Being involved in a car accident can be one of the most traumatizing experiences a person could go through. While most motor vehicle crashes do not cause significant damage or any personal injuries, unfortunately that is not always the case. Here in Florida over 236,000 people suffer injuries and go through this terrifying experience each year. Sometimes these injuries are catastrophic and immediately apparent like traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, loss of a limb, broken bones, and other damages. But our Tampa Bay car accident lawyers know that other times some injuries may start subtle and slowly become more significant or damaging. This can include injuries such as herniated discs, brain bleeds, and organ damage.
Auto accidents are one of the largest causes of unexpected medical bills. In the United States alone, approximately two million people suffer personal injuries in auto accidents and another 40,000 are wrongfully killed. Of these national statistics, Florida auto accidents account for about 236,000 injuries and 3,000 deaths. These are staggering figures which mean each day in Florida alone there are 647 people injured and eight people killed. Our Tampa Bay auto accident lawyers know this also means that many victims and their families are burdened with the high costs of emergency medical treatment, surgeries, and potentially years of physical therapy or revisionary procedures to try to repair the damage done. This is often coupled with the realization that the person injured in an auto accident may also be unable to…
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We have all heard the expression that “accidents happen.” And it is true that some accidents do happen. But sometimes these accidents are due to the reckless, careless, and otherwise negligent conduct of another person, business, or government agency. Sometimes these accidents are also avoidable and preventable. This means that you may suffer needless harm and personal injuries from an accident that never should have happened. Unfortunately, many times these negligent accidents also cause serious or catastrophic personal injuries. The worst part is that many Floridians do not even realize that they have been victims of someone else’s negligence. Sometimes victims even blame themselves for their injuries. But this is exactly why…
BAM! You have been in a car accident. Shock is the natural reaction we all feel at that moment, but what do we do once the shock fades and we need to address the reality of the situation? Once all involved parties are in a safe place, dial 911. While police reports are not admissible in Florida courts, a police officer’s initial investigation will bear great weight in determining who was at fault for…
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