Ginsburg & Associates Discusses the Legal Process for an Injury Lawsuit in Philadelphia

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( — September 9, 2015) Philadelphia, PA — Ginsburg & Associates has represented clients in personal injury lawsuits for more than 35 years. Attorney Bruce Ginsburg recently shared the process that one can expect when seeking monetary damages after being injured due to another party’s negligence or an alleged fall.

Primary Consultation

After receiving appropriate medical care for their injuries due to an alleged fall or an injury sustained as the result of negligence, the client should contact a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. During a consultation at Ginsburg  & Associates, an attorney meets with the client to learn about the accident and the injuries they suffered. The attorney then discusses with the client the best course of action for this situation and what the anticipated outcome is.


After accepting the case, Ginsburg & Associates begins the research process. The first step is an interview with the injured party. The attorney will ask questions concerning how the accident occurred, the client’s medical history, the injuries obtained from the accident, and the treatment required.

Ginsburg & Associates then collects all records and reports relevant to the case. This includes documents such as accident reports, medical records, and medical bills.

Gathering all of the pertinent information takes time. Depending on the details of the case, the research process may take up to several months. Throughout this time period, Ginsburg & Associates keeps in touch with the client to update them on the status of the case and any new developments that have occurred.

Negotiations and Settlement

Once the research is complete, Ginsburg & Associates begins the process of negotiations with the other party. Typically, one side will present a proposed agreement to the other, detailing their terms and conditions. The other party may accept or negotiate the settlement. If both parties are eager to settle, an agreement may be reached quickly. However, in some circumstances these negotiations can drag on for a long time.


While many cases can be resolved through a settlement, periodically an injury lawsuit in Philadelphia must go to trial to reach a resolution. Time frames vary, but the trial process typically takes a year or two. More time will be spent gathering research, as well as attempting mediation and settlement. If a suitable agreement still cannot be met, the case will be presented in front of a judge. The trial may take place in a single day or may carry on for a week or longer. After the case has been thoroughly reviewed, the judge will make a decision.

About Ginsburg & Associates Trial Lawyers

Ginsburg Lawyers have over 25 years of proven success. We are Philadelphia Attorneys, specializing in nursing home negligence, medical malpractice, personal injuries and work related injuries as well. Our firm hopes you never need our services, but if you find yourself needing a Philadelphia attorney for reasons such as – personal injury, workplace accidents, nursing home malpractice, premises liability, medical malpractice, automobile accidents, dangerous products, civil rights, police violence, bus and truck accidents, and liquor liability, we’re here for you.

Ginsburg & Associates Trial Lawyers

2112 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States