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Posted by Matthew, a Motorcycle Accident client, Flag
I was struck while riding my motorcycle several months ago, and needed a lawyer fast. After meeting with James while I was in the hospital, I felt confident in his ability to successfully represent me. He worked very quickly and was able to get my settlement with little to no delays or difficulties. As this was my first time working with a lawyer of any kind I didn't know what to expect, however after dealing with James I was extremely impressed by his professionalism and dedication to keeping me informed daily. He even went so far as to cut a large portion of his legal fees so that I would end up with more money in my pocket! I would highly recommend James to anyone looking for a lawyer who actually cares about his clients, and works hard to get them the best possible outcome.
Posted by Kim, a Car Accident client, Flag
Two years ago I was on a vacation in Florida to visit with close friends. While there, my friend’s car was rear-ended by another vehicle at relatively slow speeds. We received quite a jolt forward but thought nothing was wrong. A short while later I began to suffer severe neuropathy in my hands, feet, and lower legs. The issue became progressively worse and after numerous visits to different specialists I was referred to a surgical neurologist. He informed me that I would require spinal fusion surgery to repair damaged disks in my neck that had been pushed into my spinal column, but the chance of me regaining feeling in my limbs, was slim. When it was determined that the damage was most likely due to the motor vehicle accident, I was not sure how to proceed, but Google came to my rescue. I found Jim Cunningham online and he and Barbara began the difficult process of helping me seek compensation from my home in Wisconsin. Jim was able to help me figure out the best course of action and helped guide me through the process (including overcoming many roadblocks) to a successful resolution. I had no idea what was involved in such a lawsuit, especially from half a country away, and Jim made the process much easier than I imagined. I highly recommend his law firm especially if you find yourself in a similar situation.
Posted by Karyna, a Car Accident client, Flag
On February 3rd, as I left work riding my bicycle, I collided with a Jeep. My injuries were life threatening but luckily I survived. As I recovered in the hospital, my friends found Jim Cunningham to legally represent me. The day I met him, he was kind enough to meet me long after his office was closed for the day. He calmly and thoroughly explained the steps we had to take in order to claim compensation for my injuries and all the surgeries I will go through in the future. Jim and his assistant, Barbra, are professional, respectful and kind. I am so glad they were part of my team. I felt taken care of and Mr. Cunningham got me what I deserve. I highly recommend him.
Posted by Penny, a Motorcycle Accident client, Flag
When my son was injured in a motorcycle accident earlier this year, I realized we needed to find an attorney right away but had no idea where to begin. While in the hospital I began researching local personal injury attorneys and found his reviews to be extremely positive so we made a call to his office. Jim came to the hospital and met with us and although we were going to interview another attorney as well, we were so impressed by his knowledge and experience, we realized that was unnecessary. He guided us through a difficult situation and was compassionate and answered all our questions honestly. We would undoubtedly hire him again, should the need arise. His moral character is beyond reproach which is difficult to find today in any field.
Posted by Jim, a Personal Injury client, Flag
I was injured in a workplace accident that reinjured my lower back after a previous surgery 20 years earlier and left me unable to perform the duties of my lifelong occupation. I had never been in a situation like this before. When I realized I needed a lawyer I began checking AVVO ratings. I saw Mr. Cunninghams advertisement and rating and met with him. I found him to be honest and very trustworthy, every question I had was always answered promptly, and he and his staff were always there to help. I would highly recommend him to anyone in a situation like mine.
Posted by Kim, a Car Accident client, Flag
Mr. Cunningham took on a difficult case. I was in a car accident, run off the road by a phantom vehicle which sped out of site before I crashed. Unaware of internal injuries, I came away thinking I was basically all right; but when I realized I was not, I began seeking treatment. The insurance company worked with me initially, but then they started questioning everything. I wish I had sought legal advice immediately after the accident instead of waiting. Fortunately, a family friend referred me to Mr. Cunningham. Hiring him was the best decision I made! He had the understanding and expertise to handle this case. He was very candid about the level of difficulty it presented but also the chance it had for a good outcome. I had an excellent advocate in Mr. Cunningham, and he made sure I was well-informed throughout the process. I appreciate the professional demeanor and compassion exhibited by him and his wonderful staff. I am very satisfied with the settlement, as it was a lot more than I expected! I highly recommend him to others.
Posted by Janet, a Personal Injury client, Flag
I was lucky enough to find Mr. Cunningham online. Two years ago i was injured in a fall @ Universal Studios. I was on vacation at the time, and when I returned to Illinois I found out I needed to hire a lawyer in Fla.
Mr. Cunningham was great ! He kept me informed, he called me back asap whenever I had a question. His staff was very helpful too.
I was very pleased with the settlement I recieved and he worked hard to get it. He got me double of the initial offer !! I WOULD WORK WITH HIM AGAIN AND i WOULD RECOMMEND HIM TO ANYONE WHO ASKS ME.
Posted by faith, a Car Accident client, Flag
When I had my accident I did not run out and get an attorney right away. It wasnt until my insurance company was making me feel uneasy that I turned to an attorney for advice. I already new the kind of attorney James Cunningham was he not only helped my sister but my son out when he had his motorcycle accident. I knew he was fair and honest and could be trusted. He goes way beyond the call of duty to make sure every person he represents gets treated fairly. If you ask him a question you get an answer back pretty quickly if not from himself from his assistant Barbra. Who by the way is TERRIFIC. If you want the best standing with you as you go through the process of your case put it in James Cunninghams hands. The outcome of my case was good and more than I expected. Oh and by the way he still thinks about you when your no longer his clinet my son still gets birthday cards from him and his case was settled many years ago.
Posted by Trish, a Car Accident client, Flag
A year ago on spring break I was visiting Florida, my 1st day on vacation I was in a car accident. The driver that struck me did not have her drivers inciense (she was driving with a permit) and borrowed a friends car so she was an uninsured motorist. I spent my spring break medicated for pain and discomfort. When I got home to NY my husband went on the computer to find a lawyer to help me figure out my rights in this case. He came across a number of attroneys but Mr Cunningham was the one we chose. What a blessing it was to find him!! I did not have to go back to Florida for anything, Mr Cunningham handled it all for me. He wanted to fight for my rights to the end. He was great!! If your reading this and your not sure what to do I want to reassure you that Mr Cunningham is an extremely reliable and trustworthy attroney that has your back. You can count on him even if your out of state like me. I took a chance and it paid off when I put my trust in hime.
Posted by a Personal Injury client, Flag
I was involved in a motor vehicle accident where the other driver ran a red light and my car was a total loss. I work at the Walt Disney World Claims Department and asked our attorney’s if they could refer me to a personal injury attorney. I was referred to James Cunningham due to the fact that our attorney’s have been very impressed with James Cunningham’s work. This fact turned out to be very true as Mr. Cunningham helped me win my case to a full and maximum settlement. James Cunningham and his staff were professional, personable and all worked in a timely manner via email and/or phone. I was so impressed with James Cunnigham and his staff that I have since referred three clients to The Law Office of James Cunningham and all have been impressed and very satisfied with the work and outcomes of their individual settlements. I will continue to refer anyone to Mr. Cunningham whenever necessary.
Posted by Gordon, a Personal Injury client, Flag
A car turned in front of me causing me to spend 2 days in the hospital with surgery. They had only minimum coverage. My insurance even claimed I had no uninsured motorist coverage. I was sure I was in for a long battle.
I had never stayed in the hospital, hired an attorney or met James before. Did some online searching and gave him a call. He was not in but called me back as soon as he heard I had called. After a short one on one he kept me informed all along threw phone, text and email.
James came threw like a champ. I did have ample coverage and James won the maximum from both companies in less than 5 months.
Best phone call I've ever made.
Posted by Jay, a Wrongful Death client, Flag
We interviewed 3 different lawyers with similar ratings before we chose Mr. Cunningham. We are glad we did. I felt besides helping us with the needed funeral expenses for my father, he was honest, upfront, and of the highest ethics. Treating us and our situation with the dignity, responsiveness and professionalism my father deserved.
Posted by James, a Car Accident client, Flag
I would certainly highly recommend James Cunningham. I am a Critical Care Nurse here in Orlando and was involved in a devastating car accident about a year ago. My situation was very complicated. I was at a new job and didn't have my health insurance active yet, and due to my own negligence had an overlap in my car insurance. This would be the worst possible time for me to be in car accident and i was. I was injured pretty badly and needed a lot of medical intervention. I stayed in the hospital, followed by a rehab facility for a month. My hospital bills were beyond ridiculous. when i spoke to Mr. Cunningham, he didn't promise me that he would be able to get my hospital bills payed, he simply told me that he would exhaust every and any available and unavailable resource to help me get out of my hole. Through out our journey he was persistent and relentless in fighting for me. In the end, not only did he get the hospital waive over $170,000 worth of bills, he also got my car replaced and i also received a financial settlement. This is by far more then i ever expected. I most definitely learned my lesson about the importance of having car insurance at all times. He helped me dodge a bullet on that one, my life could've went the opposite way, instead I'm back at work as a nurse and continuing with my life and for that I'm extremely grateful to Mr. Cunningham. He deserves an award or something. I would also like to thank Barbara for her kindness, and compassion. You'll get to know her, she is amazing.
Posted by Ed, a Wrongful Death client, Flag
When my father was accidentally killed in August 2010 my family was devastated. The circumstances of the accident were almost as painful as the accident itself. A friend recommended that we contact Jim Cunningham for advice. For the next year, Jim represented us not only in a highly professional way but also in a very patient and compassionate way. He helped me grieve over my loss while meticulously researching and pursuing every aspect of our case. From the beginning, he prepared me and my family for the emotional stress that's involved in any kind of litigation. He responded immediately to my calls and/or emails and very patiently explained and re-explained what was happening. On those very few occasions when Jim was not immediately available, his outstanding assistant, Barbara, responded on his behalf. I very strongly recommend Jim Cunningham. He is an outstanding lawyer and a good, honest and compassionate man.
Posted by Lawrence, a Car Accident client, Flag
Mr Cunninghan was a consientious , competant attorney and very professional. His service was excellent and we would recommend him highly . Barbara his assistance was also excellent in her services to us both .
Posted by Tim, a Car Accident client, Flag
On Aug 14, 2009, I was injured when I was struck by another vehicle from behind while sitting at traffic light. Once I contacted Mr. Cunningham and his firm , I was treated with the utmost repsect and concern . He was very meticulous in explaining the Florida law to me. He kept me well informed every step of the way. As I was going through my surgery , Mr. Cunningham called me the next day to check on how I was getting along, and continued to do so for several weeks after surgery and rehab. As the settlement started taking place he kept me in tune with what my options were. Mr. Cunningham and his staff were always very courteous and helpful. (Special THANKS to Barbara). From beginning to end the office of James Cunningham and Staff were EXCELLENT!!!! I would highly recommend James Cunningham for your attorney.
Posted by Karen Renee, Flag
When I came to James I was frightened and unsure what to do after my accident. It was wonderful to have someone take that burden off of me and begin the process of a settlement. He was extremely knowledgeable, courteous, professional and most of all "got the job done". If your looking for a lawyer that is fair, caring and will get you a settlement to your liking take time to see Mr. Cunningham before you go anywhere else. Believe me when I say, you won't need anyone else.
Posted by John,, a Personal Injury client, Flag
I would and have recommended Mr. Cunningham as an attorney. I am extremely happy with the service he has provided for me and my family. I will definately use Mr. Cunningham in the future if I ever need an attorney again.
Posted by a Car Accident client, Flag
After my experience with 3 different, well known, heavily advertised attorneys, who promised me everything and delivered NOTHING, I finally found Attorney James Cunningham. My experience with him was quite the opposite as he promised nothing and delivered everything. His assistant Barbara is fabulous, intelligent, and warm which really made for a pleasant experience during the whole process. Attorney Cunningham always returned phone calls, he always did what he said that he would do, and in my opinion went to extra mile. I would like to add that I am a future law student and have had previous experience in the legal profession and I was impressed by his professionalism and attention. I didn't have a big money case, I didn't have a strong case, but nonetheless I was never made to feel that way. I strongly suggest that you choose James Cunningham to represent you, as soon as you think you might need a lawyer. You will be in good hands.
Posted by Jay, a Personal Injury client, Flag
I am an Engineering Manager for a company in Longwood, Florida and live in Deltona in Volusia County. I was rear-ended in April of 2005 and was injured due to the negligence of another driver who was in a big hurry. Mr. Cunningham helped me to obtain a fair settlement as a result of that accident.
I was first referred to Mr. Cunningham by a good friend of mine at work. Everything my friend said about Mr. Cunningham was true. He was honest and straightforward and made me feel at ease from the moment that I first met him. He was concerned about my well being and seemed to genuinely care about me. I told him that I was a Christian and we both shared how much God was a part of our lives.
Later I came back to Mr. Cunningham in June of 2006 after I was rear-ended again by yet another careless person in a hurry. This second accident resulted in me having neck surgery in 2007. Jim was caring and concerned throughout my recovery after the surgery. He was very patient and encouraging during the more than 18 months that it took to obtain an equitable settlement for this second accident.
Then after I thought I was safe from ever being injured in a car again I was struck as a pedestrian in December of 2008. I again went back to Jim and he was astonished that I had been involved in yet another accident. As he works toward helping me with this most recent accident he has expressed the same genuine care and concern as he did the very first time that I had met him in 2005.
I honestly didn’t have a very high opinion about lawyers until I met James Cunningham. I now consider him a respected and cherished friend and would highly recommend him to anyone that needs assistance from a lawyer.
Posted by Donald Wallace Farmingville ,NY, a Car Accident client, Flag
I had a car accident in Florida while on a family vacation.After returning to New York and seeking legal advise from two different lawyers,I was told that I didn't have a case,I spoke to my father who lived in Florida and he advised me to get a Lawyer who practices in Florida .I went online and found Mr. Cunningham who was very responsive to all my needs being first concerned that we were medically ok.He then moved forward with my suit getting me a very satisfied offer.I would strongly reccommed Mr. Cunninghams firm to my family,friends and anyone else in need of legal advise andor legal representation.
Posted by Michele, a Car Accident client, Flag
I was involved in an auto accident where my car was totaled and I was injured due to the fault of the other driver that had been drinking. I was scared & had no idea what to do. I was referred to Mr. Cunningham & he immediatley put my mind at ease. He explained things to me in terms that I could understand. He gave me every possible scenario for each action he took and advised me what he thought was the best option. I ended up having back surgery and ultimatley Mr. Cunningham won me the maximum settlement amount that I was eligible for. I was able to pay all of my medical expenses & had enough money left over to purchase a home for my son and I. I can honestly say that Jim Cunnungham is an attorney that truly cares. My case was settled over a year ago and he still calls or e-mails me just to see how I am. He didn't forget about me after the case was over. He is a great man & a great attorney & I highly recommend him.
Posted by Steve, a Car Accident client, Flag
I am a teacher with the Osceola County School District and Mr. Cunningham handled my case very effectively. He was worked effectively with the insurance company to get a good settlement. He was very fast in answering all my questions and was efficient in communication, not bogging me down with many telephone calls.
Posted by Robert, a Personal Injury client, Flag
In July of 2002 I was seriously injured in an automobile accident through the fault of another driver. Even though my injuries were thought to be minimal, Jim agreed to represent me in my dealings with the various insurance companies. He was very careful to explain Florida law to me, and to keep my expectations realistic.
Later on, it became clear that I was much more seriously injured than was previously thought. The new medical revelations were difficult to interpret and still more difficult to prove. Jim and his staff were always supportive, understanding and professionally competent. At no time did Jim urge me to make any representation which was vague, untrue or misleading. On the contrary, he insisted on the highest standards of honesty and fair play. On the other hand, no stone was left unturned, and come mediation, were were in a position on unimpeachable rectitude and thorough preparation. We prevailed at mediation with an award that was fair for all concerned.
Much is made of personal injury attorneys and their negative impact on insurance premiums and the general cost of doing business. No doubt some of it is deserved, but not in Jim's case. Dealing with insurance companies requires the use of legitimate force, and Jim and his staff provide this in the time of your greatest need. We live in a land governed by the rule of law, and for this we should be grateful. We have good laws, and a good personal injury attorney like Jim is able to make sure they apply in your case.
Posted by Charlie, a Personal Injury client, Flag
After being wrongfully bit in the face by a dog I was referred to Mr. Cunningham by a family member. Mr. Cunningham & staff treated me with utmost graciousness and sensitivity all while giving me a feeling of his dedication and urgency to resolve my conflict in a most positive manner!
In this time of great anguish I was comforted to know that Mr. Cunningham and staff were on top of all legal matters. Thanks to
his expertise and hard work these legal matters came to quick closure
with a very positive outcome!!