Firm founder Paul Bucci came to Laffey, Bucci & Kent with a formidable record as a trial lawyer, after having spent over ten years as a personal injury lawyer trying cases in the courtroom and working at top-flight firms in Philadelphia and West Virginia.

Paul has significant expertise in representing victims of catastrophic, severe, and work-related on the job injuries. Of particular note, he was one of the lead attorneys representing those severely injured or killed in the Tropicana Casino parking garage collapse case in Atlantic City, New Jersey – which resulted in the largest construction accident settlement in U.S. history. In the past eight years alone, Paul has served as lead counsel or co-lead counsel in matters where the settlement amounts or jury awards total approximately $160,000,000.

Recent Case Results

$101 million – Tropicana garage collapse case, the largest construction accident settlement in U.S. history
Seven Figure Recovery – Man killed due to defective parking garage vehicle barrier protection system
Seven Figure RecoveryWrongful death claim of a 30 year old construction worker killed in an electrical accident
See more of Paul’s case results.

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Areas of Practice

Industry Recognition

    • The Best Lawyers in America, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs (24th Edition, 2018)
    • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer (2011, 2012, 2015-2018)
    • National Trial Lawyers Association – Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania (2011-2015)
    • National Association of Distinguished Counsel – Nation’s Top One Percent (2015)
    • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer – Rising Star (2008, 2010)

Speaking Engagements

    • Trial Attorneys of New Jersey – “Structural Collapse of the Tropicana Parking Garage” 2007
    • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association – “Structural Collapse of the Tropicana Parking Garage”

Memberships

    • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
    • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
    • American Association for Justice (Association of Trial Lawyers of America)

Education

    • Juris Doctor, 1998, Thomas M. Cooley Law School
    • Bachelor of Arts, 1993 (Political Science), West Virginia University

Licensure

    • Pennsylvania
    • West Virginia
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia

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Our Awards

Jeff Laffey Award
Paul Bucci Award
Brian Kent Award