If another driver caused your automobile accident, or you have suffered serious injuries due to the negligence of others, you are entitled to full compensation for your injuries. You want an attorney with a proven record who can make the most of the facts of your case. You also want a local attorney who is accessible and genuinely committed to your best interests.
Mr. Mitzel handles the following types of cases: car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, medical malpractice claims, legal malpractice claims, nursing home negligence and abuse, premises liability including slip and falls and assaults, and product liability cases.
A highly experienced and successful trial attorney, Mr. Mitzel has represented clients throughout the State of Florida for more than forty (40) years, including many in Hernando County. His skill and knowledge in the personal injury field has resulted in his clients recovering millions of dollars in damages.
Mr. Mitzel is currently a member of The Florida Bar, the Hernando County Bar Association, and the Hillsborough County Bar Association. He is an inactive member of the State Bar of Michigan. He is also a former board member of the Florida Justice Association and has been a guest lecturer at Stetson Law School. He has also served as a member of the grievance committee of the 13th Judicial Circuit.
Mr. Mitzel attended the University of Michigan and is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Law. He is proud of his “AV” rating, the highest possible rating from Martindale-Hubbell, a national law firm rating service. The “A” signifies that Mr. Mitzel’s legal ability is “very high to preeminent”. The “V” denotes that he observes “very high” ethical standards.
Additionally, Mr. Mitzel is the Florida Bar’s Lawyer Referral Service panel member for personal injury and wrongful death matters in Hernando County. The core of Mr. Mitzel’s clients, are in Hernando and Citrus Counties. However, he regularly represents clients throughout the State of Florida, and has tried personal injury and wrongful death cases from Pensacola to Miami.
Mr. Mitzel offers a free, confidential consultation at (352) 796-3383.
Unlike many law firms, we do not use case managers or pass you off to a paralegal, or young associate. You will meet with Veteran Attorney Richard Mitzel, and work directly with him, from start to finish.
Mr. Mitzel formerly worked as an insurance defense lawyer and he uses that knowledge of insurance company tactics to advocate and receive full and fair damages for his clients. Insurers know that he can, and will take cases to trial.