Aventura Car Accident Lawyer
Gerson & Schwartz P.A. was established in 1970 and continues its 43-year commitment to use all legal means to obtain justice for clients that are seriously injured in car and motor vehicle accident cases. Many accidents are preventable but for the negligent acts of third parties. Our firm has been committed to helping car accident victims and their families in Aventura, Florida that sustain serious and catastrophic injury cases. Recognition as respected trial lawyers has required hard work and dedication from all members of our legal staff.
While car and auto and motor vehicle accidents can happen throughout the state of Florida, there are certain locations in which drivers rely more on cars than in other parts of the state. Aventura is one of them, which results in there being a high number of auto accidents in Aventura and the surrounding area. In fact, the Florida Traffic Crash statistics indicate that there were 691 car accidents in Aventura in 2011 alone. Common auto, car and motor vehicle accident cases our law firm has direct experience include:
- Rear End Collisions
- Failure to Yield Accidents
- Side Impact Accidents
- Head on Collisions
- Distracted Driving
- Drunk Driving Accidents
- DUI/DWI Accidents
- Hit and Run Accidents
- Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith Claims
- Motorcycle accidents
- Truck Accidents
- Taxi Cab Accidents
- Rental Car Accidents
- ATV Accidents
- Commercial Vehicle Accidents
Aventura, Florida is located in Miami-Dade County and, as of the 2010 Census, had a population of 35,762 people. Well-known for Aventura Mall, the planned suburban community actually predates the famous attraction that has been built near its many condo developments. There are an estimated 14,000 households in the Aventura area, which has a high population of Jewish and Brazilian residents.
Those living in or visiting Aventura can take advantage of the Aventura Express shuttle bus to get around, which is free for residents. However, Aventura has been described as one of the most car-centric areas in all of Miami-Dade County. Unfortunately, this means that there is a high risk of auto accidents in the area for residents and visitors. If you or a loved one is involved in a traffic collision, an Aventura auto accident lawyer at Gerson & Schwartz, P.A. can help you to understand your legal rights.Aventura Car Accident Risks
In Miami-Dade County where Aventura is located, the statistics for the same year indicate that there were a total of 42,171 auto accidents countywide. Statewide, the number of auto accidents totaled in the hundreds-of-thousands. A total of 334,809 drivers in Florida were involved in 227,998 traffic crashes that resulted in 181,654 injuries and 2,400 deaths.
The car accidents in Aventura, in Miami-Dade County and throughout the entire state of Florida not only resulted in serious injury and death to motorists and passengers, but they also account for fatalities among motorcyclists and pedestrians as well. In fact, 497 pedestrians died in 7,039 pedestrian accidents and 413 motorcyclists (along with 38 passengers) were killed in 8,621 motorcycle wrecks that occurred statewide.
These car, motorcycle and pedestrian accidents had many different causes, but often the motor vehicle operator negligence was to blame. Certain behaviors such as using a cell phone while operating a vehicle or driving while nodding off can more than double the risk of an auto accident. Speeding, text messaging, and miscalculating time, speed, and distances can result in serious accidents and injuries. Driving drunk is also a well-known accident risk and there were 22 alcohol-related accidents in Aventura in 2011. In the entire county of Miami Dade, 58 of the 248 people killed in car accidents over the course of the same year were involved in wrecks where alcohol played a role.
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If you or a loved one was one of the victims of driver negligence or wrongdoing that led to a motor-vehicle collision, you have certain legal rights and you need to understand how to pursue an auto accident claim. A local Aventura car accident lawyer at Gerson & Schwartz, P.A. can help you understand the legal process and pursue a claim to recover monetary compensation for your damages. For help, give us a call or contact us online today for a free and confidential consultation to discuss your rights. We are experienced personal injury attorneys and our practice focuses on car or auto accident case. Our law firm makes house calls to clients injured in Aventura and other areas near the Miami Dade County and Broward County. For a free personal injury consultations call us at 305- 371-6000 or contact us online. Se Habla Espanol.