Gerson and Schwartz, PA

Miami, Florida Personal Injury Lawyers

Gerson and Schwartz, PA

1980 Coral Way
Miami, Florida 33145

Phone(305) 371-6000 or(877) 475-2905
Fax (305) 371-5749

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Law Firm Overview

Gerson and Schwartz, P.A., has spent 46 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 firm’s trial practice focuses on premises liability, crime victims, maritime accidents, 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.

Year this Office was Established: 1970

Languages: English, Spanish

Areas of Law

Additional Areas of Law: Rear End Collisions; Failure to Yield Accidents; Side Impact Collisions; Head on Collisions; Distracted Driving Accidents; Hit and Run Accidents; Road Hazards; Chain Reaction Accidents; Roll Over Accidents; Poor Road Design; Motorcycle Crashes; Children Injuries; Inadequate or Negligent Security; Missing Persons; Assaults or Attacks by Passengers or Crew; Excursion Accidents; Criminal Acts by Crew Members; Crew Member Injuries; Public Event Security Negligence; Shootings; Hotel Room Break Ins; Window Security; Bar Fights; Maritime Accidents; Stairway and Ramp Accidents; Swimming and Diving Accidents; Accidents due to Defective Staircases; Unsafe Work Environments; Use of Dangerous or Hazardous Materials; Resort Tort Accidents; Physician Errors and Hospital Malpractice; Radiology Malpractice; Anesthetic Errors; Emergency Room Errors; Prescription Overdose; Crime Victims; Inadequate Warning Devices; Collisions With A Car or Bus; Train Derailments; Grade Crossing Accidents.


Nicholas Gerson Mr. Nicholas I. Gerson
Admiralty and Maritime, Car Accident, Personal Injury, Sex Crimes, Sexual Abuse

Philip Gerson Mr. Philip M. Gerson
Admiralty and Maritime, Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Negligent Security

Edward Schwartz Mr. Edward S. Schwartz
Admiralty and Maritime, Appellate Practice, Car Accident, Litigation, Personal Injury



  • Florida Bar Association
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • National Crime Victim Bar Association

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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.

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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Report Reveals Health Problems Aboard Cruise Ship.

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.

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 Florida Legislature Considers Bill that Will Ban Texting While Driving

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.

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 Florida Law Enforcement Agencies Fight Hit and Run Accidents

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.

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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.

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