When an injured party contacts Fodera & Long the experienced attorneys will begin investigating the claim immediately and hit the ground running. Fodera & Long repares every case like it will go to trial, but the large majority of lawsuits filed in Pennsylvania, and in Philadelphia County specifically, are settled before they reach a jury.
Because we prepare every case for trial, you can be sure that your case will be put in the best possible position for a substantial settlement. By preparing every aspect of the case, the attorneys at Fodera & Long signal to the insurance companies that they are up against an experienced and effective legal team. This preparation ensures the best possible settlement for our client.
Somewhere between 94% and 97% of filed personal injury cases, resolve prior to trial. When the insurance company approaches the attorneys at Fodera & Long to begin settlement negotiations, our practice is too keep our clients informed at all times.
Our clients make the decision to settle their cases, we don’t make that decision for them. Fodera & Long will provide our clients with all the relevant information and advice our clients need to make that decision and will always act in the best interests of our clients. We will go the extra mile to ensure our clients are happy and that their settlement funds are distributed as soon as possible. In certain instances, and especially in cases involving minors, Fodera & Long will do the legwork to setup a structured annuity so that the settlement funds and our clients are protected.
The attorneys at Fodera & Long have been responsible for many substantial personal injury settlements, including settlements in the multi-million dollar range. See the Verdicts/Settlements section of our website for more information about those specific claims.