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Robert S. Miller

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Wapner Newman
8 Penn Center, 1628 JFK Blvd, Suite 800
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-569-0900
Fax: 215-569-4621
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2006 - 2007
Licensed in Pennsylvania 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

Selections

5 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2006 - 2007

About Robert S. Miller

First Admitted: 1992, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://www.wapnernewman.com/our-team/robert-miller/

Videos

  • https://youtu.be/1himB2kqU_4

Educational Background

  • JD from Widener University, 1992
  • Pennsylvania State University, Bachelor’s Degree, 1968

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

Honors/Awards

  • Recognized in Best Lawyers 2022 edition for Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers, Best Lawyers, 2022
  • Robert S. Miller was given the Best Lawyers in America award for Personal Injury Litigation for the year 2021 by Best Lawyers., Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2021
  • Robert S. Miller was given the Best Lawyers in America award for Personal Injury Litigation for the year 2020 by Best Lawyers., Best Lawyers in America, 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
  • 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

Verdicts/Settlements

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

8 Penn Center
1628 JFK Blvd, Suite 800
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-569-0900

Fax: 215-569-4621

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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