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Jacksonville Personal Injury Attorneys

Our Jacksonville personal injury attorneys handle catastrophic personal injury cases. Helping Florida injury victims since 1978.

Our Abbott Law Group personal injury attorneys understand that a serious personal injury can have a major impact on you and your family. It can range from a mild injury to a long term disability which can force you to stop working. The injury may have dramatic effect on your family’s quality of life.

Abbott Law Group personal injury lawyers are fighting for our clients since 1978. Our personal injury team has a board certified trial attorney, legal nurse consultant, and dedicated team of attorneys who will use years of legal experience to help you. We are more concerned with getting you the best possible outcome, as opposed to how quickly we can settle and turn-over your case. We are prepared to go to trial if need be, and because insurance companies know how successful we are in the courtroom, they take a case with our name on it very seriously.

The Abbott Law Group, P.A. is respected as one of the best personal injury law firms in the state. We handle catastrophic injuries and wrongful death claims, specializing in complicated cases that only an elite group of attorneys are equipped to handle. We do everything we can to help people like you to get justice and compensation.

If you or someone you know has wrongfully suffered a serious catastrophic personal injury or wrongful death, call our personal injury attorneys at (904) 292-1111 to schedule a free consultation.

Our Mission

At Abbott Law Group, our objective is to provide the most in depth advice and thought leadership to our clients so that they are prepared well in advance of tomorrow’s litigation challenges. We call this approach Litigation Intelligence®.

You’ll find Abbott Law Group, P.A. in the courtroom. Unlike many of the big “advertising lawyers” in Florida who specialize in marketing, we are trial lawyers who specialize in trial.

 

About us

We’ve handled over 170 court trials and
recovered millions for our clients.

What Our Clients Say About Our
Personal Injury Attorneys

What would you say are Catfish’s best attributes? Passion, professionalism, caring about the client, what I feel with this man or I felt with this man with him taking my case, there wasn't none of that feeling when a TV Turn Style type lawyers that, you know, that they put a case manager on your case, and his job is to settle the case out of court as fast as they can, and from the last offer that was made with the TV lawyers, and what we got in trial with Catfish, I got well over 50% more.

JD Clark

I have recommended many friends to Catfish over the years and he has always taken very good care of them and put their needs first. I spent 32 years in law enforcement and unfortunately I saw many people seriously injured or killed by no fault of their own. You need a lawyer who will look after your best interest and those of your family.

David Stevens

Personal injury is a type of civil law that is designed to protect individuals who have suffered some form of injury, either physical or physiological, as a result of the intentional, reckless, or negligent actions of others.  Abbott Law Group is proud to offer clients over three decades of experience and zealous representation for personal injury claims in Duval County, St. Johns County, Nassau County, and the surrounding areas.  As one of the longest operating personal injury law firms in Jacksonville, Abbott Law Group has what it takes to fight for the maximum compensation you may be legally eligible to receive.

At Abbott Law Group, our attorneys focus on a broad range of claims that fall under personal injury law, including:

Wrongful Death

The loss of a loved one is an incredibly traumatic experience, and, often times, is made even worse when that loss is the result of the negligence, misconduct, or carelessness of another.  Personal injury law encompasses wrongful death claims, which is a civil action by close relatives of a decedent who lost his or her life due to the negligence, misconduct, or recklessness of another person.  Wrongful death can arise from a number of types of accidents including car, truck, or motorcycle accidents, drunk driving, defective products, medical malpractice, and much more.  In these situations, surviving family members of the decedent may bring a wrongful death personal injury lawsuit against the person or organization responsible in order to receive compensation for their loss.  The wrongful death lawyers at Abbott Law Group empathize with family members who have lost a loved one due to another person’s wrongful acts, and will fight to obtain the compensation for these families.  If you lost of a loved one due to the negligence of another, contact the Jacksonville wrongful death lawyers of Abbott Law Group today for a free consultation.

Trucking Accidents

Personal injuries and wrongful deaths that occur in trucking accidents account for a large portion of injuries and deaths that occur in all types automobile accidents.  Commercial trucks are much more dangerous than regular cars or motorcycles on the road because of their imposing size.  A massive 18-wheeler, weighing 10,000 pounds, barreling down the interstate at 70 miles per hour can cause much more damage and has a much greater capacity to cause permanent injuries and fatalities if an accident occurs as opposed to a car, motorcycle, or even an SUV.  When trucking companies fail to abide by the strict regulations put in place by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), or when some other form of negligence or recklessness is committed by a truck driver, and an accident occurs as a result, the trucking companies can be held legally liable for their or the driver’s misconduct.  Truck drivers often commit the same forms of negligence as drivers of regular cars, like speeding and driving recklessly, despite the fact that the trucks they are driving are five times the size of regular cars.  The attorneys of Abbott Law Group zealously represent those permanently injured or killed as a result of truck companies’ or truck drivers’ negligence in Duval County, St. Johns County, and the surrounding areas.  Contact us today for a free consultation.

Car Accidents

The attorneys of Abbott Law Group have over thirty years of experience litigating and settling a wide variety of car accident lawsuits in Jacksonville, St. Augustine, and the surrounding areas, including all of Duval County and St. Johns County.  With the number of car accidents that occur in the United States each year, it is no wonder that car accidents are the most common personal injury cases that Abbott Law Group handles.  There are approximately 6 million car accidents across the country each year, nearly half of which result in injuries to drivers, passengers, cyclists, pedestrians, and bystanders.  Approximately two-thirds of those injuries are permanent or considered serious injuries such as brain injuries, paralysis, paraplegia, and quadriplegia.  If you or a loved one were seriously injured or killed in a car accident, you may be legally entitled to compensation from the at-fault parties involved for past and future medical bills, pain and suffering, loss of income and future earnings, loss of consortium, funeral expenses, and any other damages that you may have incurred.  Contact the car accident attorneys of Abbott Law Group today to discuss your legal rights.

Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice personal injury claims arise when patients are injured or killed as a result of the negligent or reckless conduct of a doctor, nurse, or other healthcare provider.  Healthcare providers owe a legal duty to patients, and any other persons being treated, of an average member of their profession, consistent with the provider’s specialized training and experience, acting under the same or similar circumstances.  If a healthcare provider breaches this legal duty to a patient, he or she may be held liable in a court of law for any damages that resulted from the breach of duty.  Medical malpractice lawsuits commonly involve medical errors, diagnostic errors or failure to diagnose, surgical errors, prescription malpractice, blood transfusion errors, and much more.  While successful legal action for medical malpractice can help you secure compensation, it can also help send a strong message to healthcare professionals working in hospitals and emergency rooms across the country that preventable errors and substandard care will not go unpunished.  If you believe you were injured or lost a loved one due to the medical malpractice of a healthcare provider, contact our Jacksonville personal injury lawyers today.

Nursing Home Abuse

Studies estimate that nearly 10% of elderly residents experience nursing home abuse each year, and in addition, roughly 1,800 seniors die each year as a result of nursing home abuse.  Because so many seniors retire to Florida, nursing home abuse occurs very frequently throughout the state, including in Jacksonville.  Nursing home abuse lawsuits may be filed when elderly residents are physically, emotionally, or financially abused by employees or residents of the nursing home or assisted living facility in which they reside.  Nursing home abuse can take the form of neglect by the living facility employees, sexual abuse, and financial exploitation by both the staff and other residents of the facility.  The attorneys of Abbott Law Group firmly believe in defending those that cannot defend themselves, which is why they have dedicated themselves to protecting the rights of elders who have experienced personal injuries due to nursing home abuse.  If you believe a loved one suffered a personal injury as a result of being physically or emotionally abused or neglected, contact the personal injury lawyers at Abbott Law Group to discuss your legal options today.

Construction Accidents

If you have been injured or lost a loved one on a construction site, it is vital that you contact a personal injury attorney to handle your personal injury or wrongful death claim.  Construction accident lawsuits can be complex due to the possibility of having numerous parties liable, like the construction company, contractors or sub-contractors, architects, or even the manufacturers of defective work equipment.  In addition, a construction accident claim can be based on a theory of personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, workers’ compensation, or all of these at the same time, which adds to the complexity of these matters.  At Abbott Law Group, our attorneys have handled workplace injury cases, and in particular those involving accidents at construction sites, for over three decades in Jacksonville.  This vast experience will come in handy when an injured party is attempting to recover compensation for medical expenses, physical therapy, lost wages, pain and suffering, and any other damages sustained in a construction accident.  Contact our personal injury lawyers today to discuss your potential construction accident claim.