How long do I have to file a personal injury lawsuit in Florida?

In most cases, you have two years from the date of the accident or injury to file a personal injury lawsuit in Florida. However, certain circumstances may alter this timeframe.

What types of accidents are covered under Florida’s personal injury laws?

Florida personal injury laws cover various accidents, such as Car accidents Truck accidents Motorcycle accidents Aviation accidents Slip and falls Medical malpractice incidents Workplace injuries Nursing home neglect Dog bites Wrongful death claims [See our full list of practice areas]

What is the maximum compensation I can receive for my personal injury claim?

The amount of compensation you may receive depends on several factors, including the Severity of your injuries Impact on your life Available insurance coverage A skilled personal injury lawyer can help assess your case and determine the maximum compensation. Call us now for your free confidential consultation with Brooks Law Group today, and we can…

Do I need to go to court for my personal injury claim in Florida?

Not necessarily. Many personal injury claims are resolved through negotiations and settlements outside of court. However, if a fair settlement cannot be reached, your lawyer will be prepared to take your case to trial.

What should I do if I can’t afford a personal injury lawyer in Florida?

Most personal injury lawyers work on a contingency fee basis, meaning they only get paid if they win your case. This arrangement allows you to access legal representation without upfront costs or out-of-pocket expenses. These FAQs address common concerns about Florida personal injury lawsuits and claims. If you have further questions or need assistance with…

What types of damages can I receive compensation for?

In Florida personal injury cases, it is essential to consider both economic and non-economic damages. While economic damages help you recover from your financial losses, non-economic damages compensate you for intangible losses that significantly affect your quality of life.

Economic Damages: Tangible Losses

Economic damages encompass tangible losses that can be easily quantified. You may be eligible for economic damages such as: Medical expenses: This includes hospital bills, doctor visits, surgeries, medications, physical therapy, and any other necessary medical treatments. Lost wages: If you are unable to work due to your injuries, you may claim compensation for the…

Non-Economic Damages: Intangible Losses

Non-economic damages are more challenging to quantify as they involve intangible losses that do not have a specific monetary value attached to them. While these damages cannot be measured precisely in terms of dollars spent or income lost like economic damages can be calculated, they are equally important to your compensation. Pain and suffering: This…