Mr. Jonathan Hayes Groff (Miami, Florida)
Mr. Jonathan Hayes Groff (Miami, Florida)

Mr. Jonathan Hayes Groff

AV Preeminent
Champion Badge Platinum

Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted

Licensed for 33 years

Serving Miami, FL (view address)

Mr. Jonathan Hayes Groff

Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted

Serving Miami, FL (view address)

About Mr. Jonathan Hayes Groff

With over 24 years of experience litigating Personal Injury Cases, Jonathan Groff assumes primary responsibility for the firm's major claims litigation and trial practice. From early on, Mr. Groff is involved in the investigation, development, settlement negotiation, and when necessary, litigation of catastrophic injury and death cases; as well as complex liability claims. He has successfully tried numerous cases to verdict and settled countless other injury claims for clients. He is an Eagle Member of The Florida Justice Association (formerly, the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers); and a member of, the "Trial Bar" of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida; The Florida Bar;… Read more
With over 24 years of experience litigating Personal Injury Cases, Jonathan Groff assumes primary responsibility for the firm's major claims litigation and trial practice. From early on, Mr. Groff is involved in the investigation, development, settlement negotiation, and when necessary, litigation of catastrophic injury and death cases; as well as complex liability claims. He has successfully tried numerous cases to verdict and settled countless other injury claims for clients. He is an Eagle Member of The Florida Justice Association (formerly, the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers); and a member of, the "Trial Bar" of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida; The Florida Bar; Miami-Dade County Bar Association.

Practice Areas: All aspects of Personal Injury litigation, including Automobile Negligence; Premises Liability; Insurance Litigation; Product Liability and Wrongful Death.

Mr. Groff is honored to have achieved Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory's highest rating, "AV®, Preeminent," which is "a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence." He has also been awarded a 10.0 Superb rating from AVVO®, the national lawyer rating service's highest rating for Experience, Industry Recognition and Professional Conduct. Martindale-Hubbell has also recognized Mr. Groff's firm within their Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers®. Nationally, only a very small number of lawyers and law firms have achieved such recognition.

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Law Offices of Kirshner, Groff & Diaz

Areas of Law

  • Personal Injury Law
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Premises Liability
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Automobile Accidents

Pro Bono

The firm is proud of our service to members of the community in need of help and advice. In keeping with this spirit, we also financially support various organizations providing legal services in Florida. Organizations we have and/or currently support include, The Southern Povert... Read more


Attorney Reviews

Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 10 reviews
  • Champion Badge Platinum

Communication

5.0

Responsiveness

5.0

Quality of Service

5.0

Value for Money

5.0
  • Personal Injury

    Client Review  |  February 12, 2018

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review  |  June 13, 2017

    Mr. Groff has been a lifesaver and because of him and his firm, I have financial security for the first time in my life. I was seriously injured when a car hit me when I was crossing a street in my wheelchair. The police blamed but Mr. Groff proved c... Read more

    Mr. Groff has been a lifesaver and because of him and his firm, I have financial security for the first time in my life. I was seriously injured when a car hit me when I was crossing a street in my wheelchair. The police blamed but Mr. Groff proved car was speeding. The most important part is my case settled over three years ago but he still visits me and is always there for me when I need him. Read less

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review  |  April 01, 2017

    My case was took some time and had special circumstances in which Jon was extremely responsive and communicated to me with ease. He is caring, courteous, personable and very informative on all aspects of my case.
    Jon worked very hard for me and w... Read more

    My case was took some time and had special circumstances in which Jon was extremely responsive and communicated to me with ease. He is caring, courteous, personable and very informative on all aspects of my case.
    Jon worked very hard for me and we had nothing but absolute success! Extremely pleased and highly recommend Jon. Read less

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review  |  January 23, 2017

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review  |  October 06, 2014

    I am very pleased and impressed at the services received from this group of professionals who helped me and my young daughter win a challenging case. Excellent team. I will definitely recommend their services. Thank you.

    I am very pleased and impressed at the services received from this group of professionals who helped me and my young daughter win a challenging case. Excellent team. I will definitely recommend their services. Thank you. Read less

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review  |  July 17, 2014

    Attorney Jonathan Groff is absolutely the best at what his does.... fight for YOU! I am so very thankful that I was led to this firm and Mr. Groff was 100% an advocate for me throughout the entire process of my case. His diligence, tenacity, tact,kno... Read more

    Attorney Jonathan Groff is absolutely the best at what his does.... fight for YOU! I am so very thankful that I was led to this firm and Mr. Groff was 100% an advocate for me throughout the entire process of my case. His diligence, tenacity, tact,knowledge of the law and empathy was impressive and never once did I doubt his word. Mr. Groff ( and his associates) are my "dream team"; and I will be forever grateful for all of their time and hard work. Read less

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review  |  June 01, 2014

    I was completely satisfied with the attention I received and the ultimate outcome of my case

    I was completely satisfied with the attention I received and the ultimate outcome of my case Read less

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review  |  October 09, 2012

    Mr. Groff was very helpful during the 3 year duration of my case. An excellent lawyer overall!

    Mr. Groff was very helpful during the 3 year duration of my case. An excellent lawyer overall! Read less

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review  |  February 29, 2012

    Mr. Groff is a highly motivated professional who cares about his clients and makes his clients feel comfortable. I felt since the beginning of my case that I could trust him.

    Mr. Groff is a highly motivated professional who cares about his clients and makes his clients feel comfortable. I felt since the beginning of my case that I could trust him. Read less

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review  |  October 05, 2011

    Mr. Groff did an excellent job at providing advice and getting results.

    Mr. Groff did an excellent job at providing advice and getting results. Read less


Legal Community Activity & Contributions

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  • IS YOUR DOCTOR LISTENING TO YOU? The Answer Is: Not for long and he probably does not remember what you told him. ? According to a recent Newsweek Magazine article* medical studies have shown: – – *Newsweek, "The Doctor will see you-If your Quick", April 23, 2012 About 30 percent of the time the doctors […]


Credentials

Position

Partner

Admission Details

Admitted in 1993, U.S. District Court, Southern Districts of Florida, including Trial Bar
1991, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
1986, Florida

Additional Payment Information

Free initial consultation

Law School Attended
University of Miami School of Law

Class of 1986
J.D.

University Attended

University of Florida
Class of 1983
B.A.

Birth Information

Born in 1960
Miami, Florida, June 24, 1960

Associations & Memberships
The Florida Justice Association (formerly, the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers) (Eagle Member)
The Florida Bar
Miami-Dade County and Federal Bar Associations (Member, Federal Litigation Section).
Representative Transactions
The cases set out below and on our website, are only a small sample of our work representing Florida accident victims and their families; Confidential six figure policy limits recovery for client, after his first lawyer dropped the case. Our pedestrian client was struck by a vehicle after taking one step off the center median. Although, only our client was charged with causing the accident, we tracked down an out of state witness who testified the driver was traveling at "highway" speeds. Based on our reconstruction of the accident, including the relation of speed, distance and line of site, the insurance company tendered their full policy limits before trial; Confidential six figure, insurance policy limits recovery, for traumatic brain injury suffered by an elderly client in a motor vehicle accident. The client's first lawyer received a minimal settlement offer, because her own treating doctors, including a Neurologist, felt diagnostic studies taken one year after the accident were consistent with age related changes, vs., trauma. Using our years of medical-legal experience, we realized no one doctor ever examined all her films, much less, viewing them side-by-side. We hired of the most respected brain injury Neuroradiologists in South Florida to review all the films. Based on his side-by-side review, we were able to directly connect the initial traumatic findings to the last studies performed. On seeing our evidence, the Insurance Company quickly tendered policy limits; saving our client the time, expense and stress of litigation; Recovered $100,000 insurance policy limits shortly before trial. Client suffered a low back injury ultimately requiring surgical repair. With only $500 in property damage, the insurance company claimed her injury could not have been from the accident. Until shortly before trial, their offers did not even cover her medical bills. We did not give up and they eventually gave in, paying the limits of their insurance policy; Confidential (high seven figure) recovery for client partially paralyzed in a vehicular accident. Our team of medical experts; vocational rehabilitation experts; lawyers and other consultants vigorously challenged the defendant's attempt to minimize the client's medical needs; their denials of liability and insurance coverage. In addition to the substantial recovery, through careful financial planning, we preserved his entitlement to Medicaid insurance coverage. As a result, our client and his family are financially secure; he has a new home designed for his special needs; a private nurse care practitioner who insures he is provided with whatever care and treatment he needs and much more; $135,000 for client even though there was only a $100,000 insurance policy. Client required surgery to repair a fractured leg. The elderly defendant cut off our client and left the scene, apparently without realizing he even caused an accident. Defendant's insurance company refused to make any offer because no one could locate the independent witness listed on the police report. We did not give up and before trial our investigator's and staff located the witness. Because of their delay in accepting responsibility, we pressured the insurance company into paying more than the insurance policy limits they sold the defendant; $375,000 after client's first lawyer dropped case. The elderly client suffered a fractured leg requiring surgical repair. The first lawyer dropped the case after learning the person who leased the car let his $100,000 insurance policy expire. Our attorneys know that under Florida law, the leasing company is responsible if there is no insurance on a long term lease. Our client was walking across the street when she was struck by the defendant who was making a left turn on a green arrow; $750,000 for injuries to young woman in motor vehicle accident. Our client claimed a vehicle which left the scene, cut her off and a passenger in our car contributed to causing the accident, by grabbing her steering wheel and turning them into a pole. Client suffered a fractured leg, requiring surgical repair and lost time from work. Since there was no contact with the other car, this complicated insurance/liability claim, required careful analysis and reconstruction to determine what occurred; $680,000 for leg injury to vehicle passenger. Defendant driver claimed he was cut off by another vehicle which fled the scene. Client suffered a fractured leg with open wounds, requiring reconstructive skin and tissue grafting. Despite the insurance company challenging liability, long term extent of his injuries and problems proving lost earnings, we were able to recover most of the available insurance policy; Confidential (high six figure) settlement for Slip and Fall injury. Client fractured foot requiring two foot/ankle surgeries. The Defendant's "expert witness" doctor, claimed the plaintiff did not fracture her foot and all her problems were the result of longstanding degenerative changes, unrelated to the fall. Our team of medical experts; vocational rehabilitation experts; lawyers and other consultants vigorously challenged the defendant's denials and experts. Our client's long time job required she stand or walk most of the day. Because of her injury, it was impossible to work without severe pain. Her recovery made it possible to stay off her feet and reduce any additional damage from the injury; $440,000 for neck and back injuries from automobile accident. Client suffered a disk herniation in her back requiring surgery and underwent epidural injections in her neck and back to control pain and reduce inflammation. Client had a prior history of minor neck and back pain and diagnostic testing showed degenerative changes, which defendant claimed would show her injuries were not caused by the accident; $2,750,000 recovery on complex liability automobile accident. An uninsured motorist who was passing traffic in no-passing zone struck our client head-on. The impact caused her vehicle to spin sideways, where she was struck by a vehicle traveling behind her. Our office immediately went into action. One of our lawyers personally went to the accident scene to look for physical evidence the police may have missed. The attorney and our accident reconstruction expert were able document important physical evidence before it disappeared. From this inspection and interviewing witnesses, we learned the car behind our client was traveling dangerously close to her. Through our team of experts; lawyers and investigators, we established her most severe injuries were caused by this second impact. Because of our fast action, attention to details and teamwork this client was appropriately compensated for her severe injuries.
Languages
Our Staff Is Fluent In Spanish and French and Creole
Credit Cards Accepted
Other - Contingency Fee. We only get paid if you recover

Location Details

Mr. Jonathan Hayes Groff: Partner at Law Offices of Kirshner, Groff & Diaz

Miami

Suite 1601 Town Center One8950 Southwest 74th Court
Miami, FL  33156
U.S.A.

Fax:

305-661-3976

Office Hours:

  • Monday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Thursday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Friday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Saturday By appointment
  • Sunday By appointment

Attorney FAQs

What year was this attorney first admitted to the bar?
Mr. Jonathan Hayes Groff was admitted in 1986 to the state of Florida.
Does this attorney speak any other languages?
Mr. Jonathan Hayes Groff speaks French, Creole and Our Staff Is Fluent In Spanish.
How many attorneys are in this law firm?
Law Offices of Kirshner, Groff & Diaz has 3 attorneys at this location.
What law school did this attorney attend?
Mr. Jonathan Hayes Groff attended University of Miami School of Law.
What year was this attorney's law firm established?
Law Offices of Kirshner, Groff & Diaz was established in 1984.

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