West Palm Beach Accident and Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Don’t settle for medical malpractice lawyers who don’t understand the medical practice
Lawyers have to know more than just what the law is. They have to thoroughly understand the facts in the case so they can properly apply the appropriate law to the relevant facts. For personal injury lawyers, this means understanding the medical aspects of a client’s injury in order to achieve the full amount of compensation necessary for future medical expenses, rehabilitation therapy, and other costs which may be incurred over a lifetime of living with a brain injury, spinal injury, or a birth injury which creates a permanent medical condition. At Gary Roberts & Associates, our staff includes experienced trial lawyers who are also highly-trained medical professionals, including a neurosurgeon and a registered nurse. In any case involving personal injury or medical malpractice, our West Palm Beach medical malpractice lawyers bring an additional level of knowledge and skill that is often instrumental in obtaining a maximum award for our injured clients.
Zealous West Palm Beach Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Advocates for Your Legal Needs
When you have been injured in an accident, by a medical professional, an attacker, or know someone that is suffering from substance abuse you need someone that you can turn to for help with your legal needs. The West Palm Beach personal injury & medical malpractice lawyers at Gary Roberts & Associates are skilled legal advocates who will zealously represent you through all of your legal matters.
Not only are our West Palm Beach medical malpractice lawyers experienced in the law, but our staff includes trial lawyers with medical backgrounds, a board certified neurosurgeon, and a registered nurse. We are adept in both the legal and medical professions and can help ensure that you are getting the full compensation that you deserve.
West Palm Beach Personal Injury Claims
If you have been injured in an accident that was caused by the negligent acts of another person, you may have a claim for compensation. At Gary Roberts & Associates, our West Palm Beach personal injury lawyers are able to independently investigate all of your personal injury claims in order to establish liability and the full extent of damages for your case. In addition, our lawyers handle all of the communication and negotiation with the insurance company so that you do not accidentally take a settlement that is worth far less than what you are truly owed.
We have dealt with injuries such as head, neck, and back trauma, concussions, traumatic brain injury, whiplash, broken bones, bruises and lacerations, soft tissue damage, internal bleeding, sprains and strains, paralysis, coma, and even wrongful death. Our lawyers are prepared to handle any personal injury claim and have the medical knowledge to ensure that your injuries are properly compensated. The experienced lawyers at our firm handle all types of personal injury claims, including:
- Auto accidents
- Nursing home neglect
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
West Palm Beach Medical Malpractice Lawyers with Medical Expertise
Doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals are not perfect, but their mistakes can cause serious injury or even death to their patients that came to them for care. If you believe that you were harmed by one of your medical professionals, our office is here to represent your claims. With a board certified neurosurgeon, registered nurse, and other lawyers with medical expertise, Gary Roberts & Associates is in the best position to handle your medical malpractice case.
Our office has a proven track record of success advocating for the victims of medical malpractice in the West Palm Beach area, representing victims of the following types of medical malpractice cases:
- Anesthesia malpractice
- Birth injuries
- Heart attack malpractice
- Medication and prescription errors
- Midwife medical malpractice
- Plastic surgery malpractice
…and other cases where our clients have been injured when receiving medical care.
West Palm Beach Auto & Truck Accident Lawyer
Automobile accidents account for approximately 200,000 injuries and more than 2,000 deaths in the state of Florida every year. Car accidents can be quite serious, causing traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury and other debilitating conditions. When accidents happen because the other driver was negligent, reckless or distracted while driving, the West Palm Beach auto & truck accident lawyers at Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. apply their experience and expertise toward making sure the accident victims are compensated for their medical injuries and suffering.
Advocating for Victims of West Palm Beach Sexual Assault
Sexual assault is a serious offense that can take a tragic toll on victims physically, mentally, and emotionally. However, many people are unaware that in addition to criminal charges the victims of sexual assault can also bring a civil lawsuit against their attacker in order to compensate them in some way for the crime. In addition to the physical injuries caused by the attack, the victim can be compensated for pain and suffering, mental anguish, loss of enjoyment of life, and more.
Two of the biggest concerns for sexual assault victims is that they will have to publicly tell their story in court or face their attacker; however, our lawyers are here to assure you that this is not the case. Florida law protects the victims of sexual assault from being identified and keeps the vast majority of personal information private during the proceedings. The empathetic and compassionate lawyers at Gary Roberts & Associates represent the victims of sexual assault by giving them a voice in court in addition to seeking out the justice that they deserve.
Helping Loved Ones with Substance Abuse Issues
Substance abuse is a tragic disease that affects millions of people across the country and in the West Palm Beach area. Florida law provides a legal means for the families of people suffering from addiction and substance abuse to get the help that they need through the court system. The Marchman Act and the Baker Act allow for the court to intervene in cases of addiction and substance abuse in order to place drug users in an involuntary hold for treatment. Our lawyers are uniquely positioned with the medical expertise necessary to represent substance abusers and their loved ones in court to navigate this process.
The lawyers at Gary Roberts & Associates will work with your family every step of the way through the substance abuse court process. This includes attending court ordered assessments, evaluations, and discussing treatment options in addition to attending every hearing regarding your loved one’s care. We can provide the legal and medical expertise necessary to ensure that the ones that you know suffering through substance abuse and addiction get the help that they require.
Big enough to handle your problem; small enough to give you individual attention
While we maintain a small firm atmosphere to provide the utmost in individual attention and personalized service to our clients, our lawyers have achieved successes on a par with the largest firms in the state. In addition to achieving multi-million dollar recoveries for our clients when appropriate, our personal injury & medical malpractice firm has twice had a statute declared unconstitutional on the issue of contributory negligence, and we helped change the law on retaliatory eviction for a commercial lease. Our clients have included judges, NFL players, and Fortune 500 companies, as well as farmers, truck drivers, school teachers and countless others from all walks of life.
Experienced West Palm Beach Medical Malpractice Lawyers for Your Legal Needs
At Gary Roberts & Associates, our West Palm Beach personal injury & medical malpractice lawyers are here for you when you need us. We offer a free initial consultation and take personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis, which means that we do not charge a fee unless we recover for you. Spanish is spoken in the office, and if you cannot travel to our office during normal working hours, we can arrange to meet at a time and place that is convenient for you. We understand that you are going through a difficult time, and we want to use our knowledge and expertise to help you get the care and compensation you need. That’s why we are here. For legal advice and representation in West Palm Beach, call our office at 561-686-1800 or contact us online. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you with your legal needs.