Personal Injury

When you are harmed in an accident, you can be left with a mix of emotions. On one hand, you may want the party at fault to pay for what they did. Then again, you may realize that what happened was unintentional and frown upon punishing someone for an honest mistake. Both views are understandable. However, if you fall into the latter camp, let me mention a few quick points. First and foremost, accidents don’t erase responsibility. Secondly, you typically aren’t targeting the individual at fault so much as their insurance company, which is in business to cover these exact scenarios. So, you should not feel guilty for taking legal action. You have every right to. It’s how the system works. 

When You Should Hire an Attorney

The word “injury” is vague. While you may not want to file a lawsuit over a paper cut, you do not have to be seriously hurt to secure legal counsel. Even minor wounds often require a trip to the hospital or doctor’s office, time off from work, and a reduction in daily productivity. These are not things you should simply “deal with” in silence. If these types of consequences are the result of another person’s actions, you should be compensated accordingly. 

In the legal world, this process of determination is known as proving negligence. As previously stated, those who are found negligent did not necessary have ill intent — they simply failed to act responsibly. For example, if someone lets their dog play in the park without a leash, they are not taking the necessary precautions to ensure that no one is bitten. While they may not intend for anyone to be attacked, if a bite occurs, they will likely be held responsible. Therefore, if you think there may be negligence at play in your case, it is best to seek legal counsel, no matter the size of your injury or the intent of the party at fault. 

Wondering If You Have Grounds for a Lawsuit?

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Aren’t Lawsuits Expensive?

My personal injury cases are worked on contingency, which means I don’t get paid unless you do. There is no cost to you up front. I will simply take a cut of your payout if we win the suit. Thus, if you are at all curious about the possibility of pursuing legal action, it couldn’t hurt to meet with me and discuss your case. 

Common Types of Personal Injury Cases

  • Car accidents
  • Truck accidents 
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Boat accidents
  • Cruise ship accidents
  • Airplane accidents
  • Dog bites
  • Slip and falls
  • Injuries caused by defective products 
  • Injuries caused by poorly maintained residencies 
  • Crimes and injuries caused by negligent building security 
  • Wrongful death 

Of course, this is not a complete list. If you’re unsure whether or not your case deserves legal attention, reach out and ask. We can sit down and analyze the details together. Even if you decide that pursuing a lawsuit is unnecessary, you will at least leave with a sense of clarity and assurance. Alternatively, if we come to the conclusion that you have a strong case, you will be glad you decided to take action. 

Personal Injury Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, FL

An injury can be one of the most stressful events you ever experience. Healing is hard enough in and of itself, but the road back to recovery becomes ever rockier when you must finance thousands or more to regain life as you once knew it. However, if an individual or corporation is found to be the cause of your injury, they could be held accountable for your medical treatment, wages lost from work, attorney fees, and additional compensation for your physical and emotional distress. Schedule your complimentary consultation today to learn more about the process.