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Nicholas I. Gerson

Nicholas I. Gerson

Gerson & Schwartz
  • Personal Injury, Maritime Law, Medical Malpractice ...
  • Florida
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Summary

Nicholas I. Gerson is a personal injury attorney whose practice consists of representing plaintiffs in serious, catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases. Mr. Gerson focuses on auto, truck, and motor vehicle accidents, cruise ship accidents, maritime and marine related injuries, negligent security, premises liability, victims of crime, and other complex litigation.

Mr. Gerson is known within the legal community for his hard work, dedication and providing zealous legal representation. He has secured over 25 million dollars in jury verdicts and personal injury settlements in his first 13 years of practice. Some of Mr. Gerson's highlights include a $1.7 million dollar jury verdict against a Miami night club operator in a wrongful death case. In 2017, Mr. Gerson was featured in the Miami Daily Business Review for a 10 million dollar jury verdict resulting from a shooting in a publicized crime victim case.

Mr. Gerson received his Juris Doctor from St. Thomas University School of Law and served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Henry H. Harnage in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit. He is a sustaining member of the Miami-Dade Trial Lawyers Association, the Federal Bar Association, Florida Justice Association, American Justice Association and the National Crime Victim Bar Association. Mr. Gerson has also served as a guest lecturer for the Maritime Law Society at St. Thomas University School of Law.

Mr. Gerson is licensed to practice law in all Florida state courts, United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.

Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Maritime Law
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Slip and Falls
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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United States District Court for the Middle Districts of Florida
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United States District Court for the Southern Districts of Florida
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Attorney
Gerson & Schwartz
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Education
St. Thomas University School of Law
J.D. (2005)
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University of Hartford
B.A. (1997)
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Awards
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Lawyer.com
Professional Associations
Dade County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Florida Justice Accociation
Member
Current
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Federal Bar Association
Memebr
- Current
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The Florida Bar  # 20899
Member
- Current
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National Crime Victim Bar Association
Memeber
- Current
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Miami Dade Trial Lawyers Association
Member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Maritime and Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog
Gerson and Schwartz Cruise Ship Blog
Miami Injury Lawyer Blog
Gerson and Schwartz Blog
Speaking Engagements
Civil Justice Seminar, National Center for Victims of Crime
2012
Developing a Career in Maritime Law, Maritime Law Society
2016
Legal Answers
13 Questions Answered

Q. If my sons are both passengers in a car in Florida, get rearended by the at fault driver, who insures my boys?
A: Assuming you own, or whoever the boys live with own a vehicle then your insurance will cover up to 10,000 each in medical expenses. Beyond that you will need to see if the at fault party and vehicle owner carried bodily injury coverage. If not, you would have to carry um motorist coverage.
Q. I have a friend who had a schedule colonoscopy afterwards was admitted to the ER for severe bleeding. Almost dying.
A: Have him call me. 877-475-2905.
Q. Are we able to sue the company and also a person who worked there too in a wrongful death claim?
A: Yes. If you have more questions please call my office. 877-475-2905.
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Contact & Map
Gerson & Schwartz
1980 Coral Way
Miami, FL 33145
Toll-Free: (877) 475-2905
Telephone: (305) 371-6000
Fax: (305) 371-5749