What are the most common types of injuries in a rear-end collision?

What are the most common types of injuries in a rear-end collision?

By: Your Tampa Auto Accident Attorney, Martin J. Hernandez, Esq.

There are many types of injuries people suffer in a car accident, particularly in rear-end collision.  Rear-end accidents often take victims by surprise, throwing them backwards and then forwards.  This happens suddenly as they idle at a stop light or coming to a stop in traffic. While many rear-end accidents allow the victims to walk away with no injuries at all, there are several common injuries that can be very serious and sometimes manifest (develop) overtime.

These are the five most common injuries sustained in a rear-end car accident.

Soft Tissue

One of the most common auto accident injuries, flexion/extension injuries occur to the soft issue of the spine, caused by extreme jolting of the body. This type of injury takes fairly heavy trauma, as many people endure roller coasters and sudden fall without problem. The body is able to handle normal movements and even movements slightly outside the extreme, but when a car unexpectedly rams into your car, even at low speeds, the sudden snapping of your head forward and back can place unusual pressure on your spine, causing damage.

Symptoms of these injuries include pain between the shoulder blades or neck, headaches, dizziness, and even vision impairment. Because of the adrenaline rushing through your body immediately following your accident, you may not experience symptoms right away. In fact, some victims do not realize they have this injury for days (or even weeks) following an accident. Because these injuries can cause very painful symptoms, experts recommend seeking medical help as soon as symptoms begin.  Don’t forget about Florida’s 14-day rule.

Herniation

Herniation occurs when the outer fiber surrounding a disk becomes torn, usually due to trauma. A patient can experience a herniated disk in the cervical or thoracic region, but spinal disk herniations usually occur in the lumbar region. In serious cases, a patient may experience severe back pain, numbness, tingling, and, in some cases, paralysis.

Brain Injury

This is a less common type of rear-end auto accident injury, with neck and back injuries far more common. Brain injuries most often happen in front-end and side collisions, where more direct impact usually occurs. If a passenger or driver in the impacted car is not wearing a seatbelt, there is a higher risk of brain injury, especially if the head hits something. While traumatic brain injury may not be as common as spinal injuries in rear-end collision, they can be extremely severe when they do occur, with victims risking permanent damage and even death.

Broken Bones

Many people think a broken leg or arm is nothing severe. Simply set it in a cast and heal within a specified period of time. However, bone breakages can be extremely severe, especially in the case of rear-end auto accidents. Broken bones can lead to complications such as injuries to organs and incorrectly fused bones, leading to lifelong limb deformity. Even in the case where a bone heals correctly, the patient may continue to experience decreased functionality in that particular limb, sometimes permanently.

Concussion

With any head trauma, medical personnel will watch for symptoms of a concussion. As with the aforementioned brain injury, a concussion is most often at risk in a rear-end collision if the accident victim’s head struck something, like the dashboard or windshield. A concussion occurs when a person’s brain strikes his or her skull, causing an injury. Concussions are like other auto accident injuries in that they don’t necessarily reveal themselves at the scene of the crash. In fact, physicians will often recommend family members watch head trauma victims for at least the twenty-four hours following an accident.

Symptoms include headaches, blurred vision, dizziness, inability to concentrate, and sensitivity to sounds and light. At first suspicion of a concussion, a patient should seek medical treatment immediately, as serious complications could follow.

According to data from the National Traffic Safety Bureau (NTSB), in 2012 alone, there were “more than 1.7 million rear-end crashes… resulting in more than 1,700 fatalities and 500,000 injured people.”

This makes rear-end collisions one of the most common types of auto accidents in the country, and a leading cause of accidental injuries. These injuries cost Americans millions of dollars in medical fees, rehabilitation, and lost wages every year.

If you’ve been in a rear-end auto accident, consider that symptoms can lead to permanent damage if left unchecked. It’s vital to watch for symptoms of head injury or back injury and seek medical attention if you suspect serious damage has occurred.

If you do not have a doctor to evaluate and treat you for your injuries from your car accident (rear-end collision), ask us today for a list of doctors near you (home or work).

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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Víctima de un accidente de conducción borracho (DUI) en Tampa, Florida

Víctima de un accidente de conducción borracho (DUI) en Tampa, Florida

Por tu abogado de la lesión de Tampa, Martin Hernandez

Todos sabemos que ” beber y conducir ” o ” conducir borracho ” o ” conducción alterada ” o ” conducción ebria ” es ilegal. Francamente, no hay excusa para este tipo de comportamiento y tiene que parar. Nuestra firma ha sido reconocida como madd hillsborough por nuestra lucha por las víctimas del DUI. Nuestra lucha es con el conductor dañado y su pobre elección para poner a todo el mundo en peligro.

Cuán agresivo y persistente somos? Lea más abajo para una historia en cuanto a lo lejos que iremos.

En Florida, se presume que un conductor está legalmente intoxicado si tienen un contenido de alcohol en sangre. 08 por ciento o más. Sin embargo, incluso una pequeña cantidad de drogas o alcohol puede afectar a la capacidad de una persona para conducir de forma segura. Por ejemplo, bajo la ley de florida corresponde a un jurado determinar si está discapacitado (cuestión de hecho) si su contenido en alcohol en sangre es entre a. 05 y. 08, pero por encima de. 08 se presume que está afectado.

Si usted ha sido herido en un accidente relacionado con el alcohol, contacte con nuestros abogados de accidentes de auto para una consulta inicial gratuita sobre sus derechos y opciones. En Fernández Y Hernández, nuestros abogados del accidente de dui representan a víctimas de conductores discapacitados en tampa y otras comunidades en Florida.

Incluso si el conductor borracho evita la persecución penal, la introducción de pruebas del uso del alcohol del otro conductor puede tener efecto en un caso civil de lesiones personales. A los jurados no les gusta cuando la gente bebe y conduce, y eso puede ser un factor para determinar la cantidad de compensación que le conceden a la víctima. Nuestra empresa contrata principalmente a antiguos fiscales porque saben cómo tratar casos y perseguir conductores ebrios hasta el máximo alcance de la ley.

Resultado reciente del caso

Caso de accidente de motocicleta dañado por accidente de motocicleta

La Firma Fernández & Hernández tomó el caso de un joven estudiante de enfermería. Este estudiante de enfermería estaba en la parte trasera de la moto de su novio cuando un conductor discapacitado se detuvo delante de la moto y noqueó a nuestro cliente y a su novio de la moto. Nuestro Cliente sufrió trauma craneal severo, lesiones faciales y numerosas lesiones ortopédicas. Estuvo en coma durante 6 semanas. Después de una investigación, las fuerzas del orden retiraron los cargos por conducir ebrio debido a la falta de pruebas. Debido a que sentimos una injusticia, hemos demandado al conductor discapacitado a obtuvo un veredicto por 10.8 millones de dólares. Debido a que el trier de hecho ha determinado que el alcohol era un factor, esta sentencia no puede ser descargada en quiebra. También hemos notificado a los dhsmv y han suspendido su licencia de conducir durante 20 años. Nunca dejamos de perseguir la justicia para nuestro cliente. Eso es ser tenaz.

El efecto del alcohol en los conductores

De acuerdo con la administración nacional de seguridad vial, incluso una pequeña cantidad de alcohol puede afectar a la vigilancia, la percepción, la función visual y el juicio del conductor. Para probar que el alcohol era un factor para causar el accidente, nuestros abogados tendrán que demostrar que la intoxicación del conductor tuvo un efecto en su capacidad de operar un vehículo de motor de forma segura.

Nuestros abogados pueden entrevistar al oficial de policía para presentar sus observaciones como evidencia en su caso, incluso si el alcohol del conductor era inferior. 08 por ciento. Si el oficial testifica que el conductor tejido en el tráfico o mostró otros signos de intoxicación, esa evidencia puede ser convincente incluso si el conductor no fue condenado por conducir ebrio.

Contacte con nuestros abogados de lesiones personales de Tampa

Para programar una consulta inicial gratuita con un abogado de accidentes de accidente de Tampa En Fernández & Hernández, contacte con nosotros a través de este sitio web o llame al 813-229-5353.

Estamos listos para ayudarte.

Abogado de Tampa Martin J. Hernández

El Abogado Martin J. Hernández de Fernández & Hernández, llc en tampa proporciona representación legal para las familias en accidentes de auto accidente y casos de muerte por negligencia. Nuestros abogados de las lesiones personales de tampa les dan la oportunidad de entrevistar a usted y a sus seres queridos. Le invitamos a revisar nuestros recientes resultados de los asentamientos a los veredictos de juicio. Nuestras calificaciones y antecedentes también están disponibles para usted. Nuestros abogados de Tampa, Martin Hernández y Daniel Fernández también son bilingües. Sólo nos llama a las 813-229-5353 para su consulta gratuita.

Los Abogados de la lesión personal de Tampa de Fernández & Hernández, sirven a las comunidades de florida incluyendo tampa, Brandon, carolwood, westchase, riverview, temple terrace, Pasco, pinellas, ST. Petersburg, Clearwater, lakeland, ciudad de las plantas, ruskin, apollo beach, Dover, Valencia, lutz, lakeland y muchos otros barrios en la zona de tampa bay. Contacte con un experimentado abogado de accidentes de Tampa de la ley Fernández & Hernández.

Si ha estado involucrado en un accidente de auto en la zona de tampa bay, llame al abogado de daños personales de Tampa, Martin J. Hernández de Fernández & Hernández para una consulta gratuita ahora. Recomendamos también leer sus comentarios en google reseñas, avo y yelp.

Llama al abogado de lesiones personales de Tampa, Martin J. Hernández de Fernández & Hernández a las 813-229-5353 o leer más en:

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Victim of Drunk Driving (DUI) Accident in Tampa, Florida

Victim of Drunk Driving (DUI) Accident in Tampa, Florida

By your Tampa Injury Attorney, Martin Hernandez

We all know that “drinking and driving” or “Drunk driving” or “Impaired Driving” or “buzzed driving” is illegal.  Frankly, there is no excuse for this type of behavior and it needs to stop.  Our firm has been recognized the MADD Hillsborough for our fight for victims of DUI.  Our fight is with the impaired driver and his or her poor choice to put everybody in danger.

How aggressive and persistent are we? –
Read below for a story as to how far we will go.

In Florida, a driver is presumed legally intoxicated if they have a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or higher. However, even a small amount of drugs or alcohol can impair a person’s ability to drive safely.  For example, under Florida law it is up to a jury to determine if you are impaired (factual question) if your blood alcohol content is between a .05 and .08, but above a .08 you are presumed impaired.

If you have been injured in an alcohol-related accident, contact our auto accident lawyers for a free initial consultation about your rights and options.  At Fernandez and Hernandez, our DUI accident attorneys represent victims of impaired drivers in Tampa and other communities in Florida.

Even if the drunk driver avoids criminal prosecution, introducing evidence of the other driver’s alcohol use can have an effect on a civil personal injury case. Juries don’t like it when people drink and drive, and that can be a factor in determining how much compensation they award to the victim.  Our firm predominantly hires former prosecutors because they know how to try cases and pursue drunk drivers to the fullest extent of the law.

Recent Case Result

Motorcycle Accident Impaired Driver Injury Case

 The Fernandez & Hernandez firm took the case of a young nursing student.  This nursing student was on the back of her boyfriend’s motorcycle when an impaired driver pulled out in front of the motorcycle and knocked our client and her boyfriend off of the motorcycle. Our client suffered severe head trauma, facial injuries and numerous orthopedic injuries.  She was in a coma for 6 weeks. After an investigation, law enforcement dropped the DUI charges because of lack of evidence.  Because we felt an injustice, we sued the impaired driver an obtained a verdict for $10.8 million.  Because the trier of fact made specific finding that alcohol was a factor, this judgment cannot be discharged in bankruptcy.  We also notified the DHSMV and they suspended her driver’s license for 20 years.  We never stopped pursuing justice for our client.  That’s being tenacious.

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.

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 an Tampa auto accident injury lawyer at Fernandez & Hernandez, contact us through this website or call 813-229-5353.

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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Accidente de coche de Tampa

Accidente de coche de Tampa

Los accidentes de coche son un gran dolor. Tanto literal como figurativamente. Todo al respecto. De ser herido, de los salarios perdidos o de perder el uso de su coche. Ir por la bahía de tampa sin un coche es realmente un dolor.
Una de las cosas más lejos de su mente podría estar comprando un abogado, pero un abogado puede ayudarle a recuperar dinero por su propiedad dañada o destruida, sus gastos médicos, y tal vez incluso los honorarios legales de su abogado. Cuanto antes hable con un profesional legal, lo más probable es que proteja sus derechos y consiga la ayuda que necesita.

Podemos ayudar.

Cuáles son algunas buenas razones para contratar a un abogado de accidentes de accidente de Tampa?

Mientras que la situación legal de cada persona es diferente, findlaw ha enumerado las diez primeras razones cuando realmente debería contratar a un abogado:
1. La Ley es complicada. Si usted no es abogado, probablemente no tiene ningún negocio actuando como uno en ciertos casos. Incluso los abogados experimentados no suelen representarse a sí mismos en los tribunales. Un caso sólido puede deshacerse rápidamente sin la ayuda de un abogado entrenado y emocionalmente independiente. Del mismo modo, no contratar a un abogado al iniciar un negocio, revisar un contrato o embarcarse en otros esfuerzos con posibles ramificaciones jurídicas puede dar lugar a escollos evitables.
2. No tener un abogado puede realmente costarle más. Qué está en juego? Un caso penal puede determinar si pasa o no tiempo tras las rejas, mientras que un caso civil podría hacerte daño financieramente. Además, muchos abogados civiles no ganan ni un centavo a menos que ganen tu caso. Además, usted puede ser capaz de reclamar honorarios legales como demandante en un caso civil, así que contratar a un abogado puede realmente ahorrar o hacer dinero.
3. Abogados saben cómo desafiar (y a veces suprimir) las pruebas. Puede que ni siquiera sepa que una pieza clave de evidencia en su contra fue obtenida indebidamente o que el testimonio de un testigo contradice una declaración anterior. Y el laboratorio del crimen maneja adecuadamente las pruebas en cada paso del camino? Su abogado lo va a descubrir.
4. Abogados entienden cómo archivar correctamente los documentos judiciales y manejar otros procedimientos legales. Si usted no es abogado, usted puede luchar con los plazos y el protocolo para llenar adecuadamente y presentar ciertos documentos legales. Una presentación tardía o incorrecta podría descarrilar su caso, retrasar un procedimiento legal determinado o algo peor – que el caso se lanzado totalmente (y no a su favor).
5. Porque no conoces a ningún testigo experto o detectives privados. Los abogados dependen de una extensa red de profesionales para ayudar a los casos de sus clientes. La mayoría de los no abogados no conocen personalmente los tipos de profesionales que pueden ayudar con el descubrimiento o impugnación de pruebas o testimonios por parte de la parte contraria.
6. No estás seguro de cómo declararte — o qué es un ” ALEGATO — Declararse culpable no es la única opción, incluso si hay pruebas que apuntan directamente hacia ti. Un abogado que entienda la ley estará mejor situado para explicar sus opciones y puede ayudarle a evitar sanciones potencialmente severas incluso antes de que comience un juicio penal.
7. Porque probablemente es mejor evitar los problemas en primer lugar en lugar de tratar de arreglar una vez que surjan. Puede que hayas oído el dicho ” una onza de prevención vale una libra de cura?” bueno, contratar a un abogado en muchos casos te ayudará a evitar posibles dolores de cabeza legales por el camino. Realmente entiendes la buena impresión de ese contrato que estás firmando? Un abogado lo hará.
8. Un buen abogado puede conseguir una buena oferta de acuerdo o un acuerdo de culpabilidad, si es necesario. Un abogado experimentado probablemente ha visto casos similares a los suyos o al menos sabe lo suficiente para hacer una conjetura calculada acerca de cómo podría resolver en el juicio. A veces un acuerdo es la mejor opción, mientras que otras veces tiene más sentido ver tu caso a través del juicio. Un abogado también puede ayudar a negociar un acuerdo justo con la parte contraria.
9. La otra parte tiene representación legal. Por lo general, los no abogados están en desventaja cuando se enfrentan al abogado contrario o hacen negocios con otra parte que tiene un abogado legal. Como ya se ha explicado, la ley es complicada y un abogado que representa a su adversario (o incluso un partido no contradictorio que entra en un acuerdo legal con usted) se aprovecha de esta desigualdad.
10. los abogados a menudo ofrecen una consulta inicial gratuita. Dado que muchos abogados se reúnen con usted gratis durante una consulta cara a cara, realmente no hay ningún daño en hablar con uno. No sólo una consulta gratuita te dará una idea del tipo de caso que tienes, sino que te ayudará a decidir si realmente necesitas contratar a un abogado.

En resumen, nos contrata y lo considera hecho. Las compañías de seguros tienen abogados y tasadores trabajando agresivamente para representar sus intereses. No deberías?

Información sobre la contratación de un abogado de accidente de coche de Tampa, incluyendo razones por las que necesitas un abogado, qué buscar en un abogado, cuándo y cómo encontrar un abogado de accidentes, y las preguntas correctas para preguntar pueden ser encontradas en InjuryLawyersOfTampa.com

Abogado de daños de Tampa, Martin J. Hernández

El Abogado Martin J. Hernández de Fernández & Hernández, llc en tampa proporciona representación legal para las familias en accidentes de auto accidente y casos de muerte por negligencia. Nuestros abogados de las lesiones personales de tampa les dan la oportunidad de entrevistar a usted y a sus seres queridos. Le invitamos a revisar nuestros recientes resultados de los asentamientos a los veredictos de juicio. Nuestras calificaciones y antecedentes también están disponibles para usted. Nuestros abogados de Tampa, Martin Hernández y Daniel Fernández también son bilingües. Sólo nos llama a las 813-229-5353 para su consulta gratuita.

Los Abogados de la lesión personal de Tampa de Fernández & Hernández, sirven a las comunidades de florida incluyendo tampa, Brandon, carolwood, westchase, riverview, temple terrace, Pasco, pinellas, ST. Petersburg, Clearwater, lakeland, ciudad de las plantas, ruskin, apollo beach, Dover, Valencia, lutz, lakeland y muchos otros barrios en la zona de tampa bay. Contacte con un experimentado abogado de accidentes de Tampa de la ley Fernández & Hernández.

Si ha estado involucrado en un accidente de auto en la zona de tampa bay, llame al abogado de daños personales de Tampa, Martin J. Hernández de Fernández & Hernández para una consulta gratuita ahora. Recomendamos también leer sus comentarios en google reseñas, avo y yelp.

Llama al abogado de lesiones personales de Tampa, Martin J. Hernández de Fernández & Hernández a las 813-229-5353 o leer más en: www.InjuryLawyersOfTampa.com

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Tampa Car Accident Legal Help

Tampa Car Accident Legal Help

Car accidents are a big pain. Both literally and figuratively.  Everything about it.  From being injured, lost wages or to you losing the use of your car.  Getting around Tampa Bay without a car is truly a pain.

One of the furthest things from your mind might be shopping for a lawyer, but an attorney can help you recover money for your damaged or destroyed property, your medical expenses, and maybe even your attorney’s legal fees. The sooner you speak with a legal professional, the more likely you are to protect your rights and get the help you need.

We can help.

What are some good reasons to hire a Tampa Auto Accident Injury Attorney?

While each person’s legal situation is different, Findlaw listed the top ten reasons when you really should hire a lawyer:

  1. The law is complicated. If you are not a lawyer you probably have no business acting like one in certain instances. Even experienced lawyers typically do not represent themselves in court. A solid case can quickly unravel without the help of a trained and emotionally detached attorney. Similarly, failing to hire a lawyer when starting a business, reviewing a contract or embarking on other endeavors with potential legal ramifications can result in otherwise avoidable pitfalls.
  2. Not having a lawyer may actually cost you more. What is at stake? A criminal case may determine whether or not you spend time behind bars, while a civil case could hurt you financially. Besides, many civil attorneys don’t collect a dime unless they win your case. Also, you may be able to claim legal fees as a plaintiff in a civil case, so hiring a lawyer can actually save or make you money.
  3. Lawyers know how to challenge (and sometimes suppress) evidence. You may not even know that a key piece of evidence against you was improperly obtained or that the testimony of a witness contradicts an earlier statement. And did the crime lab properly handle the evidence every step of the way? Your attorney will find out.
  4. Attorneys understand how to properly file court documents and handle other legal procedures. If you’re not an attorney, you may struggle with the deadlines and protocol for properly filling out and filing certain legal documents. One late or incorrect filing could derail your case, delay a given legal procedure or worse – have the case thrown out altogether (and not in your favor).
  5. Because you don’t know any expert witnesses or private detectives. Attorneys depend on an extended network of professionals to help their clients’ cases. Most non-attorneys do not personally know the types of professionals who can help with discovery or challenge evidence or testimony by the opposing party.
  6. You’re not sure how to plead — or what a ‘pleading’ is? Pleading guilty is not the only choice, even if there is evidence pointing directly at you. An attorney who understands the law will be best situated to explain your options and can help you avoid potentially severe penalties even before a criminal trial begins.
  7. Because it is probably better to avoid problems in the first place rather than try to fix them once they arise. You may have heard the saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure?” Well, hiring a lawyer in many instances will help you avoid potential legal headaches down the road. Do you really understand the fine print of that contract you are signing? A lawyer will.
  8. A good lawyer can strike up a good settlement offer or plea bargain, if necessary. An experienced lawyer probably has seen cases similar to yours or at least knows enough to make a calculated guess about how it might resolve at trial. Sometimes a settlement is the best choice, while other times it makes more sense to see your case through to trial. An attorney also can help negotiate a fair settlement with the opposing party.
  9. The other party has legal representation. Non-attorneys are generally at a disadvantage when squaring off against opposing counsel or doing business with another party that has legal counsel. As explained above, the law is complicated and an attorney representing your adversary (or even a non-adversarial party entering into a legal agreement with you) will take advantage of this inequity.
  10. Lawyers often provide a free initial consultation. Since many attorneys will meet with you for free during a face-to-face consultation, there is really no harm in talking with one. Not only will a free consultation give you an idea of the type of case you have, it will help you decide whether you actually need to hire a lawyer.

In short, hire us and consider it done.  Insurance companies have attorneys and adjusters working aggressively to represent their interests.  Shouldn’t you?

Information on hiring a Tampa car accident attorney, including reasons why you need a lawyer, what to look for in an attorney, when and how to find an accident lawyer, and the right questions to ask can all be found at InjuryLawyersOfTampa.com

Tampa Injury 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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Personal Injury

Personal Injury

– by Tampa Personal Injury Attorney, Martin J. Hernandez

Tampa Bay Area Personal Injury Lawyer

The Personal Injury and wrongful death attorneys at the Fernandez & Hernandez know what to do to help you and your family following any kind of accident.

Fernandez & Hernandez is a well-known personal injury law firm located in Tampa, Florida that represents clients in all types of accident, injury, and wrongful death claims.  We give each client the attention and guidance needed to obtain the compensation they deserve.  Our Tampa Bay personal injury lawyers help clients in all phases of injury and wrongful death claims from initial investigation through trial and appellate proceedings.

Auto accidents are responsible for a large number of personal injuries each year. If you or friend or a family member has experienced a personal injury from the negligence of another please call Martin J. Hernandez of Fernandez & Hernandez immediately for assistance in receiving the representation you need and deserve.  The experienced personal injury lawyers at Fernandez & Hernandez provide you with top rated legal representation when you have been injured and need immediate financial compensation after an auto accident.

Most vehicle accidents, such as car accidents, truck accidents, and motorcycle accidents, commonly involve the same type of injury.

  • Bodily injury – vehicle accidents may result in a wide range of bodily injuries, including broken bones, spinal cord trauma, brain injuries and skull fractures.
  • Permanent Disability – vehicle accidents may result in permanent disabilities, including difficulty standing, walking and exercising.
  • Disfigurement – vehicle accidents may result in disfiguring injuries, such as scars caused by the accident and the mental anguish associated with the scaring.
  • Pain and suffering – past and future pain caused by your injuries.
  • Mental anguish – vehicle accidents often damage mental health by causing long-term panic, anxiety, depression, and grief.
  • Loss of enjoyment in life – vehicle accidents may result in injuries and trauma from the accident that can leave you unable to enjoy your life as you did before the crash.
  • Loss of consortium – vehicle accidents may damage relationships. If you’re in a loving, stable marriage and are suddenly unable to provide help, solace, and companionship to your partner because of your injuries, you may have a right to compensation.

Most vehicle accidents, such as car accidents, truck accidents, and motorcycle accidents, commonly involve the same type of financial claims.

  • Medical expenses – hospital and emergency room charges, ambulance fees, physical therapy, medical equipment, and consultations with health care professionals.
  • Lost wages and lost earning capacity – money you would have earned had you been able to work.
  • Household services – home health care and hiring outside help to maintain your home.
  • Future medical expenses – your injuries may require medical attention throughout the years.

The experienced personal injury attorneys at Fernandez & Hernandez can calculate and help determine what compensatory damages and expenses are fair for your medical treatment, lost income, property damage, pain and suffering, and mental anguish. If the party responsible for your injuries is found to be especially negligent and careless, punitive damages may be awarded.

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.

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