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Car Accident Lawyers Serving DeLand

Car accidents can have long-term repercussions due to injuries and other costly losses.

Despite the fact that DeLand, FL, is a small town, there is a relatively high number of traffic collisions each year.

A car accident lawyer at Chanfrau & Chanfrau can help you seek justice if you or a loved one suffered injuries in a car accident.

Chanfrau & Chanfrau Is Here to Help Contact Our DeLand Car Accident Lawyers Today

Car accidents often leave families with overwhelming medical bills and other difficulties. If you or a family member has been involved in an auto accident, you should contact the car accident attorneys at Chanfrau & Chanfrau as soon as possible.

We have three personal injury law offices located within a short drive of DeLand, FL. If you cannot leave your home or hospital room, we can come to you. To find out if you have a personal injury claim, request your free consultation online or call our DeLand, Daytona Beach, or Palm Coast location at:

(386) 258-7313

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Car Accident Lawyers Who Truly Care "Very easy to work with and very kind."


Cathy Moutsopoulos


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Thank you to Kelly Chanfrau and her team at Chanfrau & Chanfrau. You and your team came through for me in my moment of need. I’m always the one giving help - never asking for it. Everyone went above and beyond on so many levels. Professional, kind, thorough and personable. Highly recommend. Thank you so much. 5⭐️

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Reho Daenerys


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Very easy to work with and very kind. Everyone on staff cares about you and will get to know you on a first name basis. Very happy with my outcome and highly recommend for anyone looking for some good lawyers!

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Driving in DeLand

With a busy downtown boulevard and many frequently traveled intersecting streets, residents and visitors alike make their way through the city every day. Economic development and a growing population within the city and Volusia County as a whole are contributing to more drivers on the road.

The Downtown DeLand Historic District, Garden District, and MainStreet community are popular destinations for those who wish to explore the city. The restored Athens Theatre as well as numerous art galleries, parks, restaurants, and shops also draw many visitors to town, often by car.

Thousands of Auto Accidents Take Place in Volusia County Each Year

According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were thousands of car accident cases in Volusia County in 2021:

Total Crashes  10,497
Total Fatalities 147
Total Injuries 7,416

If the negligence or wrongdoing of another driver caused you to become injured or disabled, or if a loved one was killed due to another driver's actions, our personal injury attorneys can help you achieve justice.

Common Causes of Local Car Accidents

Busy Roadways

Many individuals find themselves driving on local highways to get to and from popular destinations such as Daytona Beach, Disneyland, and the beaches. Interstate 4 runs along the outskirts of DeLand and can be used to reach Orlando and Tampa. State Routes 17 and 92 also run through the city. With high speeds and an increasing number of drivers, it is virtually inevitable that some will fall victim to collisions. 

Alcohol Use 

While DeLand is family-oriented and features a strong sense of community, there are some individuals who risk the lives of others when driving. In 2021, Volusia County had 143 confirmed auto accidents involving alcohol. Unfortunately, 60 injuries and 18 fatalities occurred as a result.

Drug Use

During 2021, a number of accidents in Volusia County were also linked to drug use. Of the 15 confirmed drug-related car crashes, there were 8 confirmed injuries and 11 confirmed fatalities. 

Reckless Driving

Distracted drivers and speeding drivers are also responsible for many car crashes. Each year, there are several high-impact crashes that lead to the loss of too many community members.

Compassionate Advocates For Car Accident Victims "The team was diligent and courteous and treated me like family."


Terry Welker


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My experience with Chanfrau & Chanfrau was a long and hard journey. From the beginning, which started over two years ago, to the final settlement. I could tell from the first appointment that I could trust Bill Chanfrau Jr., Amanda Brown and the Chanfrau team. Being a Vietnam Vet, that does not come easy. As time went on I could see that this law firm represented honesty, integrity and professionalism. The team was diligent and courteous and treated me like family. At the end Bill Chanfrau Jr. kept all his promises to me and they exceeded my expectations. I would highly recommend Chanfrau & Chanfrau Law Firm to anyone.

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I want to give the GREATEST appreciation to the BEST law firm that I have encountered in Daytona Beach Florida. The whole team- Melanie, Diahana, and Kelley herself, made my injustice a little bit better on my heart. Not only did they get my case settled in a timely order, these ladies went above and beyond to make sure that I was cared for correctly. My voice was heard! That was one of the most amazing things that I could do not only for myself, but for others that have or will encounter any future injustices. Again, thank you so much for your time, your concern, and for being an advocate for me. Great job and I would recommend this law firm to anyone seeking justice!

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Dealing With Insurance Companies

It is important that you understand insurance companies are not on your side. Their adjuster's goal is to protect the insurance company's bottom line, not your interests. They may reach out to you in an effort to obtain information the insurance company can use to minimize your claim.

Resist the Pressure to Settle Quickly

Insurance companies could also pressure you into accepting a quick settlement. While this can be tempting, you should refuse their offer and allow our car accident lawyers to handle your case. We will seek the maximum compensation possible for your car accident.

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Communicate with Insurance Reps

The number one tip for dealing with insurance companies is to direct all questions to your car accident lawyer. Our car accident attorneys understand what to say, what not to say, and how to represent your rights.

If you are contacted prior to hiring us as your car accident lawyers, you should remain polite, not speak about the details of your car accident, and tell them you want no further contact. 

You Have Two Years to File a Claim Don't Let the Statute of Limitations Expire

In March 2023, the State of Florida changed its statute of limitations for negligence cases. This applies to car accidents that lead to personal injury and/or wrongful death. Accident victims previously had four years to file a claim, but you now have only two years from the date of the incident to file.

Acting fast is your best bet for a successful outcome in your car accident case. It can be tempting to sit back and wait to see if the insurance company will take care of the financials, especially if you're recovering from an injury. Rather than waiting, contact our car accident attorneys and let us handle your claim while you focus on healing. 

The sooner we can start building your case, the better. Request a free case review by phone at:

(386) 258-7313

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Excellent Reviews From DeLand and Beyond


Rose Williams


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I chose Chanfrau and Chanfrau because of the reviews I read about the company. . After my initial visit I immediately knew I chose the right attorney's to represent me. I am so glad that I chose Chanfrau and Chanfrau as they were honest, caring and informed me about procedure and how the law works. What I liked most was that they kept me informed every step of the way. I knew exactly what was going on and was involved in my case. I made informed decisions with the help of Greg Olsen and Lori MacNamara. I was never left in the dark. I would recommend Chanfrau and Chanfrau for your personal injury needs

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James Wilson


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Very pleased with the representation from Attorney Greg Olsen and the staff at Chanfrau & Chanfrau Palm Coast Fl. with my injury claim. Lori MacNamara, Cheryl Hodgdon and the receptionist were helpful kind and caring reguarding my injury claim. I am very happy with the outcome. If you live in Palm Coast and you need a local attorney who works with you and keeps you informed, choose Chanfrau in Palm Coast fl, why travel to Daytona. Thanks for all your help Mr. Olsen and staff.

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We Have a Law Office in DeLand Chanfrau & Chanfrau Is Based in DeLand, Daytona Beach, and Palm Coast

While we have an office right in DeLand for your convenience, we also have a Daytona Beach law office that is located a short 30-minute drive away and a Palm Coast law office under an hour away.

If you are injured, hospitalized, or immobilized due to your car accident, our personal injury attorneys can also come to you.

The personal injury attorneys of Chanfrau & Chanfrau will seek the maximum compensation you deserve. Contact us to request your free car accident consultation or give us a call today.

(386) 258-7313

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Chanfrau & Chanfrau has three convenient office locations: one in DeLand, one in Daytona Beach, and the other in Palm Coast.

Involved in an Auto Accident? Here's What to Do Next

Remain at the Scene

Do not leave until the authorities arrive. Doing so can make your accident look like a hit and run.

Call the Police

To file a police report, call the local police department. If there are injuries, call for medical personnel.

Trade Information

To make a car accident claim, you will need the other driver's name, contact details, and insurance information.

Take Photos

If it is safe to do so, take pictures at the scene of the accident. Be sure to include pictures of property damage or injuries.

Don't Apologize

Many accident victims feel compelled to say sorry, even if the accident was not their fault. However, this can be perceived as an admission of guilt, so do not apologize to the other driver.

Contact a Personal Injury Lawyer

It is vital to reach out to a car accident attorney as soon as you have contacted the police and have received medical attention. A car accident lawyer can determine whether you have a valid case and help you gather relevant evidence.

"I truly enjoy what I do." Hear From Attorney William Chanfrau, Jr.

Attorney William Chanfrau, Jr. explains what to do if you have been in an accident, and why he has dedicated his career to helping victims.

A Simple Way to Help Yourself After Your Car Accident

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You should attend all doctor's appointments, even if you don't feel severely injured at this time.

Car accident injuries are notoriously slow to fully develop. Seeing your doctor can ensure you receive proper medical treatment and can help us receive maximum compensation in your case. Documenting your injuries with official medical records can prove you are really hurt.

A lack of doctor's visits can be used by insurance companies to claim you were never physically hurt and your car accident only resulted in property damage.

More Great Reviews for Our Car Accident Attorneys "On top of it from the very start and didn't miss a beat."


C Bauer

Daytona Beach, FL


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Signing with Chanfrau & Chanfrau was the best decision I made. In getting into a car accident your not in the best headspace, fortunately I found this firm. Their entire team is very professional and go above and beyond in doing what's best for you. Huge shout out to Kim, she has taken the time to listen to all the medical concerns and I can tell that she truly cares.. If you want a great experience and an amazing outcome this firm is where you need to go!!

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Trina Marlow

Daytona Beach, FL


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My husband and I was referred to Roxy for an accident he was in. Chanfrau took his case when no one else would. Roxy was on top of it from the very start and didn’t miss a beat . I highly recommend Chanfrau and Chanfrau. The whole process, even as long as it took was smooth. I would use them again should the need ever arise. Thank you all for everything.

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Chanfrau & Chanfrau

Chanfrau & Chanfrau has been serving Floridians in Daytona Beach and the surrounding areas since 1976. With three attorneys and two locations, we have the resources to help you after an accident or injury. We are proud of our many achievements, including inclusion in:

  • America's Top 100 Attorneys
  • The National Trial Attorneys Top 100 List
  • Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite

For more information about our legal services, contact our firm online or call (386) 258-7313 today.

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