Every year, numerous Florida residents and visitors to the state suffer injuries in auto-pedestrian accidents. These events often leave the victims with significant injuries that can be difficult to recover from or, in some cases, cause life-long disabilities. If you or a loved one were recently injured in an auto-pedestrian accident, you know all too well the physical, financial and emotional challenges this type of event can create. Thankfully, you may not have to bear your losses alone. According to state laws, you may be entitled to seek compensation through legal means.
Taking legal action may seem intimidating to some, but going this route does not necessarily mean your case will end up in court. It may be possible to reach a fair settlement with the driver and/or his or her insurance provider through private negotiations. Most personal injury cases are resolved this way.
If, for some reason, negotiations fail to achieve what you and your legal counsel believe to be acceptable compensation for your losses, taking your case to court may be necessary. For litigation to be successful, establishing driver negligence is a must. It may take time to put together a claim for compensation, but it may be time well-spent if it means you can walk away with maximum relief.
If you are not sure if you have a case for compensation following an , it is okay to seek legal guidance. An experienced attorney can review the facts of your case and help you determine if filing claims in a Florida civil court is appropriate. To learn more about how an attorney may be of assistance to you, please visit our firm’s website.