Kleinman and Lessmann is a full-service personal injury law firm that specializes in recovering money for victims hurt by the negligence of another individual or company in Florida. We specialize in the following practice areas.

Our Practice Areas

Vehicle Accident

Depending on how serious the crash is, injuries can range in severity from whiplash and concussions to fractures, spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries. Our firm has years of experience in many types of motor vehicle accidents across Florida. We negotiate with big insurance companies and, if necessary, bring your case before a court to get you the compensation you deserve. KL has successfully recovered large settlements to cover medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and property damage.

Slip and Fall

Property owners have a responsibility to make sure the inside and outside of their property is safe. If you get injured on another person or business’ premises because of a defective or hazardous condition, you have the right to seek compensation. Even a minor slip and fall accident could cause long-term injuries. These type of cases require us to act quickly. As part of our process, we notify the property owner to preserve evidence, identify key witnesses, compile proof, and ensure that your injuries are well documented.

Product Liability

This type of case occurs when a person is injured or killed by the use of a defective or hazardous product. We often pursue damages from the product manufacturer and other parties that are part of the supply chain process. Our firm has years of experience representing the injured or the family of the person killed by a defective product. We seek compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. These cases are opportunities to force liable parties to remove unsafe products from shelves or improve standards.

Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice occurs when a hospital, doctor, dentist, nurse or health care facility, through a negligent act or omission, causes an injury. This negligence can come from errors in diagnosis, treatment, aftercare, or health management. Medical malpractice claims are more complex. It is crucial to retain a firm with extensive medical malpractice experience and knowledge. We will ensure you comply with the extensive pre-suit requirements, including having a qualified medical expert verify your claim within the statute of limitations so that the court considers the merits of your case.

Wrongful Death

Is a negligence action in which a person dies due to someone else’s failure to take proper care. We pursue wrongful death cases after a fatal car accident, a death caused by a dangerous our defective product, bike accident or medical malpractice. A wrongful death suit can help a victim’s family recover damages for the decease’s medical bills, debts, and for their pain and suffering. In Florida, it is usually required that you file a wrongful death complaint within two years from the time of death. Our firm can help you through the claims process, meet deadlines and seek justice.

Liability Waiver & Release

Whether you’ve been skydiving, ziplining, or rented a paddleboard, you’ve probably signed a document that contains similar language. Businesses ask you to sign waivers for yourself or your child to release themselves of legal responsibility for any injuries you may incur. Defective equipment, lack of instruction or supervision may have had an impact on your accident. There are ways to pursue a claim by showing that the liability waiver is unenforceable or invalid under Florida law.

Pedestrian Injury

Pedestrians that are walking or bicycling often have the “right of way.” If a motorist fails to yield to a pedestrian or cyclist, or drives in an otherwise careless, reckless, or negligent manner that causes an accident, they can be held responsible. Speeding, driving while intoxicated, and failure to stop or yield are all common causes of pedestrian and bicycle accidents that entitle you to seek compensation. Our team has the experience and resources to help you hold a negligent motorist responsible for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering.

Dog Bite

Animal attacks are dangerous and can be traumatizing. Victims can be physically and emotionally scarred. In the most serious of attacks, a victim may be disfigured or even died. Pet owners or caretakers can be held liable. If you were bitten or attacked by an animal, you may be entitled to damages and reimbursement for medical expenses, pain and suffering, or even lost wages. Cases such as a dog bite or other types of animal attacks can be complicated. It is essential to retain a firm like KL that is experienced and knowledgeable in Florida animal attack laws.

Recent KL Wins

$3,500,000 – Pedestrian Hit by Vehicle

KL secured a $3,500,000 recovery for a pedestrian that was hit and run over by a motor vehicle. The insurance carrier made no settlement offer as our client’s liability was disputed. We then filed a lawsuit. Just prior to trial, the insurance carrier settled the claim for $3,500,000.

$1,500,000 – Motor Vehicle Accident

KL secured a $1,500,000 recovery for a client that sustained significant injuries in a motor vehicle accident. The insurance carrier offered $200,000 and disputed everything from liability to damages. We did not accept this offer and filed a lawsuit. KL aggressively litigated the claim and ultimately obtained a $1,500,000 settlement for the client just prior to trial.

$1,450,000 – Motor Vehicle Accident / Medical Malpractice

KL secured a $1,450,000 recovery for a client that was involved in a motor vehicle accident. During the course of the client’s treatment from the accident, the client suffered serious medical complications. KL was able to secure a total recovery of $1,450,000 for our client.

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We Make It Easy

Luckily, when you get injured, the laws in our great country are on your side. And luckily, with our help, you don’t need to do much to get the money you deserve. Our process is simple – at least, we will keep it simple for you.

Also, you don’t need to worry about paying for our services. We’ll only get the standard percentage of the money we recover for you. We win together.

Zealous Advocates for Our Clients

While it is gratifying to help a client recover money for their injury, their trust and appreciation matters equally to us. Their injuries, compensation and future become personal to our entire team.

In April of 2019 I was in a (what could have been) severe car accident. I was stopped in traffic and was rear-ended by a SUV going 60mph. This was my first real accident and also my first dealings with a lawyer. From the beginning of the process I was scared of what to do and if I would be taken advantage of, but from the first moment I sat down to the last signature on the paperwork I had a feeling of being treated like a person and not a payout. I can’t even express in words how the entire staff of Kleinman and Lessmann handled my case. They were always polite and informative, but more importantly…they weren’t pushy. I was in control of my case; they guided me through each step to explain what the process was so I wasn’t scared or confused anymore. If I ever need a personal injury lawyer again, there is no question…they are my lawyers!

I have had the privilege of Ian Kleinman and Bennett Lessmann representing me in my personal injury case. They are honest, trustworthy and very straightforward. They will tell you exactly where you stand and what direction you should go. They have tenacity coupled with a degree of tenderness but never lose site of the end goal, which is to protect, defend and have the best outcome for their client. Which is exactly what they did!! My long journey is finally at an end with the best outcome possible. With the help of their amazing staff, they get the job done. THANK YOU!!

Two different friends referred me to Kleinman & Lessmann, after I was injured in a car an accident. I was able to focus on my recovery while they handled the of tedious process of dealing with 2 mega insurance companies, including my own UM carrier, who were more concerned with playing games than covering my medical bills. K&L stopped their games and guided me through the whole process.

I couldn’t be happier with the end result of my case, they were very thorough with me, explaining all my options. I have gone on to refer friends and the results have been the same. I have continued to work with them in some of my community programs and they continue to support all our efforts to help the youth and raise awareness against substance use disorder, this is what truly makes them remarkable and separates them, please don’t hesitate, their help and experience has changed the course of my life and family.

Excellent law firm offering top- notch services to their clients! Attorney’s Kleinman & Lessmann are very hands on with their clients. Very thorough and meticulously from start to finish. Amazing team-Russell & Brean and everyone else behind the scenes.

I have had the pleasure of working with these outstanding lawyers. They fight like hell for their clients!

Can’t say enough about this law firm. Very professional from start to finish. Every question we asked was answered in a timely manner no matter the time of day. Nick, Bennett, Ian, Gina and Brean and everyone behind the scenes we thank you very much!!

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