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Naples Car Accident Lawyer

Injured in an Auto Accident? The Pittman Law Firm, P.L. Can Help.

According to the NHTSA, motor vehicle crashes were the leading cause of death in 2017. Of the 2 million annual injuries from car accidents, over 3,100 fatalities were related to distracted driving. If you have suffered catastrophic injuries or lost a loved one due to wrongful death in an auto accident, contact a Naples car accident attorney from Pittman Law Firm, P.L. Our family-run law firm is committed to defending the rights of the injured in Naples, and we have practiced exclusively in the field of personal injury for more than 25 years. We will work diligently to prepare your claim for the best possible result, and will fight aggressively on your behalf to secure the financial compensation you deserve.

File Your Car Accident Claim As Soon As Possible

The statute of limitations in Florida for car accident claims is the same as it is for all personal injury cases, four years. This means you have four years from the day of your accident to file a claim or you will most likely miss out on your opportunity to do so. Likewise, the time limit to file a claim for vehicle damage is also four years. There are some circumstances where the statute of limitations can be extended beyond the usual amount. If you have any questions about this law, contact our firm right away! Our firm is ready to help you.

Ten Steps to Take After a Car Accident

If you have been involved in a car accident, it is crucial that you adhere to the proper safety protocol in order to keep you and your family safe. Following is a list of the ten steps to take after you or your loved ones are in an accident:

  1. Get to safety
  2. Call 911 or an ambulance
  3. Remain calm
  4. Be careful what you say
  5. Document the damage to vehicles or property
  6. Exchange insurance and contact information with those involved in the accident
  7. Gather contact information from witnesses
  8. File a police report
  9. Contact your insurance company
  10. Contact a car accident lawyer in Naples, FL to file an injury claim

How Does Florida No Fault Insurance Work?

In Florida, all parties involved in a car accident are required to utilize the auto insurance policies in order to make claims for a "no-fault" accident. State law requires all drivers to carry "Personal Injury Protection" coverage as a part of their auto insurance. Personal Injury Protection coverage applies to any individual in the state of Florida whether they are driving a borrowed, rented, or owned car. The minimum of no-fault insurance coverage $10,000, but this may not be sufficient to fully cover the scope of your injuries.

A Naples car accident lawyer from our firm is ready to assist you with every aspect of your case, including:

  • Investigating your accident with the goal of obtaining physical evidence or witness testimony before it is lost or altered in some way
  • Assisting you in receiving the medical care you require
  • Pursuing from any and all sources of injury compensation, such as the other driver's liability policy, uninsured motorist policies, other excess liability or umbrella policies, etc.
  • We help navigate through the maze and puzzle of the many types of insurance coverage available and the nuances of rules which (if not properly followed) can prevent recovery under other

What are the Rights of Injured Passengers in an Auto Accident?

If you were a passenger injured an accident in Florida you have as much right to compensation as the drivers involved. Passengers are truly innocent victims in car accidents, being fully dependent on the skill and navigating ability of other drivers. Unlike the driver, a passenger is rarely responsible for their injuries (unless they failed to wear a seat belt) and can file a claim for damages with the insurance company of any and all drivers involved in the accident, including their own policy.

If you are facing severe injuries and overwhelming expenses because of a car accident in which you were not to blame, contact Pittman Law Firm, P.L. immediately! Our firm is dedicated to upholding the rights of victims of negligence in Naples and all of Florida.

Get a Free Consultation from Our Car Accident Lawyer in Naples Who Care

David and Kristin also spend the time you need to fully examine and discuss the impact of the accident upon your life and the medical problems or symptoms that you are experiencing. You are never just a "file" at Pittman Law Firm, P.L. and we believe each person's injuries are unique to the person. Everyone is affected in their own individual and unique ways after an accident and we are your voice in differentiating your case from the "masses."

To recover full compensation after your car accident, consult with a car accident attorney in Naples from our firm today and schedule your free case evaluation.

  • Top 10 - American Institute of Personal Injury Attorney
  • Client Champion 2019
  • AV Preeminent 2019
  • Martindale Platinum Client Champion
  • Avvo 10.0 Rating
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  • Life Member Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Our Core Values

  • Attorney David Pittman and Personal Injury Claims Manager Kristin Pittman build trust with clients, so they can make informed decisions.
  • We provide the personal service that many people want, deserve, and expect from their law firm.
  • Every case is unique just as every individual is unique.
  • We live, raise children, and work in this community and our clients know we care.