Personal Injury Lawyer in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Personal injury lawsuits are filed by people (or their representatives) injured due to the negligence of someone else. The injury may be either physical or emotional, and it can arise from a variety of sources or types of conduct. Some of the most common types of personal injury cases include slip and fall, automobile accidents, assaults and battery, medical malpractice, and product liability. In these cases, an experienced and skilled personal injury lawyer can help. In general, the goal of a personal injury action is to determine who was responsible and to compel the responsible party to compensate the injured person for the losses sustained

Automobile Accidents

Personal injury as a result of an automobile accident often result in overwhelming physical, emotional and financial damage. Our firm will ensure that your pain and suffering is as little as possible. You don’t pay any fees or costs unless we recover money for you. Should the insurance carrier decide not to settle your claim, we evaluate your case and decide whether to pursue the action in court.

Premises Liability

Trip/Slip & Fall

Often times it is quite easy to disregard an injury caused by tripping and falling because you are embarrassed or simply because you believe that you were at fault or clumsy. At the law firm of Lauriston Law Firm we take slip and fall accidents seriously. Slip and fall accidents often occur because the premises owner failed to maintain his/her property in a safe manner. Some of the ways the property owner can fail to maintain a safe premises include: slippery or wet surfaces, loose rugs, carpeting or floorboards, and uneven walkways. After evaluating your case, the attorneys at the law offices of Lauriston Law Firm can determine whether the owner of the premises can be held liable for your sustained injuries.

Dog Bites

In Florida, with a few exceptions, the owner of a dog is strictly liable for injuries sustained by others as a result of injuries and damages caused by their dog. Certain counties have additional safeguards against various breeds of dogs that have been deemed vicious and are illegal to own. Dog bites, not only cause physical damages, but the victims oftentimes also suffer from severe emotional trauma. The victim of a dog bite is usually faced with exorbitant medical bills, counseling, and permanent scarring. It is crucial following a dog attack to preserve evidence and consult an attorney regarding compensation for your injuries. If you have any questions regarding an animal attack, contact the attorneys at the law offices of Lauriston Law Firm for a free initial consultation.

Wrongful Death

If a loved one or family member died as a result of another’s negligence there may be a wrongful death action on behalf of the survivors. If you suspect that wrongful conduct caused the death of your loved one, call us immediately for a consultation to protect your legal rights, preserve the evidence and seek justice.

If you or someone you know has been injured by the careless actions of another, contact a personal injury lawyer at Lauriston Law Firm at once to find out how we can help you preserve your rights.