Miami and Florida Auto Accidents Attorney J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo
Florida’s roads are packed with cars, trucks, buses, commercial vehicles, motorcycles and numerous other types of vehicles. In fact, according to the Florida Dept. of Transportation, so far in 2016 there are more than 20 million registered vehicles. Unfortunately, this results in millions of injuries and thousands of fatalities every year.
Car Crash Statistics
- 22,441 – fatalities, passenger vehicles, 2015
- 21,050 – fatalities, passenger vehicles, 2014
- 2,181,000 – injuries, passenger vehicles, 2015
- 2,074,000 – injuries, passenger vehicles, 2014
These car crash statistics, compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, reveal the shocking number of injuries and fatalities in the country during the past two years. In fact, there was an increase in passenger vehicle occupant fatalities - there were 1,391 more fatalities in 2015 than 2014.
Common Car Crash Injuries
Common car accident injuries include neck injuries, whiplash, back and spine injuries, brain injuries, arm, leg, ankle, foot, hand, wrist and other fractures, severe skin damage, internal organ damage, facial injuries and much more. Injuries can result in short, medium or long term recovery times. The worst injuries result in permanent disability and require lifetime care. When an individual dies in a car crash, their legal heirs may pursue compensation in a wrongful death cause of action.
Pursuing Compensation for Your Injuries
If you were injured in a car accident that was fully or partially the fault of another party, you may pursue compensation for past and future medical expenses, past and future lost income, property damage, disfigurement, pain and suffering and more. The amount of compensation you ultimately receive will primarily depend on various factors, including the circumstances of your case, your injuries and the attorney who represents you.
It is crucial to hire an attorney who is highly experienced and who has an extensive record of successfully and ethically representing his clients and recovering the maximum amount of damages possible for them.
Attorney J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo, Representing Car Crash Victims Since 1994
Attorney J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo is a personal injury attorney who represents clients in Miami and throughout the entire State of Florida. Since 1994 Attorney Gonzalez-Sirgo has successfully represented thousands of clients in a broad range of personal injury matters, including car accidents. Early in his career, Attorney Gonzalez-Sirgo worked for insurance companies, but it did not take him long to realize that many policyholders were treated unfairly. In many cases they were undercompensated or not compensated at all.
The Law Offices of J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo, P.A. Offers a Free Case Review to Car Accident Victims
If you were in an automobile accident it is important to be aware of the normal operating procedure of the insurance company. They will often approach the injured victim and offer an extremely low, unsatisfactory amount of compensatory damages. Insurance companies are aware that injured victims and the families of deceased victims are in a state of shock. An injured victim may have to spend months or even years recovering. They are unable to work, scared and in great financial need.
The injured victim is generally unaware they are leaving thousands of dollars – or much more - on the table. This is why an attorney should always be consulted before accepting the insurance company’s offer. An experienced, effective and devoted attorney will pursue a much greater, appropriate amount of compensation for their client - the amount the client deserves and is legitimately entitled to, not the amount the insurance company just offers. This amount must adequately compensate the victim for medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, property damage and other losses. The attorney will negotiate with the insurance company. If the insurance company does not offer a satisfactory amount, the attorney will be fully prepared to take the case to court, where he will fight for his client.
There Are No Legal Fees Unless We Win Your Case
Attorney J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo or one of the attorneys at The Law Offices of J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo, P.A., will gladly come to your home or hospital and discuss your case with you. Everything is confidential and of course, you are under no obligation. If you do hire Attorney Gonzalez-Sirgo, your case will be accepted on a contingency fee basis, which means there are no legal fees at all unless and until your case is settled or resolved in court.
You can reach Miami Personal Injury Attorney J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo by dialing his direct number at (786) 272-5841, calling the main office at (305) 461-1095, or Toll Free at 1 (866) 71-CLAIM or email J.P. directly at [email protected].
2015 Motor Vehicle Crashes: Overview