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Experienced Car Accident Lawyers in West Palm Beach

Car accidents are a common occurrence on the streets of West Palm Beach, because of how busy our roads can be. According to crash statistics at the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were 395,841 automobile collisions in 2016 and 165,953 injuries as a result. Though auto accidents and injuries can occur just about anywhere in Florida, they often occur on surface streets, on interstate I-95, and on Florida’s Turnpike.

Vehicle crash cases often occur as a result of:

A car accident can have a significant impact on your life. When an injury does occur, you may have to contend with repeating hospital and doctor visits, ever increasing medical and automobile expenses. If the injury is significant enough, missing work and even the threat of job loss are real possibilities. This is happening while insurance companies are seeking to minimize the compensation they pay out. Our team of auto accident personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Craig Goldenfarb, P.A. understand your legal rights and are not only committed to getting you the maximum amount of compensation possible, but helping you recover from your injuries, so your life can get back to normal as soon as possible.

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Case Types

There are many types of accidents and each one may require a different investigative approach. The Law Offices of Craig Goldenfarb, P.A. have a team of attorney’s dedicated to evaluating all aspect of an auto accident personal injury case from the physical evidence, police report, and even consulting eyewitnesses. Auto accident case types include, but are not limited to:

Injury types resulting from auto accidents may include, but are not limited to:

  • Catastrophic Injuries
    • Broken Neck
    • Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)
    • Paralysis
    • Severe Burns
    • Permanent Sensory Deprivation (Vision, Hearing, etc)
    • Fatalities (i.e. Wrongful Death)

The auto accident personal injury attorneys at the Law Offices of Craig Goldenfarb, P.A. will take the time to investigate the details of your case and work alongside you to determine the most advantageous legal strategy to pursue to obtain the most compensation possible for your injuries.

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Liability & Damage Recovery

It is the responsibility of any motor vehicle operator to conduct themselves safely, so that they do not endanger other drivers on the road. If that duty is ignored, other drivers can be harmed due to the negligent conduct of another. The driver at fault is then liable for bodily injury and any vehicle damage that takes place as a result of their negligence. If you have been hurt in a car accident, the Law Offices of Craig Goldenfarb, P.A. may be able to help you get the compensation that you are entitled to. Motor vehicle accident personal injury compensation may include:

Don’t rely on the insurance company to inform you. Insurance agents and adjusters work on behalf of the insurance company and are not seeking what is best for their injured clients. It is crucial that you never agree to or accept a settlement offer from an insurance company without first speaking with an experienced auto accident personal injury attorney.

Why Choose the
Law Offices of Craig Goldenfarb

Our team at the Law Offices of Craig Goldenfarb, P.A. will help you understand what your legal options are and work on your behalf to get as large of a compensation settlement as you are entitled under the law. We service our clients in a variety of ways, including:

  • Reason 1: Finding Medical Treatment

    We help you find immediate medical treatment within 14 days of your accident to protect your rights to compensation.

  • Reason 2: Building your Case

    We obtain, document and preserve evidence such as medical records, police reports, insurance information and material linked to lost wages.

  • Reason 3: Providing Treatment Guidance

    We help facilitate on-going medical care, document progress, and keep records of all expenses, that add value to your case.

  • Reason 4: Negotiating for Compensation

    We identify the defendants and available insurance coverage, so we may negotiate effectively with insurance companies over the value of your case. We also negotiate to lower the balance of medical bills that become due, putting more money in your pocket.

  • Reason 5: Legal Advice and Direction

    We aid you in the decision-making process throughout your case and are available to represent your future personal injury legal needs, including those of a family member or friend.

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What to do if you have been in a
Car Accident.

  • Step 1: Stay on the Scene

    Leaving the scene of an accident you are involved in, especially if some has been injured or even killed, is a criminal offense. Doing so could result in significant criminal charges and even jail time. It is always best to wait for the appropriate time to leave, which will be indicated by a present law enforcement officer.

  • Step 2: Check on Everyone Involved

    First make sure that you are OK, and that you have not sustained any injuries. Some of your own injuries may not be immediately apparent, so be cautious before rushing to the aid of another. If anyone on the scene needs emergency medical attention, contact an ambulance immediately. If anyone is unconscious or in severe pain, do not move them unless they are in eminent danger, otherwise wait until qualified medical professionals arrive.

  • Step 3: Call the Police

    The police deal with auto accidents frequently. Having a law enforcement authority on the scene will allow you to have an official police report filed detailing the occurrence, and ensure that the appropriate information has been exchanged. Do not move your vehicles so that when the police arrive, the scene can be reported as accurately as possible.

  • Step 4: Gather Evidence

    It is important to be as prepared as possible even in situations that seem less significant. Don’t simply rely on the police report, but gather all the information necessary from drivers, which will include:

    – Full Name
    – Phone Number
    – Address
    – Drivers’ License Number
    – Vehicle Registration Information
    – License Plate Number
    – Insurance Information
    – Take Pictures!

    If there are any passengers or witness, collect their names, phone numbers and addresses also. Makes sure to take pictures, and if possible draw a small diagram of the accident. Take pictures of the accident site and of any damages to your vehicle as soon as possible, this helps ensure that you receive the appropriate amount of compensation for vehicle damage and help you recall details that might otherwise later escape your memory.

  • Step 5: Contact a Lawyer

    A major car accident is one of the most terrifying and stressful events that may occur in a person’s life. Besides having to deal with the pain of your injuries, there are other considerations, such as the damage to your vehicle and working with the insurance company that can become a headache for you to experience.
    Contact an experienced attorney like the Law Offices of Craig Goldenfarb, P.A. to represent you if you suffer a personal injury in an auto accident. A skilled attorney will be dedicated to serving your interests and can assist you in recovering financial compensation and additional aid for future expenses resulting from your injury.

  • Step 6: Get Medical Treatment

    Sometimes due to the rush of adrenaline as a consequence of the car accident, your injuries may not be immediately apparent, as you may have sustained internal injuries that reveal themselves several days after the auto accident. Make sure to see a doctor as soon as possible, even if you don’t have insurance, and keep a detailed account of medical expenses which could bolster your case. You may be entitled to compensation for such expenses. Our attorney team at Law Offices of Craig Goldenfarb, P.A. will actually guide you through this process, so that you get the appropriate treatment for your needs.

  • Step 7: Be Extra Cautious!

    DO NOT admit fault or claim liability to anyone on the accident scene.

    DO examine your surroundings, be vigilant or additional dangers, and document the scene to the best of your ability.

    DO NOT call a “lawyer referral service” for help;

    DO hire a lawyer who can refer you to medical treatment within 14 days of the accident.

    DO NOT allow anyone to solicit you after an accident, either by phone or in person, to either hire an attorney or visit a clinic;

    DO report the incident to the Division of Insurance Fraud at 1-800-378-0445. You may be entitled to a reward for the successful prosecution of solicitor crimes.

    DO NOT sign anything you are uncomfortable signing nor agree to an insurance settlement prematurely;

    DO ask any lawyer you are considering to hire for a free consultation.

The
GOLDLAW
Difference

Here at the Law Offices of Craig Goldenfarb, P.A., we are recognized for our ability to achieve great case results for our personal injury clients.

We understand that an unexpected auto accident can be traumatizing, and we want to be the law office that fights for your interests so that you can get the compensation you deserve for your injuries.

Our office is located West Palm Beach and we service the entire state of Florida.

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