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If your child has been seriously injured because of someone else's negligence, the combination of feelings of grief at the tragic event can be amplified by those of betrayal and deep anger. When we send our children to school, day care centers, nurseries and to visit friends, we understandably expect they will be cared for. All too many children are tragically injured because of carelessness in these settings.
Families should be afforded all resources to heal as best as possible. You can file for a compensation claim if your child has been injured on/due to:
- School buses
- Field trips
- Child sexual abuse
- Day care centers
We hope that our children never fall victim to serious accidents or injuries. Unfortunately, negligent individuals, property owners, and companies cause thousands of children to suffer fatal injuries each year in the United States. The livelihood and well-being of our most vulnerable population is often taken for granted for the sake of turning a profit, neglecting proper safety procedures and protocols in the process.
Taking Action To Assert Your Rights: Parents should not have to fear for their child’s safety when on the roadways, in the hospital, or on another person’s property. When the unthinkable happens to your child, you need a personal injury lawyer with the legal resources and experienced team of legal professionals to handle your case.
If you decide to hire a lawyer, he will be able to survey through this list and add the items that fit with your case. This will aid in the personal injury calculation and setting the right amount of money. Our child injury lawyers will bring their extensive experience and expertise to allow in the pursuit of justice for you and your child.
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Top Lawyers Pick
- Scott Zwillinger
- Sean T. Olson
- Craig W. Carlson
- Larry M. Amoni
- William Hurst
- Neil Sugarman
- Adam C. Sturdivant
- Alison F. Soloff
- Jeffrey M. Reiff
- Omar Z. Malik
- Erik A. Knockaert
- Peter Schmit
As shareholder and attorney of Goldman & Zwillinger PLLC, Scott Zwillinger is committed to representing clients in Scottsdale and Phoenix, Arizona, as well as their surrounding areas. He focuses his practice on cases that include the following matters: complex business and commercial law involving transactions and litigation, serious accidents and injuries, wrongful death, civil rights and tort claims.After receiving a Bachelor of Arts from The City University of New York in 1995, where he graduated cum laude, Mr. Zwillinger went on to earn a Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School in 1998. He then served as a law clerk to Judge Mary H. Murguia, who presently sits on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.Mr. Zwillinger has more than 17 years of experience representing a variety of clients, including financial institutions, real estate companies and licensed individuals. He represented an attorney who was accused of unethical behavior while serving with the Maricopa County Attorneys Office, and the case is considered the most difficult matter in U.S. history that involves attorney discipline. Additionally, Mr. Zwillinger has developed expertise in the governance of closely held corporations, as well as claims brought under the Federal Civil Rights Act and the Federal Tort Claims Act.Active in the legal community, Mr. Zwillinger is a member of the Maricopa County Bar Association and the Federal Bar Association. He has also served as a judge pro tempore of the Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County. When not serving his private clients, Mr. Zwillinger is committed to volunteering his time and skills, helping indigent individuals facing foreclosure through the Community Legal Services, Inc. Volunteer Lawyers Program.
17851 North 85th Street, Suite 175,, Scottsdale AZ 85255
Sean T. Olson
Attorney Sean T. Olson founded his Denver law office, Olson Law Firm LLC, in 2012. At the firm, Mr. Olson focuses his efforts on providing high-quality representation to the residents of the Denver metropolitan area, surrounding northern Colorado and neighboring southern Wyoming who face legal challenges related to the following:,• Employment and labor law,• Personal injury law,• General civil litigation,Mr. Olson earned his law degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Later that same year, Colorado approved him to practice in its state courts and the Wyoming State Bar granted him admission. In addition to his approvals to practice before Colorado and Wyoming state courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Districts of Colorado and Wyoming and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit have also approved him to practice in their courtrooms.Over the course of Mr. Olsons nearly 10-year legal career, his success as a trial attorney has earned him the respect of the legal community. He has a Superb rating from Avvo, and he serves as an adjunct professor of law at his alma mater, where he teaches trial advocacy. In addition, he is a regular guest speaker at legal events, and he has written a number of articles for newspapers and law enforcement publications.Attorney Olson is not only active in the courtroom but also in the legal community. He is a member of a number of organizations, including the Colorado Bar Association, the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and the Denver Bar Association.
Craig W. Carlson
As a partner at The Carlson Law Firm, Craig W. Carlson brings decades of experience fighting for his clients in cases involving personal injury, medical malpractice, military law, product liability and mass torts in the Killeen, Texas, area. His time in the military has given him a working knowledge of military law, but he is also adept in handling civilian trials throughout the state. He has experience with mass torts and medical malpractice cases across the country.Mr. Carlson received his bachelors degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1986. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the Nebraska College of Law in 1989. The same year, he became licensed to practice law in Nebraska. He enlisted in the United States Army JAG Corps, serving as a claims officer, prosecutor, and trial defense officer from 1989 to 1994, and shortly after, he became licensed to practice law in Texas. Mr. Carlson is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces and the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.Widely recognized by his peers, Mr. Carlson has earned an AV Preeminent rating through Martindale-Hubbell. He additionally holds a Superb rating from his peers through Avvo. Having represented clients in cases resulting in substantial settlements and awards, Mr. Carlson is a member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.In order to continually improve his practice, Mr. Carlson participates as a member of multiple legal organizations, including the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, and the American, Bell County and Fort Hood bar associations. He is additionally a member of the Christian Legal Society, the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, L.L.C. and the Association of the United States Army.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.
Larry M. Amoni
Focusing his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, Larry M. Amoni is the founder of Amoni Law Offices, P.C. Based in Aurora, Illinois, he provides representation to clients throughout the greater Chicago metropolitan area and other parts of the state. Admitted to practice in Illinois, Mr. Amoni is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.Mr. Amoni assists people who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence or recklessness of other parties. The types of cases that he has handled have involved premises liability, construction site accidents, defective products, auto-pedestrian knockdowns, and truck, motorcycle, and other motor vehicle crashes. Throughout his career, Mr. Amoni has been able to obtain numerous sizable negotiated settlements and jury verdicts, and some of his representative results have included $1.6 million in compensation for the surviving family members of a person who was killed in a truck collision and a $2 million award in another wrongful death lawsuit involving a big rig.Mr. Amoni also has extensive commercial litigation experience, and he has received favorable results in that area as well, including a $10 million award in a breach of contract action. His fellow professionals have taken note of both his successful track record and high degree of ethics, and they have awarded him an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a Superb peer review rating through Avvo.Mr. Amoni attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as an undergraduate, majoring in political science and receiving a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude in 1973. His legal education was obtained at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1977. His professional affiliations include the Kane County Bar 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.
As the managing partner of The Law Office of William W. Hurst in Indianapolis, Indiana, attorney William Bill Hurst focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury law. Licensed to practice in Indiana since 1966, Mr. Hurst has devoted the past 35 years of his legal career to helping innocent accident victims and their families recover the compensation and benefits they need after suffering an injury or loss caused by another partys negligence or wrongdoing.Handling all types of personal injury and wrongful death cases, Mr. Hurst provides compassionate, personalized assistance and support to those adversely affected by car, truck and motorcycle accidents, bicycle and pedestrian accidents, dangerous drugs and defective products, construction site accidents, slip-and-fall accidents, and many other types of tortious claims. A veteran of several class actions, he served the state of Indiana in tobacco litigation trials and represented women throughout the state in actions involving breast implants and Norplant birth control litigation. After graduating from Indiana University Bloomington with a degree in chemistry, Mr. Hurst returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Indiana University Bloomington Maurer School of Law in 1966. A consummate professional, he is involved in several professional legal organizations and currently serves the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association as director emeritus. An accomplished author and speaker, he has published numerous articles and conducted many lectures on topic related to personal injury and tort law.Recognized for his exceptional service and high degree of professionalism, Mr. Hurst has received several awards and honors throughout his career. The American Trial Lawyers Association named him to its Top 100 Lawyers list in 2013, and he currently holds an AV-Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.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.
Neil Sugarman is a founder and principal attorney of Sugarman and Sugarman, P.C. He is recognized throughout Boston and Massachusetts legal communities for his leading experience in the complex areas of products liability, medical malpractice, construction site accidents, admiralty, and personal injury litigation. With more than 50 years of experience, Mr. Sugarman has successfully recovered significant settlements and verdicts in some of the most catastrophic explosion and fire accident cases in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.Prior to founding the firm in 1967, Attorney Neil Sugarman was a Captain in the U.S. Army Signal Corp and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal in the Vietnam conflict. In addition to his personal experience in private practice, he has argued leading appellate cases involving the expansion of personal injury law and consumer rights. He is a regular lecturer on complex areas of civil litigation and is a regular contributing writer to various legal publications locally and nationally.Representative cases include a significant recovery for a sodium explosion in a chemical plant causing injury to 11 firefighters, recovery against a transportation and bus manufacturer following the deaths of four middle school students, a sizeable recovery on appeal on behalf of a catastrophically injured state trooper who was denied coverage, and a major recovery on behalf of a widow and injured co-workers of a Massachusetts transportation company for a defectively designed train horn device.Mr. Sugarman has held executive and leadership positions with every major legal association in Massachusetts and served on the Advisory Board of the N. Neal Pike Institute on Law and Disability at Boston University School of Law. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, is a past president of the Boston University School of Law Alumni Association, and is a past president of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys. He was named as a Top Attorney in Massachusetts and New England, and named as the Boston Best Lawyers Product Liability Litigator of the Year 2010.
Prudential Tower, 800 Boylston St., 30th Floor,, Boston MA 2199
Adam C. Sturdivant
Adam C. Sturdivant is an attorney and partner at Drew Cooper & Anding in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Mr. Sturdivant serves clients throughout the Grand Rapids metropolitan area and surrounding counties, focusing his practice on civil rights, employment law, personal injury and real estate.Mr. Sturdivant has been admitted to practice law since 2008. He earned his law degree from the Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law. Following law school, he practiced law in Columbus, Ohio, and later relocated back to Michigan to join Drew Cooper & Anding. He joined the firm in 2008 and was promoted to a partner in 2011.Over the course of his practice, Mr. Sturdivant has been involved in several significant personal injury cases. His cases have included construction site injuries, workplace harassment, wrongful death and more, resulting in substantial settlements and verdicts for his clients. He has also handled complex matters involving business deals, contract issues, real estate and a wide variety of other matters.Mr. Sturdivant has earned recognition from the National Trial Lawyers because of his accomplishments in the legal profession. The respected professional organization is made up of the top trial attorneys throughout the country and named him one of the top 40 under 40attorneys in multiple years since 2014.Outside of the office, Mr. Sturdivant is an active member of his legal community and maintains membership in a variety of professional legal organizations. He belongs to the Grand Rapids Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan and the Federal Bar Association.
Alison F. Soloff
My passion for injured children is something which drives my work. Children who have been injured wrongfully are innocent victims and deserve more than ordinary representation. They deserve a strong, devoted passionate voice. I am the guardian of their loss, and I take this commitment very seriously.,One of the firms co-founders, Alison F. Soloff has combined a life-long interest in trial law and medicine into a practice that focuses primarily on medical malpractice. Her work particularly emphasizes protecting children who have been the victims of medical negligence. She also accepts cases in other complex personal injury litigation, including slip and fall accidents, construction accidents, recreational accidents, products liability and child sexual abuse.A 1979 Rutgers University graduate, Ms. Alison F. Soloff received her law degree from Temple University in 1981. She is licensed to practice in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the District of New Jersey.Ms. Alison F. Soloff is a member of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Board of Governors for 2007-2013. She has been honored by selection as a Top Lawyer” in Pennsylvania from 2005-2013– an honor that is awarded to only the top 5 percent of all Pennsylvania attorneys. Ms. Soloff has also received an AV Peer Review Rating through Martindale-Hubbell, a distinction awarded by her law peers recognizing her for her expertise, integrity, and professional stature and was named one of the 500 leading Plaintiffs Lawyers in America by Lawdragon.Alison F. Soloff is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers, Leadership Forum, and has tried complex cases throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and State of New Jersey, both in State and Federal court.In May, 2011, she was an invited lecturer by the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers on the topic: Representation of Crime Victims in Pennsylvania.” Learn more about Ms. Soloff and her firm by visiting the firm website at ,www.soloffandzervanos.com,
1525 Locust Street, 8th Floor,, Philadelphia PA 19102
Jeffrey M. Reiff
In addition to his many selections to Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Top Lawyers list (2005-2014), attorney Jeffrey M. Reiff is one of the lawyers who received the highest point totals in the Pennsylvania nomination, research, and blue ribbon review process. He has been rated by his peers and clients with the highest of rating superb by Avvo (10/10). He has received the AVVO Clients Choice Award in 2012 and 2015. Other top awards include his selection by the National Trial Lawyers as a Diplomate of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers;Americas Top 100 High Stakes Litigators 2017-19; Litigator Award 2105; Rated AV Preeminent lawyer, the highest rating for legal abilities, skills and ethics by Martindale-Hubbell; and his consistent selection to the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers Internationally for over 18 consecutive years. He is consistently listed in Best Lawyers in America;Top 10 Attorney Award NAOPIA; Bluebook society; Chairman AAJ Product Liability Litigation Group; Awesome Attorneys 2013 Suburban Life and Philadelphia Life magazine;Best and Brightest Attorneys in the Northeast-Arrive magazine; Top 100 Litigation Lawyers, Pa-American Society of Legal Advocates; Esteemed Lawyers of America, ELOA, 2014,Attorney Reiff is also a Judge Pro Tempore for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas where he actively mediates and resolves personal injury issues. Judges and lawyers often request that Mr. Reiff serves as arbitrator/mediator of their Pennsylvania alternative dispute case. He has also testified as an expert witness in accounting and legal malpractice cases.Mr. Reiff is a member of the Million Dollar and Multi-million Advocates Forum, and he and his law firm have secured many multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements against some of the worlds largest corporations and insurance companies. His law firm has successfully recovered over one- quarter of a billion dollars for their clients. He is a founding member of the Billions Awarded Legal Group and has been recognized by Philadelphia Magazine, Pittsburg Magazine, Law and Politics Magazine, Newsweek, and Arrive Magazine as among the best and brightest lawyers in the Northeastern United States. Mr. Reiff is also listed in HG.org and was recently named as one of Philadelphias 100 Top Rated Lawyers as published in The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Legal Intelligencer, and the Wall Street Journal. He is also listed as one of the 2,000 outstanding intellectuals of the 21st century by the International Biographical Center in Cambridge, England, and has been widely recognized for his international philanthropic and charitable efforts. He has authored many articles for the profession and public in the field of catastrophic injuries and wrongful death.In short, attorney Reiff is a tireless advocate of the many clients (both individuals and organizations) that he represents locally, nationally and internationally. He combines a meticulous work ethic with the ability to develop creative and innovative solutions to challenging issues in the quest to achieve justice for his clients. He and his law firm have successfully represented thousands of clients with exemplary success since 1979.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.Helpful Resources:,Philadelphia car accident lawyer,Philadelphia slip & fall lawyer,www.reifflawfirm.com,
1500 John F Kennedy Blvd, Suite 501,, Philadelphia PA 19102
Omar Z. Malik
Omar Z. Malik is a personal injury attorney at Morgan & Morgan, in Memphis, Tennessee. Mr. Malik handles various personal injury matters, particularly in the area of nursing home and elder abuse, serving clients throughout Memphis.Mr. Malik has several years of litigation experience. Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, he spent 8 years as an assistant district attorney in Shelby County, Tennessee. During that time, he litigated dozens of jury trials involving misdemeanors and felonies. He also served in offices domestic violence and special prosecution units.Mr. Malik now uses his acquired knowledge and experience to help Tennessee residents and their families in personal injury and nursing home abuse matters. He is dedicated to advocating on behalf of nursing home patients and their families and ensuring that justice is achieved.Outside of the office, Mr. Malik stays involved in the Tennessee legal community through maintaining active membership in various professional legal organizations. He is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association and the Leo Bearman, Sr. American Inn of Court.After growing up in Memphis, Mr. Malik earned a bachelors degree in political science with a minor in business administration from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He received his law degree from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. While pursuing his law degree, he served as vice-president of the Student Bar Association and participated in mock trial.Mr. Malik obtained his license to practice law in 2010. He is eligible to appear before all Tennessee state courts.
One Commerce Square, 40 S. Main Street, 26th Floor,, Memphis TN 38103
Erik A. Knockaert
An attorney at Schreiber | Knockaert, PLLC, Erik A. Knockaert brings more than a decade of experience to his representation of clients in the Houston, Texas, metropolitan area. His practice is divided between the areas of personal injury law and business litigation. Registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Mr. Knockaert has a keen understanding of the oil, gas and chemical industries, including complex matters involving toxic torts.Mr. Knockaert graduated cum laude in 1997 with his Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Texas A&M University. He continued on at the school, receiving his Master of Engineering in chemical engineering cum laude in 1998. Mr. Knockaert then went on to attend the University of Texas School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor with honors in 2002. Admitted to practice in Texas, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas and the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.Following law school, Mr. Knockaert gained experience in all aspects of preparing his clients matters for litigation at several of the largest firms in Houston before joining his current firm in 2012. He has handled motions hearings, discovery, trial prep and other matters necessary to resolve his clients legal disputes. Mr. Knockaerts keen scientific knowledge and excellent track record as a litigator have not gone unnoticed by his fellow professionals, as attested to by his receipt of a 10.0 Superb peer review rating through Avvo. Active in several legal organizations, he is a member of the Houston Bar Association, the Houston Trial Lawyers Association and the Houston Intellectual Property Law Association.
Peter Schmit is a partner at Robins Kaplan LLP and the chair of the firms national personal injury and medical malpractice group. Certified as a specialist in civil trial law by the Minnesota State Bar Association, he focuses his practice on personal injury and wrongful death litigation from the firms main office in Minneapolis. In that regard, he provides representation to clients throughout the state and other areas of the Midwest who have been harmed by the negligence of other persons or entities. Although Mr. Schmits experience is broad, his primary emphasis is on medical malpractice cases involving misdiagnoses, hospital negligence, and medication and surgical errors.Some of the representative results that Mr. Schmit has obtained include a $3.1 million settlement for a man who suffered a brain injury as a result of an anesthesia error, a sizable settlement in a wrongful death case involving the overprescription of pain medication, and a $2 million wrongful death settlement stemming from a delayed diagnosis of cancer. It is for these and other successes that Mr. Schmit has earned the high esteem of his peers, as evidenced by his receipt of an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. He has also been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.Mr. Schmit is quite active in a variety of legal organizations. A past president of the Minnesota Association for Justice, his other memberships include the Hennepin County Bar Association, the American Board of Trial Advocates and the American Association for Justice. His legal education came at the University of North Dakota School of Law, where he received his Juris Doctor magna cum laude and was inducted into the Order of the Coif at his graduation in 1989. Mr. Schmit is admitted to practice in Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin and before several federal courts.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.