For most people, the aftermath of an injury is like entering a new world—an unknown wilderness. We’ve all heard the terms “Personal Injury,” “Personal Injury Lawyer,” and “Personal Injury Claim,” but what do those terms really mean? Fortunately, my clients had purchased uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage (UM/UIM) with their own auto insurance. But being aggressive toward the other driver, yelling at him or getting in his face, will not help your cause.Read More
Pursue a Medical malpractice Case
Medical malpractice happens when medical treatment doesn’t follow quality standards. If you are a victim of medical malpractice it is likely that you won’t even know until you start to develop symptoms.
This can happen long after the medical procedure took place. Therefore, you will need help from a lawyer with extensive experience in the medical malpractice field.
Getting the help of a medical malpractice lawyer could be the difference between getting your expenses covered or walking empty handed.
This is a very complex process that involves many legal procedures. Also, you have a limit of time to prove that you were a victim of a careless doctor. Medical malpractice follows the statute of limitations; this establishes a period in which you can make the claim.
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Top Lawyers Pick
- David N. Henderson
- Robert E. Hodge, III.
- Andrew J. Gibbs
- Carlos J. Cavenago, III
- Marc L. Frischhertz
- Annette Griggs
- Antoinette (Toni) Schlapprizzi
- Dallas W. Hartman
- Virginia W. Williams
- Timothy R. Reilley
- Fidel Rodriguez, Jr.
- James B. Kennedy, Jr.
David N. Henderson
As founder of the law office of David Henderson, David N. Henderson has spent more than 15 years representing victims of negligence. He works with clients throughout the state of Alaska to obtain compensation for the damages they suffer due to a personal injury incident.Serving others is what motivates Mr. Henderson every day on the job. In one case, he was able to secure $1.8 million following an accident in which an 18-year-old driving a snow machine was killed. For his ability to obtain results, he holds an Avvo Superb rating; he has been selected for inclusion in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100; and he has been admitted as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.Before taking on a case, Mr. Henderson does a thorough analysis of the details to determine the viability of the claim. Moving forward, he embraces the challenges of complex cases. He draws upon support from his memberships in organizations such as the American Association for Justice, the Alaska Bar Association, the Alaska Association for Justice and the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. As a former public defender, Mr. Henderson anticipates how the other party may try to skirt responsibility and develops a strategy that clearly demonstrates negligence.In 1994, Mr. Henderson earned an undergraduate degree from The Evergreen State College. He then attended Florida State University College of Law, participating in moot court competitions, and graduating with honors and a Juris Doctor in 1997. Mr. Henderson furthered his education through attending the Trial Lawyers College, graduating in 2000.When he is not serving clients, Mr. Henderson enjoys spending time outdoors fishing, rock climbing and hiking. He is also a licensed pilot.
Robert E. Hodge, III.
Robs practice has two main focuses: Litigation and representing dentists in business and employment matters.Rob focuses his litigation practice on Probate and Trust disputes, Family Law, General Civil Litigation, Criminal Defense, and Criminal and Civil Appellate practice. He helps dentists in dental practice acqusitions and sales, employment matters, contracts, and any other matter in which a dentist may need a lawyer.Rob is an Arkansas native and practices in Little Rock. Prior to coming back to Arkansas, Rob spent almost five years in Chicago where his wife attended dental school. After assisting his wife in establishing her practice, Rob began offering the same services to Arkansas dentists in need of a lawyer.Rob is active in his community in a number of ways. Rob is a Little Rock City Commissioner holding a seat on the Little Rock Historic Distric Commission, a board member on the Pulaski County Bar Associaion Board, a member of the Vestry at St. Marks Episcopal Chucrh, and a board member for St. Marks Day School.
Andrew J. Gibbs
Andrew is a trial lawyer and focuses his practice on complex real estate, construction and corporate litigation, and serves as general counsel to over 20 homeowner associations. Andrew also has extensive experience pursuing and defending personal injury actions. Andrew has been lead counsel in more than 75 trials and arbitrations in Colorado. Andrew is a also certified mediator.Andrew grew up in Tucson, Arizona, received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in and his BA from the University of Arizona in where he majored in communication with a double minor in business and history. Andrew studied international comparative law at the University of Nairobi in Nairobi, Kenya. Andrew has been an adjunct legal studies instructor at Parks College in Thornton, Colorado (since closed) and was a teaching fellow for the Masters in American & Comparative Law program at University of Denver Sturm College of Law.Andrew is a member of the Denver and Colorado Bar Associations, and is a business partner member of the Community Associations Institute. Andrew has been actively involved in the local community where he volunteered at Wyatt Edison Charter School, an inner city Denver elementary school. Andrew is served as Chairman of the Board and on the Advisory Committee for NAMLO International, an international aid organization that focuses sustainable economic development in Nepal and Nicaragua. Andrew also serves on the Board of Directors for a for-profit action sports facility.
Carlos J. Cavenago, III
An associate attorney with Parvey & Frankel, Carlos J. Cavenago III uses his prosecution background to assist injured victims in Fort Myers, Florida, in civil litigation. He handles cases involving personal injury, strict liability, insurance disputes, negligent security and uninsured motorist coverage.A native of Southwest Florida, Mr. Cavenago attended Florida Gulf Coast University, graduating in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice, and he was the first student to be given the Emphasis in Law Studies honor. He received his Juris Doctor from St. Thomas University School of Law in 2004.While working for the State Attorneys Office for the 20th Judicial Circuit, Mr. Cavenago discovered his passion for helping people who were victims of others actions. Today, he uses that passion to help people attain civil justice. He is admitted to The Florida Bar, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. Mr. Cavenago was given the honor of AV-Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell for his legal skills and ethical standards.Mr. Cavenago believes in serving his community and donates his time to act as a mock judge for the Lee County mock trial program and for moot court competition at Ave Maria School of Law. He is a member of several organizations, including the Florida Justice Association, the Florida Gulf Coast University Alumni Association Board of Directors and the Lee County Bar Association. In addition to his legal contributions to the community, Mr. Cavenago holds a yearly fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, serves as a board member on the Coastal Conservation Association, and is a member of the Rotary Club. He also has taught law courses to students at Florida Gulf Coast University.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.
Marc L. Frischhertz
Marc L. Frischhertz is an attorney with Frischhertz, Poulliard, Frischhertz, & Impastato, LLC, located in New Orleans, Louisiana. Focusing his practice on civil litigation at both the trial and appellate levels as well as related areas, he represents clients throughout the state in high-profile and complex personal injury matters such as medical malpractice and fatal motor vehicle accidents, workers compensation claims, matters arising under the federal Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act, maritime and oil platform accidents, and defective products.After receiving his Bachelor of Arts in political science from Loyola University New Orleans, Mr. Frischhertz then went on to pursue his legal studies at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor magna cum laude in 2004. While in law school, he served as the managing editor of the Loyola Law Review in which he had an article on Louisiana workers compensation law published, and he was the 2003 recipient of the Loyola Law Review Editorial Board Award, given annually for outstanding achievement by a law review member. Mr. Frischhertz was also named as a William L. Crowe, Sr. Scholar for his academic performance and in 2002 received the Warren E. Mouledoux Professional Responsibility Award. Admitted to practice in Louisiana, he is also admitted to practice law before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Louisiana.A native of New Orleans, Mr. Frischhertz is a member of the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association and the Louisiana State Bar Association. He has also served on the Board of Governors of the Louisiana Association for Justice since 2008.
I focus my practice on representing clients who have sustained traumatic brain injuries (TBI) or families who have lost a loved one due to a wrongful death cause of action or dram shop case. These injuries and losses often result from serious automobile and trucking accidents, fire and gas explosions, slip/trip and fall cases, and car accidents caused by drunk drivers. I represent clients across the nation and throughout Missouri and Kansas, including areas surrounding Kansas City, Columbia, Chillicothe, Hannibal, Harrisonville, West Plains, Kirksville, Clinton, Warsaw, and Springfield, Missouri. I am actively involved in my profession and the legal community. I was recently appointed by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon to serve on the Missouri Brain Injury Advisory Council which makes recommendations to the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) Director for developing and administering a state plan to provide services for brain injured persons. I serve on the Board of Governors for the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA), have been the Chair of the MATA Womens Caucus, and am a Board Member for the Association for Women Lawyers (AWL) of Greater Kansas City. I was admitted to the US Supreme Court Bar Association in 2014 and am a member in good standing of the Missouri and Kansas Bar Associations. Additionally, I hold memberships with the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, the Clay County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice.I am also dedicated to serving my local community. I offer pro bono services through the Missouri State Public Defenders office and spend time volunteering with the American Red Cross, Harvesters and Habitat for Humanity. I have also served as a Board Member for Hope Haven of Cass County, a shelter serving families affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence. for four years.Throughout the years I have been honored to receive various awards and acknowledgments for my work mentoring new/young attorneys and women lawyers. I have been recognized by my peers in Kansas and Missouri as Best of the Bar in plaintiffs personal injury law for both wrongful death and traumatic brain injury law and as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers in 2015.
Antoinette (Toni) Schlapprizzi
Since joining her father and brother in the practice of law at their firm in St. Louis, Missouri, 2010, Toni Schlapprizzi has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to her clients. Guided by a mission to provide a voice to those who have been harmed by the negligent or wrongful acts of others, Toni has argued cases in both state and federal courts, researched and drafted complex appellate briefs, achieved outstanding out-of-court settlements for her clients, and tried cases to plaintiffs verdicts in out state counties, St. Louis County, and the eastern district federal court. Her cases cover a wide breadth of personal injury, including medical malpractice, Section 1983 civil rights claims, premises liability, vehicle crashes including uninsured and underinsured motorist claims, dog attacks, negligent security, and workers compensation.Toni has been admitted to practice law before the state courts of Missouri and Illinois as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. She is a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, and she serves on the organizations trial attorney committee.Ms. Schlapprizzi graduated from Tulane University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in business and legal studies and played Division I soccer. She obtained her Juris Doctor from the Washington University School of Law. Through the universitys Judicial Clerkship Clinic, Toni clerked for the Honorable Thomas C. Mummert III, the chief magistrate judge for the Eastern District of Missouri.Toni has ambitions to continue the legacy of Schlapprizzi, PC with her father, Don, and brother, Craig. She feels blessed to be a plaintiffs trial lawyer, and has great esteem for the legal profession and the courageous jurors, past, present, and future, in our community.
Dallas W. Hartman
Attorney Dallas W. Hartman, principal at the Pennsylvania law firm bearing his name, concentrates his practice on personal injury, automobile accidents, medical malpractice, defective products, legal malpractice and ,workers compensation,. Dallas has argued before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and the Federal court system. His firm has offices in New Castle, Hermitage, Pittsburgh, Erie, Butler and Youngstown, Ohio.Dallas believes each client deserves the same amount of attention, regardless of the subject matter of the case. From highly complex litigation to routine auto cases he fully dedicates his knowledge, ability and resources necessary whether the case settles, goes to trial or enters the appellate process.An honors graduate of Youngstown State University and the Dickinson School of Law, Mr. Hartman began practicing law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1984. He is a lifetime member of Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. In 2012, he was listed in Newsweek Magazine as a Leader in Product Liability and was included in the National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Lawyers.
Virginia W. Williams
Virginia M. Williams, an attorney with Williams & Williams, offers bilingual legal representation to her clients in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Focusing her practice on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, she assists people who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties in cases involving motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, defective products and premises liability. Ms. Williams also handles insurance bad faith issues on behalf of policyholders whose claims have been denied.As an undergraduate, Ms. Williams received a Bachelor of Arts in history and Spanish magna cum laude from the University of South Carolina in 2002. She then obtained her Master of Arts in bilingual legal interpreting from the College of Charleston, graduating in 2006. Ms. Williams worked as a freelance legal interpreter before commencing her legal studies at the University of South Carolina School of Law, from where she graduated with her Juris Doctor in 2009.Ms. Williams is admitted to practice law before the state courts of South Carolina, before the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Her fluency in Spanish allows her to help her Spanish-speaking clients more effectively with their claims.A strong believer in the importance of giving back to the community, Ms. Williams supports multiple charitable organizations, including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia, Inc. the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the South Carolina Chapter of the Alzheimers Association and the Elloree Heritage Museum & Cultural Center. She is also a member of several legal organizations, including the Federal Bar Association and the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association.
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Timothy R. Reilley
The Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm specializes in handling serious Texas personal injury and wrongful death cases as well as other select cases. The goal of The Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm is to provide exceptional personal service to a small number of select clients and cases in which it firmly believes. At Reyes | Browne | Reilley, you will get the personal attention you deserve. Timothy Reilley is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. The Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm is proud of the fact that the majority of the firms clients are referred by other lawyers, former clients and judges because of its reputation in the community and proven results. If you are in need of an experienced Texas personal injury and wrongful death lawyer, Reyes Browne Reilley is here for you.
Fidel Rodriguez, Jr.
Personal injury attorney Fidel Rodriguez Jr. has fought to protect the rights of accident victims and families in San Antonio, Bexar County and throughout South Texas for more than 30 years. He takes particular pride in representing the working person against the big companies and focuses on cases involving serious auto accidents, trucking accidents, construction site accidents, accidents and injuries caused by defective products, fatal accidents (wrongful death) and catastrophic injuries, including traumatic brain injury (TBI) and burn cases.A native of South Texas, Mr. Rodriguez graduated summa cum laude from Texas A&M with a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering. He later served in the United States Air Force while earning a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas. In 1980, he graduated from the University of Texas Law School and was admitted to the state bar later that same year. Mr. Rodriguez has been certified as a specialist in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1985 and holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. In March 2001, he was inducted as a fellow in the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers.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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell peer review ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.
James B. Kennedy, Jr.
James B. Kennedy Jr. the founder of The Law Firm of James Kennedy P.L.L.C. in El Paso, Texas, focuses his practice on personal injury and wrongful death. He has handled many cases involving work injuries, construction accidents, motor vehicle accidents and brain and spine injuries. He also handles personal injury cases in which people were injured or killed due to defective products and employment-related cases in which people were fired from their job in violation of their legal rights.Mr. Kennedy is admitted to practice in state courts in Texas, Nevada, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico. He is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, the U.S. District Court for New Mexico, the U.S. District Court for Nevada and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit. He has been board-certified in personal injury law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.Having taken cases to trial in Texas and New Mexico state courts as well as federal courts, Mr. Kennedy has the skill and experience to take cases all the way to judgment when necessary. However, he also has experience with alternative dispute resolution methods, such as arbitration, through which he has negotiated numerous cases to a settlement favorable for his clients without the expense and uncertainty of going to trial.Mr. Kennedy is a 1994 honors graduate of the Texas Tech University School of Law. Prior to attending law school, he graduated with special honors from the University of Texas at Austin.In addition to his law practice, Mr. Kennedy is also a member of several professional organizations, including the American Board of Trial Advocates. He has received a BV Distinguished peer-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.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.