Justin Smullison

/ Pennsylvania's Best Lawyers 2017

In the 80-plus years that Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo has been handling workers’ compensation and social security disability claims, the firm has handled nearly every type of workplace injury and illness imaginable. In doing so, it has gained special acclaim in Pennsylvania for exhibiting two rarely paired traits: empathy and toughness. Owner Jason Krasno says clients benefit from both by experiencing the former and witnessing the latter in court and negotiations.

"Hard-working Pennsylvanians from various industries walk through our doors and immediately receive family-like treatment, which includes 24-hour access to their lawyers," Krasno says. "We take their trust very seriously, and it shows by how hard we fight for them during litigation and when negotiating a settlement."

Such personalized care is at the core of the 16-lawyer firm and its staff. Upon visiting Krasnolaw.com’s "Testimonials" page, one will find detailed, heartfelt letters of thanks from clients—some even handwritten—that further solidify the firm’s reputation for outstanding client service.

"When we represent a client, it’s often an emotional journey."

"When we represent a client, it’s often an emotional journey," Krasno says. “An immense satisfaction comes from knowing we’ve helped clients medically and financially support themselves and their families.”

There’s no empathy for defendants, however. Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo continues to be revered as one of the Commonwealth’s most experienced and formidable claimants’ firms.

"We work tirelessly to achieve justice and fair compensation for our clients," notes Krasno. "The results are in the tens of millions of dollars we’ve secured."

Indeed, the firm’s impact on Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation landscape has been praised by national publications and prestigious legal groups, including:

  • Partner Lester A. Krasno honored by Best Lawyers as the 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” for workers’ compensation law – claimants in Allentown.
  • Jason Krasno honored by Best Lawyers as the 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” for workers’ compensation law – claimants in Philadelphia.
  • Partner Andrew C. Onwudinjo’s membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and honored in Super Lawyers from 2006 to 2011.
  • Managing partner and certified specialist Hon. Geoffrey W. Dlin (retired) honored by The Best Lawyers in America 2017 for workers’ compensation law – claimants.
  • Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo being ranked a Tier 1 firm since 2010 by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for workers’ compensation law – claimants in Philadelphia.

Another measure of the firm’s reputation as a true "clients firm" is its expansion to 12 offices, with the most recent openings in Pittsburgh and Stroudsburg in 2016. Krasno said the firm reacted to an unprecedented rise in claims in these areas and the firm can now serve them better with new, local offices.

"We are proud to establish a permanent presence in these cities,” Krasno says. “Our Pennsylvanian roots are a badge of honor, and we’re always willing to fight for our injured neighbors."