I encourage you to use these spaces to help you clarify what is important to you and what specific steps you can take to protect yourself and your family in the event of an accident. The next day, the claims adjuster called the hospital room, wanting to take a recorded statement. In article 2, we discussed the basic anatomy of a personal injury claim, from beginning to end. Sandy was riding her boyfriend’s motorcycle to the store. This will allow the police to document the facts of the accident properly and accurately.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
- Jeffrey B. Miller
- Susan A. Capra
- Lea A. Player
- Matin Emouna
- Robert J. Vecchio
- Guy Levy
- James A. Morris, Jr.
- Charles J. Argento
- Thomas C. Yatto
- Kristine Grelish
- Steve Fury
- Andrew M. Beal
Jeffrey B. Miller
Jeffrey B. Miller is an attorney representing clients in the metro Phoenix area. Mr. Miller is experienced in all types of personal injury litigation, including medical malpractice. He is certified as a specialist by the State Bar of Arizona in the fields of personal injury and wrongful death law. His entire practice is exclusively devoted to clients who have suffered severe personal injury. He is passionate about seeking justice and financial compensation for clients who have been victimized by the negligence of another.In 2005, Mr. Miller was successful in securing a $28 million verdict in a complex medical malpractice case. He is extensively skilled in navigating the complex legal issues involved with personal injury cases including birth injuries, nursing home abuse or neglect, medical malpractice and trucking accidents. He is particularly passionate about quality medical care for children and babies, especially children diagnosed with conditions such as cerebral palsy. Mr. Miller is an avid motorcycle rider and has a family history based in construction, two facts that lend themselves to his tenacious pursuit of justice in the field of law. A graduate of Harvard College and New York University Law School, Mr. Miller has chosen to exclusively serve clients in the Phoenix area. In addition to his legal work, he is an Assistant Professor of Practice at the University of Arizona Medical SchoolPhoenix, where he presents on elder abuse and neglect issues.Mr. Miller is an active member of several well-known legal associations, including the American Association for Justice, Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, The Nursing Home Litigation Group, the Maricopa County Bar Association and The National Citizens Coalition for Nursing Home Reform. In any type of traumatic personal injury case, the experience, compassion and skill of Jeffrey Miller is a distinct advantage to clients seeking legal assistance.
Susan A. Capra
Susan A. Capra is an attorney for medical malpractice cases, one of our best lawyers for medical negligence, and a partner at ,Clifford Law Offices,. She is also a registered nurse with years of experience in hospitals and with patients. Ms. Capra has been with Clifford Law Offices since 1989, having graduated with Honors from DePaul University College of Law in Chicago in 1990. It is for this reason that she has achieved several multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements as an attorney for medical malpractice.Ms. Capra is a frequent lecturer on various topics involving medical negligence, and she has authored several articles ranging from the future of hospital peer review to the use of expert witnesses in medical malpractice cases and litigation involving cocaine babies. She is recognized as a Leading Lawyer and a Top Lawyer, having been profiled for her outstanding legal accomplishments in very difficult and complex medical malpractice cases. Ms. Capra graduated from Robert Cliffords alma mater, DePaul University and DePaul College of Law. She studied nursing as an undergraduate and worked for many years in between degrees at Childrens Memorial Hospital in Chicago. She was plucked from the ranks of third-year law students as one of the most promising attorneys in her class. Today, she has been named by her peers as one of the finest lawyers for medical negligence in Chicago and around the country.To learn more about Ms. Capra, click ,here,.
Lea A. Player
Attorney Lea A. Player, a native of Louisville, Kentucky, began her career in as a defense attorney in complex litigation cases, including civil litigation and products liability cases. A graduate of the University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, Ms. Player later refined her practice to include personal catastrophic injuries, products liability, medical malpractice, consumer class actions and multidistrict litigation. In total, Ms. Player has more than 20 years of experience in the practice of law.In 2007, she and Doug Morris formed the firm of Morris & Player, PLLC, where together they have continued to represent plaintiffs in complex cases and cases involving catastrophic injuries. Their firm is located in Louisville, Kentucky.
Attorney Matin Emouna is a co-founder and partner with the Emouna & Mikhail, P.C. a law firm in Mineola, New York. At the firm, Mr. Emouna offers aggressive and professional representation in several different practice areas in order to meet the needs of a diverse range of clients. Using his more than 22 years of legal experience, Mr. Emouna delivers the high-quality, effective assistance and support his clients need when facing legal challenges involving any of the following practice areas:,· Criminal defense for both state and federal offenses,· Personal injury and medical malpractice,· Complex civil litigation,· Business law and commercial litigation,· Mortgage fraud defense,· Real estate transactions and litigation,· Landlord-tenant disputes,· Estate planning and litigation as well as probate and estate administration,After receiving his Bachelor of Science from the State University of New York at Albany in 1990, Mr. Emouna attended Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, obtaining his Juris Doctor in 1993. In addition, he also studied extensively in both Spain and France, focusing on international law and human rights as well as French and Spanish.Licensed to practice in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, Mr. Emouna is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces and the U.S. Court of International Trade.A consummate professional, Mr. Emouna remains active in several professional legal organizations, including the Nassau County Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and The American Society of International Law, among others. He currently serves on the board of directors for The Nassau Lawyers Association of Long Island.
Robert J. Vecchio
Attorney Robert J. Vecchio is a managing member of the law firm Vecchio & Vegh, LLC, in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Vecchio practices personal injury law and litigates cases involving automobile accidents, birth defects, failure to diagnoses, insurance coverage disputes, medical malpractice, premises liability, social security disability, underinsured and uninsured motorist claims and wrongful death.Mr. Vecchio also practices in the areas of business, criminal defense, estate planning and family law. He has experience with a variety of matters in these areas including custody, divorce, support, visitation, DUI defense, traffic violations, living wills, powers of attorney and wills. He advises clients on forming corporations, LLCs, partnerships and sole proprietorships, as well as drafting and negotiating contracts, employee related documents and leases.Active in various professional organizations, Mr. Vecchio belongs to the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Florida Bar, the Ohio Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice, the Greater Cleveland Chapter of Business Network International and the Federal Bar Association Northern District of Ohio Chapter. He is active in the Justinian Forum and a former member of the Cuyahoga County Bar Association.Mr. Vecchio received his bachelors degree from the University of Florida and earned his law degree from California Western School of Law. He holds an active law license in Ohio and Florida and is qualified to appear before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.
526 Superior Avenue East, Suite 220,, Cleveland OH 44114
Attorney Guy Levy is the founding partner of Guy Levy Law located in San Diego, California. A top-rated attorney with more than 20 years of successful legal experience, Mr. Levy devotes his practice to helping those who suffered an injury or loss as the result of a workplace accident or as the result of an accident caused by someone elses negligence, carelessness or unlawful actions.Serving a diverse range of clients throughout San Diego County and the surrounding areas of Southern California, Mr. Levy has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of those in need. Over the course of his career, he has recovered millions of dollars for his plaintiff clients, including many multimillion-dollar settlements and awards.Through this success, he has earned membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and he has received numerous other awards and honors as well for his professionalism and service, including a Superb rating from Avvo as well as five-star ratings from Yelp, Google and other client-reviewed sources. He also holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.A 1994 graduate of San Diego State University, Mr. Levy attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1997, graduating in the top 8 percent of his class. While in law school, he published an article with the schools law review and completed an externship with the Hon. Herbert Hoffman of the San Diego Superior Court. The State Bar of California admitted him to practice in 1997.Mr. Levy began his legal career practicing civil litigation and handling workers compensation cases as a partner with another area law firm before forming his current practice. He maintains active involvement with several professional legal organizations, including the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and the San Diego County Bar 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.
James A. Morris, Jr.
Jim Morris and Brent Coon received a $5,000,000.00 jury verdict in Las Vegas, NV Federal Court on behalf of railroader Greg Gibbons against Union Pacific RR following a trucking accident on May, 7 2018. The verdict included future wage loss, future pain and suffering, mental anguish and medical charges.Jim Morris obtained a jury verdict of $29,870,000 against Wyeth and Upjohn in MDL 1507 that oversees the hormone replacement therapy litigation. It was the first plaintiffs victory in the MDL court. (Scroggin v. Wyeth and Upjohn) Jim previously obtained the first verdict against Upjohn nationally in the Hormone Replacement Therapy litigation in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. (,Simon v. Wyeth and Pfizer,).Before those, Jim obtained the first intermediate opt-out verdict in the Fen-phen litigation and the first verdict ever against PPG in the asbestos litigation. He is currently accepting hip replacement cases, IVC filter cases, Talcum powder ovarian cancer cases, transvaginal mesh cases, and mesothelioma cases. He has been licensed since 1986 and became licensed in California in 2014. He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.
Charles J. Argento
Charles J. Argento is lead counsel of Charles J. Argento & Associates and represents the people of the Houston, Texas, metropolitan area who have been injured at the hands of another. With experience and integrity, he defends the rights of those who have been injured in a car accident, by a defective product, in medical device lawsuits, medical malpractice cases, premises liability cases, in a truck accident or by a drunk driver. He also handles cases of workers compensation and wrongful death.With an Avvo Superbrating, Mr. Argento has spent the last 18 years with another prestigious honor; for his commitment to legal ethics and professional accomplishments, he earned the highest peer review rating possible of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell. The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys also named him as one of the 10 best in client satisfaction and H Texas Magazine named him as one of Houstons Top lawyers in 2016. Awarded to the top one percent of attorneys in the country, he is also a distinguished Justice Advocates certification recipient.Mr. Argento earned a Bachelor of Arts from State University of New York at Buffalo in 1984, then attended South Texas College of Law, where he obtained a Juris Doctor in 1988. He was also a recipient of the Presidents Merit award and the American Jurisprudence award. Currently, he is admitted to practice in Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Eastern, Western and Southern Districts of Texas and the 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Young Lawyers Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the American and Houston Bar Associations. Fluent in Spanish and English, Mr. Argento represents clients with integrity and passion. 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.
Thomas C. Yatto
With nearly 40 years of experience, Thomas C. Yatto is an attorney at Kingston, New York-based OConnor & Partners PLLC. He helps victims throughout the state in cases involving motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, construction and other workplace accidents, and product liability claims.Following his graduation from Manhattan College with a Bachelor of Arts, Mr. Yatto attended Albany Law School and graduated with his Juris Doctor. His academic achievements in law school earned him selection to the nations most prestigious academic honor society, Phi Beta Kappa. Mr. Yatto is licensed to practice before the state courts of New York. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York.Mr. Yatto has a proven record of success as a dedicated advocate for the rights of victims of the negligence and misconduct of other parties to receive the compensation they need and deserve. Among his noteworthy verdicts and settlements are a $5.492 million settlement on behalf of a 67-year-old man who was left paralyzed after an accident and a $3.8 million jury verdict that was increased to $6.9 million by the trial judge through skillful advocacy. His representation of a Dutchess County woman who suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident resulted in a $1.02 million arbitration award in her favor.Recognized by his peers, Mr. Yatto holds a rating of Distinguished through Martindale-Hubbell. In order to further improve upon his legal skills, he is a member of multiple organizations, including the New York State Bar Association as well as the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.Learn more about Thomas Yatto here...Personal Injury Practice Areas Thomas Yatto Handles:,Auto Accidents,Motorcycle Accidents,Truck Accidents,Construction Accidents,Slip, Trip & Fall Accidents,Dog Bite Injuries,Medical Malpractice,Wrongful Death,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.
356 Meadow Avenue, Newburgh NY 12550
Attorney Kristine Grelish is the owner of Grelish Law PLLC, a Washington state law firm, with her primary office located in Seattle and a satelite office in Yakima. Ms. Grelish dedicates her practice to personal injury law, representing the injured and their families in cases involving motor vehicle, truck, bicycle and pedestrian accidents. She also represents clients in cases involving wrongful death, defective products, police misconduct, and school bullying.After graduating with honors from the University of British Columbia, Ms. Grelish earned her law degree from Seattle University School of Law, graduating summa cum laude. Following her graduation from law school, Ms. Grelish gained legal experience by serving as a clerk for a Washington State Court of Appeals judge. Today, she is admitted to practice in all Washington courts, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.Committed to education, Ms. Grelish served as an adjunct professor at Seattle University School of Law in the fall of 2013, teaching a class on insurance law, and has lectured at numerous seminars and conferences.Ms. Grelish has traveled to many different regions of the world and participated as an observer for the 2006 Ukrainian parliamentary elections. Prior to attending law school, she taught English in Taiwan. Kristine has participated as a faculty volunteer for the nonprofit organization Justice Advocacy Africa, working with attorneys in Kenya and Botswana on various volunteer trips. Recognized for her accomplishments within the legal profession, Kristine was selected to Top Lawyers Rising Star for the years 2010-2018 and selected to Top Lawyers 2019. The National Trial Lawyers named Ms. Grelish to its Top 40 Under 40 list 2012-2017. She is a member of the Washington State Bar Association, the Washington State Association for Justice, the American Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.
I am having the most fun in the law in my career. As faculty at the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College and other teaching I get to not only pass on ideas about how to try a case.I am most proud of having founded Justice Advocacy Africa in 2010 to establish programs teaching trial skills to African lawyers that has now trained about 750 African lawyers and 100 instructors.Best Lawyers in America since 1996; Washington Law & Politics Top Lawyer since 1999.American Constitution Society; ABOTA; WSAJ; ABA; Trial Lawyers College.Stanford University (BA, with distinction, 1974); Harvard Law School (J.D. cum laude, 1979).Married 30 years (this year); two daughters.
Andrew M. Beal
With nearly three decades of experience under his belt, trial lawyer Andrew M. Beal represents individuals and businesses throughout Georgia in a variety of cases, from personal injury and wrongful death claims to matters of business litigation. At the Atlanta-based firm Buckley Beal LLP, Mr. Beal focuses his practice on resolving business disputes via mediation or arbitration, and if the dispute must be taken to court, he is an aggressive and skilled litigator as well. He applies his extensive experience to all manner of business law cases, including contract disputes, breach of fiduciary duty cases, business dissolution, federal and state regulatory code compliance, negligent management, franchise disputes and corporate theft.Mr. Beal was admitted to practice in Georgia in 1986, and in addition to his successful legal career representing individuals and small business owners in his community, he has also been involved in educating the next generation of trial lawyers in ethical and knowledgeable advocacy. He served as an adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law from 1992 to 1996, and during this time, he was also a faculty member at the Atlanta College of Trial Advocacy.Thoroughly involved in his field, Mr. Beal, a longtime member of the Atlanta Bar Association, has served as chair of its Continuing Legal Education and Judicial Selection and Tenure committees.Mr. Beal and his associates pride themselves on their proactive approach to legal matters, undertaking extensive risk evaluation and weighing costs and benefits before proceeding with each case. He offers a free initial consultation to all prospective clients.