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Margate Lawyers

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  • 8 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marlene H.
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Kristy is by far the best lawyer I have hired. My case was finished a year and half ago and to this day whenever I have questions about something else entirely (advice and stuff) she still helps me eagerly without charging. She's very caring and you can always get her on the phone or email. She's also very efficient and the prices that she charges are more than fair. She's like a good, none judgmental and knowledgeable friend that everyone needs.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Anthony V.
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I was referred to Julie and I couldn't have been more pleased. I consulted with several attorneys and had no idea what I was doing concerning my situation. When I spoke with Julie, I knew I found the right attorney. For starters, she had experience with the subject matter, which was critical in my case. She was very easy to speak to and always available; communication was great. She is a strong negotiator. I was extremely pleased with how she resolved my case. I hope I do not need her in the future, but I would not hesitate to hire her again if needed. Thank you.

Hubbs Law, P.A.
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Kervin C.
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Thanks to my luck for having such services on my side. Beyond what I expected. If you are in need of a good lawyer and person you got it. I'm satisfied and so will you.

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Wesley E. Terry PA
4.6
from 17 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Couldn't have asked for a better lawyer to work with me through my bankruptcy. I have recommended him to family and friends and will always continue to.

Van Horn Law Group P.A.
4.4
from 18 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
John T.
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I had an excellent telephone conversation with Mr. Horn. He got back with me PERSONALLY in five minutes. This lawyer really new his stuff. I highly recommend him.

The Deutsch Law Firm PLLC
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer K.
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David and The Deutsch Law Firm were great. Even though it was a long road to finalize the divorce, David was there every step of the way. He did a great job and I recommend him to anyone looking for divorce lawyer.

Pike & Lustig, LLP
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Allison K.
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I am not sure where to begin. I had a day off so I took my twin 3 year old daughters’ to a bouncy house play center. We also planned on stopping by a friend’s home with some baby clothes, high chair, and other necessities for a new baby. We had a friend who was struggling financially and unexpectedly had a baby. This was supposed to be a fun day. When I packed up the car, I did not realize this day was going to change my world. It was around lunchtime and I was driving along, passing through a relatively busy area. I had a green light. An elderly woman literally turned and struck my car. It seemed she thought she had a green light. It was later discovered that it was a green light for straight-thru traffic. It was red for those vehicles turning. The world literally stopped for those next few minutes. I can only remember certain things. I remember being smashed with airbags and feeling like they were coming from so many directions. I remember not being able to breath, never mind trying to speak. I only remember looking in the back seat for my girls. The picture is as vivid today as though the accident happened yesterday. They were in their car seats and just appeared stunned. No movement, just stunned. The next thing I remember is so many people running to my car from a gym where they were exercising. Nobody could get to me because of the impact. What I later learned, was that the car reeked of gasoline and the on-lookers grabbed the girls out of their car seats. I remember thinking you never move a person if ever in such a situation because you may be doing more harm than good. But I could not speak. I just sat there helplessly watching strangers grabbing my babies and there was nothing I could do to prevent it. I remember a man, such a nice man, making his way to me. He told me to hold his hand and he would stay with me until Fire Rescue arrived. I still could not speak but in my head, I had so much to say. Why couldn’t I speak? What felt like an eternity, was mere minutes. Police, Fire Rescue, so many people in uniforms. More glass shattering over me. I felt blood, lots of blood. But, as any parent knows, all I wanted was my girls. My girls were my world and I could not see them. I did not know who had them. I already knew they would have been hurt. How hurt? Were they alive? I still could not speak. I still had this man holding my hand. I had no idea how he could have even done so because this huge car I was driving felt like a matchbox car. It was almost like an accordion that was closed. I remember both police and fire rescue asking me questions. Again, I couldn’t speak. I just wanted to see my babies. Finally, I was cut out of the car and I catch a glimpse of my girls, my world. I saw them in the hands of these amazing fire rescues personnel. I guess it put me at ease. But I don’t think that is the right word. Just so happy to see them. I had my clothes cut off and I was laying on this backboard and my neck in a collar. Still unable to speak, so many people asking me questions. I wanted my husband but how do I tell that to them. Finally, a deputy was able to locate my identification and found my husband. My husband is in law enforcement but not in the county in which the accident occurred. Later on, I discovered they tracked him down and someone drove him to the scene. It was too bad of an accident to allow him to drive. I remember getting to the hospital and discover the reason I was unable to speak—I had fractured my sternum and a number of ribs. I guess combine this with the shock, I could not breath. I am in a room without anyone but doctors and nurses. I find out my girls are in a room about 5 rooms over. I wanted to see and hold them. My family got there and immediately went to the girls. My husband gets to me and I somehow utter a few words to forget about me and go to our girls. The doctor comes in and says the girls are in shock but that’s normal. One of the girls’ has blood and marks one her neck but they both will be fine. Those were the most beautiful words I ever heard. We get discharged the next day and I feel like I was run over by an 18-wheeler. But more importantly, I sensed something was wrong with one of my babies. And everyone kept telling me it was the shock. But she wouldn’t stand up, she couldn’t hold up her head completely and it was very difficult to get her to eat. I knew, I just knew something was wrong. Family and friends kept saying I was over-reacting. I was just being a nervous mother and to stop looking for trouble. As a few more days went by, I called my pediatrician and said I am bringing her in and I am not sitting in a waiting room so get ready. I told my husband, it was around 6:30 in the evening, we are taking her to the doctor. He examined her and I knew it was bad. He said x-rays needed to be done so we went to an urgent care five minutes away. The doctor comes in and examines her. He said he needed some x-rays to be done. It felt like an eternity. I heard fire rescue sirens but did not think much of it. The doctor walks in and says my baby’s neck was broken. Stunned. I could not move. I could not breath. Tears started running down my husband’s face. I was frozen. The next words I heard from the doctor—there is a 50/50 chance that she will be paralyzed for life. What? How? Why? She was rushed to a hospital and discharged with “shock.” Next thing, the police come in the room. I could not figure out for the life of me, their presence. Apparently, the doctor called and said we may have either broken her neck or neglected the injury. Thankfully, I myself was in such bad shape because if not, I would have been arrested. Those sirens I heard, they were for my baby. She was rushed to the hospital where she spent her Christmas. By the grace of God, she was not paralyzed. I had to quit my job because once discharged from the hospital, her team of doctors ordered her to remain in this awful neck brace/collar for almost 6 months. And also, the after those 6 months, she needed to spend another 6 months in the house to completely heal. A year of her life and that of her sister’s life (she would not leave her sister), was lost forever. All because of a woman, who probably should not have been driving in the first place, made a very bad choice. Today, both my girls are perfect. It was the hardest thing I have ever experienced. I watched her in constant pain and I could not fix it for her. Unfortunately, I have had to undergo quite a few surgeries because of spinal injury from the accident. And I fine with it because it was neither of my girls. During all this chaos, all I kept hearing is to contact a lawyer. I could have cared less about a lawyer. It was the last thing on my mind. But, it was not about me, it was about my baby. So, I met with a few lawyers and hated them all. And honestly, I was skeptical when I met with Daniel Lustig. However, about a half hour after meeting him, he was different. He was just so different from the other lawyers. I mean he actually cared about my baby. I am not a person easily swayed. The reality is that I am not the nicest person in the world. So to please me, well, it’s tough. I myself, have a doctorate degree. I am an intelligent person so very few people could get one over on me. I definitely do not like lawyers and personal injury lawyers...definitely not! Daniel was just so different. In the beginning, I hated to admit it. I really liked him. And I really liked how he cared for both my girls. So, I hired him. It was the best decision I ever made. He worked so hard for my baby and he did it with such love and compassion. Although, do not mistake his kindness for weakness. He is a very tough litigator. He is the perfect combination of what a lawyer should be. There were times I could only speak with him later in the evening. He always made time for me. I had some unorthodox requests. I wanted this woman who changed our entire world, to see a picture of my baby before and after the accident. People thought it was odd. Daniel did not think so. I wanted her to know what she did to my baby. He went to the deposition with those pictures and showed her. During his representation, he kept me informed of every move. But really, I trusted him. I mean, I trusted him with the two most important people in my life. My girls. Although one was seriously injured, her sister had experienced trauma herself. She refused to get in any car. And she was afraid that the “bad lady” would come and hurt her. She clearly suffered watching her sister hurt so much. Daniel cares about both of them. Daniel became part of my family. A mother rarely trusts anyone with her children. But if you are special enough, she will allow it. The accident was three years ago and I would still tell you that I trust Daniel with the lives’ of my children. I do not know what else I can say to convince someone that he is undoubtedly the best lawyer I know. He did get her the maximum amount of money after he sued this woman. My daughter will be very well off when she is older. But, it was not about the money. And Daniel never made me feel the priority is the money. It was about accountability and responsibility. I cannot day enough good things about him. But, if you are looking for a personal injury who is both compassionate and assertive, he is your lawyer. And, if you are not sure, please know that I just spent about an hour of my day writing this review. This should give you a little insight into why someone should hire him.

  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Matthew B.
Verified review

Dan is a dedicated, resourceful attorney who will go the extra mile to help his clients secure the best possible result, and his breadth of experience enables him to anticipate and solve problems other attorneys may not even perceive.

Akilah Harris, PLLC
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Emmanuel C.
Verified review

She is amazing. Takes her time and really knows her stuff. The judge even mentioned to me that I have a great lawyer. Will definitely recommend to friends and family. Thank you Akilah.

Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cara S.
Verified review

Excellent service. Very friendly, professional, and knowledgeable. Fees were fair and reasonable. I would definitely refer to others.

Lawyer - Personal Injury
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Mrs. W.
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A couple of months ago I lived one of the worst experiences of my life, when I was involved in an automobile accident and was unfairly accused of battery assault and resisting arrest. Thank God I had the good fortune to have Mr. Gibson as my lawyer, he is extremely professional, knowledgeable and he truly cares about his clients. Unlike other lawyers I always felt free and safe to reach out to him whenever I had a question and he always took the time to clarify my doubts and keep me updated with any new developments because he was always on top of everything regarding my case. I can honestly say that he was instrumental in keeping me "sane" at times when I thought I was loosing my mind. Thanks to Mr. Gibson I was able to get the charges drop and get my case close. Mr. Gibson is an excellent lawyer, I highly recommend him to anyone in need of legal representation.

Szabo Law Group, P.A.
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Dave B.
Verified review

Great lawyers. Not just out for money, but really care about their clients—which is rare. Highly recommended.

WiseLieberman, PLLC
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Chris K.
Verified review

Two extremely knowledgeable attorneys who made you feel at ease during a difficult process. Would highly recommend them.

Dobson Law Office
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Nams C.
Verified review

She is very professional yet down to earth. She always answers when I call & always friendly. She took my case over and literally got everything resolved in a matter of weeks. She was so effective, she is now my business lawyer! I recommend Ms. Dobson to everyone needing a great attorney! She gets the job done promptly and efficiently!

Casanova Legal, P.A.
4.6
from 9 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Carol J.
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My first impression of Ms Casanova was that she was a warm and knowledgable attorney who presented herself as a caring professional. She inspired confidence and reassurance in representing me. Therefore, I engaged her as my legal representative.

Klein Law Group (Attorneys)
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Iliyana S.
Verified review

I recommend Klein Law Group to everybody that needs knowledgeable and compassionate attorney’s help. They will take your case and make sure that will provide you with the best service and understanding a client should receive. When it comes to family law, Abigail Cohen is the lawyer for you. She has the ability to work on a case with professionalism, knowledge and understanding.

  • 4 years in business
T. L.
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She is very knowledgeable, professional, kind and prompt. She showed that she truly cares for the person not just the case. I would highly recommend her!

  • 19 years in business
Christian H.
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I highly recommend this law firm. They handled my accident case and got me the maximum policy limit in 6 months. The lawyers and staff were all very nice and made me feel comfortable.

  • 13 years in business
Laurence S.
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Mr. Skolnik and the office staff are professional with quick responses to all questions. Your are given a plan so that you understand all options. He ensures that all paperwork is completed and filed on time. Excellent choice when you need a lawyer.

Patrick Jean-Gilles P.A.
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Daniel L.
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Awesome lawyer and awesome service. I am totally satisfied and will recommend him to anyone!

Robert S.
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Robert Gluck did a great job on our case and got us a great result. He returned our phone calls and kept us informed of all aspects of our case. I would feel comfortable recomending him to our family and friends for any type of personal injury case. He is a really good trial lawyer and can stand up for you and fight against the big insurance companies.

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