Certified as one of a limited number of specialists in the field of workers’ compensation and recognized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. With my extensive experience in the courtroom and at the negotiating table, I ensure that my client’s rights are protected and that they receive all of the benefits available to them under the law. I regularly appear before judges, defending the rights of injured individuals who have suffered tragic losses as a result of injury both in and out of work. With unparalleled settlements and trial awards, I combine aggressive litigation, negotiating tactics and knowledge of the law, allowing me to obtain the best possible results for my clients. I address legal needs in cases such as:
- Claim Petitions
- Review Petitions
- Suspension Petitions
- Termination Petitions
- Penalty Petitions
- Compromise and Release Petitions
I represent individuals injured as a result of the negligence of others. This includes auto accidents, slip and fall accidents, product liability, medical malpractice, premises liability and other similar matters. I have extensive knowledge regarding medical, economic and vocational damages and I combine that with compassion for my clients. I handle:
- Rear End Collisions
- Intersectional Accidents
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Ice and Snow Accidents
- Dog Bites
- Wrongful Death
- Medical Malpractice
- Slip and Fall Accidents
I regularly appear before bankruptcy trustees and judges to protect my clients’ assets and provide them relief from their creditors. I assist consumers with credit card debt, mortgage foreclosure, medical and legal debt, personal loans and other financial hardships. I represent my clients in:
Reputation for Excellence
I have been recognized as a top attorney in publications such as Super Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell, Main Line Today, Suburban Life Magazine, Montco Happenings and others. I am among the first attorneys in the state to obtain the credentials and pass the rigorous written exam to become a Certified Workers’ Compensation Attorney. I have lectured on the topics of workers’ compensation, personal injury and bankruptcy. I have written a series of legal guides on these topics as well.
I have participated as a speaker for the Philadelphia Area Project on Occupational Safety and Health (PhilaPOSH), a non-profit advocacy group that is sponsored by local unions and fights for the rights of Pennsylvania workers. I provide adult education seminars on workers’ compensation and bankruptcy in school districts throughout the Philadelphia area. I regularly attend continuing legal education seminars, expanding my knowledge of workers’ compensation, personal injury and bankruptcy.
I received my Bachelor of Arts in 1988 from Rutgers College and my Juris Doctorate in 1991 from Villanova School of Law where I received the Award for Excellence in Civil Litigation.
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Why You Want James V. Monaghan On Your Side
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Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist
One on one personalizedrepresentation. Not a“billboard” attorney
Passionate in findingsuccessful resolutions
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Guest Lecturer briefingfellow attorneys about the latest workers’ compensation trends