Attorney Theodore J. Caldwell, Jr., focuses his practice on helping those who have been severely injured in cases involving medical malpractice, unsafe products, construction accidents, trucking accidents, and other complex matters involving serious or catastrophic injuries. Mr. Caldwell has tried or resolved dozens of medical malpractice cases, including cases of delayed diagnosis, missed diagnosis, birth injuries, surgical errors, improper surgery, and improper treatment in many areas of medicine. He takes a particular interest in advocating for children who have sustained severe injuries, and has represented children in many cases of obstetrical or neonatal negligence. He has also represented children who suffered horrifying abuse at the hands of adults. A member of the Pennsylvania law firm Young Ricchiuti Caldwell & Heller, LLC, he serves clients in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties of Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lehigh, and Montgomery.
Mr. Caldwell earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. While holding down a full-time job as a paralegal, he attended law school at Temple University School of Law, receiving magna cum laude honors and several academic awards.
Admitted to the practice of law in Pennsylvania, Mr. Caldwell has represented clients in state courts throughout much of the state. He has argued cases in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Superior Court and Commonwealth Court. He has also taken on cases in the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District and Western District of Pennsylvania. He has represented clients pro hac vice in major cases in New Jersey, Kansas, and North Carolina.
Mr. Caldwell is involved in a number of professional organizations, including the American Board of Trial Advocates; the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and American Bar Associations; the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice and the Pennsylvania Association for Justice. He is A/V rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He is a member of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel and is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer since 2006. Dedicated to raising the standards of his profession, he has shared his knowledge and expertise through writing and lecturing on topics such as product liability, joint tortfeasor liability, obstetrical malpractice and the statute of limitations.
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Admitted 1987, Pennsylvania
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Last Updated: 12/21/2016