Did you fail to get photos of the accident scene and the damages? Of course, not all injuries result in claims. I couldn’t lift, twist, sit for any extended period, run, or participate in any kinds of sports. By completing this form, you are giving the insurance company permission to see your medical records and the medical treatment it is paying for, but it is vital to make sure this authorization is limited to the PIP carrier and does not give the liability carrier or anyone else permission to view your medical records.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
- Phillip J. Mitchell, Jr.
- Robert C. Hilliard
- Steven M. Weisbaum
- Daniel Estes
- B. Robert Allard
- R. Craig McLaughlin
- Stephen C. Ball
- Bonnie Christie
- Oscar Mendez, Jr.
- Kelly Mikullitz
- Thomas C. Soldan
- Glenn Loewenthal
Phillip J. Mitchell, Jr.
Philip John Mitchell Jr. is a founding partner of the law firm Mitchell & West, LLC. Mr. Mitchell is an aggressive lawyer who devotes himself to the fight for justice while maintaining the highest ethical standards of professionalism.To date, Mr. Mitchell has tried over forty cases to conclusion and is licensed to practice in several State and Federal Court systems licensed including Florida and Louisiana.Prior to founding Mitchell & West, L.L.C. Mr. Mitchell was an Assistant Public Defender for the Miami-Dade Public Defenders Office as well as, worked for a well-known private insurance defense firm.He practices in a wide range of cases, including personal injury, criminal defense & sexual abuse victims.He is known for his dedication to his clients and is highly respected for his legal advocacy. Whether aiding people who have incurred economic and non-economic losses due to the negligence of other persons or entities, defending clients facing charges for a federal offenses or fighting for justice alongside sexual abuse victims and their families, he will tirelessly fight for his clients because they deserve quality representation. Mr. Mitchell is active and generous with his time within the local community. He strongly believes in leadership and community services. He has demonstrated his beliefs by establishing a yearly event, the Mitchell & West, L.L.C. Holiday Family Fun Day 5K Race, which occurs on the first Saturday in the month of December of each year.His dedication to providing clients with only the best legal advocacy has earned him the recognition of numerous legal organizations such asTop Lawyers®,.
Robert C. Hilliard
Garnering national acclaim for his work on many high-profile cases, attorney Robert C. Hilliard has achieved unprecedented success advocating on behalf of those suffering as the result of someone elses negligent, careless or unlawful actions.The founding partner of Hilliard Martinez Gonzales L.L.P. in Corpus Christi, Texas, Mr. Hilliard represents clients throughout the state and across the country in a wide range of mass torts, personal injury and wrongful death claims as well as business and commercial litigation. He currently serves as co-lead counsel in the multidistrict General Motors ignition switch class action, regarded as one of the largest product liability suits in American history.A lawyer for more than 35 years and holding dual certifications in personal injury trial law and civil trial law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Hilliard possesses extensive knowledge and insight into many areas of the law, and he frequently serves as a leading legal analyst for numerous national and international print and televised news outlets.A 1980 summa cum laude graduate of St. Edwards University, Mr. Hilliard began his legal career after obtaining his Juris Doctor from St. Marys University School of Law in 1983 and his license to practice from the State Bar of Texas that same year. Truly a national lawyer, Mr. Hilliard also practices before federal courts throughout the country, including the U.S. Supreme Court, and he is also licensed to practice in the District of Columbia.Recognized as one of the nations top attorneys, Mr. Hilliard served as chairman for the National Ethics Committee from 1992-1995, and in 2016, he received the Distinguished Alumni award from St. Edwards University. The subject of numerous features and cover stories for a variety of legal publications, Mr. Hilliard has earned a reputation as a bulldog for his aggressive trial tactics and unrelenting pursuit of justice.
Steven M. Weisbaum
The owner of his own law firm located in Rockville, Maryland, Steven M. Weisbaum focuses his practice on family law matters and personal injury and wrongful death litigation experience. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals for the quality of his work, Mr. Weisbaum has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, and he has received a Superb peer review rating through Avvo.In his family law practice, Mr. Weisbaum provides advice and counsel to people who are facing the end of their marriage and who are thus having to deal with issues related to child custody and visitation, spousal and child support, and the division of assets and debts. Because of his significant experience in mediation and collaborative divorce as well as settlement agreement negotiations, he will sometimes help his clients reach an accord on these matters through the use of those alternative dispute resolution methods instead of going through what can be an expensive and lengthy courtroom battle. In addition to his matrimonial practice, Mr. Weisbaums family law experience has included the preparation and review of separation and prenuptial agreements. His personal injury and wrongful death cases have included motor vehicle accidents and premises liability, and in 2012, he received the Trial Lawyer of the Year Award from the Maryland Association for Justice for his successful work on behalf of a client who was injured in a slip and fall on the premises of her apartment complex.Majoring in chemistry, Mr. Weisbaum attended Hobart and William Smith Colleges and received a Bachelor of Science in 1986. His legal education came at Boston University School of Law, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1991. Mr. Weisbaum is admitted to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Attorney Daniel Estes is a partner at Ellis & Estes Attorneys at Law in Corrales, New Mexico. Mr. Estes concentrates his practice on medical malpractice, personal injury and workers compensation matters. He represents individuals throughout the state of New Mexico who have been injured or lost a loved one due to negligence.Mr. Estes has more than a decade of experience and handles a variety of personal injury matters. He has experience settling and litigating cases involving car accidents, bicycle accidents, medical negligence, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, police brutality, premises liability, products liability, slip and falls, and wrongful death.Over the course of his career, Mr. Estes has successfully settled and litigated numerous malpractice and personal injury cases. He understands the overwhelming impact of a catastrophic injury and is committed to providing compassionate representation and aggressively advocating on behalf of his clients. He gets to know each of his clients and uses his years of acquired skill and legal knowledge to advocate for the best possible outcome.Mr. Estes earned bachelors degrees in history and physics from the University of New Mexico. He received his law degree from the University of Colorado Law School, located in Boulder, Colorado.Following law school graduation, Mr. Estes returned to New Mexico and obtained his license to practice law in 2009. He is qualified to appear and practice before all New Mexico state courts. Outside of the office, Mr. Estes stays involved in his legal community. He is an active member of the State Bar of New Mexico.
3949 Rd., Suite 230,, Corrales NM 87048
B. Robert Allard
With nearly two decades of experience in California, B. Robert Allard provides aggressive and intelligent representation to clients in the Bay Area and Northern California from the San Jose-based firm Corsiglia McMahon & Allard, L.L.P. in personal injury and wrongful death cases as well as cases involving product liability and medical malpractice. As the father of four children, Mr. Allard has a distinct passion for securing justice for children who have endured sexual abuse, and he has worked tirelessly with state legislators to strengthen mandatory child molestation laws that target and penalize predators.An accomplished litigator who has successfully tried hundreds of cases, Mr. Allard has secured a number of landmark verdicts. He was instrumental in exposing the USA Swimming molestation scandal, the largest sexual abuse scandal in the history of amateur athletics, and he successfully defeated lawyers from eight different firms appointed by USA Swimming. His victory led to the U.S. Olympic Committee standardizing background checks in all sports, and his vital work in the case drew the attention of national broadcasters such as ABC, which featured him on its 20/20 program.After he obtained his law degree from the University of San Francisco, Mr. Allard was admitted to the California Bar in 1995. He was recognized as the Santa Clara County Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2007 and again in 2009. The National Trial Lawyers Association has also honored him yearly since 2010 as one of Californias Top 100 Trial Lawyers. Mr. Allard is a long-standing member of the Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association and currently serves as its president. He has also been a member of the Consumer Advocates of California since 2006.Dedicated to bettering his community, Mr. Allard was honored as the California Lawyer of the Year in the field of Public Justice in 2012 for helping children and their families recover from the evils of sex abuse, and he has been a key figure in San Joses Pro Bono Project since 1996. He has been honored with an AV-Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell by his peers as a testament to his professional ability and integrity.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.
R. Craig McLaughlin
R. Craig McLaughlin represents people who have been seriously injured or killed as a result of ,motor vehicle crashes,, ,medical negligence,, ,defective products,, and ,workplace incidents,. He has served as lead counsel for an injured client in over 35 jury trials and obtained one of the largest verdicts ($620,000) in Clermont County, Ohio for a personal injury motor vehicle crash case. Craig has succcessfully resolved nearly 1,000 personal injury or medical malpractice cases in his career.He has been named a Top Lawyer every year since 2013 by ,Ohio Top Lawyer Magazine, and was identified as a Top Lawyer Rising Star in 2009-2012. Craig has also earned the highest attorney rating from ,Martindale-Hubbell, and ,AVVO, and is a life member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Stephen C. Ball
Attorney Stephen C. Ball is a partner at Ball & Bonholtzer in Pasadena, California. Mr. Ball focuses his practice on legal malpractice and personal injury law and handles matters involving aviation accidents, brain injuries, construction accidents, third party premises liability and other catastrophic injuries. He serves clients in the greater Pasadena area as well as on a statewide and national basis.Mr. Ball has been admitted to practice law since 1985 and has more than 30 years of experience. He is committed to achieving justice for those who have been injured or wronged and to giving a voice to those who do not have one.Over the course of his career, Mr. Ball has litigated in both state and federal courts. He has represented consumers and victims of personal injuries as well as corporate board members, homeowners and trust beneficiaries.In addition to his law practice, Mr. Ball has spoken at seminars and is an active member of the legal community. He belongs to the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the Consumer Attorneys of California, the American Board of Trial Advocates and the American Association for Justice.Mr. Ball has been recognized for his achievements in the legal profession. He has been featured in the Daily Journal and named one of the top attorneys of Pasadenaby Pasadena magazine and one of the top 100 trial lawyersby the National Trial Lawyers.After earning a bachelors degree in biological sciences from the University of California, Santa Barbara, Mr. Ball worked as a licensed contractor. He later earned his law degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles.
Focusing her practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, and with a primary emphasis on medical malpractice, Bonnie Christie is a partner at Brown & Brothers. Based in Houston, Texas, she provides representation to clients throughout the state as well as in Louisiana who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence of other parties. Admitted to practice before all Texas and Louisiana state courts, Ms. Christie is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas and the U.S District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, as well as before the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Louisiana.The types of cases that Ms. Christie has handled both in court and through mediation have included surgical errors, misdiagnoses, hospital negligence and nursing home abuse, and she has been able to obtain several sizable jury awards and negotiated settlements on behalf of her plaintiff clients. Prior to joining Brown & Brothers, she was an in-house counsel at the Government Employees Insurance Company, better known as GEICO, where she handled subrogation claims. Because of this experience, Ms. Christie is often able to anticipate the types of defense tactics insurance companies will often employ when she faces them in court.As an undergraduate, Ms. Christie attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and received a bachelors degree in 2006. Her legal education was then obtained at Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, and she was awarded her Juris Doctor in 2010. In addition to her experience as an insurance defense attorney, Ms. Christie also worked for a Louisiana personal injury firm and was a supervising attorney in a complex multidistrict litigation matter.
Oscar Mendez, Jr.
Oscar Mendez Jr. is an attorney at Scherr & Legate PLLC in El Paso, Texas. Focusing his practice on labor and employment claims, as well as on personal injury cases, Mr. Mendez handles a range of cases in these areas for clients throughout El Paso.Mr. Mendez received an undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at El Paso and went on to earn a law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law. He is licensed to practice in all Texas state courts. Since entering the legal profession, Mr. Mendez has also graduated from the State Bar of Texas Leadership Academy, a program designed to advance attorneys who are viewed as potential legal and community leaders.In addition to his work as an attorney, Mr. Mendez participates in professional organizations. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Mexican American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, the El Paso Bar Association, the Texas Young Lawyers Association and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.Mr. Mendez has been recognized for his value to the legal profession through appointments to a number of groups and committees. He serves on the board of directors for the El Paso Young Lawyers Association and was appointed to the general negligence and intentional torts committee for Texas Jury Charges, a series of courtroom guides published by the State Bar of Texas and widely used by judges and lawyers.In addition to his legal career and legal activities, Mr. Mendez mentors children, teaching them about the value of higher education.
For more than a decade, Kelly has represented hundreds of injured children and adults, dedicating a significant amount of her practice to advocating for individuals with serious brain injuries. A legal force and advocate for those suffering from brain injuries, Kelly has been active in organizing speaking engagements and presenting to attorneys, neighborhood associations, schools, and civic groups throughout New York State and at national conferences. She has been an active member of the Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS) since 2006, serving on their Board of Directors since 2014, and participating on both their Resource Management Committee and Governance Committees.Kelly is the supervising partner of our firms Lead Poisoning and Toxic Exposure Litigation Group, one of the leading lead poisoning injury litigation groups in upstate New York. Due to her extensive experience in this area, she is frequently consulted by other attorneys, landlords, tenants, government agencies and the media about lead poisoning and its effects.A partner within our Family and Matrimonial Law Department, Kelly devotes a substantial amount of her practice to clients dealing with difficult family matters, including separations, divorce, custody, parenting time disputes, spousal maintenance, and child support. She takes great pride in compassionate collaboration with her clients while guiding them through these difficult personal matters. She was honored to be designated as an Attorney for Children by the Third Judicial Department Office of Attorneys for Children in 2016, and receives appointments for representation of children by judges in Rensselaer County Family Court. Through her involvement with the Albany County Bar Association, she is also a monthly volunteer at the Albany County Family Court Help Center.Kellys community service efforts also include her service to the Third Judicial Districts Committee on Character and Fitness, her active participation in the End Distracted Driving Student Awareness Initiative, and her former role of Vice-President of the Donald P. Sutherland Parent and Teachers Organization.
Thomas C. Soldan
As an attorney with Price Benowitz LLP, Thomas C. Soldan is dedicated to defending the rights of clients in Loudoun, Fauquier and throughout Northern Virginia. He commits his practice to handling cases involving criminal charges such as drug offenses, property crimes and assault charges as well asreckless driving,, driving under the influence and other traffic matters.Working out of his Leesburg and Warrenton offices, Mr. Soldan has considerable experience handling serious charges in Loudoun County, includingcomplex DUI misdemeanors, and felony charges.Mr. Soldan graduated cum laude from Lafayette College with a Bachelor of Arts in history and government and law. He then pursued his Juris Doctor at the University of Georgia School of Law while working as a LexisNexis associate, aiding other law students with their projects and research. To grow his litigation and research experience, Mr. Soldan also did pro bono work for disadvantaged parents of children with special needs as part of a semester-long practicum.Since graduating law school, Mr. Soldan has been committed to protecting the rights of individuals who face criminal charges. Prior to joining the team at Price Benowitz LLP, he gained experience working with a boutique general litigation firm handling a challenging array of different cases on a daily basis. Through handling a wide range of cases, Mr. Soldan has the ability to apply the law to his clients circumstances and aggressively litigate on their behalf.Mr. Soldan holds memberships with The Virginia Bar Association, the Loudoun County Bar Association and the Fauquier County Bar Association, where he is a past-president. Outside the courtroom, Mr. Soldan enjoys outdoor activities, including trail running, golf and baseball.
Glenn Loewenthal is the founder of his own law firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. He focuses his practice primarily on representing the insured in insurance claim disputes with their own insurance company. Mr. Loewenthal provides representation to homeowners and businesses whose claims under their insurance policies have been denied by their insurer in bad faith or who have been offered a settlement that is inadequate. In the homeowners and commercial context, Glenn specializes in fire, theft and vandalism claims. Glenn does not handle water or flood damage claims. Glenn also handles life insurance claims. In addition to his insurance claims practice, Glenn also handles a limited amount of personal injury and wrongful death litigation, providing assistance to clients throughout the greater Atlanta metropolitan area who have been harmed by the negligence of others in cases involving motor vehicle accidents, as well as those arising out of slips and falls or other forms of premises liability or other general negligence.Due to his successful track record and high degree of ethics, Mr. Loewenthal is AV Preeminent peer-review rated through Martindale-Hubbell and has an Excellent peer-review rating through Avvo.A 1989 recipient of a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Georgia, where he majored in risk management and insurance, Mr. Loewenthal obtained his legal education at the University of Tulsa College of Law, graduating with his Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 1992. He has been in private practice since that time. Admitted to practice in Georgia, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. A life member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Mr. Loewenthal is an active participant in several other professional groups.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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