Lou La Cava, Justine Adamski and Barbara Chapman have been selected among The Top 1% Trial Counsel for Medical Malpractice Defense 2012 in Florida. The selection is based on peer review and medical malpractice trial performance in the previous 24 months. You can review information regarding this selection at MedicalMalpracticeLawyers.org.
Kari Jacobson and Jonathan Ficarrotta taught a continuing education seminar entitled General Liability, Premises Liability and Auto Claims and Defenses. The seminar included the following topics: update on new/recent case law and statutes in Florida for claims examiners; defense of medical expense claims; and use of biomechanical engineering experts.
Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Louis J. La Cava as the “Tampa Best Lawyers Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants Lawyer of the Year” for 2012.
After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers is designating “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 18th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2012) is based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.
The lawyers being honored as “Lawyers of the Year” have received particularly high ratings in our surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.
Steven Naifeh, President of Best Lawyers, says, “We continue to believe – as we have believed for more than 25 years – that recognition by one’s peers is the most meaningful form of praise in the legal profession. We would like to congratulate Louis J. La Cava on being selected as the ‘Tampa Best Lawyers Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants Lawyer of the Year’ for 2012.”
Lou La Cava was a guest speaker at a class at Stetson Law School. Mr. LaCava spoke on the topic of avoiding the “folding expert” in medical malpractice cases.
Lou La Cava has been listed in the 2012 edition of Best Lawyers in America. He was also listed in the 2012 National Law Journal Top Attorneys in Florida and Top Attorneys in Tampa.
Lou La Cava has been selected as a 2011 Florida Super Lawyer. Only 5% of Florida Lawyers are selected by their peers to be recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer. This is the 6th consecutive year Mr. La Cava has received this honor.
Lou La Cava has been recognized as one of Tampa’s Top Attorneys 2011 as published in the National Law Journal.
Lou La Cava was a speaker at The Doctors Company Litigation Education Retreat held in Orlando, Florida. Mr. La Cava spoke about the legal process in medical malpractice cases and easing the transition from the exam room to the courtroom.
Lou La Cava has again been selected by his peers to be included in Best Lawyers in America 2011 edition. Mr. La Cava has been included in Best Lawyers since 2007. Selection is based on a survey of confidential peer review evaluations.