If you suffered an injury in Scranton due to someone else’s carelessness, contact a personal injury lawyer at Munley Law for a free case review.
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If you suffered a serious injury or lost a loved one in an accident in Scranton, you should know your legal rights. You may be entitled to monetary compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, suffering, and other losses. A personal injury lawyer at Munley Law will review the details of your case for free, and guide you through the legal process.
Since 1959, the personal injury attorneys at Munley Law have represented thousands of people in Scranton and all over Pennsylvania. Over the last 55 years, we have earned a national reputation for our significant verdicts and settlements and for our expertise in the most complex areas of personal injury law. We have consistently been named among the Best Lawyers in America, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, and the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in PA.
For more than 55 years, Munley Law has been a fixture in the Scranton community. This is where we grew up, built our business, and raised our families. The people we represent aren’t just our clients – they’re our friends and neighbors. We will fight to protect the rights of Scranton residents who suffer injuries in car accidents, truck crashes, workplace accidents, and more.
If you or someone you love suffered a serious injury, contact Munley Law for a free consultation with a personal injury attorney. Chat live, fill out our email form, or call (570) 865-4699 today. We do not get paid unless we win your case.
Do I need a personal injury lawyer?
After a serious accident or injury, you may have many questions. How will I pay my medical bills? How long will I be out of work? Who is responsible for the damage? Do I need to hire a lawyer?
As the injured victim, you may be legally entitled to compensation to cover some of the costs you’ve incurred through no fault of your own. This includes things like medical bills, physical therapy, long-term care, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses. However, you’re unlikely to get the full, fair compensation you deserve without a lawyer to represent you. In fact, people who have an attorney typically get three times the amount (or more) than those who attempt to settle on their own.
The legal process can be daunting. Let us handle all of the paperwork, phone calls with the insurance company, and negotiation so that you can recover from your injury with peace of mind. There is no fee for our services unless we win your case.
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Why choose Munley Law for your personal injury case?
If you need a lawyer in Scranton, you certainly have a number of firms to choose from. How do you know who you can trust to fight for you and your family? How do you know which personal injury firm is right for your case? The fact remains that not all personal injury lawyers are created equal. And, choosing the right lawyer may determine the outcome of your case. These are some of the factors that set Munley Law apart:
Experience – Munley Law was founded in Scranton in 1959; few firms in the area can claim that kind of longevity and experience. Each of our partners has a minimum of 10-20 years of experience working in personal injury law.
Track record – Ultimately, you want a lawyer who can get results. Our attorneys have a record of success handling complex personal injury cases and obtaining maximum compensation for our clients. See a partial list of our multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements.
Client satisfaction – It’s important to us that our clients not only receive fair compensation but also that they get the assistance and compassion they deserve while recovering from an injury or loss. Our entire staff works hard to make sure our clients have everything they need during this difficult time. See what our past clients have to say about their experience with our firm.
Our award-winning team – The personal injury lawyers at Munley Law have earned national recognition for their work on behalf of injured victims. Other attorneys across the country look to our lawyers as industry experts – Marion Munley is the first woman to lead the American Association for Justice Trucking Litigation Group; Daniel Munley, the group’s past chair, travels around the U.S. to educate other lawyers about trucking law; Christopher Munley was named “Workers’ Compensation Lawyer of the Year” in 2016. As a family of lawyers, we work closely together and with the nation’s top experts and medical professionals to get the best possible results for you.
Types of personal injury cases we handle in Scranton
The Scranton personal injury lawyers at Munley Law have handled thousands of cases, from common car accidents to complex product liability, workers’ comp, or major transportation accidents. Below are some of the personal injury case types we handle at our firm:
More likely than not, you will be involved in a car accident at some point in your life. Motor vehicle crashes can be traumatic and costly, even when no one gets seriously hurt. If you suffer severe injuries or lose a loved one in a car accident as the result of another driver’s negligence, you have the right to seek compensation. Contact a personal injury lawyer at Munley Law for a free consultation.
Not all personal injury firms are equipped to handle commercial truck and tractor trailer accident cases. At Munley Law, we devote a significant portion of our practice to these special types of cases. The Scranton area sees a high volume of truck traffic and suffers its share of tractor trailer crashes. That’s why it’s important that Scranton area residents have a reputable law firm they can turn to who will stand up to the big trucking companies. We represent drivers, passengers, pedestrians, and truckers who suffer injury or death in collisions with all types of trucks.
So many people in the Scranton area and throughout Northeast PA work in physically demanding jobs. If you suffer an injury on the job, you have the right to collect workers’ compensation. If the insurance company denies your claim, a workers’ comp lawyer at Munley Law can help you recover the benefits you rightly deserve.
If you suffer an injury from a defective product, drug, vehicle, or medical device, our personal injury attorneys can help ensure you receive fair compensation. We are reviewing claims involving IVC blood clot filters, hernia mesh, Stryker hip implants, Takata airbags, and other potentially harmful products on the market today.
Property owners, landlords, and business managers have a duty to keep their premises safe from hazards. We represent people who have suffered injuries from a slip and fall, dog bite, burn, construction site injury, or other accident on another person’s property or at a place of business in Scranton.
Scranton is home to some of the region’s best hospitals and medical facilities. But, none are immune to incidents of negligence and medical errors. If you suffered an injury, illness, or lost a loved one due to a medical error or misdiagnosis, we can help. A personal injury lawyer at our firm will review the details of your situation at no charge.
How much does it cost to hire a personal injury lawyer at Munley Law?
The answer is simple: We don’t get paid unless you do. At Munley Law, we do not charge or collect a fee for our services unless we win your case. When we achieve a satisfactory settlement or verdict for you, we simply take a percentage of it to cover our costs. You don’t pay a cent upfront or out of your own pocket. If we cannot get you the justice you deserve, you owe us nothing.
Since our founding in 1959, our mission has been to get justice for the injured. We believe that everyone should have equal access to justice, regardless of income. Our no-fee promise ensures that anyone can hire the best personal injury lawyer.
Accidents in Scranton
According to a report issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in 2015, 80,004 people were injured in car accidents on the more than 120,000 miles of roadways and interstates in Pennsylvania. An additional 1,200 people were killed in the total 127,127 reported crashes overall. These staggering statistics show just how many of our friends, neighbors, and family members are affected by accidents each year in our great state. What’s more, these numbers only reflect auto accidents, so when considering the frequency of slip-and-fall accidents, defective consumer products, workplace injuries, and other serious accidents, it is easy to see how each of us may be affected in some way or another by the reckless or negligent actions of another person.
A portion (10,544) of car accidents occurred on the interstates, resulting in 100 deaths and 6,175 people injured. Non-interstate state highways accounted for the majority (82,040) of accidents with 851 fatalities and 55,398 persons injured. Accidents reported on local roads (32,011) included 233 fatalities and another 19,233 persons injured.
In Lackawanna County in 2014 alone, 1,166 people were admitted to the hospital for injuries resulting from a slip-and-fall accident. 11 more were injured in machinery accidents, and 58 were sent to the hospital after being struck by an object. A total of 1,950 people were admitted to hospitals in this county for unintentional accidents, according to Pennsylvania.gov statistics.
The Scranton personal injury lawyers at Munley Law will fight for you
The Scranton personal injury lawyers of Munley Law have grown up and lived in this area for the majority of their lives. We know the people of this region and how hard they work for their paychecks. When a severe accident hits and you are unable to work, we know the worry and the suffering you may experience. That is why for more than 55 years, our attorneys have worked non-stop to make sure our clients get what they deserve.
If you have been injured in an accident in Scranton, Pennsylvania, don’t wait much longer. Contact the personal injury attorneys at Munley Law today for a free consultation. Chat live, fill out our email form, or call (570) 865-4699 today.