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The 10 Best Personal Injury Lawyers in Philadelphia


If you’ve suffered a personal injury or accident that wasn’t your fault, you’re probably feeling the sting of hefty medical bills and lost earnings. Don’t suffer alone – a Personal Injury lawyer could help win you the compensation you deserve, quickly, easily, and without undue stress on your part. If you live in Philadelphia and are looking for a Personal Injury lawyer that will do more than just take your money, don’t miss our round-up of the 10 Best Personal Injury Lawyers in Philadelphia.

10. Jeffrey Rosenbaum

As founding partner of Rosenbaum & Associates, Jeffrey Rosenbaum enjoys an outstanding reputation for committed and compassionate advocacy. With experience across a broad spectrum of Personal Injury cases (including car accidents, slip and fall, medical malpractice, wrongful death, motorcycle, construction, work injury, nursing home abuse, defective products, catastrophic injuries, airbag failure, dog bites, inadequate security, limb loss, nerve damage, injuries to children, public transportation & sidewalk accidents), and with a history of securing multi-million dollar settlements, it’s easy to see what makes him of Philly’s top-rated Personal Injury lawyers.

9. Jeffrey Harlan Penneys

Car, bicycle, motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents, truck, septa and bus accidents, broken hips, hospital malpractice, medical misdiagnosis, pharmacy error/wrong medication, spinal injuries, traumatic brain injuries, personal injury law, slip and fall cases, wrongful death & dog bites – Personal Injury lawyer Jeffrey Harlan Penneys tackles them all, and more often than not, comes out the victor. One of Three Best Rated’s ( top Philadelphia Personal Injury lawyers, few can match his peerless reputation for securing big settlement verdicts.

8. Jon Fox

When Expertise ranks you in the top 23 of 1,018 Personal Injury lawyers in Philly, you can be pretty confident you’re good at your job. And few would suggest Jon Fox is anything else. As the founding partner of Fox Law P.C, Fox has an outstanding reputation for delivering first-class representation. Focus areas include car, truck, and motorcycle accidents, SEPTA accidents, pedestrian accidents, premises liability, slip and fall, dog bites, product liability, and malpractice. First consultations are free of charge, while fees are offered on a contingency basis, meaning you don’t pay unless he wins.

7. Brandon Perloff has given Brandon Perloff an “Exceptional” rating. A quick glance at some of his reviews tells you all you need to know about why. “Brandon made what is normally a very difficult and painful process as easy and efficient as possible. He treated me with respect and worked very hard. Highly recommend,” says one very satisfied client, while another comments “Brandon Perloff, Esq is at the top of his game. He was compassionate, courteous & respectful. He is highly skilled & knowledgeable in his area of expertise. He is honest & trustworthy. He can be a very aggressive advocate for your cause, and he was relentless in his efforts to achieve my goals and objectives for which I retained him. I would recommend Mr. Perloff in a heartbeat.” First consultations are offered free of charge, while areas of focus include vehicular accidents, workplace injuries, slip and fall accidents, medical malpractice, defective product cases, and animal incidents.

6. Brian Scott Chacker

Brian Scott Chacker is the kind of consummate professional that gets things done – and when we say “things”, we mean winning successful verdicts and big settlements for his clients. If you want an advocate that will fight for your rights at every step of the way, who manages to combine a personable, client-centric approach with a tenacious, aggressive strategy, he might very well be your ideal match.

5. Michael T. Van Der Veen

Michael T. Van Der Veen has been a ‘Super Lawyer’ selectee since 2005. Since earning his Juris Doctor in 1988, he’s successfully represented thousands of clients across a broad spectrum of Personal Injury cases, securing numerous multi-million-dollar results in the process. If you want a fierce, determined advocate that will be happy to take your case to trial if it means getting you the justice you deserve, you’re unlikely to be disappointed with Van Der Veen.

4. Harold Semanoff

If you value experience, Harold Semanoff’s 42 years in law are sure to impress you. As is his tough, aggressive approach to securing justice for his clients, his commitment to delivering on his promises, and his exhaustive efforts to do everything possible to secure a successful result. Awards might not paint a full picture of a person’s achievements, but they certainly help. In Semanoff’s case, it’s a very pretty picture indeed – as well as holding an rating of 10, he’s been voted “Client’s Choice” in 2012, 2015, and again in 2018.

3. David R. Cherry

Licensed for 24 years and holding an impressive record for winning substantial settlements, David R. Cherry is one of Philadelphia’s most respected lawyers. At Cherry Fieger & Marciano, LLP, he focuses predominantly on serious personal injury, providing representation on cases including slip trip and fall accidents, automotive or trucking accidents, construction site accidents and firearm accidents. An AVVO Client Choice Winner in 2015, 2017, and 2019, few would argue he doesn’t have what it takes to deliver a successful verdict.

2. Jay L. Edelstein

Jay L. Edelstein has more than 35 years of experience in representing the victims and families who’ve suffered as a result of serious personal injury or wrongful death. As the holder of the highest rating of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell (a distinction only 5% of attorneys have) and with a history of recovering millions of dollars in compensation for his clients, it’s not hard to see why he’s considered at the very top of his game.

1. Robert J. Mongeluzzi

As one of Super Lawyers ‘Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Philadelphia, PA’ Robert J. Mongeluzzi has pedigree. He’s also got a wealth of experience in winning multi-million dollar settlements across a wide range of Personal Injury cases- something that no doubt explains why he’s been voted a ‘Super Lawyer’ every year since 2004, was inducted into the National Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame in 2018, was awarded the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Michael A. Musmanno Award in 2019.

Dana Hanson

Written by Dana Hanson

Dana has extensive professional writing experience including technical and report writing, informational articles, persuasive articles, contrast and comparison, grant applications, and advertisement. She also enjoys creative writing, content writing on nearly any topic (particularly business and lifestyle), because as a lifelong learner, she loves to do research and possess a high skill level in this area. Her academic degrees include AA social Sci/BA English/MEd Adult Ed & Community & Human Resource Development and ABD in PhD studies in Indust & Org Psychology.

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