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Thomas Dinan

Personal Injury Attorney Thomas Dinan

Former Felony Prosecutor, Former Insurance Defense Lawyer now using that experience for seriously injured people and their families in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Thomas Dinan is a Plaintiff’s Trial Lawyer who is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Florida. After graduating from Widener University School of Law, he served as an Assistant District Attorney, in both Pennsylvania and Florida, where he handled felony jury trials. After leaving government service, Thomas then began his career in civil practice representing insurance companies and corporations in wrongful death and personal injury cases in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Florida. Thomas Dinan now utilizes that defense experience representing clients that were injured by negligent acts of others.

Thomas effectively litigates all types of personal injury cases including motor vehicle accidents, transportation and trucking accidents, nursing home abuse and neglect, medical malpractice, premises liability, construction site accidents, dog attacks, elevator accidents, negligent security and dram shop claims in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Education – Undergrad

School: West Chester University

Year: 2000

Degree: B.S. in Political Science - Magna Cum Laude

Education – Law School

School: Widener University School of Law-Wilmington Campus

Year: 2003

Memberships & Affiliations


New Jersey


U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

Former Assistant District Attorney -Delaware County Pennsylvania (2003-2005)

Former Assistant State Attorney (Felony Division)- Orange County Florida (2005-2006)

Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Premises liability, Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect, Work Site Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Dram Shop Claims and Defective Products

Past Settlement Results:

  1. $4,250,000.00 recovery for college student who sustained spinal cord injury in sports and recreation accident
  2. $900,000.00 recovery for woman injured at amusement park
  3. $775,000.00 recovery for woman injured by commercial vehicle
  4. $725,000.00 recovery for a family of a NJ man killed in a Northeastern PA trucking accident
  5. $500,000.00 recovery for the man who sustained a spinal injury in deck collapse
  6. $500,000.00 recovery for woman injured by a drunk driver
  7. $500,000.00 recovery for a family of a 71-year-old man who was not timely diagnosed and treated for lung cancer
  8. $450,000.00 recovery for the man stabbed by a criminal assailant on business premises
  9. $450,000.00 recovery for minor injured by municipal vehicle
  10. $425,000.00 recovery for sprinkler fitter who underwent two wrist surgeries caused by worksite fall
  11. $375,000.00 recovery for woman who sustained fractured patella on unsafe premises
  12. $350,000.00 recovery for woman who sustained ankle fracture on unsafe premises
  13. $325,000.00 recovery for man who sustained ankle fracture on icy premises
  14. $315,000.00 recovery for contractor who sustained shoulder injury in head on collision
  15. $300,000.00 UM recovery for man injured in motor vehicle crash
  16. $250,000.00 recovery for man injured by commercial vehicle
  17. $250,000.00 recovery for the pedestrian struck by the vehicle who sustained a shoulder injury
  18. $250,000.00 recovery for woman injured in an elevator accident
  19. $250,000.00 recovery for the patient who sustained fall in a nursing home
  20. $250,000.00 recovery for minor bitten by Rottweiler
  21. $250,000.00 recovery for a woman on disability that was injured by a commercial vehicle
  22. $250,000.00 recovery for a woman injured by defective condition on business premises
  23. $200,000.00 recovery for pedestrian who sustained a fractured tibia
  24. $200,000.00 recovery for pedestrian who sustained a fractured femur
  25. $200,000.00 recovery for limited tort driver who underwent shoulder surgery
  26. $200,000.00 recovery for man assaulted in a bar by other patrons who were over served alcohol by staff

Since Thomas began exclusively representing injured people and their families, he has recovered millions of dollars to compensate injured people and assist them through difficult times in their lives. Thomas is a member of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, The Pennsylvania Association for Justice, American Association of Justice and the National Trial Lawyers Top 100.

Thomas was born and raised in Philadelphia and attended West Catholic High School. Being raised in a blue collar family where he was the first to attend college, he understands the impact an accident can have on the physical, emotional and economic wellbeing of people and their families.

Our Practice Areas

Personal Injury

Personal Injury
Have you been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence? Whether you were in an auto accident, suffered from medical malpractice or any other situation that caused you harm, you need to know your options. Knowing when to hire a personal injury lawyer in...
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Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

Personal Injury
New Jersey Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys. As our population ages, we are all confronted with a plethora of issues surrounding short- and long-term care for our loved ones who are unable to care for themselves. Sadly, instances occur where the care they should be receiving is less than...
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Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

Public Transportation Accident

Personal Injury
Public transportation accidents and incidents are, by far, the most misunderstood in the entire field of personal injury law. This is largely because what most accidents and incidents appear to be about are merely symptoms of far more deep-rooted, underlying causes...
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Public Transportation Accident

Slip and Fall Cases

Personal Injury
Property owners have a duty to keep their properties safe. But what if a loose railing is overlooked and you or a family member falls down the stairs? What if a visitor falls on the sidewalk leading to the building? Or what if a delivery person slips on the sidewalk? Slip and fall accidents happen...
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Slip and Fall Cases

Motorcycle Accidents

Personal Injury
Did you know according to the federal government, per mile traveled in 2006, there were 35 times more deaths from motorcycle accidents than from car accidents? It makes sense because they’re much smaller and lighter than cars, only have two wheels, and don’t enclose the rider in a box of metal...
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Motorcycle Accidents
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