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.
Florida Personal Injury Expert — Theodore Babbitt is a nationally recognized personal injury lawyer helping individuals and families since 1967.
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.