Fort Lauderdale, Florida Personal Injury Attorneys
Other Offices: Coral Springs (FL)
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Law Firm OverviewWeinstein & Scharf, PA provides Florida injured with over 65 years of combined legal experience, giving clients in Ft. Lauderdale and across the state a listening ear and zealous advocacy that have amassed an impressive record of hundred thousand and million dollar claims.
Attorneys Lawrence Weinstein and Robert Scharf have each proven their considerable legal abilities in many thousands of hours spent in court, both in pro bono cases and in high-stakes claims against reluctant insurance companies. The firm has ably handled any and all manner of personal injury claims, from vehicular accidents to medical malpractice to wrongful death, delivering every time on promises to protect, advise, and listen to client needs, always directing the injured towards the settlements and victories that are in their long-term interest. The firm's office in Ft. Lauderdale has argued in courts all across the state, gaining an honored and feared reputation among peers and opponents that has continued to grow in Weinstein & Scharf's many decades of success.
It is easy, and tempting, to take the first offer that comes along when those suffering from injury look to put both the incident and dealings with insurance companies behind them. Weinstein & Scharf has made its business the protection and security of Florida injured's deserved compensation, serving clients across the state with the personal attention and consistent success that has made the firm such a powerful advocate in Florida courts.
Languages: Spanish, English
Areas of Law
Additional Areas of Law: Dangerous Drugs; Defective Products; Dental TMJ Injury; Dog Bite Accidents; Grounds for Personal Injury; Liability in a Personal Injury Case; Personal Injury Consultation; Personal Injury Settlements; School Bus Accidents; Traumatic Brain Injury.
- Florida Bar Association
- Florida County Board Associations
- American Bar Association
Mr. Robert Scharf
Personal Injury, Wrongful Death
Mr. Lawrence Weinstein
Car Accident, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Slip and Fall
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Seat Belt Laws May Help Reduce Number of School Bus Injuries
In the past few years, a string of school bus accidents has led school and government officials to raise questions about the safety of school children. As of now, there are only six states in America that require large school buses, weighing over 10,000 pounds, to have seat belts. California, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, Texas and Florida have adopted this law to safeguard students against serious injuries in the event of a school bus crash.Read Article
Practical Tips for Avoiding Truck Accidents
Large commercial trucks are always present on the roads and highways of America, and they are accountable for over 500,000 accidents every year. The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) also states that commercial truck accidents account for 98% of annual traffic fatalities that involve automobile drivers. While it is a good idea to try to avoid driving behind or beside a commercial truck such as an 18-wheeler, it is impossible to avoid doing so at times.Read Article
What is a Wrongful Death Claim?
A wrongful death claim may be filed by the survivors of a victim who was killed by the negligence of another person or entity. Every state has different legislation regarding wrongful death claims and the amount of compensation that can be granted. In order to be successful in recovering compensation, those filing for a wrongful death claim must be able to prove that the actual cause of the fatality.Read Article
Florida Considers New Rules for Stemming Litigation
The State of Florida enacted a new rule that requires insurance companies to send a person with actual authority to make a fair settlement into mediation. This new rule will help those filing for personal injury claims and will hopefully lower the number of claims that have to go to court. Starting on January 1, 2012, the new Supreme Court Civil Procedure Rule 1.720 was put into practice in Florida.Read Article
Motorcycle Accident Cause Factors
A study by the University of Southern California took an in-depth look at 900 motorcycle accidents in Los Angeles and 3,600 motorcycle traffic reports. The study drew different conclusions about the factors that cause motorcycle accidents and provides useful information for avoiding accidents and injuries.Read Article
Time Limitations for Your Personal Injury Claim
A personal injury claim is the best way to seek compensation from negligent parties if you have been injured in an avoidable accident. Most people donít realize, however, that there is a time frame in which their claim must be filed or they will lose the right to sue. The statute of limitations defines this time period for different types of personal injury cases, and may differ depending on what state your injury occurred in.Read Article