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Phil Hall practices in the areas of wrongful death, personal injury, products liability, insurance disputes, and medical malpractice. During his first 10 years of practicing law, Phil has built a solid reputation among his peers, and he takes great pride in being sought by both local and out-of-town attorneys who need assistance with the technical aspects of trial and appeals.


For Phil, practicing law comes with a duty to help clients effectively navigate the intricacies of the legal system using whatever means are necessary to advance his clients’ claims. Phil’s knowledge and experience combined with his flexible approach to cases results in atypical outcomes for his clients.


When it comes to Phil’s ability to get the job done, his results speak for themselves. When he was retained by a local firm to assist in the trial of a complicated products liability case that had previously resulted in a mistrial, Phil handled the legal arguments before the trial and appellate courts, resulting in a multi-million-dollar jury verdict and a very fast approval by the appellate court. (Here’s a copy of Phil’s Brief in that Case). When an Alabama firm asked for Phil’s help in Florida after a team of powerful attorneys sought to get their case dismissed or transferred to a physician’s small town, Phil spent several years arguing before the First Court of Appeal. Phil was successful every time, and the doctor settled for a confidential amount before having to face a Florida jury. (Here are copies of Phil’s briefs in those cases, along with the Court’s Opinions: Dirga Opinion Re Presuit Requirements, Dirga Presuit Requirements Brief, Dirga Venue BriefDirga Jurisdiction Brief).


Whether Phil is handling a medical malpractice case, a car wreck case, a defective products case, or a case involving an insurance company’s refusal to pay for losses caused by one of our many Florida hurricanes, he always focuses on the needs of the client and the rights they have under the law. Phil believes that his clients should understand all of their options and devotes a great deal of time to making sure that they are informed. He works hard for his clients, and his hard work has been responsible for multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements. At the end of the day, Phil attributes his successes to his ability to see each client and each case uniquely and to choose the path that best advances his clients’ goals.


When Phil is not in the office, he enjoys camping, hiking, reading, cycling, swimming, and cooking with his wife and two sons. When his sons have their way, Phil’s free time is spent kung fu fighting, “beyblading,” and exploring the depths of his misunderstandings of the way common household items work.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Insurance: 25%
  3. Birth Injury: 25%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-40%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jack Enrique De La Piedra

    Phil is brilliant. If that is your criteria for choosing a lawyer, go no further. Phil is also one of the most genuine, down-to-earth individuals I know. I could not proffer a higher endorsement of him. I trust his professional judgment implicitly and highly recommend him to anyone needing assistance with a legal problem inside his wheelhouse.

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Contact info

Taylor, Warren & Weidner, P.A.

1823 N 9th Ave
Pensacola, FL, 32503-5270

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ALAuthorized to practice law200307/19/2016
FLMember in Good Standing200306/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2015
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselTaylor, Warren & Weidner, PA2013 - Present
PartnerMcKenzie, Hall & De La Piedra, PA2002 - 2012
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
GROOMS V. SERVICE MAX DELIVERY AND INSTALLATION, INC., 953 So.2d 624 (Fla. 1st DCA, 2007)$1,206,190.56 Verdict for Plaintiff Marion Grooms
Dirga v. Butler, MD; 39 So.3d 388 (Fla. 1st DCA, 2010)After losing three separate appeals to the First District Court of Appeal, the Defendant doctor's insurance company settled for confidential amount.
Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. v. McGowan, 83 So.3d 713 (Fla. 1st DCA, 2012)$9.2 million dollar verdict for Plaintiff
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002