A lawsuit conducted in Duval County Circuit Court against Memorial Hospital concluded when the jury awarded Clay Chandler and his family $168 million in liability and $10 Million in punitive damages. In addition to the compensation awarded, the jury found that Memorial Hospital committed medical negligence and fraud in the Chandler case. This verdict is one of the largest seen in Northeast Florida and the charge of fraud is a rare occurrence in a civil case.
Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Thomas S. Edwards, Jr. as the œJacksonville Best Lawyers Medical Malpractice Law Lawyer of the Year for 2012.
Numerous Jacksonville attorneys, including partner Tom Edwards were recently recognized by Super Lawyers and Florida Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite. Both publications are respected for the peer review formulas used in selecting their honorees. Tom was honored in the following categories: Insurance Coverage Personal Injury Plaintiff “ General Personal Injury Plaintiff – Medical Malpractice Source: Daily […]
Thomas S. Edwards Jr., a partner at Edwards & Ragatz P.A. and former Jacksonville Bar Association president, was named a member of the Florida Bar Association Trial Lawyers Section Executive Council during the Bar’s annual convention June 23-26 in Boca Raton, Fla. Edwards previously served as president of the Florida Justice Association/Academy of Florida Trial […]