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Jacksonville Attorney Scott Burleigh

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Attorney's Profile

COLLEGE:
Thomas Edison State College
LAW SCHOOL:
Florida Coastal School of Law
ATTORNEY SINCE:
2008
STATES ADMITTED:
Florida, Georgia, Minnesota, District of Columbia
PRACTICE AREAS:
Personal Injury, Auto Accidents, Slip and Fall, Dog Bite, Wrongful death, Premises Liability, Probate, Truck Accidents, Semi Accidents

Attorney Scott A. Burleigh, originally from Minnesota, has been a Florida resident since 1994. Scott is a nine-year veteran of the U. S. Navy's submarine service, stationed at Kings Bay, GA for seven of those years. Scott worked as a Nuclear Reactor Operator aboard USS Tennessee (SSBN-734).

Scott earned a degree in Applied Science and Applied Science Technology (focus in Nuclear Engineering Technology) while on active military duty. After leaving the Navy, he earned his Master of Business Administration degree. Continuing his education goals, Scott earned a Law Degree from Florida Coastal School of Law, placing in the top 20-percent of his class.

Attorney Scott Burleigh is actively engaged in every case that crosses his desk, and works hard for a positive outcome. His focus on details and extensive insight into the workings of the legal system are a benefit to clients in cases including Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice, Probate and Family Law.

Scott is licensed in Florida, Georgia, Minnesota, and Washington D.C.

Attorney's Videos

After my pedestrian accident, the defendant's car insurance company called me and asked me to give a recorded statement. Should I cooperate with them?
Pedestrian Accident Law

Are insurance companies that pay medical bills after a Florida bicycle accident owed reimbursement if I get money in a lawsuit?
Bicycle Accident Law

Are the rules different if suing the city in Florida for an injury resulting from a defect in a public sidewalk or building?
Slip and Fall Law

Are there alternatives to going to court in a Florida pedestrian accident case?
Pedestrian Accident Law

Are there alternatives to going to court in a Florida tire failure case?
Tire Failure Law

Are there special rules in Florida medical cases where wrongful death is claimed?
Wrongful Death Law

Are there time limits to sue for injuries in a Florida bicycle accident case?
Bicycle Accident Law

Are there time limits to sue for injuries in a Florida slip and fall case?
Slip and Fall Law

Can a Florida pedestrian accident victim still make a claim when crossing the street without a crosswalk?
Pedestrian Accident Law

Can a minor file a Florida wrongful death claim?
Wrongful Death Law

Can I be found to have been partially at fault for my injuries caused by a Florida pedestrian accident?
Pedestrian Accident Law

Can I be found to have been partially at fault in Florida for my injuries caused by a vehicle rollover?
Vehicle Rollover Law

Can I bring a Florida wrongful death action based on the death of a child or an elderly person?
Wrongful Death Law

Can I bring a Florida wrongful death action if the deceased never held a job?
Wrongful Death Law

Can I receive compensation from a Florida store where I was injured in a slip and fall accident?
Slip and Fall Law

Can I recover damages even if the motorist never hit me or my child?
Pedestrian Accident Law

Can I recover punitive damages if the accident was really intentional?
Car Accident Law

Can I still file a bicycle accident lawsuit even if I violated the law or received a ticket?
Bicycle Accident Law

Can I still win my Florida auto accident case if my memory now conflicts with things I said at the time of the accident?
Car Accident Law

Can I sue the manufacturer of the tire for my tire failure injuries?
Tire Failure Law

Can my recovery be partially reduced if I am found to be partially at fault for my slip and fall injuries in Florida?
Slip and Fall Law

Can the injured party sue me directly following a car accident in Florida?
Car Accident Law

Do I have a claim in Florida if unsafe conditions on someone else's property caused my injury?
Slip and Fall Law

Do I have a pedestrian accident claim after being hit by an uninsured motorist?
Pedestrian Accident Law

Do I have to go to arbitration for my car accident injury in Florida?
Car Accident Law

Do I have to talk to the other party's insurance adjuster if I was injured in a Florida slip and fall?
Slip and Fall Law

Do I need an attorney to handle my pedestrian accident case? Can I just settle it myself with the insurance company?
Pedestrian Accident Law

Do I need any referrals or pre-certifications before starting my treatment if I was hit by a car while walking?
Pedestrian Accident Law

Do I need to retain an attorney for my Florida vehicle rollover case?
Vehicle Rollover Law

Does an accident report have to be filled out at the time of the fall?
Slip and Fall Law

Does my own automobile insurance cover me for accidents when I am on my bicycle?
Bicycle Accident Law

How am I supposed to get back and forth while my car is in the shop after a Florida car accident?
Car Accident Law

How are car accidents handled when negligence or carelessness is involved?
Car Accident Law

How complicated are Florida pedestrian accident cases?
Pedestrian Accident Law

How do I pay my medical bills and get treatment following a Florida pedestrian accident if I do not have medical insurance?
Pedestrian Accident Law

How do I pursue a rollover claim?
Vehicle Rollover Law

How do I recover my lost wages not paid by my car insurance policy after my pedestrian accident?
Pedestrian Accident Law

How is the actual value of a car determined in a Florida auto accident case?
Car Accident Law

How long do I have to file a Florida pedestrian accident case?
Pedestrian Accident Law

How long do I have to file a Florida lawsuit for injuries caused by tire failure?
Tire Failure Law

How long do I have to file a Florida vehicle rollover case?
Vehicle Rollover Law

How long will my Florida pedestrian accident case take?
Pedestrian Accident Law

How long will my Florida tire failure case take?
Tire Failure Law

How much compensation can I expect for the pain and suffering my pedestrian accident has caused?
Pedestrian Accident Law

How quickly should I contact an attorney in a Florida pedestrian accident case?
Pedestrian Accident Law

How quickly should I contact an attorney in a Florida tire failure case?
Tire Failure Law

How quickly should I contact an attorney in a Florida vehicle rollover case?
Vehicle Rollover Law

How soon after my accident must I bring a case?
Vehicle Rollover Law

How soon do I need to bring a case after a pedestrian accident in Florida?
Pedestrian Accident Law

I lost time from work after being injured as a pedestrian. Who pays for my lost wages?
Pedestrian Accident Law

I sustained an injury when the bus I ride to work was involved in an accident. Is the bus company at fault?
Car Accident Law

I want to see a specialist after my pedestrian accident. Do I have to pay any co-pays or deductibles to see the doctor?
Pedestrian Accident Law

I was a pedestrian hit by a car. I live alone and do not own a car. Who pays for my medical bills?
Pedestrian Accident Law

I was hit by a stationary automobile which was rear-ended while waiting for me to cross the road. Who can I sue in Florida?
Pedestrian Accident Law

I was in a car accident. Who is going to pay for my property damage and medical bills?
Car Accident Law

I was jaywalking and hit by a car. The driver saw me and could have avoided me, can I still sue?
Pedestrian Accident Law

If I am a pedestrian hit by a motor vehicle in Florida, is there anyone else I can sue other than the motor vehicle driver?
Pedestrian Accident Law

If I am injured while riding my bicycle in Florida, can I recover benefits on my auto insurance policy?
Bicycle Accident Law

If I am injured while riding my bicycle in Florida, can I sue the driver that hit me?
Bicycle Accident Law

If I am involved in a pedestrian accident, what should I do?
Pedestrian Accident Law

If I fell on a broken piece of a city sidewalk in Florida and was injured, can I sue the city?
Slip and Fall Law

If I think an estimate for damages to my car following an accident is unfair, can I take my car to get another insurance estimate?
Car Accident Law

If I was hit by a car while on my bicycle in Florida and the car had no insurance, can I still recover?
Bicycle Accident Law

If my child has been injured or killed by a motor vehicle when he or she was a pedestrian in Florida, what are our rights?
Pedestrian Accident Law

My child was injured or killed while riding his bicycle in Florida. What are our rights?
Bicycle Accident Law

My spouse was hit by a car and needs complete, round-the-clock care. Can I receive damages for providing this care or for the fact that we no longer have the marriage we once enjoyed?
Pedestrian Accident Law

Should I accept a settlement offer in my Florida slip and fall case?
Slip and Fall Law

Should I be concerned about what type of doctor I see following my pedestrian accident?
Pedestrian Accident Law

Should I give a statement to the Florida property or business owner's insurance company if I was injured in a slip and fall?
Slip and Fall Law

Should I seek medical treatment if I was injured in a slip and fall?
Slip and Fall Law

Should I wait to see if my pain goes away before seeking medical attention following a slip and fall?
Slip and Fall Law

The defense adjuster told me not to hire an attorney to represent me for my Florida pedestrian accident case. What should I do?
Pedestrian Accident Law

The other driver's auto insurance company adjuster disagrees with my attorney's damage estimate. Do I have to sue?
Car Accident Law

What about other dangerous conditions on a sidewalk?
Pedestrian Accident Law

What can I recover for a Florida hit and run injury?
Pedestrian Accident Law

What damages can be recovered under a successful negligent security claim?
Slip and Fall Law

What do I need to do if I witness a car accident?
Car Accident Law

What happens if the other driver involved in the accident is not insured or has minimal coverage?
Car Accident Law

What if I was partially at fault for the Florida accident because I was outside of a crosswalk or running across the street?
Pedestrian Accident Law

What if I was partially at fault for the Florida accident?
Pedestrian Accident Law

What is a tire defect?
Tire Failure Law

What is contributory negligence or comparative responsibility and how does it affect my Florida bicycle injury claim?
Bicycle Accident Law

What is defective design?
Tire Failure Law

What is failure to warn?
Tire Failure Law

What is the purpose for obtaining uninsured motorist or underinsured motorist benefits?
Car Accident Law

What kinds of damages are available in a Florida pedestrian accident case?
Pedestrian Accident Law

What kinds of damages are available in a Florida vehicle rollover case?
Vehicle Rollover Law

What kinds of damages can I collect?
Bicycle Accident Law

What should I bring to the initial consultation with my attorney in a Florida pedestrian accident case?
Pedestrian Accident Law

What should I do if an insurance company approached me about my injuries in my Florida bicycle accident case?
Bicycle Accident Law

What should I do if an insurance company approached me about my injuries?
Slip and Fall Law

What should I do if I am involved in a Florida bicycle accident?
Bicycle Accident Law

What should I do if I was injured in a vehicle rollover accident?
Vehicle Rollover Law

What should I look for in hiring an attorney to represent me in my Florida pedestrian accident case?
Pedestrian Accident Law

What should I look for in hiring an attorney to represent me in my Florida tire failure case?
Tire Failure Law

What should I look for in hiring an attorney to represent me in my Florida vehicle rollover case?
Vehicle Rollover Law

What will the defendant argue against me in my Florida slip and fall case?
Slip and Fall Law

Who can be sued in a Florida slip and fall case?
Slip and Fall Law

Who can sue in a Florida pedestrian accident case?
Pedestrian Accident Law

Who can sue in a Florida tire failure case?
Tire Failure Law

Who can sue in a Florida vehicle rollover case?
Vehicle Rollover Law

Who can sue in a Florida wrongful death case?
Wrongful Death Law

Who pays for my medical bills after a pedestrian accident if they exceed my medical coverage on my car insurance policy?
Pedestrian Accident Law

Why does my auto insurance company pay my medical bills when the pedestrian accident was caused by the negligent driver?
Pedestrian Accident Law

Will I have to pay back my health insurance provider if I recover damages in a Florida pedestrian accident case?
Pedestrian Accident Law

Will I need expert witnesses for my Florida wrongful death case?
Wrongful Death Law

Will it cost me any money to bring a Florida pedestrian accident case?
Pedestrian Accident Law

Will it cost me any money to bring a Florida tire failure case?
Tire Failure Law

Will it cost me any money to bring a Florida vehicle rollover case?
Vehicle Rollover Law

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Law Offices of Ronald Sholes
http://www.youhurtwefight.com

4981 Atlantic Blvd.
Jacksonville, Florida 32207

(904) 342-6721

About Our Firm

At the Law Offices of Ronald E. Sholes in Jacksonville, Florida, we bring a military-like commitment to our criminal defense and personal injury cases. Each of our attorneys had a long career of uniformed service in the U.S. military prior to law school. Our law firm investigator served more than 20 years in the Navy. The same positive spirit of teamwork, preparation, and commitment to mission that successfully saw us through such postings as Iraq, Kuwait, Korea and Bosnia, animates our approach to client service today.

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The Florida lawyer(s) at Law Offices of Ronald Sholes offer their Bicycle Accident Law services to residents of Jacksonville, Orange Park, Jacksonville Beach, St. Augustine, Green Cove Springs, Yulee, Fernandina Beach, Callahan, Mayport, Mandarin, Atlantic Beach, Hilliard, Neptune Beach, Middleburg, Macclenny, Duval County, Clay County, Nassau County, St. Johns County, and Baker County.


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