Law Office of Erik Rosskopf

PROSECUTING SERIOUS INJURY CASES in Northeast Florida and South Georgia. Aggressive Representation For Your Personal Injury or wrongful death case - From First Meeting to Final Verdict. Rated by the Better Business Bureau (BBB).

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Firm Overview

Injuries due to negligence of others? Car wrecks, boating accidents, slip and falls, assaults? We help injured people recover compensation from the persons or companies responsible for the harm. Uniquely positioned to help people who are victims of dog bites, bicycle vs. car wrecks, and swimming pool hazards.Example cases$100,000 recovery for victim of dog attack when two dogs escaped their owners fence and attacked my client as she walked by. Scraped and bruised she required no stitches and had less than $1000 in medical bills.

$250,000 recovery for passenger in truck who needed shoulder surgery after the driver struck a herd of black cows on a dark country road. Recovery from the rancher because driver was uninsured.
Main Office

Law Office of Erik Rosskopf
P.O. Box 600799
Jacksonville  FL  32260-0799

Phone
  • (904) 422-4323
Fax
  • (866) 924-1342

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Yes, we provide a FREE 30 minute initial consultation with an attorney.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Yes, however 90% of our cases are handled on a contingency fee basis. Typical personal injury cases are done for a 33.333% contingent fee if resolved prior to a lawsuit being filed and 40% thereafter. This means you pay nothing until we are successful.

Hourly Rates

$250 per hour for hourly fee matters. Call to discuss. We accept Bitcoin as payment.

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday 8:30 to 5:30 with appointments available evenings and weekends.

Office Manager

Yes, Kathleen.

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Auto Accident
Attorney Rosskopf has successfully resolved hundreds of auto accident cases in Georgia and Florida.
As a personal injury law firm, The Law Office of Erik Rosskopf, PA, represents clients seriously injured by the negligence of others. Successful resolutions include settlements and verdicts in auto accident cases, dog bites, slip and falls and boating incidents.
Maritime
We handle Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation (LHWC) claims, Jones Act claims, boating accidents, and swimming accidents.
Many injured workers in the port cities of Jacksonville, Brunswick and Savannah do not realize that their work-place injury is covered under the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act rather than state workers compensation rules. We handle all maritime and admiralty claims for injury, carriage of goods, salvage, and allision or the running of one vessel against another.

Is your firm willing to help a client with one discrete part of a case, without taking on the whole case?

Yes.

What are your policies about dividing work within the firm to make the process most cost-effective for the client?

Our cases are handled on a contingent fee basis meaning that the firm is not paid until there is a successful resolution to the case. In other words, there is no money due out of pocket at the time we are hired. Your case is handled by the lawyer and a client liaison who will work as a team to advance your case as quickly and efficiently as possible and always in the client's best interest.

How frequently does your firm use mediation, arbitration, or collaborative law to resolve cases?

We are open to a variety of alternative dispute resolution methods and advise our clients on the benefits of such approaches. A significant number of our personal injury and labor cases, once suit is filed, go to mediation.

Does your firm provide pro bono legal services or otherwise participate in your community?

Mr. Rosskopf participates in programs with Jacksonville Area Legal Aide (JALA) in the areas of special needs trusts and immigration.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

We do "House-Calls." Mr. Rosskopf can make arrangements to meet with you face to face at a location near your home. We are also uniquely positioned to assist with animal/dog attacks, swimming pool and beach drowning victims, bicycle injuries resulting from road hazards, dangerous drivers, and product defects.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

An educated client is an excellent client who asks appropriate questions and understands that the guidance and counsel an experienced attorney will add value to their case.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Mr. Rosskopf will review documents prepared by clients as part of the firm's complimentary consultation program.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

You will find Mr. Rosskopf to be extremely helpful guiding you through your claim however there comes a point when his advice may be to the client that he or she is in over his/her head and needs to hire me or some other attorney.

Erik Rosskopf

Attorney Rosskopf handles severe injury and death cases in Northeast Florida and Georgia. Check out the website www.1stcoastlaw.com for his bio and history.All of our injury or death cases are handled on a contingent fee basis meaning that the firm is not paid until there is a successful resolution to the case. In other words, there is no money due out of pocket at the time we are hired to handle our cases. Your case is handled by the lawyer and a client liaison who will work as a team to advance your case as quickly and efficiently as possible and always in your best interest. Auto wrecks are the most common injury cases but we also represent people injured in boating collisions, slip and falls, dog bites, and assaults on private property.
License
  • Bar Number: 81726
    Florida , 2010
  • Bar Number: 213408
    Georgia , 2008
Education
  • John Marshall Law School, Atlanta
    Juris Doctorate , 2008
    Member Mock Trial Board, Worked as a jury consultant during the day and attended law school in the evenings.
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
    BA in Advertising with minor in Economics , 1987
    Varsity Swimming Letterman

Erik Rosskopf

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