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Jim Dodson Law

Our Clearwater Personal Injury Lawyers Offer Personalized Service to All of Our Clients

Clearwater Personal Injury Lawyer Jim Dodson with ClientWhen you or someone you love has been seriously injured in a Florida accident, you need a well respected injury lawyer who will talk straight with you about the steps you need to take now. Jim Dodson Law has helped thousands of people whose lives have been turned up side down because of another person’s careless or negligent action. If you or a family member were hurt in a car crash, bike and vehicle collision, pedestrian accident, slip and fall, or a loved one suffered a wrongful death or was the victim of medical malpractice – you may be entitled to file a claim for financial compensation to cover the harms you suffered. Understanding how to begin can be overwhelming.  

Most people have never had to deal with the insurance company on a claim. You may feel anxious and fearful about saying the wrong thing when you answer a phone call from the insurance adjuster. Many people don't know all of the tactics they will use to get out of paying what a case is worth. Many don't realize a representative of the insurance company will try to take advantage of them - especially someone who is attempting to settle a serious injury case alone. This is when you need to reach out to a lawyer who has a lot of experience handling your type of injury case. You want an attorney who has a well earned and trusted reputation to stand beside you every step of the way.

Building a Relationship of Trust with Your Personal Injury Attorney

“I love the opportunity to work with people to help them get back on their feet after they have been involved in a terrible and tragic accident. In the aftermath of any accident or injury, many are not sure what the future holds for them. It is tremendously gratifying to have a chance to build a relationship of trust with clients and work towards a meaningful resolution which allows them to get on with their lives. Helping people is what drives me and keeps me excited about coming into the office everyday.” - Jim Dodson

More than just a dedicated attorney, Jim has been a strong advocate for the improvement of safety in the community. He is grateful to help make a difference in people's lives, especially with children. Jim Dodson Law has worked with local police departments, charities and non-profits, schools and local businesses to promote solutions and resources that benefit and bring awareness to the public.

Clearwater Personal Injury Law Firm That Offers Personal Service

Since 1985, Floridians have relied on superior client centered service at Jim Dodson Law when looking for a personal injury law firm in Clearwater. We are proud of the number of referrals we receive from other Florida attorneys as well as from former and current clients who continue to express their trust in our law firm by referring family and friends in need.

Unlike large accident and injury law firms that specialize in huge volume practices, we limit the number of cases we take on to provide our clients with the time and personal attention each deserve. This is the hallmark of the Jim Dodson Law Difference.

Choosing the right attorney is without a doubt a huge decision. Hiring a lawyer because you saw them on a billboard, TV advertisement or because of their office location tells you nothing about who will actually handle your case. It is always best to ask for information about the lawyer you are considering to represent you. We believe this is so important that we have created a list of questions to help you make a smart choice. Every week, we receive calls from people who didn’t know anything about the lawyer they hired. Later, they had regrets about their decision - but it was too late. Don’t let this be your story too. The attorney you decide to trust with your personal injury case is one of the most important decisions you will ever make.

The Help You Need for Your Florida Personal Injury Case

Our main offices are in Clearwater; however we understand if you’ve suffered serious injury in an accident you may not be able to come to our primary office. For your convenience, we are available to meet you, by appointment, at one of our many satellite offices throughout the state, or a location at or near your home.

We invite you to join our family of satisfied clients.
Client Testimonials… see what our clients have to say about the personal service our law firm provides and why one client said Jim Dodson restored her faith in the legal profession.

Practice Areas

Car Accidents Car Accidents

Car accidents are still one of the most common reasons people call us. Unfortunately, they remain one of the leading causes of death in the United States. In fact, according to the National Safety Council it was estimated that during 2013, 35,200 people died in U.S. traffic accidents and nearly 3.8 million crash victims suffered injuries that required medical attention.

If you are on our website, chances are you or someone you know was hurt in a crash and you need help. That is what we are here for.

Bicycle Injury Accidents Bicycle Injury Accidents

There are some common mistakes Florida drivers make that lead to bicycle accidents. It’s the bike rider who pays the price for this carelessness. Many drivers act like roads are only made for cars and refuse to share the road. Some are under the false impression cyclists don’t belong on streets. Others simply don’t know safe practices on the road regarding bicyclists.

Brain Injuries Brain Injuries

Each year, approximately 2 million people sustain an injury to the head. Though many of these can be minor, over half a million of them require hospitalization. Serious brain injuries are devastating and can be life-changing.

If you are on our website, chances are you or someone you know is suffering from a serious brain injury and you need help. That is what we are here for.

Victims of DUI Crashes Victims of DUI Crashes

As an Assistant State Attorney, Jim frequently prosecuted drunk drivers who had injured and even killed innocent victims. He committed to putting drunk drivers in jail, working closely with victims and survivors of DUI crashes. In recent years, he served as Chairman of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Pinellas County Advisory Board. He is a strong advocate fighting for the rights of those injured and supporting the mission to eliminate drunk and impaired driving.

Wrongful Death & Fatal Accidents Wrongful Death & Fatal Accidents

When you lose someone you love you are surely dealing with emotional trauma. We understand the other burdens of loss such as medical bills, funeral expenses, probating an estate, property loss; the list goes on.  It can feel like you are in a whirlwind, particularly if you are left with all the responsibility. The survivors of a person killed due to another person’s wrongful act have the right under Florida law to recover for the loss of their loved one.

Pedestrian Accidents Pedestrian Accidents

When a distracted driver who was not paying attention runs into you on the road or hits someone you love who is walking across a street, serious personal injuries are suffered in the crash. Injuries may be the result of the impact of hitting the car or being thrown onto the pavement. Injuries from pedestrian collisions are very often catastrophic.

Slip & Fall Accidents Slip & Fall Accidents

If you or a family member has been injured in a fall or because of an unsafe condition on someone’s property, you need the help of a lawyer with experience handling cases such as yours.

Medical Malpractice Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice is a serious issue. Every year, some medical professionals abuse the trust that their patients place in them. If you have been injured by the negligent errors of a medical professional contact Jim Dodson today!

Other Injury Accidents Other Injury Accidents

Jim Dodson Law, a Clearwater Personal Injury law firm represents the victims of all serious accident and injury cases including: motorcycle accidents, truck collisions, low speed vehicle injuries, moped accidents, accidents involving scooters and razors, golf cart accidents and all child injury accidents.