Key West is a beautiful place in South Florida to visit, and many tourists arrive here every year to take advantage of the beautiful weather, natural wildlife, and stunning views. Most visitors Key West return home with nothing but beautiful photos and a lifetime of positive memories, but tourist injuries can and do happen in this area. If you are a tourist who has been injured in Southern Florida, it is important to consider your future and to ensure you have the financial support to deal with your injuries.
When you return home, your claim may not yet be settled and you may be returning with life-altering injuries which can impact your life and earnings. You will want a local attorney who can continue to pursue fair compensation on your behalf. If you have been injured in Key West while visiting Florida, contact Flaxman Law Group to get local legal representation. Your first consultation with us is free of charge.
How Injuries Happen in Key West
Injuries to tourists in Key West happen for many reasons, and the most common include:
- Boating accidents
- Taxi accidents
- Fireworks accidents
- Hotel crimes, assaults, and break-ins
- Poor security in tourist homes, rentals, and accommodations
- Short-term rental host wrongful actions
- Injuries related to unsafe maintenance in tourist accommodations
- Theme park and amusement park injuries
- Rollercoaster injuries
- Incidents involving wildlife
- Car rental accidents
- Drownings and water related accidents
- Limo accidents
- Slip and fall all incidents
- Crime and assault-related injuries
Common Injuries in Key West
If you are visiting in Key West and are injured, you may suffer:
- Facial injuries
- Head trauma
- Spinal cord injuries
- Crushing and compound fracture injuries
What To Do If You Are a Tourist and Are Injured
It can always be terrifying to sustain a serious injury, but it can be even more upsetting to sustain a challenging injury far from home. If you are a tourist in southern Florida and are injured, to get emergency medical help if you need it. There are many hospitals in the South Florida area that you can visit to get immediate medical attention and documentation. Lower Keys Medical Center has an emergency room and there are also urgent care clinics in the area.
One of the things you’ll also want to do is to consult with a personal injury attorney. Even after you return home, a personal injury attorney can keep representing you in your claim. An attorney from Flaxman Law Group can be your point of contact in the area and can help you find a rental car, home, and other things after your injury. Our team can help you find a local medical practitioner if you need one and can help you understand how much your claim may be worth. Our legal team can even sort out whether your injury is covered and can negotiate with insurers for you.
Contact Flaxman Law Group at 1-866-352-9626 (1-866-FLAXMAN) for a free consultation about your potential claim today. Our team has more than 60 years of combined experience.