Rodney M. Gaston

Rodney M. Gaston

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  • Personal Injury, Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice ...
  • Maryland
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5.0/5.0
Legal Analysis
5.0/5.0
Communication Skills
5.0/5.0
Ethics and Professionalism
5.0/5.0
Ronald V. Miller Jr.
Reviewed by Ronald V. Miller Jr. July 23, 2020
Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Rod has a track record of fighting like crazy for his clients and getting large settlements and verdicts. He really does focus on maximizing the value of every case in any way that is ethically possible.
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Biography

Rodney Mr. Gaston graduated with honors from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1987. Mr. Gaston is admitted to the practice of law in all Maryland State Courts, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He has extensive trial experience in both the District Courts and Circuits Courts throughout the State and has presented oral arguments before the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.

Mr. Gaston has obtained multiple million dollar settlements and jury verdicts for his clients in medical malpractice cases with a most recent verdict of $10 million in a wrongful death case against a hospital in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. He has represented clients in malpractice cases outside of the Maryland, and other trial lawyers have asked Mr. Gaston to serve their clients in medical malpractice cases outside of Maryland.

Additionally, Mr. Gaston has extensive knowledge of Maryland’s automobile insurance tort laws and often teaches other personal injury lawyers the trial tactics required to obtain favorable results for their severely injured clients. In 2014, Mr. Gaston received the Trial Lawyer of the Year award from the Maryland Association of Justice for his efforts leading to the Maryland Court of Appeal’s decision in Brethren v. Buckley. In Brethren, the highest court in Maryland found that an automobile insurance carrier wrongfully denied Mr. Gaston’s client monetary benefits due under the insurance contract.

Mr. Gaston has been selected a SuperLawyer’for the last eight years. Only 5% of all Maryland lawyers receive this honor. Mr. Gaston has also volunteered his time to act as a ‘judge’ in various Mock Trial Competitions throughout the State of Maryland.

Mr. Gaston was one of the original 36 Maryland trial lawyers who represented victims of the 911 Terrorist Attack before the Federal Compensation Board pro bono.

Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Nursing Home Abuse
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
    Workers' Compensation
    Asbestos & Mesothelioma
    Animal & Dog Law
Video Conferencing
  • FaceTime
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  • Skype
  • Zoom
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Maryland
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4th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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United States District Court for the District of Maryland
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Languages
  • English
Education
Maryland School of Law
J.D
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Awards
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Trial Lawyer of the Year
Maryland Association of Justice
2014
Contact & Map
Baltimore, MD, USA
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