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Why Choose Our Law Firm?

  • Millions Of Dollars Recovered For Our Clients Every Year
  • The Resources and Experience To Take Even The Toughest Cases To Trial
  • Over 10,000 Accident
    And Personal Injury
    Cases Settled
Auto Accidents

Auto Accidents

There are powerful forces involved during a car crash and serious injury can result from even a seemingly minor accident. These injuries may have a lasting effect on both quality of life and future financial stability.

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Personal Injury

Personal Injury

Our law firm understands just how personal an injured can be, and will immediately move to take the burden of dealing with the insurance companies and other parties that may be involved off of your shoulders.

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Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle Accidents

Often a rider is seriously injured because a driver does not take time to look for the motorcyclist. Insurance companies serve their own interests, and rarely act in yours

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Truck Accident

Truck Accidents

Accidents involving large trucks are particularly devastating, often resulting in serious injuries or even tragic deaths. Individuals and their families may never be the same.

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Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death

Nothing is more tragic than the premature death of a loved one. Under the Florida Wrongful Death Act, families of the deceased are entitled to recover compensation for damages.

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Brain Injury

Brain Injury

If you have suffered traumatic brain injury due to another person's negligence or recklessness, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, or pain and suffering.

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"The level of attentiveness, thoroughness, effort and care has been the same as if my case were a multi-million dollar case. David Shapiro’s professionalism and diligence is to be commended."

Client, Sarasota

"Excellent experience with this firm. Attorney Goldman was very active and involved with my case and the results were better than I expected."

Client, Sarasota

"Bernard exceeded my expectations. He successfully represented me when I had been devastatingly injured. This attorney, along with his excellent staff, diligently, skillfully, and successfully represented me, and continues to do so."

Client, Bradenton

"I endorse Attorney Michael Babboni. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."

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M. David Shapiro Personal injury Attorney

Attorney M. David Shapiro is an AV-rated civil trial lawyer, the highest rating awarded to litigation attorneys. David Shapiro is an experienced board certified trial lawyer, who has earned the respect of his peers in the legal community.

David Goldman Personal injury Attorney

Attorney David Goldman has practiced law exclusively in personal injury and wrongful death. A long-standing commitment to the Sarasota community, he has served as a board member of many civic organizations

Michael Babboni Personal injury Attorney

Since October of 1987, Michael Babboni has practiced civil and criminal litigation in St. Petersburg, Florida. He has been lead counsel in jury trials from Pasco County to Sarasota County on the West Coast of Florida...

Stephen Fernandez Personal injury Attorney

Stephen Fernandez has been named a “Rising Star” by Florida Super Lawyers magazine he was also named one of the “Top 40 Under 40” by The National Trial Lawyers organization, and maintains a “Superb” rating by Avvo

Bernard F. Walsh Personal injury Attorney

Mr. Walsh is listed in the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Walsh is an AV Preeminent® rated attorney in Martindale-Hubbell®. Mr. Walsh is also listed in AVVO as Superb.


Justice For Injuries

As experienced personal injury lawyers in Bradenton, Sarasota, St. Petersburg and all of Florida, we see the personal side of serious injury every day. Our law firm understands the stress, uncertainty, and vulnerability many families will experience after a serious accident. You, or your loved ones will be focusing on dealing with the pain, disruption and emotions brought on by a physical injury. The last thing anyone wants to deal with in this situation is going back and forth with an insurance company to get the compensation needed to cover the unexpected, and substantial expenses caused by being involved in a crash.

person injured from car accident getting treatment in hospital seeking financial compensation

Our law firm will take the burden from your shoulders. In cases of serious injury, insurance companies will often move quickly to attempt to settle your claim for as little money as possible. However, when the full costs of an accident are figured out it becomes clear that more compensation will be needed to fully recover. Additionally, some cases may qualify for other types of compensation that a laymen would not be aware of and the insurance company will not reveal. The lawyers of Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh will step in, investigate your unique situation, and aggressively protect your financial interests.

David Shapiro did a superb professional and personally compassionate representation for my elderly Aunt who was involved in an accident. Our family considers him a blessing and I can't imagine an attorney better than he is. He gives the legal profession a shiny star!

5 / 5 stars

This experience was a first for me and went something like this. QUICK, PAINLESS, DIRECT to the POINT!!! My thoughts and views were executed to a T. I was NEVER pushed or forced to do something I did not want to do. All available options were outlined and described in full. If I ever need help with a situation again, it will be this firm. Great experience, very professional and friendly

5 / 5 stars

Couldn't ask for a better law firm, they made a terrible experience from a serious car accident a lot better.When you contact them to resolve a problem they are on the ball.I would recommend them to anyone that needs a good attorney.I feel like they have become friends and give them a 5 star rating

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Law Offices throughout the Southwest Florida

The personal injury law firm of Shapiro, Goldman, Babboni Fernandez & Walsh has full-service office locations in Sarasota, Bradenton, St. Petersburg, Venice, Englewood, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Ft. Myers, Arcadia, Lakeland and maintains law offices all over the Southwest Florida.

Attorney Daniel Murphy Joins The Public Justice Foundation

Attorney Daniel Murphy of the Bradenton Personal Injury Law Firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh Joined the Public Justice Foundation. Bradenton Florida, May 5th – Injury Attorney Daniel Murphy of Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh, has joined the Public Justice Foundation. The Public Justice Foundation is a national non-profit organization that...

Eva Gonzalez Named President Of Gulf Coast Latin Chamber Of Commerce And Local Paralegal Association

Sarasota Paralegal Eva Gonzalez of Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh to Become President of the Gulf Coast Latin Chamber of Commerce SARAOSTA, Florida - Eva N. Gonzalez was presented as the 2016 President of the Gulf Coast Latin Chamber of Commerce on October 15, 2015 at an induction ceremony held at Social Eatery & Bar in downtown Sarasota. While...

Injury Attorney M. David Shapiro Guest Columnist For The Sarasota Herald Tribune

Attorney M. David Shapiro of the personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh was featured as a guest columnist on the Sarasota Herald Tribune with an article on prescription drug safety. M David Shapiro a civil trial lawyer was featured as a guest columnist by the Sarasota Herald Tribune. Mr. Shapiro published a article on the newspaper'...

Injury Attorney M. David Shapiro Marks Five Years As Sarasota Film Festival Board Member

Attorney M. David Shapiro of the Sarasota personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh is honored with a Sarasota Film Festival board membership for the fifth straight year. A longtime resident of the local community, David Shapiro and his wife Robin, have lived in Sarasota for the pas 25 years where they have raised their three children....

Veteran Saint Petersburg Lawyer, Michael Babboni Applauds City’s New Pier Strategy

St. Petersburg Injury Attorney Michael Babboni of the Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh Law Firm's Central Avenue office commented on the city of Saint Petersburg's decision to make public awareness of the new pier design and development project a high priority. As the past administration's attempt to redevelop the iconic St. Petersburg Pier ended mi...

How Car Accident Settlements Really Work

Today's insurance companies are businesses. Long gone are the days when they gathered from the many to protect the few. Instead, modern insurance companies' goals are to maximize their profits. The easiest way for them to maximize their profits is to their reduce costs, and their biggest cost is paying claims. Therefore reducing the cost of claims is the name of the game. Insurance companies will reduce the cost of your claim at each step of the claims process. The end result is large profits for the insurance

Can You Still Receive A Settlement If You Have A Delayed Accident Injury?

Sometimes the symptoms of the most traumatic injuries do not show up until well after an accident occurred. It’s rare that an injury takes the time to manifest, but certain injuries can. So what do you do when you know your injury is from a recent accident, but you didn’t realize how much damage your body incurred at the time? Can you still file an injury claim? It can be more tricky than typical accident injury claims, but the short

Everything You Need To Know About Independent Medical Examinations

If you’ve been severely injured in an accident, you may be asked to see an independent medical examiner (IME). An IME is a doctor that is approved by the insurance company that will be paying the claim. The doctor will examine you to understand the extent of your injuries. If you have recently filed an injury claim and an IME has been requested, here is everything you need to know. Why Do Insurance Companies Request An IME? Insurance companies use IME as a way to

New Study Identifies Seven Deadliest Car Models

According to CBS News, a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has identified the seven deadliest cars on the road. The study collected accident data from across the United State over two decades and have identified the most dangerous cars on the road. What is most interesting about this study is that the seven most dangerous cars all have something major in common. All of the vehicles are smaller vehicles. Smaller vehicles do not offer

New Takata Recall Affects Millions Of Vehicles

These days, it seems like every week brings with it a new automotive recall. Over the last few years, millions of different vehicles have been recalled and virtually every major automaker has been forced to issue a recall of some kind. This week is no different, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration just issued an order to Takata to recall more than 2.7 million additional vehicles including those sold by: Ford, Mazda, Nissan. Takata isn't an auto manufacturer, but are instead the creators of the airbag systems


Member Of The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Peer Reviewed AV rated on Martindale Hubble
Member Of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Member Of The National Justice Association
Member Of The Insurance Bad Faith Trial Lawyers Association
Member Of The Florida Justice Association
Member Of The Motorcycle Injury Trial Lawyers Association
Member Of The Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association
Member Of The American Association Of Justice
A Plus Rating With the Better Business Bureau
Recognized By SuperLawyers
10 out of 10 client rating from AVVO
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