Fort Lauderdale, Florida Injury Lawyer
Personal injury law is the primary area of practice at Attorneys Jo Ann Hoffman and Associates, P.A. Our lawyers have over 70 years of combined experience in providing competent and compassionate legal representation to people in Fort Lauderdale, Florida who have suffered personal injuries. Our office is located on the Intracoastal Waterway, just minutes from the beach. If you are a resident of Fort Lauderdale, Florida who has suffered a personal injury, we empathize with you and your loved ones. We understand that personal injuries often not only affect the person injured, but also that person's family and friends who must help the one injured to cope with both the physical and emotional trauma of a personal injury. Because we believe that it is so important that the people of the Fort Lauderdale community obtain medical care for their injuries, we ask you to contact us as soon as possible if you have been injured. We want to protect your legal rights and help you and your loved ones in any way that we can. If you were visiting beautiful Fort Lauderdale from out of town but were unfortunately injured here during your visit, do not worry. We represent people injured in the State of Florida, regardless of where they live or move.
Personal injury law covers a wide array of cases, including medical malpractice, nursing home neglect, slip-and-fall and trip-and-fall (types of "premises liability" cases), products liability (defective products that cause unnecessary injury even when properly used), all types of vehicle accidents, and wrongful death. There are a significant number of personal injury incidents in Fort Lauderdale, Florida each year.
At Attorneys Jo Ann Hoffman and Associates, P.A., we are very familiar with the laws in this area and are ready to represent you. Our skilled lawyers handle products liability cases, slip-and-fall and trip-and-fall cases, and nursing home neglect cases. We also handle various types of medical malpractice cases, including:
- Surgical Mistakes
- Medical Misdiagnosis
- Medication Errors
- Birth Injuries
We handle the following types of vehicle accident cases as well:
- Car Accidents
- Large Truck Accidents
- Bus Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Bicycle Accidents
- Drunk Driving Accidents
- Airplane Accidents
- Train Accidents
Additionally, we provide legal representation and counsel for very specific kinds of injuries which often result from the above types of vehicle accidents, such as:
If you have been involved in a vehicle accident, following are some useful resources:
If you were in Fort Lauderdale, Florida when you were injured, please call us right away. If you are involved in a vehicle accident, always call 911 first to receive immediate medical attention and to alert the police to the accident. A police report is the first step to the successful resolution of a personal injury case resulting from a vehicle accident. Furthermore, the pursuing of a claim for injuries in certain types of personal injury cases must be initiated as soon as possible following the date of the injury. For example, in Florida, medical malpractice cases are subject to a two (2) year statute of limitations. This means that your medical malpractice case must be commenced within two (2) years of the date of your medical injury, otherwise you are forever prohibited by law from bringing your case after that time period has expired.
Call our lawyers at Attorneys Jo Ann Hoffman and Associates, P.A. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at (954) 772-2644 today. We make it our goal to answer your questions promptly. Do you think you have a case? If so, please complete our CONTACT US form and email it to our office. Please remember that we accept all of our cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that we never charge you any fees or costs unless we recover monies from the defendants or their insurance companies. Additionally, our consultations are always free. We await your call and look forward to representing you.
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