Each client has something to teach me and, hopefully, something to learn from me as well. The money can never undo the injury, but at least she would have had a foundation upon which to start rebuilding her life. Over the next few months, I continued my treatment, but as the pain and stiffness in my neck and upper back improved, the left lower back pain continued to worsen. The camp itself is rustic, but pretty well-established. Everything looks orderly and fairly well-established, so it seems like if you just use common sense, you can get through it just fine.Read More
Broken Bones Injury
Wearing a cast is something that we are all familiar with. Bone fractures limit the victim’s mobility, and they can be very painful. Bones break when they suffer an impact that surpasses their bending capacity. The harder the impact is; the easier the bone cracks. Nevertheless, most of these aren’t too serious. Only a few required extensive medical treatments, that could include physical therapy. The main sources are traffic accidents and playing sports.
Fractures as a result of a person's negligence typically heals, without physical therapy, between 1 to 3 months. If you need rehabilitation or screws to fix the crushed bone, the healing process can take significantly longer.
All bones are made of the same tissue, but they are not equally strong. For example, the collarbone is longer than wider, so it could break easily. It is not a coincidence that this is the most common bone fracture.
The usage of certain body parts makes some bones prone to break. The most affected regions are:
To achieve compensation, you must prove that someone’s negligent actions caused your injury. By hiring an experienced personal injury lawyer, you won’t have to worry about anything during the process. He will be responsible for gathering the necessary evidence to support your claim. With his help, the odds of finding a great settlement for your broken bone injury claim are higher.
Too many things could change in two years, key witnesses could move or die, their testimony could fade away, the jury can change, and the laws can also change. This will put your claim in jeopardy because your personal injury attorney won’t be able to prove that you were injured by another person’s actions.
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Top Lawyers Pick
- Harold L. Kirtley, II
- P. Craig Morrow, Jr.
- Kara Rahimi
- Edward Herman
- Peter S. Christiansen
- Harry Rothenberg
- Joshua Evan Tebay
- Jared S. Zafran
- K.C. Swisher
- John C. Ginn
- Paulette A. Brazil
- D. Gregory Leopard
Harold L. Kirtley, II
A partner at OBrien Batten & Kirtley, PLLC, Harold L. Kirtley, II focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. From the firms office in Lexington, Kentucky, he provides dedicated representation to clients throughout the area and across the state who have suffered economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence of other persons or entities. Mr. Kirtley places a strong emphasis on cases arising out of medical malpractice and nursing home negligence and abuse, but his experience also extends to truck and other motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, and defective products.Throughout his distinguished career, Mr. Kirtley has been able to obtain several high-dollar settlements and jury awards on behalf of his plaintiff clients. His fellow professionals have taken note of both his successful track record and his high degree of ethics, and they have awarded him an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, an honor which is held by only approximately 10 percent of all attorneys. Admitted to practice in Kentucky, Mr. Kirtley is also admitted to practice 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.Mr. Kirtley attended the University of Kentucky in Lexington, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in journalism in 1999 as well as a Bachelor of Science in agriculture in 2000. He then went on to pursue his legal education at the University of Tennessee College of Law in Knoxville, where he served as the chair of the Moot Court Board and was named to the Order of Barristers before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 2003. His professional memberships include the Kentucky Justice Association.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.
P. Craig Morrow, Jr.
Attorney P. Craig Morrow, Jr. is a senior partner with the Morrow, Morrow, Ryan, Bassett & Haik law firm located in Opelousas, Louisiana. Serving clients throughout Louisiana, including St. Landry Parish, Lafayette Parish, New Iberia Parish and the surrounding areas, Mr. Morrow focuses his practice on helping those who suffered an injury or lost a loved one in a workplace accident or as the result of a someone elses negligence or wrongdoing.A top-rated trial attorney, Mr. Morrow has achieved notable success since he began practicing law in 1994. During that time, he has helped hundreds of clients obtain the full amount of compensation they deserve for their serious personal injury and wrongful death claims involving maritime, aviation and industrial accidents, auto accidents, defective products, medical malpractice, municipal liability, traumatic brain injuries, and other preventable tragedies. He also has extensive experience handling class action litigation involving a wide range of disputes.Over the course of his career, Mr. Morrow has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and awards for his plaintiff clients, earning his membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Widely regarded as a leader in his field, he has conducted numerous lectures and seminars across his region, and he has appeared on several televised news programs, offering in-depth legal commentary on a variety of legal topics. He has also authored the monthly Presidents column for the Louisiana Advocates magazine published by the Louisiana Association for Justice (LAJ).A 1991 graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice, Mr. Morrow obtained his Juris Doctor from Southern University Law Center in 1994. The Louisiana State Bar Association admitted him to practice that same year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western, Eastern and Middle Districts of Louisiana, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, and the Louisiana Supreme Court.Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Morrow is a member of many local, state and national professional legal organizations, and he is the 2015-16 Past President of the Louisiana Association for Justice(formerly Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association). He also founded the Trial Lawyers for Warriors (TL4W) organization and is commonly referred to as the Legal SEAL. Craig has earned numerous awards and honors for his professionalism and service, including a Top 10 Attorney Award in Louisiana from the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys as well as a Top 100 Trial Lawyers designation from The National Trial Lawyers. Craig has been consistently ranked in the Top 1% of Trial Lawyers in America by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC).
An associate attorney with Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm LLC, Kara Rahimi represents the people of Minnesota in cases of personal injury, including nursing home abuse, medical malpractice, bus and truck crashes, and sexual abuse. With strong analytical skills and an extensive knowledge of the law, Ms. Rahimi is well-prepared to handle professional malpractice and personal injury cases.Ms. Rahimi obtained a Juris Doctor from Hamline University School of Law in 2008, when she graduated cum laude. During her time in law school, she also earned an Alternative Dispute Resolution Certification and received the CALI Award; was the Hamline Law Reviews associate editor; and participated in the Legal Research and Writing, Native American Law and Mediation seminars. Before attending law school, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in American Indian studies from the University of Minnesota.She is a member of the nursing home litigation committee of the Minnesota Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice, the Minnesota State Bar Association, and a former member of the Hennepin County Citizen Review Panel. Ms. Rahimis professional experience includes time as a forensic administrator and investigator for a medical doctor, which gives her experience on both sides of a medical malpractice or personal injury issue.In Trial Magazine, Ms. Rahimi has published pieces on civil discovery and electronic medical research, and she presented to the American Association for Justices National Nursing Home Litigation Group and their Small Business Group on electronic medical research. In 2014, she also presented a webinar on nursing home failure and presented at the American Association for Justices Jazz Fest Seminar in 2012.
Attorney Edward Herman is a partner at Brown & Crouppen, P.C. in St. Louis, Missouri. Mr. Herman handles all types of personal injury matters including those involving motor vehicle accidents, boating accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, wrongful death and more. He serves clients throughout the Kansas City and Missouri markets on both the Kansas and Missouri sides.Mr. Herman earned a bachelors degree from The State University of New York at Buffalo and his law degree from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis. He has been admitted to practice law since 1998 and is licensed in Illinois, Missouri, and Minnesota.Following law school, Mr. Herman worked in the area of personal injury law for more than a decade. In his current role, he focuses on providing counsel and guidance to individuals regarding their legal rights after sustaining or losing a loved one to an accident.Over the course of his law school and legal career, Mr. Herman has received various awards for his contributions to the legal profession. These include the Lewis F. Powell Award for Professionalism and Ethics, the Milton F. Napier Scholarship Award and the William M. Pomerantz Trial Award. In 2018, Mr. Herman was awarded and recognized as a Law Firm Leader by Missouri Lawyers Weekly.Active in a number of local professional organizations, Mr. Herman is a member of The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, The Missouri Bar, the Illinois State Bar Association and the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys. He also belongs to the national groups the American Association of Justice and the American Civil Liberties Union.
Peter S. Christiansen
Attorney Peter S. Christiansen of Christiansen Law Offices in Las Vegas, Nevada, focuses his practice on criminal defense and personal injury law. Mr. Christiansen serves clients within the state of Nevada as well as individuals outside of Nevada who experience legal problems while in Las Vegas. Over the course of his career, he has litigated many cases in both of these areas, representing individuals accused of a crime or who are injured.Admitted to practice law since 1994, Mr. Christiansen is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. He earned a bachelors degree in political science from the University of California, San Diego, and his law degree from the University of Wyoming College of Law in Laramie, Wyoming, graduating with honors.In addition to his law practice, Mr. Christiansen serves as a Criminal Justice Act Panel attorney and has been death penalty-qualified under Nevada Supreme Court Rule 250 since 1998. He previously spoke on the topic of criminal defense for the National Business Institute and participated in the Clark County Volunteer Lawyers Program.Mr. Christiansen is a member of several professional organizations, including the Clark County Bar Association, Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, the Nevada Justice Association and the American Bar Association. He is also an active member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and belongs to Sigma Alpha Epsilon and the Order of the Coif.Las Vegas Injury Attorney,Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorney,Las Vegas DUI AttorneyLas Vegas Birth Injury Attorney,Las Vegas Premises Liability Attorney
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Representing people in New York City, New York, Harry Rothenberg has secured seven- and eight-figure verdicts and settlements in personal injury cases. As an attorney at The Rothenberg Law Firm LLP, he handles cases that involve issues such as product liability and medical malpractice.Before graduating magna cum laude with a Juris Doctor in 1993 from Harvard Law School, Mr. Rothenberg earned a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University.A successful attorney is one who is involved in every detail of the case and in the legal community. Mr. Rothenberg frequently speaks to peers about his practice area. He has access to invaluable tools and resources through his memberships with Public Justice, the North American Brain Injury Society, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, American Association for Justice, the National Crime Victim Bar Association, the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, L.L.C. and the New Jersey Association for Justice.Some of Mr. Rothenbergs successes include obtaining $19.8 million in a wrongful death case and $6.25 million in a case in which a car struck a pedestrian, causing crushing injuries to the pedestrians limbs. Mr. Rothenberg has demonstrated his ability to exceed clients expectations, which is why he has earned the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell; he holds an Avvo Superbrating; he is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum; and he has been listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.An experienced litigator, Mr. Rothenberg is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. 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.
Joshua Evan Tebay
Attorney Joshua Evan Tebay is an attorney and Director of Litigation with West Chester-based Ciccarelli Law Offices. At the firm, Mr. Tebay focuses his efforts on providing legal services to clients from throughout eastern Pennsylvania, including those in nearby Philadelphia and those living farther afield in cities like Lancaster and Bethlehem, who face legal challenges in a variety of practice areas, including:,• Personal injury law,• Workers compensation,• Criminal defense,Mr. Tebay began his legal career 10 years ago after earning his law degree from Widener University Delaware Law School and his approval to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The state of New Jersey soon followed suit by issuing its approval for him to practice law in its courtrooms.After passing both bar exams, Mr. Tebay took a position with the Office of the States Attorney for Baltimore City. As a member of the gun crimes division, he gained valuable insight into criminal law. After a year in Maryland, he decided to return to his native Pennsylvania, which allowed him to accept a position at the Office of the Bucks County District Attorney as an assistant district attorney, where he remained until 2012.In 2012, he joined a nationally known civil litigation firm, where he gained valuable experience in the civil arena. Since joining Ciccarelli Law Offices, he has had the opportunity to use his experience in both civil and criminal law in his practice.Over the past 10 years, Mr. Tebay has earned a place among the top young attorneys in the region. As evidence of his outstanding reputation, he has a Superb rating from Avvo, and The National Trial Lawyers has included him on its Top 100 list.
Jared S. Zafran
Attorney Jared S. Zafran is the founder and owner of The Law Office of Jared S. Zafran, LLC, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A top-rated trial advocate with more than 10 years of legal experience, Mr. Zafran focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury law. He represents the rights and entitlements of plaintiff clients across the greater Philadelphia metro region and surrounding areas of New Jersey who have suffered an injury or loss caused by someone elses negligence or wrongdoing, including claims arising from any of the following:,· Birth injuries,· Medical malpractice,· Wrongful death,· Spinal cord injuries,· Drunk driver accidents,· Other motor vehicle and car accidents,· Pedestrian accidents,· Dangerous property conditions and premises liability,· Workplace injuries,. Dramshop/Liquor Liability Cases,At his law firm, Mr. Zafran leads a team of some of the most dedicated and talented legal minds in the profession, and he has achieved notable success fighting for those in need. Undaunted by large corporations and insurance providers and unwilling to simply accept the first lowball settlement offered, Mr. Zafran has earned a reputation as a tenacious and aggressive trial lawyer who always pursues the most favorable outcome possible for his clients.In all cases, Mr. Zafran oversees all aspects of his clients cases from beginning to end, and he has helped recover tens of millions of dollars in compensation for those he has served. Recognized for his success as well as his impeccable professionalism, he has earned many endorsements and high ratings from his peers along with many positive reviews and referrals from his satisfied clients.Mr. Zafran received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 2004. He then attended Widener University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2008. Along with practicing before all state courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the District of New Jersey as well as the Supreme Courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
1500 Walnut Street, Suite 500,, Philadelphia PA 19102
Attorney K.C. Swisher founded his San Diego law firm, Swisher Law, P.C. with the goal of helping clients from Southern California protect the things that matter most. In order to reach his goal, he focuses his practice on litigation, offering representation and guidance to both individuals and business clients facing legal challenges in the following areas:,• Business and commercial law,• Class actions,• Corporate law,• Construction defects,• Insurance bad faith,• Landlord/tenant matters,• Mass torts,• Personal injury,• Product liability,• Professional liability,• Toxic torts,Mr. Swisher began his legal career in 2006 after earning his law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law and his admission to The State Bar of California. In addition to his approval to practice in all of Californias state courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Central, Southern and Northern Districts of California have also approved him to practice in their courtrooms.Over the past 10 years, Mr. Swisher has built a reputation as a skilled trial attorney. However, as a business owner, he knows that preventing litigation is as important as a courtroom victory. For this reason, he also offers general counsel to businesses in Southern California. With his assistance, business owners and company leaders can take proactive measures to prevent litigation and ensure future success.Whether his clients are individuals suffering after accidents caused by negligence or business owners who need help during a contract dispute, all those who have chosen Swisher Law, P.C. as their legal ally have done so knowing that Mr. Swisher will dedicate his efforts to their needs.
John C. Ginn
Attorney John C. Ginn is a partner at Smith, McDowell & Ginn in Sulphur Springs, Texas. Mr. Ginn practices personal injury, criminal, and family law, and serves clients in Sulphur Springs and the surrounding counties, including Collin, Dallas, Franklin, Hopkins, Hunt, Lamar, Rains, Rockwall and Titus.Over the course of his career, Mr. Ginn has been involved in many significant cases, some of which have received state and national media coverage. Because of these accomplishments, he has earned an AV Preeminent rating from the peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell. He has also been named one of the Top 100 trial attorneysin Texas by The National Trial Lawyers and is known for attaining the highest jury verdict in the history of both Hopkins and Lamar County, Texas.Mr. Ginn has held a variety of leadership roles with professional and community organizations. He is a sustaining member and former Director of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, a former president of the Baylor Law Alumni Association and has served in various committee roles with the State Bar of Texas such as the district 1A grievance committee and the professionalism committee.Currently, Mr. Ginn is an active member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He also acts as a volunteer judge in law school mock trials.Mr. Ginn is a graduate of Baylor Law School and has been licensed to practice law in the state of Texas since 1989. He is board-certified in personal injury by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and certified as a civil trial advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Ginn has also been licensed to practice in the District of Columbia since 1992.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.
Paulette A. Brazil
A native of Wisconsin, Paulette A. Brazil is the co-founder of Brazil & Benske, LLC. Based in Milwaukee, she focuses her practice entirely on family law matters, assisting clients throughout the greater metropolitan area. Ms. Brazil provides advice and counsel to people who are facing the end of their marriage and who are dealing with such divorce-related legal issues as child custody and visitation, spousal and child support, and the division of retirement accounts, investments, business interests, and other marital property. In addition to handling these matters through informal negotiations or in the courtroom, Ms. Brazil uses her training in both mediation and collaborative divorce law to attempt to reach an accord through those methods of alternative dispute resolution.In addition to her matrimonial practice, Ms. Brazil has experience with paternity disputes. She has also assisted clients who are seeking to grow their families through the adoption process, and she helps victims of domestic violence obtain appropriate protective orders. Highly regarded by her colleagues, she has received a Superb peer review rating through Avvo.Ms. Brazil is a 1986 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, from where she received a bachelors degree in business administration. She pursued her legal education at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, where she served on The John Marshall Law Review and was a member of the schools Gavel Society before being awarded her Juris Doctor cum laude in 1990. Admitted to practice before all Wisconsin state courts, Ms. Brazil has focused her practice exclusively on family law since 1993. An active participant in a variety of professional organizations, her memberships include the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Society of Family Lawyers.
D. Gregory Leopard
As a partner with Floyd, Leopard & Blake LLP, D. Gregory Leopard is dedicated to representing clients in Augusta and the surrounding areas in Georgia, as well as those in Aiken and Edgefield, South Carolina who have legal matters arising in Georgia. He focuses his practice on handling criminal defense, personal injury and family law cases.Mr. Leopard earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Georgia, graduating magna cum laude in 1998. He also became a member of The Phi Beta Kappa Society. Mr. Leopard then attended the University of Georgia School of Law, from which he received a Juris Doctor in 2002.As a former assistant prosecutor with the Office of the Solicitor General for the State Court of Richmond County, Mr. Leopard has a firm understanding of the way the criminal justice system works. He seeks to protect his clients rights through building a compelling argument based on strict attention to detail and innovative techniques. Mr. Leopard takes the time to understand each clients goals for a case and has built a track record of securing dismissals and reduced charges. For his successes, Mr. Leopard is a member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.Whether he is helping a family resolve a dispute, defending someone charged with a felony or pursuing compensation on behalf of a victim of negligence, Mr. Leopard treats every client with compassion and respect. He knows that each situation can create stress and anxiety for those involved, as well as for their loved ones. Working efficiently, Mr. Leopard seeks to resolve legal matters quickly and effectively, while keeping his clients informed throughout the process.When he is not representing clients, Mr. Leopard enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. A lifelong resident of Georgia, he is committed to serving his community through his church.