Craig L. Fishman, Esquire

Craig L. Fishman, Esquire: Attorney with Shenderovich, Shenderovich & Fishman, PC


Founder, annual Breakfast With the Judges, Legal Ethics on Film ethics seminar, Allegheny County Bar Association Bench-Bar Conference, 2002. Chair or Co- Chair, 2002- and Moderator, 2002 and 2006, Breakfast With the Judges Committee. Author: "Civil Rights Litigation Under §1983 and the Fair Housing Act", 18(3) The Advocate, Spring 2006; "Pleading and Proving Excess Special Damages," 8(2) The Advocate, Nov/Dec 1995; "Beware the Subrogation Swindle!" 9(5) The Advocate, May/June 1997; "Is It Malpractice Not to Surf?" 12(5) The Advocate, May/June 2000. Co-Author: "A Hospital's Liability for Staffing Its Emergency Room With An Intern," Legal Medicine 1990, Fall 1990; "Hospitals and Cigarette Smoking", 75 Bulletin of the Allegheny County Medical Society, 1986. Seminars: "Lessons from Tinseltown" trial tactics seminar panelist, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, February 24, 2006; "Legal Issues in Toxic Mold Exposure and Remediation", Indoor Air Quality Training Institute, April 17, 2002; "Evaluating Your Case - Plaintiff's Perspective" presented to the Young Lawyers Section of the Allegheny County Bar Association, December 15, 1995. Listed: Marquis Who's Who in American Law, 2003-; Marquis Who's Who in America, 2005-; The Best Lawyers in America®, 2008-.

Areas of Practice (18)

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Civil Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Airbag Injury
  • Drugs and Medical Device Litigation
  • Vaccine Injury
  • Aviation Accidents
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Brain Injury
  • Spinal Injury
  • Dog Bites
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Slip and Fall
  • Tractor Trailer Accidents

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
412-423-5003  Phone
412-391-1126  Fax
University Attended:
University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Arts, Dean's List, 1982; University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Medical Studies, 1983-1986; Northwestern University School of Medicine, Master of Public Health, Health Care Administration, 1988
Law School Attended:
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1990
Year of First Admission:
1999, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1990, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania; 2003, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; 2000, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 2006, U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia; 2006, West Virginia; 1990, Pennsylvania
Allegheny County Bar Association (Chair, Bench-Bar Conference Committee, 2004; Member, Board of Directors, 2008-); Pennsylvania Bar Association (Member, House of Delegates, 2006-2008); Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Governors); Million Dollar Advocates Forum (Life Member); Fellow: Academy of Trial Lawyers; Litigation Counsel of America; American Inns of Court (Barrister, Pittsburgh Chapter); Allegheny County Bar Foundation. Fellow: Academy of Trial lawyers of Allegheny County; Allegheny County Bar Foundation.
Birth Information:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 14, 1962
Reported Cases:
Lynn v. Westport Ins. Corp., 258 Fed. Appx. 438, 2007 WL 4351428 (3d Cir. 2007); Schappell v. Motorists Mutual Ins. Co., et al., 934 A.2d 1184 (Pa. 2007); Marek v. Ketyer, 733 A.2d 1268 Pa. Super. (1999); Hussein v. Universal Development Management, et al., U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania CA 01-2381; Horne v. City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County G.D. 97-10174, 1999.
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