The fact is most people have no idea what to do after an accident. Failing to report it to your insurance company could make it much more difficult later for you to get the benefits you’ve paid for. Remember, when you are making a claim for damages, you have the burden of proving who is at fault for the collision. These adjusters are hoping you’ll trust that they are on your side and that you will not consult with an attorney. When it comes to my family, I prefer to be loving and supportive and let someone else do the legal analysis and negotiations or even try the case if necessary.Read More
Pursue a Medical malpractice Case
Medical malpractice happens when medical treatment doesn’t follow quality standards. If you are a victim of medical malpractice it is likely that you won’t even know until you start to develop symptoms.
This can happen long after the medical procedure took place. Therefore, you will need help from a lawyer with extensive experience in the medical malpractice field.
Getting the help of a medical malpractice lawyer could be the difference between getting your expenses covered or walking empty handed.
This is a very complex process that involves many legal procedures. Also, you have a limit of time to prove that you were a victim of a careless doctor. Medical malpractice follows the statute of limitations; this establishes a period in which you can make the claim.
Allow a qualified injury lawyer to handle your medical malpractice claim today! Call for a FREE consultation.
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Top Lawyers Pick
- Tanveer Shah
- Deborah L. Taussig
- Gregory D. Prysock
- Gbenga Longe
- Stacy Deery Stennes
- Keith Gentes
- Brian M. Ricci
- Daniel W. Munley
- John A. Girardi
- David R. Olan
- Sahar Malek
- David A. Bufalini
Attorney Tanveer Shah is the founding member of the Viper Law Group in Scottsdale, Arizona. Passionate about helping people in need, Mr. Shah devotes his practice to advocating on behalf of those who suffered an injury or loss caused by another partys negligent, careless or unlawful actions. Aside from his sucess on behalf of his injured clients, he has also achieved unprecedented success battling insurance providers who breach their duties to their insureds and commit bad faith by treating their insureds unfairly. He has won a number of these cases and recovered the maximum amount possible for his clients. With both of these skill sets, he holds insurance companies accountable to do the right thing for those who are injured.Serving individuals and families throughout the greater Phoenix metro area and across the entire State, Mr. Shah fights hard to protect his clients rights and entitlements in the face of complex personal injury and wrongful death claims arising from any of the following:,· Motor vehicle accidents,· Medical malpractice,· Nursing home abuse,· Birth injuries,· Brain and head injuries,· Dangerous drug reactions,· Defective products,· Slip-and-fall accidents,· Dog bites,· Other claims of negligence or wrongdoing,A 2005 graduate of Indiana University Bloomington, Mr. Shah obtained his Juris Doctor from Roger Williams University School of Law in 2010. He received his license to practice from the State Bar of Arizona after he moved to Arizona in 2013 and he is a highly active in a number of professional legal organizations, including the American Association for Justice and the Arizona Association for Justice, where he is a member of the publications committee.He also serves on the board of the Arizona Center for Law In the Public Interest, is also co-President of the South Asian Bar Association of North America, and he is a member of the SouthEast Valley Regional Association of REALTORS and the National Association of REALTORS.Named one of the Top 10 Under 40 by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Mr. Shah has received numerous awards and honors for his professionalism and service. In 2015, the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys voted him among the 10 Best for Client Satisfaction, and he has received several Clients Choice awards from Avvo for personal injury, car accidents and brain injuries. He has been named AVVO.coms clients choice award winner four years in a row starting in 2015 to 2019. Attorney Shah has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his clients throughout his career, but his distinguished career is distinct from other attorneys in that he is also a member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Membership in these illustrious organizations is offered to less than 1% of all attorneys in the country. To be considered, members must have earned a million dollar verdict or award to be members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and a multi-million dollar verdict or award to be members of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Attorney Shah has been truly fortunate to do both several times on behalf of his clients.Should you find yourself in the unfortunate position of needing legal representation for an injury or wrongful death claim, call Attorney Shah right away. He takes great pride in his firms unparalleled level of customer service. He offers free consultations and every client that is retained has his personal cell phone number so that they can always be informed of the status of their case.
Deborah L. Taussig
Debbie Taussig handles personal injury. wrongful death, trucking, insurance, traumatic brain injury and other cases involving serious injuries for clients all over Colorado. Since 2001, she has worked as a trial lawyer representing the rights of individuals against the government, insurance companies and large corporations. Along with personal injury cases, Ms. Taussig is also passionate about standing up for children who have been victims of school bullying where the school authorities failed to protect them.Admitted to practice in the state of Colorado and before the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado and the Colorado Supreme Court, Ms. Taussig is a member of the Boulder County Bar Association and the Colorado Bar Association. Ms. Taussig is the current Vice President of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and was given the New Trial Lawyer of the Year Award by the organization in 2009.In 2003, Ms. Taussig graduated from Gerry Spences Trial Lawyers College and currently teaches for that institution, educating trial lawyers who want to obtain justice, represent the injured and stand up for individuals rights to be free from government and corporate oppression. She was selected in 2012 to serve on the American Association for Justices board of governors.Ms. Taussig obtained a Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law after earning her undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado. For almost 20 years, she has handled personal injury cases of wrongful death, trucking accidents, school bullying, premises liability, insurance disputes and car accidents, providing a stable source of advice and aggressive representation for those who may be taken advantage of without help from a qualified attorney.
Gregory D. Prysock
Managing Partner of the North Florida offices of the nationwide firm Morgan & Morgan, attorney Gregory D. Prysock began his legal career working for a statewide civil trial defense firm, specializing in medical malpractice, nursing home, catastrophic personal injury, tobacco litigation and wrongful death cases.An aggressive litigator, Mr. Prysock has represented hundreds of clients and their families and has obtained multiple awards in excess of $1 million. He was named a board certified civil trial attorney by The Florida Bar, a distinction given to less than 2 percent of all attorneys practicing within the state.Mr. Prysock is licensed to practice within the state of Florida as well as before the Middle and Southern U.S. District Courts of Florida, and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. He works out of the firms offices located in Jacksonville, Tallahassee and St. Petersburg, Florida.
Handling a range of civil and criminal matters, Gbenga Longe represents individuals, businesses and families in Chicago, Illinois, and the surrounding areas. She founded Longe Law with the intention of providing exceptional service to people who have been charged with a crime, are embroiled in a family law dispute or those who have suffered a personal injury. She also handles immigration, DUI and general litigation cases.In 2005, Ms. Longe received a Bachelor of Arts from Bethune-Cookman University. She then attended the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, earning a Juris Doctor in 2010.A former prosecutor who took on hundreds of cases in that role, Ms. Longe brings a very detailed knowledge of the criminal justice system to her practice. She has handled high-profile matters that include felonies and misdemeanors across a broad spectrum of crimes. That experience translates to her work today, where she fiercely advocates for clients whose freedom and future are on the line.Ms. Longes trial techniques and courtroom savvy translate to her other practice areas as well. She has the ability to balance compassion for her clients with an aggressive plan for returning the best possible outcome for them. Using clear communication, she establishes what her clients goals are as well as the best path to reach them.An active member of the legal community, Ms. Longe is involved with the Cook County Bar Association and the Womens Criminal Defense Bar Association.With a reputation for winning cases, Ms. Longe holds an Avvo Excellentrating.
Stacy Deery Stennes
Attorney Stacy Deery Stennes represents individuals who have suffered serious injuries and families who have lost loved ones due to a defective product or the negligence of others. Recognizing that most of her clients wish they would never have needed a personal injury lawyer in first place, she seeks to minimize their burden and to advocate for them with strength and compassion.
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Keith Gentes is an attorney at Malamut & Associates in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Mr. Gentes focuses his practice on personal injury and handles matters involving motor vehicle accidents, workers compensation and other catastrophic injuries. He serves clients in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania, in areas including Burlington, Camden, Gloucester County and the Philadelphia metropolitan region.Mr. Gentes received a bachelors degree in political science from Rutgers University. He earned his law degree from Rutgers Law School, Camden. During law school, he won an award of top 10 briefand was involved in the Honorable James Hunter III Moot Court Competition.In addition to his university education, Mr. Gentes is certified as trial attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. He is licensed to practice law in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.Over the course of his career, Mr. Gentes has litigated numerous cases resulting in successful verdicts and settlements for his clients. He has experience with all aspects of the litigation process and has argued before New Jersey state and appellate courts. His accomplishments have resulted in recognition from South Jersey magazine, who named him an awesome attorneyin the area of personal injury multiple years in a row.Mr. Gentes is an active member of the legal community. He belongs to the Camden County Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the New Jersey Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice.
Brian M. Ricci
Attorney Brian Ricci has dedicated his practice to providing his clients with informed, high-quality, communicative service with an emphasis on workers compensation, Social Security Disability, auto accidents and medical malpractice.Located in Greenville, North Carolina, Ricci Law Firm, P.A. represents clients who have been injured or disabled. The law firm is heavily focused on offering compassionate, detailed services to clients while fighting for their rights.Mr. Ricci is a life member of the Multi-Million Dollar AdvocatesForum for settling or obtaining a verdict in excess of $1 million. This title is given to less than 1 percent of all U.S. lawyers.(Disclaimer: Brian Ricci does not represent that similar results will be achieved in each case. Each case is different and must be evaluated seperately.) He also serves on the board of directors for the Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group.Certified by the North Carolina State Bar as a specialistin Social Security Disability law, Mr. Ricci is also a member of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers in North Carolina, the workers compensation and Social Security Disability sections of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, workers compensation section of American Association for Justice, and a sustaining member of the National Organization of Social Security Disability Claimants Representative,. Disclaimer, Criteria for membership in the Million Dollar Advocates can be found be found at www.milliondollaradvocates.com; Criteria for membership in the Top 100 Trial Lawyers NC can be found at www.thenationaltriallawyers.org; Criteria for NC State Bar Certified Specialists can be found at www.nclawspecialists.gov; Criteria for membership in the American Association for Justice can be found at www.justice.org; Criteria for membership in the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representative can be found at www.nosscr.org; Criteria for membership in the North Carolina Advocates for Justice can be found at www.ncaj.com; Criteria for membership in the Workers Injury Litigation Group can be found at www.wilg.org
Daniel W. Munley
For 20 years, Daniel Munley has been fighting for his clients in personal injury cases throughout northeast Pennsylvania. He has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in PA by the National Trial Lawyers Association, listed in Best Lawyers in America, and is a board-certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Daniel is a past chairperson of the American Association of Justices Trucking Litigation Group and is a current executive board member of the AAJs Trucking Litigation Group. Daniel holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Tulsa College of Law where he won the American Jurisprudence Award of Excellence in Trial Advocacy. Daniel also holds a Bachelor of Sciences from the University of Scranton.
John A. Girardi
John Girardi is a trial lawyer who has represented the interests of plaintiffs for over four decades and is one of the founding members of Girardi Keese. ,He has tried over 100 civil jury and non-jury matters, representing the interests of individuals or businesses that have suffered a loss at the hands of another. ,He specializes in pharmaceutical litigation, employment, product liability including automobile design, government entity liability, negligence matters and class actions.Girardi has been honored as a Distinguished Alumnus of Loyola Law School where he serves on the Board of Directors, Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, Southern California SuperLawyers since 2006 by ,Los Angeles Magazine, and one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Southern California in the area of personal injury. ,He has also been nominated for Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and the Consumer Attorneys of California. ,He has over 175 verdicts and settlements in excess of $1,000,000. ,In 2016, he received the American Board of Trial Advocates Lee B. Wenzel Civility and Professionalism Award. ,He has been recognized for his work as a volunteer mediator by the Los Angeles County Superior Court. ,He has received the Cahalan Award as an alumnus of his high school, Loyola High School of Los Angeles, where he has served on the Board of Directors since 2009 and was Chairman of that schools Sesquicentennial celebration committee. ,Girardi is one of the founding Board members of the Immigrant Justice Clinic at Loyola Law School. ,He also serves as President of the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Football Foundation, Co-Chair of the Advisory Board of Loyola Productions, Inc. is Board Secretary of the Pacific Institute for Community Organization and, since 2014, has served on the Board of Save the Children Action Network, a national organization advocating on behalf of childrens issues. ,Girardi is involved with several other Boards while maintaining a full time practice of law. ,He is also a co-host of the nationally syndicated ABC radio program, ,The LawBusiness Insider,. ,Girardi and his wife, Denise, have two sons, Patrick, who is the newly appointment Manager of Alumni Relations at Loyola High School and Vincent, who is working in hockey operations for the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
David R. Olan
David R. Olan is a partner in Olan Law, a personal injury firm with headquarters in Santa Monica, California. The son of a personal injury attorney, David Olan learned the family business at a young age. With a single-mindedness that is rare even for an attorney, he built a solid reputation on outstanding results. He considers the highest compliment to be how often he is referred cases by other California leading attorneys.David Olan has been recognized by a number of organizations for his successes. Many of his verdicts and settlements have resulted in multimillion-dollar awards to his clients. David Olans cases involve issues such as product liability, wrongful death, car accidents, premises liability, dog bites, construction accidents, discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination.In addition to publishing and speaking on litigation matters, David is the 2012 - 2013 president of the Santa Monica Bar Association, and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and the Consumer Attorneys of California.
Sahar Malek is an attorney and the founder of Sahar Malek Law, APC, in Beverly Hills, California. Ms. Malek devotes her practice to personal injury law with a particular focus on automobile accidents. She serves clients in southern California and throughout the state and has significant negotiation and litigation experience.Before founding her firm, Ms. Malek interned and practiced at firms focusing on consumer protection rights and personal injury. These positions allowed her to develop and refine her legal knowledge and capability. In addition to her legal experience, she is involved with various real estate investment projects.Ms. Malek enjoys staying active in her legal community and belongs to various professional legal organizations. She is a member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the Consumer Attorneys of California, the American Association for Justice and the Iranian American Bar Association.Ms. Malek earned a bachelors degree in English literature from California State University, Northridge. She received her law degree from Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa, graduating with a business law certification. She obtained her license to practice law in 2012, making her eligible to appear before all California state courts.In addition, Ms. Malek holds a mediation certificate from the Orange County Human Relations Council, an organization that collaborates with the Center for Civic Mediation in Los Angeles and the Orange County Superior Court system. She is also a graduate of the Plaintiff Trial Academy through the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles.
David A. Bufalini
Mr. Bufalini was licensed in June, 1978. Since 1979 he has limited his practice to plaintiffs personal injury claims. He has been a solo practitioner since January 1995. His cases have included claims based on serious automobile, commercial vehicle, motorcycle, and pedestrian injuries. highway design, construction site negligence, liquor liability, and premises liability. He is a member and a frequent lecturer and seminar chair for WSAJ, and is a member of AAJ and ABOTA. He was voted one of Seattles Top 115 Personal Injury Attorneys by ,Seattle Magazine, in 2003. He is a member of the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Forums. He was a contributing editor and chapter author of ,Handling Motor Vehicle Accident Claims,, a Callaghan practice book. He was the editor and a chapter contributor of one of the ,Best of WSTLA, series trial practice guides. Being accessible to clients has always been and remains a top priority of Mr. Bufalinis practice. With more than 90 jury trials to verdict, scores of arbitrations and mediations, and a track record of litigation success, Mr. Bufalini has proven himself to be a competent and able litigator. Every case is handled from start to finsih with care, compassion, and attention to detail. He has been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as a Preeminent Attorney for more than twenty years, He has been AV rated for more than thirty years, and has been recognized as a Washington Top Lawyer based on peer nomination and review since 2002.