Larry Franklin, Attorney at Law

Filed Under (Populaws) by Editor on 03-13-2013

With over 45 years of experience, Larry Franklin provides legal representation throughout the Louisville area. He focuses his practice to personal injury, birth injury, and medical malpractice matters. Franklin graduated from the University of Louisville in 1967, earning a Juris Doctorate.

He is also a member of the American Society of Law and Medicine, the American Judicature Society and the Inner Circle of Advocates – and still volunteers with the U.S. Navy in Habitat for Humanity, & also reads legal texts and novels to the blind at the University of Louisville.

Legal experience

  • Licensed to practice law before all Kentucky State Courts, District Courts, Federal Courts and the U.S. Supreme Court
  • AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Lectured and taught Trial Practice Seminars at Columbia University and the University of Louisville
  • While President of the Louisville Bar Association, initiated judicial evaluation for all Jefferson County judges and Western District of Kentucky federal judges
  • Co-founded the Louisville Bar Foundation that annually funds aid to the indigent and programs for children
  • While President of the Louisville Bar Association, along with Jack Ballantine and Riley Lassiter, toured the State of Kentucky speaking with physicians and was one of three people who formed KMIC (Kentucky Medical Insurance Corporation, a corporation owned and operated by the physicians of Kentucky)
  • Established Kentucky citizens’ rights for both compensatory and punitive damages against lawyers who file frivolous law suits — i.e., Drasin vs. Raine, 621 S.W. 2d 895 — and brought about strengthening of C.R. 11


  • Member of the Inner Circle of Advocates
  • Louisville Bar Association, Vice President and President
  • Louisville Bar Foundation, Co-Founder and President
  • Alumni of Leadership Louisville
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Advocate
  • American Judicature Society
  • American Society of Law and Medicine
  • Board of Overseers at University of Louisville, Past Member
  • Citizens for Better Judges


  • 1998 University of Louisville Law School Fellow of the Year Award
  • Louisville Bar Association Lawyer of the Year
  • Recipient of the KATA Peter Perlman Award
  • Best Lawyers in America for 20 Years
  • Super Lawyers (ranked first in Kentucky by peers two consecutive years)

Community services

  • Read legal texts and novels for the blind at University of Louisville for more than five years
  • Hosted annual blood drives at the U.S. Naval Reserve Center in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Participated with the U.S. Navy in Habitat for Humanity by building homes for the poor
  • Active in program to prevent violence in schools (SPAVA), President
  • Citizens for Better Judges, Co-Founder and Member
  • Actors Theater of Louisville, Donor
  • CP Kids Center, Donor
  • USS Kentucky (SSBN 737), Member of Commissioning Committee, Naval Base Kitsap, Bangor, Washington
  • USS Louisville (SSN 724), Chairman of Commissioning Committee, Naval Base Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

Franklin Law Group, PSC
505 West Ormsby Avenue, The Speed House
Louisville, KY 40203
P: 502-637-6000
F: 502-637-1413

D. Fredrico Fazio, P.A. | Florida Injury Lawyer

Filed Under (Florida) by Editor on 09-19-2012

D. Fredrico Fazio is a professional injury attorney who attended Florida State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree, and received his Juris Doctorate degree from University of Miami Law.

Mr. Fazio is admitted to practice law in all parts of Florida, has been A-V-rated (preeminent lawyer) by Martindale-Hubbell, and acting partner with the Fort Lauderdale personal injury law firm of Fazio, DiSalvo, Cannon, Abers, Podrecca, Fazio & Carroll.

His Memberships Include:

  • Board of Directors of the Downtown Development Authority
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Florida Bar
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America

D. Fredrico Fazio
has also served as president of American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Fort Lauderdale Chapter as well as a member of the National Board of Directors of ABOTA, and participated in over 225 personal injury cases with several multi-million verdicts and settlements. He has been in this field for over 25 years.

Fazio, DiSalvo, Cannon, Abers, Podrecca, Fazio & Carroll
633 South Andrews Avenue
Suite 500
For Lauderdale, FL 33302

Phone: 954-463-0585

Bucks County Auto Accident Attorney | Thomas E. Mellon

Filed Under (Populaws) by Editor on 09-01-2012

Attorney Thomas E. Mellon is one of the founding partner of Mellon & Webster, P.C.. He has been recognized as being one of the highest caliber in ethics and professional performance. Mr. Mellon was an instructor at Suffolk University School of Law where he taught two classes: “The Art of Negotiations” and “Legal Research and Analysis.” In 1980, he was honored as a recipient of The Outstanding United States Attorney Award from the Attorney General of the United States. Bucks County auto accident attorney, Thomas E. Mellon, has represented clients in suits against Fortune 500 companies including automotive corporations, major medical corporations and institutions, banking, oil industry, and major pharmaceutical manufacturers. He has been mentioned in national publications including Time Magazine, Newsweek, The Washington Post, and The New York Times. Thus, his cases have been the subject of television and radio interviews such as Good Morning America, The Today show, 20/20, NBC, ABC, and CBS evening news.


Areas of Practice:

  • Civil Litigation
  • Appellate Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Tobacco Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Fen-Phen Litigation
  • Prempro Litigation
  • Vioxx Litigation
  • Complex and Multi-District Litigation
  • Mass Torts

Associations & Memberships:

Law Offices of Mellon & Webster, P.C.
The Mellon Building
87 North Broad Street
Doylestown, PA 18901

WV Personal Injury Attorney | Joshua I. Barrett

Filed Under (Populaws) by Editor on 05-24-2012

Joshua Barrett, member of DiTrapano, Barrett & DiPero PLLC, has been practicing environmental law in West Virginia for over thirty years.


  • J.D., West Virginia University, 1979
  • B.A., Wesleyan University, 1971

Admitted to Practice

  • West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Memberships & Associations

Since 1979 Mr. Barrett has been practicing as a West Virginia personal injury lawyer. Throughout his legal career Mr. Barrett has handled virtually ever type of personal injury litigation from medical malpractice to industrial injuries and fatalities to products liability.

DiTrapano, Barrett & DiPiero, PLLC
604 Virginia Street East
Charleston, WV 25301

Hawaii Medical Malpractice Attorney | Paul F. Cronin

Filed Under (Populaws) by Editor on 05-22-2012

Paul F. Cronin is one of the founding member of the law firm. He brings in nearly 50 years of legal experience. He specializes in personal injury law, admiralty and maritime, aviation, medical malpractice, and products liability cases.



  • Hawaii, 1962
  • Alaska, 1987
  • Montana, 1989
  • U.S. District Court District of the Northern Mariana Islands, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1962
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1976

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Hawaii State Bar Association
  • Alaska Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association, 1986 – Present, Chairman, Admiralty Rules Committee
  • American Bar Association
  • Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • American Association for Justice, 1975 – 1976, Hawaii Governor
  • Hawaii Academy of Plaintiffs’ Attorneys
  • American College of Trial Lawyers

Hawaii medical malpractice attorney, Paul F. Cronin, has earned Martindale-Hubbell’s prestigious AV peer ratings which signifies the highest level of professional excellence and ethical standards.

Cronin Fried Sekiya Kekina & Fairbanks
841 Bishop Street, Suite 600
Honolulu, HI 96813

Connecticut Wrongful Death Lawyer | Richard A. Silver

Filed Under (Populaws) by Editor on 05-18-2012

For the last twenty-five years Richard Silver, senior partner of Silver Golub & Teitell LLP, has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America for personal injury, product liability litigation, and medical malpractice.


  • University of Virginia School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Arts
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Hon. Doctor of Law

Admitted to Practice

  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Memberships & Associations

As a dedicated wrongful death attorney in Connecticut, Mr. Silver has extensive experience in obtaining substantial judgments and settlements for clients throughout the state of Connecticut.  Recognized as a leader of the litigation bar in the state of Connecticut, Mr. Silver is well versed in representing clients in cases involving medical malpractice, automobile negligence, product liability as well as commercial litigation.

Silver Golub & Teitell LLP
184 Atlantic Street
Stamford, CT 06901

Personal Injury Lawyer in Philadelphia | Arthur L. Bugay

Filed Under (Pennsylvania) by Editor on 05-17-2012

Philadelphia lawyer Arthur Bugay is a partner at the law firm of Galfand Berger, specializing in representing clients in cases of construction accident litigation, products’ liability, personal injury litigation, employment law, and negligent security.


  • Temple University
  • Temple Law School

Admitted to Practice

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle & Western Districts of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Professional Memberships & Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers’ Association
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice

As a dedicated Philadelphia personal injury attorney, Mr. Bugay has an in-depth understanding of a variety of personal injury accidents including automobile accidents, construction accidents, hand injuries, amongst others.

Galfand Berger LLP
1835 Market Street
Suite 2710
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Washington Medical Malpractice Lawyers | Joel M. Finkelstein

Filed Under (Populaws) by Editor on 05-17-2012

Joel M. Finkelstein has 46 years of extensive experience helping clients and their families who suffer due to the negligence of others. He focuses his areas practice in medical malpractice and injuries.


  • New York Bar, 1964
  • District of Columbia Bar, 1967
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1968
  • U.S. Court of Claims, 1969
  • Maryland Bar, 2004


  • Tulane University, New Orleans, La., B.B.A., 1960
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., LL.B., 1964


  • President, Assistant U.S. Attorneys’ Association of District of Columbia, 1969-1971
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Bar Association of the District of Columbia
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Maryland Bar Association

Mr. Finkelstein is a dedicated medical malpractice attorney in Washington DC who provides excellent and realistic representation while maintaining a superior level of personal attention to clients.

The Law Offices of Joel Finkelstein
1740 N Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 609-8367

Maryland Medical Malpractice Attorneys | Paul Tolzman, Esq.

Filed Under (Maryland) by Editor on 05-09-2012

Paul Tolzman is an experienced medical malpractice lawyer in Maryland who has over 30 years of extensive experience practicing law in Maryland. He has recovered $ 100 million for his clients in the personal injury field.  He focuses his areas of practice in automobile accidents, personal injury, medical malpractice, boating accidents, workers compensation and criminal/DUI defense.


  • B.A., Loyola University of Maryland
  • J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law

Practice areas:

  • Automobile Accidents
  • Fatal and Crippling Personal Injuries
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Boating Accidents
  • Workers Compensation
  • Criminal/DUI Defense


LeViness, Tolzman, & Hamilton, P.A.
923 N. Calvert Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Oklahoma Medical Malpractice Lawyer | Rick W. Bisher

Filed Under (Populaws) by Editor on 05-09-2012

Rick W. Bisher has won a number of personal injury verdicts and settlements in excess of $1,000,000 due to which he was invited to become a member of the Million Dollar and Multimillion Dollar Forums. He concentrates his areas of practice to medical malpractice, products liability, nursing home negligence and catastrophic injuries.

Bar Admissions:
  • University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1987, Juris Doctor
  • Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, 1984
    Bachelor of Science
    Honors: Academic Scholarship
    Major:  Political Science and Marketing and Management

Mr. Bisher is a knowledgeable Oklahoma medical malpractice lawyer who was nominated one of only 5% of the lawyers in Oklahoma to be listed in the Oklahoma Super Lawyers Magazine.

Ryan Bisher Ryan Philips & Simons Attorneys At Law
4323 NW 63rd Street, Suite 110
Oklahoma City, OK 73116