Schrier Law Group is a well-known and highly regarded Statewide Personal Injury, Wrongful Death & Insurance Litigation law firm.

For over 40 years, this firm has aggressively and compassionately represented those who have been the unfortunate injured victims of negligence and wrongful death accidents or incidents. Unfortunately, too many avoidable accidents occur, especially in Florida.

When the careless actions of another result in someone getting hurt or even killed, the “negligent” party’s insurance company often hire good lawyers so that they can avoid paying the injured accident victim or the wrongfully killed victim’s family the appropriate amount of compensation.

Clients often tell us that The Schrier Law Group secured more money for them than they ever could have imagined. We take great pride in coming up with creative legal strategies to win our client’s cases, but we also enjoy answering our client’s questions and developing relationships that last a lifetime because they are based on the trust that we have earned along the way.

While we have been and continue to be hired to secure the most money for our clients, from just about every part of Florida, we take great pride in changing the negative perception, one client at a time.

Whether your case is against another driver, another person, or against a large corporation, clients hire The Schrier Law Group in order to secure the most money for their case. Get the most money for your case and do not become an ignored victim. Schrier Law Group can be reached at (800) 700-7285. Call us for a free case evaluation. Justice for you and your family can start now.

We can all agree with Schrier Law Group, that the COVID-19 pandemic has turned the entire globe on its head. As more and more of the population develops immunity, we can expect a slow return to something resembling “normal”.

That said, the pandemic continues to affect every industry, including the legal industry generally and personal injury practitioners in particular. Many aspects of how we learned to deal with COVID-19 will likely stick around for long after the pandemic is over and may permanently change the way we all do business. For example, virtual consultations with injured clients may become actually become the norm, and clients may routinely sign fee agreements online rather than in the office.

While technology has allowed many lawyers to continue taking cases and fighting for their clients’ rights, it is undeniable that COVID-19 has put a damper on the personal injury industry and that the road to recovery will be long.

 

Here are five specific ways that the pandemic has affected injury attorneys and their practices are discussed in greater detail below.

 

1 – Victims Unsure of Whether they can File a Claim

One of the issues that may be causing a lull in business for personal injury lawyers is that many victims are not sure whether they can file a claim during the pandemic. Many courts are still operating with restricted hours or only adjudicating particularly pressing matters, which victims may take to mean that they cannot proceed with a claim.

Similarly, people who are hurt in accidents may be hesitant to reach out to a lawyer, thinking that they will have to come into the office to discuss their cases, share paperwork, execute a retainer agreement, or conduct other tasks.

Many of the issues are based on misconceptions on how personal injury claims operate. Attorneys and law firms can combat these issues by making efforts to educate potential clients about how claims can proceed during this time. For instance, many victims may not understand that most claims settle and that insurance companies are fully operational even if the courts are not. Similarly, attorneys should make it clear that they are able to take on and represent clients without having to meet in person.

 

2 – Fewer Accidents?

As people hunkered down and stayed home, there was a dramatic decrease in the number of personal injury cases being filed. In fact, according to data analyzed, personal injury filings were down a whopping 46 percent in early April of 2020.

 Now, one can begin to speculate that empty roads and people staying home from work caused fewer wrecks, slip and falls, and other accidents. Collected data supports this. Interestingly, however, data released by the National Safety Council indicates that traffic fatalities actually increased during the lockdowns – an outcome many observers attribute to people speeding on emptier roads.

 

3 – Courts Are Backlogged

Many personal injury cases have life cycles of several months or years, so it’s important for injury lawyers to have cases in the pipeline at all times. Cases that are in litigation may take much longer to resolve than they would have prior to the pandemic, leaving many personal injury lawyers waiting for large cases to conclude. 

 

4 – Victims Failed to Seek Care

Another issue is that many accident victims failed to seek medical care for injuries that required medical attention. Often, injured victims who would have otherwise sought care did not do so for fear of exposure to the virus.

Of course, a lack of medical documentation regarding an injury can be devastating to the outcome of a personal injury claim, as victims do not have records describing the nature and severity of their injuries or causally connecting them to the accidents in which they were sustained.

In addition, as all personal injury practitioners are well-aware, failing to seek medical care can allow insurers and at-fault parties to argue that victims failed to take reasonable steps to mitigate their damages. Combined, these issues can result in significantly lower settlements and awards than victims would have obtained had they sought timely medical attention.

 

5 – Personal Injury Practitioners Get Ready

The United States is getting close to turning the corner and achieving some semblance of normalcy in the upcoming months. For this reason, many people are considering how they can position themselves to hit the ground running and build businesses back up to pre-pandemic levels as quickly as possible once restrictions are lifted.

It’s reasonable to suspect that personal injury lawyers are going to see an influx of injured clients who have put off filing claims until after the pandemic ends. Unfortunately for personal injury lawyers in certain states, this may mean that you are working with much less time to file than usual.

In fact, in states like Tennessee and Louisiana that have a one-year statute of limitations on personal injury claims, you may actually meet with clients whose claims are already time-barred. That said, courts or legislatures may toll statutes of limitation due to the Coronavirus pandemic, allowing otherwise time-barred claims to move forward.

The Schrier Law Group handles many personal injury cases, and Schrier Law has the resources necessary to help you and your family score a successful outcome in any personal injury case before or during COVID-19. It is important that you have your rights defended by someone who knows the law. Contact the Schrier Law Group for a personal injury attorney in Florida today!

Schrier Law Group knows that when you are overcoming an unexpected personal injury, whether you were injured in the workplace or were a victim of medical malpractice, there are many ways that you can seek compensation for your loss. Unfortunately in today’s working culture, the risk of an unexpected injury happening to you during your day-to-day life can occur.

When a situation like this occurs, the first step is calling a personal injury lawyer. It’s important that you develop a relationship with one that you can truly trust. Here, we will share the most important things to look for in a personal injury lawyer.

1 – Valid and Focused Experience

From medical malpractice to slip-and-fall cases, a firm like Schrier Law Group is not afraid to tackle any situation. Although this willingness is useful, it doesn’t allow lawyers to gain focused experience. When looking for the perfect attorney, seek out an individual who has experience working with the specific issue you are facing.

2 – Compatible Personality

When you hire an attorney, you will likely spend a lot of time conversing with them. It’s important that you feel understood by the professional that you are working with. In addition, the lawyer should be able to explain the court process in a way you understand. Once you find someone with who you feel comfortable, it will be easy to open up about the details of the case.

3 – Plausible Reputation

Not only should the attorney have ample experience, but they should have trusted relationships in the marketplace. Insurance companies, former clients, and other lawyers should speak highly about this professional. The best lawyers are known for the quality work they do for their clients. Look for testimonials from prior customers. Do not be afraid to reach out to these individuals and inquire about their experience.

4 – Willingness to Ask Difficult Questions

The right lawyer will ask you difficult questions about the case in order to ascertain the details of the case while ensuring that they are fighting their legal battle from the right angle. These inquiries help the attorney get to know your case on a deeper level. Difficult questions reveal that the lawyer is truly advocating for fairness and working to understand your testimony.

A lawyer should not just take your case, they should want to assist you in your journey to justice. This commitment helps them serve their clients with excellence.

In Summary

Personal injury cases can be emotional, tragic, and unfair. When emotions run high, it can be difficult to make a strategic decision when choosing the perfect personal injury lawyer. In order to be prepared, develop a list of trustworthy attorneys that you can call when an emergency occurs.

The Schrier Law Group handles many personal injury cases, and Schrier Law has the resources necessary to help you and your family score a successful outcome in any personal injury case. It is important that you have your rights defended by someone who knows the law. Contact the Schrier Law Group for a personal injury attorney in Florida today!

Schrier Law Group is not surprised to let you know that the state of Florida alone has over 400,000 car accidents per year. These accidents bring about over 250,000 injuries and over 3,000 fatalities. All of these accidents can usually be blamed on the negligence of one of the drivers involved.

When these accidents occur, you need a personal injury attorney that will aggressively back you in a court of law. The Schrier Law Group in Florida is the team that brings their years of personal injury expertise to the table. If you need an attorney to aggressively represent you after being injured due to the carelessness of another person’s actions, then call Schrier Law Group today.

 

What Types of Cases Does a Personal Injury Attorney Take

 

Personal injury is a very broad term that encompasses all injuries that have been caused due to the negligence of another. Examples of these situations are:

  • Auto Accidents
  • Slip and Fall Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice Lawsuits
  • Wrongful Death Claims
  • Construction Accidents
  • Pool Injuries & Drownings
  • Product Liability Claims
  • Boating Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Work Accidents

 

All of these are examples of accidents that can happen when another person is being careless. Many of these accidents can leave you with a long period of pain and recovery. This means a lot of lost wages and time. You deserve to be compensated for the loss of wages, medical bills, psychological impacts of the accident, lost time, and the price of having to suffer through it all.

The Schrier Law Group handles many personal injury cases, and Schrier Law has the resources necessary to help you and your family score a successful outcome in any personal injury case. It is important that you have your rights defended by someone who knows the law. Contact the Schrier Law Group for a personal injury attorney in Florida today!

Schrier Law Group knows that slip and fall accidents (a type of premises liability case) can be devastating, both physically and financially. This isn’t exactly startling news. But are they hard to win?

If you’ve been involved in a slip and fall accident and you’re thinking of filing a personal injury claim (with Schrier Law Group), you’re probably wondering what you’ll have to do to win.

 

The Challenges of Slip and Fall Cases

Slip and fall cases are challenging because you have to prove three things, all of which are critical.

1 – You have to prove that your accident was due to someone else’s negligence.

2 – You have to prove that it directly caused your injuries.

3- You have to prove that your slip and fall accident injuries have caused direct financial costs.

 

There are several ways a slip and fall accident can occur. It can be due to a lack of signage warning about a wet floor or a failure to maintain safe sidewalks. Actually, the number of things that can cause a slip and fall accident is almost infinite.

When a property owner fails to protect you from a slip and fall injury, it may still be difficult for you to prove your case.

We will discuss why it can be difficult to win your slip and fall case.

Do Most Slip and Fall Cases Go To Trial or Settle?

The vast majority of slip and fall cases will settle out of court because defendants understand that it is typically less expensive and much less time-consuming than taking the case to trial.

But even though most slip and fall cases settle out of court, each case is unique, and the outcome depends on the unique circumstances surrounding the accident.

Some cases settle long before a jury trial takes place, while others can settle days or even hours before a trial is set to take place.

Many times, whether or not your case goes to trial is determined by the willingness of the insurance company to offer a fair settlement to the victim of a slip and fall accident.

 

How Long Do Slip and Fall Cases Take To Settle?

The time it takes to settle your slip and fall case can be anywhere from a few months to a few years. It all depends on the circumstances involved.

Victims of slip and fall accidents due to someone else’s negligence have little control over how long it takes your case to settle.

You can do things to speed up the process, but you always want to be sure you take enough time to be sure you get a fair settlement.

 

How Do You Prove Negligence In A Slip and Fall Case?

Every property owner has a responsibility to maintain their property and remedy any hazards as soon as possible to avoid injuries.

Although it seems straightforward, it can be quite difficult to prove that the property owner was negligent. Property owners are likely to argue that you had shared in fault or had all of the fault in your accident and that you are responsible for your injuries.

To prove that the property owner is responsible for your injuries, you must prove that they should have known about the dangerous condition, that they didn’t fix it, or the owner’s carelessness caused the dangerous condition.

 

Why It’s Hard To Win a Slip and Fall Case

No matter what type of slip and fall (personal injury) case you have, it will always rely on your ability to prove negligence. In a slip and fall accident claim, you also have to prove all the other elements of a negligence claim.

This means you have to prove that the defendant owed you a duty of care, that you suffered physical and financial damages, and that the negligence of the defendant caused those damages.

In a typical car accident case, negligence can be proved with police reports and camera footage. You usually don’t have that type of evidence in slip and fall cases. In slip and fall accidents, you generally have to rely on first-hand accounts of the accident.

As mentioned above, you will also have to prove that the property owner or someone in charge at the property knew about the hazard and that they had enough time to repair it or remove it but didn’t.

In a worst-case scenario, no one was around when your accident happened, there is no security camera footage, and there is no evidence you can use to claim that the property owner knew of the hazard.

That worst-case scenario is all too common, which is why it is so hard to win slip and fall cases.

The Schrier Law Group handles many slip and fall cases. Schrier Law has the resources necessary to help you and your family score a successful outcome in your slip and fall case. It is important that you have your rights defended by someone who knows the law. Contact the Schrier Law Group for a personal injury attorney in Florida today!

Schrier Law Group is a well known and highly regarded Statewide Personal Injury, a Wrongful death & an Insurance Litigation law firm.

For over 40 years, we have aggressively and compassionately represented those who have been the unfortunate injured victims of negligence and wrongful death accidents or incidents. Unfortunately, too many avoidable accidents occur, especially in Florida.

When the careless actions of another result in someone getting hurt or even killed, the “negligent” party’s insurance company often hire good lawyers so that they can avoid paying the injured accident victim or the wrongfully killed victim’s family the appropriate amount of compensation.

Clients often tell us that Schrier Law Group secured more money for them than they ever could have imagined. We take great pride in coming up with creative legal strategies to win our client’s cases, but we also enjoy answering our client’s questions and developing relationships that last a lifetime because they are based on the trust that we have earned along the way.

While we have been and continue to be hired to secure the most money for our clients, from just about every part of Florida, we take great pride in changing the negative perception, one client at a time.

Whether your case is against another driver or against one of the world’s largest corporations, clients hire Schrier Law Group in order to secure the most money for their case. Get the most money for your case and do not become an ignored victim. Schrier Law Group can be reached at (800) 700-7285. Call us for a free case evaluation. Justice for you and your family can start now.

Schrier Law Group is a Floridian statewide personal injury and insurance litigation law firm. For over 50 years, our lawyers and staff have provided creative legal strategies to aggressively represent all of our clients and their family members.

Our law firm never wants anyone to get hurt or to tragically lose their lives because of another person or company’s careless acts. However, automobile accidents, slip and fall incidents, reckless corporate behavior, as well as many other negligent acts, all too often lead to a preventable injury or to a family member’s wrongful death.

If you or a loved one has been injured or if someone in your family has tragically passed away, due to the negligence of another, Schrier Law Group simply cares more and does want to represent the individual or those family members who may never have thought that they would ever need an attorney.

The public often has a negative perception about how lawyers conduct themselves. Some of our clients have mentioned that they did not think that lawyers could possibly care as much as Schrier Law Group’s attorneys and our great staff does.

While we have been, and continue to be hired to secure the most money for our clients, from just about every part of the state of Florida, we take great pride in changing the negative perception, one client at a time. Clients often tell us that Schrier Law Group secured more money for them, than they ever could have imagined. We take great pride in coming up with creative legal strategies to win our client’s cases, but we also enjoy answering our client’s questions and developing relationships that last a lifetime because they are based on the trust that we have earned along the way.

The Schrier Law Group handles many negligence cases just like this one. Schrier Law has the resources necessary to help you and your family score a successful outcome in your case. It is important that you have your rights defended by someone who knows the law. Contact the Schrier Law Group for a personal injury attorney in Florida today!

Here is a question for you. Have you or someone you love ever been harmed due to the negligence of another? Are you currently seeking a personal injury attorney in Miami, Florida to aid you in court and represent your claims? Then look no further. The Schrier Law Group is a personal injury and insurance litigation law firm that will aggressively represent you in the court of law. Schrier understands that this is probably a difficult time, especially if one has been injured. With our fierce legal representation, we assure you that your case will be handled with professionalism and perfection, so you can receive the largest payout or settlement possible.

 

Negligence Leads to Injury

 

You might be quite surprised to learn how often someone is injured due to the negligence of another. The basic definition of negligence is the failure to take proper care when doing something. If this negligence results in the injury of another person, then this is more than enough of a basis for a personal injury case. The lawyers at the Schrier Law Group have been handling personal injury cases for over 60 years! This outstanding legal team is waiting for your case so they can aggressively represent you in the court of law. With our backing, you are assured to receive the compensation for the settlement that you deserve.

 

Types of Personal Injury

 

Personal injury cases can be a number of different things. Whether it be car accidents or mishaps at work. Either way, we understand that the safety and health of our clients is of the utmost importance. Take a look at the different kinds of personal injury cases:

  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Workplace Accidents

The Schrier Law Group handles many negligence cases. Schrier Law has the resources necessary to help you and your family score a successful outcome in your case. It is important that you have your rights defended by someone who knows the law. Contact the Schrier Law Group for a personal injury attorney in Florida today!

Have you recently been in a motorcycle accident? It must have been terrible; your entire being was in shock from being propelled from the motorcycle and have most likely been injured in a horrific manner. These types of accidents cause many serious injuries and fatalities every year. It is important to know what you need to do if you are involved in a motorcycle accident. We at the Schrier Law Group want to prepare you for what is to come because you’ll most likely be in a lot of pain and suffering following the accident.

 

What to do After the Accident?

 

So, the accident just occurred, you’re processing the situation and the damage and attempting to decide what is the best move. First and foremost, seek medical attention. Make sure that there are medical professionals on their way before making any other moves.

If everyone is in a state that doesn’t require immediate medical attention, then it is important to begin gathering information immediately. Assess whether there were witnesses or not and make sure to receive their information quickly to receive a statement from them. If possible, take pictures of anything that would pertain to the accident. Pictures are the most accurate way to discern damages to the vehicles, the makes, models and license plates of the vehicles and much more. Finally, you’re going to want to wait until the police arrive so that the accident and your story is documented.

 

The Final Task

 

Your final task after an accident is to contact an attorney. It is important not to give the other participant of the accident any apologies or any signification that you are admitting fault. Your attorney will guide you through the remainder of the process.

These accidents can get extremely deadly and should be dealt with accordingly. Make sure to retrieve an attorney that knows the ins-and-outs of personal injury law. The Schrier Law Group is a team of personal injury attorneys that will aggressively represent you in a court of law. Contact us today!

Last month on July 18, 2020, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in Marion County, Florida on US 27. He did not survive the accident. According to the Rubenstein Law:

“The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene shortly after the crash took place. According to troopers, a man was walking on US 27 when he was hit by a truck. Rescue workers arrived at the scene and pronounced the man dead as a result of his injuries. His identity has not been released. Neither the driver of the truck nor his two passengers were hurt. There is no word on whether any charges were expected.

Additional details are not available at this time.”

 

Pedestrian Accidents are Dangerous and Sometimes Fatal

 

These types of accidents are not rare. Pedestrians are struck by vehicles all over the country on a daily basis. Not only do these accidents happen often, but they are some of the most dangerous accident of all. Most of the time, these accidents end up in death. However, if you do survive the accident, you and your family are entitled to compensation.

Ultimately, it is your lawyer’s job to help you recover the maximum compensation you are due based on the facts of your case. There are many aspects involved in the successful handling of a personal injury case. As long as the accident was caused by the negligence of the driver and not you, then you should contact a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. We wish the best for the family of the pedestrian who lost his life in the accident. The lawyers at the Schrier Law Group are experienced in all types of personal injury cases. If you or a loved one have been injured in a pedestrian accident due to the negligence of the driver, then contact the Schrier Law Group today.