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Juicy Morsels About Auto Accidents In Florida

According to the United States Census Bureau, as of July 1, 2018, Florida's estimated population was 21,299,325. In other words, a lot of people call the Sunshine State home. Not all of the folks are drivers, but still, many of them are. In fact, research from Statista shows that there were approximately 15,076,358 licensed operators in the state in 2017. Of course, the area also regularly has visitors from other places worldwide thanks to the amusement parks, attractions, and beaches.

With so many cars in a single place, it is easy to see why crashes occur. All it takes is an individual getting distracted, drowsy, or being negligent for a brief moment for an incident to happen. Plus, nobody plans on them happening, but rather, collisions become realities at inopportune times. Just take a peek at some of the recent news headlines for Florida.

• NBC 2 News – Driver Loses Control And Overturns Car On I-75 In North Fort Myers
• NBC 2 News – Car Slams Into Truck On Display At Dealership
• Associated Press – 2 Killed, 1 Injured In Head-On Crash In Florida
• Patch On MSN.Com – Motorcyclist Suffers Serious Injuries In Sarasota Crash
• Augusta Free Press – One Dead In Car Accident In Spotsylvania County: State Police

Common Injuries Caused By Auto Accidents

Car crashes come in many forms. There are T-bone, rear end, head-on, and sideswipe incidents. Even pedestrians can be involved. Regardless of the type of accident, injuries usually follow as skin and bones are no match for glass, rubber, and metal. Damages that may be inflicted on a person include but are not limited to...

• Death
• Punctures And Lacerations
• Fractured And Broken Bones
• Traumatic Brain Injuries
• Partial Or Full Paralysis

Should You Hire A Car Crash Lawyer?

Many people choose to hire an attorney to seek compensation for their wounds after an accident. Why? Well, there are a lot of reasons why one might do so. For instance, one is that insurance companies don't typically have the victim's best interests in mind. Rather, their main concern is that of not paying out a hefty sum. These organizations do things like shift blame and delay the proceedings to get the injured party to agree to a minimal settlement.

Another reason why persons choose to hire an attorney is simply that recovering from the inflictions can be quite costly. Bills pile up in a hurry after car crashes as individuals require weeks, months, and sometimes years of medical assistance and therapy. Also, the person is often off work during the time, which means they don't have any funds coming in. If a victim dies from the crash, the family is left having to pay for medical and funeral expenses. So, as anyone can see, there are plenty of good reasons to hire an attorney after such incidents.

Our firm has been representing clients in the southwest Florida region for more than 30-years. We have the experience, know-how, and assets to take your claim the distance. However, thanks to the outstanding reputation of our attorneys, it is not always necessary for the case to go to trial. Many times, the other party's representation will settle for a fair amount out of court. They would rather take this action than allow us to get in front of a jury with our injured client.

If another driver's negligence or recklessness is behind your damages, don't take things lying down. Instead, contact us for a free case review and find out where your claim stands. Don't fret if money is a concern as you only pay if compensation is recovered. So, don't delay any longer and get the representation that you deserve today.