Personal Injury Attorneys for Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte Counties
Wittmer | Linehan represents clients in all injury cases including auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, and injuries occurring as a result of unsafe work conditions. If you or someone you know has been seriously injured, our firm can help. Our goal is to recover the most money possible for your injuries, and we are willing to take your case to trial if necessary.
Our attorneys have over 40 years of experience and practice in Florida personal injury law. We understand that your insurance company may only cover up to a certain dollar amount, but that doesn’t mean you aren’t eligible to receive a greater settlement. This knowledge and experience has helped us recover millions of dollars for our clients, including the largest reported personal injury verdict in the history of Sarasota or Manatee counties. Contact us for a free consultation about your injury.
In addition to personal injury cases, we also handle workers compensation, estate and trust challenges, social security disability, insurance disputes and wrongful death. If you or someone you know has been injured at work, has a dispute with an insurance company or Social Security for denied claims, has a challenge to a Will and/or Trust or wishes to dispute the validity of a Will and/or Trust, please contact us for a free consultation.
At Wittmer | Linehan, we know that results matter. Allow our experienced attorneys to help you to get the results that you deserve!
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Zika virus has recently become an epidemic in many South and Central American countries, and is now present in Florida. Zika, which is spread primarily through mosquito bites, poses the largest threat to pregnant women and their fetuses, which may develop serious complications and birth defects. Specifically, the infant’s of Zika-infected mothers develop a condition called microcephaly, causing the infant’s head to be abnormally small and leading to incomplete brain development. Likewise, the Zika virus can also be spread through sexual intercourse, similar to an STD. As discussed below, there are different levels of liability involved in contracting the virus.
Our firm represented the granddaughters of Charles Carrithers, who passed away in 2010 as a resident of Virginia. At the time, Mr. Carrithers had a significant estate for which he created a last will and testament and a revocable living trust. These estate planning documents provided for the equal [...]
Insurance companies demand confidentiality in certain cases in order to keep their identity and adjusting tactics hidden. The following case review has fictional names, but is otherwise based upon a real-life case. On the evening of March 22, 2016, David Jones was riding his motorcycle southbound on State Road [...]
On September 1, 2017, after $200,000 in legal costs and years of protracted and contentious litigation, a Sarasota jury returned a verdict of $19.2 million in Mr. Martin's favor. This is the largest reported personal injury verdict in the history of Sarasota or Manatee counties.
Our team of 5 will assist you through the entire legal process.
Attorneys Steve Wittmer and Greg Linehan have 34 years of combined experience practicing law.
Our office staff Heather and Rebecca, paralegals Michelle, Richard and Terry are here to walk you through every step of the process.
Our job is not complete until your case is resolved and you’re satisfied.
We believe in client service — from our first meeting through case resolution.
Being in an accident can be scary, and the aftermath of that accident can be just as terrifying and confusing. You are left alone to decide how to obtain and pay for necessary medical treatment. Wittmer | Linehan can help evaluate your claim and make a financial recovery. Read more »
In 2008, there were 148,000 motorcyclists and bicyclists injured nation-wide. Florida does not require medical insurance for motorcycle owners/riders, so paying for medical care can become difficult. Wittmer | Linehan understand the special insurance laws and regulations that will help you maximize your recovery and pay for medical care. Read more »
Wittmer | Linehan has extensive experience in litigating tractor-trailer and trucking accident cases. Our attorneys have spent countless hours researching both Federal and Florida rules and regulations governing intrastate and interstate commercial trucking. Read more »
When a business or property owner fails to maintain a building or premises in a reasonably safe manner and someone is injured, they are required to compensate that person for their losses. If something on the floor causes you to slip, trip or fall or improper repairs cause you to become injured, you have the right to seek compensation for your injuries. Read more »
Any accidents while you are riding a bicycle is extremely dangerous because there is little to no protection for the rider. Even with proper protective gear, the outcome of bicycle accidents are frequently serious injuries or fatalities. Adding insult to injury, Florida does not require medical payment insurance on riders so paying for medical care after your accident can be very difficult. Read more »
In Florida, almost all employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. If you are injured at work, you are entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits to offset any lost wages and medical expenses that you may incur. Florida Workers’ Compensation Law states that workers’ compensation benefits will be provided to the employee regardless of who is at fault for the injury. Read more »