A personal injury claim is not as simple as you might think. It is not necessary to call your insurance company from the scene of the collision, but many insurance companies do require that you report an incident promptly after it happens. Ultimately, Justin agreed to get an MRI. Second, in order to become a participating provider with an insurance company, a doctor signs a contract that requires her to bill health insurance for all covered treatments and procedures.Read More
Worker Injury Claim
All profession has its occupational hazards, but it is known that the maritime industry is one of the most dangerous. Just being in a harbor, ship, or on an offshore platform has its risks, under certain conditions, these places could be even more dangerous.
On most occasions, the employer or the company is at-fault for the accident. They are responsible for keeping a healthy working environment. He must constantly supervise everything, making sure that everyone is following the rules, and the workplace follows all the standard safety measures.
Don’t try to fill up your claim alone, besides the fact that maritime law is very difficult, the defendant’s lawyers will engulf you if you go solo. A lawyer with extensive experience in the maritime law will make the difference between getting your expenses covered or not.
If you are a seaman, and got injured while working, you can use the maintenance and cure to secure compensation until you are fully recovered. But if because someone's negligence you got hurt, using the Jones Act can help your lawyer to land a better compensation.
Don’t wait too long before making the claim! Start talking with our injury law firm today and let us help you in this process.
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Top Lawyers Pick
- Linda L. Mariani
- Melvin B. Wright
- Mariam L. Hafezi
- Richard W. Morefield
- Scott Burnham Hollis
- Deneen LaMonica
- Noble K. McIntyre
- Marc A. Johnston
- M. Lawrence Lallande
- Mitchell A. Stephens
- Mia Frieder
- Diana Lynch
Linda L. Mariani
In matrimonial law, choosing the right lawyer can make a world of difference. With more than 30 years of family law experience, attorney Linda L. Mariani combines the in-depth knowledge and skill of a large firm with the personal attention and client-centered commitment of a smaller firm. Located in New London, Connecticut, MarianiReckLane, LLC, serves individuals and families throughout the counties of New London, Middlesex, New Haven and Hartford.Over the years, Ms. Mariani has handled a significant number of high net worth divorce cases in the area and represented numerous doctors, attorneys and high-echelon Indian tribal members. She is board certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a family law trial advocate. In addition, she serves as the Connecticut Superior Courts Special Master and Trial Referee for family and personal injury issues.Ms. Mariani is the inspiration behind the Parenting Education Program, which has become a required course for all couples pursuing divorce. A respected lecturer, she is also the two-time recipient of a certificate of commendation from the state of Connecticut Judicial Department. In addition, she has been listed in Best Lawyers in America from 2005 to 2015.Ms. Mariani graduated with her J.D. from the Suffolk University Law School and joined the bar in 1977.
Melvin B. Wright
Attorney Melvin B. Wright is a partner at Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Wright devotes his practice exclusively to personal injury law, serving injury victims throughout the entire state of Florida. He has experience with matters involving motor vehicle accidents, nursing home negligence, premises liability, products liability, trucking accidents and more.Mr. Wright has more than 30 years of experience litigating all types of personal injury matters. He began his career representing injury victims and the insurance industry before shifting his focus over to exclusively representing plaintiffs who have been seriously injured or lost a loved one due to an accident.Over the course of his career, Mr. Wright has effectively tried cases at the state, federal and appellate levels. He is board certified as a civil trial specialist by the Florida Bars Board of Legal Specialization & Education and holds a certification in civil trial law from the National Board of Trial Advocacy.In honor of his accomplishments, Mr. Wright is the recipient of recognition from groups including the American Board of Trial Advocates, the International Society of Barristers, Best Lawyers in America, the American Society of Legal Advocates, the Trial Lawyer and Florida Trend magazine. He is a member of numerous professional organizations including the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.Mr. Wright earned a bachelors degree from the University of Georgia College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. He received his law degree from Walter F. George School of Law and became a licensed attorney in 1985. He holds an active law license in Florida, Georgia and Tennessee, and he is admittd to the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the Superme Court of the United States.
Mariam L. Hafezi
Attorney at law at Kaiser Hafezi Law, Mariam L. Hafezi represents those in Cook, Lake and DuPage counties in matters of personal injury. Fluent in Spanish and English, Ms. Hafezi handles all personal injury cases including premises liability injuries, auto accidents, products liability, construction negligence and medical negligence. Whether through a jury verdict or a quick settlement, she is prepared to defend the best interests of her clients to a successful end.In a process of just a few months, Ms. Hafezi has secured for her clients over a million dollars. She is admitted to practice in Illinois, and before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Her first years as a lawyer were spent in litigation for complex medical negligence injuries, securing compensation for the injured to cover medical costs, loss of income and pain and suffering caused by the negligence of another.A graduate of the University of Iowa, Ms. Hafezi earned a bachelor of business administration in 2005 and graduated magna cum laude. In 2010, she obtained her Juris Doctor from the Northern Illinois University College of Law, where she was assistant editor to the Northern Illinois University Law Review.Ms. Hafezi is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. To help as many people as possible, she offers free initial consultations to those who have been injured and had their lives changed by the choices of another.
1035 South York Road, Suite C,, Bensenville IL 60106
Richard W. Morefield
As one of the founding members of Morefield Speicher Bachman, LC, Richard W. Morefield is dedicated to representing clients in the Kansas City metropolitan area as well as throughout Kansas and Missouri. He focuses his practice on business litigation, wrongful death, and personal injury, handling cases that include the following issues: brain injuries; car, truck and motorcycle accidents; dangerous or defective products; and a wide variety of business disputes.In 1983, Mr. Morefield graduated from Rice University with a Bachelor of Arts in economics and legal studies. He earned a full merit-based scholarship to The University of Kansas School of Law and graduated in 1986. While in law school, he was a member of the schools national moot court team. Later, Mr. Morefield pursued additional training in mediation through the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He is on the list of approved mediators for the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri.Litigating on behalf of someone who has been injured requires strong legal skills as well as compassion, and Mr. Morefield gives both of these to his clients. Following law school, he gained valuable experience representing insurance companies and large corporations allowing him to bring a unique perspective to the plaintiff cases he now handles. Through his commitment to pursuing justice he has obtained many settlements and verdicts for his clients, including a nearly $2.5 million award in a wrongful death suit that is one of the areas largest verdicts.Mr. Morefields successes have earned him the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell. In 2013, The National Trial Lawyers inducted him into its distinguished invitation-only Top 100 Trial Lawyers organization, which limits membership to a select number of attorneys from each state. In 2014, he was named one of the Top 100 Litigation Lawyersin the State of Kansas by the American Society of Legal Advocates. In 2015, the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys named him one of the top 10 personal injury attorneys in the State of Kansas.In an effort to share his experience with others, Mr. Morefield has spoken to his peers on many occasions and has given lectures on tort law, trial techniques, trial advocacy and appellate advocacy. In 2019, he will serve on the faculty for the TIPS/ABOTA National Trial Academy in Reno, Nevada. He will be training less experienced lawyers in how to succeed in the courtroom. He is admitted to practice in Missouri and Kansas state and federal courts, as well as the Supreme Court of the United States. Throughout his career, Mr. Morefield has provided leadership in several organizations, including the Lawyers Association of Kansas City, where he served as president, and the American Bar Association where he has served in a variety of leadership roles. 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.
Scott Burnham Hollis
Scott Hollis is a nationally recognized attorney and the founder and managing partner of Hollis Legal Solutions, PLLC. He has earned a reputation as an effective advocate for his clients in several areas, including family law, personal injury, business disputes, and commercial transactions. ,For his commitment to excellence in the practice of law and strong record of positive results, Scott is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, rated 10.0/10.0 by Avvo, an eight-time Best Lawyers in America honoree, and current Top Lawyers honoree. 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.
Deneen LaMonica is an attorney at the law firm of Ziccarelli & Martello. She handles the Firms litigation docket for the Cleveland Office. Having formerly worked at one of the largest law firms in Cleveland, she brings her big firm litigation experience and training to Ziccarelli & Martellos clients. Deneen has extensive experience in personal injury, wrongful death, slip & fall accidents, premises liability, product liability, toxic tort claims, privacy actions, and commercial litigation. She also handles workers compensation appeals for the Firm. Deneen is licensed to practice in State and Federal courts in Ohio and Illinois. She is the current President-elect of the Federal Bar Association, and an active member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.
55 Public Square, Suite 1717,, Cleveland OH 44113
Noble K. McIntyre
Noble K. McIntyre is the founding partner of McIntyre Law, P.C. in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and the immediate past President of the Oklahoma Association for Justice. Mr. McIntyre is an astute and experienced litigator who represents clients in cases involving all forms of personal injury, including mass torts, nursing home injury and neglect. His past cases have included car and truck accidents, product liability, drug liability and medical malpractice. He is currently a diligent and formidable advocate for individuals injured in cases involving defective hip implants, transvaginal mesh implants, Paxil birth defects, IVC filter litigation, Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI) and Physio Mesh cases.Mr. McIntyre was born in North Dakota, but he moved to Oklahoma with his family when he was one year old. He earned his undergraduate degree from Oklahoma Baptist University in 1992, and he graduated with his Juris Doctor from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1995.After law school, Mr. McIntyre worked as an attorney and then as a partner with an Oklahoma City law firm for several years before leaving to start his own firm. He and the attorneys at McIntyre Law, P.C. strive to improve their clients lives through dedicated representation and finding full and fair resolutions to challenging situations.Mr. McIntyre is licensed to practice before the state courts of Oklahoma. He is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the American Association for Justice. Outside of the courtroom, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters and, along with other employees at the firm, participating in and sponsoring a broad variety of community events and programs in the Oklahoma City area. Mr. McIntyre and the firm have most recently hosted a blood drive and distributed Easter hams and other food items to needy families in the community. His firm recently completed the 8th Annual Day of Kindness where over 6500 turkeys were handed out to needy Oklahomans.
Marc A. Johnston
Marc A. Johnston is a successful trial attorney and owner of the Johnston Law Firm, LLC in Portland, Oregon. Marcs primary focus is standing up for and protecting the rights of individuals who have been hurt or killed by the negligence of another. Marc is a lawyer for the people, representing individuals and their families against dangerous drivers, negligent physicians, corporations who endanger consumers and anyone violating the societal safety rules which protect us all. Marcs winning trial and arbitration record is a testament to his tenacity, preparation and legal skill, as well as his belief in promoting community safety and positive social change through the legal process. Marc also represents people when their health insurance company denies their claims. ,Marc and his firm take a client centric approach to practicing law. This has resulted in many of Marcs clients becoming lifelong friends of the Johnston Law Firm. Marcs clients appreciate his approachability, availability and his dedication to winning their case.Marc is a cum laude graduate of Gonzaga University School of Law. He later founded and became the head coach of the national award winning mock trial program at Reed College. Marcs other professional activities include his membership in several organizations, including the American Association for Justice, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association and the Oregon State Bar. Marc is a college basketball fan, and an avid fisherman and white water rafting enthusiast.
M. Lawrence Lallande
M. Lawrence Lallande, of Lallande Law, PLC has been dedicated to obtaining justice for injured persons in the Los Angeles area and throughout the state of California for more than 25 years. Mr. Lallande is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He has served on the board of governors of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) and on the board of directors and executive committee of the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC; Presidential Award of Merit 2000, 2002, 2004-2006, 2008, 2010). Mr. Lallande is certified in Medical Malpractice by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys (ABPLA). Mr. Lallande has served as an adjunct law professor at Pepperdine University, is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and was a California delegate to the American Association for Justice (AAJ) minority caucus. Mr. Lallande was born and raised in Puerto Rico and is fully bilingual in Spanish.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.
Mitchell A. Stephens
Mitchell A. Stephens focuses his practice on litigation and has successfully represented clients in both state and federal courts. Mitchs last two jury trials resulted in favorable verdicts for his clients, with the total verdict amounts exceeding $25 million. At his last bench trial, he successfully defended against seven-figure damages claims and obtained a no cause of action verdict. His last trial before an arbitration panel involved defending against a $36 million demand. The final award was a dismissal of the plaintiffs claims with prejudice and no damages awarded. In addition to these favorable trial verdicts, Mitch has prevailed on many other matters in the dispositive motion context. He also has successfully defended his victories on appeal, including to the Utah Supreme Court and Tenth Circuit.Prior to joining Hatch, James & Dodge, Mitch served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Carolyn B. McHugh of the Utah Court of Appeals. Mitch graduated from the University of Utahs S.J. Quinney College of Law in 2007 with Highest Honors.
A partner at Hilley & Frieder, P.C. Mia Frieder focuses her practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. From the firms offices in Atlanta, Georgia, she provides representation to clients throughout the greater metropolitan area. Ms. Frieder is admitted to practice before all Georgia state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.In her personal injury and wrongful death practice, Ms. Frieder provides assistance to people who have suffered economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence or recklessness of other persons or entities. She places a particular emphasis on surgical errors, hospital negligence, the failure to diagnose cancer or other diseases, and other forms of medical malpractice. Ms. Frieder has also handled cases involving premises liability and motor vehicle accidents. Throughout her career, she has been able to obtain several high-dollar settlements and jury awards on behalf of her plaintiff clients, and she has accordingly earned the high regard of her fellow professionals both for her successful track record and high degree of ethics. Ms. Frieder has received an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 Superb peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, she has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, and she has been selected for membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.Ms. Frieder majored in philosophy at the University of Florida, and she received a Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude in 1987. She then went on to pursue her legal education at Emory University School of Law, where she served on the editorial board of the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal before being awarded her Juris Doctor in 1991. Her professional affiliations include the Georgia 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.
Attorney Diana Lynch is the managing partner of Lynch Law Group in Atlanta, Georgia. Ms. Lynch focuses her practice on family law and handles cases in the Atlanta metropolitan area, as well as throughout DeKalb, Gwinnett and Fulton counties involving divorce, child custody, child support, property division and more. Possessing a wide range of legal knowledge, she has also handled personal injury and other general civil litigation matters.Ms. Lynch earned a bachelors degree in accounting at the University of South Carolina: Darla Moore School of Business and attained her law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. During law school, she served as a summer associate for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Divisions securities fraud and regulations department. She has been practicing law in the state of Georgia since 1995 and the state of South Carolina since 1993.Ms. Lynch has several years of litigation experience in the area of family law and is also experienced in forms of alternative dispute resolution, holding a license in both mediation and arbitration. Prior to her role with Lynch Law Group, she practiced at other private firms and also clerked for entities, including the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and the South Carolina Court of Appeals.An active participant in legal and pro bono activities, Ms. Lynch has been involved with groups including the Literacy 2 Legacy, Inc. and the Fulton County Youth Council. She is also active in a number of professional organizations including the State Bar of Georgia, the American Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.
1718 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 499,, Atlanta GA 30309