Gainesville Florida Personal Injury Attorney
Serving Gainesville, Lake City, Live Oak, Ocala & North Florida
The Law Office of Christopher J. Annis, LLC with offices in Gainesville, Florida, provides legal representation for those in Florida who have been seriously injured as a result of another person’s negligence. We will help you protect your rights and secure compensation for your injuries and damages. If you have been the victim of someone’s negligence and sustained injuries, it is important that you contact an attorney to protect your rights.
Personal Injury Claims
Attorney Christopher J. Annis has handled thousands of personal injury claims over the years. His record of success is exemplary. The Law Office of Christopher J. Annis, LLC is dedicated to offering each client personalized service that is focused on successfully obtaining fair compensation for their injuries.
Damages that you may be compensated for include:
- Reimbursement for medical expenses.
- Compensation for lost wages.
- Payments for pain and suffering.
- Money to cover the cost of future care.
General areas of personal injury law that we handle include motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, medical malpractice, product liability and more. Mr. Annis is well versed in every aspect of lawsuits involving liability and negligence. He will answer and address any questions and concerns that you may have.
What You Can Count On
What all of our clients discover is that they can count on the Law Office of Christopher J. Annis, LLC to represent them in the most professional manner possible. We are dedicated to the highest ethical standards and achieve the best results for our clients through attention to detail, dedicated service, hard work and skill and experience in preparing your case, negotiating your claim, and ultimately, taking your case to trial.
Types of Injury Claims
There are various types of personal injury claims. Although the following are most often pursued by claimants, they are not the only types that the Law Office of Christopher J. Annis, LLC handles. If you have been involved in any of the incidents outlined below, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 352-264-1910.
Motor Vehicle Accidents
No matter what type of motor vehicle accident you have been involved in, we can help. Car accidents, truck accidents, ATV accidents, and more are handled with skill and knowledge by the Law Office of Christopher J. Annis, LLC. Personal injury claims involving negligence or wrongful actions include accidents related to:
- Cars: The most common type of motor vehicle mishap.
- Trucks: Commercial truck drivers are protected by aggressive insurance companies due to the danger imposed by the enormous size of their vehicles.
- Motorcycles: Insurance companies also aggressively defend against motorcycle riders due to the obvious vulnerability of motorcycle passengers.
- ATVs: The negligent operation of recreational vehicles can cause major problems resulting in terrible injuries.
- Bicycles: Insurance companies aggressively defend against bicycle riders as well, because they are even more vulnerable than motorcycle riders.
- Pedestrians: Individuals being hit by cars or trucks is quite common in Florida, almost always resulting in very serious injuries and damages.
- Boats and other watercraft: Florida, with its vast number of popular waterways is a hotbed for such mishaps.
- Airplanes and Buses: In transporting the public, these carriers have very specific responsibilities and liability issues.
Florida Premises Liability
Premises liability law focuses on accidents which occur when someone is injured due to another’s negligence is maintaining their property. There are a wide variety of premises liability claims. Premises liability accidents include:
- Slip and Fall
- Negligent or Inadequate Security
- Negligent Security resulting in Criminal Assault
- Premises Liability due to Disrepair
- Amusement Park Mishaps
- Roller Coaster Accidents
- Pool and Poolside Accidents
- School Mishaps and Injuries
- Cruise Ship Incidents and Accidents
Wrongful death is when a person dies as the result of another’s negligence. Commonly, wrong death is associated with:
- Construction Accidents and Injuries
- Trucking Accidents
- Trucking Accidents on Highways
- Warehouse Accidents
- Personal Injuries from Animal Bites or Attacks
Florida Personal Injury Protection
Personal Injury Protection (PIP) is insurance that all Florida drivers are required to carry. PIP will partially reimburse you for medical expenses and lost wages associated with a car accident. Compensation is paid by your own insurance company regardless of fault.
The Law Office of Christopher J. Annis, LLC can ensure that you receive all benefits available under PIP. Of course, we can also bring suit against the responsible party for damages that PIP doesn’t cover.
We Can Help You
The Gainesville, Florida personal injury lawyer at the Law Office of Christopher J. Annis, LLC is focused on providing each of our clients with personalized service, clear communication, and a total commitment to obtaining a fair result in your case. We pride ourselves on our ability to settle lawsuits to the benefit of our clients, always striving to ensure that they receive the best possible outcome.
If you believe you have a personal injury claim, it is important to contact a lawyer as soon as possible. As it is with other states, Florida has a statute of limitations governing how long one can wait to bring a lawsuit. The statute of limitations for most personal injury cases in Florida is four years and for wrongful death, it is two years. States have statute of limitations restrictions because they want to limit the number of lawsuits and lawsuits in which evidence has become lost or damaged or witnesses are no longer able to remember what happened.
In working with you, the Law Office of Christopher J. Annis, LLC will be completely devoted to the process of getting you every benefit that you deserve. It all starts with a free consultation where we examine the specifics of your case and discuss your options. After that, if you decide to pursue your case, we will begin collecting documents, evidence, and witness statements related to your claim.
As the case progresses, we will also be in communication with the insurance company or their attorney to try to obtain a settlement that will properly compensate you and keep your case out of court. Settling out of court is often the best option, as it saves you from the pressure of having to go through a trial. It also saves money, and avoids the unpredictable nature of the courtroom.
Of course, if the Law Office of Christopher J. Annis, LLC cannot obtain a fair settlement, we will be ready to present your case in a clear, detailed, and convincing manner. We’ll be passionate, aggressive, and professional as we fight for justice that you deserve.
Gainesville Florida Personal Injury Attorney
For a free, no obligation consultation, contact the Law Office of Christopher J. Annis, LLC at 352-264-1910. If you prefer, you may take a moment and fill out the short contact form. After receiving your request, we will set up an appointment for you to meet with Mr. Annis at our Gainesville office. If you are unable to meet with us at that location, we will be happy to come to you.
If you have any questions regarding a personal injury or wrongful death claim, please call us today. We are devoted to protecting your rights and to obtaining just compensation for your injuries, losses, pain and suffering.