An examination at the emergency room will rule out any potentially life-threatening injuries, and it will provide you with guidelines for your future doctor visits. Even if you start seeing a doctor long after the accident, there is no way to prove no intervening cause exists for your injuries. Based on the findings on his MRI, Justin agreed to get more aggressive treatment. If you’ve done your homework and selected a lawyer you can trust, you need to let her do her job, understanding that when the time comes for you to make a decision, she will reach out to you, explain the possible options, and advise you on the best course of action.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
- Paul J. Komyatte
- Lisa C. Dumond
- John F. Shonkwiler
- Rosemarie Arnold
- Benjamin H. Whitley
- Brent L. Neighbors
- Mark T. Perry
- Shervin Lalezary
- Stephen R.H. Lewis
- Terence P. O'Connor
- Dixon R. Gahnz
- Jed Manton
Paul J. Komyatte
Paul Komyatte, owner and founder of The Komyatte Law Firm LLC, ,has represented consumers injured by defective products and general corporate misconduct forover 25 years. While based in Lakewood, Colorado, he maintains a national practice and has successfully pursued product defect cases in over 25 states from coast to coast. He has successfully handled product liability cases against most of the major auto manufacturers, including Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, Kia, Hyundai, Isuzu, Nissan, Toyota, Honda, and Mitsubishi as well as various seatbelt and automobile component manufactures, including Takata, TRW, Autoliv, and Honeywell. He has also handled product defect cases against major retailers, including Sears and Wal Mart and against large medical device manufacturers. Mr. Komyattes practice focuses primarily on personal injury and general plaintiff work, with an emphasis on high-profile plaintiff products liability cases.Mr. Komyatte graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Arts in international relations in 1985, and then went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago Law School in 1988. He has been admitted to practice law in Illinois since 1988 and in Colorado since 1993.Mr. Komyatte has lectured around the country to trial lawyer associations and has been a frequent faculty member on seminars sponsored by the American Association of Justices National College of Advocacy. He has also published numerous book chapters and articles on product liability litigation, trial preparation and trial strategy.With over 30 years of experience, Mr. Komyatte brings a dedicated representation and commitment to his clients. In 2007, Lawdragon named him as one of the top 500 leading plaintiff attorneys in the country. In 2012, his jury verdict against a Korean farm equipment manufacturer was featured in Law Week Colorados edition on the top Colorao verdicts of 2012. To remain up-to-date in his practice, he is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Public Justice and a board member of the the Attorneys Information Exchange Group.
Lisa C. Dumond
Attorney Lisa C. Dumond founded her law firm, The Law Office of Lisa C. Dumond, LLC, because she wanted to make a difference in her clients lives. Today, she still believes in the value of honesty, integrity and service, and those principles guide her as she assists clients from Prospect, Waterbury, New Haven, Bethany, Woodbridge and the surrounding areas in Connecticut who face a wide range of legal challenges, including those that fall under the following practice areas:,• Family law, divorce, high-asset divorce and child custody,• Personal injury and civil litigation,• Real estate purchases, sales and refinancing,• Estate administration and wills,Ms. Dumond began her career as an attorney in 2010 after earning her law degree from Quinnipiac University School of Law and her approval to practice law in the state of Connecticut. However, Ms. Dumonds legal career began much earlier, as she had worked as a paralegal, gaining valuable experience for more than two decades.Since beginning her career as a lawyer, Ms. Dumond has quickly built a reputation as one of Connecticuts most promising new attorneys, which has earned her a Good rating from Avvo. In addition, she has already earned the respect of her peers, as evidenced by her position as an associate professor of legal studies at Post University.When Ms. Dumond is not in the courtroom or the classroom, she can often be found at legal events. She is a member of a number of organizations, including the American Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association and the Waterbury Bar Association.
John F. Shonkwiler
John F. Shonkwiler is a founding member of the civil practice firm Leland Grove Law LLC. John concentrates his practice in commercial litigation matters, principally those involving contract actions, business torts, construction and real estate disputes and intellectual property issues. John is recognized as a Top Lawyerby Thomson Reuters and as a Leading Lawyerby Law Bulletin Publishing. In 2009, Law Bulletin Publishing also recognized John as one of its 40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch.”,At Leland Grove, John has represented several clients in the hospitality business, including restaurateurs and hotel owners, in a variety of contract disputes. He also has litigated federal copyright and Illinois trademark cases. John has been counsel on both the plaintiffs and defendants side in emergency injunction actions, including one case in which he obtained a TRO for Springfields biggest real estate firm. Before starting Leland Grove, John spent 14 years as an associate and equity partner at the litigation boutique firm Novack and Macey LLP, where he had the privilege of working with and learning from some of Chicagos finest litigators. At Novack and Macey, he earned a number of exciting victories for clients, including the following highlights.John and his colleagues helped the Trump Organization earn a string of victories in purchase and construction disputes relating to the Chicago Trump Tower. On Oct. 16, 2013, John was one of two Novack and Macey lawyers who received a Trial Lawyer Excellence Award from the Jury Verdict Reporter for their victory in the federal jury trial of the case Goldberg v. 401 North Wabash Venture LLC and Trump Chicago Managing Member LLC. The verdict on May 23, 2013, garnered national headlines.John also was part of a team that helped Chicagos Millennium Park Grill obtain two important victories over local government–first, persuading the Cook County Circuit Court, the Illinois Appellate Court and the Illinois Supreme Court to strike down a property tax levied by the Cook County Assessor on the grounds that the County had exceeded its taxing authority. Then, most recently, they prevailed in a year-long bench trial against the City of Chicago, defeating the Citys claim that sought to have the Park Grills contract declared void.John second-chaired a trial team that obtained a $70 million judgment for Pentech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. against Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. in a federal trial in Chicago. The dispute concerned how a contract between Pentech and Par applied to Pars revenues from sales of a generic alternative to the blockbuster antidepressant drug Paxil.John and his colleagues successfully represented Night Vision Corporation (NVC”), inventors of a Panoramic Night Vision Gogglethat the U. S. Air Force hailed as a revolutionary piece of military equipment. According to NVCs suit, the Air Force was on the verge of awarding NVC a contract to produce thousands of goggles when NVCs chief subcontractor misappropriated the technology and took the contract away from NVC. John prepared a partial summary judgment motion on a key issue in the case that was successful and helped lead to a settlement the night before the jury trial was to begin in federal court in Virginia.John also defended a world-renowned NASCAR racing team against a lawsuit in federal court claiming misuse and conversion of racing equipment, and got the case dismissed on the pleadings for lack of personal jurisdiction.In addition to his practice experience, John has written and spoken extensively on e-discovery, particularly the timely issue of reflexemailing and how better email habits and organization can reduce litigation costs and exposure.John is a member of the Illinois Bar Association and Chicago Bar Association. He has served on the Board of Directors of Chicago Lights and the Board of Trustees of Fourth Presbyterian Church, and remains active in both organizations.John graduated from the University of Michigan in 1992 with a B.A. in English, and from the University of Illinois College of Law, Magna Cum Laude, in 1998. He was a member and Topics Editor of the Illinois Law Review.
150 North Michigan Ave, Suite 2800,, Chicago IL 60601
Named a Certified Civil Trial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, Rosemarie Arnold is also the founder and managing partner of the Law Offices Rosemarie Arnold. She represents clients in New York and Fort Lee, New Jersey, in legal matters of personal injury, specifically cases of premises liability, products liability, wrongful death and motor vehicle accidents. With 100 percent of her practice devoted to litigation, she is not afraid to go the distance to get the compensation her clients deserve.Ms. Arnold is a member of the American Association for Justice, the State Bar of Nevada, the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Bergen County Bar Association, and she is a barrister for the Morris Pashman American Inn of Court. Admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York and Nevada, she has over 30 years of experience, is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Club, and sits on the board of trustees for the Leonard Melfi Foundation and the Rebeka Vera Foundation.After graduating from State University of New York with a Bachelor of Science in 1983, she went on to earn a Juris Doctor in 1986 from Brooklyn Law School. Ms. Arnold is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the United States District Court of New Jersey.She has been named Woman of the Year by the Bergen County Chapter of Girl Scouts of America, one of the top women attorneys in metropolitan New York and New Jersey by The New York Times and works closely with sexual abuse victims and has achieved extraordinary results for them.
Benjamin H. Whitley
Benjamin H. Whitley concentrates his practice on general personal injury claims and workers compensation claims. He earned his B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his J.D. at Mississippi College School of Law. Benjamin is a former member of the Board of Governors of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice and former Chair of the New Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice. In 2012, Benjamin was named in the Top 40 under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers. He represents clients throughout the State of North Carolina.
Brent L. Neighbors
Brent L. Neighbors has provided dedicated and zealous representation of his clients throughout the state of Oklahoma, for over 20 years. From the firms office in Norman, he focuses his practice on plaintiffs personal injury, medical malpractice, and general business litigation matters.Prior to attending law school, Mr. Neighbors first completed his Bachelor of Arts at Baylor University, from which he graduated in 1990. He then went on to attend Oklahoma City University School of Law, from which he graduated with his Juris Doctor in 1994.Mr. Neighbors is admitted to practice law before all of the state courts of Oklahoma as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma. A passionate believer in obtaining justice for ordinary people in their battles against major companies, hospitals and corporations, he has garnered many successful results for his clients. In addition to his practice in medical malpractice and plaintiffs personal injury cases, Mr. Neighbors also has passionately advocated for his clients recovery in insurance bad faith litigation, wrongful death matters and products liability matters. Mr. Neighbors spends time to work closely with each client in order to gain a thorough understanding of the facts of his or her case and how his or her injuries have affected his or her life so that he can maximize recovery.A strong believer in the need for continued learning, Mr. Neighbors is an active member of both the Oklahoma Bar Association and the Oklahoma Association for Justice. He has received an AV peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, and he additionally has taught others about medical malpractice by leading a course called Medical Malpractice From A-Z at the National Business Institute.AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.
4217 28th Ave NW, Suite 101,, Norman OK 73069
Mark T. Perry
Attorney Mark T. Perry is the founder of The Perry Law Firm in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Mr. Perry devotes his practice to plaintiffs personal injury law and serves clients in the Newburgh, New York, metropolitan area as well as throughout Delaware and Sullivan counties in New York.Over the course of his more than 30 years in practice, Mr. Perry has handled numerous complex personal injury matters on behalf of injured plaintiffs. He has litigated cases on state and federal levels in Pennsylvania and New York. Before founding The Perry Law Firm in 1998, he practiced with a private law firm in Buffalo, New York.Recognized for his achievements in the legal field, Mr. Perry holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available by the organization. He is a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America and received an exemplary service award from the Lackawanna Bar Association in 2010.Mr. Perry graduated magna cum laude from St. Bonaventure University and went on to earn his law degree from The George Washington University Law School. He is also certified as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.In addition to his practice, Mr. Perry has lectured extensively on personal injury and litigation topics. He is a member of the Lackawanna and Luzerne County Bar Associations, the Pennsylvania and New York Bar Associations, the Pennsylvania Defense Institute, the Defense Research Institute and the National Board of Trial Advocacy.Giving back to his community, Mr. Perry serves as vice chairman of the board for the Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education and previously served on the board of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute and the medical education development consortium of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.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.
Attorney Shervin Lalezary is the founder and owner of the Lalezary Law Firm in Beverly Hills, California. A highly rated attorney with almost 10 years of legal experience, Mr. Lalezary devotes his practice to advocating on behalf of those who suffered an injury or loss as the result of someone elses negligence or wrongdoing.A native of Los Angeles, Mr. Lalezary serves clients throughout Southern California and the rest of the state who have personal injury and wrongful death claims resulting from motor vehicle accidents, dog bites, slip-and-fall accidents, nightclub and bar incidents, assaults, pool and hotel accidents, defective products and other preventable tragedies. He also has extensive experience with litigation involving bad faith insurance claims.Regarded as a tenacious trial advocate, Mr. Lalezary has achieved unprecedented success fighting for the rights and entitlements of those he has served, and he has recovered substantial settlements and awards for those struggling to put their lives together in the wake of a devastating incident.A 2004 graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, Mr. Lalezary attended the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2008.That same year, The State Bar of California admitted him to practice, and Mr. Lalezary joined one of the largest legal practices in the world, where he gained invaluable experience handling large-scale, highly complex litigation involving Fortune 500 companies with millions of dollars at stake. He credits this experience with enabling him to provide the highest level of advocacy and support possible to those who seek his counsel.Driven by his passion for the law, Mr. Lalezary currently serves the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department as a reserve deputy sheriff, and he was instrumental in the apprehension of a serial arsonist who terrified the city in 2012 by lighting numerous fires at various apartment complexes. Recognized for his efforts, Mr. Lalezary received several commendations and awards.
Stephen R.H. Lewis
Stephen R.H. Lewis is an attorney at Covington Patrick Hagins Stern & Lewis, LLC, located in Greenville, South Carolina. Focusing his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, he provides representation to people throughout the state who have been harmed due to the negligence of other parties. In addition, Mr. Lewis assists business and individual policyholders whose claims have been denied in bad faith by their insurance companies. Admitted to practice in South Carolina, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.The types of cases that Mr. Lewis has handled in his personal injury practice have arisen out of automobile collisions, medical malpractice, premises liability and nursing home negligence. During his career, he has been able to obtain many sizable jury awards and negotiated settlements on behalf of his clients, and this has led to his membership in both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. His successful track record has led to other recognition from his colleagues as well. The recipient of an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Lewis has been named to the American Trial Lawyers Top 100, has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America each year since 2008, and the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) since 2009. In addition, he has been listed as one of South Carolinas Top 100 Lawyers by the American Society of Legal Advocates.A graduate of the University of South Carolina, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1986, Mr. Lewis obtained his legal education at the University of South Carolina School of Law and received his Juris Doctor in 1989. He has delivered presentations on topics related to his practice area to the South Carolina Association for Justice and other professional groups.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.
Terence P. O'Connor
As a partner with OConnor, OConnor, Bresee & First, P.C. Terence P. OConnor is dedicated to serving clients in the Albany, Kingston, Poughkeepsie, Newburgh and Glens Falls, New York, areas. He focuses his practice primarily on defending clients in personal injury and wrongful death litigation, including motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and premises liability.After attending the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, Mr. OConnor received his Bachelor of Science in psychology from St. Lawrence University in 1980. During his undergraduate years, he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Kappa. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 1983. Mr. OConnor is admitted to practice law in the states of New York and Vermont as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.Recognized for his excellent legal skills and ethics, Mr. OConnor has earned the respect and high regard of his fellow attorneys, as evidenced by his receipt of an AV Preeminent through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 Superb peer review rating through Avvo. He has additionally received the Presidents Award from the Albany County Bar Association, and he has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America. An active participant in several legal groups, he is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, and the International Association of Defense Counsel. Mr. OConnor has also served on the board of directors of the Center for Disability Services in Albany.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.
20 Corporate Woods Boulevard, Albany NY 12211
Dixon R. Gahnz
Dixon R. Gahnz is shareholder and a personal injury lawyer with the firm of Lawton & Cates, S.C. He focuses his practice in the areas of automobile accidents, dog bites, commercial and civil litigation. He has handled cases involving commercial litigation, contract disputes and other business-related litigation and has represented many injured victims and their families.A 1994 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School, Mr. Gahnz is a certified trial advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the bar associations of Dodge, Jefferson, and Dane County, the Wisconsin Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice, and the American Inns of Court. He strives to preserve equal justice for all through his efforts to ensure justice for those who are harmed due to workplace injuries and those injured through the negligence of others.
345 West Washington Avenue, Suite 201, PO Box 2965,, Madison WI 53703
Jed Manton is an attorney and partner at Harris Lowry Manton in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Manton focuses his practice on personal injury and handles cases involving birth injury, catastrophic injury, nursing home abuse, premises liability, wrongful death and more. He serves clients throughout the Atlanta and Savannah metropolitan areas who have been injured due to negligence.Mr. Manton graduated from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, and went on to earn his law degree from Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law in Macon, Georgia. While attending law school, he received the International Trial Lawyers Award and was a member of the universitys law review.Mr. Manton has been licensed to practice law in Georgia state courts since 2006. In addition to his state license, he is also admitted to appear before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia. Throughout his career, he has helped those injured and their families recover substantial sums in verdicts and settlements.Outside of his law practice, Mr. Manton enjoys sharing his accumulated legal knowledge with others by speaking at various conferences and seminars. He has lectured on numerous topics, including defective products, jury selection, road design and trial strategies.Mr. Mantons accomplishments have earned him respect and recognition among his peers in the legal profession. He has been featured in publications, including Atlanta magazine and has developed a reputation as being one of the Atlanta areas premiere personal injury attorneys.