If you have suffered a serious injury in West Palm Beach, contact the West Palm Beach personal injury attorneys of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. to schedule a free case review. Whether you live here full time or were injured while on vacation, hiring a local attorney can help you navigate the legal process around your personal injury claim.

Across the United States, accidents of all types occur every day, causing serious injuries and, in the worst cases, even death. Although sometimes these injuries are truly the result of an accident, which no one could prevent, more often than not, someone’s actions caused you serious harm. When another person injures you or a loved one, you deserve justice, and you may be entitled to significant compensation for your pain.

In order to prevent serious accidents, everyone has the responsibility to act in a way that does not create unnecessary risks or hazards for others. Unfortunately, many people do not take this duty to others seriously, and they engage in reckless, negligent, or careless behavior. When someone is acting without thinking about others, they put you and your loved ones in danger.

Even when you take all the necessary precautions to protect your safety, you cannot always predict or avoid the dangerous actions of other people. However, when the unthinkable occurs, and you experience a serious injury, you should not be held financially responsible for another person’s poor decisions.

Although no one can take away the pain you are experiencing, you can take action against the individual who hurt you, and the West Palm Beach personal injury attorneys at Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. are ready to help. We have experience with a variety of personal injury cases, and we are prepared to fight for you, no matter the circumstances of your injury. You cannot afford to wait any longer for the compensation you deserve, so contact Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. at 561.689.8180 today.

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WHY YOU NEED A LAWYER

After any serious injury, you are in a state of crisis, as you try to understand and manage the trauma you have experienced. This injury causes not only physical pain but also emotional turmoil and often significant financial strain for you and your loved ones. You need compensation for your injuries and protection against any further financial losses.

However, during this difficult time, the thought of starting a lawsuit may feel overwhelming or even impossible. When you work with a skilled personal injury attorney, you will not enter this legal battle alone.

Your lawyer has the legal experience and knowledge to guide you through every step of your personal injury lawsuit. They understand your rights under the law, and they will implement the best legal tactics for your case to help you receive the greatest possible compensation. Hiring an attorney to manage your personal injury lawsuit will save you time and greatly reduce your stress during your case.

Your attorney will take on the responsibility of gathering evidence, preparing your case, and negotiating with all parties involved. Additionally, attorneys have access to expert witnesses, such as medical professionals, accident investigators, and forensic specialists, who can provide extensive impartial testimony to support your case.

Amidst the stress and uncertainty of this time in your life, you need to work with a personal injury lawyer who will advocate for you and protect your rights. Working with a skilled attorney will allow you to focus on your recovery and your loved ones, while they fight for the compensation you deserve.

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Meet The Attorneys

Harrison Joss

Harrison Joss presently concentrates his practice on Personal Injury, including motor vehicle accidents, premises lia...

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Civil Trial Attorney

Harrison Joss

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Richard D. Schuler

Richard D. Schuler is the founding partner of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller & Overbeck P.A., West Palm Beach, ...

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Founding Partner

Richard D. Schuler

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Steven W. Halvorson

Mr. Halvorson is Of counsel with the firm. He has successfully prosecuted numerous high profile cases. His practice i...

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Of Counsel

Steven W. Halvorson

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Jason D. Weisser

Mr. Weisser is a Partner and Shareholder of the firm. He is Board Certified by the Florida Bar as a Civil Trial Lawye...

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Partner

Jason D. Weisser

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William D. Zoeller

Mr. Zoeller is a Board Certified Civil Trial lawyer and has practiced law in Florida since 1998. He began his profess...

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Partner

William D. Zoeller

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Michael J. Overbeck

Mr. Overbeck is a Board Certified Civil Trial lawyer, specializing in car crashes, premises liability, product liabil...

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Partner

Michael J. Overbeck

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Michael V. Baxter

Mr. Baxter is a Civil Trial Attorney with the firm and began his legal career as an Assistant State Attorney in Miami...

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Partner

Michael V. Baxter

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David M. Kerner

David Kerner is a Civil Trial Attorney, an elected Palm Beach County Commissioner, and a former member of the Florida...

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Of Counsel

David M. Kerner

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Michael D. Dickenson

Mr. Dickenson is a Civil Trial attorney who focuses his practice in the areas of Personal Injury Protection and Tort ...

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Civil Trial Attorney

Michael D. Dickenson

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Tara L. Kopp

Admitted to the Florida Bar in 2009 and has been practicing in South Florida since admission in the areas of Personal...

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Associate Attorney/PIP

Tara L. Kopp

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Eric C. Hayden

Mr. Hayden concentrates his practice on motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, premises liability, personal in...

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Civil Trial Attorney

Eric C. Hayden

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Gregory M. Cummings

Born and raised in Palm Beach County, Mr. Cummings is a civil trial attorney whose practice is concentrated on motor ...

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Civil Trial Attorney

Gregory M. Cummings

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Types of Cases We Handle

People can get hurt in a wide variety of ways, and that means each personal injury case is going to be different. At Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A., we have earned the knowledge and the skills we need to handle your case, whatever the cause of your injury. A few of our practice areas include:

Whether you were injured in a car crash, on the way to work, or in a slip and fall accident at a public pool, our personal injury lawyers can help you determine the responsible party and pursue the damages you deserve. Contact us at 561.689.8180 to schedule a free consultation.

HOW CAN SCHULER, HALVORSON, WEISSER, ZOELLER, OVERBECK & BAXTER P.A. HELP AFTER AN INJURY?

Since our founding in 1978, Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. has spent decades working to protect the citizens of West Palm Beach, Florida. We have a team of attorneys with skills and experience in every area of personal injury law. We know that every personal injury case we take is different, and we work hard to meet the individual needs of our clients. When you choose our firm to handle your case, not only can you expect unparalleled legal guidance, but you will also receive the respect and support you deserve.

Our personal injury attorneys understand the importance of compensation when you are facing the consequences of a serious injury. That is why we do everything in our power to ensure that we are available to every person who needs our services. Our attorneys will travel to you, so you can receive legal counsel wherever and whenever you need it.

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We also understand that the cost of hiring a lawyer may prevent some people from receiving the guidance they need during a personal injury lawsuit. We firmly believe that your financial circumstances should never prevent you from protecting your rights and receiving appropriate compensation after an injury. That is why Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. guarantees that you will pay no legal fees until after we win your case. When you work with us, you become a member of our family, and we will not rest until you receive the settlement you deserve.

Understanding Personal Injury Lawsuits

The American Bar Association defines personal injury as any injury which occurs as the result of another person’s actions or failure to act. Although this definition is broad, the goal is to protect you during any situation in which another person hurts you.

Although every personal injury case is different, negligence is one of the most common ways that a person may cause you serious harm. Negligence is defined as a failure to take reasonable actions to prevent an accident from happening. Some examples of negligence may include an employee who fails to clean up a spill, which makes the floor slippery, or a doctor who does not order sufficient testing before giving a diagnosis.

Another common cause of personal injuries is recklessness, which is a complete disregard for the harm that one’s actions may cause. Examples of reckless behavior include drinking and driving, street racing, and operating machinery without proper training.

No matter whether the person who caused your accident was reckless or negligent, the attorneys at Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. are ready to help you seek justice. A personal injury lawsuit can help you protect your financial future and ensure that this injury does not derail your life.

POSSIBLE COMPENSATION AFTER AN INJURY

Serious injuries often come with extensive medical intervention and ongoing care, even years after the injury occurs. Medical treatment is extremely expensive, but you should never have to sacrifice the care that you need or the support your family deserves because of your financial circumstances.

When another person injures you, they are the ones who should pay your medical bills and cover any additional expenses from this accident. A personal injury lawsuit can help ensure that this individual takes responsibility for their behavior and that you do not suffer financial ruin as a result of another person’s reprehensible actions. The settlement you receive from your personal injury lawsuit may help cover expenses including, but not limited to:

  • Emergency medical care
  • Surgery and hospitalization
  • Medication and assistive medical devices
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation services
  • Transportation to medical appointments
  • Vehicle repairs or replacement
  • Psychological counseling
  • Partial or total disability
  • Lost wages
  • Lost future income

The compensation you receive from your personal injury lawsuit can protect you and your loved ones from financial ruin. You need to discuss your case with a lawyer as soon as possible, so you understand the amount of compensation that is appropriate for your pain. This injury has changed your life significantly, but with the help of a lawyer, it will not dictate your financial security or your future.

CONTACT SCHULER, HALVORSON, WEISSER, ZOELLER, OVERBECK & BAXTER P.A. TODAY

After a serious injury, you are experiencing an unexpected and unprecedented loss. Your life has changed direction in an instant, and you may not be sure how to move forward. The attorneys at Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. are ready to help you navigate this new path and fight back against the injustice you have experienced.

You need compensation for your injuries, so you can move forward after this injury, and the lawyers at Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. are prepared to help. Start work on your personal injury today by contacting Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. at 561.689.8180.

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Hank and company were excellent to work with. They went to bat for me and settled my case in under a year. Recommended me to some of the best doctors to get my injuries sustained in my accident taken care of to the best of their ability. Also negotiated their medical bills down substantially from full price to make my net settlement fair to me in the end. Would highly recommend these guys to anyone.

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I represent the PIP department for Center for Bone and Joint Surgery of the Palm Beaches and I have had the pleasure of working with Tara Kopp and her amazing team for many years. They are professional, detailed, reliable and I could list many words to describe their amazing dedication, their performance and successful outcomes says it all.

Deb McCullough

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Jon Blumengarten was so incredibly helpful with my case. After being told by my original lawyer that there wasn't much they could do to help, Jon took another look at my case and was able to get me an extremely fair settlement amount. I am so thankful I was recommended to Jon and this law firm. I will always recommend them to any friends or family who end up in any kind of auto accident. They went above and beyond. I'm so happy with my experience.

karlie stoe

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I worked with Erick! He was an amazing guy who managed to get the full 60,000$ dollar settlement. Was able to lower my medical expenses to put more money in my pocket what an absolute godsend I will be recommending friends and family.

Rosie M

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This team is PHENOMENAL with everything, I can’t thank them enough seriously. I’m still young and I’ve been in multiple car accidents and have just settled before. With me having two kids John and Mr.Zoeller worked exceptionally for my case. They were very very patient because it was not easy for me at all losing everything behind my car accident so sudden and they understood and walked with me the entire way. I would highly recommend them to anyone I wouldn’t want to go anywhere else if god forbid something was to happen again. I could go on and on but honestly they were amazing, wasn’t slow on their feet at all, kept me updated with communication through the entire time and the staff was great as well as a team in general. They definitely gave me another chance to make sure I got back everything I’ve lost for my kids and I and for that I will forever be grateful for even having a chance to work with them and them working with me most of all. I really want to thank them again seriously for helping me when it was super rough for me being a single mom you guys are greatly appreciated from the bottom of my heart and keep up the good work 10 stars from me!!!!

Deja T

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I worked very closely on my case with attorney Greg Cummings, investigator Jon Blumengarten and paralegal Johanna over the past 2.5 years. Outstanding and professional law firm, with excellent communications and follow-up, making sure I was kept up to date on everything regarding my case. They worked so diligently and effectively on my case that I didn't even realize had much time had gone by from when they took the case to when everything was finalized. They took my case about a week after my car accident and Jon took the time to come to my house and meet with me and learn more about my accident and I knew right then and there that I was in excellent hands, because he actually cared about me, not just as a client but as a person. The entire team was an absolute pleasure to work with, I would recommend this law firm to anyone looking for someone to represent them in any personal injury matters. Thank you for everything!!

Catalina Reinhardt

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Attorney Gregory Cummings and his law firm are consummate professionals. Atty Cummings and his TEAM had our best interest and even followed up periodically keeping us informed until closure. The staff has great interpersonal skills which are reflective in via email, phone conversation and especially in person. Great firm. Thank you all.

Vinoo Ramdat

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Hank and company were excellent to work with. They went to bat for me and settled my case in under a year. Recommended me to some of the best doctors to get my injuries sustained in my accident taken care of to the best of their ability. Also negotiated their medical bills down substantially from full price to make my net settlement fair to me in the end. Would highly recommend these guys to anyone.

Dr. T

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Mr. Blumengarten was quite informative, easy to reach and was quite professional in his approach and response. He helped me to understand the process and was quite helpful in dealing with my personal plight. I would certainly recommend this firm to anyone. Thanks for the continued assistance.

E. T.

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John was great and very easy to communicate with highly recommend!

H. L.

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Frequently Asked Questions

That depends on several factors, including the severity of your injuries, the expenses related to those injuries, the amount of pain and suffering caused by your injuries, and whether the defendant was entirely or partially responsible for your injuries. You can get financial compensation for the overall costs of your injury, and that doesn’t just include medical bills. Injuries tend to impact every area of your life, so you may be able to get monetary recompense for lost work wages and lifestyle changes. All in all, there’s no way to know precisely how much you could recover from your personal injury case without speaking with a skilled legal professional about the specifics of your

To cover the current and future costs of your injury. Many people assume that pursuing a personal injury case will take too much time and energy to be worth it even if they achieve a legal victory. They don’t want to get tied up in court or get saddled with expensive legal fees. Even individuals with a clear-cut case avoid even speaking with a personal injury lawyer. Tragically, many of these people miss out on substantial financial compensation and wind up in debt, paying for medical bills and losing out on wages from work that could have been covered by the responsible party. The fact is that many personal injury cases are settled in a timely fashion and out of court. An ethical personal injury lawyer with integrity can communicate openly and honestly with you about your particular case, letting you know in advance what you should expect.

Our personal injury attorneys are committed to getting our clients the maximum amount of monetary recompense possible. We prioritize clear, open communication to make the entire legal process as easy as possible for the people we serve. When it comes to representing you, we have all the skills, knowledge, and experience required. We also have a stellar record of success to back us up. For example, we secured $20,000,000 for a young woman who suffered a brain injury in an automotive accident. We also won a $9,000,000 settlement for our client when a poorly-installed tire contributed to an injury-causing crash. Those are just a few items from our extensive list of legal victories. So many of our clients are able to cover most or all of the costs of their injuries because we are ready and willing to fight to protect their best interests.

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