Matthew D. Valdes earned his Bachelor of Science degree with a dual major in Economics and Criminology from Florida State University in July 1991. Mr. Valdes earned his Juris Doctor at Stetson University College of Law in December 1993.
Upon completion of his J.D., Mr. Valdes was admitted to The Florida Bar in May 1994. He started his legal career by handling personal injury, workers’ compensation, and social security claims for consumers.
Mr. Valdes has litigated injury claims involving many catastrophic and devastating injuries including:
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (CRPS/RSD)
- Disc Herniations
- Spinal Stenosis
- Foraminal Stenosis
- Degenerative Disc Disease
- Joint Replacements
- Bone Fractures
- Muscle/Ligament/Tendon injuries
- Cubital and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Psychosomatic and Somatoform Disorders
In addition to his immense personal injury, workers’ compensation and social security disability knowledge, Mr. Valdes has extensive appellate experience including successful appeals to the Florida District Courts of Appeal and Supreme Court of Florida.
Matthew Valdes is a Trial Attorney at the Florida Personal Injury Law Team. As a member of the firm’s legal team, he handles personal injury, workers’ compensation, and social security disability claims. Mr. Valdes is focused on helping clients get through some of the most painful and challenging times of their lives.