We are proud of the work we perform for our clients, and we believe it has great value, but you have a right to pay a fair fee for your attorney’s work. We filed a lawsuit and began to move toward trial. One of the disadvantages is that it’s non-binding. Now, I don’t know how this record ended up being left in evidence. Although there are different types of mediation, the kind I find most useful and prefer to use is a form of “shuttle diplomacy.” In this arrangement, we sit in one conference room while the insurance company, its lawyers, and its adjusters sit in another room.Read More
Personal Injury Claim
When you get injured by another person’s fault, you are entitled to compensation. This is known as a personal injury claim and it comprehends everything from traumatic injuries to simple bruises.
Accidents can happen in any place at any time. They could be as simple as a slip and fall in a supermarket or as serious as a car crash. The severity of your injuries will be tied to the gravity of the accident.
Anyway, before thinking about filling up the claim, you have to be able to prove that the injuries were caused by another person's negligence. It is the job of your injury attorney to prove it and to evaluate the legality of your claim.
You can make the claim all by yourself but is better if you have the help of a professional injury lawyer. He will protect your interest and he will do whatever it takes to maximize the amount of money you receive in compensation so all your expenses are covered.
If you are thinking to hire a professional to take your case, you should hire the best personal injury attorney available in . Get a free consultation today with our team of experts either by calling us or fill up a quick form to schedule a call back.
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Top Lawyers Pick
- M. David Shapiro
- Ralph F. Sbrogna
- Steven J. Martino
- Michael J. Kuharski
- Marvin Salenger
- Jay P. Renneisen
- Brian Joseph Butler
- Kimberly Young
- Gary Cowan
- Howard Kornberg
- Loren A. Cochran
- Barry J. Nace
M. David Shapiro
M. David Shapiro serves as a board certified member of the Florida Bar and is an experienced trial attorney. For over two decades, Mr. Shapiro has focused on wrongful death and personal injury cases. He has been honored as an AV Preeminent civil trial lawyer by the Martindale-Hubbell legal directory and is respected among his peers in the legal community.Attorney M. David Shapiro has successfully litigated civil rights cases involving access to courts and rights under the Rehabilitation Act to the United States Supreme Court. He is admitted to practice in all of the Florida State Courts, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the United States Court of Appeal for the 11th Circuit.Mr. Shapiro is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and has served as a guest lecturer for several civic organizations in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death and nursing home negligence. He has also authored numerous articles in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, The Bradenton Herald, the Englewood Sun Herald and the Suncoast Health Magazine.A 1981 University of Florida College of Journalism graduate, Mr. Shapiro went on to law school and graduated from Florida State University College of Law with honors in 1985. Later that year, he was admitted to the Florida Bar.Mr. Shapiro has also been a candidate for political office and was narrowly defeated in 2006 for election to the Florida House of Representatives. In addition to his professional endeavors, he serves as Treasurer of Children First, a Trustee member of the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, on the Board of Directors of the Sarasota Civic League, and the Sarasota Film Festival.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.
Ralph F. Sbrogna
For more than 40 years, Ralph F. Sbrogna, a partner at the law firm of Sbrogna & Brunelle, LLP, has been aggressively advocating on behalf of his clients in Worcester, Massachusetts, across Worcester County and throughout the entire state. His practice of law is focused on the areas of personal injury and medical malpractice, many times involving cases of catastrophic injuries or death.Mr. Sbrogna received his Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1970. He then went on to pursue his legal education at Suffolk University Law School, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1974.Over Mr. Sbrognas long career, he has built a stellar reputation and has received numerous awards and accolades. He is rated AV Preeminent by his peers through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating an attorney can receive for ethical practice combined with superior legal skill. Mr. Sbrogna is additionally a member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, an invitation-only organization which reserves membership for the leading trial lawyers of each state. Mr. Sbrogna has won verdicts and settlements for his clients for amounts ranging into millions of dollars and multimillion-dollar awards. As a result of those successes, he is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.Mr. Sbrogna is admitted to practice law before all of the state courts of Massachusetts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. He is a member of such legal organizations as the Worcester County Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and the American Association for Justice. He also spends extensive amounts of time volunteering in numerous organizations.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.
Steven J. Martino
Attorney Steven J. Martino is a partner with the highly respected law firm of Iacullo Martino, LLC, in Clifton, New Jersey. Serving clients in Essex and Passaic counties, as well as in Newark, Bergen, Middlesex and Somerset, Mr. Martino has built his esteemed career on a foundation of achieving positive results for clients requiring assistance in a variety of legal concerns. Clients turn to attorney Martino for assistance with cases pertaining to:,Family law,Municipal law,Bankruptcy,Real estate,Workers compensation,Civil litigation,Personal injury litigation,In 1987, Mr. Martino received his Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law. He received admittance to the New Jersey State Bar Association and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey in the same year. Additionally, he received certification from the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a matrimonial trial attorney and family law mediator. These distinctions illustrate that attorney Martino is uniquely qualified to provide unmatched guidance for families and individuals, as well as find sustainable solutions to even the most complex of family law concerns.Attorney Martino has been a practicing attorney for more than 30 years, and for 20 of those years he employed his extensive family law experience during his service on the Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel. On multiple occasions, judges have named him guardian ad litem for children in particularly difficult child custody cases.His dedication to his community is evident in his 22 years of service as the Assistant Director of Law for the Township of Bloomfield, and he remains an active member of the legal community with his membership in the Essex County Bar Association.We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
Michael J. Kuharski
Attorney Michael J. Kuharski is a partner at the New York personal injury firm of Kuharski, Levitz & Giovinazzo, Esqs. The law firm has two office locations, one in Manhattans Financial District and one on Staten Island, to ensure that the residents of New Yorks five boroughs, including those living in Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx, have easy access to high-quality representation. Mr. Kuharski focuses his practice on assisting victims of negligence who are suffering because of any of the following:,• Construction accidents,• Motor vehicle accidents,• Brain injuries,• Product liability,• Premises liability,• Mass transit accidents,• Wrongful death,• Medical malpractice,Mr. Kuharski began his legal career in 1989 after earning his Juris Doctor from Syracuse University College of Law and his approval to practice law in the state of New York. After several years of practicing law, Mr. Kuharski decided to continue his education, and he earned a Master of Business Administration from Wagner College in 2000.Attorney Kuharskis ability as a trial lawyer has given him a reputation as a leader among personal injury attorneys in the New York City area. He is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which is limited to attorneys who have secured multimillion-dollar settlements or verdicts for their clients. In addition, he is peer-rated as BV-Distinguished according to Martindale-Hubbell.Mr. Kuharski is an active member of the New York legal community through his membership in a number of organizations, including the New York State Bar Association and the American Association for Justice. In addition, he has served as a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Associations Board of Directors and currently serves as a Trustee and Treasurer of the Staten Island Trial Lawyers Association.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.
Marvin Salenger is a founding partner of Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro, LLP, a New York City law firm handling all types of personal injury and medical malpractice lawsuits for clients throughout New York State and across the U.S. Over the course of his career, Mr. Salenger has successfully tried hundreds of personal injury and medical malpractice cases, and has secured numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements for previous clients.This record of success in combination with his other skills has made Mr. Salenger a recognized leader among his peers and one of the nations premier trial attorneys. He holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and has been included in several editions of the Best Lawyers in America publication. He has written extensively and published numerous articles on trial strategy, techniques and procedural issues, and he regularly lectures on these topics at legal seminars as well. Mr. Salenger has contributed to and participated in programs sponsored by the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the American Board of Trial Advocates and several other organizations.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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell peer review ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.
Jay P. Renneisen
An aggressive litigator with a passion for protecting our elderly, Jay P. Renneisen has successfully handled scores of elder abuse and neglect cases, particularly against nursing homes, as well as numerous catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death claims. Mr. Renneisen has obtained multiple seven figure results for his clients over the years.
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Brian Joseph Butler
Brian Joseph Butler is a shareholder at Mezibov Butler in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he practices personal injury law and employment law. Many of Mr. Butlers clients have been injured in motor vehicle accidents or have otherwise been hurt through the negligence of another party. He also handles wrongful death matters, nursing home abuse cases, premises liability cases and more. He serves clients in the Cincinnati, Hamilton, Mason and West Chester, Ohio, areas.Mr. Butler is admitted to practice in all Ohio state courts, the U.S. district courts for the northern and southern districts of Ohio and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit. Over the course of his career, he has also represented clients in federal courts in other jurisdictions, including in the state of Kentucky.Mr. Butler also has a great deal of experience with litigation related to employment, including cases involving wrongful termination, unlawful discrimination, retaliation, non-compete agreements, the Family and Medical Leave Act and more. He has also represented a variety of clients in cases involving financial disputes, professional malpractice fraud, contract disputes, wills and trusts and other complex issues.After earning degrees in history and political science from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, Mr. Butler obtained his law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law. He graduated with honors from both educational institutions.A native of the Cincinnati area, Mr. Butler participates in both state and national professional organizations. He belongs to professional groups including the Ohio Employment Lawyers Association and the National Employment Lawyers Association.
At Ohio law firm Elk & Elk Co. Ltd. Kimberly Young focuses on employment law for plaintiffs, particularly matters pertaining to the Fair Labor Standards Act. Ms. Young has a passion for defending the civil rights of those who have been wronged by employers. She is committed to helping clients who have been discriminated or retaliated against or have been victims of unfair wage practices and other employment injustices. Ms. Young accepts clients throughout Ohio. In addition, Ms. Young leads the firms motion practice and appellate group where her research, writing and oral advocacy skills are utilized on a firm-wide basis.After graduating summa cum laude from Cleveland State University, Ms. Young earned her Juris Doctor from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University. As a law student, Ms. Young assisted people through the schools employment law clinic, gaining an understanding of the challenges that employees often face. Her interest in civil rights advocacy was further sparked by her work as a student practitioner at a non-profit organization.Today, Ms. Young is admitted to practice law in Ohio and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio.Ms. Young is an active member of various bars and associations, including the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, and the Lake County Bar Association. She also serves as governing trustee of the Ohio Association for Justice. Ms. Young is highly regarded by her peers, as well as clients, for her professionalism, skill, and experience.
Gary Cowan is a personal injury attorney and trial lawyer with more than 29 years of experience. He joined Elk & Elk Co. Ltd. in 2001. Since 1988, he has acted as lead trial counsel in more than 95 jury trials throughout the state of Ohio.Attorney Gary Cowan, is deeply committed to preserving the rights of injured individuals. His background in science is invaluable to his clients. It affords him the ability to explain to insurance carriers and juries the nature and enormity of his clients injuries, their losses and the effects on their family.Whether your loss is due to a ,motor vehicle,, motorcycle, truck, a ,defective product, or a ,dog attack,, Attorney Cowan can secure you the benefits you are entitled while allowing you the time to focus on healing.If you have sustained a loss of life of a family member or friend due to the negligence of another, Gary Cowan is well versed in wrongful death actions, having obtained record verdicts and settlements throughout the state of Ohio.Attorney Cowan is a motivated, knowledgeable and accessible attorney who is always there for his clients to answer their questions and guide them through the legal process.Gary Cowan is a member of many prestigious organizations for trial lawyers, including the Million and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates and the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 in Ohio. He has been included in high profile cases that have been reported locally and nationally. His practice emphasis is on serious personal injury claims, motor vehicle and trucking accidents, ,wrongful death, and products liability.In his spare time, Gary is an avid fan of baseball and standardbred horse racing. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys, especially while vacationing in warm-weather climates.
The owner of his own law firm located in Los Angeles, California, Howard Kornberg focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Representing clients throughout the region, he assists people who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence or recklessness of other persons or entities. Mr. Kornbergs successes in this regard both in and out of the courtroom as well as his ethical approach to these matters have earned him the esteem of his fellow professionals. He has received an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell as well as a 10.0 Superb peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, he has been listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.The types of cases that Mr. Kornberg has handled on behalf of his plaintiff clients have included truck and other motor vehicle crashes, aviation accidents, nursing home negligence, defective products, medical and legal malpractice, animal attacks, and premises liability. During his career that started in 1980, he has obtained millions of dollars in settlements and jury awards, earning him membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Admitted to practice before all California state courts, Mr. Kornberg is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and the Supreme Court of the United States.Mr. Kornberg participates in several legal organizations. His memberships include the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the American Board of Trial Advocates and Consumer Attorneys of California. Active in his community as well, he has served on the board of governors of Cedars-Sinai. Mr. Kornberg majored in psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles, and he received a Bachelor of Arts in 1975. His legal education came at Southwestern Law School, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1979.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.
Loren A. Cochran
Attorney Loren A. Cochran is a partner at Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala PLLC in Tacoma, Washington. He primarily represents victims of sexual abuse, catastrophic injury survivors and family members whose loved ones were killed as a result of negligence or misconduct. Before returning to the Pacific Northwest, Mr. Cochran proudly served as production counsel with the television program Americas Most Wanted.He also represents clients in matters involving consumer protection, entertainment law, media law and public safety.Mr. Cochran graduated from the University of Washington, where his academic achievements earned him an invitation to join Phi Beta Kappa, the nations oldest honors society. He later earned his law degree from Boston College Law School.Before becoming an attorney, Mr. Cochran worked as a television news producer in Seattle; Boston, Massachusetts; and Tampa, Florida. Prior to his role as legal counsel for Americas Most Wanted,he served as an attorney in the Seattle and Tacoma areas.Admitted to practice in the state of Washington since 2002, Mr. Cochran has extensive litigation experience and has been involved in many significant cases over the course of his legal career, often resulting in substantial settlements or verdicts for his clients.In addition to his law practice, Mr. Cochran is an active member of professional organizations such as the Washington State Association for Justice, which advocates for civil justice on behalf of the injured and consumers who were harmed by defective products. He has also been active in the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, where he served as director of the Freedom of Information Service Center.
Barry J. Nace
Barry J. Nace is the senior partner at Paulson & Nace, PLLC, one of the leading law firms in Washington, D.C. A nationally known and highly respected trial lawyer, Mr. Nace has represented countless plaintiffs in drug product liability and medical malpractice jury trials. He and his firm are proud of their impressive track record of helping many personal injury victims to secure multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements.Mr. Nace set a new record in Washington, D.C. when he won the two largest individual jury verdicts in the districts history. Today, he continues to set new standards of excellence in the courtroom and fight for justice for each and every client.Because of his distinguished credentials and impressive advocacy results, Mr. Nace was the first attorney elected to serve two terms as president of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. In addition, Mr. Nace is the only U.S. attorney to have served as both president of the American Association for Justice and the National Board of Trial Advocacy.In 1965, Mr. Nace earned his law degree from the Dickinson School of Law. In 1994, the same school awarded him an honorary doctor of laws degree.
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