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Foot Injuries After A Florida Accident!

Posted by Guy DiMartino | Mar 01, 2013 | 0 Comments

Florida trial lawyer and chiropractic physician, Guy S. DiMartino, discusses foot injuries after a Florida accident.

Foot pain can be unrelenting and impact a person's ability to function on a daily basis.  Unless you've experienced sore feet, you probably cannot identify with way a foot condition can impact your life.  Imagine feeling pain with every step you take or not being able to climb or go down stairs or a constant throbbing in your foot when you're trying to go to sleep.  These are the types of complaints that I hear all the time from folks who have chronic foot problems.

In what ways is the foot injured in accidents?

  • The foot gets caught under the brake or gas pedal in a car accident
  • The foot is subject to direct trauma from another object
  • The injured person lands on their foot the wrong way

Types of foot injuries!

Injuries to the foot can vary from minor injuries to severe, and can include:

  • Fractures to any one of the bones in the foot
  • Bone bruises/contusions
  • Ligament tears
  • Tendon injuries
  • Soft tissue injuries

Each and every one of these injuries can impact a person's activites of daily living and their ability to function and work or at home.  Many insurance adjusters take the position that foot injuries are minor; however, that is simply not true and they need to be educated on how foot injuries can impact an injured person's life on a daily basis.

If you have suffered a foot injury because of a car, truck or motorcycle accident or slip, trip and fall, give me a call on my cell phone at (352) 267-9168 where you can speak with me directly regarding your concerns or fill out the internet consultation form on the right.

About the Author

Guy DiMartino

I have loved helping people in need for almost three decades.  It has been my privilege to serve people as their pastor, chiropractor, and lawyer.  The current focus of my legal practice and life’s passion is helping the seriously injured receive complete compensation for their injuries. I am a Florida Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney. What that really means is that I am no stranger to the courtroom.  I have successfully tried and handled serious cases in state and federal courts.  My backgrounds in both law and chiropractic medicine have given me a unique perspective, extensive knowledge, and wide experience to serve those I represent. For years as a chiropractic physician, I treated my patients to alleviate their pain and suffering. Now as their lawyer, I fight to bring them financial compensation for their pain and suffering. During my years of service, I have handled many traumatic injury cases ranging from the traumatic amputation of a limb to brain and spinal cord injury.  I consider it an honor to serve you and your family. When a person entrusts me and I accept to represent them, I don’t take that relationship and responsibility lightly. My approach is that we work as a team. We are partners and our goal is the best outcome for you and your family with the highest level of communication throughout. I am always available by phone or email to discuss my potential representation of your injury case. I handle cases throughout Florida. Education: National University of Health Sciences – BS (1984), DC (1986) Valparaiso University School of Law – JD, summa cum laude (1999) Bar Admissions: Florida (2000), Indiana (1999), Illinois (2000, expired); US District Courts of Appeals (11th Circuit, 7th Circuit); United States District Courts: Southern and Middle Districts of Florida; Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana; Northern and Central Districts of Illinois; and District of Colorado. Certification:  Civil Trial, Florida Bar Guy DiMartino on Google+ – Circle Guy on Google+ Guy DiMartino on Google+

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