You already have a job and a family. The claimant was certainly smart, but he was also not a lawyer. They tell me stories of trying for weeks to speak to their lawyers without success. If not, maybe you should find a different lawyer. Clearly, in this case, the insurance company failed to improve its position by appealing the arbitrator’s award.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
- Brendan Nelligan
- Jay Cohen
- Jeffrey "Jack"" Gordon"
- Jason Turchin
- Gerald Y. Sekiya
- Kelly Stout Sanchez
- Charles R. Hardee
- Robert A. Klingler
- Chad Stavley
- Thomas J. Duffy
- Michael P. McDermott
- Nathan P. Roberts
As an attorney at Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, L.L.C. Brendan Nelligan fiercely advocates for people who have suffered personal injury accidents due to causes such as medical malpractice, car accidents, premises liability and defective products. A lifelong resident of Connecticut, he serves clients in New Haven as well as New Haven County and lower Fairfield County.Mr. Nelligan devotes his practice to pursuing these claims to the fullest extent. The goal is to settle an injury case quickly so clients can move on with their lives. However, if the negotiations fail to produce an amount that is fair, Mr. Nelligan moves to litigation, where he excels at securing maximum compensation. He has also appeared on behalf of clients in appellate courts.Combining years of experience with an extensive network of resources, Mr. Nelligan has success both in and out of the courtroom. He draws upon the tools and professionals he has access to through his associations with a number of legal organizations. Mr. Nelligan is a member of the Litchfield County Bar Association, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, the New Haven County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Connecticut Bar Association.In 2010, he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in history from Providence College. He then earned a Juris Doctor and graduated with honors in 2014 from the University of Connecticut School of Law. While there, he was a member of the schools law review. Today, Mr. Nelligan is admitted to practice before the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court as well as all state courts in Connecticut.
Representing those in the state of Florida, Jay Cohen is a senior partner at the Law Office of Cohen, Blostein and Ayala P.A. He handles cases of personal injury and wrongful death and has a successful 30 year record of representing plaintiffs and defendants, providing him with a more intricate understanding of how an injury caused by negligence may affect all parties.Mr. Cohens law practice is focused on personal injury cases in the following areas: adult, pediatric, new born and misdiagnosis cases constituting malpractice; brain injury, birth injuries and treatment delays; prescription, emergency room and diagnostic study errors; failure or delay to provide treatment, anesthesia accident and hospital negligence. A member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Mr. Cohen has spent his career both representing victims and their families and uniquely defending a chain of hospitals.After completing his undergraduate program, graduating cum laude from the University of Florida in 1975, Mr. Cohen then went on to South Texas College of Law to earn a Juris Doctor. Admitted to the State Bar of Texas and The Florida Bar. An elected member of The Florida Bar Board of Governors, his peers have also recognized him with a naming to the Legal Elite , DBR Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year finalist in consecutive years and Best Lawyers of America for many years.Sharing his years of experience and knowledge, Mr. Cohen was an ad junct professor at St. Thomas University and Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law. He regularly speaks and presents to the Plaintiffs Trial Bar Association and to groups of physicians and hospital groups.
One Financial Plaza, 100 Southeast 3rd Avenue, Suite 1100,, Fort Lauderdale FL 33394
Jeffrey "Jack"" Gordon"
Jeffrey JackGordon is a highly skilled trial attorney who has been profiled among the ,TopLawyers© ,in the Bay Area by ,Tampa Bay Magazine ,and has twice been selected a Leading Attorney of the Southeastern United States in ,Forbes, magazine. He has been selected for inclusion among Floridas ,Legal Elite, and recognized as one of the ,Top 100 SuperLawyers®, in the state of Florida, and one of the ,Top 50 SuperLawyers®, of Tampa Bay.In 2016, 2017, and 2018, Mr. Gordon was named the #1 Medical Malpractice Lawyer by his peers in ,Tampa Magazine,.Four times Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by The Florida Bar, Mr. Gordon is also certified by The National Board of Trial Advocacy as an expert in both Civil Trial Law and Civil Pre-trial Litigation. He is ,AV® rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.In 2017, Mr. Gordon earned National Board Certification as an expert in Medical Malpractice law by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. He is 1 of merely 17 lawyers in the State of Florida to have achieved this distinction.Mr. Gordon earned a 2014 and 2015 ,National Litigator Award, and is a Lifetime Member of The ,Million Dollar Advocates Forum, having achieved multiple seven figure jury verdicts and settlements. Mr. Gordon was honored in Florida Top Verdicts for having obtained the largest award in a lawsuit against a Dram Shop in 2011 (8.25 Million Dollars). Most recently he obtained the largest award in a lawsuit involving a motorcycle accident in December of 2017 (14.95 Million Dollars). After jury selection and merely four days of testimony in what was expected to be a 10 day trial, GEICO executives at the corporate headquarters in Maryland authorized consent judgment before verdict.In 2016, Mr. Gordon was elected to membership in the ,American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) ,and listed in, The Best Lawyers in America (2018 Edition).Mr. Gordon concentrates his practice in representing individuals who have been injured, and families of relatives who have been killed, as a result of medical malpractice, motor vehicle negligence, and defective products.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.
101 East Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 1700,, Tampa FL 33602
Jason Turchin represents victims of accidents, personal injury, cruise ship injuries, and wrongful death claims throughout Florida. He earned his J.D. from University of Miami School of Law and holds a B.A. in criminology and criminal justice from University of Maryland at College Park. He began his career as an internet crime consultant for attorney Roy Black and then as an associate at Black, Srebnick, Kornspan & Stumpf. He then spent several years with Bernstein and Maryanoff before opening up his own practice. Jason has handled more than 5,500 accident, injury, and wrongful death cases and continues to advocate for victims rights. He is also the creator and inventor of the My Attorney App and develops mobile phone apps and software programs for other law firms and professionals.
2883 Executive Park Drive, Suite 103-A,, FORT LAUDERDALE FL 33331
Gerald Y. Sekiya
As a founding member of Cronin, Fried, Sekiya, Kekina & Fairbanks, Gerald Y. Sekiya has over four decades of experience representing the people of Hawaii in matters of personal injury. With a focus on automobile accidents, aviation accidents, medical malpractice, products liability and toxic torts, he has been named a fellow to the American College of Trial Lawyers and is admitted to practice in Hawaii and California, as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9TH Circuit.Mr. Sekiya began his education at the University of Illinois where he earned a Bachelor of Science, graduating with honors and as a member of the national engineering honor society Tau Beta Pi before moving on to the University of California Hastings College of the Law to earn a Juris Doctor, also graduating with honors. During his time in law school, he was a member of the Order of the Coif and an editor of the Law Review.With extensive trial experience in defective products, Mr. Sekiya is currently the president of the Hawaii Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates and a past president of the Hawaii Trial Lawyers Association and the Consumer Lawyers of Hawaii. He is also a current member of the American Bar Association, The State Bar of California, the Hawaii State Bar Association, the American Board of Trial Advocates and a former state delegate for the American Association for Justice.Before founding the practice, Mr. Sekiya worked as a grader for the California Bar Exam as he worked to encourage understanding of personal injury law in new attorneys.
Davies Pacific Center, 841 Bishop St., Suite 600,, Honolulu HI 96813
Kelly Stout Sanchez
Kelly Stout Sanchez recently became a partner at Martinez, Hart, Thompson & Sanchez, P.C. handling cases of personal injury for those in Albuquerque and throughout New Mexico. Admitted to practice in New Mexico, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, her practice is centered on children who have suffered injuries and other victims of crime. She handles cases of wrongful death, injuries to children, sexual abuse, child sexual abuse claims and civil claims for crime victims.Passionate about making the world safer for children, Ms. Sanchez works with the National Crime Victims Bar Association, raises donations for the Albuquerque Public Schools Title I Homeless Project and assists the New Mexico Child Abuse Prevention Partnership.She also is a member of the National Crime Victims Bar Association and a board member of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association. At the University of Minnesota, she earned a Bachelor of Arts with a major in history and political science. She then went on to the University of New Mexico School of Law, where she earned a Juris Doctor in 2009. A passionate advocate for the members of her community, she has been given the Faculty Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Law School Community from her alma mater every year since 2009.Ms. Sanchez is a compassionate yet aggressive lawyer when it comes to representing the rights of her clients as they deal with the anguish and heartbreak that comes from an unplanned injury. She has a firm belief that corporations, government and people should be held accountable for their actions.
1801 Rio Grande Boulevard Northwest, Albuquerque NM 87104
Charles R. Hardee
Charles R. Hardee is a personal injury attorney with Hardee & Hardee, LLP, and has almost four decades of experience. As he represents the people of Pitt County and Greenville, North Carolina, and the rest of eastern North Carolina, he handles cases related to trucking accidents, premises liability, auto accidents, wrongful death and workers compensation.Admitted to practice in North Carolina state courts and before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Mr. Hardee has spent his entire career protecting the rights of the injured. For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell.Mr. Hardee is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the American Board of Trial Advocates, and he is also a former member of the Campbell Law Review. He is currently also a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, the Pitt County Bar Association, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the North Carolina State Bar, where he is also the State Bar Councilor for the Judicial District 3A.In addition to being a mediator certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission, Mr. Hardee is a court-ordered arbitrator in North Carolina. He is one of two attorneys who handle litigated cases at the firm.With a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill earned in 1978, Mr. Hardee attended Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law and obtained his Juris Doctor in 1981. 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.
202 East Arlington Boulevard, Suite W,, Greenville NC 27858
Robert A. Klingler
Robert A. Klingler is the founder of Robert A. Klingler Co. L.P.A. located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Representing clients throughout the area, he focuses his practice on civil litigation, with an emphasis on representing employees who have been subjected to workplace discrimination or who have been wrongfully terminated. Mr. Klingler also provides representation to companies in breach of contract and other types of business disputes, and he assists personal injury plaintiffs who have been harmed by the negligence of others.Mr. Klingler received a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy and English with distinction from Manchester University in 1976. After working in private industry for several years, he later decided to pursue his legal education at the University of Cincinnati College of Law. While there, he served as the lead articles editor for the University of Cincinnati Law Review before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 1985. Mr. Klingler was a partner at a Cincinnati corporate law firm before founding his current practice in 1985. Admitted to practice in Ohio and Kentucky, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, Mr. Klingler has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, and he has received an AV Preeminent peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. He has also been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, and he has been certified in civil trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. An active participant in the Cincinnati Bar Association, Mr. Klingler is a member of several other legal organizations, including the American Association for Justice, the Southwest Ohio Trial Lawyers Association and the National Employment 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.
Chad is a personal injury trial lawyer licensed in Oregon and Washington. He represents victims injured in automobile crashes involving cars, commercial trucks and bicycles. He also represents people who are injured due to defective products, unsafe commercial premises and due to abuse or neglect in nursing home facilities. Chad has recovered millions of dollars for clients in both verdicts and settlements. Chad has been licensed to practice law since 2003 and in that time has tried over 100 cases to verdict.Chad is a member of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Oregon State Bar Association and Washington State Bar Assocaition. Chad grew up in Soldotna, Alaska. Before becoming a lawyer, Chad worked in the commerical fishing industry and in the oilfields of Alaskas north slope. He received his undergraduate degree from Texas State University in 1997. He graduated with honors from the University of Miami School of Law in Miami, Florida in 2003. While at the University of Maimi Chad participated in Miamis highly regarded trial advocacy program, was a member of the trial team, and received scholarships for excellence in trial presentation.Chad is licensed to practice law in Oregon and Washington. His practice is primarily focused on representing people seriously injured due to the negligence of others.
Thomas J. Duffy
Tom Duffy, oversees all cases handled by the attorneys of Duffy + Partners, which include ,medical malpractice,, ,birth injury,, ,product liability,, ,motor vehicle, / ,trucking accidents,, ,aviation disasters,, ,construction accidents,, ,premises liability, and ,general personal injury,.Tom founded the firm over a quarter of a century ago, when he ,left a promising career at a large Philadelphia firm, to establish his own practice, a practice that has developed into a very experienced and respected group of partners and staff with one singular focus—helping individuals and families who are the victims of catastrophic injury.Tom is annually included in a number of attorney ranking publications and lists, including:,National Trial Lawyers Top 100,Best Lawyers in America,Top Lawyers,Top 100 Attorneys in Philadelphia/Top 100 Attorneys in Pennsylvania,Irish Legal 100,He has also been recognized for his high professional legal standards and ethics, rated AV by LexisNexis Martindale Hubbell, and listed in LexisNexis Martindale Hubbells Bar Register of Preeminent lawyers.A respected attorney in his field who has successfully argued before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Tom is the author of Legal Aspects of Pain and Suffering, The Plaintiff Attorneys Perspective and is a lecturer who has given many educational presentations on trial practice.Tom also dedicates thousands of hours to a number of charitable causes, including Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation (he is a member of the Board of Trustees and was honored with the Magee Champion in this Community award in 2009), the Irish American Cultural Institute of Philadelphia, HelpHOPELive (formerly NTAF) and the Homeless Advocacy Project.In 2012, Tom established the prestigious ,Duffy Fellowship,,that provides funds to underwrite a staff attorney at several legal service organizations in Philadelphia, including the Legal Clinic for the Disabled, Community Legal Services, and the Homeless Advocacy Project. In 2014 the Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania recognized the work of the Duffy Fellow in the Philadelphia Latino community by honoring Tom Duffy with the prestigious ,La Justicia award,.Outside of the office, Tom is a licensed and skilled commercial pilot (multi-engine, land, sea, instrument, Corsair, B-25, P47, Spitfire and TBM type certificates) who participates annually in air shows all over the country, such as the Atlantic City Airshow, the Mid Atlantic Air Museums World War II Weekend, the Millville Air Museums Annual Fly-In, the Doolittle Raiders reunion and many other aviation celebrations. In 2009, he took part in a special ceremony to ,open the Indianapolis 500,, soaring over the speedway in his vintage B-25 Mitchell Bomber Take Off Time” during the singing of the Star Spangled Banneras the crowd of spectators roared.
One Liberty Place, 1650 Market St, 55th Floor,, Philadelphia PA 19103
Michael P. McDermott
Mike handles plaintiffs personal injury cases and criminal defense at OConnell & Aronowitz firm with a special emphasis in representing children who have suffered brain injuries as a result of lead paint poisoning. He has handled or supervised over three dozen homicide prosecutions, trying many of those cases to verdict, and he is a court-appointed special prosecutor in homicide cases in Albany and Rensselaer counties.While in law school, Mike was an Associate Editor of the Albany Law Review. Upon graduation, he entered the Albany County District Attorneys Office as an assistant district attorney under the Hon. Sol Greenberg. In 1991 he was hired by the Hon. Mary Donohue as Chief Assistant District Attorney of Rensselaer County.After leaving the Rensselaer County DAs Office, Mike was a partner in the former Albany law firm of Bouck, Holloway, Kiernan and Casey where he specialized in defending insurance carriers in arson cases. In 2002, he returned to the Albany County District Attorneys Office as Chief Assistant District Attorney under the Hon. Paul A. Clyne. In 2004, Mike was named New York State Arson Prosecutor of the Year by the New York State Fire Investigators Association.Mike continued to serve in the Albany County District Attorneys Office as Chief Assistant under the Hon. P. David Soares until January of 2007, when he became Of Counsel to our firm. Also in 2007, he was appointed by Gov. Eliot Spitzer to the New York State Commission on Sentencing Reform. He previously served as a member of the City of Albany Gun Violence Task Force.For the third consecutive year, Mike was named to the 2016 Upstate New York Top Lawyers list, a distinction earned by less than 5% of the attorneys in the state. He serves on the board of directors of TASC, Inc. a local not-for-profit corporation providing residential drug treatment as an alternative to incarceration for eligible offenders in the Capital District, and he also serves on the board of directors of the Albany County Bar Association.In addition to the practice of law, Mike has been an adjunct professor at Siena College and Southern Vermont College. He has lectured on legal issues for the New York State Bar Association, the Albany County Bar Association, the Schenectady County Bar Association, the New York State Prosecutors Training Institute, Albany Law School, and the National Business Institute.
Nathan P. Roberts
Nate Roberts is a trial lawyer who represents real, everyday people as they work to hold corporations and government accountable. His primary focus is on the litigation and trial of complex personal injury and wrongful death claims. Over the course of his career, he has successfully tried a wide variety of major cases in both state and federal court, resulting in seven-figure and eight-figure verdicts in the Superior Courts of King, Pierce, and Spokane Counties, as well as U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington. His cases have often garnered public attention, resulting in changes in training, policy, design, and legislation, with the goal of preventing future injuries and deaths.When away from the office, Nate enjoys running, sailing, wakeboarding, camping, and tailgating Husky football games. He lives in Gig Harbor with his wife, Carly, daughter, Abigail, and the familys chocolate Labrador Retriever, Enza.