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1 Person wrote to us:
  1. Arty Shimek managed my case very professionally. He was with me every step of the way insuring I was his only priority and always returned my calls promptly anytime of the day or night. My case went to trial and to see how passionate he believes in what is right and deserving for my case was nothing but STELLAR PROFESSIOMALISM, leading to a verdict in my favor. His staff are very knowledgeable and caring professionals. They also talked with me in helping me understand the legal process anytime I called the office. Arty and his staff are very kind, knowledgeable and hard working professionals. Arty and his staff truly cared about me and I cant thank Arty enough for helping me get the results I deserved. I highly recommend Arty Shimek.


    July 12, 2016

What Our Customers Say

  • Unbelievable Attorney!!
    Rick Winters
  • We represented 36 clients against Howmedica as a result of the recall of Stryker hip implants. We settled these cases for a total of over $10.8 million.

    HOWMEDICA/STRYKER HIP IMPLANT RECALL

  • R.G. injured her knee when she was rear-ended by an underinsured motorist. She carried $50,000 of UM coverage with Geico General Insurance Company, who refused to pay. After trial, the jury returned a verdict for $318,130.45.

    R.G. v. GEICO GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY

  • P.G. was t-boned by an employee of the City of Pensacola who ran a stop sign, and P.G. sustained neck injuries which required surgery. After a jury trial, a verdict was rendered against City of Pensacola on P.G.’s behalf for $318,541.58.

    P.G. v. CITY OF PENSACOLA

  • R.K. was rear-ended at an intersection in Milton, Florida and sustained neck injuries which required surgery. The case settled at mediation for $502,076.

    R.K. v. CONFIDENTIAL INSURANCE COMPANY

  • S.G. injured her neck when she was rear-ended by an uninsured motorist. She carried $50,000 of UM coverage with Allstate, who refused to pay. After trial, the jury returned a verdict for $417,500. Under the threat of a bad faith lawsuit, Allstate paid the entire verdict.

    S.G. v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE

  • R.C. walked into a convenience store and slipped on a foreign substance and injured his neck, which required surgery. Defendant initially denied the fall ever occurred, but agreed to settle when surveillance revealed the cashier mopping the site shortly after the fall. The case settled for $500,000.

    R.C. v. CIRCLE K STORES, INC.

  • C.C. was rear-ended by the defendant on her way to Pensacola Beach. Defendant only had a $10,000 bodily injury liability policy and her insurance company refused to pay. After a jury trial, the insurance company was required to pay $680,000, 68 times the policy limits, for her injuries and the bad faith treatment of their insured.

    C.C. v. L.V.

  • After sustaining substantial property damage from a hurricane, the condominium association realized that it was underinsured for windstorm and flood losses. Since the insurance was based on the appraiser’s calculations, a lawsuit was filed against the appraisal company for failing to properly provide adequate reconstruction appraisal figures. The case was settled at mediation for $875,000.

    CONFIDENTIAL CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION v. CONFIDENTIAL APPRAISAL COMPANY

  • E.C. was on her way to work when she was sideswiped by a truck driven by the defendant, causing her car to careen into a ditch. She suffered a neck injury which ultimately required surgery. The case settled the day before trial for $1.3 million.

    E.C. v. A.W. and M.F.P., INC.

  • This case drew state and national attention. Franklin Weekley was a developmentally disabled 18 year old ward of the State and was housed at the Sunland facility in Marianna, Florida. One day, he simply disappeared and the facility’s investigation determined that he had run away. Two years later, his skeletal remains were found at the same facility. A wrongful death action was filed and a settlement for $1.3 million was reached after three years of intense litigation.

    ESTATE OF WEEKLEY v. STATE OF FLORIDA

  • J.R., a 4 year old boy, was molested by a 13 year old boy who was placed in the home as a foster child. The defendant foster care placement company failed to notify my client’s parents that the foster child had serious behavioral problems. The case settled the week before trial for $1.5 million.

    J.R., a minor v. CONFIDENTIAL FOSTER CARE PLACEMENT COMPANY

  • A.D. had multiple hip and leg fractures from a T-bone type automobile collision. She had an underinsured motorist policy with defendant insurance company for $50,000 and it refused to pay. After mediation, the insurance company agreed to pay the $50,000 limits plus an additional $1.65 million for bad faith damages for failing to treat its insured properly.

    A.D. v. CONFIDENTIAL INSURANCE COMPANY

  • When nurses failed to properly monitor the IV fluids of my client after a routine gallbladder surgery, she developed hyponatremia and died. A confidential settlement of $2.2 million on behalf of our clients was reached after mediation.

    J.N. v. CONFIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY

  • E.B. was turning left at an intersection when R.G. ran a red light and collided into her vehicle causing blindness in her left eye. The case settled for $1.4 million at mediation.

    E.B. v. R.G. and CONFIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

  • Insurance company provided underinsured motorist coverage of $100,000 but refused to pay it after A.S. was seriously injured in an automobile collision. After a jury verdict of $3.350 million, we sued the insurance company for bad faith and obtained a settlement after mediation for the entire verdict.

    A.S. v. CONFIDENTIAL INSURANCE COMPANY

  • After a night of gambling in Biloxi, Mr. Daniel, on his way home to Pensacola, crossed the center line and hit V.C.’s vehicle head-on. After that collision, while V.C. was attempting to exit his vehicle, he was rear-ended by a truck driven by an employee of Sunbelt Optics Inc. V.C.’s injuries were catastrophic and he could no longer provide for his family. One week before trial, we settled with sunbelt Optics Inc for $2.4 million. After a jury trial, a verdict was rendered against Mr. Daniel on V.C.’s behalf for over $33 million.

    V.C. v. DANIEL AND SUNBELT OPTICS INC