Attorney Profile

Dan Cytryn

Cytryn & Velazquez, P.A.
2825 North University Drive, Suite 350
Coral Springs, FL 33065

Florida (FL)

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T: 954-255-7000
F: 954-255-2270

Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (100%)

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff


Dan Cytryn is a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer who has been handling personal injury cases for more than 33 years in South Florida. Mr. Cytryn has tried no more than 100 personal injury jury trials and has handled more than 40 appeals. He has achieved more than 10 million dollar verdicts and settlements in his career.

The Law Offices Cytryn & Velazquez, P.A., is a personal injury firm that handles all traffic accident cases including car accidents, pedestrians and bicycle riders stuck by vehicles, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, and bus accidents as well. We also handle slip/trip and fall accidents, nursing home abuse cases, product liability cases (defective products causing injuries), and maritime cases.

Call us now for a free consultation toll-free at 1-877-853-7466.

Years of Selection

Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2015

Certifications and Credentials

Florida Bar Board Certified — Civil Trial

About Dan Cytryn

Admitted: 1981, Florida

Professional Webpage:

Honors and Awards:

  • Florida Legal Elite, 2011
  • Rating - 10, AVVO, 2009-Present
  • AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell, 1997-Present
  • Member - Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 1999-Present

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, 1991

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Florida Bar Civil Procedure Rules Committee, 1996-2002; reappointed 2007 through 2012
  • Member, American Association for Justice, 1982-Present
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates, 2006- Present
  • Member, Florida Bar Grievance Committee 2000-2001
  • EAGLE Member, Florida Justice Association, 1988-Present
  • Past President Broward County Trial Lawyer's Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Contribution to Lauderhill Chamber of Commerce for their school supply drive, 2010
  • College scholarships awarded to six local high school seniors, 2010
  • Mr. Cytryn and his wife Jill raised over $7500 in May 2010 for Parkinson's research.  The funds raised at the event will benefit the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California in their efforts to find a cure for Parkinson’s., 2010
  • $1000 contribution to the United Way of Broward County for their Leades in Giving campaign., 2009
  • $1000 donation to the Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund, 2009
  • College scholarship award to graduating high school senior, 2009
  • $1000 donation to Kids In Distress, 2007
  • Volunteer basketball coach for the Coral Springs Recreational League for the past 12 years

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Article in The Parklander magazine, "Uninsured Dangerous Drivers All Over Florida's Roadways", , 2010
  • Avvo Legal Guide, "Check Your Car Insurance Policy: Make Sure You Have Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage ", , 2010
  • Article in Coconut Creek Life magazine, "Don't Let Your Loved One Become a Victim of Nursing Home Abuse", , 2010
  • Lecture to a lawyers' seminar, "Are You Giving Away Millions on your Cases , 2009
  • “Bifurcation in Personal Injury Cases: Should Judges be Allowed to Use the B Word?” Nova L   Rev 249-267 , 2001
  •  “Jury Selection Secrets and Techniques” Lecture to a Lawyers’ Seminar , 2000
  • “Slip and Trip and Falls: Should We be Taking These Cases?” Lecture to the Broward County Trial Lawyers Association , 2000
  • “Cost Effective Litigation” Lecture to Academy of Trial Lawyers , 1994
  • Lecture on New Slip and Fall Law at Florida Justice Association Seminar
  • Speaker at the Florida Justice Association's Premises Liability Seminar in October 2010. Addressed, "Is Your Slip and Fall Case Slipping Away to Nothing?", 2010
  • Lecture to a lawyers' seminar, "Is Your Slip and Fall Case Slipping Away to Nothing?", 
  • “What Doctors and Lawyers Need to Know to Ensure Effective Medical Testimony at Deposition and Trial” Lecture to Attorneys and Chiropractors
  • “Insurance Companies Pinching Pennies” Broward County Trial Lawyers Association Newsletter
  • “Workers Compensation Statute Unconstitutional” Broward County Trial Lawyers Association Newsletter
  • “Nothing to Lose” Broward County Trial Lawyers Association Newsletter
  • “Cap on Contingency Fees?” Broward County Trial Lawyers Association Newsletter
  • “Selecting a Jury in Today’s Environment” Broward County Trial Lawyers Association Newsletter
  • “Should We be Trying Soft Tissue Cases in Today’s Environment?” Broward County Trial Lawyers Association Newsletter
  •  “Insurance Companies Pinching Pennies” Broward County Trial Lawyers Association Newsletter
  • “Race an Issue in Civil Trials” Broward County Trial Lawyers Association Newsletter
  •  “Employer Liability for Intentional Torts of Employee - Expanding the Horizon of Tort Liability” Broward County Trial Lawyers Association Newsletter
  • “Search for Tort Liability in a Worker’s Compensation Accident” Broward County Trial Lawyers Newsletter

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Stanley Kata v K.K. Car Co., Inc. and Ambassador Rent-A-Car, Inc. JUDGE:  Marc H. Gold Motor Vehicle Accident: $5k offer, Jury verdict: $300k   Plaintiff had shoulder surgery after crash on I-75, 2011, 2011
  • $11.8 Million with finding of 2/3 comparative negligence on Plaintiff--presently on appeal in 4th DCA--rider of moped struck by automobile   Lenhart (Chronister v. Basora), 2011
  • Best offer before trial $100k--trip and fall Willette recovery 40% of $671,912.48 17th Judicial Circuit--Judge Krathen, 2011
  • Settlement in 5 months--$1.35 million (policy limits) 74 year old grandmother struck and killed by automobile, 2010
  • Nursing Home Negligence: Best Offer before trial - $350,000, Jury Verdict - $1,800,000 (settled for confidential sum). 
  • Motor Vehicle Bad Faith: Clancy v Kapur, Pre-filing offer - Zero, Jury Verdict -$1,850,000 (carrier paid excess). 
  • Motor Vehicle Accident:  Pollock v. FHP, Best Offer - $150,000. Our Result: $9,000,000 Jury Verdict (reversal upheld by Florida Supreme Court).
  • Admiralty: Trussin v Imagine LLC, Best Offer - $90,000, Jury Verdict - 70% of $1,930,000.
  • Construction Accident Death: Caron v Goldberg, Best Offer - None, Jury Verdict - $11,500,000.
  • Premises Liability: Reynolds v Greenwich Studio Inc., Best Offer before trial - $150,000, Jury Verdict - 85% of $1,600,000. 

Representative Clients:

  • Cytryn & Velazquez is a plaintiffs’ personal injury firm representing individuals. Therefore, we cannot divulge the names of representative clients other than the above cases.


  • Our  print newsletter features educational topics such as "New Florida Slip and Fall Bill and What it Means for Injury Victims," "Warning: Driving WIth Automobile Seats Reclined Can Cause Death," a Q&A section, firm news, and employee news.
  • Our e-newsletter focuses on educational topics such as "Is Your Insurance Company an A or an F?," "5 Ways to Offset Rising Auto Insurance Costs," "Do You Have the Proper Auto Insurance Coverage?," and "Texting and Driving More Dangerous than Drunk Driving.", Cytryn & Velazquez e-newsletter

Educational Background:

  • Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center - JD, 1981
  • University of Miami - Major: Accounting, 1978
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White Papers

Don't Let Your Loved One Become a Victim of Nursing Home Abuse - (2009)

This white paper provides advice on preventing nursing home abuse, detecting such abuse when it takes place, and selecting the best nursing home for a relative or friend.

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