South Miami Personal Injury Law Firm
South Miami was founded in 1897 by W.A. Larkins moved his family down to the farthest end of the wagon trail, which is now known as Ingraham Highway. Larkins proceeded to build a dairy farm and a post office. When the Florida East Coast Railroad completed the extension between Miami and Homestead in 1906, Larkins bought additional land and build the first grocery and supply store. The government relocated the post office close to this new store. This newly built area was named Larkins, after its founder. Larkins experienced growth over the next twenty years, adding new homes and businesses.
In March 1926, the residents of Larkins supported a measure to incorporate their town, naming it the Town of South Miami. The newly formed town was quick to establish codes, a town hall, and key city positions. Unfortunately the excitement of a new town was short-lived as the 1926 hurricane devastated the community. The federal government was unwilling to extend public aid to the newly formed town and, with the loss of the railway station, the citizens were left isolated. Feeling that the status of "town" was detrimental to their future, the citizens re-wrote the charter in 1927, changing the status to that of a city. The state approved this change and the name was effectively changed to the City of South Miami.
The years that followed, however, represented a turbulent time in South Miami's history. Financial difficulties and in-fighting among the residents caused the city to ultimately shut-down for almost six months in 1931. Only upon being ordered by the state to reopen and provide public services, did the city start back up again. The city floundered for several years until after the World War II, when many returning soldiers and their families settled in South Miami. Although the city continued to struggle with growth issues, it has revamped its city charter numerous times to accommodate.
South Miami's population is 12,207. It is a racially diverse city, with its population broken out as 51.2% Hispanic, 29.2% white, and 14.9% African American. The median household income is $60,519 and the median property value is $398,100. Of the population, 5,791 residents are employed, with 17.3% holding positions in management, 11.2% in education and training, 9.9% in administration, and 7.6% as health practitioners. The average commute time is 26.6 minutes.South Miami Personal Injury Lawyers and Wrongful Death Attorneys
The South Miami personal injury attorneys at Wolfson & Leon work with their clients in many ways, including;
- Car crash accident injury attorney in South Miami
- South Miami wrongful death attorney
- Slip and fall accident lawyer in South Miami
- South Miami distracted driver car crash accident injury lawyer
- Left-hand turn automobile accident lawyer in South Miami
- South Miami intoxicated driver car crash attorney
- Uber car crash lawyer in South Miami
- South Miami trip and fall accident attorney
- Defective product liability accident attorney in South Miami
- South Miami medical malpractice lawyer
- Defective product injury attorney in South Miami
- South Miami medical malpractice lawyer
- Parking lot car crash accident injury attorney in South Miami
- South Miami premises liability accident attorney
- Motorcycle accident attorney in South Miami
- South Miami large truck collision attorney
- Escalator trip and fall accident lawyer in South Miami
- South Miami elevator slip and fall injury attorney
The personal injury attorneys at Wolfson & Leon have defended the rights of accident victims since 1963. Common causes of injury-related accidents include motor vehicle accidents, slips and falls, product defects, and medical malpractice. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident, we can answer your questions about covering the cost of medical treatment, recovering lost wages, funding future care, and repairing damaged property. Our personal injury lawyers analyze the merits of your case and help you with the appropriate course of action to protect your rights. The attorneys at Wolfson & Leon are dedicated to helping clients receive the compensation they deserve to recover from their injuries and get back on the path to recovery.
Wolfson & Leon proudly serves clients in the city of South Miami, as well as the surrounding cities of Coral Gables, Coral Terrace, Glenvar Estates, and Pinecrest. If you or a loved one has been the victim of an accident, contact the lawyers at Wolfson & Leon at (305) 285-1115 for a free consultation.