Palm Beach County Personal Injury Attorney

Palm Beach County is the largest county east of the Mississippi River and is also the largest County in Florida, have a one third of the state’s population. Palm Beach County was Incorporated in 1909 in the County seat is it one West Palm Beach. The central County courthouse resides in West Palm Beach with its circuit and County courts. Palm Beach County personal injury attorney Stephen J. Press has litigated personal injury cases in the courts of Palm Beach County for 40 years.

Most of the population of Palm Beach County resides, rather near the coast of the County. There are many wealthy coastal towns such as Boca Raton, Jupiter, Manalapan and Palm Beach. Palm Beach County is the wealthiest County in Florida.

History

Palm Beach County first came into existence in 1909 and received its name from Palm Beach, the first settled community and for the beaches and palm trees throughout the county. Palm Beach County was actually carved out of what was then the northern portion of Dade County. Henry Flagler, who lived in Palm Beach, was greatly involved in the development of the County in the early part of the 20th century. African-Americans, former slaves or descendents of former slaves escaped to the state of Florida to start a new life. Their labor force provided the labor for the building of the County, the housing and Flagler’s railroad. The law offices of Palm Beach County personal injury attorney, Stephen J. Press began its busy personal injury practice in West Palm Beach in 1978. His office handles all types of personal injury cases, including auto accidents, slip and falls and wrongful death actions.

Geography and Demographics

Palm Beach County is made up of 38 municipalities. The County is bordered by Martin County to the north, Broward County to the south in Hendry County to the West. The County’s total area has 2386.33 square miles.

There were 1,131, 184 people residing in the county as of the 2000 census. The median household income was $45,062. Palm Beach County is still a fast growing County and relies heavily on tourism, but also has a bustling service economy. The County is home to five colleges and universities. The County is rich in sports and places of interest, including many historical sites that are on the National Register of Historic Places.

If you have been injured you should consult with an experienced personal injury attorney. Please contact the law offices of Palm Beach County personal injury attorney Stephen J. Press for a free consultation at 561-833-2772 or contact us online.