Shapiro, Goldman, Babboni, Fernandez & Walsh

Personal Injury Lawyers in Florida

Shapiro, Goldman, Babboni, Fernandez & Walsh

5291 Office Park Boulevard
Bradenton, Florida 34203

Phone(941) 752-7200 or(855) 577-7711

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Law Firm Overview

Shapiro, Goldman, Babboni & Walsh is located in Bradenton, Florida. The law firm specializes in personal injury cases. With over a century of combined experienced, the attorneys are equipped to handle any case no matter how small or large the risk.
This considerable experience has given them a comprehensive understanding of insurance company operations and how each company handles claims. They apply this insight to create a better outcome on your behalf.

The attorneys can handle any personal injury claim including auto accidents, premises liability, pedestrian injuries, and more. You can expect thorough research, skilled negotiation, and powerful litigation on your behalf. You will receive constant communication and updates throughout the entire process.

The attorneys dedicate their time to getting you substantial compensation for your pain, stress, and expenses. They aim to win the maximum recovery for your damages. Shapiro, Goldman, Babboni & Walsh have earned an impressive record of large verdicts and settlements. After your accident, you have a lot to deal with; it is not fair that this type of burden is placed on victims. The attorneys will do the right thing and seek justice.

Languages: English, Spanish

Areas of Law

Additional Areas of Law: Drunk Driving Victims; Dog Bites; Swimming Pool Injury; Traumatic Brain Injury.

Areas of Law Description

- Auto Accident and Car Accident

The Lawyers of Shapiro, Goldman, Babboni & Walsh are committed to the protection of your legal rights after an accident. With more than 100 years of combined experience, Shapiro, Goldman, Babboni & Walsh have the experience and resources to effectively represent those injured from auto accidents and get the compensation they deserve.

- Personal Injury

The lawyers of Shapiro, Goldman, Babboni & Walsh help individuals who have sustained brain, head, neck, spinal cord, shoulder, knee or other personal injury due to the negligence of others.

- Wrongful Death

Our firm has represented families for wrongful death cases, and understands the level of dedication and resources required to bring forth a successful outcome.


Michael Babboni Mr. Michael J. Babboni
Bicycle Accident, Brain Injury, Burn Injuries, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accidents

David Goldman Mr. David L. Goldman
Bicycle Accident, Brain Injury, Burn Injuries, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accidents

David Shapiro Mr. David Shapiro
Brain Injury, Burn Injuries, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motorcycle Accident

Bernard Walsh Mr. Bernard F. Walsh
Bicycle Accident, Brain Injury, Burn Injuries, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accidents


Elisabeth DeWitt Ms. Elisabeth DeWitt
Bicycle Accident, Brain Injury, Burn Injuries, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accidents

Stephen Fernandez Mr. Stephen Fernandez
Assault, Battery, ERISA, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicles

Michele Stephan Ms. Michele Stephan
Appellate Practice



  • American Bar Association
  • Florida Justice Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America

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 Severe Personal Injuries Often Result in Insurance Companies Acting in Bad Faith

Insurance companies are notorious for being resistant when dealing with the approval of a claim. This is especially true in cases such as personal injury claims that are the result of an automobile accident.

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 The Prevalence of Brain Injuries

Brain injuries are extremely common. In fact, it is estimated that two million people suffer a brain injury each year. Nearly 500,000 people are hospitalized as the result of a brain injury. Most people will sustain some type of brain injury in their lifetime.

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 For Complicated and Crucial Injury Lawsuit, Be Prepared for the Possibility of a Lengthy Legal Process

Lawsuits for personal injuries can result in massive settlements and have long-lasting effects for all parties involved. With so much riding on the outcome, such settlements are often hotly disputed in court room litigation. As such plaintiffs should prepare themselves for a potentially long process.

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 Personal Injury Attorneys Help Car Accident Victims Get Full Compensation

It's a day nobody thinks about, but then it happens. A person is involved in a car accident. Nobody wants this in their life. When this day arrives, they could be facing a difficult situation. Car insurance is something most people pay for every month and hope they never have to use. People are often disappointed when they become aware of the many things their car insurance may not cover. This is when they realize the insurance company wants to pay them as little as possible for their accident.

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 Frequently Asked Questions about Injury Accident Settlements

If you were injured in an accident, and someone is at fault for that accident, you may be able to recoup money for your injuries. Unfortunately, it can be challenging to do this on your own, which is why there are many benefits to hiring an Injury Law Firm to assist you with this. If you have never been involved in this type of law suit, you may have many questions about injury accident settlements.

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 Obtaining Compensation For Accident Injuries

Attempting to handle a legal claim for injuries in a car crash is no undertaking for an injured non-professional. This is especially true when serious injuries have occurred as a result of the accident.

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 There Is Always the Chance that You May Be Involved in a Car Accident

Most drivers exercise caution when they are behind the wheel. However, even though you may be driving cautiously and doing everything in your power to avoid an accident, there are still other drivers on the road who may be negligent. That is why people find themselves in a car accident every day.

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 What You Need To Do After Being Bitten By a Vicious Dog

Dog bites occur all the time across the country. Something many people do not realize is that you have legal rights if a dog bites you. You can file a claim to be compensated for anything from medical bills to lost wages.

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 Seeking Legal Assistance in Response to a Collision or Accident

Finding an attorney for car accident damages, civil cases and insurance disputes is a concern that should always be taken seriously.

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 What a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Do for You After a Hit and Run Accident

Hit and run accidents are particularly brutal and traumatic. They create many problems afterwards especially if the driver cannot be found. You could be left pleading with an insurance company for just a small amount of compensation. This is why you need to contact a lawyer right away. A personal injury attorney can do many things for you after a hit and run accident.

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 Brain Injuries Change Lives Permanently

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can result from a blow to the head that may or may not show outward objective evidence of injury like a bump, cuts or bruising. A TBI can also occur when the brain gets jostled inside of the skull and collides with the bone against it. About half of these injuries occur when the victim is involved in a motor vehicle collision.

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 Considerations When Pursuing a Lawsuit for Car Crash Injuries

Car crash injuries can affect your entire body from head to toe, but there are certain injuries that are the subject of lawsuits more often than others. Those injuries and what the lawsuits entail follow.

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 Closed Head Brain Injury Cases Require an Experienced TBI Lawyer

People who experience brain injuries have to face a lasting impairment. Whether this results from an accident, fall, sports injury, acts of violence, or medical incompetence, the victim may be able to receive compensation for loss of income, medical costs, pain, suffering and other damages.

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 Plague of Stealthy Arbitration Clauses Erodes Legal Rights of Unsuspecting Public

The findings of a study by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau show a disturbing trend underway by corporate america – blanket credit service contracts with arbitration agreements to prevent the public's ability to sue.

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 Tracy Morgan's Injury After Being Hit by a Semi, Brings Trucking Regulations Back into the National Spotlight

NTSB statistics show more than 104,000 injuries and nearly 4000 deaths in 2012 from accidents involving large commercial trucks, but it takes the severe injury of a well known comedian to get the subject of commercial trucking safety back in lawmaker discussions.

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 A Child's Death Brings Safety Questions to Window Blinds Industry

The tragic, choking death of a child has brought to light questions of product safety for window blind manufacturers.

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 Deadly FedEx Truck Crash Shows Need For A Strong Civil Justice System Despite Lobbyists Push For Tort Reform

As families of those killed in the crash between a bus and a FedEx truck on April 10th begin to look for justice in this terrible crash, lawyers from all stakeholders take note of the NTSB report.

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 Voter ID Law Strike Down a Victory for Justice

When a federal judge ruled that a voter ID law citing it violated the U.S. Constitution’s guarantee of equal protection, they upheld the rights of all in the face of political motives.

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 E-Cigarettes Reputation As Safe Alternative To Tobacco Is Just More Smoke and Mirrors

The dangers of e-cigarettes exposed by a new study showing e-cigarettes can cause cancer and the realization that many of the “safe” flavorings added can be toxic or have not been tested as an inhalant add up to one conclusion – they are simply not safe.

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 Proposed Florida Laws Strip Medical Care Decisions Away from Doctors during Personal Injury Claims

You could be forgiven for thinking messing around with health care coverage rules was the sole domain of democrats these days, but the new laws which will deeply interfere with the choices a doctor will make and options available for the seriously injured have sprung from the minds of two republican lawmakers.

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 Personal Injury Lawyer - Fighting Insurance Companies for Proper Compensation

The goal of any personal injury lawyer is to ensure that his or her client receives the best possible financial settlement. The reason why many individuals who have been injured through no fault of their own turn to legal assistance is because it can be confusing to battle insurance companies on their own.

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 Choosing the Right Personal Injury Law Firm

People who experience a serious personal injury can find themselves needing legal representation for several reasons. If the accident has caused the victim to miss work and the insurance company will not pay for lost wages, then a lawyer needs to be called.

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 Why You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

When you are injured in a fall or in an auto accident, you are going to need professional representation that will make sure that your voice is heard and that all of your needs are taken care of. Unfortunately, the insurance companies are going to be looking out for their best interests and not yours. That is why you need someone to speak for you that can be heard above the din of the insurance companies and get your needs put front and center.

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 Why You Need a Personal Injury Attorney

People who get in an accident are often not thinking about hiring a personal injury attorney right away. But there are several reasons why it is a good idea to get an attorney involved as soon as possible if you have been injured. The process of getting treated for an injury and then going through recovery is long and difficult. If you do not have someone speaking on your behalf, then you may find yourself going through the process alone and paying bills that you should not have to pay.

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 The Benefits of a Good Accident Lawyer

An accident lawyer will answer all of your questions and help put together the facts that will make up your case. When you feel that the insurance companies are not giving you the respect that you deserve, then you need to hire a professional attorney to represent you and present the facts of your case for a court to see.

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 Smart Phones Cause Stupid Mistakes on the Road

A lot of people today own smart phones. These devices are like pocket-sized computers that people can carry around to stay connected to the world around them.

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