About the City of West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach, FL is a bustling, modern metropolis, and the oldest incorporated municipality in the region of South Florida. Home to approx. 100,000, West Palm Beach is abundant with shopping, sports, and festivals, with hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.
Despite its beauty, West Palm Beach is also susceptible to crime. While Palm Beach County’s crime rates are declining (the violent crime rate decreased by 7.5% from 2017 to 2018), there is still a rate of 47.71 per 1,000 residents.
This means a higher rate of arrests than in many cities in the county and throughout South Florida. Seek representation immediately if you or a loved one has been arrested.
Crashes and injuries are also common in West Palm Beach and throughout Palm Beach County. When it comes to motor vehicle accidents alone, Palm Beach County experienced over 16,000 injuries and fatalities in a single year, according to the most recent data. In fact, over 25% of crashes in Palm Beach County involve a pedestrian or cyclist, who is more vulnerable to severe injuries.
Injuries don’t pay for themselves – and neither do those who inflicted harm. Seek the justice you deserve by scheduling a free evaluation today.