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Sean Cronin
Cronin & Maxwell, PL
2223 Oak St
Jacksonville, FL 32204

Office: 904-388-9555 Toll Free: 888-362-0640
Fax: 904-358-7301
Email: sean@croninmaxwell.com
Website: www.croninmaxwell.com

Practice Areas
  • Federal Tort
  • Certified in Aviation Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
Sean Cronin is admitted to The Florida Bar and The United States District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida. He is board certified by the Florida Bar in Aviation Law.

In his practice of the law, he focuses primarily on representing families who have been the victim of medical negligence, aviation accidents or product defects. He has successfully represented dozens of families injured by both civilian and military medical negligence. Civilian medical malpractices cases and outcomes of note include: McGarry v. Memorial Hospital Ormond, $7.165 million; Newman v. Memorial Hospital & Mynick, $4.5 million. Representative military medical negligence cases against Naval Hospital Jacksonville include: Foster v. The United States of America, $1 million; Lloyd v. The United States of America, $1.5 million; and Hines v. The United States, $875,000.

In addition to the above cases, Sean has handled numerous claims of medical negligence against doctors and hospitals in the private sector, and against the Naval Hospital Jacksonville. Many of these cases have concluded in multi-million dollar confidential settlements.

His aviation law experience is international in scope and includes such representative cases as: Densberger v United Technologies, $22 million; Watkins v Bombardier Aerospace, et.al, $3.75 million. In addition to his work representing plaintiffs in aviation accident cases, his practice in aviation law is informed by his career as a Navy pilot and as a Commander in the United States Navy.

Upon graduation from Jacksonville University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in political science, Sean was commissioned an Ensign in the United States Navy. He was chosen to attend Naval Aviation Flight Training in Pensacola, Florida, and designated a Naval Aviator. He then completed Fleet Replacement Training in the P-3 Orion Aircraft at Naval Air Station Moffett Field in Mountain View, California. During his active service, he was designated a P-3 Mission Commander, Patrol Plane Commander, Instructor Pilot, and a Naval Aviation Safety Officer. As a Navy pilot, Sean accumulated more than 2,500 hours of large multi-engine flying time -- flying low-level maritime patrol, drug interdiction, and anti-submarine warfare missions throughout the world. He is an FAA-certified commercial pilot, with multi and single engine instrument ratings, and holds an FAA-type rating for the Lockheed Electra.

Following release from active duty, Sean attended Florida State University College of Law where he earned his Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude. Upon graduation he began his practice focused on civil trial law. He continues to serve the country as a Commander, USNR, retired - reserve status.

Active in a number of professional organizations, Sean's memberships include: The Florida Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Section; The American Bar Association; The Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association; The American Association for Justice, and The Florida Justice Association.

Additional Information
Sean was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, is married, and has four children.