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    There is no shortage of ways for people to suffer injuries because of another person’s conduct. However, you deserve compensation if you suffered losses due to a personal injury.

    Our personal injury attorneys have years of experience helping victims get justice for their injuries. Our firm can help you with virtually any type of personal injury case you might have. Whether injured in a car accident, by medical malpractice, or hurt wile at sea, we can help you prepare and file your lawsuit against the responsible party.

    Contact the Law Offices of David I. Fuchs, Injury & Accident Lawyer, P.A. at (954) 751-4258 for a free case evaluation with our personal injury lawyers.

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    Types of Personal Injury Lawsuits that Our Attorneys Litigate in Vero Beach, FL

    Personal injury lawsuits are filed to recover damages for losses caused by another person’s negligence or intentional acts. These types of lawsuits can be filed against a person, business, or even a government entity. It is not always clear who is a fault for an injury, but our personal injury lawyers can review your case to determine the party that should compensate you. While the parties involved in a personal injury lawsuit can vary widely, there are some common types of situations that people commonly sue over in Vero Beach:

    Car Accident Lawsuits

    Car accidents can be very serious and are arguably the most common type of personal injury case our firm handles in Vero Beach. If you have been injured in an accident and have medical bills or lost wages, you can likely sue the other driver for damages.

    Accidents involving just two vehicles are relatively straightforward to handle. But when there’s more than one vehicle involved, things get more complicated. If you were injured in a multi-vehicle accident, it is possible that several parties will be responsible for their share of your injuries. Cases can be even more complex if they involve a commercial vehicle, Like Uber and Lyft.

    Unfortunately, recovering compensation after a Vero Beach car accident can be complex, and it is possible that not all of a victim’s damages will be covered. This is because of the “no-fault” insurance rules Florida follows. Under Florida’s no-fault insurance rules, drivers are compensated for their car accident injuries from their own personal injury protection (PIP) insurance without having to prove fault. However, PIP insurance only covers up to 60% of your lost wages and 80% of your medical expenses. It also does not provide non-economic damages, like physical pain and emotional suffering.

    To recover the remaining damages you have left over, you will need to file a third-party claim with the other driver’s insurance company or file a lawsuit. To file a lawsuit for a car accident, you must show that you sustained serious injuries in the accident. Determining whether an injury meets this threshold can be difficult since there are broad categories of what constitutes a serious injury. Typically, serious injuries include loss of a body part or function, disfigurement, and wrongful death. Unfortunately, if a court determines that your injuries are not that serious, it will dismiss your case, preventing you from recovering any pain and suffering damages.

    Pedestrian Accident Lawsuits

    Pedestrians are particularly vulnerable to drivers who fail to yield the right-of-way or otherwise negligently cause them harm. Suppose a pedestrian is hit by a car and suffers serious injuries. As a result, they deserve to recover compensation from the driver that hit them. However, proving fault can be difficult when no witnesses or evidence are left at the accident scene. In these cases, our team can investigate what happened and argue your case in court.

    Motorcycle Accidents

    Motorcycle accidents are some of the most dangerous types of personal injury cases that occur in Vero Beach. Motorcycles are more likely to suffer serious injuries as a result of being hit by another driver. However, motorcyclists can also be injured by poor road conditions and construction, which is common in Vero Beach and throughout South Florida. It is important to note that motorcycle accident victims can still pursue compensation, even if they are not wearing a helmet. Although, whether or not they recover compensation will depend on how much not wearing a helmet contributed to their injuries.

    Premises Liability Lawsuits

    Premises liability lawsuits are typically filed against a property owner, business owner, or homeowner when someone is injured on their property. This can include slip and fall accidents, but also other types of injuries like dog bites or even medical malpractice at a hospital. In these types of cases, it is necessary to show that the owner was negligent and failed in their duty to keep the premises safe for visitors, which includes reasonably inspecting the premises for dangers. Common locations where premises liability accidents occur include retail stores, bars, restaurants, and apartment complexes.

    Cruise Ship Lawsuits

    When people travel on cruise ships, they do so in exchange for a certain level of care and service from the cruise line company. Cruise ship lawsuits can be filed against cruise lines for most types of injuries sustained while onboard a ship during travel or while docked at ports in Vero Beach. Passengers may file these claims as either passengers or crew members, depending on how they were injured while onboard the vessel. However, cruise ship lawsuits typically have additional rules to follow when filing a personal injury case, including determining the proper venue, or court, to file your lawsuit in.

    Wrongful Death Lawsuits

    Wrongful death lawsuits in Vero Beach are brought by the family members and dependents of a person who has died as a result of someone else’s negligence or intentional act. Many wrongful death cases usually involve an accident where negligence is apparent, such as a car accident caused by a drunk driver or medical malpractice. These suits seek compensation for a wide range of damages, including medical expenses, funeral expenses, and other damages suffered by the sudden loss of a loved one.

    Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

    Medical malpractice lawsuits can be brought against any healthcare provider who has caused harm while providing treatment or services to their patients. The types of injuries that can be attributed to medical malpractice include surgical mistakes, misdiagnoses, birth injuries, failure to diagnose, prescribing inappropriate medication, and failure to inform patients about risks involved with their treatment plan prior to consenting to it.

    Our Vero Beach, FL Personal Injury Lawyers Can Help

    For a free case assessment with our skilled personal injury attorney, contact the Law Offices of David I. Fuchs, Injury & Accident Lawyer, P.A. today at (954) 751-4258.

    Client Testimonials

    “…the settlement I received was much higher than anticipated”

    Fuchs was my car accident attorney and was very responsive from the first call. I had medical care the next day and the whole process was smooth. They handled everything with the insurance companies and coordinated all of the necessary medical information. It was a long process and in the end the settlement I received was much higher than anticipated I am more than happy and grateful for the outcome.

    Sean O.
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    “Not only did I get the medical attention I needed but I was compensated handsomely.”

    It’s been a long bumpy road to recovery but with David and his office’s help, we finally got it done! Through a great network of professionals, David Fuchs makes a good experience out of what could’ve been quite a headache. Not only did I get the medical attention I needed but I was compensated handsomely. Thank you!

    Giovanni G.
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    “…they didn’t settle for anything and my boyfriend and I got what we deserved.”

    I got in an accident in December 2021 when everyone was short staffed and insurance companies was not responsive. My boyfriend reached out to David F. and what a life changing experience. We had the pleasure of having all our worries handed to professional help. They worked diligently on our case, answered questions when asked and kept us updated on changes. More importantly they didn’t settle for anything and my boyfriend and I got what we deserved. I have dealt with others in the past but David got me the most according to the facts presented and never backed down when the insurance companies tried to make us settle for less. Thank you David, Jessica and the team for all your effort and hard work. I will recommend them to family and friends. [They’re] the best in town!

    Sheila N.
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    “Best lawyer in Broward County”
    Evans P.
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    “Mr. Fuchs and his staff were very helpful.”

    I highly recommend Law offices of David Fuchs. Mr. Fuchs and his staff were very helpful. The case was handled in a timely manner and I was always informed if there were any changes or updates with my case.

    Velouse G.
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    “Mr. Fuchs is one of the hardest working attorneys that I know.”

    Mr. Fuchs is one of the hardest working attorneys that I know. He is really good at what he does and puts 110% in you case. I have been using him for 19 years now and refer all my friends to him. I can leave him alone with my case and not call him all the time. I know he is working hard in my case. When he has any information he calls me and we go from there. There are not a lot of attorneys I can do that with! If you have any Personal Injuries please do call him. You won’t be disappointed!!

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    “I would definitely refer to this firm as the go-to Florida personal injury gurus.”

    At first I was afraid…I was petrified! I truly was! But the extensive knowledge, patience and professionalism I received brought me not only such peace and assurance that I was in good hands, but we got through my case like shining stars! David made sure I understood exactly what, when, where, why and [answered] whatever question I had. I would definitely refer to this firm as the go-to Florida personal injury gurus.

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    Jonathan Z.
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    “Never did I imagine myself getting into an accident.”

    It has been an unexpected journey since stepping foot in Florida. Never did I imagine myself getting into an accident. I just want to thank the staff and all the support. The Therapy the doctors; you guys were awesome and made me feel better in my situation. This the first time I ever experience such a thing but I’m blessed , thankful and behind it all DAVID FUCHS who made it happen for me.

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    A Boone
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    N. Hit
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    “He was able to settle my case with little to no trouble and did so in a very professional manner.”

    David Fuchs was my car accident attorney. He was able to settle my case with little to no trouble and did so in a very professional manner. I would highly recommend him to others.

    Samantha D.
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    “…all went good and successful. thank you so much for all your help.”

    I got into an accident for the first time and I didn’t know what do or how things works, but I was lucky to find a professional and helpful people to guide through this experience.
    They did take care of my case all went good and successful thank you so much for all your help.

    Karen G.
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    “Very professional. Had no problems with communication”
    Zuberi L.
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    “He was there every time I called and got me a great settlement.”

    I was in a car accident and looking for a professional, caring attorney.I was fortunate to find Mr. Fuchs, who helped me through the whole process. He was there every time I called and got me a great settlement.

    Joan K.
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    “My settlement was fast, fair and professionally handled.”

    Had a car accident and needed an advocate to communicate my concerns through my insurance provider. The law office of David Fuchs, was efficient and thorough. My settlement was fast, fair and professionally handled. Would highly recommend giving this office a call if you need legal assistance.

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    S. Rodriguez
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    “They got me my settlement pretty quickly and worked hard on my case for me.”

    I was in an accident mid last year and Mr. Fuchs handled my case and his case manager[s] Yessi and Jessica were very informative as to the process. They got me my settlement pretty quickly and worked hard on my case for me. Mr. Fuchs was extremely knowledgeable and informed me of everything that would happen in my case. I will recommend this firm to my family and friends and i will be using their services in future if need be.

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