We built our Forensic Discovery Methodology over decades of courtroom battles. Our Forensic Discovery Process seeks out evidence that others often miss, and finds proof in evidence that means nothing to attorneys without forensic experience.
Every member of our team is committed to fighting for justice. With over 325+ years of combined experience in personal injury law, we examine every detail of each case we take in an effort to defend the rights and interests of the injured and the wronged.
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The personal injury attorneys at Kelley/Uustal have recovered over a quarter billion dollars on behalf of their clients
Cindy Naugle Wins $300 Million Against Tobacco Giant Philip Morris International Inc.
The verdict included $56.6 million for Ms. Naugle's pain and suffering and for her past and future medical expenses, along with $244 million in punitive damages to punish the company and discourage future misconduct. The jury attributed 10% fault to Ms. Naugle.
A jury found General Motors (GM) guilty of negligently designing the fuel tank in a family station wagon
Six people burned, and two died, including a young boy named Shane McGee. The McGee family sued GM for their horrible burn injuries and for the death of Shane. During the six-month trial, attorney Bob Kelley questioned a former GM engineer named Ronald Elwell. Elwell testified that GM knew of the problem with this fuel tank, and knew how to solve it with a fuel tank shield that cost approximately $4.50.
Local family man, football coach, and former United States Marine, had his neck broken
Devasting Car Wreck
He worked the night shift at the railroad for a friend, and was headed home early that morning for a Fourth of July Barbecue. He was hit by a car being driven by a man who had been out all night. The Defendant’s attorney argued that our client was speeding and ran a red light. John Uustal, proved that our client had a green light, and asked the jury to recognize our client's pain and suffering in their verdict. The jury found the Defendant negligent.
Alamo-Cruz, a tree trimmer, falls while on the job, sustaining permanent and severe injuries
Traumatic Workplace Fall
Attorneys Eric S. Rosen, Michael A. Hersh, and Kimberly L. Wald of Kelley/Uustal represented Efrain Alamo-Cruz and his wife, Maria Alamo, in a case that received a victory in excess of $23 million, which was handed down by a Broward County Jury. In the suit, the plaintiffs alleged that Affordable Treemen, Inc. and Robin Croce’s negligence caused Alamo-Cruz, a tree trimmer, to fall while on the job, sustaining permanent and severe injuries.
Vivian Wilkinson, a former bartender, passed away from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Kelley/Uustal attorney Eric Rosen has been representing Ms. Wilkinson’s children, who claim that Vivian Wilkinson’s fatal disease resulted from an addiction to cigarettes containing nicotine manufactured by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and other cigarette manufacturers. The Plaintiff also claimed that R.J. Reynolds engaged in a decades long conspiracy to conceal critical information about the health effects and addictive nature of their products.
Kelley/Uustal is recognized as one of the Nation’s Best Law Firms
Justice for All
With over 325 years of combined experience, our lawyers are regularly recognized as the top in their field, including Lawyers USA’s recognition of Robert W. Kelley as one of the top ten attorneys in the nation.
Pedestrian Safety Groups Making a Difference in Florida
March 16, 2018 |
Florida is one of the most dangerous states for pedestrians. In 2016, Florida cities accounted for eight of the top 10 most dangerous metropolitan areas for walking in the United States. The Fort Lauderdale area came in at number 11 in the country’s most dangerous places for pedestrians. Now, Floridians are taking action against pedestrian… read more
New Device Can Monitor Concussions in Athletes
March 16, 2018 |
Concussions are the most common type of traumatic brain injury (TBI). TBIs are responsible for around 30% of all injury-related deaths in the United States each year. Athletes are especially prone to suffering concussions during impacts from tackles and collisions and are targets for speeding balls. The ability to accurately track the progression of a… read more
7 Common Injuries During Spring Break
March 16, 2018 |
The rates of personal injuries and deaths tend to spike over spring break. When students go on trips and vacations to celebrate the hiatus from school, unfortunately they expose themselves to greater risks of bodily harm. Alcohol, road trips, swimming, parties, and cruises can all end in disaster if spring breakers aren’t careful. The following… read more
How Tesla Will Change the Trucking Industry
March 16, 2018 |
Trucking is one of the nation’s largest industries, employing millions of drivers, cargo loaders, and company employees. When a top tech brand like Tesla debuts its first electric semi-truck, it’s only natural for the millions of employees in the industry to worry about what this could mean for their jobs and futures. While Tesla will… read more
How to Choose the Safest Motorcycle Helmet
March 15, 2018 |
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), motorcycle helmets reduce the risk of serious head injury by 69% and the risk of death by 37% after a motorcycle accident. If this isn’t enough to convince you to wear a helmet, Florida’s universal helmet law might be. The law requires all motorcycle riders… read more