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  • “I highly recommend the law office of John Mathias. He and his staff are not only professional but personal and caring.”

    - Todd
  • “Mr. Mathias gave me excellent representation. He was very knowledgeable, and caring.”

    - Al
  • “My experience with Attorney Mathias and Melissa was notable for their professionalism, diligence, and efficiency. I would recommend them without hesitation.”

    - Kris
  • “If there comes a day, someone out there is reading this letter, believe you me, call John Mathias with confidence to assist you. No words are large enough to thank you for standing by me, in my difficult time.”

    - Sonya
  • “If you need an attorney to give you one-on-one attention and move quickly with your case this is the man to go to I am so glad I hired him”

    - Angela
  • “From start to finish John Mathias along with his paralegal Melissa Nixon were outstanding!!!! I will be referring everyone I know!”

    - Sarah
  • “Have to say that John Mathias did an upstanding job for me and handled my case in a very professional, understanding and transparent manner.”

    - Steve
  • “I chose John to represent me because he had the reputation as an experienced trial attorney recognized by his peers. In addition, at our initial meeting, he professionally presented his experience and set the expectations on going forward, if we hired him.”

    - Don
  • I went with John after an accident in early 2019 and have had a great experience with this office. They really go out of their way to make sure you are taken care of. Thank you for for everything you've done for me.

    - Jasmine
  • “I highly recommend the law office of John Mathias. He and his staff are not only professional but personal and caring.”

    - Todd

St. Petersburg Personal Injury Attorney

If you have been injured in an accident due to no fault of your own, you could be entitled to receive financial compensation for your losses. Speaking with an experienced St. Petersburg personal injury lawyer can only help strengthen your case as you demand justice from any liable parties.

At The Law Offices of John R. Mathias, P.A., I have been serving the rights of clients and their families since 1988. I have been committed to providing relentless legal advocacy and client-focused services throughout the entirety of my legal career. As a testament to my legal abilities, I have earned the prestigious AV® rating by Martindale-Hubbell® and Board Certification status as a legal specialist in the area of Civil Trial Law.

What to Do After an Accident

  • Exchange Insurance Information
  • Call the Police
  • Report Your Claim Immediately
  • Receive Medical Attention/Tend to Any Property Damages
  • Contact an Experienced Injury Attorney
Proudly Serving St. Petersburg & Surrounding Areas

Personal Injury Is All I Do

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    John R. Mathias
    I am Board Certified by the Florida Bar in the area of Civil Trial Law. To become board certified a lawyer must have tried a minimum of 15 cases in front of a jury and taken a written examination demonstrating their expertise in the area of Civil Trial Law. Only a small percentage of Florida lawyers are Board Certified in the area of Civil Trial. Under the Florida Bar rules, only a Board Certified Civil Trial lawyer can hold himself out as a "specialist". I was admitted by the Supreme Court of ...

Here For You When You Need It Most

Personal Attention.

Despite the modern breakthroughs made in communication, the number one concern I have heard from potential clients is- "Can I talk to my lawyer?" or “I called another law firm, but never spoke to a lawyer.” I have intentionally set up my practice so that my clients are only a phone call away from speaking directly with me. Providing personal, one-on-one attention is not only my promise to my clients, but it is what separates my firm from the rest.

Quick Answers.

My experience enables me to give prompt responses and answers to any of your questions. I have been practicing law for more than 20 years; exclusively in the area of personal injury law. If I am in court, out of the office, or with another client, I will return your call immediately and always by the end of the day or evening. If you need me to visit your home, or hospital, then I can accommodate your needs.

Problems Solved.

Most problems can be solved and your claim can be resolved quickly. It is my goal to quickly get you the justice you are entitled to receive. I have a reputation for being fair, straight forward, and honest. If your problem cannot be resolved to your expectations, I will be the first one to tell you. I can help you get the insurance company to fix your car, get you into a rental car, help you find a qualified physician, help sort through all the bills you are receiving, and present your claim to the at-fault party to resolve it to your satisfaction.

Experienced, Extensively Trained & Highly Recognized

I have 10 years of experience as a former insurance company lawyer and have successfully represented some of the nation’s leading insurance companies. However for the last 15 years, I have represented only those persons injured by those insurance companies' insureds.

When someone else’s negligence, carelessness, or recklessness causes serious injury, you are deserving of nothing but the full justice you deserve. With the experience of a former insurance company lawyer on your side, you can gain insight into how the opposing side will handle your injury case. I can use my knowledge to the advantage of my clients and help maximize their claim.

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