Pembroke Pines Car Accident Lawyer
From hospital bills to losing your ability to do your favorite things, a car accident can change your life. After a car accident in Pembroke Pines, don't leave getting compensated for damages up to chance; instead, contact a car accident attorney serving Pembroke Pines for legal representation you can count on.
Types of Car Accidents in Pembroke Pines
Our Pembroke Pines car accident lawyers represent drivers involved in a wide array of car accidents. Common car accident types include:
- Rear-end collisions
- Head-on accidents
- Side-swipe accidents
- T-bone crashes
- Rollover accidents
- Large truck accidents and
- Multi-vehicle crashes
All of these accident types can cause severe damages and injuries. While property damage can be costly, injury to person can be devastating. A car accident can forever change a person's life, resulting in a permanent traumatic brain or spinal cord injury, severe disfigurement and scarring, loss of limb, and permanent bone, muscle, and tissue injuries. Even injuries that will heal fully with time, such as a minor bone fracture, can result in high medical costs and time off work, resulting in lost wages.
Filing a Claim Directly Against an At-fault Driver
If you've sustained a severe injury in your car accident, a car accident attorney serving Pembroke Pines can assist you in filing a claim directly against the at-fault driver. To file a claim, you'll need to prove that the driver was acting negligently at the time of the crash, and that the negligence was the direct cause of your accident and your injuries. Types of negligence include:
- Drinking while driving
- Texting while driving
- Driving under the influence of drugs
- Following too closely
- Reckless driving or
- Violated traffic laws
Damages Available in a Personal Injury Car Accident Claim
If you pursue a civil action directly against the at-fault driver, you may be able to recover a number of damages types. While there is no set amount of compensation that you may be able to recover, types of damages available in a personal injury claim include:
- Medical expenses
- Future medical expenses
- Lost wages
- Future lost wages/benefits
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Loss of enjoyment of life and
- Punitive damages
If a car accident results in a wrongful death lawsuit, family members of the deceased may also be able to recover benefits such as loss of consortium, funeral costs, burial expenses and loss of support.
Contact a Car Accident Attorney for Legal Guidance Now
To help you prove fault and negligence, and negotiate for the settlement you deserve, contact Jarrett Blakeley who serves Pembroke Pines as a car accident lawyer. He'll work hard to get you the damages amount you deserve, and will never charge you a fee unless your case is won. To schedule a free consultation, call today at 954-523-9445.