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Philip M. Gerson

Philip M. Gerson

Gerson & Schwartz
  • Maritime Law, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse...
  • Florida
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Summary

Philip M. Gerson is a board certified civil trial lawyer who has practiced law in Miami, Florida for more than 40 years. He is a cum laude graduate of the University of Miami Law School, where he was a member of the editorial board of the Law Review, a Moot Court winner and student instructor in legal research and writing. Mr. Gerson is admitted to practice in all Florida Courts, the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Claims, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits, and the United States District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.

Mr. Gerson is a sustaining member of the Florida Justice Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Dade County Bar Association, and Dade County Trial Lawyers Association. He is also an EAGLE patron of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers and a member of the Continuing Legal Education Committee, as well as an active member of the Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee, Professionalism Committee and Grievance Committee.

Mr. Gerson serves on the Board of Directors at St. Thomas University School of Law. He is also a Guest Lecturer on Responsibility and Remedies for Torts for School Administrators, Florida University, Barry University; a Guest Lecturer, American Society for Industrial Security, Liability for Crime Because of Negligent Security; an Instructor for Hospitality Security Officers Training Program, Barry University.

Mr. Gerson limits his practice to plaintiffs injury and death cases, with a focus on medical malpractice, cruise ship accidents, wrongful death, catastrophic injury cases, defective products, third party liability for criminal acts, and other complex litigation.

Practice Areas
  • Maritime Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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5th Circuit
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11th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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United States Court of Claims
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United States District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Attorney
Gerson & Schwartz
- Current
Education
University of Miami School of Law
J.D.
Honors: cum laude; Moot Court winner
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University of Miami
B.B.A.
Honors: 4 Year debate scholoarship
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Awards
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Professional Associations
Florida State Bar # 127290
Member
Current
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National Crime Victim Bar Association
Member
Current
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Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
Member
Current
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Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Member
Current
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Dade County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Dade County Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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American Association for Justice
Member
Current
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St, Thomas Univeristy Board of Advisors
Member
Current
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Florida Bar Association
Member
Current
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Speaking Engagements
Responsibility and Remedies for Torts, School Administrators, Florida University, Barry University
Certifications
Board Certified - Civil Trial
Florida Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Philip M. Gerson's Website Profile
Website
Gerson & Schwartz Website
Blog
Miami Injury Lawyer Blog
Blog
Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog
Contact & Map
Gerson & Schwartz
1980 Coral Way
Miami, FL 33145
USA
Toll-Free: (877) 475-2905
Telephone: (305) 371-6000
Fax: (305) 371-5749