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The lawyers of Shapiro, Goldman, Babboni & Walsh have more than 100 years of combined Florida legal experience in personal injury, wrongful death and negligence cases. M. David Shapiro, David Goldman, and Michael Babboni have each represented accident victims throughout Florida for over…

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Why Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

After an accident, workplace injury or other harm caused by someone’s negligence, you may endure extensive medical examinations, lost time from work, increased pressure on family members and emotional suffering. One way to ease the burden is to file a personal injury claim against the person who caused you harm. While this can result in compensation for your losses and related expenses, the process is complicated. Here are some benefits to hiring a lawyer for your personal injury case.

They know the law

A lawyer can interpret the detailed personal injury laws, which vary from case to case. A lawyer is practiced in their state’s negligence standard and can lead you in the right direction regarding the type of claim to file.

They know insurance law

Personal injury lawyers must have a deep understanding of insurance law. They know the insurance claims process and have experience dealing with adjusters. A lawyer can make sure insurance companies don’t pressure you into an unfair settlement.

They know how to value an injury

Personal injury lawyers handle numerous claims for various injuries. They know how to put a numerical value on your injuries and pain and suffering, considering the losses you have incurred and those you will likely incur.

They can negotiate out of court and fight in court

Personal injury lawyers can attempt to reach an agreement and are skilled at negotiation. But they also have the experience to fight for you in court.

They know the deadlines

There are strict deadlines for certain steps during a personal injury case, and a lawyer can make sure you meet every one. Filing your claim late or waiting too long to gather evidence can hurt or even destroy your case.

They have access to experts

When gathering evidence, personal injury lawyers have their own little black book of experts in every area. Whether you need an automotive, medical, defective product or law enforcement expert, a lawyer may have wider access to the people needed to testify on your behalf.

They reduce your stress

All of this can be attempted without a lawyer, but you may not present the strongest case possible. A lawyer can ease your stress during this difficult time by doing the grunt work. An experienced Florida personal injury lawyer can do the talking and the paperwork on your behalf.

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941-954-4000