Others just don’t think it’s right that their company should have to pay for damages caused by someone else. But being aggressive toward the other driver, yelling at him or getting in his face, will not help your cause. Without medical treatment, you have neither medical records nor a doctor’s opinion. Likewise, a person certainly could effectively represent herself in an injury claim. Fortunately for Diana, she used the same chiropractor after all of her accidents.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
- Michael W. Herzog
- Mary Ann Connors
- N. Trey Pettlon, III
- Anthony L. Ameduri
- Richard J. Baskin
- Richard B. Harper
- Pejman Javaheri
- Zachary Wiley
- Raj Mahadass
- Catherine Six
- Jeffrey H. Sadler
- Janelle M. Carney
Michael W. Herzog
Michael Herzog has been certified by the State Bar of Arizona as a specialist in Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation since 1994. He has represented many of the worlds largest corporations as well as individual litigants in cases venued throughout the State of Arizona. He has extensive trial experience in serious personal injury matters, including death cases. He holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and he is a member of The American Board of Trial Advocates. In 2009, Mr. Herzog established The Herzog Law Firm, P.C. The small size of the firm allows Michael Herzog to be personally involved in the representation of every client. Michael Herzog is lead counsel in the overwhelming majority of all cases handled by the firm, and in every case lead counsel has at least 30 years of experience.In an era where few cases go to trial, Michael Herzog continues to try a large number of cases. In the past few years, Mr. Herzogs clients have prevailed at trial in several cases involving claims for between $1.2 million and $5 million.
Mary Ann Connors
Adelman Hirsch & Connors is a personal injury litigation firm dedicated to protecting the rights of those injured by wrongful conduct, malpractice and defective products. The firm conducts trial and appellate litigation in all state and federal courts.To counsel: Adelman Hirsch & Connors serves as trial counsel to the profession. Referring attorneys who send their clients to us for our special expertise will be kept informed and involved in their clients cases. They will know that their clients will receive the full benefit of our courtroom experience, technical expertise and hard work to obtain maximum monetary compensation. Customary referral fees are considered an integral part of the referral relationship, and are paid in accordance with the ethical rules.To our present and former clients: You are an important source of new clients. You know about the attention, expertise and experience we bring to every case. If a friend or relative needs our services, they will receive the same professional representation you receive. Let them know that we are always available for free consultations and that they will pay us nothing unless we achieve a recovery.Se habla espanol.
N. Trey Pettlon, III
N. Trey Pettlon, III, is a co-founder of the Law Offices of Pettlon & Ginie, located in Olathe, Kansas. Trey handles criminal defense as well as personal injury and wrongful death cases representing clients throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area and across Kansas and Missouri in State, Municipal and Federal courts.Trey has won not guilty verdicts in numerous jury trials for clients charged with attempted murder, felony theft, aggravated battery, sexual battery, domestic battery, rape, sodomy, felony DUI, DUI, and Criminal Damage to Property. Hes won dismissals in cases involving charges for murder, kidnapping, rape, indecent liberties and other alleged sex crimes, drug distribution and possession, voter fraud, DUIs in Kansas, DWIs in Missouri and numerous other criminal allegations. Treys clients have included people people from all walks of life, from teachers and blue collar employees to people charged in high profile cases, criminal defense attorneys, prosecutors, doctors, police officers, CEOs of large corporations and some of the highest profile defendants.Trey has also won significant jury verdicts for clients in personal injury and wrongful death cases and obtained numerous settlements, representing people who have been seriously injured or killed in car accidents, trucking accidents, gas explosions, medical malpractice and other incidents caused by the negligence of others. In 1997 Trey obtained the largest jury verdict of the year in Clay County, Missouri, and in 2004, he obtained one of the largest jury verdicts for the state of Missouri for the year. Trey is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He has traveled from California to Maine building the best cases for his clients.Trey graduated from the University of Missouri in 1988 and then Washburn University School of Law in 1991. While in law school, Trey argued before the Honorable Justice Antonin Scalia in the championship round of the Prince Memorial Evidence Moot Court Competition in Manhattan, New York.After spending three years as an Assistant District Attorney with the Johnson County District Attorneys Office, Trey entered private practice and later formed the Law Offices of Pettlon & Ginie with Ryan Ginie, who has also been selected as a Top Lawyer. He is admitted to practice in Kansas and Missouri as well as the U.S. District Courts in Kansas and Missouri and the Supreme Court of the United States.
Anthony L. Ameduri
Experienced trial attorney Anthony L. Ameduri co-founded his Staten Island law firm, Ameduri Galante & Friscia, in 1985. Since the firms doors first opened, Mr. Ameduri has dedicated his practice to protecting the rights of the people of New York by representing their interests in personal injury and wrongful death cases. Because Mr. Ameduri devotes his efforts to the people, not the powerful, his clients know he will fight diligently on their behalves in matters related to the following:,• Motor vehicle accidents,• Medical malpractice,• Products liability,• Premises liability,Mr. Ameduri began his legal career in 1980 after earning his law degree from Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and his approval to practice in New York state. In 1984, the state of New Jersey granted him approval to practice in its courtrooms, and he has worked tirelessly on behalf of plaintiffs from both states for more than 30 years.Thanks to Mr. Ameduris efforts, he has earned a number of honors and awards. He has a Superb rating from Avvo, and he has received a Distinguished peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Additionally, he is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which is a prestigious group that limits membership to attorneys who have secured multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts for their clients.In addition to Mr. Ameduris reputation as a skilled litigator, he is also an experienced negotiator and a member of the American Arbitration Association. He is also a member of a number of legal organizations, including the New York State Bar Association and the New York State Trial 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.
Richard J. Baskin
From his office in Oakland, Richard Rick Baskin has represented plaintiffs in major personal injury and wrongful death claims in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 25 years. Rick handles a variety of claims including auto, pedestrian, bicycle accidents, brain injuries, defective products, premises liability, industrial accidents and medical malpractice.Rick graduated with honors from UC Santa Barbara and earned his law degree from the University Of San Francisco School Of Law in 1981. After law school he worked as a Deputy District Attorney where he successfully tried numerous criminal cases to verdict.Mr. Baskin won many large verdicts for his clients, including $3.75 million in a premises liability case against Seven Eleven/The Southland Corp. and $332,500 against Zims Restaurant. He has obtained large settlements: $4.85 million in a wrongful death case, $1.7 million in a brain damage case against Caltrans, $1.4 million in a premises liability case and $1.1 million in a bicycle accident case.He has written and lectured on the subject of civil trial practice and is a contributing author of a two-volume reference manual entitled Premises Security and Liability-A Comprehensive Guide From the Experts.(1997) Workplace Violence Research Institute, Laguna Beach, CA.He served as President of the Alameda/Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association. He also served for 10 years on the board of the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC), 3 years as a Director of the Alameda County Bar Association (ACBA) and 2 years as Chair of the ACBA Trial Practice Section. He is a former faculty member of the Trial Lawyers College, a non-profit organization founded by prominent trial attorney, Gerry Spence, dedicated to training lawyers to be winning advocates and to obtain justice for people.For 10 years Rick has been selected as a Top Lawyerby Law and Politics Magazine. He is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and holds the highest rating from Martindale Hubbell. Rick is most committed to maintaining the high ethical standards of the profession.
Richard B. Harper
Attorney Richard B. Harper is the founder and principal at The Harper Law Firm, PLLC, in Sylva, North Carolina. Serving injured and disabled workers throughout Jackson County and the surrounding areas of Western North Carolina, Mr. Harper devotes his practice to helping his clients obtain their rightful workers compensation benefits.In addition, he also represents clients who have valid third-party injury claims following an accident in their workplaces, as well as those with serious personal injury claims arising from someone elses negligence or wrongdoing, including car, truck and motorcycle accidents, accidents that occurred on someone elses property, and other preventable tragedies.Certified by the North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization in workers compensation and possessing more than 37 years of legal experience, Mr. Harper has achieved unprecedented success helping his clients obtain the finances they need to support themselves and their families and to cover the costs of their medical and rehabilitation costs and other associated expenses. He has also assisted numerous families who lost a loved one in a workplace accident secure their much-needed survivor benefits.A 1975 graduate of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mr. Harper attended Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1981. The North Carolina State Bar admitted him to practice that same year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Western and Middle Districts of North Carolina, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.A consummate professional, Mr. Harper is an active member of several local, state and national bar associations, and he holds a Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished rating for his high ethical standards and exceptional legal abilities.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.
P.J. Javaheri is a founding partner of ThruLaw; P.C. a boutique Personal Injury Law Firm ,(www.ThruLaw.com),, operating as Mi Abogado(www.310MiAbogado.com), as well as California Disability Rights Center that handles social security, disability and special education claims for claimants throughout California (,www.CaliforniaDisabilityRights.org,).Mr. Javaheri received his Juris Degree from University of California, Hastings in 2005 and joined Winston & Strawn, LLP, a world-class international law firm, where he sharpened his skills as a corporate and finance attorney. In 2009, he launched the Juris Law Group ,www.JurisLawGroup.com,, a boutique transactional law firm founded on the principles of efficiency and streamlining overhead. With the success of this model, Mr. Javaheri expanded dramatically.As a founding partner of ThruLaw, P.C. Mr. Javaheri is dedicated to serving clients in Los Angeles and throughout Southern California. His practice focuses on the area of personal injury law, particularly in representing people who have been injured in car, motorcycle, bicycle and pedestrian accidents, the practice also specializes in premises liability matters. Mr. Javaheri represents California families in wrongful death claims with great success. In recognition of his skills and dedication to his vocation, Javaheri has been named on the California Top Lawyers Rising Stars list in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.Javaheri is an entrepreneur and an active member of the California Bar. He serves as advisor and general counsel to several national companies. In addition to his General Counsel positions, Mr. Javaheri is Chief Operating Officer of a venture capitalist firm, Managing Director of hospitality venues, and founder of Power Liens (,www.PowerLiens.com,). Mr. Javaheri founded Power Liens to assist attorneys and their client in locating physicians who treat personal injury and workers compensation cases on a lien. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Javaheri is a member of a number of professional organizations. Mr. Javaheri is active in the Consumer Attorneys of California and the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles. In each year, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Mr. Javaheri was honored with appointments to the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities (LATLC) Honorary Board of Directors at its highest level; the Diamond Level.Of all his accomplishments, Javaheri is most proud of two things: helping people in need and his family. He has been married to his wife, Jasmin for 10 years and they have three young boys. Mr. Javaheri believes strongly in the importance of family and developing strong ties in the community.Mr. Javaheri is also an avid motorcycle rider.
Zachary Wiley is a trial lawyer with the Morgan & Morgan law firm, working from their Nashville, Tennessee, office. A highly rated lawyer with more than seven years of experience, Mr. Wiley represents clients throughout the greater Nashville metro region and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:,· Premises liability, including slip-and-fall accidents,· Negligent security,· Car accidents,· Workers compensation,Throughout the course of his career, Mr. Wiley has achieved notable success advocating for his clients in state and federal courts across his region, as well as before the Tennessee Court of Workers Compensation Claims. From his efforts, he has helped secure substantial settlements and awards for hundreds of individuals and families needlessly suffering through no fault of their own.The son of hard-working parents, Mr. Wiley understands the devastation an unexpected tragedy can have on those with limited means, and he always fights to help his clients recover the maximum amount of damages for the injuries and losses they suffered. He has also assisted numerous injured and disabled workers with obtaining their rightful workers compensation benefits, both through initial filings as well as helping to appeal their denied claims.A 2008 cum laude graduate of Austin College with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and English, Mr. Wiley attended Tulane Law School in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2008. Initially licensed in Massachusetts, Mr. Wiley began his legal career handling commercial litigation and white collar criminal defense for a prominent law firm in Boston. He still holds his license to practice in Massachusetts along with his license to practice in Tennessee.After relocating to Nashville, Mr. Wiley served as legal clerk to the Honorable Chief Judge William J. Haynes, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. He has also established himself as a leader in his field, and he was selected as a member of the Leadership Forum, Class of 2018, of the Nashville Bar Foundation.Among his other professional affiliations, Mr. Wiley is active with the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association and the Tennessee and Nashville Bar Associations. Furthermore, from 2015 to 2017, he served as associate member of the Harry Phillips American Inn of Court.
810 Broadway, Suite 105,, Nashville TN 37203
Raj Mahadass is a managing partner at Paranjpe Mahadass Ruemke LLP, where he focuses his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Based in Houston, Texas, and representing clients throughout the greater metropolitan area, his caseload also includes other types of civil litigation, including class actions. Admitted to practice before all Texas state courts, Mr. Mahadass is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.The types of personal injury cases that Mr. Mahadass has handled have arisen largely out of incidents involving motor vehicle crashes, and his experience in this area of the law has also encompassed premises liability and construction site accidents. Other matters that he has handled have included the representation of people who have been the victims of workplace discrimination that is prohibited by various federal and state laws, and he has assisted clients who have developed occupational diseases as a result of their exposure to radiation or other toxins. During his career in private practice, Mr. Mahadass has been able to obtain significant compensation for his clients, whether through jury awards or negotiated settlements, and his successful track record has led to his receipt of a Superb peer review rating through Avvo.Mr. Mahadass attended Tulane University as an undergraduate, and in 2002, he received a Bachelor of Science cum laude. He then went on to obtain his legal education at Emory University School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2005. After his graduation, Mr. Mahadass moved to Houston, and he eventually became an assistant district attorney at the Harris County Attorneys Office before joining his present firm in 2012. His professional memberships include the Houston Trial Lawyers Association.
Catherine Six is an attorney at East Coast Trial Lawyers located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Ms. Six focuses her practice on family law and personal injury law, serving individuals in Virginia Beach and throughout the state of Virginia.Ms. Six has more than 20 years of experience litigating complex family and personal injury matters. She holds an active law license in Virginia and North Carolina and is also admitted before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern Districts of Virginia and North Carolina and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.Over the course of her career, Ms. Six has received awards for her accomplishments. The National Trial Lawyers named her one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyersand the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys named her a Top Ten Attorney.She is also a member of the Best Attorneys of America and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an exclusive organization for attorneys who have recovered a million dollars or more in verdicts or settlements.Ms. Six is a member of the Virginia Beach Bar Association, The Virginia Bar Association, the North Carolina Bar Association, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice. Active in her local community, she has served on the boards of various civic organizations and as a mentor for the Seatack Elementary School Mentor Program. She has also volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of South Hampton Roads.Ms. Six received a bachelors degree from the University of Richmond. She earned her law degree from Regent University School of Law.
Jeffrey H. Sadler
Since becoming licensed to practice law in Washington in 1997, Jeffrey H. Sadler has devoted his career to handling personal injury cases on behalf of victims of negligence. As founder of Sadler Ladenburg in Tacoma, he guides clients there and in the surrounding areas through issues including the following: motor vehicle accidents, dog bites, wrongful death, nursing home abuse, sex abuse, birth injuries, mesothelioma, dangerous drugs, school injuries, ski accidents, slip and falls, defective products and on-the-job injuries.Any one of these incidents could have a profound effect on someones life, relationships, finances and physical well-being. Mr. Sadler recognizes that the damages associated with any personal injury case run far beyond what lies on the surface. He meticulously examines the ways in which a clients future will be affected. Through clearly illustrating those losses, he consistently secures top dollar awards on behalf of clients.As a result of his efforts, Mr. Sadler has earned an Avvo Excellentrating; he is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum; South Sound Magazine named him in the Best of the South Sound; and the Lead Counsel Review Board has given him its Lead Counsel Rating.Mr. Sadler is a member of the American Bar Association, the Washington State Bar Association, and the American Association for Justice. He is also on the board of governors for the Washington State Association for Justice.After graduating with honors and a Bachelor of Arts from Washington State University in 1994, Mr. Sadler went on to receive a Juris Doctor in 1997 from the University of Arkansas School of Law.When he is not at his practice, Mr. Sadler enjoys spending time with his children and participating in outdoor activities such as camping, skiing and fishing.
Atrium Court, Suite 305, 705 South 9th Street,, Tacoma WA 98405
Janelle M. Carney
Janelle M. Carney is the managing partner for the Spokane and Tri-Cities offices of GLP Attorneys. She has a team of three attorneys that have successfully represented clients throughout Eastern Washington on personal injury cases related to automobile collisions, nursing home abuse, playground accidents, insurance bad faith, trip and fall accidents, trucking accidents, costruction accidents and traumatic brain injuries. Janelle grew up in Spokane and knows Eastern Washington well.Janelle is active with her fellow attorneys with regard to legal education. She was the Spokane moderator of the 2014 WSAJ Insurance Law Seminar on the Insurance Fair Conduct Act. She presented at the 2015 WSAJ Insurance Law Seminar as a guest speaker on Personal Injury Protection. She presented at the 2018 WSAJ Insurance Law Seminar as a guest speaker on UIM bad faith. Janelle is co-chair of the 2019 WSAJ Insurance Law Section, and co-chair for the WSAJ Spring Conference.Janelle is a frequent speaker to the healthcare community in Eastern Washington. She has been the guest speaker at dozens of seminars presented to the healthcare community on personal injury topics that impact medical doctors, chiropractors, massage therapists, naturopaths, acupucturists and physical therapists.In 2017, Janelle was awarded membership into the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. She has been repeatedly honored as a Rising Star and Top Lawyer. Janelle has also been awarded the National Top 100 Trial Lawyers Award, and was named one of Spokane/Coeur DAlenes Top Lawyers in 2014 and 2015. She has a 10.0 higest rating on Avvo.com.Janelle is a passionate and dedicated personal injury trial attorney. Her commitment and compassion to her clients in shown in the great results she has been able to obtain.