Sandra S. Neuman

Top rated Medical Malpractice attorney in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Sandra Neuman Law
Sandra S. Neuman
Sandra Neuman Law

Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in Pennsylvania since: 1994

Education: Duquesne University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2024
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Sandra Neuman Law

954 Greentree Rd
Suite 1000
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 Visit website


Attorney Sandra S. Neuman has devoted her legal career to advocating for the rights of Pennsylvania residents who are facing life-altering injuries and challenges due to the negligent actions of others. She founded her firm, Sandra Neuman Law, LLC, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to secure the justice and full compensation her clients deserve. She has been licensed in Pennsylvania since 1994.

Over her career spanning 28-plus years, Ms. Neuman has garnered experience handling a range of personal injury matters related to medical malpractice, birth injuries, wrongful death, brain and spine injuries, premises liability, general and commercial vehicle accidents, construction accidents, defective drugs and medical devices, and nursing home abuse.

Ms. Neuman graduated cum laude with a B.S.B.A. from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, in 1991. She obtained her J.D. in 1994 from Duquesne University School of Law, where she served as the Executive Articles Editor of the Law Review, was inducted into The Order of Barristers and received the American Jurisprudence Award for outstanding proficiency in advanced legal research. She also played an active role in the Appellate Moot Court Honor Society, where she was a national semi-finalist. 

Recognizing her contributions to the profession, Ms. Neuman was rated 10 out of 10 through AVVO and bestowed with their Clients’ Choice Award. Furthermore, she is Lead Counsel Verified in medical malpractice and personal injury.

Known for delivering results, Ms. Neuman has secured over $125 million on behalf of injured plaintiffs, and as a result, she has earned membership in the prestigious Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Some of her noteworthy results include a $5 million verdict for a brain damaged client who received the wrong dose of medication, a $1.2 million verdict for medical misdiagnosis and multiple 7-figure and 8-figure settlements.

An active contributor to her community, Ms. Neuman is a member of the Academy of Trial Lawyers, an invitation-only organization limited to the top 250 trial attorneys in Allegheny County, where she has served on the Board of Governors and currently serves as Chair of the Membership Committee.  She also belongs to the Pennsylvania Association for Justice as a member of the Board of Governors, the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Allegheny County Bar Association and is a member of the Commonwealth's Investigative Division for the Judicial Evaluation Commission.  

Practice areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

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

  • 90% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1994, Pennsylvania

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • National Member, The Order of Barristers
  • Women's Bar Association of Allegheny County
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Past President (2016-2017), Board of Governors (1999-2010)
  • Pennsylvania Association of Justice, Board of Governors, 2017–present
  • Vice-Chair, Membership Committee, Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, 2019–present; Board of Governors, 2017-2019
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Member, Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, 2010 - Present
  • Member, Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
  • Pennsylvania, 1994
  • Member, Pennsylvania Association for Justice
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Duquesne Law Review, Member and Executive Articles Editor
  • Lead Counsel Verified, Medical Malpractice, 2015-present
  • National Semi-finalist, Widener Appellate Moot Court Competition, Duquesne University School of Law
  • American Jurisprudence Award for Outstanding Proficiency in Advanced Legal Research, Writing, Moot Court and Trial Practice, Duquesne University School of Law
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Top 50 Pittsburgh, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Top 50 Women in Pennsylvania, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2010–present
  • Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2010–present
  • Clients' Choice Award, Medical Malpractice, AVVO, 2015
  • Lead Counsel Verified, Personal Injury, 2015-present
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2011–present
  • Rated 10.0/10.0 Superb, AVVO
Educational Background:
  • Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, B.S., Honors: Cum Laude, Major: Business Administration, Major:  Marketing, 1991
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • James v. Boykiw and Indiana Regional Medical Center. The surgeon lacerated the plaintiff's laryngal nerve during a thyroidectomy, resulting in catastrophic injuries to young mother, 2014
  • Kilburn vs. Moka, Tatum and Beaver Medical Center Outcome: Verdict for Plaintiff Description: Ten day medical malpractice trial wherein we claimed the defendants failed to correctly recognize and diagnose decedents' life threatening condition. Jury verdict of $1.2 Million, 2008
  • Pfeifer vs. UPMC McKeesport et. al.  Outcome: Plaintiff Verdict $5,003,000 Description: Plaintiff claimed that defendant rapidly corrected her sodium level causing severe brain damage. After a fourteen day trial jury returned a verdict in favor of the plaintiff in the amount of $5,003,000, 2009

Office location for Sandra S. Neuman

954 Greentree Rd
Suite 1000
Pittsburgh, PA 15220

Phone: 412-368-0367

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