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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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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

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