Personal injury law allows a person to go to civil court and ask for a legal remedy, called damages, for any losses arising from an accident or other incident. The goal of the personal injury system is to allow a person who has been injured to recover financially from the person or entity that acted irresponsibly and caused the harm.
Below we would like to share with you the highest rated personal injury lawyers in our community so that if the need arises, you can look to one of our colleagues for help pursuing a personal injury case.
Catherine McWilliam Rinaldo
Has been a licensed attorney and member of the Florida Bar since 1985. She is a founding partner of Rinaldo Law Group whose vision is “to do everything in our power legally and ethically to right the wrongs, harms and losses visited upon our clients.”
The Rinaldo Law Group accepts cases relating to car and motorcycle accidents, premises liability, injuries to children, wrongful death, medical malpractice, and many others. Their offices offer Spanish language services, and their attorneys' fees are based on the award recovered for the client.
Client Testimonial - "The Rinaldo Law group helped me navigate all of the chaos after my car accident...I was very impressed with how invested everyone in the office was in my case. I would recommend them to anyone who is in need of a compassionate and caring attorney." -Whitney Rehman
Was admitted to the Florida Bar Association in 1999. Mr. Hunter has said, “As an attorney, I have the privilege and honor of being a part of a profession that allows me to be a thinker and problem solver while helping people in the process.”
Mr. Hunter accepts cases relating to dangerous and defective products, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, and other personal injury cases. Mr. Hunter has a robust frequently asked questions section on his website, building an easy to access, client-friendly atmosphere.
Has been practicing law in Florida since 1988. Abrahamson practices personal injury law — specifically head, knee, spinal and shoulder injuries, as well as medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and DUI-related accidents.
Mr. Abrahamson undertakes practicing personal injury law from a personal perspective. He has said, “Nearly 25 years ago, I personally experienced the pain and health issues associated with being involved in an accident when I became the victim of a negligent driver and sustained herniated disks in my neck and lower back.” Mr. Abrahamson's firm works with clients and makes home visits available.
Client Testimonial - “Everyone has been extremely compassionate and understanding and have kept me informed of all the progress and/or changes. We have settled this claim with great results…I had one of the most professional and experienced law firm teams on my side…” - Jason M.
Is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Florida Bar and by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. She is the managing partner of Carey, Leisure & Neal. Ms. Leisure was admitted to practice law in Florida in 1999 and works in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, and nursing home abuse and neglect. In 2013, she was listed in the Tampa Tribune's “Best of Pinellas.”
Has been a member of the Florida State Bar since 1987. Powell is a board-certified civil trial lawyer who represents injured victims in cases involving catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, automobile crashes, brain injuries, sexual assault, trucking crashes, pedestrian accidents, and more.
Client Testimonial - "Matt Powell guided my wife and me through a very complicated personal injury case and because of his expertise we were able to double the amount of claim we were originally going to ask for. Matt is a truly fine lawyer and I recommend that if you have a personal injury case you must talk to Matt before you talk to the insurance companies. He is the best!" - Mike Logan