Florida Personal Injury Attorney
A personal injury claim is a civil action. This means that those who are injured through the negligence of another person or entity are entitled to damages—money awarded to you, paid by the liable party (or his or her insurer) to cover the damages you suffered as a result of the negligence. If you have suffered a personal injury, the compensation you receive will depend on the extent and nature of your injuries among other facts of the claim. There are a number of factors that can affect personal injury settlements and court awards in Florida personal injury claims. As such, contacting experienced Florida personal injury attorney is critical.
With offices in Plantation and Sarasota, a personal injury attorney from Rosenberg Law, P.A. will ensure your damages are thoroughly documented, then fight for your full and fair compensation. We understand that it can be a confusing, anxiety-inducing experience to be injured through no fault of your own, possibly unable to work and pay your monthly expenses, while watching your medical bills mount alarmingly.
We also know that insurance companies routinely use less-than-ethical tactics to intimidate you into accepting less compensation than you need—and that you are owed. When an insurance company is denying your claim or offers a significant underpayment of the claim, we are never afraid to push back . At Rosenberg Law, P.A., we will fight for your rights and for your future, even if that involves finding the needle in the haystack to win your case.
Why Might You Need the Services of a Florida Personal Injury Attorney?
There are many reasons you may require the services of a Florida personal injury attorney. Unfortunately, accidents are increasingly common, and in many cases those accidents are the result of another’s negligence. Common types of personal injury include:
- Slip and fall injuries either in a public place or at work
- Accidents on a construction site
- Injuries sustained from an auto accident caused by the other driver’s negligence
- Negligence leading to injury of an elderly person residing in a nursing home
- Industrial accidents, including refinery or oil rig explosions
- Injuries due to defective products, such as an airbag which fails to deploy
- Injuries due to medical malpractice
- Catastrophic injuries received from any type of negligence on the part of an individual or corporation
What Qualifies You for a Personal Injury Case?
If the actions of the person or entity which caused your accident were careless or negligent, then you may have a personal injury claim and may be entitled to receive compensation for your injuries. Carelessness or negligence is defined as the failure to do what a reasonable person would have done under the same circumstances.
What are Compensable Damages?
Compensable damages must be documented and must have a concrete or tangible value such as medical expenses, damage to property, or lost time from work. An experienced Florida personal injury attorney from Rosenberg Law, P.A. can examine the facts of your specific case, helping you determine the best options for recovery.
It should be noted that if you were injured in an auto accident, the state of Florida is considered a “no-fault” state. From a practical standpoint, this means if you are involved in an auto accident with another driver—even if you were 100 percent not at fault—both you and the other driver will notify your own insurance companies. This is because every Florida driver must carry PIP (Personal Injury Protection) insurance as a part of their overall coverage. The goal of Florida’s no-fault law is to expedite medical treatment for those injured in an auto accident, without having to file a lawsuit demanding the at-fault driver pay.
PIP insurance, however, will only pay up to $10,000 for the medical treatment you receive. For those who have suffered serious or catastrophic injuries, the only way to recover the costs from a negligent party may be to file a lawsuit. In addition to compensable damages (costs that are quantifiable), you may be entitled to an award for pain and suffering and/or other damages.
What Are Other Issues Regarding Personal Injury Cases?
If a death resulted from the negligence of another, the surviving family members may be able to recover damages under the laws pertaining to wrongful death. When extreme negligence has occurred, punitive damages may be recovered to ensure such negligent conduct is not repeated.
What Types of Compensation Might You Be Entitled to Receive?
Depending on the facts surrounding your particular personal injury case, you may be able to recover medical expenses (past, present, and projected), lost wages (past, present, and projected), compensation for services you now require as a result of the injury (such as caregivers or caretakers), pain and suffering, permanent disability, loss of enjoyment of life, mental anguish or disfigurement. Whether your case dictates settlement or a trial, your attorney must fight not only for compensation, but to restore your quality of life in both the short and long term Rosenberg Law, P.A. can compassionately help you through this difficult time in your life, helping you receive the compensation to which you are entitled.
Contact Rosenberg Law, P.A. for Your Personal Injury Claim
Rosenberg Law, P.A. has more than 50 years of combined experience protecting Florida residents in personal injury claims. We know how stressful it can be to have been victimized by another’s negligence. One moment you are living your life, and the next you are in a hospital being treated for injuries—perhaps injuries serious enough to alter your future—all due to the negligence of another person or entity. If you are the victim of a personal injury, we will leverage our skills, experience, and knowledge to help you obtain the medical treatment you need, as well as the compensation you are entitled to, so that you can live your best possible life.
We offer a no-obligation consultation with a Rosenberg Law, P.A. personal injury attorney. Contact Rosenberg Law, P.A. today, to discuss your personal injury claim. We will comprehensively review your claim, answering any questions you may have. Rosenberg Law, P.A. has offices in Plantation, Florida, and Sarasota, Florida, for your convenience.