Belle Glade, Florida Personal Injury Lawyers
The law firm of Philip DeBerard, Injury Attorney, assists people seriously injured in accidents in South Florida and throughout the Treasure Coast. 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 and he takes pride in leading a dedicated team of lawyers, paralegals and staff who provide personalized service to clients.
About Belle Glade, Florida
Belle Glade, “the Gateway to the Everglades,” is in Palm Beach County, Florida, with a population of 17,051 (US Census Bureau 2009 estimate). Belle Glade sits on the southeastern shore of Lake Okeechobee, approximately 80 miles north of Miami. Agriculture is the number one industry in Belle Glade, evidenced by their motto “Her Soil is Her Fortune.” Vast fields of sugar cane surround Belle Glade, where the cane sugar mill of the Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative employs hundreds during the harvesting, transporting, and processing of the sugarcane. The nearby Glades Correctional Institution is Belle Glade community’s other major employer.
Belle Glade 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 Belle Glade, Florida, or the surrounding area include:
- Lakeside Medical Center, 39200 Hooker Highway, Belle Glade, FL 33430, (561) 996-6571.
- Hendry Regional Medical Center, 524 West Sagamore Avenue, Clewiston, FL 33440-3514, (863) 675-4466.
- Delray Medical Center, 5352 Linton Boulevard, Delray Beach, FL 33484-6514, (561) 498-4440.
- Boca Raton Regional Hospital, 800 Meadows Road, Boca Raton, FL 33486-2368, (561) 955-7100.
- JFK Medical Center, 5301 South Congress Avenue, Lake Worth, FL 33462-1197, (561) 965-7300.
- St. Mary’s Medical Center, 901 45th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407-2495, (561) 844-6300.
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.
Belle Glade 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. Belle Glade belongs to Florida’s 15th Judicial Circuit. The Palm Beach County Courthouse is located at 205 N Dixie Hwy # 1. West Palm Beach, FL 33401-4599, (561) 355-2040. 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. Palm Beach County, where Belle Glade is located, is in the Fourth District Court of Appeal. That court is headquartered at 1525 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33401, (561) 242-2000.
Contact Our Belle Glade, 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, 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.