Posted December 31, 2020 in Articles
If you’ve been injured in an accident due to the fault of another party (say, in a car accident), then Florida law may entitle you to sue and obtain compensation for your injuries — but what if your injuries were pre-existing?
Posted December 17, 2020 in Articles
If you’ve been injured in an accident and have a legal cause of action for damages under Florida law, then chances are that — like most personal injury disputes — the case will be resolved through a settlement.
Posted November 30, 2020 in Articles
Defective product claims run the gamut. If you’ve been injured due to a defective product in any scenario — whether your truck crashed thanks to a defective set of brakes, or whether you were hurt by a defective lawnmower — then you may have a right to sue and recover damages under Florida law.
Posted November 16, 2020 in Articles
Personal injury and wrongful death disputes often seem straightforward at first glance, but they can get complicated if the defendant is aggressive or hostile, and puts forth one of many different potential defenses.
Posted October 30, 2020 in Articles
Motorcyclists often encounter unique and heightened dangers on the roadways. Though Florida is a popular motorcycling destination due to the year-round warm weather, it is still common for drivers to “ignore” or fail to account for the presence of motorcyclists on the roadway — causing otherwise-avoidable collision accidents.
Posted September 30, 2020 in Articles
Injured plaintiffs (in the accident context) are entitled to recover for the losses they suffered as a result of another party’s negligence.
Posted August 31, 2020 in Articles
If you’ve been harmed in a motorcycle accident, whether due to another driver’s negligence or due to the presence of a road hazard, then you may be entitled to sue and recover damages as compensation.
Posted July 31, 2020 in Articles
Drunk driving is a major problem in Florida. Florida has the third-highest number of auto accident fatalities in the nation according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA); and, in a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in 50 Floridians self-reported drinking and driving within the past 30 days.
Posted June 30, 2020 in Articles
From National Hat Day to National Donut Day, it seems that these days there is a celebration for just about everything. But, while some of these “observances” are simply focused on fun (or corporate sponsorship), others are designed to have a real impact on local communities. The following are 10 national safety observances focused on preventing childhood and workplace injuries and keeping drivers safe on the road:
Posted May 29, 2020 in Articles
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a car accident, there is a lot that you need to know. From protecting yourself against the insurance companies to collecting the evidence needed to support your claim for financial recovery, nearly every aspect of your claim will require strategic planning and careful attention to the mistakes you need to avoid.
Posted April 30, 2020 in Articles
If you were injured in an accident and you are among the rapidly-growing number of Americans who wear a fitness tracking wristband or smartwatch, the data collected by your device could serve as important evidence in your claim for compensation. Since the first widely-publicized use of Fitbit data in a personal injury case a few years ago, it has become increasingly common for plaintiffs’ attorneys (and defense attorneys) to rely fitness tracking data in settlement negotiations and at trial.
Posted March 31, 2020 in Articles
With an estimated 90 percent of Americans driving to work, and with commercial drivers logging tens of thousands of miles every year, transportation and employment are inseparable. With so many people either commuting to their jobs or driving for work, a significant percentage of all vehicle collisions involve commuting and working drivers.
Posted February 28, 2020 in Articles
If you have been injured in an auto accident in Florida, recovering your repair bills, medical bills and other losses will most likely mean dealing with the insurance companies. While it is always best to hire an experienced auto accident lawyer to represent you, if you are trying to deal with the insurance companies on your own, here are five factors to consider before you accept a settlement.
Posted January 31, 2020 in Articles
On average, there were 1,092 auto accidents in Florida every day during 2018. While most accidents involve local Florida residents who are on their way to work, on their way home or driving to pick up their kids or run errands, a significant percentage of accidents in Florida involve out-of-state drivers.