1 The Best Lawyers in America® award
2 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards
Experience. Leadership. Results. ®
Lead trial attorney John H. (Jack) Hickey is the only attorney in the country who is Double Board Certified by The Florida Bar in both Civil Trial and Admiralty and Maritime law, Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Trial Lawyer, an Advocate Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) (more than 50 jury trials).
We have expertise in injuries to the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. These injuries include: traumatic brain injury, central pain syndrome, cauda equina syndrome, chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS or RSD), paraplegia, and quadriplegia. We’re also experts in injuries to the spinal column and discs –including herniated, protruding, and desiccated discs—and orthopedic injuries involving multiple surgeries. Leadership. Lead trial attorney Hickey is a Past President of the Dade County Bar Association, and currently serves on the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar, the Board of Directors of Florida Justice Association, and as the Secretary of the Motor Vehicle and Premises Liability Section of American Association for Justice.
Results. Recoveries of over $100 million in verdicts and settlements. We have 23 recoveries of $1 million or more. Recent recoveries recognized: 2011, No. 3 result in Florida for premises liability, VerdictSearch; 2015, No. 1 in Florida, No. 6 in U.S. “Big Money Wins” National Law Journal; 2016, Top 50 Verdicts in Florida, Verdictsearch.com.
Was a Lawyer for the Cruise Lines. Now a Lawyer for You™
Lead trial attorney Hickey defended cruise lines and other self-insured corporations for the first 17 years of his career. He knows defense tactics of cruise line and other defense lawyers. Most cruise ship cases need to be filed right here in Miami. Now and for more than 20 years, Hickey has represented people who have suffered life-changing injuries through negligence. He has also represented people who have suffered sexual assaults and rapes on cruise ships. Hickey has appeared on TV over 100 times as an expert on cruise ship and other personal injury cases. TV appearances include CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox News, Inside Edition, and Anderson Cooper.
- Admiralty and Maritime Law
- Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
- Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
- Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
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