Injury in Broward County
Broward County Florida is home to 1.7 million residents and is the second-most populated county in the state. Its county seat is the vacation and spring-break Mecca of Fort Lauderdale. The county was created when Dade and Palm Beach counties contributed equal portions of land in 1915 and it was named for Napoleon Bonaparte Broward, the former governor of Florida.
- 25,957 traffic accidents were reported in Broward County in 2009, second only to Miami-Dade, which reported 42,244.
- Statewide, approximately one-third of Florida’s 235,778 crashes happened in Broward, Miami-Dade or Palm Beach County.
- Drunk driving was responsible for 1,513 Broward County accidents in 2009. Fifty-eight Broward County motorists were killed in accidents involving alcohol.
- Broward County traffic accidents killed 189 motorists in 2009.
- Twenty-three fatal motorcycle accidents were reported in Broward County in 2009.
- In 2009, a total of 10 fatal bicycle accidents occurred in Broward County. More than 500 riders were injured in crashes.
- Broward County pedestrian accidents killed 46 people in 2009. Nearly 1,000 people were injured in pedestrian accidents.
- A total of 1,470 commercial vehicle accidents in Broward County killed 15 motorists in 2009 and injured 1,248.
The Broward County car accident lawyers at Freeman Injury Law are dedicated to representing residents and tourists who are injured or killed in traffic accidents throughout the Fort Lauderdale area. Nearly one-third of all Florida traffic accidents occur in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties.
At Freeman Injury Law, our Broward County injury attorneys have the knowledge and experience to protect your rights in the wake of all types of serious and fatal South Florida traffic accidents, including motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents, bus accidents, boating accidents and accidents involving large commercial vehicles, including semis.
Millions of motorists call the area home and millions more visit each year. Broward County is part of the fifth largest urbanized area in the United States. The South Florida metropolitan area, which also includes Miami-Dade and Palm Beach, is the longest urbanized area in the United States outside the New York City area and is home to some 5 million residents.
Each member of our firm is proud of the work we do on behalf of our clients and is committed to bringing all of our resources to fight on behalf of each client we take the honor and responsibility of representing. Freeman Injury Law represents clients in communities throughout Broward County, including Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Pembroke Pines, Coconut Creek, Coral Springs, Plantation, North Lauderdale, Oakland Park, Pompano, Margate, Miramar, Deerfield, Hallandale, Sunrise, Tamarac, Weston, Wilton Manors, Lauderdale, Lauderdale Lakes, Cooper City and Davie.
Our Broward County nursing home neglect and abuse attorneys take special care in representing our vulnerable older adults. While state and federal budget cuts continue to be cited for substandard care in South Florida nursing homes, the reality is that more than half of all nursing homes are part of large chain corporations that are running for-profit enterprises. These companies have spent millions in urging lawmakers to protect them from the consequences of abuse or neglect. Even as hardworking families spend millions to ensure a parent or loved one is cared with the dignity and respect they deserve. If you suspect the residents of a Broward County nursing home or assisted living facility are being neglected or mistreated, please call us today for a free and confidential appointment to discuss your rights.
At Freeman Injury Law, you will find a full-service personal injury and wrongful death law firm in Broward County that is focused on justice for those who have been injured or killed in all types of accidents, including slip and fall accidents, premise liability cases, dog attacks, defective products, swimming pool accidents, construction accidents, drunk driving accidents, and medical malpractice cases.