Areas of Practice Directory

“Gurfein Douglas LLP’s Trial Lawyers with founding partners Richard Gurfein and Preston Douglas. Practice is limited to serious personal injuries, medical malpractice, product liability, automobile, building, truck, train, and bus accidents. We are listed in Best Law Firms and Best Lawyers and have been Super Lawyers for over a decade. Our verdicts have been as high as $110,641,000.00 for our clients. We have over 48 years of single-minded experience representing ONLY the injured person or persons. 

We are:

Medical Malpractice Lawyers

Education and experience to identify the Failure of a medical professional or facility to act to professional standards or failure to foresee consequences.

Verdicts & Settlements

  • $2,750,000 settlement for a 15-year-old girl sued’s radiology department misdiagnosed with Hodgkin’s Disease s
  • $450,000 settlement for wrong site surgery punitive damages for a 40-year-old professional dancer and choreographer when the orthopedist operated on the wrong knee.
  • $5,750,000 verdict medical malpractice for negligence on behalf of a 20-year-old woman who was discharged from the hospital after giving birth to her second son, even though she had a very aggressive infection in her uterus and abdomen.


  • $4,000,000.00 jury award to a landscaper after a top neurologist had him undergo four years of agonizing treatments for a condition he didn’t have.
  • $7,400,000.00 settlement on behalf of a 60-year-old woman who became paralyzed in both legs and one arm after her doctors failed to diagnose an infection in her spin

Birth Injuries

  • $5,500,000 settlement structured for a 6-year-old who sustained brain damage during her birth, causing cerebral palsy, mental retardation, and spastic quadriplegia.
  • $3,990,000 settlement for a 3-year-old boy because the doctors and nurses gave too much IV fluid, causing the child to have seizures and hemorrhages in the brain.
  • $1,200,000 settlement on behalf of a 4-year child with Erb’s Palsy.

$1,200,000 settlement by Erb’s Palsy

Product Liability Lawyers

The engineering education to assess the legal liability of manufacturers or sellers of products to compensate users for damages suffered because of defects they use.

Verdicts & Settlements

Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyers

Serious motor vehicle accidents can be complex, and collisions with another motor vehicle, pedestrian, animal, or stationary object. The ability to prove negligence and cause take and lawyers with an edge.

Construction Accident Lawyers

We have expertise in construction accidents and many types of injuries sustained during construction project sites and the many parties involved. 

Verdicts & Settlements

Negligence Lawyers

We can uncover the details that establish cause and to sue someone for the harm they did by accident or recklessness and establish the negligence of their actions falls below a reasonable standard of care.

Verdicts & Settlements




Premises Liability Lawyers

Personal injury claims were shown how the accident property owner or manager failed to make a reasonable effort to maintain a safe environment for visitors.

Verdicts & Settlements

Our Terms & Fees

It does not matter who you are. We want you to have the best representation if you are seriously injured. We work on a Contingency Arrangement, which means we take care of all the expenses of bringing the case to trial. We receive a percentage of the recovery only when the case reaches a successful verdict or settlement.

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