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A catastrophic injury, such as wrongful death, stroke or paralysis obviously has enormous impact on the injured person and their family. The physical disability, emotional trauma and resulting financial hardship are usually unpredictable and unimaginable.

As a medical doctor and civil trial attorney, Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D., offers his clients a unique perspective in medical-related personal injury claims. For over 24 years, he has used this knowledge to fight for the rights of injured victims throughout Florida and within the Orlando, Florida area. Mr. Barszcz has obtained multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts and recovered more than $100 million dollars for his clients.

The legal team at the Law Offices of Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D., in Winter Park, Florida, work diligently to serve each and every client with the compassion and professionalism we would expect as clients. We have dedicated our energies to protecting the interests of injured persons and their families. We handle most personal injury claims and would enjoy the opportunity to meet with you to discuss your case.

Why hire an attorney who’s also a medical doctor?
When the stakes are high, EVERY MOVE MATTERS.

Types of Catastrophic Injuries

Injuries that cause these types of devastating effects on the lives of the injured and those close to them include:

Catastrophic injuries usually occur without any warning and can have an enormous impact on the victim, the victim’s family and their future. In many cases, the injuries severely disrupt the function of the victim’s central nervous system. Other functions that are often affected by catastrophic injury include one or a combination of the following:

  • Loss of movement
  • Loss of sensation
  • Loss of cognitive ability
  • Loss of communication ability
  • Respiration problems
  • Circulation problems
  • Skin disorders
  • Urinary system dysfunction
  • Gastrointestinal dysfunction

Orlando Personal Injury Lawyer, Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D., has the compassion and legal experience to counsel clients during times of emotional tragedy and financial hardship. Mr. Barszcz represents clients throughout the State of Florida and is a member of each of the following organizations:

Mr. Barszcz is a Fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine  a title that is reserved for members who have both medical doctorates and legal degrees. He is also a member of the prestigious Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization that requires at least one case recovery of $1,000,000 as a prerequisite for membership.

At the Law Offices of Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D., our Florida injury lawyer represents clients on a contingency basis. This means that the attorneys are only paid a fee if there is a recovery in your case. To learn more about legal representation for a catastrophic injury claim, please contact our personal injury lawyer at the Law Offices of Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D., for a free consultation.

  • $3,000,000

    Failure to diagnose and treat respiratory distress after delivery leads to respiratory arrest and brain injury (hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy)

  • $2,950,000

    Failure to diagnose and treat pre-eclampsia leads to maternal death.

  • $2,100,000

    Improper medication prescribed for patient with asthma leads to death.