If you have been seriously injured in an accident in Boca Raton, Florida, you may have the right to seek damages for your medical costs, rehabilitation expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering through a personal injury claim. The Law Offices of Oscar Syger is a personal injury claims lawyer in Boca Raton, Florida who may be able to assist you by negotiating with insurance adjusters and with making a claim from negligent parties. Our firm helps clients who have suffered injuries in a range of settings. Whether you were hurt due to a car accident, due to police misconduct, due to product liability, or due to a slip and fall through a property owner’s neglect or negligence, our personal injury claims law firm may be able to help you. Contact the Law Offices of Oscar Syger in Boca Raton, Florida today for a free, initial consultation.
What is My Personal Injury Claim Worth in Boca Raton, Florida?
If you are facing the stress of high medical bills following an accident, are struggling to make ends meet because you have had to miss time from work after suffering an injury, or are facing a long course of rehabilitation or disability after a car accident or slip and fall, you might be wondering whether you have the right to make a personal injury claim and may also be wondering what your claim might be worth. The Law Offices of Oscar Syger are personal injury claims lawyers in Boca Raton, Florida who can review the details of your case, evaluate your losses, and provide you with an estimate of what your case might be worth. Every case is unique. Here are some of the factors that the Law Offices of Oscar Syger can consider when evaluating the value of your claim:
- Percentage of Negligence. Under Florida law, if another party is at fault in any way for an accident or injury you have suffered, you are entitled to seek damages for your losses, proportional to the percentage of fault the negligent party holds. This means that even if another party is only 1% at fault, a victim would be able to claim 1% of the total damages suffered. Of course, seldom is another party only 1% at fault, and determining degrees of fault is often handled by an injury claims lawyer or insurance adjuster. However, why would anyone seek damages if another party’s fault is low? Consider a person who has suffered a very serious injury, like spinal cord injury. This kind of injury can result in permanent disability, loss of mobility, and may require a life-long course of nursing and care. According to the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, the cost of living with high tetraplegia spinal cord injury can cost as much as $1,064,716 in the first year alone, and $184,891 in following years. Even just one percent of these figures can add up to a settlement in excess of $10,000. This money could make a difference in the lives of the disabled individual and his or her family, by paying for modifications to a vehicle or paying for wheelchairs and other equipment. One of the ways a personal injury claim law firm can help you is by evaluating your case and by building a strong case regarding the role of negligence the other party might have played in your claim. The Law Offices of Oscar Syger can both negotiate with adjusters and the negligent party, or pursue litigation to support your case.
- Medical Costs and Rehabilitation Expenses. The Law Offices of Oscar Syger can review your medical bills to estimate your losses. Our personal injury claims lawyer can also speak to experts, look at your medical diagnosis, and estimate the potential future medical expenses and rehabilitation costs you might incur as a result of your accident.
- Lost Wages. If you have had to miss time from work during your rehabilitation period, you may also be entitled to seek damages for these losses. The value of your lost wages claim will depend on how long you will be out of work and your salary. If you have become disabled as a result of your accident, or if you will miss time from work in the future as a result of your injury, the Law Offices of Oscar Syger is a personal injury claims lawyer who can estimate the value of future lost wages as well.
- Pain and Suffering. One of the more subjective aspects of any personal injury claim are pain and suffering damages. However, pain and suffering is very real. A father who can no longer play catch with his son, suffers as a result. An active runner who can no longer run marathons or participate in her active lifestyle can suffer immensely after an accident. Pain and suffering damages are estimated using special formulas that take into account the value of your medical bills and the seriousness of your injury. The more serious or permanent your injury, the more money you might be entitled to seek in pain and suffering damages.
These are just some of the factors that can impact your personal injury claim in Boca Raton, Florida. If you have been seriously injured, the Law Offices of Oscar Syger is a personal injury claims lawyer who can negotiate with insurance adjusters and seek damages from negligent parties following your accident. Contact our firm today for a free initial consultation and to learn more about your rights.
Make Your Personal Injury Claim Today
You may only have a limited amount of time to make a personal injury claim following an accident in Boca Raton, Florida. The Law Offices of Oscar Syger is a personal injury claims law firm that may be able to help you with your claim. Our firm can provide you with a free initial consultation during which we can evaluate your case, estimate the value of your claim, and let you know whether you have a case that may be worth pursuing. Contact our firm today to learn more.