Representing Injured Floridians Since 1963
When you have been seriously injured due to someone else’s negligent or reckless actions, you need a legal team that will stand up for your rights. At Nance Cacciatore, we have been representing injured individuals and the families of those wrongfully killed in Melbourne and throughout the state of Florida for nearly 60 years. We have obtained numerous historic results on behalf of our clients and have even handled several cases that helped change Florida law.
At Nance Cacciatore, we care deeply about our clients. Whether you were injured in a serious car crash, slipped and fell on someone else’s property, or lost a loved one in a tragic semi-truck accident, our Melbourne personal injury lawyers are here to provide the compassionate legal counsel and personalized support you deserve. We understand the challenges you are up against, and we know how to overcome them.
We have attorneys who are board-certified by the Florida State Bar. This means that our attorneys have undergone—and continue to undergo—extensive additional training and education to become recognized as experts in their particular areas of practice. Our attorneys are widely regarded as authorities in civil trial law and medical malpractice, and we are also known for our commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards.
We have attorneys who are board-certified meaning they have been nationally recognized by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as obtaining professional excellence in their field.
Generations of Experience
Nance Cacciatore has been protecting the rights of Florida's citizens since 1963 and has over 150 years of combined experience.
History of Success
Our team has a history of obtaining record-breaking verdicts as well as having nationally recognized cases. We will use our expertise to advocate on your behalf to receive maximum compensation.
Doing What Is Right
Nance Cacciatore is dedicated to doing what is right both inside and outside the courtroom because that is the right thing to do. We work to protect the rights and safety of all individuals in our community.
The Tobacco Case $11.3 Billion
The Florida case – which was the second in the nation to be filed – was settled on August 24, 1997, for $11.3 Billion. The tobacco case turned out to be the largest civil case in the history of American jurisprudence and the Florida case was the largest in the history of Florida.
Condominium Collapse $10.3 Million
Nance Cacciatore was one of three law firms that secured a $10.3 million settlement for victims of the Harbour Cay Condo that collapsed, resulting in 11 deaths and a number of injuries.
Auto Accident $6.4 Million
During an eight-day trial, Jack Hamilton and Sammy Cacciatore presented critical evidence that the accident was caused by the driver of a rented Cadillac sedan and were able to obtain a $6.4 Million verdict on behalf of their client.
Trucking Accident $6.3 Million
Nance Cacciatore teamed up with two other Central Florida law firms to bring lawsuits on behalf of the families of the two deceased motorists and the severely injured victims. As a result of the intense pressure brought on the various defendants, the insurance companies tendered their collective insurance limits of $6,300,000.
Pedestrian Accident $5 Million
S. Sammy Cacciatore obtained a $5 Million jury verdict on behalf of a young woman who was struck and killed by a dump truck.
Auto Accident $3 Million
James Nance negotiated a settlement agreement that paid in excess of $3 million on behalf of a man who was killed when an overloaded logging truck caused a terrible accident.
Space Shuttle Death $3 Million
In September of 1984, Nance Cacciatore secured a $3 million settlement of 5 lawsuits for 2 deaths and 3 injury claims against NASA, Pan Am, and Wackenhut Services, Inc.
Auto Accident $3 Million
The Plaintiff had just picked up her daughter from daycare and was driving southbound on U.S. 1 when a car crossed the median and smashed into her vehicle head-on.
Auto Accident $3 Million
Just one day before the scheduled court date, Jack Hamilton was able to reach a $3 million settlement for his client, who suffered permanent injuries as a result of a car accident.
Improper Legal Advice $2.8 Million
During the two-week-long trial in Brevard County, Mr. Cacciatore clearly showed that Mr. Eastman committed legal malpractice. They also presented the projections by an expert economist on the amount of revenue that the Lakes of Melbourne lost as a result of following Mr. Eastman’s legal advice.
Our passion for helping injured people and their families has translated to countless record-setting settlements and verdicts for our clients. Our firm obtained the first million-dollar settlement for a Black man in the United States, and we were chosen by the government to represent the people of Florida against the tobacco companies, among numerous other notable cases.
In everything we do, we are committed to securing justice for our clients, as well as the maximum compensation they are owed. We never lose sight of the fact that our clients are real people facing real challenges, and we are dedicated to doing everything we can to help them navigate these difficult times in their lives. We are ready to fight for you, too.
You'll meet with our attorneys, who will evaluate your case and determine your possible compensation.
We'll work with you to collect all the facts and acquire information on anyone who was involved or witnessed your accident.
Your outcome will fall in one of the four categories: litigation, settlement, mediation, or arbitration.
At Nance Cacciatore, we strive to improve the lives of our individual clients, as well as our community as a whole. Our firm has handled numerous significant cases that have helped shape Florida law to better protect the rights of ordinary people. We also regularly donate our time, efforts, and resources to local and statewide causes that aim to help those in need.
To date, our firm has not only recovered millions of dollars on behalf of our clients but has also donated millions of dollars to charitable organizations throughout our community. We are proud to lend a hand to our friends, neighbors, and fellow community members, whether in or out of the courtroom.
With three generations of attorneys and two generations of staff, as well as multiple generations of clients, we are one of the area’s most trusted personal injury law firms. We believe in doing the right thing because it’s the right thing to do. When you turn to our Melbourne personal injury lawyers for help with your claim, you can count on us to be there for you every step of the way, fighting for the full, fair compensation you deserve.
Get in touch with us today to learn more. We do not charge anything for initial consultations, and we only collect attorney fees if we win your case. Call (321) 233-9885 to get started.