John R. Badal

Expertise: Medical Malpractice; Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect; Auto/Truck/Motorcycle Accidents; Personal Injury; Workers' Compensation; Products Liability
Admitted: 1978, Pennsylvania; 1979, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; 1991, U.S. Supreme Court; 2002, U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
Law School: Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 1978
Undergraduate Degree: Temple University, B.S., magna cum laude, 1974
Professional Memberships: Berks County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations; American Association for Justice; Pennsylvania Association for Justice
Contact Info:
Phone: 610-375-6131
Address: 50 North 5th Street, 4th Floor, P.O. Box 782, Reading, PA 19603-0782

Since his graduation from law school, John has devoted his legal practice exclusively to representing wrongful injury victims and the families of those who have suffered wrongful death. John is nationally recognized as a member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

John has been active in the American Association of Justice since 1980, and a Sustaining Member of that organization since 1992. He is also a Sustaining Member of the Pennsylvania Association of Justice. He has served as Chairman of the Civil Litigation Section, Civil Rules Committee, and the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Berks County Bar Association. John is also a certified mediator and arbitrator, and has lectured on medical negligence, auto insurance law, and other areas of personal injury trial practice.

John and his wife Cathy married in college, and were the first married couple ever admitted to the Dickinson School of Law. While John has devoted his career to victims of wrongful injury, Cathy helped protect abused and neglected children through her work as Guardian Ad Litem for dependent children in Berks County and was honored as the Pennsylvania Child Advocate of the year.

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