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Okeechobee Personal Injury & Car Accident Lawyers
Okeechobee serves as the county seat of Okeechobee. It is the home of Lake Okeechobee, a popular boating and fishing destination that draws thousands upon thousands of visitors every year. Unfortunetly auto accidents and various other types of injuries happen, and when they do it’s important for accident victims know their rights to full and fair compensation under the law.
For more than three decades, the Okeechobee accident lawyers at the Law Offices of Philip DeBerard, have fought for victims of personal injury accidents, medical malpractice claims, premises liability accidents and car accidents. We want to make sure that victims receive the money damages they deserve.
As a civil trial lawyer, Philip DeBerard, III, leads a team of lawyers and support staff that is dedicated to helping victims throughout South Florida and the Treasure Coast who have been injured in all types of personal injury accidents.
To learn how we can help you, call (863) 467-7100 for a free case evaluation. You pay nothing unless we win.
Hospitals Serving Okeechobee, Florida
If you have been involved in an accident, the most important thing you can do is to have a thorough examination done by a medical professional. Follow-up treatment may also be required. Hospitals and medical centers in the Okeechobee area include:
- Jupiter Medical Center
- Raulerson Hospital
- Martin Memorial Health System
- Martin Memorial South Hospital
- St. Lucie Medical Center
- Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Hospital
- Hendry Regional Medical Center
If you have been involved in an accident of any kind, be sure that you do not give a statement to the other people involved, witnesses or anyone from the insurance company. Contact an experienced Okeechobee injury claim attorney who focuses on accident cases before you talk to anyone else.
Okeechobee, FL Courthouses
The courts in Okeechobee are a part of Florida’s four-tiered court system.
The Circuit and County Courts are the trial courts for the state. These courts are courts of general jurisdiction and hear most criminal and civil cases. Among cases that the Circuit Courts have jurisdiction over are civil cases where the amount in controversy exceeds $15,000. County Court jurisdiction includes small claims cases (up to $5,000) and civil matters up to $15,000.
The five District Courts of Appeal review decisions made by County and Circuit Courts. Okeechobee is part of the 19th Circuit and the Fourth District Court of Appeals.
The Florida Supreme Court is the court of last resort in Florida.
The Okeechobee Circuit and County Courts are held at 304 N.W. 2nd Street, Okeechobee, FL, 34972-4146.
The Fourth District Court of Appeals is held at 1525 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33401.
Contact Our Okeechobee Personal Injury Law Firm Today
At the law firm of Philip DeBerard, we help victims throughout Okeechobee as well as in the surrounding South Florida and Treasure Coast communities. We work hard to recover the funds our clients deserve for their injuries. If you have been injured in an accident, call our Okeechobee personal injury lawyers today at 1-800-299-8878 or fill out our online contact form. Remember, you pay nothing unless we win your case.