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Robert V. Berthold, Jr. is a highly successful trial lawyer with 35 years of experience, who practices primarily in the areas of medical malpractice including brain injury and birth injury cases, as well as cases involving insurance bad faith, complex auto/trucking accidents, industrial and coal mining accidents, and product liability issues. He was co-counsel in a Fifty Million Dollar jury verdict in 2002, which was one of the top 100 verdicts in America for that year.
Mr. Berthold is listed in the Best Lawyers In America, and was inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. Membership in the American College of Trial Lawyers is by invitation only, and is limited to no more than 1 percent of the practicing attorneys in the state of West Virginia. He was also invited to join the American Board of Trial Advocates, as well as other prominent legal organizations.
Mr. Berthold completed his undergraduate education at West Virginia University in 1973, where he graduated cum laude. Three years later he also earned his law degree from West Virginia University. Mr. Berthold started practicing law in 1976.
Rob has been practicing law as a plaintiff's attorney for over 35 years. He is rated "AV" by Martindale‑Hubbell® and has handled thousands of cases. Mr. Berthold was hired by the State of West Virginia to represent its Receiver in lawsuits against various parties involving the only failed Blue Cross Blue Shield plan in the United States. He is also currently working as co-counsel for the State of West Virginia in the Municipal Derivatives litigation involving various banks and brokers in an MDL in the Southern District Court of New York.
Our work has not gone unnoticed. Martindale‑Hubbell®, one of the country’s top legal directories, has awarded our firm an "AV" rating. This is the highest and most respected designation of legal ability and ethical conduct among firms in our practice areas. In addition, Berthold Law Firm has the best research tools and resources to fully investigate and evaluate your case.