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Colisión Trasera

Colisión Trasera

– Por el Abogado de Lesiones Personales de Tampa, Martin J. Hernández

Las colisiones traseras de alto o bajo impacto son la causa principal del latigazo y pueden causar lesiones graves en el cuello o la espalda. El impacto repentino de una colisión trasera puede causar lesiones cerebrales traumáticas, lesiones en la columna y otros traumatismos en el cuerpo.

¿Por qué contratar a un abogado de accidentes de colisión por la parte trasera?

El tratamiento de las lesiones sostenidas puede ser costoso, doloroso y puede llevar meses o incluso años. Un abogado experimentado en Accidentes de Colisión Trasera puede buscar agresivamente la compensación financiera que merece por su dolor y sufrimiento y por el tratamiento médico y la atención necesaria. Un abogado experimentado en Accidentes de Colisión Trasera analizará minuciosamente su caso y le explicará las opciones que tiene para obtener una compensación justa.

¿Por qué Fernández y Hernández?

No importa cuán graves o mínimas sean sus lesiones, lucharemos duramente para compensar sus facturas médicas, el dolor y el sufrimiento y la pérdida de salarios. El abogado Martin J. Hernández, especialista en accidentes por colisión por la parte trasera, puede ayudarlo a guiarlo en el proceso. En Fernandez & Hernandez sabemos qué hacer para ayudarlo a usted y a su familia después de cualquier tipo de accidente. Nuestros abogados de lesiones personales ayudan a los clientes en todas las fases de lesiones y demandas de muerte por negligencia desde la investigación inicial hasta el juicio y los procedimientos de apelación.

Si ha estado involucrado en un Accidente por colisión en la parte trasera en el área de Tampa Bay, llame al abogado de lesiones personales de Tampa, Martin J. Hernandez, de Fernandez & Hernandez, para una consulta gratuita ahora.

Llame al abogado de lesiones personales de Tampa, Martin J. Hernández de Fernández y Hernández al 813-229-5353

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Rear-End Collision

Rear-End Collision

– by Tampa Personal Injury Attorney, Martin J. Hernandez

High or low impact rear-end collisions are a primary cause of whiplash and can cause serious neck or back injuries. The sudden impact of a rear-end collision can cause traumatic brain injury, spinal injuries and other trauma to the body.

Why Hire a Rear-End Collision Accident Lawyer?

Treatment of sustained injuries may be costly, painful and may take months, or even years. An experienced Rear-End Collision Accident attorney can aggressively seek the financial compensation you deserve for your pain and suffering and for medical treatment and needed care. An experienced Rear-End Collision Accident lawyer will thoroughly analyze your case and explain the options you have for pursuing fair compensation.

Why Fernandez & Hernandez?

No matter how serious or minimal your injuries, we will fight hard for compensation of your medical bills, pain and suffering, and lost wages. Rear-End Collision Accident attorney Martin J. Hernandez can help guide you through the process. At Fernandez & Hernandez we know what to do to help you and your family following any kind of accident. Our personal injury lawyers help clients in all phases of injury and wrongful death claims from initial investigation through trial and appellate proceedings.

If you have been involved in a Rear-End Collision Accident in the Tampa Bay area, call Tampa personal injury lawyer Martin J. Hernandez of Fernandez & Hernandez for a free consultation now.

Call Tampa Personal Injury Attorney, Martin J. Hernandez of Fernandez & Hernandez at 813-229-5353

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A Story About Our Client Morgan and Morgan’s Mother

A Story About Our Client Morgan and Morgan’s Mother |

– by Tampa Injury Attorney Martin Hernandez

I have known our client Morgan since Morgan was 14 years old.  She is now 29 years old.  Before that we represented Morgan’s mother for multiple legal issues over 10 years.  Both have been excellent referral sources.  Both have referred dozens of clients to our firm.  Sometimes even driving them to our office so that we can represent their friends.  For whatever the legal needs, we were there to help.  Morgan and Morgan’s mother have referred: Auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, tractor trailer accidents, pedestrian accidents, and bicycle accidents.

Why? Because they knew experience and results matter.

I am honored to know Morgan and Morgan’s mother.  There is no greater compliment a client can give to us than a referral and these two have referred over countless clients.

I am always proud to represent the hard-working people who just need a lawyer to help them in their time of need.  I believe that an attorney should be advocate for his client and still be approachable.

Oddly, I have heard people say that they do not have access to the legal system. This would be wrong. I receive great pleasure and satisfaction to stand up and fight for these same people each and every day.  I prefer taking a straightforward approach to representing his clients by providing each client a balance between determination and toughness in dealing with insurance companies with the understanding and compassion for the client’s unfortunate situation.  An informed client makes better decisions and is more often satisfied. Client satisfaction is always the ultimate goal.

Need a Lawyer? Call Tampa Attorney Martin J. Hernandez

Attorney Martin J. Hernandez of Fernandez & Hernandez, LLC in Tampa provides legal representation for families in auto accident injury and wrongful death cases. Our Tampa personal injury attorneys welcome the opportunity to interview with you and your loved ones. We invite you to review our recent results from settlements to trial verdicts. Our qualifications and background are available to you as well. Our Tampa Attorneys Martin Hernandez and Daniel Fernandez are bilingual as well.  Just call us at 813-229-5353 for your free consultation.

The Tampa personal injury lawyers of Fernandez & Hernandez, serve Florida communities including Tampa, Brandon, Carrollwood, Westchase, Riverview, Temple Terrace, Pasco, Pinellas, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Lakeland, Plant City, Ruskin, Apollo Beach, Dover, Valrico, Lutz, Lakeland and many other neighborhoods in Tampa Bay area. Contact an Experienced Tampa Auto Accident Attorney from Fernandez & Hernandez Law.

If you have been involved in an Auto Accident in the Tampa Bay area, call Tampa personal injury lawyer Martin J. Hernandez of Fernandez & Hernandez for a free consultation now.  We recommend also reading his reviews on Google Reviews, Avvo and Yelp.

Call Tampa Personal Injury Attorney, Martin J. Hernandez of Fernandez & Hernandez at 813-229-5353

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Cómo elegir un abogado

Cómo elegir un abogado

Tampa Attorney Martin HernandezQué debería esperar cuando se reúna con un abogado de lesiones personales para una consulta gratuita? Cómo eliges al mejor abogado para tu accidente de coche?

Puede que te abrumado cuando te conozcas con tu abogado por primera vez. Deberías planear antes de la reunión para sacar el máximo partido de tu tiempo con el abogado. Haz tu investigación de antemano para que puedas elegir al mejor abogado para tus necesidades.

Algunas preguntas que deberías tener para tu abogado:

  1. Cuánto tiempo has estado practicando la ley?
  2. Cómo va a estar trabajando en mi caso?
  3. Cuáles son los honorarios legales?
  4. Cuáles son tus honorarios de contingencia?
  5. Quién paga por los honorarios de testigos expertos?
  6. El número de casos que son como los tuyos que han manejado?
  7. Puedes proporcionar referencias de clientes anteriores?
  8. En qué tipo de ley se han especializado?
  9. Cuál es el éxito de los clientes en casos similares?
  10. Cuánto vale la lesión que he recibido?
  11. Va a ir a juicio mi caso?
  12. Con qué frecuencia has ido a juicio?
  13. Cuál es el proceso de cómo va a seguir el caso?

El abogado de la lesión de Tampa Martin Hernandez está disponible con una simple llamada telefónica. Sólo llama a las 813-229-5353 GRATIS.

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How to Choose an Attorney

How to Choose an Attorney

What should you expect when you meet with a personal injury attorney for a free consultation? How do you choose the best lawyer for your car accident?

Tampa Attorney Martin HernandezYou may be overwhelmed when you meet with your attorney for the first time.  You should plan ahead of the meeting to get the most out of your time with the lawyer.  Do your research beforehand so that you can choose the best attorney for your needs.

Things that you should bring with you are a detailed account of the accident and any pictures that you took. If you have names and contact information witnesses, your automobile and health insurance information, the other driver’s information including insurance and any medical records relevant to the accident (doctor notes, x-rays or MRI’s). Also any citations or tickets would help.

Some questions you should have for your attorney:

  1. How long have you been practicing law?
  2. How will be working on my case?
  3. What are the legal fees?
  4. What are your contingency fees?
  5. Who pays for the expert witness fees?
  6. The number of cases that are like yours that they have handled?
  7. Can you provide references from past clients?
  8. What type of law have they specialized in?
  9. What is the success for clients in similar cases?
  10. How much is the injury that I received is worth?
  11. Will my case go to trial?
  12. How often have you gone to trial?
  13. What is the process of how the case will follow?
  14. How do you handle disagreements between yourself and clients?
  15. How long will it take to settle my case?
  16. Has the attorney ever been censured or disciplined by any legal or ethics committees in the past? If so why?

The time and place that the accident occurred. What where the weather conditions? Again if you have the names of witness and what they said, your injuries, treatment and time frame till recovery is complete according to your doctor. How have your injuries affected you (work, at home, Social life)? Give this information to your attorney.

You want to select the lawyer who understands all the nuisances of your particular situation, is experienced in the world of litigation and has a track record of winning recoveries for clients.

Double check the personal injury attorney’s credentials and confirm that they are validly licensed to practice law in your jurisdiction. You should also be aware that a court can dismiss an attorney if they have a conflict of interest that would impair their ability to represent you.

Make sure communication with your attorney does not end after the first interview. That the attorney is not contact with you about the progress in case.

 Here are some other ideas on how to choose the best lawyer.

Why hire a lawyer for your car accident?

There are many benefits to hiring a Florida personal injury lawyer if you have been hurt in an auto accident. An injury lawyer takes on the responsibility of dealing with the insurance companies and finding insurance coverage for the injured party. Also, you will not have to continue to receive constant phone calls or misleading questions from the insurance company.

How Can Tampa Attorney Martin Hernandez of Fernandez & Hernandez Help Me?

Dedicated to protecting the people, not the powerful who put profits over people, Fernandez & Hernandez established itself as a leading personal injury law firm that seeks the best recovery for the client. Our attorneys in Tampa have played a vital role in the firm’s success, recovering millions on behalf of their clients.

Our lawyers work on a contingency-fee basis, meaning they only get a fee if they successfully win your case, with the fee usually being a percentage of the settlement. Until then, you don’t have to deal with costly hourly fees, and you still get the vast resources we offer.  Also, since we don’t get paid until you get paid, we want to move your case along and obtain the highest recovery on your case.

Tampa Attorney Martin J. Hernandez

Attorney Martin J. Hernandez of Fernandez & Hernandez, LLC in Tampa provides legal representation for families in auto accident injury and wrongful death cases. Our Tampa personal injury attorneys welcome the opportunity to interview with you and your loved ones. We invite you to review our recent results from settlements to trial verdicts. Our qualifications and background are available to you as well. Our Tampa Attorneys Martin Hernandez and Daniel Fernandez are bilingual as well.  Just call us at 813-229-5353 for your free consultation.

The Tampa personal injury lawyers of Fernandez & Hernandez, serve Florida communities including Tampa, Brandon, Carrollwood, Westchase, Riverview, Temple Terrace, Pasco, Pinellas, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Lakeland, Plant City, Ruskin, Apollo Beach, Dover, Valrico, Lutz, Lakeland and many other neighborhoods in Tampa Bay area. Contact an Experienced Tampa Auto Accident Attorney from Fernandez & Hernandez Law.

If you have been involved in an Auto Accident in the Tampa Bay area, call Tampa personal injury lawyer Martin J. Hernandez of Fernandez & Hernandez for a free consultation now.  We recommend also reading his reviews on Google Reviews, Avvo and Yelp.

Call Tampa Personal Injury Attorney, Martin J. Hernandez of Fernandez & Hernandez at 813-229-5353 or read more at: www.InjuryLawyersOfTampa.com

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Drunk Driving Accident Victim

Drunk Driving Accident Victim

– By Tampa Injury Lawyer: Martin J. Hernandez, Esq.

MADD states that there were 841 deaths in 2017 in Florida.  Tampa Bay has the highest number of drunk driving arrests in all of Florida. According to responsibility.org Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities accounted for 29% of the total vehicle traffic fatalities in 2017. Between 1991 and 2017, the rate of drunk driving fatalities per 100,000 population has decreased 47% nationally, and 68% among those under 21. These statistics and others are positive indicators of the gains being made to fight drunk driving.

Your Tampa Injury Attorney, Martin Hernandez of Fernandez and Hernandez, prosecuted drunk drivers and protecting victims of drunk driving in Tampa from 2001 through 2004.  Since that time he has been fighting for victims and seeking justice for the victims of drunk driving accidents on the civil side of the equation.  In 2016, 2017, and 2018, Tampa Injury Lawyer Martin Hernandez sued drunk drivers and suspended the drunk driver’s license for 20 years.  While the government only took away the drunk driver’s privilege to drive for 20 years or until they fully compensated the victim for his or her injuries.

In Florida, driving with blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08 is considered driving under the influence, which is a crime. Many factors can affect the number of drinks it takes a driver to get to this BAC, including the driver’s weight, genetic makeup, and gender. Even if your BAC is lower than .08, you may be too inebriated to drive. Consuming alcohol can reduce a driver’s reaction time to unexpected events and can cause a driver to drive erratically.

Those charged with drunk driving in criminal court and acquitted may be surprised to find themselves still liable in civil court to anybody they injured or killed while drunk driving. The criminal and civil justice systems are separate, and the standard of proof is more stringent in criminal than it is in civil court.

In criminal courts, the burden of proof is “beyond a reasonable doubt.” Usually, by contrast, the burden of proof in a civil personal injury lawsuit is “preponderance of the evidence.” This means the plaintiff must prove a fact and damages by showing that his or her version of events is more likely than not to be accurate. Accordingly, there may be enough evidence to hold a person civilly liable for causing an injury while drunk driving, even though there is not enough evidence to prove the same person caused the accident “beyond a reasonable doubt.”

The state permits a person hurt by a drunk driver to sue not only the drunk driver but also the bar or other entity that served the drunk driver alcoholic beverages in spite of the driver’s visible or obvious intoxication. These laws are known as “dram shop liability” laws. These laws can be useful to plaintiffs because bars and other entities may have insurance policies that permit recovery even if the drunk driver is uninsured or underinsured and judgment-proof.  However pursuing a claim against a bar is very difficult under Florida’s Dram shop immunity statute to bars, but our firm has successfully collected from bars in the past.

Things that a person that has been injured by a drunk driver and can receive compensation for are:

  • Pain and suffering
  • medical expenses
  • property damage and lose
  • permanent disfigurement
  • mental anguish and emotional distress
  • lost wage
  • permanent disability

Consulting an experienced car accident lawyer after an injury caused by a drunk driver can make the complex process of making a personal injury claim easier.  An experienced personal injury attorney will conduct a thorough investigation of the facts of the accident.  The attorney will discuss preserving any and all evidence that the other driver was drunk at the time of the accident and will work to establish responsibility in order to hold the other driver accountable.

The Effect of Alcohol on Drivers

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, even a small amount of alcohol can affect a driver’s vigilance, perception, visual function and judgment. To prove that alcohol was a factor in causing the accident, our attorneys will need to establish that the driver’s intoxication had an effect on his or her ability to operate a motor vehicle safely.  Utah is now proposing a law reducing the BAC lower limit to 0.05% (nearly half of Florida’s!).

Our lawyers can interview the police officer to introduce his or her observations as evidence in your case, even if the driver’s BAC was lower than .08 percent. If the officer testifies that the driver weaved in traffic or showed other signs of intoxication, that evidence can be compelling even if the driver was not convicted of drunk driving.

Contact Our Tampa Personal Injury Attorneys`

To schedule a free initial consultation with a Tampa auto accident injury lawyer at Fernandez & Hernandez, contact us through this website or call 813-229-5353.

Although I am a Tampa Injury Attorney, I am also a father, a citizen and a driver.  Drunk driving deaths are near and dear to me.  That is why our firm proudly supports MADD and will continue supporting MADD until there are no more victims.  Read the full NHTSA report at: https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/812456

We are ready to help you.

Tampa Attorney Martin J. Hernandez

Attorney Martin J. Hernandez of Fernandez & Hernandez, LLC in Tampa provides legal representation for families in auto accident injury and wrongful death cases. Our Tampa personal injury attorneys welcome the opportunity to interview with you and your loved ones. We invite you to review our recent results from settlements to trial verdicts. Our qualifications and background are available to you as well. Our Tampa Attorneys Martin Hernandez and Daniel Fernandez are bilingual as well.  Just call us at 813-229-5353 for your free consultation.

The Tampa personal injury lawyers of Fernandez & Hernandez, serve Florida communities including Tampa, Brandon, Carrollwood, Westchase, Riverview, Temple Terrace, Pasco, Pinellas, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Lakeland, Plant City, Ruskin, Apollo Beach, Dover, Valrico, Lutz, Lakeland and many other neighborhoods in Tampa Bay area. Contact an Experienced Tampa Auto Accident Attorney from Fernandez & Hernandez Law.

If you have been involved in an Auto Accident in the Tampa Bay area, call Tampa personal injury lawyer Martin J. Hernandez of Fernandez & Hernandez for a free consultation now.  We recommend also reading his reviews on Google Reviews, Avvo and Yelp.

Call Tampa Personal Injury Attorney, Martin J. Hernandez of Fernandez & Hernandez at 813-229-5353 or read more at: www.InjuryLawyersOfTampa.com

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