5.0 stars 11 totalReview Bryan Waldman
Posted by Brian
I co-counselled on a Colorado bike accident with Bryan Waldman. He was very knowledgeable about bicycle law issues and great to work with on a difficult case. Together, we achieved an excellent result for a deserving client.
Posted by Chad Johnson
I was involved in a motorcycle vs. car accident in June of 2012 in which I was severely injured. With my body badly broken I knew I would not be returning to work any time soon. How will I pay my bills? What are my rights as a motorcyclist? Who can I trust to protect me and my family from being taken advantage of by the insurance company?. These were few of many questions I desperately need answered.
With some very good advice from a friend my wife contacted Sinas Dramis Law Firm. The following day ,while still in the hospital, I met with Mr. George Sinas. The best decision I could have made!! By the time Mr. Sinas had left my hospital room I new my rights and had a good understanding of my PIP benefits. Upon leaving Mr. sinas said " Chad, you worry about healing. Let us ( Sinas Dramis Law Firm) take care of everything else. And that's exactly what I did.
Soon Mr. Sinas added Mr. Brian Waldman to our team. Now not only did I have one awesome attorney to protect me , I have two. HOME RUN!
As the insurance company was tough Mr. Sinas and Mr. Waldman were tougher. The two of them quickly answered any questions I had and also provided insight to what the future may hold.
When it came time to negotiate a settlement Mr. Sinas and Mr. Waldman are masters! Through out the settlement process my wife and I were kept very well informed and were correctly advised.
Mr. Sinas and Mr. Waldman not only negotiated a fair settlement but also protected my PIP benefits following the settlement.
Not only did I retain two top notch, very personable attorneys , but also I gained some new friends with the Sinas Dramis Law Firm family.
Posted by Nirbhay
I had gotten into a motorcycle accident in August 2012 and I was referred to Bryan because he works with many motorcycle/car accidents. I only had liability on my motorcycle so I wasn't expecting any money from my insurance company. On the other hand, it was deemed the fault of the taxi driver that it me (luckily there was a traffic cop at the location of the accident).
However, a few months later, I found out that the taxi driver's insurance company had gone bankrupt. At this point, I had lost hope for the cost of the motorcycle and my injuries. Bryan went out of the way to find a Illinois Guarantee Fund that helps in these cases specifically and said that there still may be a way for me to get some reimbursement. He then filed for an uninsured motorist coverage claim for my insurance company and received the maximum amount. After that, he we to the Illinois Guarantee Fund and received even more money. And to finish it off, he came to an agreement with my health insurance provider so they would not take any of the money received from the other two sources. Because of Bryan, I believe that I received the appropriate amount of compensation for my injuries and the cost of my motorcycle.
Thanks again Bryan!!
Posted by August
I had been fighting an insurance company after being hit by a car while riding my bike for two years when I came to Bryan. I was about to move to Seattle in a couple of weeks, and I was basically going to him as a last ditch attempt to get something out of my case. Bryan responded rapidly, getting a top-notch photographer to document my injuries, acquired all my hospital records and sent me off to Seattle with a promise to take care of everything. He delivered, keeping me informed through every step of the process and always providing full explanations for his actions and those of the insurance company, as well as providing me with a variety of options.
When the settlement was finished, Bryan had gotten me near to my maximum possible return, in just a few months. He's been a pleasure to work with, and has always remained communicative through every medium one could ask for -- text, email, phone. I couldn't recommend a better lawyer.
Posted by anonymous
Bryan Waldman was a huge asset to me after a motorcycle/automobile accident. Bryan took the time to meet with me at my home since I was in a wheelchair at the time and he explained the process and was very informative. I knew that I would want Bryan to represent me after meeting with him and it was a very good decision. I am extremely pleased with his hard work, communication, and dedication to my case which resulted in a settlement out of court. I would recommend Bryan to anyone without hesitation! Thanks again Bryan!
Posted by Patrick
I want to first say that I fully endorse Bryan as a lawyer and a caring gentleman. His legal knowledge and abilities are top-shelf and he is an authentic and personable man who took the time to know me and my family. I would not hesitate to work with him in the future.
Bryan represented me in a personal injury case. I was significantly injured when the vehicle I rode in was broadsided by a driver who ran a stop sign. The impact was directly on the passenger-side door where I was seated.
I came to his firm because of a recommendation from a friend and sought legal help because the complexity of the case was well beyond my abilities to represent myself. Bryan interviewed me thoroughly and professionally, explaining that he does not take frivolous cases. After a careful review of the facts, he accepted the case. (His team at the firm included lawyer Dan Moraniec.)
Several attempts were made to settle directly with the insurer and evaluated by Bryan based on research he did to estimate a fair value based on similar cases. The insurance company's offers were well below and Bryan advised me to reject them. The case then went to an independent review panel and the insurance company rejected that figure as excessive.
At that point, Bryan met with me to discuss the situation and the risk/reward scenario of a law suit. I was never pressured by him to choose one way or another, and he truly encouraged me to do what I believed to be the best thing for my family. After considering the possible outcomes, I chose a law suit as the best approach; I felt our team had done its best to settle the case fairly out of court.
Bryan was efficient in all the required filings and pretrial processing. This is a much more extensive undertaking than I realized and takes a lot of work. He did it right the first time!
Before the trial, Bryan met with me (on a weekend) to prepare me for the trial. I had never brought a law suit to court and I was nervous. He explained what he would do, what the defense would do and how I would be involved. I was still nervous, but I felt much more confident.
At trial, Bryan has a terrific presence, very confident and assured. Over two days, he called the witnesses that he felt would be right for the case and combined that with the medical evidence to show the effect my injuries have had on my life. Bryan sticks to the facts of the case with a intensity.
The summary to the jury was masterful in my opinion. He tied the evidence and to the Michigan law, reasoned and direct. Significantly, he called out objections to the defense when that team incorrectly cited statute. What I saw was a truly impressive display of professional knowledge and conduct by a seasoned professional.
The jury decided in our favor and the amount was much greater than any of the previous out of court amounts. Bryan obtained final payment in a matter of weeks, well within an acceptable time. He showed me a detailed accounting of all case expenses and his firm's share and I did not have even the smallest doubt of its integrity.
I am thankful to this day for the service Bryan gave me and my family and I recommend him for personal injury matters. Thank You Bryan!
Posted by Laurel
Without a doubt the finest attorney I have ever had the pleasure to know. His skill, professionalism and integrity are unmatched. Additionally, Bryan is a wonderful person. I was not only very pleased with the outcome of my legal matter, I was proud to be represented by this fine man.
Posted by Barry
My case was anything but easy. I honestly believe 95% of attorneys would have cut their losses and jumped shipped the first time things started going rough. Bryan stayed with case all the way through every appeal and subsequently a successfully ending.
In my opinion the reason Bryan did not walk away from this case is 2 fold: 1st and foremost he believed I was legally correct and 2ndly he was fighting for a man whose longevity was extremely questionable at the time due to the accident.
Bryan was NOT going to allow corporate greed ruin another life without paying the price.
Thanks my friend!!!!
Posted by Mark
Having been subjected to medical malpractice, I used Mr. Waldman's law firm to handle the instant case. Right from the point of initial contact and throughout the litigation process. Mr. Waldman kept us apprised of the development of our case whether it be by office meetings, letter, home visits, or by telephone calls. To us, he worked diligently, fairly, and was found to be trustworthy, honest. and displayed integrity. He was very open in his thoughts and was not at all a 'stuffy' attorney. Mr. Waldman was at all times a well-prepared lawyer and had all of his 'ducks in a row', so to speak. He was compassionate with us in all of what my wife and I had been through. The case concluded in a positive way for us and had we not been successful, we certainly would have still felt that Mr. Waldman served us in the best possible way. With all that has been said here, we would never hestitate to retain the services of Mr. Bryan Waldman should we ever need a lawyer in the future.
Posted by Cindy Smith
It is with great pleasure and honor that I write this review for an attorney that I feel stands above all others. Several years ago I was involved in an automobile accident. It was my good fortune to be introduced to Bryan Waldman and to subsequently have him as my attorney. For those of you who have not experienced a situation such as this, it brings your entire life to an immediate stop. Confusion and helplessness become your primary emotions. This is the point at which you hope to have someone who can step in and provide you with the guidance, help, and advice that you need to get back on your feet. This is where Bryan Waldman became my savior. Not only is Bryan highly talented and knowledgeable about the law, but he is also extremely patient and compassionate towards his clients. Bryan took care of every aspect of my case for me from dealing with the insurance company over reimbursements to the actual filing of the law suit. There was not one time over that two and a half year period that he was not available to me to help in some way or to answer my questions. In the end, the case that he prepared was flawless and ended up winning me the settlement that I deserve. To anyone reading this review, I would without any hesitation strongly recommend Bryan Waldman as the attorney to pick. I have always felt the Honesty and Integrity are two of the most important qualities to have and when you put them together with talent, knowledge and compassion you get the kind of person and attorney that Bryan Waldman is.