Personal Injury and Disability Law

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personal-injuryPersonal Injury

The law of personal injury encompasses a wide range of situations in which injury to a person is caused by the act or omission of another. These circumstances may include auto accidents, product defects, medical malpractice, and premises liability, among others.

Curtin & Heefner LLP is recognized throughout the region as a formidable presence in the realm of personal injury law. With a cadre of attorneys seasoned through substantial courtroom experience, we represent clients in all matters relating to personal injury, including plaintiffs and defendants.

Our attorneys possess the experience to quickly and accurately assess of each individual case in order to assign responsibility, estimate proper compensation and deploy strategies to achieve successful outcomes. As skilled negotiators, we frequently achieve favorable settlements and avoid costly trials and negative publicity. However, should the need arise, our lawyers have the experience and track record to vigorously represent our clients’ interests in the courtroom setting.

Attorneys in the firm’s Personal Injury Section undergo continual training and education in order to maintain their leadership position in this area of the law. We are frequently called upon by the Bar Association and other organizations throughout the area to address our colleagues on topics relating to personal injury litigation. Many of our lawyers have been honored by their peers and within the community, and have received accolades including being named “Super Lawyers” by Law & Politics Media and Philadelphia Magazine, as well as having received numerous community and civic awards.

disabilityDisability Law

Curtin & Heefner LLP provides representation in the area of Social Security disability benefits and Supplemental Security Income, as well as in disability insurance claims, appeals, and bad faith and ERISA lawsuits. The firm’s clients benefit from the aggressive representation provided by experienced and knowledgeable disability law attorneys. The firm also offers expertise in litigation and personal injury law for a holistic view of your situation.

Curtin & Heefner LLP’s services include representation in appeals from Social Security’s denial of disability and Supplemental Security Income claims, representation at hearings before Administrative Law Judges, requests for waiver of overpayment of benefits, reconsideration requests, appeals to the Social Security appeals counsel, and lawsuits at the federal court level. The firm also provides representation in appeals from denials of long-term disability insurance claims, appeals from terminations of long-term disability insurance benefits, and bad faith lawsuits against insurance companies. Attorneys at Curtin & Heefner LLP also bring a special expertise to disabled individuals whose insurance policy falls under the jurisdiction of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).

Feel free to contact our office to schedule a consultation to discuss questions or concerns regarding your disability matter.