Wellington Personal Injury Lawyers
Serving Palm Beach County & the Surrounding Communities
When you or someone you love has been harmed by the negligent, reckless, or wrongful conduct of another, you need someone by your side who will fight for your rights and your recovery. You need the team at Smith, Ball & Báez.
Together, our Wellington, Florida personal injury attorneys have decades of real trial experience. They dedicate 100 percent of their practice to personal injury litigation, which allows them to devote all of their time, efforts, and resources to helping victims of severe bodily injury fight for the fair compensation they are owed. Our aggressive approach has helped us recover millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts, and our compassionate and personalized service has earned us the respect of our clients and the communities we serve.
Cases We Handle
Our attorneys have extensive experience handling all types of serious accident and injury cases. We represent clients at all stages of the process; whether you have yet to file an insurance claim, or the insurance company has disputed or denied your claim, our team can help. We are true trial lawyers and have the experience and skill to aggressively litigate your case if necessary.
Read on to learn more about the types of cases we handle, as well as how our personal injury attorneys can help you get back on your feet.
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Hundreds of people are involved in car accidents throughout Florida every single day. In fact, motor vehicle accidents are among the leading causes of severe bodily injury and death in Palm Beach County and statewide.
At Smith, Ball & Báez, our Wellington personal injury lawyers handle all types of motor vehicle accident claims, including cases involving:
We have considerable experience navigating Florida’s no-fault auto insurance system and can assist you in filing a personal injury protection (PIP) claim with your insurance provider. We can also help you prove the severity of your injuries and go outside the no-fault system to seek full and fair compensation from the at-fault driver’s insurance company or even file a lawsuit against the liable party, if necessary. We have a long, documented record of success in this area of law and are prepared to aggressively advocate for you.
In addition to automobile accidents, we also represent victims of recreational vehicle and boating accidents throughout Palm Beach County and all of Florida. For help with your claim, contact Smith, Ball & Báez today and request a complimentary case evaluation.
Medical malpractice occurs any time a medical provider fails to act within the accepted standard of care. In other words, if your doctor, a nurse, a hospital, or any other healthcare provider did something or failed to do something that another qualified provider would not have done or would have done in the same or similar circumstances, leading to injury, you likely have a case.
Our firm handles all types of medical malpractice cases, including but not limited to claims involving:
- Misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis, and missed diagnosis
- Delayed treatment and failure to treat
- Birth injuries
- Anesthesia errors
- Hospital and emergency room negligence
- Medication mistakes and pharmaceutical errors
- Surgical errors
If you or someone you love was harmed in any way due to the negligence or wrongful conduct of a trusted medical provider, reach out to Smith, Ball & Báez to learn how our empathetic and experienced personal injury attorneys can help.
In Florida, both private and public property owners have certain responsibilities to the people who visit or lawful enter their land, homes, and buildings. Under the state’s premises liability laws, you may be able to recover compensation for your injuries and resulting damages if you were harmed by a dangerous or defective condition on someone else’s property.
Our attorneys have extensive experience handling a wide range of premises liability matters, including but not limited to:
- Slip and fall accidents
- Dog bites/animal attacks
- Construction defects
- Negligent security
- Insufficient property maintenance
- Defective conditions
- Swimming pool accidents
- Amusement park accidents
- Toxic exposure
- Flooding, explosions, and fires
- Elevator and escalator accidents
Reach out to our team if you or a loved one was severely injured on someone else’s property. We offer free initial consultations and contingency fees, meaning you do not owe any legal fees unless we recover compensation for you.
Product designers, manufacturers, and distributors have a responsibility to create, produce, and sell items that are reasonably safe. When these entities prioritize profits over public safety, they can and should be held accountable.
Our Wellington personal injury lawyers represent individuals and families in all types of product liability cases, including those involving:
- Auto defects
- Toxic or harmful substances
- Defective children’s products
- Electronic defects
- Defective household appliances and cleaners
- Defective tools, equipment, and machinery
- Industrial defects
- Construction defects
- Defective drugs and medical devices
If you were injured or if someone you love passed away due to a defective product, help is just a call away. Reach out to our team at Smith, Ball & Báez to learn how we can fight for you and your rights.
In addition to helping victims of serious bodily injury, our team at Smith, Ball & Báez offers compassionate and personalized representation to the surviving family members of people who have passed away due to the negligent or wrongful conduct of others. We understand just how difficult this time is for you and your family, as well as the many challenges you are facing. Our wrongful death attorneys are here to guide you through the legal process and fight for the justice you deserve.
No matter how complex or difficult your situation may be, you can count on us to advocate tirelessly for the maximum recovery you are owed. We have the resources and legal knowledge necessary to aggressively pursue your case, even if that means going to trial. As with all our personal injury services, there are no upfront or out-of-pocket litigation costs for you when you hire our team. Instead, we only collect attorney fees if/when we recover a settlement or verdict for you.
Over $100 Million Recovered
Our results speak for themselves, and our team is dedicated to winning for you.
AV-Rated With Martindale Hubbell
We are ranked by the most prestigious peer review rating an attorney can receive for high ethical standards and professional ability.
Over 65 Years of Experience
With over 65 years of combined experience, our attorneys know what it takes to win for you while adhering to the highest ethical standards.
Our attorneys are committed to excellence and are recognized for their hard work with many accolades from the legal community.
We're Not Afraid to Litigate
We're trial lawyers at heart and don't shy away from the courtroom; we'll put our compassionate tenacity to work for you.
A Florida Firm With Extensive Resources
No case is too big; we'll utilize our large network of experts, connections in the legal community, and deep well of resources to help you win.