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Brevard County Personal Injury Lawyers

Experienced Melbourne Injury Attorneys on Your Side

The team at High Stack Gordon has nearly a full century of combined experience fighting for the rights of accident victims, and we have a track record that includes more than $100 million recovered for our clients in the form of verdicts and settlements. We understand the stress and anxiety that commonly follow in the aftermath of a severe injury, and are committed to helping people in your situation claim the financial compensation they deserve.

With credentials and certifications such as the prestigious AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, we have the reputation and skill you need on your side during this difficult experience. Here are the types of personal injury cases that we handle at the firm.

How Much Time do I have to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Florida?

In Florida, you have four years from the date of the accident to file a lawsuit against the individual or entity responsible for your injuries. If you fail to file a suit within this time frame, also known as the state's statute of limitations, it's very likely that the court will dismiss your case. Delaying this process can be detrimental to the outcome of your case, which is why it is absolutely crucial to contact a trusted legal professional from High Stack Gordon as soon as possible after an accident. Let us handle the legal aspect of your case so you can focus on healing.

Cases We Handle

High Stack Gordon has been representing injury victims since 1962. Backed by 50+ years of combined experience our team has the skill and knowledge to represent you. Our firm can help you with a wide array of cases. If you or a loved one has been injured, don’t hesitate to contact our firm right away. Let our firm fight for you so you can focus on the most important thing, recovering from your injuries.

  • Bicycle Accidents
    All too often motorists ignore the rules of the road put in place to protect cyclists, putting them at risk. If you have been injured by a negligent driver, read our bicycle accidents page today to learn how we can help you.
  • Boat Accidents
    Boating is a common activity in Florida, and with so many boaters’ accidents are common. If, however, an accident was caused by the negligence of carelessness of another they may be held liable for the damages they caused. Learn more about boating laws on our boating accidents page.
  • Car Accidents
    A single car accident can cause enough damage to change someone’s life forever. If you have been injured in a car accident learn more about car accident laws and your option to file a claim on our car accident page today.
  • Catastrophic Injuries
    An injury is considered “catastrophic” when it is especially severe or results in a permanent injury. If you have suffered a catastrophic injury, learn how our firm can help you today. We are experienced in handling severe cases and will fight for the compensation and justice you deserve.
  • Cruise Ship Injuries
    If you or a loved one has been injured or fallen seriously ill on a cruise, you may be eligible to recover compensation. Learn more about how our firm can help you today.
  • Dangerous Drugs
    If you or a family member have suffered due to a dangerous prescription drug, you have a right to financial compensation. Learn more about your rights and options on our dangerous drugs page.
  • Defective Products
    When a product is released to the public, there is a realistic expectation that it will be safe to use. All too often however companies are caught distributing unsafe products, either to help save their company money or through negligence. If you’ve been injured by a product learn how we can help you today.
  • Insurance Bad Faith
    If you believe your insurance company has failed to provide you with a full and fair settlement amount, our firm may be able to help you. Read more about what insurance bad faith entails and how our firm can help you.
  • Jet Ski Accidents
    If you have been injured in a jet ski accident you may have a right to recover compensation. Learn more about how our firm can help you today.
  • Jones Act Claims
    The Jones Act covers workers who have been injured while working offshore. Learn more about how to file a claim under this act by reading our page today.
  • Medical Malpractice
    When you put your health in the hands of medical professions you expect to be in good hands. If you have been injured by a healthcare worker, you nay have a right to compensation. Learn more about how our team can help you pursue the compensation and justice you deserve.
  • Motorcycle Accidents
    While a fun and convenient way to get around, motorcycles lack the same protection that other motor vehicles provide. This means that even a small accident could cause a great amount of damage. If you have been injured, learn how our firm can help you.
  • Nursing Home Abuse
    Making the decision to entrust a nursing home with a loved one is not an easy, discovering that your loved one has not been taken care of or abused can be devastating. Our team can help your family secure the justice they deserve, learn more how we can help you today!
  • Pedestrian Accidents
    All too often motorists fail to properly look out for pedestrians on the road. If you have suffered injuries at the hands of a negligent driver read our page to learn more about how we can help you.
  • Premises Liability
    Landowners have a responsibility to ensure their property is safe for visitors. If they fail to do so, they may be held liable. Learn more about premises liability law and how our team of attorneys can help you.
  • Truck Accidents
    Because of their size and weight, trucks are capable of causing a catastrophic amount of damage in the event of an accident. If you have been injured in a truck accident, learn about truck accident law and how our experienced firm can help you today.
  • Wrongful Death
    Losing a loved one is never easy, losing a loved one in a preventable accident can be devastating. If you have lost a lost one at the hands of another’s negligence, you may be eligible to file a wrongful death claim. Learn more about your options today.

When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Accidents can happen at any time, often when you least expect them. Whether it's a car crash, slip and fall, workplace mishap, or any other incident that leaves you injured, knowing when to hire a personal injury lawyer can significantly impact your ability to receive fair compensation for your injuries and losses. Here are some key indicators of when it's wise to seek legal representation:

  • Serious Injuries: If you've suffered severe injuries which require extensive medical treatment or have caused long-term disability, it's important you consult with a personal injury attorney. Serious injuries often mean high medical bills, ongoing rehabilitation, and lost wages, making it essential to ensure you receive the fair compensation you deserve.
  • Liability Disputes: When there's a dispute over who is at fault for the accident, it can complicate the claims process. Insurance companies may try to shift blame or deny responsibility. An experienced personal injury lawyer can investigate the incident, gather evidence, and build a strong case to establish liability.
  • Complex Legal Procedures: Personal injury claims involve legal procedures, paperwork, and deadlines that can be overwhelming for someone without legal expertise. Hiring an attorney can help you navigate these complexities, ensuring that you don't miss critical deadlines or make costly mistakes.
  • Wrongful Death Cases: In cases where a loved one has died due to someone else's negligence or wrongful actions, it's essential to consult with an attorney who specializes in wrongful death claims. They can help you seek justice and compensation for your loss.
  • Settlement Offers: It's common for insurance companies to offer quick settlements that may not fully cover your damages. Before accepting any offer, consult with a personal injury lawyer who can evaluate its fairness and advise you on the best course of action.
  • Peace of Mind: Possibly one of the most important reasons to hire a personal injury lawyer is the peace of mind they can give you. Knowing that a legal professional is advocating for your rights and best interests throughout the process, allows you to focus on your recovery.

How Our Melbourne Team Pursues the Compensation You Deserve

Your first step is to contact us for a case evaluation so we can determine whether you have grounds for legal action, as well as how much your claim may be worth. We will handle the investigation of your case and gather evidence, such as photos of the accident scene, interview witnesses, and assemble medical documentation of the severity of your injuries.

It is vital that you involve us as early as possible because the other party's insurance company is most likely already hard at work developing a defense to avoid paying on your claim, and unless you take action now you may be denied the full amount you deserve. We will represent you with the insurance company, negotiating over the value of your case and applying the necessary pressure to secure a fair settlement.

Contact a Brevard County injury lawyer today for a free consultation to discuss your legal options and to learn how much you could receive in a settlement.

Verdicts & Settlements

  • $9,000,000.00 Personal Injury
  • $4,500,000.00 Medical Malpractice
  • $3,500,000.00 Car Accident
  • $3,000,000.00 Personal Injury
  • $2,600,000.00 Wrongful Death
  • $1,750,000.00 Medical Malpractice
  • $1,335,000.00 Personal Injury
  • $1,250,000.00 Pedestrian Accident
  • $1,137,000.00 Car Accident
  • $1,000,000.00 Pedestrian Accident