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Victor H. Pribanic

Victor H. Pribanic is a Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice attorney. He also frequently practices in the areas of: Automobile Defects, Birth Injuries, Business Litigation and Employment Issues, Civil Trials and Arbitration, Criminal Law and Trials, and Product Liability and Defective Products. 95% of Victor’s practice is devoted to Litigation.

Victor is the founding member of Pribanic & Pribanic, a Pittsburgh based regional trial practice firm. He is a graduate of Bowling Green State University and Duquesne University School of Law. He began his career as an Assistant District Attorney in Pittsburgh and founded the present firm in 1984.

As a top Pittsburgh Personal Injury Attorney, Victor has tried and settled a variety of civil tort claims and occasionally represents clients in criminal matters in the United States District and State Courts.

Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Attorney Results, And More

Recent notable verdicts include a $103 million accounting malpractice verdict, a $2.2 million defamation verdict in the State of New Jersey, a $1.175 million products liability verdict against General Motors and in February of 2007, he recovered the largest and first significant medical malpractice Plaintiff’s verdict in Butler County, Pennsylvania, in which the jury awarded $600,000.00 for the death of a stillborn infant.

“What is a Medical Malpractice Lawyer?”

‘Lawyer of the Year’ Victor Pribanic answers questions about Medical Malpractice in this exclusive interview.

MT: What information do you need for the free, initial consultation?

Victor: “We’ll need general background information, the event or events that the patient or family thinks were result of negligence or mistakes. We need to know the type of injury and timeline for treatment. Sometimes patients have only vague recollections, but we can gather a lot from medical records. We’ll then have experts and in-house staff with medical training review the records and see if the doctor or hospital was guilty of negligence that harmed the patient.”

Read the full Medical Malpractice interview here »

A significant portion of his current practice is devoted to medical negligence and drug defect claims in which he has been able to obtain numerous seven and eight figure verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients in a wide variety of medical matters.

He is a frequent speaker in the area of trial methods generally and within the medical negligence area.

Victor has been a life long member of the American Association for Justice (formerly the American Trial Lawyers Association), the Pennsylvania Association of Trial Lawyers, the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County and a variety of other professional organizations.

Victor is a native of McKeesport, Pennsylvania and can usually be found when he is not in the courtroom (depending on the season), wandering around the country with his bird dogs or knee deep in a trout stream with a fly rod.

Pittsburgh Top Medical Malpractice Injury Lawyers

EDUCATION

    • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
      • J.D. – 1979
    • Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
      • B.A. cum laude – 1976
    • CLASSES/SEMINARS: Lecturer, Trial Practices and Medical Malpractice
VICTOR PRIBANIC IN THE NEWS: “You have to spend time with your clients, and you need to know them,’’ Victor Pribanic told BloombergBusiness in an article about a GM failed ignition switch case involving fatal injury.

CASE RESULTS

  • $103 MILLION

verdict – Accounting Negligence / Fraud

  • $21 MILLION

settlement – Product Liability / Medical and Hospital Malpractice

  • $8 MILLION

settlement – Product Liability / Medical and Hospital Malpractice

  • $5.8 MILLION

settlement – Automobile Accident

  • $5 MILLION

settlement – Product Liability / Defective Design

  • $2.2 MILLION

verdict – Defamation / U-5 Defamation / Fraud / Intentional Interference with Contract

  • Numerous million dollar+ confidential medical malpractice settlements and verdicts

HONORS & AWARDS

  • The Best Lawyers in America, Pittsburgh’s Product Liability Litigator of the Year, 2010
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Product Liability and Medical Malpractice, 2010
  • Nominated to the American College of Trial Lawyers, 2010
  • Admitted to the International Society of Barristers, 2010
  • Member, The Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County
  • AV Martindale Hubbell Rated
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2004 – 2013
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Top 50 Pittsburgh Super Lawyers, 2011-2012

AREAS OF PRACTICE

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Pennsylvania, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

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