Protecting And Healing Injury Victims,
One Case At A Time
photo of attorney Carl J. Hognefelt Esq.

Carl J. Hognefelt Esq.

Contact Me:


Carl J. Hognefelt graduated from the University of Tennessee, Cum Laude, with a Bachelor Degrees in Philosophy and History in 1999. He then attended University of Tennessee College of Law, where he graduated with the distinction of having completed both the litigation and the representing enterprises specializations. He has practiced law in Florida for almost 20 years in the Tampa Bay area.

Throughout his career, Mr. Hognefelt has represented injured clients as well as insurance companies and corporations. Mr. Hognefelt has represented consumers in bankruptcy and in suits against debt collectors and banks. Mr. Hognefelt has also represented clients in several appellate courts in Florida.

Carl originally heralds from Sweden, and speaks three languages: English, German and Swedish.


  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • Juris Doctorate - 2002
    • Honors: With Distinction
  • University of Tennessee
    • Bachelor of Arts - 1999
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Philosophy
    • Major: History


  • English
  • German
  • Swedish

Professional Associations

  • Scandinavian-Baltic Trade Association of Tampa Bay
  • Swedish American Trade Association

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate Law
  • Business Law
  • Appeals

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Florida

Injuries Litigated

  • Death
  • C1-quadraplegia
  • Stage 4 decubitus ulcers
  • Amputation of sexual organs
  • Third degree burns to a child
  • Head trauma requiring brain surgery to relive intra-cranial bleed and subsequent alleged cognitive disabilities
  • Compound, open femoral fracture
  • Hip fracture
  • Opioid dependent back injuries at C3, T1 and, of course L5-S1
  • TMJ
  • Fractured teeth
  • Meniscal tears

Types of Cases Litigated

  • Automobile Negligence
  • Premises Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Liability
  • Class Action Liability
  • Employment Discrimination Liability
  • DRAM Shop Liability
  • Breach of Employment Contract
  • Race Discrimination
  • Whistle Blower retaliation
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Consumer banking regulations
  • Debt collections regulations
  • Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 and 13
  • Civil Appeal of Final and Non-Final Orders
  • Attorney’s Fee Awards