Miramar, FL

This Miramar Personal Injury Attorney Achieves Victories for Clients

Miramar is a City located in Broward County, Florida. Miramar is bordered by Pembroke Pines to the North; Hollywood to the Northeast; West Park to the East; and Miami-Dade County, Florida to the south. This Miramar Personal Injury Lawyer fights hard for his injured clients in Miramar.

There were 122,041 people living in Miramar as of the year 2010. As of 2016, the population had grown to 138,449 – so the City is growing. Many of these people are injured in accidents of all sorts, and Mr. Quackenbush represents them in their personal injury cases.

The motto of the City of Miramar is “Beauty and Progress.” The City was incorporated in 1955. It is governed by a City Commission and run by a City Manager. Miramar has a Mayor, a Vice Mayor, three Commissioners, and a City Clerk. Lawsuits against the City are referred to as cases of “sovereign immunity” (any case against a city, county or the State is referred to as a sovereign immunity case). Sovereign immunity cases must be approved by the Miramar City Commission.

Sovereign immunity cases carry with them restrictions and limitations such as a six-month notice requirement before a lawsuit can be brought against the City. Lawsuits against the City also carry with them a $200,000 damage cap (meaning the most you can recover in your case against the City is $200,000). The only exception to this rule would come in the form of a claims bill in the State Legislature in Tallahassee.

Dial 786-294-7711 to speak to this Miramar Personal Injury Law Firm should you be injured in an accident happening anyplace in Miramar or anywhere in Florida. Mr. Quackenbush will happily give you a free, no obligation consultation. Should Mr. Quackenbush become your attorney, you will not be charged until you’ve received compensation in your case – so there is absolutely no risk to you whatsoever.

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There are 31.28 square miles in the City of Miramar (there are four zip codes in the City). In fact, Miramar is one of the largest cities in size in the State of Florida. Included in Miramar is 1.9 square miles of water. Activities on the water are fun, but they can also be dangerous. Mr. Quackenbush represents people who have been injured in boating, jet ski and waverunner accidents in Miramar and around the State of Florida. He also represents the families of the victims of accidental drowning in Miramar and around Florida.

The City of Miramar was started with only 56 homes. Miramar was named after a city outside of Havana, Cuba where Miramar’s founder had a summer home. In Spanish, “Miramar” translates to “Look at the Sea.”

When the City was first incorporated, it had a population of less than two-hundred people. It’s original boundaries were Southwest 64 Avenue to the east, University Drive to the west, Miami-Dade County to the south, and Pembroke Road to the north. The only major roadways in the City at the time were U.S. 441 (which was a two-lane road then), Hallandale Beach Boulevard to Southwest 66 Terrace, and Pembroke Road (which was a dirt road) to University Drive. Accidents happen on all roadways in Miramar. Mr. Quackenbush represents clients who have been injured in automobile, vehicle and car accidents, crashes and wrecks in all areas of Miramar and around Florida.

In 1955, Miramar’s first Mayor and City Council (appointed by the Mayor) were sworn into office. In 1959, the first City election was held in Miramar.

The founding-fathers of Miramar instituted a Comprehensive Land Use Plan in 1972, allowing for the controlled growth of the City.

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48.2 percent of homes in Miramar had children living in them as of the year 2010. 31 percent of people in Miramar were children in the year 2000. There are fourteen public elementary schools in Miramar, four public middle schools, three public high schools, three private schools, and five trade schools. Miramar is therefore a very family/kid-friendly City. Mr. Quackenbush represents children who have been injured in accidents occurring in Miramar and throughout the State of Florida. When a child has been injured in an accident, it is technically the parents who must serve as the “Plaintiff” and carry-on the case. Settlements of these cases must frequently be approved by a judge and oftentimes end up in “structured settlements” – wherein the proceeds are distributed to the minor once he or she reaches the age of majority and then in regular installments.

As of the year 2000, 6.3 percent of the population in Miramar was over the age of 65. As people generally become more vulnerable to crime as they age, Mr. Quackenbush represents the elderly in their elder abuse and nursing home neglect cases.

As of the year 2000, the median income for a home in Miramar was $50,289. If you’ve been injured in an accident in Miramar or anyplace in the State of Florida and you are no longer able to work, Mr. Quackenbush can make a “lost wage” claim for you. In a lost wage claim, Mr. Quackenbush will attempt to get you reimbursed for your time missed from work as a result of the accident and your injuries.

Mr. Quackenbush can also pursue a “loss of future earning capacity” claim for you. This will be true if it’s possible you won’t be able to work in the future as a result of the accident and your injuries. These types of damages are difficult to calculate. In order to try to do so, Mr. Quackenbush will hire a “vocational rehabilitation” expert to evaluate you, your job and try to determine what type of work, if any, you’ll be able to do in the future. Mr. Quackenbush may also hire an expert called an “economist” to try to quantify your future loss of earnings and give a number for how much money you will lose.

Spirit Airlines moved its headquarters to Miramar in 1999. Mr. Quackenbush represents clients who have been injured in airplane accidents occurring anyplace in Florida. These cases may be regulated by a Treaty called the “Montreal Convention,” so it’s important to contact Mr. Quackenbush to help to navigate the applicable aviation laws.

The top employers in the City of Miramar are the City of Miramar, Premier Beverage, Comcast of South Florida, Human Medical Plans, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Quest Diagnostics, Carnival, Caremark Miramar Pharmacy, Southern Wine & Spirits, Interactive Response Technologies. The Spanish-language television station “Telemundo” also is based in Miramar. Mr. Quackenbush represents clients in all sorts of premises liability cases in all sorts of business establishments. These include slip and fall and trip & fall accidents. They also include negligent security cases.

A negligent security case occurs when you’re injured as a victim of crime on the property of another person or entity. If the other person or entity did not provide enough or adequate security and a crime results which injures you, then you might have a negligent security case against the other person or entity. Your negligent security case will typically be stronger if the crime occurred in a high crime area, the property owner knew this and didn’t provide security to prevent the crime.

Mr. Quackenbush also represents clients who have been injured in cruise ship accidents around the State of Florida. He helps clients with their medical malpractice and products liability cases occurring in Miramar and around the State of Florida as well.

At the Lowest Point of their Lives, Clients of this Miramar Car Accident Attorney Receive Help

If you hire Mr. Quackenbush to be your attorney, he won’t get paid for his work until you’ve received compensation in your case – so there is absolutely no risk to you. For a free, no obligation consultation, contact Mr. Quackenbush at 786-294-7711 if you’ve been injured in an accident occurring in Miramar or anyplace in Florida.

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