The use of golf carts has risen dramatically across the United States in recent years due to higher gas prices and an increasing number of retirees. The Sunshine State has a reputation as a golfer’s paradise so it is not surprising that there are a high number of golf cart related accidents. Golf carts are used in a variety of ways in Florida. This means that golf cart injuries occur in many ways for a many different reasons. The experienced personal injury attorneys at Zimmerman & Frachtman can help if you have been the victim of a golf cart injury. We will assist you by going after the the responsible party and making sure you receive compensation for medical bills, pain, suffering, and lost wages.
Florida Golf Cart Crash Victims – Personal Injury Lawyers Representing
If the driver of the golf cart was driving carelessly or recklessly, he or she may be liable to you. These behaviors cause collisions, injuries, and may even cause the golf cart to overturn. Golf carts can reach speeds of up to 25 miles per hour and they often weigh up to 750 pounds. At these speeds and weight, golf carts cause serious, sometimes life-threatening injuries. Do not shrug off your injury as being unimportant. Treat your injuries as you would injuries received in an actual motor vehicle accident. These injuries include:
- Head trauma
- Nerve damage
- Broken bones
- Spinal cord damage
If the driver was under the influence of drugs or alcohol or speeding in a pedestrian are, these careless driving behaviors are even more serious and dangerous. If you are a victim of a golf cart driver’s careless and reckless behavior, contact us to protect yourself and learn your options under the law.
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