Are you ready to return your attention to your recovery, your family, and your work? After a few trips, we became pretty good at taking care of ourselves. The first step in optimizing your insurance coverage is to know what you already have. The worst thing you can do is simply to ignore your doctor’s advice. Despite this, I get calls from clients all the time saying something like: “I’m still getting shooting pains down my leg and my doctor thinks I should see a specialist.Read More
Child Injury in Pago Pago
If your child has been seriously injured because of someone else's negligence, the combination of feelings of grief at the tragic event can be amplified by those of betrayal and deep anger. When we send our children to school, day care centers, nurseries and to visit friends, we understandably expect they will be cared for. All too many children are tragically injured because of carelessness in these settings.
We hope that our children never fall victim to serious accidents or injuries. Unfortunately, negligent individuals, property owners, and companies cause thousands of children to suffer fatal injuries each year in the United States. The livelihood and well-being of our most vulnerable population is often taken for granted for the sake of turning a profit, neglecting proper safety procedures and protocols in the process.
Where Was Your Child Injured? We child injury lawyers are equipped to bring years of legal experience to work to acquire the accountability, justice and compensation to which you are entitled if your child has been seriously injured because of carelessness. Our lawyers and team know that we cannot undo these tragic events.
Taking Action To Assert Your Rights: Parents should not have to fear for their child’s safety when on the roadways, in the hospital, or on another person’s property. When the unthinkable happens to your child, you need a personal injury lawyer with the legal resources and experienced team of legal professionals to handle your case.
If you decide to hire a lawyer, he will be able to survey through this list and add the items that fit with your case. This will aid in the personal injury calculation and setting the right amount of money. Our child injury lawyers will bring their extensive experience and expertise to allow in the pursuit of justice for you and your child.
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Top Lawyers Pick
- Keith A. Pierro
- Seth A. Pajcic
- Scott A. Arthur
- John A. Bahe, Jr.
- Deborah Potter
- Daniel V. Padilla
- Rosemarie Arnold
- Jeremy Anderson
- Terence P. O'Connor
- Alexander E. Mainetti
- Tony Quitiquit
- Mark A. Casto
Keith A. Pierro
Keith A. Pierro is an attorney with the law firm of Gold & Gold, P.A. located in Boca Raton, Florida. He focuses his practice entirely on plaintiffs personal injury litigation, representing clients throughout the area who have been harmed by the negligence of others in matters involving medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and wrongful death.Before attending law school, Mr. Pierro first graduated from the University of Maryland in 2002 with his Bachelor of Arts in communications. He then went on to attend the University of Miami School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2005. After graduation, Mr. Pierro joined a well-known Boca Raton firm, where he obtained extensive trial and litigation experience while representing clients in criminal defense and complex civil matters before both state and federal courts. In addition to gaining extensive trial experience, he also represented clients on appeals. Mr. Pierro joined his current firm in 2012.During his career, Mr. Pierro has gained an excellent reputation among his fellow professionals. This is evidenced by his receipt of an AV Preeminent peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, a recognition that represents the highest degree of legal skill and ethics.Mr. Pierro is an active participant in several legal organizations. His memberships include the South Palm Beach County, Dade County and American bar associations as well as the Florida Justice Association. In addition to being admitted to practice before all Florida state courts, Mr. Pierro is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.AV®, BV®, 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. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.
Seth A. Pajcic
Seth A. Pajcic has distinguished himself as a trial attorney at Pajcic & Pajcic, located in Jacksonville, Florida. As a practitioner of personal injury law, he pursues compensation for people injured by negligent drivers, unsafe conditions and medical errors. His firm especially relies on him to manage medical cases, which often must meet high legal standards to win compensation for victims. To help injured people clearly communicate their legal cases, Mr. Pajcic exposes the responsibilities of opposing parties by citing laws related to automobile negligence, medical malpractice and premises liability.As the lead attorney on almost 300 cases that went to trial, his efforts have produced verdicts that recovered over $60 million for his clients. In recognition of his achievements on behalf of injury victims, his legal peers have granted him a positive rating of AV Preeminent through Martindale-Hubbell.He has set high standards for himself throughout his life. He graduated magna cum laude from Sewanee: The University of the South while playing college football as an offensive lineman. After winning a fellowship to attend The George Washington University, he earned a Master of Arts in political management in 2001. When he later received his law degree from Florida State University College of Law, he graduated cum laude.In 2004, he was admitted to The Florida Bar and worked as an assistant state attorney until attaining his current position in 2007. The Florida Justice Association included him on its board of directors from 2008 to 2009, and he continues to belong to the organization. He also maintains membership in the Jacksonville Bar Association and the American 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.
Scott A. Arthur
As a shareholder with the Gunn Law Group, P.A. in Tampa, Florida, attorney Scott A. Arthur focuses his practice primarily on representing the rights and entitlements of those who suffered an injury or loss as the result of someone elses negligence as well as policyholders who have disputes against their insurance providers.Handling all types of personal injury and wrongful death claims, Mr. Arthur has recovered numerous substantial settlements and verdicts on behalf of his plaintiff clients. Through his insurance coverage and bad faith practice, he has been equally effective at ensuring his clients receive the full amount of benefits they deserve while holding the insurance companies accountable for their questionable practices.Regarded as one of the leading advocates for the injured and insured across his region, Mr. Arthur has earned many accolades from his peers, including an AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell and designation from The National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 100 trial attorneys in the country. In addition, he has received scores of outstanding reviews and positive referrals from his satisfied clients.A 2001 honors graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in economics and criminology, Mr. Arthur attended Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as editor for the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal. He obtained his Juris Doctor in 2005, and The Florida Bar admitted him to practice that same year. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.A consummate professional who is fully committed to his practice, Mr. Arthur maintains active involvement with several local, state and national legal organizations. He is a board member of the Florida Justice Associations Young Lawyers Section, and he is a member of the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters, the Hillsborough County Bar Association and the Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association, among his other professional affiliations.AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
John A. Bahe, Jr.
In just a matter of moments, a personal injury incident like a car accident or medical mistake can turn someones life upside down. As a partner at Bahe Cook Cantley & Nefzger PLC, John A. Bahe Jr. understands how devastating these events are for not only the injured, but also his or her loved ones. He compassionately guides clients in Kentucky through claims involving matters such as wrongful death, trucking accidents, defective products, brain injuries, dog bites, nursing home abuse, slip-and-falls and premises liability.After earning a Bachelor of Arts from Centre College, Mr. Bahe received a Juris Doctor from the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law.At the start of his career, Mr. Bahe served as an attorney on behalf of insurance companies and corporations. This has given him keen insight into how these parties handle litigation and claims brought against them. He uses that experience in his practice today, anticipating how those on the other side of the case may act.Mr. Bahe knows that no amount of money could ever undo the physical and emotional damages associated with a personal injury or the loss of a loved one. It may, however, help ease certain burdens on the injured or their families. Using investigatory skills and a keen attention to detail, Mr. Bahe illustrates the ways in which a client has suffered and how the defendant is responsible for those damages.In 2012, Mr. Bahe was voted by his peers as one of Louisvilles top plaintiff litigators in a poll conducted by Louisville Magazine. Active in the legal community, Mr. Bahe is a member of the Kentucky Justice Association and the Louisville Bar Association.
1041 Goss Avenue, Louisville KY 40217
Attorney Deborah Potter is a founding partner with Potter Burnett Law, LLC, in Bowie, Maryland. A highly rated, award-winning attorney with nearly 30 years of legal experience, Ms. Potter focuses her practice exclusively on personal injury law. She represents the rights and entitlements of plaintiff clients throughout Maryland, Virginia and the greater Washington, D.C. metro area who have legal needs stemming from any of the following:,· Motor vehicle accidents,· Truck accidents,· Wrongful death,· Nursing home negligence,· Slip-and-fall accidents,· Other preventable tragedies,After graduating from the University of Maryland College Park in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts in economics, Ms. Potter returned to her alma mater and obtained her Juris Doctor with honors from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1990.Over the course of her career, she has achieved unprecedented success fighting for the rights and entitlements of innocent accident victims and their families. Among her most notable successes, she helped secure a landmark, $26 million-dollar verdict against a major automobile manufacturer, earning her national recognition as one of the leading trial advocates in the country.Among the numerous awards and honors she has received from her peers, Ms. Potter holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and the Prince Georges County Bar Association bestowed her with the Presidents Award in 2016. In addition, The Daily Record granted her the Leadership in the Law award in 2017 as well as a Top 100 Women designation in 2010 and 2015, and American Lawyer Magazine voted her among the Women Leaders in the Law in 2012 and 2013.Moreover, Ms. Potter recently became a Fellow with the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers in 2018, and earlier in her career, she received the Anne Arundel Bar Association Trustees Award and the Maryland State Bar Associations Ed Shea Professionalism Award. She also received the Generous Heart Award from CASA in 2016.Along with managing a successful legal practice, Ms. Potter has served in many leadership roles with various local, state and national legal organizations. In 1999, she became the youngest person to ever serve as president of the Anne Arundel Bar Association, and she has maintained a long-standing service to the Maryland State Bar Associations Board of Governors and the organizations Executive Committee.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.
16701 Melford Boulevard, Suite 421,, Bowie MD 20715
Daniel V. Padilla
As an attorney with the Padilla Law Group in Birmingham, Michigan, Daniel V. Padilla focuses his practice primarily on complex litigation matters involving personal injury claims, business disputes, commercial real estate transaction issues and other general civil and commercial litigation matters.Serving clients throughout Detroit, Michigan, and the surrounding areas, Mr. Padilla uses his nearly 25 years of legal experience to help his clients protect their rights and secure their rightful compensation and benefits following an injury or loss caused by another partys negligence or wrongdoing. In addition, he also provides effective representation for businesses of all sizes and in all stages of development with their important legal needs.In addition to being an aggressive litigator, Mr. Padilla also arbitrates cases throughout Oakland, Wayne and Macomb counties, where he helps his clients resolve their disputes without the need for court intervention. Widely recognized as one of the top personal injury attorneys in the region, Mr. Padilla has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his plaintiff clients, earning his membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He also holds an AV-Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.A graduate of the University of Michigan, Mr. Padilla obtained his Juris Doctor from Wayne State University Law School in 1993. That same year, the State Bar of Michigan admitted him to practice, and he is also admitted to practice law in Illinois. Fully dedicated to his practice, Mr. Padilla remains active in several professional legal organizations, including the Michigan Association for Justice, the Oakland and Macomb County bar associations and the State Bar of Michigan Negligence Law Section, among others.Along with practicing law, Mr. Padilla routinely lectures before the National Business Institute, using his extensive legal knowledge and experience to educate others.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.
Named a Certified Civil Trial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, Rosemarie Arnold is also the founder and managing partner of the Law Offices Rosemarie Arnold. She represents clients in New York and Fort Lee, New Jersey, in legal matters of personal injury, specifically cases of premises liability, products liability, wrongful death and motor vehicle accidents. With 100 percent of her practice devoted to litigation, she is not afraid to go the distance to get the compensation her clients deserve.Ms. Arnold is a member of the American Association for Justice, the State Bar of Nevada, the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Bergen County Bar Association, and she is a barrister for the Morris Pashman American Inn of Court. Admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York and Nevada, she has over 30 years of experience, is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Club, and sits on the board of trustees for the Leonard Melfi Foundation and the Rebeka Vera Foundation.After graduating from State University of New York with a Bachelor of Science in 1983, she went on to earn a Juris Doctor in 1986 from Brooklyn Law School. Ms. Arnold is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the United States District Court of New Jersey.She has been named Woman of the Year by the Bergen County Chapter of Girl Scouts of America, one of the top women attorneys in metropolitan New York and New Jersey by The New York Times and works closely with sexual abuse victims and has achieved extraordinary results for them.
As a partner at ANDERSON BEAKLEY, PLLC, Jeremy Anderson represents clients in complex commercial cases, criminal law and DUI matters. He handles cases involving securities and fraud litigation, contract and business torts, and partnership and fiduciary duty claims across the Dallas metroplex.Mr. Anderson received his Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering, biomechanics and kinesiology from The University of Texas at Austin in 2003. He earned his Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, graduating cum laude in 2007. While at law school, he was a member of the International Law Review.In 2007 Mr. Anderson became an associate at the international law firm Hunton & Williams LLP in Dallas. He created J.C. Anderson Law P.C. in 2010 and then co-created ANDERSON BEAKLEY, PLLC, in 2012. Some of his signature cases include handling the litigation and negotiations for an international industrial manufacturer in company claims of fraudulent representation by a supplier and negotiations for a recreational franchisee and operator of various lease and legal agreements.Mr. Anderson is licensed to practice law before the state court of Texas, the United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, The Supreme Court of Texas, and The United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. He is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, the Commercial Litigation and Arbitration Sections of the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers. He was named one of the Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers, 2016-2017. He holds a Superb rating through Avvo.
Terence P. O'Connor
As a partner with OConnor, OConnor, Bresee & First, P.C. Terence P. OConnor is dedicated to serving clients in the Albany, Kingston, Poughkeepsie, Newburgh and Glens Falls, New York, areas. He focuses his practice primarily on defending clients in personal injury and wrongful death litigation, including motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and premises liability.After attending the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, Mr. OConnor received his Bachelor of Science in psychology from St. Lawrence University in 1980. During his undergraduate years, he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Kappa. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 1983. Mr. OConnor is admitted to practice law in the states of New York and Vermont as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.Recognized for his excellent legal skills and ethics, Mr. OConnor has earned the respect and high regard of his fellow attorneys, as evidenced by his receipt of an AV Preeminent through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 Superb peer review rating through Avvo. He has additionally received the Presidents Award from the Albany County Bar Association, and he has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America. An active participant in several legal groups, he is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, and the International Association of Defense Counsel. Mr. OConnor has also served on the board of directors of the Center for Disability Services in Albany.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.
20 Corporate Woods Boulevard, Albany NY 12211
Alexander E. Mainetti
Alexander E. Mainetti, Esq. is a personal injury trial attorney and partner at the law firm of Mainetti & Mainetti, P.C. Alex, along with his brother, Michael and father, Alfred had a new vision for a personal injury law firm and spent countless hours turning their vision into a reality.In 2018, Alex, Alfred and Michael formed Mainetti & Mainetti, P.C. a law firm designed exclusively to handle personal injury cases.Within the firm, Alex is focused on personal injury trial advocacy. He has obtained several favorable trial verdicts in Supreme Court and obtained millions of dollars in settlements for his injured clients. He has been ranked as 10 out of 10 on AVVO, Top 40 under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 10 nationally by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Top Lawyers of Upstate New York 2016, and nominated as a Rising Star by Top Lawyers for 2016 and 2017.Alex is a 2010 graduate of Queens College and a 2013 graduate of Albany Law School.Outside of the law, Alex is also a member of Ulster County Community Action (UCCA), a not-for-profit organization focused on helping poverty-stricken families in the community.He spends countless hours at UCCA developing strategies to grow the organization and provide a better quality of life to all those in need. As a result of his hard work and dedication to the organization, he was recently appointed as Vice President, a position he is proud to hold.Alex is dedicated to helping his clients who have been wronged and promises to provide them with the highest level of representation.
I have been practicing since 2011 in Virginia. During my time as an attorney I have exclusively focused on criminal and traffic work. I handle serious felonies including malicious wounding, drug possession, grand larceny, and many others. Additionally, I handle traffic cases and misdemeanors from possession of marijuana to reckless driving. I handle these cases in Central and Southern Virginia where I was born and raised. I am focused on getting the best results for my client, and belive that my work proves that. I have been given the honor of being named a rising star in the field of criminal defense for both 2016 and 2017. I continue to strive to work hard and fight for my clients rights. You can contact my office at 804-728-2274 or reach me by e-mail at any time at ,[email protected],Thank you
Mark A. Casto
Attorney Mark A. Casto is the founder and owner of The Casto Law Firm in Columbus, Georgia. Serving plaintiff clients throughout Muscogee County and all across the state, Mr. Casto devotes his practice exclusively to personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death claims.A highly rated trial advocate with more than 23 years of legal experience, Mr. Casto has achieved notable success fighting for the rights and interests of innocent accident victims and their families who are suffering from an injury or loss as the result of someone elses negligence. As a veteran of more than 50 jury trials, he has extensive experience handling cases involving tractor-trailer accidents, car accidents, defective products, dangerous property conditions, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and other tortious claims.Mr. Casto graduated with honors from Western Carolina University in 1991. He then attended The University of Akron School of Law, where he earned The Best Advocate award at the 1996 Academy of Trial Lawyers Moot Court Competition. He also obtained his Juris Doctor in 1996, and the State Bar of Georgia admitted him to practice that same year as well.Along with practicing before all Georgia state courts, Mr. Casto is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Georgia and the Northern District of Florida as well as before the Supreme Court of Georgia, the Court of Appeals of Georgia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. As an appellate attorney, he has yet to lose an appeal where he argued before the court in person.Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Casto is a member of several local, state and national bar associations, including the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the Columbus Bar Association and the Chattahoochee Trial Lawyers Association. He is also active with the trucking litigation and personal injury groups of the American Association for Justice, and he once served as president for the Chattahoochee Circuit Bar Association.Recognized for his service and professionalism, he has earned the Readers Choice Award from the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, and his peers have selected him as one of the states Legal Elite.