Top 8 Best Personal Injury Lawyers In Florida (A Step By Step Guide)

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Are you looking for the top personal injury lawyers in Florida? If yes, then this article will give you detailed information about it.

What Is A Personal Injury Lawyer?

A personal injury lawyer is a lawyer who provides legal services to those who claim to have been injured, physically or psychologically, as a result of the negligence of another person, company, government agency, or any entity.

Personal injury lawyers primarily practice in the area of law known as tort law. Examples of common personal injury claims include injuries from slip and fall accidents, traffic collisions, defective products, workplace injuries, and professional malpractice.

Top Personal Injury Lawyers In Florida

1. Carolyn Friedman Frank Esq.

Carrying on a family tradition, Carolyn Friedman Frank has followed in her father’s footsteps. Carolyn is a partner in Friedman, Rodman & Frank that has roots in the Miami Beach firm of Harvey D. Friedman, P. A., the firm started by her father in 1976.

Her work in personal injury includes, workers’ compensation, medical malpractice, products liability and nursing home negligence.

Carolyn Friedman Frank was admitted to the Florida State Bar in 1996, after earning her Juris Doctorate at the University of Miami. She did her undergraduate work at the University of Pennsylvania, where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree.

2. Robert Dixon

Robert Dixon is a native of England and moved to Florida in order to pursue his goal of becoming a personal injury attorney. Mr. Dixon received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Florida and earned his Juris Doctorate from the University Of Florida Levin College Of Law.

Following law school, Mr. Dixon moved to South Florida where he practiced Personal Injury law in both North Palm Beach and Stuart. After working on hundreds of cases as an associate attorney, Mr. Dixon formed The Law Offices of Robert Dixon to better serve the injured. Robert Dixon is a staunch advocate for the injured and offers his clients the accessibility and availability not usually offered at other firms.

Mr. Dixon is admitted to practice law in all state courts in the State of Florida and is also admitted to practice in the US District Court in the Southern District of Florida. Personal injury attorney, Robert Dixon is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Palm Beach County Trial Lawyers Association, and the Broward County Trial Lawyers Association.

Robert Dixon understands that those who have been injured can experience life-changing physical trauma as well as emotional and financial hardships. Unfortunately, many people are injured not through any fault of their own, but by the negligence of others. Under the law, those injured due to another’s negligence are owed compensation for the effects of the accident. This can include compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, and lost wages. Florida accident attorney Robert Dixon works to achieve justice for all his clients and give your case the personal attention it deserves.

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3. David L. Markel

David Markel is a personal injury attorney whose practice consists of representing plaintiffs in serious, catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases. Mr. Markel focuses on auto, truck, and motor vehicle accidents, cruise ship accidents, maritime and marine-related injuries, negligent security, premises liability, victims of crime, and other complex litigation.

Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Mr. Markel graduated from Ransom Everglades School in Coconut Grove where he was an All Dade County football player and AP Scholar. Mr. Markel attended Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where he continued his football career and graduated with a degree in History and Government.

He is a graduate of Tulane University Law School, in New Orleans, Louisiana and studied alternative dispute resolution at Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany. Mr. Markel has years of experience in all phases of litigation and appeals and has successfully litigated cases in a variety of fields, including personal injury matters, Labor and Employment Law, and commercial litigation.

Member of the Florida Bar, the Georgia Bar, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

4. David Alan Wolf

I am an attorney, author, and advocate. For the past 27 years, I have dedicated my practice to the representation of injury victims and their families. My clients have ranged in age from infants to one client who was 106 years old. Throughout the State of Florida, I have represented clients and guided them through the challenges of an injury case. From intake through conclusion, I am there for my clients.

My firm’s motto is On Your Side – At Your Side. This is a simple and powerful motto that puts the client first. I am the author of eleven books focusing on injury matters. The first book – The ABCs of Child Injury – Legal Rights of the Injured Child – What Every Parent Should Know – is a resource for parents and any other person in search of information and guidance regarding a child’s injury. My most recent book, published in 2017, is titled Watching Out for Motorcyclists – Freedom – Liberty – Justice – Legal Rights of Injured Bikers.

I have been interviewed by local and national media including Time Magazine. Of course, the most rewarding part of my practice is making a difference for the injury victims and their victims. Again, the focus in On Your Side – At Your Side. My blogs have a wide variety of information regarding injury cases as well as safety tips.

As an advocate, I firmly believe in the rights of individuals and the responsibility of others to honor those rights. For instance, drivers should slow down in school zones. Day care providers should put down the mobile phones and concentrate on the supervision and safety of children. In the 3,000 articles posted and the four books written, there are thousands of safety tips and reminders. If followed, many accidents, incidents, and tragedies can certainly be prevented. I am also an advocate for those doing their part to make a difference in the community.

5. Jeffrey R. Garvin

Jeffrey R. Garvin is a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer who has litigated catastrophic injury and death cases throughout the country for the last 40 years. During that time period he has tried before juries: cases involving aviation, automobile and boat accidents, medical and legal malpractice and defective products and has achieved multiple verdicts in excess of $1 Million. Mr. Garvin has been a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum ® since 2004.

Beginning in law school Mr. Garvin demonstrated excellence in advocacy by receiving the Best Trial Lawyer Award. That tradition has continued throughout his career and in 2005 he was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America ® in which he has been listed in each successive year. He is also listed in Law and Leading Attorneys and selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers ® continuously since 2006. Additionally, Mr. Garvin has achieved an AV ® peer review rating from the Martindale-Hubbell group; this is their highest possible rating.

Mr. Garvin is the President-Elect of the Florida Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, a past president of the Calusa Inns of Court, Past President of the Edison Community College Endowment Corporation, and Past President of the Sanibel-Captive Rotary Trust Fund. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Academy of Florida Trial lawyers for 14 years chairing virtually all of their committees.

Mr. Garvin has lectured extensively to numerous legal associations including the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Georgia and South Carolina and Maine Trial Lawyers Associations. He has published numerous articles and was a co-author of Trial Advocacy: The Official Handbook of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyer.

A 1973 graduate of the University of Florida, College of Law, Mr. Garvin is licensed to practice law in Florida, and North Carolina, and has been admitted to numerous Federal Courts and various state courts throughout the country.

Mr. Garvin has been a pilot since 1975 and holds both single engine, multi-engine, and instrument ratings and his hobbies include flying, fishing and skiing. He has been married to his wife, Susan since 1975 and they have two children, Leland with whom he practices law and Daryl who teaches school in Fort Myers.

6. Spencer Aronfeld, Esq.

Spencer Aronfeld, is a board-certified civil trial lawyer who has earned international recognition as being a “lawyer for the people.” Born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in Wichita, Kansas, Aronfeld graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in 1991. Upon graduation, he founded his own firm, Aronfeld Trial Lawyers, based in Coral Gables, Florida.

He has dedicated his life to representing individuals against corporate giants, such as Carnival Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruise Lines, Disney Cruise Lines, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Holland America Cruise Lines, Bayer, Johnson & Johnson, Stryker, Target, Publix, Walmart, Mt. Sinai Hospital, State Farm Insurance Company, United Automobile Insurance Company, Baptist Health South Florida, South Miami Hospital, and International Airplane Leasing.

Aronfeld has been recognized as one of the “20 Most Intriguing Floridians” by Florida Magazine and has been featured as a legal expert on national media outlets across the country, including: The Dr. Phil Show, The Doctors, NBC’s Today Show, Court TV, Primer Impacto, Univision, Montel, Tyra, Dateline NBC, America’s Most Wanted, The Insider, Cristina, Sevsec al Fondo, CNN and HLN with Jane Velez-Mitchell. Aronfeld is a published author, frequent blogger and has written numerous articles for the American Association for Justice’s “Trial Magazine,” as well as other national legal publications, which can be purchased on Amazon, Spencer M. Aronfeld, Author Page.

Community service and helping others is an important part of his life. In 2010, Aronfeld founded Lawyers to the Rescue, a non-profit humanitarian initiative to provide legal assistance and civil rights activism for those in need. Spencer Aronfeld is also an avid marathon runner and is competing in the TSC New York City Marathon on November 3, 2019.

7. Carey Wagner Meldon

Thank you for taking the time to find out more about me. I am currently a partner with the Meldon Law. Before joining the Meldon law firm in 2009, I practiced law in Daytona Beach with the State’s Attorney Office for almost four years. During my employment as an Assistant State Attorney, I personally handled thousands of criminal cases ranging from misdemeanor DUIs to capital felonies. In 2008, the 7th Judicial Circuit State’s Attorney’s Office promoted me to the Special Prosecution Unit.

I was born and raised in Gainesville and attended the College of William and Mary where I played on the Varsity Tennis Team and focused my education on the subjects of History and Economics. I later studied law at Stetson’s College of Law.

One of my life highlights was having my grandfather, Stetson Law Alum Maurice Wagner , present me with my diploma in 2005. My grandfather started practicing in Miami Beach in the early 1950s and a was a true trailblazer in the field of personal injury law. Maurice dedicated his life to fighting for justice and was awarded one of the highest distinctions by the Florida Supreme Court, the Tobias Simon award. In 2017, I returned to our family’s roots in South Florida where Maurice began his trial practice 80 years ago.

Now I run the Meldon Law firm with my father, the legendary Jeffrey Meldon. We have a full service firm with 5 lawyers and over 20 staff spread out through three Florida locations. Jeffrey and I take the time know our clients individually as it’s our honor to serve them.

I enjoy spending time with friends, both old and new. The most enjoyable aspect of my career is the long lasting relationships that have developed with many of my clients.

My interest is in trial practice involving criminal defense and personal injury cases.

8. Walter F. Benenati

The Benenati Law Firm is an Orlando law firm that focuses in bankruptcy, personal injury accidents, foreclosure defense, and lawsuit representation. A client is the most important person in the world to us. Please consider us as your legal counsel.

Life Has a Restart Button. Whether you were involved in a car accident or are ready to finally get out of debt, we are offering a FREE private consultation with attorney Walter Benenati today. For ten years, we have represented over ten thousand people from our Orlando and Kissimmee offices – we are a locally owned and operated law firm – not across the state. We have recovered millions of dollars for our injury clients (and we charge no money upfront ever for auto accident cases) and eliminated over a billion dollars of debt for our bankruptcy clients.

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