Christopher J. Corzo

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Chris Corzo Injury Attorneys
Christopher J. Corzo
Chris Corzo Injury Attorneys

Practice Areas: Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in Louisiana since: 2006

Education: Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018
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Chris Corzo Injury Attorneys

111 Founders Dr
Suite 200
Baton Rouge, LA 70810 Visit website

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Christopher J. Corzo is the managing partner of Chris Corzo Injury Attorneys. With over 15 years of experience, he has represented injured individuals and their families in several jurisdictions, including the greater Baton Rouge area, Lafayette, New Orleans and Shreveport. He takes on a broad range of personal injury matters, from on-the-job injuries, automobile accidents and 18-wheeler accidents to wrongful death.

As a result of his accomplishments, Mr. Corzo was selected for inclusion in the Top 40 Under 40 Lawyers and the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers and also holds a “Good” rating on Avvo. He has been awarded a lifetime membership in the prestigious Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum for obtaining some record-setting verdicts, such as:

  • An $8.7 million settlement in a traumatic brain injury case
  • A $5 million recovery in a truck accident case
  • A $2.9 million verdict in an 18-wheeler accident
  • $2 million in compensation for a victim of a motor vehicle accident

With a firm foundation in mass tort litigation, having pursued claims against corporations such as Texaco, Shell Global and Exxon Mobil, Mr. Corzo is a courtroom-tested advocate for the injured, and his case record reflects his skill. He gained admittance to practice before Louisiana state courts in 2006, followed by the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana. He has been a member of the Louisiana Association for Justice since 2006.

Born in Houma, Mr. Corzo obtained an undergraduate degree in marketing and legal studies in 2000 from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. In 2006, he obtained a Juris Doctor and a postgraduate degree in civil law with honors and distinction from the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center. He then began his legal career as an attorney with a prominent Baton Rouge firm, at which he represented employees, laborers, welders and others in mass torts against several national corporations.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Brain Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 100% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2006, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: https://www.callcorzo.com/our-team/chris-corzo/

Honors/Awards:
  • Recipient, Rising Star
  • Million Dollar Advocate, 2014
  • Recipient, Super Lawyer
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Forum - Lifetime Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2018
  • National Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer - 2016 until the age of 40, National Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer, The National Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers Forum, 2016
  • National Top 100 Trial Lawyers - 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, National Top 100 Trial Lawyer, The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers Forum, 2016
Educational Background:
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, B.A. in Marketing and Legal Studies, With Honors, With Distinction, 2001
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Courts Western Districts of Louisiana, 2007
  • U.S. District Courts Middle Districts of Louisiana, 2007
  • U.S. District Courts Eastern Districts of Louisiana, 2007
  • Louisiana Bar License, 2006
  • Louisiana Association for Justice, 2006
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Commissioner and public servant for St. George Fire Protection District for the City of Baton Rouge and Parish of East Baton Rouge, 2016
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • $2,000,000 - East Baton Rouge Parish - Chris' represented two clients in this Truck accident case, which occurred in the Baton Rouge Metropolitan area. The first Plaintiff sustained neck injuries, including soft tissue neck strains and sprains, kyphosis, spondylolisthesis, a herniated disc with foraminal narrowing. The other Plaintiff sustained neck injury and back injury, including spinal stenosis, and an aggravation two neck herniation discs which predated the big truck accident., 2023
  • $650,000 - East Baton Rouge Parish - Defendant rear-ended our client causing neck and back injuries and over $4,000 in property damages. Our Client went to the emergency room, underwent chiropractic care, multiple MRIs, and pain management. Her pain management consisted of five neck injections including dorsal medial branch blocks, radiofrequency ablations, and epidural steroid injections. She was recommended for lumbar surgery., 2022
  • $8,750,000 - St. James Parish - Lead counsel for client who suffered a traumatic brain injury, 2021
  • $2,900,000 - Pointe Coupee Parish - Defendant operating an 18-wheeler struck the rear portion of our client's vehicle in Pointe Coupee Parish causing our client to suffer a concussion as well as neck, shoulder, and rib injuries, 2021
  • $1,765,750 - Defendant struck the rear portion of our client's vehicle while intoxicated causing a significant back injury and surgery, 2020
  • $800,000 - Defendant driver T-boned our client in West Baton Rouge Parish causing our client to suffer head, neck, shoulder, back, and hip injuries, 2020
  • $880,000 – Client suffered herniated disc which resulted in partial disability, lost wages and injections, 2019
  • $750,000 – Client suffers disc bulge and facet arthropathy which resulted in epidural steroid injections, facet injections and neurotomies, 2019
  • $3,100,000 - Baton Rouge - Defendant, operating a Mack Truck on Interstate 10, collided with plaintiff's vehicle during a lane change wreck in East Baton Rouge Parish whereby plaintiff suffered permanent injuries including neck and back injuries, 2018
  • $1,000,000 - Client was involved in a T-bone crash wherein she suffered a back injury and an aggravation of a preexisting hand surgery. She underwent several back injections and a right-hand revision for to replace hardware which was affected by the crash, 2018
  • $1,472,710 - Client was rear-ended at a high rate of speed causing our client to suffer a concussion and a neck injury requiring a one-level neck surgery (ACDF)., 2017
  • $1,050,000 - Client suffered neck and back injuries, 2017
  • $1,000,000 - Client was T-boned by a dump truck at an intersection causing the client to suffer back and right foot injuries. Client underwent a back surgery (TLIF). No lost wages, 2015

Office location for Christopher J. Corzo

111 Founders Dr
Suite 200
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Phone: 225-424-6410

Selections

2 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018

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