West Palm Beach Auto Accident Attorneys
Serving West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Orlando & throughout Florida
The Injury Lawyers at Scott J. Sternberg & Associates, P.A., with offices in Boca Raton and West Palm Beach, offer those in Florida who have been victims of auto accidents skilled, knowledgeable, and experienced representation. Our West palm Beach Auto Accident Attorneys are known for being successful in their pursuit of justice for those who have been injured in and suffered damages when involved in a car accident.
Oftentimes, car accident victims are unsure of their rights as well as misinformed about the rules and regulations governing auto accidents in Florida. Although Florida is a no-fault state, in many cases that does not excuse those who are personally responsible for causing your injuries from compensating you.
Whether or not you are allowed to file suit against a negligent driver depends on a few variables, including how severe your injuries are and how extensive the damaged is. The best thing to do if you have been in a driving mishap in which someone else is at fault is to contact a West palm Beach auto accident attorney as soon as possible for a consultation.
We Have Following Locations To Serve You:
- West Palm Beach, Florida
- Boca Raton, Florida
- Orlando, Florida
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Florida Auto Accident Rules and Restrictions
Perhaps one of the most important rules governing your rights and your ability to recoup losses suffered in a car accidents is Florida’s 14-day policy concerning the need to seek medical treatment.
Under Florida’s Personal Injury Protection (PIP) statutes, you must get medical care for an injury within 14 days of the accidents. If you do not, then insurance companies are not required to pay for medical procedures and treatments related to your auto accidents.
In terms of filing a personal liability lawsuit, those in Florida who are injured in car mishaps have up to four years after the accidents to file suit against the person alleged to have been at-fault. Where wrongful death is concerned the statute of limitations is two years.
Injuries And Damages From A Car Accident
If your injuries are considered to be extensive enough to warrant a lawsuit, then you may pursue one. Examples of instances when you may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit in relationship to a car accidents in Florida include when you have suffered permanent damage such as neck/back injuries, paralysis, severed ligaments, brain damage, or scarring.
If the physical damage is extensive and permanent, then the court may allow you to sue for any damages that are not covered by your insurance, and that are above and beyond the normal amount allowed.
If You Have Been Injured In an Accident
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Damages For Which You May Recover
- Medical bills, physical rehabilitation, prescriptions, and other associated costs for medical treatment.
- Loss of and damage to property.
- Pain and suffering.
- Lost earnings.
- Future costs for care.
How We Can Help
At Scott J. Sternberg & Associates, P.A., we know that in the State of Florida, due to the no-fault laws, that many people who have been in a car accidents are unsure as to what their rights are in terms of being able to file a personal injury lawsuit. The qualified, skilled, and successful attorneys at Scott J. Sternberg & Associates, P.A., will be able to determine if you do have grounds for a personal injury lawsuit.
Your initial consultation with our firm is free. During that time we will review your case, consider your options, and discuss the viability of a lawsuit and the next steps that you may want to consider.
The personal injury lawyers in our firm are dedicated to preserving the rights of those who have suffered injuries in an auto accidents and in making sure that they receive the compensation that they deserve.
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Get Help from An Expert West Palm Beach Auto Accident Attorney
If you have been injured in an auto accident, the first thing that you must do is seek medical treatment. It is essential that you have a medical professional evaluate your injuries and document any symptoms, as this information may be crucial if you decide to pursue a personal injury lawsuit. Plus, you must do so in order to collect money from your insurance company to which you are entitled.
To determine if you may have grounds for a personal injury suit in Florida due to injuries and damages sustained in a car accidents, contact Scott J. Sternberg & Associates, P.A., located in Boca Raton and West Palm Beach, by calling 561-687-5660. You may also fill out the contact form located on the right side of this page.
Once we receive your communication, one of our legal associates will contact you in a timely manner and set up a free, no-obligation consultation where one of our personal injury lawyers who is experienced and knowledgeable in the area of auto accidents will meet with you. If you are unable to travel to one of our law offices, we will gladly meet you at a location that is convenient for you.
During that meeting, a West palm Beach Auto Accident Attorney will review your case, assess your options, and discuss the various choices you have regarding a lawsuit. If you decide to pursue a personal injury lawsuit, the legal team at Scott J. Sternberg & Associates, P.A., will aggressively litigate your case, protecting your rights and working towards your receiving every benefit of the law. Our goal is to ensure that you receive optimal compensation for your injuries and any damages associated with your auto accidents.
West Palm Beach Car Accident Lawyers
West Palm Beach Office
560 Village Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL, 33409