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Types of Personal Injury Cases

Birth Related Injuries

The negligence of medical care providers to babies and mothers can be one of the most traumatic events in life and lead to death or other birth related defects. From improper methods used by doctors, nurses or the procedures of the medical facility, those responsible must be held liable for their negligence. The Law Offices of Michael D. Stewart can assist you through the trying emotional time and the complexities of protecting your rights due to the negligence of medical service providers. We represent those injured and their families throughout the state of Florida.

Boating Accidents

Florida is the number one states in the country for fatal boating accidents according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission in 2011 reportable boating accidents by county.

Car Accidents

Serious car accidents can have devastating effects on victims, leaving some seriously injured, permanently disabled, and financially destroyed. Reckless driving, driving under the influence, and failure to obey traffic signs are just a few of the common causes of auto accidents. If you or a loved one has suffered an auto injury in a motor vehicle accident, the car accident attorneys at The Law Offices of Michael D. Stewart will fight to help you recover compensation.

We represent clients in Vehicle Accidents, Car Accidents, Truck Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Bicycle Accidents, Airplane Accidents, Boat Accidents, Cruise Ship Accidents, Bus Accidents, Train Accidents, and all other accidents.

Civil Suit from Assault & Battery

An assault occurs when one is placed in fear of imminent bodily harm. If someone has pulled a gun or other weapon out against you, or threatened you bodily harm, we might be able to obtain money from the tortfeasor.

If you have been intentionally hit by another. We can assist you in bringing criminal action against the wrongdoer and obtain a civil money recovery. We can also recover pain and suffering and medical bills.

Condominium Association Negligence

If you have been injured at a condo, the association might be liable to you for money damages for their negligence in supervising and maintaining the facilities. Our attorneys can investigate your injury and obtain compensation for your pain and suffering.

Dog Bites

Although cats and dogs may seem like "man’s best friend" and harmless, these animals do sometimes attack people. It is very important from a legal standpoint to keep your pet under control and from attacking another person. Animal attacks can lead to physical and mental injuries to the person attacked.

Motorcycle Injuries

Motorcycle accidents are unlike automobile accidents or truck accidents in that the motorcycle rider is more likely to die or be seriously injured in an accident.

Medical Malpractice

When a medical professional fails to uphold the standard of care and causes harm to a patient, the medical negligence victim may be able to recover damages through a medical malpractice lawsuit. Our Medical Malpractice Attorneys handle all types of medical negligence claims, including those arising from birth injuries, failure to diagnose or misdiagnosis, surgical malpractice, and medication errors. If a doctor or hospital is found liable for your medical malpractice injury, you may be entitled to financial compensation.

Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

If your loved one has been the victim of Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect call our firm for assistance. We will investigate the circumstances and work with the proper authorities. We will also file suit against the responsible parties for money damages, including pain and suffering.

Premises Liability

If you have been injured on the premises of another. We will sue the location where you had your injury to obtain compensation for you. Whether you slipped and fell in a supermarket, a cruise ship, a nightclub, or the shopping mall, we can assist you in proving the negligence of the party responsible for your pain and suffering. We will obtain doctor treatment for your injuries and will seek a monetary recovery for your injuries. Slip and fall accidents often involve water left on the floor, a crack in the sidewalk or the like.

Many times premises liability occurs when an intentional tort occurs on the property of another. If you were assaulted or battered on the property of another, we can assist you in bringing a personal injury lawsuit against the premises, and the tortfeasor to obtain money damages for you.

Additionally, if you have been involved in a car crash on the premises of another, part of the reason for the accident and injuries could have been due to the conditions of the location, such as trees or bushes blocking your view. This may also be actionable against the location. Call the Law Offices of Michael D. Stewart today for assistance in Miami, Broward, Palm Beach, Tampa, and Orlando and throughout the state of Florida.

Product Liability

The Law Offices of Michael D. Stewart can assist you in obtaining a monetary recovery for your pain and suffering and medical bills, both past and future, if you have been injured by a defective product. We will provide you with the medical care that you need and the money for you and your family's future. There is no fee to you until recovery. We assist client throughout Florida and beyond with respect to injuries and death caused by defective products.

Consumers should be able trust that the products they purchase are safe when used as designed. Unfortunately, consumers are often injured by common products and devices they use every day. Automobile seat belts and air bags fail to operate. Car roofs crush rather than protect occupants. Automobile gas tanks may catch fire or explode. Machinery and power tools used by workers fail and cause injuries. Defective chairs and ladders can collapse. Household products, toys, equipment, medical prostheses and pharmaceuticals can be designed or manufactured with defects that pose dangers. The list of potential defective products is nearly endless. Sometimes the failure of these products cause significant injuries or death.

Restaurant Liability

From food poisoning, to slip and fall injuries, to violence by employees, the Law Offices of Michael D. Stewart can help you recover money for your damages.

Shopping Center Negligence

If you have been injured in a shopping center, the Law Offices of Michael D. Stewart can help you obtain the treatment and compensation you deserve. Whether you were involved in an automobile accident in the parking lot or fell in the mall, our firm will investigate your case to determine liability to get you the compensation you deserve.

Slip and Fall

If you or someone you know has suffered from a slip and fall injury on the premises of another, call Law Offices of Michael D. Stewart for assistance in obtaining a monetary recovering. Whether you have fallen in a nightclub, a supermarket, or your neighbors house, we can assist you in obtaining compensation for your injuries. Such injuries could include broken bones, head injuries, contusions, lacerations and the like.

Spinal Injuries

A car crash, a slip and fall or other incident can cause serious spinal injuries. We can assist you in obtaining the medical assistance you require, both in the present and the future. We can also help you obtain money for your injuries.

Supermarket Negligence

If you have been injured in a supermarket or grocery store you have rights. Contact the Law Offices of Michael D. Stewart to discuss your injuries and whether the supermarket may be liable for your injuries, including your pain and suffering.

Swimming Pool Injuries

Living in Florida can mean serious injury from swimming pools. Whether it is the negligent lack of supervision by a lifeguard resulting in injury or death, or faulty swimming pool and common area design, the Law Offices of Michael D. Stewart can represent you to obtain the compensation you and your family deserve for your injuries.

Theme Park Injuries

If you or a loved one have been injured in one of Florida's many theme parks, our personal injury law firm can help you recover for your damages. Talk to us before you try to negotiate with the lawyers for the them parks.

Tort Injuries

In bringing a legal action in Florida for Personal Injury, four factors must be proven. The first factor is that the defendant owed a legal duty to conform to a certain standard to not harm the plaintiff. The second factor is that the defendant breached that legal duty. The third factor is that the plaintiff was injured due to this breach of duty. The fourth and final factor is that the breach of the duty caused injury to the plaintiff.

Trucking Accidents

Trucking accidents are very serious and usually result in serious injury or death. Trucking accidents can occur for many reasons, from driver fatigue or inexperience, to excessive loads creating imbalance which can lead to rollovers. Oftentimes, large trucks such as 18 wheelers are owned by large companies who will aggressively defend themselves in the case of an accident.

Uninsured Motorist

We can assist you in obtaining money from the insurance company. However, in those cases where there is no insurance, we may also be able to obtain money from the uninsured motorist directly. We can obtain their assets and garnish their wages to obtain the money you deserve.

Vehicle Rollovers

If you or a loved one have been involved in an accident where your automobile, usually an SUV, has rolled over, this is often caused by a manufacturing defect on the part of the automobile manufacturer or the tire maker. These manufacturing defects often lead to serious bodily injury, often traumatic injury or death.

Workplace Injuries

If you have been injured in the workplace, the Law Offices of Michael D. Stewart can assist you in recovering for your injuries. We can bring action against your employer for their negligence to provide you with money damages, including for pain and suffering.

Wrongful Death

In the traumatic case of a wrongful death, you can contact us immediately to take the actions necessary in this difficult time to obtain the appropriate monies due to the negligence of another. Whether this occurs from the negligence of another driver, medical malpractice, a construction injury leading to death, or the like, we will insure that family members are taken care of. Our firm will assist the surviving family members in obtaining a financial recovery to provide for the family's future.

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