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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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The only thing that you can expect in life is the unexpected. There is often a mix of pleasant or not-so-pleasant surprises that life can throw your way. When you are prepared, even the worst situation can be handled with ease.

A personal injury can catch you off-guard and throw your life into disarray. Your life can quickly change forever when you or a family member suffers an injury. From covering medical expenses to physical therapy and healing, it is often very exhausting and overwhelming.

The decisions that you make today will have an impact on your life tomorrow. At these times, you will need to make a lot of important decisions. These decisions might include how you will rearrange your daily schedule, the effect of the accident on your work life, and how you will get the right compensation you deserve.

This includes who you choose to represent you in our adversarial civil justice system and the value that you get out of your case. Taking it upon yourself to make insurance claims for your injury from the responsible property will not be an easy task.

You will need to know the laws, the processes, and devote much of your time to learning. Hiring the best personal injury attorney in Lakeland FL is the best way to go about it. It will save you a lot of time and hassle in the long run. Especially if you have received a personal injury to yourself, you will need that peace of mind to heal.

When you hire us, you no longer have to deal with the insurance company or responsible parties on your own. We take the weight of those responsibilities off of your shoulders so you can focus on getting back to normal. We also provide you with the right options for medical treatment and help you to avoid costly mistakes. All of this translates into getting more value out of your case at the end of the day.

We offer a free consultation that is completely private and confidential to get your case started. Most consultations are done by a combination of phone and email but we are also available to meet with you face to face.

Get Advice From a Lawyer for Your Personal Injury, Car Accident, or Medical Malpractice Case

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

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

In over a decade of experience, Attorney Christopher D. Russo has helped thousands of people with cases involving serious personal injuries, car accidents, medical malpractice, wrongful death, dog bites, slip and fall, and insurance claims. Many of these cases have resulted in significant financial recoveries for the injured person and their families from insurance companies and corporations. These recoveries have changed lives and could change yours too.

Our location by LRMC is also easy to find whether you are coming from Winter Haven, Bartow, or Haines City. We have the knowledge, experience, and determination needed to take on the insurance companies for you.

You Owe Nothing Unless We Recover Money For You

If you are worried about the fees, let us put your mind to rest. At Russo Law, we will help you settle your personal injury case by putting forth our best effort to get you the results you desire. We only take fees on a contingency basis. That means that unless you recover your compensation from the party that is at fault, you owe us nothing!

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.

Case Results


No Setoff For UM Bad Faith Settlement

Car Accidents

In the case of Alberta Ellison v. Randy Willoughby, Case Number 2D19-1961 (Fla. 2d DCA June 11, 2021), Florida’s Second DCA held that a tortfeasor does not get a setoff for bad faith on the part of the injured person’s insurance company. Facts of the...

Breach For Failure To Pay Settlement Timely

Personal Injury

In the case of Michael Anthony Mortellaro, as PR for the Estate of Gloria C. Cooper, v. Caribe Health Center, Inc., Case Number 2D19-4473 (Fla. 2d DCA May 26, 2021), Florida’s Second DCA held that failure to pay a settlement agreement on time resulted in a material breach and...

Available for Regular Use In GEICO Policy

Car Accidents

In the case of GEICO Indemnity Company v. Brian Walker, et al, Case Number 4D20-764 (Fla. 4th DCA May 12, 2021), Florida’s Fourth DCA held that a vehicle to which the driver had been given open permission without restriction to use was not covered because it was...

“Same or Similar” Coverage Escape Clause

Car Accidents

In the case of Estate of Walls v. Southern Owners, Case Number 1D20-1422, Fla. 1st DCA (March 31, 2021), Florida’s First DCA held that an escape clause in a not-for-profit’s corporate policy meant that no automobile liability coverage is provided under the...

Only One Policy Limit for Mid-Air Collision

Aviation Accident

In the case of Perry Hodges, Jr., et. al v. Aurora Cecelia Scarpati Ripalda, et. al, (Fla. 4th DCA March 24, 2021), Florida’s Fourth DCA held that a mid-air collision was a single occurrence and that only one policy limit applied to the aviation accident at the flight...

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