That means your insurance company has the first obligation to pay your accident-related bills. If you are not offered an ambulance, or if you turn it down for some reason, you should go to the emergency room and get checked out. They tell me stories of trying for weeks to speak to their lawyers without success. PHYSICAL PAIN AND MENTAL ANGUISH If there is something—anything—that would embarrass you if people found out, or something you worry might affect your claim, you must tell your lawyer.Read More
Construction Accident Claim
The construction industry involves many risks, it is not a coincidence that most of the personal injury claims are related to construction accidents. Treating these injuries can be very expensive, if this is your case, you should think about getting a great lawyer.
Hiring a lawyer can make the difference between getting your expenses covered, or paying them out of your pocket. A great construction accident lawyer should be able to get you compensation for:
- Temporary or permanent loss of income.
- Medical treatment related to the injury.
- Pain and suffering.
- Future medical expenses.
- Rehabilitation process when needed.
The general advice is to get an extensive medial check out, with this report, you will have an estimate on how much money you will need to invest. After this you must contact an experienced attorney within two weeks from the accident, this way he will represent you in every negation and examine if the settlement is fair or not.
It is not enough to hire anyone, you must get a lawyer that understands your claim and put your interest first. Before choosing a lawyer you should gather as much information about the accident as possible, for example, pictures of the injury and the workplace, medical records, treatment-related bills, employment contract, and loss of wages. If you bring this information in your first appointment, you will be able to explain to your future lawyer how you got injured. This will allow him to carry out the process faster and to examine the validity of your claim.
To have higher chances of getting compensation, you have to hire an construction accident attorney. He will make sure that your claim gets approved. Meaning that you won't have to pay for all expenses. The sooner you make your claim; the better. this way you will avoid losing important witnesses and evidence.
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Top Lawyers Pick
- Robert B. Boyers
- Fredric G. Levin
- Christopher T. Casciano
- John C. Stein
- Eric P. Allen
- Christine L. Zaremski-Young
- Julie Moore
- Russell B. Jordan
- Craig W. Carlson
- Brian S. Jacob
- R. James Amaro, Jr.
- Glenn Loewenthal
Robert B. Boyers
Since earning his law degree from the Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia, Mr. Boyers has been fighting for justice. He served as an Assistant District Attorney in Queen County, New York and a Special Prosecutor in Brooklyn, New York. As a civil trial lawyer representing clients injured by negligence, he has been repeatedly listed as a Florida Top Lawyer,one of the Best Lawyers in Americain both Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice, a Top Lawyeras recognized by the South Florida Legal Guide and is a member of Floridas Legal Eliteas published in Florida Trend Magazine. He has also been named a National Trial Lawyer Top 100 Trial Lawyer,a Top 100 Attorney and received the lifetime achievement award of designation as one of Americas Top 100 Attorneys. He holds an AV – Preeminent Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory and a 10/10 Rating with AVVO. Mr. Boyers is also a Past President of the Miami-Dade Trial Lawyers Association and is a former Director of both the Florida Justice Association and the Dade County Bar Association. He is a member of the Civil Rights Committee of the Anti-Defamation League and recently completed his term as Chair of Florida Bar Grievance Committee Dfor the Eleventh Judicial Circuit in Miami-Dade County. He is admitted to practice in federal court and in the state courts of Florida, New York and Connecticut. Mr. Boyers is also a member of the American Association of Justice, the Florida Justice Association and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.Mr. Boyers writes and lectures frequently on civil trial matters, has provided commentary on local and national news shows and has been named a Legal Impact Leader by Business Leader Magazine.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.
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Fredric G. Levin
Attorney Frederic G. Levin is a partner at Levin Papantonio, in Pensacola, Florida. Mr. Levin has several decades of litigation experience in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death.Mr. Levin earned a bachelors degree from the University of Florida and graduated from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. In addition to his university education, he is certified as a civil trial advocate by the Florida Chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates and the American Board of Trial Advocates. He has been licensed to practice law since 1961.Mr. Levin has received numerous awards and accolades for his achievements in the legal field. He has been featured in the publication The Best Lawyers in Americaand received the Perry Nichols Award from the Florida Justice Association. He was also named one of the Top 10 Litigatorsand Top Florida Civil Litigatorby the National Law Journal in 1999. During that same year, he was also labeled a Chief by the Republic of Ghana. In 2015, he was named Trial Lawyer of the Yearby the National Trial Lawyers.In addition to his law practice, Mr. Levin is the author of numerous works on litigation, personal injury and other legal topics. He is a member of The Inner Circle of Advocates and the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame and has won various awards for his work as a boxing manager, including the Rocky Marciano boxing manager of the year award by the Boxing Writers Association of America.
Christopher T. Casciano
Christopher T. Casciano is an experienced and aggressive litigation attorney at Brown & Barron, LLC, in Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. Casciano has spent his entire legal career zealously fighting for the most seriously injured victims of medical malpractice, nursing home negligence and abuse, birth trauma, cerebral palsy, wrongful death and other catastrophic personal injuries, throughout the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia.Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Casciano has recovered many millions of dollars for his clients and their families, through both settlement and trial verdict. His dedication and success has earned him a place on the Top 40 Under 40list compiled by The National Trial Lawyers.Outside of his law practice, Mr. Casciano is a member of various professional organizations, including the Bar Association of Baltimore City, the Baltimore County Bar Association, the Maryland State Bar Association, the Maryland Association for Justice, Inc. and the American Association for Justice.Mr. Casciano graduated from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with bachelors degrees in political science and biology and earned his law degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law. While attending law school, he was a member of the schools Journal of Environmental Law, serving as managing editor for the publication.
Eric P. Allen
Eric P. Allen represents cases involving all areas of personal injury and disability law. He is part of the team at Rittgers & Rittgers, Attorneys at Law, in the Lebanon, Ohio, office. Injury victims throughout of the state of Ohio can consult him on problems arising from car, truck or motorcycle accidents, slips and falls, wrongful death, and defective products. Mr. Allen also focuses on connecting disabled people with the Social Security Disability benefits that they need. Thousands of clients have gained access to these necessary benefits through his advocacy. By applying his negotiation talents, he has settled thousands of cases in favor of accident victims. On contentious cases that required litigation, he has convinced juries to award damages to victims multiple times.He understands the vulnerability of accident victims and tenaciously pursues their settlements by appealing cases when necessary. His efforts in appellate courts, like the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, have often resulted in awards for those burdened by injury and financial difficulty. Mr. Allen has even presented arguments before the Supreme Court of Ohio.The National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives counts him as a member. He also belongs to the Ohio Association for Justice and the Ohio State Bar Association. He stays active within other professional organizations, like the Cincinnati Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.Mr. Allens educational credentials include a bachelors degree from Ohio University and Juris Doctor from the University of Toledo College of Law. He has been practicing personal injury law since becoming licensed as an attorney in 1987.
Christine L. Zaremski-Young
Attorney Christine Zaremski-Young was selected for inclusion in 2010-2015 Pennsylvania Rising Stars®, an honor awarded to the best up-and-coming attorneys. She was also selected for inclusion in 2016 - 2018 Pennsylvania Top Lawyers®, an honor awarded to the top five percent of state-wide lawyers. She has been named a member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Fewer than 1% of United States lawyers are members.She earned her Juris Doctorcum laude, from the Duquesne University School of Law. While at Duquesne, she was a published member of the Duquesne Law Review and graduated in the top 10 percent of her class. She earned three Excellence for the Future Awards (awarded for achieving the highest grade in a class) and was a member of the Innocence Project. Attorney Zaremski-Young triple majored in history and philosophy of science, political science, and psychology at the University of Pittsburgh.She has done pro-bono legal work with the Young Lawyers Division of the Allegheny County Bar Association and has mentored with the Duquesne Law Mentor Program.Attorney Zarkemski-Young is licensed to practice in all Pennsylvania and Ohio State Courts, the United States Supreme Court and the Federal Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
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A trial lawyer at Duffy & Young, LLC, Julie Moore focuses her practice on civil litigation. Based in Charleston, South Carolina, her work consists in large part of personal injury and wrongful death litigation, and she represents people and families across South Carolina who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence or recklessness of other persons or entities. The cases that she has handled in this area have arisen out of instances involving medical malpractice and defective products. Ms. Moores other civil trial experience has involved the representation of policyholders whose claims have been denied in bad faith by their insurance companies, and she also has a background in cases involving fraud and breaches of fiduciary duty.The successful results that Ms. Moore has been able to obtain for her clients both in the courtroom and at the negotiating table have earned her the high regard of her colleagues, as evidenced by her receipt of both an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Avvo and a 10.0 Superb peer review rating through Avvo. Admitted to practice before all South Carolina state courts, Ms. Moore is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.Ms. Moore majored in philosophy as an undergraduate at the University of South Carolina, and she received a Bachelor of Arts in 2004. She pursued her legal education at the University of South Carolina School of Law and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 2009. Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Moore clerked for the Honorable John C. Few, then the Chief Judge of the South Carolina Court of Appeals. She is currently the chair of the Torts and Insurance Practice Section of the South Carolina Bar.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.
Russell B. Jordan
Russell B. Jordan has been an attorney at Morgan & Morgan since October 2017. Located in the firms Memphis office, he focuses his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, representing clients throughout the greater metropolitan area. Admitted to practice in Tennessee, as well as in Mississippi and Arkansas, Mr. Jordan is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, and before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 5th and 6th Circuits.Mr. Jordans personal injury clients are people who have suffered harm as a result of the negligence or recklessness of other parties. The types of cases that he has handled during his career as a plaintiffs attorney have included car, truck and motorcycle accidents, dog bites and other animal attacks, and premises liability, and he has been able to obtain favorable results for his clients in the form of jury verdicts, as well as through negotiated settlements. Mr. Jordan also has an insurance coverage practice, representing policyholders whose claims have been delayed or denied in bad faith by their carriers. His fellow attorneys have taken note of his successful track record and superb ethics, and have awarded him an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.Born in Memphis and then raised in Mississippi, Mr. Jordan attended Mississippi State University, where he majored in finance and received a Bachelor of Business Administration with honors in 2002. He then moved to Oxford to obtain his legal education at the University of Mississippi School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2006. Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, Mr. Jordan spent several years at a Mississippi firm that defended against negligence claims.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.
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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.
Brian S. Jacob
Mr. Jacob is a native of San Antonio, Texas. He graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1994. As an undergraduate, Mr. Jacob attended Baylor University where he majored in management and received a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1998. Remaining in Waco, he pursued his legal education at Baylor Law School and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2001.After graduating from Baylor Law School, Mr. Jacob began working as a litigation associate attorney at Allen, Stein & Durbin, P.C. in San Antonio, Texas in 2001. He was fortunate to work for and learn from some excellent trial attorneys at this firm. He remained in this position until December of 2011.In January of 2012, Mr. Jacob co-founded the law firm of Jacob Jordan, P.L.L.C. in San Antonio, Texas and served as its managing attorney.In September of 2016, Mr. Jacob founded the law firm of BSJ Law Group, P.L.L.C. (also in San Antonio, Texas) and has served as its managing attorney from its founding up to the present. Under his leadership, BSJ Law Group, P.L.L.C. was proud to announce the opening of its second office location in Waco, Texas on July 1, 2018.Mr. Jacob has over 17 years of civil litigation experience providing representation to individuals, businesses, and insurance companies throughout Central and South Texas. His law practice focuses primarily on personal injury, wrongful death, and construction dispute matters. He also represent telecommunications service providers against negligent excavators, contractors, subcontractors, builders, and other businesses that cause damage to underground and/or aerial telecommunications equipment.Admitted to practice before all Texas state courts, Mr. Jacob is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. His professional memberships include the State Bar of Texas, the Federal Bar Association, the San Antonio Bar Association, the Waco - McLennan County Bar Association, the William S. Sessions American Inn of Court, and Lawyers of Distinction.Mr. Jacobs successes have not gone unnoticed by his fellow professionals, who have awarded him an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell since 2011 up to the present. In addition, San Antonio Scene magazine has listed him as one of the Best San Antonio Lawyers in multiple practice areas dating as far back as 2010 up to the present. Mr. Jacob has also been recognized in San Antonio Scene magazine (September issue) as a 2018 SA Top Personal Injury Defense Lawyer as voted on by his peers. He was also selected for membership in Lawyers of Distinction on August 6, 2018, which recognizes excellence in the practice of law.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.
R. James Amaro, Jr.
R. James Amaro Jr. the founder of the Amaro Law Firm, handles matters of personal injury for clients from the firms Houston, Texas office. The firms culture is built upon a culture of contribution and service to the community. Mr. Amaro handled cases arising from the 2005 BP Refinery Explosion in Texas City, tried the first Hurricane Ike case to verdict, assisted thousands of Deepwater Horizon oil spill claimants, and argued a landmark Texas Supreme Court decision on behalf of hospital patients being overbilled. His extensive trial and litigation experience extends to motor vehicle accidents, trucking litigation, trauamtic brain injury litigation, class action/mass torts, and product liability.Mr. Amaro earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics with a minor in history at The University of Texas at Austin before moving on to earn a Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin Law School. At the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, Mr. Amaro extended his education to international law. He has an Avvo rating of Superb,and for his adherence to legal ethics and superior skills, he has earned the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell.Mr. Amaro is admitted to practice by the State Bar of Texas, the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Staet Bar of Colorado, the Illinois State Bar Association, the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, and the U.S. District of Appeals for the Fifth and Tenth Circuits. Additional admissions are to the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts for Texas.A member of the national advisory board for the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, Mr. Amaro also maintains membership with the American Association of Justice, including activity in the Trucking Litigation, Traumatic Brain Injury, Motor Vehicle Collision and Gulf Coast Oil Spill Litigation groups, and membership with the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Houston Trial Lawyers Association and the Mass Tort Trial Lawyers 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.
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Glenn Loewenthal is the founder of his own law firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. He focuses his practice primarily on representing the insured in insurance claim disputes with their own insurance company. Mr. Loewenthal provides representation to homeowners and businesses whose claims under their insurance policies have been denied by their insurer in bad faith or who have been offered a settlement that is inadequate. In the homeowners and commercial context, Glenn specializes in fire, theft and vandalism claims. Glenn does not handle water or flood damage claims. Glenn also handles life insurance claims. In addition to his insurance claims practice, Glenn also handles a limited amount of personal injury and wrongful death litigation, providing assistance to clients throughout the greater Atlanta metropolitan area who have been harmed by the negligence of others in cases involving motor vehicle accidents, as well as those arising out of slips and falls or other forms of premises liability or other general negligence.Due to his successful track record and high degree of ethics, Mr. Loewenthal is AV Preeminent peer-review rated through Martindale-Hubbell and has an Excellent peer-review rating through Avvo.A 1989 recipient of a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Georgia, where he majored in risk management and insurance, Mr. Loewenthal obtained his legal education at the University of Tulsa College of Law, graduating with his Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 1992. He has been in private practice since that time. Admitted to practice in Georgia, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. A life member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Mr. Loewenthal is an active participant in several other professional groups.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.
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