Joshua L. Berger is a partner in the law firm of Berger & Lagnese, LLC.
Mr. Berger represents individuals who have been injured or killed as a result of medical malpractice, truck accidents, car accidents, industrial accidents, defective products, unsafe property, and other personal injury cases.
He has obtained significant jury verdicts and settlements in these cases.
Mr. Berger has worked on many cases involving the misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose cancer, including breast cancer, cervical cancer, bladder cancer, melanoma, endometrial cancer, and thyroid cancer. He has also worked on many cases involving surgical mistakes, including hernia surgery, gallbladder surgery, and spine surgery
Mr. Berger received a B.A. in Political Science from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1982 and a J.D. from University of Pittsburgh in 1986 where he was the Managing Editor of the Journal of Law and Commerce (1985-86) and Legal Writing Teaching Assistant.
He is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association, a sustaining member of the American Association for Justice, and a member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County.
Mr. Berger served as a Hearing Committee Member for The Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania (2002-08).
Mr. Berger has the highest rating, AV, in Legal Ability & Ethical Standards, from Martindale-Hubbell.
He is recognized as one of the "Best Lawyers in America".
Mr. Berger is board certified in medical malpractice attorney by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Best Lawyers in America||Best Lawyers in America||2010|
|Board Certified||American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys||2010|
|Best Lawyers in America||Best Lawyers in America||2009|
|Fellow||Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County||2005|
|Attorney||Reed Smi||1986 - 2003|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Association of Justice||Member||1996 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Association for Justice||Member||1996 - Present|
|Allegheny County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Pennsylvania Association for Justice||Board of Governors||2007 - 2008|
|Lent vs. Uniontown Hospital||Confidential Settlement|
|Shollito vs. St. Clair Hospital||Confidential Settlement|
|Capo vs. St. Margarets Hospital||Confidential Settlement|
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|University of Pittsburgh School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1986|
|University of Wisconsin, Madison||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1982|
|Medical Malpractice||Medical Malpractice||2007|
|Medical Malpractice||Medical Malpractice||2006|