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Leesburg FL Car Accident Attorney | 5 steps to follow without an attorney

Posted by Guy DiMartino | Jun 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leesburg Florida car accident attorney explains the 5 steps to follow if you don't want to hire a lawyer immediately after an accident.

You were recently injured in a car accident, and you're not sure how you want to proceed or if  you want to hire a Leesburg car accident attorney for your case. However, there are still things that you can do to protect your rights in case in decide to bring a claim later. The initial goal should be get the medical attention that you need to recover, however, there are a lot of tricks, traps, pitfalls, and mistakes that car accident victims fall into in the immediate aftermath—and many victims end up accidentally giving up their rights or jeopardizing their claims before they've even made a decision about how to proceed.

Whether you decide to bring a claim or not, you should heed this advice: 

  • Don't sign anything you don't understand.
  • Seek medical attention for your injuries.
  • Don't give a recorded statement.
  • Be mindful of what you say to the insurance company.
  • Hold on to documents, photos, billing statements, and other evidence.

If you have any questions about your legal rights after a Florida car accident, you can give me a call directly on my cell at (352) 267-9168.

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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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