Tallahassee Personal Injury Attorney
Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA
Towle House, 517 N. Calhoun St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301-1231
Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley’s personal injury attorneys in Tallahassee represent victims hurt in accidents stemming from negligence, including aviation disasters, medical malpractice, railroad disasters, trucking accidents, unsafe products, and vehicle defects. Each lawyer in our personal injury practice has experience in handling a wide range of cases and obtaining financial compensation for victims who have suffered losses due to the negligence of others.
As our client, you will benefit from our 40 years of experience in representing clients in personal injury claims. With our resources, skills, and history of successful advocacy, we will vigorously fight to obtain the compensation to which you are entitled. Contact us today for an evaluation of your accident case.
Why Tallahassee Residents and Visitors Are Prone to Accident-Related Injuries
Tallahassee is the capital of Florida, as well as a major center for the trade, agriculture, technology, and manufacturing industries. Tallahassee claims the title of the 12th fastest growing metropolitan area in Florida. A regional center for scientific research and major universities such as Florida State University and Florida A&M University, Tallahassee boasts a wide variety of professional and governmental organizations and entities.
Tallahassee is also home to many historical buildings such as the Florida Supreme Court, the Governor’s Mansion, and the Florida State Capital. In addition, the city is enriched with cultural sites such as the Challenger Learning Center, Lake Jackson Mounds State Archaeological Park, and the Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science. Furthermore, Tallahassee residents and visitors alike enjoy a temperate climate consisting of long summers and mild winters.
Due to the high frequency of tourism and an already bustling population, visitors and residents alike have a higher chance of suffering a personal injury accident. However, victims and their loved ones may be entitled to compensation for their injuries and/or losses. Anyone who is hurt in Tallahassee due to another’s negligence is advised to turn to an experienced Florida accident attorney to ensure their right to damages is protected.
Motor Vehicle Accident Representation
While the State of Florida has made significant strides in preventing roadway accidents, injuries, and fatalities, the reality is that too many people continue to suffer serious injuries and fatalities as a result of vehicle accidents. In Leon County, traffic accidents have decreased in the past several years, dropping to just over 5,000 accidents in 2010, the most recent year for which data is available. Thirty-six of these accidents led to fatalities, and over 3,500 of these accidents led to injuries. Of those accidents, just 305 were alcohol-related in 2010, but roughly 60% of those alcohol-related accidents led to injuries.
In addition to car accidents, four motorcycle accident fatalities occurred in Leon County in 2010, as well as 105 motorcycle accidents leading to injuries. Only one fatal bicycle accident occurred in Leon County that year, but 65 such accidents led to injuries. Additionally, 10 pedestrians were killed in the area due to traffic accidents in 2010, and another 131 pedestrians received injuries of varying degrees. In 2010 alone, over 200 accidents occurred in Leon County that involved commercial vehicles, resulting in six fatalities and 161 injuries.
Contact Our Florida Personal Injury Law Firm
If you or a family member has suffered serious injuries in an auto accident or another type of vehicle accident, you may be entitled to compensation for losses such as medical bills, lost wages due, and rehabilitation expenses. Our experienced Tallahassee personal injury law firm can help you navigate the confusing world of insurance claims and personal injury law. Contact our office for a free consultation today, you can learn about the options available to you and the relief that you may be eligible to receive.