About the City of Orlando
Fort Lauderdale, FL is a seaside home to over 165,000 in the city proper, and more than 5.7 million in the Ft. Lauderdale metro area. The city is the county seat of Broward County, and a popular tourist destination abundant in recreational activities, restaurants and nightlife, watersports, and history.
Fort Lauderdale’s notoriety as a tourist destination also makes it susceptible to crime. In fact, nearly 9,000 arrests were made within the city in 2019. This was a 9% increase from 2018 to 2019.
What’s more, arrests in Fort Lauderdale have been on the rise since 2016. Seek representation immediately if you or a loved one has been arrested.
Crashes and injuries are also common in Fort Lauderdale, and throughout Broward County. When it comes to motor vehicle accidents alone, Broward County experienced nearly 25,000 injuries and fatalities in a single year according to the most recent data. Additionally, recent statistics show Fort Lauderdale has the second highest fatality rate for pedestrians in the nation.
Injuries don’t pay for themselves – and neither do those who inflicted harm. Seek the justice you deserve by scheduling a free evaluation today.