Christopher J. Corzo

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA

Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys
 | 5656 Hilton Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone: 225-888-8888
Fax: 225-926-1202
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

At the Baton Rouge, Louisiana, branch of McKernan Law Firm, Christopher J. Corzo has represented injured individuals and their families in several jurisdictions, including the greater Baton Rouge area, Lafayette, New Orleans and Shreveport, since 2008. Mr. Corzo takes on a broad range of personal injury matters, from on-the-job injuries and 18-wheeler accidents to wrongful death and medical malpractice. He also takes on matters involving admiralty and maritime law, insurance law, toxic torts, hazardous waste and pharmaceutical litigation.

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. 

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 Louisiana State University's 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.

Mr. Corzo 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.

 
Practice Areas
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Personal Injury - General (100%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

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Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018

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About Christopher Corzo

Admitted: 2006, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: http://www.getgordon.com/team_member/christopher-j-corzo/

Honors/Awards:

  • With Distinction, Louisiana State University Law Center, 2006
  • With Honor, Louisiana State University Law Center, 2006

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Louisiana Association for Justice, 2006 - Present
  • U.S. District Courts Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Courts Middle Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Courts Eastern Districts of Louisiana
  • Louisiana, 2006

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $1,050,000 - Client suffered neck and back injuries
  • $1,000,000 - Cervical fusion possible future surgery and no lost wages
  • $315,000 – Client suffers aggravation of a preexisting condition
  • $450,000 – Client suffers herniated disc which resulted in neck surgery
  • $580,000 – Client suffers an aggravation to a preexisting back condition resulting in back surgery
  • $750,000 – Client suffers disc bulge and facet arthropathy which resulted in epidural steroid injections, facet injections and neurotomies
  • $880,000 – Client suffered herniated disc which resulted in partial disability, lost wages and injections

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Member of Million Dollar Advocates

Educational Background:

  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, J.D., 2006
  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, B.C.L., 2006
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, B.A. in Marketing and Legal Studies, With Honors, With Distinction, 2001
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Office Location for Christopher J. Corzo

5656 Hilton Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Phone: 225-888-8888

Fax: 225-926-1202

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Last Updated: 5/28/2019

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