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About the Firm

Chane Socarras, PLLC is a results-driven law firm.

Chane Socarras, PLLC Personal Injury practice provides consultation, negotiation and litigation services, including various personal injury, motor vehicle and auto accidents, premises liability, slip/trip and falls, negligent security, wrongful death, construction matters, insurance related claims and coverage issues. The firm has successfully prosecuted and defended liability, first and third party insurance claims, disability claims, property damage claims, and other insurance related matters.

Chane Socarras, PLLC represents individuals and their families that are catastrophically injured or have lost a loved one due to the negligence of others. When you are hurt and seriously injured through no fault of your own, the results can be devastating. A personal injury or loss of a loved one can also impact the financial and emotional well-being of you and your family. The personal injury attorneys at Chane Socarras, PLLC offer a free initial consultation to discuss your case and see if we can assist you or your family through such difficult times. We will consult with you or your family about your options, and explain the costs and the potential for success in your case. If you are injured or involved in a serious crash or accident due to the negligence or acts of another, it is important to call an experienced attorney as soon as possible, so that you can receive the most effective representation and immediately protect your interests. The firm’s approach to every case is to investigate and thoroughly prepare your case so that it can be effectively presented to the court and a jury at trial, if necessary. That intensive preparation has allowed the trial lawyers at Chane Socarras, PLLC to obtain positive results for our injured clients. Most importantly, if we represent you in your personal injury or wrongful death case, you are not responsible for any legal fees or costs unless we are successful in your case.

What differentiates Chane Socarras, PLLC from other personal injury law firms is that its practice is not based on quantity, but quality, allowing the firm to provide you superb and complete personal attention and keep you informed throughout the progress of your case. Further, the firm’s lawyers negotiate with insurance companies and adjusters, not legal assistants, clerks, or paralegals. Our trial lawyers are personally involved in every case, speak directly to you, and our clients are not left in the dark about what is happening with their case.

Personal injury and wrongful death law covers any wrong, harm, injury or damage caused by one person or entity to another person, whether it is to their body, property, reputation, or rights. Injuries or death can happen while in a collision with a motor vehicle, such as an ATV, boat, Jet-ski, automobile, motorcycle, truck, or as a result of a faulty product or a faulty repair, because you slipped and fell on pavement or a wet floor, or because you tripped due to a property or construction defect. It can also be caused by the negligence of a professional such as a doctor, lawyer, or accountant. The injury can be physical, financial, or psychological, but, to have a case, it must occur due to the negligence or unreasonably unsafe actions of another person, such as another driver, employer, a manufacturer, your landlord, or some other person or organization who owes you a duty of standard or ordinary care. Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may be able to seek compensation for your past and future medical expenses, past and future pain and suffering, lost wages, and loss of future earning capacity. Your loved ones may also have a claim even though they were not physically involved in accident.

 

At our firm, we work with clients on many types of personal injury cases, including those arising from:

  • Accidents Involving Minors/Children
  • Amusement Parks Accidents
  • ATV, Motorcycle, Golf Carts, and Bicycle Accidents
  • Auto, Truck and Bus Accidents
  • Condominium, Co-Op and Homeowners’ Association Law
  • Construction Accidents
  • Construction Defects
  • Construction Litigation
  • Defamation (Slander/Libel)
  • Disability Insurance Claims
  • Insurance Claims and Coverage
  • Insurance Defense
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Negligence
  • Negligent Security
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Products Liability and Defective Products
  • Property Damage Claims
  • Strict Liability and Dog Bites
  • Torts
  • Trip, Slip and Falls
  • Boating and Wave Runner/Jet-Ski Accidents
  • Wrongful Death

For more information about the firm’s General Civil Litigation and Personal Injury law practice, please contact us . We welcome your inquires.

RUBEN E. SOCARRAS

Founder / Member

Ruben E. Socarras, Esq. a founder and member of Chane Socarras, PLLC, focuses his practice in the areas of complex commercial litigation, business law, employment law, and general civil litigation. As an experienced litigator, Mr. Socarras often represents individuals and businesses in a variety of cases before state and federal courts, including those involving contract disputes, temporary/permanent injunctions, torts, trade secrets, unfair competition, intellectual property, fraud, breaches of fiduciary duty, employment related disputes, real estate and title claims, business dissolution, and shareholder/member disputes. Mr. Socarras also represents his clients before arbitration panels and in mediations, among other types of alternative dispute resolution proceedings. He regularly represents clients throughout the U.S. in a wide variety of industries, including those involved in internet law and affiliate marketing, technology, healthcare, staffing, insurance, private aviation, and real estate and development. As a result, Mr. Socarras regularly handles complex commercial disputes, specifically advising clients on how to avoid litigation as well as managing it once it occurs. In addition to litigation, Mr. Socarras serves as outside general counsel and advises clients in connection with their business transactional needs, which includes contract preparation and negotiations.

Mr. Socarras received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in 2000, and law degree from the Stetson University College of Law in 2003. He is a member of the Florida Bar, South Palm Beach County Bar Association, and Broward County Bar Association. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, and United States Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of Florida. Mr. Socarras is rated AV Preeminent®, which is Martingale-Hubbell’s highest peer review rating based on a legal professional’s skills and ethics. He was featured in the 2012 Edition of ALM South Florida’s Top Rated Lawyers, and selected to the Florida Super Lawyers list in 2015-2017, and 2010-2014 editions of Florida Super Lawyers in its Rising Stars list. Recently, he was also selected as one of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite Up and Comer for 2016. He also is a member of the Internet Law Leadership Summit (ILLS), which holds semi-annual meetings and is comprised of attorneys who practice in the areas of Internet law, intellectual property, and technology.

Mr. Socarras is a native of South Florida, is married and has two children. In addition to his active participation in the legal community, he currently serves as President and Board of Director of a non-profit organization benefiting children the local community stricken with serious or terminal illnesses, and has been actively involved with the University of Florida Alumni Association.



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