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Sean Domnick

Domnick Cunningham & Whalen
Harbour Financial Center
2401 PGA Blvd Suite 140
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
561-625-6260
www.dcwlaw.com


Sean C. Domnick is an experienced civil trial lawyer and shareholder in the law firm of Domnick Cunningham & Whalen.  He has a statewide and national practice devoted solely to trial work and has dedicated his practice to seeking justice for clients who have suffered catastrophic injury. His areas of specialization include litigating cases involving wrongful death, medical malpractice, product liability, nursing home, and mass torts including drug litigation.

Mr. Domnick has tried cases throughout the country and recovered multi-million dollar verdicts for his clients.   His notable results have earned him #1 ranking on the Jury Verdict Round-Up “Top Medical Malpractice Verdicts of 2014” and the Daily Business Review “Verdicts Hall of Fame” Award in 2015.  His most recent recovery was a $20M jury verdict returned in favor of his client, Darian Wisekal, who died of cervical cancer due to a medical misdiagnosis in which the lab failed to accurately read her pap smear results.

Mr. Domnick has earned Florida Bar Board Certification, which is the highest level of recognition by the Florida Bar for competency and experience within civil trial law.  His considerable jury trial experience and demonstrated knowledge of the law have resulted in several high profile cases that have attracted local, state and national attention.  His legal accolades include recognition in The Best Lawyers in America©, Florida Super Lawyers and inclusion on Florida Trend’s Legal Elite list. He is also the 2015 recipient of the BJ Masterson Award, an award distinguishing attorneys who display the highest degree of ethical professionalism.

In addition to his professional success, Mr. Domnick has a record of leadership born from his commitment to professional service. He currently serves as a Board of Governor for the American Association for Justice and Secretary of the Palm Beach County Justice Association.  He has served on the Board of the Florida Justice Association since 1996 and is Past President of the Miami Dade Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Domnick both his received his Juris Doctorate and undergraduate degree from the University of Florida.

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Practice Areas

       
  • Medical Malpractice
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  • Catastrophic Injury
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  • Wrongful Death
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  • Product Liability
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  • Nursing Home Abuse/Neglect

Bar Admissions

       
  • Florida Bar

Education

       
  • University of Florida, B.S., 1986
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  • University of Florida, J.D. degree, 1989

Certifications / Specialties

       
  • Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer

Awards & Honors

       
  • Daily Business Review, Verdicts Hall of Fame Award Winner (2015)
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  • Florida Justice Association
         
    • BJ Masterson Award for Professionalism (2015)
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    • Crystal Eagle Recipient (2007)
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    • Gold Eagle Recipient (2000, 2004)
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    • Silver Eagle Recipient (1998, 1999, 2003, 2007)
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    • Bronze Eagle Recipient (2001)
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    • Legislative Leadership “Shoe Leather Award” (2001, 2003, 2004)

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  • Best Lawyers in America (2005-2016)
         
    • Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury, Plaintiffs

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  • Best Lawyers in South Florida (2016)
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  • Florida Super Lawyer (2007-2015)
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  • AV Rated – Martindale-Hubbell
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  • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100
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  • AVVO “Superb Rated Attorney”
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  • South Florida’s Top Lawyers, The Miami Herald (2010)
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  • Florida Monthly – Florida’s Top Lawyers as Chosen by Their Peers (2004)
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  • Florida Trend Magazine – The State’s Legal Leaders (2004)

Professional Associations and Leadership Activities

       
  • American Association for Justice
         
    • Board of Governors (2007 – present)
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    • Co-chair, Key Contact Program (2011)
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    • National Finance Council (2008 - present)

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  • Florida Justice Association
         
    • Board Member: (1996 - present)
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    • Executive Committee (2003 - 2005)

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  • Miami Dade Justice Association
         
    • President, (1999)
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    • President-Elect (1998)
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    • Secretary (1997)
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    • Treasurer  (1996)

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  • Florida Bar Association
         
    • Code & Rules of Evidence Committee

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  • Palm Beach County Justice Association
         
    • Secretary (2016)
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    • Board Member (2009 - Present)

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  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
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  • American Bar Association

Lectures / Presentations

       
  • Lecturer: Florida Justice Association Experts Webinar Al J. Cone (2015)
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  • Lecturer: “"Embracing and Defeating Daubert in Malpractice Cases,” Florida Justice Association Masters of Justice Medical Malpractice Seminar (2014)
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  • Lecturer: “Orthopedic Expert,” Florida Justice Association Experts Webinar (2014)
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  • Lecturer: "Hey Buster, What Now?  Amendment 7 and What It Means to Your Cases," Florida Justice Association Medical Malpractice (2010)