Harry M. Roth - Cohen, Placitella & Roth, PC

Harry M. Roth

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 888-560-7189

Harry M. Roth is a shareholder in the law firm and is widely regarded for his superior handling of complex civil litigation including medical negligence, medical malpractice, product liability, catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, and pharmaceutical cases. He has been has been selected by his fellow lawyers as one of the Best Lawyers in America®.

Through jury verdict and settlement, he has achieved a number of multi-million dollar results in professional liability and product liability cases.

Mr. Roth also represents individuals, government entities, and companies seeking to recover for economic loss or property damage as a result of the wrongful conduct of others.

Mr. Roth was appointed to serve on the Disciplinary Board Committee of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania from 1994–2000, is a frequent lecturer on public safety, health issues, and the law and is actively involved in supporting causes which directly impact the health and well being of individuals as well as the community.

Franklin & Marshall CollegeBA 1980Hofstra University School of LawJ.D. 1983Temple University School of Law, L.L.M.
The Philadelphia Trial Lawyers AssociationThe American Association for Justice and The Pennsylvania Association for JusticePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania and American Bar AssociationsAmerican Bar FoundationLeadership Class, National Multiple Sclerosis SocietyDisciplinary Board Hearing Committee of The Supreme Court of PennsylvaniaInternational Property Investment Journal

Case History

$3.25 million recovery for a teacher seriously injured due to the medical negligence of her doctors in failing to properly administer anesthesia;
 $3.25 million recovery for a teacher seriously injured due to the medical negligence of her doctors in failing to properly administer anesthesia;
$7.5 million dollar recovery for a young girl who suffers from cerebral palsy as a result of an untimely performed cesarean section delivery; — $7.5 million dollar recovery for a young girl who suffers from cerebral palsy as a result of an untimely performed cesarean section delivery;
$2 million recovery for a man paralyzed from the waist down resulting from hospital staff's failure to comply with ordered spinal cord protection; — $2 million recovery for a man paralyzed from the waist down resulting from hospital staff's failure to comply with ordered spinal cord protection;
Part of the team that created a confidential multi-million dollar recovery for families of 46 workers killed in Chinook helicopter crash off the coast of Scotland; — Part of the team that created a confidential multi-million dollar recovery for families of 46 workers killed in Chinook helicopter crash off the coast of Scotland;
$890,000 judgment in a products liability case in which a worker suffered a mild traumatic brain injury with permanent cognitive losses due to a defectively designed high-speed roll up door. — $890,000 judgment in a products liability case in which a worker suffered a mild traumatic brain injury with permanent cognitive losses due to a defectively designed high-speed roll up door.

Office Location

2001 Market Street, Suite 2900
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States


Practice Areas

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Other Information

Gender: Male