Hospital/Healthcare Professional & General Liability

Hospital Defense

Goldberg, Miller & Rubin is well recognized for our extensive work defending hospitals, physicians, and medical staff. Our hospital defense team of trial attorneys has expertise in both the medical and insurance industries which contributes greatly to our success in handling general liability, slip, trip and falls, medical malpractice and other professional liability claims for healthcare systems.

General Liability

Many of the Philadelphia-area health systems have come to trust us with their professional and general liability litigation matters. Our success record in hospital cases is unparalleled.  A long history of advising and successfully representing regional hospitals and other healthcare providers has earned us accolades for our proven track record of exceptional legal representation through attentive client service and a hands-on approach from arbitration level claims to complex jury trials.

We also work closely with our clients at an advisory level on solid risk management training and techniques to ensure implementation throughout the organization from the highest corporate officials all the way to front-line employees.

Medical Malpractice

For over 30 years, our success in defending medical malpractice cases has made us a welcomed resource to hospitals, medical facilities, healthcare organizations, nursing homes, and skilled nursing facilities looking for legal representation. When these entities are at risk of being sued for alleged medical mistakes, misdiagnosis, surgical errors, medical negligence or medication errors, they don’t hesitate to call us first because they know we will deliver exceptional and thorough service.

Practicing Attorneys

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Lori C. Miller
Lori C. Miller
Claire Neiger
Claire Neiger
Kristine Meindl
Kristine Meindl
Joseph W. Petka
Joseph W. Petka
Virginia King
Virginia King
Lauren Glynn
Lauren Glynn
Jessica Smeriglio
Jessica Smeriglio
Thomas J. Giardina
Thomas J. Giardina
Brandon Evangelist
Brandon Evangelist
As Goldberg, Miller & Rubin’s first female CEO, Lori Miller is one of the region’s top litigators with a distinguished career specializing in bad faith, auto and general liability cases with a specialty of health system liability defense.  Her unmatched dedication has earned her the reputation as a strategic and aggressive negotiator who has an unbridled dedication in fighting to defend her client’s best interests.
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Ms. Neiger is an experienced trial lawyer with over 25 years of civil litigation experience in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey at the state and federal levels.
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Kristine M. Meindl is a partner with Goldberg, Miller & Rubin, P.C. and has over 13 years of extensive experience as a trial attorney. Mrs. Meindl focuses her practice on all aspects of Pennsylvania and New Jersey civil defense litigation. During her time at GMR, she has accumulated a tremendous amount of trial experience resulting in over 50 cases tried to verdict.
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Joe Petka is one of the most active trial attorneys in the Philadelphia area. He has tried a wide range of cases including, defense of hospital and nonprofit organizations in premises liability actions, UIM/UM carriers in contract actions, and individual motorists in negligence actions.
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Virginia King’s unparalleled dedication to the needs of her clients sets her apart from other defense attorneys.  She understands each client is unique and deserves to be a top priority.  Her outstanding understanding of the intricacies of the defense of a case, from detailed initial investigation all the way through resolution of claims, has earned her recognition as a Super Lawyer “Rising Star”, one of Pennsylvania’s top 2.5% of young attorneys, for 3 consecutive years. 
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Lauren Glynn is an associate attorney with over six years of experience as a trial attorney. Mrs. Glynn concentrates her practice on automobile negligence defense, uninsured/underinsured motorist claims, and law enforcement defense.
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Jessica Smeriglio concentrates her practice on general liability, premises liability, auto negligence and asbestos/toxic tort in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
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Tom Giardina is an associate at Goldberg, Miller & Rubin’s Philadelphia office. His practice primarily focuses on the defense of clients in general liability, automotive negligence, uninsured/underinsured motorist, and premises liability cases.
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As an associate with Goldberg, Miller & Rubin, Brandon Evangelist focuses his practice on defending clients in general liability, automotive negligence, premises liability and medical malpractice matters. He concentrates on all phases of litigation and takes pride in being a zealous and resourceful advocate for his clients.
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