Car Accident in Fort Lauderdale Attorney
Unfortunately, the trauma, stress, and headache of being involved in a Fort Lauderdale car accident do not end after the tow-truck arrives or even when you are discharged from the hospital. The long process of healing can take months, years, or leave you with permanent physical and psychological trauma that results in a disability. Dealing with insurance companies, the at-fault driver, and attorneys with poor communication skills merely prolongs your physical and mental recovery while adding significant financial and emotional stress to the scenario. However, by working with an experienced, compassionate Fort Lauderdale car accident attorney with the Law Offices of Joseph I. Lipsky, P.A, much of that stress can be avoided. Through excellent communication and more than 25 years of experience, Fort Lauderdale car accident lawyer Joseph I. Lipsky has provided legal support for countless victims throughout their recovery, both financial, physical, and emotional.Types of Traffic Collision Cases We Handle
Throughout over two decades of service, we have been able to help recover tens of millions of dollars for injured victims and their families. While Florida law severely limits the rights of victims, we have been able to work around the system to ensure that our clients, as the victims, are given fair representation and that the negligent driver is held accountable for their careless or reckless behavior. Our Fort Lauderdale traffic collision attorneys handle all of the following types of motor vehicle collisions and premises accidents:
- Car collisions;
- Bike collisions;
- Pedestrian collisions;
- Truck collisions;
- Motorcycle collisions;
- Premises liability cases; and
- Slip and fall accidents.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2015, there were just under 3,000 traffic fatalities, and a rate of 12.56 fatalities per 100,000 people. These numbers show a stark contrast between Florida’s 2014 fatalities, which were roughly 500 victims lower, and the safer national rate of 10.42 fatalities per 100,000 people. With Fort Lauderdale’s roads seeing more congestion, more drivers using cell phones, and rising levels of impatience and road rage, severe injuries and fatalities will continue to rise in the years to come. Common injuries that our clients have suffered include:
- Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI);
- Spinal cord injury;
- Spinal column injury;
- Fractured ribs;
- Broken limb bones;
- Internal bleeding and organ damage;
- Fractured skull or fractured facial bones;
- Burns; and
- Much more.
According to USA Today, the average fatal car crash costs $6 million. A severe injury can easily be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. However, the amount you receive depends on the severity of your injury, including the medical costs and pain and suffering associated with the injury. The insurance policy limit and real and personal property of the negligent driver will also determine the level of finances that are available to pursue.Call a Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Today
If you have been injured in a Fort Lauderdale traffic collision, call the Law Offices of Joseph I. Lipsky today for immediate assistance. With offices in Miami, Fort Lauderdale-Plantation, the Palm Beaches, and the Florida Keys, we can provide rapid assistance to personal injury victims all throughout southern Florida.