Firm Overview

Bob Claraval was a partner with Adler and Claraval from 1974 to 2001. In 2001 Bob and Mary Ann formed a partnership where their dream of providing clients with expert personal service became a reality.

Bob and Mary Ann formed a strong team and a strategy for providing one-on-one service. Both are proud to represent people seeking justice from large insurance companies. Claraval & Claraval has the expertise to go up against the large insurance companies, and the agility and organization to provide zealous representation. Bob and Mary Ann do not believe in quick, sell out settlements. Each client can count on personal attention to their case.

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Why Choose Us

The beginning is the most important part of the work.- Plato

At a larger firm a senior partner may meet with you initially, then hand your case off to a paralegal or junior associate. At our firm, you are never lost in the shuffle because Mary Ann and Bob handle your claims from the beginning to the end.

Claraval & Claraval has been protecting the rights and interests of people who have been injured due to the negligence of others for over 39 years. Our firm has developed a reputation for providing effective and efficient legal services, whether a personal injury case is resolved through a pre-trial settlement, mediation, arbitration, or trial.

At Claraval & Claraval, we prepare all our cases as if they were going to trial. Claraval & Claraval has extensive trial experience and will not hesitate to put a case before a jury if a fair settlement cannot be reached. We have successfully litigated a wide range of personal injury cases including, car and motorcycle accidents and wrongful death.

Claraval & Claraval regularly receive referrals for personal injury litigation from other attorneys and doctors. In addition, we have significant experience serving as arbitrators appointed by the Dauphin County Judges and in Auto-insurance arbitration cases.

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Our History

In the past 39 years Claraval & Claraval has had the honor of representing hundreds of people injured in automobile crashes throughout Central Pennsylvania. Our firm has also obtained verdicts and settlements directly against automobile insurance companies for breaking their promise to pay the medical and chiropractic bills of injured people. Some of those auto insurance carriers are State Farm, Erie, Allstate, Nationwide, Donegal, Liberty Mutual, Progressive, and Geico.

Claraval & Claraval was one of the first firms to successfully bring claims for abuse by members of the Clergy including Priests. The firm has also brought successful claims against psychiatrists, psychologists and other therapists for abusing patients.

Claraval & Claraval has also been honored to represent many attorneys and other professionals in their personal litigation.

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Our Staff

The most important consideration for a prospective client in choosing our firm is that we are a family run, family oriented personal injury law firm. We value ethics, integrity and honesty in practice. Because we are a family firm your case will be given serious individual attention by both Bob and Mary Ann and the entire staff including legal assistant Denise Williams who has been with us for over 20 years. Nancy Martinez joined our firm as a legal assistant in 2010 and Mary Zell joined Claraval & Claraval as a legal assistant in 2011.

We believe in giving each client the individual attention that client deserves. We will fully research, prepare and present your case and not just try to settle it quickly.

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Attorney Profiles

Robert F. Claraval

Mary Ann Kennedy Claraval

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