Practice Areas

Practice Areas

Experienced and Dedicated Personal Injury Lawyers

At Areces & Rodriguez, P.A., we aggressively represent clients, whether  plaintiffs or  defendants, in claims arising from all types of accidents.

At the law firm of Areces & Rodriguez, P.A., we are committed to helping our clients obtain proper redress and full compensation for their injuries. We help individuals and families mend their lives back together after a tragic or catastrophic event. We have over 45 years of combined experience in handling general and complex negligence cases involving serious injury or death. Our lawyers are capable of handling any personal injury or wrongful death case arising from:

  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Moped Accidents
  • Bus Accidents
  • Boat Accidents
  • Jet Ski Accidents
  • Cruise Ship Accidents
  • Resort Accidents
  • Airplane Accidents
  • Helicopter Accidents
  • Slip and Fall Accidents
  • Trip and Fall Accidents
  • Parking Lot Accidents
  • Construction Site Accidents
  • Electrocution Accidents
  • Falling Merchandise Accidents
  • Fires
  • Medication Errors
  • Surgical Errors
  • Misdiagnosis of Cancer
  • Hospital Negligence
  • Rehabilitation Negligence
  • Birth Injuries
  • Dangerous and Defective Products
  • Dog Bites
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Police Misconduct
  • Errors and Omissions of Insurance Agents
  • Insurance Bad Faith

Experienced and Dedicated General Liability Defense Lawyers

Areces & Rodriguez, P.A. defends insurers and their insureds in an increasingly complex and challenging economic environment. Our goal is to minimize our client’s exposure and achieve the client’s desired result. We have defended businesses, insurance companies, and individuals in all areas of insurance defense liability litigation, including:

  • Premises Liability
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Construction Accidents
  • Construction Defects
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice

The firm handles personal injury, wrongful death and property damage claims sounding in negligence, strict liability, breach of warranties, fraud or misrepresentation in defense of property owners, product manufacturers, distributors, lessors, and health care providers.  Our attorneys analyze each case to determine the potential insurance coverage issues, causation issues arising from product or design failure and any third-party liability claims. We are your partners in managing risk.

Experienced and Dedicated Commercial Litigation Lawyers

Areces & Rodriguez, P.A.’s lawyers possess the knowledge and experience to handle both routine and complex commercial litigation, business disputes, trial and arbitration matters.

The lawyers of Areces & Rodriguez, P.A. are experienced in the areas of complex and general commercial and business litigation, including contract disputes, partnership/shareholder disputes, commercial eviction matters, real estate litigation, premises security and construction litigation.  Our attorneys are experienced in such matters as contract negotiation and dispute resolution. We represent clients with business tort claims involving fraud, misrepresentation, civil theft, breach of fiduciary duty, non-compete clauses, and intentional interference with business relationships.  Areces & Rodriguez, P.A..endeavors to resolve all litigated matters in a creative, cost-effective and expedient manner. Additionally, we provide our clients with methods of avoiding litigation and advice on using non-litigation alternatives to resolve their disputes. Our lawyers provide prompt, effective and  personalized service to our clients. This allows us to work closely with each client to learn the facts of their case and determine the best available course to pursue the most practical solutions.  Our relationships with various trade organizations keep us current on the latest industry issues, enabling us to provide our clients with the most up-to-date advice. We can serve as escrow agents for businesses involved in international trade, including sales and purchases when the need arises to protect payments and investments while the deal is consummated. We are here to help with:

  • Business Disputes
  • Franchise Disputes
  • Claims of interference with business relationships
  • Fraud claims
  • Covenants not to compete
  • Breach of Contract
  • General Commercial Litigation

Experienced and Dedicated Family Lawyers

At Areces & Rodriguez, P.A. we handle contested and uncontested divorces, and assist in support, custody and modification proceedings.

The firm of Areces & Rodriguez, P.A. has a significant family law practice. Our lawyers have assisted once happily married spouses and parents navigate through the emotional turmoil that is divorce and custody. Whether we are drafting settlement agreements in an uncontested amicable dissolution of a marriage, or fighting for a spouse’s parental rights and equitable distribution of property, our lawyers will be with you every step of the way to protect your rights and assist you in continuing with your life after a divorce with the issues of:

  • Dissolution of Marriage
  • Parental Rights
  • Parental Responsibilities
  • Child Support
  • Alimony
  • Modification of Child Support Obligations

Experienced and Dedicated Paymaster/Escrow Attorneys

Areces & Rodriguez, P.A. offers attorney escrow services for its clients, whether domestic or foreign, and who are involved in international trade.

In certain industries, these services may be referred to as “Paymaster” services. Experienced and knowledgeable in the handling of such services, our firm provides attorney escrow / paymaster services to select clientele who are able to satisfy the necessary compliance requirements.

In accordance with the U.S. Patriot Act 2001’s anti-money laundering and anti-terror funding objectives, banks will impose strict compliance requirements as pre-conditions to allowing large incoming transfers of funds into accounts that demonstrate little or no transaction history. Our Attorney Client Trust & Escrow Accounts are well established with various major banking institutions and are equipped to facilitate most transactions and stay in full compliance with applicable laws.

Our Attorney’s Client Trust & Escrow Accounts are able to handle escrowed transactions and make disbursements in connection with various financial and deal closings. All transactions are, however, subject to our bank’s approval to verify the origin of funds, and the client is well advised to provide in advance to our office all supporting documentation and identification to ensure full compliance with the “Know Your Client” and “Know Your Transaction” policies.

To comply with U.S. Patriot Act and the requirements of the IRS, we will require the following documentation from all parties who may be interested in employing our firm’s attorney escrow / paymaster services:

  1. A copy of a valid current driver’s license and/or passport;
  2. A completed IRS form W-9 for all U.S. citizens and companies;
  3. A completed IRS form W-8BEN for all non US Citizens or companies;
  4. Copy of the underlying transactional documents, including but not limited to the fee agreement (i.e., the FPA); and
  5. A sufficiently detailed description of the pending transaction that will require our Firm’s services.

Our fees for providing attorney escrow / paymaster services are competitive.

Experienced and Dedicated Corporate and Business Lawyers

Areces & Rodriguez, P.A. helps its clients with creating and long-term goal setting of corporate entities as a means of growing a business and weathering any business downturn.

Our commitment to client service has earned us the respect of our peers and numerous referrals from satisfied clients who recognize and appreciate our personal service, legal expertise and affordable rates. We offer consulting and litigation services in all areas of business, including:

  • Corporate, partnership and LLC formation;
  • Purchase, sale, transfer or dissolution of a business;
  • Contract reviews;
  • Purchase & sale agreements;
  • Loan agreements;
  • Secured transactions;
  • Mediation and/or negotiation of contract issues and disputes; and
  • Business litigation.