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Stuart Personal Injury Lawyer

When you’re dealing with a personal injury claim or criminal defense matter, everything can seem overwhelming. The process of thinking about the future can provoke anxiety and fear. As a law firm with years of experience in this field, we know what you’re going through. We make it our goal to understand your case as soon as possible so that we can develop a strategy in line with your needs.

The outcome of a case will have big impacts for the rest of your life. During this delicate time, you need to know who you can trust. Being able to identify an experienced attorney is an important first step towards protecting the rest of your future. Lance Richard has developed a reputation for being a dedicated and committed Stuart personal injury lawyer working on behalf of his clients. Lance has earned the respect and trust of both his clients and peers maintaining 10.0 Superb Avvo rating and a Preeminent rating by fellow attorneys.

Personal Injury Lawsuits In Florida

In the Sunshine State, personal injuries are a frequent occurrence that can drastically alter the course of one’s life. Whether the cause is a motor vehicle accident, slip-and-fall incident, or a defective product, the victims often find themselves dealing with physical pain, emotional distress, and significant financial losses.

Stuart, a vibrant city located on Florida’s East Coast, sees its fair share of personal injury cases. According to local statistics, there has been an upward trend in personal injuries over recent years. The majority of these cases stem from traffic accidents, slips and falls, and workplace accidents. Given the high population density and active lifestyle of its residents, these figures are perhaps unsurprising.

Florida, being a no-fault state, complicates the process of filing a personal injury lawsuit. According to the Florida no-fault law, those involved in a vehicular accident must first turn to their own insurance company for compensation, irrespective of who was at fault. However, serious injuries that meet certain criteria can bypass this rule, allowing victims to file a lawsuit directly against the negligent party. Such lawsuits must be filed within Florida’s statute of limitations, which generally allows four years from the date of the accident. To effectively navigate through this complex legal framework, it’s crucial to engage a knowledgeable attorney who specializes in personal injury law.

A competent Stuart personal injury law firm provides invaluable assistance to injury victims, beginning with an accurate assessment of the case. They guide clients through the process of filing a lawsuit, including collection and presentation of evidence, and negotiation with insurance companies. Lance P. Richard, P.A. ensures that the unique aspects of each case are carefully considered, helping clients secure the maximum possible compensation.

Contact Experienced Stuart Injury Lawyer, Lance P. Richard

Hiring a Stuart personal injury attorney can help victims navigate through the mental and emotional stress of personal injuries. Lance and team serve as empathetic advocates, ensuring clients’ rights are protected while they focus on healing. An experienced firm will also provide support in proving negligence, a critical aspect in securing compensation. By demonstrating that the defendant had a duty of care, breached this duty, and that this breach resulted in the plaintiff’s injury, they help clients build a compelling case. While every personal injury case is unique, the assistance of a dedicated, experienced legal professional can make all the difference. Get started on your personal injury lawsuit in an initial consultation with Lance P. Richard, P.A. by calling 772-303-1295 or using our online contact form.

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No matter what kind of accident you're dealing with, you need an attorney who has the experience and track record to achieve the best results for you and your family.

$687,000Motorcycle Accident
$300,000ER Malpractice
$255,000Dog Bite Injury
$275,000Boating Accident
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The wellbeing and security of his clients are Lance's top priorities. He applies his more than 25 years of highly respected legal experience to protect and fight for his clients' best interests. He has handle hundreds of cases both for criminal defense and personal injury matters, and has achieved numerous victories in and out of the courtroom for his clients.

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When you hire Lance, you will never be alone. He is passionate about the success of his clients, remaining by their side from beginning to end. Although winning their case is his primary focus, it is also important to him that all his clients' needs are taken care of during the entire legal process. Read about how others feel about working with Lance.

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“Absolutely awesome attorney.”
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If You’ve Been Injured in an Accident, You May Be Entitled to Compensation

An accident, such as a car or truck crash, a slip and fall incident, or a boating accident, can lead to significant injuries, pain, and medical bills for a victim. Personal injury law empowers victims to recover compensation through a lawsuit when another person’s negligence caused the injuries. No matter what kind of accident you’re dealing with, you need to take action quickly to protect your rights.

If You’ve Been Accused of a Crime, Get an Attorney You Can Trust

When accused of any type of crime, it is important to know your rights and to exercise them as soon as possible. Criminal convictions carry the weight of fines, potential jail time, and other consequences, making it all the more important to react quickly after being arrested. Whether it’s a DUI or more serious charge like murder, swift action is necessary.

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We find details that other miss and see where that leads the case. Our firm looks carefully into all aspects of your case in order to determine what steps need to be taken immediately. This gives you confidence and peace of mind that you’re being taken care of from the moment you contact our office.

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Focus on your health while we focus on the law. We will keep in touch with you over the course of your case to see how things are progressing and to ensure we’re working with a strategy that is best for you. We want to know how you’re doing and will continue to care from day one.

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We don't hide behind the complexity of the law. You need to know your rights and all your options up front. This means getting an honest evaluation from a legal team with broad experience in the field. We’ll keep you aware of what’s happening and what it means for you on an ongoing basis.

Where We Serve
  • Okeechobee County

    If you've been involved in an accident or charged with a crime anywhere in Okeechobee County, our team can help you.

  • Indian River County

    We help injured victims and those accused of a crime in Fellsmere, Sebastian and Vero Beach.

  • Palm Beach County

    From Jupiter, West Palm Beach, Lake Worth, Wellington, Delray Beach to Boca Raton, we have you covered for your personal injury and criminal defense legal needs.

  • St. Lucie County

    If you’ve suffered from a personal injury or need a criminal defense attorney in Port St. Lucie or Fort Pierce, Lance can help.

  • Martin County

    If you have been injured in an accident or arrested In Stuart, Palm City, Jensen Beach, Hobe Sound, Sewell’s Point, Jupiter Island, or Tequesta, contact our office.