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Florida Elder Law and Abuse Attorneys

Florida has one of the largest populations of elderly Americans. Citizens and government entities have recognized the severity of elder abuse within Florida and are taking action to ensure seniors stay informed and receive access to protective resources in a time of need. The senior statistics in Florida show how much this population is contributing to the economy, according to the Department of Elder Affairs.

  • Retirement Industry is Florida’s second largest economic sector
  • Contributes to 50 percent of the new home construction
  • Give an annual sum of $3.5 billion to charitable donations
  • Has the spending power of $135 billion
  • $2.8 billion net tax benefit after services rendered
  • Pay over $1 billion in local school taxes
  • Total of 4.2 million seniors in Florida – largest voting bloc in the state

From these statistics, it is easy to see the contributions this population makes to Florida. Therefore, the elder Floridians should be treated with the dignity and respect they deserve. Many nursing homes, long term-care facilities, and other types of senior citizen centers are benefiting greatly from this large and influential population, but not all are taking care of our elders the way they should. The elder abuse attorneys of Garcia, Artigliere & Medby have extensive experience in elder abuse litigation. We have a proven history of multi-million dollar settlements and we put our knowledge and experience to use in helping you and your loved one receive the best possible representation during this difficult time.

Trucking accidents are different than automobile accidents. There are state and federal guidelines that must be followed when filing a claim for a truck accident. Last year in Florida, there were 214 fatal truck accidents according to the National Highway Traffic Administration. This is an alarming amount of fatalities and the Florida law offices of Garcia, Artigliere & Medby are here to assist.

Truck accidents can happen from various situations–it can be weather-related, poor road conditions, unexpected traffic, speeding, and inexperienced drivers, just to name a few. The courts will determine which entity, the driver, the trucking company, the loading company, and the government is responsible for which percentage.  Each accident has different applicable laws that require legal help.

A commercial truck has a gross vehicle weight of 10,000 pounds. When a semi, big rig, tractor-trailer, 18-wheeler, or log truck is fully loaded it can easily weigh more than 80,000 pounds. If your car meets a truck weighing more than 80,000 pounds, the outcome is sure to be devastating, involving serious injuries and fatalities.  With more than 26 years of experience, Winter Park, Florida attorneys Garcia, Artigliere & Medby have the knowledge and the passion for helping trucking accident victims.  We can help you receive the maximum allowable compensation. Contact us now for a free and confidential case review (800) 251-8515.

Winter Park, Florida Office

631 West Morse Boulevard

Suite 200

Winter Park, FL 32789

Tel: (407) 754-0035

Email: information@lawgarcia.com

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