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Theodore J. Caldwell, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Young Ricchiuti Caldwell & Heller, LLC
1600 Market Street, Suite 1650
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 267-546-1003
Fax: 267-546-1039
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021
Licensed in Pennsylvania Since: 1987
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (60%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%), Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
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Attorney Profile

Theodore J. Caldwell, Jr., focuses his practice on helping severely injured people in cases involving medical malpractice, unsafe products, construction site accidents, truck accidents, and other complex matters involving serious or catastrophic injuries. Mr. Caldwell has tried or resolved dozens of medical malpractice cases, including delayed or missed diagnosis of cancer, birth injuries to a mother or a baby, surgical errors and mistakes, improper or unnecessary surgery, late diagnosis of infections, and in many other areas of medicine.  He has represented people who suffered spinal injuries, brain injuries, amputations, radiation injuries, eye injuries, bone and joint injuries, nerve injuries, and injuries to the digestive and urinary systems.  He has often represented people whose loved ones died because of someone's negligence.  Mr. Caldwell has long taken a particular interest in representing children who have been severely harmed, many in cases of negligence during labor & delivery or in the NICU.  He has also represented children who suffered horrifying physical, sexual, and emotional abuse at the hands of adults who were supposed to be providing care.  A member of the Pennsylvania law firm Young Ricchiuti Caldwell & Heller, LLC, he serves clients in Philadelphia, the surrounding counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lehigh, Northampton, and Montgomery, as well as other counties throughout central, eastern, and northeastern Pennsylvania.

Mr. Caldwell earned his bachelor's degree in political science from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He graduated Temple University School of Law, receiving magna cum laude honors and multiple academic awards.

Mr. Caldwell practices law throughout Pennsylvania in both state and federal courts.  He regularly represents clients in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburban counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery, as well an in Lancaster, Lehigh, and Northampton counties.  He also represents clients in Berks, Dauphin, Lackawanna, Luzerne, and Monroe counties.  He has appeared in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Superior Court and Commonwealth Court.  He has represented clients pro hac vice in major cases in New Jersey, Kansas, Delaware, and North Carolina.

Mr. Caldwell is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates; the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and American Bar Associations; the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, and both the Pennsylvania and American Associations for Justice.  He is A/V rated by Martindale-Hubbell.  He has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer since 2006.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Selections

16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021

About Theodore J. Caldwell, Jr.

First Admitted: 1987, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.yrchlaw.com/About/Theodore-J-Caldwell-Jr.shtml

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Philadelphia Bar Association, State Civil Litigation Section
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • American Bar Association, Tort and Insurance Practice Section
  • American Association for Justice
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Outstanding Lawyers of America
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Medical-Legal Committee
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • The Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Honors/Awards

  • Highest rating by The Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Robert E. Lamberton Constitutional Law Award, (Law School), 1987
  • Barankopf Scholar for the academic year 1986-87, (Law School)
  • Recognized by his peers as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
  • Law Faculty Award, (Law School), 1987

Educational Background

  • Miami (O.) University, B.A. in Political Science, 1978
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Office Location for Theodore J. Caldwell, Jr.

1600 Market Street
Suite 1650
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 267-546-1003

Fax: 267-546-1039

Last Updated: 3/2/2021

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