Palm Beach County, FL: Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck PA., a preeminent South Florida Personal Injury law firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael V. Baxter as Partner.
Michael Baxter joined the firm in 2015 after spending 16 years defending hospitals and healthcare providers in medical negligence cases. As a leading Medical Malpractice attorney, he has won verdicts in several high-profile cases, including against the United States under the Federal Tort Claim Act for a delay in the diagnosis of a patient with bladder cancer, and most recently, a $4 million+ verdict on behalf of the wife and daughter of a 72-year-old man who died following a cardiac procedure. With his efforts, the jury returned its verdict after deliberating for less than an hour.
“Michael is not only a great trial lawyer, but he has a unique ability to relate to clients and keep their interests foremost in the pursuit of justice.” said Richard Schuler, the firm’s Founding Partner.
The Medical Malpractice Division includes seven lawyers with a full team of paralegals, an intake coordinator/medical assistant, and two on-staff Registered Nurses who help clients navigate their claims, medical treatments, and follow-ups. “I have known Mike both as a colleague and a friend for many years,” said Stacey Yuskas, the team’s senior Legal Nurse Consultant. “We have worked hard to create a safe and compassionate environment for our clients. Mike’s expertise and command of medicine, healthcare, and the laws surrounding medical malpractice are beyond compare,” she said. “But most-importantly, he genuinely cares about our clients, their families, and their futures.”
Mr. Baxter received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Nova Southeastern University College of Law in 1996, and is a member of the Florida Bar Association, the Palm Beach County Bar Association, the Palm Beach County Justice Association, and the Florida Justice Association.
“I’m honored to be a member of Schuler Halvorson, and I’m excited to continue the firm’s tradition of providing exceptional representation to those injured by the negligence of others,” said Mr. Baxter. “I look forward to many years of working with my colleagues in holding insurance companies and large corporations accountable.”
A Florida native, Michael is an avid Miami Dolphins and Florida State Seminoles fan, and spends his free time with his family; wife Helene, also an attorney, and his twin daughters, Madisen and Maysen.
About our firm: Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter PA. has more than 40 years of experience helping people take legal action in cases involving: Car, Truck, Motorcycle, Boating and Airplane Accidents; Bicycle and Pedestrian Accidents; Medical Malpractice; Personal Injury Protection (PIP); Premises and Product Liability; Nursing Home Abuse; Wrongful Death; and Mass Torts and Class Actions. Visit our page at www.shw-law.com or call our Board Certified West Palm Beach personal injury lawyers today at (561) 689-8180 to learn more about your legal options and what our dedicated team is prepared to do to help you.