St. Petersburg Personal Injury Attorney
Time Is of the Essence when You’ve been Injured or Arrested

We have over 35 years of experience recovering millions of dollars for our injured clients.


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Settlements & Verdicts

  • Client sustained catastrophic injuries, including TBI

  • Client injured in T-Bone accident at intersection

  • Client injured in low-impact rear end collision

  • Client injured while being transported by orderly; required follow up surgery

  • Client injured in fall at private residence; required hip surgery

  • Client injured by driver who ran red light

  • Client shot at after-hours bottle club

  • Client injured in rear-end collision; claim vs 2 UM carriers

  • T-bone collision; client sustained spinal injuries, possible surgery

  • Client struck while walking along roadway; sustained broken ankle, collarbone


St. Petersburg Attorney

Experienced Legal Representation for Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Cases

Have you been injured in an accident? Have you or a loved one been arrested or are under investigation for a criminal offense and are unsure of your legal rights?

Attorney Robert E. Heyman of Heyman Law Firm has practiced trial law in the St. Petersburg area since 1983.

He is an aggressive advocate for accident and injury victims and citizens who find themselves the target of a criminal investigation (often with little or no warning and with no understanding of how to deal with the criminal justice system).

Why Heyman Law Firm?

  • Over 35 Years of Experience
  • Recovered Millions of Dollars for Injured Victims
  • 15 Years of Experience as a Prosecutor
  • Trial Ready Attorney
  • Personalized & Compassionate Representation
  • Home & Hospital Visits
  • Million Dollar Advocate Forum
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Forum
  • Martindale Hubbell
  • Avvo Rating
  • National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 Trial Lawyers 2012-2020
  • Tampa Bay Magazine Top Lawyers-2010
  • Florida Trend Legal Elite 2019
  • American Academy of Trial Lawyers - Premier - 2015
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    Robert E. Heyman
    Robert E. Heyman was born in Providence, RI, and grew up in Barrington, RI. He graduated from Barrington High School in 1974 and earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Following high school graduation, Mr. Heyman attended Northfield-Mt.

Experience Counts!

Attorney Robert E. Heyman has worked as a Pinellas County prosecutor, as a criminal defense attorney, has represented insurance companies, and since 1997, he has been an advocate for accident and injury victims. He has personally tried over 100 jury trials involving crimes ranging from DUI to capital murder. He has represented clients in civil trials in St Petersburg, Tampa, Pasco, Sarasota, Citrus, and Hernando Counties. He has handled many auto accident and premises liability cases and has represented medical malpractice victims in federal court in Tampa.

In addition, Mr. Heyman has been awarded the highest “AV” rating from the Martindale-Hubbell attorney rating service and received the highest 10/10 “Superb” rating from the Avvo attorney rating website. In 2010, Tampa Bay Magazine listed Mr. Heyman as one of Tampa Bay’s “Best Lawyers.” In 2012, Mr. Heyman was named one of Florida’s “Top 100″ Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association.

In his career, Mr. Heyman has made numerous television appearances as a legal commentator on Court TV and “Internight,” and has lectured on legal issues to both insurance groups and law enforcement agencies.

  • He is very easy to communicate with!

    “Attorney Robert Heyman is a straight forward attorney, that will give you the best outcome for your case. I am very satisfied with his work, my case outcome, and am happy to say that I count on him as someone I like to remember around the holiday season!”

    - Gary P.
  • I love him!

    “Kept me out of prison! I love him.”

    - Occie N.

Time Is of the Essence When You’ve Been Injured or Arrested

In each situation, it is critical to protect your legal remedies, preserve evidence, and assert your constitutional rights as soon as possible after the injury or arrest occurs. In many cases, there are statutory deadlines which must be met or else your legal rights and remedies may be lost or compromised. At the Heyman Law Firm, we have dealt with all of the numerous issues which must be addressed to protect your rights, and, if injured, your claim for compensation.

Mr. Heyman is available for consultation at his offices in St. Petersburg or can meet with you at your convenience throughout the Tampa Bay area. Put our experience to work for you today. Contact us online or call (727) 822-3700 for a no-cost consultation.

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