You will learn about what happens after a lawsuit is filed, including the discovery period when each side gets to learn what the other knows. You don’t have any idea how to find the right lawyer. In the last article, we discussed things you can do right now to advance your injury claim. At times, I was unable to roll from my back to my side. To date, the claim remains open, and when Mike is finished with his treatment and he and I know the full extent of his injuries and how they impacted his life, we will explore a negotiated settlement with the insurance company.Read More
Accident Injury Claim in Pago Pago
All auto accidents will inflict damage to you and your car. The amount of money needed to repair those damages depends on the gravity of the accident itself. If you are not responsible for the situation, you surely don’t want to be left with all the financial liability. To avoid this from happening you should think about hiring an accident injury attorney.
Having a legal representative has its advantages. He will help you to fill a personal injury claim and survey through all the legal aspects of the process. You may try to get compensation by yourself but is better to have a specialist by your side. If you check out our article about car accidents, you will find some reasons why hiring a car crash attorney is a wise decision.
If the accident is serious, it will be accompanied by severe consequences. This has a high impact on victim's life. Try to find retribution without the help of an expert could be impossible. In the best case, you will get just a little fraction of want you deserve.
Regardless of the severity of the accident, and therefore your injury claim, a lawyer will help you through all the process. Car accident lawyers with vast experience in personal injury claims and calculations know how to get the best deal possible for you.
As soon as you contact a qualified lawyer the better. We will be delighted to help you, so call us or schedule a call back to set up a free consultation today!
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Top Lawyers Pick
- Richard A. Silver
- Stefano Batista-Cagan
- Steven J. Topazio
- Craig M. Weber
- Bernard M. Dusich
- Robert Komitor
- Brian N. Eisen
- C. Scott Loftis
- Raymond Ryan
- James Bergener
- C. Joe Sayas, Jr.
- Scott F. Lundberg
Richard A. Silver
Richard A. Silver, senior partner of Silver Golub & Teitell LLP in Stamford, CT, has long been recognized as a leader of the litigation bar in the state of Connecticut and has been listed in Best Lawyers in America under Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Product Liability Litigation for the last 25 years. Mr. Silver has been included in Connecticut Top Lawyers since its inception. He has appeared numerous times on Court TV and other media outlets to comment on important issues involving civil litigation.Representing clients from Fairfield, New Haven and Hartford counties, he focuses his practice on medical malpractice, complex civil litigation, product liability, personal injury claims, wrongful death, birth injuries, brain injuries and spinal cord injuries. Mr. Silver received his Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law, his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania and an honorary Doctor of Laws from Quinnipiac University School of Law. Admitted to practice in Connecticut, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. Former president of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Assocation and a member of its board of governors, Mr. Silver also serves as a chair of its Medical Malpractice Committee. He has served as the president of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates and has been the chair of Connecticuts Judicial Selection Commission. Aside from teaching trial practice at Yale Law School from 1978 to 1984 and being on the advisory board of the Quinnipiac University School of Law since 1982, Mr. Silver is a member of the American Law Institute and the American Association for Justice. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America and has received an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell. The Best Lawyers in America® 2010. Copyright 2009 by Woodward/White, Inc. Aiken, SC, , AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.
Stefano Batista-Cagan is an attorney at the law firm of Morgan & Morgan in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Batista-Cagan focuses his practice on personal injury law, serving clients throughout the Orlando area who have sustained an injury or lost a loved one due to negligence.Over his time in practice, Mr. Batista-Cagan has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his personal injury clients. He handles a variety of personal injury matters including those involving motor vehicle accidents, animal attacks, dog bites, negligent security, premises liability, slip-and-falls and spinal cord injuries.Mr. Batista-Cagan is committed to providing personalized and strong representation to his personal injury clients, helping them recover damages for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and more. He understands the traumatic impact an unforeseen injury can have on an individual and their loves ones and works tirelessly and aggressively to help them obtain compensation.A Florida native, Mr. Batista-Cagan graduated cum laude from Florida State University with a bachelors degree. He earned his law degree from Stetson University College of Law and acquired his license to practice law in 2014. He is eligible to appear and practice before all Florida state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.Outside of the office, Mr. Batista-Cagan enjoys staying involved in the Florida legal community. He is an active member of the Florida Justice Association, an organization committed to protecting the civil rights of Florida residents and support and maintain the civil justice system.
20 North Orange Avenue, Suite 1600,, Orlando FL 32801
Steven J. Topazio
Experienced attorney Steven J. Topazio is the founder of the Law Offices of Steven J. Topazio. At his law firm, which is located in Bostons Financial District, Mr. Topazio focuses his legal practice on assisting individuals, small businesses and corporations from throughout the Boston metropolitan area and surrounding eastern Massachusetts who have legal needs in the areas of criminal defense and personal injury law. Clients regularly turn to him for representation in cases involving the following:,Arraignments,Assault and battery,Alcohol violations,OUI or DUI,Breaking and Entering,Criminal domestic violence,Criminal fraud,Dangerous Weapons,Domestic Violence,Drug Possession with Intent to Distribute,Drug Possession,Distribution of a Controlled Substance,Embezzlement,Expungement,False accusations,Felonies and misdemeanors,Fraud,Firearms,Identity Fraud,Juvenile delinquency,Larceny,Murder,Probation,Prostitution,Rape,Robbery,Sealing Records,Sex offenses,Shoplifting,Theft,Trafficking a Controlled Substance,Animal bites,Wrongful death,Slip-and-fall accidents,Motor vehicle accidents,Mr. Topazio began his legal career in 1985 after earning his law degree from New England Law and his approval to practice law in the state of New Jersey. In 1986, Massachusetts also approved him to practice in its courtrooms, and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit also granted him approval to practice in their courtrooms.Mr. Topazios career began in the courtroom. He spent four years as a trial attorney for a large criminal defense firm prior to founding the Law Offices of Steven J. Topazio in 1990. Since the founding of his firm, he has established a reputation as one of New Englands leading attorneys by pursuing cost-effective solutions for his clients.His long record of success and reputation as a dedicated client advocate have resulted in a number of honors and awards. He holds a Superb Avvo rating, and he has received an AV-Preeminent peer-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, to name only a few.AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Craig M. Weber
For more than 20 years, attorney Craig Weber has helped hundreds of families and individuals who have been victims of the negligence of others. After clerking for The Googasian Firm, P.C. for two years while attending Wayne State University Law School, Mr. Weber was hired as an attorney with the firm upon graduation. He continues to practice with the firm that is located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.Mr. Weber is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Oakland County Bar Association and the Michigan Trial Lawyers Association. He has been included in DBusiness Magazines distinguished list of Top Lawyers and has been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell for receiving an AV Preeminent rating for five straight years (2005-2010), the highest possible peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards.AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished ,are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.
Bernard M. Dusich
Bernie M. Dusich has been a certified civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and the Minnesota Bar Association since 1994. He has been a trial lawyer since 1980 and a member of Sieben Polk, P.A. in Hastings since 1988. He specializes his practice in personal injury, car accidents, defective products, medical malpractice, dental malpractice, asbestos exposure, premises liability and wrongful death. He was president of Sieben Polk, P.A. from 2002 to 2009, and he is past chair of the Minnesota Trial Lawyers Associations No-Fault Committee and Legislative Committee and served on the Board of Governors of the Minnesota Association of Justice for 10 years.He has helped asbestos victims and their families obtain numerous settlements over $1 million, and he has obtained significant recoveries on behalf of medical negligence, products liability, and motor vehicle accident victims in his many years of zealous representation of more than 1,000 individuals and families in personal injury claims. Mr. Dusich has been certified as a Civil Trial Specialist Nationally and in the State of Minnesota since 1984, an achievement shared by less than 2% of all Minnesota attorneys for demonstrated courtroom competence and experiecne.Mr. Dusich is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and is currently serving as President of the Minnesota Chapter for 2017. He is a member of the Minnesota Association for Justice, formerly the Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, and the International Society of Barristers, and has been selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America, all of which are based on peer recognition. He has been selected as a SuperLawyer since 2006, which is also based on peer recognition. He routinely evaluates cases for other attorneys through the Minnesota Association for Justice Case Evaluation Services, and he is a certified neutral arbitrator of the American Arbitration Association.
Woods Office Center, 2600 Woods Dr. Ste. 50,, SAINT PAUL MN 55121
Robert Komitor is a partner at Levy Konigsberg LLP in New York, New York. Focusing his practice on complex civil litigation, he represents plaintiffs throughout the country who have been harmed by the negligence of others in cases involving defective products, asbestos exposure, hazardous waste and other personal injury matters. A 1976 recipient of a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Stony Brook University as well as a Master of Science from that institutions School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences in 1979, Mr. Komitor pursued his legal education at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1980. While there, he was a Notes and Comments editor on the Hofstra Law Review. Admitted to practice in New York, Mr. Komitor is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit. During his career, Mr. Komitor has obtained many multimillion dollar settlements and jury awards on behalf of his clients, including three of the largest verdicts for mesothelioma in New York state history. His fellow professionals have taken note of his superb track record and high degree of ethics, as evidenced by his receipt of an AV Preeminent peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and his inclusion in The Best Lawyers of America directory. , Mr. Komitor is frequently asked to deliver presentations on matters related to his practice area before groups of attorneys, and he has written several articles on toxic waste exposure and defective products. A former member of the Product Liability Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, he has also served as a member of the Environmental Law Section of the New York State 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.
Brian N. Eisen
Brian N. Eisen is the managing partner at The Eisen Law Firm Co. L.P.A. located in Cleveland, Ohio. Focusing his practice exclusively on civil litigation, he represents clients throughout the northeast portion of the state who have been harmed by the negligent acts or omissions of medical professionals and health care facilities, handling both medical malpractice and wrongful death cases.Prior to attending law school, Mr. Eisen received his undergraduate degree in neurobiology from Harvard University in 1988, graduating magna cum laude. He then went on to attend Harvard Law School and was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1992. While in law school, Mr. Eisen served on the Harvard Environmental Law Review and won the Addison Brown Prize for his legal writing skills. After graduation, he served for one year as a law clerk for a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and then joined the U.S. Department of Justice, spending three years as a trial attorney before going into private practice.Admitted to practice in Ohio and the District of Columbia, Mr. Eisen is also admitted to practice law before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Ohio, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. A member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, he is highly regarded by his fellow professionals, as evidenced by his 10.0 Superb peer review rating through Avvo. Mr. Eisen is also long been active participant in several legal organizations, including the Ohio Association for Justice, where he is a former chair of its Medical Malpractice Section, the Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys and the American Association for Justice. He is frequently called upon to give presentations on trial strategies and related topics.
1300 E. Ninth Street, Suite 1801, Cleveland OH 44114
C. Scott Loftis
C. Scott Loftis focuses his Oklahoma practice on representing clients in their cases involving personal injury and wrongful death, insurance disputes and bad faith, criminal defense, divorce and child custody. An honors graduate of the Oklahoma City University School of Law, Mr. Loftis offers individualized, personal attention for legal representation throughout the states of Oklahoma and Kansas.Mr. Loftis is admitted to practice within the states of Oklahoma and Kansas as well as before the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court of Kansas, and the Northern, Eastern and Western U.S. District Courts of Oklahoma. He is a member of the American Bar Association, American Association for Justice, Oklahoma Association for Justice, Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the Oklahoma and Kansas Bar Associations.
Attorney Raymond Ryan is a partner at Stanford, Ryan & Associates APC, in San Diego, California. Mr. Ryan focuses his practice on legal malpractice and professional liability cases, representing individuals who have sustained significant financial harm due to the negligence of a lawyer. He also handles large fee disputes between lawyers and clients for clients. He has secured many substantial case results including multiple seven figure recoveries.After graduating from UCLA with an academic scholarship, Mr. Ryan earned his law degree from San Diegos Thomas Jefferson School of Law in only 2.5 years. He has been licensed to practice law in California since 2006 and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California and the Supreme Court of California. He has resolved hundreds of cases. He has tried and arbitrated over 45 cases including 35 jury trials resulting in many stunning victories.Mr. Ryan is also a certified fee dispute arbitrator for the San Diego County Bar Association. He has also authored articles about professional negligence and ethical issues in the Los Angeles Daily Journal, Attorney Journal, and Consumer Attorneys of San Diegos Trial Bar News.Mr. Ryan has received an Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award by the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego in 2010 and 2017 for his high level of trial skills and financial results for his clients. In 2012 he was named a finalist in the San Diego Daily Transcripts Top Young Attorneys list.Professional organizations that Mr. Ryan belongs to include the San Diego County Bar Association and the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego. He is also an avid supporter of The San Diego Humane Society and The Salvation Army.
2535 Camino Del Rio South, Ste. 324,, San Diego CA 92108
Dedicating his practice to advocating for personal injury victims, James M. Bergener is the managing attorney and founding principal at Bergener Mirejovsky. He takes cases from across California that involve issues such as wrongful death, car accidents, dog bites, premises liability and brain injuries.Mr. Bergeners background includes defending insurance companies against personal injury claims. Bringing that insight to his practice today, he knows how to navigate plaintiffs claims with ease. He is also an experienced motorcyclist, which is especially useful when representing people who have been involved in such accidents.In courts, mediation and arbitration, Mr. Bergener proves to be a results-driven attorney. For example, when a clients son was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident, Mr. Bergener returned a $1.5 million award. When a rotting tree struck someone, causing serious injury, Mr. Bergener held the property owner responsible and obtained a $2.9 million verdict.Countless success stories such as these are the reason Mr. Bergener has an Avvo Superbrating, and he is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Legal organizations and law schools often seek him for guest-speaking appearances.In 1999, Mr. Bergener received a Bachelor of Arts in English from The University of Utah. He went on to earn a Juris Doctor from Whittier Law School in 2002.Today, Mr. Bergener is a member of The State Bar of California, the Orange County Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Consumer Attorneys of California and The Bar Association of San Francisco.
4220 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 200,, Newport Beach CA 92660
C. Joe Sayas, Jr.
Selected as one of the states top employment and labor law attorneys by the law publication - the ,Daily Journal,, C. Joe Sayas, Jr. has devoted his more than 25-year legal career to protecting workers rights. He has fought for employees discriminated due to disability, race, or sex, including thousands harmed by employer wage theft in both individual and class actions. In the civil rights area, his efforts led to significant recoveries in labor human trafficking and police misconduct cases. Achieving justice for consumers, he successfully prosecuted serious personal injuries, insurance bad faith, and unfair business practice actions against insurance carriers and big businesses. Fighting the David v. Goliath battles, he had obtained recoveries totaling nine figures for clients and their families.As class action counsel, Joe Sayas challenged the Long Beach port trucking industry practice of classifying its drivers as independent contractors. He successfully obtained a court judgment holding that his client drivers are employees, and helped create a fund of $11.04 million for 500 drivers. This is the highest wage class action recovery for port truck drivers in the ports history.Joe Sayas efforts did not stop with the monetary recovery. He fought to have the companies reclassify the drivers to become employees, further resulting in a long term favorable impact at work. Not only did the unlawful deductions on drivers wages end when they became employees. The workers later enjoy health insurance, paid leaves, and retirement benefits. Several companies in the biggest port in the country followed a change into the employee model, resulting in benefits to more workers.In recognition of his advocacy for the rights of the underprivileged and the minorities in the courtroom, Joe Sayas is 2018s Presidential Awardee for Outstanding Filipino Overseas. He has been selected as a Top Lawyer by the Los Angeles Magazine for the last 7 years. He has also received the Community Champion Award from the Philippine American Bar Association, and the Justice Award from the Migrant Center.Joe Sayas earned his legal degrees from Georgetown University Law Center and the University of the Philippines.
500 North Brand Boulevard, Suite 980,, Glendale CA 91203
Scott F. Lundberg
Scott founded the law firm of Lundberg & Peschel, P.S. Inc. with his partner, Brian Peschel, in 1986. What started as a firm founded by Scott Lundberg and Brian Peschel has grown over 33 years to be one of Washingtons premier personal injury law firms. The firm now has 33 attorneys, with staffed offices in Seattle, Tacoma, Burlington, Spokane, Port Orchard, Wenatchee, Vancouver, Bellingham and the Tri-Cities.Scotts honors include an AV-Preeminent rating (1999-Present) by peers through the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory Association. Scott is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, has been recognized as a Top Lawyer in 2007, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 and received recognition in 2010 by Seattle Metropolitan Magazine as a Top Plaintiffs Personal Injury Lawyer.Scott leads the GLP Attorneys litigation team, and has obtained multiple settlements and verdicts of $1 million plus. He also has served as lead counsel for his clients in the landmark Supreme Court decisions in the, Estate of Davis v. Baugh Industrial Contractors,, 159 Wn. 2d 413, 150 P. 3d 545 (2007), and in ,Bae v. Lakeside Adult Family Home,, 185 Wn. 2d 532, 374 P.3d 121 (2016).