This article breaks down auto insurance into its most common components, explains what each coverage does, and advises you on the essential coverage you should make sure you have to protect yourself and your family. Sometimes, a potential new client contacts me regarding an injury claim. These situations do arise, and if they can be established with medical evidence, they could still be good cases, but for the most part, if you are hurt and don’t get treatment, it will be extremely difficult, if not impossible, for a lawyer to get you a recovery.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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For instance, a scar or other visible mark that changes a person’s visible appearance. These are all questions you must consider before abandoning settlement efforts and taking your chances at trial. If the accident results in a child’s death, the family may have a wrongful death claim against the driver. All injury claims are subject to a statute of limitations, which requires that a lawsuit be filed within a certain time following the accident.Read More
Does the driver of the other vehicle appear to be intoxicated or impaired in any way? If so, describe the behavior to the police officer and insist on further testing. ” You can prove diminished value through an expert, through a dealer, or through someone else - including the owner - as long as you can show that person “had an opportunity for forming a correct opinion. If they don’t, hound them about it in writing to establish their continuing bad faith.Read More
If you have MPC, then we suggest you use it wisely. Request for Production of Documents: This is a written list of items your attorney needs from the Defendant to further evaluate the claim. We sincerely thank you for your generosity! To find out more, visit www. You need an attorney to analyze all potential causes of actions, as well as to help you understand who may be responsible for paying for your claims. This information will be used by the Judge as one of many factors to determine the severity of the punishment.Read More
Top Lawyers Pick
- Michael J. Sheehan
- Charles K. Thompson, III
- Brittany Barron
- W. Kent Winingham
- Michele S. Mirman
- Shaun Gregory White
- Curtis M. Fifner
- Hirad D. Dadgostar
- Douglas Jennings, Jr.
- Rob Sullivan
- Paul F. Tu
- William A. Gilbert
Michael J. Sheehan
Michael Sheehan is an experienced and agressive attorney who specializes in representing individuals who have been accused of committing crimes. Mr. Sheehan also represents individuals who have suffered personal injuries as the result of another persons negligence. Mr. Sheehan has conducted over sixty jury trials in both state and federal court, and has successfully defended individuals charged with everything from Driving Under the Influence to First Degree Murder. In addition to trial work, Mr. Sheehan also does criminal and civil appeals. Mr. Sheehan has been on the Board of Directors for Colorado Criminal Defense Bar (CCDB) for four years. Mr. Sheehan has also been recognized by The National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 100 practicing criminal defense and personal injury law in Colorado.
Charles K. Thompson, III
Attorney Charles K. Thompson, III is the founder and owner of Charles K. Thompson | Attorney at Law, LLC, in Meriden, Connecticut. A highly rated trial attorney with 10 years of legal experience, Mr. Thompson devotes his practice to protecting the rights and liberties of those who face DUI/DWI charges as well as those who stand accused or are under investigation for any type of felony or misdemeanor criminal offense.A staunch advocate for justice, Mr. Thompson also fights hard on behalf of innocent accident victims and their families to help them recover the maximum amount of compensation they deserve for their injuries and losses caused by someone elses negligence. For those seeking their rightful workers compensation or Social Security Disability benefits, Mr. Thompson has extensive experience helping his clients appeal any denied claims in order to secure the finances they need to support themselves and their families when they can no longer work.A 1999 graduate of Providence College, Mr. Thompson attended the University of Massachusetts School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2007. The Connecticut Bar Association admitted him in 2008, and since that time, Mr. Thompson has achieved notable success aggressively pursuing the most favorable outcomes for the injured and accused. Fluent in Spanish, he is able to communicate more effectively with his Latino clientele, providing a level of service and support unmatched by other attorneys in the region.Having lived in the area his whole life, Mr. Thompson genuinely cares about the legal issues that affect the members of his community, and he has received numerous positive reviews and referrals from satisfied clients for his professionalism and service.
85 West Main Street, Meriden CT 6451
Brittany Barron is a talented Fort Lauderdale personal injury lawyer at ,Schlesinger Law Offices, P.A. She is passionate about helping injury victims obtain the justice they deserve. While primarily working in the Tobacco division at the firm, she is also skilled in dealing with cases involving complex litigation, personal injury, and ,national products liability,. Her academic journey began at Weber State University, where she earned her degree in Psychology. Attorney Barron went on to Nova Southeastern University for her Juris Doctor. While in law school. She was the recipient of an Interviewing and Counseling Book Award and named to the Deans List. To learn how she can help your case, call the law firm today!
1212 Southeast Third Avenue, Fort Lauderdale FL 33316
W. Kent Winingham
Attorney W. Kent Winingham is an associate at Wilson Kehoe Winingham, a law firm located in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mr. Winingham practices personal injury law, handling matters involving medical malpractice, premises liability, products liability and other catastrophes caused by negligence. He is a licensed attorney in Indiana and Illinois and represents injured plaintiffs in both states.Mr. Winingham earned bachelors degrees in government and legal studies from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. During college, he was a member of the Bowdoin Mens Tennis team and served as captain during his senior year.Following undergraduate school, Mr. Winingham received his law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and was a member of the deans list each year. He gained legal experience following law school by practicing at a Chicago-based personal injury firm.This role allowed Mr. Winingham to develop his litigation skills in matters involving medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and neglect, and more. He also gained experience with depositions, expert witnesses and motion arguments.An active member of the Indiana and Illinois legal communities, Mr. Winingham belongs to the Indiana State Bar Association, the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. He serves on the board of the young lawyers division of the Indianapolis Bar Association and is a member of the young lawyers division of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.Mr. Wininghams community activities include serving on the Young Leaders Board of Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana. In addition, he is a graduate of the Leadership Development Academy of the Indiana State Bar Association.
Michele S. Mirman
Michele S. Mirman, Esq. is the Senior Partner of Mirman Markovits & Landa PC, a Manhattan based Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice law firm, which has successfully recovered over $1 Billion collectively for their clients.Ms. Mirman, a revered trial attorney since 1977, is the President Elect of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (2018-2019) and the President of the Brooklyn Womens Bar Association (2017-2018). She is regarded as one of the nations top negligence trial lawyer and her achievements include being named to the New York Metro Top Lawyers list. She is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, has been recognized as one of Americas Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, and has received Americas Top 100 Attorneys Lifetime Achievement Award.Ms. Mirman has been appointed to sit on judicial screening committee by different professional organizations. She has lectured on trial practice, technology in a law office, finance for women lawyers, and women trial attorneys in the courts.Ms. Mirman started her career as a trial lawyer as an associate with Spatt & Bauman, P.C. in 1977, where she commenced trying commercial and personal injury cases, when women trial attorneys were a rarity. In 1980, she joined her future husband, Paul S. Mirman, Esq. in his law firm, where she continued to try numerous successful personal injury and medical malpractice cases, including McCormick vs. Cambria (1985), which resulted in a four million dollar verdict on behalf of a rape victim, the first multimillion dollar verdict by a woman attorney and the first verdict on behalf of a woman claiming post-traumatic stress disorder for rape. In addition to her successful trial practice, Ms. Mirman wrote and argued appellate briefs from both trials and motions.In 1991, Ms. Mirman opened her own firm, Michele S. Mirman, P.C. relocated it to Manhattan where it evolved into Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. She remains the senior partner of a 30 person law firm, which continues to represent the victims of all types of accidents, medical malpractice, and construction accidents in the New York State and Federal Courts.Ms. Mirman is admitted to the bars of California, Connecticut, Florida, New Jersey, New York, and Washington D.C, as well as the Federal bars of the New Jersey and the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. She is a member of the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Bar Association of the City of New York, the Brooklyn Bar Association, the Brooklyn Brandeis Society, the Brooklyn Womens Bar Association, the Nathan Sobel Inns of Court, New York State Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the Womens Bar Association of the State of New York, and the Women Trial Lawyers Caucus.Ms. Mirman is a Trustee of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum of New York City, an active member of Allinbklyn, a womens giving circle dedicated to supporting Brooklyn charities, and the Brooklyn Kindergarten Society, the oldest continuously working charity in Brooklyn, which has provided preschool education to children in low-income families for 125 years.A true daughter of Brooklyn, Ms. Mirman, nee Turchin, was born in East Flatbush, graduated from James Madison High School in Brooklyn (Class of ‘70), and still makes her home in Brooklyn. She attended Sarah Lawrence College (Class of ‘73) completing it in a special three-year program, and was graduated from Antioch School of Law, Class of ‘76. She supported her husband Paul through his final illnesses from multiple sclerosis and has two children with him, Matthew, a PhD computer science candidate at ETH Zurich, and Phoebe, a computer science engineer in Silicon Valley.
Shaun Gregory White
Shaun White is an associate attorney with Slater, Sgarlato & Cappello. Prior to joining our staff, Mr. White worked as a staff attorney for Boies, Schiller & Flexner, where he worked on complex commercial litigation. Mr. White is a veteran of the United States Navy, where he was a jet engine mechanic. Following his service, Shaun attended the University at Albany, in the capital district of New York, where he majored in political science. In between college and law school, Shaun worked for the New York State Senate.Mr. White later attended Albany Law School. He has worked for the legal affairs division of the Department of Environmental Conservation, assisting in prosecuting violations of environmental regulations. While working for the United States Attorneys office in the Northern District of New York. he assisted in the prosecution of federal offenses. Additionally, Mr. White has assisted in defending state criminal cases at the Albany County Public Defenders office.Mr. White was named to Top Lawyers Rising Stars in 2017 -2018.
Curtis M. Fifner
Attorney Curtis M. Fifner is head of the workers compensation group at The Donahey Law Firm in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1986, The Donahey Law Firm is one of the oldest personal injury firms serving clients in central Ohio. Mr. Fifner and the attorneys at The Donahey Law Firm are committed to helping those who are injured due to negligence, ensuring that they receive fair compensation for their injuries.Mr. Fifner practices personal injury and workers compensation law, representing Ohio residents who have been injured due to automobile accidents, dog bites, medical malpractice, pharmaceutical errors and work-related injuries. He represents a wide variety of clients throughout the state of Ohio.Mr. Fifner has been licensed to practice law in Ohio since 2007 and has more than 10 years of experience. He received a bachelors degree in government from Centre College of Kentucky in Danville, Kentucky, and earned his law degree from Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law.While attending law school, Mr. Fifner was a runner up in the Anthony J. Celebrezze Appellate Advocacy Competition and a member of the Order of Barristers. He also belonged to the executive board of moot court and served as an appellate team member and coach.Over the course of his career, Mr. Fifner has recovered significant verdicts and settlements for his clients in their personal injury or workers compensation cases. One of his cases resulted in a substantial recovery for an individual whose spleen was destroyed during a routine kidney stone procedure.
Hirad D. Dadgostar
As a founding member of Dadgostar Law LLP, Hirad is a champion for the rights of those who have been injured or harmed by the neglgigence or wrongful conduct of others. He represents the people of California in legal matters involving wrongful deaths, serious injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and accidents, as well as wage-and-hour violations, and employment discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.Hirad has successfully represented clients in class actions and individual cases in Californias state and federal courts. His work alongside a team of colleagues to achieve a $12.75 million global settlement in a series of related wage-and-hour class actions has been recognized among the Top 50 Settlements in California in 2016.Hirad is a member and past President of the Iranian American Lawyers Association. He is admitted to practice in all federal district and state courts in California and before the U.S Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.Hirad received his J.D. from UCLA School of Law, where he served as Managing Editor of the UCLA Journal of International Law & Foreign Affairs. A Bruin through and through, Hirad also earned his B.A. with Honors from UCLA.Before practicing as an attorney, Hirad served for two terms as a federal judicial extern and law clerk to the late Hon. Robert C. Broomfield, Senior United States District Judge for the District of Arizona, gaining a unique and valuable insight into the courts and litigation process.After his federal judicial clerkship, Hirad joined the Los Angeles office of a major international law firm as an associate attorney focusing on litigation, and represented clients that included Fortune 500 companies in a wide variety of cases in state and federal court.In the community, Hirad is a member of the Pacific Palisades Chamber of Commerce, serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Persian American Cancer Institute, and also volunteers with the philathropic work of Farhang Foundation as the Chair of the Persian Philosophy & Literature Council.
12400 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 400,, Los Angeles CA 90025
Douglas Jennings, Jr.
At the Douglas Jennings Law Firm, LLC, located in Bennettsville, South Carolina, Douglas Jennings Jr. concentrates his practice on personal injury, workers compensation and appellate matters, handling cases involving serious motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death and representation of inmates at Parole Board hearings. With more than 30 years of experience, he serves clients throughout the state of South Carolina.After receiving a Bachelor of Arts from Clemson University, Mr. Jennings attended the University of South Carolina School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1982. Admitted to practice in South Carolina, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.Prior to entering private practice in 1984, Mr. Jennings was an assistant solicitor for the 4th Judicial Circuit of South Carolina, helping to prosecute criminal cases in Dillon County and surrounding areas. A member of the South Carolina House of Representatives since 1991, he serves on its Judiciary Committee and is the former chairman of that committees Criminal Laws Subcommittee.Due to his experience and track record, Mr. Jennings has frequently been asked to give presentations at various continuing legal education programs and has authored articles for legal publications. A recipient of the Compleat Lawyer Award from the University of South Carolina Law School Alumni Association, he has been named Legislator of the Year by both the South Carolina Department of Revenue and the South Carolina Troopers Association. Mr. Jennings gives further of his time to his community through his membership on the board of the North Eastern Strategic Alliance, an economic development organization that serves a nine-county region in the northeast corner of South Carolina.
151 Broad Street, PO Drawer 995,, Bennettsville SC 29512
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
Paul F. Tu
The law firm of Arrington, Tu & Burnett LLP would like to congratulate its newest selectee to Texas Rising Stars, Paul F. Tu. Mr. Tu is a founding partner of the firm, and, although Arrington, Tu & Burnetts practice also includes juvenile and family law, Paul currently heads the major crimes/felony division, defending families against criminal allegations, including DWI, state and federal drug trafficking, assault, and theft charges. Paul graduated in the top 3 percent of his law school class and was a senior editor of the ,Thurgood Marshall Law Review. He is involved in a variety of legal organizations, including the State Bar of Texas Foundation, and has spoken at numerous CLE courses such as How to Deal with the DAs Office. Congratulations again Mr. Tu.
William A. Gilbert
William A. (Bill) Gilbert is a trial lawyer whose practice focus is serious personal injury, wrongful death, professional negligence, product liability, employment law and civil rights litigation. Mr. Gilbert has litigated complex cases across the United States, Canada and Central and South America. His litigation achievements include a $716 million jury verdict in a wrongful death action involving the illegal sale of alcohol to minors.Bill has a unique prospective of the law, borne out of extensive life experience. Prior to becoming an attorney, Bill served in the military, worked on large cattle ranches in his home state of Montana, guided hunters and fisherman in Montana and Alaska, skied professionally, supervised crews on construction projects and spent four years serving the community as a deputy sheriff. Bill has traveled the world extensively following his dreams and passion, exploring, socializing, fishing, hunting and trekking in some of the most remote places on the planet. Bill has experienced the joy of parenthood and high of personal and professional success, as well as the daunting lows of personal tragedy and emotional and financial hardship. His diverse background and wealth of life experience give him a unique prospective on the law and its application to clients problems. This diversity has proven to be invaluable to the lawyers he works with and the clients he represents.In addition to being nominated by his peers as a Top Lawyer and listed as one of Top Attorneys in Washington through Seattle Met, Bill has been selected by his peers as one of the Top Lawyers in Spokane, and named as a Top 100 Lawyer in America. Bill has also earned the distinction of being lead counsel in a verdict award recognized as one of the Nations Top 100 Verdicts through The National Law Journal. Additionally, in recognition of his professional excellence and commitment to his clients, Bill has been inducted into the Worldwide Registry. Bill is also a faculty member of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College where he teaches trial skills to fellow trial lawyers.Mr. Gilbert provides legal services to clients needing representation in serious personal injury and wrongful death cases, motor vehicle accidents, plane crash injuries, injuries and damages related to defective products, medical negligence, civil rights and employment law. For more information about William Gilbert, you may contact him directly at 509-321-0750, email: ,[email protected],, or visit http://wagilbert.com.