William E. Benner, Lancaster Personal Injury Attorney with Exemplary Experience and Results
Choose Bill Benner, a Pennsylvania Personal Injury Lawyer Who Listens, Advocates, and Wins
Trust your personal injury case to Bill Benner’s years of legal experience as a litigator, public defender, assistant attorney general, judge, and insurance insider. Reach out to Attorney Benner at 717.656.5000 for a no-pressure, free case consultation.
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It is more than Attorney William E. Benner, Jr.’s diverse legal experience that makes him a valuable Pennsylvania personal injury lawyer for injured Pennsylvanians seeking fair compensation following accidents that claim their health and wealth, sometimes even loved-ones’ lives. It is the wisdom and compassion that Bill Benner, personal injury attorney, RG Injury Law, has demonstrated throughout his prestigious career that sets him apart as a winning accident attorney in Lancaster, PA. free case review and no-fee consultation.
Attorney Benner is a Lancaster native who graduated from McCaskey High School in Lancaster in 1980, Millersville University in 1984, and Temple University School of Law just four years later. Bill’s leadership in college as an academic and athlete launched him into a career in law as a public defender, assistant district attorney, civil litigator, a partner in a Lancaster insurance defense firm, and a district magistrate. Bill’s insurance insight and knowledge about how insurance companies evaluate and defend personal injury claims make him a powerful legal force against insurance companies refusing fair compensation to people injured in accidents caused by others.
Raised in Lancaster County, Bill Benner attributes his strong work ethic and drive to the strength and inspiration of his hard-working parents. Bill sought leadership roles from an early age. He excelled in sports and was a three-year starter, a two-year captain, and an All-Conference athlete for the Millersville University men’s basketball team. Bill received academic awards for his work during college, including the AAUP Award, Class of 1895 Award, Class of 1898 Award, Wickersham Memorial Scholarship, John Ross Weaver Memorial Award, Wentzel-Wright Memorial Award, Guy-Kurtz Bard Award, Faculty-Student Athletic Committee Award, and was a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Bill graduated as salutatorian from Millersville University, earning summa cum laude distinction.
After completing his undergraduate degree at Millersville University, Bill attended Temple University School of Law, and graduated, cum laude, with a J.D. degree in 1988. While at Temple University School of Law, Bill won esteemed awards, including Best Paper in Criminal Law, Best Paper in Lawyering Process, the American Jurisprudence Award in Criminal Law, and the Milton C. Sharp Memorial Award for Land Use Planning.
After graduating from law school, Bill decided to return to Lancaster County to serve people in the community he respects and cherishes. Bill worked part-time in the Lancaster County Public Defender’s and District Attorney’s Offices in the early 1990s to develop and hone his trial experience. Bill expanded his career to include working as a civil law litigator. In this role, Bill managed and served as trial counsel for thousands of cases. For more than a decade, Bill was a member and then a partner in a Lancaster insurance defense firm. During Bill’s work for the insurance defense firm, he gained invaluable knowledge about how insurance companies evaluate and defend personal injury claims that still benefits his clients today.
In 2002, Bill joined a Lancaster personal injury firm where he first met and worked with Chad Rankin. Bill began representing individuals who were injured in accidents and needed a strong advocate to fight for their rights. Throughout the next eight years, Bill fought for personal injury clients facing complex liability issues, and, often, catastrophic injuries. Bill secured settlements greater than a million dollars for several clients during his service at the firm.
In 2010, Bill was named a district judge for Strasburg Borough and West Lampeter, Pequea, and Strasburg townships, a role that further enhanced his passion for upholding the law and ensuring that people’s rights were fully represented. Having been a litigator for his entire legal career, Bill has honored a powerful personal mission to make a meaningful impact on people’s lives.
Throughout Bill’s 30-year career, he has been trial counsel for hundreds of jury, non-jury cases, judicial arbitrations, and UIM/UM arbitrations. Throughout Central Pennsylvania, Bill has earned the reputation of being a thorough, thoughtful, and tough advocate for his clients. Because of his expertise and insistence of fairness, he has been asked regularly to serve as an arbitrator or mediator to assist other parties in resolving their disputes. Bill served as an arbitrator/mediator for more than 15 years and conducted hundreds of arbitrations and mediations.
No longer serving as an arbitrator/mediator, Bill joined the personal injury law team at Rankin & Gregory, LLC, Of Counsel, in 2017. Bill continues to pursue justice for people who need a strong, experienced lawyer on their side who will fight fiercely against insurance companies who refuse to pay fair compensation.
Attorney Bill Benner will discuss your potential case with you at no charge. Email or call 717.656.5000 and schedule a free consultation. Clients do not pay fees unless a Rankin & Gregory personal injury lawyer wins your claim, so you have no risk to learn if we can help you.