An AV Rated Civil Trial attorney with more than 37 years of experience, Bernard F. Walsh first began his career protecting the rights of the public as an attorney for the State of Florida. For the next three years, as a trial attorney for the State of Florida, Mr. Walsh handled numerous high profile trials concerning serious felony crimes.
Since 1982 Bernie has exclusively practiced personal injury law and helped accident victims in and beyond Sarasota and Manatee Counties in Florida. Mr. Walsh has won the largest playground recovery (2008-$1,900,000.00), motorcycle recoveries (2006-$6,000,000.00) and a daycare center recovery (2010-$1,000,000.00) in the State of Florida. Several additional recoveries include a motor vehicle vs commercial truck (2016-$4,700,000), a bicycle v truck ($1,000,000.00), auto v van ($1,000,000.00), MVA – single car ($500,000.00), auto v truck ($950,000.00), auto v semi ($475,000.00) and Private Property/fall down ($750,000.00).
Bernard Walsh is on the Board of Governors for the Florida Justice Association (PAC), as well as the Boards of the Florida Justice Association (Florida Trial Lawyers), National Trial Lawyers, and the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLA). Mr. Walsh has been named in Florida Legal Elite, has a “Superb Rating” by AVVO… Read More