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Experience. Leadership. Results. ®
attorney John H. (Jack) Hickey is the only attorney in the country who is
Double Board Certified by The Florida Bar in both Civil Trial and Admiralty and
Maritime law, Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a
Trial Lawyer, an Advocate Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates
(ABOTA) (more than 50 jury trials).
We have expertise in injuries to the brain,
spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. These injuries include: traumatic brain
injury, central pain syndrome, cauda equina syndrome, chronic regional pain
syndrome (CRPS or RSD), paraplegia, and quadriplegia. We’re also experts in
injuries to the spinal column and discs –including herniated, protruding, and
desiccated discs—and orthopedic injuries involving multiple surgeries.
Leadership. Lead trial attorney Hickey is a Past
President of the Dade County Bar Association, and currently serves on the Board
of Governors of The Florida Bar, the Board of Directors of Florida Justice
Association, and as the Secretary of the Motor Vehicle and Premises Liability
Section of American Association for Justice.
Results. Recoveries of over
$100 million in verdicts and settlements. We have 23 recoveries of $1 million
or more. Recent recoveries recognized: 2011,
No. 3 result in Florida for premises liability, VerdictSearch; 2015, No. 1 in
Florida, No. 6 in U.S. “Big Money Wins” National Law Journal; 2016, Top 50
Verdicts in Florida, Verdictsearch.com.
Was a Lawyer for the Cruise Lines. Now a Lawyer for You™
Lead trial attorney
Hickey defended cruise lines and other self-insured corporations for the first
17 years of his career. He knows defense tactics of cruise line and
other defense lawyers. Most cruise ship
cases need to be filed right here in Miami. Now and for more
than 20 years, Hickey has represented people who have suffered life-changing
injuries through negligence. He has also represented people who have suffered
sexual assaults and rapes on cruise ships.
Hickey has appeared on TV over
100 times as an expert on cruise ship and other personal injury cases. TV
appearances include CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox News, Inside Edition, and Anderson