You might be worried about the cost of an attorney. The greatest value of your claim comes not from your medical bills, but from the non-economic damages. Staying at the scene and making sure everyone involved is okay is just the right thing to do, but besides that, leaving the scene of an accident is against the law, and you could get arrested for it. He had hoped to negotiate a settlement directly with the insurance company and save some money on the attorney fee.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
- Loren Brown
- Yvonne Takvorian Saville
- Leland E. Garvin
- Nathan B. Maudlin
- N. Trey Pettlon, III
- John Amos Whatley
- Timothy R. Morgan
- Nicholas A. Moschella, Jr.
- William J. Maniatis
- Robert A. Klingler
- Douglas E. Jennings
- John R. Phenix
My practice is focused 100% on litigation, providing representation along the Front Range, and throughout the State of Colorado. I focus on Wrongful Death and Personal Injury, Criminal Defense (ranging from traffic violations to homicide), Liquor Licensing, and Commercial Litigation.I am actively involved in the Colorado Bar Association. I served as the President of the Colorado Bar Association (2015-2016). During my term as CBA President, I was able to travel throughout the State of Colorado meeting lawyers, legal professionals, and judges across the Eastern Plains, Western Slope, and along the Front Range. Aside from making great contacts with people in those places, I was also able to help shape the bar association and legal profession moving forward, focusing on issues such as diversity and inclusion, attorney health and wellness, access to justice, and formation of the CBA strategic plan. One of my favorite practice areas involves matters related to liquor licensing, including new licenses and defense of clients related to liquor license violations. My liquor license clients range in size from small family businesses to large national corporations, including retail outlet liquor stores, taverns and restaurants, brew pubs, and theaters.I received my undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1999, with a B.A. in History. While at University of Colorado, I was a member of the Track and Field Team (High Jump and 400 Meter Hurdles), and selected to the Big XII Commissioners Honor Roll, 1997 and 1998. I was also a recipient of the Justice Byron R. White Memorial Award.After graduating from University of Colorado, I attended the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, and earned my Juris Doctor in 2003. While at DU, I was the President of the student chapter of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA), now AAJ, and was also a member of the Moot Court Board for two years.From the beginning of my legal career, I have been passionate about trial practice. I was on the University of Denvers ATLA traveling trial team, and in 2003 my team went on to be National Champions in trial practice.
Yvonne Takvorian Saville
Ms. Saville is a director with the law firm Weiss & Saville, P.A. where her practice is focused on plaintiffs civil litigation in the areas of personal injury and workers compensation. She has been appointed as a Special Master for complex civil cases in The United States District Court for the District of Delaware. Ms. Saville is a frequent ADR practitioner as both a certified mediator and arbitrator, having handled over 10,000 cases. In recognition of her practice as a mediator, she has been inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Civil Trial Mediators and as a Member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. She was appointed by Governor Carney to the Judicial Nominating Committee in 2017. Ms. Saville is a Past President of the Delaware State Bar Association and served on its Executive Committee for 9 years. She is a member and previous Chair of DSBAs Workers Compensation Section, as well as a member of the Women and the Law, Litigation, ADR and Small Firms and Solo Practitioners Sections. She is on the CLE planning committees for both the Women and Law and Workers Compensation Sections annual retreats. Ms. Saville has served on the Delaware Combined Campaign for Justice Board and been a Communications Co-Chair for over a dozen years. She is a prior Co Chair of the Delaware Supreme Courts Access to Justice Commission, having served in that role for 3 years.Ms. Saville has served on the Board of Governors for the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association for 19 years and is a two time past President of DTLA, the second female to serve in that capacity. She has earned an ,AV Peer Review Martindale Hubbell rating, (highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards) in the areas of alternative dispute resolution, personal injury and workers compensation.Ms. Saville has been recognized as an outstanding lawyer in the field of ADR and workers compensation inDelaware Today ,magazine, as one of the ,Best Lawyers in Americafor Mediation, and as Delaware Top Lawyer in the area of ADR, listed in ,Philadelphia Magazine,. She is a past recipient of the Delaware Superior Court ,Amicus Curiae or Friend of the Court Award,, the Delaware State Bar Association ,Womens Leadership Award,, the DSBA Women and Law Section ,Honorable Aida Wasserstein Award,, the Delaware Law School ,Alumna of the Year Award,, the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association ,Eagle of Justice Award,, and the Delaware Law School ,Outstanding Service Award,. She is a previous Adjunct Professor at the Delaware Law School.Ms. Saville is a Master in The Randy J. Holland Workers Compensation Inn of Court and is member of the American Bar Association and American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA). She is a graduate of the University of Delaware and Delaware Law School (previous Widener University School of Law).
1105 N. Market Street, Suite 200,, Wilmington DE 19801
Leland E. Garvin
Leland Eric Garvin, a Florida native and second generation trial attorney, began his legal career working as a State Prosecutor. While at the State Attorneys office, he gained invaluable trial experience representing the State of Florida in countless jury trials at both the misdemeanor and felony levels.Prior to taking the job with the State, and throughout law school; Mr. Garvin worked for a large personal injury law firm in South Florida. When he wasnt handling injury and auto accident cases; he made time for the Moot Court Honor Society. It was during his time with Moot Court that he developed a love for the courtroom and passionate advocacy.After leaving his job as a prosecutor, Mr. Garvin started his own firm handling both criminal defense and injury cases. He and his father Jeff later decided to combine their two practices in an effort to better serve the needs of their clients.In 2009, Leland was selected as ,one of the best up and coming attorneys,in the state of Florida by Florida Trend Magazine and listed in the 2009 edition of Strathmores Whos Who.In 2010, Mr. Garvin was named by Florida Top Lawyers magazine as one of theTop Young Lawyers in Florida,. Only 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Top Lawyers for this list. He has remained on this list each year since 2010.Leland was also selected as one of thetop 40 lawyers under the age of 40, in Florida by The National Trial Lawyers Association in 2012.He is a founding Board of Directors of Captains for Clean Water in addition to being a founding member and current Vice President of the Southwest Florida Trial Lawyers Association.Leland currently serves on the Florida Bar Grievance Committee in and for the Twentieth Judicial Circuit as well as the Florida Bar Standing Committee on Advertising.Leland is a member of American Association for Justice, the Calusa American Inn of Court, the Lee County Bar Association, and the Florida Justice Association. He concentrates his practice in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death litigation.He is admitted to the Florida Bar, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida and the Middle District of Florida.In his spare time, Leland enjoys fishing, boating, working on home and vehicle repairs, traveling and spending time with loved ones.
Nathan B. Maudlin
With seven years of experience at a defense-oriented firm behind him, Nathan B. Maudlin helped form Klezmer Maudlin, PC, in 2003 and now represents clients from Evansville and Indianapolis, Indiana, in cases of personal injury and workers compensation claims. His previous experience gave him insight into how insurance companies and employers handle workers compensation claims, which allows him to achieve his goal of helping individuals when they have suffered an injury.Prior to being admitted to practice in Indiana in 1995, Mr. Maudlin worked in the mental health care field for almost 20 years. As many injured individuals and workers deal with extensive changes in their lives, Mr. Maudlin is also able to assist and advise them regarding how to deal with the overwhelming emotions that come from an uncertain future.Mr. Maudlin represented clients in front of the Workers Compensation Board, and he handles violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, retaliatory or wrongful discharge claims, and workplace injuries. A member of the following organizations, he is committed to improving his profession: the Evansville Bar Association, the Indiana State Bar Association and the Indiana Municipal Lawyers Association. He is also on the board of trustees for the Charles Ford Memorial Home and the New Harmony Working Mens Institute.A graduate of the Indiana University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor and graduated cum laude, he has also been actively involved in cases that are reviewed in state trial court and lead to changes in law. One such case involved obtaining compensation for the children of a police officer who killed an individual during an altercation and later committed suicide after not receiving treatment for PTSD. Mr. Maudlin is also the town attorney for New Harmony and has served in the position for the last 10 years.
N. Trey Pettlon, III
N. Trey Pettlon, III, is a co-founder of the Law Offices of Pettlon & Ginie, located in Olathe, Kansas. Trey handles criminal defense as well as personal injury and wrongful death cases representing clients throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area and across Kansas and Missouri in State, Municipal and Federal courts.Trey has won not guilty verdicts in numerous jury trials for clients charged with attempted murder, felony theft, aggravated battery, sexual battery, domestic battery, rape, sodomy, felony DUI, DUI, and Criminal Damage to Property. Hes won dismissals in cases involving charges for murder, kidnapping, rape, indecent liberties and other alleged sex crimes, drug distribution and possession, voter fraud, DUIs in Kansas, DWIs in Missouri and numerous other criminal allegations. Treys clients have included people people from all walks of life, from teachers and blue collar employees to people charged in high profile cases, criminal defense attorneys, prosecutors, doctors, police officers, CEOs of large corporations and some of the highest profile defendants.Trey has also won significant jury verdicts for clients in personal injury and wrongful death cases and obtained numerous settlements, representing people who have been seriously injured or killed in car accidents, trucking accidents, gas explosions, medical malpractice and other incidents caused by the negligence of others. In 1997 Trey obtained the largest jury verdict of the year in Clay County, Missouri, and in 2004, he obtained one of the largest jury verdicts for the state of Missouri for the year. Trey is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He has traveled from California to Maine building the best cases for his clients.Trey graduated from the University of Missouri in 1988 and then Washburn University School of Law in 1991. While in law school, Trey argued before the Honorable Justice Antonin Scalia in the championship round of the Prince Memorial Evidence Moot Court Competition in Manhattan, New York.After spending three years as an Assistant District Attorney with the Johnson County District Attorneys Office, Trey entered private practice and later formed the Law Offices of Pettlon & Ginie with Ryan Ginie, who has also been selected as a Top Lawyer. He is admitted to practice in Kansas and Missouri as well as the U.S. District Courts in Kansas and Missouri and the Supreme Court of the United States.
John Amos Whatley
Attorney John Amos Whatley is a partner at Stein Whatley, PLLC, based in Louisville, Kentucky. Originally from the Louisville area, Mr. Whatley practices personal injury law, serving individuals and families in Louisville and throughout the state of Kentucky who has been injured or lost a loved one due to negligent or reckless actions.Over the course of his career, Mr. Whatley has successfully tried and settled numerous cases. He has litigated matters involving car accidents, motorcycle accidents, slip and falls, truck accidents, wrongful death and other catastrophes. He has been licensed to practice law since 2006 and has more than 13 years of experience.In addition to his personal injury practice, Mr. Whatley practices business law, handling contract, fraud and misrepresentation cases. He is admitted in Kentucky and Mississippi as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky and the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi.Mr. Whatley received a bachelors degree in business administration from the University of Louisville in 2002. During his time in school, he played football for the Louisville Cardinals and received the John E. Brown Fund Scholarship. He was also named to the Athletic Directors Honor Roll. He went on to earn his law degree from Mississippi College School of Law in 2005.Outside of the office, Mr. Whatley is active in his legal community. He is a member of professional organizations, including the Louisville Bar Association, the Kentucky Bar Association, The Mississippi Bar and the Kentucky Justice Association.
Timothy R. Morgan
Tim has been involved with cases that have collected over 100 million dollars during his career. The majority of his experience involves product liability cases against autmobile and child car seat manufacturers. The remaining portion of his case load focuses on semi-tractor trailer collisions and dangerous railroad crossings throughout the United States.
1600 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 200,, Kansas City MO 64108
Nicholas A. Moschella, Jr.
The Law Office of Nicholas A. Moschella, Jr. in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, is owned by attorney Nicholas A. Moschella, Jr. Mr. Moschella is a former prosecutor and now focuses his practice on criminal defense and personal injury law, particularly DUI and drug offenses as well as municipal court and workers compensation matters.Mr. Moschella has more than 10 years of legal experience. He represents a wide variety of clients in Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean counties who have been charged with a crime or injured on the job.As a DUI attorney, Mr. Moschella is state certified in the administration of the Alcotest 7110 and trained on field sobriety test standards by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Over the course of his career, he has handled numerous cases involving DUI, domestic violence and other crimes. In addition, he has successfully helped many New Jersey residents with their workers compensation claims.In recognition of his accomplishments, The National Trial Lawyers named Mr. Moschella a top attorney under 40in 2015 and a top 10 under 40in 2016. He is active in the New Jersey legal community and belongs to the Ocean County Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association.Mr. Moschella received a bachelors degree from Seton Hall University and earned his law degree from New York Law School. He has accumulated significant legal experience, including serving as a judicial clerk in the Ocean County Superior Courts criminal division and a municipal prosecutor in Monmouth and Ocean counties.
William J. Maniatis
Attorney William J. Maniatis founded his Manhattan law firm, William J. Maniatis, LLC, in 2003 with the goal of protecting the rights of victims of negligence living in New York City and the surrounding areas in southern New York. Today, he has a reputation as one of the states most dedicated and successful personal injury attorneys, which leads injured victims and families from the Bronx to Long Island and beyond to seek his help when pursuing compensation related to the following:,• Car, truck and motorcycle accidents,• Product and premises liability,• Defective drugs and medical devices,• Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases,• Birth injuries and nursing home abuse,• Municipal liability,• Construction accidents,• Wrongful death,Mr. Maniatis began his legal career in 1996 after earning his law degree from Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and his approvals to practice in the states of New York and New Jersey. After his admission to the bar, Mr. Maniatis went to work for the New York County Legal Aid Society. He then worked for two personal injury firms before founding his own firm. The experience he gained in all of those positions continues to benefit his firms clients today.Over the course of his 20-year legal career, Mr. Maniatis has earned the respect of both his clients and his peers. He is a regularly requested guest speaker at legal events, and he is an adjunct professor at his alma maters National Institute for Trial Advocacy program, where he teaches trial techniques. In addition, he is a valued member of a number of legal organizations.
Robert A. Klingler
Robert A. Klingler is the founder of Robert A. Klingler Co. L.P.A. located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Representing clients throughout the area, he focuses his practice on civil litigation, with an emphasis on representing employees who have been subjected to workplace discrimination or who have been wrongfully terminated. Mr. Klingler also provides representation to companies in breach of contract and other types of business disputes, and he assists personal injury plaintiffs who have been harmed by the negligence of others.Mr. Klingler received a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy and English with distinction from Manchester University in 1976. After working in private industry for several years, he later decided to pursue his legal education at the University of Cincinnati College of Law. While there, he served as the lead articles editor for the University of Cincinnati Law Review before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 1985. Mr. Klingler was a partner at a Cincinnati corporate law firm before founding his current practice in 1985. Admitted to practice in Ohio and Kentucky, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, Mr. Klingler has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, and he has received an AV Preeminent peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. He has also been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, and he has been certified in civil trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. An active participant in the Cincinnati Bar Association, Mr. Klingler is a member of several other legal organizations, including the American Association for Justice, the Southwest Ohio Trial Lawyers Association and the National Employment Lawyers 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.
Douglas E. Jennings
Douglas grew up in the Pee Dee Region of South Carolina in the city of Bennettsville. After graduating from Clemson University and receiving a B.A. in Political Science, Douglas attended law school at the Charleston School of Law.While a law student, Douglas served as Vice-President of the Student Trial Lawyers Organization and worked for the First Circuit Solicitors Office and the Douglas Jennings Law Firm, LLC in Bennettsville, SC with his father.While at Yarborough Applegate, Douglas has helped clients achieve successful results in cases involving tractor trailer collisions, bad faith (insurance) litigation, motor vehicle collisions, wrongful death lawsuits, medical malpractice, commercial/business litigation, and premises liability.During this time, Douglas has litigated numerous complex civil cases which have resulted in multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements in both state and federal courts. He is based out of Charleston but maintains strong ties to his local community in the Pee Dee where he currently serves as co-counsel in many cases.Douglas was selected in 2018 as a ‘Rising Star by Top Lawyers and awarded the Top 10 Under 40 in 2015 by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (NAOPIA) and the Top 40 Under 40 in 2017 by the National Trial Lawyers. He is active in the American Association of Justice (AAJ), the South Carolina Association of Justice (SCAJ), AAJs Trucking Litigation Group, the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLA), the Charleston County Bar Association, and the James L. Petigru Inn of Court.Douglas also serves on the Board of Directors for a local non-profit, Camp Happy Days, which assists young kids and families impacted by pediatric cancer with a variety of outreach and support programs.Prior to attending law school, Douglas worked on Capitol Hill for a short time and then with Erwin-Penland, Inc. a marketing/advertising firm in Greenville, SC.
291 East Bay Street, Floor 2,, Charleston SC 29401
John R. Phenix
For more than 35 years, attorney J.R. Rusty Phenix has dedicated his career to representing clients in East Texas in their cases involving personal injury claims and general civil litigation. He has been board certified in personal injury trial law and civil trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1994 and is also a board-certified civil trial advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. His firm Phenix, Phenix & Crump, P.C. is located in Henderson.A graduate of Baylor Law School, Mr. Phenix has had a diverse practice with experience handling disputes involving vehicular accidents, trucking accidents, industrial accidents, gas pipeline explosions, oil field accidents, construction defects, product liability, first-party claims against insurers, condemnation, medical malpractice, will contests, oil and gas claims, and general civil litigation. He is admitted to practice before U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas.