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Wagner McLaughlin has been "speaking up for the injured" - with commanding volume and authority - since opening its first office in Tampa in 1967.

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Wagner McLaughlin will fight hard for you.

Few experiences are more frustrating than suffering an injury caused by someone else. At Wagner McLaughlin, we represent only the injured – never insurance companies or their clients. Our firm, founded in 1967, is one of Tampa’s oldest and most respected plaintiff trial firms. Our partners are leaders who have achieved professional honors reserved for a small and select number of trial attorneys.

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We represent plaintiffs who have been harmed by the negligent or reckless acts of health-care professionals, attorneys, or other individuals causing personal injury or wrongful death. Our attorneys are leaders in the fields of Florida personal injury, legal malpractice in Florida, Florida medical malpractice, maritime/admiralty law, and Florida whistleblower litigation.

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Hillsbourough Congrats to WM Partner Kevin McLaughlin, 2016-17 President of the Hillsborough County Bar Association


ACTL Fellows: Alan Wagner, John McLaughlin, and Bill Wagner The American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), the most selective group of trial lawyers in North America, was founded in 1950 with the goal to improve the practice of civil and criminal …

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Work with the skilled Tampa Trial Attorneys. We are experienced at preparing our clients for their trial date. First, let’s talk about why you should pay attention to your clothing in general. Most people are aware when they get dressed …

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With combined expertise and team approach, we are able to handle a broad range of claims involving legal malpractice in Florida and personal injury claims, including:

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