Southwest Florida Personal Injury Attorney
Personal injuries occur everyday in Southwest Florida and this includes Manateee, Sarasota, Pinellas, and Hillsborough Coutnies. These accidents, whether in a car, truck, SUV, motrorcycle, a slip and fall, or other incident, that result in you being injured or killed requires a professional to assess the party at fault. The majority of these accidents could have been prevented if proper care of the other party would have been taken. An accident where you suffer a personal injury can cut your life short and impair your ability to enjoy life. These accidents can impair your physical and mental health in the short term and often long term also.
SLIP & FALL ACCIDENTS
Slip and fall accidents occur everyday in places all around Southwest Florida. A personal injury case stems from a slip and fall accident that occurs on someone else’s property, such as a retail store, gas station, a bank, or any business you may frequent. This responsibility or duty of your safety comes under the umbrella of premises liability. If someone slips and falls on premises that are owned or maintained by someone else, then there may be grounds to file for compensation for any injuries sustained as a result of that slip and fall accident. Any dangerous conditions or negligence on behalf of the owner of the property can result in the owner being legally responsible for any harm caused due to those conditions or of negligence.
Auto accidents, car crashes, are a common form of personal injury claim. Car accidents can be comprised of a multitude of different scenarios involving multiple cars, trucks, SUVs, or motorcycles. Here are just a few common car accident scenarios listed below:
- Rear end collisions
- T-bone Accidents
- Drivers running red lights
- Accidents caused due to texting while driving
- Struck by DUI drivers
- Passenger injuries
- Pedestrian Injuries
- Hit and Run Accident
What To Do After An Accident
If you have been in an accident causing any type of injury, whether in a car, truck, SUV, motrorcycle, or other typr of incident, contact DANIELS & HANNAN immediately. After an accident, there are so many things to think about. Getting the money you need and deserve from the insurance companies can be a difficult job and hiring an experienced traffic accident attorney can save you months of stress and help you cut through the red tape to get the money you are owed. DANIELS & HANNAN knows that this is a very stressful experience in your life, so we work hard so that you can focus on getting better and back to your life, not fighting with an insurance company over bills.
The first thing you should do following an accident is to seek medical attention, because you may have injuries that you are not aware of. If you are examined by a doctor, make sure you are specific in explaining how the accident happened and any and all injuries and problems you sustained as a result. Other tips to keep in mind if you are in an accident:
- Stop. If you leave the scene of the traffic accident, that would be considered a “hit and run,” and might be a felony.
- Call for help. If someone is injured, call 911. If not, call the police.
- Call your insurer if on your property or in your vehicle. As soon as you are able, call and file an accident report. You should also notify the other driver’s insurer of the accident.
- Don’t sign anything. Do not talk to any insurance adjusters, either.
- Gather information. Get the names, addresses and phone numbers of everyone at the scene, especially witnesses.
- Go see your doctor.
- Call DANIELS & HANNAN so we can assist in giving real time guidance and advice during the accident process.
We Uncover The Details
Determining the party or parties responsible for negligence in an accident can be difficult. At DANIELS & HANNAN, our strategic legal team will work attentively to uncover the convoluted details of your accident. We utilize accident investigators and experts that will help you prove how the accident occurred. Which in many cases we can identify and document how it was due to another person’s fault.
We understand the tremendous physical, mental, emotional, and financial toll an accident can have on you and your family. You may be entitled to receive compensation for medical treatment, therapy, lost income, property damage, pain and suffering and other damages depending on your specific situation.
Do You Need a Personal Injury Attorney?
The attorneys at DANIELS & HANNAN will come to your home, office or hospital. If you or someone you love was injured in an accident, you need the expert legal guidance of DANIELS & HANNAN Contact us today at (941) 932-8007 or our confidential contact information form, for your complimentary accident consultation.
DANIELS & HANNAN Attorneys at Law provide experienced legal services in Criminal Defense, Family Law, Divorce Law, DUI Defense, Personal Injury, and Business Law. Providing full service legal representation throughout Southwest Florida with primary offices located in Lakewood Ranch Florida representing clients’ in Sarasota, Manatee, Pinellas, Hillsborough, Polk, and Charlotte counties. DANIELS & HANNAN has the experience needed to manage legal matters before Florida State, County, and Federal Courts in Clearwater, Bradenton, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa, Venice, Fort Meyers, Naples, and throughout Southwest Florida.