FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if I need an attorney?

If you or a family member experiences an injury, you can benefit from speaking to Florida accident attorney, Robert Dixon. Often the insurance company for the person who caused the injury will try to settle with you before you have an opportunity to retain an attorney because insurance companies know they can probably settle the case for less money if you do not have a lawyer. We will investigate your case and obtain the necessary witness statements, documents, photographs, and other materials to protect your rights.

How much will The Law Office of Robert Dixon charge?
  • There is no charge for your first visit or telephone call. All your questions will be answered and there is no obligation.
  • We never charge a fee unless we obtain a recovery for you. Our fee is a percentage of your recovery.
  • We will advance all costs for investigators, experts, filing fees and other expenses associated with obtaining the maximum recovery possible.
  • If a recovery is not made, you pay nothing.
  • We do not charge any fee for helping you settle your claim for damage to your vehicle.
Will I meet with a lawyer?

Yes. At the initial consultation, Florida accident attorney, Robert Dixon will personally meet with you to discuss your case and answer any questions you may have.

What if I am not able to come to your office?

In the event your injury prevents you from traveling to our office, we will meet with you at your house, the hospital, or any meeting place you designate.

Will I have to go to court?

No. If the insurance company for the person who caused the injury is willing to volunteer a fair settlement, you do not have to bring a lawsuit in order to obtain a recovery. We are skilled at negotiating settlements without filing a lawsuit. In the event the insurance company is not willing to negotiate fairly, we will then proceed with filing a lawsuit if you so desire.

How long do I have to bring a case?

You must file your case within the Statute of Limitations, a fixed period of time dictated by the law. In many injury cases you are required to bring your case within four years from the date of the event that caused the injury. For an explanation of these time limits, always consult with a Florida injury lawyer experienced in these matters.

Should I get a second opinion if an attorney thinks I do not have a case?

Yes. Different lawyers will see a potential case differently. Some lawyers may not be familiar with the type of case you have. If a lawyer declines the opportunity to represent you, it is always a good idea to seek a second opinion.

I was injured but may have been partly at fault. Can I still sue?

Yes. Under Florida’s comparative negligence rules, you may still have a case even though you were partly at fault in causing an accident. These cases are very fact-specific and you should consult with a lawyer.

An insurance adjuster wants to settle and says I do not need lawyer. Should I get one?

Remember whom the adjuster works for: an insurance company. They have one goal: to settle your case for the least amount of money possible. What may seem like a fair offer to you could fall far short of any amount of money settled through a lawyer. It is a good idea to consult with Florida Accident Attorney, Robert Dixon before accepting any offer made to you by an insurance company

Will my insurance rates go up if I pursue a claim or obtain a recovery?

No. Based on the information insurance agents and insurance carriers provide us, simply because an injured person pursues a claim does not mean that their insurance premium will be increased. It is when a person's negligent or wrongful acts cause injury that their own insurance premiums are increased.

If you have been injured, contact our office today to schedule a free consultation. No Fees or Costs Without Recovery!

Contact us for a free, no-obligation consultation even if you are not sure if you have a case. Or, complete our quick contact form for us to evaluate your case and contact you.