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Practice Areas

Our practice areas include personal injury and wrongful death actions, insurance claims, class actions, consumer rights cases, sexual assault cases and investment disputes. We use our experience, skill, resources and dedication to obtain the best possible results for our clients in Florida and throughout the country.

Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

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Personal Injury

We have successfully represented clients in cases ranging from automobile and truck crashes, and bicycle, boat and motorcycle crashes, to slip and falls, burns, pedestrian injuries, bus accidents, and more.
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Insurance
Claims

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Insurance Claims

We represent homeowner and commercial property owners in claims against their insurance companies. We will fight for you to get the full value of your denied or undervalued insurance claims. We only get paid if we recover money for you!
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Class
Actions

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Class Actions

Class actions allows individuals with common problems to join together in the same lawsuit, and compel large companies to treat their customers and shareholders fairly.
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Investment
Loss

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Investor Loss

Have you lost money because of the wrongful acts of your broker or investment advisor, or the fraudulent acts of a corporation or individual?
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Sexual
Abuse

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Sexual Abuse

We will go to battle for you against a school, employer, doctor, church or temple. No defendant is too big, and no battle too long.
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Verdicts & Settlements

$15 MILLION

Minor Child v. Truck Company

Wrongful Death

$3.6 MILLION

Record Breaking Settlement Case

Sexual Abuse

$7 MILLION

Adult Survivors v. Manufacturing Co. and Truck Co.

Wrongful Death

$2 MILLION

Brain Injury In A Truck Accident

Personal Injury

Representing only The injured

Wites & Rogers

The firm’s attorneys are dedicated to offering the highest caliber legal representation in both federal and state trial and appellate courts, as well as in arbitration. We use our experience, skill, resources and dedication to obtain the best possible results for our clients.

We Promise:

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Easy & Friendly Process

Easy & Friendly Process

We know it can be scary calling a law office. Our friendly staff is trained to make your experience with us as easy as possible. Stop worrying and call us now to get answers!
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Clients Always First

Clients Always First

We will ALWAYS do whatever is in your best interest. We will fight for you and your family for as long as it takes to get you the justice you deserve.
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Dedicated Legal Team

Dedicated Legal Team

We promise to always be intimately familiar with your case. We have been doing this a long time, and we know what it takes to get the justice you deserve.
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Client Testimonials

We Work For your Best Interest

Why Choose Us?

You should choose a law firm that is well-established, experienced, and has demonstrated their ability in the courtroom.

Proven Results

We Have Recovered Millions Of Dollars For Our Clients Throughout The Country.

Easy Process

Very Easy Initial Consultation Call With Our Friendly Attorneys & Paralegals.

Experienced Law Firm

We Have Been Operating Since 2001 and Have Recovered Hundreds Of Millions For Our Clients.

Proven Litigators

We Have Been Operating Since 2001 and Have Recovered Hundreds Of Millions For Our Clients.

Available 24/7

We Have Been Operating Since 2001 and Have Recovered Hundreds Of Millions For Our Clients.

Multilingual Staff

We Have Been Operating Since 2001 and Have Recovered Hundreds Of Millions For Our Clients.

Wites & Rogers - Personal Injury Attorneys
Choose The Right Lawyers For your Case

It is important for you to do extensive research when hiring a personal injury firm to ensure that you hire a well-respected law firm with good lawyers that have the experience and resources to fight for you and your family.

There are many things you should consider when deciding which personal injury law firm should represent you. Contact us to see if we are a good fit for you.

No Recovery, No Fee*

Our Consultation Is Free!

If we accept your case, we will prosecute your case on a pure contingency-fee basis, which means that you will not be obligated to pay us any attorneys fees or reimburse us for the costs incurred in your case unless we obtain money for you.

Legal issues should be addressed in a timely manner. Our attorneys are ready to discuss a wide range of topics.

Experienced. Dedicated. Agressive

Meet Our Lawyers

Wites & Rogers was founded in 2001 by Marc A. Wites. Since Then Wites & Rogers Has Grown To Over 30 Staff Members With Locations All Over The State Of Florida.
Mark Wites

MARC A. WITES

Marc A. Wites is the founding shareholder of Wites & Rogers. He directs the firm’s litigation practice groups for personal injury and wrongful death cases, class actions, property insurance claims, sexual assault, and investment fraud.
Mark Wites
ATTORNEY - SHAREHOLDER

MARC A. WITES

WITES & ROGERS - REPRESENTING ONLY THE INJURED

Marc A. Wites is a founding shareholder of The Wites & Rogers. He has 28 years of trial and litigation experience and has achieved great results for his clients.

Marc has obtained multi-million dollar jury verdicts and settlements in (1) personal injury and wrongful death actions (in cases such as auto and truck crashes, and sexual assault and molestation cases) and (2) industry-changing class actions that have returned monies to class members and changed the way in which companies do business. He also has successfully prosecuted insurance claims on behalf of homeowners and commercial property owners, and recovered investment losses of individuals and families against brokerage firms, banks and investment advisors. These victories have been achieved in state and federal trial and appellate courts in Florida and throughout the country, as well as arbitration proceedings.

Marc is a graduate of The University of Florida College Law, where he served as a board member of The University of Florida Law Review and the Justice Thornal Campbell National Moot Court Board. Marc earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Michigan.

He is admitted to the Florida Bar, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

Marc was named as a Florida Super Lawyer in 2009-2020. These honors were the result of voting by members of the Florida Bar. He also is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Marc is the author of The Florida Litigation Guide, a well-known practice guide used by thousands of lawyers throughout Florida since 2001. The Guide contains a listing of the elements of popular common law causes of action, citations for the most recent state and federal court cases listing the elements of the actions and various defenses to the actions. Tens of thousands of lawyers, from virtually every major Florida law firm, as well as countless practitioners from medium and small firms, solo practitioners and government attorneys, as well as members of the judiciary, have relied on Marc’s publication in Florida litigation matters.

In 2014, Marc issued the first editions of The New York Litigation Guide and The California Litigation Guide.

In 2007 Marc became the author of Florida Causes of Action, an annual treatise published by James Publishing. This publication provides a detailed analysis of Florida common law and statutory causes of action.

Marc authored The Florida Civil Litigation Handbook: Actions, Defenses and Evidence and Rules, which was published annually by Matthew Bender & Co., Inc. from 1997 through 2000.

Marc also has published several articles, including Reflections at 50 and 25 on the Practice of Law, Daily Business Review, April 24, 2019, Does Copying an In-House Lawyer on Corporate Correspondence Render It Privileged, The Federal Lawyer, March 2014; Do Equine Immunity Acts Provide a False Sense of Security, The Chronicle of the Horse, Vol. LXI, Number 33, August 14, 1998; Back in the Saddle Again: An Analysis of Florida’s Equine Immunity Act, Florida Bar Journal, Volume LXXI, Number 10, November 1997; and The Franchisor as Predator: Encroachment and the Implied Covenant of Good Faith, The University of Florida Journal of Law and Public Policy, Volume VII, Issue 2, Spring 1996.

Marc was born in Queens, New York, and raised in Coral Springs, Florida. He lives in Boca Raton with his wife, Jennifer, and sons, Asher and Leo.

THOMAS B. ROGERS

Thomas Rogers’ primary practice area is the representation of injured persons and their families in homeowner and commercial property insurance claims, and personal injury and wrongful death claims.
ATTORNEY - PARTNER

THOMAS B. ROGERS

WITES & ROGERS - REPRESENTING ONLY THE INJURED

Prior to joining Wites & Rogers, Tom was a member of a statewide insurance defense firm that defended personal injury cases in the field of premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, boating liability, trucking and transportation claims, construction defects, and admiralty/maritime claims. His background enables him to understand how corporations and insurance companies evaluate cases, and to use that knowledge for the benefit of the injured people and families that Wites & Rogers represents.

Tom is admitted to practice in Florida’s State Courts, and also is admitted to the United States District Courts for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida. After earning a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in accounting from The University of Florida, Tom earned his law degree from The University of Florida in 2006. He is a member of the Florida Bar and the Florida Justice Association.

Tom is a native Floridian and moved to Lighthouse Point in 2013. Tom enjoys living and working in Lighthouse Point, where he can provide legal counsel to the local Pompano Beach, Deerfield Beach, and Lighthouse Point residents that he considers neighbors. He enjoys fishing, diving, and boating in South Florida. Tom holds a USCG Captain’s license and is a member of the Coastal Conservation Association. Each year, his family participates in the Intracoastal Waterway Cleanup. Tom has also worked with the National Parks Service to draft a General Management Plan in Everglades National Park that meets the needs of multiple user groups while protecting the Park’s natural resources for future generations.

Ariel D. Sofro

ARIEL D. SOFRO

Ariel D. Sofro represents plaintiffs and their families in personal injury and wrongful death actions and property damage disputes.
Ariel D. Sofro
ATTORNEY

ARIEL D. SOFRO

WITES & ROGERS - REPRESENTING ONLY THE INJURED

Ariel D. Sofro represents plaintiffs and their families in personal injury and wrongful death actions and property damage disputes.

Ariel graduated Cum Laude from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of the Arts in Political Science and a minor in Business Administration. Ariel subsequently earned her Juris Doctor degree at Florida State University, where she was a member of the nationally recognized Moot Court Team and competed in numerous national advocacy competitions.

Before representing homeowners and injured parties at Wites & Rogers, Ariel represented physicians and health care facilities in medical malpractice litigation from the inception of litigation through trials and appeals. She has over ten years of experience drafting pleadings, performing discovery, conducting depositions, arguing motions, negotiating multimillion-dollar settlements, and acting as lead counsel in trials. Ariel also worked with the Office of the State Attorney in the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit in Florida as a criminal prosecutor, where she tried countless misdemeanor and felony trials.

Ariel’s many years of experience as an attorney give her a unique perspective at Wites & Rogers; she understands the challenges and demands of litigation and is able to vigorously negotiate and advocate for her clients.

In her free time, Ariel enjoys DIY home decorating projects, cooking, traveling, and, above all, spending time with her husband and two young sons.

Daniela Ikeda Pazanski

Daniela Ikeda Pazanski

Daniela works with the firm’s lawyers on both pre-suit and litigation matters, such as motor vehicle and truck crashes, slip and fall cases, motorcycle accidents, and pedestrian and bicycle injuries.
Daniela Ikeda Pazanski
ATTORNEY

Daniela Ikeda Pazanski

WITES & ROGERS - REPRESENTING ONLY THE INJURED

Daniela is a lawyer admitted to practice law in Brazil and also is approved by The Florida Bar Association to act as a Certified Foreign Legal Consultant in Brazilian Law.  In Brazil, Daniela worked for over 7 years for Federal and State Government Agencies, such as Rede Ferroviária Federal,Companhia Paulista de Trens Metropolitanos, and Agência de Transporte do Estado de São Paulo.  In 2005, Daniela became an associate attorney at Joao Arnaldo Torres Filho Attorney’s Office in São Paulo, and continued to work for him as an Of Counsel attorney after moving to The United States.  Based on her practical and educational experience, Daniela has an unique understanding of the challenges that American and Brazilian clients face while living, working, and doing business in Brazil.  She advises and represents clients regarding legal matters in Brazil including, but not limited to, Contractual and Business Law, Commercial and Business Litigation, Family Law, Personal Injury, and Wrongful Death.

Daniela also has worked as a Paralegal at Wites Law Firm for over 17 years in the firm’s personal injury and wrongful death practice group. Daniela works with the firm’s lawyers on both pre-suit and litigation matters, such as motor vehicle and truck crashes, slip and fall cases, motorcycle accident, pedestrian and bicycle injuries, food poisoning, and product liability cases.  Daniela is the lead Paralegal in this practice group and supervises the firm’s non-lawyer paralegal and legal assistant staff.

Daniela was born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil. She speaks Portuguese, English and Spanish. In 2004, she graduated from Law School at Paulista University, where she was ranked in the top 5% of her class. She is duly enrolled in the Brazilian Federal Bar Association and has been licensed to practice law in Brazil since 2005. She advanced her education and received a Post-Graduate degree in Civil Procedure Law in 2005 from Damasio de Jesus, and a Master’s degree in Civil Law in 2006 at Gama Filho University.

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