Lake Magdalene Personal Injury Lawyer

Lake Magdalene locals have the benefit of living amongst natural beauty while having some of the Tampa area’s best attractions close at hand. Unfortunately, the presence of convenient freeway access and great public businesses also means the threat of possible personal injuries. A car accident or truck accident on I-275 is possible at any given time. You may also experience a slip and fall at a local retail business. Boating accidents can happen on Lake Magdalene itself at any given time, as can swimming pool accidents in anyone’s community.

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Darrigo & Diaz is here to help aid injured persons and give them the legal resources they need to seek recovery. When you have been hurt in a road accident or even by a defective product, we can provide you with seasoned legal guidance through every step of the claims process.

You deserve to be informed of your rights and to get the best chances possible at obtaining the compensation you need to fully recover. Speak to an experienced personal injury attorney in Lake Magdalene during a free case review to learn what you need to do to hold all responsible parties accountable.

You can schedule a free, no-obligation case review at any time when you call our offices at (813) 774-3341 or contact us online. We never charge you up-front for any of our services, and you don’t pay unless we recover money for you!

Representing Personal Injury Victims in Lake Magdalene After Their Accident

Darrigo & Diaz can handle any case where an injury has been caused by someone’s negligence, wrongdoing, or intentional acts. Past case types in our successful track record include:

Proud Defenders of the Legal Rights of the Lake Magdalene Community

Like many communities in the area, Lake Magdalene has grown a lot in the past 20 years. Once a quiet area surrounded by wetlands and citrus groves, Lake Magdalene has become a popular spot for families, retirees, and hard-working individuals. 

The titular lake offers extremely attractive waterfront views and endless amounts of fun in our nearly all-year-round good weather. The community is also conveniently close to I-275, providing a direct route into Tampa. Who needs to drive all the way to Tampa, though, when awesome attractions like Busch Gardens and USF’s gorgeous botanical gardens.

Even in such a picturesque backdrop, though, serious accidents and injuries can happen. Boating accidents are not uncommon, many of which could have been caused by a negligent operator or a defective safety device. Collisions on I-275 are also a daily occurrence, often tangling locals from Lake Magdalene and parts nearby.

When you have been hurt in an accident on the lake, on the road, on private property, or at any public place, you have the right to pursue compensation from any negligent parties responsible for your injuries. Your medical bills lost wages, and out-of-pocket losses can all be claimed against the appropriate liability insurance policy. In the event an insurer or at-fault party refuses to accept liability, you have the option to file a lawsuit and compel the party to pay through a court order.

Darrigo & Diaz can assist Lake Magdalene folks when they’re at their most vulnerable. We know how hard it is to deal with insurance companies and finding evidence for your claim when all you want to do is recuperate. We are here to assist you with the process, providing you with experienced legal guidance and case management services. 

Individuals who enlist the help of personal injury attorneys in Lake Magdalene are much more likely to recover a reasonable settlement from at-fault parties. Do not hesitate to speak with an attorney and at very least learn more about your options and the process needed to claim your compensation.

What Types of Compensation Can I Claim After I’m Hurt?

Every personal injury case is different, and certain insurers may attempt to avoid covering all associated costs. However, there are a few general categories of damages that come up most frequently when filing a personal injury claim.

Medical treatment costs are often the biggest category of damages. A 2013 study by the Insurance Services Office corporation found that the average cost of a bodily injury claim after a car accident was $15,443. Some injuries require extensive rehabilitation, expanding the possible cost window. Many car crash victims may require lifelong care and medication, even.

Lost wages include the difference in earnings before and after the accident. This type of loss may involve someone who missed work for a few weeks, or it could be an individual who can never return to the same line of work again. In the latter category, a full claim would account for the lifelong losses in potential income earned.

Out of pocket expenses include any reasonable and necessary costs directly associated with the accident and injury that are not directly billed through providers. Common examples include the costs of transportation to appointments or the costs of parking while receiving treatment. Many policies include a daily allowable limit as well as coverage for things like a rental vehicle.

Personal property repair and replacement cover the costs of any property damaged or destroyed in the course of the accident. The biggest damages in this category often stem from vehicle repairs, but some individuals may also lose valuable electronics, jewelry, or personal effects that must be accounted for.

Pain and suffering claims are available in the event of a serious injury during a road accident. If your accident did not occur on or around the road, you may be eligible for pain and suffering compensation after any injury requiring treatment. Pain and suffering damages are often proportionate to the size of the overall award for specific accounted for costs (known as “special damages”). Documenting your pain and suffering, including the activities you can no longer perform, is often beneficial for increasing the chances of receiving appropriate benefits.

Work With Darrigo & Diaz After Your Lake Magdalene Personal Injury

Darrigo & Diaz, Attorneys at Law, have practiced in the Hillsborough County area since 1999. We have stood up for countless personal injury and work injury victims in Lake Magdalene and other local areas. You can receive legal services that make it easier to file your claim and more likely that an insurer or at-fault party will provide you with the compensation you need.

Our services come at no up-front cost and no risk to you, and we only get paid if you do! Find out why so many in Lake Magdalene come to us for legal assistance and advice after they have been hurt. Call (813) 774-3341 or contact us online to schedule your free, no-risk case review!


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