Richard Rabkin

Attorney At Law

Richard H. Rabkin is a trial attorney, who, over his thirty years of practice, has tried and arbitrated hundreds of cases, recovering many millions of dollars for his clients, with awards in the multi million dollar range. Mr. Rabkin has successfully litigated cases against car companies for defects in their design or for failing to properly protect the occupants in a crash, against airplane manufacturers and operators in cases involving plane crashes, against product manufacturers, in which a product-from industrial machinery to household appliances-causes serious injury, in cases involving burns causing disfiguring injuries, and against doctors for failing to diagnose serious conditions such as cancer or for improperly treating a patient’s condition causing harm. Mr. Rabkin has tried cases in both State and Federal Courts, and has been admitted in states outside of California on claims arising in other states. He has also served on litigation coordination committees on appointment by the Court in large cases involving numerous injured people. He has had trial verdicts upheld up to the United States Supreme Court, including a case of first impression involving a health insurance company, which had improperly denied benefits. In his trials, Mr. Rabkin has successfully utilized computer animated recreations of crashes, helping juries to see for themselves what happened in an accident.


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Personal Injury, Product Liability, Work Injuries, Medical Malpractice