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Stephen Karp has over thirty-five years of experience as a litigation attorney. He is a graduate of Penn State University and Villanova University School of Law.Since 1974 he has represented accident victims injured as a result of automobile accidents or due to the medical malpractice of doctors and hospitals. He has practiced before Pennsylvania State and Federal Courts. He lectures to Villanova Law School students on trial tactics and expert witnesses and haslectured to the public and fellow attorneys in the areas of personal injury law, medical malpractice and insurance coverage. 

Mr. Karp is the host of the law related talk radio show "Legal Talk", the longest running legal radio talk show in America. Mr. Karp also hosted the talk radio show “Legal Perspectives” in Philadelphia.


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Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 50%
    3 years
  2. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    3 years
  3. Wrongful Death: 10%
    3 years
  4. Motorcycle Accident: 10%
    3 years
  5. Slip and Fall: 10%
    3 years



Contingent (25-40%)

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  • Brian H. Getson

    I endorse this lawyer. Steve Karp is one of the leading personal injury lawyers in Chester County and the entire Philadelphia Region. His legal knowledge, client advocacy, and courtroom skills place him at the very top of the field.


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  • Patrick S. Mintzer

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Contact info

Karp & Hart Law Offices, PC

19 Turner Lane
Suite A
West Chester, PA, 19380


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Top LawyerMain Line Today Magazine2015
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Top LawyerMain Line Today Magazine2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
General Ethical Standards - Highest RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Legal Ability -Highest RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerKarp & Hart, PC1990 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Chester County Bar AssociationN/A1985 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A1980 - Present
Pennsylvania Association for JusticeN/A1980 - Present
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A1980 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationN/A1974 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Soft Tissue SprainVerdict of $500,000
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Publication nameTitleDate
Legal Tips BlogLegal Tips BlogN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Villanova University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Pennsylvania State UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1971
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Pennsylvania Association for JusticeKeynote Speaker: Damages: Maximizing the Value of your Case2012
Weekly radio showHost: Legal Talk Radio ShowN/A
variousPreparation & Trial of Personal Injury Law including Medical MalpracticeN/A