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: 302-349-3366
Fax: 877-796-4627
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Korean
    Attorney Profile

    Jimmy Chong, Esq has offices in Wilmington, DE, Philadelphia, PA and Montgomery County, PA.

    Delaware Office - 2961 Centerville Rd., Ste 350, Wilmington, DE 19808 Tel. 302-999-9840

    Montgomery County - 100 W. Main St., Ste 420, Lansdale, PA 19446 Tel. 215-909-5204

    Philadelphia Office - 1845 Walnut Street, Ste 1300, Philadelphia, PA 19103 Tel. 215-909-5204

     

    He is licensed to practice law in Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey and in the District Courts of Washington DC, Delaware, and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He focuses his practice on personal injury law and patent infringement law but has handled a variety of other types of law including business transactions, landlord tenant law, contract law and criminal law.

    Jimmy has been rated by Super Lawyers, the National Trial Lawyers Association and the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. He is presently a member of the Board of Directors at the Philip Jaisohn Memorial Foundation and the Penn Asian Senior Services and has served as a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Korean American Association of Greater Philadelphia.  He has served as a Co-Chair or Co-Vice Chair of the Montgomery Bar Association Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee for the past two years and was awarded the 2019 Horace A. Davenport Diversity Award for his activism to further diversity, equity and inclusion.    

    He is a Certified Mediator and Certified Arbitrator by the Delaware State Bar Association, Certified Arbitrator by the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and a member of the Pennsylvania Council of Mediators. 

    Jimmy earned his JD from Widener University School of Law which is presently known as Delaware Law School and his Estate Planning Certificate through the LLM Graduate Tax Program at Temple University Beasley School of Law. He earned his BS in Business Management and BA in Economics from Bucknell University while earning the Bucknell Scholarship all four years he attended the university.

    Jimmy was born and raised in the State of Delaware, lived in Philadelphia, PA for many years but now resides with his family in Montgomery County, PA.  His parents immigrated from South Korea and he proud to be an American with Korean heritage.  He enjoys playing soccer, coaching youth soccer, and has run several half marathons.

     
    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

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021 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: 302-349-3366

    Fax: 877-796-4627

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