Andy Yaffa is an experienced attorney seeking justice for you



Andy Yaffa

While concentrating his efforts on personal injury, wrongful death, complex litigation, [equine] products liability and medical malpractice litigation, Andy’s passion for his clients extends far beyond the realm of the cases he tries. He takes each case personally and ensures that his clients are provided for in every way possible.

Andy is considered one of Florida’s most accomplished attorneys. He has recovered more than $400 million for his clients since his legal career started in 1991. Andy has been intimately involved in some of South Florida’s most recognizable cases that not only impacted the families involved, but also impacted legislation, policy, and society.

An active member of the community, Andy serves on the Board of Directors of Margaux’s Miracle Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to publishing the results of research seeking to test and improve upon complementary treatment for cancer patients, with a focus on Ewing’s sarcoma and other childhood cancers. He is also an active member of Temple B’nai Aviv in Weston, Florida and a supporter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America.

He provided pro bono legal representation to victim families of the September 11th attacks through Trial Lawyers Care. It is the largest pro bono legal services program in history. The Association of Trial Lawyers of America honored Andy with a Certificate of Appreciation.

Andy has also been inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL), a group of elite trial lawyers that extends fellowship to attorneys by invitation only. Currently, only 500 active trial lawyers in the U.S. hold this distinction.

Additionally, Andy regularly shares his experience and knowledge lecturing to those in the healthcare industry, including doctors, nurses, and interns on the anatomy and physiology of malpractice lawsuits. He also regularly lectures to legal professionals.

  • How many years of experience do you have? : 27 years experience
  • What is your level of trial experience? : Have tried more than 10 cases to verdict.
  • Where are you licensed to practice [equine] law? : California, Florida, New York
  • Do you practice in Federal Court? : Yes
  • Do you pro hac vice to other states? : Yes
  • Do you offer free phone consultations? : Yes
  • Experienced in legal matters, including the following : Equine Injury Litigation, Equine Liability Waivers and Releases, Equine Product Liability, Helmet Failure, Horse Injuries/Death due to Third-Party Negligence, Injuries as a Result of Negligent Trainers, Liability for Equine-Related Injuries/Property Damage, Litigation, Mediation and Arbitration, Medical Malpractice, Negligent Injury to Horse/Rider, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Veterinary Malpractice, Wrongful Death