At Shapiro Law Group, our dependable staff of Florida personal injury attorneys have the knowledge, skills, and drive necessary to tackle a diverse range of suits. When you have been injured by another person or multiple people, you may sustain injuries that leave you hospitalized, out of work, and struggling to come up with the money to afford the cost of living and the various medical expenses that you might have. Hiring a Florida personal injury attorney is the right thing to do when dealing with such a serious situation that has caused you a lot of pain and suffering. When you hire an attorney, you will have a legal professional in your corner to represent you, fight for your rights, and recover damages from negligent, liable parties that have caused your injuries in the first place. A Florida personal injury lawyer will work hard to prove that you have endured a lot due to the negligence of someone else, whether you were injured in a car accident, truck-related accident, or even a slip and fall.
Some of the personal injury cases we specialize in include:
OUR PERSONAL INJURY CASES
Auto accidents are amongst some of the most common accidents to occur. Millions of accidents occur each year in the United States, some of which are fatal. Many of these accidents leave drivers and their passengers with countless injuries, such as broken bones, head trauma, brain injuries, and spinal cord damage. When involved in an auto accident where you sustain injuries, hiring a Florida accident attorney is essential. You need to attempt to recover compensation for the damages caused to you and to your vehicle during the accident.
Truck accidents can cause those involved to suffer from major injuries because of the size of these vehicles. A truck accident may occur because a truck driver was falling asleep while operating the vehicle, talking on the phone, speeding, or simply not paying attention to other motorists while sharing the road with them. The impact of a truck accident can lead to massive injuries that would require a Florida personal injury attorney to get involved while fighting for the injured to receive compensation from the truck company that hired the driver and had that driver out on the road.
Slip and Fall Accidents
A slip and fall accident can happen anywhere. Unfortunately, these accidents occur when people least expect them to. Someone can slip, fall, and get hurt on just about anything, including broken and damaged concrete sidewalks, slippery floors inside of an establishment, or even snow and ice that has not been taken care of outside of a building. When a person slips and hits the ground, many things can happen to them, including trauma to the brain, bones, and the spinal cord. A simple slip and fall may lead to chronic back pain and other serious symptoms for an injured individual. When a slip and fall happens, hiring a Florida personal injury lawyer is often necessary for the victim involved.
Serious Personal Injury
Serious personal injuries include catastrophic injuries that are life-changing. These injuries may lead to permanent brain damage or paralysis that would prevent the injured from being able to talk, walk, or do anything of the things they loved to do before the accident occurred. Depending on the extent of the injuries, the injured person might end up losing their vision or their ability to hear the sounds around them. These serious personal injuries can take such a toll on a person’s life, and that is why a Florida personal injury lawyer would need to get involved to help the injured person.
Although not as common as motor vehicle accidents, boat accidents can and do occur. If a person operating a boat is moving at a fast rate of speed while they are distracted and not paying attention to what is going on in the water around them, they could crash into another boat, a group of people, or any other watercraft, which can cause many people to suffer from major injuries.
Workers’ Comp Claims
No one expects to get hurt at work, but it can happen. While most workplaces follow certain safety measures and protocols, injuries can still occur when equipment malfunctions or when employees are unaware of certain hazards in the workplace. When injured at work, an employee may choose to file for workers’ compensation. Filing a claim might seem complicated, but with the help of an experienced Florida personal injury lawyer, those who get hurt at work can receive the compensation they are entitled to.