Michael K. Grife

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Boca Raton, FL

The Grife Law Firm, P.A.
 | The Atrium at Broken Sound, 6111 Broken Sound Parkway NW, Suite 300
Boca Raton, FL 33487
Phone: 561-998-0770
Fax: 561-998-0778
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Michael K. Grife is the President and Founding Attorney of The Grife Law Firm in Boca Raton, Florida, and devotes his practice to personal injury and medical malpractice law. Mr. Grife represents victims of car, motorcycle, truck and other motor vehicle accidents and those who have been the victims of catastrophic injuries, medical malpractice, premise liability accidents or wrongful death. He also handles matters involving insurance disputes, assisting clients throughout Boca Raton and other areas, including Boynton Beach, Deerfield Beach and Delray Beach.

Mr. Grife graduated from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law. He has been admitted to practice law in the state of Florida since 2005.

Throughout his legal career, Mr. Grife has successfully represented many clients in personal injury matters involving corporations, hospitals and insurance companies. Many of these cases have resulted in substantial verdicts and settlements, direct results of his tenacity and drive for excellence. To help give his clients the best chances of a favorable outcome, he retains experts in several fields, including medicine, biomechanics and more in order to form a case that is as solid as possible.

Mr. Grife has received numerous awards and recognition for his accomplishments within the legal profession. He has obtained the designation of AV Preeminent*, the highest possible ranking, by the attorney peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell and has also been included in the “Best Attorneys of America” list by Rue Ratings.

Mr. Grife has received more honors, including being named in The National Trial Lawyers “Top 40 Under 40” list. He has also been recognized as one of the “Top 1% of Attorneys in America” by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (70%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (30%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Super Lawyers: 2019 Rising Stars: 2013 - 2018

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About Michael Grife

Admitted: 2005, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.thegrifelawfirm.com/michael-k-grife.html

Honors/Awards:

  • This honor is limited only to those attorneys who have served as lead counsel in a litigation that has resulted in a multi-million dollar recovery. , Life Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2017
  • AV-Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2014
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Clients’ Choice Award
  • 10 out of 10 “Superb” by Avvo
  • “Best Attorneys of America” by Rue Ratings

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $2 MILLION - Medical Malpractice, 2017
  • Confidential – Wrongful death car crash involving 5-year-old girl – Armed with only a FHP crash report that blamed the girl’s mother for the crash, Mr. Grife conducted a rigorous investigation that found fault with the driver of another vehicle. He achieved justice in the form a lucrative, confidential settlement for the parents.
  • $900,000 - Bicycle Accident with Medical Malpractice, 2019
  • $875,000 - Truck Crash, 2019
  • $625,000 – Car Crash – Man suffered Traumatic Brain Injury and herniated discs in a hit-and-run car crash. In addition to receiving the full Uninsured Motorist (“UM”) policy limits, Mr. Grife successfully sued the victim’s insurance agent for Errors and Omissions for not putting UM coverage on his umbrella policy.
  • $500,000 - Medical Malpractice lawsuit involving a senior citizen who suffered a failed knee replacement due to poor medical judgment that required a revision surgery.
  • $460,000 – Medical Malpractice – A young man in his 20s was committed to a medical center pursuant to the Baker Act. The facility allowed him to elope and he was severely injured when he darted into the street.
  • $410,000 - Dog Attack - Mr. Grife was able to achieve a lucrative settlement and entitlement to punitive damages for a client who was injured when a "professional" dog walker could not control the bullmastiff dog that she was being paid to walk.
  • $400,000 – Car Crash – Full Bodily Injury and Uninsured Motorist policy limits for a woman injured in a severe car wreck that required two cervical spine surgeries.
  • $390,000 Settlement – Truck Crash – Mr. Grife's client was driving on Aligator Alley in a brushfire. Due to visibility problems the client hit into the car in front of him. Several cars then plowed into the back of the client's truck, causing him to sustain severe injuries.
  • $300,000 – Car Crash – Full Bodily Injury Policy Limits for Woman injured in a car wreck with 1 level cervical discectomy.
  • $300,000 verdict – Man was assaulted in the parking lot of a shopping center.
  • $290,000 – Truck Crash – Man suffered one-sided hearing damage and bulging discs in his neck and back that required steroid epidural injections.
  • $260,000 – Slip and Fall – Woman injured in a slip and fall with neuropathy and bulging discs.
  • $225,000 – Cruise Ship Trip/Fall – Woman aggravated a pre-existing condition when she tripped and fell on a shoddy wheelchair ramp that was negligently constructed by the cruise line.
  • $250,000 – Premises Liability – Woman suffered broken wrist and knee due to fall on a dangerously unmarked sunken living room that had the same floor pattern throughout the change in elevation.
  • $200,000 – Bicycle rider hits hole in drainage grate – Mr. Grife was able to obtain a large settlement for a woman who suffered concussion, post-concussion syndrome, dental damage and facial lacerations.
  • $200,000 – Slip and Fall – Senior citizen fell on a dangerous ramp at a country club and suffered a broken fibula.
  • $200,000 – Pedestrian hit by Car – Mr. Grife got the victim the full BI policy limits plus extra-contractual money on the Uninsured Motorist Claim.
  • $190,000 – Car Crash – Despite a tremendous amount of treatment to his client’s lower back before the car wreck, Mr. Grife was able to successfully argue that the client’s post-crash lower back surgery was caused by the subject crash.

Industry Groups

  • Florida Justice Association EAGLE Member
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association
Office Location for Michael K. Grife

The Atrium at Broken Sound
6111 Broken Sound Parkway NW, Suite 300
Boca Raton, FL 33487

Phone: 561-998-0770

Fax: 561-998-0778

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Last Updated: 5/9/2019

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