Erie lawyer Eric J. Purchase has been selected as one of "Pittsburgh's Top Rated Lawyers," according to a notice issued today by ALM Media Properties, LLC.  According to the notice, Attorney Purchase was selected as a result of his AV Preeminent rating by the Martindale Hubbell lawyer rating service.  AV Preeminent is the highest rating a lawyer can achieve in the Martindale Hubbell attorney rating system.

According to the notice, the list of Pittsburgh's Top Rated Lawyers will be published in a special, stand-alone magazine honoring the work of the area's top attorneys.  The magazine will be published this summer in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, The Legal Intelligencer, the Wall Street Journal, and other prominent publications.  Only AV-rated attorneys will be included in the publication, according to the notice.

Mr. Purchase represents clients in Erie County, Crawford County, Venango County, Warren County, Mercer County and Forest County in catastrophic injury, accident and medical malpractice cases. He also represents people in business disputes, including contract, partnership and shareholder disputes. Mr. Purchase has focused his practice on trial and appellate litigation. He is a frequent lecturer at professional events, including seminars approved by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for mandatory continuing legal education credits.

Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C. is a Pennsylvania litigation firm focusing on trial and appellate work for clients in personal injury, automobile accident, motorcycle accident, medical malpractice, dog and animal attacks; criminal defense; DUI defense; other injury cases and commercial cases.