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Car Accident Lawyer

If you are looking for an auto accident attorney in South Florida, you have come to the right place.

AskMyAttorneys has qualified and experienced car accident lawyers serving all of Broward County. We offer free legal assistance with no obligation. 

If this is the first time you have been involved in a car accident, you probably have many questions, such as:

  • What are my legal rights?
  • Am I entitled to compensation?
  • Are my medical bills covered?

Our car accident attorney will walk you through the process, taking the stress out of a situation which is already stressful enough.

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Involved in a car crash in Florida?

Each year there are hundreds of thousands of car accidents across Florida, including many in Plantation. Until you have been involved in a car accident, you don’t know what it is like to suffer the physical pain and emotional anguish that can come along with being an accident victim. Therefore, it is critically important that when you select an attorney to represent you in your car accident, you choose an experienced personal injury law firm that will aggressively represent you.

The Fort Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines, and Plantation areas are notorious for both traffic and negligent driving. In fact, some studies have ranked southern Florida as one of the most dangerous places to drive in the country.

Here at Ask My Attorneys, we have experienced aggressively fighting for our clients that have been involved in all kinds of traffic accidents, including:

No matter what type of accident you have been involved in, the attorneys at Ask My Attorneys will fight for your right to recover.

About Auto Accidents in South Florida

According to the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida accounts for 20% of the nation's cycling fatalities, despite being just one of 50 states!

But wait... it gets worse! Data from 2017 has revealed that Broward is one of the most dangerous counties to be a pedestrian. This will come as no surprise to anyone who has ever walked or cycled in Dade or Broward, however it highlights the need for improvement.

As shown in the table below, Broward is the 9th most dangerous county in Florida (in terms of the number of pedestrian fatalities).

Stats of Auto Accidents in South Florida
(Source: FARS via http://www.miaminewtimes.com/news/florida-number-two-for-pedestrian-fatalities-in-2017-10156224)

What is a Car Accident Lawyer?

It is a type of attorney who specializes in the area of law surrounding auto accidents. As with any legal dispute, there are usually two sides. One side represents the victim of the accident, and the other (usually an insurance company) represents the person liable or responsible for the accident.

As personal injury attorneys, we are serving the cities of Plantation, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Pembroke Pines, Pompano Beach, and the surrounding communities in Broward County, Florida. Our car accident attorney specializes in representing the affected person who has been injured or suffered damages of some kind. Always choose an auto accident lawyer who is familiar with the local law regarding car accidents.

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What should I do after a Car Accident?

Whenever you get into a car accident you should get the driver's name and license number, their insurance information, and the car’s license plate number. When dealing with a difficult motorist or a hit and run, the license plate number and a description of the vehicle is usually enough information for the police to track them down later. Finding the person liable for a car accident can be complicated. Unlike buses or large trucks, only a standard license is needed to drive any car in any state. Between rental cars, leasing, and sharing of cars, figuring out who is liable can be difficult because the driver of the vehicle is not necessarily the owner.

What are my legal rights? (Florida Law’s Regarding Car Accidents)

In Florida, if the driver of the vehicle is also the owner, that person is liable for any injuries to you or your property has sustained. The owner must have insurance that covers at least $10,000 for one person injured in an accident, $20,000 for two or people harmed, and $10,000 for any property damage.

Am I entitled to compensation?

Whether or not you are entitled to compensation will depend on several factors. It will depend upon liability (whose fault the accident was), the extent of damages or injuries sustained, plus the type of insurance plan you (or the other parties involved) possess.

Obtaining compensation can be a difficult process, which is why many people choose to engage the services of our car accident lawyers. They are very familiar with the process, so they can better ensure you receive the compensation to which you are legally entitled.

Are my medical bills covered?

If you have sustained injuries and have medical bills to pay, you may be interested in reading our blog post about 5 ways to Pay your Medical Bills.

Rafael Gonzalez, Esq.
Plantation Car Accident Lawyer
Rafael Gonzalez, Esq.
Car Accident Lawyer

Our Car Accident Attorney Fights for You!

When insurance companies find out that one of their policyholders has been involved in an auto accident, it is their general policy to try and get out of the situation while paying out as little as possible. This often means that they will initially suggest a low ball offer, hoping that the accident victim takes it because they need the money for immediate recovery needs.

Once the insurance company knows that an accident victim is represented by counsel, they begin to take the case seriously. Don’t accept an insurance company’s offer without first speaking to an experienced personal injury attorney.

How much does an auto accident lawyer cost?

Our car accident lawyer works on a no-win, no-fee basis. In other words, there is no cost to you unless your case entitles you to compensation.

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Auto Accident Attorney Plantation - What do other clients say about us?

AskMyAttorneys has a 5 Star Google Reputation, which means that other clients have been very happy with the level of service received.

Further Information about Rafael Gonzalez at Ask My Attorneys

If you or a loved one has recently been involved in a Florida car accident, the first thing you should do is to call the police and make sure everyone who needs medical care receives it at once. After you have recovered from your accident, and when you are ready, call one of the experienced Plantation car accident lawyers.

Attorney Rafael A. Gonzalez has over 20 years of experience representing accident & injury victims in and around Plantation, Florida. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami School of Law, and a B.A. in Political Science from Florida International University in Miami, Fl. In addition, he holds degrees in Business Administration and Computer Science.

As a member of the Florida Bar Association and Federal Bar, he is admitted to practice in all Florida State Courts and the Federal Courts in the Southern District of Florida.  Rafael Gonzalez has also served as a pro hac vice counsel in the U.S. Federal Court in San Juan, Puerto Rico. For more information about Rafael Gonzalez click here.

Our experienced and aggressive attorneys at Ask My Attorneys know what it takes to recover for their clients. With years of experience in personal injury law, the Plantation car accident attorneys will provide you with the quality representation you deserve.

We offer free legal assistance with no obligation. All consultations are completely confidential and you pay absolutely nothing out-of-pocket. There are never any attorney's fees unless we win!


Contact us - Free Case Evaluation

Contact Ask My Attorneys to discuss the facts of your case and determine if you may be eligible for monetary compensation. Click here, or call 954-961-5100.

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What Our Clients Say

  • June loochkartt

    "Mr. Gonzalez is a highly effective personal injury who gets results and practices with diligence, professionalism and integrity. He is swift to get results, fights for you and never backs down from a difficult case to obtain a great result. Always responsive to questions and very thorough handling of the case. I would highly recommend his firm to anyone looking for representation."

  • DANIELLA PREVOST

    "I would highly recommend Rafael Gonzalez as a personal injury attorney. He demonstrates Professionalism, was very knowledge, and was responsive to all my concerns. He answered all my questions in a timely manner with compassion and wisdom. He is a great negotiator and always has his client’s best interest at heart. I would highly recommend him as a personal injury attorney. Thank you, Rafael Gonzalez!"

  • ANA QUIJANO

    I had an awesome experience with this law firm. Rafael Gonzalez and his team are great all the time take the phone. Answer questions, always ready to help you. Being in an accident is already so stressful, they would help you with everything you need: guide you with your doctors visits, give you an advise all the time. I strongly recommend them for ALL your situations. Love them!!!!

  • Ada Fondeur

    Very professional and attentive team. Attorney Gonzalez was always willing to answer my questions and concerns and most of all always looking out for my best interest. Very satisfied.

  • LESLIE DIXON

    My process was very long but it was worth the wait. Mr. Gonzalez and his team are very professional and a great to work with. I received updates as to my case frequently and I appreciate all the updates. Thank you very much for handling my case.

  • Kayann Rainford

    Attorney Rafael Gonzalez and his paralegal gave good customer service, very friendly, respectful and nice.

  • SARA T.

    I was referred to Attorney Ralph Gonzalez to take care of injuries sustained from a car accident where I was rear ended. Not only did they make sure I got the care I needed, but were extremely professional and thorough in communication to explain the processes, follow ups, and expectations. Just closed the case after some time with a bigger settlement than expected, and I couldn't be happier with the treatment/services received from this office. Will 100% recommend to everyone. Thank you!

  • BARBARA P.

    I am very pleased with the service and I received from this law firm. I am thankful to have Mr. R. Gonzalez as my attorney. I would recommend calling this office to represent you.

  • JENNIFER D.

    Mr. Rafael is always professional and gives realistic expectations of everything.

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