The great thing about Orlando, Florida, as well as the whole state of Florida, is that we have fantastic weather all year round. Even people that don’t play golf know that many of the best golf courses in the country are in Florida. The weather in Florida allows golfers to do what they love pretty much any day they can make it out to the golf course. Therefore, folks are out and about in golf carts every day.
You would think that golf would be one of the safest sports in the world. After all, nobody tackles anyone (or at least they shouldn’t), and it doesn’t seem like a sport that would stress the body. However, the reality is that many people get injured every year in golf cart accidents while out on the golf course and around golfing areas.
When you’re injured in a golf cart accident, it’s not always clear who is liable. The obvious answer would be the at fault driver, whether it’s the driver of a car or another golf cart. However, other people or entities may be liable for your injuries, including the golf course.
Multiple Parties May be Liable for Your Golf Cart Accident Injuries
As we alluded to above, there may be several people who are responsible for your injuries after a golf cart accident. This is where your golf cart accident lawyer comes in handy. Our job as personal injury attorneys is to track down responsible parties and get you access to the most assets and insurance coverage possible. That way, the responsible party pays for the injuries, not you or your family.
Some of the more common liable parties in a golf cart accident include the following:
- The driver of the automobile that hit your golf cart;
- The driver of another golf cart that hit your cart;
- The company that manufactured the golf cart;
- The personal responsible for maintaining the golf cart;
- The owner or owners of the golf course; or
- The individual who was driving the golf cart you were riding in at the time of the accident.
Each case will be different, and so each case may involve different negligent or careless actors. To learn more about who may be liable for the injuries you suffered in a golf cart accident, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at (321) 352-7588 for a risk-free consultation with a golf cart accident attorney.
What Kind of Damages Are Available in a Golf Cart Accident Lawsuit?
If you were injured on a golf course premises as a result of a golf cart accident, you may be entitled to various types of damages. Some of the more common damages available to a golf cart accident victim include the following:
- Medical bills;
- Emergency room bills;
- Missed work and lost wages;
- Lost future income;
- Pain and suffering;
- Property damage;
- Loss of enjoyment of life; and
- Disability or disfigurement.
The damages in each golf cart accident will be different, based on a number of factors. Thus, the list above does not cover all possible types of damages that may be available to you. To discuss your potential claim with an Orlando golf cart accident attorney, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us and schedule your free legal consultation at (321) 352-7588 or fill out a form on our website.
We Can Help You Get the Compensation You Are Entitled To
If you or your loved one was injured in a golf cart accident around the premises of a golf course, you may have a viable premises liability claim or a golf cart accident claim. You should consider speaking with an Orlando golf cart accident attorney at the earliest opportunity because the insurance company is going to try to minimize your claim. We offer free legal consultations, so you can speak with a lawyer absolutely risk free.
You can call our office to set up your free legal consultation at (321) 352-7588. You can also reach out to us on our website to schedule your legal consultation by email. When you set up a consultation at our law firm, you will get a consultation with an attorney, not a customer service representative or an intake person. We're here when you need us.