St. Augustine Personal Injury Lawyer

At Emerson Straw we only handle cases involving serious personal injuries. We have never and will never represent a corporation, insurance company, or defendant in any injury case. It is our passion for justice that drives our success in the field of personal injury law, and we treat each and every one of our clients with the respect and compassion that they deserve. When you or a loved one is injured due to the negligence of another party, you can count on us to advocate for your rights and fight for fair compensation for your suffering.

We have experience in all types of injuries including spinal injuries, head injuries, internal injuries, neurological injuries, orthopedic injuries, as well as psychiatric and psychological trauma. We have the knowledge and history with the major insurance companies in the State of Florida to recover the damages that you are entitled to. When you are already suffering, the last thing you should be expected to bear is the financial and professional consequences of another person’s actions.

We specialize in prosecuting personal injury cases to the fullest extent including a jury trial if needed to insure that you receive the economic settlement necessary to recover from your injuries and to compensate you for the trauma done to you. You deserve to heal and be given the resources you need to make the most out of your life.

Among the areas of law previously mentioned, Emerson Straw has successfully represented individuals in cases involving the following:

  • Animal Attacks
  • Boating Accidents
  • Industrial Accidents
  • Slip and Fall Liability
  • Workplace Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • School Bullying
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome
Our Practice Areas

Our skilled personal injury attorneys at Emerson Straw have years of representing injured clients throughout St. Petersburg.

Medical Malpractice
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Patients being treated by medical professionals want to believe that their doctor is competent to provide them with proper care. When medical professionals act negligently, for example by failing to follow procedures or recognize serious symptoms of disease, they should be held accountable. Nobody expects to go in for surgery, childbirth, or oth...

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Premises Liability
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If a person sustains an injury on the premises of a public property in St. Petersburg due to negligent management or maintenance, the landlord or property management company may be liable for damages. These establishments have a duty to ensure the safety of the public while on the premises. Injuries could include a fall, physical assault or batt...

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Nursing Home Abuse
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When elderly or disabled adults are required to move into nursing homes and assisted living facilities, their families must trust in the staff to ensure the safety and well-being of their loved ones. This requires an amount of good faith, and the special position of caretaker should be taken seriously. However, sometimes, proper care is not prov...

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Auto Accidents
Our power, Your Compensation

Automobile accidents almost always produce bodily harm to the individuals involved, whether they are serious or minor. Even minor injuries like concussions, muscle strains, and compressed joints can impact the victim well into the future. Collisions and other traumatic traffic incidents can leave you with substantial physical, mental, and emotio...

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Negligence
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Emerson Straw is proud to dedicate a significant portion of their practice to representing innocent children and their families who have wrongfully suffered due to neglect or abuse, including caregiver neglect, physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, and inadequate security and supervision.

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Meet Our Team

Dedicated to representing individuals who have sustained injuries or a loss as a result of negligence.

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What Our Clients Say

No bias here I have seen them in action since conception. The firm is totally committed to their clients best interest. No stone is left unturned regardless of cost and man hours it takes to get the best results. Their record speaks for itself.

Michael S.

I highly recommend Matt Emerson for an AV rating.

Of Counsel

Wes is highly skilled and very well thought of.

Sole Practitioner

Wes Straw is one of the best young lawyers in Florida.

Managing Partner
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