Frequently Asked Questions
As a personal injury attorney serving Tampa Bay, we understand that you may have questions and concerns regarding your personal injury claim. We have compiled a comprehensive list of FAQs to provide you with helpful information and answers to common questions. Our goal is to assist you in understanding your rights and options when it comes to pursuing a personal injury claim, including any concerns related to immigration status.
General Questions About Personal Injury Claims
Personal injury law is a branch of law that deals with the legal rights of people who have been injured due to the negligence of another person or entity. This can include injuries caused by car accidents, trucking accidents, premises accidents, slip and falls, medical malpractice, and other types of accidents.
A personal injury claim is the legal action taken by the individual who has suffered physical or emotional harm as a result of the other person’s negligence or wrongful actions. It seeks compensation for the damages suffered, such as medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.
Personal injury attorneys handle a wide range of cases, including but not limited to car accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, medical malpractice, wrongful death, catastrophic injuries and more.
If you have suffered injuries or damages due to someone else’s negligence or wrongful actions, you may have a valid personal injury claim. Attorney Juana Rojas has over 30 years of experience as a personal injury attorney in Tampa Bay. She can help you determine the strength of your case and your legal options.
It is always a good idea to speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer if you have been injured in an accident.
Yes, you can file a personal injury claim in the United States even if you are not a U.S. citizen. It’s important to work with a personal injury attorney who has experience handling cases involving non-U.S. residents.
Attorney Rojas has represented many and recovered compensation for non-U.S. citizens. Contact Rojas Law Group today to discuss your specific situation and determine the best course of action. Hablamos Español.
If you have been injured due to the negligence of another person, you may have the right to make a claim and/or file a personal injury lawsuit. A personal injury lawsuit can help you recover damages for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses.
The Florida statute of limitations for filing a personal injury lawsuit depends on the type of injury case. Please consult with a lawyer as soon as possible to make sure you file your lawsuit within the statute of limitations. If you do not file your lawsuit within the specific timeframe, you may be barred from recovering damages.
Damages that can be recovered in a personal injury claim may include medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, property damage, emotional distress, loss of consortium, and more, depending on the specifics of your case.
At Rojas Law Group, like most personal injury law firms in Florida, we work on a contingency fee basis, which means we only get paid if we win your case. This means that you do not have to pay Rojas Law Group anything unless we obtain a settlement or verdict on your behalf.
The legal fee is typically a percentage of the recovered amount, and there are no upfront costs or out-of-pocket expenses for the client.
The timeline for resolving a personal injury case can vary depending on various factors, such as the complexity of the case, the extent of the injuries, the insurance company’s response, and whether or not the case goes to trial. Some cases may settle within a few months, while others can take several years.
Not necessarily. Whether or not your personal injury goes to court depends on the details of your case. Many personal injury cases settle out of court through negotiations and settlements with the insurance company. However, if a fair settlement cannot be reached, your personal injury attorney may advise taking the case to court to seek a verdict from a judge or jury.