Injuries and Accidents in Broward County

Millions of people are injured each year in numerous types of accidents. While accidents can sometimes be just accidents where no one is at fault, a negligent person may also be responsible, and an injury attorney may be able to help you.

Some common causes of injuries that may require you to contact a personal injury lawyer include the following:

  • Car accidents
  • Amusement park accidents
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Dog bite attacks
  • Construction accidents
  • Premises liability
  • Bus accidents
  • Airplane accidents
  • Escalator accidents
  • Common injuries

Accidents can result in numerous injuries from minor to serious. Depending on the circumstances, a third party may be responsible for the accident and any injuries you may have sustained. For those in the Southern Florida area, seeking help from Broward County injury lawyers can help relieve some of the stress that results from an accident.

The most common types of injuries are listed below:

  • Whiplash: This is one of the most typical injuries seen in car accidents. It happens when the neck jerks forward and back or side to side as a result of the car decelerating at a rapid speed.
  • Back or spine injury: Back injuries can be caused by slips and falls, car accidents, equipment failure, faulty scaffolding, and mechanical failure.
  • Fractured or broken bones: A slip or fall can result in a break or fracture. Bones can be damaged in many accidents including, construction site accidents, vehicle accidents, and slips and falls.
  • Head and brain injury: A serious impact can cause damage to the skull and head and result in injury to the brain. Brain injury may also be caused by extreme deceleration in a car accident.

Being injured in an accident can leave you frustrated and depressed, but there is help. A knowledgeable injury attorney can help you get compensation for recovery.

The accomplished Broward County injury lawyers at the Law office of Steven E. Slootsky provide skilled and professional legal services to the south Florida area, including personal injury attorneys in West Palm Beach and

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Jeffrey Marc Braxton

Licensed since 1998

Member at firm The South Florida Injury Law Firm

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