For more than 27 years, Stuart Ratzan has dedicated his practice to building a safer society and giving a powerful voice to those harmed
by others’ violations of common sense safety rules. His firm, Ratzan Law Group, regularly takes on cases against some of the country’s most powerful entities, product manufacturers, hospitals, doctors, and insurance companies. And its track record of securing significant verdicts and settlements has helped it earn a reputation as a premier law firm.
“Our attorneys bring extensive trial experience to their practice, which has allowed us to win successful judgments for countless clients,” notes Ratzan, who is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell and recognized as a top attorney in The Best Lawyers in America, Florida Super Lawyers, South Florida Legal Guide, and Florida Trend.
As part of its practice, Ratzan Law Group focuses on medical malpractice, product liability, and commercial trials. Most recently, the firm obtained two of the nation’s 2017 top 100 verdicts: a $46.5 million medical malpractice verdict (the largest medical malpractice verdict in Arkansas history) for a 3-year old child who suffered profound brain damage due to untreated newborn jaundice, and a $45 million wrongful death verdict in a highway construction case.
Beyond its legal work, the fi rm is also active in legal and community organizations; and Stuart Ratzan has received several awards from the Florida Justice Association in recognition of his fundraising efforts. “Our mission is to help not only our clients, but also the community where these incidents happened,” Ratzan says. “By holding wrongdoers accountable for their misconduct, our clients help enforce legal duties and adherence to safety rules—thereby preventing these misdeeds from happening to others.