The area of personal injury law is complicated and sometimes confusing. The Florida injury lawyers at Neufeld, Kleinberg & Pinkiert, PA want you to feel knowledgeable and confident when working with our staff and attorneys. We service clients throughout central and southern Florida, including the Miami Lakes area.
1. What is the definition of negligence?
Negligence results when someone fails to use reasonable care either by doing something or not doing something that a reasonable person would do in order to avoid an accident or injury to someone else.
1. What can be included as damages in a personal injury claim?
Florida personal injury victims, under the law, can seek damages for medical bills, rehabilitation bills, future damages resulting from the injury, pain and suffering, lost wages reduction of earning capacity, loss of lifestyle, loss of companionship and loss of inheritance.
1.What is the difference between economic, non-economic damages and punitive damages?
All medical bills, lost wages, surgical costs, rehabilitation therapy costs, and psychological therapy costs are considered economic damages and are assigned a monetary value equal to the dollar amount billed. The more subjective areas of pain and suffering, loss of lifestyle, and loss of companionship are referred to as non-economic damages. Damages in this area are much more difficult to give a specific dollar amount. Punitive damages are assigned to deter the negligent person or party from acting in the same manner in the future.
1.How are legal fees determined and paid for personal injury cases?
Neufeld, Kleinberg & Pinkiert, PA personal injury lawyers accept claims on a contingency basis. Our firm does not receive payment unless we successfully recover damages for you.
1.Why is it necessary to hire a Florida injury lawyer?
Our expert Miami Lakes personal injury lawyers will seek the highest amount of compensation feasible for your case. We will diligently represent you throughout negotiations, mediations and in trial if needed. We know the statute of limitations that will apply to your case, and we work to ensure your rights are protected. You will have more time to focus on your recovery while we work for you.
Neufeld, Kleinberg & Pinkiert, PA will provide you with the highest quality legal representation in the Miami Lakes community and across central and southern Florida. We will utilize innovative case development to present your best case. Contact our personal injury lawyers today for a free consultation.