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Attorney Peter Patton Inducted to American Society of Legal Advocates 2017

Galfand Berger attorney Peter Patton was again included in the American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA).  He is just one of 123 attorneys who has received this honor five consecutive years in a row. The ASLA is a nationwide society comprised of lawyers who are recognized for their legal credentials, proven commitment to community engagement as well as having the highest professional standards. Membership to the ASLA is limited to a select 1.5% of licensed attorneys throughout the United States. To[…]

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Multiple Galfand Berger Attorneys Receive Top 100 Trial Lawyers 2017 Award

Galfand Berger attorneys Debra Jensen, Richard Jurewicz, Michael Malvey, Arthur Bugay and Peter Patton have all been included in the National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 Trial Lawyers for 2017. Every year since 2011, Galfand Berger attorneys have received this prestigious honor. The National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 award is an invitation-only organization composed of the top performing attorneys in each state. The selection of attorneys is based on a rigorous and comprehensive process, with a small percentage being[…]

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Welcome Aboard!

Galfand Berger is pleased to welcome our newest Associate Attorney, Farhan Ali, to the firm. Farhan joined Galfand Berger last year as a law clerk and became an associate with our firm after graduating from the Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law. At Temple,  Farhan was awarded the Lena L. Hale Award for his outstanding extracurricular contributions.  He was Secretary of the Student Bar Association and President of the South Asian Law Student Association.  One of Farhan’s most[…]

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Galfand Berger Attorney Peter Patton Interviewed For The Wild West Of Defective Products Program

Galfand Berger Attorney Peter M. Patton was recently interviewed and featured in a television program entitled: “Injury And ‘Unreasonably Dangerous’ Products: How Do Juries Deliver Justice?” that was produced by the American Legal Journal. Peter is a Senior Partner at the firm and has achieved several multi-million dollar settlements in products liability and construction accident cases. The American Legal Journal produces a weekly legal television program that covers constitutional, consumer, and business law and was the recent recipient of two[…]

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Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyers to Proceed with Products Liability Case

Thanks to the hard work of Peter Patton and Galfand Berger’s team of lawyers, a Pennsylvania employee was given a second chance in his products liability case after it was initially dismissed without a trial. Our client was an employee of Harley Davidson.  His leg was crushed by a defectively designed lift table. After meeting our client, interviewing witnesses, and inspecting the defective equipment, our firm filed suit against the lift table manufacturer, Knight Industries & Associates. The lift table[…]

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Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyer Publishes an Article for Berks County Bar Association

Are MDJs, CCP Judges and Court Administrators Required to Provide Interpreters? By: Gabriela Raful, Esq.^ The number of United States residents who are deemed to be Limited English Proficient (LEP) has substantially increased in the recent decades. A (LEP) person is one who does not speak English as his or her primary language, and who has limited ability to read, write, speak, or understand the English language. According to the Migration Policy Institute, as of 2011, LEP individuals represented nine[…]

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Richard Jurewicz Again Selected to The Best Lawyers In America

Galfand Berger, LLP is proud to announce that Senior Partner Rick Jurewicz has been named in the 23rd edition as one of The Best Lawyers in America for his success in the fields of personal injury and products liability law. The Best Lawyers in America’s peer-reviewed listings are published in more than 65 countries. In their 23rd edition, over 54,900 attorneys who work in more than 140 practice areas were evaluated by a rigorous process; a process that entails over[…]

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Galfand Berger Attorneys Inducted Into the National Association of Distinguished Counsel

The National Association of Distinguished Counsel recently chose Debra A. Jensen, Peter M. Patton, Richard M. Jurewicz and Michael P. Malvey, attorneys at Galfand Berger, LLP as members of the 2016 Nation’s Top One Percent. The “Nation’s Top Attorneys” award is comprised of less than 1% of all practicing attorneys in the US. The NADC is a prestigious, professional organization that prides itself on the promotion of superior standards of legal excellence. The membership and award selection process is long[…]

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Attorney Richard M. Jurewicz Accepts Membership To Lawyers Of Distinction

Richard M. Jurewicz, Senior Partner at Galfand Berger, LLP has accepted membership to the Lawyers of Distinction, an organization that recognizes high-achieving, skillful attorneys in the United States. Selection to the Lawyers of Distinction is by nomination or invitation only. Membership to the LOD is extended to only 10% of all attorneys nationwide. Lawyers of Distinction is an organization that is made up of the top 10% of lawyers in the United States. In order to become a member, an[…]

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Attorney Gabriela Raful: Featured Speaker at Berks County Bar Association

Galfand Berger, LLP Attorney Gabriela Raful was recently featured as a keynote speaker at the Berks County Bar Association. Gabby’s speech focused primarily on issues of Workers’ Rights. She spoke about employment rights, how to report problems or issues at work, the rights of immigrant workers and also detailed resources and services that can be of aid throughout the state of Pennsylvania. Gabby practices personal injury, Workers’ Compensation, products liability and Social Security law. While in law school, she participated[…]

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