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At Schlesinger Law Offices, P.A., our Fort Lauderdale personal injury attorneys understand just how difficult dealing with a serious injury can be. With more than 70 years of collective experience, our firm has the experience you need to navigate any legal hurdle that comes your way, and we will help you fight to secure the compensation you need to cover any medical bills or damages you incurred.

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Your choice for a lawyer in Fort Lauderdale should be an educated decision. You want a firm with a history of successful cases and settlements; you need lawyers with strong support staff; you desire a firm that offers free, confidential consultations; and you demand experience, knowledge, compassion, and professionalism at all stages of your case. Schlesinger Law Offices, P.A. could be just the firm for you.

Filing a lawsuit can be an incredibly stressful decision to make, but our legal team is ready to provide you the guidance and support you need to breathe easy and plan out every step you need to take. Throughout our firm’s history, we have successfully recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for our clients, and unlike some law firms out there, we are fully prepared to take your case in front of a jury if the opposing side fails to offer the settlement you deserve.

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What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Do?

A personal injury lawyer protects your rights to compensation following an accident or injury often caused by other’s negligence. These legal representatives handle tasks such as collecting evidence of the accident and any records to prove negligence, working with insurance on behalf of their client, and filing lawsuits, amongst a host of other responsibilities.

How Long Do Personal Injury Cases Take to Settle?

How long it takes for your case to reach a settlement will depend on certain factors. This may include how complex your case is, how severe your injuries are, and whether there is solid evidence for the claim.   

What Kind of Cases Do Personal Injury Lawyers Handle?

Personal injury attorneys can assist with a number of cases, including car accidentswrongful deathtruck accidentsmotorcycle accidentsbirth injuriesmedical malpracticedefective productsslip-and-fall accidents as well as other premise liabilities, amongst a host of other cases.

Is Personal Injury a Civil Case?

Yes, personal injury claims are considered civil cases.

Is Florida a Comparative Negligence State?

Yes, Florida is considered a comparative negligence state. This means that the compensation for damages will depend on the level of responsibility in the accident, on the part of both the plaintiff and defendant. For example, if it is found that the claimant is partially at fault for the injury, they may receive less compensation. 

What Are Compensatory Damages?

Compensatory damages refer to the money awarded to a plaintiff in a personal injury lawsuit. It is to provide restitution for any injuries or other damage incurred following an accident that was the result of negligence.

Do You Need Bodily Injury Insurance in Florida?

While some states require motorists to have bodily injury insurance, Florida does not. Instead, all vehicles must have PIP or Personal Injury Protection and Property Damage Liability insurance. 

OUR results

$60 Million


The firm obtained a $60,000,000.00 verdict against General Motors after the vehicle the McGee family was driving was engulfed in flames due to a fuel-fed fire, and Shane McGee was tragically burned to death. Gregg helped litigate the matter and prepare it for trial.

$37 Million


Jury verdict for the family of our client, who died of lung cancer after a lifetime of smoking R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris cigarettes.

$20 Million


Attorneys Scott Schlesinger and Jonathan Gdanski recently secured a $20 million jury verdict for Herbert Landi, the widower of a woman who died of lung cancer in 1999 caused by smoking cigarettes.