Oakland Park, FL
Oakland Park, Florida is officially known as “the City of Oakland Park.” It is a City located in Broward County, Florida. Oakland Park is located adjacent to Wilton Manors, Florida.
There are three zip codes in Oakland Park. The population of the City was 41,363 as of the year 2010. An estimate for 2016 is that there were 44,326 people living in the Oakland Park. The City recently annexed the neighborhoods of North Andrews Gardens and Twin Lakes South, which added to its population. Mr. Quackenbush represents many of the people in Oakland Park who are injured in accidents of all sorts.
Oakland Park’s motto’s are “Engaged, Inspired, United” and “A City on the Move.” The City was settled in the late 1800’s-early 1900’s and called the “Colohatchee Settlement.” It was incorporated as the “Town of Floranada” in 1925. Finally, it was incorporated as the City of Oakland Park in 1929.
Oakland Park is run by a City Manager and governed by a City Commission. The City Commission approves all lawsuits against the City. These are referred to as cases of “sovereign immunity.” Any case against a city, county or the State is referred to as a case of sovereign immunity. These cases carry restrictions such as notice requirements, as well as limitations such as the $200,000 cap on the amount that can be recovered in a case against the governmental entity. Exceptions to the cap must come in the form of “claims bill” legislation in the Florida State Legislature in Tallahassee.
The City of Oakland Park has a Mayor, a Vice Mayor, three City Commissioners, and an Assistant City Manager.
Call Mr. Quackenbush for free, no obligation consultation at 954-448-7288. Call to speak to Mr. Quackenbush if you’ve been injured in an accident happening anyplace in Oakland Park or anywhere in Florida. Should Mr. Quackenbush work on your case, he will do so on contingency. This means that he won’t get paid until you’ve made a recovery in your case, so there is no risk to you whatsoever.This Oakland Park Personal Injury Lawyer Assists Clients through Trying Times
Oakland Park includes 8.18 square miles. This includes .67 square miles of water. Although water-related activities can be fun, they can also be dangerous. As such, Mr. Quackenbush represents clients in their waverunner, jetski and boating wreck, accident and crash cases. He also represents the families who have tragically lost loved ones in drowning accidents.
The original name of Oakland Park was Floranada. This name was a combination of Florida and Canada. After the hurricane of 1926, the Town went bankrupt. When it was reincorporated as a City, residents selected “Oakland Park” as the name of the City.
The initial bounders of the Town were from the Atlantic Ocean to U.S. 441, and from the north fork of Middle River to Cypress Creek Boulevard. After the City was reincorporated, the west side of U.S. 1 became the eastern boundary, Northeast 3rd Avenue became the western boundary, the north fork of Middle River became the southern boundary, and Prospect Road became the northern boundary.
Unfortunately, car accidents occur on all of these roadways. As such, Mr. Quackenbush represents clients who have been injured in accidents, crashes and wrecks involving cars, vehicles and automobiles.Recoveries Achieved by this Oakland Park Personal Injury Law Firm
Oakland Park is split by the Florida East Coast Railway, which runs through downtown Oakland Park alongside Dixie Highway. Mr. Quackenbush represents clients who have been injured in train accidents, crashes and wrecks occurring in Oakland Park and throughout Florida.
Zoning regulations have been instituted in Oakland Park designed to make the City more pedestrian friendly. Mr. Quackenbush represents people in Oakland Park and throughout Florida who have been injured in pedestrian accidents, crashes and wrecks.
As of 2010, 24.5 percent of the homes in Oakland Park had children living in them. As of 2000, children made up 20.9% of the City’s population. Oakland Park is thus a very family and kid-friendly City. Mr. Quackenbush represents children in their personal injury cases, although their parents must typically act as the “Plaintiff” and bring their case. When the case is finalized, a judge must frequently approve the settlement – which oftentimes results in a “structured settlement” wherein payments are made over time once the child reaches the age of adulthood.
As of 2000, 10.2 percent of the population in Oakland Park is made up of people over the age of 65. These people can become more susceptible to crime as they age. Therefore, Mr. Quackenbush represents the elderly victims of nursing home neglect and elderly abuse in Oakland Park and throughout Florida.
The movie theatre chain Muvico is headquarted in Oakland Park. Funky Buddha Brewery is also located in Oakland Park. Mr. Quackenbush represents clients who have been injured in movie theatres and bars, as well as stores, restaurants and businesses of all sorts. These are known as premises liability cases. If you’ve been injured due to the negligence of another person or entity while you were located on the property of the other person or entity, you may have a premises liability case. These cases include slip & fall and trip and fall accidents.
These cases also include cases of negligent or inadequate security. A negligent security case is one in which you are injured as the victim of a crime occurring on the property of another person or entity. If this occurs because the person or entity did not have enough or proper security, then you may have a negligent security case. Your case will be especially strong if the person or entity knew that the property was located in a high crime area and didn’t provide security to protect you. If you are injured as the victim of crime in this situation, you may have an excellent negligent security case.Needed Help Provided by This Oakland Park Car Accident Attorney
Contact Mr. Quackenbush at 954-448-7288. He will gladly give you a free, no obligation consultation if you’ve been hurt anyplace in Oakland Park or anywhere in the State of Florida. If Mr. Quackenbush becomes your attorney, he will work on contingency – which means he won’t charge you until you’ve made a recovery in your case. Therefore, there is absolutely no risk to you.