Gerald Rosenthal

Rosenthal, Levy, Simon & Ryles

Workers' Compensation Lawyer | Serving West Palm Beach, FL

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1401 Forum Way, Sixth Floor
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

A Reputable, Established South Florida Law Firm Helping You Rebuild Your Life

Since 1985, our attorneys have fought to obtain compensation for individuals just like you who have been seriously injured or disabled.

With over 200 years of combined experience, we have helped individuals located all throughout South Florida, including West Palm Beach, Port St. Lucie, and Palm Beach County, obtain compensation for slip-and-fall injuries and those sustained in a motor vehicle collisions or trucking accidents. We have also successfully obtained Social Security Disability benefits for those unable to work due to an injury or illness.

Due to our reputation for obtaining favorable outcomes for many individuals, it is common for people to come to us for help as a result of a word-of-mouth referral.

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

  • Personal Injury
  • Car Accidents
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Social Security Disability
  • Bankruptcy 
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Pension Law

Call Rosenthal, Levy, Simon & Ryles today at 561-473-9123 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Gerald Rosenthal

Bar Admissions:

  • Florida, 1973
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit

Education:

  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • J.D. - 1973
  • University of Florida
    • B.A. - 1968

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • University of Florida Law School, Member, Board of Trustees, 1997-Present
  • Statewide Judicial Nominating Comm. for Judges of Compensation Claims, Commissioner, 1990-1994
  • Florida Bar Association Grievance Committee, 15th Circuit, Former Member
  • Executive Council of the Workers’ Compensation Section, Florida Bar, Past Chairman
  • Florida Workers’ Advocates, Former Director and Past Chairman
  • Florida Workers’ Compensation Institute, Member, Board of Directors
  • Florida Rural Legal Services, Member, Board of Directors, 1982-2002
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • American Inns of Court, 1990-Present
  • Florida Workers’ Advocates, Director and Past Chairman, 1988-2010
  • Florida Workers’ Compensation Institute, Director, 1986-Present
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Eagle Patron, 1985-Present
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, While Chair, Workers’ Compensation Section, 1990-1991
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, 1976-1998
  • The Florida Bar Association, 1973-Present
  • The Florida Bar Association, Workers’ Comp. Section Executive Council
  • The Florida Bar Association, Workers’ Comp. Section Chair, 1989-1990
  • The Florida Bar Association, Certification Comm. Chairman, 1987-1988
  • The Florida Bar Association, Continuing Legal Ed. Committee, 1985-1987
  • Florida Rural Legal Services Corp., Board of Directors, 1973-2000
  • Workplace Injury Litigation Group, Sustaining member
  • National Academy of Social Insurance, Member
  • College of Workers’ Compensation, Fellow
  • Workers’ Compensation Committee, American Bar Association, Defending Liberty, Pursuing Justice, Union and Employee Co-Chair
  • Million Dollar Advocated Forum, Member
  • National Academy of Social Insurance
  • Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group, Member
  • The Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Member
  • National Association of Workers’ Compensation Judiciary, Member
  • Workers’ Compensation Institute, Member, Hall of Fame

Attorney Jonathan Levy

Bar Admissions:

  • Florida, 1995
  • Wisconsin, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida

Education:

  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin
    • Juris Doctor - 1995
  • University of Vermont
    • Political Science Honors' Program

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Palm Beach County Justice Association, Past President, 2010
  • Million Dollar Advocates, Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, Member
  • American Justice Association, Member
  • Florida Justice Association, Member
  • Young Lawyers Section Florida Justice Association, Past Chair, 2003 - 2004
  • Clinics Can Help , Board Member, 2017 - Present
  • Statewide Judicial Nominating Commission for Judges of Compensation of Claims , Commissioner, 2008 - Present

Attorney Steven Simon

Bar Admissions:

  • Florida, 1992

Education:

  • St Thomas University School of Law, Miami, Florida
    • Juris Doctor - 1992
    • Honors: With High Honors
  • University of Florida
    • B.S.

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Major B. Harding American Inns of Court, Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates, Member
  • Florida Justice Association, Member
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, Member
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association, Member
  • Martin County Bar Association, Member
  • St. Lucie County Bar Association, Member
  • Appointed to the Florida Bar Committee for Unauthorized Practice of Law

Attorney Richard Ryles

Bar Admissions:

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida

Education:

  • Howard University School of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - July, 1990
  • San Jose State University, San Jose, California
    • B.A. - 1985
    • Major: Communications
  • DeAnza College, Cupertino, California
    • A.A. - 1981
    • Major: Psychology

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • The Florida Bar
  • National Bar Association
  • The Florida Justice Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Former Chairman, Palm Beach County Chapter of the NAACP Legal Redress Committee
  • Member, National Bar Association
  • Member, Florida Justice Association
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Past President, F. Malcolm Cunningham, Sr. Bar Association
  • Past Chairman, Palm Beach County Chapter of the NAACP Legal Redress Committee
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • $25 Million Recovery for confidential racial discrimination
    • $25 million – Title 7 – confidential racial discrimination case settled against a major military contractor

  • $7 Million Recovery for a client rendered quadriplegic in a shooting
    • $7 million – Judgement obtained against a responsible party for a client rendered quadriplegic in a shooting.

  • $4 million Recovery for man paralyzed due to condominium’s negligence.
    • $4 million dollar recovery for man paralyzed due to condominium’s negligence.

      Jon Levy represented a gentleman that went to visit friends at a condominium complex on the Intracoastal Waterway. The gentleman was with one other man and two women when they wanted to go for a late night dip in the condominium’s pool. When they go to the pool area, it was locked and signs prevented them from using the pool after hours However, just a few feet away from the pool area was a dock that went into the Intracoastal Waterway. The tragedy occurred when the gentleman did not notice that the water was only a few inches deep when he dove off the dock. The injury caused paralysis from the neck down for this 27-year-old man. Jonathan pursued a recovery against the condominium complex for their failure to have adequate warnings informing residents and their guests to not dive off the dock. In this very unfortunate event, Jonathan was able to secure financial security for his client to obtain all the necessary medical care and financial means to live as full a life as possible for the future.

  • $3.5 million Recovery for motor vehicle accident
    • $3.5 million settlement as a result of an on the job motor vehicle accident resulting in catastrophic brain injury to the client

  • $3.3 Million Personal Injury Verdict
    • Personal Injury Verdict Settlement – $3 million

      The injured worker was exposed to infectious disease process. The treatment for this infectious disease process causing weakening of her joints and muscles. The resulting injuries left the client weak and permanently and totally disabled.

  • $3.2 Million Recovery for workers exposed to dangerous chemicals
    • $3.2 million settlement of a group of workers in South Carolina who were exposed to dangerous chemicals.

  • $2.7 Million Recovery for serious motor vehicle accident
    • $2.75 million settlement in a serious motor vehicle accident causing significant damage to the clients chest and back

  • $2.6 Million Recovery for Estate of Beckford v. Haverhill Affordable.
    • $2,625,000.00 – Wrongful death

      Case Name: Estate of Beckford v. Haverhill Affordable

  • $2.25 Million Recovery for Estate of Huntley v. CCG Apts/GFI case.
    • $2,250,000.00 – Shooting victim

      Case Name: Estate of Huntley v. CCG Apts/GFI

  • $2 Million Recovery for Estate of John Jenkins v. Housing Trust Mgmt.
    • $2,000,000.00 – Wrongful death

      Case Name: Estate of John Jenkins v. Housing Trust Mgmt.

  • $1.8 million Recovery for widow of truck driver killed on the job.
    • $1.8 million for widow of truck driver killed on the job.

      On what appeared to be a normal "wind down" of the day out in the sugar fields of Palm Beach County, Jonathan’s client was driving his truck on the unpaved roads of his job site. A large sugar hauling vehicle was traveling in the opposite direction when a "white out" from the dirt road caused that driver to lose his ability to see Mr. Levy’s client’s vehicle approaching. The cane hauler crossed over the median and caused a head on collision that instantly killed the truck driver. Jonathan pursued the wrongful death claim for the widow, and was successful in achieving this result to bring a semblance of comfort to the widow after this senseless tragedy.

  • $1.3 Million Personal Injury Verdict
    • Personal Injury Verdict Settlement – $1.3 million

      Back injury with resulting disability and injury to lower extremities. Successfully, resolved a lifetime of medical and wage benefits on behalf of the client.

  • $1.25 Million Recovery for a man who was rear ended on I-95 in St. Lucie County after an accident.
    • 1,250,000 recovery for a man who was rear ended on I-95 in St. Lucie County after an accident caused a backup and traffic to stop. Our client’s car was rear ended by a person who failed to notice that traffic had backed up and our client suffered serious cognitive injuries.

  • $1.1 million Recovery for road crew worker permanently disabled as a result of trucker’s negligence.
    • $1.1 million for road crew worker permanently disabled as a result of trucker’s negligence. Mr. Levy’s client was working on the Florida turnpike in Palm Beach County attempting to fix a guard rail. As he and his co-worker were loading their vehicle to end work for the day, another truck driver failed to pay attention and collided with the two work men. Both clients were considerably hurt in the incident, and one of them sustained career ending neck injury at the young age of 45 years old. Atty. Levy sought to get the man compensation for his medical care and treatment, loss of ability to earn money in the future, and his significant pain and suffering from the accident. Ultimately, Attorney Levy prevailed achieving this settlement so his client and his family would be financially secure for their future.

  • $1 Million Recovery for slip and fall
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  • $1 Million Recovery for the damages against the construction company.
    • 1,000,000 recovery for a woman who slipped and fell in the parking lot of a church and injured her back and hip. At the time, construction was occurring and our firm was able to successfully recover the damages against the construction company for causing a dangerous condition and allowing it to exist.

  • $995,000.00 Recovery for Haines v. National Sandwich Restaurant Chain case.
    • $995,000.00 – Shooting Victim

      Case Name: Haines v. National Sandwich Restaurant Chain

  • $940,000.00 Recovery for Wesley v. Black Diamond Club case.
    • $940,000.00 – Shooting Victim

      Case Name: Wesley v. Black Diamond Club

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