This course is intended to help consumers gain an extensive understanding on the complicated and long-term process of how personal injury cases are handled in Pennsylvania. It is also designed for patients with serious illnesses who need to navigate the confusing world of insurance in order to get medical bills paid and continued proper medical care. The unfortunate reality is that people trying to get their lives back, recovering from traumatic injuries, more often come to find that this information is just not readily available to the public. Stuart Carpey wrote this course to help change that.
In nearly three decades of practicing law, Stuart Carpey has helped thousands of accident victims and patients put the pieces of the puzzle together by maximizing all available private, state, and Federal insurance benefits. In certain situations, the accident victim can get compensation for injuries sustained. In most circumstances involving an accident or illness, medical care, payment of medical bills and payment of replacement wages is available.
This course is essential for anyone who has been involved in a serious accident, as well as their family members. The information contained in this course will help break down the following topics:
This is the introduction lecture containing the brief overview about the course content and layout.
For more than 28 years, Stuart A. Carpey has worked exclusively in the area of protecting the rights of people injured in accidents. He graduated from the University of Maryland in 1983 and from the Villanova University School of Law 1987.
He is the lead attorney at his firm, focusing his practice on complex civil litigation, which includes representing severely injured plaintiffs in a vast array of personal injury cases. He also represents individuals and small businesses in disputes involving insurance claims.
He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, whose membership is restricted to attorneys who have secured million-dollar settlements or verdicts. He is a nationally known lawyer, speaker and educator in the area of personal injury law and law practice management. He has lectured at continuing legal education seminars for other attorneys on issues relating to personal injury and insurance law.
He has been honored in the Philadelphia legal community, and nationally, for his pro bono work as an attorney. He is a court appointed arbitrator in Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, Montgomery County Pennsylvania, as well as the federal courts (Eastern District Pennsylvania) and has served as a judge pro tempore in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.
He has been honored by the National Trial Lawyers Association as one of its Top 100 Trial Lawyers. He has achieved a 10.0 Superb rating by the attorney rating website, AVVO, which is based on testimonials and feedback from clients and lawyers. In 2014, he received several AVVO People's Choice Awards, including Top Car Accident Attorney and Top Personal Injury Attorney.
He is an avid kayaker and tennis player, loves his two dogs Oliver & Lily, and he and his wife Laura are proud parents of their three children, Benjamin, Julia and Emily.