Jacksonville, FL/Press/December 15, 2017 – Eric S. Block, President/Owner of The Personal Injury Team was selected for inclusion in the forthcoming Top Attorneys of North America 2017-2018 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
The accomplishments attained by Mr. Eric S. Block in the field of Legal Services, warrants inclusion into The Top Attorneys of North America.
The Persona Injury Team conveniently serves clients throughout Florida and in surrounding areas, in a wide range of legal matters that involve personal injury, automobile accidents , truck accidents , motorcycle accidents , bicycle accidents , pedestrian accidents , brain injuries (TBls) and Spinal Cord Injuries.
Mr. Eric Block has over 20 years of experience practicing law. He has extensive trial experience in business disputes, personal injury litigation, and criminal law. He is admitted to practice by The Florida Supreme Court for all Civil Circuit Court disputes, the United States Federal Court, Middle District, and has repeatedly appeared before the Court of Appeals, First District and has special certification for Family Law disputes. He has been specially admitted to practice in states other than Florida. Mr. Block has the experience which includes thousands of cases, thousands of hearings, and over 180 full jury trials to verdict.
Mr. Block won what is believed to be the largest jury verdict in the history of the United States for any knee injury case, in Stebbins vs. Mitco Water Laboratories, Inc. There, Mr. Block won a jury verdict of $7,777,800.00. In the case of Thomas vs. S.E.L. Maduro, tried before a jury in 1995, Mr. Block served as co-counsel with noted trial lawyer, S. Perry Penland, and together they won a personal injury jury verdict of just under $14,000,000.00.
Mr. Block won the landmark jury verdict in Masters vs. Talbott Recovery Center, in which $1.3 million in compensatory damages, and in addition, unspecified punitive damages were awarded to a Florida physician who was wrongfully forced to undergo treatment for alcoholism in a famous Georgia treatment center.
Mr. Block, feels no trial lawyer can ever guarantee success. However, your chances of winning are significantly increased when you are represented by an aggressive, experienced and successful trial lawyer. He fights hard and has earned a record of substantial judgments on behalf of many of his clients . Eric Block can help you, too.
Mr. Block received his BA – Bachelor of Arts from the University of Florida, and his JD from the Nova Southeastern University – Shepard Broad Law Center. He is a member of the Jacksonville Bar Association, Jacksonville Justice Association, Eagle Member of the Florida Justice Association and Association of Trial Lawyers of America. He is an AV rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, Super Lawyers 2013, 2014, 2015, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Book Award from Nova University.
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