James E. Beasley, Jr., MD

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

The Beasley Firm, LLC
 | 1125 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 855-282-7548
Fax: 215-592-8360
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Aviation and Aerospace (20%)
Attorney Profile

As a Philadelphia medical malpractice attorney and managing member of The Beasley Firm, LLC, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, James E. Beasley Jr.’s medical degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School go hand-in-hand. Mr. Beasley attended Temple University for his undergraduate degree in molecular biology, and he earned a Master of Laws degree in trial advocacy from the Temple University Beasley School of Law.

Since he began practicing law in 1999, Mr. Beasley has secured awards totaling more than $300 million for clients in medical malpractice, birth injury, and aviation and aerospace cases, a fact that has led to his membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Clients trust him to take their toughest matters to trial thanks to his education, experience, and reputation for fierce representation in court.

Licensed in Pennsylvania, Mr. Beasley is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania; the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania; the United States Supreme Court; the U.S. Federal Court of Claims; and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.

Mr. Beasley gives back to the legal community through the firm’s sponsorship of the Law, Education and Planning program for high school students at the Temple University Beasley School of Law. In his position as a fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine, he frequently speaks on complex civil litigation topics. The Philadelphia volunteer for the Indigent Program has honored Mr. Beasley for his pro bono work; for his commitment to excellence, he holds an Avvo “Superb” rating and has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Personal Injury - General
  • 40%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
  • 20%Aviation and Aerospace
Focus Areas

Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Aviation, Aviation Accidents - Plaintiff


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Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020

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About James Beasley, Jr., MD

Admitted: 1999, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://www.beasleyfirm.com/our-attorneys/jim-beasley-jr-/


  • Selected to Best Lawyers of America for Medical Malpractice plaintiffs litigation., Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers in America, 2010
  • Selected to Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury Litigation since 2010., Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers in America, 2010
  • Selected in America's Top 100 Attorneys., Top 100, America’s Top 100 Attorneys

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American College of Legal Medicine, Fellow

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Philadelphia Volunteer for the Indigent Program


  • $12.5 million settlement: bus/truck accident
  • $12.5 million settlement: bus/truck accident
  • $12.6 million verdict: failure to warn of cord prolapse, brain damage
  • $55 million verdict: unnecessary heart surgery; brain damage


  • "I do this because I like it. I do this because we can make a difference and you look at what people have to say about how hard we work and how available we are and how creative we can be.", Jim Beasley, A Legal Legacy, Aviation Accidents, Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, 2016

Educational Background:

  • University of Pennsylvania, Molecular genetics
  • Temple University with a major in the Honors molecular biology program and minor in history
  • University of Pennsylvania, Masters in Trial Advocacy
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Office Location for James E. Beasley, Jr., MD

1125 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: 855-282-7548

Fax: 215-592-8360

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Last Updated: 2/18/2020

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