ROBERT A. BRACKEN
Robert Bracken is a record-setting trial lawyer. In 2014, Robert obtained a jury verdict in excess of $32.8 Million in a medical malpractice case for a young girl suffering with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy as a result of a delayed c-section. The verdict was the largest reported medical malpractice verdict in the history of Chester County, PA.
Robert has handled some of the most high-profile cases in Western Pennsylvania in recent years and his cases have been covered by newspapers and stations throughout Pennsylvania and even around the country. Robert regularly tries and litigates medical malpractice, personal injury, employment discrimination, wrongful termination, breach of contract and other civil matters. In all, he has obtained far more than $50 million in verdicts and settlements for his clients.
Robert has been honored as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer - Rising Star, a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and a member of Best Attorneys of America. Further, in 2017, Robert was named to the Irish Legal 100 - Rising Stars, which is an honor reserved for the top attorneys in the United States with Irish heritage.
Robert is a graduate of the Duquesne University School of Law where he was a member of the Law Review and moot court trial competition teams. During law school, Robert gained significant courtroom and jury experience serving as a tipstaff and law clerk to the Honorable Ronald W. Folino.
Prior to pursuing a law career, Robert played professional baseball in Pensacola, Florida. Robert currently resides in the South Hills with his wife and two children.
VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS
$32,882,850 - Ciechoski v. Phoenixville Hospital Jury Verdict
$10,000,000 - Products Liability Settlement
$2,900,000 - Wrongful Death Settlement
$1,700,000 - Products Liability Settlement
$1,500,000 - Medical Malpractice Settlement
$1,000,000 - Wrongful Death Settlement
$450,000 - Medical Malpractice Settlement
$365,000 - Discrimination and Retaliation Settlement
$300,000 - Wrongful Termination / Defamation Settlement
$300,000 - Civil Rights Violations Settlement
$280,870 - FMLA Retaliation Arbitration Award
$255,000 - Hostile Work Environment / Disability Discrimination Judgment
Numerous 5, 6 and 7 Figure Confidential Settlements
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers - Rising Star
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Best Attorneys of America
Irish Legal 100 - Rising Stars
EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES
Licensed to Practice Law in Pennsylvania and West Virginia
Bracken Law Firm, LLC, member
Archinaco/Bracken, LLC, member
Pribanic & Pribanic, LLC, associate
White and Williams, LLP, associate
Duquesne University School of Law, J.D.
Point Park University, B.A.