The Jacksonville law office of Fenderson & Hampton focuses on personal injury law and wrongful death in Duval County and the surrounding areas.
Personal injury claims are initiated by people injured due to someone else’s negligence, carelessness, or recklessness. If you are accepted as a claimant, you or a family member may be entitled to compensation for pain, suffering, medical bills, and lost income. Proving someone else is negligent, however, requires the dedicated efforts of an experienced attorney.
Let Fenderson & Hampton, Attorneys at Law, champion your rights
At Fenderson & Hampton, Attorneys at Law, personal injury claims represent a significant portion of the cases handled. The Attorneys at Fenderson & Hampton are accomplished trial attorneys and negotiators, committed to ensuring the rights of their clients and obtaining full and fair compensation for every claimant.
Serious injuries are costly
Personal injury cases involve physical and emotional suffering, plus financial loss. Statistics compiled by the insurance industry reveal people who retain an attorney in wrongful death and personal injury claims make out better than those who do not.
Below are the areas of personal law in which Fenderson & Hampton concentrates:
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Motor vehicle accidents are a daily occurrence andFlorida’s average is higher than the national average. Accidents may cause major injuries to people and property—and they may even result in death. DespiteFlorida’s no-fault coverage, you may have a claim. You will need legal representation to make that determination and to resolve all the legal issues involved.
The complexity of trucking accidents and the often catastrophic resulting injuries present special legal challenges. Did you know that a truck or tractor-trailer wreck that involves a motor carrier regulated by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has built-in protection for an injured party? You cannot discover this without filing a suit with the help of an experienced attorney.
Slip and Fall Accidents
Fenderson & Hampton attorneys know the standards that property owners, private and commercial, must abide by to protect visitors from injury. They know how to hold owners accountable when they fail to maintain those standards. Our attorneys and staff will fully investigate your injury, work closely with your medical experts, and remain dedicated to the best possible outcome of your case. Slip and fall accidents come under premises liability law and usually involve slippery sidewalks, floors, or stairs.
There area of premises liability is more than just slip and fall accidents. Premise liability can include faulty escalators or elevators, broken curbs, improper seating, and any other negligent property maintenance. In some instances dog bites are also included.
The best assessment of a case, however, requires an experienced attorney. Some of the issues taken into consideration are the status of the injured party or plaintiff, the possession of the premises and whether the state laws favors the premise owner.
Dog bites can result in serious injury. Dog bite laws are a combination of city, county, and state laws or ordinances. Because these laws vary the location of where the dog bite incident took place is critical to your ability to recover damages. Usually the owner of the animal is liable for damages, but any negligence on the part of the injured person is taken into account. An experienced attorney is required to make the system work for the injured party. That is where a dedicated attorney such as those at Fenderson & Hampton can help.
A wrongful death occurs when a person dies because of a negligent or reckless act, or an intentional attack by another person. Any personal injury that results in a death can be the basis of a wrongful death suit. Compensation may include the following damages:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Lost and future earnings
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Pain and suffering
The Attorneys at Fenderson & Hampton possess the knowledge and resources to investigate a death and to assess the extent of the losses. Punitive damages are included in cases where it is felt the guilty party should be punished.
For experienced, vigorous representation you can trust, call our office at 904-854-4222 and schedule an appointment to speak with an attorney