Mr. Russo provides aggressive, yet compassionate, legal help for people who have been injured in many different types of cases. His cases frequently involve injuries suffered by motorists or pedestrians in tractor trailer crashes; automobile, motorcycle and bus accidents; injuries caused by drunk drivers; injuries that result from landowner neglect; defective or dangerous products, and chiropractic or medical injury claims. The cases are often tragic, involving wrongful death or traumatic injuries, including brain, spinal cord, neck or back injuries, scarring, burns or RSD. He also had the privilege of representing superstar singer Gloria Estefan, Grammy Award Producer Emilio Estefan, and their son Nayib Estefan, when they were injured when their tour bus was hit by a tractor trailer on Interstate 380 in the Poconos. Clients come to him for his tenaciousness, his trial skills and tireless energy in seeking to make them whole from their injury.
Mr. Russo also handles claims against insurance companies who have acted in bad faith towards their insureds. Attorney Russo is a past President of the Northeast Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association and the Committee for Justice for All, and currently serves on the Board of the Kevin Kitchnefsky Foundation for Spinal Cord Research. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Wilkes University and a cum laude graduate of Temple University Law School.
•Gloria Estefan Accident (New York Times)
•Baseball, Father of 3 a Quadriplegic
•$5 Million recovery for Brain Injury
•$600,000 Settlement in Mackin Suicide Case
•Auto Law: Instructor at the 16th Annual Auto Law Update program offered by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute in November 2009
•Civil Litigation Program speaker at numerous Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association’s Bench-Bar Conferences regarding Tractor Trailer Accidents, Motor Vehicle crashes and Bad Faith Insurance Litigation
•Speaker at Trial Advocacy Programs and Trial “Boot Camp” programs presented to Northeastern Pennsylvania attorneys regarding trial practices and trial advocacy.
Selected as a 2018 Super Lawyer in the field of Personal Injury
Listed in “The Best Lawyers in America”� (24th Edition) in the field of Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Listed in “The Best Lawyers in America” (23rd Edition) in the field of Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Listed in “The Best Lawyers in America” (22nd Edition) in the field of Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Listed in “The Best Lawyers in America” (21st Edition) in the field of Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Listed in “Top Lawyers of Pennsylvania” in the field of Insurance Law (2013, 2014)
Member ‘Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Member ‘Million Dollar Advocates Forum
AV Peer Review Rating by Martindale Hubbell ‘This rating attests to a lawyer’s legal ability and professional ethics, and reflects the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary. The AV rating is a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence for those practicing law for more than 10 years.
•Philadelphia Phillies & Eagles Fan
Professional Community Activities
•American Association for Justice - Stalwart member
•AAJ - Interstate Trucking Litigation Group
•Pennsylvania Association for Justice
•American Bar Association
•Pennsylvania Bar Association
•Luzerne County Bar Association (Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association) - Member of Bench-Bar Committee
•Northeastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association - Past President
•Committee for Justice for All - Past President
•Kevin Kitchnefsky Foundation for Spinal Cord Research - Board Member
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