Merkel & Cocke, P.A. is proud to announce that firm member Charles M. Merkel III has been recognized for his work in Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs, in the 25th Edition of the Best Lawyers in America. This is Mr. Merkel’s 8th consecutive year being named to the Best Lawyers list for his work in this area. —
“I feel very honored to have been nominated by my peers for Best Lawyers,” said Charles Merkel. “I work with clients who have sustained some of the most horrific injuries you can imagine, and I feel blessed to do this work. To be recognized by my peers for it is humbling, but it also inspires me to continue to fight on behalf of my clients.”
Best Lawyers relies entirely on peer review to compile nominees for their annual list. All candidates must be nominated by an attorney other than themselves; these nominations are then reviewed by other attorneys, who give feedback. The results of this feedback are analyzed are analyzed, successful candidates are then vetted to ensure they are in good standing. The attorneys are then selected, the firms are notified of the selection, and then Best Lawyers announces the names online and in print.
About award-winning attorney Charles M. Merkel III
Charles M. Merkel III handles all manner of personal injury and medical malpractice cases, with a special affinity for claims involving chiropractic negligence and products liability. A Clarksdale native, Mr. Merkel followed in his father’s footsteps, and joined Merkel & Cocke, P.A. in 2002. Since joining the firm, he has received numerous accolades and honors, and been recognized by his peers and clients for his work. Along with his Best Lawyers selection (2012 – present), he has also been selected for Super Lawyers every year since 2016; he was selected for the Rising Stars lists every year from 2008 to 2013. In 2017, he was recognized by Lawyers of Distinction, and in 2018, he was named a Top 10 Attorney by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys. Mr. Merkel has also been recognized by The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, (2014 – Present), and was named to the Top 40 Under 40 list in 2012.
About Merkel & Cocke
The Mississippi personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys of Merkel & Cocke, P.A. offer comprehensive representation for injury clients throughout the state. As one of the largest plaintiff’s personal injury law firms in Mississippi, Merkel & Cocke puts their nearly 200 years of combined experience to work for every client. The attorneys primarily focus on:
• Medical Malpractice
• Birth Injuries
• Catastrophic Personal Injuries
• Vehicle Accidents
• Workers’ Compensation
Release ID: 394442