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Top Five Traffic Tickets and How They Affect Car Crashes

2020-03-11T08:05:31-07:00March 13th, 2020|Car Accidents|

Driver error causes over 90 percent of all the car crashes in Florida. Sometimes, this driver error involves driver impairment, such as fatigue or a medical condition. But more often than not, the human error is a simple driving mistake. We all make mistakes, and we must all face the consequences of our mistakes. That’s [...]

Legal Options for Dog Bite Victims

2019-12-19T08:40:43-08:00December 27th, 2019|Personal Injury|

Animal attacks seriously injure tens of thousands of people every year. These injuries include broken bones from the knockdown, severe bite wounds from the bites themselves, and frequent complications, such as wound infections. Largely thanks to Florida’s strict liability law, the legal environment is very victim-friendly in the Sunshine State. However, homeowners’ insurance companies do [...]

Obtaining Compensation for Swimming Pool Injuries

2019-11-22T06:07:26-08:00November 22nd, 2019|Personal Injury|

Swimming pool drowning is the leading cause of injury-related death for children under 4. Just a few moments under the water may cause a permanent or fatal brain injury. Chemical poisoning is also a possibility at swimming pools. Cleaning chemicals contain chlorine and other harsh ingredients. If the chemical levels are too high, swimmers may [...]

Electronic Evidence in Truck Crash Claims

2019-10-11T05:41:17-07:00October 11th, 2019|Personal Injury|

When fully loaded, the large trucks that crisscross Hillsborough County weigh over 80,000 pounds. Even experienced drivers have a hard time controlling these massive vehicles. In collisions, the vehicle weight, combined with the massive amount of diesel fuel, often causes catastrophic injuries. A Brandon personal injury attorney may be able to obtain substantial compensation in [...]

Common Legal Claims in Dog Bite Cases

2019-09-03T11:17:43-07:00September 6th, 2019|Personal Injury|

When animals attack, the owner’s commercial, renters, or homeowners insurance policy usually covers the victim’s damages. The per-claim limits on these policies are usually between $100,000 and $300,000. Those ceilings are much higher than many auto insurance policies. In many vehicle collision claims, the tortfeasor (negligent driver) is either uninsured or underinsured. But these issues [...]

What is an Event Data Recorder and Why is it Important?

2019-05-29T10:46:36-07:00May 31st, 2019|Car Accidents|

Traditional evidence, like witness statements and the police accident report, can be important building blocks in most negligence cases. But there are problems with these tried-and-true proof methods. For example, witnesses are sometimes biased or incompetent. These strong-sounding words simply mean that their testimony is not always 100 percent accurate, even if their intentions are [...]

Foundations of a Successful Slip-and-Fall Claim

2019-05-24T05:17:00-07:00May 24th, 2019|Slip And Fall|

Based on media reports, most people think the leading causes of emergency room visits are car crashes, gunshot wounds, or drug overdoses. But that distinction, or lack of distinction, goes to slip-and-fall injuries. These incidents account for over 8 million visits a year. Some are falls from a height, while others are surface fall injuries. [...]

An Attorney’s Job Description In Swimming Pool Injury Cases

2019-02-22T06:10:43-08:00February 22nd, 2019|Personal Injury|

Year-round, reasonably pleasant temperatures mean that water sports are very popular in the Sunshine State. For that reason, and because the injuries are so severe, unintentional drownings are the leading cause of death for Florida children under five. The survival rate is higher for older victims. But most of these individuals must deal with permanent [...]

Top Three Insurance Company Defenses In Florida Dog Bite Claims

2019-01-28T11:16:26-08:00February 1st, 2019|Personal Injury|

In 2017, U.S. insurance companies paid over $700 million to dog bite claimants. Even though medical inflation has been relatively flat since 2003, the dog bite figure has increased over 50 percent during that time. Doctors now have a much better understanding of the physical and emotional wounds that animal attacks cause. Physically, an attacking [...]

What Defenses Do Florida Insurance Companies Use In Car Crash Cases?

2018-06-22T04:33:18-07:00June 22nd, 2018|Auto Accidents, Bicycle Accidents, Personal Injury|

Every year, car crashes seriously injure or disable over two million Americans. Nearly all of these incidents trigger some kind of legal proceeding. Contrary to the message in TV ads, the insurance company is not “on your side” in these proceedings. In fact, their lawyers use every means at their disposal to reduce or deny [...]

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