Golf carts provide a convenient means of low-speed transportation, and many Floridians enjoy the fun and convenience of riding in a golf cart both on and off the course. Unfortunately, golf carts offer few safety features for riders, and accidents can leave victims facing severe and often life-altering injuries. If your golf cart accident occurred due to someone else’s negligent behavior, you may have grounds to pursue a claim to recover compensation for your injuries and other losses.
At Wooten Kimbrough, Damaso & Dennis, our attorneys have over a century of combined experience helping golf cart accident victims hold negligent parties accountable for the full extent of the harm they have caused. We dedicate ourselves to fighting aggressively for our client’s rights, interests, and the maximum compensation available for their losses. When you retain our services, you can trust your attorney to thoroughly investigate your case and fight tirelessly for justice on your behalf.
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Possible Damages Available After a Florida Golf Cart Accident
Many golf carts lack essential safety features like windshields, seatbelts, and airbags. Due to these and other factors, such as inexperienced and intoxicated driving, golf cart accidents can leave victims facing severe physical, emotional, and financial distress.
The skilled attorneys at Wooten, Kimbrough, Damaso, & Dennis understand the stress these burdens can have on victims and their families and fight aggressively for the maximum compensation available for our clients. A few types of damages our skilled legal team may be able to help you recover include the following:
- Current and future medical expenses
- Lost wages and earning potential
- Loss of enjoyment in life
- Significant disfigurement or disability
- Emotional trauma
- Pain and suffering
- Wrongful death
Our attorneys understand that no two golf cart accidents are identical and are dedicated to understanding and considering your current and future needs as we fight for the maximum value of your claim.
What Is the Statute of Limitations for Filing a Florida Golf Cart Accident Claim?
If you intend to pursue a golf cart accident claim in Florida, you must abide by the state’s legal time limit, known as the statute of limitations. Typically, golf cart accident victims have two years from the date of their accident to file a claim for compensation. Also, In Florida, surviving family members only have two years to file a wrongful death claim if an individual lost their life as a result of a golf cart crash.
While two years may seem like plenty of time to pursue justice, acting quickly to protect your rights and interests is essential. If you miss these crucial filing deadlines, you may forfeit your right to compensation for your injuries and other losses. Additionally, critical evidence is often lost or destroyed over time, and key witnesses may move away or confuse important details about your accident. When you partner with a highly-qualified attorney from Wooten, Kimbrough, Damaso, & Dennis, we will work quickly to preserve essential evidence and help ensure you meet all filing deadlines as we fight for you.
Speak to a Talented Golf Cart Accident Attorney at Wooten, Kimbrough, Damaso & Dennis
If you have been injured in a Florida golf cart accident, do not hesitate to contact the trusted personal injury attorneys at Wooten, Kimbrough, Damaso & Dennis. We understand how challenging recovering from golf cart accident injuries can be and aim to make Florida’s complex claims process as stress-free as possible. Our attorneys personalize their approach to every client’s needs to help ensure their unique needs are met. To schedule a free consultation and learn more about how we can help you, call us at (407) 843-7060 or complete our contact form today.