But even before the injury takes place, there are things you can do to increase your odds of getting full compensation following an injury. She spent more than a week in the hospital and more than a month in bed. Share it with your friends and relatives. Will he empower you to make the important decisions regarding your case? Sometimes a condition of settling a claim is a confidentiality agreement.Read More
Retail Store Injury Claim
When you get out to the local store you expect to have a nice and pleasant day, you want to want to find everything you need for your everyday routine. But sometimes the journey turns sideways, making you wish you never left the house. Sadly, accidents on retail stores are fairly common, being the classic slip and fall the most frequent accident.
If either the manager or the store owner failed to correct and hazardous situation, and as a result, someone gets injured, they can be at-fault for the accident. In other words, if the owner’s (or manager’s) negligent actions cause the accident, they must answer for any damages made to the visitor. The word negligence is used when someone fails to act with the due level of care and responsibility that is needed. In this case, when the owner knowing that the elevator is damaged, let the people use it without repairing it.
When a Personal Injury Lawyer is Needed? The injuries themselves will make the difference between hiring a lawyer or making the claim alone. For example, if you suffer a minor accident with minor injuries, there is no need of hiring a lawyer to fill up your claim. You can settle everything directly with the store insurance company, you just have to follow Luis’ case.
Bear in mind that any user, regardless of the reason to be inside the facility, has the same right to be protected. For example, contractors, wholesalers, truck drivers, and even the people that are just looking at the merchandise are entitled to care and legal protection.
Don’t forget to make the claim quickly. All store injury claims follow the statute of limitations. Meaning that you have a fixed window to make your claim. After it ends, you are not allowed to sue the other party. But if you have a great lawyer, he could be able to extend that window, giving you more time to make the claim and achieve compensation.
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Top Lawyers Pick
- Annesley H. DeGaris
- Patrick J. Dibenedetto
- John S. Wallach
- Paul A. Sortland
- D. Michael Noonan
- Thomas A. Moore
- Ramy Joudeh
- Gordon D. Evans, II
- Neil T. O'Donnell
- Travis C. Logue
- Justin Oliverio
- Jan P. Cohen
Annesley H. DeGaris
Having more than 25 years of legal experience, Annesley H. DeGaris focuses his practice on personal injury and product liability cases, serving clients throughout the nation. The recipient of multiple awards and honors, Mr. DeGaris has received the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and also the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He and his firm have been recognized in Best Lawyers. In 2013 and again in 2016 he was recognized as Lawyer of the Year Class Action/Mass Torts by Best Lawyers.After graduating ,magna cum laude, from Samford University with a Bachelor of Science in public administration in 1985, Mr. DeGaris went on to attend the Cumberland School of Law. He received his Juris Doctor from there in 1988, graduating ,magna cum laude,. After law school Mr. DeGaris was the recipient of a Rotary Foundation Scholarship and earned a Master of Laws from the University of Melbourne Law School in Melbourne, Australia.Whether through negotiation, mediation or litigation, Mr. DeGaris aggressively advocates on behalf of people injured due to dangerous drugs or products, defective medical devices, environmental disasters and catastrophic accidents. He also handles class actions and mass torts, facing off with large corporations to hold them accountable for their actions. Mr. DeGaris knows that insurance carriers, pharmaceutical companies and others who are responsible for causing personal injuries are often focused on protecting their bottom line, rather than providing fair compensation for victims. He works with experts, takes depositions, files motions and attends hearings in an effort to help maximize his clients financial recoveries.Beyond his work in the courtroom, Mr. DeGaris is actively involved in the legal community. He is a member of the Alabama Association for Justice, the Alabama State Bar Association; the Alabama Civil Justice Foundation; the American Association for Justice; the Birmingham Bar Association; and is on the Board of Governors for the Southern Trial Lawyers Association. He has served as an adjunct law professor at several law schools and is a frequent presenter at national legal conventions. Furthermore, he frequently publishes on varied legal topics. Mr. DeGaris has published papers in journals ranging from Wests Federal Rules Decisions to the University of Tasmania Law Review.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.
2 North Twentieth Street, Suite 1030,, Birmingham AL 35223
Patrick J. Dibenedetto
As a managing partner of the Metier Law Firm LLC, Patrick J. Dibenedetto represents the rights of people in Colorado Springs, Denver and Fort Collins, Colorado, as well as the states of Wyoming and Nebraska. He focuses his practice on personal injury, handling cases involving insurance law, traumatic brain injuries, trucking accidents, motor vehicle accidents, spinal cord injuries and paralysis, wrongful death, nursing home negligence and abuse, insurance bad faith and products liability.Mr. Dibenedetto received a Bachelor of Arts in finance and real estate from Baylor University. He then attended University of Denver Sturm College of Law, graduating in the top third of his class with a Juris Doctor. Mr. Dibenedetto furthered his studies in law at Trial Lawyers College.When people are injured from the negligent acts of other people or companies, it can be difficult for them to deal with hospital bills, lost income and insurance companies as they heal from their injuries. Mr. Dibenedetto uses his education and experience to help these victims receive the compensation they are entitled to. He is a compassionate advocate who is known for his trial skills, public speaking ability and accident forensics passion. These attributes and his adherence to legal ethics have earned him the highest rating of AV-Preeminent from Martindale Hubbell.Involvement in the community is important to Mr. Dibenedetto. He is a member of several organizations, including the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, the Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. In his spare time, Mr. Dibenedetto enjoys spending time with his family and participating in outdoorsman sporting activities. 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.
John S. Wallach
Attorney John S. Wallach is the founder and owner of The Law Office of John S. Wallach, P.C. located in St. Louis, Missouri. A top-rated, award-winning trial lawyer with almost 30 years of legal experience, Mr. Wallach devotes his practice to protecting the rights and entitlements of plaintiff clients across Missouri, as well as Illinois, who have legal needs involving any of the following practice areas:,· Personal injury,· Medical malpractice,· Workers compensation,· Product liability law,· Motor vehicle accidents,Throughout his career, Mr. Wallach has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for those in need, earning his membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and solidifying his reputation as one of the areas leading injury attorneys. Among his numerous awards and honors, Mr. Wallach holds an AV-Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell and Superb ratings on AVVO. In addition, he has received recognition from The Best Lawyers in America©, and The National Trial Lawyers have named him among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the country.A 1977 graduate of Emory University, Mr. Wallach attended Washington University School of Law, where he served as primary editor for the Urban Law Annual of Washington University. He obtained his Juris Doctor in 1980, and The Missouri Bar admitted him to practice that same year. The Illinois State Bar Association admitted him in 1981, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Missouri and the U.S. Claims Court.Fully committed to his practice, Mr. Wallach is an active member of numerous local, state and national professional legal organizations, including the American Bar Association, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, where he has served on the board of governors for many years. He also supports his local community through his involvement with various civic organizations, and he serves on the board for both Jazz St. Louis and The Sheldon Concert Hall.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.Best Lawyers® and The Best Lawyers in America© are registered trademarks of BL Rankings, LLC d/b/a Best Lawyers and Co. LLC. The names, logo, and database are protected under the trademark, copyright, and fair use laws of the United States of America. Any use of name, including in electronic form, must be made only by permission and under the guidelines of BL Rankings, LLC d/b/a Best Lawyers and Co. LLC.
1034 S Brentwood Boulevard, Suite 1900,, SAINT LOUIS MO 63117
D. Michael Noonan
Michael Noonan is the President and Managing Director of Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. with offices in Dover, Concord and Manchester New Hampshire and Saco, Maine. As the Chair of the Personal Injury Practice Group Michael represents injury victims and their families throughout New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts and Vermont who suffer injury or death as the result of the negligence of another person or company including all serious injury cases, wrongful death claims, premises liability and product liability cases, automobile,boat and motorcycle accident cases, trucking accident injuries, brain injury and spinal cord injury claims, construction site injuries and pharmaceutical litigation, and cases involving injuries from medical devices.Michael graduated from Boston University School of Law in 1990, and began his career as an associate at Shaheen & Gordon that same year. In 1997, he became a Shareholder and Director in the firm and in January 2007 took on his current role as Managing Director and President of the Firm. Attorney Noonan has obtained significant compensation for clients in both large and small cases, through mediation, negotiation, arbitration and trial including recovery in excess of $1 million on numerous occasions. His continued success has led his peers to include him as one of The Best Lawyers in America every year since 2008.Mr. Noonan is licensed to practice before both the state and federal district courts of New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts and Vermont. He is also licensed to represent plaintiffs before the United States Claims Court and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Thomas A. Moore
Thomas A. Moore is an attorney and senior partner at Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore in New York, New York. Mr. Moore has several decades of experience handling personal injury and medical malpractice matters involving birth injuries, brain injuries, construction accidents, wrongful death and more. He represents clients in all five boroughs of New York as well as in Long Island, Westchester and Rockland County.Mr. Moore earned a bachelors degree from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. and a law degree from Fordham University School of Law in New York, New York. Throughout his career, Mr. Moore has litigated and settled numerous cases that have resulted in significant financial awards to his clients.Mr. Moore is highly recognized within the legal profession. He was honored as Lawyer of the Yearby the National Law Journal two times and was the recipient of the Founders Award by Fordham University. He has also been listed as one of the New York areas top attorneys by New York magazine and included in the publication The Best Lawyers in America.”,Outside of practicing law, Mr. Moore has lectured for many legal and professional organizations and taught seminars on various legal topics. He also co-authors a column for the New York Law Journal and has contributed to a variety of other legal publications.Mr. Moore is a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates and the International Society of Barristers. He is also a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and contributes to various charitable organizations.
At Chopra & Nocerino, LLP, Ramy Joudeh practices personal injury law, particularly in the areas of construction accidents, premises liability, defective products, wrongful death and medical malpractice. Mr. Joudeh accepts clients in the New York metropolitan area as well as Garden City and the surrounding locations.Mr. Joudeh began his studies at the University at Buffalo, earning a Bachelor of Arts in political science. While working on his undergraduate degree, he served as a member of the schools Undergraduate Student Association and completed an internship at the Brooklyn District Attorneys Office. After graduating, Mr. Joudeh went on to earn his Juris Doctor at the Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. He served an externship with the Nassau County District Attorneys Office and assisted victims of Hurricane Sandy in recovering compensation from insurers after their homes were destroyed.After building his skills at the Brooklyn District Attorneys Office as an assistant district attorney, Mr. Joudeh joined Chopra & Nocerino. He is committed to helping his clients receive compensation for their injuries and always strives to achieve the best outcome possible with each case. Mr. Joudeh is known for his passionate, knowledgeable approach in the courtroom. In addition to practicing impeccable ethics, he adheres to the law firms standards of personalized, honest and compassionate customer service, something that is not often found at larger and more impersonal New York law firms. Mr. Joudeh prides himself in alleviating the fears and concerns of his clients during what is often a difficult and intimidating time.
100 Quentin Roosevlet Blvd, Unit 107,, Garden City NY 11530
Gordon D. Evans, II
Attorney Gordon D. Evans II is a partner with The Donahey Law Firm in Columbus, Ohio. Serving clients throughout Franklin County and all across the state, Mr. Evans devotes his practice primarily to advocating for those who have suffered an injury or loss as the result of medical malpractice, birth trauma, motor vehicle accidents and other acts of negligence or wrongdoing.A top-rated trial attorney with more than 20 years of legal experience, Mr. Evans has achieved unprecedented success fighting on behalf of the rights and interests of those in need. Throughout his career, he has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and awards for his clients, earning his membership into both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.Recognized for his impeccable professional standards and exceptional trial skills, Mr. Evans has received numerous awards and honors throughout his career. He holds a Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished rating and The National Trial Lawyers voted him among the countrys Top 40 Under 40 trial attorneys.A 1997 graduate of Kentucky Wesleyan College, Mr. Gordon attended Capital University Law School, where he obtained his law degree, cum laude, in 2001 and graduated Order of the Barristers and Order of the Curia. He was also heavily involved with the schools mock trial team, returning to coach the team after graduating from law school. He also served on the adjunct legal faculty for the school from 2002 to 2004.He received his license to practice law from the Ohio State Bar Association in 2001, and in 2002, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio admitted him to practice.Totally devoted to his practice, Mr. Gordon is active in several professional legal organizations, including the Columbus Bar Association and the American Association for 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 Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Travis C. Logue
Travis C. Logue is a Partner at Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell, LLP and leads the Firms real estate practice. Mr. Logue represents clients in a broad range of real estate transactions and high-stakes civil litigation matters.Mr. Logue is lead counsel in the seminal case which successfully overturned the Santa Barbaras controversial 2015 ban of short-term vacation rentals in the Coastal Zone. This landmark victory preserved important individual property rights and revived affordable accommodations. He is also counsel of record in dozens of wrongful death, personal injury and property damage cases filed against Southern California Edison and various public entities stemming from the Thomas Fire and Montecito Mudslides.Mr. Logue is routinely engaged by high net worth clients with a variety of real estate holdings, from office buildings and apartments to ranches and luxury estates. He has made numerous appearances in front of public agencies for land use issues and has handled dozens of mediations and arbitrations required under the California Association of Realtors contract.Mr. Logue is engaged by clients in litigation matters ranging from wrongful death and civil extortion to the California Coastal Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. He commonly handles real estate litigation matters, including disputes over easements, purchase agreements, leases, sellers misrepresentations, and quieting title. He has acted as counsel for Sothebys International Realty and has successfully represented real estate agents in front of the Santa Barbara Association of Realtors ethics committee and fee arbitration panel.
Attorney Justin Oliverio, LLC has experience helping clients throughout Georgia in personal injury, business, bankruptcy, and civil litigation. Justin has almost a decade of experience representing those who have been injured or wronged. He has been recognized or recieved awards from Top Lawyers, AVVO, Thervo, The Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia, and Georgia Legal Elite for his skills as an attorney and his service to the public, community, and the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy.Mr. Oliverio is admitted to practice in all state, superior, magistrate, city and municipal Georgia courts. Throughout his career, he has represented many businesses and individuals, including teachers, plumbers, lawyers, independent contractors, government contractors, electricians, dentists, doctors and business owners.Please contact Attorney Justin Oliverio, LLC via this profile or our website for a confidential consultation.
Jan P. Cohen
Attorney Jan P. Cohen is the director of litigation at the highly respected Georgia law firm of Kenneth S. Nugent, P.C. which has eight law offices throughout the state. Mr. Cohen works primarily in the firms offices in Duluth and Atlanta, where he focuses his practice on protecting the rights of Georgia residents who have suffered injuries or losses at the hands of negligent individuals, businesses or professionals. He regularly represents the interests of clients as they pursue compensation related to the following:,Personal injury,Professional negligence,Premises liability,Products liability,Wrongful death,Mr. Cohen began his legal career in 1984 after earning his law degree from Mercer University School of Law and his admission to the State Bar of Georgia. In addition to his approval to practice law before all of Georgias state courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit have also granted approvals for him to practice law in their courtrooms.Over the past more than 30 years, Mr. Cohen has earned a reputation as one of Georgias leading trial lawyers; however, he is also a respected negotiator. Mr. Cohen is a proponent of alternative dispute resolution, and he has helped countless clients negotiate settlements via various ADR methods.Thanks to attorney Cohens excellent reputation as a dedicated client advocate, he has received a number of honors from both his clients and his peers. He has a Very Good rating from Avvo, and he has received an AV Preeminent peer-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.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.
4227 Pleasant Hill Road, Building 11, Suite 300,, Duluth GA 30096