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The Law Offices of Neufeld, Kleinberg & Pinkiert are known as some of Florida’s top accident injury attorneys. With over 100 years of combined auto accident injury cases experience, we serve the interests of injured people by taking on those accused of causing our clients’ pain.
Typically, once a case is settled, documents must be exchanged between both parties of the lawsuit. This process usually takes 30 – 45 days, but can take longer if your case involves special circumstances such as a settlement of a minor or incompetent, which requires court approval.
Yes, no case is ever settled without your expressed consent. Whenever settlement negotiations are initiated by either party you will be informed, and it is only with your full participation, advice, and consent that your case will be settled.
Punitive damages exist to punish or make an example of the wrongdoer for conduct that is intentional, or when the wrongdoer acts in a reckless manner in disregard for the rights of others. The actual payment of punitive damages is rare, and appellate courts frequently cut punitive damage awards down, or simply throw them out. However, the threat of punitive damages can often induce the defense to make an increased settlement.
Compensatory damages compensate the injured person for various kinds of losses or damages. These may also be referred to as actual damages. Compensatory damages include economic damages such as medical bills and lost wages, or non-economic damages such as pain and suffering, mental anguish or inability to lead a normal life.
During the course of your case, you will most likely have to give a deposition. A deposition is a statement that is given under oath before a certified court reporter. When your deposition is taken one of the lawyers in this office will be there to represent you. Before you attend a deposition, you will be thoroughly prepared days beforehand.
Not always. As your case is developed and prosecuted, there will be various court hearings on legal matters. These hearings normally involve discovery issues such as the court determining what documents must be produced when one side has objected. These type of hearings do not require your attendance or participation. If any court hearing does require you to attend, you will be notified.
NK&P’s staff of lawyers and legal assistants will work with you directly. We also have investigators, forensic specialists, psychologists, law clerks, and word processors all working on your behalf, although some of them you may never communicate with or see.
NKP opens its doors and offers you a no-charge-upfront promise. We work on a standard Florida Bar approved contingency fee contract, which means if we do not recover money for you, you owe us no attorney’s fees. If we win your case and recover money on your behalf, our fees will be deducted from your settlement or award.
The value of each case is different and must be evaluated separately. We take a great deal of time to come to a proper evaluation of your case. However, you must know that there is never a guarantee of any recovery.
Please call us with any of your legal questions, including inquiries about whether or not your case is valid. We will discuss your case in a manner that you understand and put your mind at ease. We are here to listen and advise, free of charge.
We have had positive results against many of the area’s insurance companies, medical manufacturers, automobile manufacturers, land and business owners, as well as a wide array of other negligent defendants.Primarily, we sue or bring claims against insurance companies who cover negligent drivers and premises owners.
If you have recently been injured, become seriously ill, or a loved one has died due to an injury, you may have cause for a personal injury lawsuit. But not all injuries qualify, so how do you really know? Call and speak with our accident injury attorneys today. We are happy to answer your questions.Luckily, there are certain factors that can help you determine if a lawsuit is the right choice for you. Let’s look at 5 signs you should file an accident injury lawsuit.
An injury can be overwhelming and emotional to deal with on your own. That’s why you should contact an experienced Florida personal injury attorney at Neufeld, Kleinberg & Pinkiert, PA if you believe you have a personal injury lawsuit based on these 5 signs. As Florida personal injury attorneys, we are able to look at your case and determine if you’re entitled to any compensation from the responsible parties. Call 305-931-6666.
Met with Robert after I had a car accident in Pembroke Pines. Very nice man. Nice staff who answered my questions and got a good settlement.
Great lawyers, great attention to detail, great trial strategies. I am a trial consultant who has worked with the top attorneys in the United States. NKP are the best of the best.
Amy Singer, Ph.D, Trial Consultant
Neufeld, Kleinberg & Pinkiert, PA handled my case against Uber for me and got me a great settlement after I was involved in an accident. They handled all of the negotiations with my doctors and with the other lawyers to get me the best deal possible. I definitely recommend their services!
Daniella Di Prizio
Neufeld, Kleinberg & Pinkiert, PA handles a variety of personal-injury cases. We understand that you are concerned about getting healthy, getting back to work, paying your bills and of course, being fully compensated for your loss. Contact us to start the path to wholeness from your injury today.Get Consultation
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