Our firm partners, Tom Edwards and Eric Ragatz, are committed to the idea that everyone deserves justice. We pursue the goals of equality, fairness, honesty and integrity and work daily to right the wrongs that occur by protecting your rights in the justice system. It is our responsibility to protect justice and safety in our community, and to ensure the injured are fairly compensated.
Thomas S. Edwards, Jr., is a Florida Bar board certified civil trial lawyer who graduated from the Stetson University College of Law in 1983. He is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell, was included in the 2012 Best Lawyers of America; a peer-review publication, has served as past president of the Jacksonville Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Jacksonville Bar, the Jacksonville Trial
Lawyers and the Florida Justice Association–The State Trial Lawyers. He also was named the 2012 Best Lawyers Jacksonville Lawyer of the Year in Medical Malpractice Law.
Eric Ragatz graduated from the Stetson University College of Law in 1996 and is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell. Eric’s practice areas include personal injury and wrongful death cases, nursing home negligence, medical malpractice, products liability and complex civil litigation. Eric is admitted to all Florida Courts, all United States District Courts in Florida and is a licensed member of the State Bar of Georgia.
By focusing our efforts solely on trials, we prepare every case for presentation before a jury. Securing justice for our clients is a mission that we approach with a relentless work ethic. Our peers know they can trust us with their clients; as a result, around 80 percent of our cases are referred to us through other attorneys.
Earlier this year, Tom and Eric won a landmark verdict for a client. The medical malpractice case resulted in an awarded verdict of $168 million, plus $10 million in punitive damages from HCA/Memorial Hospital. This is one of the largest verdicts in Florida history. We are pleased that our client saw the justice he deserved.
Now, let us help you. Edwards & Ragatz, P.A.
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(pictured) Eric C. Ragatz & Thomas S. Edwards Jr.