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John H. (Jack) Hickey

Miami-Dade County
Homestead, Florida

888-393-1388

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At Hickey Law Firm, we know, we listen, we care. Our mission is to get you as much money as you deserve. We love what we do. We fight for you. At Hickey Law Firm, we represent honest, seriously injured people. When you suffer life changing injuries, you need a law firm which has the "experience, leadership, and results" to win. We do. Jack Hickey is one of the only attorneys in Florida who is double board-certified by The Florida Bar in Civil Trial and Admiralty and Maritime law.

John H. (Jack) Hickey Proudly Serves Clients In The Following Regions

Miami

Main Office

1401 Brickell Ave, Suite 510 Miami, Florida

Homestead

Miami-Dade County Homestead, Florida

Parkland

Broward County Parkland, Florida

Wellington

Palm Beach County Wellington, Florida
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Personal Injury, Product Liability, Car Accidents, Truck Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Bike Accident, Brain Injury, Bus Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Pedestrian Accidents, Spinal Cord Injury, Birth Injury, Maritime Law, Cruise Ship Accidents

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Jack was born and raised in Miami, Florida. He graduated from Florida State University (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and Duke Law School. For over 36 years, Jack has been trying personal injury and wrongful death cases in the areas of admiralty and maritime, cruise ship injury, railroad, medical malpractice, product liability, and general liability.


For the first 17 years of his career, he represented cruise lines, railroads, and other self-insured corporations. Nineteen years ago, he made the transition to representing plaintiffs. Jack is one of the few attorneys in Florida who is Double Board Certified in Civil Trial and Admiralty and Maritime by The Florida Bar. He is also Board Certified as a Civil Trial Lawyer by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA). He is also a Past President of the Dade County Bar Association (DCBA), the largest voluntary bar association in Florida. Jack is a member of The Florida Bar Board of Governors, the governing body of all lawyers licensed to practice in Florida. He is currently on the Board of Directors of the Florida Justice Association (FJA) and a State Delegate of the American Association for Justice (AAJ). In addition to being a prominent Miami injury attorney,  Jack is also the Secretary of the largest section of AAJ, the Motor Vehicle, Highway Safety, and Premises Liability Section.


Jack is the Past Chair of 7 DCBA committees, Past Chair of 3 Florida Bar Committees, has received 17 Certificates of Merit from the DCBA "for outstanding and constructive service to the bench, the bar, and the public," has received 3 certificates from The Florida Bar "in recognition and appreciation of meritorious service to the public and legal profession in Florida, and has received a Certificate of Recognition from the Florida Council of Bar Association Presidents for "dedicated leadership to the members of the legal community during service as President." Jack is rated A/V by Martindale-Hubbell (the international listing of attorneys). He is also listed in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, and Who’s Who in Emerging Leaders in America. He has been chosen by other lawyers as a: "DCBA Legal Luminary in Admiralty" (2016); “Top Lawyer in South Florida” in the areas of personal injury and maritime in the South Florida Legal Guide (2004- Present); “Legal Elite” in Florida Trend Magazine(top 1.7% of attorneys) (2006-Present); and Superlawyer in the area of personal injury in Superlawyers.com (2006 -Present).


Jack lectures frequently at meetings and conventions of lawyers nationwide and writes articles on trial practice and on substantive law including Admiralty and Maritime (the law which applies to injuries on cruise ships). He is a past Chair of The Florida Bar Admiralty Law Committee and is Past Chair of the Admiralty Section of the American Association for Justice.

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Legal Options Following The “Conception” Dive Boat Fire

Attorney John H. “Jack” Hickey | 888-393-1388 A diving boat caught fire off the California coast, and almost everyone onboard died. What caused this tragedy? Do the family members of the victims still have legal options? To learn more, we spoke to board-certified admir... […]

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Case Story: Divers Injured by Propeller Receives $12 Million

After a pair of father and son divers were injured by a propeller during a diving expedition, John H. "Jack" Hickey helped the pair recover $12 million in compensation. In this case, he successfully argued that this was a maritime law case since the accident involved a boat. Normally, diving acci... […]

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Injured on an Excursion: Is the Cruise Ship Liable?

What happens if you're on a cruise, and you're injured while ziplining, riding in a float plane, enjoying a nature hike, or some other activity promoted by the cruise line as "fun" and "safe?" John H. "Jack" Hickey is an injury attorney based in Miami. He has spent many years representing people wh... […]

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Feeling Sick After an MRI? This Could Be Why

If you're feeling sick after receiving an MRI, you're not alone. Many patients who received MRIs have come forward with the same claims of toxic side effects. It turns out that an element used to make the MRI results easier to read may be dangerous to the human body. If you're experiencing strang... […]

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Interview: Essure Side Effects

Some women who received the birth control implant are describing severe and painful Essure side effects. These are often caused by the implant not staying in one place, which can cause injuries, cuts, and perforations. What can women do about these painful symptoms? John H. "Jack" Hickey offers s... […]

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Interview: What to Do After a Drunk Driving Accident

A drunk driving accident creates confusion, stress, and frustration. No one's truly prepared for this kind of disruption to their lives, and it's natural for a victim to have many questions about what to do next. That's why we spoke to someone who's helped victims down this road many times. John... […]

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Royal Caribbean Pays $3M in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Cruise ships can offer a false sense of security. You’re on vacation, so it’s natural to let your guard down and relax. Unfortunately, there are many instances of horrible things happening aboard cruise ships due to negligence, including wrongful death. These situations present a unique set of dange... […]

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Attorney Interview: Gadolinium in MRIs

Some patients who receive MRIs ingest gadolinium, a material that helps make the MRI results easier for doctors to read. Unfortunately, many patients have reported that the material has built up in their system, which can be toxic. They've experienced pain, muscle weakness, skin lesions, hair loss,... […]

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Uber Driver Admits to Murder. Are Ride Shares Safe?

Jason Dalton was an Uber driver. He admitted to shooting eight people with a gun while in Kalamazoo, Michigan. This occurred back in February of 2016 with only two of those eight surviving the onslaught. To make it stranger, he claimed that the devil controlled him through the app. He pled guilty, b... […]

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What Does It Take for an Attorney to Win at Trial?

Not every attorney is going to check every detail of a case like they should. Some may even disregard evidence or simply scan it.  In the case of personal injury, this can end up being the very thing that makes or breaks your case.  It could be what decides if your medical care will be compensated p... […]

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Feeling Sick After an MRI? This Could Be Why

Feeling Sick After an MRI? This Could Be Why

If you're feeling sick after receiving an MRI, you're not alone. Many patients who received MRIs have come forward with the same claims of toxic side effects. It turns out that an element used to make the MRI results easier to read may be dangerous to the human body. If you're experiencing strange symptoms after your MRI, this could be why. MRI Dyes Can Be Harmful, and Here’s How As a rare earth element, one common ingredient of MRI dye, gadolinium, often faces scrutiny simply for the fact that it can cause a wide variety of issues in the human body. However, medical professionals will use gadolinium as an MRI dye for good reason: the element is a magnetic substance. Traces of it wil... […]

Royal Caribbean Pays $3M in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Royal Caribbean Pays $3M in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Cruise ships can offer a false sense of security. You’re on vacation, so it’s natural to let your guard down and relax. Unfortunately, there are many instances of horrible things happening aboard cruise ships due to negligence, including wrongful death. These situations present a unique set of dangers. You’re on a ship—oftentimes in the middle of the ocean—and anything can happen. There are only so many resources available staff can attribute to the quality care and customer service of passengers. When the staff fails to prevent negligence, someone needs to be held accountable. One recent case involving Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. involved a passenger dying of a heart attack onboard in 2... […]

Uber Driver Admits to Murder. Are Ride Shares Safe?

Uber Driver Admits to Murder. Are Ride Shares Safe?

Jason Dalton was an Uber driver. He admitted to shooting eight people with a gun while in Kalamazoo, Michigan. This occurred back in February of 2016 with only two of those eight surviving the onslaught. To make it stranger, he claimed that the devil controlled him through the app. He pled guilty, but that certainly doesn’t shed light or solve the issue of danger in the backseat of a car that doesn’t belong to you. The issue in question is simple: who’s at fault? And if it’s not the ride share companies, then are these rides really, truly safe for passengers? Potentially not. How Uber and Lyft Avoid Responsibility for Actions of Their Drivers It was different back then when taxis were t... […]