Bernard R. Rizza

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

Frischman & Rizza, P.C.
 | 7300 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Phone: 412-545-1307
Fax: 412-247-0720
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    Attorney Profile

    Bernard R. Rizza is a partner at Frischman & Rizza and represents clients in personal injury issues related to birth injuries, wrongful death, truck accidents, car accidents and medical malpractice. His clients include those in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and he has over three decades of experience as an attorney focused on protecting the best interests of his injured clients. A Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, he has experience leading over 100 jury trials and is prepared to take a case as far as necessary to get his clients the compensation they deserve.

    In 1980, Mr. Rizza graduated from Duquesne University with a Bachelor of Arts. He then attended Duquesne University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor before beginning a long, successful career of helping others. In 2018, he was named a Top 10 Attorney by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, he has an Avvo “Superb” rating and for his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

    Admitted to practice in the state of Pennsylvania, Mr. Rizza is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. He is an active member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Allegheny County Bar Association.

    With experience from geriatrics to pediatrics, Mr. Rizza is prepared to take on any injury case and fight for those who have been injured and their families. While working for these people, he has earned millions of dollars for them throughout his career.

    * AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff


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    Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2021

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    About Bernard Rizza

    Admitted: 1984, Pennsylvania

    Professional Webpage:


    • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, 2006 - Present
    • Top 1% of Medical Malpractice Lawyers in the Nation
    • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2010 – Present

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
    • Member, American College of Trial Lawyers
    • Member, Allegheny County Academy of Trial Lawyers
    • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 1991
    • Pennsylvania, 1984

    Educational Background:

    • Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, B.A. – 1980
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    Office Location for Bernard R. Rizza

    7300 Penn Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15208

    Phone: 412-545-1307

    Fax: 412-247-0720

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    Last Updated: 12/31/2020

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