Richard P. Abraham

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Young Ricchiuti Caldwell & Heller, LLC
 | 1600 Market Street, Suite 3800
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 267-546-1000
Fax: 267-546-1039
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2007
Licensed Since: 1971
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Richard P. Abraham, of Young Ricchiuti Caldwell & Heller, LLC, is an accomplished attorney with more than three decades of experience representing clients with medical malpractice and other cases involving serious and permanent injuries. Over the years, Mr. Abraham has won numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements for clients in both Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and the surrounding area, including Delaware, Chester, Lehigh and Montgomery counties.

While attending Temple University Beasley School of Law, Mr. Abraham served on the staff of the law review and graduated with honors for excellence in writing. After graduating, he served as a clerk for a Pennsylvania judge and was later a founding partner of the firm Abraham, Pressman & Tietz, which is now known as Abraham, Bauer & Spalding, PC. He joined Young Ricchiuti Caldwell & Heller, LLC, in 2009.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Abraham has been involved with a number of notable cases. He won a $5.5 million-dollar settlement for a young girl who was permanently paralyzed after doctors at two hospitals failed to diagnose her spinal tumor, and he has effectively handled numerous other cases involving medical negligence and birth injuries.

In recognition of the quality of his work, Mr. Abraham has received an AV Preeminent* rating from the peer review service Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Abraham is currently admitted to practice in Pennsylvania state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is active in the American Association for Justice, where he is a member of groups dedicated to birth injury litigation, nursing home litigation and professional negligence.

*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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (80%)

Personal Injury - General (10%)

Professional Liability (10%)


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Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2007

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About Richard Abraham

Admitted: 1971, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:


  • Temple Law Review, Temple University School of Law, 1970
  • Received the J. Howard Reber Memorial Award for excellence in writing
  • Achieved a $4.5 million dollar settlement
  • AV Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Professional Negligence Section, Active Member
  • Nursing Home Litigation Group, Active Member
  • Birth Injury Litigation Group, Active Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Middle Districts of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania
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Office Location for Richard P. Abraham

1600 Market Street
Suite 3800
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 267-546-1000

Fax: 267-546-1039


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Last Updated: 11/12/2014

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