Bennett & Heyman, P.A.

With a long and esteemed history of legal services dating back to 1870, the Baltimore, Maryland law firm of Bennett & Heyman, P.A. is one of the region's leading medical malpractice and catastrophic personal injury firms.

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Firm Overview

Let by Roger Bennett and Fred Heyman, Bennett & Heyman has more than 70 years of collective experience fighting for the rights of individuals in medical malpractice and catastrophic personal injury cases. We have has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars on behalf of our clients in cases including:

Medical malpractice:
Wrongful death
Birth injuries (Cerebral Palsy, Erb's Palsy and other life
altering conditions)
Misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose life threatening
conditions such as cancer
Surgical injuries
Hospital negligence
Traumatic brain injuries
Spinal cord injuries
Nursing home abuse and neglect

Catastrophic personal injury
Car, Trucking, and Motorcycle Accidents
Injuries from defective products
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Main Office
201 North Charles Street suite 500
Baltimore  MD  21201

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  • (410) 727-2168
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Medical Malpractice
With a long and esteemed history of legal services dating back to 1870, the Baltimore, Maryland law firm of Bennett & Heyman, P.A. is one of the region's leading medical malpractice and catastrophic personal injury firms.
Bennett & Heyman has more than 70 years of collective experience fighting for the rights of individuals in medical malpractice and catastrophic personal injury cases. We have has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars on behalf of our clients in cases including:

Medical malpractice:
Wrongful death
Birth injuries (Cerebral Palsy, Erb's Palsy and other life
altering conditions)
Misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose life threatening
conditions such as cancer
Surgical injuries
Hospital negligence
Traumatic brain injuries
Spinal cord injuries
Nursing home abuse and neglect

Personal Injury:
Catastrophic personal injury
Car, Trucking, and Motorcycle Accidents
Injuries from defective products

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

At Bennett & Heyman, all clients are treated as if they were our own family members. That is the advantage of working with Roger Bennett and Fred Heyman and their legal team. Being a small boutique law firm representing the interests of individuals and families provides Bennett & Heyman the unique opportunity to deliver the most personalized attention to all of its clients.

We take every case personally. When you call our office, you speak directly to Roger Bennett or Fred Heyman. With a highly trained, experienced, and dedicated staff including a legal nurse consultant and litigation paralegals, the firm's mandate is to treat our clients the way we'd want to be treated ourselves under very difficult circumstances and to make every individual who comes to us for help feel as if they are our only client. While past results is no guarantee of future results, our dedication to personalized attention coupled with the most experienced and aggressive representation ensures the best outcomes in all our cases. This aggressive representation has won hundreds of millions of dollars on behalf of our clients, and our culture of compassion, caring and understanding has helped so many individuals and families through the most trying of times.

If medical negligence or a catastrophic personal injury has turned your or a loved one's life upside down, turn to the experienced litigators at Bennett & Heyman where they will be with you every step of the way to help you recover, both emotionally and financially.

Roger Bennett

Senior Partner, Bennett & Heyman, P.A.

Roger J. Bennett is one of the founders and the senior partner of Bennett & Heyman, P.A. Born in New York, NY in September 1943, he went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts from Boston University, College of Business Administration in 1965 and received his law degree in 1968 from the University of Baltimore School of Law. Bennett was admitted to the Maryland State Bar in 1968.

He joined the firm Dickerson, Nice & Sokol in 1968 and went on to become one of Maryland's leading personal injury attorneys, establishing his firm's stellar reputation in personal injury litigation, particularly medical malpractice. Today, the original firm continues as Bennett & Heyman, P.A., with principals Roger J. Bennett and Frederic C. Heyman.

Roger key practice areas include medical malpractice, products liability and catastrophic personal injury. He has been named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Club, and has been AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell as the Highest Possible Peer Review rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards for the past 25 years.

Roger Bennett is a member of:

The Bar Association of Baltimore City
The Maryland State Bar Association
The American Association for Justice
The Maryland Association for
Past Committee Member of the Bar Association of Baltimore
The Heisler Honor Society

Roger has also been a lecturer at several prestigious organizations including the Maryland Association for Justice, the Milken Talken Lecture Series, Baltimore City Bar Association and the University of Baltimore School of Law.

Frederic Heyman

Partner, Bennett & Heyman, P.A.


Frederic C. Heyman joined the practice of Bennett & Heyman, P.A. in 2012 with a focus on medical malpractice and personal injury litigation, after a successful 13-year career as a senior trial attorney at the law firm of Peter G. Angelos, P.C. where he also represented victims of medical negligence and serious personal injury/motor tort and product liability.

His previous litigation experience also included a position as the administrative partner at Mehlman & Greenblatt, LLC, where he was responsible for client development, as well as management and litigation of cases within the firm's existing civil litigation practice and their then-newly-developed criminal litigation practice. Here, Fred developed specific practice areas for the firm such as criminal defense, motor tort, workers' compensation, and social security disability law as a complement to the firm's preexisting medical malpractice, commercial litigation, and bankruptcy practices. He also served as a managing partner at Heyman & Schlaich, P.A. where he focused on civil and criminal litigation and the firm's personal injury practice, ranging from soft tissue to catastrophic injury. Fred started his career as a associate at a then large insurance defense firm in Baltimore, and brings the knowledge of "how the other side thinks" to his current practice.

Fred's passion has always been helping those who are the victims of medical negligence and catastrophic personal injury.

After spending three years at the University of Maryland's College Park campus, Fred then received his B.A. (Cum Laude) in political science from the University of Maryland Baltimore County in 1984. He received his J.D. from Temple University School of Law in 1987. He is admitted to practice in Maryland, District of Columbia, and the United States District Court for the District of Maryland.

Fred is a member of:

Maryland Super Lawyers (Plaintiff Medical Malpractice/Personal Injury) - 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
National Trial Lawyers: Top 100
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
The Bar Association of Baltimore City
The Maryland State Bar Association
The Maryland Association for Justice
The American Association for Justice

Fred resides in Pikesville, Maryland with his wife Tammy and their two sons, Adam and Ethan.

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