Even a minor personal injury can lead to catastrophic repercussions for the victim and his or her family. To be sure, a broken bone or a torn ligament can result in time missed from work, and a painful burn or a back injury may require costly medical treatments. Of course, more severe injuries are often paired with consequences that can put the victim's entire future in jeopardy.
Fortunately, Florida law allows victims of injuries in the state to recover compensation for a variety of different damages to ensure they are able to care for themselves and their loved ones. As such, if you have been hurt anywhere in the state, immediately contact skilled Florida personal injury lawyer Jarrett Blakeley to help protect your rights throughout each step of the legal process.What Constitutes a Personal Injury?
For many, the concept of personal injury brings to mind images of a car accident or a slip and fall (or other accidents falling under the realm of premises liability). But while those two kinds of accidents may lead to severe injuries, many other incidents can lead to a personal injury, including:
- Motorcycle, bicycle, truck, and pedestrian accidents;
- Construction site accidents;
- Dog bites;
- Accidents involving defective products;
- Assault or other intentional wrongs.
Sadly, many accidents may lead to death, either immediately or at some point thereafter. And in this scenario, the survivors of the deceased individual may still file a claim for compensation, known as a wrongful death claim, as provided by state law.How Can a Personal Injury Attorney Help You?
How, then, can personal injury lawyer, Jarrett Blakeley help you with your case? To begin, personal injury attorney, Jarrett Blakeley can help determine the scope of your damages. Far too often, accident victims will only look at their medical bills when calculating damages. But while medical costs may play a part in the total damage calculation, the final total may include a wide array of factors, such as compensation for:
- Time missed at work;
- Ongoing medical treatment;
- Emotional distress;
- Loss of enjoyment of life;
- Loss of consortium; and
- Pain and suffering.
Furthermore, personal injury lawyer, Jarrett Blakeley can ensure you file a claim within the proper time period. Florida law allows injury lawsuits to be filed within four years after the date of the accident; those pursued after this time are permanently barred.Let Us Help You Today
Have you suffered a serious personal injury in Florida? If so, please do not hesitate to contact skilled personal injury lawyer, Jarrett Blakeley at Blakeley Law Firm, P.A. Blakeley Law Firm, P.A. serves clients in many areas throughout the state, including Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach Counties. Blakeley Law Firm, P.A., can provide you with a free consultation, during which we will examine the specifics of your claim and craft a solid case to ensure you recover the compensation to which you are entitled.