Stuart Personal Injury Lawyer

25+ Years of Experience Helping Injured Victims

Any accident, whether a car crash or a truck crash, a slip and fall or a boating accident, can lead to significant injuries and costly medical bills for an injured victim. Personal injury law empowers victims to recover compensation through lawsuits when another person’s negligence caused their injuries. No matter what kind of accident you’re dealing with, you should take action with a personal injury lawyer to protect your rights and facilitate your recovery. 

Lance P. Richard, P.A. has over 25 years of experience advocating for injured victims in personal injury cases. Some of his cases have been so significant that they were covered by the news. It is his firm’s commitment to fight for the highest possible compensation for you and your family following an accident.

Go to Lance! Injured victims have trusted Lance with their personal injury cases for more than 25 years. Lance will walk you through the process and fight for every dollar you and your family deserve. Call today for a free consultation. Get in Touch

Our Wins

Helping You Get the Best Possible Result

No matter 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.  

  • $687,000 Motorcycle Accident
  • $300,000 ER Malpractice
  • $255,000 Dog Bite Injury
  • $275,000 Boating Accident
  • $475,000 Boating Accident

    Types of Cases We Handle

    Over Over 25 Years of Personal Injury Experience

    Personal Injury Cases We Handle

    Lance P. Richard, P.A. handles a range of personal injury lawsuits, including:

    The statute of limitations, or deadline for filing a lawsuit, varies depending on the situation. Most personal injury lawsuits must be filed within four years of the date of the accident, but special cases like wrongful death and medical malpractice may have shorter statutes of limitations. The liable party in personal injury accidents also varies based on the case.

    An experienced lawyer can guide you through the process of building your personal injury lawsuit, from filing your claim within a timely manner to determining the at-fault party you should be suing. Lance P. Richard, P.A. will help you strategize a unique case and inform you of your rights as an injured plaintiff. 

    Reputable & Client-Oriented Representation

    Personal injury claims can be highly technical and specialized; as a result, it is in your best interests to enlist the professional support of an experienced attorney. Lance P. Richard, P.A. takes a personalized approach to his personal injury practice to ensure he builds a unique legal strategy that meets his clients’ goals and interests. With over two decades of experience, Attorney Richard is more than prepared to handle your personal injury lawsuit efficiently and effectively. He ensures that clients receive the proper care and treatment for their injuries, and he will put up a tough fight for your case.

    How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim in Florida?

    According to the Florida Statutes section 95.11(3)(a), the statute of limitations for personal injury cases in the state of Florida is four years. All injury victims have a time limit on how long they have to file a personal injury claim before they lose their right to, this time limit is called the statute of limitations.

    More specifically, this means you have four years from the date your injury occurred to file your claim. It’s important to note that there are exceptions that can lengthen or shorten this time limit. The most notable exceptions include:

    • If the injury victim was a minor at the time of the accident 
    • If the alleged negligent party leaves the state before a claim can be filed
    • If the alleged negligent party intentionally concealed their identity to avoid a lawsuit

    The statute of limitations has a big impact on your ability to file a claim so it’s important to speak to a skilled attorney about the specifics of your case as soon as possible. Lance P. Richard, P.A. offers free, no-obligation consultations so you have nothing to lose by contacting our firm today!

    Get Started in an Initial Consultation Today

    Don’t wait to assert your right to damages as an injured victim or surviving family member of an injured victim. Lance P. Richard, P.A. will walk you through the entire personal injury lawsuit process, from evaluating the relevant facts of your case to explaining your next steps. He will make sure you understand your rights and options so you can make informed decisions.

    Get started on your personal injury lawsuit in an initial consultation with Lance P. Richard, P.A. 

    A Team that Takes the Time to Understand Your Case
    When you hire Lance, you also get access to his kind, professional and knowledgeable team to ensure you are always taken care of during the entire process. Their passionate about serving their clients well and making sure that all of their needs are heard.
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    Centered Around You, Driven by Results

    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. 

    • “Compassionate and dedicated 100%!”

      - Melissa Messina
    • “Lance won’t quit till you get the results that you want.”

      - Donnie Sievers
    • “Absolutely awesome attorney.”

      - Amelia Deluna
    • “I can't say enough about Lance!”

      - Ariella Ela
    • “The outcome was better than anyone anticipated.”

      - Michael Boland

      Let Lance Handle Your Case

      Start With a Free Consultation Today

      Lance has been helping people successfully navigate the complexities of the legal system for over 25 years. When you hire him, you don't just get an attorney, but a true partner who is committed to ensuring your best interest in passionately pursued. Contact us today - we'd love to hear how we might be able to help you through this difficult time.

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      Why Choose Lance?

      Quality Legal Representation You Can Count On
      • Over 25 Years of Experience
      • Have Successfully Handled High-Profile Cases
      • Highly Personalized Approach
      • Hundreds of People Helped