How We Can Help YouTypes of Injury Cases We Handle
- Airplane Accidents
- Bike Accidents
- Birth Injuries
- Boating Accidents
- Car Accidents
- Defective Drugs
- Dog Bites
- Medical Malpractice
- Mesothelioma & Asbestos
- Nursing Home Abuse
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Personal Injury
- Premises Liability
- Product Liability
- Social Security Disability
- Talcum Powder
- Train Accidents
Type Of Cases Our Lakeland Personal Injury Lawyers Handle
What Sets Us Apart?
A Proven Record of Results
We have recovered millions of dollars for our clients, including many multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements.
A Culture of Customer Service
We treat all of our clients like family, requiring regular calls to clients in an effort to promote the best possible client experience.
Decades of Unwavering Service
Our firm has proudly served injured people throughout the state of Florida for over 25 years, and we're just getting started.
A Network of Support
We help clients find doctors, deal with insurance companies and recover compensation for medical bills and lost wages.
The Importance Of Having An Experienced Personal Injury Attorney On Your Side
Successful Verdicts & SettlementsSerious Lawyers, Serious Results
DUI Car Accident $7.25 Million
$7,250,000 recovery due to a car accident resulting in death by a driver under the influence of an illegal substance.
Hospital Medical Malpractice $3.8 Million
$3,820,000 verdict on behalf of a woman who suffered traumatic brain injury due to failure provide proper care.
Helicopter Crash $2.5 Million
$2,500,000 recovery for a pilot involved in a helicopter crash.
Trucking Accident $2 Million
$2,000,000 recovery for a family who lost their adult child due to a trucking accident.
Wrongful Death $1.9 Million
$1,964,000 settlement for a mother who received four times the amount of medication that resulted in her death.
Trucking Accident $1.9 Million
$1,900,000 verdict for a trucking accident that resulted in the death of an adult child.
Personal Injury $1,750,000
We were able to obtain a settlement agreement of $1,750,000.00 on our client’s behalf.
Confidential Settlement $1.5 Million
Defective Product $1.25 Million
$1,250,000 recovery due to severe injury caused by car radiator explosion.
Medical Malpractice $1 Million
$1,062,500 settlement for a medical malpractice case resulting in injury.
Car AccidentsEach year, thousands of vehicular accidents occur across the United States and the Lakeland FL area. Each day, thousands take to the roads for varying reasons – school, work, meeting with friends and family among others. All these activities constitute a part of daily life and should happen without any hitches. However, an auto crash could be one of the unexpected bumps that can disrupt growth and wellbeing. Although a road collision fizzles out in a few seconds, the effects of the incident linger for a long time. The most common types of car accidents include, but are not limited to the following:
- Defective auto parts
- Ill-timed airbag deployment
- Intersection collisions
- Distracted driving
- Drunk driving
- Tire explosions among others.
Survivors worry about having the means to live on. They think about settling healthcare costs as well as receiving fair/adequate compensation. In the event of loss of life, friends and family of the deceased will also need these issues addressed. The personal injury attorneys at Burnetti, P.A, treat each car accident case with the seriousness it deserves. Every client’s accident undergoes thorough analysis. The legal inquisition will understand how the crash happened.
Workers CompensationIndividuals spend several hours at their places of work. They perform their duties to earn a living, take care of bills as well as pay taxes among others. In other words, working a job takes a significant portion of the lifetime of the average adult. Therefore when you experience a work-related injury, you will face pain, loss of wages, uncertainty and stress. Things get complicated when the damages arise from the negligence of the office or a supervisor. It is essential that you speak with attorneys that can fight your cause, get you heard and obtain fair compensation. Work-related injuries may be caused by these:
- Construction Accidents and
- Employer/Supervisory negligence among others.
The manifestations of work-related accidents cover simple sprains and bruises. Conditions requiring hospitalization, surgeries, loss of limbs as well as death are also possibilities. If you are a victim of a work-related injury, it is time to seek help. Our lawyers can help you. We fight for and get benefits and vocational rehabilitation among other entitlements.
The risks associated with bringing a child into the world are reduced with modern healthcare and practices. However, not all conceptions end as expected. Sometimes mother and child suffer fatal consequences due to professional negligence. A wrong medication or a C&S improperly handled can lead to a deformed baby or the death of its mother. The lawyers at Burnetti P.A will ascertain the remote and immediate causes of the birth injury.
Brain injuries arise from grave accidents that impact the head/skull of the victim. You can suffer a brain injury from being involved in various accidents. Examples are, vehicular, motorcycle, a slip or fall among others. If the brain injury results in a vegetative state for the victim, Burnetti P.A can work with relatives to obtain justice.
With many seated or standing without seat belts to protect them in case of a crash, bus accidents claim lives. Not just passengers but lives of pedestrians or occupants of other vehicles. Due to its large size and blind spots, it causes more damage to what it collides with. The catastrophic results of such hits, fatal injuries, and death, cause untold pain to victims and their families. Bus accident lawyers at Burnetti P.A will ensure that the bus company admits injury claim and offer enough compensation.
Defective drugs, either by error of the manufacturer, in production or instruction, can harm the user. It could lead to wrongful death. Burnetti P.A handles these situations enabling you get as much settlement from the insurance company as possible.
Emergency Room Error
When immediate medical attention is needed, the emergency room offers quick medical care. Though many offer excellent care, errors occur sometimes. This could lead to further injury or death caused by misdiagnosis or failure to pass on critical information. Leave the complexities to us. We’ve got you covered.
Medical malpractice involves wrong diagnosis, surgical errors, and prescription errors. Others are injury at birth, wrong procedures, or emergency room errors. We have experienced medical malpractice lawyers. They will get you the best possible compensation for damages caused by medical negligence.
Not only lives but also properties suffer damage in train accidents. Injuries caused, lives lost, and properties damaged can be compensated for. All you have to do is contact us at Burnetti P.A. We make your battles ours. Whether within the train during collision or in collision with the train, you will get the worth of your claims.
At Burnetti P.A, we have experienced Uber accident lawyers. They understand the laws and regulations guiding Uber drivers and passengers. Though employers are not directly liable for employee accidents at all times, there are times when they are. If you have anyone who has been subject of Uber accidents, either a driver or passenger, we’re ready to help.
Spinal Cord Injuries
Depending on the severity of the injury, you’ll get compensated. Be quick to inform us. We know how much strain spinal injuries could place on you. Contact us at Burnetti P.A, so that you can get compensated for your insurance with enough money to take care of yourself.
Slip And Fall
As simple as this sounds, it’s enough to cost you your life. Have you suffered irreparable damage because of the nonchalant attitude of your company? Allow us take on your case and get you the needed compensation. We have slip & fall accident lawyers. They will investigate the case and see where your employer is culpable.
Do you think justice was not done and your loved one was charged, and likely lost his life? Was the death caused by the negligence of the defendant? Has it directly affected you and your family? Has it caused you any financial strains? If you answer yes to one or more of these, our wrongful death lawyers can look into the case for you. They will fight tooth and nail to ensure that you get justice.
Mesothelioma & Asbestos
Cancer is the last thing anyone should ever pray to have. By being exposed to asbestos, a person can have this form of cancer. What are your options? Speak with our mesothelioma team, and we’ll get you every penny you need to take care of yourself. Our lawyers will fight to ensure that the insurance company pays every dime they should pay.
Nursing HomesWith population growth brings an increase in the number of people over 65 years of age and older. These individuals show increasing dependence upon the care of others. They need fundamental things such as bathing, dressing, grooming, eating and ambulating. In this regard, many turn to nursing homes to help tend their elderly loved ones. Nursing homes care for individuals who require continuous medical attention and daily living assistance. A good number of these nursing homes provide excellent care and are bound by the ethics of their profession. However, there are others that fail to live up to minimum professional standards. These constitute nursing home neglect or abuse. The consequences of nursing home abuse/negligence will include the following:
- Falls occasioned by slippery surfaces and improper handling
- Bed sores arising from unsanitary beddings
- Starvation and dehydration
- Medication errors.
Have your aged ones suffered any form of abuse? Burnetti P.A personal abuse home neglect attorneys can help. We give a voice to the cause for justice and ensure that fair compensation is obtained from the insurance.
Air travel ranks as one of the safest modes of travel. So when air mishaps happen, they are often fatal with few survivors. Friends and relatives are further traumatized if the reason for the crash borders on negligence. We will fight for you to get adequate compensation from insurance companies.
Bike (Motorcycle) AccidentsMotorcyclists are among the most vulnerable road users today. Even with increasing legislation protecting riders, bike accidents are still a common feature on expressways. The common injuries arising from a bike collision include the following:
- Severe head wounds
- Broken limbs and other fractures
- Spinal cord injuries
- Permanent disabilities among others.
Our lawyers will determine the causes of the collision and the culpability of the other party.
Boat rides and excursions should be fun times for friends and families. Patronizers allude to the soothing feeling of moving atop the water. Ordinarily, a boat ride should occur without incident. However, a boat mishap throws up several questions: did the boat suffer from poor maintenance? Were riders aware of safety measures to observe during a crisis? Were safety equipment provided? The personal injury attorneys at Burnetti P.A are specialists. They will fight for your compensation especially in situations where professional negligence is responsible.
Burn accidents seat at the top medical emergencies. Burn injuries are classified according to the degree, ranging from first to second and third-degree burns. Where the damage results from the negligence of a third party, Burnetti P.A. can give legal assistance to the victim.
Falling objects, electrocution and getting stuck in between objects are common causes of construction accidents. It could be the fault of the worker, a fellow employee or faulty or inferior machinery. These accidents can maim a worker for life and affect his financial status. At Burnetti P.A, we make sure you get compensated accordingly.
Drunk Driving Accidents
Drunk driving is a crime. Justice is certain for victims of drunk drivers. Trust us to hold such drivers to ransom ensuring that all damages incurred are covered. We won’t allow any hasty insurer underpay you. You’ll get your claim’s worth.
Natural disasters like hurricanes are damaging to property. There are laws guiding such payments and it often involves a lot of questions. We, though, have experienced attorneys who’ll get you compensated as long as you have the right insurance.
Often caused by a collision with an automobile on high speed. It could be as a result of the driver’s recklessness or faulty vehicle parts. It is often fatal because the victim is unsuspecting and the vehicles are larger. Be quick to contact us if you or any loved one has been involved in a pedestrian accident. We respond quickly to calls from Lakeland, Orlando, and Tampa. Trust us to obtain evidence and get you compensations.
Truck accidents are usually violent. It leads to wrongful death of pedestrians and damage of property. Such accidents require prompt investigation. Whatever the cause may be, sleepy driver or faulty parts like the brake, lives are endangered. At Burnetti P.A, we fight for your legal rights and ensure that you get the compensation you deserve.
Irrespective of the nature of your insurance dispute, we are willing to handle it for you. It could be quite complex but we have resources to handle whatever complexities arise. Did your insurance company refuse to pay insurance? Call us up and we’ll look into your claims and get you what you deserve.
It’s quite sad that sexual harassment in the work environment is common. Executives harass employees by using unacceptable vulgar language or discussions. If you wish to file a claim against your employer or any company for sexual assault, feel free. We’ve got your back covered. If it’s your choice to file a claim, you will get compensated handsomely.
Social Security Disability
If you have a medical condition that has not made it possible for you to work, you should be paid. Many of you have worked for many years. You paid your taxes regularly, and now that you can’t work again, someone doesn’t allow you get paid. Our social security dispute attorneys will stand by you until you get justice, and fast.
History has seen many ships sink, and that’s enough to get you compensated heavily. When you fall victim to maritime accidents, our lawyers are there to fight for you. They will investigate and determine if this was caused by the company’s negligence. You will get compensated accordingly if they find the company guilty.
People shouldn’t get hurt when using a product, especially when no warning is given. Have you suffered a personal injury owing to the negligence of a manufacturer? You can actually sue and get compensated. Contact product liability lawyers, and we’ll take it from there.
This simply means you can take someone to court and charge his insurance company if you get hurt on-premises. So have you been bitten by a dog while in your line of work? Or did you get injured at that fun park? Our premises liability lawyers are ready to fight and get you compensated.
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