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Have you been Struck by a Car While Driving, Walking, Biking or Riding a Motorcycle?

August 8, 2012

Struck by a CarWhether you are driving a car, riding a motorcycle, walking or riding a bicycle, you have a right to hold a negligent driver accountable if they hit you with their car and injure you. If you’ve suffered any kind of injury or lost a family member in an accident caused by a car, truck, van or SUV, contact a car accident lawyer in Boca Raton at Marshall Socarras Grant, P.L. We can help you seek the compensation you need to recover from your injuries.

 

Florida Auto Accident Statistics

Most of the time, being out on the road is relatively safe. However, accidents are still common. The most recent data available from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles shows just how common. In 2012, there were more than 280,000 traffic crashes in Florida — an average of about 770 crashes per day. And unfortunately, numerous victims suffered serious, permanent or fatal injuries. The 198,032 total injuries and 2,430 total fatalities included:

  • 7,413 pedestrians injured
  • 473 pedestrians killed
  • 6,058 bicycle riders injured
  • 116 bicycle riders killed
  • 7,809 motorcyclists injured
  • 425 motorcyclists killed

 

Seeking Damages for Your Injuries

If you’ve been injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you may seek compensation for past and future medical bills, past and future wages, pain and suffering, and more depending on the circumstances of the accident and the extent of your injuries. If you lost a family member, you may also seek funeral costs and other damages. An experienced attorney at Marshall Socarras Grant, P.L. can explain your rights and discuss potential damages specific to your case.

 

Contact a Car Accident Lawyer in Boca Raton

If you’ve been injured in an accident involving a car, truck, van or SUV, contact Marshall Socarras Grant, P.L. to speak with a car accident lawyer in Boca Raton. We represent accident victims injured due to the negligence of others and can help you seek the compensation you need to cover the cost of your injuries. If you choose us to represent you, you will not be responsible for any costs or fees unless we are successful in your case. Contact Marshall Socarras Grant, P.L. today for a free consultation.

Ruben E. Socarras, Esq., managing member of the firm that is based in Boca Raton, Florida, is an AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney focusing his practice in the areas civil litigation, wrongful death, catastrophic and personal injury law, among other areas of law. The AV® Preeminent™ designation is Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer review rating based on a legal professional’s skills and ethics. Please contact our firm today for more information about how we can assist you with your accident case at 561-361-1000, or via email at info@msglaw.com. Please visit our website at www.msglaw.com.

 

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