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Wellington Car Accidents Lawyer

The modern motor vehicle is pretty incredible, and has certainly transformed our communities, where we live and work, and our lifestyles. But as miraculous and convenient as cars are, the average car weighs at least 4,000 pounds. This means that when two cars collide, especially when traveling at high speeds, there is a significant amount of force involved. Car accidents are a leading cause of injury and death in Florida and throughout the United States.

At the offices of Smith, Ball & Báez Injury Lawyers, our Wellington car accident lawyers are here to support you if you’ve been in a serious car accident. Call our law firm today to learn more about how we can help.

Liability for a Car Accident in Wellington

In most states in the nation, drivers who cause accidents are responsible for paying for them. This is not always the case in Florida, though, which maintains mandatory no-fault car insurance laws. Under the state’s no-fault policy, all drivers are required to carry Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage, which pays for injuries to themselves and others in their vehicle in a crash regardless of fault. This means that even if you cause a crash, you can turn to your PIP coverage for compensation.

That being said, PIP coverage isn’t always enough to pay for the full value of a victim’s losses. When the “serious injury threshold” is met in Florida, a claimant can step outside of the no-fault system and bring a claim for damages against the responsible driver. Liability for damages is typically based on negligence – the failure to exercise the required degree of care.

Damages Recoverable in a Wellington Car Accident Claim

  • Medical expenses, including future medical expenses;
  • Lost wages; including future lost wages;
  • Property damage costs;
  • Pain, suffering, emotional distress, and other non-economic losses.

Why You Should Work with a Wellington Car Accident Lawyer

After a serious car accident, recovering your full settlement amount is incredibly important. While you may want to believe that your insurance adjuster is on your side–and while the insurance adjuster will likely pretend to be your friend–the reality is that the insurance company wants to reduce the value of your claim as much as possible. To do this, your injuries might be disputed, the insurance company may blame you for the accident, or you may be told that your policy doesn’t cover certain losses. When you work with a Wellington car accident lawyer, you’ll have someone on your side who’s able to defend you and fight back against unfair or unscrupulous claims.

Call Our Wellington Car Accident Lawyers Today

Our Wellington car accident lawyers offer free consultations and always work on a contingency fee basis.

You can reach us by phone or online for a free consultation by calling us directly or sending us a message at your convenience. We are here to help you.

What Sets Us Apart

Committed to Fighting for Justice for the Injured
  • 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.

  • Award-Winning Attorneys

    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.

Real Reviews from Real Clients

We're Deeply Committed to Every Case
    Working with Mr. Baez and Kimberly was a wonderful experience.

    “Working with Mr. Baez and Kimberly was a wonderful experience. Anytime that you need to enlist legal services there is a certain degree of uncertainty and anxiety.”

    - Kevin M.
    Vicki handled my case flawlessly.

    “Vicki handled my case flawlessly. Took care of all negotiations and made the process very easy for me, and ensured I received the most compensation possible.”

    - Cody K.
    Scott and his team are truly amazing and will work hard for your rights.

    “Scott and his team are truly amazing and will work hard for your rights. From the time you walk in you are welcomed at the reception with a warm smile by Isabel, then the legal team in the back is always ready to help you.”

    - Juan L.
    Best in the business.

    “I had an accident a few years ago that really had a profound impact on my life. Scott was so patient and understanding and he really walked me through every step of the process.”

    - Former Client
    If I could give them ten stars I would!!

    “The Law Offices of Smith & Ball were awesome from start to finish. They walked me through what was going to happen step by step. Communicated well all the time.”

    - Ryan S.
    HIGHLY recommend Marci Ball and her staff.

    “I HIGHLY recommend Marci Ball and her staff. What a great team. I never felt like I was just a client.”

    - Courtney H.
    Highly Recommend

    “Always available, any emails that were sent were promptly answered, we never felt that we were a burden to them. Would highly recommend this firm to anyone seeking a positive outcome.”

    - Tony B.
    These kind folks are highly recommended.

    “Scott Smith was very responsive to my case and kept me well informed about the progress that was being made on my behalf.”

    - Neal H.
    I will always call on Smith, Ball, & Baez, honest, fair, and family.

    “Called looking for a lawyer and was treated more like family. The first person that actually cared about my case other than myself. Marci Ball Elordi exceeded all my expectations, got me back everything I was owed, and more.”

    - Jeff B.
    Smith and Ball is unlike any other injury law firm!

    “Smith and Ball is unlike any other injury law firm! Marci and Scott set themselves apart from other attorneys not only in their work ethic, skill, and decades of experience but in their compassion and dedication to their clients!”

    - Andrea L.

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