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  1. Personal Injury

    One of our firm’s partners is Board-Certified in Civil Trial Law, which is very important in injury cases.
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  2. Car accidents

    We are experienced taking auto accident cases to trial to obtain maximum compensation.
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  3. Medical Malpractice

    Did you suffer from a physician’s error or a surgical mistake? We can help.
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  4. Work-Related Claims

    Our workers’ compensation attorney is Board-Certified in this area of law.
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  5. Employment Law

    Are you a victim of workplace discrimination or other wrongs? Discover your rights.
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  6. Business Litigation

    We represent Florida businesses in insurance coverage disputes, contract disputes and more.
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  7. Criminal Defense

    When your freedom and reputation is on the line, you need a strong legal advocate.
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Gainesville Personal Injury Lawyers

You always thought bad accidents happened to "other" people. Now you or someone important to you has suffered a serious injury, lost property and wages, or incurred large medical bills. You may have even lost a family member to wrongful death.

So, who cares about you when you've had an accident? We do. From start to finish, Avera & Smith, will guide you through the difficult process of dealing with the details of your car or truck accident or other personal injury case.

Why Choose Our Law Firm To Represent You And Your Family?

Avera & Smith has been representing Floridians for more than 60 years. Our legacy is one of personal service and genuine care for our clients and our local community. Most important, our law firm has the experience and qualifications that have created a family tradition of success. This has not only earned us a great reputation, but also helped us get fair settlements and verdicts for our clients.

Here are a few other reasons to consider choosing our Gainesville lawyers for personal injury and more:

  • Partners Mark Avera and Lance Avera are board-certified by the Florida Bar in civil trial law and workers' compensation law, respectively. This makes them specialists in their fields.
  • Each partner has decades of legal experience, totaling more than 80 years combined.
  • Our lawyers have significant experience taking cases to court. The insurance companies know this, which gives us an edge.
  • Members of our firm have been selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers many years in a row, named in the Best Lawyers in America publication, honored with the highest rating possible (AV Preeminent*) for their legal ability and ethical standards, and have received numerous other awards and recognitions.

Consult Our Gainesville Accident Attorneys

To schedule a free initial consultation, contact Avera & Smith, by email or call our Gainesville office at 352-231-8426 or toll free at 800-292-5562. Though no law firm can (or ever should) promise court wins or settlements, if you have a viable case and become our client, our fees will be paid only if we make a recovery on your behalf.

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Avera & Smith
2814 SW 13th Street
Gainesville FL 32608

Phone: 352-231-8426
Toll Free: 800-292-5562
Fax: 352-375-2526
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