Jimmy C. Chong

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Lansdale, PA

Chong Law Firm, P.C.
 | 100 W Main St, Ste 420
Lansdale, PA 19446
Phone: 215-600-2238
Fax: 877-796-4627
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Korean
    Attorney Profile

    As founder and attorney at Chong Law Firm, Jimmy C. Chong represents clients in the greater Philadelphia metropolitan area in matters of personal injury. With an in depth understanding of how an unexpected injury can change the life of people and their family members, he uses his extensive experience and knowledge to obtain compensation for those injured in truck accidents, by medical malpractice and in auto accidents. He also takes cases of wrongful death.

    Admitted to practice in New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania, Mr. Chong is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Washington, D.C., the United States District Court for the District of Delaware and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Throughout his career, he has also handled matters related to criminal law, contract law, landlord-tenant law and business transactions, in addition to his work with the injured.

    At Bucknell University, Mr. Chong earned a Bachelor of Science in business management and Bachelor of Arts in economics. While attending the university, he spent four years on the Bucknell Scholarship. He then attended law school at Widener University Delaware Law School. At Temple University Beasley School of Law, he obtained his Estate Planning Certificate, and he has also certified through courses at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.

    Mr. Chong is general counsel for the Korean American Grocers Association of Philadelphia. He is also a member of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel and the National Trial Lawyers Association. Chairman of the Korean American Association of Greater Philadelphia, he is also on the board of directors for the organization and for Penn Asian Senior Services.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

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    Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Super Lawyers: 2020 Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016

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    About Jimmy Chong

    Admitted: 2006, Pennsylvania

    Professional Webpage: http://www.chonglawfirm.com/attorneys/jimmy-chong-2/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Top 40 under 40, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2014, 2015, 2016
    • Super Lawyers, 2014, 2015 & 2016
    • Top One percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015, 2016
    • Top 40 Under 40 Litigation Attorney, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2015
    • "Superb- Top Attorney", Rated by AVVO.com
    • Bucknell University Scholarship, 1996-2000

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Estate Planning Certificate, Temple University Beasley School of Law

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    • Pennsylvania Association for Justice
    • Chairman, the Next Generation Young Adult Development Committee
    • Asian Pacific American Bar Association of PA
    • Board of Directors - Penn Asian Senior Services, Inc, 2016 - Present
    • New Jersey
    • District Court of Pennsylvania
    • Delaware Trial Lawyers Association
    • Board of Directors, the Korean American Association of Greater Philadelphia, 2014, 2015
    • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
    • Philadelphia Bar Association
    • Pennsylvania
    • District Court of Delaware
    • Korean American Census committee
    • General Counsel, the Korean Crime Prevention Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Delaware State Bar Association
    • Delaware
    • District Court of Washington D.C.
    • Executive Committee - National Trial Lawyers:Top 40 Under 40.
    • General Counsel, Korean American Grocers Association (KAGRO) of Philadelphia

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Office of the Child Advocate - Wilmington, DE
    • CCJ Campaign - Wilmington, DE
    • Delaware Volunteer Legal Services, Wilmington, DC
    • VIP, Philadelphia, PA 

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Plaintiff was struck in a head on collision leading to a C2-3 fracture, femur surgery and other injuries. Plaintiff recovered 3rd party/UIM policy limits of $115,000.00, 2017
    • Plaintiff rear-ended and in a multi care accident, no offer pre-suit - resolved at $120,000.00, 2018
    • Plaintiff was rear ended and had chiropractic treatment and three pain management treatments and recovered $81,000.00, 2015
    • Plaintiff rear-ended and had limited tort coverage and resolved his case for $70,000.00, 2018
    • Plaintiff, a resident of another state, was struck by a SEPTA bus while crossing the street and had a $130,000 recovery, 2013
    • Plaintiff rear ended by bus, had injections to his lumbar and resolved at $87,500.00, 2018
    • Plaintiff was a passenger when her husband rear ended another vehicle which led to her having a hematoma in her abdomen. She recovered $100,000.00 policy limits, 2013
    • Plaintiff rear-ended and had limited tort coverage and resolved his case for $70,000.00, 2018
    • Plaintiff slip and fell outside her apartment building and had a open fracture to her ankle which led to a $90,000.00 recovery, 2015
    • Plaintiff's vehicle was struck when the other driver ran a red light which led to a lumbar fusion surgery and a recovery of $195,000, 2017
    • Plaintiff rear-ended and in a multi care accident, no offer pre-suit - resolved at $120,000.00, 2018
    • Plaintiff was involved in a fatal motorcycle accident and policy limits of $250,000.00 was recovered in Wilmington, DE, 2015
    • Plaintiff was rear ended and her face was scarred by shattered glass, recovered $100,000.00 policy limits and $15,000.00 UIM policy limits, 2018
    • A driver and passenger was struck head on when the other driver lost control of her car. The passenger had lumbar fusion surgery and recovered $250,000.00 policy limits from third party and $150,000 UIM recovery. The driver had two months of PT and six evaluations with an Orthopedic doctor and recovered $60,000.00, 2014
    • Client rear-ended and had lumbar surgery, no offer pre-suit, resolved at $192,000.00, 2018
    • Plaintiff was a passenger when her driver ran a red light causing the collision which was fatal. Policy limits of $25,000 from 3rd and $100,000 from UIM was recovered, 2013
    • Plaintiff was rear ended by another vehicle causing her car to be pushed into a ditch causing injury to the client which required hematoma surgery and 3rd party/UIM policy limits of $125,000.00 was recovered, 2016
    • Plaintiff was a visiting student when he was struck as a pedestrian. There was a $100,000.00 Recovery which was policy limits., 2015
    • Plaintiff was rear ended in Philadelphia, PA by an uninsured driver. Plaintiff was able to drive away from the scene and has less than $4,000 in property damage but the recovery was $50,000.0, 2017
    • Motor vehicle collision with offer of $10,000.00 pre-suit, settled at $125,000.00, 2018
    • Plaintiff was rear ended in Sussex County Delaware which led to arthroscopic back surgery and a recovery of $125,000.00, 2016
    • Plaintiff was rear ended and her face was scarred by shattered glass, recovered $100,000.00 policy limits and $15,000.00 UIM policy limits., 2018
    • Plaintiff was rear ended when stopped at a red light and pushed into the car in front of him. He treated 6 months at a chiropractor and had three evaluations with an Orthopedic Doctor and recovered $70,000.00, 2014
    • Client rear-ended and had lumbar surgery, no offer pre-suit, resolved at $192,000.00, 2018
    • Plaintiff was visiting the country when he was involved in a motor vehicle collision. He had the majority of treatment in his home country which included shoulder surgery and his recovery was $170,000.0, 2013
    • Plaintiff rear ended by bus, had injections to his lumbar and resolved at $87,500.00, 2018
    • $200,000.00 recovery in Trucking Accident in US District Court of Eastern PA, 2015
    • Plaintiff was a passenger when his van was struck by another vehicle which led to a knee replacement surgery and a $250,000.0, 2013

    Educational Background:

    • Temple University Beasley School of Law, Estate Planning Certificate, Tax LLM Program, 2012
    • Bucknell University, B.A. in Economics
    • Bucknell University, B.S. in Business Management
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    Office Location for Jimmy C. Chong

    100 W Main St
    Ste 420
    Lansdale, PA 19446

    Phone: 215-600-2238

    Fax: 877-796-4627

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