Pahokee, 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 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 who have been injured in an accident or hurt as a result of another person, company, or product negligence.
About Pahokee, Florida
Pahokee, Florida, is a city of 6,649 residents (US Census Bureau 2009 estimate) in Palm Beach County. Families make up 71% of the population of this primarily residential community on the shore of Lake Okeechobee. Pahokee’s primary attraction is the Loggerhead Club and Marina, the only deep-water marina and campground located directly on the shore of Lake Okeechobee. Lake Okeechobee Outpost offers camping by the lake, often called Florida’s other coast. Pahokee is known for the many majestic Royal Palm Trees which grace the entrance to the community.
Pahokee Area Hospitals & Medical Centers
If you have been injured in a vehicle accident or at the workplace, you may need immediate and ongoing medical treatment. Hospitals and other major medical centers located in Pahokee, 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. Mary’s Medical Center, 901 45th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407-2495, (561) 844-6300.
- Good Samaritan Medical Center, 1309 North Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, FL 33401-3499, (561) 655-5511.
- JFK Medical Center, 5301 South Congress Avenue, Lake Worth, FL 33462-1197, (561) 965-7300.
- Raulerson Hospital, 1796 US Highway 441 N, Okeechobee, FL 34972-1918, (863) 763-2151.
- 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.
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. Unfortunately traffic accidents often have severe consequences, including expensive medical bills and lost wages.
Pahokee 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. Pahokee 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 Pahokee 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 Pahokee, 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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