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The Roads Personal Injury Lawyers

Dedicated Attorneys Representing Personal Injury VictimsThe Roads

The Roads enjoys a close proximity to Miami, while remaining a primarily residential neighborhood. Walking through this area you’ll notice beautiful historic homes, neatly kept landscaping, streets canopied by old growth trees, and award winning public schools. One great piece of trivia to remember is that this area is not included in the Miami street grid. Therefore, all of the street names end with “road” instead of avenue, street, or boulevard, giving it the name “the roads.” While this area is mostly quiet and peaceful, accidents still can happen.

After an accident, our clients might be confused about where to turn and what to do. Many of them are unable to work as they try to recover from their injuries, and they are worried about how they will pay their bills. The experienced Roads personal injury attorneys at Gerson & Schwartz have worked for over four decades to represent clients in Southern Florida. Call us today at (877) 475-2905 or (305) 371-6000. You can also contact us online to schedule a free consultation.

Losses Associated With Personal Injuries

Oftentimes, accident victims suffer many economic and non-economic losses, including:

  • Medical expenses: the costs associated with treating your injuries. These can include surgery, doctor’s visits, prescription drugs, equipment, and rehabilitation costs.
  • Lost wages: if you cannot work because of your injuries, you might be eligible to receive compensation to make up for the amount lost.
  • Property damage: in some cases you can receive money if your car or other property was damaged in an accident.
  • Physical pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress for the emotional fallout associated with physical injuries. This can include embarrassment, anger, grief, embarrassment, and irritability.

Carefully documenting these losses can help strengthen your case. To that end, keep all medical bills and receipts, as well as a careful record of how much income you have lost.

Proving Negligence

Our clients have been injured in numerous ways, such as:

  • Motor vehicle accidents, i.e., car, motorcycle, truck, or bicycle
  • Pedestrian accidents, if you were hit by a vehicle
  • Fall incidents, if you slipped or tripped in a business or on public or private property
  • Medical malpractice when you are injured by the incompetence of a medical professional

The facts you need to prove negligence will depend on how you were injured. For example, if you slipped and fell at Publix Super Market or another establishment, you might need to prove that the business failed to fix a hazard they knew about or should have known about, or that they failed to warn you of the hazard. A restaurant that let liquid stay on the floor for a half hour might be responsible if you slipped on the puddle and injured yourself after falling.

Conversely, if someone plowed into you on Interstate 95 or SW 3rd Street, you might need to show that the driver did not operate their motor vehicle with sufficient care. Drivers can carelessly injure people when they:

  • Drive distracted
  • Speed
  • Pass illegally
  • Fall asleep at the wheel
  • Drive under the influence of drugs or while intoxicated
A Track Record of Success

For over 40 years, Gerson & Schwartz has fought for victims’ rights. We have an unparalleled record of success and have received numerous six- and seven-figure settlements and jury verdicts on behalf of our injured clients. Below are only some of the few of our favorable outcomes :

  • A $2.5 million settlement for a wrongful death action brought by the survivors of a musician killed in a motorcycle accident
  • A $2.1 million verdict for a jogger who suffered brain injury when struck by an intoxicated driver
  • A $2.2 million settlement for a secretary who suffered spinal cord injuries when struck by a car
  • A $700,000 verdict for a slip-and-fall aboard a cruise ship.
  • A settlement in the middle six figures for a slip-and-fall inside a residential condominium
  • A $400,000 award for a client who fractured her hip and back in a mall
  • A $250,000 settlement for a client who fractured her wrist when she slipped and fell
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Some of our most successful clients are those who have fully documented their losses, as well as the circumstances surrounding their injuries. For example, remember to collect the following:

  • Medical records that show the severity and extent of your injuries
  • Medical bills for all out-of-pocket sums spent on treatment
  • Estimates for repairs to your vehicle if it was damaged in the incident
  • Any police report
  • Any communication from an insurance agent
  • A written summary of your own memories of the accident
  • The names and contact information for any witnesses to the incident

Your lawyer can gather some of this information and follow up by, for example, interviewing witnesses. But helpful evidence has a way of disappearing the longer you wait, so collect as much as possible before meeting with your lawyer.

Speak to a Lawyer in The Roads Today

If you or loved one has suffered bodily injuries, seek legal counsel immediately. It is advisable to move quickly in order to protect your legal rights. At Gerson & Schwartz, our Roads personal injury lawyers handle some of the toughest cases around. Contact us today for a free initial consultation by calling (877) 475-2905 or at (305) 371-6000. You can also send an online message.

Client Reviews
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I am a lawyer in Massachusetts. I had a case to refer against a cruise line in Florida and did my homework on which firm to represent the client. Let me take the guessing out of it for you. Call this law firm and sign up. Brandon Parrelli, Google User
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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