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Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner client receives $900K verdict after insurance company makes initial offer of $15K
Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, is dedicated to fighting for full and fair restitution on behalf of every client. The firm recently helped a Clewiston woman and her husband...
Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner supports Bikers for Babies event
Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured is proud to team up with the March of Dimes and motorcycle riders across Southwest Florida to sponsor the 18th Annual Southwest Florida March of Dimes Bikers for Babies event...
Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner Honor Students for Community Work
Angelena Rios didn’t want other families to have to go through what hers did. That’s why the Island Coast High School senior started “Leave the Room,” a project that gives families of breast cancer patients love...
Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner Support Bikers Against Child Abuse®
Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured is proud to affiliate and support the City of Palms chapter of BIKERS AGAINST CHILD ABUSE® (B.A.C.A.®)...
Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner Turns $50K Offer Into $557K Verdict
Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, are committed to holding insurance companies accountable. The firm recently helped a Cape Coral man obtain a $557,000 verdict in his favor...
Dan Stengle joins Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured
A longtime champion for Floridians’ access to their court system, Dan Stengle has joined Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, as senior litigation and appellate attorney...
Introducing New Attorney, Jeremiah Ambabo
Greetings! What a year it has been! I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself. My name is Jeremiah Ambabo, and I am honored to be a new member of the Associates & Bruce L. Scheiner family!...
PJ Scheiner and Benjamin Russell Speak at the Florida Justice Association Workhorse Seminar
2016 marks the 30th anniversary of the Florida Justice Association's Workhorse Seminar and two of our trial attorneys at Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, PJ Scheiner and Ben Russell, will be speaking...
PJ Contributes to Book: Anatomy of a Personal Injury Lawsuit, 4th Edition
PJ Scheiner contributed to writing a book titled “Anatomy of a Personal Injury Lawsuit”. He is one of 60 experts who contributed to this book published by Trial Guides LLC...
2014 Litigator Award Winners
Associates & Bruce L. Scheiner Wins Prestigious 2014 Litigator Award Ft. Myers, FL, January 23, 2015: Associates & Bruce L. Scheiner, a trial law firm located in Fort Myers, Florida, has been named a 2014 Litigator Award Winner...
Bruce L. Scheiner Appointed to Board of Directors of The Florida Justice Association
One of Lee County’s longest practicing attorneys, Bruce L. Scheiner, of Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, was appointed to the Board of Directors of The Florida Justice Association (FJA) by the organization’s President...
The National Trial Lawyers Recognized Benjamin Russell as One of the Top 40 Under 40
Benjamin Russell, a trial attorney at Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, has been recognized as a member of the prestigious “Top 40 Under 40” organization...
Southwest Florida Attorney Preston J. Scheiner of Associates & Bruce L. Scheiner has Been Included in the 2010 Rising Stars List by Florida's SuperLawyers Magazine
Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers and only 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are named to the Rising Stars list. Lawyers are asked to nominate the best attorneys who are 40 or under...
Preston J. Scheiner named to Top Trial Lawyers of America by the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, is pleased to announce that Preston J. Scheiner has been named to the Top Trial Lawyers of America by the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum...
Lecture on the Investigation of Aircraft Accidents
Trial Attorney, PJ Scheiner, presented a lecture on the Six Vital Steps in Investigating Aviation Crash Cases at the invitation of the prestigious Florida Justice Association's 2010 Annual Workhorse Seminar...
Tragic Fort Myers Drunk Driving Crash Set for Trial
Ashley East, the Fort Myers woman charged with killing an Army soldier in 2007 in a North Fort Myers crash, is scheduled to go to trial April 27...
Fort Myers Man Gets 15 Years for Fatal Drunk Driving Crash
George Butler faced 30 1/2 years to life in prison, but Lee Circuit Judge Margaret Steinbeck decided to sentence him to less than the minimum sentence because of his mental capacity and his remorse...
Firm Named Sponsor of Year by Lee County Injury Prevention Coalition
Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, has been named Injury Prevention sponsor of the year in the inaugural awards presented by the Lee County Injury Prevention Coalition...
Judge Ponders Man's Fate in Fatal DUI Crash That Claimed Lives of Two Young Sons
The state is asking Lee Circuit Judge Margaret Steinbeck to be stern. A defense attorney is asking for leniency. Steinbeck gave herself until Jan. 26 to decide the fate of George Butler, 34, a Fort Myers man charged with driving drunk...
Bruce L. Scheiner Joins Bikers to Bring Holiday Cheer to Residents of State Facility
Santa came early this year for residents at Gulf Coast Center in Buckingham and - he rode a Harley-Davidson. His sled wasn't pulled by reindeer but by a shiny chrome engine...
Tragic DUI Case in Felony Court; Two Sons Died, Man Faces Life in Prison
A judge listened to testimony Friday, but has not yet determined a prison sentence for a man who caused a drunken-driving crash that killed two boys...
Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner Named Primary Sponsor for 2009-2010 Cape Bike Nights
Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured will partner with the City of Cape Coral as primary sponsor of the area's premier calendar of bike events for the upcoming 2009-2010 season...
Firm Joins Abate, Harley, LCSO in Bears for Bears Campaign
Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured is teaming up with Southwest Florida Chapter of American Bikers Aimed Toward Education and Fort Myers Harley Davidson for the 2008 Bears for Bears Drive...
Soldier's Widow Thanks Community for Its Support
She was shaking. The tears overcame her more than once, especially when asked to recall her best memories of her 23-year-old husband, Army Sgt. Daniel Beougher...
Lauren Beougher Thanks Community, Speaks About Husband's Death
Lauren Beougher visited her hero Sunday. When Beougher, 24, rolled down State Route 80 in east Fort Myers, sliding around the curves of Lee Memorial Cemetery, her heart wasn’t the only thing hurting...
More Charges Filed in Soldier's Death
Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, represents Lauren Beougher and the estate of Army Staff Sgt. Daniel Beougher...
Additional Charges Bring Solace to Soldier's Family
The family of an Iraq War veteran killed in a hit-and-run holiday accident praised law enforcement and the State Attorney's office on Thursday after multiple alcohol-related charges were brought against his accused killer...
Valentine's Day Suit Seeks Justice for Family Who Lost Sons
A local couple that pled with the community to come together against drunk driving as they lived through their first holiday season without two of their young sons, has filed a lawsuit over the crash that destroyed their family...
Firm Supports ’MADD Rebirth Proposed in Lee County’
an Luis Martinez,30, breaks down in tears recently in the offices of Bruce L. Scheiner as his wife Maria Del Rosario Bustamante, 33, told the story of how they lost two of their three sons, Jesus,6, and Jordy, 1, in a car accident...
Suspects Named in Crash That Killed Soldier
Florida Highway Patrol investigators Tuesday released the names of all three suspects in a crash that killed Army Staff Sgt. Danny Beougher in North Fort Myers this past weekend...
Family of Vet Killed in Crash Shares Their Anguish
Family and friends of the soldier who died in a crash late Saturday made an impassioned plea Monday for the driver of the other vehicle to come forward...
Firm Welcomes Second Generation Attorney Preston J. Scheiner
Preston John Scheiner grew up in the firm alongside his father, Bruce L. Scheiner, the firm’s founder and senior attorney, and mother, Cheryl Scheiner, the firm’s administrator...
Lee County Jury Awards $44.9 Million in Motorcycle Accident Case
Late Friday afternoon, on December 4, 2009, a Lee County Jury returned a verdict in excess of $44.9 million as restitution for the catastrophic and life-altering injuries sustained by Cape Coral resident Gerald Aloia in a motorcycle collision...
Attorney Preston J. Scheiner Speaks at 2009 & 2010 Seminars
If you are a member for the Florida Justice Association (FJA) and would like to purchase a copy of Preston J. Scheiner's seminar on "Debunking the Defense of Comparative Fault in Premises Liability Cases", please visit fja.fastcle.com ...
Associates & Bruce L. Scheiner Featured in Local WINK News Story on Fighting Against Drunk Driving
Barry Miller of Fort Myers was driving home late Saturday night when he spotted headlights barreling towards him...
Attorney Ben Russell Featured in Local WINK News Story on Stand Your Ground Law
In 2005, the stand your ground law took away the need to retreat, before using force, even if you're in public. But new data shows deaths are up over 200 percent since the law took effect...
Florida Supreme Court Justices Face Partisan Anti-Retention Campaigns
This election season, three Florida Supreme Court justices with impressive records as unbiased interpreters of the law are being forced into the often dirty game of partisan politics...
Bruce and Cheryl Scheiner Receive MADD Heroes Award
Local law enforcement officers as well as area volunteers were recognized at Mothers Against Drunk Driving’s 13th Annual Law Enforcement Symposium and Recognition event on May 3rd and 4th in Tampa...
Annual Make a Difference Awards honor students who serve the community
Service to the Southwest Florida community is at the very core of Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured. So many of the area’s schoolchildren embrace and embody this same value...
Client Reviews
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Bruce L. Scheiner and his team were the most friendly people I've ever met they genuinely cared about me... I highly recommend them Brooke Krause
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I was really satisfied with services I received. Bruce is not only an attorney, but like family. He got me three times what I thought I would receive and was always there when I needed an answer on something. I'd say he is the best attorney I have dealt with in my 68 years. Harry Zulauf
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I found working with the BLS firm to be a very good experience. They kept me informed on my case, answered all my questions, and were prompt when I needed assistance. Wendy Walker
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I was in an accident and BLS was very helpful and gave a lot of support. If I had any questions, it was just a phone call away. Everyone in the office is very nice and helpful. Celeste Thompson
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We had a wonderful experience with everyone here. The staff and attorneys were friendly, knowledgeable, and compassionate. They inquired about our injuries and our recovery. I would highly recommend their services! Heather Bair Daniels
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I have nothing but good things to say about this law firm. I can honestly say that I am very satisfied with their work and my end results. I would absolutely recommend these set of attorneys to anyone. Thank you guys for all the hard work! Merida McDonald
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BLS was incredibly helpful with my case, even during the hard challenging periods of my case Bruce & PJ were always just a call away. Even though they couldn't answer my call at that direct moment, they ALWAYS made a point to call me back. The staff at Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner were always helpful and friendly, if they didn't have the answer they would always call me back with what I needed to know. Robert Drawdy
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I was in a car accident and I seen his Advertisement on TV and I was very impressed of how kind and caring he really is to others and I called them and they took my case and they were very caring and understanding .. they were right on top of everything from being to end and the staff that works in the Fort Myers office were very friendly I would recommend them to a friend or family member if in need of a attorney... Thank you for your services and you made me feel like part of your family. Christina Mauro