Have you recently suffered a severe personal injury? Do you live in the Clermont, Florida area and want to know what your case may be worth? A Clermont catastrophic injury lawyer can help you find out. There are no up-front costs when you work with a lawyer from our team at Bogin, Munns & Munns, as we take catastrophic personal injury cases on a contingency basis. Your only concern should be getting well.
Any injury can be painful, traumatic, and life-altering. As personal injury attorneys, we know your injuries have caused medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and more. For those covered losses, you should be compensated.
You have the right to seek the advice of a personal injury attorney to consider a catastrophic injury or loss case. We can listen and advise you on the best course of action for your injuries. We empathize with the challenges you are facing.
Negotiation Can Mean Not Going to Court
Part of representing you means negotiating a fair settlement. Insurance companies may be working to offer you the smallest compensation possible.
You know that every dollar will be counted when you have Bogin, Munns & Munns on your team. We recognize how difficult your recovery can be right now. Our offices can use up-to-date technology to e-sign documents to make our services accessible.
We will work hard to negotiate and demonstrate your cause. However, we also want a timely settlement so you can get back to your life. Part of being thorough and presenting all the details of your case demonstrates validity to what we are asking for in compensation. When we can validate the dollar amounts, insurance companies often realize that going to court makes no sense and will offer a fair settlement. And if they do not, we have years of trial experience and will not hesitate to go trial if that is what is best for you.
To consult with an experienced catastrophic injury lawyer serving Clermont, call 855-780-9986
What Is a Catastrophic Injury or Loss?
Florida has clear definitions of a “catastrophic” loss or injury. Florida Statutes §766.118 specifies that “catastrophic injuries” include but are not limited to the following examples.
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Severe sensory disturbances
- Cognitive disturbances
- Second or third-degree burns covering over 25% of the body
- Third-degree burns of more than 5% of hands or face
- Amputation of a limb
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You Deserve Guidance to Make Clear Informed, Decisions
While you focus on healing, our attorneys focus on getting you the compensation you are entitled to. There are many aspects of personal injury lawsuits that come into play. Our lawyers will consider all the evidence, liable parties, long-term disability costs, and different legal statutes that may apply in your case.
Bogin, Munns, & Munns will help you understand the answers to your questions and how Florida statutes may apply to your case.
Do I Need To File An Accident Report?
If your injuries occurred in a car accident, Florida Statutes § 316.066 states that the police officer who investigated the crash should file the accident report within ten days of completing the investigation.
The Other Motorist Did Not Have Insurance; What Should I Do?
Florida has a no-fault law (Florida Statutes § 627.7407), which means you can file a claim with your insurance company, even if you weren’t at fault for the crash. If your insurance policy will not adequately cover your losses, we can file a lawsuit against the at-fault driver.
Do Personal Injury Cases Have a Statute of Limitations in Florida?
Yes, Florida has a statute of limitations in personal injury cases in Florida Statutes § 95.11(3)(a). In most cases, personal injury lawsuits must be filed within four years of the injury. Some exceptions apply, so be sure to discuss the applicable statute of limitations in your case with your lawyer.
I Lost a Family Member. Can I File a Wrongful Death Suit?
We’re sorry you are facing such challenging times. Losing a family member can be devastating and have long-term impacts that you may not be able to see through your grief today. As your attorney, we can empathize with your loss, but we want to ensure that your entire family is cared for in the future.
At Bogin, Munns & Munns, we believe that being made whole means choosing to obtain the dreams you had before the accident. We can help you do this by filing a wrongful death lawsuit.
Am I Entitled to Recoverable Damages?
If you have suffered a catastrophic personal injury, you may be entitled to recover some of your losses. The types of damages that are considered recoverable come in three basic types: economic, non-economic, and punitive damages.
Economic damages include those that come with a receipt and have a clearly defined value, such as medical bills and the costs of repairing your car. Non-economic damages are more difficult to calculate, but your lawyer can help you determine their value. These damages include pain and suffering, disability, lost enjoyment of life, and others.
In rare cases, such as drunk driving incidents, the court may also award punitive damages. These do not compensate you for your losses, but instead are used to punish the defendant for particularly egregious or reckless behavior and discourage future similar behavior in others.
How Soon Will I Get My Settlement?
Getting your settlement will take time, even after all parties have agreed. All parties must sign releases. Our staff must validate accounts. It can be challenging to be patient when facing so many life-altering difficulties. Understand that our office wants to ensure we are doing all we can to deliver your settlement as quickly as possible.
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Get a Catastrophic Personal Injury Case Evaluation in Clermont
Give our office a call and let us go over your options for your catastrophic personal injury case. If you have been injured or one of your family members has been hurt or killed, you owe it to yourself to be fully represented against the insurance companies.
Allow yourself to get a full recovery. At Bogin, Munns & Munns, we will help you rebuild the foundation you need to reach your dreams.
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