James E. Beasley, Jr., MD

Top rated personal injury attorney in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Beasley Firm, LLC
James E. Beasley, Jr., MD
The Beasley Firm, LLC

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Medical malpractice, Aviation & aerospace; view more

Licensed in Pennsylvania since: 1999

Education: University of Pennsylvania Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2023

The Beasley Firm, LLC

1125 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107 Visit website


An experienced personal injury attorney, James E. Beasley Jr., M.D., is a managing member of The Beasley Firm, LLC, based in Philadelphia. Focusing his practice on matters involving professional malpractice, birth injury, libel, aviation accidents and business torts, he extends his services to people throughout Pennsylvania.

Carrying forward the proud legacy of his father, who was also an acclaimed attorney and the founder of The Beasley Firm, LLC, Mr. Beasley has attained the stature of an established advocate in his areas of practice. He earned medical and law degrees from the University of Pennsylvania in 1994 and 1997 respectively. In 2003, he proceeded to graduate with honors with a master’s degree in trial advocacy from the Temple University Beasley School of Law.

Having tried the firm’s biggest cases, Mr. Beasley has been successful in winning his clients’ settlements worth millions of dollars. He was the chief strategist of a case that won $100 million for a medical malpractice case in 2000, which was the highest verdict in the state at that time.

Mr. Beasley, as praised by his colleagues and clients alike, is a genial lawyer who is a natural at understanding the specifics of a case and helping his clients find the best-suited strategy. His in-depth knowledge of the medical field and the law regulating it make him a good choice for medical malpractice cases.

By his dedication to his clients, Mr. Beasley does not refrain from fighting a complex trial in court instead of settling if it is the right thing to do. Rated “Superb” on Avvo, he has to his credit 22-plus years of invaluable legal experience, which has gained him numerous grateful clients.

Mr. Beasley is recognized since 2010 by the Best Lawyers in America in the fields of medical malpractice law and personal injury litigation for plaintiffs and is also included in the list of America’s Top 100 Attorneys. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western, Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, the U.S. Federal Court of Claims and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Knowing the importance of contributing to the community, Mr. Beasley dedicates much of his time to volunteering for legal projects. His pro bono activities have also won him the Philadelphia Volunteer for the Indigent Program Award in 2009.

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, 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

  • 40% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 40% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
  • 20% Aviation and aerospace

First Admitted: 1999, Pennsylvania

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

  • Winner for the Philadelphia Volunteer for the Indigent Program
  • 10 rating with Avvo
  • 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
  • $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
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Philadelphia Volunteer for the Indigent Program
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • American College of Legal Medicine, Fellow
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
  • "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, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Aviation Accidents, 2016

Office location for James E. Beasley, Jr., MD

1125 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: 267-876-4533


20 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2023

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