Car Accident Lawyer Lake Worth, FL
Honest and Dedicated Legal Representation for Those Injured in Car Accidents
Getting behind the wheel of your car every morning doesn’t seem dangerous, but it is in fact one of the most dangerous activities you will perform all day. Driving is very dangerous and it doesn’t matter how safe you are as a driver. It’s all those around you who make it a dangerous task, along with defective parts, and inclement weather. It’s widely known that driving brings a greater risk of being involved in an accident or dying in one compared to flying, yet so many are still afraid to fly. A car accident in can have lasting impacts on not only your life, but the lives of your family members. Will you be able to complete your education? Can you go to work? How will you pay the bills? Will there be food on the table? All of these aspects of your life can be affected when you suffer an injury in a car accident. The team at Gonzalez & Cartwright, P.A. is here to provide you with trusted and compassionate legal representation when you fight for the compensation you deserve. With decades of experience representing injured accident victims throughout South Florida, our team knows what is at stake in the moments after a crash. It’s in your best interest to speak with an experienced Lake Worth personal injury attorney if you or a loved one is ever injured in a car accident.
We Help Clients Get Compensation for Injuries From Car Accidents in Lake Worth, FL
The Lake Worth car accident attorneys at Gonzalez & Cartwright, P.A. are prepared to assist you with your accident claims, regardless of the nature of type of your car accident. These are just a few of the different types of motor vehicle accident cases that we handle:
- Fatal car accidents
- Taxi accidents
- Uber & Lyft accidents
- Distracted driver accidents & texting while driving accidents
- DWI accidents
- Fatigued driver accidents
- Rear-end accidents
- Whiplash injuries in car crashes
- Uninsured & underinsured motorist accidents
- Vehicle rollovers
- Construction zone car accidents
- Tire blowout accidents
Important Steps to Take After a Car Accident in FL
The dedicated and honest team from Gonzalez & Cartwright, P.A. knows how challenging it can be to live with an injury following a car accident in Lake Worth, FL. We pride ourselves on providing our clients with excellent representation so you can be awarded the compensation necessary to get back to as normal a life as possible. The best thing you can do after being involved in a car accident is seek medical attention. Whether this comes on the scene from a paramedic or EMT, or at the hospital, being medically evaluated will help move any personal injury claim you file along at a quicker rate. The no-fault laws of Florida require that you seek medical evaluation no more than 14 days after being involved in a car accident. Do not miss this deadline or else your case might be tossed. It’s important to understand that delayed onset of pain is real. Many car accident victims don’t notice they are hurt or don’t experience any pain until days after the crash. This is why it’s important to seek medical care immediately. Other steps you should follow after a Lake Worth, FL car accident include:
- Call 911. Don’t assume someone else made the call.
- Stay at the scene even if injured until cleared to leave.
- Take pictures of injuries, damage, debris, and road conditions.
- Check others involved for injuries.
- Exchange contact and insurance info with other parties involved.
- Talk to witnesses and ask for their contact info.
- Schedule an appointment with a Lake Worth auto accident lawyer.
Do your best not to speak to an insurance agent, not even your own, after a car accident. All the insurance company wants to do is settle for an amount much lower than what you deserve. They also might deny your claim. Wait to speak to an insurance company until you’ve talked to a lawyer about the accident.
Establishing the Cause of Car Accidents
An important part of a car accident investigation is labeling the cause of the crash in Lake Worth, FL. There needs to be a cause determined or else it can be difficult to assign fault in the crash. A crash involving just two vehicles should be cut-and-dry when it comes to assigning fault. A crash involving more than two vehicles can get a little cloudy. Comparative negligence will need to be assigned by the court, which is placing a percentage on each driver when it comes to their level of fault in the crash. The compassionate and dedicated team of Gonzalez & Cartwright, P.A. have experience representing clients who have been injured in Lake Worth, FL car accidents caused by the following:
- Roadway hazards
- Bad weather
- Drugged or Drunk drivers
- Not looking into blind spots
- Distracted driving
- Defective car parts
- Blown tires
- Reckless driving
Establishing Damages for Injured Car Accident Victims
We know that you will likely struggle financially if your car accident injuries are serious enough to prevent you from working. That’s why our team will fight our hardest to acquire the compensation you need to keep living your life and providing for your family. We have helped our clients acquire compensation for the following:
- Lost wages (present and future)
- Medical expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Costs for rehabilitation
- Loss of consortium
- Loss of companionship
- Loss of support
- Funeral expenses
Call Today For Free Legal Advice
Have you or a loved one been injured in a Lake Worth, FL car accident? Do not speak to an insurance agent about the crash and never admit any level of fault. You should first seek medical attention and then call our office to schedule a consultation about the case. Call us today or fill out our online contact form and we can come to your location for the appointment. Don’t put your rights or your life on hold any longer.
Gonzalez & Cartwright, P.A. – Our Lake Worth Office Address
813 Lucerne Ave
Lake Worth, FL 33460