Cyrus S. Niakan is a founding partner at Personal Injury of Florida, ranked a Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®.
Cyrus handles a wide variety of personal injury and wrongful death cases, including car crashes, truck crashes, motorcycle crashes, slip and falls, medical negligence, and negligent security. Cyrus also specializes in the litigation of cases involving manufacturing and design defects, throughout Florida and across the United States. Cyrus has successfully litigated against almost every major international automobile and tire manufacturer, and has prosecuted a diverse spectrum of product liability cases from defective medical devices to defective ladders. Cyrus’ tenacity and zeal has resulted in numerous multi-million dollar recoveries for his clients.
Cyrus began his legal career as a defense attorney litigating cases on behalf of some of the nation’s largest insurance companies and corporations. During that time he learned how those companies evaluate claims and gained an understanding of the strategies used to defend cases. He now uses those invaluable insights to defend the rights of clients going up against corporate giants.
Cyrus maintains an AV Preeminent Rating (the highest rating available from Martindale-Hubbell, the leading independent attorney rating entity) and an AVVO 10/10 rating. Cyrus is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, an honor given to less than 1% of lawyers in the country. Cyrus has also been selected by U.S. News as among the Best Lawyers in America; The National Trial Lawyers as among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Florida and Top 40 Under 40; Florida Super Lawyers (distinction given to less than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state); Florida Trend Legal Elite and Top Up & Comer (distinction given to only 132 lawyers statewide); and South Florida Legal Guide’s Top Attorneys.
Cyrus is often called upon to lecture on legal topics and has given seminars on expert witness discovery, trucking litigation and insurance coverage.