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Auto Accidents and Car Crashes are responsible for over 3 million injuries a year. If you have been injured in a car accident in Broward County or anywhere in South Florida, you need an auto accident attorney who will vigorously pursue your rights. Alan Sackrin strives to help his clients obtain maximum recovery of damages for their auto accident injuries.
An auto accident case can be complex and requires someone experienced with handling these types of accident cases. Alan understands how painful and emotionally traumatic these accidents and injuries can be for clients and believes that they are entitled to financial compensation for their losses. Alan is a reputable Board Certified trial lawyer who for 30+ years has litigated cases where the insurance company refuses to pay or the adjuster would not offer an acceptable settlement.
Hire an attorney who for over 30 years has collected millions of dollars for injured people—people like you, who need help right away. A lawyer that has handled hundreds of difficult car accident cases. The fact is, after an accident, the auto insurance companies take as long as possible to pay you as little as possible. You need someone on your side who will fight for your rights.
Alan’s mission is to obtain exceptional outcomes for every client and he is dedicated to protecting the rights and best interests of the injury victim and their loved ones.
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Florida Distracted Driving Accidents Are Causing Serious Injury and Death
It's a fact, every day, numerous auto accidents occur. Unfortunately today, auto accidents are extremely common because drivers have more distractions than ever from things like portable electronics, tweeting, texting, emailing, Facebook© and Foursquare©. These new world distractions cause drivers to pay more attention to staying connected and less attention to driving their automobile.
Aside from cellphones and smartphones and Bluetooth, distracted driving can also involve drivers eating fast food in their cars while driving, as well as putting on make-up or changing the music selection or checking the GPS for directions.
In April 2012 a new study was released by the University of Washington confirming that some drivers get distracted and become dangerous on the road when they are merely anticipating getting calls or messages or texts while they are driving. For some, the study shows, even thinking they may get a call or a text means the risk of a crash on a Florida road increases.
These auto accidents may involve cars, trucks, SUVs, minivans, buses, motorcycles, bicycles, and pedestrians. It is disheartening to know that auto accidents are responsible for an enormous amount of serious injuries and fatalities that occur within the state of Florida. Even sadder is the fact that many of these accidents are preventable and crashes only occur because drivers were negligent or reckless. As a public service and for those who like numbers, Alan has prepared a summary of Broward County accident crash data, to show how prevalent car crahes are in our county.
Wrongful deaths from distracted driving are some of the most tragic types of accident claims, so easily preventable that they have become as senseless and tragic as drunk driving accidents that end up in the death of innocent people in Florida drunk driving DUI crashes.
According to the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles, for example, in 2009 statewide there were 20,085 alcohol related traffic accidents resulting in 1,004 deaths and 14,130 injuries.
According to the National Highway Safety Traffic Administration, in 2008 there were 500,000 car crashes caused by distracted driving, and 6000 Americans died as a result.
It has been estimated that distracted driving is the cause of 20% of all motor vehicle accidents.
In the state of Florida, if an auto accident injury has resulted because another person was negligent, compensation can be collected for the car crash. Damages from auto crashes total $150 billion annually. Compensation for your losses can include monetary damages for medical expenses, injuries, property damage, lost earning potential, pain and suffering, and emotional distress. The smartest step a person can take after being involved in an auto accident is to consult with a skilled auto accident attorney.
Florida Accidents and Crashes – Insurance Coverage and Insurance Claims: You versus the Insurance Company
Many auto accident lawsuits involve complexities that a board certified trial lawyer is best equipped to handle. No matter what the circumstances of your auto accident are, it is best to seek legal advice from an attorney who can evaluate your case and give you advice. As a Florida accident lawyer, Alan Sackrin works diligently and investigates all aspects of an auto accident / car crash:
Alan has handled numerous cases with most insurance companies and strives to obtain the money compensation you deserve.
Alan will vigorously pursue a client’s rights including taking the matter to trial and appeal if necessary.
Alan does not just settle cases because he won’t take a case to trial. In fact, many of his injury clients are referrals from other attorneys who could not get the accident case settled and engage Alan's services to litigate and bring the case to trial.
Biscayne Boulevard, US-1, I-95, I-595, 441, Hallandale Beach Boulevard, Hollywood Boulevard and Sheridan Street are common roadways where auto accidents take place. Alan handles auto and truck accident lawsuits for accidents occurring on those roadways as well as others located in Hallandale, Hollywood, Aventura, Fort Lauderdale, Miramar, Pembroke Pines, Weston, Davie, North Miami Beach, Dania Beach and all other cities in Dade and Broward County since 1982.
For those who are interested in learning more about what to do in the event you are in an auto accident, Alan has prepared a list of 8 important steps you should take at the time of the accident.
Passengers in Auto Accidents and Car Wrecks May Have Legal Claims Too
Passengers injured in automobile accidents and car crashes should also seek legal advice, they, too, can receive compensation for their injuries. Passengers should seek immediate medical treatment for their injuries, even if they do not seem serious at the time. This is not only medically sound advice, it is important to help the passenger receive fair compensation for his or her injuries once liability has been determined.
Florida Crashes and Accidents Involve Wrecks with All Sorts of Vehicles: Cars, Trucks, Minivans, Sedans, Bicycles, Motorcycles, Buses, SUVs, and more
Alan is qualified and has handled auto accident cases involving:
Sample Car Accident Lawsuits
See our index of sample injury lawsuits and other court documents whiich contains several car accident lawsuits Alan has filed over his 30 year career as Florida accident lawyer.
Florida Law Helps Provide Money Awards for all Sorts of Injuries That Can Happen from Accidents and Crashes
6 of the most common types of accident injuries:
Why Alan Sackrin?
What sets Alan apart from other car accident lawyers are his extensive trial skills and experience and his understanding of accident reconstruction analysis, crash analysis, road condition analysis, speed analysis, analysis of driver reaction times and perception and other elements that are essential to prove driver negligence. Additionally, he provides unfettered access to himself and his veteran support staff to help answer your questions and begin the process of finding out what went wrong.
Florida Lawyer Alan Sackrin is a Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist – one of only 1069 Lawyers in the State of Florida to Achieve This Distinction (as of January 2012)
See: Sample Case Verdicts and Settlements
For over 30 years, Broward County attorney Alan Sackrin has helped people who have been seriously injured in car crashes (as well as other motor vehicle accidents) get the legal help they need, regardless of their income, their race, whether or not they were hurt driving on the job, or whether or not they are full-time Florida residents or retirees, part-time residents, snowbirds, or vacationers.
Since 1982, Alan Sackrin has dedicated his career to representing injury victims and their families in Broward County and throughout the State of Florida. He’s a committed professional, proud to devote his professional life to helping others who have been hurt and harmed find justice.
Along with those decades of experience, Alan has become a Florida Board Certified Trial Specialist that has earned the respect of his peers because of his professional expertise earned from his countless time in the courtroom.
What is Board Certification for a Florida Lawyer? In Florida, only a small percentage of attorneys are “board certified” by the Florida Bar in an area of practice. To read the Florida Bar’s detailed explanation of board certification, and what it means to achieve Bar certification in civil trial work, you can download a free State Bar publication that gives details.
As of January 2012, Alan Sackrin was one of only 1069 attorneys in the entire State of Florida who is Board Certified as a civil trial lawyer.
Alan Sackrin practices an “open door” policy, providing unfettered access to himself and his veteran support staff to help answer your questions and begin the process of finding out what went wrong.
With Alan, you speak with your lawyer, not a paralegal or assistant. Alan Sackrin will not be paid unless he is successful in your accident / injury claim.
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