WHAT WE OFFER OUR CLIENTS
Over 125 years of collective experience
The best method of learning and growing is by experience, and we have the expertise required to serve you in your litigation pursuit best. Combined, our attorneys have been practicing law for over 120 years and have handled upwards of 7,000 cases in Florida. We have helped thousands get the compensation and recovery that they desperately deserve. We are here to help you.
Proven Track Record
With our experience, knowledge, and passion for helping those in need, we’re incredibly results-oriented, and we’ve got the track record to prove it. As all of our attorneys are members of or have qualified to be a member of the prestigious Multi-Million Dollar and Million Dollar Advocates forum – we seek and get results. The Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which includes the Multi-Million group.
Experienced Trial Attorneys
The attorneys of our firm have the combined experience of over 120 years – that involves extensive trial experience. During their involvement with the trial process and in concluding thousands of cases over the years, our attorneys have helped our clients receive over 200 million dollars in compensation for damages they’ve incurred. Let our best personal injury attorneys in Fort Lauderdale help you get the justice that you deserve.
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Multilingual Staff to serve you
The ability to effectively communicate with clients and potential clients is a vital skill that we, as multilingual staff, are happy to embrace as we welcome diversity and the opportunity to expand our reach. As a firm that understands the importance of continuing education, we choose to grow continuously, learn and diversify to serve our clients better.
No Fees or costs unless we win
No fees or costs unless you win. We will advance all costs, including litigation costs. We choose to utilize the contingency fee policy for our injury cases; the Florida Bar governs fees with a set percentage when you want us to represent you. If we’re unable to receive a settlement for you, you won’t owe us a dime. You will never pay us out of your pocket.
Exclusive Focus on Personal Injury
We are focused on helping our Fort Lauderdale neighbors who require legal help. Jay M. Wasserman and his team, as Jay has managed all of KWB’s injury and wrongful death litigation for many years, he’s truly an expert and is available to help you Let Jay Help.
Free Help with Property Damage
If you’ve been researching lawyers in the area, in search of the right one for your unique situation – you quickly discover that most law firms don’t help their injured clients with things like vehicle repairs. We have never understood this. Most firms do not want to deal with property damage claims because they are not compensated for it.
Areas of practice
Automobile Accidents & Injuries
Commercial Vehicle Liability
Plaintiffs Personal Injury
Powerline Contact Injuries
Slip & Fall, Premises Liability
Spinal Injury, Spinal Cord Injury
Third-Party Wrongful Death
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We understand that a personal injury lawyer is retained when times are not ideal. We know that a personal injury lawyer is required when you are in pain and worried about medical treatment. How will you pay for it? How will you get your car repaired or replaced? How long may you be out of work? How will you get your bills paid? There is a vast array of emotions, of worry, the hurt you’re experiencing; we understand your damages and struggles. Let Jay Help. We value the opportunity to work with every client that reaches out to us for help, as helping our neighbors in need is where our passion lies. We have a great deal of empathy towards every client and their unique situation as we take the time to know our clients and their case in their entirety.
The drive and compassion that fills our Florida law firm is what sets us apart. Our firm is diverse, and our experienced lawyers all share the same objective: to help each client achieve the absolute best outcome for their given situation. Our scope of practice is devoted to handling personal injury and wrongful death claims. Historically, we resolve cases without the need for filing a lawsuit; however, we will prosecute and take a case to trial if necessary. Our philosophy is that we prepare each case as if it will go to trial. We believe that this strategy is the reason that most of our cases are resolved without the need for prosecution. Rest assured that we have the knowledge, financial resources, education, and experience to help you with your situation. We are selective in our caseload in the sense that we take the appropriate time required for each case. When you choose us to represent you, we’ve devoted ourselves to you and your situation. We will do all things necessary to serve you to the best of our ability. We will put our extensive experience and financial resources to work for you.
Meet the ‘W’ of KWBR law firm – Mr. Jay M. Wasserman, Attorney at Law. Jay manages all personal injury and wrongful death litigation for the Firm, as that is his scope of expertise. Jay was born and raised in South Florida – a true native of Florida; his passion lies in helping those in need close to home. Mr. Wasserman grew up in a working-class home. Jay’s mother and father worked together to raise him and his brother and sister, with emphasis on the importance of working hard, respecting others, education and integrity. Jay’s parents always made a point to put family first. They made it a daily requirement to sit down as a family each night at the dinner table and share what each had learned that day. Although Jay and his family had little money; Jay’s parents somehow found a way to support him in his educational endeavors. With their love and support, Jay attended Georgetown University for two summers while he was still in high school studying communication, debate, and argumentation. While studying, Jay worked as a busboy; washing dishes to help save for college. Jay attended the University of Chicago and studied economics. He then earned a scholarship and attended the University of Miami School of Law. Like the Firm’s co-founder, and Jay’s personal best friend, Steve Katzman, Jay understands the importance of loyalty and commitment. Jay is happily married to his wife Debbie of 31 years and has three daughters. Jay makes a point to treat all of his colleagues as family. He values spending time with his family and knows the time and dedication that it takes to be a good husband and father. Jay stresses the need for his employees to take quality time off attend family affairs. Children’s school events, dance recitals, celebrate special anniversaries, and birthdays with their families.
Many KWBR colleagues have young children, and Jay encourages them to work hard; both for the Firm and their families. Many of Jay’s staff have been with him for nearly two decades. Family is key to Jay, as well as the Firm and its staff. This dedication also extends to the Firm’s clients. Before founding the KWBR Fort Lauderdale law firm with Steve Katzman; Jay previously worked with the prestigious Firm of Weil, Gotshal, and Manges – an international law firm. Jay then formed his law firm nearly thirty years ago to focus solely on his injury practice. He is truly an expert in handling Personal Injury and Wrongful Death claims.
Prior to co-founding the Firm with Jay Wasserman, Steve was a partner in Tew Cardenas, where he was the managing partner of the Palm Beach County offices and was a shareholder co-managing the litigation department of Greenberg Traurig’s West Palm Beach, Florida office. Before that Steve practiced law with Cadwalader Wickersham and Taft.
Steve moved to Florida when he was four years old. After 50 years, he considers himself a native. Loyalty and commitment are very important to him, as evidenced by his decision to co-found the firm with his best friend since high school, Jay Wasserman. Steve has been married to his wife, Sharon, since 1986, and has two sons, Adam and Jason.
The other lawyers in the Firm have each practiced law with Steve for many years, as have many members of the Firm’s staff. This level of loyalty and personal commitment is the foundation upon which Steve practices law and defines his dedication to each client and their case.