The law firm of Philip DeBerard, Injury Attorney, assists people seriously injured in accidents in Buckhead Ridge and throughout Glades County. Call 1-800-299-8878 to speak with a caring personal injury and accident attorney or one of our qualified staff, or fill out our online contact form.
Injury attorney Philip DeBerard has more than three decades of experience handling car accidents and personal injury claims. Civil trial work is his specialty. He takes pride in leading a dedicated team of lawyers, paralegals and staff who provide personalized service to clients.
About Buckhead Ridge, Florida
Buckhead Ridge is a 1.4-square-mile community in Glades County, Florida, with a population of 1,612. Buckhead Ridge is primarily residential. Buckhead Ridge is the largest community in Glades County, although Moore Haven is the county seat. In the 1960s, Leland C. Pearce founded Buckhead Ridge as a weekend fishing resort. Dredging a series of canals, Pearce began selling waterfront lots in his subdivision, which resembled a deer head, giving the community the name Buckhead Ridge. The annual Catfish Festival, held every January, is a popular Buckhead Ridge event.
Buckhead Ridge Area Hospitals & Medical Centers
If you have been injured in a bus accident, truck accident, car accident, motorcycle accident, bicycle accident or pedestrian accident or at the workplace, you may need immediate and ongoing medical treatment. Hospitals and other major medical centers located in Buckhead Ridge, Florida, or the surrounding area include:
- Hendry Regional Medical Center, 524 West Sagamore Avenue, Clewiston, FL 33440-3514, (863) 675-4466.
- Highlands Regional Medical Center, 3600 South Highlands Ave, Sebring, FL 33870, (863) 385-6101.
- St. Lucie Medical Center, 1800 SE Tiffany Ave., Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952.
- Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute, 1700 South 23rd Street, Fort Pierce, FL 34950, (772) 461-4000.
- Lakeside Medical Center, 39200 Hooker Highway, Belle Glade, FL 33430, (561) 996-6571.
- Raulerson Hospital, 1796 US Highway 441 N, Okeechobee, FL 34972-1918, (863) 763-2151.
If you’ve been injured in an accident, you probably have a lot of questions about how to handle your medical bills and lost work time. As part of the professional and compassionate services we provide to clients, the law firm of Philip DeBerard, Injury Attorney, can work with doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers on making sure that medical care goes uninterrupted while your personal injury, wrongful death or accident claim is pending.
Buckhead Ridge and Florida State Court System
Most jury trials in Florida take place at the circuit court. The circuit courts are courts of general jurisdiction, and most criminal and civil cases originate at this level. Those courts hear felonies, family law matters, civil cases (over $15,000), probate / guardianship / mental health, juvenile dependency and delinquency, and appeals from county court. Buckhead Ridge belongs to Florida’s 20th Judicial Circuit. The Glades County Courthouse is located at 500 Avenue J, PO Box 10, Moorehaven FL 33471, (863) 946-6010. Trial court decisions that are appealed are reviewed by three-judge panels of the district courts of appeal before reaching the state Supreme Court. Florida is divided into five appellate court districts. Glades County, where Buckhead Ridge is located, is in the Second District Court of Appeal. That court is headquartered at 1005 E. Memorial Blvd., Lakeland, FL 33801, (863) 499-2290.
Contact Our Buckhead Ridge, Florida, Personal Injury & Accident Attorneys Today
If you or a family member needs help with a Treasure Coast accident or injury claim, contact the law firm of Philip DeBerard, Injury Attorney, for a free evaluation. We have convenient offices throughout Florida in Stuart, Port St. Lucie, Okeechobee, Fort Pierce, Jupiter, Palm Beach and Vero Beach.
Call 1-800-299-8878 to speak with a Florida accident and injury lawyer at the law firm of Philip DeBerard, Injury Attorney, or fill out our online contact form. We do not charge unless we obtain compensation on your behalf.
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