Personal Injury Lawyer Jacksonville FL

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If you have been injured in an accident or by negligence, you need the help of a personal injury lawyer.  For over 27 years Paul Healy has been helping clients as a personal injury attorney in Jacksonville, FL.

What Does a Personal Injury Attorney Cover?

Personal injury covers a wide variety of incidents that may cause physical harm or bodily damage due to the actions or negligence of others. While injuries may be sustained in many ways, motor vehicle accidents (car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, and/or commercial vehicle accidents) are a major cause of personal injury in the United States.

Personal injury cases may arise from situations including, but not limited to:

  • Motor vehicle accidents. From the moment of impact, it’s clear that your life has been significantly affected by a motor vehicle accident. Whether you or a loved one is involved in a car accident, truck accident, or motorcycle accident,
  • Catastrophic injuries. Catastrophic injuries are any injuries that have serious, long-term effects on the victim. Common examples include spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, head injuries, neck injuries, burns, and paralysis. 
  • Brain injuries. While brain injuries are just one type of catastrophic injury, they may result in a very special set of needs on the part of the victim. The consequences of injuries such as brain bleeds, closed-head injuries (such as concussions and/or contusions),  skull fractures, and/or brain hemorrhages may include seizures, and/or extended rehabilitation, The diagnosis of brain injuries may be difficult, and the Law Offices of Paul J. Healy are dedicated to helping victims of brain injuries get the care they need along with any recompense they may deserve.
  • Wrongful death. Sadly, sometimes a case that involves a car wreck, motorcycle accident, truck crash, or even an accident at work may ultimately result in death. Attorney Paul J. Healy has the experience and knowledge in the area of personal injury law to interpret the grounds for claims in wrongful death cases, along with the compassion to do their utmost to help individuals and families through very difficult circumstances.
  • Product Liability. Many types of injuries may result from defective products such as airbags or car seats, tires, brakes, and/or motorcycle helmets. Pharmaceutical liability may be an issue as well regarding drugs such as Nuvaring, Boniva, and Celexa. Injuries involving product liability may include birth defects, head and face trauma, and brain injuries, among others. 
  • Workers’ compensation. If you or a loved one is suffers a workplace injury, the injured party may qualify for a workers’ compensation claim may be warranted. Our skilled lawyers can help you file a workers’ compensation claim in Florida, and will stand by you throughout the process.
If an injury to yourself or a loved one was not your fault, you may be eligible for financial compensation for medical bills, time away from work, and perhaps even “pain and suffering.” As a personal injury attorney in Jacksonville, Paul Healy can help protect your rights and obtain financial compensation to which you may be entitled.

Insurance companies have attorneys working on their side and you need an experienced personal injury lawyer working for you. After an accident it is important to seek legal representation, so you can make precise documentation of events. Immediately after an accident, contact our personal injury attorney in Jacksonville at (904) 391-0029. Our law firm is here to work on your side as your personal injury attorney.

Personal Injury in Jacksonville and Settlement

The following outcomes of personal injury, while never guaranteed, are quite possible:

Compensatory damages
Compensatory damages can help restore any financial loss you may have suffered due to a personal injury. They may cover all bills for medical treatment, prescription fees, bills for physical therapy, and even lost wages from any time you may have had to take away from work.

Punitive Damages
Punitive damages further penalize any at-fault parties and prevent them from causing additional harm to anyone else. In the event that another party was acting recklessly or without regard for the safety of others, you may be eligible to receive punitive damages in addition to compensatory damages.

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident in Jacksonville or the North Florida counties of Duval, Baker, Clay, Nassau, and St. Johns, the Law Offices of Paul J. Healy are here to help.

Source: 2011 Florida Traffic Crash Statistics

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1830 Atlantic Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone: 904-391-0029
Fax: 904-399-4540

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