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Peter Munsing

Peter Munsing

I represent people & families throughout Eastern Pennsylvania
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability
  • Connecticut, DC, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania
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Summary

I have been representing individuals, families, and small businesses since I graduated from law school in 1975. I believe that most people get confused by the legal system especially with insurance questions-- the system turns them around, nobody explains anything, and that turns them off. I want them to know their rights--that's why we're called The Know Your Rights People. Access to justice is why I offer free consultations, and take death and injury cases on a contingent fee--which means I don't get paid until I get money for the person I represent. Unlike many attorneys, I don't represent insurance companies to avoid a conflict of interest. Also, unlike many attorneys, I charge only for costs outside of my office---many attorneys charge for postage, even phone fees--and then charge interest on that! I went to the University of Michigan, then to Georgetown University's Law School, and have a further degree, a Masters of Law, from Temple University. I have been in practice for over thirty five years, and have represented people from adjusters to veterinarians, whose family members have been killed or who have --through no fault of their own-- had to deal with fractures and all manner of other injuries, from many varieties of corporate and individual carelessness. Some lawyers say they only take "serious" cases--I believe that any injury that causes you limitations, pain, is serious to you. Give me a call if you have a legal question about any form of injury--if I can't help you, I'll at least try to tell you who can! And it won't cost you a dime --even the call is free--1-888-PA-LAWS-1 (1-888-725-2971)!

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car crahes
  • Pedestrian run-downs
  • Bicycle injuries
  • Tractor-Trailer crashes
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    The insurance company is staffed by professionals whose job is to pay out as little as possible. Before you speak to them, you should have the opportunity to speak to someone who is on your side. A lot of law firms that advertise for personal injury cases also represent insurance companies! I don't represent insurance companies to avoid this conflict of interest. Every week I give free consultations to people who want to know their legal options--that's why my practice is called "The Know Your Rights People."(c) Too many lawyers don't care if their callers know why things happen in the law, or what resources may be available to them if they don't think an injury is "serious" enough for them. If you or a loved one has been hurt, then that injury is serious--and that's how I treat all callers. I've advised people with burn injuries, fatalities in their families, hit-and-run injuries, bicycle and motorcycle crashes, tractor trailer wrecks, medical mistakes, failures to diagnose, problems from dangerous medications and products. In fact, I'm proud that when insurance adjusters have been hurt or their family has been injured they call me to represent them! Whatever your injury or death question, call us. You can even use our toll free number: 1-800-367-5298. Put it in your phone so if a friend--or you--gets hit you can call for advice before you speak with the insurance adjuster!
  • Contingent Fees
    I take injury cases on a "contingent fee" which means I don't get paid until I get the other side to put money on the table. Most of my clients are average working people, without the money to pay the huge hourly fees insurance companies pay their lawyers. I want you to be able to have a lawyer if you've been hurt, so I set out to not charge up front fees for injured people or families who've had a loved one killed. I only get paid when I get money for you. It's that simple. Don't you wish other professions were like that? It doesn't cost a dime to talk to me, and it doesn't cost money to retain me as your lawyer. Unlike many other law firms I don't charge interest on casefile costs I advance, and I only get my costs back if and when I get money for you! You don't have to pay expenses up front as happens with many lawfirms.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    I've helped thousands of clients and have given information to many more times that , and I'd be happy to speak with you about your case. Call me for an appointment!
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Connecticut
DC
Maryland
Massachusetts
Pennsylvania
1st Circuit
2nd Circuit
3rd Circuit
4th Circuit
U.S. Court Of Claims
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • French: Spoken, Written
Education
Temple University Beasley School of Law
LL.M. / Trial Advocacy (1996)
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In the first class of Temple University Law School's Masters of Law in Trial Advocacy
Georgetown University Law Center
J.D. / Emphasis on topics related to rights of individuals. Practiced for one year under a local District of Columbia Court rule allowing law students to represent clients in the courts of the District of Columbia. (1975)
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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
B.A. / History (1972)
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Honors: Full tuition scholarships; honors college
Activities: Staff ot the Michigan daily;editorial staff of Gargoyle (Michigan's humor magazine);founder, University of Michigan Rowing Club; Environmental Law Society; active with political campaigns
Professional Associations
Chester County Bar Association
member
- Current
BERKS COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
member
- Current
American Associaton for Justice
member
- Current
Activities: former chair, Forklift and Industrial Vehicle Litigation Group
Pennsylvania Bar Association
member
- Current
Activities: Solo & Small Firm Practice Section Member
Pennsylvania Association for Justice
Member
- Current
American Bar Association
- Current
Monroe County Bar Association
member
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Legal Answers
3200 Questions Answered

Q. I live in columbus ohio. I pawned my tv. When i picked it and took it home discovered it was broke
A: File a claim with them but they'll say it was you. Then go to small claims.
Q. My girlfriend sold her car in the last year and bought a different car. The old car was abandoned. Are we liable?
A: You can't "abandon" a car and assume it's not hers. Hers until title is transfered. Right now she can be charged with costs of getting rid of it.She should have traded it to a junkyard in exchange for the tow & disposal.
Q. Can a manufacturer be held liable for damages to our property due to there product exploding?
A: You need estimates for each item of damage. Then you can file suit in small claims against both companies. Send a notice of your situation to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Q. I was injured by a defective product while on vacation in another state - where would I file a claim?
A: If the product is sold in your state you can sue in your state. But you won't be making a product claim without a lawyer, and it'll be tough without the product. So you can contact a member of the Texas Trial Lawers Assn that handles product liability cases--they give free consults.
Q. I was walking my dog and and we both got knocked down by a cyclist -- will the insurer pay for my pet's vet bills?
A: Many bicylists don't have insurance so don't count on that. You can sue them in small claims if they don't, but only your insurance is obligated to pay for bills as they are incurred.
Q. I was in a car accident and don't have insurance - but it wasn't my fault. Will I still get money to help pay my bills?
A: Contact a member of the Va. Trial Lawyers Assn.for the county where the crash happened. They will give you a free consult. Short answer yes, but it won't be up front. If you can't work, apply for medical assistance.
Q. Is it possible to file a personal injury claim from an injury suffered while in prison?
A: Depends on the situation. As these cases are specialized, contact the WVa. Civil Liberties Union and ask for their prison litigation section then ask them for the names of "cooperating attorneys." They will be in the best position to guide you.
Q. Injured on the job in 2009 in TN, rec settlement/lifetime medical. Carrier in breech of L M. Can I sue employer ?
A: Contact the lawyer you had. If you didn't have one, contact a member of the Tenn Assn for Justice who handles comp cases. This is not d.i.y. time.
Q. My husband was incarcerated recently. While in custody he was involved in a fight & injured. Do we need a lawyer?
A: You need to contact the Tennessee Civil Liberties Union, ask for the names of "cooperating attorneys " for prison issues.They are very specialized cases. The lawyer will give you a free consultation. You/your husband want to get that.
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Wyomissing, PA 19610
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