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Practice Areas - Car Accident Lawyer

Florida Car Accident Lawyers

Motorcycle Accidents

Getting Car Accident Victims the Compensation They Deserve
Car accident victims need attorneys. Until they retain one, the insurance companies know that they are dealing with someone who does not know the laws as well as they do. Without a lawyer, a person who is stressed from dealing with the financial, physical, and emotional consequences of an injury is more likely to accept an unfair settlement. At Sheldon J. Schlesinger, P.A., our personal injury attorneys have assisted many people who suffered injuries in car accidents. If you or someone you love has been hurt in a car crash, contact us for a free initial consultation with an experienced car accident lawyer.

Drunk Driving Car Accidents
Tragically, many car and truck accidents are preventable. This is especially true if the driver was intoxicated. Our lawyers are familiar with the issues surrounding drunk driving cases. We have read many toxicology reports and conducted many investigations. We also handle cases that involve bars and house parties who serve people who are clearly intoxicated.

Semi Tractor Trailer Accidents
Truck accidents cause a lot of damage. Our lawyers handle all types of truck accident cases, including those that involve
* Detaching trailers
* Product liability
* Drunk or fatigued drivers
* Negligent hiring practices

Truck companies are professionals, so they are adept at defending themselves. Fortunately, with over fifty years of experience, we have the knowledge and skill necessary to prevail against them.

Motorcycle Accidents
Every cyclist knows that if he gets into an accident, the injuries are likely to be serious or fatal. Many of the injuries that we have seen include
* Traumatic brain injury
* Spinal cord injury
* Back injury
* Head and neck injury
* Broken bones
* Burns

Juries are sometimes biased against the cyclist. However, we are persuasive. With our careful investigation and reconstruction, we can show both jury and opposing counsel what really happened that day.

Florida Crash Statistics
From 2006 to 2007:
* Traffic fatalities decreased 4%, from 3365 to 3221
* Bicyclist and passenger fatalities decreased 4%, from 126 to 121
* Pedestrian fatalities decreased 3%, from 546 to 530
* State Mileage Death Rate decreased to 1.57 deaths per 100 million vehicle miles traveled  (the lowest in state history) from 1.65 in 2006
* Alcohol related fatalities increased to 1244 from 1099
* Motorcycle and passenger fatalities were the same at 550
 
Download the entire report here.

Contact a Florida automobile accident attorney for a free consultation.

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Sheldon J. Schlesinger, P.A. represents clients throughout the state of Florida including the cities of Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Carol City, Cooper City, Coral Gables, Coral Springs, Davie, Deerfield Beach, Delray Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Hialeah, Hollywood, Jupiter, Lake Worth, Miramar, Miami, Oakland Park, Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Springs, Pompano Beach, and Rivera Beach

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