The impact pushed my Mustang into a large SUV ahead of me. Second, an exam will give you peace of mind that you are not more seriously injured. When doctors refuse to provide treatment on a lien, there are a few specialized companies that will pay the doctors now and carry the balance for future payment from your recovery. Your case may appear simple to you and me, but insurance companies have a different agenda, and they view your claim differently.Read More
Accident Injury Claim
All auto accidents will inflict damage to you and your car. The amount of money needed to repair those damages depends on the gravity of the accident itself. If you are not responsible for the situation, you surely don’t want to be left with all the financial liability. To avoid this from happening you should think about hiring an accident injury attorney.
If the accident is serious, it will be accompanied by severe consequences. This has a high impact on victim's life. Try to find retribution without the help of an expert could be impossible. In the best case, you will get just a little fraction of want you deserve.
Regardless of the severity of the accident, and therefore your injury claim, a lawyer will help you through all the process. Car accident lawyers with vast experience in personal injury claims and calculations know how to get the best deal possible for you.
Having a legal representative has its advantages. He will help you to fill a personal injury claim and survey through all the legal aspects of the process. You may try to get compensation by yourself but is better to have a specialist by your side. If you check out our article about car accidents, you will find some reasons why hiring a car crash attorney is a wise decision.
As soon as you contact a qualified lawyer the better. We will be delighted to help you, so call us or schedule a call back to set up a free consultation today!
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Top Lawyers Pick
- William A. Dean
- Matthew Erjavec
- Jay Cohen
- James A. Swartz
- James P. Carey
- Stephen C. Ball
- Marilyn H. Nelson
- Benjamin Akery
- Kurt Arnold
- Cory D. Itkin
- Michael M. Guerra
- Ed Ryan
William A. Dean
William A. Dean is a Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney, certified by the Florida Bar and the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Dean is the managing partner of the law firm Ford, Dean & Rotundo P.A. located in Aventura, Florida. As a plaintiffs trial attorney, Mr. Dean represents victims of nursing home and ALF abuse and neglect, medical malpractice, patients who have suffered the development and deterioartion of bed sores, catastrophic accidents and sexual abuse. Over Mr. Deans career, he has obtained in excess of $100 Million Dollars in settlments and jury verdicts for his clients.Mr. Deans successes have earned him several awards and honors. In addition to receiving an AV rating from his peers, he is also a member of the Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forum, awarded to attorneys who have won multimillion dollar verdicts on behalf of their clients. Mr. Dean has been selected for inclusion in the 2009 Florida Top Lawyers Rising Stars and has been a member of Florida Top Lawyers from 2010 to present. Florida Trend magazine selected him as one of the Florida Legal Elite in 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015 and he was selected as a Top Lawyers in the South Florida Legal Guide from 2013 to present. Mr. Dean was also admitted into the Daily Busineiss Review 2014 Florida Verdicts Hall of Fame. Mr. Dean lectures nationally on nursing home litigation topics.Mr. Dean graduated from New York Law School with honors after completing undergraduate studies in History at Union College in Schenectady, New York. Mr. Dean is admitted to practice before the State of Florida, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the State of New York, the State of Georgia, and the Northern, Southern and Middle Districts of the U.S. District Court of Florida and the United States Supreme Court.CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.
Attorney Matthew C. Erjavec of Matthew Erjavec, P.A. founded his law firm in 2010 in order to provide knowledgeable representation in personal injury cases of all kinds. Located in Lakewood Ranch, he continues to pursue a full and fair recovery for his diverse range of clients in the Sarasota, Parrish and Bradenton areas of Florida in cases pertaining to the following:,· Back or neck injury,· Brain injury,· Drunk driving accidents,· Defective products,· Medical device liability,· Motorcycle accidents,· Slip-and-fall accidents,· Spinal cord injury,· Trucking accidents,· Wrongful death,· Car accidents,By providing high-quality representation and tenacious advocacy for individuals unjustly and unnecessarily injured or harmed by others, Mr. Erjavec has built a reputation for positive results in even the most complex of injury claims. He has successfully recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his clients, a distinction that led to his inclusion in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.Mr. Erjavec graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and has had his license to practice law since 2006. He approaches every case with compassion and personal attention, handling everything from discussions with insurance companies to securing adequate medical care for his clients.His unique understanding of both the complexity of personal injury law and the client-attorney relationship has set his firm apart and earned Mr. Erjavec a reputation as one of the leading legal practitioners in the Sarasota and Manatee County area.In recognition of his success, Matthew Erjavec was included on the list of the The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40. He also has a Superb10 out of 10 rating from Avvo for personal injury.
Representing those in the state of Florida, Jay Cohen is a senior partner at the Law Office of Cohen, Blostein and Ayala P.A. He handles cases of personal injury and wrongful death and has a successful 30 year record of representing plaintiffs and defendants, providing him with a more intricate understanding of how an injury caused by negligence may affect all parties.Mr. Cohens law practice is focused on personal injury cases in the following areas: adult, pediatric, new born and misdiagnosis cases constituting malpractice; brain injury, birth injuries and treatment delays; prescription, emergency room and diagnostic study errors; failure or delay to provide treatment, anesthesia accident and hospital negligence. A member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Mr. Cohen has spent his career both representing victims and their families and uniquely defending a chain of hospitals.After completing his undergraduate program, graduating cum laude from the University of Florida in 1975, Mr. Cohen then went on to South Texas College of Law to earn a Juris Doctor. Admitted to the State Bar of Texas and The Florida Bar. An elected member of The Florida Bar Board of Governors, his peers have also recognized him with a naming to the Legal Elite , DBR Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year finalist in consecutive years and Best Lawyers of America for many years.Sharing his years of experience and knowledge, Mr. Cohen was an ad junct professor at St. Thomas University and Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law. He regularly speaks and presents to the Plaintiffs Trial Bar Association and to groups of physicians and hospital groups.
One Financial Plaza, 100 Southeast 3rd Avenue, Suite 1100,, Fort Lauderdale FL 33394
James A. Swartz
As the Principal and Managing attorney at Swartz & Swartz, P.C. James Swartz has built a reputation as one of the nations most respected trial attorneys for personal injury cases. Serving Massachusetts as well as the New England states and nationwide, Mr. Swartz is committed to consumer advocacy. His dedication and experience have resulted in numerous million-dollar and multimillion-dollar successes for his clients. Mr. Swartz focuses his practice on negligence, torts, products liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death and catastrophic injuries.Mr. Swartz graduated cum laude from Tufts University in Massachusetts in 1987, where he received his Bachelor of Arts. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. in 1990. During his time at Georgetown, he was executive editor of The Tax Lawyer from 1989 to 1990. He is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.As a member of the American Association for Justice since 2008, Mr. Swartz was selected as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in Massachusetts. Additionally, his peers have given him the highest possible rating of AV-Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell.Demonstrating an extensive knowledge and passion for consumer rights, Mr. Swartz has spoken to consumer groups, school communities and educational programs for attorneys regarding product liability law and consumer safety, as well as authoring and co-authoring several articles and book chapters on these subjects. His active memberships include the Massachusetts Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Public Justice Foundation and the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys.AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
James P. Carey
Jim Carey serves as the President and Managing Partner of,Sieben,Carey,where he assists clients from throughout Minnesota in the areas of wrongful death and personal injury. He focuses his practice on cases involving auto accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence and abuse, and catastrophic personal injury.Jim earned a reputation for winning big cases and sits on the American Board of Trial Advocates, an elite organization of accomplished trial attorneys. To qualify, he demonstrated significant courtroom skill and experience, high personal character, and an honorable reputation.Most recently Jim was inducted into the International Society of Barristers, an honor society of outstanding trial lawyers chosen by their peers. Jim was again selected as a 2017 Top Lawyers honoree. He also received 2011 Attorney of the Year recognition by,Minnesota Lawyer,- an award reserved for a select group of attorneys based on leadership in the profession, involvement in major cases or other newsworthy events, excellence in corporate or transactional services and public service.In 2010-2011 Jim was President of the Minnesota Association for Justice, an association focused on the importance of protecting consumer rights and dedicated to the Constitutions guarantee of justice for all.Jim holds a seat on the Million Dollar Roundtable, a recognition given to Minnesota lawyers who have won million-dollar-plus verdicts. He is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a national merit organization consisting of approximately 700 of the most accomplished attorneys in America.Jim is certified as a Civil Trial Law Specialist by both the National Board of Trial Advocacy and the Minnesota State Bar Association, a distinction awarded to fewer than 2 percent of all of Minnesotas personal injury attorneys.A frequent author and lecturer on personal injury, Jim enjoys sharing his experience at legal seminars, the William Mitchell Law School, and the College of St. Thomas. He is frequently recognized by,Top Lawyers,and other publications as one of the 40 Top Personal Injury Attorneys in Minnesota and is consistently voted one of Americas best personal injury attorneys by,The Best Lawyers in America,.
901 Marquette Avenue, Suite 500,, Minneapolis MN 55402
Stephen C. Ball
Attorney Stephen C. Ball is a partner at Ball & Bonholtzer in Pasadena, California. Mr. Ball focuses his practice on legal malpractice and personal injury law and handles matters involving aviation accidents, brain injuries, construction accidents, third party premises liability and other catastrophic injuries. He serves clients in the greater Pasadena area as well as on a statewide and national basis.Mr. Ball has been admitted to practice law since 1985 and has more than 30 years of experience. He is committed to achieving justice for those who have been injured or wronged and to giving a voice to those who do not have one.Over the course of his career, Mr. Ball has litigated in both state and federal courts. He has represented consumers and victims of personal injuries as well as corporate board members, homeowners and trust beneficiaries.In addition to his law practice, Mr. Ball has spoken at seminars and is an active member of the legal community. He belongs to the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the Consumer Attorneys of California, the American Board of Trial Advocates and the American Association for Justice.Mr. Ball has been recognized for his achievements in the legal profession. He has been featured in the Daily Journal and named one of the top attorneys of Pasadenaby Pasadena magazine and one of the top 100 trial lawyersby the National Trial Lawyers.After earning a bachelors degree in biological sciences from the University of California, Santa Barbara, Mr. Ball worked as a licensed contractor. He later earned his law degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles.
Marilyn H. Nelson
Marilyn H. Nelson is an accomplished attorney with more than 25 years of experience helping clients in the Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, California, areas with cases related to personal injury. Since co-founding the law firm Zukor and Nelson in 1988, Ms. Nelson has handled matters involving car accidents, property damage, premises liability, wrongful death and more. In one wrongful death case, she helped a grieving family recover more than $5.5 million after a young woman was killed and her friend injured in a car accident.Ms. Nelson obtained her law degree from Southwestern Law School, after earning an undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles. She is currently admitted to practice in California state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.In addition to her law practice, Ms. Nelson participates in a number of professional and community organizations. She has served as a hearings officer for the Los Angeles Police Departments Board of Rights and for the San Bernardino County Employees Retirement Association. In previous years, she was a member of the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles and held various roles in the organization, including chair of its committee on domestic violence.Always willing to give back to her community, Ms. Nelson has volunteered for a number of charitable organizations, including the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law.Throughout her career, Ms. Nelson has received a number of awards and honors, including a Difference Makers award from the American Bar Association.
9401 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1250,, Beverly Hills CA 90212
Growing up, Benjamin W. Akerys family moved around a good bit, following the path of his fathers industrial safety career. Moving to six new states growing up taught me to be comfortable in all sorts of situations,says Ben. That comfort has extended to the legal world.In 2008 Ben joined the venerable ,Steinberg Law Firm,, which was founded in the 1920s on the principle that individuals deserved representation against forces bigger than themselves. Ben became a partner at the firm in 2016. At Steinberg, he is concentrating onpersonal injury,,workers compensation,, and social security disability law.Ben earned his undergraduate degree from the College of Charleston, where he was a member of the Communications Honor Society. Ben was a scholarship athlete in both basketball and baseball his first two years of college. In 2008, he graduated from Emory University School of Law. While at Emory he served as staff attorney at the Indigent Criminal Defense Clinic representing individuals in Georgias criminal courts, he also received the Morton H. Aronson Franchise Law Award.Ben is a member of the South Carolina Bar, Charleston County Bar, and Berkeley County Bar where he served on the board of directors and as president of the young lawyers division. He serves on the board of governors for the South Carolina Association for Justice and is a member of the Injured Workers Advocates. For three years in a row, he has been listed in Best Lawyers in America for 2016, 2017 and 2018. He was selected as a Top Lawyers Rising Star in 2017 and was nominated by The National Trial Lawyers Association as one of the Top 40 Attorneys Under 40 in South Carolina.He is an active member of Crosstowne Christian Church, serves as chair of the board of directors forHealing Farms,, and lives with his wife Apryl and two daughters in West Ashley.
Kurt Arnold is a fierce trial lawyer who has won billions in verdicts and settlements for his clients since founding Arnold & Itkin. He is one of the nations most accomplished, skilled advocates both in and out of the courtroom. Kurt believes results matter, and his track record proves it. He has won numerous record-setting jury verdicts throughout the country, including $117 million for the largest single-plaintiff personal injury verdict in Louisiana, $42 million for the largest commercial verdict in Hawaii, $44 million for the largest single amputee verdict nationwide, and $29 million for the largest settlement for an offshore death case in U.S. history.Kurt cares deeply about his clients and will not take no for an answer. One of his favorite parts of being a trial lawyer is helping individuals defeat companies that have continued to deny their claims. Kurt turns nointo victories for his clients every day. His dedication to justice has resulted in record-setting eight and nine-figure verdicts, dozens of jury verdicts and settlements in excess of $10 million, hundreds of settlements and verdicts in excess of $1 million, and multiple nationwide product recalls.The National Law Journal, recently recognized Kurts $44 million crane collapse jury verdict when it named Arnold & Itkin to its Elite Trial Lawyer List. This list honors 50 law firms who accomplished the largest awards for their clients. That case was later listed #43 in The National Law Journals Top 100 Verdicts of 2015.The Best Lawyers in America® also recognized Kurt for his extraordinary work in Admiralty and Maritime Law. When the ,Deepwater Horizon, exploded, killing 11 of its workers and injuring dozens more, 27 of the men and women on the rig chose him as their lawyer. Kurt represented more workers on the ,Deepwater Horizon, than any other lawyer in the country. His hard work resulted in unprecedented settlements on their behalves, ensuring they would be taken care of for life. Kurt understands the unique complexities of maritime litigation and has been a leader in every major maritime accident litigation from the ,Deepwater, ,Horizon, explosion to the ,El Faro, cargo ship tragedy. Kurt has obtained hundreds of millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for his maritime and oil rig clients in the past few years alone and is the go-to source for high-profile news organizations covering offshore and oilfield disasters.After co-founding his law firm at the young age of 25, the success Kurt has achieved in the subsequent years is unparalleled. He has won bigger settlements and verdicts for his clients than anyone else his age in the country. In addition to his record verdicts, Kurt consistently wins multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for clients injured in a variety of high-profile cases. He has represented clients injured in the largest work site accidents, plant explosions, industrial disasters and land rig accidents across the nation, securing numerous eight-figure verdicts and settlements on their behalves. He has also fought for the rights of thousands of families who were harmed by giant pharmaceutical companies defective drugs and held trucking companies accountable for the tragedies they caused. These successes have earned Kurt the reputation among his peers as the leader in catastrophic personal injury litigation. As a result of his track record for obtaining exceptional value for his cases, hundreds of lawyers from around the world have asked Kurt to try their cases.Kurt graduated from the University of Texas with High Honors at only 19 years of age. Three years later, he graduated from the University of Texas Law School with Honors in the top 5 percent of his class. Kurt is licensed to practice in Texas and Pennsylvania, before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and before the U.S. Supreme Court.Kurt is proud of the firm he has built and takes pride in his teams commitment to protecting his clients and fighting for justice. He and his wife Tara, who is also a lawyer, live in Houston and are involved in various community organizations.
Cory D. Itkin
As an attorney at Arnold & Itkin LLP, Cory D. Itkin represents the rights of people in Houston, Texas. He devotes his practice to handling high stakes personal injury cases that involve matters such as trucking and maritime accidents as well as plant explosions.After earning a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from The University of Texas at Austin, Mr. Itkin received a Juris Doctor from the University of Houston Law Center, where he graduated cum laude and was invited to join the Order of the Barons.The maritime industry exposes workers to potentially hazardous conditions on a routine basis. People who suffer a catastrophic injury or lose a loved one in this environment do have legal recourse. An aggressive trial attorney, Mr. Itkin has built a track record of successfully obtaining compensation for victims of negligence. That money is a necessary part of enabling the injured or their loved ones to start on the road to recovery.Throughout his career, Mr. Itkin and his team have secured more than 50 verdicts and settlements of more than $1 million. Among those victories is a case in which a family lost a loved one in a tragic offshore accident. The $29 million settlement is the largest settlement to date in a case involving an offshore death. In another case, a $5.4 million settlement was achieved for a client who suffered post-traumatic stress disorder following an offshore incident.For his hard work and dedication to his clients, Mr. Itkin has been named in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100; he holds an Avvo Superb rating; and he was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.Mr. Itkin was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2005.
Michael M. Guerra
Michael M. Guerra focuses on a select number of catastrophic injury and death cases. Mr. Guerra advocates for people who have been injured or killed in cases related to: Heavy truck, automobile and aircraft related incidents; Fires, explosions and burn cases of every type; Product failure related losses, including tire and auto defects; Premises related injuries, and; Toxic exposures including carbon monoxide injuries and fatalities.Mr. Guerra is a graduate of Texas A&M University where he was a member of the Corps of Cadets. He received his law degree from Texas Southern University in 1993. Mr. Guerra was selected as the ,2018 Ronald D. Secrest Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award, recipient by the Texas Bar Foundation. The award recognizes a trial lawyer who, in his or her practice, has demonstrated high ethical and moral standards and has demonstrated exceptional professional conduct, thus enhancing the image of the trial lawyer. Included among the ranks of this awards past recipients are some of the nations finest trial lawyers.Mr. Guerras cases have been profiled and he has been quoted as a legal authority by major news organizations, including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Fox News. He is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury Trial Law and he is a frequent speaker at legal seminars and continuing education courses across America.Mr. Guerra has handled cases from coast to coast and is licensed to practice in all Texas state courts as well as various U.S. District Courts in the Fifth Circuit. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Attorney Information Exchange Group, The American Trial Lawyers Association and The Texas Trial Lawyers Association.
The Law Office of Ed Ryan is an Albany, New York, based firm founded by attorney Ed Ryan. Mr. Ryan practices personal injury law and serves clients throughout New York who have been injured due to construction accidents, hazardous products, motor vehicle accidents, nursing home abuse, premises liability, product liability, trucking accidents or workplace accidents. He also has experience with matters involving medical malpractice, social security and wrongful death.Mr. Ryan has been licensed to practice law since 1978. He has 40 years of litigation experience and is not afraid to go to trial when necessary. Over the course of his career, he has recovered million- and multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients, and he has been involved in many significant cases.Recognized for his accomplishments in the legal profession, Mr. Ryan is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. This prominent organization includes attorneys who have attained verdicts and settlements of more than one million dollars for their clients.Mr. Ryans other achievements include being named a diplomate in the American Association for Justice, a distinction given to only a select few attorneys. He is also a former member of the La Salle Institutes board of trustees and the schools class of 1965 representative. He previously served as chair of the schools scholarship fund appeal.Mr. Ryan earned a bachelors degree from Siena College and received his law degree from Fordham University School of Law. He is a former U.S. Army officer and spent a total of nine years satisfying a military commitment.