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Paul Adams Lagnese

Paul Adams Lagnese

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Defective and Dangerous Products, Car Accidents

About Me

I represent people who were injured as a result of the carelessness hospitals doctors and manufacturers throughout all of Western Pennsylvania. Our office has physician who works for my firm on a full time basis. My client have obtained six and seven figure payments as result of both settlements and jury trial verdicts.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Medical Malpractice: 60%
  2. Birth Injury: 20%
  3. Car Accidents: 10%
  4. Defective and Dangerous Products: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (40%)

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Andrew J. Kennedy

    I worked closely with Paul on a complex medical malpractice matter involving serious injuries. He is sharp and passionate about his clients. I am happy to endorse him..

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    Andrew Kennedy Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • James Bartimus

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    James Bartimus Medical Malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Berger & Lagnese Llc
310 Grant St Ste 720
Pittsburgh, PA, 152192200

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive198705/31/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
Best Lawyer Pittsburgh Medical MalpracticeBest Lawyers in America2010
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2009
Best Lawyer Pittsburgh Medical MalpracticeBest Lawyers in America2009
Best Lawyer Pittsburgh Medical MalpracticeBest Lawyers in America2008
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2007
FellowAllegheny County Academy of Trial Lawyers2007
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2001
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2000
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell1999
AV ratingMartindale-Hubbell1998
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell1997

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerBerger & Lagnese1997 - Present
PartnerReynolds & Lagnese1996 - 1997
AssociatePicadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C.1990 - 1996
AssociateTucker Arensberg, PC1988 - 1990
N/ACommonwealth Court of Pennsylvania1987 - 1988

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationSecretary2008 - Present
Pennsylvania Association for JusticeMember1998 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1998 - Present
Allegheny County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionCounsel1995 - 1997
Allegheny County Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Rettger v. UPMC Shadyside$2,500,000 verdict in favor of Plaintiff
Anderson v. UPMC$660,600 verdict
Chichy v. Indiana Hospital$6,000,000 verdict

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Berger & Lagnese WebsiteFetal Distress Medical Malpractice and Cerebral Palsy2010
Berger & Lagnese WebsiteMedical Malpractice During Childbirth2010
Berger & Lagnese WebsiteVBAC, Medical Malpractice and Cerebral Palsy2010

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duquesne University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Lafayette CollegeN/AN/A1983

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Advanced Issues in Medical MalpracticeRecent Cases2009
Medical Malpractice UpdateRecent Medical Malpractice Cases2007