Are you concerned that your insurance company or the other driver’s insurance company might be taking advantage of you? A claimant who doesn’t know his rights can be more easily manipulated and taken advantage of. Surely, if we did that, we’d be fine and have a great time. I tell my clients that their job is to recover from their injuries and get their lives back to normal, and my job is everything else. In the case of Eddie Kim, it was a police car video that saved the day.Read More
Personal Injury Claim
When you get injured by another person’s fault, you are entitled to compensation. This is known as a personal injury claim and it comprehends everything from traumatic injuries to simple bruises.
Accidents can happen in any place at any time. They could be as simple as a slip and fall in a supermarket or as serious as a car crash. The severity of your injuries will be tied to the gravity of the accident.
Anyway, before thinking about filling up the claim, you have to be able to prove that the injuries were caused by another person's negligence. It is the job of your injury attorney to prove it and to evaluate the legality of your claim.
You can make the claim all by yourself but is better if you have the help of a professional injury lawyer. He will protect your interest and he will do whatever it takes to maximize the amount of money you receive in compensation so all your expenses are covered.
If you are thinking to hire a professional to take your case, you should hire the best personal injury attorney available in . Get a free consultation today with our team of experts either by calling us or fill up a quick form to schedule a call back.
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Top Lawyers Pick
- Michael J. Rosnick
- John J. Kennedy, Jr.
- William A. Dean
- Kevin M. McLaughlin
- Patrick A. Salvi
- Anthony Irpino
- Marc S. Wallis
- Bruce A. Elmore, Jr.
- Ricky L. Boren
- Mark Lanier
- Jeffery L. Robinette
- Michael A. Prieto
Michael J. Rosnick
Highly regarded by clients and peers alike, Michael J. Rosnick devotes his career to representing victims of negligence. He takes personal injury cases in Southport, Bridgeport, Fairfield, Westport, Trumbull and Fairfield County, Connecticut. In matters such as car accidents, slip-and-falls, wrongful death, animal bites, construction accidents and trucking accidents, he routinely secures verdicts and settlements that favor those he represents.Among his successes is a case in which a client was injured in a car accident. Mr. Rosnick returned a settlement of $1 million. In another matter involving a drunk driving accident, he helped bring about a settlement of nearly $1.9 million. For results such as these, he holds an Avvo Superbrating; he has been listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100; and he has been listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40.In 1996, Mr. Rosnick earned a Bachelor of Arts from Skidmore College. He then attended the Quinnipiac University School of Law, graduating with a Juris Doctor in 2000.Today, Mr. Rosnick is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut. He has also appeared on behalf of clients before the State of Connecticut Workers Compensation Commission, the Connecticut Superior Court and the Connecticut Supreme Court. He is also proficient at negotiating fair outcomes in order to preserve a clients resources.Mr. Rosnick is a member of the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association, The Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, Inc. and the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association.
John J. Kennedy, Jr.
As a founding partner of Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, L.L.C. John J. Kennedy, Jr. is devoted to guiding clients through personal injury matters. He takes cases from all over Connecticut and has a proven track record of securing maximum compensation.Having spent the majority of his practice in Connecticut, Mr. Kennedy is keenly aware of the laws that govern matters such as car accidents, medical malpractice, product liability and premises liability. He has taken countless cases to complex jury trial over the course of his more than 35 years in law. Further, he is a skilled mediator and adept at matters that go to arbitration.Thousands of clients have benefitted from Mr. Kennedys thorough representation. He has the ability to dive into the details of a case and unearth every way in which someone has suffered harm.For his outstanding success, Mr. Kennedy has earned the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell; he holds an Avvo Superbrating; and he has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America.In 1975, Mr. Kennedy received a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University. He then attended the University of Connecticut School of Law, from which he earned a Juris Doctor and graduated with honors in 1978.Mr. Kennedy is a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, the American Board of Trial Advocates, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, the New Haven County Bar Association and the American Association for Justice. He is also a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. 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.
William A. Dean
William A. Dean is a Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney, certified by the Florida Bar and the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Dean is the managing partner of the law firm Ford, Dean & Rotundo P.A. located in Aventura, Florida. As a plaintiffs trial attorney, Mr. Dean represents victims of nursing home and ALF abuse and neglect, medical malpractice, patients who have suffered the development and deterioartion of bed sores, catastrophic accidents and sexual abuse. Over Mr. Deans career, he has obtained in excess of $100 Million Dollars in settlments and jury verdicts for his clients.Mr. Deans successes have earned him several awards and honors. In addition to receiving an AV rating from his peers, he is also a member of the Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forum, awarded to attorneys who have won multimillion dollar verdicts on behalf of their clients. Mr. Dean has been selected for inclusion in the 2009 Florida Top Lawyers Rising Stars and has been a member of Florida Top Lawyers from 2010 to present. Florida Trend magazine selected him as one of the Florida Legal Elite in 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015 and he was selected as a Top Lawyers in the South Florida Legal Guide from 2013 to present. Mr. Dean was also admitted into the Daily Busineiss Review 2014 Florida Verdicts Hall of Fame. Mr. Dean lectures nationally on nursing home litigation topics.Mr. Dean graduated from New York Law School with honors after completing undergraduate studies in History at Union College in Schenectady, New York. Mr. Dean is admitted to practice before the State of Florida, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the State of New York, the State of Georgia, and the Northern, Southern and Middle Districts of the U.S. District Court of Florida and the United States Supreme Court.CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.
Kevin M. McLaughlin
In a firm that puts the highest priority on protecting the injured individual, board-certified trial lawyer Kevin McLaughlin fits in perfectly. Starting his career on the corporate side, Kevin soon realized that his dedication to plaintiffs rights was his true purpose and calling. He joined Wagner McLaughlin in 1997 and quickly rose to the rank of partner.While attending law school, Kevin clerked for the judges in the Civil Division of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Hillsborough County, Florida. Upon graduation, he worked for an insurance defense firm and handled cases involving insurance disputes, coverage issues, automobile negligence, and premises liability claims for some of the largest insurers in the country. This preparation helped Kevin become an expert in handling plaintiffs claims. Kevin knows how both the opposition and the courts think, which enhances his ability to be an effective advocate for his clients.Kevin represents plaintiffs with wrongful death and personal injury claims. His practice encompasses a broad range of claims including admiralty and maritime, premises liability, medical negligence, automotive and products liability actions. His wealth of experience benefits his clients through his ability to assess all sides of the situation.Kevin is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, where he is an officer of the Tampa Bay Chapter. He also sits on the Board of Directors for the Hillsborough County Bar Association. He is a member of the Florida Justice Association, the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, and the American Association for Justice.A resident of Tampa since early childhood, Kevin is an honor graduate of Wake Forest University, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in history in 1993. Three years later, he received his Juris Doctorate from the Stetson University College of Law. He resides in Tampa with his wife, Daun, and their two children.
Patrick A. Salvi
Patrick A. Salvi concentrates his legal practice in several limited areas primarily involving a trial practice in cases concerning serious personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death. Mr. Salvi has achieved record breaking jury verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients, including an Illinois record high $148 million jury verdict and a Lake County record $33 million jury verdict. Further, under his leadership, the law firm has obtained more than 238 multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements totaling more than $1.3 billion on behalf of injury clients. Mr. Salvi is dedicated to helping his clients – individuals, families or corporations – providing the highest level of professional legal representation.In 1982, Mr. Salvi founded the law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. (originally The Law Offices of Patrick A. Salvi) in Waukegan, Illinois. He is the sole owner, chairman, and Managing Equity Partner of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard. The firm has 17 lawyers and is supported by more than 30 staff members including paralegals, nurse paralegals and administrative assistants. Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard has convenient office locations in Chicago and Waukegan.Patrick Salvi is a nationally recognized attorney who has been listed as one of the Best Lawyers in Americaby Woodward/White, Inc. since 2005. In 2017, Best Lawyers® named him the Plaintiffs Personal Injury Lawyer of the Yearin Chicago. He received The Jury Verdict Reporter and Law Bulletin Publishing Company awards for Trial Lawyer Excellence in 2011 and 2012.Additionally, Mr. Salvis peers have selected him to the Illinois Top Lawyers Top 10 List every year since 2014 (out of 96,000 Illinois lawyers and all categories of law). In 2016, Leading Lawyers Magazine (Law Bulleting Publishing Company) named Mr. Salvi to three Top Ten Lists based on a survey of legal peers:,Top 10 Leading Lawyers in Illinois in All Areas of Law”,Top 10 Leading Consumer Lawyers in Illinois”,Top 10 Personal Injury Plaintiffs Lawyers in Illinois.”,In 2017 and 2018, Mr. Salvi was selected for The Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America, an elite guide in the legal profession.Mr. Salvi has received many additional honors, including:,Named to the prestigious Top 100by the National Trial Lawyers,Highest rating for Legal Ability and General Recommendationand listing in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers(Martindale-Hubbell American Law Directory),The Leading American Attorneys of Illinois(The Consumer Law Guidebook),One of the Top Ten Personal Injury Lawyers in Illinoisand Top 5% of all Lawyers in Illinois(Law Bulletin Publishing Companys Leading Lawyers, based on a survey of legal peers),In 2001, he was invited to become a fellow in the prestigious International Academy of Trial Lawyers. In 2015, Mr. Salvi was selected to the Leading Lawyers Advisory Board. He currently serves on the American Association for Justice Leaders Forum.Mr. Salvi is a former President of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. He served a three-year term from 2010 to 2012 as Chairman on the Character and Fitness, 2nd District Committee of the Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar. He was appointed to the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions in Civil Cases in 2013.Additionally, Mr. Salvi serves as Chairman of the Law School Advisory Council and is an adjunct professor at the University of Notre Dame Law School.
As the founder of the Irpino Law Firm, Anthony Irpino provides dedicated legal representation to clients in New Orleans and throughout the state of Louisiana. He focuses his practice on representing plaintiffs in complex liability matters, generally handling cases that involve such issues as nursing home neglect, wrongful death, the Jones Act and maritime law. Mr. Irpino also accepts cases involving class actions and mass joinder proceedings.Before earning a Juris Doctor from Tulane University Law School, Mr. Irpino attended the University of Illinois. From there, he received a Bachelor of Arts.Mr. Irpino understands the effects that devastating accidents can have on victims and their families. For nearly 20 years, he has committed himself to advocating on behalf of those who have been severely injured due to the negligence of others. Over the course of his career, Mr. Irpino has secured settlements for his clients totaling more than $350 million. His notable successes include serving as class counsel in a New Orleans train car leak and fire litigation case, for which he helped obtain a $3.35 billion judgment on behalf of his clients.Beyond his work in the courtroom, Mr. Irpino is an active member of the legal community. He is a member of the Louisiana Association for Justice, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the New Orleans Bar Association and the American Bar Association.Serving the community is a priority for Mr. Irpino. He is involved with Project H.E.L.P. and Ozanam Inn, a place that provides services to New Orleans homeless. Mr. Irpino also regularly volunteers his guidance and legal services to the disabled, homeless and elderly through The Harry Thompson Center.
Marc S. Wallis
A partner at Mark I. Bronson, P.C. Marc S. Wallis is a personal injury attorney handling cases of medical malpractice and products liability. He represents the people of Missouri with a focus on those in the St. Louis metropolitan area and the surrounding suburban regions. An extremely successful trial attorney, he has over three decades of experience defending the rights of the injured.At Yale University in 1981, Mr. Wallis graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology, then he attended Washington University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1985. Currently, he is admitted to practice in Illinois, Missouri, the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.Mr. Wallis is a member of the American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, The Missouri Bar, the American Association for Justice and the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys. For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell.A speaker at several educational seminars given to practicing lawyers, Mr. Wallis also volunteers time as the sports, recreation and aquatics divisions chairperson of the St. Louis Jewish Community Center. Graduates of the Washington University School of Law consider him a mentor, and he is also involved in the Career Initiatives Committee of the school. As his clients seek compensation for a variety of personal injuries, he is prepared to go the distance to obtain what they deserve. 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.
Bruce A. Elmore, Jr.
Attorney Bruce A. Elmore Jr. is the founding attorney of the Asheville, North Carolina, firm, The Elmore Law Firm, P.A. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mr. Elmore has been practicing law for more than 36 years. His firm focuses on cases involving catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death from automobile and tractor-trailer accidents as well as medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, railroad accidents and premises liability. An avid motorcycle rider Mr. Elmores practice also involves motorcycle accidents. Mr. Elmore represents clients throughout North Carolina.Mr. Elmore is a participant in pro bono legal work and is actively involved as a cooperating attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union . He is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, the Buncombe County Bar Association, American Association for Justice and the North Carolina Advocates for Justice.Mr. Elmore has been a speaker at seminars involving medical malpractice, personal injury and civil rights. He has received the Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent peer review rating. AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties, Inc, used in 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 peer review ratings fall into two categories: legal abilities and general ethical standards.
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Ricky L. Boren
Ricky L. Boren is a co-founder of Hill Boren P.C. located in Jackson, Tennessee. With nearly 50 years of legal experience to draw upon, he focuses his practice exclusively on providing representation to residents of Madison County and the surrounding areas who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties. The types of personal injury and wrongful death cases Mr. Boren has handled include motor vehicle crashes, pedestrian accidents, collisions caused by truck driver negligence or improper truck maintenance, motorcycle accidents, burn injuries, bicycle accidents, defective products, boating accidents, and birth injuries.As an undergraduate, Mr. Boren attended The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he received a Bachelor of Arts with honors. Remaining in Knoxville, Mr. Boren then decided to pursue his legal education at The University of Tennessee College of Law. After completing his studies, he was awarded his Juris Doctor and was admitted to practice law before all Tennessee state courts in 1978.Throughout his career as a plaintiffs personal injury attorney, Mr. Boren has been instrumental in securing numerous sizable settlements and jury awards for his clients. As a result, he has earned the respect of his fellow professionals for his successful track record as well as his high degree of ethics. This has been reflected in Mr. Borens receipt of an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating that an attorney can receive through that organization. Even with his several decades of experience, Mr. Boren is always seeking to stay abreast of current developments in the area of personal injury law, and as a result, he is an active participant in the Tennessee Bar Association and other professional groups.
Mark Lanier is the founder of The Lanier Law Firm, with offices in New York, Houston, Los Angeles and Oklahoma City. Laniers reputation as one of the countrys top trial lawyers is based on courtroom battles involving some of the worlds largest companies. Lanier won the nations first verdict over the controversial pain medication VIOXX, and helped clear the way for a nationwide settlement for all VIOXX users. Lanier and his team are recognized in prestigious legal journals based on their work in intellectual property and business litigation, and claims involving toxic exposures, serious personal injuries, dangerous prescription drugs, defective products, medical malpractice and maritime law.Marks most recent courtroom experience is significant and diverse, including:,In July 2018, he won a $4.69 Billion verdict in a products liability case against Johnson & Johnson over dangerous talc powder, the largest verdict in the country that year.In December 2016 he earned a $1 Billion combined jury verdict in a products liability case over defective hip implants against defendant DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. a subsidiary of health care giant Johnson & Johnson.In March 2016, he secured a multi-milliondollar verdict in the same federal court in the initial bellwether trial against DePuy and Johnson & Johnson over the metal-on-metal hip implants.
Jeffery L. Robinette
Jeffery L. Robinette is a top 1% West Virginia Personal Injury Attorney and the founding member of Robinette Legal Group, PLLC, located in Morgantown, West Virginia. Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Robinette focuses his practice on representing individuals throughout the state who have suffered serious injuries and families who have lost loved ones due to the negligent or willful acts of others, including through professional malpractice. Mr. Robinette regularly handles cases involving unsafe work environments, coal mine injuries and death, gas drilling and pipeline injuries, motor vehicle collisions, and construction defect claims.Mr. Robinette has been selected as a Top Lawyer and has most recently been awarded the Litigator Award, an honor given to only the top 1% of attorneys nationwide.After graduating from Concord College, now known as Concord University, in 1983 with a degree in political science and history, Mr. Robinette joined the U.S. Army, where he served in the 82nd Airborne Division as a paratrooper and an artillery, intelligence and psychological operations officer. He earned his Juris Doctor in 1991 from West Virginia University College of Law, where he edited and contributed to the West Virginia Law Review.Before founding his own firm, Mr. Robinette defended against serious and catastrophic injury claims as a partner in a prominent West Virginia law firm, giving him valuable insight into the operations of West Virginia industrial worksites. Admitted to practice in West Virginia, Mr. Robinette is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of West Virginia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.Mr. Robinette maintains memberships in a variety of professional organizations, including the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, the West Virginia Bar Association and Elite Lawyers of America. He regularly lectures at West Virginia University College of Law on the topic of appellate advocacy and gives back to the community through his support of the Ronald McDonald House of Morgantown. Mr. Robinette has published three books dealing with victims rights and insurance claim settlements.
Michael A. Prieto
Attorney Michael A. Prieto is a partner at the highly respected Atlanta law firm of Prieto Marigliano Holbert Prieto, LLC. After joining the firm, Mr. Prieto established the nursing home negligence practice, and he has since devoted his career to assisting the victims of nursing home abuse and negligence and the families who have lost loved ones to negligent caregivers. Today, thanks to his record of success, which includes millions in compensation for victims and families, he is regarded as one of Georgias leading attorneys.Mr. Prieto began his legal career in 1998 after earning his law degree from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and his admission to the State Bar of Georgia. In addition to his approval to practice law in all of Georgias state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit have also issued their approvals for him to practice in their courtrooms.Thanks to Mr. Prietos dedication to protecting the rights of the elderly and disabled, he has built a reputation for excellence, which has led to numerous honors. His cases have been featured in numerous national newspapers and television programs, including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and has appeared on Good Morning America, CNN, The Today Show and The Opra Winfrey television broadcrast.Mr. Prieto is not only a dedicated client advocate but also an active member of the legal community. He is a member of numerous associations, including the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (Immediate Past-Prisident), where he serves as chair of the Nursing Home Litigation Group, and the American Association for Justice.