Philip A. Gold

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Miami, FL

Gold & Gold, P.A.
 | 9155 S. Dadeland Blvd., Suite 1216
Miami, FL 33156
Phone: 866-824-9519
Fax: 305-567-2575
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Philip has built his reputation on hard work and dedication, and by placing his clients’ needs above all else.  His clients trust his ability to handle their claim with vigor and compassion, whether through negotiations or at trial. Philip is a tried and true trial lawyer, taking on some of Florida’s most complex cases across the state.  His trial skills and ability to win is known to insurance carriers and defense attorneys alike, helping him achieve maximum results.  Among the hundreds of settlements and verdicts over his career, Philip has obtained multiple 7-figure results, a 7-figure verdict which stands as the second largest verdict in Clay County Florida, and several 8-figure settlements.  Most recently in January 2019, he obtained a $2.5 Million verdict in a negligent security lawsuit on behalf of the children of a hospital employee who was murdered in the hospital employee parking lot.

     

    In addition to the dedicated work on behalf of his clients, Philip enjoys volunteering his time to Florida trial organizations that help promote the importance of our jury trial system, as well as protect the interests of Florida citizens from competing interests of big business.  Philip is currently the 2019 President of the Miami Dade Trial Lawyers Association (MDTLA), an organization that promotes the importance of our local Civil Justice System.  MDTLA honors judges for their dedication to our Civil Justice System, awards scholarships to deserving local law students, volunteers its members to perform community service, and hosts events throughout the year for Miami trial lawyers to stay connected with each other.  Prior to his MDTLA Presidency, Philip served seven years on the Board of Directors of the Florida Justice Association.  He regularly lectures to other trial lawyers across the state at various Continuing Legal Education seminars, and volunteers as a lobbyist in Tallahassee to help educate the legislature on bills that affect injured folks, their families, or the Civil Justice System as a whole.

     

    Philip handles personal injury cases throughout Florida, including the following:

    • Medical Malpractice
    • Negligent Security
    • Product Liability
    • Wrongful Death Claims
    • Brain Injury Claims
    • Auto Accidents
    • Trucking Accidents
    • Premises Liability

    Philip is a proud graduate from University of Miami School of Law. For his undergraduate, Philip received a dual Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Florida.

     

     
    Practice Areas
    • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 40%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

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    Rising Stars: 2013 - 2020

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    About Philip Gold

    Admitted: 2006, Florida

    Professional Webpage: https://www.goldlawpa.com/legal-team/philip-a-gold/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars Recognition, Rising Stars, Florida Super Lawyers, 2019
    • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Recognition, Top 100, National Trial Lawyers, 2019
    • Silver Eagle Award from Florida Justice Association , Silver Eagle Award, Florida Justice Association, 2017
    • Best Lawyers Recognition by U.S. News & World Report, Best Lawyers, U.S. News & World Report, 2018

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Miami Dade Trial Lawyers Associatiion (2019 President)
    • Florida Justice Association (7 Year Board Member)
    • American Association for Justice (Member)
    • The Florida Bar, 2006
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2010

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Mount Sinai Medical Center Young President's Club
    • University of Miami Law School Alumni Association

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • PHARMACEUTICAL NEGLIGENCE: $15 million Settlement was reached on behalf of 11 injured Plaintiffs who were administered a defective pharmaceutical product and caused eye injuries and blindness. Gold & Gold worked with several other Plaintiff firms to represent this group of injured Plaintiffs against a large pharmacy company and others.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $12.75 million Settlement was reached to compensate a man in his 30s who was caused severe brain damage and remains in a permanent vegetative state due to hospital negligence.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $5 Million Settlement reached against two hospitals whose negligent misdiagnosis caused paralysis to a man in his late 40s. The settlement funds are used to provide for advanced medical equipment and care for the remainder of his life, as well as to help compensate his family and minor children who no longer have the financial support of their catastrophically injured husband/father.
    • AUTO, MOTORCYCLE & TRUCKING ACCIDENTS: $4.48 Million Settlement reached against various insurance carriers on behalf of a South Florida resident in her 30’s who was paralyzed from an out-of-state automobile accident
    • TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES: $5 Million Settlement for hospital’s negligent extubation resulting in brain damage to child.
    • WRONGFUL DEATH CLAIMS: $5 Million Settlement of insurance policy limits of $5 million on behalf of two surviving children whose father was shot and killed in an entertainment establishment.
    • TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES: $4.2 Million Settlement for pediatrician’s negligent diagnosis resulting in brain damage.
    • NEGLIGENT SECURITY: $4.5 Million Settlement for negligent security allowing for woman to be attacked and shot in mall parking lot.
    • AUTO, MOTORCYCLE & TRUCKING ACCIDENTS: $4.48 Million Settlement reached against various insurance carriers on behalf of a South Florida resident in her 30’s who was paralyzed from an out-of-state automobile accident.
    • TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES: $4.2 Million Settlement for pediatrician’s negligent diagnosis resulting in brain damage.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $4 Million Settlement reached with hospital for a surgery causing a patient to become paralyzed. Gold & Gold discovered that the surgeon was doubled booked for surgeries that day. The surgeon was not present during the surgery and instead had medical school residents perform the surgery on the patient without supervision.
    • TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES: $3.8 Million Settlement for hospital’s negligence resulting in brain injury.
    • NEGLIGENT SECURITY: $3.6 Million Settlement reached with amusement ride operator and premises owner for parents whose young child sadly fell off of an amusement ride sustaining a head injury which ultimately caused his death.
    • AUTO, MOTORCYCLE & TRUCKING ACCIDENTS: $3.55 Million Settlement for truck driver’s negligence resulting in the death of a young woman.
    • AUTO, MOTORCYCLE & TRUCKING ACCIDENTS: $2.5 Million Settlement for negligent transportation resulting in torn ACL of professional tennis player.
    • NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE: $3.2 Million Settlement for nursing home having overgrown landscaping causing accident resulting in death.
    • NEGLIGENT SECURITY: $2.66 Million Verdict obtained for wife and children of a man who was shot and killed during a burglary in a gated neighborhood. The burglars gained access through the broken entry gate.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $2.65 Million Settlement reached with a hospital for a man who was misdiagnosed and then turned away from a hospital emergency room because he was wrongly categorized as a pain pill seeker. In reality, he was in pain due to a spinal abscess that went untreated at the hospital, resulting in spinal cord damage and paralysis.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $2.1 Million Settlement for negligent misdiagnosis of Tuberculosis resulting in death of 67 year old man.
    • AUTO, MOTORCYCLE & TRUCKING ACCIDENTS: $2.7 Million Settlement reached on behalf of truck driver who was severely injured by when a bale of hay was negligently dropped off a forklift onto our client, causing partial paralysis and severe impairment.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $2.24 Million Settlement reached with a hospital and physician for failure to timely diagnose and treat an ischemic stroke in a 52 year old man which left him paralyzed on the left side of his body.
    • PHARMACEUTICAL NEGLIGENCE: $2 Million Settlement was reached on behalf of three injured plaintiffs who were administered a defectively compounded pharmaceutical product which caused blindness. Gold & Gold worked with several other Plaintiff firms to represent this group of injured plaintiffs.
    • PHARMACEUTICAL NEGLIGENCE: $2 Million Settlement was reached on behalf of 11 injured plaintiffs who were administered a defective pharmaceutical product which caused blindness.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $1.5 MILLION Settlement for negligent treatment of genital worts resulting in pain and nerve damage.
    • AUTO, MOTORCYCLE & TRUCKING ACCIDENTS: $1.4 MILLION Settlement for tri-rail train that struck automobile injuring woman inside.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $1.5 MILLION Settlement for man who contracted aspergillus fungus during hospital stay resulting in death.
    • AUTO, MOTORCYCLE & TRUCKING ACCIDENTS: $1.4 MILLION Settlement for tri-rail train that struck automobile injuring woman inside.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $1.3 MILLION Settlement for negligent IVP placement by hospital nurse resulting in infection
    • CATASTROPHIC INJURIES: $1.3 MILLION Settlement for negligent delivery of newborn resulting in death of 2 year old child
    • WORKPLACE ACCIDENTS, CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS & ELECTROCUTIONS: $1.1 MILLION Settlement for construction site death resulting from fallen scaffold.
    • WRONGFUL DEATH CLAIMS: $1.1 MILLION Settlement for policy limits on behalf of surviving daughter for wrongful death of her 83 year old mother. At age 83, the mother was a passenger of a transportation vehicle, when the driver of that vehicle suffered a heart attack, veered off the road, resulting in the death of the driver and passenger. Gold & Gold was able to prove that the transportation company was negligent for allowing the driver to drive against medical advice just days after a hospitalization.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $1 MILLION Settlement for Veteran’s Administration misdiagnosis of bladder cancer.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $1 MILLION Settlement reached against a pathology laboratory for wrong diagnosis of breast cancer. Patient was required to unnecessarily undergo a double mastectomy when the laboratory incorrectly diagnosed her with breast cancer.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $1.2 MILLION Settlement for physician’s failure to diagnose aneurism resulting in death of 43 year old man.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $1 MILLION Settlement for cocaine overdose improperly treated in ER resulting in death.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $1 MILLION Settlement for physician’s misdiagnosis of spinal tumor resulting in death of woman.
    • $2.5 Million Neglgeint Security Verdict (Estate of Noisette v. G4S in Broward County, FL), 2019
    • AUTO, MOTORCYCLE & TRUCKING ACCIDENTS: $1 MILLION settlement for Man killed while working on sea wall when boat wake causes crane boom to fall.
    • Medical Malpractice Verdict (Rovner v. West Boca Medical Center in Palm Beach County), 2016
    • $2.66 Million Negligent Security Verdict (Estate of McDonald v. First Coast in Clay County, FL), 2015

    Educational Background:

    • University of Florida, B.A. in Political Science and Sociology, 2002

    Industry Groups

    • Dade County Bar Association
    • Florida Bar
    • Florida Justice Association
    • Miami Dade Trial Lawyers Association
    • United States Southern District Of Florida Bar
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    Office Location for Philip A. Gold

    9155 S. Dadeland Blvd.
    Suite 1216
    Miami, FL 33156

    Phone: 866-824-9519

    Fax: 305-567-2575

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