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Car Accidents

Florida has some of the deadliest roads and highways in the country and approximately 644 serious car accident...

Workers' Compensation

If you have been injured on the job, your employer is responsible for your medical bills, your rehabilitation,...

Social Security Insurance

Filing for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefits is a lon...

Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle riders in Florida face a completely different set of hazards and dangers than car and truck driv...

Bad Things Like Personal Injury and Accidents Can Happen to Good People

Unfortunately, accidents happen every day in Florida. What is even more unfortunate is that they involve good people, just like you.
 
  • Your car is hit by an out of control truck on I-95 or I-4, rendering you seriously injured and unable to work.
  • Your Social Security application is denied even though you are unable to work due to a debilitating physical or mental condition like back problems, neck problems or depression.
  • Your employer refuses to be responsible for the accident you had at work or refuses to report it to its workers' compensation insurance company.
  • A car crashes into your motorcycle on Highway 100, Highway 20 or State Road 40 and you are left badly hurt and unable to pay your bills.

Knowing your legal rights is essential in order to avoid making decisions that could be harmful to your family, detrimental to your health and financially devastating. When you are injured or disabled, you need to know where to turn for solid, straightforward advice from professionals you can trust.

Located in Ormond Beach, Florida, and serving the greater Central and North Florida area, the law firm of Johnson & Gilbert, P.A. is determined to help those with personal injuries, work injuries and disabilities get the compensation/benefits they need and deserve. Our goal is to work with you and after proper, thorough investigation, determine what legal options are available and the best way to move your claim toward a successful resolution. When you work with us and our experienced staff, you will get clear, down-to-earth advice that will help guide you through this difficult time in your life. Understanding your case, and the laws that govern it, will help alleviate some of the anxiety and stress that you may feel as a result of your claim. Our philosophy is and always has been that although you may not need an attorney, you certainly need to know your legal rights.

Our law practice focuses on Florida-based Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Workers' Compensation, and Social Security cases. We have the knowledge, the experience, and the resources to investigate the facts of your case and prepare a strategy for a successful resolution. When you are injured or you are attempting to obtain Social Security Disability benefits, you can quickly find yourself becoming stressed and overwhelmed by the complexities involved with your case. This is especially true when you are struggling to keep up with your mounting bills due to your injuries or disabilities. Let our experience go to work for you. You will have peace of mind in knowing that your case is being handled by professionals whose goal is seeing that you are compensated for your injuries and that you are receiving all the benefits to which you are entitled.

Do not rely on insurance adjusters or the Social Security Administration to tell you whether you have a legitimate claim. Often times your claims are denied based on minor technicalities and it is assumed since you are unrepresented that you will not pursue it. Arm yourself with a professional team that understands the law and knows how to maneuver your case through the legal system. Our knowledge and experience will help you make informed decisions involving your case and will greatly improve the chances for a successful outcome.

These are examples of cases that happen every day in Florida:
 
  • The Winter Haven News Chief reports three car accidents in Polk County over one weekend, each of which caused injuries to multiple passengers.
  • The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports a fatal motorcycle accident in Ormond Beach when a car failed to give the motorcyclist the right of way at an intersection.
  • The St. Petersburg Times reports that a man with a degenerative disc disease had his claim wrongfully denied by the Social Security Administration (SSA) and was forced to go to court two years later in order to prove his case. In the interim, he has struggled to pay his rent and support his family.

At Johnson & Gilbert, we will ensure that you fully understand the workings of your case and that if warranted, it is pursued to the fullest extent of the law.

If you have been injured in a car or motorcycle accident, or if you have been unfairly denied Florida Workers' Compensation or Social Security benefits, contact us today toll free at 1-(800) 556-8890. Even if you aren't sure whether you have a strong case or even need a lawyer, be sure you know your legal rights.

The attorneys and staff at Johnson & Gilbert, P.A. are genuinely concerned for the well being of their clients. We frequently help with your continuing legal needs long after your case is resolved. If we are unable to assist you or a loved one, we will usually provide a reference to another qualified and trustworthy attorney who can.

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS

Johnson & Gilbert, P.A. is currently accepting clients that have been injured in automobile accidents caused by the negligence of others. Car accidents can cause a wide variety of injuries, including whiplash, broken bones, spine injuries, concussions, brain damage, amputation, paralysis, or even death. Regardless of the severity of your injuries, it is important to work towards a resolution that will take into consideration your needs for the rest of your life. If you have been injured in an accident, call us for a free consultation.

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS

Unfortunately, injuries in motorcycle accidents are frequently, more severe than in a typical car accident. We see this far to often, especially during Daytona Beach Bike Week and Biketoberfest. Although many people come to our area to enjoy these events, as the number of attendees increases, sadly, so does the number of accidents and fatalities. We are committed to representing injured riders and family members who have lost a loved one.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION

Injuries at work can often have a drastic impact on your relationship with your employer and your ability to pay your bills while you recover. Unfortunately, this is often complicated by the workers' compensation insurance company's (or your employer's) denial of benefits. The law is complex and employer/carriers use this to its advantage. You may not always need a lawyer, but you do need to know your legal rights.

SOCIAL SECURITY

If you believe you are entitled to social security benefits, chances are you are suffering, physically, emotionally and financially. The process of obtaining Social Security Benefits is time consuming and can be complicated and very confusing and frustrating. At Johnson & Gilbert, P.A., we can help you determine whether you are likely to be found disabled under the Social Security Rules and Regulations and what benefits you may be eligible for. Call and let us put our experience to work and help you with this time consuming and complex process.

Johnson & Gilbert, PA, is located in Ormond Beach and serves the following Florida counties, cities, and towns:

In Volusia County: Daytona Beach, Port Orange, Ormond Beach, Holly Hill, Deland, Deltona, New Smyrna Beach, Edgewater, Oak Hill, Enterprise, Allandale, Daytona Beach Shores, DeBary, Deleon Springs, Deltona Lakes, Glenwood, Lake Helen, Ormond by the Sea, Pierson, Ponce Inlet, Wilbur by the Sea. In Flagler County: Palm Coast, Flagler Beach, Bunnell, Marineland, Beverly Beach. In Putnam County: Palatka, Interlachen, Crescent City, East Palatka, Florahome, Pomona Park, San Mateo, Satsuma. In Seminole County: Sanford, Altamonte Springs, Longwood, Winter Springs, Casselberry, Forest City, Heathrow, Lake Mary, Lake Monroe, Oviedo. In Lake County: Astor, Fruitland Park, Grand Island, Groveland, Howey-in-the-Hills, Lady Lake, Lake Jem, Leesburg, Mascotte, Minneola, Monteverde, Mt. Dora, Mt. Plymouth, Paisley, Sorento, Tavares, The Villages, Umatilla, Yalaha. In Orange County: Orlando, Winter Park, Maitland, Altoona, Apopka, Bay Lake, Christmas, Eatonville, Edgewood, Goldenrod, Gotha, Lake Buena Vista, McCoy AFB, Oakland, Ocoee, Plymouth, Tangerine, Windermere, Winter Garden, Zellwood. In St Johns County: St. Augustine, Elkton, Hasting, Ponte Vedra Beach, St. Augustine Beach. In Brevard County: Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Satellite Beach, Melbourne, Mims, Cape Canaveral, Eau Gallie, Grant, Indian Harbour Beach, Indian River City, Kennedy Space Center, Melbourne Beach, Melbourne Village, Palm Bay, Patrick AFB, Rockledge, Scottsmoor, Sharpes, West Melbourne. In Osceola County: Kissimmee, St. Cloud, Celebration. In Polk County: Auburndale, Avon Park, Bartow, Davenport, Dundee, Eagle Lake, Eaton Park, Fedhaven, Frostproof, Ft. Meade, Haines City, Highland Park, Hillcrest Heights, Homeland, Indian Lakes Estate, Lake Alfred, Lake Hamilton, Lake Wales, Lakeland, Mulberry, Nichols, Nocatee, Polk City, Waverly, Winter Haven In Duval County: Jacksonville, Arlington, Atlantic Beach, Cecil Field, Ft. George, Harbor Oaks, Jacksonville Beach, Mandarin, Neptune Beach, South Jacksonville. In Marion County: Ocala, Anthony, Belleview, Candler, Citra, Dunnellon, Ft. McCoy, Lowell, McIntosh, Ocklawaha, Orange Lake, Orange Springs, Salt Springs, Silver Springs, Sparr, Summerfield, Weirsdale. In Alachua County: Gainesville, Alachua, Archer, Earleton, Hawthorne, High Springs, La Crosse, Melrose, Newberry, Waldo.
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Frank R. Johnson

After graduating from law school in 1989, Mr. Johnson began his legal ...

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J. Lance Gilbert

Mr. Gilbert began his legal career as a legislative aide to State Sena...

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