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Christopher D. Russo, Lakeland Attorney

Christopher D. Russo, Esq.


Chris Russo was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2006 and started practicing in the area of personal injury in 2007. Mr. Russo has since spent his entire legal career in Polk County and is proud to live and work in this community. He grew up in Lakeland, Florida, attended Lake Gibson High School…

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Personal Injury, Car Accident, and Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Russo Law represents only plaintiffs in personal injury, car accident, and medical malpractice cases. We are conveniently located on Lakeland Hills Boulevard near Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center to serve your legal needs.

Call us today to talk to an attorney about your case.

Attorney Christopher D. Russo has over a decade of experience handling serious personal injury, car accident, medical malpractice, wrongful death, dog bite, slip and fall, and insurance claim lawsuits.

Many of these cases have resulted in significant financial recoveries for the injured person and their families from insurance companies and corporations.

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We have the knowledge, experience, and determination needed to take on the insurance companies for you.  We have also found that communication is the key to better legal representation.  Despite all of the attorney advertising today by volume law firms, an attorney-client relationship is still and will always be a personal service with open communication and trust at the center.

Your life can quickly change forever when you become injured.  You should have an attorney working for you so that you make the best decisions possible with your case considering the circumstances.  The decisions that you make today will have an impact on your life tomorrow.  This includes who you choose to represent you in our adversarial civil justice system.

We will be happy to meet with you at our centrally located Lakeland office or we offer free private confidential consultations at your home or hospital room.  Our location by LRMC is also easy to find whether you are coming from Winter Haven, Bartow, or Haines City.

Call us for a free, no obligation, legal opinion on your case.

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Please see our personal injury blog or answers to frequently asked questions.  We serve clients with personal injury and medical malpractice cases in Lakeland and Winter Haven as well as other areas of Polk County including Bartow and Haines City, Florida.

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Authenticating Google Maps Images In Florida

Personal Injury

In the case of City of Miami v. Kho, Case Number 3D18-2369 (Fla. 3d DCA October 16, 2019), Florida’s Third DCA held that a slip and fall plaintiff did not lay a proper foundation to admit a photograph from Google Maps. Basic Facts Ms. Kho slipped and fell on a city owned...

Lack of Personal Jurisdiction Defense Waived If Not Raised

Personal Injury

In the case of Myrtle Gannon v. John Cuckler, MD, et al, Case Number 2D17-4888 (Fla. 2d DCA October 16, 2019), Florida’s Second DCA held that the failure to raise lack of personal jurisdiction as a defense in either by motion or in the answer to the lawsuit results in waiver...

Amendment Relates Back Even If New Element Is Added

Personal Injury

In the case of Kelly Mitchell v. Applebee’s Services, Inc., Case Number 1D18-2555 (Fla. 1st DCA October 1, 2019), Florida’s First DCA held that an amendment after the expiration of the statute of limitations that introduces a new element to the same cause of action...

Pure Opinion Testimony On Liability Not Allowed Under Daubert

Car Accidents

In the case of Mastec North America, Inc. and Robert W. Dumas v. Kathleen Morakis, as guardian of Manual Perez Garcia, Case Number 4D18-1321 (Fla. 4th DCA October 2, 2019), Florida’s Fourth DCA held that an accident reconstruction expert’s opinion that an impaired...

Getting medical treatment is essential to the success of your case.  If you need follow up care after your injury but don’t know where to go, we can help you find a doctor regardless of whether you have insurance or not.  Just ask us and we can help you find the right place to go for quality medical care.

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Christopher is amazing! His advice comes from his years of experience with his only thought being his clients best interests. I was concerned he would steer me in a path that best his wallet but was caught off guard when his advice did the opposite and actually better positioned me for the future! Thanks Chris Russo Law for all your help!

Josh S., 2019

While no one wants to find themselves in a lawsuit, should it happen to you I know first hand that Chris Russo is a highly knowledgeable, trustworthy, professional that will guide you through the process. He will get up to speed on the facts of your case and look out for your best interests at all times!!! Don’t hesitate to put your faith in him!!!

John F., 2019

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(863) 248-4300

1135 Lakeland Hills Boulevard
Lakeland, Florida 33805

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