Joseph G. Price

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Scranton, PA

Dougherty, Leventhal & Price, LLP
 | 436 Spruce Street, Suite 801
Scranton, PA 18503
Phone: 570-906-8424
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

A co-managing partner at Dougherty Leventhal & Price, LLP, Joseph G. Price is a highly regarded civil litigation attorney. Located at the firm's office in Moosic, Pennsylvania, he focuses his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, providing representation to clients throughout the state who have suffered harm due to the negligence of other parties. The types of cases that Mr. Price has obtained favorable outcomes in have arisen out of medical malpractice, defective products, nursing home negligence, and truck and other motor vehicle accidents. His successes have drawn the notice of his fellow professionals, as evidenced by his receipt of an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Price has also been selected for inclusion in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, and he has been certified as a specialist in civil trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Admitted to practice before all Pennsylvania state courts since 1980, Mr. Price is an active participant in a variety of professional organizations. He is a past president of the Lackawanna Bar Association, and his other memberships include the American Board of Trial Advocates and the Pennsylvania Association for Justice.

Mr. Price's community involvement includes his service in 2014 as co-chair of the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties. He has also been an officer of the Scranton Canoe Club, and he is a former member of the board of directors of St. Joseph's Center, a nonprofit organization based in Scranton that serves individuals and families who have special needs. Mr. Price majored in sociology at The University of Scranton and received a bachelor's degree in 1977. He obtained his legal education at Temple University Beasley School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1980.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Personal Injury - Products (20%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Products Liability

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (20%): Medical Malpractice, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Civil Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Products Liability, Medical Malpractice, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2019

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About Joseph Price

Admitted: 1980, Pennsylvania

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Member of the National Board of Civil Trial Advocacy, 1995-Present
  • Certified Mediator – Middle District of Pennsylvania Federal Court, 1995-Present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Co-Chair with Judy Price 2014 Lackawanna/Wayne County United Way Campaign
  • President of Lackawanna County Bar Association, 2009
  • Current Vice President, Board of Directors, Pro Bono Lackawanna County
  • American Board of Trial Advocacy
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, 1996-Present
  • Ex Official (Life) Member of the Board of Governors Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers
  • LBA Young Lawyer Division, President
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, Philadelphia Magazine, 2005-Present
  • Past President Board of Directors Saint Joseph’s Center Dunmore, Pennsylvania, 2012-2013
  • American Trial Lawyers, Member
  • Federal Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Past Commodore of the Scranton Canoe Club
  • Minooka Athletic Association, Founding member
  • Lackawanna County Performing Arts Authority
  • President of the Board of Lackawanna Pro Bono
  • Performing Arts Authority, Member
  • Scranton School Board, Former member
  • Marion Catholic School, Former cross country coach
  • Founding Member, Committee For Justice For All
  • Vice President to Board, Scranton Canoe Club
  • Past President of the Board of Directors, Saint Joseph’s Center
  • Original volunteer member of Trial Lawyers Care, 9/11 Advocates
  • Lackawanna Water Quality Task Force, Founding member
  • Board of Directors, Scranton Canoe Club
  • Bishop’s Appeal Lackawanna/Wyoming Counties, Co-chair, 2016

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  • Experienced Fracking well construction Accident Attorney in the Northern tier, Northeast and Central Pennsylvania
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  • DLP Attorney John Finnerty Receives AV Peer Review Rating™ from Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Remembering 9/11, 16 Years Later
  • How Much Auto Insurance Coverage Do I Really Need?
  • Pennsylvania Fracking Workers Are Exposed to Dangers
  • Worker Safety at the Fracking Well Construction Site in Northeast and Central Pennsylvania
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Office Location for Joseph G. Price

436 Spruce Street
Suite 801
Scranton, PA 18503

Phone: 570-906-8424

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Last Updated: 8/15/2019

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