Charles P. Hehmeyer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Raynes McCarty
 | 1845 Walnut Street, Suite 2000
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-568-6190
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005, 2009 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

Charles P. Hehmeyer is a member of Raynes McCarty, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Focusing his practice exclusively on medical malpractice, he provides representations to clients throughout the area who have been harmed by the negligent acts or omissions of health care practitioners and facilities, with a particular emphasis on cases involving birth injuries and newborn metabolic disorders.

After completing his undergraduate studies at Ohio State University in 1982, Mr. Hehmeyer went on to attend the University of Pennsylvania Law School, from which he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1986. Following law school, he spent several years in private practice before joining Raynes McCarty in 2002. Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, Mr. Hehmeyer is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.

Mr. Hehmeyer's advocacy on behalf of victims of medical malpractice involving children has led to his appearances as counsel in cases across the nation. He has secured numerous verdicts and settlements for injured children in excess of $1,000,000, helping families to provide the care the children will require for the remainder of their lives. In addition, his work in the area of newborn metabolic disorders cases has resulted in changes to screening practices conducted by hospitals throughout Philadelphia. Mr. Hehmeyer's accomplishments have not gone unnoticed by his fellow professionals, as attested to by his receipt of an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a Best Lawyer listing in Best Lawyers of America. In addition to his work on behalf of his clients, Mr. Hehmeyer is an active participant in several professional organizations, including the American Board of Trial Advocates and the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia bar associations.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (50%)
Personal Injury - General (50%)

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (50%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Personal Injury - General (50%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Personal Injury - General: Personal Injury - Plaintiff


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Super Lawyers: 2005, 2009 - 2017

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About Charles Hehmeyer

Admitted: 1986, Pennsylvania

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $14,000,000 Settlement for Pediatric Malpractice
  • $5.5 million Settlement for Child Who Was Not Properly Screened for Metabolic Disorders
  • $7 million Settlement for Child Whose Neurological Disorder Was Misdiagnosed
  • $7 million Settlement for Failure to Provide Glucose to a Boy with a Mitochondrial Disorder
  • $8,000,000 Settlement for Failure to Follow Rare-Disease Emergency Protocol
  • Eight Figure Combined Settlement for Child with Metabolic Disorder

Educational Background:

  • Ohio State, 1982
Office Location for Charles P. Hehmeyer

1845 Walnut Street
Suite 2000
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-568-6190


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Last Updated: 10/5/2017

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