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.
Heat Stroke – Absence of Cold Water Immersion Tank
September 6, 2018 |
In what should set an example for school districts, school officials and athletic coaches and trainers across the country, the University of Maryland recently accepted responsibility for the heat stroke death of one of its football players during practice in May. The university’s president told reporters: “The university accepts legal and moral responsibility for the… read more
Duck Boat Accidents: Who Is Responsible for My Injuries?
August 27, 2018 |
The horrific duck boat accident in Missouri recently is giving a national spotlight to a dangerous attraction throughout the country that tourists visit every day. Unfortunately, many operations for duck boats don’t maintain their boats, don’t follow all safety procedures, and don’t always train their employees on what to do in the event of an… read more
Florida Toll Roads: Are They Safer?
August 25, 2018 |
Florida has taken many measures to ensure highways are safe for both citizens and the many tourists who come through the various areas of the state. Toll roads are just one measure that help to slow people down, and, because of this, they are also safer statistically. The Statistics for Toll Roads Studies have shown… read more
Steps to Take After An Airbnb Injury
August 23, 2018 |
The sharing economy has been a change to the economics of the U.S. and to the way people vacation. While these changes seem to be positive, insurers and legislation are still catching up in how they include these kinds of business practices. Uber and Lyft have navigated lawsuits regarding liability, but they are both massive… read more
What Are the Complications of Dry Drowning?
August 21, 2018 |
Nearly drowning is a terrifying experience. Many people believe once a person is out of the water and breathing, they are out of danger. Unfortunately, that’s a deadly myth. Almost drowning has its own hazards and complications, including dry drowning. If you or someone you loved had a drowning incident in a pool, lake, the… read more