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Leesburg Florida slip and fall lawyer explains the 3 things that you should not do after an injury

Posted by Guy DiMartino | May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leesburg Florida slip and fall lawyer explains the 3 things that you should not do after an injury.

Nobody wants to be hurt in a Florida slip and fall accident. While the physical pain, emotional trauma and financial loss may be recoverable in a lawsuit, it would have been much simpler to avoid the whole thing.

As a Florida slip and fall lawyer who has seen significant injuries suffered by many of my clients, I want you to avoid a similar outcome. However, I know that no matter how you walk, slippery surfaces are dangerous and may lead to injuries. Hang on a moment and I'll explain What NOT TO DO after a Port St. Lucie Florida slip and fall accident.

If your injured in a slip and fall accident DO NOT:

  • Delay Medical Treatment. A delay in medical treatment may be suspicious to an insurance adjuster or jury. A defendant in a slip and fall case may use your delay in treatment as evidence that you were not injured and your injured was caused by something other than the incident.
  • Discard Evidence. Evidence such as pictures of the scene or pictures of your initial injuries may be critical to your later recovery. Accident scenes change over time and injuries heal, if they are not documented it may be difficult to explain to an insurance adjuster or jury.
  • Delay a Legal Consultation. The sooner that you consult a Port St. Lucie slip and fall attorney, the sooner you will learn of your legal rights in these types of cases.

If you have any questions about a Leesburg Florida slip and fall case you can always give me a call on my cell at (352) 267-9168 or fill out the internet consultation form. 

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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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