If you have been the victim of an gun shot accident or injury caused by someone else's negligence near Brevard County FL, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages. This may include compensation for physical or emotional pain and suffering, inconvenience, the loss of capacity to enjoy life, scarring or deformity, or other related damages. Americans possess a Second Amendment right to own firearms. Guns provide protection and safe recreation for many citizens. Injuries rarely occur unless a person or company acts negligently or intentionally. When weapons are mishandled or used in a crime, however, the resulting injuries are often permanently disabling or fatal, and always have very serious outcomes.
Guns by nature are dangerous and need to be handled with caution. A careless moment can be catastrophic, especially if children or adolescents gain access to these guns or firearms. Owners are responsible for keeping their weapons in a safe space and away from children. All persons who are intended to have control of the weapons should be well-trained in safety and use. Factors that can contribute to accidental shootings include:
Non-existent or inadequate security and poor lighting can increase the risk of gun crimes in and near bars, resorts, theme parks, commercial buildings, apartment complexes, public spaces and quiet streets. Assailants view dim lighting, ample hiding locations, remoteness and abandonment as ideal opportunities to attack unsuspecting victims. In many cases, security companies, building managers and government departments are culpable for brutal firearm assaults. If the criminal assault was foreseeable and more could have been done to prevent it, the premises owner may be held liable for your injuries and damages.
We will offer a free initial consultation to inform you of your rights. We accept cases on a no recovery - no fee basis. We will not charge costs if there is no recovery. We have a full-time investigative staff and paralegal assistants to help investigate and prepare your case. You owe it to yourself to get the most compensation to which you are entitled.
Our lawyers have represented the people of Brevard County for more than 30 years, protecting their rights against the carelessness of others. We are local with three offices in Brevard County and AV-1 rated by Martindale Hubbell, the highest ranking a Law Offices can receive. Whether its at a bar in Sebastian, a parking lot at Port Canaveral or a Disney or Universal Theme Park in Brevard County, the lawyers and staff at Telfer, Faherty, Anderson & Hawkins can help obtain justice for you and your loved ones if you are the victim of a gun violence or negligence.
Established in 1976, the firm has four distinguished attorneys to represent you. The firm has been awarded the coveted "AV" rating from Martindale - Hubbell, the most authoritative legal rating source in the world. An "AV" rating is the highest rating available and is awarded only to select firms. Not all attorneys or firms are rated, and the "AV" rating signifies "legal abilities are of the very highest standard" and that "professional ethics are unquestioned."