What is the pre-suit phase of a personal injury lawsuit in Tampa?

Let’s face it: there are a lot of lawyers in Tampa and the Tampa Bay area. Meanwhile, this geographic area has one of the highest incidents of car crashes in the entire country. Because of this, there are abundant lawyers to choose from. So, how do you choose the best one? Of course we know not every lawyer is a good lawyer, and some lawyers are better than others.

What kind of awards and industry accolades do they have?

A good way to recognize a great lawyer is to look at the amount of industry awards that they have received. Cory Baird of Baird Law Group has been awarded the prestigious AV award from Martindale Hubbell, signifying Cory’s adherence to ethical principles and for his high-level of expertise in the Tampa Bay Area. This award is awarded based upon peer reviews from other lawyers and the amount of time a lawyer has been board certified.  This award is a very prestigious recognition of the high level of expertise in the lawyer industry.

Another important award to look for is called Super Lawyers. This award is also a peer reviewed award and you have to be nominated by another lawyer. There is a detailed evaluation of the nominee and just 5% of all lawyers can claim this distinction. Cory Baird of Baird Law Group was awarded the Super Lawyers Award in 2020.


Reviews are a great way to see how a lawyer performed for their clients. Cory has extensive knowledge and experience in helping his clients in Clearwater with their premises liability case as well as car crash cases in Tampa. His reviewers speak for themselves and Cory maintains his very high rating on Google, Avvo, and Facebook.

After being injured at a place of business in Tampa, it is important to hire a qualified attorney that has represented clients in court. There are two aspects when it comes to a personal injury claim.

The legal aspect, means proving the business violated their legal responsibility to maintain a safe premises. This is done through investigation, evidence collection and witness testimony.

The other aspect is the medical issues. This means a deep understanding of the insurance industry, and working with you to make sure you are on the road to being healed and compensated for your injury.

To wrap everything up

The average person does not understand what to do if they slip and fall at a business in Tampa or Clearwater. Or maybe a broken machine caused an injury at a grocery store in Sarasota or Lakeland. This is why it is critically important to get an expert personal injury trial lawyer. Cory Baird of Baird Law Group in Tampa Florida is on your side and has nearly two decades of experience to help you fight and win your personal injury claim.


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