Trial Lawyers

We won four verdicts over $100 million in Florida.
We’ve represented more than 10,000 families in the last 30 years.
We’ve handled a variety of product liability cases, from medical devices to vehicle recalls.
We have a strong record of appellate successes.
Our firm has won nearly 100 jury trials.
We are pioneers in new areas of litigation.
We have won several multi-million dollar tractor trailer cases.
We’ve earned multiple record-setting verdicts in the southeastern U.S.
We have represented clients from and/or litigated in all 50 states.

Wilkes & McHugh is your personal injury and civil litigation law firm.
Our experienced attorneys tackle major cases with proven results.

Firm News

W&M sweeps first place at HCBA 5k


Wilkes & McHugh swept the running awards during the Hillsborough County Bar Association's 16th Annual 5K Pro Bono River Run and Judicial Pig Roast/Food Festival on April 13! We took first place as a team, and legal assistant Chris Rapozo nabbed the top men’s award, while Amy Tanaka, sister to W&M attorney Lisa Tanaka, claimed the women’s prize. Team runners also included attorneys Donna Hanes and Rainey Booth.


Did You Know?

W&M helps victims of drug rehab injuries

image man suffering drug addictionDrug and alcohol addiction and overdose has become a national crisis. On the heels of this epidemic, a new industry has emerged – one designed to capitalize on the desperation of those who seek to break free from the clutches of addiction. Poorly run, profit-focused drug treatment centers and unregulated sober homes are popping up all over the country, creating a world of nefarious patient recruiters, drug-testing mills, and blatant health care fraud. Injuries can include relapse, untreated withdrawal symptoms, lack of supervision, physical or sexual assault, force prostitution, overdose, suicide attempts, patient shopping, insurance fraud and more. We can help. 

Firm News

Pennsylvania jury awards $7.5 million in nursing home assault case; settlement reached

gavelA  Lancaster County jury reached a unanimous verdict on May 3, 2018, in a case where a woman was sexually assaulted in a nursing home. The jury awarded $7.5 million in compensatory damages, but the parties reached a settlement before the punitive damages portion of the trial could begin. W&M attorney Carl Wilander represented the family at the trial. Our firm was honored to help the Brace family find justice.

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