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
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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.
Video: Todd Falzone and Bob Kelley on Talc Litigation
February 19, 2018 |
Attorney Todd Falzone and Attorney Bob Kelley discussed talc litigation on the Legal News & Review radio program, which is produced from the Kelley / Uustal Courtroom. Watch, listen online, or download the audio file, below. You can listen to the audio here Or download the audio file.
Coping with Injuries After a Natural Disaster
February 15, 2018 |
Despite warnings and preparations, there often isn’t a way to fully prevent the consequences of a natural disaster. The nation has seen many such disasters these past few months, and Florida residents have suffered much from Hurricane Irma, tropical storms, and the subsequent flooding. Many people in Fort Lauderdale and the surrounding area suffered injuries,… read more
Car Inspection Laws in Florida – What You Need to Know
January 23, 2018 |
Florida, like many states, has car inspection regulations in place that address carbon emission levels and general safety. However, in recent years, Florida abolished their emissions check inspection, and now the law requires inspections of new registrants only. If you’re a new resident to Florida or you recently bought a used car, here’s what you… read more
Timeline of a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
January 23, 2018 |
Medical malpractice lawsuits are an important avenue of recourse for those who experience negative health outcomes as the result of provider negligence or incompetence. However, the medical malpractice lawsuit process can be confusing, especially if you don’t know what to expect. That’s why we’ve compiled this sample timeline for a medical malpractice suit. While every… read more
When Should You Sue for Breast Cancer Misdiagnosis?
January 23, 2018 |
Breast cancer is one of the deadliest diseases in the United States. About 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. Breast cancer death rates are higher than most other types of cancer, second only to lung cancer. In 2018, experts estimate doctors will diagnose around 266,000 new cases of invasive breast… read more