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South Florida Victim of Violence Attorney

South Florida Assault Injury Attorney

Violence Injury Lawyer Dayle Lopez Advocates for the Rights of Assault Victims in Coral Gables, Miami, the Florida Keys, Miami-Dade County, Central Florida, North Florida, and Throughout the State

Were you or a loved one assaulted in the state of Florida? You may be entitled to recover compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and your pain and suffering. An experienced South Florida assault injury attorney at DLopez Law Firm can help you file a personal injury lawsuit and fight for justice. 

While many injuries occur in accidents caused by someone’s negligence, some victims are instead recklessly or intentionally injured by someone who assaults or commits another violent act upon them. An assault or other act of violence deserves to be criminally punished, but the injured victim should also be entitled to recover financial compensation for the losses that they have incurred due to their injuries. If you need help pursuing justice from those who hurt you in the act of violence, turn to a South Florida assault injury attorney from DLopez Law Firm for the goal-driven legal advocacy you deserve. 

Why You Can Trust DLopez Law Firm To Effectively Handle Your Case

At our firm, we understand the trauma and stress that you are going through after being injured by someone else’s violent act. Our legal team offers personal attention and close contact throughout your case. You will always have direct access to your attorney, who will handle your case from start to finish. Your attorney can also meet with you in the hospital at your home if necessary. We are dedicated to achieving positive impacts in the lives of our clients and in our community. Our firm also has deep connections with the Hispanic community, and every member of our staff is bilingual so that clients can communicate with us in whatever way is most comfortable. 

Founding attorney Dayle Lopez has dedicated her career to defending the rights of the injured in South Florida, especially victims of violence. As an immigrant who’s now lived in South Florida for most of her life, she is fluent in both English and Spanish. Most importantly, Ms. Lopez understands the nuances of handling sensitive legal claims such as assault injury, which can have a lasting impact on victims and their families’ lives.

Attorney Lopez decided to open her business because she saw first-hand how many big law firms were failing to truly make a connection with their clients, and would handle their cases without any regard for the impact on their lives. Recognizing the need for a more personal approach, Ms. Lopez has made it her firm’s top priority to maintain a close personal relationship with her clients and their families throughout every step of the legal process. As a skilled negotiator and aggressive legal advocate, Ms. Lopez does not stop fighting until her clients are compensated fully and fairly for their injuries. 

When you have been the victim of assault and battery in Florida, you have rights beyond the criminal justice system to obtain accountability from those responsible for harming you. Reach out to attorney Dayle Lopez at the DLopez Law Firm for a free, no-obligation consultation to learn how a compassionate violence injury attorney in Coral Gables, FL can help you demand justice for the harm you have suffered. 

How South Florida Assault Injury Attorney Dayle Lopez Will Fight for the Justice You Deserve

When you turn to South Florida assault injury attorney Dayle Lopez for help with your violence injury case, you can expect that she will:

  • Offer undivided attention in order to understand how your assault has affected your life, and what your needs and goals are so that we can craft an individualized legal strategy for your case
  • Gather evidence needed to build an effective case
  • Document your expenses and losses so that we can recover the fair and full compensation you need now as well as into the future
  • Aggressively pursue maximum financial recovery through a negotiated settlement or by taking your case to trial if necessary to demand justice for you

What Kinds of Compensation Can You Recover as a Victim of Violence?

If you were hurt by someone assaulting you or inflicting some other act of violence upon you, you deserve to obtain justice by recovering compensation for expenses and losses incurred due to your injuries. At DLopez Law Firm, South Florida assault injury attorney Dayle Lopez will pursue compensation for your:

  • Medical expenses, including ER and hospital care, surgeries, doctor’s appointments, physical rehab, and mental health therapy
  • Costs of long-term care for permanent disabilities or medical conditions you may have suffered due to the attack
  • Lost wages and income when you miss time from work following your attack
  • Loss of future earnings if you are indefinitely or permanently unable to return to gainful employment
  • Physical pain and anguish from injuries
  • Emotional trauma and distress caused by the attack and by the process of recovering from your injuries
  • Loss of enjoyment and quality of life

In addition, she may also pursue an award of punitive damages from your attacker. Punitive damages do not compensate you for specific losses but instead are intended to punish the party or parties who caused your injuries for their egregious and heinous conduct. 

What Kinds of Violent Assault Cases Can Attorney Dayle Lopez Handle for You?

South Florida assault injury attorney Dayle Lopez will fight to obtain justice for you when you have been the victim of violence arising from:

  • Battery
  • Sexual violence
  • Domestic violence
  • Sex trafficking
  • Police brutality/excessive force
  • Gun violence
  • Child abuse
  • Elder abuse
  • Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Kidnapping
  • Criminal restraint
  • Carjacking
  • Arson
  • Homicide
  • And more

You deserve accountability from those who intentionally or recklessly inflicted injury on you in a violent act. Don’t hesitate to reach out to an attorney at our law firm today to find out more about your legal options.

Contact Our Firm for an Initial Case Evaluation to Learn How a South Florida Assault Injury Attorney Can Provide the Help You Need During This Difficult Time

When you have been the victim of assault or another violent crime, you deserve to seek justice for the harm and trauma you’ve suffered. While the criminal justice system can hold those responsible for your injuries accountable, you should also be able to recover compensation for the expenses and losses you have incurred.

If you or a loved one were the victim of violence and suffered serious injuries as a result, contact DLopez Law Firm today for a free, no-obligation consultation to speak with a South Florida assault injury attorney about obtaining recovery for your injuries and losses.

Frequently Asked Questions About Violent Assault Injuries in South Florida

Can I file a lawsuit if the person who assaulted me was not charged or convicted of a crime?

Yes. A civil claim for compensation for a violent assault does not require a prior criminal conviction. Under the criminal justice system, the state must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the alleged perpetrator of the assault upon you committed the charged crime. However, to recover compensation in a civil injury suit, you only need to prove that it was more likely than not that the alleged aggressor assaulted you.

How long do I have to file a lawsuit after being injured in a violent assault?

Florida’s statute of limitations on injury claims normally gives you four years from the date of your injury to file a lawsuit against the party or parties who inflicted the injury on you. If you wait too long to file suit, you may end up losing your opportunity for justice. This makes it critical to speak with a South Florida assault injury attorney as soon as possible to discuss your legal options for pursuing a claim against those individuals who injured you.

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