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Fred Catfish Abbott

Fred Catfish Abbott

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury, Insurance, Trucking Accident, Defective and Dangerous Products, Car Accidents

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Personal Injury: 20%
    37 years, 350 cases
  2. Wrongful Death: 20%
    37 years, 215 cases
  3. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    37 years, 185 cases
  4. Car Accidents: 10%
    37 years, 300 cases
  5. Other: 30%
  6. More 



Contingent (25-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Fred. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Gilbert J Alba

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Gilbert Alba Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Abbott Law Group, P.A.

2929 Plummer Cove Rd.
Jacksonville, FL, 32223



FLMember in Good Standing197808/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatingMartindale Hubbell2009
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2004
Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer - recertificationFlorida Bar2003
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2001
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2000
Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer - recertificationFlorida Bar1998
Board Certified Civil Trial LawyerFlorida Bar1993

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerFarah, Farah & Abbott, P.A.2004 - 2005
ShareholderAbbott & Weisenfeld, P.A.2001 - 2004
OwnerAbbott Law, P.A.1978 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
University of Florida Law Center AssociationMember2000 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1999 - Present
University of Florida Hall of FameInductee1982 - Present
Academy of Florida Trial LawyersMember1981 - Present
Jacksonville Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1980 - Present
Jacksonville Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present
Florida BarMember1978 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Child Client vs. Naval Air Station Hospital, NAS JacksonvilleObtained $5.9 million judgment against NAS Jax
Plaintiff vs. DefendantJudgment entered in favor of plaintiff-$3,017,850
Plaintiff vs. RaceTrac Petroleum, Inc.Obtained favorable settlement for $1,755,000

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
University of FloridaN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1975