Fort Pierce, Florida, Personal Injury & Accident 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 South Florida vehicle accidents and personal injury claims such as nursing home neglect. 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 Fort Pierce, Florida
Fort Pierce, population 41,393 (2009 US Census Bureau estimate), is the county seat of St. Lucie County. Old Fort Pierce Park in Fort Pierce is where Fort Pierce once stood. Fort Pierce derives its name from the army supply depot built in 1838 for use in the Seminole War. Modern Fort Pierce is part of Florida’s research coast, which is in the southeast region of FL and is comprised of Indian River County, Martin County, Okeechobee County, and St. Lucie County. Fort Pierce is home to prestigious educational and research facilities such as Indian River State College, the Smithsonian Institution Research Center, the Manatee Observation and Education Center, and Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute.
Fort Pierce Area Hospitals & Medical Centers
If you have been injured in a Fort Pierce car, truck, or motorcycle accident, you may need both emergency and ongoing medical treatment. Hospitals and other major medical centers located in Fort Pierce, Florida, or the surrounding area include:
- Martin Memorial Health System, 200 Southeast Hospital Avenue, Stuart, FL 34994-2346, (772) 287-5200.
- Martin Memorial South Hospital, 2100 Southeast Salerno Road, Stuart, FL 34997-6503, (772) 223-2300.
- 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.
- Palm Bay Hospital 1425 Malabar Road North East, Palm Bay, FL 32905, (321) 434-8000
- Sebastian River Medical Center 13695 U.S. 1, Sebastian, FL 32976, (772) 589-3186
- Raulerson Hospital, 1796 US Highway 441 N, Okeechobee, FL 34972-1918, (863) 763-2151.
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 to make sure that medical care goes uninterrupted while your personal injury, wrongful death or accident claim is pending.
Fort Pierce 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. Fort Pierce belongs to Florida’s 19th Judicial Circuit. The St Lucie County Court Courthouse is located at 250 Northwest Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986-2408, (772) 871-5386. Appeals of Trial Court decisions 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. St. Lucie County. Fort Pierce 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 Fort Pierce, 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.
If you have been injured in an accident, call our Fort Pierce personal injury lawyers today at 1-800-299-8878 or fill out our online contact form.