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Clearwater

Mark Hickey

Clearwater Personal Injury Attorneys


If you have been injured and are searching for experienced Clearwater personal injury attorneys, it is critical you consult with a law firm who has the background, trial experience and financial resources necessary to properly handle your case. At the Fernandez Firm, we focus on personal injury law and wrongful death claims. That’s all we do!   Our goal is to provide wrongfully-injured persons with exceptional legal representation by quickly investigating and aggressive litigating each case to obtain swift settlements and jury verdicts.

For over two decades, our Clearwater attorneys have successfully represented thousands of Florida residents, as well as scores visitors who have suffered injuries and wrongful death due to negligence in Clearwater, Florida. With over $90 Million in settlements and jury verdicts, the Fernandez Firm is a leading personal injury firm in Florida. Our reputation as professional, aggressive trial attorneys is the key to our continued courtroom success.

If you have questions regarding an accident in Clearwater, please contact our office now at 1-800-222-8183 or submit a Free On-Line Case Evaluation.

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How Much Does an Attorney Cost?

Our Clearwater personal injury lawyers work on a contingency-fee basis. That means we do not receive any  fees or costs unless we win your case. At the Fernandez Firm, we don’t get paid unless we win! Our fee is an agreed percentage of your ultimate settlement recovery or jury verdict. We never charge for legal consultations and do charge hourly legal fees like most big law firms. Instead, you get quick access to our team of legal experts, professional investigators and superior legal resources without any out-of-pocket expense or strain on your finances. If you have a legal question regarding your injury case, contact our office today.

How Much Can I Win?

The amount of compensation you can recovery in a personal injury case depends on severity of your injuries and associated damages. Every year our attorneys recover millions of dollars on behalf of our injured clients.   Once retained, our litigation team will obtain the cost of your past and future medical bills, including the cost of prescribed medications, therapies and surgeries. We will also examine your past lost wages, future loss of earning capacity, your pain, suffering, mental anguish and loss of enjoyment of life. After collecting all this critical information, our Clearwater attorneys will then timely present claim seeking this amount from the negligent party responsible for your injuries. If their insurance company refuses to pay you a fair settlement recovery, we will take them to court unlike many of the lawyers you see on billboards scattered across Clearwater. Just check our Verdicts & Settlement Results!

Injury Cases We Handle

Our Clearwater attorneys handle a variety of personal injury claims including the following:

We also handle a wide-variety of personal injury lawsuits including cases involving:

Bedsores or Pressure Sores: Pressure sores, often called pressure ulcers, are caused by unrelieved pressure which, over time, results in damage to the underlying body tissues. Bedsore injuries are generally avoidable and typically develop over bony prominences such as the tail bone, the heels and hips and should be staged from 1 to 4 by treating health care professionals to indicate the level tissue injury. If your loved one has developed a pressure ulcer, it is very important you photograph the wound immediately as those who are injured should be able to file a claim for compensation with the help of an experience attorney in Clearwater.

Spinal Cord & Traumatic Brain Injuries: Injuries which cause damage to the brain and spinal cord can result from a number of accidents including car crashes, motorcycle collisions and medical malpractice. Since these injuries can have a significant impact on a victim’s quality of life, it is very important you seek qualified legal assistance from professionals with experience in this specialized field. At the Fernandez Firm, our Clearwater attorneys regularly litigate spine and brain injury claims bringing lawsuits to recover the cost of past and future medical care, lost earnings and all related compensation.

Dog Bites: Dog owners in Tallahassee must be exceptionally watchful of their pets, as a person is held liable if his or her dog injures another person in a public place or on private property (provided the dog bite victim was lawfully present on the property while the incident occurred). The owner can be held liable even if the victim was partly responsible for the accident. However, the victim’s involvement in the accident can reduce the amount he or she stands to receive in a lawsuit.

Wrongful Death: When the wrongful death of a person occurs in the State of Florida due to another’s negligence or carelessness, the surviving spouse, children and other relatives may be able to recover monetary damages for their loss. These include medical bills and funeral expenses, loss of support and services and loss of companionship. Wrongful death civil suits are commonly filed against negligent doctors, drivers and large corporations, including hospitals and trucking companies.

If you have been negligently injured in Clearwater, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, wage loss and pain and suffering. If you need an experienced personal injury attorney, contact our law firm immediately or simply complete our free, no obligation, case evaluation form today.

Is There a Statute of Limitations?

In Florida, the statute of limitations on most personal injury cases is four years; medical malpractice and nursing home abuse cases have only a two-year limitation when filing a claim. This simply means that you have a specified time from the date of the incident, to fully investigate the claim, retain all experts necessary to proceed and file suit or your claim will be forever barred, regardless of its merit.

Because your time is limited, it is important you contact an experienced personal injury lawyer, as quickly as possible, to allow that person adequate time to investigate your injury case and protect your rights.  Depending on the complexity of your case, an investigation may take months or even years. To find out more, please contact our clearwater injury attorneys today.

Free Case Consultation – Call Today!

If you have questions regarding an accident in Clearwater, Florida, contact the Fernandez Firm today at 1-800-222-8163.  Our attorneys are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to answer your legal questions and all consultations are free

At the Fernandez Firm, we don’t get paid unless we Win… and we want to win!