Sean C. Domnick

Top rated Medical Malpractice attorney in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Domnick Cunningham & Yaffa
Sean C. Domnick
Domnick Cunningham & Yaffa

Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Health Care; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 1990

Education: University of Florida Levin College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2024
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Domnick Cunningham & Yaffa

2401 PGA Blvd.
Suite 140
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 Visit website


Sean C. Domnick is a distinguished civil trial lawyer whose experience and dedication have made him a prominent figure in the legal community. A shareholder at Domnick Cunningham & Yaffa, based in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, his practice is exclusively focused on trial work related to personal injury law, majorly cases that often involve catastrophic injuries. His practice area encompasses matters of:

  • Medical malpractice
  • Catastrophic injury
  • Wrongful death
  • Product liability
  • Nursing home abuse/neglect

Mr. Domnick's legal journey began at the University of Florida, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in 1986 followed by a Juris Doctor in 1989. Demonstrating a strong foundation in legal education, he passed The Florida Bar exam in 1990, setting the stage for a career marked by success and recognition.

With bar admissions including the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, Mr. Domnick has showcased his legal prowess across various jurisdictions. His board certifications as a Civil Trial Lawyer by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education as well as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy underscore his in-depth knowledge and skills in trial law.

Over the years, Mr. Domnick has secured multimillion-dollar verdicts for his clients nationwide. His remarkable track record includes a $20 million jury verdict in a landmark case, in which cervical cancer was misdiagnosed due to a laboratory's failure to accurately interpret pap smear results.

These outstanding achievements have earned Mr. Domnick prestigious accolades such as the Top 1 ranking in the Jury Verdict Roundup for "Top Medical Malpractice Verdicts of 2014" and induction into the Daily Business Review's "Verdicts Hall of Fame" in 2015. Furthermore, his ethical professionalism was recognized with the B.J. Masterson Award by the Florida Justice Association in the same year and an inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.

Beyond his courtroom victories, Mr. Domnick is currently the president of the American Association for Justice, and he has also held leadership roles in the Palm Beach County Justice Association and the Miami-Dade Trial Lawyers Association. He is rated “Superb” on Avvo and has been peer-review rated AV Preeminent* through Martindale-Hubbell.

*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 Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Health Care

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Dram Shop Laws, Health & Health Care Law, Hospital Law, Informed Consent, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Nursing Home, Personal Injury - Defense, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 70% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 20% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Health Care

First Admitted: 1990, Florida

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Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • $20M Jury Verdict in Favor of His Client, Darian Wisekal, Who Died of Cervical Cancer Due to a Medical Misdiagnosis in Which the Lab Failed to Accurately Read Her Pap Smear Results
  • Top 1 ranking in the Jury Verdict Roundup for "Top Medical Malpractice Verdicts of 2014"
  • Peer-Review Rated Av Preeminent* Through Martindale-Hubbell
  • Rated “Superb” on Avvo
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • B.J. Masterson Award by the Florida Justice Association, 2015
  • Daily Business Review's "Verdicts Hall of Fame", 2015
Educational Background:
  • University of Florida, Bachelor of Science, 1986
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Board Certified Advocate, Civil Trial
  • Specialization and Education
  • Florida Bar Board of Legal
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2018
  • Miami-Dade Trial Lawyers Association
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • American Association for Justice, President
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • Florida Bar, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2002

Office location for Sean C. Domnick

2401 PGA Blvd.
Suite 140
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Phone: 561-907-8767

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