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Robert V. Berthold, Jr.

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Robert Berthold Jr.

With over 41 years of experience, Robert V. Berthold, Jr. is a dedicated and compassionate trial lawyer. His focus is mainly in medical malpractice cases, including cases concerning birth injury and brain injury. He also handles coal mining accidents, product liability issues, complex auto/trucking accidents, industrial accidents, and insurance bad faith. In 2002, Attorney Berthold served as co-counsel in a fifty million dollar jury verdict, a case that garnered one of the top 100 verdicts in America for that year.

Mr. Berthold is part of a number of prestigious groups, such as the American College of Trial Lawyers, an invitation-only organization that is limited to only 1 percent of the practicing lawyers in West Virginia. ‘The Best Lawyers in America’ has selected Rob as its Personal Injury attorney of 2015 for Charleston, WV. In addition, he was invited to join the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Mr. Berthold graduated cum laude from West Virginia University in 1973, and three years later he also earned his law degree from West Virginia University. Shortly after that in 1976 he began to practice law.

Mr. Berthold is rated “AV” by Martindale‑Hubbell®, an honor only bestowed on those who exemplify both morality and talent in the legal field. He was hired by the State of West Virginia to represent its Receiver in lawsuits against cases involving the only failed Blue Cross Blue Shield plan in the United States. Currently, he is acting as co-counsel for the State of West Virginia in Municipal Derivatives litigation where he handles matters involving various banks and brokers in an MDL in the Southern District Court of New York.

Robert V. Berthold, Jr., Founder

Robert V. Berthold, Jr. is a highly successful trial lawyer with 41 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 41 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.

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