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Sunny Isles Beach Personal Injury Lawyers

Sunny Isles Beach

Each year, thousands of people visit Sunny Isles Beach to enjoy the weather or to frequent the area’s shopping. This unique stretch of land that is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean is also a popular spot for boating, spending a day at the beach, or relaxing at one of the famous waterfront cafes. Unfortunately, some of these people will suffer serious bodily injuries while visiting, which can leave them dazed and confused.

If you have suffered a serious injury in Sunny Isles Beach, you will need an experienced Sunny Isles Beach personal injury lawyer by your side to fight for financial compensation. Gerson & Schwartz have been advocating for the rights of our clients in Sunny Isles Beach for over forty years and are proud to call this area home. Contact us today to at (305) 371-6000 or at (877) 475-2905 to set up a free consultation so we can help to review the details of your case.

Types of Cases We Take

Personal injury is a broad area of law that covers many types of incidents that lead to bodily injuries. Our clients might have been injured by the careless, reckless, or intentional acts of another person or business. For example, we have decades of experience handling:

  • Car accidents in Sunny Isles
  • Motorcycle accidents in Sunny Isles
  • Sunny Isles Truck accidents
  • Sunny Isles Slip and fall Cases
  • Accidents Due to Premises liability
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Sunny Isles Wrongful death Claims

In fact, a person can be injured in any number of ways—simply walking down the street. If you have been injured and think someone else is to blame, seek legal assistance.

Negligence

Sometimes the central focus of a case is proving that someone else is at fault for your injuries. Legal liability does not attach simply because you have suffered an injury. Typically, you will need to show that someone injured you through their negligence, which requires that you show the following:

  • The defendant owed you a duty of care.
  • The defendant breached that duty.
  • You suffered an injury.
  • The defendant’s breach caused your injury.

These elements depend on the circumstances. For example, a business like Tahiti Beach Club or Granier Bakery owes its customers a duty to keep its property reasonably safe by fixing known hazards or warning visitors of them. When a business fails to do either, it has breached its duty to treat its customers with care. And if a customer trips over something and falls, injuring themselves, then they might be able to make out a claim for negligence against the store owner.

Who We Have Sued

Anyone who negligently, recklessly, or intentionally injures you should be held responsible for your financial and non-economic losses. At Gerson & Schwartz, we have sued both large companies and private individuals on behalf of our clients. You can sue:

  • Resorts such as Newport Beachside Hotel and Resort or the Golden Strand Resort
  • Gas stations like Shell or Exxon on Collins Avenue
  • Restaurants and other businesses
  • Private individuals who injure you in a vehicle accident or on their properties
Recovering Damages for Our Client’s Injuries

If a lawsuit is successful, the plaintiff can receive money damages for economic and non-economic injuries suffered because of the defendant’s negligent or intentional conduct. Potential damages include:

  • Medical expenses (surgery, doctor’s visits, prescription drugs, equipment, and rehabilitation)
  • Future medical expenses
  • Lost income
  • Loss of future income or reduced earning capacity if you cannot return to your old job because of your injuries
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress
  • Disability
  • Loss of companionship, society, and care

If someone intentionally or recklessly injured you, you might also be able to receive punitive damages. These damages are meant to punish defendants for particularly egregious conduct and can be several times your compensatory damages. For example, if your compensatory damages total $100,000, you might receive another $100,000 or more on top as punitive damages. At Gerson & Schwartz, we have received punitive damages for a variety of cases, including traffic accidents, drunk drivers, sexual assault, battery, and homicide.

Avoid Delay

Florida law gives injured victims a limited amount of time to sue for bodily injuries. In particular, Florida law provides that accident victims only have four years from the date of the accident to bring a lawsuit in an appropriate court. Those victims who wait too long will have their cases dismissed—which means no compensation for any of their injuries and no ability to hold the defendant responsible for their negligent or intentional misconduct.

Four years might seem like a long time, but it isn't. You will need a Sunny Isles Beach lawyer to thoroughly investigate your claims and possibly begin negotiations with the defendant’s insurance company. All of this takes time. The sooner you reach out, the faster you can receive badly needed compensation to help you get back on your feet.

Contact Gerson & Schwartz Today

At Gerson & Schwartz, our Sunny Isles Beach attorneys work closely with our clients to outline the details of each case. We have experience in this area of law and are proud to work to protect the rights of our clients. We stand on over 40 years of success which has made us one of the most respected firms in Florida. Contact us today for a free consultation by calling (305) 371-6000 or (877) 475-2905 or by submitting a request through our online contact sheet.

Client Reviews
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A big shout out to Nick Gerson & Schwartz for helping me navigate my care after a fall against a major cruise ship. They took care of me all along the way and saw me through such a very hard time. I highly recommend their firm if you are looking for a firm that truly cares about you. 5 Stars all the way! Janna Wright, Google User
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Mr Nick Gerson has been extremely attentive (even on weekends!) and has been more than willing to take time to answer all my questions. His receptionist (Suzanne) and paralegal (Carla) are courteous, friendly and highly efficient in all matters. Mr Gerson's diligence lead to a very quick resolution of my case. I am more than pleased to recommend you seek him as your attorney. You will not regret you did!! G.I.B.
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Mr. Gerson and all his team gave to my case the careful and professional attention it needed from the beginning to end. Unfortunately, a year ago I was involved in a car accident on the victim side. I have appreciation for the good service that was given to me and my situation. Thanks. Cales & Mr. Hyde (Carlos Andrés García Jiménez), Google User
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Gerson & Schwartz did an excellent job with my case! Nick Gerson was my primary contact throughout the process and I was overly pleased with his level of professionalism and commitment. Thanks again to the firm for both winning my case and handling it with the upmost respect. Read More » Jhlechia Ervin
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Phil is the best attorney! The staff is very helpful and were always kind and understanding. Especially during a PIP claim which can be very frustrating. I am so lucky that I found Gerson & Schwartz to resolve my case, I truly believe there could have been no better outcome. Romina Frascarelli, Google User
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Excellent attorneys, they leave no stone unturned in any case and get max value. Jon Zepnick, Google User
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I hired Gerson & Schwartz, PA for a personal injury/slip and fall case. Phil Gerson, Nick Gerson, and Ed Schwartz were awesome! They were very professional, supportive, and informative through the whole process. I was amazed at how much time and effort they put into presenting my case. They fought hard for me and I am very happy with the outcome. I love these guys and would highly recommend them to anyone looking for an attorney who will look out for your best interest and fight hard for what you deserve. Deb Betts, Google User