7447 S. Lewis Ave, Tulsa, OK 74136
212 W Nolana Ave, McAllen, TX 78504
1000 6th St, Bremerton, WA 98337, USA
With over 13 years of experience, Michael understands that many people involved in an automobile accident don’t know where or how to begin the personal injury claim process. The day of the accident and the first few days after the accident are confusing and insurance companies do little to nothing to help the accident victims. In fact, often times insurance companies try to get victims to settle quickly and close their claim. This is NOT in your best interest. Michael’s years of experience and success allow him to provide a personal approach where clients are able to talk directly to him about their case and have all of their questions answered by a top-rated attorney. Michael and his staff are here to help immediately and assist in everything from the initial claim reporting, property damage repairs, and getting a great settlement for your injury claim. We advise clients of their rights and all applicable insurance policies and coverages that will help you during a difficult time in your life. Michael prides himself in his client satisfaction and his years of specializing in auto accidents and dedicated service allows to bring your case to a favorable resolution. He has helped over 2500 people successfully resolved over $30,000,000 in cases.
902 Old Marple Rd, Springfield, PA 19064, USA
With over 33 years of civil litigation experience, Mr. Altopiedi concentrates in the areas of catastrophic injuries; construction accidents; medical malpractice; injuries and death from automobile accidents; products liability; premises liability; slip and fall; and workers\' compensation claims. His firm also handles real estate matters, Wills and Estates, collection matters, business law and DUI defense. Mr. Altopiedi brings a unique background to serve his legal clients. In 1979, he received a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Degree from Villanova University. While working as an engineer, he attended the Delaware Law School of Widener University and received his law degree in December of 1983. Mr. Altopiedi is also a Licensed Real Estate Broker in Pennsylvania and holds the designation of Realtor and Accredited Buyers\' Representative. Mr. Altopiedi also holds insurance licenses in Pennsylvania in Title Insurance, Property and Casualty, and Life, Accident & Health. He is also a Licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Florida. Mr. Altopiedi is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Delaware County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Delaware County Trial Lawyers\' Association and the Justinian Society. Mr. Altopiedi is also admitted to practice in the District of Columbia; is a member of the Bar of the Federal Courts and is permitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. In the community, Mr. Altopiedi donates his time as a coach and sponsor of Youth Sports Programs. He is a member of the Sons of Italy and the Men of Malvern. He has been recognized in Philadelphia Magazine, Main Line Magazine and Brokers\' Magazine. Mr. Altopiedi is also a recipient of the Historical Preservation Award for his efforts in maintaining the historic district in Marple Township.
7452 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
Rico was born in 1970 in New Orleans, LA. Although he was born and raised primarily in New Orleans, Rico traveled internationally as he was growing up while his Father, Ernesto M. Alvendia, served as a Diplomat for the Philippines. In fact, he attended Jesuit High School in the Philippines from 1984 to 1987, where he also witnessed firsthand the historic Filipino Peaceful Revolution in 1987. In 1994 Rico graduated with high honors from Loyola University, New Orleans, with a Bachelors Degree in Political Science. At the same time, he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the US Army Reserves. In 1994, he was awarded an academic scholarship to Loyola University Law School in New Orleans. As a student at Loyola Law School, he excelled in the Moot Court Program and earned a spot as a member of Loyola’s renowned National Moot Court Team. He earned his law degree from Loyola in 1998 and immediately passed the Louisiana Bar exam. He started with his partners the Law Firm of Alvendia, Kelly, and Demarest, LLC in 2003. While he gained valuable experience in trying over 150 civil and criminal trials in both State in Federal Court, Rico was also recruited into the US Army Reserve JAG Corps. In 2004, he was mobilized in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom for 18 months with the Louisiana National Guard’s 256th Infantry Brigade. In Iraq, he was promoted to the rank of Major. While in downtown Baghdad, Rico was part of an international team of lawyers who assisted Iraqi prosecutors in the criminal trials of over 300 insurgents. His efforts resulted in the 1st successful prosecution of an Iraqi for the murder of a U.S. soldier. He was awarded the Bronze Star for his service during combat operations. After returning to the U.S. from Iraq in the Fall of 2005, Rico and his Partners were immediately faced with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. After opening its Downtown New Orleans office, Rico, and his firm continued to focus on complex personal injury cases, as well as representing hundreds of homeowners and local business owners in their battles with their insurance companies. His Firm fought to successfully recover millions of dollars for his clients who were in need of money to rebuild their homes and businesses. Since Katrina, he has also been appointed to multiple Plaintiff Steering Committees in class actions related to Katrina, including the Orleans Parish School Board teachers’ class action and several New Orleans hospital class action cases based on the failure to timely evacuate patients, which include the Memorial Hospital class action case. Rico remains active in local charities and with Loyola Law School, where he is a member of the Alumni Board of Directors and he has established the Martha A. Alvendia Endowed Scholarship in honor of his mother. He was honored by the Loyola Law School Moot Court program as the 2007 Distinguished Alumni of the Year and he was also honored by the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association with the 2008 President’s Award for his service to the legal profession.