Theodore Babbitt - Babbitt & Johnson P.A.

Theodore Babbitt

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1987
Phone: 561-684-2500

Theodore (Ted) Babbitt is a personal injury expert in Florida and a Managing Partner at Babbitt & Johnson, P.A. He represents individuals in personal injury, wrongful death, and commercial cases. He graduated from the University of Florida with a B.A. with honors in 1963 and received his J.D. from the University of Florida in 1965. At the age of 17, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps and still managed to be sworn in as an attorney at the age of 23.

Ted obtained the first jury verdict in excess of one million dollars in Palm Beach County in 1975 and the first verdict for a plaintiff in a medical malpractice case in Palm Beach County in 1970.

He is currently a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates – an invite only membership limited to 100 of the top plaintiffs' lawyers in the United States. He is also a fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and The American College of Trial Lawyers.

He has held every position in the Palm Beach County Bar Association, which includes President. He's also a writer for the association.

Ted was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016 for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs; Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs; and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs. He’s been listed in Best Lawyers since the 1987 edition. He’s been selected in Super Lawyers every year since 2006.

Additional Information

Florida Personal Injury Expert — Theodore Babbitt is a nationally recognized personal injury lawyer helping individuals and families since 1967.
University of FloridaBSc 1963University of FloridaJ.D. 1965
American College of Trial LawyersInner Circle of AdvocatesInternational Trial LawyersAmerican Mensa Society Palm Beach County Bar AssociationAmerican Board of Trial AdvocatesThe Florida Justice AssociationAmerican Association For JusticeThe American Society of Law & MedicineTrial Lawyers for Public JusticePalm Beach County Legal Aid SocietyFlorida Bar Association,

Case History

Loss of Parental Support and Guidance-$40 Million — A Palm Beach County jury took one hour to award 13-year-old Fredchen Keller $40 million from the estate of his late father, who murdered his mother.
Schwab v. Tolley — First million dollar verdict in Palm Beach County.
Ellington v. Good Samaritan — First medical malpractice verdict in Palm Beach city.
Auto accident/products liability/rollover: $10 million — Our team was pleased to help the parents of a 19-year-old college student tragically killed in a vehicle rollover accident win a $10 million jury verdict. 

Office Location

1641 Worthington Road, Suite 100
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs of the West Palm Beach Metro Area2011 Lawyer of the Year in Personal Injury Litigation of the West Palm Beach Metro Area
Theodore Babbitt has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!Theodore Babbitt has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!


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Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs (Hospital Malpractice, Medical Devices, Nursing Homes, Personal Injury, Pharmaceutical, Wrongful Death)
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs (Automobile Collision, Aviation Litigation, Brain Injury, Catastrophic Injury, Civil Fraud, Mass Tort, Medical Malpractice, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Wrongful Death)
Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs (Automobile, Aviation, Mass Tort, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical)

Other Information

Gender: Male