Frequently Asked Questions
Should I Contact an Attorney?
Yes. If you have been injured or think you have been injured, you should contact an attorney to meet with you and evaluate your claim.
Does the Meeting With an Attorney Cost MOney?
No. There is no charge to meet with our attorneys and have your claim evaluated.
If my Claim is Valid, How Much Does the Firm Charge?
Law Offices Bernard M. Gross P.C. take on personal injury cases on a contingent fee basis. If we do not make a recovery for you, we do not get paid. If we are successful for you, you pay us our costs and our fee.
Will I Have to go to Court?
Not necessarily. Law Offices Bernard M. Gross P.C. is skilled at negotiating settlements with insurance companies for the person who caused the injury. However, if a fair settlement cannot be reached we will proceed with the filing of a lawsuit which could lead to an arbitration hearing or a trial.
How Long Will My Case Take?
Every case is different.
If My Case Goes to Court, What Happens Exactly?
The course of a civil case in Pennsylvania state court is the result of a dispute developing between parties that can not be resolved. A Complaint is then filed and served. Defendant or their counsel files an answer. Both sides gather evidence including having the parties’ depositions taken. A pre-trial conference will be held before a Judge. If there is not a settlement, a trial, arbitration or mediation takes place and a verdict is rendered. Either party can appeal the decision.