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Jacksonville Injury Lawyers

SELECTED 2013-2018

One of Jacksonville's Most Prominent Law Firms: Trusted By Media, Trusted By You

$495 Million: Largest Jury Verdict in the History of Jacksonville (2019)

Reunion: A recreation of one of our efforts to help a family seek justice (2018)

Justice 4 All – Unknown Traffic Legal Liability Legal Analysis on WJXT

America’s Greatest Enemy: The Unevolving Virus of Prejudice | John Phillips | TEDxJacksonville

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RESULTS

$495+ Million Verdict

Phillips obtained one of the largest verdicts in American history of over $495+ Million dollars in the shooting death of Kalil McCoy. Her killer was also convicted in the criminal courts.

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Jordan Davis: Wrongful Death

Represented the family of Jordan Davis and assisted with criminal prosecution of Jordan's killer, handled media relations of internationally reported case and obtained confidential maximum available civil settlement.

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Medical Malpractice

Confidential settlement of over 120 cases against a pediatric dentist who was also prosecuted. We also assisted with shutting his dental practice down. He no longer practices dentistry and was arrested.

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Automobile Accident

We received a record $2.6 Million Jury Verdict against Volusia County. It was one of the highest ever against Volusia County. Our trial was televised on Good Morning America and reported nationally.

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RSD / CRPS Verdict

Obtained jury verdict in Jacksonville, Florida of over $900,000 and added attorneys fees of over $250,000 on a case State Farm only offered approximately $30,000 for years.

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$1.1 Million Verdict Against Coca-Cola

We obtained an over $1 million jury verdict against Coca-Cola in moderate impact soft tissue damages case in Gainesville, Florida. Coca-Cola failed to even offer medical bills before trial.

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Brain Injury Medical Malpractice

Phillips obtained a confidential settlement against a chiropractor who provided prescription pain medication to a boxer in advance of an Olympic qualifying fight. She sustained a brain injury due to secondary impact syndrome.

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$1 Million Settlement

Client's child was tragically run over and killed by a motor vehicle in her driveway. Phillips and his team settled the case for over $1 Million without the need of filing a lawsuit.

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Over $1 Million Settlement

Cliente recibió más de $ 1 millón en accidente automovilístico. También ayudamos a clientes que hablan español. We handle cases in English, Spanish and Creole.

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Meet your Jacksonville Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, & Family Law Lawyers

Matthew Hunt

Family Law
Divorce

Matt Hunt was voted the Best Divorce Lawyer in Jacksonville by Folio Weekly, is a multiple time SuperLawyer and is the compassionate, but fierce voice behind our family law division. Clients say, “Since the very first day, Mr Hunt took my case seriously, he went beyond the rest: demonstrated high professionalism, kept contact with me on the phone during the most difficult times of my life, talked to witnesses, and most importantly showed compassion to my case and the facts. He is the best attorney in Jacksonville by far, and I would not hesitate to recommend him to anybody in the area.”

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John M. Phillips, B.C.S.

Personal Injury
Wrongful Death
High Profile Litigation

Famed lawyer Robert Shapiro once called John, “the best lawyer in America.” John specializes in personal injury, wrongful death and civil rights cases. He has many million and multi-million dollar settlements and jury verdicts in automobile crash cases, trucking negligence cases, wrongful death cases, medical malpractice cases and also has worked on some of the highest profile cases in the nation, including one of over $495 Million Dollars. Passion and compassion are his calling cards.

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D. Finley Williams, Jr.


Criminal Defense
DUI / BUI

Before joining the Phillips & Hunt, Finley Williams worked for several years as a very accomplished Assistant State Attorney, trying cases regularly, including several high profile matters. Finley was voted the Best Criminal Lawyer by readers of the Folio Weekly.

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William K. Walker

Personal Injury
Medical Malpractice

What clients say, “Mr. Walker is a great attorney, very patient and always there. He helped when I was in a car accident. I was hurt and didn’t know what to do, he helped me understand the process and get the help I needed. Very grateful for his positive attitude during all of it.” Stephen, former client (review on Avvo). William handles a multitude of personal injury matters and has a particular understanding of medical malpractice cases.

 

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Kirby W. Johnson

Personal Injury
Mass Torts

Attorney Kirby Johnson joins the firm to assist our personal injury team and also handles mass torts and civil rights cases. What other lawyers say, “Kirby Johnson is an excellent personal injury attorney. He has keen understanding of the intricacies of this area of practice.”

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Emina Sehovic

Personal Injury
Mass Tort Litigation

Emina Sehovic immediately added to our team. With a resume featuring work with the Innocence Project, time learning from Senator Audrey Gibson and with strong interest and background in human rights work, she fits right in. She is fluent in English, Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian.

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IN THE COMMUNITY

Marching in the MLK Parade in Jacksonville (2019)
Marching in the MLK Parade in Jacksonville (2018)
Marching in the MLK Parade in Jacksonville (2017)
Marching in the MLK Parade in Jacksonville (2016)
Marching in the MLK Parade in Jacksonville (2015)
School Supply Donation and Community Engagement at Eureka Gardens (2018)
Donating Back to School Supplies to Eureka Gardens (2017)
Donating Back to School Supplies to Eureka Gardens (2016)
Tailgating For A Cause: Real Men Wear Pink Florida Georgia Party (2018)
Tailgating For A Cause: The Arc (2018)
Tailgating For A Cause: Police Athletic League (2018)
Tailgating for a Cause: Toy Collection Event (2018)
Toy Donation to Hurricane Victims (2017)
Holiday Party and Toy Drive (2017)
Toys for Tots: 5th Annual Toys for Tots Benefit Party (with Javier Colon)(2016)
Recognized for Community Work as a Company with Heart (2018)
Recognized for Community Work as a Company with Heart (2017)
Court with Robert Shapiro (2017)
Learning from Judge Judy (2017)
Meeting with Erin Brockovich (2017)
Chris Hansen from Crime Watch Daily Stops By the Office to Tell a Client’s Story (2018)
John Phillips Gives Keynote Speech at March of Our Lives Rally (2018)
St. John’s Riverkeeper / River Ruckus: St. John’s River Celebrity Swim (2015)
Attorney John Phillips Hosts Hamilton Day at the Jacksonville Library (2018)
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk and Fundraising (2017)
Challenging the Community to Help Update the Kitchen at Clara White Mission (2017)
Supporting Jacksonville Area Legal Aid’s JALAween event with the kids! (2018)
Attorney John Phillips Gives Presentation on David versus Goliath in Church (2018)
Opening of the Beaches Parade (2018)
Proud Sponsor and Supporter of the Jacksonville Icemen (2017)
Jacksonville Suns change name to Jumbo Shrimp and invite John to model new uniform (2016)
Our firm thanks the Jacksonville Jaguars by Airplane (2017)
Blake Bortles Foundation Charity Golf Tournament (2018)
Sponsoring Pro Bowler Jaguar Calais Campbell’s Charity Bowling Event (2018)
Caddyshack Charity Golf (2017)

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