SCRANTON, Pa. (PRWEB) May 23, 2014
Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, Pa. personal injury firm Scartelli Olszewski, P.C., is pleased to announce that founder and president Melissa A. Scartelli has been recognized as a 2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer. She has received this honor each year since 2009.
Published annually in Philadelphia magazine by Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers is an honor attained by only about 5 percent of all Pennsylvania lawyers. The comprehensive selection process includes peer nominations and evaluations together with third-party research.
To ensure that only top practitioners are named to the annual list, candidates are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Among these indicators are verdicts and settlements; experience; honors and awards; special licenses and certifications; pro bono and community service efforts; and scholarly lectures and writings. The ultimate objective of Super Lawyers is a credible, comprehensive and diverse list of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for other practitioners and consumers searching for legal counsel.
Scartelli has been representing seriously injured plaintiffs in the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania for more than 20 years. She handles a range of complex matters on behalf of accident victims, malpractice victims and other injured individuals and their families. Scartelli’s areas of practice include automobile accidents, auto defects, construction and workplace accidents, defective drugs and medical devices, insurance bad faith, liquor liability, Pennsylvania medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, premises liability, product liability, professional liability and psychiatric malpractice.
In addition to her recognition as a Super Lawyer, Scartelli is one of only a few female Pennsylvania attorneys to achieve the exclusive Civil Trial Advocate certification, and is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. She is a member of the Luzerne County Bar Association and served as president of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. She also has served as a director on the board of the Lackawanna Bar Association.
About Scartelli Olszewski, P.C.: Founded in 2001, Scartelli Olszewski, P.C. handles personal injury and wrongful death cases on behalf of auto and truck accident victims, malpractice victims and other injured individuals and their families, as well as criminal defense. Practice areas include medical malpractice, automobile accidents, tractor trailer accidents, auto defects, criminal defense, defective drugs and medical devices, insurance bad faith, liquor liability, nursing home negligence, premises liability, and product liability. Scartelli Olszewski is small enough to care, yet large enough to win for their clients in the Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, Pa., region. To learn more about the firm, visit http://www.scartelli.com.