Attorney Veronica Richards

About Me

In addition to being a practicing attorney, Veronica A. Richards has the unique experience of having also worked as a nurse practitioner. With her legal practice focused on medical malpractice, Ms. Richards takes cases involving suits against doctors very seriously. Ms. Richards' experience allows her to review medical documents and understand the jargon used by health care professionals. To better serve her clients, she regularly consults with recognized physicians and specialists to better understand the type of treatment required by her client as well as any future medical service requirements.In addition to her legal practice, Ms. Richards is one of only two lawyers to be on the board of the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority.
I am Licensed to Practice in:
Pennsylvaniasince 1989
My Education
Duquesne UniversityJ.D. - 1989
Hampton UniversityM.S.H.A. - 1983
Hampton UniversityM.S.N. - 1983
Duquesne UniversityB.S.N. - 1978
My Memberships
Pennsylvania Association for Justice
Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County
American Association for Justice
Allegheny County Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
My Publications
Full Circle, Advocate
Damage Caps Not Answer to Crisis, Pittsburgh Business Times
Standing Up for Patients, Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Lead Counsel Rating Details

This Attorney is Rated in the Following Practice Areas:
Medical Malpractice Law since 2013
  • Verified Experience
  • Peer Recommended
  • Spotless Record

Practice Highlights

Representative Verdicts & Settlements
Pfeifer Vs. UPMC McKeesport et. al. (2009)
Kilburn Vs. Moka, Tatum and Beaver Medical Center
Received the Following Awards
Top 100 Super Lawyers Pennsylvania
Top 50 Super Lawyers Pittsburgh
Super Lawyers Top 50 Women Pennsylvania
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
AVVO Clients' Choice Award, Medical Malpractice
Multi-million Dollar Advocates Forum

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