Joel Rosen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Cohen, Placitella & Roth, PC
 | 2001 Market St, Suite 2900
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-567-3500
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006, 2010 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

Joel Rosen is a member of Cohen, Placitella & Roth, P.C., located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Providing representation to residents of the Philadelphia metropolitan area, he focuses his practice primarily on product liability litigation, with an emphasis on assisting people who have been catastrophically injured as a result of defective trucks and other motor vehicles. Mr. Rosen also handles wrongful death litigation on behalf of surviving family members of people who have died as a result of those defects.

Mr. Rosen graduated in 1978 from The Wharton School, The University of Pennsylvania, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in economics. He then attended The George Washington University Law School and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1981. Admitted to practice before all Pennsylvania state courts, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.

Over the years, Mr. Rosen has secured numerous multimillion dollar settlements and awards for his clients. These include an $8.5 million verdict against Ford Motor Company, a $4.6 million verdict against PPL Electric Utilities Corporation and a $2.4 million verdict against the Kerr Corporation in an asbestos injury case. His successful track record combined with his high degree of ethics have earned him the esteem of his fellow professionals, as attested to by his receipt of an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Rosen is a sought-after speaker and has lectured on topics, including the discovery process, products liability, negligence and subrogation. He is an active member in the American and Philadelphia bar associations, as well as the National District Attorneys Association.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Products (50%): Products Liability

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Products: Products Liability

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents


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Super Lawyers: 2006, 2010 - 2017

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About Joel Rosen

Admitted: 1981, Pennsylvania

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Honors and Awards:

  • The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™, LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, 2011
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, 2004, 2010 and 2011
  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review AV®-rated lawyer

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Lecturer, Product liability and negligence claims, as well as complex subrogation matters, investigation and discovery

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $2.4 million asbestos verdict against Kerr Corporation
  • $8.5 million personal injury verdict against Ford Motor Company
  • $4.6 million premises liability, personal injury verdict against PPL Electric Utilities, Inc.

Educational Background:

  • Wharton School of Finance, B.S. in Economics, 1978
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Office Location for Joel Rosen

2001 Market St
Suite 2900
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-567-3500


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Last Updated: 10/5/2016

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