Davenport, Florida Personal Injury Lawyers
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Florida Personal Injury Lawyer with 17 years experience
Thomas P. Schmitt is an Expert Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Trial Specialist Attorney who obtained the second largest motorcycle collision jury verdict ever in the State of Florida. He is recognized in the National Law Journal's Top 50 Verdicts in the United States, 2014, and is recognized in the National Law Journal's Top 100 Verdicts in the United States, 2014. He is a Lifetime Member of both the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, “The Top Trial Lawyer’s in America”. He has recovered in excess of 50 Million Dollars for his clients during his career....
He received both his B.A. (1996) and his J.D. (1999) from Florida State University. While earning his law degree, he took part in two study abroad programs: one for the University of Oxford in England and the other for Charles University in the Czech Republic.
Mr. McMillen has received the highest "AV" rating available by Martinedale-Hubbell's Legal Ability...
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Orlando, FL 32819
University of Miami School of Law and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Mr. Cappello obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Government and World Affairs with a minor in Philosophy from the University of Tampa. While continuing his education full-time, Dylan also continued to work in several personal injury firms throughout the Bay area. While in undergraduate, Mr. Cappello was also a member of UT's Moot Court Board where he competed in national competitions.
After graduation, Mr. Cappello immediately attended Stetson University College of Law...
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Injured in an accident?
When a person is injured, tort law will govern whether that person may be compensated for the injury, the amount of compensation that may be recovered, as well as which parties will be liable for the injury. Tort law, also known as injury law, comes from federal and state codes, as well as judicial opinions from prior cases. The amount of damages a plaintiff to a personal injury action may receive can be determined by statute, or by a judge or jury. Typical recoveries may include compensatory damages (e.g., lost wages, medical bills, etc.) and in particularly egregious situations, punitive damages. In some cases, a plaintiff may recover certain non-economic damages such as pain and suffering, loss of consortium, or loss of enjoyment of life.
Personal injury lawyers help injured people seek compensation from those who have harmed them. Some injury attorneys focus on a specific type of case, such as truck accidents, car accidents, slip-and-fall injuries, medical malpractice or products liability cases. If a person is injured as a result of criminal behavior, it may be appropriate to pursue a personal injury lawsuit in addition to the state's criminal investigation or prosecution.
Many personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation to evaluate your claim.
Negligence: Failure to use care which a reasonable and prudent person would use under similar circumstances.
Joint and several liability: A legal doctrine that makes each of the parties who are responsible for an injury, liable for all the damages awarded in a lawsuit if the other parties responsible cannot pay.
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