At the conclusion of your claim, your PIP carrier has a claim to be reimbursed for the payments it made. You may think nobody was injured. If you’re not sure what to do, call a personal injury lawyer for help. As such, it will make any argument and use any tactic to diminish your recovery, or to deny you any recovery at all. She experienced a simple rear-end car accident with some mild neck and back whiplash, and we were able to get her a fair settlement.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
- Roger L. Lucas
- Rebekah Keith McKinney
- Scott A. Arthur
- Jeffrey S. Wrage
- Michael J. Wyatt
- Marc L. Breit
- Brad R. Matthews
- Morgan J. Gray
- F. Michael Hart
- Steven F. Fairlie
- Joseph E. O'Connor
- Taylor B. Downs
Roger L. Lucas
As an attorney with the Alabama law firm of Marsh, Rickard & Bryan, P.C. Roger L. Lucas focuses on a specific range of personal injury and workers compensation issues. Known for his compassion and his passion for protecting the rights of injured people, Mr. Lucas handles such matters as workplace injuries and illnesses, wrongful death and medical malpractice. His personal injury experience includes motor vehicle accidents, defective products, harmful medical devices and premises liability, with an emphasis on injuries in the workplace. Mr. Lucas accepts clients across the state of Alabama.Mr. Lucas received his Juris Doctor in 1981 from Samford Universitys Cumberland School of Law, and he has been practicing law ever since. Licensed to practice in Alabama, he now brings nearly 40 years of experience to the table.Understanding the importance of minimizing conflict and stress, especially with those who are recovering from serious injuries or mourning the loss of a loved one, Mr. Lucas attempts to resolve disputes through uncontested means whenever possible, utilizing his considerable experience with such methods as mediation and arbitration. However, he also realizes that not all conflicts can be settled out of court. As such, he has gained a reputation as a formidable litigator with the ability to succeed in difficult cases that many other personal injury and workers compensation attorneys are hesitant to touch.Mr. Lucas efforts have earned him the respect of his peers. His commitment to customer service and the highest legal standards has made him an asset to his community.Montgomery Office,445 Dexter Avenue, Suite 4050,Montgomery, AL 36104,
Rebekah Keith McKinney
Rebekah Keith McKinney is a shareholder in Watson McKinney, LLP, located in Huntsville, Alabama, and her primary practice areas are personal injury and divorce. These include concentrations in tractor-trailer accidents, motorcycle accidents and nursing home negligence as well as child custody matters, civil rights law and employment law. Ms. McKinney also accepts cases involving complex litigation and class-action lawsuits. She primarily serves clients in Huntsville and the surrounding areas.In 1991, Ms. McKinney received her Bachelor of Science in human and organizational development from Vanderbilt University, and she received her Juris Doctor in 1995 from the University of Alabama School of Law, where she was a member of the Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society. The following year, she was admitted to the Alabama State Bar, allowing her to practice before the state courts. Ms. McKinney is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.Ms. McKinney currently holds several memberships in prominent legal organizations, including the Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association, the Madison County American Inn of Court and the American Association for Justice, and she is currently on the board of directors of the Alabama Association for Justice and the Alabama Appleseed Center for Law & Justice. Highly regarded by her peers, she has earned a BV Distinguished peer-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, Ms. McKinney has taught several classes in employment law and currently teaches professionalism for CLE Alabama. A mother of three boys, Ms. McKinney enjoys spending her spare time with her children, traveling, reading and cooking.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 A. Arthur
As a shareholder with the Gunn Law Group, P.A. in Tampa, Florida, attorney Scott A. Arthur focuses his practice primarily on representing the rights and entitlements of those who suffered an injury or loss as the result of someone elses negligence as well as policyholders who have disputes against their insurance providers.Handling all types of personal injury and wrongful death claims, Mr. Arthur has recovered numerous substantial settlements and verdicts on behalf of his plaintiff clients. Through his insurance coverage and bad faith practice, he has been equally effective at ensuring his clients receive the full amount of benefits they deserve while holding the insurance companies accountable for their questionable practices.Regarded as one of the leading advocates for the injured and insured across his region, Mr. Arthur has earned many accolades from his peers, including an AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell and designation from The National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 100 trial attorneys in the country. In addition, he has received scores of outstanding reviews and positive referrals from his satisfied clients.A 2001 honors graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in economics and criminology, Mr. Arthur attended Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as editor for the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal. He obtained his Juris Doctor in 2005, and The Florida Bar admitted him to practice that same year. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.A consummate professional who is fully committed to his practice, Mr. Arthur maintains active involvement with several local, state and national legal organizations. He is a board member of the Florida Justice Associations Young Lawyers Section, and he is a member of the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters, the Hillsborough County Bar Association and the Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association, among his other professional affiliations.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.
Jeffrey S. Wrage
As a partner with Blachly, Tabor, Bozik & Hartman, LLC, Jeffrey S. Wrage proudly represents individuals and families in the legal areas of personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice and employment litigation. Mr. Wrage has been admitted to practice in Illinois and Indiana since 1994, practicing in various locations throughout both states including Chicago, Valparaiso, Fort Wayne, Merrillville and surrounding communities. He is also admitted to practice in all state courts of Illinois and Indiana along with the Northern U.S. District of Illinois, the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana and the 7th Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals.With a history of experience in litigation that includes more than 35 civil jury trials, Mr. Wrage is a board-certified Civil Trial Attorney by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. His civil jury trial experience includes semitruck accidents, motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, premises liability, employment discrimination and insurance cases. He is a lifetime member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and also Board Certified in Pre-Trial Advocacy. In addition to representing individuals and families, he also handles complex civil litigation for his law firms business, government and estate clients.Mr. Wrage gives back to the community by volunteering with a local school math fair, the local Chamber of Commerce, the Valparaiso Lions Club and several programs associated with the Indiana State Bar. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and speaking on legal topics at locations ranging from schools to labor unions to Chamber of Commerce programs. In the past, Mr. Wrage has volunteered as a youth sports coach and is a past adjunct professor of Trial Advocacy at Valparaiso University School of law where he also coached civil trial advocacy students where he acts as a mentor to children.He graduated from the Valparaiso University School of Law in 1994. Several of his legal articles, including The Risk of Serious Personal Injury or Death by Electrocution is a Non-Delegable Duty and Recent Indiana Supreme Court Decision Ignores Indiana Children, have been published in forums recognized statewide. He is also a member of the Porter County Bar Association, the Lake County Bar Association, the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice and the National Employment Lawyers Association.
Michael J. Wyatt
Attorney Michael J. Wyatt is a partner with the Mann, Wyatt & Rice law firm in Hutchinson, Kansas. Licensed to practice in Kansas and Missouri, Mr. Wyatt serves clients throughout both states adversely affected by someone elses negligence or wrongdoing, and he is fully committed to helping his clients recover the maximum amount of compensation for their injuries and losses from insurance companies.A top-rated trial lawyer with more than 10 years of legal experience, Mr. Wyatt has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of those in need, successfully litigating numerous multimillion-dollar cases for his clients.In addition to handling personal injury and wrongful death claims arising from car accidents, he also represents injured and disabled workers with their efforts at securing workers compensation benefits, and he leads a successful general civil litigation practice where he represents clients with all types of tortious claims. A former insurance defense attorney, he has invaluable insight into the industry, which helps him build the strongest case possible for those he serves.Personable and compassionate, Mr. Wyatt has earned a reputation for making his clients feel as if they are the only ones he is representing. He is able to achieve this by providing personalized legal counsel tailored specifically to each clients unique circumstances and by remaining in regular contact with his clients in order to address their questions and concerns and provide updates as to the status of their cases.A 2004 summa cum laude graduate of Washburn University in Topeka, Mr. Wyatt returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor, with honors, from Washburn University School of Law in 2007. The Kansas Bar Association admitted him to practice that same year, as did the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas. The Missouri Bar admitted him in 2014.
201 East 1st Avenue, PO box 1202,, Hutchinson KS 67504
Marc L. Breit
The founder of the Breit Law Office, Marc L. Breit has over 25 years of experience in litigating matters for his clients in Kentucky and Indiana. Mr. Breit is a civil litigation attorney involving personal injury accidents with a focus on defending individuals, businesses, and insurance companies related to personal injury claims.Mr. Breit earned his Juris Doctor at the St. Louis University School of Law, graduating in December 1990. Before that, he completed his Bachelor of Science in Economics in 1986, graduating from the University of Louisville School of Business. He is licensed to practice law in both Kentucky and Indiana.Mr. Breit has been named as the Most Prolific Trial Attorney among Kentucky civil practice lawyers by the Kentucky Trial Court Review (KTCR”). From 1998 through 2015, the KTCR – the leading jury trial tracking resource in Kentucky - recognized Mr. Breit for trying more jury trials than any other civil litigator in the state. The KTCR also named him the Undisputed Threshold Heavyweight King for winning the largest number of defense threshold verdicts in the KY over the prior decade and still leads the state in these verdicts.Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, Mr. Breit has received an AV Preeminent peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. In 2008, he was named as being among the Top Louisville Lawyers by Louisville Magazine. In 2015 and 2016 he was selected to the Kentucky Top Lawyers List as a Top Rated attorney by Top Lawyers Magazine. He is a member of multiple professional organizations, including the American Bar Association, the Indiana and Kentucky Bar Associations, Louisville Bar Association, previously the NFL and MLB Player Associations, and is a Past President of the University of Louisville Alumni Association Executive Committee. In addition, Mr. Breit has previously served as a certified agent to professional athletes in NFL, MLB, NASCAR, and other areas of the entertainment industry.AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.
Glassworks ll, Suite 300, 214 S. 8th Street,, Louisville KY 40202
Brad R. Matthews
Brad R. Matthews is an attorney at Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mr. Matthews practices personal injury law, serving clients throughout Louisiana who have been harmed in car accidents, truck accidents, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents and more. He represents residents in Baton Rouge, Alexandria, Denham Springs, Lake Charles, Zachary and more areas.After graduating from the University of Alabama with a bachelors degree in corporate financial management, Mr. Matthews earned his law degree from the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center. He is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts, the state courts of Alabama and is licensed to appear before the U.S. District Courts for the Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of Louisiana.Mr. Matthews has several years of experience and has recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for those he has represented throughout his career, earning him a place in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization of which less than a single percent of attorneys are members. Before devoting his practice to personal injury law, he clerked for a federal district judge and worked for a defense firm, gaining a broad range of civil litigation knowledge.In addition to his law practice, Mr. Matthews is a member of various professional organizations. He is a member of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He also belongs to the Louisiana Association for Justice and is a member of the fraternity Sigma Nu.
Morgan J. Gray
The founder of the Law Offices of Morgan J. Gray, P.C. located in Quincy, MA, Morgan J. Gray brings 23 years of experience spanning multiple practice areas to bear on an array of matters primarily injured workers. He represents several types of injured workers, including state-employed workers, as well as police officers and firefighters who suffer an injury in the line of duty, throughout Massachusetts in workers compensation and Social Security Disability cases. He has also enjoyed great success on the other side of the docket, defending uninsured employers before the states Department of Industrial Accidents. The remainder of his practice is dedicated to taking on the complex matters of injured seamen and other maritime personnel nationwide and overseas. Certified as a Proctor in Admiralty by the Maritime Law Association of the United States, he is highly regarded for his knowledge of maritime laws, including the Jones Act, the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act, the Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities Act, and the Defense Base Act, all of which were created to ensure that injured maritime personnel receive the benefits to which they are entitled in the event of a workplace injury .Mr. Gray attended Suffolk University Law School, achieving deans list honors and earning his law degree in 1991. Prior to founding his firm in 1996, he worked as an associate attorney for two Massachusetts firms and presided over evidentiary hearings for the Boston Retirement Board.A frequent speaker on maritime law and workers compensation topics at continuing legal education seminars, conventions and insurance seminars, Mr. Gray is a fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation and was recently appointed to the House of Delegates of the Massachusetts Bar Association. In June 2014, he was recognized by the Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group as one of the nations leading workers compensation attorneys.
F. Michael Hart
F. Michael Hart is a partner at Martinez, Hart, Thompson & Sanchez, P.C. and he has almost 30 years of experience. Since joining the firm in 1990, he has represented the citizens of Albuquerque and all of New Mexico in cases of personal injury, construction accidents, wrongful death, trucking accidents, brain injuries, sexual abuse, civil rights and civil claims for victims of crime. For his commitment to legal ethics and professional accomplishments, he is AV Preeminent peer-review rated, the highest rating, through Martindale-Hubbell.Named as one of the Best Lawyers for civil rights and personal injury, he is also an Outstanding Lawyer with the Albuquerque Bar Association. Mr. Hart is admitted to practice in New Mexico, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit. Actively involved in his community, he works with the following organizations: Legal FACS, Albuquerque SANE, Pegasus Legal Services, The Arc of New Mexico, Parents Reaching Out, the New Mexico Family Information Center and Crossroads for Women.Mr. Hart attended Harvard University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in fine arts, then moved to the University of New Mexico School of Law, where he earned a Juris Doctor and worked on the New Mexico Law Review. When children and adults suffer harm from negligent, reckless or criminal conduct, he makes it his duty to protect them and obtain compensation for them.With a passion for helping children, Mr. Hart is a member of the Professional Society on the Abuse of Children and many other professional organizations, including the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, the National Crime Victims Bar Association, the National Crime Victim Law Institute, the National Center for Victims of Crime and the American Association of 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.
1801 Rio Grande Boulevard Northwest, Albuquerque NM 87104
Steven F. Fairlie
As Managing Partner at the law firm of Fairlie & Lippy, P.C. Steve Fairlie represents clients in Criminal Defense, DUI and Personal Injury cases in Montgomery, Bucks and the surrounding counties of Pennsylvania. Mr. Fairlie has Chaired the Criminal Defense Committee of the Montgomery Bar Association for more than 15 years. He has been named to the Top 100 Top Lawyers lists for both Pennsylvania and Philadelphia since 2014.During one trial in 2007, Mr. Fairlie negotiated a settlement in a case involving more than $50 million in real estate. He has won many six figure settlements in cases involving vehicle accidents, back injury and dog bites. His criminal cases have involved nearly every crime in Pennsylvania, including homicide, drugs, driving under the influence, robbery and more. Since 2014 in Bucks County he handled a First Degree Murder case that resulted in a sentence of 2-10 years, a Felony Theft case dismissed after he proved that the police arrested an innocent woman, and a gunpoint robbery case that resulted in house arrest on the weekends. In 2014 in Montgomery County, after a 4 year battle, he had a Felony drug case dismissed. Prior to opening his own practice, he served as a member of the Montgomery County District Attorneys Office, and acted as lead prosecutor in a case involving $55 million in cocaine and a case that resulted in a sentence of Death.Mr. Fairlie has been recognized as one of the Top 100 SuperLawyers in Pennsylvania, in the Top 100 by the National Trial Lawyers Association, and has recieved various other similar awards nationwide. He serves as a Chairman of the Criminal Defense Committee and a member of the Judiciary and Bench/Bar committees of the Montgomery Bar Association. His peers have also honored him with the AV-Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell as a testimony to his character and professionalism in the legal field. The Legal Intelligencer named him as one of an elite group of 35 Lawyers on the Fast Track in Pennsylvania in 2006. He has won many other awards and recognitions as more fully detailed at http://www.fairlielaw.net.He values involvement in the community and volunteers his legal services in court-appointed murder cases, the Innocence Project and for a middle school in Norristown. His community has also benefited from his service for the Senior Adult Activity Center in Indian Valley and his coaching of a mock trial team for several years in Montgomery County. As an educator, he has written articles and has spoken throughout the state for a number of legal organizations.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.
Joseph E. O'Connor
Joseph E. OConnor has been practicing law in the Hudson Valley for over twenty years. He is the managing partner of OConnor & Partners PLLC.Read more about Joseph at ,oconnorpersonalinjury.com,Personal Injury Practice Areas Include:,Auto Accidents,Motorcycle Accidents,Truck Accidents,Construction Accidents,Slip, Trip & Fall Accidents,Dog Bite Injuries,Medical Malpractice,Wrongful Death
Taylor B. Downs
Attorney Taylor B. Downs is a partner at West Virginias Manchin Injury Law Group PLLC. At the firm, located in Fairmont, Mr. Downs focuses his efforts on protecting the rights of victims of negligence living in Maron County and throughout West Virginia. He regularly represents the interests of victims and the families of fatally injured victims in actions related to the following:,• Motor vehicle accidents,• Medical malpractice,• Industrial accidents,• Premises and product liability,• Mining accidents,• Oil and gas accidents,Mr. Downs began his legal career in 2011 after earning his law degree from West Virginia University College of Law and his admission to The West Virginia State Bar. In addition to his approval to practice in all of West Virginias state courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia have also approved him to practice in their courtrooms.Attorney Downs joined Manchin Injury Law Group PLLC soon after passing the bar exam. Over the past four years, he has already built a reputation as one of the regions leading young attorneys. He has a Superb rating from Avvo, and The National Trial Lawyers has included him on its list of the nations top attorneys under 40 for the past two years. In addition, the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys lists him among the top 10 personal injury attorneys under 40 in West Virginia.In addition to his busy practice, Mr. Downs is also an active member of the legal community. He is a member of the West Virginia Association for Justice, where he serves on the board of governors and chairs the New Lawyers Division. Mr. Downs is also a member of the American Association for Justice where he serves on the board of governors.