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Edward F. Chacker

Edward F. Chacker

Philadelphia Injury Lawyers
  • Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Medical Malpractice ...
  • Pennsylvania
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Summary

A past Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association (1999) and former President of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Edward Chacker is recognized as one of the outstanding trial lawyers in Pennsylvania. Mr. Chacker has a well-earned reputation for handling his clients with concern, and he is capable of both negotiating an excellent settlement and trying the case to verdict. Mr. Chacker also lectures frequently, with a special emphasis on trial techniques.

Education
The University of Toledo College of Law
J.D. (1973)
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Temple University
B.S. (1969)
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Professional Experience
Named Partner
Gay & Chacker
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Gay & Chacker handles all forms of injury cases. Founded in Philadelphia in 1965. The firm has gained a powerful reputation by holding true to its founding mission for over half a century: to serve clients with respect, honest legal advice and outstanding results.
Publications
Articles & Publications
Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Blog
Gay & Chacker
Speaking Engagements
Mediation Training Seminar, Mediation, Philadelphia
Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims, Auto Accidents
Breakfast with the Judges: Update on CCP Major Jury Programs, Moderator, Young Lawyer Division Basic Legal Practice Seminar, Philadelphia
Mediation, Mediation Training Seminar, Philadelphia
Certifications
Pillars of Justice
Philadelphia Bar Foundation
Justice Michael A. Musmanno Award
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
Awards
Best Lawyers®
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Superb
Avvo Rating
Mr. Chacker is listed in good standing with a 10/10 Superb AVVO rating in the areas of Personal injury, Slip and fall accident, Car accident, Civil rights and Workers compensation.
VIP Chancellor's Award
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AV Preeminent Rated
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Leadership and Commitment to Equal Rights for All
Indigent Through Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent (VIP) Program
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Justice Michael A. Musmanno Award
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association’s
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Ambassador for Justice Award
Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services
VIP Chancellor's Award
Philadelphia Bar Association
Equal Justice Award
Community Legal Services
VIP Chancellor’s Award
Philadelphia Bar Association
For Service to the Bar and to the Community
Tau Epsilon Rho Law Society
VIP Chancellor’s Award
Philadelphia Bar Association
VIP Chancellor’s Award
Philadelphia Bar Association
VIP Chancellor’s Award
Philadelphia Bar Association
Recognition of Outstanding Service
Community Legal Services
Professional Associations
Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program (VIP)
Board of Directors
Current
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Federal Prisoner Rights Litigation Panel
Member
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Philadelphia Bar Association
Member of Cabinet
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Philadelphia Bar Association
Subcommittee on Program Selection
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Philadelphia Bar Foundation
Chair
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Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program (VIP
Standards and Monitoring Committee
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Philadelphia Bar Foundation Andrew Hamilton Circle
Charter Member
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Co-Chair
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Philadelphia Bar Foundation
President
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
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U.S. Claims Court
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    We would be happy to talk with you in detail, for as long as it takes, to understand your case and see if our team can help.
  • Contingent Fees
    We don't get paid unless we win your case.
Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Nursing Home Abuse
    Workers' Compensation
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
    Animal & Dog Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Auto Accidents
  • Bus Accident Lawyer
  • Motorcyle Accidents
  • Trip and Fall
  • Slip and Fall
  • Bike Accidents
  • Septa Accident Lawyer
  • Police Brutality
  • Dog Bites
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Gay & Chacker
Blog
Tractor Trailer Accident Attorney
Blog
Philadelphia Dog Bite Lawyer
Contact & Map
Gay & Chacker
1731 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Telephone: (215) 567-7955
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Gay & Chacker - Northeast Philadelphia
1726 Welsh Road
Philadelphia, PA 19115
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Gay & Chacker - North Philadelphia
4704 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19120
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed