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Cyrus Siavash Niakan

Personal injury Attorney at Palm Beach Gardens, FL

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  • State Years
    Massachusetts - MA 7 years
    Florida - FL 19 years
  • Licensed for 7 years
    State MA
    Acquired 2016
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 19 years
    State FL
    Acquired 2004
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

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

About Cyrus

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Cyrus S. Niakan exclusively works on behalf of the injured and their families.  He handles a wide variety of personal injury and wrongful death cases, from automobile accident and negligent security cases to those cases involving manufacturing and design defects, throughout Florida and across the United States.  Cyrus has litigated successfully against almost every major international automobile and tire manufacturer, and has litigated a diverse spectrum of complex product liability cases from defective medical devices to defective ladders.  Cyrus’ tenacity and zeal has resulted in numerous multi-million dollar recoveries for his clients, including verdicts and settlements totaling $20,000,000. 

Cyrus attended law school at the University of Arizona on an academic scholarship.  After graduation, he began his legal career as a defense attorney with a Miami law firm.  Before representing the injured, Cyrus litigated cases on behalf of some of the nation’s largest insurance companies and corporations.  In those years, he learned how insurance companies and corporations evaluate claims and the strategies they use to defend cases.  He now uses those invaluable insights to defend the rights of clients going up against insurance and corporate giants.

Cyrus’ talent, hard work, and high ethical standards have been recognized among his peers. He is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, which denotes the highest level of professional excellence and ethical standards in the legal industry. Cyrus has been selected by U.S. News as among the Best Lawyers in America; The National Trial Lawyers as among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Florida and Top 40 Under 40; Florida Super Lawyers; Florida Trend Legal Elite; South Florida Legal Guide’s Top Attorneys.

Outside the courtroom, Cyrus is active in the community.  He volunteers with Take Stock in Children – Palm Beach County, Misioneros del Camino, and other charitable organizations, and has served on the Board of Directors for 211 of Palm Beach County & Treasure Coast.  Further, Cyrus has been asked to lecture and present seminars on expert witness discovery, trucking litigation, insurance coverage, and trial evidence. 


Personal Injury of Florida
11211 Prosperity Farms Road
Suite B201
Palm Beach Gardens, FL, 33410

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  • Contingency 33%-40%


AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Personal Injury of Florida
  • 2014 - Present
  • Trial Attorney
  • Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather, Keen & Littky-Rubin
  • 2010 - Present
  • Trial Attorney
  • Lytal, Reiter, Et. Al.
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Trial Attorney
  • Rudd & Diamond, Pa
  • 2005 - 2009
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  • University of Arizona College of Law
  • 2004
  • University of Washington
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2001
  • University of Washington
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2001

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Suquet v. Southern Wast Management, et. al.
  • $1,640,000 verdict for plaintiff
  • Thrasher v. Geico
  • $400,000 verdict of plaintiff


  • Legal Aid Foundation of Palm Beach County
  • Volunteer Attorney
  • 2012 - Present
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Eagle Sponsor
  • 2009 - Present
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Judicial Relations Committee Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Florida Bar
  • 2004 - Present
  • 211 of Palm Beach & Treasure Coast
  • Former Board of Directors
  • 2010 - 2013
  • Take Stock in Palm Beach County
  • Volunteer
  • 2009 - 2010
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Languages Spoken

  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Rising Star
  • Florida Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Top Up & Comer
  • South Florida Legal Guide
  • 2013
  • Rising Star
  • Florida Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Top Up and Coming Attorney
  • Florida Trend Magazine
  • 2012
  • Rising Star
  • Florida Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Legal Elite Up & Comer
  • Florida Trend Magazine
  • 2011
  • Rising Star
  • Florida Super Lawyers
  • 2010
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Speaking Engagements

  • FJA Collateral Source Seminar
  • Collateral Source Rule
  • 2012
  • Trucking Litigation CLE
  • Trucking Litigation
  • N/A
  • Expert Witness Discovery CLE
  • Expert Witness Discovery
  • N/A

Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (7)
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Defective and dangerous products Attorney | Jan 06
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse Cyrus. As opposing counsel on a complex products liability case I witnessed his work firsthand and how he zealously advocates for his clients."
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Cyrus is an excellent attorney with tremendous experience, passion, and skill. He is completely dedicated to his clients and obtaining the best possible results for them while maintaining the highest level of ethics and professionalism."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Cyrus. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Personal injury Attorney | Feb 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have been fortunate to have worked in the same office as Cyrus, as well as following his career growth as a fellow attorney in the community. His zeal and legal talent are unmatched. I unequivaclly endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Nov 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Cyrus is a fantastic trial attorney who gets results for his clients, I highly recommend him."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 14
Relationship: Co-worker
"I have known Cyrus both personally and professionally for 7 years. We both began working in the insurance defense industry. Cyrus' growing talents and successes in the field of litigation and personal injury quickly allowed him to begin crossing over to representing victims of negligence, which is what his entire practice is now devoted to. He takes great pride in his zealous advocacy of his clients and in his professional demeanor towards his colleagues. And his impressive track record of multiple six and seven figure recoveries on behalf of his clients is a testament to his tenacity and talent as an attorney."
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