Edward V. Ricci
EDWARD V. RICCI was born and raised in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. He is a graduate of The Benjamin School (’97), Georgetown College (’01), and Georgetown University Law Center (’06).
Since joining the firm in 2008, Mr. Ricci has successfully tried numerous personal injury and wrongful death cases to verdict and obtained significant settlements on behalf of his clients. He has advocated for his clients in complicated cases involving product defects, medical malpractice, automobile negligence, and premises liability.
Mr. Ricci is a Florida Board Certified civil trial attorney. Board certified lawyers have met The Florida Bar’s highest standards for special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in the practice of law.
Before attending law school, Mr. Ricci worked as an Auto Safety Policy Analyst at Public Citizen in Washington, D.C., the nation’s oldest and largest non-profit consumer advocacy organization. While working for Public Citizen, he worked to strengthen Federal motor vehicle safety standards and other consumer protection laws.
Mr. Ricci is admitted to practice in the Northern, Middle, and Southern Federal District Courts in Florida. He is a member of The Florida Bar, Palm Beach County Bar Association, Palm Beach County Justice Association, Florida Justice Association, American Association for Justice, and Attorneys Information Exchange Group. He is an emeritus member of the Craig S. Barnard Inns of Court.
Mr. Ricci has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© from 2012 through the present.
Publications & Presentations
- $15.5M Settlement with business for burn injury
- $15M Settlement with builder for fraud
- $10M Settlement with hospital and physician for hypoxic brain injury
- $7M Settlement for drowning/wrongful death of minor
- $5M Settlement with hospital for medical malpractice
- $4.9M Jury Verdict and $5.25M judgment (including attorney’s fees and costs) against vascular surgeon on a $500,000 malpractice policy and $15,000 pretrial settlement offer
- $3.22M Jury Verdict against South Florida Bushog on $500,000 commercial policy and $50,000 pretrial settlement offer
- $2.5M Settlement with hospital and physician for wrongful death
- $2.25M Settlement with construction company for neurological injury
- $2.55M Settlement with product manufacturer for brain injury of a minor child
- $2.5M Settlement with drug treatment facility for wrongful death
- $1.66M Jury Verdict against general surgeon on a $50,000 pretrial settlement offer
- $1.22M Settlement with distributor for auto negligence
- $1.22M Settlement with hospital for eye injury