AUTOMOTIVE AND COMMERCIAL TRANSPORTATION ACCIDENTS

The Firm assists our clients and insureds with regard to all aspects of their claims and litigation involving automotive and commercial transportation accidents. We have trial tested experience in this area of practice and have successfully tried complex cases to verdict, including cases involving claims of bodily injury, wrongful death, and property damage. We have also established a record of great success in pre-suit mediation and claims resolution.

Our Principal and Founder, Jeffrey W. Johnson, Esq., is a member of the Trucking Industry Defense Association [TIDA], the Transportation Lawyers Association [TLA], as well as the Transportation Committee of the Council for Litigation Management [CLM].

AMUSEMENT INDUSTRY

The Firm represents and counsels our clients and insureds in all facets of the Amusement Industry. We have successfully tried a multitude of cases to verdict involving attractions in family entertainment centers, including, but not limited to, go karts, rock walls, and laser tag. We have successfully defended our water park clients in cases related to slides, tubes, water related play areas, as well as other aspects of the parks. We understand and have a solid foundation in industry standards in addition to the governing bodies in the industry that establish the guidelines applicable to our clients and insureds. We have successfully litigated and negotiated Administrative Complaints with the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

Our Principal and Founder, Jeffrey W. Johnson, Esq., is a member of the Board of Directors for the International Amusement and Leisure Defense Association [IALDA]. The International Amusement and Leisure Defense Association is a nationwide organization dedicated to providing advice and counsel to the Amusement Industry on all aspects of the industry, in addition to providing effective and efficient defense to claims and litigation brought against members of the industry. Our Principal and Founder is an active member of the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions [IAAPA]. Our Principal and Founder has spoken on topics highly relevant to the industry at a multitude of meetings and seminars held by the World Water Park Association, Family Entertainment Centers, and International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions.

RETAIL AND RESTAURANT LITIGATION

The Firm represents clients and insureds in the retail and restaurant industry, and has served this industry for decades. We provide counseling and litigation support for office buildings, grocery stores and eating establishments. We have been extremely successful in this area of practice and have successfully tried numerous cases to verdict. We have also been extremely successful in resolving cases favorable before trial through summary judgment and mediation. Our Principal and Founder is an active member of the National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association
[NRRDA].

CONSTRUCTION LITIGATION

The Firm represents clients, insureds and self-insureds in complex construction cases. We have successfully guided our clients, insureds and self-insureds through the pre-suit and the litigation processes, including trial to verdict. We have successfully represented general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, material men and suppliers in all aspects of construction related claims.

INSURANCE DEFENSE

The Firm has worked with scores of insurance carriers in relation to first party claims, under and uninsured claims, as well as claims involving their insureds. Our attorneys have in excess of 140 years of combined experience in partnering with insurance carriers for the benefit of their insureds. We are fully integrated with the electronic billing software required by carriers. We understand the importance of complying with billing guidelines and reporting requirements. Our attorneys build relationships with the insureds that translate to effective and efficient defense, and ultimately advantageous results in the courtroom.

PERSONAL INJURY

The Firm and its attorneys specialize in all facets of personal injury actions. We are fully equipped to defend all types of personal injury actions arising from motor vehicle accidents, personal water craft accidents, commercial trucking accidents, garage liability actions, dog bites, as well as any other type of negligent action. We routinely defend our clients and insureds from pre-suit through verdict. Mediation is a core ingredient in this process and we have consistently brought an extremely high percentage of our assignments to a successful conclusion through the
mediation process.

PREMISES LIABILITY

The Firm has a specialty in Premises Liability Litigation. We have successfully tried to verdict and mediated well over a thousand cases involving premises liability claims, including, but not limited to, claims involving slip and falls, trip and falls, negligent security, faulty or dangerous conditions, transitory substances, as well as faulty property design and defects. We have represented Home Owner’s and Condominium Associations in their premises liability claims, and have a solid background in and understanding of the relationship between the common law, By Laws, Declarations, and statutory framework that govern these first and third party claims.

PRODUCTS LIABILITY

The Firm represents clients and insured's in a wide variety product of liability claims and litigation, including, but not limited to claims against manufacturers, distributors, and vendors related to dangerous and defective products. We also defend companies against subrogation claims brought by others claiming damages based on dangerous and defective products.

PROPERTY DAMAGE CLAIMS

The Firm is one of the premier defense firms for one of Florida’s leading property insurers. We have successfully litigated a multitude of first party claims from pre-suit, to mediation and through verdict. Through our vast experience, we have developed superior knowledge of the insurance issues, as well as handling the claims of public adjusters and Plaintiff’s attorneys who pursue these home owner’s claims. We have also successfully defended our insurance carriers and insured clients against subrogation claims based upon water damage and other perils causing damage to residential and commercial property.

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