Mr. Ellenberg is “AV” Rated by Martindale Hubbell, is included in the Best Lawyers in America, Florida Super Lawyers, Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, South Florida Legal Guide’s Top Lawyers and is rated ‘10’ and ‘Superb’ by Avvo. He is recognized as one of Florida’s best trial lawyers for his representation of individuals and families who have suffered catastrophic injury or death from birth injuries, medical negligence, defective products, nursing home negligence and accidents on land, sea and air.
For more than twenty five years Mr. Ellenberg has been vigorously pursuing his clients' rights to money damages when their injury or death has been the result of negligence, medical malpractice, defective products, car, truck and plane crashes, and nursing home and assisted living facility neglect and abuse. Mr. Ellenberg has obtained significant monetary results for clients in a wide variety of personal injury and wrongful death cases, and he has a statewide reputation for excellence in handling of all manner of personal injury and wrongful death cases. Mr. Ellenberg has expertise handling cases of medical malpractice and health care negligence which cause injury or death to mothers and babies during pregnancy, labor or delivery, injury or death resulting from emergency room negligence, anesthesia negligence, surgical negligence, delayed or incorrect diagnosis of medical conditions, and the negligence of hospitals, surgery centers, medical clinics, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Mr. Ellenberg and the firm have achieved numerous substantial awards and settlements, including many multi-million dollar results, for clients who have suffered cerebral palsy, paralysis, brain damage, brachial plexus, Erb's and Klumpke's palsy, loss of limbs, permanent disfigurement, and wrongful death.
Mr. Ellenberg spent his first few years in practice primarily defending product manufacturers, airlines and airplane manufacturers, and health care providers, in large personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits. That experience provided valuable insight to how the insurance industry and corporations viewed, analyzed and resolved personal injury and wrongful death cases. More than twenty five years ago Mr. Ellenberg decided to devote his enthusiasm, talent and ability to fighting only for those injured by, and the families of those who lost their lives as a result of, defective products, medical malpractice and accidents. Mr. Ellenberg's practice is devoted exclusively to the representation of individuals and families in cases of negligence, malpractice, defective products and accidents.
Mr. Ellenberg has helped colleagues develop their skills, and shared with lawyers and law students his experience handling personal injury and wrongful death cases, medical negligence cases, trial advocacy, and cases of nursing home and assisted living facility neglect and abuse.
Mr. Ellenberg and the firm handle cases throughout Florida, and welcome referrals from attorneys in Florida and out of state.
Areas of Practice
Obstetrical Malpractice - Injury and Death cases Brachial Plexus Injuries - Shoulder Dystocia cases Medical Malpractice - Injury and Death cases Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse - Injury and Death cases Elder Neglect and Abuse - Injury and Death cases Developmentally Disabled - Injury and Death cases Products Liability - Injury and Death cases General Personal Injury Wrongful Death
U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1988 U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1989 U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1989
University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida J.D. cum laude - 1988 State University of New York, Binghamton, New York, USA B.A. - 1985
Contributing Author/Lecturer for "Trial Advocacy in Florida", National Business Institute, 1989 Author/Lecturer for "Determining and Proving Damages for Plaintiff and Defense Attorneys in Florida", National Business Institute, 1992 Contributing Author/Lecturer for "Advanced Personal Injury Practice in Florida", National Business Institute, 2000
Honors and Awards
"AV" Rating from Martindale Hubbell Best Lawyers in America Florida Super Lawyers South Florida Legal Guide - Top Lawyer Legal Elite - Florida Trend Magazine South Florida Power Players
Professional Associations and Memberships
Dade County and American Bar Associations The Florida Bar The Association of Trial Lawyers of America Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers