Homestead Car Accident Lawyer
Homestead, Florida is a city of just over 60,000 people that lies within the Southern portion of Miami-Dade County. It was incorporated in 1913, making it the second-oldest city in the county after Miami, of which it is considered a suburb. The city got its name from the fact that the area was set up for homesteading at the time at which the Florida East Coast Railway was expanding to Key West. Recently the city has achieved notoriety as the home of the season ending NASCAR championship.
As a part of the Miami Metropolitan Area, which is home to more than 6 million people, Homestead sees a significant volume of vehicular traffic on a daily basis. For this reason, car accidents are unavoidable fact of life in the city, and each year a substantial number of people in the area are injured in serious car wrecks.
Fortunately for victims, the Law Offices of Joseph I. Lipsky, P.A. is available to represent people injured in accidents that occur in and around Homestead. To discuss your case with Mr. Lipsky and find out whether you have a claim, call our office today.What to Do if You are Involved in a Serious Car Accident in Homestead
Involvement in a car accident can be extremely confusing and, if you are like most car accident victims, this is the first time you have had to deal with the aftermath of an accident. Here are some of the things that you can do after a crash to protect your legal right to recover compensation:
See a Doctor: If you were lucky enough to walk away from your accident or were discharged from the hospital after an evaluation or a period of observation, you may think that your injuries do not warrant medical treatment. As a victim, it is important to understand that many of the injuries that people can sustain in car accidents may not be immediately painful, or that the injuries you have sustained may seem much less serious than they actually are. For this reason, you should always see a doctor after an accident so that your injuries are diagnosed and you can start treatment right away.
Take Notes about How Your Injuries Affect You: One of the critical parts of any personal injury case is being able to establish damages after an accident. To this end, you should take detailed notes about the way in which your injuries affect you each day. Make note of anything that is related to your injury, including pain, trouble sleeping, feelings of anxiety or depression, or having to miss out on events or activities because of your injuries.
If you have been injured in an accident, you should contact an attorney as soon as possible, as you may be entitled to significant compensation. At the Law Offices of Joseph I. Lipsky, P.A, we are committed to providing effective legal representation to people injured in accidents caused by the negligence of others. To schedule a free consultation with a car accident lawyer, call us today at 305-821-7333.