Practice Areas

Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A. is a South Florida based law firm representing individuals in the tri-county region (Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties) and every other jurisdiction in the state. We are dedicated to fighting for people rather than for insurance companies and Big Business.

Our practice areas include:

Motor Vehicle Accidents (Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles) Many lawyers handle these cases. Few fully understand the myriad of issues involved, from injuries to insurance, to best serve their clients.

Here are some of our recent blogs concerning this complex practice area:

Medical Malpractice
Doctors and nurses make mistakes. When they do because of conduct falling below the prevailing professional standard of care, they should be held to account. The consequences of medical negligence are often severe.

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Wrongful Death
The ultimate loss. The recovery for this loss is prescribed by statute, known as Florida's Wrongful Death Act. Our firm has handled many of these emotional cases.

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Premises Liability
This is a catch-all term to describe injuries and death caused by property owner/possessor negligence. The types of premises liability cases range from a simple slip-and-fall to an assault because of negligent security. Landowners and others who exercise control of premises have a duty to maintain their property in a reasonably safe condition for invitees, guests, and, sometimes, trespassers.

Workers' Compensation
Our firm has handled nearly 2000 workers’ compensation cases. It is a unique area of law controlled by its own chapter in Florida's statutes -- Chapter 440.

Admiralty/Maritime (Jones Act, Unseaworthiness)
Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A. represents individuals injured in cargo and cruise ship accidents. Being the venue of two major ports (Port of Miami and Port Everglades (Fort Lauderdale), South Florida is one the primary locale in the nation for this type of accident. This is a specialized field of law.

Overtime Wage Claims
Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A. represents employees in claims for overtime wages under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Company profits are important and valued, but not at the expense of employees who are entitled to be paid time and one-half of their hourly rate of pay for every hour worked over 40 per week.

Contact us today at 305-758-4900 or by email for a free consultation to learn your important legal rights.