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We are communicating with the courts to reschedule any postponed proceedings and will be pro-active in informing our clients of those new dates. Our office is now open during normal business hours and we are taking all necessary precautions to ensure the safety of our staff, clients and visitors. If you would like to meet with one of our attorneys in person we can provide masks, gloves and hand sanitizer upon request. Also be assured that every staff member is sanitizing their work space each day and common areas are sanitized after each use. We are also monitoring staff temperatures daily. We remain available by phone and videoconference if you prefer. Your safety and well being is always our top priority.

Our thoughts are with all those impacted by the Coronavirus, and we wish to express our utmost gratitude to the healthcare professionals working tirelessly to care for our community

GOLF CART CRASHES

1Golf carts have become much faster and more powerful – some can reach 25 mph and travel over 40 miles on a single battery charge. Golf carts are now routinely used for transportation purposes at sporting events, hospitals, airports, national parks, college campuses, businesses and military bases. In many gated and retirement communities, golf carts have become the primary means of transportation. Even with this rapid rise in popularity, most golf carts are still not subject to federal regulation, and state and local regulations for golf carts vary widely by region.

As golf carts are used in more settings off the golf course, the number of injuries is rising. Injuries that occur on the street, rather than on the course, more often result in serious injuries and were more likely to require hospitalization than injuries that occurred in other locations.

Falling or jumping from a golf cart is the most common cause of injury for both adults and children. However, children are at greater risk than adults for falls from a golf cart. Injuries caused by falls were more than twice as likely to result in injury to the head or neck, and more than six times more likely to result in concussion than injuries due to other causes.

Our firm has successfully handled a number of injury and death claims arising out of golf cart crashes. At Coker Law, we employ a team of experts that includes our firm’s in-house investigator to uncover the exact facts of what happened related to the crash and determine which individual or company was at fault and liable. Our legal team also works closely with medical professionals to assess our client’s medical injuries, both those immediately observable and those that are likely to progress or deteriorate over time. Our attorneys and staff apply the full force of their combined experience, skills and commitment to a client injured in golf cart crash needed compensation through a fair settlement or in a courtroom. To speak with a Coker Law attorney or for more information, call (904) 356-6071 or click here to schedule a free consultation.