James P. Peters Esquire | Attorney Profile
James Peters Education: B.S. University of New Hampshire (magna cum laude), 1974; M.A. University of Minnesota, 1976; J.D. Villanova University Law School, 1983.
Bar Admissions & Memberships: Mr. Peters is admitted to practice before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and the U.S. Federal Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Peters is a member of the American and Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Associations and the Delaware County Bar Association.
Experience: Mr. Peters has more than twenty five years of experience as an attorney. His areas of concentration include all types of personal injury litigation, including the fields of motor vehicle, slip and fall, and work-related accidents.
Mr. Peters handles complex civil litigation cases including injuries and monetary damages arising from medical malpractice and other professional negligence, as well as from defective products (products liability cases). Mr. Peters also represents workers injured due to unsafe workplaces or unsafe equipment, and claimants seeking damages from insurance companies for any claim of damages.
Mr. Peters also uses his expertise in medicine to successfully represent claimants seeking social security disability benefits in hearings before Administrative Law Judges of the Social Security Administration, the Appeals Council and Federal District Courts.
Mr. Peters also defends those accused of committing crimes in hearings before District Judges and judges of the Courts of Common Pleas, for charges such as Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs, drug possession, assaults and batteries, and other crimes.
In additional to personal injury and criminal law defense, Mr. Peters also serves his clients' general practice needs, practicing in the fields of:
- wills and estates
- business formation
- contract disputes
- insurance claims
- traffic violation defense
- drivers' license restoration
- real estate law.