They watched us, providing guidance whenever it would help, and bailing us out of difficult situations whenever they arose. A claimant who doesn’t know his rights can be more easily manipulated and taken advantage of. The next day, the claims adjuster called the hospital room, wanting to take a recorded statement. If you have an injury to your neck or back from the violent forces your body experienced in the accident, it may be ignored or overlooked by the ER personnel.Read More
Animal / Dog Bite Injury
Recent studies suggest that over a million Americans get bitten by a dog every year. Also, more than 20% of those victims will need medical attention to treat their injuries.
These victims can seek help from a dog bite injury lawyer, he will be responsible to defend the victim’s rights and to get compensation for their injuries.
The amount of money that you will get as compensation depends on the accident itself. the more serious it is; the more money you will get. When the victim is a child, the compensation amount is often bigger than if the victim was an adult.
Children are more affected by dog attacks, they are harmed both physically and psychologically. Often, when children are victims of a dog bite, they will suffer from emotional trauma.
The fatality rate is higher among children, there are 70 casualties for every 100 children bitten. Severe dog bites can cause extreme bleeding, muscles and tendon damage, and it can also rip bones and skin.
Having help from an experienced dog bite attorney will make the process flow smoothly. He will take care of all the paperwork and will defend your best interests. Get in contact with our team of experts if you or your loved ones are involved in a dog bite accident. Let us help you to find the settlement you deserve.
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Top Lawyers Pick
- Robert J. Bingle
- Bryan R. Armstrong
- Alexandra Robertson
- David K. Cody
- Mark W. Malzahn
- Linda Armatti-Epstein
- John N. Demas
- Jason S. Weiss
- Lawrence M. Kelly
- Matthew Toporowski
- David Brauns
- Falen O. Cox
Robert J. Bingle
Attorney Robert J. Bingle is a partner with Corboy & Demetrio in Chicago, Illinois. A highly accomplished and award-winning trial attorney with more than 26 years of legal experience, Mr. Bingle has devoted his entire practice to serious personal injury and wrongful death cases, and throughout the course of his career, he has helped recover tens of millions of dollars in total compensation for his clients, including many multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements.During his extensive career, Mr. Bingle has served as either lead or co-counsel on dozens of mass torts involving railroad accidents, gas explosions, fires and other avoidable disasters. Among his most notable successes includes a settlement of $22.5 million for the family of a train derailment victim as well as a settlement of more than $25 million for a case involving a train and school bus collision.Moreover, Mr. Bingle has secured some of the largest verdicts ever awarded in Illinois, including a $6.6 million verdict on behalf of a family injured in a car accident and a $6.8 million verdict for an amputee victim.A 1973 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Mr. Bingle earned his masters degree from The University of Chicago in 1975 before attending Loyola University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1981. Along with practicing before all Illinois state courts, he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois and the District of Colorado as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit.A consummate professional and recognized leader in his field, Mr. Bingle is a member of numerous local, state and national bar associations. He served as past president of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, where he continues to serve on the board of managers. For more than 10 years, he served on the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions in Civil Cases as well as on many other committees and panels throughout his legal community.For five consecutive years, Mr. Bingle has earned recognition from The Best Lawyers in America, and he holds an AV-Preeminent peer-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He has also received many other awards and honors for his professionalism and service, and he gives back to his local community through his involvement with various civic and charitable organizations.AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.Best Lawyers® and The Best Lawyers in America© are registered trademarks of BL Rankings, LLC d/b/a Best Lawyers and Co. LLC. The names, logo, and database are protected under the trademark, copyright, and fair use laws of the United States of America. Any use of name, including in electronic form, must be made only by permission and under the guidelines of BL Rankings, LLC d/b/a Best Lawyers and Co. LLC.
33 North Dearborn Street, 21st Floor,, Chicago IL 60602
Bryan R. Armstrong
Attorney Bryan R. Armstrong practices personal injury law in Louisville, Kentucky. With his practice, Bryan R. Armstrong Attorney at law, he represents injured clients in Louisville and throughout Kentucky in cases involving motor vehicle accidents, animal bites, premises liability issues and more.Mr. Armstrong graduated from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, with degrees in political science and legal studies. He earned a law degree from the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law and is licensed to practice in all Kentucky and Connecticut state courts, as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.Before founding his own practice, Mr. Armstrong gained litigation experience at a medical defense firm and another firm where he handled automobile defense and premises liability matters. He also served as a prosecutor in juvenile court.A member of the Young Professionals Association of Louisville and Greater Louisville International Professionals, Mr. Armstrong serves as section chair of the year for the solo and small practice sections of the Louisville Bar Association. He is also active in a wide variety of community and pro bono activities such as Louisvilles Legal Aid Society and is a graduate of the Leadership Louisville Center.Other organizations and activities that Mr. Armstrong is involved with include The Center for Women and Families in Louisville and [give] 502, a Louisville group of young professionals who provide a grant to one local nonprofit organization every year. He also serves as a board member for InterACT, a program of the Actors Theatre of Louisville.
239 South Fifth Street, 800 Kentucky Home Life,, Louisville KY 40202
Associate Attorney with Johnson Becker PLLC, focusing practice primarily on mass-tort litigation, and representing clients who have been injured by defective medical devices or hazardous pharmaceuticals.
David K. Cody
Attorney David K. Cody is a member of the Cody Law Group located in Vadnais Heights, Minnesota. A top-rated trial advocate with 40 years of legal experience, Mr. Cody devotes his practice to personal injury, wrongful death and workers compensation claims. Over the course of his career, he has helped thousands of clients secure the full amount of compensation they deserve for the injuries and losses they sustained as the result of a workplace accident or because of someone elses negligent, careless or unlawful actions.Certified as a civil trial specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association and board-certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, Mr. Cody is fully committed to his practice and to ensuring that he does all he can to help his plaintiff clients recover the maximum amount of damages for their injuries and losses as well as for their pain and suffering.Treating all of his clients with the compassion and dignity they deserve, Mr. Cody has become a trusted source of quality representation to many across his region, and he finds great reward in being able to affect positive changes in the lives of those he serves.Recognized for his dedication to his clients and his unprecedented success as a trial advocate, Mr. Cody has earned numerous awards and honors, and Minnesota Law & Politics magazine has voted him among the Top 40 attorneys in the state for personal injury over the past several years.A 1974 honors graduate of the University of St. Thomas, Minnesota, Mr. Cody obtained his Juris Doctor with honors from William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law) in 1978 and his license to practice from the Minnesota State Bar Association that same year.Regarded as a leader in his field, Mr. Cody helped co-author the Minnesota Workers Compensation Deskbook, and he routinely conducts continuing legal education seminars across his region on a variety of topics. He is also an active member of the Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers of Minnesota.
Mark W. Malzahn
As the founder and principal of Malzahn Law, Ltd. located in Anoka, Minnesota, Mark W. Malzahn brings more than three decades of legal experience to a practice in which he provides representation to plaintiffs in various personal injury lawsuits. His specific areas of focus include automobile, truck and motorcycle accidents, no-fault law, bicycle and watercraft injuries, dog bites, burn injuries, pedestrian accidents, general brain injuries and drunk driving accidents. Certified as a specialist in civil trial law by the Minnesota State Bar Association, Mr. Malzahns geographical practice area includes the Twin Cities, neighboring suburbs, and the entire state of Minnesota.Mr. Malzahn earned his Bachelor of Arts from St. Cloud State University in 1979 and subsequently went on to attend Hamline University School of Law, where he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1983. Admitted to practice in Minnesota and Wisconsin, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit.Mr. Malzahn has earned several key memberships and recognitions for his work. He has been certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association, recognized as a Top Lawyer for 9 consecutive years from 2009 - 2017, and is a current panel arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association. In order to stay abreast of current developments in personal injury litigation, Mr. Malzahn is an active participant in the Minnesota State Bar Association, and the Minnesota Association for Justice. Mr. Malzahn has also been featured in the September 2017 Attorney at Law magazine as Solo Practitioner of the Month.
Attorney Linda Armatti-Epstein is a partner with the Jacoby & Meyers law firm that has office locations throughout New York and New Jersey. Working out of the firms New York City law office, Ms. Armatti-Epstein serves clients throughout the Greater New York metropolitan area as well as Long Island who suffered an injury or lost a loved one due to someone elses negligent, careless or unlawful actions.Handling all types of personal injury and wrongful death claims, Ms. Armatti-Epstein has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of those in need. Among her most recent successes, she secured a verdict of over $1 million for a client injured as the result of the actions of an improperly trained ambulette driver as well as another million-dollar verdict on behalf of a motorcyclist whose crash was the result of an inattentive truck driver.She has also obtained a substantial settlement in excess of $4.5 million from the city for an individual injured in a wreck caused by the negligence of New York City police officers, and she has secured numerous other six- and seven-figure awards for her clients in a wide range of cases, including pedestrian accidents, construction defects and more.A magna cum laude graduate of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Ms. Armatti-Epstein attended Southwestern Law School, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 1983. Along with practicing before all of New Yorks state courts, Ms. Armatti-Epstein is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.A consummate professional, Ms. Armatti-Epstein is an active member of the New York State Bar Association and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. Committed to her local community as well as her practice, Ms. Armatti-Epstein regularly volunteers her time with New York Cares.
John N. Demas
John N. Demas, a ,Sacramento personal injury attorney,, is the founding partner of Demas Law Group, P.C. He has been exclusively representing injured victims for over 25 years, specializing in vehicle accidents, wrongful death, and product liability cases. John is passionate about helping people, and has earned a stellar reputation in the community for his dedication and successful results for his clients. He has extensive trial experience with several multi-million dollar verdicts.John has been AV rated, the highest level of professional excellence and ethics. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), and has been named a Top 100 Attorney in Northern California, and Trial Lawyer/Advocate of the Year in Sacramento.John is very active in the legal community, and is past President of the Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association, as well as a current Board Member of the Consumer Attorneys of California. He is a frequent speaker and lecturer at seminars and conventions across the State.Professional Accolades,John has earned the respect of the legal community for his zealous representation of his clients. As a result, he has been selected by his peers as a Northern California Top Lawyer every year since 2009; an honor limited to less than 5% of all attorneys and approximately 1% of plaintiff personal injury attorneys. In 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 he was named a Top 100 Attorney for Northern California. The Top 100 list is an even more exclusive group of attorneys chosen by Top Lawyers, as the very best among the best lawyers in the state. He also made the Top 25 List of Sacramento Lawyers.John has been granted membership to The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a respected professional organization with exclusive membership limited to less than 1% of the countrys civil attorneys. ABOTA membership is by invitation only—extended to attorneys distinguished for their high personal character and professional reputation. Furthermore, he is a member of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization consisting of the nations top personal injury attorneys.John has an AV rating, the highest possible national rating from Martindale-Hubbell. The AV rating is derived from confidential assessments by attorneys in the community as well as judges. In addition to the highest attainable legal ability ratings, he has been given the highest marks for adherence to professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability, and diligence. John also has a 10/10 rating, the highest possible rating, with the prominent attorney ranking website, Avvo.com.He was recently recognized as the Trial Lawyer/Advocate of the Year by the Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association in recognition for his extraordinary trial results and intrepid work in advocating the rights of consumers.Community Involvement,John is very active in the legal community and is past President of the Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association, as well as a Board Member of the Consumer Attorneys of California. He is a frequent speaker and lecturer at seminars and conventions across the State and has been asked to speak by numerous organizations, including the Continuing Education of the Bar, Consumer Attorneys of California, and Capital City Trial Lawyers. He donates his time and serves as a Settlement Conference Judge Pro Tem and Arbitrator in Sacramento County, and as a Mediator for El Dorado County and Placer County.In addition to representing injury victims, he is committed to educating and informing people about safety and accident prevention.In his spare time, he likes to spend time with his family, exercise, cycle, scuba dive, hike and travel. He speaks Greek fluently.Education & Certification,University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (J.D. 1992 With Distinction),University of the Pacific (B.A. Political Science, 1989),Bars and Courts,State Bar of California (1992),U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California (1992),Professional Affiliations,Past President, Capital City Trial Lawyers Association,Member, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA),Board Member, Consumer Attorneys of California,Member, American Association of Justice,Member, The Justice Roundtable,Settlement Conference Judge Pro Tem, Sacramento County,Mediator, Placer & El Dorado County,Arbitrator, Sacramento County,Frequent lecturer and speaker at attorney seminars and conventions,Honors & Awards,Trial Lawyer/Advocate of the Year, Capital City Trial Lawyers Association,Trial Lawyer President of the Year,Presidential Award for Merit, Consumer Attorneys of California,Numerous academic awards & scholarships,Recipient of American Jurisprudence Awards,Law Journal Editor,International Moot Court Honors Board
Jason S. Weiss
Jason S. Weiss is an associate at Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller, P.C in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His practice focuses on representing victims who are injured due to ,medical malpractice,, ,motor vehicle accidents,, ,defective products,, and ,premises liability,. In 2017, Mr. Weiss was a member of the trial team that, after ,winning a successful liability verdict, ,obtained the largest settlement in Pennsylvania history. The ,$227 Million dollar settlement in the Market Street Collapse case, came after the jury found the Salvation Army was 75% responsible, a landmark result not only for our clients, but for Mr. Weiss career. In addition to the Market Street Collapse result, working closely with Partner Steven G, Wigrizer has afforded Mr. Weiss to contribute to tremendous results on a range of cases including:,$45 million judgment in the Tacony Dungeon Case”$6.5 million in a premises liability action against a university,$4 million in a wrongful death and survival action for failure to diagnose renal cell carcinoma,$3.1 million in a medical malpractice case for failing to properly insert a spinal cord stimulator,$1.6 million in a methadone overdose case settled during trial$850,000 for a wrongful death and survival action in a tow truck accident$825,000 settlement for a child in a Federal Flammable Fabrics Act case.In 2016 and 2017, Mr. Weiss was selected as a Top Lawyer: Rising Star, distinguished in Medical Malpractice as a Plaintiffs attorney. He has also been selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers 2017 list. Mr. Weiss is a 2007 graduate of The George Washington University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. In 2010, Mr. Weiss was awarded a Juris Doctor degree from the Rutgers School of Law – Camden, where he was a member of the Rutgers Law Journal. While in law school, Mr. Weiss served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Joel H. Slomsky of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining Wapner Newman in November 2011, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Michele M. Fox of the Superior Court of New Jersey. Mr. Weiss is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey.Contact, Jason S. Weiss for a free consultation if you are in Philadelphia, Allentown or surrounding areas.
Lawrence M. Kelly
As a New Castle native, Lawrence M. Kelly understands the values and heartbeat of the Pennsylvania neighborhood that he has called home for his entire life. Mr. Kelly has focused his energies on representing clients with legal needs in personal injury, auto accidents, medical malpractice and workers compensation. As a partner of the firm Luxenberg, Garbett, Kelly & George, P.C. he represents clients in Allegheny, Lawrence, Beaver and Butler counties as well as other parts of Western Pennsylvania. His peers have recognized him with the prestigious rating of AV-Preeminent in Martindale-Hubbell, which speaks to his high ethical standards as well as his professional knowledge.After completing his undergraduate degree, Mr. Kelly went on to the University of Akron School of Law where he graduated cum laude and served as research editor of the University of Akron Law Review. He has been admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.Mr. Kelly has been honored as a board-certified civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, which is a Pennsylvania Supreme Court-approved agency. Mr. Kelly is involved in a number of organizations, including the Pennsylvania Association for Justice where he serves on the board of governors and as an executive committee member. He also serves as President for the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. Additionally, Mr. Kelly is a member of the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
A highly regarded trial attorney, Matthew Toporowski is a senior associate at The Wagoner Firm, PLLC. From the firms offices in Albany, New York, he provides astute representation to individual and business clients throughout the Capital District. Mr. Toporowski has been admitted to practice before all New York state courts since 2012.A portion of Mr. Toporowskis practice consists of personal injury and wrongful death litigation, in which he assists people who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence of other persons or entities. The types of cases that he has handled in this regard have included premises liability as well as motor vehicle accidents, and he has been able to obtain significant compensation for many of his clients, both through jury awards as well as through settlements negotiated outside of court with defendants and their insurers.Other types of civil litigation that Mr. Toporowski has worked on have included breach of contracts and other business matters, noncompete agreements, breach of fiduciary duties, and partnership disputes. He has extensive criminal defense experience as well, representing clients who have been charged by the state or federal government with having committed misdemeanor or felony offenses ranging from driving while intoxicated to fraud and other white collar crimes.After receiving a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in history and political science from The College of Saint Rose in 2008, Mr. Toporowski pursued his legal education at New York Law School. He was a member of the New York Law School Law Review and served several internships with federal judges before being awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 2011. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Toporowski was a trial attorney with the Albany County District Attorneys Office.
Attorney David Brauns is the founder of Brauns Law, PC, in Duluth, Georgia. Mr. Brauns focuses his practice solely on personal injury law, handling matters involving bicycle accidents, motorcycle accidents, premises liability, traffic accidents, dog bites, drunk driving accidents, nursing home abuse, workplace injuries and wrongful death. He serves clients in Duluth, Atlanta, Cumming, Decatur, Lawrenceville, Suwannee as well as throughout Gwinnett County and statewide.Mr. Brauns has more than 10 years of litigation experience. He became a licensed attorney in 2005 and is admitted before all Georgia state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the Court of Appeals of Georgia and the Supreme Court of Georgia.Before opening his own firm, Mr. Brauns worked as an insurance defense attorney and gained valuable knowledge on the techniques used by insurance companies when handling injury claim. This background allows him to provide the highest quality legal service to his injured clients.Mr. Brauns earned a bachelors degree in English with a minor in business administration from Clemson University. He received his law degree from Georgia State University College of Law. Before becoming an attorney, he worked as a software engineer. This experience allows him to leverage the latest technology to maintain an efficient and effective law practice.Recognized for his success as a personal injury attorney, Mr. Brauns has been named one of the top 100 trial lawyersby The National Trial Lawyers. Outside of his practice, he is an active member of the State Bar of Georgia and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.
3175 Satellite Boulevard, Bldg 600, Suite 330,, Duluth GA 30096
Falen O. Cox
Make Falen Cox your sword, your shield, your lawyer. Falen is a partner in the law firm of Cox, Rodman, & Middleton located in historic Savannah, Georgia. Falen represents people who have been injured by the negligence of others. Falen works to protect the rights of her clients who have been injured in car accidents, slip and falls, or as a result of unsafe premises or products; she also represents the estates of those whose injuries resulted in wrongful death. Cox, Rodman, & Middleton takes a client-centered approach to representation and works as a team to ensure that every client receives personal, dedicated, and effective representation guided by the tenants of: Justice, Wisdom, and Advocacy.Falen practices in Chatham County, Bryan County, Effingham County, Bulloch County, and throughout the state of Georgiapersonal injury consultations are always free. Prior to founding Cox, Rodman, & Middleton, Falen litigated hundreds of cases as an assistant public defender and was assigned to the elite Major Crimes Division. Falen has taken the skills she learned in and out of the courtroom during her six years in the public defenders office and applied them to her personal injury practice. In addition to her personal injury practice, Falen also represent clients on appeal in criminal and civil cases, represents clients facing serious criminal charges, and probates estates. Falen is both a skilled negotiator and a fearless trial attorney.Falen graduated from Mercer Law School where she was inducted into the Order of the Barristers, served as the Chair of Mercer Advocacy Councils Client Counseling and Negotiations division, and won First Place Team Champion and Best Brief at the Charleston School of Law National Moot Court Competition. Falen has been recognized by the Savannah Multicultural Chamber of Commerce as a top Forty Under Forty and was awarded the organizations Emerging Leader Award in 2018. Falen has also provided legal commentary to the Los Angeles Sentinel and has been featured in the Savannah Morning News and the Savannah Tribune.