Are you ready to take all of the steps necessary to make sure you get a full and fair recovery for your claim? The physical therapy was excruciating, and during that time, I was in unbearable pain. Physical therapy can help to restore muscle function and range of motion, and it can restore strength following an injury. Your doctor will insure that your treatment stays on track, and the evaluations will strengthen your claim against the insurance company.Read More
Children on Property
Property Accidents Involving Children: Accidents are sudden and potentially dangerous situations. As these events are often accompanied by injuries, it can be quite a problem to handle them, especially when you are seriously hurt. If someone is responsible for your injuries, you should not be left with all the financial liability. To get some or all expenses covered, you must make a personal injury claim. Therefore, you will need help from an experienced attorney to secure a great deal.
Many personal injury claims are related to property accidents; this includes every event that takes place in someone else’s property. For example, a classic slip and fall in the supermarket or a dirty, slippery parking lot.
Proving Owners Liability: All owners must do whatever it takes to ensure the safety of the users, in fact, they are compelled by the law to do so. They must constantly check their property and ensure that it is as safe as it can be. For example, all hazardous areas must have the appropriate signs to alert people. This way if someone ignores it and as a result, he gets injured, the owner is free from any responsibility.
The claim will be different depending on the accident and its background. Generally, the worse the accident is; the more money you can get from it. Nobody would trade their health for money, but what is better to have compensation or not? Before answering, you must know that according to the U.S. Department of Justice, over $4 billion are awarded every year as compensation for personal injury claims. Now, the answer must be crystal clear for you, if you are injured because of an accident, you should always contact an attorney for support.
By hiring a personal injury lawyer, you will leave all the legal procedures in his hands, leveling the playing field. Also, your child’s health will be in the best hands possible, yours.
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Top Lawyers Pick
- Philip J. Feldman
- Joshua Polsky
- Louise A. Lock
- I. Lawrence Nussbaum
- Shannon Carey
- Kristy L. Bruce
- Charles I. Coant
- Anthony H. Gair
- Mary E. Alexander
- Mark L. Newman
- James E. Foerstner
- Stacey E. Burke
Philip J. Feldman
Attorney Philip J. Feldman is the founder and CEO of Feldman Law in Boca Raton, Florida. A top-rated trial advocate with more than 28 years of legal experience, Mr. Feldman devotes his practice to workers compensation and serious personal injury claims arising from the negligence, carelessness or wrongdoing of others.A highly effective attorney, Mr. Feldman has helped secure numerous multimillion-dollar settlements and awards for his plaintiff clients adversely affected by workplace accidents, motor vehicle accidents, boating accidents, slip-and-fall accidents, an act of medical malpractice or any other type of preventable tragedy. He also has extensive experience handling insurance bad faith claims, and he has earned a reputation as a compassionate attorney who always treats his clients with care and respect as he aggressively pursues the most favorable outcome possible on their behalves.Recognized for his success, Mr. Feldman is a member of both the Million Dollar and Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forums. He is also a member of the prestigious American Inns of Court foundation. Moreover, he has received high client ratings on AVVO as well as many positive reviews and testimonials from those he has served.Active in his legal community, Mr. Feldman is a member of The Florida Bars Workers Compensation Law Section, the Florida Justice Association, the American Association for Justice and the American Bar Association. He is also active with Florida Workers Advocates as well as the Palm Beach County Bar and Justice associations.A 1986 graduate of the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Mr. Feldman obtained his Juris Doctor from St. Thomas University School of Law in 1990. He holds his licensed to practice in Tennessee as well as Florida, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.
Joshua Polsky is an attorney at Bernstein | Polsky, P.A. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Mr. Polsky handles personal injury, mass tort and wrongful death cases involving automobile negligence, brain injury, construction defect claims, medical malpractice, products liability and premises liability. He serves clients in Fort Lauderdale and throughout South Florida.Mr. Polsky has been licensed to practice law since 2009 and has handled numerous complex civil litigation matters over the course of his career. He is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Florida.Before becoming a practicing attorney, Mr. Polsky was employed by the U.S. Senate as a congressional aide and worked on the 2004 U.S. presidential campaign. He received a bachelors degree in business and psychology from the University of South Florida and graduated cum laude from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law.Mr. Polsky has received honors and recognition for his contributions to the legal profession. He has attained the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent by the respected peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell and has been named a legal elitein civil trial work by Florida Trend magazine. He has also been named one a top lawyerby the South Florida Legal Guide and has been mentioned in the Palm Beach Post and the Sun-Sentinel.Outside of his practice, Mr. Polsky lectures for a variety of organizations and educational institutions. He is a member of The Florida Bar and involved in charitable and civil groups within his region. He belongs to the City of Plantation Unsafe Structures Board and is a board member of Covenant House Florida.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.
Louise A. Lock
My practice is focused in the areas of serious personal injury, nursing home neglect, medical malpractice, product liability and wrongful death cases. I am an accomplished and skillful advocate for my clients, many of whom are referred to me by other attorneys who rely on my skill, ability and commitment to obtain recoveries for their clients when serious injuries are involved.Of paramount importance to me is understanding that each person responds in their own way to the consequences of any injury as I assist them in navigating through the legal process and obtaining a recovery on their behalf. , ,
40 West Chesapeake Avenue, Ste 414,, Baltimore MD 21204
I. Lawrence Nussbaum
Attorney I. Lawrence Nussbaum is the president of the Nussbaum Law Group, P.C. in Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Nussbaum devotes his practice to personal injury law and is dedicated to helping clients obtain rightful compensation after a catastrophic injury. He serves plaintiffs throughout the Greater Boston area.Mr. Nussbaum handles all types of personal injury matters, including those involving bicycle accidents, dangerous drugs, defective products, dog bites, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, negligent security, pedestrian accidents, slip and falls and trucking accidents. He also has experience with workers compensation and wrongful death cases.Mr. Nussbaum is qualified to appear before all courts in Massachusetts and the District of Columbia. Prior to founding his firm, he cultivated his legal skills and knowledge practicing at another Massachusetts-based law firm.Born and raised in Glastonbury, Connecticut, Mr. Nussbaum earned a bachelors degree from Wheaton College. While pursuing his bachelors degree, he participated on the universitys mens lacrosse team. He received his law degree from Suffolk University Law School and obtained his license to practice law in 2011.Recognized for his success in the field of personal injury law, The National Trial Lawyers named Mr. Nussbaum one of the top 100 trial lawyersin 2018. He is an active member of the Massachusetts Bar Association.Mr. Nussbaum is always committed to providing personalized service and making himself available for his clients. He provides exceptional customer service and cultivates personal relationships with his clients as he works tirelessly to help them achieve justice and fair compensation.
Shannon Carey has a passion for the law that runs in the family; shes a fourth generation attorney. Prior to becoming a trial lawyer, Shannon worked in human resources for 10 years. She worked in several industries, including a large health care system and a nationally prominent insurance company. These experiences gave her a thorough understanding of the inner workings of large businesses, providing Shannon a unique perspective when representing her clients.During her legal career, Shannon and her team have successfully represented individuals and families in complex litigations, including, but not limited to, medical malpractice, wrongful death, dram shop and catastrophic injury claims. Her practice focuses on representing those whove been harmed by medical providers, daycare providers, auto or motorcycle accidents, product defects or negligent home/business owners.Shannon has been recognized by her peers during her legal career. In 2011, Shannon received Minnesota Lawyers Up and Coming Attorneys award. This award is reserved for attorneys who have distinguished themselves during their first 10 years of practice. Shannon was one of 25 honorees chosen.Most recently, Shannon was selected a 2017 Minnesota Top Lawyer honoree. Top Lawyer honorees are selected from an annual survey and the distinction is bestowed on less than 5% of Minnesotas practicing attorneys. Since 2012, Shannon was designated as The Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota from the women who were selected to the Minnesota Top Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. From 2012-2016, Shannon was named a Rising Star in a survey byTop Lawyers Magazine,. The publication asks Minnesotas top lawyers to identify an elite group of emerging lawyers, either under the age of 40 or in practice less than 10 years, who have demonstrated the highest standards of excellence.Shannon also volunteers as a member of the legislative committee through Minnesota Association for Justice working to protect Minnesotans consumer rights.
901 Marquette Avenue, Suite 500,, Minneapolis MN 55402
Kristy L. Bruce
Attorney Kristy L. Bruce represents clients charged with a crime or municipal violation in New Jersey. She also represents individuals who have been injured in an auto accident, fall or other incident in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She is a Partner at The Rubenstein Law Firm in Hamilton, New Jersey.She is the co-author of the book New Jersey Personal Injury Law, a legal guide discussing personal injury law in New Jersey that is meant to assist other attorneys in the practice.Before graduating from Rutgers University School of Law, Mrs. Bruce worked as a social worker and paralegal. From this experience, Mrs. Bruce gained an in depth understanding of her clients needs and dedicates herself to meeting their expectations. The legal process is stressful. Mrs. Bruces unique background assists her in providing extra support to her clients.An active member of her community, Mrs. Bruce volunteers at the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen, Wills for Heroes Foundation and is a on the Board and a member of the Trenton Rotary Club. Mrs. Bruce also co-presented at the Annual New Jersey Personal Injury & Insurance Law Review in 2011. During law school, Mrs. Bruce served as a Notes and Comment Editor and a Staff Editor for Rutgers University Law Review.Mrs. Bruce is licensed to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, as well as the District Court of New Jersey, and U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
1675 Whitehorse Mercerville Road, Suite 206,, Trenton NJ 8619
Charles I. Coant
Charles I. Coant specializes in representing injured plaintiffs in personal injury law, representing injured workers in work related accidents, and defendants in criminal law. He has been named in in both New Jersey Magazine and South Jersey Magazine for his accomplishments in the fields of personal injury law and workers compensation law. He co-authored the petition for Writ of Certiorari, and subsequent briefs in the United States Supreme Court case of ,Apprendi v. New Jersey,, 530 U.S. 466 (2000), a decision that changed federal and state sentencing laws. Mr. Coant earned his bachelors degree with honors in Biology from the University of Chicago, and his law degree from Temple University, where he was on the staff of the Temple International & Comparative Law Journal, and received distinction for comparative constitutional law. He is a member of both the Pennsylvania and New Jersey State Bar Associations (Executive Committee Member of the Workers Compensation Section), and he is on the Executive Board of the Cumberland County Bar Association, where he is the treasurer.
Anthony H. Gair
Attorney Anthony H. Gair is partner in the New York personal injury firm Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf. With many multimillion-dollar awards and settlements to his credit, Mr. Gair focuses on cases involving ,personal injury in New York, such as those resulting from ,construction accidents,, ,defective products,, ,medical malpractice, and ,automobile accidents,. Regarded as one of New York Citys most respected personal injury attorneys, he also enjoys a national reputation in the area of civil rights litigation in connection with police misconduct as well as products liability.Mr. Gair speaks and writes extensively on issues from construction accident law, to medical malpractice; the prosecution of personal injury cases to the current state of the law. He has appeared as an expert legal commentator on every major television network and on many radio shows. His legal opinions have also been featured in various newspapers, including The New York Times, the Daily News and the New York Post.Mr. Gair has earned the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell. In 2016 he was recognized By Martindale-Hubbell as being rated AV Preeminent for 25 years(1991-2016) and as a Client Champion,2018. He holds an Avvo Superb rating. He was selected asBest Lawyers-Lawyer of the year, Product Liability Litigation-New York by Best Lawyers, 2011 and 2018. He has been recognized by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America and New York Magazines Best Lawyers in New York since 2007. He is also honored to have been chosen to be listed in, Wikipedia, as a nationally prominent Attorney. 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. Following his graduation from Law School he received an LLM Degree from New York University School of Law.
Mary E. Alexander
The founder of Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. Mary E. Alexander focuses on plaintiffs personal injury litigation from the firms office in San Francisco, California. Representative cases include motor vehicle accidents, construction injuries, maritime claims, premises liability, medical malpractice, defective products and nursing home neglect.After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Iowa, Ms. Alexander received a Master of Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley. She then pursued her legal education at the Santa Clara University School of Law and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 1982. Admitted to practice in California, Ms. Alexander is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.Over the years, Ms. Alexander has earned the respect and admiration of her fellow professionals for her high level of skill and ethics. She has received an AV peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, and she has also received a 10.0 Superb peer review rating through Avvo. A four-time winner of the American Association for Justices Wiedemann & Wysocki Award, she has also received that organizations Distinguished Service Award and its Marie Lambert Award.Ms. Alexander is actively involved in a number of different professional organizations. A former president of the American Association for Justice, she is a long-time member of The Bar Association of San Francisco and has served on that groups board of directors. Ms. Alexander is also a past president of Consumer Attorneys of California and has been a member of its board of governors. She continues to sit on the board of governors of the Western Trial Lawyers Association.AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.
44 Montgomery Street, Suite 1303,, San Francisco CA 94104
Mark L. Newman
The founder of his own law firm, Mark L. Newman represents his clients in greater Cincinnati, Ohio, in the area of workers compensation law, Social Security Disability and personal injury law. He is a certified workers compensation law specialist through the Ohio State Bar Association and has advocated for his injured clients for nearly three decades.Mr. Newman pursued his undergraduate education at Indiana University Bloomington and received a Bachelor of Science in accounting in 1986. He then went on to attend the University of Cincinnati College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1989. While in law school, he served on the University of Cincinnati Law Review. After graduation, he was an attorney at various area law firms before founding his own firm. Admitted to practice in Ohio, Mr. Newman is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.During his career, Mr. Newman has successfully obtained workers compensation benefits for his clients, including temporary partial, permanent partial and permanent total disability. He has also helped his clients to recover lost wages due to their inability to return to work. Mr. Newman brings the same dedication and focus to his clients who are in the process of trying to secure Social Security Disability benefits. He assists them with navigating through the complicated application process and represents them on their appeals before administrative law judges.Mr. Newman is an active participant in several professional organizations, including the Cincinnati Bar Association, the Southwest Ohio Trial Lawyers Association and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives. Highly regarded by his fellow attorneys, he has received a perfect 10.0 Superb peer review rating through Avvo.
James E. Foerstner
The founder of his own firm based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, James E. Foerstner has established a reputation as a tenacious advocate for the rights of victims who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties. Focusing his practice on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, he represents plaintiffs throughout the state in cases involving medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and defective products. Mr. Foerstners previous experience defending health care practitioners and facilities in medical malpractice cases allows him to anticipate some of the tactics that they along with their insurers and attorneys will often attempt to utilize.A 1981 recipient of a Bachelor of Arts from Saint Francis University, Mr. Foerstner was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1989 by Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. He is admitted to practice before the state courts in Ohio and Pennsylvania and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Mr. Foerstner holds memberships in the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Philadelphia Bar Association. He also serves as a judge pro tem on the Court of Common Pleas for the First Judicial District. His knowledge of the law and formidable litigation skills make him a popular speaker on trial tactics, evidence preservation and recent developments in the areas of medical malpractice and personal injury law.Throughout his career as a plaintiffs attorney, Mr. Foerstner has been able to obtain numerous multimillion dollar settlements and jury verdicts on behalf of his clients, including two of the top 50 medical malpractice verdicts in Pennsylvania between 2004 and 2008. His fellow professionals have taken note, as evidenced by his receipt of an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a Superb peer review rating through Avvo.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.
1500 John F Kennedy Blvd, Suite 620,, Philadelphia PA 19102
Stacey E. Burke
Personal injury trial lawyer turned law firm business consultant and legal marketing superstar. Expert in social media marketing and advertising, SEO copywriting, digital marketing, and all things related to law firm business development.Stacey was born in Houston, Texas and lives there as a fourth-generation Houstonian. She graduated early from The University of Texas at Austin in 1997 with a Bachelor of Journalism in Public Relations. She was accepted early decision to the University of Houston Law Center, graduating in 2001, and becoming licensed to practice law in Texas that same year.Stacey worked in maritime personal injury litigation, general personal injury litigation, and mass tort litigation for the majority of her legal career. She gradually transitioned from handling cases to working within the business side of law firms. Stacey is nationally known for her work in establishing effective digital marketing strategies and solutions, social media marketing and community management, strategic event planning and marketing, new case acquisition and intake departments, her knowledge of law firm case management software, and referral attorney management.Stacey serves as a member of the AAJ Publications Committee, AAJ WTLC Publications Committee Co-Chair, on the Editorial Board for the Houston Bar Association, and previously served as Vice President of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association. She is also a member of American Marketing Association, Association of Women Attorneys, College of the State Bar of Texas, Federation of Houston Professional Women, Houston Interactive Marketing Association, Houston Social Media Breakfast, National Association of Professional Women, National Women Trial Lawyers Association, Public Relations Society of America, State Bar of Texas, Texas Top Lawyers, Rising Stars, Top 40 Under 40 (The National Trial Lawyers), and Top 100 Trial Lawyers (The National Trial Lawyers).