Although it was a four-lane street and he was crossing mid-block, he had looked both ways and no traffic was approaching in either direction. If medical treatment is offered at the scene, it should always be accepted. Belinda jammed her foot on the brake, and the impact was so strong, it literally snapped the bone of her heel. I told him his case was strong. Based on that evidence, I had to rule against the pro se claimant.Read More
I bet once in life you got caught into a situation where you slipped and fell over a sidewalk, and that you wondered: Can I sue someone because of this? And who would be liable? Now, if you are already looking for a guilty one, stop right there! Because you must think about what happened twice after making assumptions.
You must remember that in almost every personal injury case, there is an immense possibility of negligence; so, if you do think that you are not the one to blame, you need to be careful about this.
Remember! You must be careful about picking the right municipal department because some states are highly strict with public sues, and if you do commit any mistake, they can discard your claim.
Some people try to repair all the infrastructure damage after someone can demand, so you need to be quick and cunning, and make sure that you have all the evidence at the right moment.
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. Getting most of these awful experiences will save you a lot of financial problems.
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Top Lawyers Pick
- Michael S. Burg
- Gregory D. Prysock
- Glenn C. McGovern
- Paul Rogosheske
- Bryan H. Mintz
- Craig W. Carlson
- Michael B. Ronemus
- Vel Belushin
- Chris M. Kallianos
- Edwin H. Beachler
- Charles A. Bleiler
- David Akerib
Michael S. Burg
Michael S. Burg J.D,. is one of Americas leading trial lawyers, a best-selling author, legal expert and founding shareholder ofBurg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine,. A legal champion for victims of corporate and individual malfeasance, negligence, overreach and abuse, Burg began his career fighting for the underdog and has gone on to successfully litigate some of the countrys most high-profile cases of the past four decades. Under Burgs leadership, Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine has expanded to more than 60 attorneys across seven cities. A national leader in mass tort and class action litigation, the firm ,has won more than $1 billion in verdicts, judgments, and settlements on behalf of its clients.During his 40-year career, Burg has been a vigilant consumer watchdog, representing thousands of individuals and helping their families overcome catastrophic injuries and immense hardship. Hes taken on big pharma in multiple, dangerous drug mass tort cases including Fen-Phen, Yaz/Yasmin, Ortho Evra, and Pradaxa. Burg stood up to corporate greed fighting against UBS for knowingly selling risky mortgages to investors, creating the blueprint for many similar actions by states, municipalities, government regulators and other aggrieved investors. More recently, Burg filed a sweeping action against 28 California wineries to stop them from selling toxic wine contaminated with arsenic and hes representing the victims of a fraudulent scheme to illegally sell human body parts of their loved ones bodies that were supposed to be donated for scientific and medical education and research.Burg is a member of the Arizona, Colorado and Nebraska bars and is aninductee into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame,, an honor that recognizes his lifelong dedication to representing clients at the highest level. He was namedBarristers Best Best Civil Litigatorof 2016,, has been named toAmericas 50 Leading Lawyersfor the past six years,, and is arecipient of the Clarence Darrow Award,.Burg is the author of the best-selling book,Trial by Fire: One Mans Battle to End Corporate Greed and Save Lives,, (BenBella Books 2016), a harrowing and moving account of his lifelong battle against corporate greed and corruption played out in high-stakes courtroom drama.Burg was admitted to the practice of law in 1976 after receiving a J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and a B.A. from the University of Denver. Hes an Advocate and Life Fellow of the American Board of Trial Advocates, a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, a Sustaining Fellow of the Roscoe Pound Institute and serves on the board of Denvers Mizel Museum.An active and committed member of his community, Burg is a noted supporter of Toys for Tots, Make A Wish Colorado, Colorado Symphony Orchestra and the Denver Bar Association Community Action Network.PRACTICE AREASPersonal Injury,Catastrophic Injuries,Dangerous Drugs, Medical Devices, Defective Products and Diseases,Natural Gas Explosions,Commercial Litigation,Professional Malpractice,Legal Malpractice,Securities,NOTABLE RECOVERIES & VERDICTS$6.4 Million verdict, Gas Explosion,$6.0 Million verdict plus interest, Gas Explosion,$5.6 Million verdict, Product Defect,$5.3 Million verdict including interest, Insurance Bad Faith,$4.6 Million verdict, Insurance Bad Faith,$2.4 Million verdict, Contract Dispute,$2.1 Million verdict including punitive damages, Lender Liability,$1.2 Million verdict, Construction Defect,$1.2 Million verdict with interest, Business Dispute,$1.15 Million verdict, Contract Dispute,HONORS & ACCOLADESHall of Fame, U.S.Legal 500,, Product Liability, Mass Tort, and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices - Plaintiff, 2019,Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year 2018,Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs, Denver,Law Week Colorados Barristers Best - Peoples Choice, Best Class Action/Mass Tort Lawyer, Plaintiffs, 2018,2016 Barristers Best Best Civil Litigator,Inducted to the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame, 2016,Lawyer of the Year,Law Week Colorado,, 2015,Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year 2016,Product Liability Litigation-Plaintiffs, Denver,Americas 50 Leading Trial Lawyers, The U.S. Legal 500,2012 - 2015,Recommended Attorney, Mass Tort, The U.S.Legal 500,, 2012 - 2019,Lawyer of the Decade,Law Week Colorado,, 2000-2010,Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year 2013,Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs, Denver,Barristers Best Peoples Choice, Best Civil Litigator,Law Week Colorado,2015,Clarence Darrow Award, 2013,Outstanding Alumni Award, The University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2013,Top 100 Most Influential Attorneys (National), the National Trial Lawyers,Top 100 Attorney (Colorado), the National Trial Lawyers,Best Lawyers® in America, 2007 – 2019,Colorado Top Lawyers®, 2006 – 2019 and Top 100 Top Lawyers® 2014,5280, Magazine Top Lawyer, 2015-2019,Wiedemann and Wysocki Award, American Association for Justice, 2014,Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation, United States – Plaintiffs, Mass Tort/Product Liability, 2013,Local Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation, Colorado – Plaintiffs, 2012 and 2013,Denver Business Journal Power Book, 2011, 2013,President, the National Trial Lawyers, 2010,Best of the U.S.2006 – 2011,Barristers Best Overall Litigator,Law Week Colorado,, 2010,Barristers Best, Personal Injury,Law Week Colorado,, 2009 – 2011,Barristers Best, Mass Tort Lawyer,Law Week Colorado,, 2011 and 2012,Colorado Lawyer of the Year,Law Week Colorado,, 2008,AV Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell,Heavy Lifting Award, American Association for Justice (AAJ), 2011,BAR ADMISSIONSColorado, 1976,Arizona, 2014,Nebraska, 1996,U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 1976,U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2015,U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit, 1979,U.S. Supreme Court, 1990,COURT APPOINTMENTSAppointed to the Executive Committee, 2019, by the District Court Judge, for the Lawrence/Andover, Massachusetts Gas Explosion Cases.Appointed to the Colorado Supreme Court Nominating Commission, 2014, by the Governor of the State of Colorado, the Colorado Attorney General, and the Chief Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court.Plaintiffs Steering Committee for the Zyprexa Multidistrict Litigation - The Honorable Jack Weinstein, United States District Judge, Eastern District of New York,State Liaison Committee for the Vioxx Multidistrict Litigation - The Honorable Eldon Fallon, United States District Judge, Eastern District of Louisiana,Plaintiffs Co-lead Counsel, Ortho Evra Products Multidistrict Litigation - The Honorable David A. Katz, United States District Judge, Northern District of Ohio,Co-Lead Counsel, Yaz/Yasmin Multidistrict Litigation - The Honorable David Herndon, United States District Judge for the Southern District of Illinois,EDUCATION,J.D. 1975, The University of Denver Sturm College of Law,B.A. 1972, The University of Denver,PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONSThe Melvin M. Belli Society,The National Trial Lawyers (NTL),Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA),Colorado Bar Association,Denver Bar Association,Arapahoe County Bar Association (ACBA),American Association for Justice (AAJ),Presidents Club, American Association for Justice (AAJ),Advocate and Life Fellow, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA),Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America,Executive Committee, The National Trial Lawyers, 2009,Sustaining Fellow, Roscoe Pound Institute,Board Member, Mizel Museum,Sponsor, Study Hall at The University of Denver,Sponsor, Moot Court Trial Room at The University of Wyoming,COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENTCraig Hospital,Ali Meyer Foundation,Kaps for Kendall,Toys for Tots,Make A Wish,Denver Bar Association Community Action Network,Colorado Symphony Orchestra,Mizel Museum,Sungate Kids,PUBLICATIONS & MEDIAPublications / Books,Trial by Fire: One Mans Battle to End Corporate Greed and Save Lives,, Mike Burg, 2016.Anatomy of a Personal Injury Lawsuit, Co-Author – Chapter 29,Damages: Punitive Damages.February 2015.Media,12/20/2017: Sirius XM The Morning Briefingfeature in which Michael Burg discusses repeal of net neutrality.12/27/2017: KOA Radio Denver interviews Michael Burg on the topics of the Equifax Breach and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureaus anti-arbitration rule.12/17/2017: Michael Burg discusses the repeal of net neutrality on CNN New Day Weekend”,12/13/2017: Michael Burg provides insight into the issue of net neutrality as aHuffPost, contributor.11/28/2017: Michael Burg sounds off on Mick Mulvaney in aHuffPost, article.11/17/2017: Michael Burg authors an article forThe HuffPost, about Roy Moore.10/30/2017: Michael Burg discusses the Equifax breach and Consumer Financial Protection Bureaus anti-arbitration rule with Law Week Colorado.10/29/2017: ABC 7 Denver interviews Michael Burg on the topic of the Equifax breach and Consumer Financial Protection Bureaus anti-arbitration rule.9/26/2017: Digital news outlet, Reuters TV, discusses the Equifax breach as well as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureaus anti-arbitration rule with Burg Simpson founder Michael Burg.9/23/2017: Michael Burg discusses the Equifax Breach + Consumer Financial Protection Bureaus anti-arbitration rule on C-SPANs Washington Journal”.8/14/17: Michael Burg provides an op-ed piece to STAT News on the Supreme Court ruling in the Bristol Myers-Squibb case.6/5/2017: Michael Burg takes a closer look at Trumps FDA Commissioner nominee Scott Gottlieb in an article in theMedCity News,.5/10/2017: As Scott Gottlieb prepares to take the reins at the FDA, Michael Burg provides some insights in a Law360 article.4/28/2017: Michael Burgs Letter to the Editor is featured in the Wall Street Journal.4/7/2017: BBC Radios Up All Night features a phone interview with Mike Burg as they discuss President Trumps selection of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.4/4/2017: In an interview on the P.O.T.U.S (Politics of the United States) channel on the Sirius XM Radio network, Michael Burg discusses Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and a potential Democratic filibuster.3/20/2017: Michael Burg contributes an Op-Ed submission featured in U.S. News & World Report, weighing in on Neil Gorsuch and his critics.2/7/2017: Business Insider provides an in-depth look at the effects of Neil Gorsuchs Supreme Court nomination on the business community. The article features an interview with Michael Burg.2/1/2017: Internet TV station, Cheddar, interviews Michael Burg (1:31:40) as they discuss Washingtons reaction to Neil Gorsuchs Supreme Court nomination.1/31/2017: The Denver Post interviewed several prominent attorneys and politicians after the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, including Michael Burg.1/31/2017: CBS News 4 showcases potential Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch. Michael Burg is interviewed.4/28/2016: Michael Burg is featured on CBS4 Denver for his induction into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame,4/28/2016: Michael Burg is featured on 850KOA for his induction into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame,4/19/2016: Michael Burg is featured in the Denver Post for his induction into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame,2/29/16: Ring of Fire host Farron Cousins talks with Michael Burg about taxes and the governments resistance to upgrade Americas infrastructure.2/18/16: Michael Burg talks with Ring of Fire host Farron Cousins about the nationwide problem of contaminated water. Despite a ban on lead pipes, nothing has been done to replace those pipes in many communities across the country.2/1/16: Michael Burg talks with Ring of Fire host Farron Cousins about the regulations that are good for business, the public, and our families.1/11/2016: Michael S. Burg talks with Farron Cousins about what to expect from the Republicans in 2016, on Ring of Fire.12/17/2015: Michael Burg talks with Farron Cousins about big pharmas new ripoff.10/5/2015: Through predatory lending and investing, Wall Street banks are now effectively driving some cities into bankruptcy. Michael Burg explains on this episode of Ring of Fire what is happening with variable rate demand bonds in many municipalities.9/28/2015: Michael Burg will tell us how, and why, the Republican Party is holding President Obamas judicial nominees hostage, on this episode of Ring of Fire.9/21/2015: AT&T has been helping the U.S. spy on its own citizens, and Michael Burg explains, on Ring of Fire, how the telecom giant became the U.S. governments number one data miner.7/10/2015: Michael Burg joins host Mike Papantonio on Ring of Fire as they discuss the disparity between wages that CEOs earn and what the common worker earns.3/26/2015: The Big Picture® TV show interviews Michael Burg about the arsenic found in certain wines, and the implications for consumer health, truth in labeling, and ethical considerations.3/25/2015: Michael Burg discusses the recent findings of dangerous levels of inorganic arsenic in certain low-cost wines, on Ring of Fire.3/19/2015: On March 19, 2015, Burg Simpson filed a lawsuit in California Superior Court alleging that certain California wineries are violating state law by knowingly producing, marketing and selling arsenic contaminated wine, and failing to warn consumers about the potential danger. Michael Burg, along with shareholder David TeSelle, represents Burg Simpson at the press conference announcing this lawsuit.12/7/14: Michael Burg speaks with Mike Papantonio on Ring of Fire TV about big box stores such as Walmart and the war over fair wages.7/27/14: Michael Burg and Ring of Fire guest host, Farron Cousins, discuss the multi-billion dollar Citigroup settlement after the Obama administration began investigating potential criminal activities from banks.6/26/14: In a Ring of Fire interview, Michael Burg explains why the Department of Justice continues to fail to protect consumers from financial fraud.6/2/14: Corporate America turns a profit, but burns the average citizen on taxes. Ring of Fires Mike Papantonio and Michael Burg explain.4/8/14: Ring of Fire guest host Farron Cousins and Michael Burg discuss fraud within the largest mortgage servicing company in the country.4/4/14: Michael Burg discusses the motives behind voter suppression in the upcoming election on the latest Ring of Fire segment.11/04/13: Recently, President Obama weakened the rules for defense contractors, and they are now allowed to sell deadly weapons to countries that are less than friendly to the United States. Michael Burg discusses on Ring of Fire.10/10/13: Michael Burg was recently presented with the Clarence Darrow Award at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. Watch his acceptance speech.9/26/13: America is starting to resemble a banana republic. Michael Burg speaks with Ring of Fire host Mike Papantonio about this issue.9/17/13: Michael Burg speaks on Ring of Fire about the de-evolution of the GOP.8/27/13: Michael Burgl speaks with Ring of Fire host Mike Papantonio and attorney Howard Nations about how labor unions could have prevented worker deaths and other atrocities around the world.8/19/13: The Republican Party is suffering from a severe identity crisis, but rather than trying to solve their problems, theyve decided to attack members of their own party. Ring of Fire guest host, Farron Cousins, talks about the GOPs circular firing squad with attorney Mike Burg.8/11/13: Wall Street is raking in billions by manipulating the commodities market, and Michael Burg shares the details about this scam on Ring of Fire Radio.6/28/13: The effects of corporate money are just as apparent in the judiciary as they are in the other branches of our government. Ring of Fire guest host Farron Cousins discusses this with attorney Michael Burg.6/10/13: The drug industry has evolved into one of the most corrupt and dishonest industries in America. Michael Burg speaks on the Ring of Fire Radio show.5/16/13: Michael Burg speaks with Mike Papantonio and Joe Cotchett about what corporate money is doing to academic research.5/08/13: Billionaire Koch Brothers are trying to buy media outlets across the country. Michael Burg discusses the dangers with Mike Papantonio and Howard Nations.4/24/13: Ed Schultz Show: Michael Burg discusses the dangerous gambling on Wall Street thats putting the publics money at risk.4/21/13: Michael Burg discusses the threat that derivatives and other Wall Street garbageposes to our savings accounts.4/10/13: People dont understand how important unions are to this country. Watch Michael Burg on the Ring of Fire TV show.4/2/13: Watch Michael Burg with Mike Papantonio discuss how big pharma is ripping off the Federal Government.3/25/13: Michael Burg speaks with Mike Papantonio about immunity afforded to the makers of generic pharmaceutical drugs and the role of the FDA.3/25/13: Michael Burg was recently quoted in a Wall Street Journal securities fraud article.3/12/13: Ed Schultz Show: Guest host Mike Papantonio and Michael Burg discuss the Justice Departments failure to act when it comes imprisoning those to blame for the economic crisis.2/24/13: Ring of Fire TV show – Michael Burg speaks about defense contractors stealing billions of dollars from the federal government.LECTURES & SEMINARS ,Building a Successful Mass Tort Project: Identifying the Opportunities; October 2016,Never Give Up!: Top Ten Lessons from Our Eight-Year Battles in the CDO Litigation about the Collapse of the U.S. Economy, January 2016,Punitive Damages: What You Should Know to Prepare Your Next Case and to Maximize Your Damages by Including a Punitive Damages Claim; June 2015,Protection of California Wine Consumers: Arsenic is Poison; June 2015,Advertising: Necessity? Dangerous? Out of Control?; May 2015,Mass Torts & Class Actions 101; May, 2015,Arsenic Levels in Popular, Low-Cost California Wines; April, 2015,The Importance of the Judge and Jurisdiction to Your Case and Common Benefit Percentages; April 2015,Mental Pain and Anguish in Injury Cases; January 2015,If You Build It... They Will Come: How We Have Succeeded and Thrived; January 2015,Morcellator Litigation Primer; October 2014,Referrals and Networking for the Future; January 2014,Voir Dire: The New Goals in 2014 and How They Differ From the Old Goals; January 2014,Roadmap of a Mass Tort: Lessons Learned and Strategies for the Future; September 2013,How to Choose Your Next Mass Tort; September 2013,Punitive Damages; June 2013,Commercial Litigation Update; October 2012,Presenting to the Defense and the Jury; June 2012,Direct and Cross Examination of Life Care Planners; April 2012,National Trial Lawyers Summit – Flourishing in the Age of Tort Reform: A Brainstorming Session; January 2012,Panel Member: Judicial Forum on Mass Torts; January 2012,Defining Mental Anguish; September 2011,Moderator: Civil Court Judicial Forum: Advanced Discovery & Trial Practice; Denver, Colorado; May 2009 and October 2010,Trial of the Plaintiff Personal Injury Case; September 2010,Statutes Which Affect Liability Evaluation in Personal Injury Actions; September 2010,PI Litigators Summit; Las Vegas, Nevada; March 7-9, 2010,The Plaintiff Practice Goes Green; Maximizing the Value of Your Cases and Your Practice; Napa, California; September 19-20, 2010,The Art of Negotiation. What Makes Some Lawyers Poor Negotiators and Other Lawyers Superb Negotiators. The Art, Science, and Skill of Mastering Negotiation Methods in Order to Maximize the Benefit for your Clients; April 2010,The Challenge of Proving Physicaland MentalPain and Suffering; February 2010,How to Get the Big Verdict (Personal Injury, Product Liability, and Commercial); October 2009,Snow Skiing and Other Head Injury Cases; February 2009,The Collapse of Wall Street and What Only Trial Lawyers Can Do About It; February 2009,If You Build It They Will Come. The Steps to Building a Successful Law Firm; Various presentations – 2009 to present,Florida Justice Association: 2008 Workhorse Seminar; Orlando, Florida; February 2008,Moderator: What Civil Court Judges Want You to Know; Denver, Colorado; June 2008,How and Why Economic Damages Drive a Case; September 2008,Proof and Argument of Damages: Wrongful Death Cases; September 2008,Obtaining the Best Settlement for Personal Injury Clients; Denver, Colorado; March 2007,Pharmaceutical & Human Tissue Litigation Conference; Charleston, South Carolina; June 2006,Plaintiffs Personal Injury: Practice Tips and Application; October 2006,Faculty: Emerging Drugs Conference; Chicago, Illinois; October 2006,Trying the Pharmaceutical Case; Pharmaceutical Litigation 101; New Orleans, Louisiana; June 2005,Practical Aspects of Being a Trial Lawyer; Sturm College of Law; February 2005,Faculty Member: Trends and Hot Topics in Pharmaceutical Litigation; Las Vegas, Nevada; September 2005,Pharmaceutical Torts Cases in Colorado: Ethical Consideration for Practitioners; Denver, Colorado; November 2005,Drug Litigation Conferences; Zyprexa Litigation; November 2004,Advanced Expert Witness Deposition Tactics in Colorado; 2002,Successfully Presenting the Complex Case to a Colorado Jury; 2001,TEACHING POSITIONSAdjunct Professor: The University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 1995 to present
Gregory D. Prysock
Managing Partner of the North Florida offices of the nationwide firm Morgan & Morgan, attorney Gregory D. Prysock began his legal career working for a statewide civil trial defense firm, specializing in medical malpractice, nursing home, catastrophic personal injury, tobacco litigation and wrongful death cases.An aggressive litigator, Mr. Prysock has represented hundreds of clients and their families and has obtained multiple awards in excess of $1 million. He was named a board certified civil trial attorney by The Florida Bar, a distinction given to less than 2 percent of all attorneys practicing within the state.Mr. Prysock is licensed to practice within the state of Florida as well as before the Middle and Southern U.S. District Courts of Florida, and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. He works out of the firms offices located in Jacksonville, Tallahassee and St. Petersburg, Florida.
Glenn C. McGovern
Glenn C. McGovern, Attorney at Law, represents people in Metairie and New Orleans, Louisiana, as well as their surrounding areas. He focuses his practice on personal injury, employment law and civil rights, and he regularly handles cases involving the following matters: car, motorcycle and truck accidents; dog attacks; toxic poisoning; wrongful death; products liability; medical malpractice; employment discrimination based on race, gender or sex; discrimination retaliation; whistleblowers; and police brutality.After he received an undergraduate degree from The University of New Orleans, Mr. McGovern attended Loyola University Chicago School of Law. He graduated in 1977 with a degree in law.For more than 30 years, Mr. McGovern has represented victims of negligence and he has a deep understanding of the personal impact an unexpected injury or employment discrimination issue can have. He knows that, in addition to an illness from toxic chemical exposure or the physical pain from a car accident, victims may struggle with depression and financial hardship. It is Mr. McGoverns goal to make sure that his clients receive the compensation to which they are legally entitled.A passionate advocate, Mr. McGovern does not shy away from high-risk cases. As an experienced trial attorney, he aggressively pursues justice against corporations that act negligently and often appears before state and appeals courts as well as the Louisiana Supreme Court. Mr. McGoverns adherence to legal ethics and superior skills have earned him the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell. Additionally, he holds a membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.When he is not in his law office taking care of clients, Mr. McGovern enjoys competing in international motocross races. He also holds a commercial pilots license. 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.
Attorney Paul Rogosheske is a partner at the Rogosheske, Rogosheske & Atkins, PLLC, law firm in South St. Paul, Minnesota. Regarded as one of the regions top trial lawyers, Mr. Rogosheske has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of the rights, liberties and entitlements of clients throughout the greater Twin Cities region and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:,Criminal defense for DWI, drug crimes, sex offenses, domestic assault, murder, rape, aggravated robbery, and all other types of felonies and misdemeanors,Personal injury claims resulting from motor vehicle accidents, dog bites, slip-and-fall accidents and other preventable tragedies,A 1975 cum laude graduate of Hamline University, Mr. Rogosheske attended William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law), where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1978. The Minnesota State Bar Association admitted him to practice that following year, and he is also licensed to practice in Wisconsin as well as before the U.S. District Court of the District of Minnesota.Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Rogosheske once served as president of the Dakota County Bar Association, and he is a member of the Ramsey County and Washington County bar associations as well as the Minnesota State and American Bar Associations. He is also a member of the Minnesota Criminal Defense Bar, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, among his other professional affiliations.Early in his career, Mr. Rogosheske served as a First Judicial Circuit Assistant Public Defender, and he served on the courts Commission on Judicial Selection from 1988 to 1998. He also served as a special assistant with the Goodhue County Attorneys Office in 1991.Throughout his career, Mr. Rogosheske has earned numerous awards and honors for his professionalism and service. Of note, Minnesota Law and Politics magazine voted him as one of the Top 40 Criminal Defense Attorneys in the state each year between 2007 and 2010, and Minnesota Magazine has included him in the list of Best Lawyers in Minnesota. He also holds an AV Preeminent peer-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has received many five-star reviews from his satisfied clients.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.
Bryan H. Mintz
A partner at Mintz & Geftic LLC, located in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Bryan H. Mintz focuses his practice on personal injury and workers compensation. Bryan, along with his father Martin Mintz who started the firm over 25 years ago, represents New Jersey clients who have been seriously injured. Mintz & Geftic assists individuals from Elizabeth and all around New Jersey who have suffered from catastrophic injuries. This includes cases involving medical malpractice, slip and fall accidents, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and injuries resulting from use of defective products.A 1994 graduate of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Mr. Mintz remained in the state for his legal education and attended Rutgers School of Law–Camden. While there, he participated in the annual Judge James Hunter III Memorial Advanced Moot Court Competition and was a moot court teaching assistant.After being awarded his Juris Doctor in 1999, Mr. Mintz served a clerkship with the presiding judge on the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey before joining McCarter & English, LLP, the states oldest law firm, as a litigation attorney. He became a principal at Mintz & Geftic LLC in 2015. Admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York, Mr. Mintz is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.Highly regarded by his colleagues for his professionalism and superb track record, Mr. Mintz has received a Superb peer-review rating through Avvo. In addition, and most importantly to Mr. Mintz, he has received very positive reviews from his clients.Our firm has staff fluent in English, Spanish and Portugese.
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.
Michael B. Ronemus
Michael B. Ronemus is a partner at the New York, New York-based law firm Ronemus & Vilensky, LLP. As a former medical school student, Mr. Ronemus possesses unique knowledge and insight that he applies to deftly litigating medical malpractice and personal injury cases. With more than 25 years of experience, he has successfully tried more than 100 cases and obtained millions of dollars in awards for clients with diverse litigation needs throughout New York. He primarily focuses his practice on cases of medical malpractice related to Erbs palsy and cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, construction accidents, automobile accidents and lead poisoning.Mr. Ronemus earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Colorado in 1977 before attending Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He then obtained his Juris Doctor at New York University School of Law in 1983 and became licensed to practice law in New York and Massachusetts; in 1987, he was also admitted to practice in the state of Connecticut. Before joining Ronemus & Vilensky, he worked as an assistant district attorney in Brooklyn and was an associate with Landau & Miller of New York.The New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice have invited Mr. Ronemus to lecture on the topics of medical malpractice, negligent security cases, motor vehicle law and insurance law. He is also an active member of several professional organizations, including the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Bar Associations Medical Malpractice Committee and the American Association for Justice.
Vel Belushin is an attorney and the founding partner of Belushin Law Firm, P.C. in Brooklyn, New York. Serving Brooklyn clients as well as those throughout the New York metropolitan area, Mr. Belushins devotes his practice to personal injury law. He has represented individuals injured due to motor vehicle, construction, mass transit, trucking and other types of accidents, and has also handled cases involving medical malpractice, municipal claims and workers compensation.Mr. Belushin speaks both English and Russian which allows him to communicate with a diverse group of clients. Throughout his career, he has negotiated and litigated many personal injury cases that have resulted in six figure settlements or verdicts for his clients. He has been admitted to practice law in New York since 2002.Mr. Belushin enjoys staying active in the legal community. He belongs to several professional organizations including the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers, the American Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.Mr. Belushin holds a bachelors degree from St. Johns University and earned his law degree from Brooklyn Law School. Following law school, he founded his practice with the goal of representing injured individuals against insurance companies. He stays up-to-date professionally by regularly participating in conferences and workshops and also shares his knowledge by authoring online articles related to personal injury topics.Outside of his law practice, Mr. Belushin participates in pro bono activities. These efforts have earned him the respect and recognition of his peers in the legal profession.
1712 Kings Highway, Suite 2,, Brooklyn NY 11229
Chris M. Kallianos
Chris M. Kallianos is a member/manager at the personal injury law firm of Warren & Kallianos, PLLC in Charlotte, North Carolina. Throughout his 30-year career, Chris has been committed to providing each of his clients with quality, personalized legal service and outstanding results. His record of success in these cases includes over 75 six- and seven-figure verdicts and settlements of claims involving motor vehicle accidents, medical negligence, nursing home neglect, construction accidents, catastrophic injuries (severe burns, traumatic brain injuries, etc.), workplace accidents including workers compensation claims, and fatal accidents.That success has been no accident. Drawing from prior experience working at one of the states largest defense firms and as in-house counsel for one of the nations largest financial institutions where he oversaw personal injury and risk management cases for the company, Chris uses this experience and knowledge to maximize his clients compensation in each case.Chris is a member of the Presidents Club and a Sustaining Patron of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) and previously served on the NCAJ Board of Governors. His skill and accomplishments have earned him recognition as one of North Carolinas Top 100 Trial Lawyers from The National Trial Lawyers Association from 2009-2018 and Top Lawyers from 2012-2018.
610 Cameron Brown Bldg., 301 S. McDowell St.,, Charlotte NC 28204
Edwin H. Beachler
Attorney Edwin Beachler is a partner at Caroselli, Beachler, & Coleman, LLC, a Pennsylvania law firm with offices in the cities of Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University and a law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.Attorney Beachler focuses his practice on asbestos and mesothelioma litigation, medical malpractice, products liability, workers compensation, toxic torts and personal injury litigation. Since 1974, he has been representing people diagnosed with mesothelioma, lung cancer, colon cancer and other asbestos related diseases in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. He is Martindale-Hubbell peer-rated AV Preeminent for very high ethical standards, legal ability and professional excellence.Attorney Beachler has been recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus of the Year from the University of Pittsburgh in 1998 and elected a fellow with the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is also recognized by Best Lawyers in America and by Pennsylvania Top Lawyers. He is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association where he previously served as treasurer, secretary, on the Board of Governors (NLSA) and as a Judiciary Committee member. Attorney Beachlers professional memberships also include the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, and the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Charles A. Bleiler
From his law office in San Diego, California, The Bleiler Law Firm, APC, attorney Charles A. Bleiler advocates on behalf of employees who experienced a violation of their rights as workers on the job, as well as those who suffered an injury or loss caused by someone elses negligence or wrongdoing.Serving clients across San Diego County and the surrounding areas of Southern California, Mr. Bleiler has achieved notable success throughout his more than 40-year legal career. A veteran of numerous jury trials, he has helped recover substantial settlements and awards for all types of personal injury and wrongful death claims, including a $12.75 million recovery for the victim of a premises liability accident.In addition, Mr. Bleiler has successfully fought on behalf of those dealing with serious work-related grievances such as discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination and other related matters, and he obtained one of the first seven-figure recoveries in San Diego for a sexual harassment case.A graduate of Tufts University, Mr. Bleiler joined the United States Navy and enrolled in the Aviation Officer Candidate School, where he served as a judge in a mock court martial. He credits this experience with influencing his decision to practice law professionally. Achieving the rank of lieutenant commander during his time in the service, Mr. Bleiler completed his tour of duty and enrolled at the University of San Diego School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1973.That same year, The State Bar of California admitted him to practice, and he established his law firm in 1975. He is also admitted to practice for the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Central Districts of California, as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.Often the trailblazer, one of Mr. Bleilers published cases concerning a wrongful death, was largely responsible for changing the law in California, improving the rights of mentally ill patients.Recognized for his professionalism and public service, he has earned many awards and honors, including a selection by the San Diego Business Journal as the regions Best of the Bar in 2017.
Representing those in Duchess County, David Akerib is managing attorney at Jacoby & Meyers. He handles cases of personal injury and has almost three decades of experience protecting the rights of the injured in more than one thousand cases. Although he is prepared to take a case all the way to trial to get his clients the compensation they deserve, he strives to simplify the process by reaching a settlement before that point.Mr. Akerib is admitted to practice in the state of New York and is a member of the New York State Bar Association. At the National University of Singapore, he earned his bachelors degree in law in 1988, then went on to the Ohr Somayach Institution to obtain a masters in Jewish Philosophy in 1992. Since then, he has been providing legal representation with exceptional personal service that is focused directly on the needs of his clients.As a valuable member of the firm, he handles the following types of personal injuries: truck accidents, pedestrian knockdown accidents, slip-and-fall accidents, motorcycle accidents, nursing home neglect and abuse, construction site accidents, car accidents, defective products and brain injuries. Anyone who has been injured by the negligence or wrongdoing of another will find an advocate in Mr. Akerib.Some of his more successful cases include a $750,000 settlement for a construction worker, a $450,000 settlement for a pedestrian that fell on a sidewalk and a $250,000 settlement for a client injured while working on a military base. As clients recover from their injuries, Mr. Akerib works to set up a financial situation that allows them to have a successful future.