Robert S. Miller

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Wapner Newman
 | 2000 Market Street, Suite 2750
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-569-0900
Fax: 215-569-4621
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2006 - 2007
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Attorney Profile

    Robert S. Miller is a partner at Wapner Newman, where he focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death matters. Based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he represents clients throughout the greater metropolitan area. Admitted to practice in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey since 1992, Mr. Miller is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.

    Mr. Miller provides forceful advocacy for people who have been harmed by the negligence or recklessness of other people or entities. The types of cases that he has worked on have arisen out of incidents involving premises liability, medical malpractice, motor vehicle crashes, pedestrian knockdowns and construction site accidents. During his career, Mr. Miller has been able to obtain numerous sizable jury awards and negotiated settlements for his plaintiff clients. Some of his representative results have included $1 million for a pedestrian who was struck by a motor vehicle and a $1.45 million settlement for a car crash lawsuit. These and other successes have earned Mr. Miller a great deal of recognition from his colleagues, including a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, his name has been included to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 list, and he has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.

    Mr. Miller is a 1989 recipient of a Bachelor of Arts from The Pennsylvania State University, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor by Widener University Commonwealth Law School in 1992. In addition to his courtroom experience, Mr. Miller has extensive experience in arbitration and has delivered numerous presentations on that topic.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2006 - 2007

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    About Robert Miller

    Admitted: 1992, Pennsylvania

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    • 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
    • Robert S. Miller was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association in 2019., Board of Directors Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, 2019
    • For the second year in a row Robert S. Miller was given the Best Lawyers in America award for Personal Injury Litigation for the year 2020 by Best Lawyers., The Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury Litigation for the year 2020, Best Lawyers, 2020
    • 2019 Best Lawyers In America, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Philadelphia, PA, 2019 Best Lawyers In America, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Philadelphia, PA, Best Lawyers, 2019

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Pennsylvania, 1992
    • District of New Jersey, 1994
    • New Jersey Bar Association, Member
    • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Member
    • United State Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
    • United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1994
    • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
    • American Trial Lawyers Association, Member
    • New Jersey, 1992
    • Philadelphia Bar Association Arbitration Committee, Chairperson 
    • Philadelphia Bar Association, Member
    • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Member


    • 1.45 Million settlement motor vehicle case, 2006
    • 958,000 Settlement in trip and fall with concusion/post concussion syndrome, 2018
    • 825,000 motorcycle accident resulting in fractured leg, 2017
    • 1.1 Million settlment for rear end collision resulting in cervical fusion for New Jersey resident, 2017


    Educational Background:

    • Pennsylvania State University, Bachelor’s Degree
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    Office Location for Robert S. Miller

    2000 Market Street
    Suite 2750
    Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Phone: 215-569-0900

    Fax: 215-569-4621

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    Last Updated: 3/6/2020

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