Overview of our Law Firm

Erie, PA Personal Injury Attorneys at Bernard Stuczynski Barnett & Lager
Built in 1927, our historic building is located one block west of the Erie County Courthouse.

You need an Erie, PA Lawyer that only represents injured victims and knows how to fight insurance companies.

In this day and age, when it comes to law, “a jack-of-all-trades is a master of none.” Our firm, based out of Erie, PA, and Smethport, PA,  focuses its practice on Personal Injury Law (car accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, etc.), Workers’ Compensation Law, and Social Security Disability Law. We only represent injured victims—not insurance companies. If you tear your rotator cuff, you don’t call your family doctor—you call an orthopedic surgeon; if you’re up against an insurance company, you call us.

Too many lawyers represent both insurance companies and injury victims, which leads to conflicts of interest. We don’t represent insurance companies because we don’t want to; we fight for victims.

We know how to handle every aspect of your personal injury claim

More often than you would think, and sometimes unexpectedly, your injury case will cross over two or three areas of law: Personal Injury Law, Workers’ Compensation Law, and Social Security Disability Law. We focus on all three. You need a lawyer that can recognize when there is an important interplay between these areas and can handle all of your injury cases at once. You don’t want two or three different law firms doing two or three different things, each negatively affecting the other. We know better. We know how. When you call our Erie attorneys, your lawyer will spend a great deal of time analyzing how you got hurt to find other claims and sources of insurance coverage to ensure you get the maximum insurance compensation available.

We can help.

Our personal injury attorneys care. We care about your case, we care about you, and we care about your family.  If you’re wondering whether or not you need a lawyer, you should call our office at 814-452-6232 for a free consultation. You’ll sit down with one of our local Erie, PA attorneys or one of our local Smethport, PA attorneys, and we’ll spend at least an hour going over your unique case and all the legal issues involved. If we can help, we will. If we can’t, don’t worry—the consultation is free and we’re glad to have taken a look.

What if I can’t afford a lawyer?

Our lawyers work on contingency, which means you don’t need any money at all to afford to retain us. We front all costs and we only charge a fee if we obtain you a settlement or a money judgement. In every case, if there isn’t a recovery, we don’t charge a fee.