Jimmy C. Chong

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Lansdale, PA

Chong Law Firm, P.C.
 | 30 W Main St, Ste 420
Lansdale, PA 19446
Phone: 215-909-5204
Fax: 877-796-4627
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Korean
Attorney Profile

Representing those in Delaware and the greater Philadelphia area, Jimmy C. Chong is the founder of Chong Law Firm P.A. and handles cases of personal injury, particularly those related to car accidents. Mr. Chong also handles matters of wrongful death, medical malpractice, estate planning, construction and contract law, and matters of business law. 

As an intern with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and the Delaware Volunteer Legal Services, Mr. Chong gained an appreciation for the fact that every citizen has rights. A recipient of the Bucknell Scholarship at Bucknell University, Mr. Chong earned a Bachelor in Arts in economics and a Bachelor of Science in business. During his time at Widener University School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor, he was president of the Environmental Law Society. Since then, he has continued his education through Temple University Beasley School of Law’s Graduate Tax Program, where he earned an estate planning certification.

Admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Federal District Courts of Delaware, Mr. Chong is also a board member of the Penn Asian Senior Service and a former chairman and board member of the Korean American Association of Greater Philadelphia.

With an extensive love for the Korean community instilled in him by his Korean parents, Mr. Chong works with the Next Generation Young Adult Development Committee. He was also named as a Top 40 Under 40 attorney by the National Trial Lawyer Association from 2014-2016 and the top one percent of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel in 2015 and 2016.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): 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

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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top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016

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About Jimmy Chong

Admitted: 2006, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.chonglawfirm.com/profile.html

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 40 Under 40 Litigation Attorney, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2015
  • Top One percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015, 2016
  • Top 40 under 40, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Super Lawyers, 2014, 2015 & 2016
  • "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:

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

Pro bono/Community Service:

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

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Plaintiff rear ended by bus, had injections to his lumbar and resolved at $87,500.00, 2018
  • Plaintiff rear ended by bus, had injections to his lumbar and resolved at $87,500.00, 2018
  • client rear-ended and had lumbar surgery, no offer pre-suit, resolved at $192,000.00, 2018
  • client rear-ended and had lumbar surgery, no offer pre-suit, resolved at $192,000.00, 2018
  • Plaintiff rear-ended and had limited tort coverage and resolved his case for $70,000.00, 2018
  • Plaintiff rear-ended and had limited tort coverage and resolved his case for $70,000.00, 2018
  • 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 and her face was scarred by shattered glass, recovered $100,000.00 policy limits and $15,000.00 UIM policy limits. , 2018
  • Plaintiff rear-ended and in a multi care accident, no offer presuit - resolved at $120,000.00, 2018
  • Plaintiff rear-ended and in a multi care accident, no offer presuit - resolved at $120,000.00, 2018
  • Motor vehicle collision with offer of $10,000.00 presuit, settled at $125,000.00, 2018
  • Plaintiff was struck in a head on collision leading to a C2-3 fracture, femur surgery and pther injuries.  Plaintiff recovered 3rd party/UIM policy limits of $115,000.00, 2017
  • 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 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
  • Plaintiff was rear ended in Sussex County Delaware which led to arthoscopic back surgery and a recovery of $125,000.00, 2016
  • Plaintiff was rear ended by another vehicle causing her car to be pushed into a ditch causing injury to the client which required hemtoma surgery and 3rd party/UIM policy limits of $125,000.00 was recovered, 2016
  • Plaintiff slip and fell outside her apartment building and had a open fracture to her ankle which lef to a $90,000.00 recovery, 2015
  •  Plaintiff was a visiting student when he was struck as a pedestrian.  There was a $100,000.00 Recovery which was policy limits., 2015
  • $200,000.00 recovery in Trucking Accident in US District Court of Eastern PA, 2015
  • Plaintiff was rear ended and had chiropractic treatment and three pain management treatments and recovered $81,000.00, 2015
  • Plaintiff was involved in a fatal motor cycle accident and policy limits of $250,000.00 was recovered in Wilmington, DE, 2015
  • A driver and passenger was struck head on when the other driver lost control of her car.  The passenger had lumbar fushion surgery and recovered $250,000.00 policy limits ferom third party and $150,000 UIM recovery.  The driver had two months of PT and six evaluations with a Orthopedic doctor and recovered $60,000.00, 2014
  •  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
  • 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
  • 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 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 recovere, 2013
  • 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, a resident of another state, was struck by a SEPTA Bus while crossing the street and had a $130,000 recovery, 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
Office Location for Jimmy C. Chong

30 W Main St
Ste 420
Lansdale, PA 19446

Phone: 215-909-5204

Fax: 877-796-4627

 

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Last Updated: 7/27/2018

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