OUR MISSION: To provide professional legal services of the highest caliber and integrity, through responsive, thorough, cost-efficient advocacy. With experienced, diverse attorneys, two of whom are board certified, we are committed to aggressively resolving our clients’ legal needs, with fearless and compassionate representation.

Mandelbaum, Fitzsimmons, Hewitt & Cain, P.A. is an AV-rated law firm, the highest rating a law firm can achieve. Listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Law Firms and A.M. Best’s Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys and Adjusters, We serve local, national, international and governmental clients in a variety of specialty practice areas. Our attorneys have large international law firm experience, training and expertise, and provide boutique-firm personal service, quality and cost-effectiveness to either the individual client or major corporate client.

We are committed to understanding our clients’ individual needs and providing a broad spectrum of legal knowledge and expertise necessary to effectively and efficiently handle cases. Clients receive individual attention from the attorney defending their case. Our priority is to obtain a resolution that will be cost-effective and fair.

Our lawyers provide the best legal service possible and bring extensive experience from several facets of civil defense litigation. Our lawyers have substantial in-court and trial experience. We recruit new lawyers who have the skills to aggressively handle a trial if a satisfactory settlement is not possible.

In a typical scenario, a claims representative, risk manager or corporate representative will contact us first. Then we immediately begin reviewing all aspects of the case to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the defense and devise a case-specific litigation strategy. As part of our initial evaluation, we render our legal opinion of the merits of the case and the quickest route to a favorable resolution. Our goal is to obtain a dismissal, obtain a defense verdict or secure a discounted settlement or jury verdict based on our presentation of the facts and law. We pursue your defense in an aggressive and cost-effective manner and keep clients well informed on the status of the case.

Our attorneys have long-standing relationships with leading experts and authorities in many scientific and medical fields to assist in providing efficient and cost-effective representation while assuring that we present a state-of-the-art defense for our clients.

We sustain a winning record by being prepared and trustworthy. With AV-Rated, B-V rated and Board Certified trial lawyers in our firm, we are legal professionals who follow strict ethical standards and exceptional legal ability. Our quality work results in referrals on a regular basis.

Our attorneys have substantial experience in all areas of civil litigation, including:

  • Civil Trial and Appellate Litigation
  • Insurance & Casualty Defense
  • Risk Management Coverage
  • Extra-Contractual Liability & SIU
  • Auto & Trucking Negligence
  • Personal Injury Protection
  • Premises & Products Liability
  • Employment Liability & Civil Rights Law
  • Construction Law & Litigation
  • Maritime, Shipping & Transportation Law
  • International Business, Trade & Customs Law
  • Business & Commercial Litigation

We have offices conveniently located in Tampa and Clearwater, Florida. Please contact Mandelbaum, Fitzsimmons, Hewitt & Cain, P.A. to address your Insurance Defense & Civil Defense needs.