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Motor Vehicle Accident

Auto accidents are the most common source of personal injury in West Palm Beach. All too often after a car or motorcycle accident occurs, parties are left with injuries, property damage, a lack of transportation, wage loss, and costly bills from a hospital or other medical provider.

At The Stafford Firm, we will be sure to help you with these nuances.  Our staff will gladly assist you with obtaining a rental car and getting your property damage fixed as quickly as possible.  Furthermore, our injury lawyers can fill out the appropriate paperwork to help you qualify for $10,000.00 worth of PIP benefits available to you through your car insurance carrier.

These benefits will ensure that 80% of your medical expenses are paid for as well as 60% of any gross wages you lost from your inability to work, up until the policy is exhausted.

Furthermore, you may be entitled to Bodily Injury coverage or Underinsured/Uninsured Motorist coverage for your pain and suffering. We will need to meet with you and review a copy of the police report before advising you further. Please feel free to call us 24 hours a day 7 days a week to speak with an experienced attorney. We can be reached at (561) 540-4533 or toll free at (866) 339-4693. Remember, consultations are always free.

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Motorcycle and Bicycle Accident

In Florida, it is important to be sure you carry PIP, Bodily Injury, and Underinsured/Uninsured coverage on your motorcycle.  Never assume that since you have these coverages on your personal automobile policy that they will also cover your motorcycle.  Often times, the fine print on your personal automobile policy will exclude coverage for your motorcycle.

If you or someone you know are injured while on a motorcycle please feel free to contact The Stafford Firm so that we can review your insurance policies and advise you of your rights against the at fault party and possibly even your own insurance carrier. Consultations are always free and we are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Please call (561) 540-4533 or our toll free number (866) 339-4693.

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Pedestrian Accident

When a pedestrian is struck by another automobile, the results are often catastrophic.  If you or a loved one is injured as a pedestrian, you may be entitled to $10,000.00 worth of PIP benefits despite the fact that you do not own or operate a vehicle.  In addition, there may be Bodily Injury or Underinsured/Uninsured Motorist coverage which will compensate you for injuries, pain, and suffering as a result of the accident.

It is important to hire an experienced attorney to protect your rights immediately after the accident.  You should hire an attorney before speaking to an insurance company or giving a statement to any person unknown to you.  The Stafford Firm will be sure to collect all the documentation needed to bring a claim on your behalf and we will be able to advise you of your rights against the at-fault party.  Please contact us immediately at (561) 540-4533 or toll free (866) 339-4693 so we can discuss your options.

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Wrongful Death

Loss of a family member or loved one is a tragic and often devastating experience.  Florida Statute 768.16-768.26 is known as the Florida Wrongful Death Act.  Wrongful death occurs when a person is killed as a result of the negligence or misconduct of another person, company, or entity.  Under the Act, each survivor (which includes decedent’s spouse, children, parents or other dependants) may recover monetary damages for their metal pain and suffering, loss of companionship and protection, medical and funeral expenses, loss of earning of the deceased, loss of support.

and services from the date of injury to her or his death, as well as future loss of support and services.

If you have lost a loved one or family member and would like to speak with an attorney about the facts and circumstances surrounding their death, one of our qualified attorneys are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.  Consultations are always free and any information provided by the client is confidential.  Please feel free to fill out the case evaluation form on this website or call us at (561) 540-4533.

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Slip and / or Trip and Fall

Property owners are required to provide a safe environment for individuals who step foot on their property.  Unfortunately, it is a common occurrence for people to be injured on premises belonging to someone else.  Premise liability claims often arise as a result of a slip and fall, trip and fall, injury due to dangerous conditions, failure to warn of a dangerous condition, failure to maintain the premise in a safe condition, and/or inadequate security. A Lake Worth slip & fall attorney can help.

Contact us at The Stafford Firm in order to review the details of your accident or injury.  We will be happy to meet with you in an effort to review the facts and circumstances of your possible claim, as always, your consultation is free of charge.  Please fill out the form attached to this website or contact us at (561) 540-4533 or toll free at (866) 339-4693.

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Dog Bites

Dog owners in Florida have a duty to keep their animals from biting or otherwise injuring other people, regardless of whether the animal is on the owner’s property or in a public place.

Florida Statute 767.01: Dog owner’s liability for damages to persons, domestic animals, or livestock. “Owners of dogs shall be liable for any damage done by their dogs to a person or to any animal included in the definitions of “domestic animal” and “livestock” as provided by Florida Statute 585.01.“

Florida Statute 767.04 Dog owner’s liability for damages to persons bitten. “The owner of any dog that bites any person while such person is on or in a public place, or lawfully on or in a private place, including the property of the owner of the dog, is liable for damages suffered by persons bitten, regardless of the former viciousness of the dog or the owners’ knowledge of such viciousness.“

In the event of said injury, dog owners may be strictly liable to the injured party.  If you or your loved one was injured by an animal, contact The Stafford Firm for further information about your right to recover monetary damages.  We are here to help you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at (561) 540-4533 or toll free (866) 339-4693.