The small-town charm of cities like Avon Park offers a haven for many citizens. But at Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, we understand that Florida roads can pose safety challenges, even away from the bustle of the state’s metropolitan centers. We know that more than 235,000 accidents happen statewide, according to the most recent figures from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. Those crashes involve 338,633 drivers. When a motorist has failed to exercise caution behind the wheel or has chosen to drive under the influence of alcohol, crashes happen, leaving people hurt and lives changed. When a driver’s carelessness hurts you or someone you love, our Avon Park personal injury and wrongful death lawyers are prepared to fight for your rights.
Among the older cities in Highlands County, Avon Park began its life as the Town of Lake Forest. Connecticut native Oliver Martin Crosby spearheaded permanent settlement in the area with his arrival in 1884 to study wildlife. An early settler from England convinced her neighbors that Lake Forest was reminiscent of her native Stratford-upon-Avon, and the name change to Avon Park took place, along with incorporation in 1886. Calling itself the “City of Charm,” Avon Park now has about 9,000 residents. Citrus is the chief local industry.
Because Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, remains a family-focused firm at heart, we feel a special connection with Florida families like those in Avon Park, who have suffered the tragedy of loss caused by a drunk driver. Our Avon Park accident lawyers have seen the devastation impaired motorists leave in their wake. Alcohol-related crashes in Florida cause injuries to more than 14,000 people per year – nearly 39 people every day. Here in Highlands County, figures confirm that at least one person is hurt every week by a drunk driver. Under Mr. Scheiner’s leadership, our firm has become known for its strong advocacy for victims of drunk drivers. If you’ve been hurt or your family is grieving a loss caused by a drunk driver, our Avon Park drunk-driving accident attorneys have the know-how and resources to pursue a damage claim for you and to see that the impaired motorist at fault is brought to justice.
Here in Highlands County, Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner’s Avon Park motorcycle accident lawyers take a stand for motorcyclists who have been hurt by inattentive, careless or negligent drivers. We are proud of the many efforts our firm supports to encourage motorcycle awareness and safety. As a motorcycle enthusiast himself, Mr. Scheiner has spent much of the past four decades as a vocal and visible advocate for motorcyclists. Our commitment to providing legal services to bikers who have been left with serious injuries is well known throughout Central and Southwest Florida. If you’ve been hurt in a motorcycle crash, contact our Avon Park personal injury attorneys for an evaluation of your case.
With Florida averaging some 646 traffic accidents statewide every day, individuals and families in Avon Park and in other communities in Highlands County find that they need legal skills they can rely on. When they’ve been hurt in car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, drunk-driving accidents, pedestrian accidents and other motor vehicle crashes, local residents call on the talented Avon Park car accident lawyers at Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured. A free consultation to discuss your case takes only a phone call to our offices to arrange. If we represent you, we cover the costs of building your case. You pay us nothing unless we win for you.
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