Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury Lawyers in Bloomsburg

Auto Accidents — Medical Malpractice — Nursing Home Negligence

There are many obstacles to obtaining fair compensation for your injuries. Your personal injury attorney must understand complex insurance issues and know how to conduct an investigation to prove negligence. Perhaps most important of all, you need an experienced trial lawyer who is prepared to present your case to a jury.

At Hummel, Lewis & Smith in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, our personal injury attorneys provide sophisticated and aggressive representation to maximize recovery for the damages you have suffered. Call us immediately at 570.245.6720 or 877.829.8987 for a free case evaluation. We welcome small or complex cases in Columbia, Montour, Union, Schuylkill, Snyder, Lycoming and Northumberland counties, including college students and out-of-state clients injured in northeast Pennsylvania.

Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Attorneys in Pennsylvania

The trial lawyers of our firm, Cleve Hummel and Jack Mihalik, bring more than 80 years of combined experience to your case, with settlements and verdicts in a wide range of personal injury cases such as:

  • Car accidents — We have handled claims related to auto collisions, tractor-trailer accidents, motorcycle crashes, and bicycle and pedestrian injuries. Our attorneys engage investigators on your behalf and often visit the scene themselves.
  • Dram shop cases — Our firm has sued bars and restaurants who served alcohol to underage or obviously intoxicated persons who then caused injury in a car accident, fire, or drunken assault.
  • Medical malpractice — These complex cases commonly go to trial. We are capable of handling litigation against doctors and hospitals for: surgical mistakes, misdiagnosis of cancer, birth injury, medication errors, infections and complications of treatment, and neglect in monitoring or assisting patients.
  • Slip-and-fall accidents — We help those who have been injured in slip-and-fall or trip-and-fall accidents on slippery walkways, uneven sidewalks, and broken stairs.
  • Nursing home negligence and abuse — We can help you hold nursing home staff and administration accountable for your elderly loved one's injuries. We handle cases involving nursing home negligence, misconduct, and physical abuse.
  • Premises liability — Property owners are responsible for dangerous conditions or inadequate security that leads to slip and fall injuries, assaults/sexual assaults, or other harms. This includes the liability of pet owners (homeowners) for dog bite injuries — even if the animal never attacked before.
  • Products liability — At Hummel, Lewis & Smith, we are willing to take on major corporations for injuries resulting from design or manufacturing defects in cars (seat belts, air bags), SUVs prone to rollover, ATVs or motorcycles, and workplace machinery.
  • Wrongful death — We represent spouses, children, or parents in lawsuits where a death resulted from defective products, intentional acts, or negligence.

At Hummel, Lewis & Smith, we fight insurance companies to recover for lost earnings, medical care and the physical and emotional impact of any lasting disability. We are not afraid of the tough cases, including suits against governmental entities. We prepare every personal injury claim as if it will go to trial. The insurance companies know that this level of preparation often translates into higher settlements for our clients.

Free Case Evaluation

Call us at 570.245.6720 or 877.829.8987 (toll free), or contact us online. We can visit seriously injured clients at home or in the hospital, and we charge no attorney's fees unless we secure compensation.