This experience certainly gives me empathy and understanding for what my clients are going through, but empathy alone will not get you through this process; you also need to know the ins and outs of the legal system. You have NO OBLIGATION to speak to the liability insurance company until you are ready. We agreed to take the $25,000 insurance limits and an additional $25,000 to be paid over five years. If you choose not to go to the emergency room, you should, at a minimum, see your primary care physician as soon as possible following the collision, regardless of whether you consider your injuries serious or minor.Read More
Accident Injury Claim
All auto accidents will inflict damage to you and your car. The amount of money needed to repair those damages depends on the gravity of the accident itself. If you are not responsible for the situation, you surely don’t want to be left with all the financial liability. To avoid this from happening you should think about hiring an accident injury attorney.
Having a legal representative has its advantages. He will help you to fill a personal injury claim and survey through all the legal aspects of the process. You may try to get compensation by yourself but is better to have a specialist by your side. If you check out our article about car accidents, you will find some reasons why hiring a car crash attorney is a wise decision.
Regardless of the severity of the accident, and therefore your injury claim, a lawyer will help you through all the process. Car accident lawyers with vast experience in personal injury claims and calculations know how to get the best deal possible for you.
If you have been involved in a car accident, you should get into contact with the best lawyer available. Car crashes can prevent you from working or leave you with permanent disability and injuries that require medical attention. Your accident lawyer should be able to get the maximum amount of money as compensation for these problems.
As soon as you contact a qualified lawyer the better. We will be delighted to help you, so call us or schedule a call back to set up a free consultation today!
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Top Lawyers Pick
- Glenn Klausman
- Mark A. Lee
- Eric M. Terry
- Anne W. Schiavone
- Michael J. Sudekum
- Jennifer M. Mendelsohn
- Michael E. Greenspan
- Michael J. Zicolello
- Christina M. Coleman
- Rob Sullivan
- Jason H. Howard
- William Michael Maloof, Jr.
Attorney Glenn Klausman is the founder of Klausman Law in Winter Park, Florida. Mr. Klausman devotes his practice to personal injury law and serves clients throughout Orlando and central Florida in Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Volusia, Brevard and Lake counties. He handles matters involving vehicle accidents, insurance claims, and wrongful death matters.Mr. Klausman earned a bachelors degree from the University of Georgia and received his law degree from Stetson University College of Law. He has been licensed to practice law since 1976 and is admitted before all Florida state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.Mr. Klausman began his legal career working in the public defenders offices in Sanford and Orlando. He went on to spend several decades practicing with a private personal injury firm and opened his own practice in 2015.Over the course of his career, Mr. Klausman has received many honors and accolades for his work representing personal injury victims. He has attained the highest rating of AV Preeminent by the peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed among the Legal Eliteby Florida Trend magazine currently and multiple years in a row. He was also voted as Best of the Barin personal injury and insurance law by the Orlando Business Journal.Mr. Klausman has served in numerous leadership roles in organizations, including the Seminole County Bar Association, the Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association and the Florida Justice Association. He has spoken for numerous events and panels and authored articles for the Florida Justice Association Journal.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.
Mark A. Lee
Suffering a workplace injury could leave people with serious concerns about their future. As an attorney at Christopher J. Smith, P.A. Mark A. Lee works to bring individuals peace of mind as they navigate workers compensation and Social Security Disability claims. He successfully secures benefits on behalf of people in Tampa, Florida, as well as those in Hernando, Pasco, Hillsborough, Citrus, Sumter, Pinellas and Polk counties.With an Avvo Excellentrating, Mr. Lee has a reputation for compassionate and thorough representation. He takes the time to understand a clients circumstances before creating a customized strategy to secure benefits, dispute a denial or appear in a hearing. Additionally, he is available to clients to answer their questions and provide advice when they need it the most.One of the reasons Mr. Lee is able to provide exceptional service is because of his commitment to his practice. A resourceful attorney, he benefits from his memberships with groups such as The Florida Bars Workers Compensation Section and the Florida Justice Association. He is also an at-large board member for the Florida Workers Advocates.In 2010, Mr. Lee earned a Bachelor of Science in public health from the University of South Florida. He received a Juris Doctor and a certificate in health law in 2013 from The University of Tulsa College of Law.When he is not with clients, Mr. Lee spends his time with the Hillsborough County Teen Court program as a volunteer judge. He also commits hours of service to local organizations, including Metropolitan Ministries and the Iron Gate in Tulsa.
Eric M. Terry
As a plaintiffs personal injury lawyer, Eric Terry primarily concentrates his practice on advocating for clients who have been harmed by others, through no fault of their own. This can include but is not limited to, negligence on the part of pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers, a car accident, or exposure to a deadly chemical at a workplace.He has represented clients in cases involving a multitude of prescription drugs and medical devices, including robotic surgical systems, Pradaxa, Januvia, vaginal mesh and Yaz. Eric continues to lead in recovering millions of dollars for injured victims from the pharmaceutical companies.Prior to becoming an attorney, he worked for more than 10 years as a parole officer. During his decade of work as a parole officer, Eric enjoyed helping offenders live positive lives and felt personal satisfaction when his hard work resulted in former convicted criminals transform themselves into contributing members of society. While working as a probation officer, he saw many people turn to a life of crime after becoming involved with drugs, even prescription drugs. It was in his role as a probation officer that Eric educated himself about the massive pharmaceutical industry and the injustice that occurs when these conglomerates prioritize profit over consumer safety. Eric decided to return to law school to become a consumer advocate in the courtroom.
Anne W. Schiavone
My entire legal life has been in spent in Kansas City. The first four years in the profession were spent working for defense firms. I defended corporations in environmental disputes, product defect and personal injury cases. After four years I took my knowledge of the law, and the defense perspective and opened a personal injury and employment firm. We only represent individuals. There is no comparison between working for a corporation and working for an individual. I have truly enjoyed each and every client with whom I have had the opportunity to work.The specific scope of my practice includes representing plaintiffs who have been injured by the negligence or intentional act of others. This encompasses claims involving injury from products such as medical devices or pharmaceuticals, as well as claims involving discirmination in employment or wrongful termination. I represent adult and child victims of sexual abuse. I value my clients and it is rewarding to see them get a fair result. There is a feeling of satisfaction when your client, who was once hopeless, feels that they have received justice and are whole again.In addition to my day to day litigation practice I have the honor of serving on several committees. In 2016 I was appointed to the Executive Committee of The Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers. We work to protect the civil justicie system and right to a trial by jury. This committment includes making frequest visists to our state Capitol to advocate for and protect the rights of individuals within our state.In 2017 I was appointed to the Executive Committee of a Multi District Litigation pending in The United States District Court of New Hampshire. I along with four collegaues from various parts of the country are tasked with overseeing the litigation of hundreds of cases pending in the MDL relating to hernia mesh products.I was privileged to serve on the merit selection panel for the reappoinment of a magistrate judge for the United States District Court of the Western District of Missouri as well as the selection of a new magistrate to fill a vacancy within the Court.I enjoy and continue to be invovled in the Kansas City community. An organization near and dear to my heart is the Humane Society of Greater Kansas City. I have served on the board for 13 years and as Chairperson of the Board for 12 of those years. I look forward to conintuing with my involvment with the above organizations and to representing individuals who come to me at their most vulnerable time.
Michael J. Sudekum
Partner at Mandel & Mandel LLP, Michael J. Sudekum is a personal injury attorney representing the people of St. Louis and the Missouri metropolitan east area in Illinois. Advocating for those who have experienced a loss at the hands of another, his clients include small businesses, families and individuals. His practice areas include workers compensation, nursing home neglect, motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, and any other personal injury case.For the last five years, Mr. Sudekum has been named in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 and The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 for three years. The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers Section gave him the Outstanding Service Award in 2008. Mr. Sudekum is admitted to practice in Illinois and Missouri, and before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.In 1997, Mr. Sudekum graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Saint Louis University. He then attended the University of Missouri School of Law and in 2000, he obtained his Juris Doctor. He is a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, a former member of the organizations executive committee and a current member of the board of governors.In giving back to his community, Mr. Sudekum was the Chaminade College Preparatory School Alumni Boards president for several years. During his time as a representative for the Missouri Bar Young Lawyers Section District 9, he gained experience improving the resources for families and individuals who have special needs.
Jennifer M. Mendelsohn
The founder of the Law Offices of Jennifer M. Mendelsohn, LLC, Jennifer M. Mendelsohn dedicates her practice to representing injury victims and people who have been accused of criminal offenses throughout New Jerseys Bergen County and its surrounding areas. Her personal injury matters range from car accidents, dog bites and slip and falls to medical malpractice cases while her criminal defense practice includes DUI charges, traffic violations and expungements.Ms. Mendelsohn graduated from Muhlenberg College in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. She then went on to attend Delaware Law School and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 2003. After graduation, Ms. Mendelsohn worked as a corporate paralegal for a leading Wilmington law firm until relocating to New Jersey and gaining experience in civil litigation at several firms. The principal of her own firm since 2011, she is admitted to practice before all New Jersey state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.Throughout her career, Ms. Mendelsohn has been able to obtain favorable results for her clients, including sizable settlements and jury awards in her personal injury practice as well as acquittals for those she is defending in criminal trials. Her colleagues have taken note of her successful track record as well as her high degree of ethics, as evidenced by her receipt of a Superb peer review rating through Avvo. In order to stay abreast of current developments in her field, Ms. Mendelsohn is an active participant in several professional organizations, including the Bergen County Bar Association and the Young Lawyers Division of the New Jersey State Bar Association.
16-00 Route 208 South, Suite 302,, Fair Lawn NJ 7410
Michael E. Greenspan
As a partner with the law firm of Greenspan & Greenspan in White Plains, New York, attorney Michael E. Greenspan represents clients in a wide range of practice areas. Focusing primarily on personal injury and criminal defense, Mr. Greenspan works hard to protect his clients rights and liberties while helping them achieve the justice they seek. In addition, he also represents commercial clients with their legal matters involving complex business litigation and international transactions. He is licensed to practice in New York and Florida.As a personal injury attorney, Mr. Greenspan has achieved notable success helping his plaintiff clients obtain the compensation and benefits they deserve. Handling claims resulting from motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, defective products and other acts of negligence, Mr. Greenspan has secured substantial settlements and awards for those he serves, recovering millions of dollars on behalf of his clients.A successful criminal defense attorney as well, Mr. Greenspan has defended countless clients on charges ranging from DWI and traffic violations to tax fraud and other white collar crimes. For business owners and corporate professionals, both foreign and domestic, Mr. Greenspan offers general legal counsel services as well as representation for a host of business-related issues such as business formation and planning, tax audits and investigations, employment law advice, regulatory compliance guidance and more.A 1988 graduate of Temple University, Mr. Greenspan returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor from Temple University Beasley School of Law in 1991. The following year, the New York State Bar Association admitted him to practice, and The Florida Bar admitted him in 2011. He can also legally practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, as well as the District of Connecticut, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.Committed to both his practice and his community, Mr. Greenspan is actively involved with a number of professional legal organizations, and he volunteers his time and services throughout his local area.
188 East Post Road, Suite 401,, White Plains NY 10601
Michael J. Zicolello
As a founding partner, Michael J. Zicolello brought his passion for advocating for injured clients to the law firm of Schemery Zicolello in Williamsport. Licensed since 1992, he is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.After earning his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Pace University and his Juris Doctor from the Northeastern University School of Law, Mr. Zicolello began serving clients who have been hurt through the negligent actions of another.Accidents involving cars,, trucks, motorcycles, buses and ATVs frequently leave people with debilitating or fatal injuries. Now, he focuses 100 percent of his practice on taking these cases to trial. Mr. Zicolello also represents those who have sustained harm due to a drilling site or slip-and-fall accident, a faulty product, or a dog bite.In the United States, people are guaranteed certain rights. When these are violated by an employer who discriminates against a worker based on disability, religion, race, sex, age or retaliation, employees have recourse in court. Mr. Zicolello provides legal assistance with these cases, as well as those involving police brutality, false arrest, malicious prosecution and the excessive use of force.Organizations in the legal community offer attorneys the opportunity to expand their knowledge and make connections with other professionals that enhance their practice. Mr. Zicolello furthered his education through Leadership Lycoming and is a member of the Lycoming Law Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Association for Justice.
Christina M. Coleman
Christina M. Coleman is the founder of the Law Offices of Christina M. Coleman and represents businesses, employees and consumers in California in matters of wrongful termination, business disputes, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour violations, civil rights violations, wrongful death and personal injury, and whistleblower cases. With two decades of experience, she has handled high-profile cases of real estate disputes, high-end weddings gone bad, and breach of contract and fraud.As an extremely skilled negotiator and litigator, Ms. Coleman is a member of the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities (LATLC), the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC), The American Association for Justice (AAJ), and has served on the Board of Governors for the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) since January 2018. In 2010, she was a finalist for the Streetfighter of the Year award from the Consumer Attorneys of California and was a finalist in 2008 for the Consumer Attorney of the Year from the same organization. A frequent writer and lecturer, Ms. Coleman shares her law experience in places such as Pepperdine University School of Law, The Advocate and conferences for the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles.Admitted to practice in all of Californias state courts, the California Supreme Court, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California, Ms. Colemans career started with a Bachelor of Arts in linguistics from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1993. She then earned a Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1997.In the past, Ms. Coleman has proven her knowledge and experience with several cases that ended in upwards of a million dollars in settlements and verdicts, including an 8-million-dollar legal malpractice case.
5514 Wilshire Blvd., Floor 1, Los Angeles CA 90036
After seven years at one of the Nations top product liability and personal injury law firms, the last two years as a partner, Rob opened his own law firm in 2009, eventually renamed Sullivan Law LLC in 2013. Throughout his legal career, Rob has handled wrongful death cases, as well as serious injury cases in a variety of areas, including products liability, railroad crossing accidents and automotive negligence. Robs practice is exclusively dedicated to representing injured persons and their families and is primarily focused in the area of products liability, trucking and railroad crossing litigation. As lead counsel, Rob has obtained a number of favorable results on behalf of injured people and their families. Rob was counsel in a 2005 verdict against Ford Motor Company where his client was awarded $17 million in damages due to a defect in a Ford vehicle; at the time, the highest personal injury award ever in Jacksonville, Florida. In addition, Rob obtained a seven-figure verdict against Ryder Truck Rental that was listed as one of the Top 20 verdicts of 2006 in Missouri. Rob also represented a family that was awarded a $7 million wrongful death verdict in a trucking case in Arkansas Federal Court in 2011, one of the highest wrongful death awards ever in that venue. Rob obtained another record verdict when his client was awarded a $15 million verdict in a boat explosion case, the highest plaintiffs verdict in Missouri for 2014 and the highest personal injury verdict ever awarded in that venue. In 2015 Rob obtained another record verdict with a $2.5 million award against Ryobi in a wrongful death case involving a lawnmower explosion in the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, a notoriously difficult venue for injury cases. In 2016, in Kansas City, Rob obtained a verdict against CrossFit Inc. becoming the first attorney ever to secure a verdict holding the international CrossFit Inc. responsible for injuries to a participant at one its 15,000+ worldwide affiliates. Rob is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and has been selected as a Top 100 Litigator every year since 2007 by The American Trial Lawyers Association. The cases Rob has been involved in have resulted in settlements or verdicts in excess of $100 million. Rob is a former member of the Board of Governors for the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, serving for over ten years, and is the former Chair of the Executive Committee for the Railroad Law Section of the American Association for Justice. He is also a member of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice. Rob has had numerous speaking engagements on a local and national level and has published several articles including articles published in the national publication Trial Magazine. Rob currently handles cases from coast to coast, including cases in Missouri, Maryland, Florida, Tennessee, Arkansas, Minnesota, Kansas, California, Oklahoma, Vermont and Illinois.
1600 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 200,, Kansas City MO 64108
Jason H. Howard
Attorney Jason H. Howard is a partner with Barnett Howard & Williams PLLC law firm in Fort Worth, Texas. A top-rated trial lawyer with more than 13 years of legal experience, Mr. Howard serves the rights and interests of a diverse range of clients throughout the greater Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:,Criminal defense,DUI defense,Expunctions and nondisclosures,Personal injury,Wrongful death,Car and commercial truck accidents,Workplace accidents,Defective products,Premises liability,Devoting nearly his entire practice on litigation, Mr. Howard has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of his clients in state and federal courts throughout his region. Early in his legal career, he served as felony chief prosecutor with the Lubbock County Criminal District Attorneys Office, where he gained invaluable insight into the criminal justice system.As a personal injury attorney, Mr. Howard has been equally effective, and he has recovered numerous substantial awards for his plaintiff clients suffering through no fault of their own. Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and exceptional legal abilities, Mr. Howard has earned designation from the National Trial Lawyers as one of the countrys Top 100 Trial Lawyers and among the Top 40 Under 40 for Criminal Defense. Furthermore, he has received many other awards and accolades from his peers along with numerous positive testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.A Texas native, Mr. Howard graduated magna cum laude in 2003 from Texas Tech University. He then attended Texas Tech School of Law, where he received the honor of serving on the Board of Barristers. He obtained his Juris Doctor in 2006, and the State Bar of Texas admitted him to practice that same year. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.Active in his legal community, Mr. Howard is a member of the Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the Tarrant County Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations. He is also active with the Fellowship of the Parks church as well as the Christian Legal Society.
William Michael Maloof, Jr.
As a criminal law attorney who spends four to five days in court each week and has a passion for litigating, William Michael Maloof, Jr. represents the people in the Atlanta metropolitan area as an important part of The Maloof Law Firm. A former business law attorney, he brings his experience and his love of the courtroom to represent those who have been accused of committing a crime and are facing an uncertain future.His focus area includes traffic and moving violations, violent crimes, property crimes, sex crimes, domestic violence, white collar crimes, drug crimes and DUI/DWI. Of his cases taken to trial, Mr. Maloof has been successful in over half of them. Along with criminal defense, he also takes cases of personal injury and graduated from the Bill Daniels Trial Advocacy Program.From Georgia Tech with a degree in industrial management and a certificate in finance, Mr. Maloof moved on to the University of South Carolina to earn a Juris Doctor. He is a member of the young lawyers division of the DeKalb Bar Association and was DeKalb Countys treasurer for one year. An active member of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, he is also involved in the education election committee of the organization.Admitted to practice in the state of Georgia, he is experienced at the superior, state and municipal court levels. With a proven track record of success, Mr. Maloof is prepared to do the work and go the distance to obtain success for his clients. A successful courtroom advocate for those facing criminal charges, he knows how to handle a trial and protect the best interest of his clients.