If you were in a pedestrian accident in Miami Beach, FL, you may feel overwhelmed. You don’t deserve to suffer due to someone else’s actions. The legal team at the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine can get you the compensation you deserve, so you can focus on healing.
Call 1-800-747-3733 to set up a complimentary consult with a pedestrian accident lawyer in Miami Beach, FL.
We Take on Pedestrian Accidents Cases in Florida
The details of your pedestrian accident case are an important factor in building your case. Investigating these details allows us to better understand and establish fault so we can pursue the compensation that you deserve.
Types of Pedestrian Accidents
There are several types of pedestrian accidents, including:
- Improper vehicle repairs
- Failure to maintain city roads and sidewalks
- Failure to comply Florida’s pedestrian laws
- Failure to comply with street signs
- Distracted driving
- Driving under the influence
Florida’s No-Fault Coverage Laws
Florida is a no-fault coverage state, which means that every automobile drive must carry no-fault insurance coverage. In the event of a car accident, we will assist you in filing a claim with your insurance provider, regardless of who was at fault.
Florida’s no-fault laws also cover pedestrian accidents, which means you have a right to compensation for your damages even if you were not operating a vehicle. You may be eligible for compensation even if you don’t even own a car.
Call a pedestrian accident kawyer in Miami Beach, FL, today at the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine at 1-800-747-3733.
Recoverable Damages Under a No-Fault Policy
Suffering a pedestrian accident can be expensive. You are often left with expensive medical bills and you might be unable to work.
Our pedestrian accident lawyers will assist you in recovering the following types of costs:
- Medical costs (past, present, and future)
- Prescription costs
- Lost wages
- Loss of employment benefits
- Pain and suffering
- Diminished earning capacity
Pure Comparative Negligence Laws
Because Florida is a pure comparative negligence state, it is important that we demonstrate the negligent activities of the other party. It is still possible to seek compensation if another party held most of the fault.
We will assist you in establishing fault by collecting crucial documents and, if necessary, recreating the scene of the accident.
We will also establish fault by collecting the following types of documents:
- Police reports
- Auto damage reports
- Witness statements
- Statements of the driver and pedestrian
- Medical records
- Photographs or video of the accident
Florida’s Statute of Limitations for Pedestrian Accidents
To protect your right to compensation, we must stay within Florida’s time limits for filing a pedestrian accident case. Florida law requires we file a pedestrian accident case within four years from the date of the accident.
Failing to meet these timelines can deem you ineligible for compensation. We recommend contacting a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible at the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine at 1-800-747-3733 to get your case started.
How We Can Assist You with Your Pedestrian Accident Case
You shouldn’t have to suffer due to someone else’s actions. You focus on getting better, we will take care of everything else, including filing your claim, establishing fault, and more.
The details of your case will determine the appropriate legal steps. The complimentary and confidential consultation gives us the opportunity to get to know you and better understand the details of your accident.
To be eligible for compensation, it is important that we follow Florida’s legal requirements. We can assist you by navigating the complex legal process while you focus on improving your health.
We are familiar with the filing requirements and will collect all the necessary document needed to establish fault. Our team of pedestrian accident lawyers will work to recover the compensation that you deserve.
File Your Claim
We understand how challenging it can be to manage medical appointments while also navigating the legal process. Our team will manage filing any claims with your insurance provider while also collecting the necessary documents that they require. We can also help you with filing a third-party case.
Manage Communication with Your Insurance Company
Sometimes insurance providers have strict filing requirements that can make the process even more overwhelming. They might require that you see a specific physician. You don’t have to navigate this process alone. We will handle all communication with the insurance companies and work to ensure that you recover the damages you deserve.
Calculate Damages / Negotiate Settlement Offers
Calculating damages is a crucial step in determining a reasonable settlement amount. While some costs may be simple to calculate, like medical bills and lost wages, calculating damages like pain and suffering and loss of consortium can be more challenging.
Settlement offers make sense in some pedestrian accident cases. We will help you calculate your damages and negotiate settlement offers on your behalf. If a settlement offer does not appropriately cover your damages, we can fight for you in court.
Why You Should Consider a Pedestrian Accident Lawyer in Miami Beach, FL
One minute you are walking down Ocean Drive enjoying the beautiful view and the next, you are hit by a distracted driver. What now? Who will cover your medical costs and loss of wages? It is only right that the responsible party pays for your injuries. Our pedestrian accident lawyers can help.
Choosing a lawyer familiar with the local laws is critical in getting the compensation that you deserve. Call a pedestrian accident lawyer in Miami Beach, FL at the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine at 1-800-747-3733.