Gainza Law Group
Your Personal Attorneys,
Not Your Billboard Attorneys

Trusted Legal Guidance for Personal Injury,
Immigration, and Family Law

our Firm

Gainza Law Group is a trusted law firm in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Our attorneys and paralegals are committed to providing legal guidance and support that clients can trust.

Our Mission

Our mission at Gainza Law Group is to provide comprehensive legal guidance that makes a positive impact on our clients’ lives. 

Practice

Areas

At Gainza Law Group, we assist clients in all manner of personal injury,
immigration, and family law matters.

Our personal injury attorneys specialize in guiding clients through challenging times after accidents, including auto, truck, and motorcycle accidents, slip and fall incidents, and wrongful death cases.

Gainza Law Group assists with immigration matters and family law cases, offering personalized attention and effective advocacy.

We provide experienced legal representation in Florida, advocating for injury victims’ rights with a successful track record in navigating the complexities of auto accident claims.

What Sets us

apart

Both of our attorneys are Florida natives. We understand the legal climate in our state.

Our paralegals are an integral part of providing consistent client services and communication.

Our team of husband-and-wife attorneys are expert communicators – with each other, and with our clients. 

We provide services in both English and Spanish to better serve our community.

As a small boutique firm, our attorneys are able to provide personal attention to each client.

Our entire team is passionate about helping clients find the best resolution possible for their case.

At Gainza Law Group, our
attorneys truly care about

YOU, YOUR RIGHTS, AND FINDING RESOLUTION THAT WORKS FOR YOU.

Gainza Law Group made it a very organized and transparent process from the start. I was able to get a response and outcome that benefited myself in the long run. I appreciate their attentiveness and would recommend my family and friends!

Roderick J.

I have to take my hat off to the Gainza Law Group. They do their job to perfection, and that’s what I like about them!! I would recommend them in a heartbeat! Thank y’all for all the hard work.

D. Fizzy

Gainza Law Group was very professional they also show personal care to your case hands on. I was really happy with the quality services they provided. Once again thank you Gainza Law Group.

Lamar F.

Our
Process

At Gainza Law Group, our process is simple and effective:

When you contact us, we will connect you with the right attorney for your needs.

Our attorneys will provide personal attention to assess your case.

We will work with you to create a plan for resolving your legal matter.

Throughout the legal process, you can count on us.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a personal injury claim?

A personal injury claim is a legal case brought by an individual who has suffered harm, either physically or psychologically, due to the negligence or intentional actions of another party.

How long do I have to file a personal injury lawsuit?

The time limit, known as the statute of limitations, to file a personal injury lawsuit is two years from the date the injury occurred, or from the date the injury was diagnosed. 

How do I obtain a green card?

Obtaining a green card, also known as lawful permanent residency, involves several avenues, such as employment sponsorship, family sponsorship, refugee or asylum status, or through a diversity visa lottery. Each pathway has its own eligibility criteria and application process. Seeking guidance from an immigration attorney is advisable. 

Do I need an attorney to file for divorce?

There is no legal requirement to hire an attorney when seeking a divorce. However, the guidance of a lawyer can assist you in protecting your rights related to property, assets and debts, child support, visitation, and other matters. 

What is a personal injury claim?

A personal injury claim is a legal case brought by an individual who has suffered harm, either physically or psychologically, due to the negligence or intentional actions of another party.

How long do I have to file a personal injury lawsuit?

The time limit, known as the statute of limitations, to file a personal injury lawsuit is two years from the date the injury occurred, or from the date the injury was diagnosed. 

How do I obtain a green card?

Obtaining a green card, also known as lawful permanent residency, involves several avenues, such as employment sponsorship, family sponsorship, refugee or asylum status, or through a diversity visa lottery. Each pathway has its own eligibility criteria and application process. Seeking guidance from an immigration attorney is advisable. 

Do I need an attorney to file for divorce?

There is no legal requirement to hire an attorney when seeking a divorce. However, the guidance of a lawyer can assist you in protecting your rights related to property, assets and debts, child support, visitation, and other matters. 

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Gathering Evidence After an Accident

After an accident, gathering evidence is crucial in the claim process, and it builds solid grounds for receiving the compensation you deserve. Here is a guide on how to effectively collect evidence.

1. Photos and Videos

Immediately after the accident, only if safe, document the scene by taking pictures or videos. Make sure to capture:

  • Damage to vehicles or property.
  • Environmental conditions, such as traffic signs, lighting, and any factors that may have contributed to the accident.
  • Your injuries and any other visible evidence.

2. Witness Information

Obtaining the name and contact information of every potential witness is crucial. Ask witnesses to describe what they saw and, if possible, record their statements with their permission.

3. Police Reports

In traffic accidents and some other incidents, the police may draft an official report. It is important because it provides essential details about the accident and helps establish liability. Be sure to obtain a copy of the police report.

4. Medical Documentation

Seek medical attention immediately after the accident, even if you do not believe your injuries are serious. Medical documentation of your injuries and treatment is crucial for your claim. Make sure to keep all medical records, prescriptions, and bills.

5. Personal Records

Keep a detailed record of events related to the accident. This can include:

  • A diary of your symptoms and the impact of the injuries on your daily life.
  • Notes about conversations with the insurance company, lawyers, and others involved.
  • Copies of relevant correspondence and emails.

Gathering the appropriate evidence after an accident is essential to building a solid case and ensuring you receive the compensation you deserve.

At Gainza Law Group, we are here to guide you through the process and help you gather all the necessary evidence for your case. If you have been in an accident, contact us for a consultation and discover how we can assist you in your pursuit of justice.

June 27, 2024

Difference Between Slip and Fall and Trip and Fall Accidents

In personal injury, slip-and-fall and trip-and-fall accidents are two common but often confused types of incidents. Understanding the differences between them is crucial for presenting an effective claim.

Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and fall accidents occur when a person loses balance due to a slippery surface. Common causes include:

  • Spilled Liquids: Water, oil, or any liquid spilled on the floor.
  • Ice or Snow: Outdoor surfaces covered in ice or snow.
  • Polished Floors: Excessively waxed or polished floors.

In these cases, responsibility may fall on the person or entity responsible for maintaining the property’s safety. It is essential to demonstrate that the responsible party was aware or should have been aware of the hazardous condition and failed to take action to correct it.

Trip and Fall Accidents

Trip and fall accidents, which sound similar but aren’t, occur when a person trips over an object or an irregularity on the ground. Some common causes are:

  • Obstacles in the Path: Cables, boxes, or other objects left in walkways.
  • Uneven Pavement: Cracks or lifts in sidewalks and paths.
  • Loose Carpets: Mats or rugs that are not adequately secured.

In these incidents, responsibility may fall on the person or entity responsible for maintaining the area. The key is to demonstrate negligence in keeping the place safe for visitors.

Importance of Documenting and Proving Negligence

For both types of accidents, it is vital to document the scene and circumstances of the incident adequately. This can include:

  • Photographs of the Scene: Images of the cause of the slip or trip.
  • Witnesses: Collecting testimonies from people who witnessed the accident.
  • Medical Reports: Documenting the injuries sustained and the treatment received.

Both types of accidents require careful documentation and demonstration of negligence by the responsible party.

At Gainza Law Group, we are committed to helping you navigate these legal complexities and obtain the compensation you deserve. If you have suffered an injury due to a slip or trip, contact us for a consultation and find out how we can assist you with your case.

June 13, 2024

5 Scenarios That Make a Car Accident Criminal

A car accident can have devastating consequences. However, there are specific scenarios in which a car accident is not only a tragedy but also constitutes a crime. Here are five situations where a car accident can be considered criminal.

  1. Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs

One of the most common scenarios that turn a car accident into a crime is when the driver is under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Driving while intoxicated significantly reduces reaction time and increases the risk of serious accidents. This is considered a serious crime in many countries and has severe legal consequences.

  1. Reckless Driving

Reckless driving includes speeding, ignoring traffic signals, and making dangerous maneuvers. If a driver completely disregards the safety of others on the road and causes an accident, reckless driving, which is a criminal offense, can be charged.

  1. Fleeing the Scene of an Accident (Hit and Run)

Leaving the scene of an accident without assisting victims or informing the authorities is a serious crime. Fleeing the scene, known as a “hit and run,” can result in criminal charges, especially if there are serious injuries or fatalities involved.

  1. Driving Without a License or with a Suspended License

Doing something illegal such as driving without a valid license or with a suspended license: if an unlicensed driver causes an accident, they can face additional criminal charges in addition to the penalties for driving without a license.

  1. Using a Vehicle as a Weapon

In some cases, a driver may intentionally use their vehicle to cause harm to others. This includes acts of road rage or deliberate attacks. When this happens it leads to serious criminal charges, including attempted murder or vehicular homicide.

Understanding the actions that can turn a car accident into a criminal offense is crucial. If you have been involved in a car accident and believe one of these scenarios applies, seek legal advice immediately. At Gainza Law Group, protecting your rights is our priority and we will help you navigate the complex legal system.

July 12, 2024