Philip Freidin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Miami, FL

Freidin Brown, P.A.
 | 2 S Biscayne Blvd., Suite 3100
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: 305-371-3666
Fax: 305-371-6725
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1969
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

As a partner at Freidin Brown, P.A., Philip Freidin is committed to representing clients in Miami and South Florida as well as across the country. He focuses his practice on personal injury cases that include matters such as medical malpractice, wrongful death and auto accidents. He also handles cases involving whistleblowing and qui tam.

After graduating from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Divinity, Mr. Freidin went on to earn a Juris Doctor from the American University Washington College of Law in 1969.

With more than 45 years of experience, Mr. Freidin has a history of bringing personal injury cases to trial. Over the span of his career, he has obtained several million-dollar settlements and verdicts. Mr. Freidin's achievements include a landmark case that established a Florida product liability doctrine. This doctrine dictates that entities which sell or manufacture defective products may be held financially responsible in personal injury cases, even without a proof of negligence.

For his successes, Mr. Freidin has earned the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell; he has been named in The Best Lawyers in America**; and the Daily Business Review has named him in its Most Effective Lawyers list. The Florida Bar's Board of Legal Specialization and Education has certified him as a civil trial attorney, and the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification has certified him as a trial advocate.

An active guest speaker, Mr. Freidin holds memberships with the Florida Justice Association, the American Association for Justice, the Dade County Bar Association, the American Bar Association and The Florida Bar. He also serves on the board of directors for the Mothers Against Drunk Driving Florida, South Affiliate chapter.

* AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

** The Best Lawyers in America® 2016. Copyright 2016 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

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

Personal Injury - Products (20%): Products Liability

Focus Areas

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

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

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About Philip Freidin

Admitted: 1969, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.yourfloridatrialteam.com/about-the-firm/philip-f...

Honors/Awards:

  • Top Lawyer South Florida Legal Guide, 2013
  • Most Effective Lawyers in South Florida, Daily Business Review, 2008
  • South Florida Legal Guide Top Lawyer (Personal Injury & Wrongful Death), 2013, 2014
  • Daily Business Review's 2008 Most Effective Lawyers in South Florida- Personal Injury (Finalist)
  • Florida Trend's Legal Elite -- Top 2% of Attorneys in Florida
  • Best Lawyers in America, Personal Injury Litigation, 2012-2013
  • Top 2% of Attorneys in South Florida, Florida Trend's Legal Elite
  • Super Lawyers-Personal Injury Plaintiff/Medical Malpractice, 2012
  • Best Lawyers in America -- Medical Malpractice
  • Miami Metro's Top Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers Annual List of Top 100 Attorneys in Miami-Dade County, Florida (Personal Injury Medical Malpractice)
  • Martindale Hubbell's -- AV Rating
  • Top Miami Super Lawyers
  • Florida Super Lawyers -- Top 5% of Attorneys in Florida

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education, 1989
  • Board Certified Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocates, 1995

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Florida Justice Association, Secretary
  • Dade County Bar Association, Member
  • Governor Chiles' Task Force on Preventing Elderly Abuse, Member
  • Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice's Task Force on Complex Litigation, Member
  • Dade County Judicial Nominating Commission, Chairman
  • The Florida Bar, Member
  • Florida Justice Association, Board of Director
  • The Florida Bar, Former Member
  • Florida, 1969
  • Florida Justice Association, Treasurer
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1970
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
  • Dade County's MADD Chapter, Member
  • Florida Justice Association, Member
  • State of Florida Legislature Elderly Long Term Care, Former Task Force Member
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Chairman, Grievance Committee
  • Florida Bar Judicial, Former Chairman, Nominating Procedures Committee
  • JNC - Southern District, Member
  • Florida Justice Association, Vice President
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 1970
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Supreme Court of Florida Task Force on Management of Complex Cases, Appointed Member, 2007
  • Dade County Judicial Nominating Commission, Member
  • Chief Justice Barkett's 21st Century Planning Committee, Former Member
  • Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission, Member
  • Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission, Vice Chairman
  • Miami-Dade Justice Association, Former Board of Directors
  • Dade County's MADD Chapter, Board of Directors
  • Florida Justice Association, Former President
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1970

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lecturer, How to Handle the Tricky Situations - Juror Misconduct, Florida Justice Association Workhorse Seminar, 2007
  • Lecturer, The Difficult Judge, Florida Justice Association Workhorse Seminar, 2007
  • Lecturer, Motions for Mistrial, Florida Justice Association Workhorse Seminar, 2007
  • Lecturer, Improper Conduct By Counsel, Florida Justice Association Workhorse Seminar, 2007
  • Lecturer, Improper Conduct By Witnesses, and Much More, Florida Justice Association Workhorse Seminar, 2007
  • Lecturer, Opening Statements, Florida Justice Association Fall Convention Advanced Trial Skills, 2006
  • Lecturer, Proof and Argument of Damages for Mental Pain and Anguish, Florida Justice Association Workhorse Seminar, 2006
  • Lecturer, The Latest Approaches to Medical Malpractice, Florida Justice Association Fall Convention Advanced Trial Seminar, 2006
  • Lecturer, Deposing Defense Medical Experts, Florida Justice Association Workhorse Seminar, 2005
  • Lecturer, Opening Statements, Opening Statements and Closing Arguments Series, Florida Justice Association, 2005
  • Lecturer, Deposing Defense Medical Experts (on Liability) in Medical Malpractice Cases, Florida Justice Association, 2005
  • Instructor, Legal Writing, Nova School of Law, 1978

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • West v. Caterpillar
  • Harris v. P.T. Petrocorp
  • Goode v. Walt Disney World

Educational Background:

  • University of Florida, B.D., 1966
Office Location for Philip Freidin

2 S Biscayne Blvd.
Suite 3100
Miami, FL 33131

Phone: 305-371-3666

Fax: 305-371-6725

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Last Updated: 2/14/2019

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