Anderson & Hart, P.A.
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Anderson & Hart, P.A. is a justice-focused law firm. We work hard to ensure that the people and/or companies responsible for our clients' injuries and other unfortunate circumstances pay for the damage done. This includes compensation for past and future medical expenses, income losses, and pain and suffering that results from the injuries.

The legal process is confusing and frustrating enough, and no one should endure it alone. We do our best to support our clients to the best of our abilities, which includes educating them, fighting on their behalf, and providing compassionate service along the way.
Anderson & Hart, P.A. specializes in:
  • Workplace Accidents
  • Social Security Disability Claims
  • Personal Injury Claims
  • Wrongful Death Claims

Our personal injury clients have regrettably been involved in:
  • Boating Accidents
  • Injuries due to Defective Products
  • Injuries due to Chemical Exposure
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Slip and Fall Accidents
  • Negligent Security Situations
  • Uninsured Motorist Scenarios
  • Wrongful Death
No company is too big or too small. We will fight for justice to be served to you, no matter the culprit! Many law firms do not “go after” the big guys, meaning big named corporations. However, Anderson & Hart, P.A. believes that it doesn't matter how big they are. If they're responsible, you should be compensated.

We're here to help you! Please call us for a free consultation at 850-894-3000.

Judgments & Settlements

The cases below are only a sampling of recoveries that we have made on behalf of our clients. Our firm has represented thousands of individuals over our 40 plus years of combined experience and the majority of those are not listed below. Please understand that all cases are different. However, no matter how big or small the case, you should contact the attorneys at Anderson & Hart, P.A., for a free consultation.

*The workers’ compensation settlement values below do not include the hundreds of thousands of dollars our clients receive in wage-loss and medical benefits prior to the final settlement of their claims.

T.B. v. Boston Scientific (auto-pedestrian): T.B. was walking along Apalachee Parkway in Tallahassee when he was struck by a car operated by a Boston Scientific employee. The impact threw T.B. onto the hood of the vehicle and then tossed him into a culvert on the side of the road. T.B is paralyzed from the neck down as a result of the accident. Boston Scientific denied any liability for the accident, claiming T.B. was in the roadway or attempting to cross the roadway at the time of the accident. Following a week long jury trial, Anderson & Hart was able to secure a $6 million recovery for T.B.

C.A. v. Adkins Transfer (wrongful death): M.A. was murdered by a co-employee who he worked with at Adkins Transfer. His death left behind his young wife and their two small children. After M.A.’s Estate was denied workers’ compensation death benefits, Anderson & Hart filed a wrongful death claim against the employer. After years of litigation, including an appeal dismissing a defendant in the case, Anderson & Hart was able to establish that Adkins Transfer was negligent in hiring the co-employee. Anderson & Hart ultimately obtained a judgment for M.A.’s family in the amount of $2.3 million.

V.F. v Paver Module of Florida (workers’ compensation): V.F. was employed by Paver Module, a concrete paver manufacturer. V.F. suffered an injury to his foot and ankle which necessitated a surgery. While recovering from the surgery, V.F. was placed on a morphine pump which malfunctioned and left him a brain damaged quadriplegic. Anderson & Hart were able to obtain permanent total disability benefits, a handicapped accessible housing, 24 hour nursing care and a handicapped accessible van for V.F. The claim was ultimately settled for $3.675 million. In addition to the monies paid, V.F. received title to the handicapped accessible home and van obtained earlier for him.

J.B. v. C.W. Roberts and others (workers’ compensation & automobile negligence): J.B. was operating a MAC dump truck down a bridge in west Bay County when a compact car driving in the opposite direction was struck from behind by a semi-truck. The impact propelled the compact car into the path of J.B.’s dump truck. The driver and passenger in the compact car were killed and the dump truck flipped multiple times with J.B. behind the wheel. J.B. suffered serious injuries, including unwarranted guilt associated with the two deaths. Anderson & Hart obtained permanent total disability and medical benefits for J.B. and filed suit against the owner of the semi-truck. After intense litigation, Anderson & Hart were able to obtain settlement benefits in excess of $1 million for J.B.

R.J. v. Terry Hunt Construction (workers’ compensation)
- $1.295 million - Welder/Millwright - struck in the back with a 1,000lb valve resulting in a severe spinal cord injury.

I.S. v. First Coastal Enterprises (workers’ compensation) - $559,000.00 -Construction Worker - injured trying to help a co-worker from falling of a roof. Injured his back, knee and foot.

G.B. v. Maximum Masonry Inc. (workers’ compensation) - $500,000.00 - Mason Worker - fell from a scaffolding suffering injuries to his back, head and knees.

J.B. v. PMI (workers’ compensation) - $449,000.00 - Machine operator - the worker fell from a scaffolding injuring his back and left shoulder.

R.M. v. Mariner Health at Bonifay, Inc. (workers’ compensation) - $430,000.00 - Patient Caretaker - Injured neck, back and left arm assisting a falling patient.

M.J. v. CW Roberts (workers’ compensation) - $420,000.00 - Equipment Operator - struck by a tack truck injuring his pelvis, hip, back and leg.

D.S. v. WalMart (workers’ compensation) - $410,504.00 - Associate - suffered an injury to his back and right leg unloading a truck of inventory.

J.H. v. T.J. Beggs
(workers’ compensation) - $375,000.00 - Cemetery worker - the injured worker suffered a hernia and back injury when he slipped and fell at work.

R.B. v. Frank Crum Inc. (workers’ compensation) - $350,000.00 - Heavy Equipment Operator - injured back lifting a hydraulic motor.

R.C. v. Waste Management (workers’ compensation) - $331,428.00 - Truck Driver - slipped and twisted his knee while exiting the truck.

J.A. v. Leon County School Board (workers’ compensation) - $320,000.00 - Teacher - Injured assisting a student with first aid.

D.O. v. Lennox Industries (workers’ compensation)
- $300,000.00 - Field Service Supervisor - slipped and fell injuring neck, back and both arms.

W.G. v. CDS Manufacturing (workers’ compensation) - $300,000.00 - Crane Operator - suffered a partial amputation of his right hand.

A.C. v. Ace Home Helpers
(workers’ compensation) - $225,000.00 - Cashier/Associate - injured back lifting items.

J.W. v. Columbia County Board of County Commissioners (workers’ compensation) - $175,000.00 - Records Custodian - slipped an fell down stairs injuring his right hand.

C.M. v. Bay County School Board (workers’ compensation) - $157,500.00 - Custodial Worker/Cleaner - Injured knee when she slipped and fell.

Confidential Plaintiff v. Florida State Hospital (wrongful death) - $150,000.00 - failure to properly supervise an inmate/patient

J.D. v. State of Florida (workers’ compensation, indemnity only settlement)
- $125,000.00 - Correctional Officer - injured neck, shoulders and knee when she fell down a platform.

R.V. v. Gadsden County School Board (workers’ compensation) - $110,750.00 - Teacher - attacked by a student which result in a back injury.

J.B. v. AmeriPro Garage Doors (workers’ compensation) - $110,750.00 - Foreman/Technician - injured groin and low back lifting a garage door.

R.P. v. Captain D’s Seafood (workers’ compensation) - $100,000.00 - Prep Cook - slipped and fell injuring her back, knees and wrist.

F.M. v. WalMart (workers’ compensation) - $100,000.00 - Produce Associate - emptying organic bins and injured his shoulder.

P.G. v. L.L. Welding Inc. (workers’ compensation) - $100,000.00 - Painter - Injured left ankle when he fell off a ladder.

R.M. v. E.G. (automobile negligence) - $100,000.00 - The plaintiff suffered injuries to her neck, back and head in a rear-end collision.

D.S. v. Franklin County Sheriff’s Office (workers’ compensation) - $85,000.00 - Sheriff’s Deputy - injured his knee while making an arrest.

M.K. v. Northern Electric (workers’ compensation) - $73,417.10 - Electrical Worker - injured back carrying gutters.

G.H. v. Pyramid Excavation (workers’ compensation) - $65,000.00 - Mechanic - injured his leg when a pressurized tank exploded.

V.N. v. Waste Management (workers’ compensation) - $62,500.00 - Mechanic - injured low back lifting break drums.

C.P. v. Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare (personal injury) - $47,500.00 - Slip and fall resulting in injuries to neck, back and shoulder.

R.P. v E.H. (automobile negligence) - $25,000.00 - Rear-end collision with injuries to neck and back.