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South Miami Personal Injury Lawyer


Obtained Over $1 Billion in Settlements & Trial Verdicts

An Award Winning Florida Injury Lawyer

Have you been injured? We’re ready to help you! 

South Miami is often overlooked by visitors, but it is a lovely community with a vibrant downtown. Our friends and neighbors enjoy the small-town feel but with access to the beach and greater Miami area. Sadly, too many people are injured all over town. They might be struck by a motor vehicle out on the road or fall inside a business or public building. Other residents suffer serious injuries due to the medical malpractice committed by a physician.

Call Dolan Dobrinsky Rosenblum Bluestein, LLP, today. A South Miami personal injury lawyer at our firm can meet for a free consultation to go over the critical facts, such as where and when you were hurt. We have extensive experience helping injured people obtain fair financial compensation. Let us explain the process and answer any questions you have in a complimentary consultation.


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You Deserve Justice

Our Firm Handles All Types of Accidents

Our lawyers can step in to represent people who are sidelined by some of the most common accidents and injuries:

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents—We can help anyone hurt in a car wreck, truck accident, or motorcycle collision. We can make a claim on the at-fault driver’s insurance policy for your injuries or even negotiate with your own insurer, if necessary.
  • Amputation—Losing a limb is a traumatic experience. Some reasons include crush injuries or medical malpractice. Let us analyze how much compensation you should request.
  • Brain Injuries—Serious brain injuries include concussion, intracranial hemorrhage, and traumatic brain injury. These injuries can permanently disable a person.
  • Burn Injuries—Serious burns can lead to amputation and disfigurement. Car accidents and fires on property are often the culprit.
  • Dog Bites—A dog owner is usually liable when its dog bites a person. Unfortunately, obtaining compensation is often harder than it should be under the statute.
  • Assault on Premises—Property owners must provide reasonable security to protect their guests from violent assault. We can also sue your assailant, if found.
  • Medical Malpractice—Doctors, nurses, hospitals, and other medical providers owe duties of care to patients. We can sue when they make important mistakes.
  • Medication Errors—Innocent patients are harmed when they receive the wrong medication or the wrong dose. We might sue a pharmacist or doctor for providing the wrong medication or a nurse for making a mistake when dispensing meds.
  • Slips, Trips, and Falls—Various hazards underfoot cause people to slip or trip, injuring themselves when they hit the ground. We can review whether the property owner is liable for creating the hazard or for neglecting to fix it.
  • Pedestrian Accidents—Pedestrians are especially vulnerable in a crash and can suffer life-altering injuries.
  • Spinal Injury—Spinal injuries are often catastrophic, leaving many people at least partially disabled. Your lifetime damages could be immense, and we will seek to maximize what you take home.
  • Wrongful Death—Florida law empowers certain family members to seek compensation when a loved family member dies. This is a tricky type of case, so get the legal help you need by calling us.

When Can You Sue for Your Injuries?

Our lawyers accept cases where the evidence shows someone is responsible for your injuries. For example, you might have been struck crossing the street by a speeding motorist or by a drunk truck driver. They are at fault for the accident and any fractures or concussion. Similarly, a doctor who fails to follow the correct standard of care can injure her patients by making a wrong diagnosis or prescribing the wrong medication.

In some cases, it’s not so clear who is to blame. We will need to investigate further to uncover evidence and analyze fault.

Important pieces of evidence include:

  • Witnesses. Anyone who observed the accident could offer testimony about what happened. Ideally, you will talk to witnesses after the accident, if possible, so we can track them down later.
  • Video evidence. Some slip and falls are caught on closed circuit TV. Dash cams might capture a car or truck accident. We always search for video evidence to bolster a case.
  • Data. The data on a truck can provide clues about whether the trucker was operating the truck carefully. We often request data to review.
  • Medical records. These records can show the severity of your injuries, as well as any mistakes your medical team might have made. Medical records are vital for all clients, not just those suing for medical malpractice.

What is Fair Compensation for a Personal Injury?

Our lawyers have negotiated hundreds of settlements. No two cases are ever alike. We take a deep dive into the facts of your case to analyze how much financial compensation to request for:

  • Property damage, such as damage to a motor vehicle or motorcycle in a collision.
  • Medical bills, including surgical expenses, prescription medication, rehabilitation, and other treatment.
  • Future medical expenses for permanent injuries like paralysis or serious brain injuries.
  • Lost income or wages when painful injuries prevent you from returning immediately to work.
  • Loss of earning capacity if you are so disabled you can never return to your old job.
  • Pain and suffering, along with emotional distress and anguish.
  • Disfigurement and disability for serious injuries.
  • Loss of consortium, when a spouse is severely injured by an accident.

If a loved one died, then we might seek wrongful death damages for our clients. These damages try to make up (imperfectly) for the loss of a spouse, parent, or child.

Impact of Comparative Negligence

Often, our clients are somewhat responsible for an accident. For example, they could have been jaywalking when a speeding motorist struck them, or they slipped on a puddle inside a grocery store because they weren’t watching your feet.

In examples like these, our clients are partially to blame for the accident, which means they share fault. Florida law says that victims can sue for compensation if their fault is not greater than the defendant’s fault. In practice, that means our clients can’t be more than 50% to blame.

Even those who are less at fault will see their compensation reduced proportionally. If you were jaywalking and 40% at fault, you will receive 40% less than if you were completely blameless.

Comparative negligence has increased in importance in Florida personal injury cases. Before, the Sunshine State allowed victims to sue so long as someone else was at least 1% to blame. No longer. Now, you’re prevented from receiving anything if you bear most of the blame. That means we need to carefully review all evidence to paint a picture of the accident that’s favorable to you.

How You Will Benefit from Our Help

Most personal injury cases involve an insurance company on the other side. If a careless driver struck you, then their insurer will step in to defend them. The same is true if you were hurt by a careless doctor who should have malpractice insurance. Businesses also have liability policies.

These insurance companies handle thousands of claims each year. They have one goal: to pay as little as possible to injured victims. And they are enormously successful, which is why they are some of the largest companies in the state.

Our legal team will protect your ability to seek justice following an accident. We can:

  • Quickly analyze whether you have a realistic legal case to make.
  • Identify the defendants responsible for your injury or accident.
  • Compile evidence in support of your legal claim, especially evidence that helps us visualize the accident.
  • Protect your mental health by keeping nosy insurance adjusters from bothering you.
  • Provide all requested documentation and information requested by insurance companies.
  • Negotiate a settlement for your case which is fair in all respects.
  • Meet deadlines and advocate for your rights in court, if necessary.
  • Amplify your voice so you feel heard.

Florida’s Statute of Limitations for Personal Injuries

The statute of limitations sets the maximum number of years an accident victim has to sue the defendant. Some people are shocked they don’t get an unlimited amount of time. Instead, the state wants to encourage people to sue in a timely manner before evidence disappears and memories fade.

The limitations period will depend on the type of accident you were involved in. Most personal injury cases have a two-year statute of limitations. If you don’t sue two years after the crash, then a judge is likely to dismiss your case. You will take home $0 for your injuries. This is a severe consequence, but it’s the law.

Other cases might have different deadlines, because you are suing a city or state or because the victim is a minor.

Contact an attorney. No one should try to guess how much time they have to sue. Let a lawyer analyze the facts and get a case filed before the deadline, if necessary.

Speak with a South Miami Personal Injury Lawyer

Our lawyers are available to meet with anyone hurt in an accident. Contact us today. We can review what evidence we need to better analyze your rights, and then meet for a free consultation at our office or at a convenient location. There is no risk to calling, as our case evaluations are free.

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