John D. Fernandez, P.A. provides highly professional and ethical representation to clients in the greater Tampa Bay area of Florida. We are trial attorneys, confident in our courtroom ability, but able to negotiate firmly and in good faith with opposing counsel. Our firm has more than forty years of combined legal experience, much of which has been dedicated to litigation in court.
We purposefully limit the number of cases we accept so that we may give our clients the personal attention each case requires.
The areas in which we practice include:
Truck accidents with cars present challenges to victims of truck driver negligence. Large trucks are not only subject to State Laws but regulations passed by the Department of Transportation. Often the business who hired the truck driver, the truck driver, and the truck itself involve in the trucking accident are from another state. The federal DOT regulations often conflict with state law in trucking accidents, mostly they are stricter. Click here to contact us now or call 727-461-4441 for further information about a trucking accident you’ve been involved in, the consultation is free. If there are multiple victims of truck driver negligence sometimes a conflict of interest arises and the
Experienced family law representation for complex marital estates Divorce is a defining moment in a person’s life and has ramifications for years to come. Your choice of divorce attorney will have a profound impact on how you emerge from your divorce proceedings. Will you be secure? Will you feel empowered to take control of your life and move forward in a positive direction? Click here and we’ll call you to make an appointment to speak to our family law attorney or call us yourself 727-461-4441. For more than 35 years, John D. Fernandez, P.A. has assisted clients in Florida family law divorce proceedings, ensuring that their rights were protected, their wishes
Trial-tested representation for state felony and misdemeanor criminal offenses If you’ve been arrested or anticipate being charged with a crime, find a criminal defense attorney who is up to the task of presenting your case in the light most favorable to you. Click Contact us now or call 727-461-4441 and the criminal defense attorney will briefly assess your case over the telephone for free. Do not procrastinate, depending on your situation the State Attorney may not have filed a formal information in your case. Once this occurs, it is much more difficult to dispose of the criminal charges. The earlier your criminal defense attorney can begin the investigation into the
Our Clearwater automobile accident injury attorneys can help you if you have been in an automobile accident. There are certain important steps to take to protect your automobile accident injury claim. In the event of injury or property damage, insurance companies, even your own will go right to work protecting their own interests. Click here to contact our automobile injury accident attorneys or call us at 727-461-4441. It is critically important that you speak with our Clearwater automobile accident injury attorneys before you make any statements to any insurance company after an auto accident, including your own. In the case of personal injury, for example, your doctor’s first report to
Diligent, ethical representation for auto accidents and wrongful death. If you have been injured, you increase your chances for recovery by hiring a qualified trial law lawyer. Insurance companies and defense lawyers know which trial lawyers are capable of trying a case to verdict. John D. Fernandez, P.A. has built a preeminent reputation over 40 years of practice. We represent injured parties in: Automobile accidents Products liability Motorcycle accidents Resort accidents Truck accidents Burn injuries Boat accidents Loss of limbs Accidental drownings Paralysis Medical malpractice Traumatic brain injury Premises liability Wrongful death Dedication to client welfare While all accident victims rely on compensation for medical bills and lost earnings, some
Boating accidents especially those involving personal injury to the occupants, require immediate investigation to preserve evidence. Contact us now and we will meet and begin the boating accident investigation immediately or simply call our office 727-461-4441. Responsibility for boating accidents is often subject to maritime law and more often than not there is little or no physical evidence left at the boating accident scene, except witness accounts. Often times law enforcement withhold witness statements and evidence in the boating accidents, claiming their investigation is still open, while they determine who is responsible or at fault for the boating accident. It is best to start your own boating accident investigation before the
Representation for fall down injuries resulting from property owners’ negligence Fall down claims are often met with skepticism. None more so than a common “slip and fall,” where a plaintiff asserts that a wet floor, loose tile or pothole caused serious bodily harm due to the fall down. If you have a fall down or premises liability claim, be aware that your attorney’s reputation will precede you. Retaining a qualified lawyer who is known for his competence and advocacy increases your chance of resolving your fall down claim, before the necessity of a trial. No insurance company or defense attorney wants to negotiate the settlement of a fall down case
Bicycle accidents are subject to the same rules as car accidents and also pedestrians who are struck by automobiles. Since bicycle riders and pedestrians are subject to the same No Fault law as those persons injured as occupants of automobiles, the same special attention must be taken in the early phases of the bicycle accident claim as it relates to payment of medical bills and where appropriate, lost wages. Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage, is required by law to drive legally and can afford coverage early on for medical bills and lost wages, but careful consideration should be made early in a case by case situation as to where the
As in all other accidents involving injury or death, car accident, trucking accidents, fall down cases, motor cycle accidents require immediate investigation including a visit to the scene of a motorcycle accident. This investigation is more often than not critical to the ultimate outcome of the case. Click here now and we will get in touch with you immediately to start your motorcycle case investigation or simply call our office 727-461-4441. It is not uncommon in motorcycle accidents for insurance companies to deny liability (fault) as to the opposite driver, if they believe that you have not conducted a thorough investigation of the motorcycle accident early in the case. Immediate