About This FirmThe Law Offices of Diana Santa Maria is a Trial Practice that specializes in representing victims of all types of Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases including Products Liability and Medical Malpractice. Since 1991 the Law Offices of Diana Santa Maria, P.A. has been helping victims of all types of personal injury and wrongful death accidents, including all types of vehicular accidents whether involving auto, bus, train, boat, motorcycle or bicycle accidents. In addition, the firm has successfully brought claims involving injuries due to inadequate or negligent security, premises cases involving serious injuries or death resulting from falls and defective or negligent construction, drowning or near drowning cases in public pools and other swimming establishments, due to failure to comply with state ordinances for public pools, products liability cases from defective products and failure to warn and medical malpractice cases against hospitals and medical professionals whose medical services have deviated from the standard of care.
While the firm is primarily based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, it services clients from all over the world. In 1991 personal injury lawyer Diana Santa Maria started her own practice after having represented personal injury and medical malpractice victims since the start of her practice in 1985. Now with several lawyers and outside counsel in all types of various specialties, the firm's attorneys energetically represent injured people from all walks of life and from many countries throughout the world who have suffered serious injuries or death as a result of the negligence of others.
The firm through its lawyers and staff seek to secure justice and obtain full compensation for its clients in order to compensate and make them whole. In the process they seek to restore balance in their clients' lives and thereby facilitate healing after an injury or loss. The law firm and its experienced lawyers and staff have handled serious injury cases, obtaining large verdicts and settlements reaching and exceeding the million-dollar range against major insurance agencies, large corporations, Fortune 500 companies, hotel, apartment and condominium complexes, restaurants, airlines, department stores and other mall establishments, construction companies, architectural and engineering firms, developers and many other businesses whose responsibility it is to ensure the safety of their patrons.
The law firm has represented people from all walks of life, including children, students, as well as high-profile professionals to include artists, craftsmen, medical professionals, lawyers, accountants, dentists, surgeons, professional athletes, dancers, musicians and actors. Every case is unique and Diana Santa Maria and the lawyers and staff strive to represent each client in a manner unique to their particular injury or loss evaluating each case based on how it has affected that particular client together with their chosen occupation or career.
The law firm's practice includes:
Auto accidents. The Law Offices of Diana Santa Maria represent people injured in all types of vehicular accidents, to include automobile crashes, bus accidents, motorcycle and bicycle accidents, airline and helicopter crashes, trains, bus, boating and other types of vehicular accidents.
Medical malpractice and Nursing Home Neglect. The medical malpractice attorneys at the law offices of Diana Santa Maria, P.A. have successfully handled numerous cases involving injuries caused by medical error or neglect to include birth injuries, RSD (reflex sympathetic dystrophy) or CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome), failure to timely diagnose and misdiagnosis of cancer, appendicitis and other conditions, surgical errors, operating room fires, failure to properly attend to patients leading to falls and fractures in hospitals and other nursing facilities, Emergency Room (ER) injuries and many other types of medical and/or nursing neglect cases. The law firm will evaluate your specific circumstances to determine whether there are grounds to bring an action.
Premises liability. The personal injury lawyers at the law offices of Diana Santa Maria, P.A. have successfully handled cases involving injuries resulting from slip and fall accidents on unsafe walkways, stairwells or steps in buildings or on other property, trips and falls resulting from uneven surfaces or due to other hazardous conditions. The firms' practice includes representation of persons injured on the premises of stores, malls, hotels, hospitals and other businesses when due to dangerous or hazardous conditions resulting from the negligence of others.
Inadequate or negligent security. The lawyers and staff at Diana Santa Maria P.A. have successfully represented persons who have been victims of crime and been seriously injured or killed as a result of the failure of businesses to provide adequate security.
Products Liability. The law offices of Diana Santa Maria have successfully brought actions against product manufacturers, retailers and distributors resulting from the adverse effects of dangerous consumer products, to include defective and dangerous tires, hair color products, faulty machinery and equipment along with the failure to adequately warn of inherent dangers in products which have caused injury or death to others.
Call us to see if we can help you secure compensation for your injuries. The consultation is free.
Our Clients are injured victims of negligence and families who we have had the good fortune to represent who have tragically lost loved ones through the negligence of others from 1991 through the present.
- Personal Injury
- Automobile Accidents and Injuries
- Catastrophic Injury
- Bus Accidents
- Boating Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Pedestrian Injuries
- Medical Malpractice
- Failure to Diagnose
- Birth Trauma
- Premises Liability
- Slip and Fall
A commitment to public service has always been deeply rooted in our firm culture. Our commitment to public interest work goes hand-in-hand with our commitment to provide our clients with the highest quality legal services. We encourage all our lawyers to provide legal services to the less fortunate on a pro bono basis. Additionally due to the contingency nature of our fee-structure, no client is charged for fees unless there has been a successful resolution of their case wherein they have received compensation.Pro Bono Coordinator: Diana Santa MariaTotal time spent on pro bono work: 15%
- Construction Site Accidents
- Cruise Ship Accidents
- Hair or Spa Accidents
- Swimming Pool/Drowning Accidents
- Faulty or Defective Sidewalks, Walkways, Pathways
- Dog Bites
- Sex Abuse of Minors in Schools
- Physical Injuries and Sex-Abuse to Minors in Schools
- Products Liability
- Product Defects
- Nursing Home Negligence
- Wrongful Death
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