Craig E. Frischman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury 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: 2007, 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%)
    Attorney Profile

    As partner of Frischman & Rizza, Craig E. Frischman represents clients in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in matters of personal injury, auto accidents and medical malpractice. Named by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette as one of Pittsburgh’s Best Lawyers in Medical Malpractice, he has an Avvo “Superb” rating, and for his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer review rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

    Mr. Frischman is admitted to practice in the state of Pennsylvania and before the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys named him a Top 10 Attorney in 2018 for the work he has done for the injured in Puerto Rico, Georgia, Michigan, West Virginia, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania. A frequent lecturer on topics related to issues of medical malpractice, on two occasions he presented to the Radiological Society of North America.

    In 1983, Mr. Frischman graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and history. He then attended the University of Pittsburgh, School of Law, where he graduated in 1986 with his Juris Doctor.

    At the University of Pittsburgh, School of Law, Mr. Frischman is an adjunct professor. He is also on the Board of Governors for the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and a member of the following organizations: the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County.

    * 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
    • 60%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 40%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis


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    Super Lawyers: 2007, 2020 - 2021

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    About Craig Frischman

    Admitted: 1986, Pennsylvania

    Professional Webpage:


    • Best Lawyers in Medical Malpractice in Pittsburgh by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette 
    • AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell
    • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2007 – 2008

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Member
    • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Board of Governors 
    • Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, Member
    • Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Member
    • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1986 
    • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
    • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
    • Academy of Trial Lawyers in Allegheny County, Member
    • Pennsylvania, 1986

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Board of Directors and as co-commissioner of the Squirrel Hill Baseball Association

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Adjunct Professor at University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
    • Invited speaker to the Radiologic Society of North America’s Annual Meeting on the legal implication of MRI safety issues


    • Craig Frischman invites you to file your auto case with Frischman & Rizza to begin rebuilding your life with the fair verdict or settlement you deserve., How To File An Auto Injury Case, 2016

    Educational Background:

    • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, B.A., magna cum laude, Honors: With Honors, Major: Political Science, Major: History, 1983
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    Office Location for Craig E. Frischman

    7300 Penn Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15208

    Phone: 412-545-1307

    Fax: 412-247-0720

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