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  • NADC Names Three Senior Partners as Nation’s Top Attorneys

    The National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC) recently named Senior Partners Debra Jensen, Rick Jurewicz, and Michael Malvey as three of the “Nation’s Top Attorneys” for 2020, an honor bestowed upon less than 1% of practicing attorneys across the country. The NADC and its Selection Process The NADC is a professional organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Honorees not only have to elevate the standards of the Bar but also must create a benchmark for other[…]

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    Rick Jurewicz Named as Top 100 Super Lawyer

    We previously wrote about Rick Jurewicz’s selection as a Super Lawyer for 2020. We are also proud to announce his selection as one of the Top 100 Super Lawyers in both Philadelphia and Pennsylvania. This honor is reserved for the nation’s top attorneys. How Super Lawyers Selects Attorneys Super Lawyers employs a four-step selection process in order to choose leading attorneys across several practice areas. The first step in the process is nominations. No attorney can nominate him or herself,[…]

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    Richard Jurewicz Named as a Top 25 Products Liability Trial Lawyer

    Our firm is pleased to announce that the National Trial Lawyers association (NTL) recently named Senior Partner Richard Jurewicz as one of the organization’s top 25 products liability trial lawyers in Pennsylvania. The Selection Process The NTL is an organization comprised of the nation’s leading civil plaintiff and criminal defense trial attorneys. The NTL names only the top 25 products liability attorneys with superior legal qualifications from each state or region. The NTL’s criteria for membership includes several factors, such[…]

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    Arthur Bugay Receives AV Preeminent Rating

    We are proud to announce that Martindale-Hubbell recently awarded Arthur Bugay, a Senior Partner at our firm, with its highest peer rating standard possible: the AV Preeminent rating. This honor is an exclusive one. Only attorneys who reach the highest levels of professional excellence, skill, and integrity are recipients of the prestigious and coveted honor. Before selecting recipients, Martindale-Hubbell conducts a thorough review of all candidates. This review process consists of each attorney’s peers assessing his or her legal abilities[…]

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    Galfand Berger LLP Selected to 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

    Galfand Berger LLP is proud to announce that attorneys, Debra A. Jensen, Norman J. Weinstein, Arthur L. Bugay, and Richard M. Jurewicz have been selected to the 2020 Super Lawyers list. Bradley Smith was also selected to this year’s Pennsylvania Rising Stars list.  Super Lawyers is a comprehensive list of outstanding attorneys that consumers consult when seeking quality legal counsel. The service annually rates attorneys across more than 70 different practice areas throughout the country. Each candidate must undergo a stringent[…]

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    Richard Jurewicz Named to 2020 Best Lawyers

    For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers has been compiling its lists of leading attorneys across the country. The organization’s vetting process is an extensive and unbiased one and, in the end, only a small number of lawyers are selected as “Lawyer of the Year” honorees. Our firm is proud to announce that this year, Best Lawyers is naming Senior Partner Richard Jurewicz as a recipient of this prestigious award. The Selection Process Best Lawyers selects its honorees entirely through[…]

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    Senior Partner Gabriela Raful Discusses Victims’ Rights

    Gabriela Raful, a Senior Partner at Galfand Berger, recently appeared on the Dominican Association of Pennsylvania’s radio program. Conducted entirely in Spanish, Gabby discussed the rights of injured victims with the show’s hosts and listeners. Gabby is from Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. As a native Spanish speaker, Gabby’s clients do not have to worry about language barriers that so often create difficulties – even if they speak little to no English. As an advocate for both injured workers[…]

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    Firm News: Exciting Galfand Berger Promotions

    Our firm is proud to announce the promotions of three stellar attorneys: Gabriela Raful and Arthur Bugay have just been made Senior Partners, and Bradley Smith a Junior Partner. All three attorneys embody our firm’s mission of helping injured individuals and tirelessly advocating for people in need. To learn more about them, check out their bios below. Gabriela Raful Gabby Raful represents injured clients in the areas of social security disability, workers’ compensation, products liability, and personal injury. She is[…]

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    Rick Jurewicz – Insight on the $8 Billion Risperdal Verdict

    A man was awarded $8 billion in damages – one of the largest verdicts of its kind in Pennsylvania – for injuries he sustained after using the popular antipsychotic drug Risperdal. The Legal Intelligencer recently wrote an article on the historic case and contacted Rick Jurewicz, a senior partner at our firm and a prominent voice in the field of products liability, for his insight into the groundbreaking litigation. Case Synopsis A man developed an excessive amount of breast tissue[…]

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    Galfand Berger Supports Amanda Green-Hawkins for Superior Court Judge

    Our firm is proud to support Amanda Green-Hawkins for Superior Court Judge. Amanda is an advocate for workers and a necessary voice on the bench. Information on Amanda Green-Hawkins It can be difficult to learn about a candidate’s platform and figure out what they really stand for. Before the upcoming General Election – which is this November 5th – you can learn more about Amanda Green-Hawkins and her bid for Superior Court Judge: Amanda comes from a Union family –[…]

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    A Message to Our Clients About Coronavirus COVID-19:

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