Plantation Personal Injury Accidents
There are thousands of unintentional and unexpected accidents and injuries that occur every year in the United States. Unfortunately, many of these accidents cause injuries that are very serious, and which leave a victim permanently impaired, buried in medical bills, or with lingering psychological harm. What's more, many of these accidents are preventable, and occur only as a result of negligence on the part of another. If you've been injured, a Plantation personal injury lawyer can represent you after your accident.Types of Personal Injury Claims Blakeley Law Firm Handles
At Blakeley Law Firm, no personal injury case type is insignificant. Examples of types of negligence-based claims we tackle include:
- Slip and fall accidents
- Defective product accidents
- Defective medical devices or medicine
- Car accidents
- Truck accidents
- Pedestrian accident
- Bicycle accidents and
- Premises liability accidents
If your claim type falls into one of the areas of personal injury law mentioned above, Jarrett Blakleley, personal injury attorney serving Plantation wants to help you.What Is a Negligence-Based Claim?
In order to file a claim against the at-fault party and recover damages, you'll have to prove that that party acted negligently. If you cannot prove negligence, then you may not be able to recover compensation.
Negligence means failing to exercise a proper duty of care. Duty of care varies depending upon the situation. For example, the driver of a motor vehicle has a ‘duty of care', or obligation, to follow traffic laws and exercise reasonable caution. A property owner, on the other hand, has a duty to maintain his or her property in a reasonably safe condition, free from any known hazards. A personal injury attorney can help you to determine what the duty of care is for your specific case, and how it was violated.Who May Be Held Liable in a Personal Injury Claim?
Plantation personal injury lawyer Jarrett Blakeley can help you determine against whom to file a suit; sometimes, filing against more than one party may be advisable. Examples of parties who may be held liable in a personal injury claim include:
- A driver or truck driver
- A property owner (private, commercial, and public)
- A manufacturer or distributor or
- A company or corporation
Most people want to know how much their claim is worth. Unfortunately, a claim's value can only be estimated. Types of damages that you may be able to recover during a personal injury claim include medical expenses, pain and suffering damages, lost wages, loss of benefits, and future expenses related to your injury.Is There a Time Limit for Filing?
Yes, in Florida, there is a time limit for filing a claim. Under Florida law, the time limit is four years. Serving Plantation personal injury attorney Jarrett Blakeley can explain how to file your claim in time.Schedule a Free Case Consultation Today
If you've been injured in an accident that was caused by the fault of someone else, you deserve a legal advocate on your side who will fight hard for you. At the Blakely Law Firm, P.A., personal injury attorney Jarrett Blakeley practicing in Plantation can provide you with a free case consultation where you can learn more. To schedule your first appointment, call today at 954-253-9445.