Car Accident Attorney in Boynton Beach
Helping victims injured in car accidents
Many families throughout Florida have their lives impacted by the negligent drivers whose failure to exercise due care cause auto collisions. Although it may be tempting to presume that motor vehicle collisions only happen to others, there are millions of auto accidents in Florida every year that involve injuries and even death. A person is injured in an auto accident every 10 seconds in the United States, and someone is killed every 12 minutes.
Although Florida does not require that all motor vehicle accidents be reported to the police, it is advisable to summon the police to any accident so that an investigation can be conducted and evidence be recorded. These reports will contain witness statements and factual information about the crash These reports can provide valuable information about the identities of the parties, their insurance coverage, and evidence we can use when your claim with the insurance companies.
It is a good idea to obtain a copy of the accident report from the investigating agency prior to your free initial consultation with my office so we can assess your claim and get to work more quickly. If you are not able to obtain a copy, we can order one. While at the scene of the accident, you should request a card with the officer’s name, contact information, and the police report number. This information will assist us in obtaining the important information about the crash.
No matter where your accident happened, or where you are located, the Law office of W. Craig Lawson is just a phone call away. If you are unable to visit us, we offer phone consultations or will arrange to come to visit you.