INSURANCE CLAIMS | Don’t trust the at-fault party’s insurer to accurately calculate the value of your claim. Insurers all have the same goal: to settle with you for as little as possible. If you want to learn more about the value of your claim, we can help.

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If an undocumented worker is injured on the job, are they eligible for workers compensation like everyone else? The answer may vary depending on whether they are employees or independent contractors. But it’s important that all workers understand their rights at their job, and you can learn more ...

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DUTY OF CARE | The first step in proving fault, it means the defendant owed the plaintiff a duty of care--a legal obligation to act responsibly and reasonably in order to protect the plaintiff from harm. Every driver is legally obligated to act in this manner.

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STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS | The state must begin a misdemeanor prosecution within a period of time called the statute of limitations. That period begins when a crime's committed. 1st-degree misdemeanors have a two-year limit, and 2nd-degree misdemeanors have one year.

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The attorneys at Carlson Meissner Hart & Hayslett are proud to serve clients in Tampa in personal injury, criminal defense, Social Security disability, and workers’ compensation cases. With more than 125 years of combined experience, our attorneys have dealt with countless different types of legal cases. This extensive legal experience allows us to develop the most effective defense strategies that will help us reach the best possible outcome in our clients’ cases.

Our Law Firm: A Reputation for Excellence

Since 1971, our attorneys have worked to build a solid reputation for protecting and preserving the legal rights of people on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Our earliest business came to the firm as the result of word-of-mouth, through other lawyers who respected our abilities and referred clients to us. From the start, we understood that our reputation in the community and people’s personal experiences with us would be the most important reasons why clients would hire us to represent them. We provide superior legal representation with integrity and empathy.

Our Commitment to You

You’ll receive strong, fair, and honest representation from one of the most recognized and respected teams of attorneys in Florida’s Tampa Bay area. Since 1971, our law firm has protected the legal rights of our clients across greater Tampa Bay.

Experience Meets Innovation

You deserve an experienced advocate who knows how to craft a strategic defense and will take your situation personally, with both tenacity and compassion. At times, we will utilize a mock courtroom and sophisticated computer technology to prepare compelling arguments and dynamic exhibits. This attention to detail will assist judges and juries in understanding what really happened.

These types of innovative practices combined with our proven litigation skills make us Tampa Bay’s premier legal team. Plus, we’ve had over 1 million views on our YouTube channel by people from all over the world who need our proprietary legal advice.

At Carlson Meissner Hart & Hayslett, P.A. we handle the following cases:

  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI
  • Personal Injury
  • Social Security Disability
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Immigration

Our Team is Your Team
Using a team approach to our cases allows us to combine our extensive experience and also assures our clients receive superior representation in all legal matters. Our team includes 5 former state attorneys, 2 board certified criminal specialists, and a former FBI special agent. In addition to our expertise, we offer personalized attention in a collaborative atmosphere that focuses on sharing and drawing on the strengths of all the attorneys in the firm.

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At Carlson Meissner Hart & Hayslett, we aren’t just known for our aggressive representation. We are also known for making a connection to our clients. Our commitment to our clients is one of the reasons why we have been repeatedly recognized for legal excellence. In fact, we were voted one of Florida’s Top Ranked Law Firms based on AV® Preeminent™ Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings. Learn how we can help you with your case by scheduling a free consultation today.

Carlson Meissner Hart & Hayslett, P.A.
601 N Ashley Dr #1100-1007, Tampa, FL, 33602
(813) 223-2030

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