A Tampa neck injuries lawyer from Distasio Law Firm may be able to help you hold the property owner, occupier, or another party accountable for your injuries if you were hurt in a slip and fall accident in or around Tampa, Florida. Property owners or the occupiers of a property must keep it free from unreasonable hazards that could cause falls or other injuries. If they fail to do so, they may be legally and financially responsible for any injuries that occur.
Let Distasio Law Firm review your Tampa-area fall injuries case today. We can identify the liable party and explain what you can do to pursue compensation based on your related expenses and losses. Call (813) 259-0022 now to get started.
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Neck Injuries Can Occur in Any Fall and May Be Serious
Neck injuries can range in severity from relatively minor pain and limited range of motion for a few days, to permanent damage to the spinal cord and paralysis from the neck down.
Suspected neck injuries after a fall can call for immobilization, an ambulance ride to the hospital, and an examination at the local emergency department. Serious injuries that jeopardize the spinal cord may require:
- Surgical repair.
- An extended period of immobilization.
- Physical and occupational therapy.
- Wheelchairs, lifts, and other support devices.
- Ongoing care.
As a result, the costs for treating a neck injury could cause additional stress and worry for your family. This is why we take on fall injury cases on a contingency basis. If we agree to work with you to pursue damages in your neck injury case, we will commit the financial support necessary to build your case and take it to court, if necessary. We only receive our fees if we secure a settlement or other payout in your case.
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Let a Tampa Neck Injuries Lawyer Go to Work for You
At Distasio Law Firm, our team will dedicate the time and money necessary to build a solid case and pursue compensation for the harm you suffered. We commit ourselves to always putting our clients first. This means we will use all the necessary resources and evidence we locate to fight for a settlement on your behalf.
If we can’t reach a settlement, we are willing to file a personal injury lawsuit in a Hillsborough County civil court to recoup your losses. A Tampa neck injuries lawyer from Distasio Law Firm can help you prove the case against the liable party, show they are responsible for your accident and injuries, and recover the compensation you deserve.
Call Distasio Law Firm at (813) 259-0022 today to discuss your case.
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Pursuing a Payout in a Tampa Neck Injuries Case After a Fall
Distasio Law Firm investigates every slip and fall, trip and fall, or fall from a height case we handle. We gather evidence and enlist the help of experts, when necessary, to support our client’s case and develop a strong claim. This may allow us to reach an out-of-court settlement with the insurance company representing the liable party, effectively holding them accountable and recovering damages for our client.
On the other hand, sometimes we are not able to reach a fair agreement, and we need to take a case to court. When this occurs, we turn the information used to support the insurance claim into a strong argument for the judge and jury, and seek a court award to compensate our client for damages that could include:
- All current and future medical care and related expenses.
- Ongoing care costs for catastrophic injuries.
- Current and future lost wages and reduced ability to earn.
- Property damages.
- Out-of-pocket expenses related to the fall or injuries.
- Pain and suffering.
- Mental anguish.
Occasionally, serious neck injuries suffered in a fall can lead to complications, and the victim may pass away. This may support a wrongful death action in a Hillsborough County court, or in another nearby jurisdiction. Our team may be able to help you pursue this type of action based on the stipulations outlined in Florida Statute § 768.21.
Under Florida’s statute of limitations law, Florida Statute § 95.11, there are time limits on when you need to take legal action. In general, you have four years to go to court based on an injury accident and two years for a wrongful death case. However, there are many facets of these cases that may alter the deadline.
We recommend reaching out to Distasio Law Firm to confirm the timeline for moving forward with your case as soon as possible after your injuries occur.
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Discuss Your Case With a Member of Distasio Law Firm
If you or a member of your immediate family fell and suffered neck injuries in Tampa, Hillsborough County, or elsewhere in the greater Tampa Bay area, a Tampa neck injuries lawyer from Distasio Law Firm may be able to help. We offer free case reviews for slip and fall injury victims and can help you seek financial recovery based on the losses, expenses, and harm you suffered.
You can speak with a member of the team at Distasio Law Firm today by calling (813) 259-0022. If we decide to work together, a member of our slip and fall team will help you navigate the process and hopefully secure compensation for your injuries.