Palm Beach County is one of the most populated counties in Florida. It is home to about 1.3 million people, and attracts many more tourists throughout the year. Located near the southern tip of Florida, pristine Atlantic beaches and easy access to the Miami-Dade area make Palm Beach a great place to live, work and visit.
Though Palm Beach County may seem like a paradise, for those who suffer a personal injury due to someone else’s actions or negligence, it can be anything but. Every year, visitors and residents alike are injured in car and boating accidents, acts of medical malpractice, product liability cases, slip-and-fall accidents and more.
The Palm Beach County injury attorneys at Steinger, Iscoe & Greene are here to help if you have been injured in the area. We have recovered over a billion dollars in compensation for our clients. Call us today at (800) 560-5059 and trust us to handle your case with diligent, personal care if you have been injured in:
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Palm Beach County was founded in 1909, with West Palm Beach as the county seat. It namesake, the coconut palm, is not native to the United States, but rather were planted after a Spanish shipwreck in 1878. By land area, Palm Beach is the second-largest county in Florida, but over 15 percent of the county’s area is actually made up of water. As such, boating and other water activities are incredibly popular for residents and tourists alike.
In addition to the waterways that cross Palm Beach, the county is also serviced by many different highways, including the scenic A1A and Interstate 95. With the northern edge of Everglades National Park within the county’s borders, millions flock to this area every year from around the country and around the globe. So many visitors and and residents on the roads and waterways means vehicle accidents are common in Palm Beach County.
If you suffered an injury in Palm Beach County, regardless of the cause, there are a few steps you should take. First, be sure to seek medical attention, even if you don’t think your injuries are severe, to get your injuries included in a medical record. Get a copy of this record, and keep it alongside documentation of any financial loss you have suffered, such as lost income, medical expenses, property repairs and more.
If possible, talk to any witnesses at the scene. Gather their statements, and if you can, get their contact information as well. All of this will help your attorney build a strong foundation for you personal injury case.
In Florida, the statute of limitations on personal injury cases is four years. Don’t wait to talk to a Palm Beach injury attorney; the clock is already ticking. Contact Steinger, Iscoe & Greene today, either online or by calling (800) 560-5059, to schedule your free consultation.