The Law Firm of Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky PC
One Liberty Place, 52nd Floor
1650 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 575-2985 www.smbb.com
Robert N. Braker is a personal injury attorney who focuses on complex motor vehicle accident, trucking accident, motorcycle accident, pedestrian accident, liquor liability and premises liability cases in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Mr. Braker heads Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky's motor vehicle accident and premises liability groups. He has successfully handled more than a thousand of these cases and secured numerous settlements and verdicts worth hundreds of thousands and millions of dollars for SMBB clients. Many of these cases have involved confidential settlements. Examples of Mr. Braker's publicly disclosed settlements include:
$2.65 million settlement for a motorcyclist permanently disabled with a brain injury, back and nerve pain and vision problems after a commcercial vehicle swerved into her turnpike lane $1.55 million settlement for a postal worker catastrophically injured when his stationary car was rear-ended by a gas company van
Mr. Braker is considered one of Pennsylvania's best motor vehicle accident attorneys and premises liability attorneys. He has been a member of Philadelphia magazine's peer-selected, top 5 percent Super Lawyers of Pennsylvania every year since 2005. Mr. Braker also was named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the American Association for Justice in 2009 through 2015.
He has also been named as one of the top 100 Litigation Attorneys for the State of Pennsylvania by the American Society for Legal Associates from 2009-2016.
He has been awarded the Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorneys Award for excellence in the field of Personal Injury Law by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys for 2016.
He has also been named as on the Nation's Top One Percent of Distinguished Lawyers by the National Association for Distinguished Council for 2015-2016.
Education, Experience and Training
Mr. Braker's concern for the rights of victims is still greatly influenced by his father, Herbert Braker, a practicing personal injury attorney for more than 50 years prior to his retirement in 2002. In addition to the extraordinary "informal" legal education he received from his father, Mr. Braker is a graduate of Duke University and holds a law degree from the Temple University Beasley School of Law (1991). His association with Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky began as a clerk in 1989 while attending law school and he joined the firm following graduation. Mr. Braker became a partner in 2002.