road Trip Prep: What to Do to Avoid a Car Accident While on a Road Trip This Summer

Posted July 5th, 2023 by Munley Law Personal Injury Attorneys.

Road trip prep for car accidents

Road trips can be exhilarating adventures for many of us. Just getting away for a weekend can be thrilling! But you may be surprised to learn that road trip accidents are more common than you think. And the best way to protect yourself from a car accident is to follow a few simple tips to minimize risks and ensure a safe journey.

Remember, if you do get into a car accident while on the road, one of your first calls should be to an experienced car accident lawyer from Munley Law. We will help you with your claim and make sure that you are properly compensated for your accident.

Let’s delve into the ways you can make your next road trip not only memorable but also safe.

Understanding the Common Causes of Road Trip Accidents

A summer road trip can be fun and a thrilling adventure. […]

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