Miami, Florida Personal Injury Attorneys Representing Serious and Catastrophic Injury Victims
Gerson and Schwartz, PA
Miami, Florida 33145
(305) 371-6000 or(877) 475-2905
Law Firm Overview
Gerson and Schwartz, P.A., has spent 45 years working diligently on behalf of serious injury, crime victims and their families throughout Florida. The firm’s three attorneys have, among both their peers and throughout the state, earned themselves an enviable reputation for courtroom victories and zealous advocates for accident victims and their families.
Attorneys Philip M. Gerson, Nicholas I. Gerson, and Edward S. Schwartz have handled any and all manner of personal injury cases, from car accidents, security negligence, cruise ship and maritime accidents cases. The firms trial practice focuses on premises liability, crime victims and other serious injury victims and their families. All legal staff members are fluent in English and Spanish. The firm has represented clients all over Florida from its Miami office and it brings to each case the powerful and combined experience of all three partners.
Each client is treated with the same respect and attention that has brought the firm its admirable level of success.
Those injured through the fault of another face a difficult road, both in navigating insurance companies and in facing the life changing consequences from their injuries. Gerson and Schwartz lawyers have spent nearly half a decade guiding Florida's injured down through trial and appellate proceedings. All cases are handled with a high level of professionalism and on a contingent fee basis.
Areas of Law
Articles Published by Gerson and Schwartz, PA
A new texting and driving law went into effect in the State of Florida as of October 1, 2013. The new law that was passed bans texting while driving as a secondary offense only.Read Article
Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) released additional inspection reports for its Vessel Sanitation Program (“VSP”), which is designed to assist the cruise ship industry in preventing and controlling introduction, transmission, and spread of gastrointestinal illnesses, i.e. food poisoning, on cruise ships.Read Article
By unanimous vote, on March 7th the Florida State Senate approved Senate Bill 52. This bill imposes a ban statewide on texting when driving. Unfortunately, there have been bills like this one that have passed the Florida Senate, but went on to fail the House of Representatives. Out if 50 states, there are 39 that already have bans on texting when driving and this includes the District of Columbia.Read Article
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles or FDHS in a press release shows that Florida’s hit and run fatal auto accidents, over the past two years has increased.Read Article
The Miami Herald recently published a story by Texas A&M University's Transportation Institute who reported that the Urban Mobility Report for 2012 issued its annual report showing the region of Broward, Miami/Dade, and Palm Beach counties as having a rating of eleventh of the fifteen worst traffic congestion for urban areas.Read Article