Personal Injury Attorneys in Miami
Helping You Obtain the Compensation You Deserve
After being injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, the next step you should consider is to file a personal injury claim. Your injuries may result in lost wages, medical expenses, damaged property, and other losses, which you should not have to be responsible for. At Mena Law Firm in Miami, our personal injury team will work tirelessly on your behalf to secure the fair and just compensation you need to recover from this terrible incident and move forward with your life.
Reach out to our law office today at (305) 529-1771 to set up a free consultation with one of our experienced personal injury attorneys to get started on your case.
The Statute of Limitations for Filing a Personal Injury Claim
If you were injured in an accident, you do not have an unlimited amount of time available to you file a personal injury lawsuit. In Florida, the statute of limitations for filing a claim is 4 years, beginning on the date of the accident. If you try to file your claim after time runs out, it is likely the court will refuse to hear your case and you will miss out on your chance to obtain compensation.
Comparative Negligence in Florida
Florida’s comparative negligence rule makes it possible for both parties in an accident to share the blame. If you are found partially responsible for your injuries, the percentage of which you are deemed responsible will be deducted from the damages you receive. For example, if you were injured in a car accident because the other driver ran a red light, but you were driving above the posted speed limit, you may share a small amount of blame for the accident.
Damages You May Receive
Accident victims may receive a monetary award, which encompasses economic or special damages, non-economic damages, and punitive damages, depending on the details of the case. Typically, punitive damages are only awarded in cases where a defendant was grossly negligent.
Economic damages cover current and future medical expenses, lost earnings, property damage, and other expenses associated with your injuries. Non-economic damages cover pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, emotional distress, and loss of consortium.
Discuss the Details of Your Personal Injury Case with One of Our Miami Attorneys Today!
At Mena Law Firm in Miami, our personal injury team is dedicated to fighting on behalf of the wrongfully injured. You can rely on our experienced team to recover the damages you deserve.
Call our law office today at (305) 529-1771 to request a free initial case evaluation with a member of our team to get started and learn more about what we can do for you.
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