Did you suffer injuries in an accident? Was it due to someone else’s negligent actions? If so, you might be entitled to compensation. Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. could represent you in your personal injury case to hold the at-fault party liable for their wrongdoing.

Personal injury is a broad category of law that includes a range of scenarios, from car accidents to nursing home abuse. Personal injury cases involve an injury or death caused by a person or company’s negligence. You could hold the negligent party financially responsible for your injury and resulting losses when you pursue a personal injury claim.

The Palm Beach Gardens personal injury lawyers of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. understand the toll an injury can take on your quality of life. You face doctor’s appointments, medical bills, and time away from work. The cost of treating your injury can become expensive and unaffordable. You might end up in debt if you can’t pay the expenses you incur after the accident.

We are ready to help you seek the money you’re owed so you can recover from your injury. Our legal team has fought for the rights of accident victims in Palm Beach Gardens since 1978. You can depend on us to tirelessly work to meet your needs and try to reach your desired result.

Call Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. at 561.689.8180, or contact us online right now for your free consultation. We’re available 24/7, so you can reach us when you need us.

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Personal Injury Cases Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. Takes

Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. represents clients in various personal injury cases involving:

If you were injured under any of these circumstances, you should reach out to Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. immediately. We can investigate the incident and gather evidence to show someone else was at fault for your injury. We will fight hard to protect your rights and seek the compensation you deserve.

Why You Should Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

Unfortunately, handling a personal injury case isn’t as straightforward as you might believe. Even if you know the steps you need to take, you could encounter unforeseen obstacles. When you don’t know what to do to overcome roadblocks in your way, you could face unnecessary delays.

An experienced lawyer can take on the responsibility for your case. At Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A., our personal injury lawyers in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, have more than 40 years of experience representing accident victims. You should take the time to focus on healing and getting your life back on track. Let us handle the complicated aspects of your personal injury case.

Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. knows the ins and outs of insurance claims. We can aggressively negotiate a settlement with the insurance company. If they deny your claim or provide an inadequate offer, we have the resources to file a lawsuit and take your case to court if necessary. We never back down from a fight and explore all available options to try to reach a favorable outcome.

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Compensation in a Personal Injury Case

When you pursue compensation in an insurance claim or lawsuit, you could receive a monetary award that covers the losses you suffered. Common losses in personal injury cases include:

  • Loss of household services
  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages
  • Lost earning capacity
  • Pain and suffering
  • Physical impairment or disfigurement
  • Inconvenience
  • Emotional distress
  • Car rental (in car accident cases)
  • Property damage (if applicable)

Punitive damages are a form of compensation only available in a lawsuit. To receive this financial award in court, you must show clear and convincing evidence of the defendant’s gross negligence or intentional misconduct.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Palm Beach Gardens personal injury lawyers of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. know you probably have questions about the legal process. It’s often confusing to navigate when you don’t understand state laws and procedures. We’ve answered some of the most common questions our clients have so you can prepare for your personal injury case.

What does wrongful death mean?

According to Florida Statute § 768.19, wrongful death is a person’s death that was caused by someone else’s default, wrongful act, negligence, or breach of contract or warranty. Wrongful death can occur in a number of scenarios, such as:

  • Boating accident
  • Medical malpractice
  • Motor vehicle accident
  • Nursing home abuse
  • Airplane accident
  • Doctor error during childbirth

Is there a deadline for filing a lawsuit?

Yes. If you want to file a lawsuit against another person or a company for the injury you suffered, you must follow a statute of limitations. The statute of limitations in Florida is four years. That means you must initiate your personal injury lawsuit within four years of the accident date to seek compensation. For wrongful death cases, the statute of limitations is two years, but there are several exceptions. Your attorney can advise you whether any exceptions apply in your case.

What should I do if the insurance company calls me?

Insurance companies often call accident victims to obtain information regarding the accident. The adjuster might ask you questions regarding the cause of the incident and the type of injury you sustained.

You should never talk to the insurance company after an accident. It might seem like an innocent conversation, but the adjuster is likely trying to obtain details they can use against you. They don’t want to offer an adequate settlement. If they can find a reason to deny your claim or provide a low offer, they will. They can use anything you say against you if they can figure out a way to do so.

Inform the insurance company that you hired a lawyer and give them our contact information. We can speak with them during your ongoing case on your behalf.

Contact Us

Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. is ready to provide the legal representation and support you need to get through this challenging time in your life. We will fight by your side until the end to help you hold the negligent party accountable.

If you sustained injuries in an accident due to someone’s negligence, call Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. at 561.689.8180 right now. One of our personal injury lawyers in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, can review the information you provide during a free consultation and advise you of your legal options.

Last Updated : June 3, 2022

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