Florida Auto Accident Attorneys
If you or a
family member been injured in an automobile, trucking, motorcycle or any other vehicle accident in Florida, you have come
to the right place. This page will provide you with valuable information about Florida auto accident, and personal injury
claims. There is also an online form that will refer you to a Florida personal injury attorney who will provide you with a
free consultation to discuss your potential car accident claim.
was at fault for the accident?
Whether or not you were at
fault in the auto accident you have certain legal rights that you should consult with a personal injury attorney about. It
is important to remember that just because you got a traffic ticket it doesn't mean that you are legally at fault for the
If you were injured in a car accident even if you were at
fault, you may qualify for a minimum of $10,000 in Personal Injury Protection (PIP). PIP insurance pays 80% of any medical
expenses that are incurred by you as a result of an accident, and pays 60% of your wage loss as a result of an accident. However,
if you do not seek medical treatment within 14 days following a car
accident, it will be harder for you to obtain full medical benefits.
you were not at fault, you should contact a Florida personal injury lawyer to help you evaluate you case and assist you with
your claim. Your attorney can deal with the insurance companies to help you obtain additional compensation for medical bills,
property damage, lost wages, and more.
Do I have a good personal
Only a personal injury lawyer can answer that question
after he discusses the specifics of the case with you. Here is some general information about Florida personal injury cases:
In a personal injury case the injured party is called the plaintiff. In Florida, the Plaintiff
has the burden of proof. This means that you will have to prove you case in order to recover. There are three main issues
that need to be proved in order for you to be successful: liability, causation, and damages.
Were you injured by the negligence of an identifiable other?
In order to have a case, there must be a third party who is liable to you. This depends upon what type of
claim you are bringing, and the facts of the case. In a personal injury case the liable person is the one who committed a
negligent action that caused the injuries.
Did the negligence of
another cause your injury? In order to succeed on a claim of negligence, the facts must clearly demonstrate:
(1) negligence or failure to meet the standard of care; and (2) that the negligence caused you harm or injury. However, liability
and causation is only part of the picture.
Are your damages and/or
The other part of the picture is damages.
In order for you to have a good personal injury case the harm or injuries you have suffered must be significant enough to
justify the time, energy, and resources required to bring a personal injury claim.
If you have been involved in an auto accident in Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Orlando, Hialeah, Fort
Lauderdale, Tallahassee, Cape Coral, Port St. Lucie or anywhere else in Florida, and suffered personal injuries you should
consult with a qualified attorney about your case. Your chances of success depend on the specific facts of your case. Without
legal assistance, you may not be properly compensated for your losses and injuries resulting from your auto accident.