Kenneth M. Rothweiler

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Eisenberg Rothweiler Winkler Eisenberg and Jeck, P.C.
 | 1634 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-546-6636
Fax: 215-546-0118
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Kenneth M. Rothweiler is a senior partner and co-founder of Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C., in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mr. Rothweiler represents clients within Philadelphia and throughout the surrounding towns and counties in matters of personal injury, medical malpractice and product liability.

A graduate of Montclair State University and Widener University Delaware Law School, Mr. Rothweiler has been licensed to practice in Pennsylvania since 1982. Throughout his legal career, Mr. Rothweiler has been involved in many significant cases that have resulted in substantial verdicts and settlements for his clients. In addition to his regular cases, he also takes on a variety of pro bono and volunteer cases.

As one of the state’s most recognized personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys, Mr. Rothweiler regularly appears on Philadelphia’s local Fox television station as a legal analyst. He is also listed in the publication “The Best Lawyers in America” and has been featured as one of the top 100 trial lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers and one of the top 100 plaintiff’s lawyers by the American Association for Justice.

Actively involved in his legal community, Mr. Rothweiler is a former president of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association and the Pennsylvania Association for Justice. He is also a charter board member of the Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania. His success in the field of personal injury law has earned him membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization of individuals who have obtained verdicts in excess of one million dollars for their clients.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (60%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Personal Injury - Products (20%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Products Liability

Personal Injury - General (20%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Motor Vehicle Defects, Products Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2019

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About Kenneth Rothweiler

Admitted: 1982, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.erlegal.com/attorneys/kenneth-rothweiler/

Honors/Awards:

  • Medical Malpractice Law - PlaintiffsProduct Liability Litigation - PlaintiffsPersonal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyer, Best Lawyers, 2018
  • Medical Malpractice Law - PlaintiffsProduct Liability Litigation - PlaintiffsPersonal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyer, Best Lawyers, 2017
  • Best Lawyer, Best Lawyers, 2016
  • Best Lawyer, Best Lawyers, 2015
  • Best Lawyer, Best Lawyers, 2014
  • Best Lawyer, Best Lawyers, 2013
  • Best Lawyer, Best Lawyers, 2012
  • Best Lawyer, Best Lawyers, 2011
  • Best Lawyer, Best Lawyers, 2010
  • Best Lawyer, Best Lawyers, 2009
  • Top 100 Plaintiff’s Trial Lawyers, American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Leading Lawyer in the Country, LawDragon
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum The Top Trial Lawyers in America
  • Million Dollars Advocate Club, Member
  • Recognized among the nation's top trial lawyers, Lawdragon Magazine
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyer's Association

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Medical-Legal Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association,
  • Past President, Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Sustaining Member of The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, AV Rated Members of Martindale-Hubbell  Legal Fellowship
  • Board Member,  Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania (BIAPA), and a former chair of its fundraising committee. BIAPA is a support organization for individuals who have suffered some type of brain injury, acquired or traumatic.
  • Past President, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Education Committee of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Charter Board Member, The Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Course Planner and Presenter, Corporate Greed, The Pennsylvania Progressive, 2012
  • Planner and Moderator, View from the Bench, Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Course Planner and Presenter, How to Add Value to Your Case, The Legal Intelligencer, 2012
  • Course Planner and Presenter, Do We Still Have a Constitution?, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 2011
  • Course Planner and Presenter, Opening Statements: The Lawyer as a Storyteller, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2011
  • Course Planner and Presenter, How to Add Value to Your Case, The Legal Intelligencer, 2014
  • Planner and Moderator, My First Trial, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $15 Million Awarded by Philadelphia Jury for Child Who Suffered Kidney Damage
  • $15 Million Recovery for Woman Who Suffered Debilitating Brain Injury After Hospital Failed to Diagnose Brain Aneurysm
  • $14 Million Recovery against Hospital and Doctors for Delay in Performing MRI
  • $11.2 Million Verdict against Local Hospital that Failed To Diagnose Brain Tumor
  • $10.5 Million Verdict for Woman “Buried Alive” in Crash
  • $9.25 Million Recovery in Fatal Motorcycle Accident
  • $8.9 Million Settlement for Infant who Suffered Brain Damage During Mother’s Labor
  • $8 Million Recovery in Product Liability Suit   
  • $5 Million Settlement for Failure to Diagnose Meningitis
  • $4.5 Million Settlement for Newborn Baby who Suffered Permanent Injuries when Mother’s Uterus Ruptured During Childbirth
  • $4 Million Recovery for Paralyzed Man Due To Failure to Diagnose and Treat Spinal Infection
  • $3.8 Million Arbitration Award for Plaintiff in Car-Truck Accident
  • $3.6 Million Recovery for the Family of a Mentally Challenged Man Who Died While Being Restrained
  • $3.5 Million Recovery in Pharmaceutical Product Liability Suit
  • $3 Million Verdict for Unsupervised Epilepsy Patient that Fell in Hospital Bathroom
  • $3 Million Recovery for Brain Damaged Girl
  • $3 Million Recovery for All-Terrain Vehicle Accident that Resulted in Death
  • $3.025 Million Settlement for Family of Young Man Killed In a Construction Accident
  • $3 Million Recovery in Pharmaceutical Product Liability Suit
  • $2.91 Million Recovery for Ear Surgery that Caused Death
  • $2.5 Million Verdict for Client Injured By Side Effect of Medication Unrecognized By Primary Care Physician
  • $2.45 Million Settlement for Family of Woman who died After Hospital Failed to Monitor Blood Pressure
  • $2.05 Million Recovery in Tragic Motorcycle Accident
  • $2 Million Recovery for Client Who Was Overdosed With Colchicine Resulting In Death
  •  $2 Million Settlement in Medical Malpractice Case against Emergency Room Physician  
  • $2 Million Recovery for 50 Year Old Man with Ruptured Appendix
  • $1.7 Million Recovery for Woman with Spinal Infection
  • $1.25 Million Recovery for Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer
  • $1.4 Million Recovery for 45 Year Old Man Who Dies Of Heart Attack
  • $1.4 Million Recovery for Crush Injury from a Defective Forklift  

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Legal Analyst, Fox 29 News Philadelphia

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Educational Background:

  • Delaware Law School of Widener University
  • Montclair State University

Industry Groups

  • Pennsylvania Association For Justice
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
Office Location for Kenneth M. Rothweiler

1634 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-546-6636

Fax: 215-546-0118

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Last Updated: 8/13/2019

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