About Fox Law

Best Personal Injury Lawyer Firm Philadelphia
Our family helping your family.

Fox Law is a family owned and operated personal injury law firm, headed by John Fox, specializing in trial law.  We are unique in our representation of both defense and plaintiff personal injury claims. Old-school in our work ethic and personal attention, we get to know our clients. We will talk and make decisions together, take the time to explain your case from a legal standpoint and present your options. Together, we will discuss the risks and the rewards. You will make informed decisions every step of the way. It’s your case.

We are very good at what we do.

We are a top rated personal injury law firm for over 40 years, with great reviews and a reputation for excellent results. Attorneys refer injury cases to us. We have client testimonials, settlement results, jury verdicts, and the highest Martindale-Hubbell professional and ethical peer review rating to back up our words. If we take your case, we believe in it, and we make the necessary investments to win. We leave no stone unturned.  It takes money to prepare a case for trial and we prepare every case for trial. That’s the only way to get the best negotiating leverage and the best results for our clients.

Martindale Hubbell Top Rated Attorney

Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™(5.0) is a significant accomplishment. Martindale-Hubbell is the gold standard peer review authority in attorney rating which recognizes the highest legal ability, communication skills, and ethical standards.

About John Fox

John FoxFox Law is headed by John F. Fox, Jr., a practicing trial lawyer since 1980. John was primarily a defense trial attorney until 2008, when he began representing seriously injured plaintiff's, using his defense experience to provide them with top representation.

TO OUR PLAINTIFF CLIENTS:  Fox Law accepts your case on a contingency fee. We carry all the costs and are only compensated if we win your case.  For more information on contingency fees, click here.

TO OUR DEFENSE CLIENTS:  Fox Law prides itself in providing the highest degree of professional service and representation at a fair and reasonable cost.  We have a history of established long-term trusting relationships with our clients, many of whom have been satisfied clients of John Fox for over 40 years.  We welcome the opportunity to provide legal services for you.


In his career, John has tried cases throughout the United States and in numerous counties throughout Pennsylvania. His trial experience encompasses trucking accidents with catastrophic injuries, automobile accident cases, premises liability suits, tanker truck accidents, environmental claims, national fraternity personal injury cases, and medical malpractice. Mr. Fox has represented clients in numerous cases where the settlement demands have exceeded the sum of $15,000,000.00. He has the experience of hundreds of jury trials and arbitrations.

As a defense attorney for a fortune 500 oil company and numerous trucking companies, Mr. Fox has significant experience defending cases. He knows how insurance companies operate, and how they defend personal injury cases. Mr. Fox uses his defense litigation expertise and knowledge when he represents plaintiffs, to gain the best results possible for his personal injury clients.

Fox Law specializes in the representation of petroleum companies, home heating oil companies, trucking companies , and insurance companies in the defense and prosecution of claims arising from tanker truck accidents, tractor-trailer accidents, automobile accidents, explosions, premises liability, and environmental contamination.  Fox Law also represented a large east coast oil refining and marketing company in litigation involving the Petroleum Marketing Practices Act including the termination and non-renewal of franchised dealers.

Oil Refining and Marketing Litigation

John Fox has represented a large east coast oil refining and marketing company which owns refineries, retail outlet stores and tanker trucks.  A sample of the types of cases which John Fox has handled as trial counsel for the oil company are as follows:

  1. Termination and Non-Renewal of Franchised Dealers under the Petroleum Marketing Practices Act
  2. Environmental and Personal Injury Claims brought by surrounding property owners due to underground storage leaks at service stations
  3. Breach of Contract cases against dealers for failure to comply with dealer franchise agreement
  4. Prosecuting claims against dealer franchisee for failure to indemnify oil company for third party claims
  5. Slip and fall accidents at company owned stations and dealer operated stations
  6. Tanker truck accidents
  7. Tanker truck gasoline release claims
  8. Environmental contamination cases involving home heating oil delivery releases
  9. Refinery accidents involving sub-contractors
  10.  Oil Refinery gas and soot releases into surrounding neighborhoods causing personal injury and property damage
  11. Refinery explosions causing personal injury and property damage
  12. Defending cases involving third party criminal conduct occurring at service stations (lack of security issues)
  13.  Improper or illegal dispensing of gasoline claims causing injury to customers and/or off-site issues with dispensed products.
  14. Toxic Tort Claims

Trucking Litigation

John Fox has represented trucking companies since 1986.  He has been a member of the Trucking Industry Defense Association since 1994.  John has tried on behalf of the trucking companies numerous high exposure cases throughout Pennsylvania and the United States involving catastrophic injuries and wrongful death.

Automobile Litigation

John Fox has represented a medium sized insurance company specializing in automobile coverage since 2004.  As defense counsel for an automobile insurance company, John has represented the insureds in numerous claims for personal injury and property damage.

Trucking Industry Defense Association
Philadelphia Bar Association

Bar Membership: Pennsylvania, Since 1980

Court Admissions
Pennsylvania Courts (1980)
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (1981)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit (1994)
Pro Hoc Vice Admissions in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, and West Virginia

Doctor of Jurisprudence, Ohio Northern University, Claude W. Pettit College of Law, 1980
Bachelor of Science, Mount St. Mary’s University, 1975