Florida law protects injured victims from financial loss. If you were hurt or a love one was killed because of negligence, a failure to fulfill legal obligations or intentional wrongdoing, you should pursue a claim for compensation.
Steinger, Iscoe & Greene has represented more than 32,000 personal injury clients since 1997. Our team of legal professionals includes more than 30 lawyers and 140 case managers so you will get the personalized one-on-one attention you need. Our attorneys are experienced litigators, skilled negotiators and dedicated advocates for injured victims. If you need a Fort Myers personal injury lawyer, you can trust us to do everything we can to help you get the compensation you need to cover your losses. Call today to schedule a free consultation and learn more.
According to Florida Health, injuries are the top cause of death among state residents between the ages of 1 and 44. Among all age groups, injuries are the fifth-leading cause of death after cancer, heart disease; other natural causes and chronic lower respiratory illnesses. More than 12,300 people were killed due to injuries in the state according to the most recent FL Highway Patrol report.
The top causes of injuries for Florida residents include:
In many cases, the injuries that cause fatalities or permanent physical damage are entirely preventable. Fort Myers drivers, property owners and dog owners have certain basic obligations to the public to act in a way that prevents harm. When a person or a company fails to fulfill obligations to the public, to other drivers or to visitors, that individual or company becomes responsible for compensating victims for losses.
Victims of accidents can suffer many types of injuries, from spinal cord damage to broken bones or brain injury. Not all accidents and injuries are fatal, but many cause significant physical pain or permanent lasting harm.
Victims who are injured should be fully compensated for all damages that they experience as a result of their accident. This should include compensation for:
If the injuries result in a death, surviving family members can pursue a claim to obtain compensation for wrongful death damages. This includes financial losses such as income the deceased cannot earn as well as non-economic damages such as loss of companionship.
A Fort Myers lawyer at Steinger, Iscoe & Greene can represent victims and surviving family members in a personal injury claim. Attorneys can negotiate a settlement with insurance companies to make it possible for victims to recover monetary damages without going to court. We are also prepared to represent victims in a trial and to present a compelling case to a jury.
To learn more about how a personal injury attorney in Fort Myers can help with your case, call 239-210-7000 today to schedule your free consultation.