Marathon Car Accident Lawyer
The law offices of Gerson & Schwartz, PA represents car accident victims in Marathon Florida. From routine car accidents, trucking, motorcycle crashes, truck bike, or accidents involving pedestrians our South Florida injury law firm is here to help. Our attorneys offer free consultations and work on contingent fees agreements. That means there are no attorneys fees paid unless we recover money on your behalf.
In the state of Florida, the 2011 there were a total of 227,998 traffic accidents involving 334,809 motorists. Many of these accidents – a total of 181,654 – resulted in injuries. Tragically, 2,400 motorists were killed in motor-vehicle collisions in the state of Florida during the 2011 calendar year.
Florida is among the deadliest states in the nation for auto accidents. Traffic accidents are a risk in any county and any city in the state of Florida. In the city of Marathon, there were almost 150 serious auto accidents reported in 2011. Marathon has a total area of 9.6 square miles, including one square mile of water. Stretched across Knights Key, Fat Deer Key, Long Point Key and several other Keys within the Florida Keys, Marathon had a total population of 10,255 as of the 2000 census. It is a relatively new city in the Keys that was incorporated only in 1999 and it has become a major sport-fishing destination.
Unfortunately, both residents and locals face increasing risks for motor-vehicle accidents, including those involving bicyclists and pedestrians. If you or a loved one is involved in an accident in the area, it is important to understand what your legal rights may be. A Marathon car accident lawyer at Gerson & Schwartz, P.A. can assist you in pursue a claim and help you obtain the compensation you deserve.
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Marathon, Florida has its own airport--- the Florida Keys Marathon Airport – as well as many popular tourist attractions. In fact, the Marathon Airport (MTH) is one of the few public runaways available in the Keys – making it a popular destination for private aviation. In addition to sports fishers arriving in Marathon to take one of the charter boats that head into the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, visitors can enjoy seeing birds such as the Antillean Nighthawk and Gray Kingbird, as well as visiting popular restaurants or Bonefish tower, the tallest building in the Keys. Marathon is also home to the only country club within the Florida Keys.
Tourists visiting Marathon, as well as locals who drive the roads, need to be careful to drive safely to enjoy all of these attractions in a responsible manner. In fact, we need to drive carefully on every trip whether it is to commute to work, drive home or run errands. In Marathon, there were 143 serious auto accidents that occurred in 2011. In the Monroe County area where Marathon is located, there were a total of 1,262 wrecks. Many of these accidents could have been prevented.
Our personal injury law offices represent clients injured in
- Failure to Yield Accidents
- Side Impact Accidents
- Head on Collisions
- Drunk Driving Accidents
- DUI/DWI Accidents
- Hit and Run Accidents
- Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith Claims
- Motorcycle accidents
- Truck Accidents
- Commercial Vehicle Accidents
Auto accidents in Marathon, greater Monroe County and throughout the state of Florida cause many people to suffer life-changing injuries and result in far too many lives cut short. Unfortunately, in many cases, the accidents never would have happened if drivers had been more careful. In Marathon, for example, there were a total of 12 alcohol-related auto accidents reported that year. These accidents typically result in some of the most serious injuries. In Monroe County, there were 166 alcohol-related accidents that happened, including five fatal wrecks in which alcohol played a role.
If a driver is drunk, or if a driver does anything unreasonably dangerous or careless behind the wheel, that driver can be sued by those who suffer serious car accident injuries or by family members of those killed in motor-vehicle accidents. In serious accident cases common injuries may include:
An experienced Marathon auto accident lawyer at Gerson & Schwartz, P.A. can provide advice and assistance no matter what you injury may be. So give us a call at (305) 371-6000, or contact us online today for more information. Se Habla Español.