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Injured in the Florida Panhandle? Discuss Your Legal Rights With a Pensacola Personal Injury Lawyer Today

Injuries can happen under a broad range of scenarios. From vehicle collisions to slips and falls, and from medical mistakes to the use of defective products, all types of unexpected occurrences can lead to severe, life-altering injuries. Fortunately, in many cases, accident victims and their loved ones will be entitled to recover just compensation. Any Pensacola personal injury lawyer at Searcy Denney can help accident victims and families throughout the Florida Panhandle recover the financial compensation they deserve.

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Cases We Handle in Pensacola

Our lawyers represent clients in insurance claims and personal injury lawsuits involving all types of serious accident-related injuries. Contact us today for a free initial consultation about how we help clients win just compensation in cases including:

Car Accidents

A car accident can change your life in an instant. We help clients recover just compensation for car accidents caused by drunk driving, distracted driving, aggressive driving and all other forms of driver negligence. We handle cases involving vehicle defects, road defects and other accident causes as well. 

Tractor Trailer Accidents

Tractor trailers are ubiquitous on the roads and highways of the Florida Panhandle and South Georgia. We have recovered millions of dollars in compensation for victims of tractor trailer accidents caused by driver negligence, trucking company negligence, truck defects and other factors. 

Birth Injuries

With the state of modern medicine, birth injuries should be extremely rare. Sadly, they are not. From failing to diagnose maternal health conditions during pregnancy to making mistakes during labor and delivery, many different forms of medical malpractice can lead to life-altering birth injuries. 

Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injuries are among the most-common serious injuries resulting from traumatic accidents. The financial and non-financial costs of coping with these injuries can be substantial, and individuals who have been diagnosed with spinal cord injuries resulting from negligence and product defects deserve to collect just compensation. 

Medical Malpractice

In addition to being responsible for an alarming number of birth injuries, medical mistakes cause an inordinate number of adults to suffer from serious and life-threatening medical conditions as well. Our team of highly-experienced medical malpractice lawyers help patients and families recover just compensation for all forms of medical malpractice. 

Defective Products

Our firm’s product liability practice enjoys a nationwide reputation. We are well-known for our involvement in some of the largest product liability cases in history, and we routinely help individuals and families recover just compensation for accidents caused by defective products. 

Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and fall accidents can cause serious injuries, and they are often the result of property owner negligence. If you fell because someone else failed to take adequate care of their property, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your financial and non-financial losses.

How a Pensacola Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help During the Settlement Process

Understandably, many people don’t want to file a lawsuit or go to court. Unfortunately, they may also assume that they don’t need a Pensacola personal injury lawyer. While you are not required to be represented by an attorney, non-lawyers are at a significant disadvantage, even during the settlement process. 

Insurance companies will try to settle your claim for as little as possible. They will demand that you prove what happened and require you to submit extensive documentation concerning the accident and the injuries you suffered. They will also pressure you to settle your claim as quickly as possible, often before you even know the extent of your injuries or what your total losses will be. This can be overwhelming when you’re in pain and trying to focus on your recovery. 

Meanwhile, every insurance company works closely with in-house legal experts and outside attorneys to determine how they should handle your claim. As a result, they know the law and understand how it will apply to your case. They use this knowledge to shape their strategy. Doing so can give them a tremendous advantage if they know you don’t want to go to court. 

The bottom line is that the insurance company is not on your side, even when they are responsive and cooperative. Working with an experienced Pensacola personal injury lawyer levels the playing field. Here are some of the ways that an attorney can help with your claim: 

  • They can help collect the documentation you need to bring a successful claim.
  • They can interview witnesses to the accident.
  • They can speak on your behalf with the insurance companies, the other driver, and any other parties who may be involved in your case. 
  • They can negotiate the settlement of your claim, subject to your approval. 

Generally speaking, non-lawyers settle their claims for far less than what they are worth. A Pensacola personal injury lawyer can make sure you get fair compensation for your injuries. 

How a Pensacola Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help You in Court

If you cannot settle your claim, going to court is your only option to get the compensation you deserve. Unfortunately, the legal process is extraordinarily difficult for non-lawyers to navigate. A procedural mistake can jeopardize your entire claim. For example, your case may be dismissed because you failed to meet a deadline. You may not be able to submit critical evidence because you did not follow the appropriate rules. The insurance company will be represented by counsel who will take advantage of your lack of legal experience. 

A Pensacola personal injury lawyer will know how to navigate the legal process, including knowing when the deadlines are, what documents have to be submitted, what evidence you will need, and how to prepare your case for trial. Also, they will know the law and how it applies to your case. This knowledge is invaluable, as they will provide guidance as to when you should settle and when you should proceed to trial.

Speak With a Pensacola Personal Injury Lawyer at Searcy Denney

If you, your child or any other member of your family has been seriously injured in an accident, you do not have to let the accident take control of your life. To discuss your legal rights with a Pensacola personal injury lawyer at Searcy Denney, call us at 888-829-3357 or request a free consultation online today.


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