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Frederick B. Goldsmith

Frederick B. Goldsmith

Goldsmith & Ogrodowski, LLC
  • Maritime Law, Personal Injury, Products Liability
  • Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia
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Summary

Our Pittsburgh, PA-based attorneys represent people and their families in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio who have been seriously injured or killed in accidents. Call and let us help you.

--Pittsburgh, PA, WV & OH Admiralty & Maritime / Jones Act / River Accident Lawyers
We are experienced lawyers in towboat accidents, barge accidents, drownings, pleasure boat accidents, passenger boat accidents, and cruise line and excursion boat accidents. We handle cases on rivers, lakes, and oceans in admiralty and maritime lawsuits under the federal Jones Act for negligence, under the general maritime law for unseaworthiness, and maintenance and cure.

--Pittsburgh, PA, WV & OH Railroad / FELA Accident Lawyers
On the railroads in FELA (Federal Employers' Liability Act) claims, railroad track crossing collisions and accidents, and train derailments. We represent, among others, locomotive engineers, conductors, brakemen, signalmen, yardmasters, maintenance of way workers, trainmen, & their families.

--Pittsburgh, PA, WV & OH Motorcycle Accident Lawyers
On and off the road in street bike / motorcycle accidents and dirt bike accidents, and also in scooter, Vespa, ATV, four-wheeler, or quad accidents. Attorney Fred Goldsmith rides both street motorcycles and dirt bikes and knows the hazards riders face.

--Pittsburgh, PA, WV & OH Oilfield, Gas Well Explosion, Drilling Rig Accident Lawyers
We know the hazardous work roughnecks, roustabouts, drillers, toolpushers & other rig hands perform, the dangers on oil and gas drilling rigs on the Marcellus and Utica Shales. We understand oil and gas drilling rigs, operations & terminology.

--Pittsburgh, PA, WV & OH Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Lawyers
We represent people in serious personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits, This includes:
--Nursing Home Negligence
--Fall Protection Injuries and Death
--Product Liability
--Construction Zone Accidents
--Dramshop - Over-serving alcohol

Education
Tulane University School of Law
J.D.
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Tulane University
B.A. | History
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Professional Experience
Managing Member
Goldsmith & Ogrodowski, LLC
- Current
Partner
Blumling & Gusky, LLP
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Admiralty & Maritime Law
Chair, Admiralty & Maritime Practice Group
Burns, White & Hickton, LLC
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Vice President & General Counsel
The Great Lakes Towing Company
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Owner
Frederick B. Goldsmith, Attorney at Law
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Admiralty & Maritime, Personal Injury Practice
Senior Asociate
Legge, Farrow, Kimmitt, McGrath & Brown, LLP
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Admiralty & Maritime, Personal Injury Defense Practice
Associate Attorney
Bell & Murphy, PC
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Admiralty & Maritime, Onshore & Offshore Oilfield Personal Injury, Product Liability
Law Clerk
Hon. Howell Cobb, U.S. District Judge, Eastern District of Texas
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Publications
Certifications
Proctor Member
Maritime Law Association of the United States
Awards
2006-2008, 2017, 2018
Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
Professional Associations
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Appointed Member, Local Rules Advisory Committee
- Current
West Virginia Association for Justice
Member
- Current
Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania
Member, Legal Committee
- Current
Allegheny County Bar Association
Member, Court Rules Committee
- Current
Court Rules Committee, Allegheny County Bar Association
Member
- Current
Maritime Law Associaton of the United States
Proctor Member
- Current
Federal Court Section, Allegheny County Bar Association
Former Chair
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Texas
West Virginia
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Maritime Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Motorcycle Law
  • Oilfield - Drilling Rig Injuries
  • Railroad - FELA
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Blog
Towboatlaw - Towboat and Barge Lawyer
Contact & Map
Office
247 Fort Pitt Blvd
5th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
USA
Toll-Free: (877) 404-6529
Telephone: (412) 281-4340