David A. Jagolinzer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Miami, FL

The Ferraro Law Firm
 | Brickell World Plaza, 600 Brickell Avenue, 38th Floor
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: (866) 724-1811
Fax: 305-379-6222
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2011 - 2014
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Italian
Attorney Profile

David A. Jagolinzer is a shareholder of The Ferraro Law Firm. He has focused his career on handling complex cases that involve victims of mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. He also handles cases involving talcum powder, product liability, toxic torts, catastrophic injuries, and wrongful death. Mr. Jagolinzer has been successful in obtaining hundreds of millions of dollars in trials as well as pre-trial settlements. He is licenced to practice law in Florida, Massachusetts, Illinois, New York, and District of Columbia.

In a landmark case against Pneumo Abex LLC in 2014, Mr. Jagolinzer won a $37 million jury verdict for a 65 year-old automobile mechanic who suffered from peritoneal mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos while working in a Tampa auto shop. In a case against Honeywell International Inc. in 2008, following a two-week trial, the jury awarded the plaintiff $24.2 million. He was recognized as a finalist for Most Effective Lawyer in Product Liability by the Daily Business Review that same year.

Mr. Jagolinzer graduated from the University of Miami School of Law with his Juris Doctor in 1999. In the national legal community, he participates in the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the National Italian American Bar Association. Mr. Jagolinzer also holds memberships with the the Florida, Massachusetts, Illinois, New York, and District of Columbia bar associations. As an educator in his community, he delivers lectures on litigation and trial skills.

 
Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - Products

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2011 - 2014

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About David Jagolinzer

Admitted: 1999, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.ferrarolaw.com/attorney-profiles/david-a-jagolinz...

Honors/Awards:

  • Daily Business Review Finalist for Most Effective Lawyer in Product Liability Cases, 2008
  • Miami Jury Awards over $24 Million to Local Family
  • Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards, Martindale-Hubbell Attorney Reviews and Ratings, 2017
  • Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, The Top Trial Lawyers in America™
  • Miami Herald – Jury Awards 24.2 Million in Asbestos Lawsuit
  • Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards, Martindale-Hubbell Attorney Reviews and Ratings, 2018
  • David Jagolinzer inclusion on the Florida Rising Stars list, 2011
  • Daily Business Review - Miami Attorney wins $37 million in asbestos case, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Florida, 1999
  • New York, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 2006
  • Member, Illinois Bar Association
  • Member, Florida Bar Association
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • District of Columbia, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2006
  • Illinois, 2016
  • Former Member, Dade County Professionalism Committee
  • Member, New York Bar Association
  • Massachusetts, 1999
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2006
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Public Justice Foundation

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • "Ford & Friction Case Defendants - Corrupt Defenses and Junk Science", Plaintiffs' Asbestos Litigation - Asbestos Litigation Seminar, 2012
  • "Opening & Closing Statements – First & Last Impressions", Plaintiffs' Asbestos Litigation - Asbestos Litigation Seminar, 2011
  • Products Liability Class, (toxic torts, asbestos, class actions), FIU Law School, April, 2009
  • Plaintiffs' Asbestos Litigation - Asbestos Litigation Seminar, 2009
  • Co-Chair, Mealey's Fundamentals of Asbestos Conference, Philadelphia, 2006
  • "Effective Opening Statement in Asbestos Litigation", Mealey's Asbestos 101 Litigation Conference, New Orleans, 2005
  • "Trying an Asbestos Case Part I, Pre-Trial Procedures", Mealey's Asbestos 101 Litigation Conference, Philadephia, 2004

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Over $5 million settlement - Parsons v. Ford Motor Company, et al., February 2007. Mr. Parsons was a single, 69 year-old automotive mechanic suffering from peritoneal mesothelioma
  • $8 million jury verdict - DeLisle v. Lorillard Tobacco Co., Hollingsworth & Vose Co., Crane, Co., et al, September 2013. Mr. DeLisle was 74 years old and worked as a maintenance electrician. He suffered from mesothelioma. This is the largest compensatory verdict against Lorillard Tobacco for their asbestos containing cigarettes., 2013
  • $1.8 million jury verdict- Lagueux v. Union Carbide Corporation, 861 So.2d 87, Fla. 4th DCA 2003. Mr. Lagueux was a drywall finisher suffering with asbestosis. This was the first case in the nation in which a jury awarded damages against Union Carbide Corporation in connection with the asbestos it mined.
  • $37 million jury verdict - Hampton, et al., v. Pneumo Abex LLC, Circuit Court, August 27, 2014. Hillsborough County, Florida Case Number 13-CA-009741. Mr. Hampton was a 65 year-old automobile mechanic who suffered from peritoneal mesothelioma. He was exposed to asbestos while working in a Tampa auto shop. This is now the largest asbestos verdict in Florida., 2014
  • $1.2 million jury verdict - Kavanaugh v. Union Carbide Corporation, 879 So.2d 42, Fla. 4th DCA 2004. Mr. Kavanaugh was a carpenter suffering from peritoneal mesothelioma. This case solidified the legal responsibility in Florida against companies, who had previously claimed legal immunity as bulk suppliers of raw materials.
  • $24.2 million jury verdict - Guilder v. Honeywell International, Inc., April, 2008. Dr. Guilder was a 51 year-old Weston doctor suffering from peritoneal mesothelioma. This was formerly the highest compensatory damage award against a single defendant in a mesothelioma case to date., 2008

Representative Clients:

  • Lagueux vs. Union Carbide Corporation, 861 So.2d 87, Fla. 4th DCA, 2003
  • Spiewak, et al., v. American Optical Corporation, 73 So.3d 120
  • Daniel N Williams, et al. v. American Optical Corp. et. al., 985 So.2d 23, Fla. 4th DCA, 2008
  • Fox v. Union Carbide Corporation, 910 So.2d 422, Fla. 4th DCA, 2005
  • Kavanaugh vs. Union Carbide Corporation, 879 So.2d 42, Fla. 4th DCA, 2004
  • Williams v. American Optical Corporation, 985 So.2d 23, Fla. 4th DCA, 2008
  • Phillips v. American Optical Corp., 914 So.2d 527, Fla. 4th DCA, 2005
  • Bosarge v. American Optical Corp., 913 So.2d 1265, Fla. 4th DCA, 2005
  • Zimmerman vs. ACandS, 823 So.2d 785, Fla. 4th DCA, 2002
  • McConnell v. Union Carbide Corporation, 937 So. 2d 148, Fla. 4th DCA, 2006
  • Bradley v. Union Carbide Corporation, 913 So.2d 1218, Fla. 4th DCA, 2005

Educational Background:

  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, English Literature
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Office Location for David A. Jagolinzer

Brickell World Plaza
600 Brickell Avenue, 38th Floor
Miami, FL 33131

Phone: (866) 724-1811

Fax: 305-379-6222

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