Tampa Personal Injury Lawyer
Experienced & Compassionate Representation
Let Tampa Personal Injury Lawyer Chris DeBari personally handle your case from start to finish If you or a loved one have been injured due to the negligence or carelessness of another and you find yourself overwhelmed with medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering? We are here to help you and your family; to listen, to guide and to advise you every step of the way and make sure you don’t settle for less than you deserve.
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Why Hire Tampa Personal Injury Lawyer Chris DeBari?
Hiring Chris DeBari as your Tampa personal injury lawyer will give you a piece of mind knowing you have a powerful advocate who will fight to get the compensation you deserve.
With nearly 25 Years of experience fighting for the injured, hundreds of won cases going against big insurance companies, Chris’s diverse personal injury and trial experience will help you maximize your financial recovery and provide you with knowledgeable legal representation throughout the process.
Chris has also developed the Post Injury Toolkit to help injured victims better prepare for their personal injury case and have a higher chance at winning a favorable outcome even before hiring an attorney.
You can dwownload a FREE copy of the toolkit here.
What sets us apart from other Tampa Personal Injury Lawyers
What sets us apart from other Tampa injury attorneys and law firms is that we genuinely treat each client like family and we work each case to benefit our client’s best interest. When you contact Chris, you’re not going to be passed down to some junior level attorney who just passed his bar exam, Chris will personally respond and take time to work your case from start to finish.
We prioritize our clients and their families, acknowledging the significant impact injuries can have on their lives. Unlike some larger firms, we do not settle cases simply for the sake of meeting quotas. Rather, we assess each case and determine if going trial will be more advantageous for our clients.
Fighting to get justice for Tampa Personal Injury victims for over two decades!
With decades of experience and hundreds of won cases, you can rest assured that we will get you through the difficult time you’re going through and we will fight for you till the end to make sure you get the maximum compensation you deserve for your injuries.
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Tampa Personal Injury FAQs
Get answers to the most asked questions regarding Tampa personal injury
How long do I have to file a personal injury claim in Tampa?
In Florida, the statute of limitations for personal injury claims is typically four years from the date of the accident. However, there are exceptions, so it's important to consult with a personal injury lawyer to ensure you don't miss any important deadlines.
What should I bring to my initial consultation with a personal injury lawyer?
Bring any documentation related to your case, such as medical records, accident reports, photographs, witness statements, and insurance information. This will help the lawyer better understand your situation and provide appropriate advice.
What is the average settlement for a personal injury case?
There is no "average" settlement for personal injury cases, as the amount depends on various factors, including the severity of your injuries, the negligence of the at-fault party, and the specific circumstances of your case. An experienced personal injury lawyer can help you determine the potential value of your claim.
Will my personal injury case go to trial?
Most personal injury cases are settled out of court, but there's always a possibility that your case could go to trial if a fair settlement cannot be reached. Your personal injury lawyer will advise you on the best course of action for your specific situation.
What if I'm partially at fault for my injuries?
Florida follows a pure comparative negligence system, meaning you can still recover damages even if you're partially at fault for your injuries. However, your total compensation will be reduced by the percentage of your fault. A personal injury lawyer can help you navigate this complex issue and maximize your potential recovery.
How can I strengthen my personal injury claim?
To strengthen your personal injury claim, take the following steps:
- Seek medical attention immediately after the accident, even if you think your injuries are minor. This will provide evidence of your injuries and help establish a connection between the accident and your injuries.
- Document the accident scene by taking photographs, collecting contact information from witnesses, and obtaining a copy of the police report.
- Keep a detailed record of all medical treatments, expenses, and missed work due to your injuries.
- Avoid discussing your case or posting about it on social media, as this information could be used against you in your claim.
- Consult with a Tampa personal injury lawyer as soon as possible to ensure you follow the appropriate legal process and preserve your rights.
How long does a personal injury case take to resolve?
The length of time it takes to resolve a personal injury case can vary widely depending on the complexity of the case, the willingness of both parties to negotiate, and the court's schedule. Some cases may be resolved within a few months, while others may take years to reach a conclusion. Your personal injury lawyer can provide a more accurate timeline based on the specifics of your case.
Do I need to pay my medical bills while my personal injury case is ongoing?
While your personal injury case is ongoing, you will still be responsible for paying your medical bills. However, some doctors and hospitals may agree to defer payment until your case is resolved. Additionally, your personal injury lawyer may be able to help you secure financial assistance through medical liens or other arrangements to cover your medical expenses during the legal process.
Can I handle my personal injury claim without a lawyer?
Although you are not legally required to hire a lawyer for your personal injury claim, doing so is strongly recommended. Personal injury cases can be complex, and an experienced lawyer will be able to navigate the legal system, negotiate with insurance companies, and advocate for your best interests to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.
What if the at-fault party doesn't have insurance or is underinsured?
If the at-fault party doesn't have insurance or is underinsured, you may still be able to recover compensation through your own insurance policy's uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage. A personal injury lawyer can help you explore all available options for recovering compensation in these situations.
At The Law Office of Chris DeBari we are committed to our clients and do everything we can to help ensure their voice is heard. We are proud of the relationships we build with every individual we serve.
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