You will learn about what happens at the scene of an accident, including the steps you must always take to optimize your claim and the things you should never do. Because the injections were effectively managing the pain, I was not willing to risk a one in twenty chance that it would be permanently worse. They tell me stories of trying for weeks to speak to their lawyers without success. While you are getting treatment for your injuries, the insurance company will want to rush you into a settlement and may even bully you.Read More
I bet once in life you got caught into a situation where you slipped and fell over a sidewalk, and that you wondered: Can I sue someone because of this? And who would be liable? Now, if you are already looking for a guilty one, stop right there! Because you must think about what happened twice after making assumptions.
You must remember that in almost every personal injury case, there is an immense possibility of negligence; so, if you do think that you are not the one to blame, you need to be careful about this.
Remember! You must be careful about picking the right municipal department because some states are highly strict with public sues, and if you do commit any mistake, they can discard your claim.
Some people try to repair all the infrastructure damage after someone can demand, so you need to be quick and cunning, and make sure that you have all the evidence at the right moment.
If you decide to hire a lawyer, he will be able to survey through this list and add the items that fit with your case. This will aid in the personal injury calculation and setting the right amount of money. Getting most of these awful experiences will save you a lot of financial problems.
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When the police did arrive, he tried to place the blame on me since “I hit him. Before we address the different topics in this chapter, it is VITALLY IMPORTANT to mention something else. If they hired an independent appraiser, demand a copy of it. The insurer could allege you hurt yourself somewhere else at some other time and are now trying to wrongly place responsibility on them. Clearly, no reasonable person would have done what he did.Read More
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Top Lawyers Pick
- Peter M. Dreyer
- Lindsay L. Tygart
- John Harl Campbell
- Rob Sullivan
- Julio C. Romero
- Stavros E. Sitinas
- Michael A. Kelly
- Matthew E. Hoover
- Tracy D. Schwartz
- Robert Zimmerman
- Jeffrey A. Goldberg
- Samuel D. Madia
Peter M. Dreyer
Peter M. Dreyer has devoted his legal practice to civil litigation in areas including medical malpractice, serious personal injury and product liability. Since joining the firm in 2001, Peter has achieved successful results for many clients and has enabled them to collectively recover more than $150 million.His experience includes the representation of numerous families who have lost loved ones in fires, drowning incidents, motor vehicle collisions and as a result of medical malpractice.During the last few years, Peter has won a $5 million jury verdict on behalf of a wife and her husband in a medical malpractice case; settled medical malpractice cases for $8.4 million, $7.25 million, $7 million, $6.5 million and $5 million; recovered $10.4 million for a brain-injured drowning victim; and achieved a settlement of $11.85 million for a catastrophically injured person struck by a motor vehicle.In 2012, Peter appeared before the Connecticut Supreme Court and successfully argued ,Downs v. Trias et al. (,Decision News Report,). Peter is listed in ,Best Lawyers in America,, and has been recognized as a Top Lawyer by New England ,Top Lawyers,, Magazine and ,Connecticut Magazine ,every year since 2009. Peter is also rated AV Preeminent, the highest possible peer rating, by Martindale-Hubbell.
Lindsay L. Tygart
An attorney at Coker Law, Lindsay L. Tygart focuses her practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. From the firms offices in Jacksonville, Florida, she provides dedicated representation to clients throughout the state who have been harmed both economically and noneconomically by the negligence of other persons or entities. While Ms. Tygarts particular emphasis is on cases involving medical malpractice, she has experience in other areas as well, including nursing home neglect, defective products and motor vehicle accidents. She has been successful in obtaining sizable settlements and jury awards on behalf of her plaintiff clients, and her colleagues have taken note, as evidenced by her receipt of an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.Ms. Tygart majored in performing arts and art history at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and she received a Bachelor of Arts in 2002. As her father and two of her brothers were and are attorneys, it might have been natural for her to pursue a legal education, and she did, enrolling at Florida Coastal School of Law, where she was the president of the Coastal Law Mock Trial Team and served an internship with the Office of the Public Defender for the 4th Judicial Circuit before being awarded her Juris Doctor in 2006.After graduation from law school, Ms. Tygart was associated with Jacksonville-area law firms before joining Coker Law in April 2017. Admitted to practice before all Florida state courts, she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida. A member of the board of governors of the Jacksonville Bar Association, Ms. Tygart is also the vice president of the Jacksonville Justice 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.
John Harl Campbell
Mr. Campbell has been a practicing trial lawyer for over 40 years. He focuses his ,accident,, ,injury,, ,product liability,, ,medical malpractice,, ,legal malpractice,, and ,business dispute, practice on Missouri cities and towns south of I-70 Highway including, Kansas City, Sedalia, Warrensburg, Columbia, Jefferson City, Washington, Rolla, Lebanon, Farmington, Cape Girardeau, West Plains, Carthage, Joplin, Springfield, Poplar Bluff, and Lake of the Ozarks. Mr. Campbell serves as a ,mediator, in civil lawsuits and he is an ,expert witness, in attorney malpractice cases in the Eastern half of Kansas and all of Missouri.Mr. Campbell has an outstanding legal reputation and credentials. He is recognized as one of the best trial lawyers in Missouri and the United States. He is a Lifetime Member of the ,Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum,and the ,Million Dollar Advocates Forum,”, having won millions of dollars for his injured clients. He is recognized as a preeminent lawyer in his field and has been selected by his peers as a ,Top Lawyer, from 2006 through 2017. He also is ,Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell,, another independent rating organization, which is the highest rating any lawyer can achieve. After trying dozens of lawsuits to a juries, Mr. Campbell is offering his legal expertise, knowledge and negotiation talents in ,mediation, to select attorneys and law firms in an effort to assist their clients in resolving disputes. Mr. Campbell makes every effort to let the parties voices be heard and to resolve their differences with a minimal amount of conflict and expense.Mr. Campbell also serves as an expert witness throughout Missouri in ,legal malpractice, cases. He can advise, provide reports, and give testimony in cases involving attorney practice and standard of care, standard of conduct (ethics), professional negligence, abuse of process, lawyer-lawyer and lawyer-client disputes, fee disputes, and breach of fiduciary duties.Contact, Mr. Campbell today for experienced and expert legal help in Missouri!,© 2015 John Harl Campbell, all rights reserved,The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertisements. Neither the Supreme Court of Missouri nor the Missouri Bar reviews or approves certifying organizations or specialist designations.
After seven years at one of the Nations top product liability and personal injury law firms, the last two years as a partner, Rob opened his own law firm in 2009, eventually renamed Sullivan Law LLC in 2013. Throughout his legal career, Rob has handled wrongful death cases, as well as serious injury cases in a variety of areas, including products liability, railroad crossing accidents and automotive negligence. Robs practice is exclusively dedicated to representing injured persons and their families and is primarily focused in the area of products liability, trucking and railroad crossing litigation. As lead counsel, Rob has obtained a number of favorable results on behalf of injured people and their families. Rob was counsel in a 2005 verdict against Ford Motor Company where his client was awarded $17 million in damages due to a defect in a Ford vehicle; at the time, the highest personal injury award ever in Jacksonville, Florida. In addition, Rob obtained a seven-figure verdict against Ryder Truck Rental that was listed as one of the Top 20 verdicts of 2006 in Missouri. Rob also represented a family that was awarded a $7 million wrongful death verdict in a trucking case in Arkansas Federal Court in 2011, one of the highest wrongful death awards ever in that venue. Rob obtained another record verdict when his client was awarded a $15 million verdict in a boat explosion case, the highest plaintiffs verdict in Missouri for 2014 and the highest personal injury verdict ever awarded in that venue. In 2015 Rob obtained another record verdict with a $2.5 million award against Ryobi in a wrongful death case involving a lawnmower explosion in the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, a notoriously difficult venue for injury cases. In 2016, in Kansas City, Rob obtained a verdict against CrossFit Inc. becoming the first attorney ever to secure a verdict holding the international CrossFit Inc. responsible for injuries to a participant at one its 15,000+ worldwide affiliates. Rob is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and has been selected as a Top 100 Litigator every year since 2007 by The American Trial Lawyers Association. The cases Rob has been involved in have resulted in settlements or verdicts in excess of $100 million. Rob is a former member of the Board of Governors for the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, serving for over ten years, and is the former Chair of the Executive Committee for the Railroad Law Section of the American Association for Justice. He is also a member of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice. Rob has had numerous speaking engagements on a local and national level and has published several articles including articles published in the national publication Trial Magazine. Rob currently handles cases from coast to coast, including cases in Missouri, Maryland, Florida, Tennessee, Arkansas, Minnesota, Kansas, California, Oklahoma, Vermont and Illinois.
1600 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 200,, Kansas City MO 64108
Julio C. Romero
A highly regarded civil trial attorney, Julio C. Romero is an associate at Martinez, Hart, Thompson & Sanchez, P.C. Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, he focuses his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, providing representation to clients throughout the state who have been harmed by the negligence of other people or companies. The types of cases that Mr. Romero has been involved in have included those arising out of truck and other motor vehicle collisions, premises liability, nursing home abuse or neglect, construction site accidents, and birth injuries and other forms of medical malpractice. He has been able to negotiate favorable settlements outside of the courtroom and obtain sizable jury awards on behalf of his clients. In addition, Mr. Romero has experience in insurance litigation, including the representation of policy holders whose claims have been denied by their insurance companies in bad faith. He also files civil lawsuits on behalf of people who have been injured during the commission of a crime by another person. Bilingual in English and Spanish, Mr. Romero attended The University of New Mexico in Albuquerque as an undergraduate, and in 2008 he received a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude with a major in history and a minor in chemistry. He then pursued his legal studies at The University of New Mexico School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 2014. While he was in law school, Mr. Romero was the student articles editor on the New Mexico Law Review. He also served as a teaching assistant in civil procedure. Prior to entering private practice, he clerked for a judge on the New Mexico Supreme Court. Admitted to practice in New Mexico, Mr. Romero is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico.
1801 Rio Grande Boulevard Northwest, Albuquerque NM 87104
Stavros E. Sitinas
Stavros E. Sitinas has been a practicing attorney for over 22 years, focusing exclusively on plaintiffs personal injury and medical malpractice litigation. He founded his own firm in 2010. In 2015, Mr. Sitinas obtained a $15 Million Dollar settlement for a 26 year old client who was paralyzed in a construction accident. This was the single highest settlement in a construction accident case in New York for 2015. It was also the single highest settlement of a non medical malpractice case for the entire state for 2015. With millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements, he is a seasoned litigator, with experience in complex personal injury cases in some of New Yorks most challenging jurisdictions. Mr. Sitinas earned his bachelors degree in marketing from Boston University and graduated from Quinnipiac College School of Law in 1996. He also attended the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. He is fluent in Greek, which is extremely useful when representing New Yorks large population of Greek constrction workers. He is admitted to practice in all state courts of New York and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, and Northern Districts of New York. He is a member of the NYSTLA, the Hellenic Lawyers Association, and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Michael A. Kelly
Mike Kelly is in his fourth decade as one of the nations top personal injury attorneys. Throughout that time he has protected consumers from corporate greed, medical mistakes, dangerous household products, unsafe drugs and devices, roadway accidents and a host of other wrongdoers. He has tried, arbitrated or settled more than 200 cases where the recovery by his client exceeded $1,000,000.Kelly is consistently listed among the top tier of lawyers in the country in cases involving personal injury, wrongful death, brain injury, paralysis and medical malpractice. A member of the prestigious Inner Circle of Advocates, he is currently spearheading the litigation against the giant utility PG&E for the damage done to local residents by the recent Northern California wildfires. He was selected by Top Lawyers as a ”Top Tenhonoree for 2017-2018 and by Best Lawyersas the 2017 Lawyer of The Year in the area of mass torts.When resolution by mediation or settlement fails, Kelly is ready to take his clients cases before juries. Within the last year he obtained a $4,000,000 jury verdict against the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District for the death of a pedestrian struck by one of its buses, negotiated a major confidential settlement against Kaiser Health plan for a high tech worker and obtained a $5.6 million dollar jury verdict against a Super Shuttle driver for the death of a retired restauranteur in a Highway 101 multi-vehicle crash. A year earlier he concluded four major cases including a $12.75 million recovery against a domestic auto maker, (auto roll over), a $10.5 million settlement for the wrongful death of a single mother and a $7.5 million birth injury malpractice recovery against a national HMO. His $8,341,000 verdict in the first DePuy ASR / Johnson and Johnson metal-on-metal artificial hip trial set the standard for verdicts in the nationwide hip implant litigation and helped produce a $2.5 billion national settlement. His $8,350,000 verdict on behalf of a construction worker who lost an arm in a fall in the same year showed his skill in work-site injury cases. His $23,200,000 jury verdict in a birth injury medical malpractice case in Minnesota ranks among that states largest verdicts for obstetrical injury.Beyond stellar results for his clients, Kelly is proud of his many contributions to the legal community. He is a sought-after speaker and teacher having presented more than two hundred invited educational lectures, tutorials, presentations, seminars and advocacy demonstrations across the United States, Asia, South America, the United Kingdom and Eastern Europe. He is a regular speaker for 360 Advocacy, and chairs its annual Trucking Litigation program. He teaches regularly for NITA, The Rutter Group, ABOTA, the Consumer Attorneys of California, AAJ and SFTLA. He served for 10 years as the Director of Teacher Training programs for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and remains as a member of its Board of Governors. He has long been active in protecting the rights of the underrepresented, and working for pedestrian and bicyclist safety, lobbying for compensation fairness for medical malpractice victims and protecting the rights of the LGBT community.In 2014, he was selected as the Trial Lawyer of the Yearby the California Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. In 2012 he was honored by the Consumer Attorneys of California with the Robert E. Cartwright award, for his work teaching Trial Advocacy. In 2011 he was honored by the National Institute of Trial Advocacy with the Robert Oliphant Award, recognizing his pro bono contributions to advocacy teaching. He has been selected as the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Associations Trial Lawyer of the Year,an award for which he has been nominated in three different decades.He holds an AVrating (highest rating) from Martindale-Hubbell. He has been elected to the most selective legal honorary societies including the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Society of Barristers (for whom he served as President in 2012-2013), the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, The Summit Counsel and The Irish 100. He has served on the National Board of ABOTA and the Foundation of ABOTA.He graduated summa cum laude from St. Marys College of California in 1973. He obtained his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1976. He was an Assistant Professor of Law at Hastings from 1981 – 2001.
650 California Street, 26th Floor,, San Francisco CA 94108
Matthew E. Hoover
A shareholder in the litigation department of Grim, Biehn & Thatcher, P.C. Matthew E. Hoover focuses his practice on personal injury cases related to motor vehicle accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents and wrongful death cases. He also manages cases of dram shop actions, commercial vehicle/tractor-trailer accidents, products and premises liability, slips and falls, and dog bites.At the Bucks County District Attorneys Office, Mr. Hoover gained experience in prosecutions and investigations into cases of driving under the influence and vehicular-related accidents. He was chief of Driving Under the Influence Prosecutions and the Homicide by Vehicle Division and participated in hundreds of DUI and crash prosecutions and conducted many nonjury and jury trials while he was a deputy district attorney.Mr. Hoover earned a Bachelor of Arts in 2005 from the University of Mary Washington, then obtained a Juris Doctor from The Dickinson School of Law, where he graduated summa cum laude in 2008. A member of the Bucks County Bar Association, he is admitted to practice in the state of Pennsylvania. In a recent trial verdict for an automobile accident wrongful death case, he obtained over $3 million for his client, and close to $400,000 for injuries caused by an underinsured motorist in an accident.Those who have suffered injuries may require compensation for medical expenses, lost income, insurance benefits, pain and suffering, and any other damage caused by the accident. Along with focusing on the commercial and civil litigation needs of these clients, Mr. Hoover also offers criminal defense services to those who are accused of committing a crime.
Tracy D. Schwartz
As an associate with The Law Firm of Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky PC, award-winning trial attorney Tracy D. Schwartz devotes her time and efforts to helping those who suffered an injury or loss as the result of a preventable tragedy. Personable and compassionate, she fights hard on behalf of those she serves in order to help them recover the finances they need to secure a brighter future for themselves and their families.Licensed to practice in New Jersey as well as Pennsylvania, Ms. Schwartz represents clients throughout the greater Philadelphia metro region who have personal injury or wrongful death claims arising from motor vehicle accidents, dangerous property conditions, work-related accidents, and other acts of negligence or wrongdoing.Throughout her career, she has secured millions of dollars in settlements and awards on behalf of her clients, earning her reputation as one of the best personal injury attorneys in the state and her award from The National Trial Lawyers as one of Pennsylvanias Top 40 Under 40.After graduating with honors from West Chester University, Ms. Schwartz attended Temple University Beasley School of Law, where she received numerous awards for her excellent academic achievements. She obtained her Juris Doctor in 2007, and after serving as an associated attorney for several years, she returned to her alma mater, receiving her LL.M. in trial advocacy with honors in 2017.She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania as well as before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Robert W. Zimmerman has obtained numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky clients. Robert has been selected by his peers each year from 2012-2018 as a Rising Star in Philadelphia Magazines Superlawyers edition, an honor reserved for the top 2.5 percent of attorneys under 40 years old.Mr. Zimmermans practice includes construction and workplace accidents, crane and aerial lift accidents, burn and electrical injury accidents, sports and recreational accidents, and product liability cases. He is licensed to practice in the State and Federal Courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and in 2012 was admitted to the United States Supreme Court.Education, Training and Experience,Robert is a graduate of Kings College, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. where he was a member of the Mu Kappa Tau Honor Society and student government, and was the basketball teams play-by-play radio broadcaster.Robert holds a law degree from the Villanova University School of Law (2008), where he served a judicial externship in the Civil Division of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and was a member of various legal interest groups, including the Pro Bono Society and Child Advocacy Law Association. As a member of Villanovas Civil Justice Clinic, he was authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to represent clients who could not afford to hire attorneys in civil lawsuits while still in school. Robert clerked during law school for one of Philadelphias major general defense firms before joining Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky in the summer of 2007,In May, 2011 Robert graduated from the nationally ranked LL.M. (Masters of Law) in Trial Advocacy Program at the Temple University Beasley School of Law. He now serves as a Lecturer and Judge Instructor for current students.Robert has hands on experience with the tools and equipment used by the construction workers he represents. He is a Certified Aerial Lift Operator, Crane Operator, Rigger, and Signalman. Robert has also completed the OSHA 10 hour safety course and taken courses in Architectural Drawings.Robert is a leader among the Pennsylvania legal profession. He has been elected to the Philadelphia Bar Association Young Lawyers Divisions Executive Committee, where he served a three year term. He was also elected Treasurer of the Executive Committee cabinet in 2015. Mr. Zimmerman is the current President of the Future Leaders Section of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association and sits on the board of the Association. He is on the Leadership Council of the Pennsylvania Association for Justices Future Leader Section. Mr. Zimmerman has lectured and presented at Temple University School of Law, Widener School of Law, and to the Philadelphia Bar Association on over a dozen occasions.Robert was raised in Northeast Philadelphia. He currently resides in Center City Philadelphia.
Jeffrey A. Goldberg
Call a Board Certified, AV-Rated Employment Lawyer dedicated to representing employees and executives in all employment matters.Serving employees and executives alike with employment law services in San Antonio and Austin, Texas, Jeffrey A. Goldberg founded the law firm of Jeffrey Goldberg with a commitment to providing excellent legal service to every client. He dedicates his entire practice to employment law for employees and executives, which very few lawyers do, by reviewing and negotiating severance agreements, employment contracts, wrongful termination, and anything related to employment or pre-employment. Handling everything from confidentiality agreements to questions about overtime, he is an experienced and knowledgeable resource for his clients.Before earning a Juris Doctor from St. Marys University School of Law, Mr. Goldberg earned a Bachelor of Science in political science from The University of Texas at Austin in 1982. He has been admitted to practice by the State Bar of Texas since 1989 and maintains professional memberships with the San Antonio Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas. For his superior legal skills and his adherence to ethics, he has received the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell.As principal attorney at the firm, he brings over 25 years of hands-on experience as a litigator and an associate attorney and an Avvo 10.0 rating. He is board-certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in labor and employment law, and he regularly speaks to colleagues and other professionals on employment law issues. Since 1989, he has been admitted to practice in both state and federal courts.Jeffrey Goldberg is located in San Antonio and most recently opened an office in Austin at 3800 North Lamar, Suite 200 in the Kendra Scott Building. He, however, represents employees across the state of Texas. When hes not helping clients with life-changing employment issues, Mr. Goldberg may be found golfing, traveling or competing in cycling or triathlon races. He also enjoys spending time with his family.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.Awards and Recognition,Voted by his peers as one ofThe Best Lawyers in America,2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 to present,The Best Lawyers in Texas2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 to present;,Texas Monthly Top Lawyer, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 to present,Texas Top Rated Lawyers,2012;,San Antonios Best Lawyer,, Scene in SA 2004-present,BBB, Rated an A+ by the Better Business Bureau,AVVO, Received a 10, the highest rating
15303 Huebner Road, Building 13,, San Antonio TX 78248
Samuel D. Madia
As a source of support and advocacy for plaintiffs in West Virginia who have suffered a personal injury or are involved in employment litigation, Samuel D. Madia is devoted to helping people during some of their darkest moments. He is a founding partner of Shaffer Madia Law, where he has represented more than 175 clients.Prior to working on behalf of those who have been wronged, Mr. Madia was on the other side of the courtroom. He defended large trucking corporations and some of the largest industrial employers in West Virginia against a number of civil suits, including wrongful death. That background enhances Mr. Madias ability to secure compensation for clients today, as he knows how defendants in many of these claims operate.Adept at everything from bad faith lawsuits to workplace injuries to car accidents, Mr. Madia is prepared to negotiate or litigate a case. Many of these issues are resolved before ever going to court, as settlements often preserve a clients time and resources. However, Mr. Madia knows that in some cases, moving to trial is the only way to ensure a client receives justice. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4rth Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia.His aggressive nature and results-oriented representation are the reasons Mr. Madia is so successful. He has been listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40.Mr. Madia holds a Bachelor of Science in economics from West Virginia University and a Juris Doctor from the West Virginia University College of Law.