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At Baker & Zimmerman, every employee is a dedicated member of the team whose primary concern is defending the injured and seeking justice on behalf of our clients. We understand that no two cases are alike; therefore, no two cases are prepared the same way.

We strongly believe that the key to a successful attorney/client relationship is communication. We pride ourselves in keeping our clients informed as to the progress of their case and making ourselves available whenever necessary.

We believe in a team approach, which typically includes an assigned attorney, as well as a paralegal and legal assistant to ensure that all cases have appropriate personnel focused on the goal at hand. Our entire staff believes that the best results are obtained through good, old fashioned hard work.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
  • Auto Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Cycling Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Train Accidents
  • Personal Watercraft Accidents
  • Boating/Cruise Ship Accidents
  • Parasailing Accidents
  • Swimming Pool Accidents
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Brain Injuries
  • Burn Injuries
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Product Liability
  • Hip Implants
  • Slip & Fall Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Drug/Pharmaceutical Claims
  • Insurance Disputes/Bad Faith
  • Dog Bites
  • Beauty Salon Injuries
  • Plane/Aviation Accidents
  • Xarelto

Our trial attorneys handle negligence claims involving serious and sometimes catastrophic personal injuries and wrongful death. This includes personal watercraft accidents, jet ski accidents, parasailing accidents, slip & fall accidents, dog bites, cruise ship/boating accidents, automobile/truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, products liability, insurance disputes/bad faith claims, drug/pharmaceutical claims, wrongful death claims, medical malpractice and nursing home neglect cases.

Call Baker & Zimmerman, P.A. today at 954-361-3505 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Profiles

Attorney Robert Baker

Jurisdictions:

  • New York State, 1990
  • Rhode Island, 1991
  • Massachusetts, 1992
  • Florida, 1993
  • United States Claims Court, 1992
  • United States District Court of Rhode Island, 1993
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2003

Education:

  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA, Juris Doctor, 1989
  • Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY, Bachelor of Arts, 1986

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Florida Justice Association, Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • Rhode Island Bar Journal, Former Member, Editorial Board Committee
  • The Florida Bar, Member

Board Certifications:

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education

Attorney Robert Zimmerman

Jurisdictions:

  • Florida, 1989
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida

Education:

  • University of Florida, Juris Doctor, 1989
  • University of Florida, Bachelor of Science, 1986

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Member

Attorney Joshua Frachtman

Jurisdictions:

  • Florida, 2007
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida

Education:

  • Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, Juris Doctor, 2007
  • University of Florida, Bachelors of Science, 2004

Verdicts & Settlements

AUTO / TRUCK / MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS

  • Bicycle/Tractor Trailer Accident – $5,000,000 Jury Verdict in Damages, Case November 2013
  • Auto Accident – $145,000 Settlement
  • Premises Liability – $100,000 Settlement, Case August 2011
  • Rear End Collision – $160,000 Settlement, Case September 2011
  • Confidential v. Trucking Company, Inc.
  • South Florida Automobile Accident Case
  • Aida Pelaez v. GEICO Insurance Company
  • Jonna Mays v. Richard J. Lucibella
  • Auto Accident / Spine Injury – $925,000 Settlement, Case Published: 01/12/2011
  • Auto Accident / Amputation – $2,400,000 Settlement, Case Published: 01/01/2011
  • Auto Accident / Bicycle Accident – $1,100,000 Jury Verdict, Case Published: 12/17/2010
  • Auto Accident / Pedestrian Accident – $600,000 Jury Verdict, Case Published: 12/01/2010
  • Auto Accident / Wrongful Death – Jury Verdict $2,000,000, Case Published: 11/13/2010
  • Auto Accident / Rollover / Degloving Injury – $804,000, Jury Verdict, Case Published: 07/19/2010
  • Auto Accident / Wrongful Death – $1,000,000 Partial Settlement, Case Published: 07/14/2010

BURN INJURIES

  • Child Doe v. Confidential
  • Confidential v. Cruise Line, Ltd.

INSURANCE COVERAGE / INSURANCE LITIGATION

  • Confidential v. Insurance Company
  • David Mangum v. Frank P. Stallone

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE / NURSING HOME ABUSE

  • Improperly Filled Prescription – $60,000 Settlement, Case December 2013
  • Florida Appeals Court Orders Additional Damages for Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer
  • Medical Malpractice / Pharmaceutical Error – $750,000 Settlement, Case Published: 09/13/2010
  • Medical Malpractice -$738,000, Jury Verdict, Case Published: 07/17/2010
  • Confidential v. Bayer Pharmaceutical, Inc.

OTHER

  • Confidential v. Archdiocese of Confidential

PERSONAL INJURY

  • Dislocated Shoulder – $175,000 Settlement
  • How to Find a Personal Injury Attorney

PREMISES LIABILITY - INADEQUATE SECURITY

  • Dislocated Shoulder – $175,000 Settlement

PREMISES LIABILITY - TRIP & FALL

  • Slip and Fall Case Highlights Changing Florida Laws

WATER / BOAT / PERSONAL WATERCRAFT

  • 39 Million Jury Verdict in Jet Ski Accident | Jet Ski Accident Lawyer
  • Personal Watercraft / Defective Design / Negligent Dock Design – $5,000,000 Jury Verdict, Case Published: 12/13/2010
  • 48.5 Million Submission to Jury in Jet Ski Accident

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