What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Do?
A personal injury lawyer helps individuals who have suffered emotional, physical, and financial damages that were caused by the negligent actions or inaction of another individual. A personal injury attorney will help the accident victim prove the other party involved was negligent and their negligence resulted in an accident and the victim’s subsequent injuries and other damages.
Do I Need to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney?
While not every case requires legal representation, having a skilled personal injury attorney from Friedland & Associates by your side can significantly increase your chances of securing fair compensation. Complex legal processes, investigating the accident, and negotiation with insurance companies can be overwhelming without professional legal guidance.
List of Areas of Law
When you’ve endured serious injuries in a personal injury accident in New York or Florida, the personal injury lawyers at Friedland & Associates can be your strongest allies in pursuing the compensation you deserve. Our legal team is dedicated to helping you in your time of need, ensuring your rights are protected and your voice is heard.
At Friedland & Associates, our legal team specializes in the following areas:
Our personal injury attorneys have extensive experience handling a wide range of complex accident claims and know what it takes to build a strong case that will prove liability and your demand for damages. We will work with experts to uncover the truth and help you recover the settlement you deserve, for the harm you have suffered.
If you were injured in an accident with a commercial truck, our skilled truck accident lawyers will thoroughly investigate the incident, gather evidence, and hold all liable parties accountable for your injuries. We understand the complexities of semi-truck collisions and know what it takes to investigate this type of complex accident to identify all liable parties. We can accurately value your claim, explore all avenues of compensation and we will not back down until you receive every penny of compensation you’re owed.
Motorcycle accidents often result in severe injuries, lost wages, and significant property damage. If you’ve been involved in a motorcycle accident, our motorcycle accident lawyers can help guide you through this challenging legal process. We will investigate your accident, negotiate for a fair settlement, and pursue compensation in court, if needed. With our legal team in your corner, you can feel confident you will recover the compensation you deserve for your injuries and other losses.
If you were struck by a motorist while walking around your neighborhood, speaking with a pedestrian accident lawyer at Friedland & Associates can ensure you recover fair compensation for severe injuries and other losses.
Our lawyers will investigate the accident, establish liability, assess damages, and negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf.
If you were injured on someone’s property due to dangerous or hazardous conditions, you must contact a premises liability lawyer at Friedland & Associates as soon as possible. Our premises liability lawyers will investigate the accident, gather evidence, and pursue compensation for injuries caused by the negligence of another.
A dog attack can result in significant physical, financial, and emotional damages. In severe cases, the injuries suffered can require ongoing medical treatment and multiple surgeries. At Friedland & Associates, our dog bite lawyers are well-versed in state dog bite laws and regulations. We’ll work diligently to understand your case, assess liability, and fight for compensation for medical expenses, emotional distress, and more.
If you believe you were the victim of medical malpractice, our experienced medical malpractice lawyers will stand by your side and fight for your right to fair compensation. Our legal team can collaborate with medical experts to build a strong case against negligent medical professionals, seeking compensation for your injuries and losses.
If you’ve been injured in a ridesharing accident, our ridesharing accident lawyers can help you recover compensation for severe injuries and other losses. Whether you were struck by a negligent rideshare driver, or you were a passenger in a rideshare vehicle, our attorneys can help.
Our legal team is familiar with complex ridesharing laws and know how to investigate this type of accident to identify all liable parties and accurately value your case.
Losing a loved one due to negligence is heart-wrenching. If you lost a loved one in an accident that was caused by the negligence of another, contact a wrongful death lawyer at Friedland & Associates. Our wrongful death lawyers provide compassionate support while pursuing compensation to ease financial burdens during this difficult time.
Victims of catastrophic injuries require specialized attention. These injuries can often require extensive medical care and ongoing medical treatment for several months, years, or the rest of the accident victim’s life. At Friedland & Associates, our catastrophic injury lawyers will fight for comprehensive compensation to cover medical expenses, ongoing care, and quality of life adjustments.
If you are experiencing a work-related matter and need legal representation, the employment lawyers at Friedland & Associates are here to guide you. In cases of workplace discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination, our employment lawyers can protect your rights, ensuring justice is served and fair compensation is pursued.
Nursing Home Abuse
If you suspect a loved one is experiencing abuse in a nursing care facility, you must take legal action quickly. In cases of nursing home abuse, our nursing home abuse lawyers will advocate for the rights and safety of your loved one, seeking compensation for their suffering and holding negligent parties accountable.
Boat accidents can result in devastating, life-changing injuries and other significant losses. For accident victims, our boat accident lawyers will navigate maritime laws, assess liability, and work to secure compensation for injuries sustained during maritime incidents.
Bus accidents can have serious consequences. These accidents can result in life-altering injuries, lost wages, property damage, and other types of financial losses.
At Friedland & Associates, our bus accident lawyers will conduct an in-depth investigation to analyze the cause of the accident, from driver negligence to equipment failure, to ensure you receive rightful compensation for your injuries.
If you were involved in a construction accident, you must contact an experienced construction accident lawyer at Friedland & Associates as soon as possible. In construction accident cases, our lawyers determine liability, including third-party claims, to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve for injuries sustained at construction sites.
If you were injured due to an unsafe or dangerous product, a product liability lawyer at Friedland & Associates can help. If a defective product caused your injuries, our product liability lawyers will hold manufacturers and distributors accountable, seeking compensation for damages caused by faulty products.
How Can a Personal Injury Lawyer Help?
A personal injury lawyer on our legal team can serve as your advocate and legal representative when you’ve suffered harm due to someone else’s negligence or misconduct. Our attorneys provide invaluable support throughout the entire process, from initial consultation to final settlement or trial.
Conduct an In-Depth Investigation
Our personal injury lawyers will conduct an in-depth accident investigation to prove negligence.
We will gather evidence, such as:
- Accident reports
- Photos of your injuries, property damage, and the accident scene
- Witness statements
- Medical bills
- Employment records
- Medical records
- Video surveillance footage
Work With Experts
Our legal team consults with a wide range of experts to prove liability and accurately value a claim.
Some of the experts we work with include:
- Accident reconstructionists
- Private investigators
- Forensic accountants
- Life care planners
- Medical professionals
Negotiate With Insurance Companies and Defense Attorneys
We will negotiate with the insurance company or defense attorney to ensure you receive the fair settlement you deserve, one that accurately reflects your accident-related damages. If the insurance company refuses to make a fair offer, we will be prepared to file a lawsuit.
File a Personal Injury Lawsuit
If you sustained a serious injury, we can file a personal injury lawsuit on your behalf and hold the negligent party or parties, financially responsible for your accident-related damages. Our trial-tested attorneys know how to present a compelling case that can help you obtain the award you need for your accident-related losses.
Legal Support and Guidance
During this challenging time, the personal injury lawyers at Friedland & Associates will provide the compassionate and dedicated legal guidance and support you need. Our legal team will not back down until you recover the compensation you’re owed.
What is the Statute Of Limitations?
The statute of limitations for personal injury cases determines the time frame within which you are legally allowed to file a lawsuit after being injured due to someone else’s negligence. Both New York and Florida have specific statutes of limitations for personal injury claims.
In New York, the statute of limitations for personal injury cases is generally three years. This means that you have three years from the date of the accident or injury to file a lawsuit seeking compensation. However, there are certain exceptions to this rule.
In Florida, the statute of limitations for most personal injury cases is four years. This means that you have two years from the date of the accident or injury to file a lawsuit. However, there are exceptions as well.
What Are Common Types of Accident Injuries?
An accident can cause a wide range of injuries, some of which can require extensive ongoing medical care.
Common injuries sustained in personal injury accidents include:
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
- Spinal cord damage
- Internal organ damage
- Loss of limb
- Crush injuries
- Soft tissue damage
- Nerve damage
- Road rash
- Bone fractures
- Leg injuries
- Neck injuries
- Back injuries
- Facial and dental injuries
Contact Us Today!
If you’ve suffered severe injuries in a personal injury accident, the compassionate personal injury lawyers at Friedland & Associates are here to guide you through the legal process. We offer free consultations to discuss your case, assess your rights, and provide guidance on the best course of action.
Contact us today to begin the journey towards securing the compensation you rightfully deserve.