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Handling the aftermath of an accident can be challenging, but with The Sheldrick Law Firm, you're not alone. Our firm, available 24/7 for free consultations, is dedicated to providing legal services in Florida, New Jersey, and New York​.

Personal injury attorney Kayla Sheldrick

Understanding Personal Injury Law:

Personal injury law is designed to protect individuals who have been physically or psychologically injured due to someone else's negligence. This area of law, encompassing a variety of case types, is complex and requires skilled legal interpretation.

The Role of a Personal Injury Attorney:

Our attorney is familiar and knowledgeable with various personal injury claims, ensuring that victims receive the justice and compensation they deserve. We understand the nuances of each case, whether it involves a car, bicycle, or motorcycle accident, and offer tailored legal strategies to maximize the case value​​.

Personal injury attorneys provide legal services to potential victims who claim to be hurt and or injured psychologically or physically, due to the negligence of another person, company, government agency or any entity. Tort law is the area of law where personal injury attorneys primarily practice in.


Our Practice Areas:

The Sheldrick Law Firm practices in a wide range of personal injury cases, including:


Navigating Personal Injury Claims in Florida:

Florida residents seeking a personal injury lawyer often ask:

  1. What should I do immediately after an accident? Immediately after an accident, prioritize your safety and health. Call 911 for emergency assistance if needed. Document the scene by taking photos and gathering witness information. Report the accident to the police and your insurance company. Seek medical attention, even if injuries seem minor, as some symptoms may appear later. Keeping detailed records of all these steps is crucial for any potential legal action.

  2. How can a personal injury lawyer help with my case? A skilled personal injury lawyer provides invaluable assistance by navigating complex legal frameworks, negotiating with insurance companies, and advocating for fair compensation. They offer expert advice on legal rights, manage all documentation, and represent your interests robustly, possibly in court. Their legal acumen ensures maximization of your claim's potential, championing your rights for an optimal outcome.

  3. What compensation can I expect for my injuries? The compensation in personal injury cases can vary widely but generally includes medical expenses, lost earnings, pain and suffering, and potential future medical needs. In some cases, punitive damages may be awarded for particularly egregious negligence. A seasoned personal injury attorney can assess your specific circumstances to provide a better understanding and explanation about potential compensation, ensuring it adequately reflects the totality of your losses and trauma.


Take a look at our graph of Florida's Common Types of Personal Injury Cases

Florida's Common Types of Personal Injury Cases

The graph above visually represents the common types of personal injury cases in Florida, highlighting their frequency and complexity. Here's a summary of the data:

  1. Automotive Accidents: With over 400,000 car crashes reported annually, these incidents are a significant cause of personal injury in Florida. These collisions result in approximately 4,000 fatalities and more than 250,000 injuries each year​​. -"Legal Reader"

  2. Bicycle Accidents: Florida experiences more than 6,000 bicycle crashes per year. These accidents often result in severe injuries, underscoring the risks faced by cyclists on the roads​​. -"Legal Reader"

  3. Slip and Fall Accidents: Slip and fall incidents are a major concern, leading to a large number of hospital admissions in Florida. These accidents can result in a range of injuries, from strains and sprains to traumatic brain injuries​​. -"Legal Reader"

  4. Medical Malpractice Cases: Medical malpractice also figures prominently, with payouts in Florida exceeding $200 million annually. Between 44,000 and 98,000 victims die yearly due to medical errors​​. -"Legal Reader"


If you've been involved in an accident in Florida, it's crucial to have a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer by your side.

Contact The Sheldrick Law Firm today for legal guidance and dedicated representation.


Personal Injury Attorney

Kayla M. Sheldrick

Phone: (561) 440-7775

Available 24/7


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