This article contains true stories. The fact is that you don’t have to speak to the liability insurer, but it doesn’t want you to know that. That means your insurance company has the first obligation to pay your accident-related bills. It’s a very good idea to have an attorney involved if your insurance company is demanding an IME. If you choose not to go to the emergency room, you should, at a minimum, see your primary care physician as soon as possible following the collision, regardless of whether you consider your injuries serious or minor.Read More
Motorcycle Accident Injury
Motorcycles can be an exhilarating way to travel, but they also offer far fewer protections than other types of vehicles. The injuries resulting from motorbike accidents can range from minor to fatal ones but they all need to be checked and treated properly.
Wounds can be deceptive so do not underestimate anything. Life threatening injuries include Paralysis, Trauma brain injuries but even though who are lucky enough to avoid them have a difficult life ahead. All injuries should be treated properly and promptly. Injuries require long term care otherwise they may turn into something serious.
In the event that you or somebody you adore is harmed in an accident, you might be entitled for compensation. Harms may incorporate medical advice and cost, agony, stress, lost wages and future costs. Being injured in a bike mishap isn't a simple circumstance for anybody. Our accomplished Wake County bike accident lawyers and workers are here for your support.
Head injuries lead to death of the 87% people who died in motorbike accident in NC and the main reason for head injury was ejection at the time of impact. The main cause of death penalty for a motorcyclist is Head trauma. It is difficult for 10% people, suffering from Traumatic Brian Injuries to live independently, which is caused by severe blow to head.
Our lawyers can assist you. We comprehend what you are going through and above all, we are well aware of laws and would secure your rights. Prevention is critical, yet security is indispensable.
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Top Lawyers Pick
- Hyram M. Montero
- Gloria Seidule
- Benjamin R. Couture
- Darron Stewart
- Dwight J. Schulte
- Ryan M. Harrell
- Keith Philip More
- Wes A. Kissinger
- Craig W. Carlson
- Anthony J. Cervi
- Terence P. O'Connor
- James Gooding
Hyram M. Montero
Attorney Hyram M. Montero founded his Fort Lauderdale personal injury law firm, Hyram M. Montero, P.A. with the goal of protecting the rights of victims of negligence who live and work in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, surrounding Miami-Dade and Broward counties, and throughout the state of Florida. Mr. Montero is a leading attorney in his practice area due to both his legal abilities and the compassion with which he treats his clients as they pursue compensation through personal injury or wrongful death actions.Mr. Montero, an Illinois native, began his legal career in 1980 after earning his Juris Doctor from The John Marshall Law School and his approval to practice law in the state of Illinois. In 1982, The Florida Bar followed suit with its approval, as have the U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois and the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.In 1988, attorney Montero founded the first law firm in Broward County that offered legal services in multiple languages, thanks to his ability to speak both Spanish and Italian fluently. Today, he continues to proudly represent clients from different backgrounds. In addition, he serves the residents of South Floridas Hispanic and immigrant communities by serving as an executive board member emeritus with Hispanic Unity of Florida.Mr. Monteros legal skills, extensive knowledge and dedication to his clients needs have earned him much recognition from the legal community. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and he is peer-rated as AV Preeminent according to Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, the National Board of Trial Advocacy recognizes him as a board-certified civil trial lawyer. In 2013, Mr. Montero obtained a one-hundred-million dollar ($100,000,000) jury verdict in an aviation case in Broward County. This is one of the largest personal injury verdicts in Florida history.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.
The founder of her own firm based in Stuart, Florida, Gloria Seidule is an experienced, passionate and fierce attorney who focuses her practice exclusively on achieving justice in personal injury and wrongful death litigation, representing clients throughout Martin, St. Lucie Counties and Florida who have been injured due to the negligence of others. Admitted to practice before all Florida state courts, Ms. Seidule is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. Ms. Seidules cases involve multiple defendant medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, truck and motor vehicle crashes, child sexual abuse, slip and falls, aviation, pharmacy negligence and infections. She has numerous million dollar jury verdicts and negotiated settlements, including a jury award in excess of $1 million against Walmart Inc. in a lawsuit from a slip and fall that was affirmed on appeal. Her colleagues have taken note of her successful track record and high degree of ethics having received an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a Superb peer review rating through Avvo, and she has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, and Top Verdicts in Florida,2013.Ms. Seidule is the co-author of a publication on child sexual abuse in schools and presented webinars on MRSA and antibiotic resistant infection litigation. A graduate of the University of Central Florida, where she majored in English literature and received a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude in 1984, she obtained her legal education at the University of Florida Levin College of Law and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 1987 where she won Best Oralist in Moot Court and was a finalist in the Southeastern Regional National Appellate Advocacy Competition.For over 25 years, Ms Seidule had devoted her career to fighting for her clients who have suffered because of the most horrible and life-changing injuries, including paralysis, amputation, blindness, loss of a child, child sexual abuse, neck and back surgery, psychological trauma and death of a loved one. Every one of these injuries and losses could have been prevented had the wrongdoer acted prudently and with due regard for the people. This is what Gloria Seidule is about-Justice.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.
Benjamin R. Couture
Benjamin R. Couture is a founding partner of Weinstein Couture, PLLC, in Seattle, Washington. Mr. Couture focuses his practice on personal injury and handles cases involving dangerous drugs, defective medical devices, mesothelioma and pharmaceutical litigation. He serves individuals and families throughout Washington, Idaho and California.Mr. Couture earned a bachelors degree in English from Indiana University Bloomington. He went on to graduate cum laude from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in Dallas, Texas. While attending law school, he served as articles editor for the Southern Methodist University Law Review Association and was a member of the law schools board of advocates.Following law school, Mr. Couture practiced law at a private Dallas-based firm, gaining experience in personal injury matters involving asbestos, mesothelioma and pharmaceuticals. While practicing in Dallas, he belonged to the leadership class of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers. He later relocated to the Seattle area and worked for another private firm before co-founding Weinstein Couture, PLLC.Mr. Couture has been licensed to practice law since 2007 and is licensed in Washington and Idaho. He consistently advocates for victims of mesothelioma, testifying on their behalf for government bodies including the Idaho House Judiciary, Rules and Administration Committee.Outside of his practice, Mr. Couture is an active member of his legal community. He is a member of professional organizations including the Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association, the Idaho State Bar, the Washington State Bar Association, the Washington State Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice.
419 S 8th St, Suite 309,, Boise ID 83702
Darron Stewart is one of the principals at Stewart & Stewart Attorneys. Based in Carmel, Indiana, he focuses his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, providing representation to clients throughout the greater Indianapolis metropolitan area and other parts of the state as well as Louisville, Kentucky. In this regard, Mr. Stewart assists those who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties. The types of cases that he has been involved in have arisen out of truck and other motor vehicle crashes, defective products, construction site injuries and animal bites, and he has been able to obtain high-dollar settlements and jury awards.In addition to his personal injury practice, Mr. Stewart also has experience in workers compensation matters, helping people who have been injured on the job to obtain their rightful benefits under their employers insurance coverage. He provides assistance with the preparation of the required claim, making sure that it contains all necessary medical and other documents and that it is filed on a timely basis. Mr. Stewart will also provide advocacy at subsequent hearings in the event that a claim is disputed or denied.Mr. Stewart attended Butler University as an undergraduate, and he received a Bachelor of Science in 1990. After obtaining a Master of Science from Butler in 1994, he decided to pursue a legal career, and he enrolled at what was then known as the Thomas M. Cooley Law School and was subsequently awarded his Juris Doctor in 1998. Admitted to practice in both Indiana and Kentucky, Mr. Stewart is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, the U.S. District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Kentucky, and the Supreme Court of the United States.
Dwight J. Schulte
Dwight J. Schulte is an attorney at Schulte Law Firm P.C. located in Missoula, Montana. Mr. Schulte specializes in criminal defense and personal injury, serving a diverse group of clients throughout the state of Montana.Mr. Schulte was born in Missoula and grew up in the Bitterroot Valley. He earned a bachelors degree in finance from the University of Montana and received his law degree from the University Of Montana Alexander Blewett III School of Law. While attending school and following graduation, he supported himself by working in the construction industry. He has been licensed to practice law in Montana since 2008.Over the course of his more than 10 years in practice, Mr. Schulte has received recognition for his accomplishments in the legal profession. He was named one of the Top 40 Under 40and one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyersby the renowned organization The National Trial Lawyers.Outside of the office, Mr. Schulte engages in a number of civic and professional activities. He is a member of the State Bar of Montana and previously served as president of the new lawyers association. He also belongs to the Western Montana Bar Association, the Montana Trial Lawyers Association and the Montana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and serves on the Criminal Justice Act Panel Selection Committee.Mr. Schulte holds key leadership positions within his community and sits on the board of directors of the United Way of Missoula County
Ryan M. Harrell
Ryan M. Harrell joined Green Haines Sgambai as an attorney in 2018. Prior to his affiliation with the firm, Ryan represented injured clients at other northeast Ohio law firms, and also practiced on his own, focusing on civil appellate work and criminal defense representation. Ryan now focuses his practice on asserting personal injury and medical malpractice claims against individuals, companies, and insurance carriers.. He maintains an appellate practice and has participated in class actions. After graduating from Miami University in 1998, Ryan worked as an architectural designer prior to attending law school. He graduatedMagna Cum Laude, from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 2006. Ryan lives in northwest Akron with his wife. Outside the office, he enjoys music, reading, hiking, skiing, cycling, roller coasters and traveling.
100 Federal Plaza East, Suite 800,, Youngstown OH 44503
Keith Philip More
As a partner and trial attorney with the Bentley & More, LLP, law firm in Irvine, California, Keith Philip More focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and workers compensation claims. With 29 years of legal experience, Mr. More uses his extensive skills and resources to recover the maximum amount of compensation and benefits possible for those injured at work as well as those who suffered an injury or loss because of another partys negligent or reckless actions.Mr. More began his legal career in 1989 after receiving his Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law in Chicago and his license to practice from The State Bar of California. In 1990, the Illinois State Bar Association also admitted him to practice.Throughout his career, he has secured several settlements and verdicts in excess of $1 million, including a $14.7 million verdict in a workers compensation case, the largest award ever in California. As a result of his success, he is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and has an AV-Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.A consummate professional, Mr. More remains active in a number of legal organizations, including the Orange County Bar Association, where he served as co-chair to the workers compensation section from 2004-2005. He has also held several leadership positions within the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, having once served as its president, and he is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.In addition to practicing law, Mr. More uses his in-depth knowledge of the law to educate and train other attorneys, delivering speeches on various legal topics before a variety of legal associations, including The State Bar of California.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.
Wes A. Kissinger
A partner at Harrison White, P.C. Wes A. Kissinger focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Working out of the firms office in Spartanburg, South Carolina, he provides astute and aggressive representation to clients throughout the state who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence or recklessness of other persons or entities. Admitted to practice before all South Carolina courts, Mr. Kissinger is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.The types of cases that Mr. Kissinger has handled during his career as a plaintiffs attorney have primarily arisen out of incidents involving nursing home negligence and abuse, premises liability, defective products, and truck and other motor vehicle accidents. Prior to joining Harrison White, P.C. in 2003, he was with a law firm that represented insurance companies in personal injury litigation, and this experience as a defense attorney has helped him anticipate the types of tactics that he often faces in his current cases. Mr. Kissinger has been able to obtain several seven-figure jury awards and negotiated settlements on behalf of his clients, and his successful track record has led to his receipt of an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a Superb peer review rating through Avvo.As an undergraduate, Mr. Kissinger attended the University of South Florida and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1993. He then left Tampa to pursue his legal education at Samford Universitys Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1997. Mr. Kissingers professional affiliations include the South Carolina Association for Justice and the Federal Bar 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.
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.
Anthony J. Cervi
Attorney Anthony J. Cervi is a sole practitioner at Anthony J. Cervi, Attorney at Law in Buffalo, New York. Mr. Cervi practices in the areas of family law, personal injury law, probate law and real estate law. He has experience with general civil and commercial litigation matters and handles cases involving divorce and child custody, as well as with representing plaintiffs in catastrophic injury matters.Mr. Cervi serves clients in the Buffalo and Niagara metropolitan areas, including Amherst, Clarence, Depew, East Aurora, Grand Island, Hamburg, Kenmore, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lewiston, Lockport, Niagara Falls, North Tonawanda, Orchard Park, Tonawanda, West Seneca and Williamsville. He has more than 15 years of experience and is dedicated to protecting the best interests of his clients.In addition to running his law firm, Mr. Cervi is a judge in the Town of Lancaster drug court. He is a U.S. Army veteran, a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and a former school board member for the Maryvale School System. He is involved in his legal community as well and an active member of the Bar Association of Erie County, the New York State Bar Association and the New York State Defenders Association.Mr. Cervi received a bachelors degree, dual majoring in criminal justice and political science, from Buffalos Canisius College, and earned his law degree from Creighton University School of Law in Omaha, Nebraska. He holds an active license in New York and before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York.
Terence P. O'Connor
As a partner with OConnor, OConnor, Bresee & First, P.C. Terence P. OConnor is dedicated to serving clients in the Albany, Kingston, Poughkeepsie, Newburgh and Glens Falls, New York, areas. He focuses his practice primarily on defending clients in personal injury and wrongful death litigation, including motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and premises liability.After attending the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, Mr. OConnor received his Bachelor of Science in psychology from St. Lawrence University in 1980. During his undergraduate years, he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Kappa. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 1983. Mr. OConnor is admitted to practice law in the states of New York and Vermont as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.Recognized for his excellent legal skills and ethics, Mr. OConnor has earned the respect and high regard of his fellow attorneys, as evidenced by his receipt of an AV Preeminent through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 Superb peer review rating through Avvo. He has additionally received the Presidents Award from the Albany County Bar Association, and he has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America. An active participant in several legal groups, he is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, and the International Association of Defense Counsel. Mr. OConnor has also served on the board of directors of the Center for Disability Services in Albany.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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Jim Gooding learned the practice of personal injury law from his father in Kent, Washington, where together they represented clients from all walks of life. During those years Jim gained respect for the problems and issues his clients faced, and learned how to best counsel and represent them while achieving justice for their cause.Jims practice eventually brought him to New York City, where he became trial counsel for various firms who sent their difficult cases to him when they knew the case was going to be tried to a jury. There, Jim successfully tried 75+ personal injury jury cases, earning his clients over $40 million dollars in trial verdicts and case settlements.Jim is is admitted to the bar in Washington, California, New Jersey, and New York. He is a member of Trial Lawyers Care (pro bono for victims of September 11), was a member of the New York County Lawyers Association Ethics Committee, and has served on the Washington State Bar Association Court Rules Committee. He is an EAGLE member of the Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ). Jim is one of only a handful of attorneys in the Pacific Northwest who is Board Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification, a distinction which requires verifiable trial results, and a review process including testimonials by Judges and attorneys who have opposed him at trial. Jim has been voted a Washington State Top Lawyerseven years in row, including being in the Top 100 in 2018. He has also achieved Top 100 Trial Lawyersdistinction from 2012-2019 and has obtained the highest rating of 10.0 on Avvo.com.Jims recent results include one of the largest nursing home abuse recoveries and one of the largest ankle fracture recoveries ever in the State of Washington. He is a dedicated trial lawyer who takes a personal interest in each of his clients cases, and does whatever can possibly be done to achieve justice.