Why add to the hassle by having to find a lawyer, or even worse, trying to be your own lawyer. They taught us what equipment we would need and how to use it. We could take the kid to court and get a judgment against him, but realistically, Sandy would never see any of that money. In this article, I will discuss the importance of obtaining appropriate medical treatment following your injury. Once you get the estimate, you take your car to an approved shop, which works directly with the insurance company.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
- Michael G. Strickland
- Jeffrey R. Hill
- Jeffrey S. Pekar
- Kevin T. Veugeler
- Darron Stewart
- Dustin Crook
- Grant C. Boyd
- Donald H. Beskind
- Robert C. Hilliard
- Wayne E. Holcomb
- Jason G. Epstein
- W. Hennen Ehrenclou
Michael G. Strickland
Attorney Michael G. Strickland is a founding partner of Strickland & Kendall, L.L.C. in Montgomery, Alabama. A top-rated trial advocate with more than 24 years of legal experience, Mr. Strickland represents the rights and entitlements of clients across the United States who have personal injury and wrongful death claims resulting from car, bus, aircraft, lawn tractors, ATVs and truck accidents, defective products, dangerous medications, and other similar matters. He also advocates for those corporations, businesses and homeowners seeking their full benefits from claims involving natural disasters such as fires, earthquakes, hurricanes and tornadoes. Whether you are an individual home owner or a large corporation, the attorneys at Strickland & Kendall can assist with your claim.Along with fighting on behalf of his personal injury clients in both state and federal courts, Mr. Strickland consults on personal injury cases around the country, particularly those involving bus accidents, and he has extensive experience successfully handling class actions and mass torts against large corporations in a variety of industries.Over the course of his career, Mr. Strickland has achieved unprecedented success helping his clients secure the maximum amount of compensation for the damages they incurred, and to date, he and the attorneys at the Firm have helped obtain more than $750 million in settlements and awards for those in need. Recognized for his success as well as his impeccable professionalism, he holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.After graduating from Auburn University at Montgomery in 1990, Mr. Strickland attended Faulkner University Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor by graduating a semester early in the fall of 1993. He is admitted to practice before all state courts in Alabama, all U.S. District Courts in Alabama as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. He has practiced extensively in other courts across the US under special temporary authority known as pro hac vice.Active in his legal community, Mr. Strickland is heavily involved with the Alabama Association for Justice, where he has served in a number of leadership roles, including president for the Montgomery county chapter. He is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Montgomery County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and former member of the American Inns of Court.Committed to his local community as well, he currently serves of the board of directors for a number of nonprofits in his area devoted to environmental concerns.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.
2740 Zelda Road Suite 500, PO Box 500,, Montgomery AL 36101
Jeffrey R. Hill
The founder of his own firm located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Jeffrey R. Hill focuses his practice on plaintiffs personal injury and wrongful death litigation. The firm accepts a limited number of cases for citizens who have suffered serious injuries or death as the result of automobile crashes, preventable falls, and violations of federally protected civil rights. Mr. Hill also provides representation to policyholders whose claims have been mishandled, delayed, and denied in bad faith by their insurance carriers. The firm is selective about the cases it accepts, so that Mr. Hill can spend substantial time with each of his clients.In 2010, Mr. Hill obtained a record-setting verdict, against Wal Mart Stores Inc. and was named a Lawyer of the Year by Lawyers USA. In 2011 he was named a Lawyer of the Year by Law Week Colorado.Mr. Hills successes in the courtroom and at the negotiating table have led to his receipt of a Distinguished peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Hill obtained his undergraduate education at Colorado State University, and in 1992, he received a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in economics and philosophy, was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Mr. Hill then went on to attend Baylor Law School and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1995. While he was in law school, he served summer internships with the Office of the Colorado State Public Defender in Ft. Collins. After graduation, Mr. Hill joined the Colorado Springs branch of that office, and he spent three years as a deputy state public defender, acting as counsel in dozens of misdemeanor and felony jury trials. From 2000-2001 he worked at the Boulder firm of Trine and Metcalf, representing people with asbestos-caused cancers. Admitted to practice in Colorado, Mr. Hill is a member of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and The American Board of Trial Advocates. He graduated from Gerry Spences Trial Lawyers College in 1997, and has served on its volunteer faculty since 2002.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.
640 Southpointe Court, Suite 200,, Colorado Springs CO 80906
Jeffrey S. Pekar
Attorney Jeffrey S. Pekar is the founder of Pekar Law, P.A. in Tampa, Florida. Mr. Pekar devotes his practice to insurance law, representing Florida residents who have been the victims of property damage. He also handles matters involving personal injury and wrongful death.Many of Mr. Pekars clients are property owners whose property has been damaged by hurricanes or other storms, but whose claims are not being sufficiently honored by insurance companies. He also works with cases involving sinkholes, fire damage, mold problems and other natural damages, as well as slip-and-fall accidents, motor vehicle accidents and other issues. He also works with general real estate litigation and other matters.After receiving his bachelors degree in sports management from West Virginia University, where he graduated magna cum laude, Mr. Pekar earned his law degree from West Virginia University College of Law, where he also graduated with honors. As a law student, he developed his litigation skills by serving on the moot court board.Mr. Pekar has been admitted to practice law in Florida state courts since 2006. He is also licensed to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. He handles cases throughout the state.Along with his law practice Mr. Pekar is involved in professional organizations including the Hillsborough County Bar Association and The Florida Bar.An enthusiastic sports fan, Mr. Pekar participates in his local community through a variety of sports leagues.
Kevin T. Veugeler
Attorney Kevin T. Veugeler is an associate with the Healy Scanlon Law Firm in Chicago, Illinois. Serving clients throughout Cook County and the rest of the state, Mr. Veugeler focuses his practice exclusively on helping his plaintiff clients obtain the compensation and benefits they deserve after getting hurt at work or suffering an injury or loss caused by someone elses negligence or wrongdoing.After graduating cum laude from Northern Illinois University in 1993, Mr. Veugeler attended the University of Illinois College of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1996. That same year, he received his license to practice from the Illinois State Bar Association and his admittance to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Illinois.Handling all types of personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice and workers compensation claims, Mr. Veugeler has achieved an impressive record of success advocating on behalf of the injured and disabled.Among his most notable achievements include a $9.2 million verdict on behalf of the estate of a construction worker killed on the job and a $6 million verdict for an injured carpenter. He has also secured multimillion-dollar settlements and awards for car and trucking accident victims as well as substantial workers compensation benefits for those in need.Well-versed in his practice areas, Mr. Veugeler routinely conducts continuing legal education seminars and publishes articles on a variety of legal topics such as cross-examining expert witnesses, utilizing effective settlement strategies, handling uninsured motorist claims and many other related subjects.Highly active with the Illinois State Bar Association, he once served as chair of the organizations tort section council, and he has served on the Illinois State Bar Association Assembly since 2007. He is also a member of the American Association for Justice, the Workers Compensation Lawyers Association and The Chicago Bar Association.Regarded among the best in his field, Mr. Veugeler received recognition from the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, which named him as one of the 40 Attorneys Under 40 to watch in 2010.
111 W. Washington Street, Suite 1425,, Chicago IL 60602
Darron Stewart is one of the principals at Stewart & Stewart Attorneys. Based in Carmel, Indiana, he focuses his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, providing representation to clients throughout the greater Indianapolis metropolitan area and other parts of the state as well as Louisville, Kentucky. In this regard, Mr. Stewart assists those who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties. The types of cases that he has been involved in have arisen out of truck and other motor vehicle crashes, defective products, construction site injuries and animal bites, and he has been able to obtain high-dollar settlements and jury awards.In addition to his personal injury practice, Mr. Stewart also has experience in workers compensation matters, helping people who have been injured on the job to obtain their rightful benefits under their employers insurance coverage. He provides assistance with the preparation of the required claim, making sure that it contains all necessary medical and other documents and that it is filed on a timely basis. Mr. Stewart will also provide advocacy at subsequent hearings in the event that a claim is disputed or denied.Mr. Stewart attended Butler University as an undergraduate, and he received a Bachelor of Science in 1990. After obtaining a Master of Science from Butler in 1994, he decided to pursue a legal career, and he enrolled at what was then known as the Thomas M. Cooley Law School and was subsequently awarded his Juris Doctor in 1998. Admitted to practice in both Indiana and Kentucky, Mr. Stewart is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, the U.S. District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Kentucky, and the Supreme Court of the United States.
Attorney Dustin Crook of Biesterveld & Crook, LLC in Olathe, Kansas, practices personal injury law and business litigation. Mr. Crook has several years of experience representing clients in the Kansas City metropolitan area and throughout Johnson County who have been injured because of car wrecks or dangerous properties or products. He also represents individuals in business disputes.After earning a bachelors degree from the University of Kansas, Mr. Crook obtained his law degree from the University of Washburn School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in the states of Kansas and Missouri and has obtained significant compensation for his injury clients throughout his career.
8801 Ballentine St, Ste 300,, Overland Park KS 66214
Grant C. Boyd
Grant C. Boyd is an attorney with the Travis Noble, P.C. located in St. Louis, Missouri. Serving clients throughout the St. Louis metropolitan region and all of the surrounding areas, Mr. Boyd focuses his practice on defending the rights and liberties of those charged with DUI and DWI and other felonies and misdemeanors.In addition to criminal defense, Mr. Boyd also handles all types of personal injury and wrongful death claims, advocating strongly on behalf of those who suffered an injury or lost a loved one due to the negligent, careless or unlawful acts of others.Mr. Boyd also pursues lawsuits on behalf of sexual assault victims and has established a documented history of achieving large settlements for his clients.Mr. Boyd received his Bachelor of Arts in legal studies and psychology from Saint Louis University in 2010. He then attended Saint Louis University School of Law, obtaining his Juris Doctor in 2014. While pursuing his legal degree, Mr. Boyd was a member of the Alpha Sigma Nu Honors Society. The recipient of several academic excellence awards, Mr. Boyd also received the Milton F. Napier Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy, and he was one of the leading members of the schools mock trial team.After graduating law school, Mr. Boyd received his license to practice from The Missouri Bar in 2014. In 2015, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri also admitted him to practice. Having clerked for Sindel Noble during his time as a law student, Mr. Boyd joined the firm upon graduation, and he has proved highly effective as a trial lawyer and legal advocate. In 2016, St. Louis Business Journal named him to its list of Top 30 Under 30 attorneys in the region.Fully committed to his practice, Mr. Boyd is a member of The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, as well as the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, where he also served as chair for the organizations membership committee in 2014.An avid hockey player, Mr. Boyd is active in youth hockey programs throughout his community and assists low-income families in being able to take part in the sport.
Donald H. Beskind
I am a full-time professor at Duke University School of law and handle a limited number of cases. For cases that come directly to me, I either co-counsel with the referring firm if they want to be active in the case, or co-counsel with the firm I think best suited for the case in North Carolina. I am also brought into cases by North Carolina firms seeking co-counsel when they anticipate a case will need to be tried or argued in our appellate courts or the Fourth Circuit.
Robert C. Hilliard
Garnering national acclaim for his work on many high-profile cases, attorney Robert C. Hilliard has achieved unprecedented success advocating on behalf of those suffering as the result of someone elses negligent, careless or unlawful actions.The founding partner of Hilliard Martinez Gonzales L.L.P. in Corpus Christi, Texas, Mr. Hilliard represents clients throughout the state and across the country in a wide range of mass torts, personal injury and wrongful death claims as well as business and commercial litigation. He currently serves as co-lead counsel in the multidistrict General Motors ignition switch class action, regarded as one of the largest product liability suits in American history.A lawyer for more than 35 years and holding dual certifications in personal injury trial law and civil trial law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Hilliard possesses extensive knowledge and insight into many areas of the law, and he frequently serves as a leading legal analyst for numerous national and international print and televised news outlets.A 1980 summa cum laude graduate of St. Edwards University, Mr. Hilliard began his legal career after obtaining his Juris Doctor from St. Marys University School of Law in 1983 and his license to practice from the State Bar of Texas that same year. Truly a national lawyer, Mr. Hilliard also practices before federal courts throughout the country, including the U.S. Supreme Court, and he is also licensed to practice in the District of Columbia.Recognized as one of the nations top attorneys, Mr. Hilliard served as chairman for the National Ethics Committee from 1992-1995, and in 2016, he received the Distinguished Alumni award from St. Edwards University. The subject of numerous features and cover stories for a variety of legal publications, Mr. Hilliard has earned a reputation as a bulldog for his aggressive trial tactics and unrelenting pursuit of justice.
Wayne E. Holcomb
Wayne E. Holcomb is the founder of Holcomb Law, P.C. with offices in Yorktown, Newport News, Hampton, and Virginia Beach, Virginia, where he represents clients in divorce and family law, criminal/traffic defense and personal injury law. He has litigation experience in Virginia state and federal courts. He is also a Mediator, first certified by the Virginia Supreme Court in 2004.Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Holcomb served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years as a pilot and legal officer. Before joining the military, he completed his undergraduate degree at Oral Roberts University, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1985. While he was serving in the Navy, Mr. Holcomb earned a Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) from Old Dominion University.Upon retiring from military service, Mr. Holcomb chose to call Virginia home, and subsequently enrolled at Regent University School of Law. He graduated in 2008 and went on to work as an associate attorney at Pender & Coward, a prestigious firm in Virginia Beach, before starting his own law practice in 2010.Mr. Holcomb and his firm have been named the Daily Press Peoples Choice in both Family Law and Criminal Defense for the last three years running, adding Mediation Services to that award in 2018. The firm has also received a Ten Best Award in Virginia for client satisfaction by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys and by the Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, and Mr. Holcomb was been named a Rising Star by Top Lawyers in 2016-2018. Holcomb Law is a Clients Choice Award winner on the lawyer referral site Avvo.Mr. Holcomb is also a member of a large number of professional organizations, including Trial Masters, the National College for DUI Defense, the American Academy of Trial Lawyers, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the family and criminal sections of the Virginia State Bar.Mr. Holcomb serves on his local School Board, chairs the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Board in Newport News, and is an Adjunct Professor at the Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia.Devoted to public outreach and education about the legal system, he has written articles and e-books on a variety of topics, including divorce, child custody, reckless driving, criminal defense and expungement of criminal records.
Jason G. Epstein
Jason Epstein is a partner at Premier Law Group, PLLC, a Bellevue personal injury and employment law firm representing victims of negligence and wrongful conduct. A Seattle native, Jason received his B.A. in Philosophy from USC and his J.D. from Pepperdine University. He has dedicated his practice solely to helping accident victims and their families achieve full recoveries. Over the course of his career, he has had extensive experience and success in cases involving both catastrophic and fatal injuries, medical malpractice issues and motor vehicle accidents of all types. He is frequently asked to speak on personal injury and trial practice topics to other groups of attorneys and is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Bar Association, the Washington Bar Association and the American Trial Lawyers Association. Jason is also a published author.
W. Hennen Ehrenclou
W. Hennen Ehrenclou is co-founder of the law firm of Ehrenclou & Grover LLC, with offices located in Atlanta and Lawrenceville, Georgia. He concentrates his practice on general civil litigation, often representing plaintiffs in cases involving diverse issues such as medical malpractice, insurance coverage disputes, defective products, premises liability, domestic matters and commercial disputes. Mr. Ehrenclou also provides general representation to businesses involved in transactional matters and handles a variety of other corporate and business matters for those clients as well, including contract negotiation and entity formation.In 2001, Mr. Ehrenclou obtained his bachelor of arts in philosophy from the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina. He later attended the University of Georgia School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2005. Before co-founding Ehrenclou & Grover LLC, Mr. Ehrenclou worked as an attorney for an Atlanta, Georgia, law firm, where he represented clients in Georgia and other jurisdictions on a wide variety of matters. This exposure to several practice areas and to a diverse clientele has helped enable him to provide effective and full-service representation to the clients of his current firm.In order to stay current with the latest developments in his chosen areas of legal practice, Mr. Ehrenclou is an active member of several professional organizations, including the State Bar of Georgia and the South Carolina Bar. He is admitted to practice in both Georgia and South Carolina as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the District of South Carolina and the Northern District of Georgia.