SCOTT AND FENDERSON - Accident Injury Attorneys, workign for the injured in St. Petersburg, Tampa, and Seminole

If you’ve been injured in an accident it is easy to be overwhelmed with important questions. Who will pay for your medical costs? What if you can’t work? Should you find a lawyer? Call 1-727-321-0099 right away. We are not a referral service but a team of dedicated and experienced accident injury lawyers that are here to listen to your story and we will try to obtain the highest possible settlement for your case.

 
 

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Arbitration: Arbitration is a method for disposing of legal disputes without a formal court trial. All parties to the dispute consent to having their case heard before a panel of independent experts. The parties must also agree to be subject to the panel’s rulings.

Asbestos lawsuit: A claim alleging injury, typically arising from a cancer called mesothelioma, stemming from exposure to asbestos. Asbestos lawsuits include personal injury suits brought directly by the party exposed to asbestos and wrongful death suits brought by the families of those who have died from exposure.

Attorney: Any individual authorized by a state or federal court to practice law.

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Main Office
4755 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL 33713
P.727.321.0099
F.727.321.4499
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Seminole Professional Center
7190 Seminole Blvd
Seminole, FL 33772
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Kathryn Fendreson Scott: \n fenderlaw@aol.com
Charles D. Scott: \n itslegal@aol.com


 

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