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Proving Truck Crash Liability in Florida

2020-07-02T15:42:51-07:00April 3rd, 2020|Personal Injury|

The number of large truck crashes has increased over 40 percent since 2009. Since these vehicles are so heavy, these wrecks often involve almost unimaginable force, especially at freeway speeds. As a result, these crashes often cause catastrophic injuries. Additionally, due to the extensive physical damage, gathering evidence is sometimes a problem. Victim/plaintiffs have [...]

A Dog Bit My Child. Will the Insurance Company Automatically Compensate My Family?

2020-08-03T10:26:57-07:00March 27th, 2020|Personal Injury|

Every year, dogs bite about 4.5 million Americans. Many of these victims are children between five and nine. Furthermore, in most of these incidents, the attack occurred in a familiar environment, such as a friend’s home. These attacks cause physical and emotional injuries. Physically, dog bites often cause both deep puncture wounds and severe tearing [...]

I Fell. Who Pays My Medical Bills?

2020-03-17T09:16:51-07:00March 20th, 2020|Slip And Fall|

This question is significant. In a head injury or other serious injury claim, the hospital bill might exceed $100,000. This figure does not include subsequent medical care, such as physical therapy. This figure also does not include noneconomic losses, such as pain and suffering. Victims deserve compensation for all these damages. Legally, the insurance company [...]

Three Shoulder Dystocia Solutions Which Often Go Wrong

2020-06-02T09:42:53-07:00March 6th, 2020|Medical Malpractice|

SD is one of the most common and most serious labor and delivery emergencies. If the baby is too large to move down the mother’s narrow birth canal, the baby becomes lodged in the womb. When that happens, the umbilical cord keeps dropping. That can cause hypoxia (dangerous lack of oxygen), as the cord literally [...]

Visible and Invisible Dog Bite Injuries in Brandon

2020-02-27T07:07:49-08:00February 28th, 2020|Personal Injury|

According to the Insurance Information Institute, homeowners’ insurance companies paid over $700 million to resolve animal attack claims in 2017, and injury severity drove this increase. The number of claims, as well as the average financial value of each claim, rose as well. Dog bite victims have a number of legal options in these cases. [...]

How Much Money Can I Get After a Motorcycle Crash?

2020-02-11T07:15:00-08:00February 11th, 2020|Motorcycle Accidents|

Following a serious injury crash, the hospital bills alone often exceed $100,000. Other economic losses include lost work, or lost productivity at work, along with property damage. Motorcycle crash victims are also generally entitled to compensation for their noneconomic losses, such as loss of consortium (companionship), pain and suffering, emotional distress, and loss of enjoyment [...]

Common Injuries in Dog Bite Claims

2020-02-07T06:24:24-08:00February 7th, 2020|Personal Injury|

As medical costs rise, the monetary settlements in animal attack claims have increased even faster. In fact, such settlements have increased 76 percent since 2003. Victims in these cases have several legal options, and each one has some pros and cons. For example, Florida has a limited strict liability law. Animal owners are generally liable [...]

Does the HELPERR Mnemonic Really Help?

2020-01-27T09:50:11-08:00January 31st, 2020|Personal Injury|

Statistically, serious birth injuries are not very common. But that’s very little comfort for the thousands of Florida families who must care for disabled children. For many years, medical professionals have relied on the HELPERR mnemonic device to avert brain injuries due to shoulder dystocia. This condition is perhaps the most common cause of cerebral [...]

What is the Graves Amendment and What Does It Mean?

2020-01-23T06:46:38-08:00January 24th, 2020|Car Accidents|

Like many other obscure federal laws, the Graves Amendment is completely meaningless unless you are in a certain situation. That situation is a vehicle collision which involves a U-Haul truck, Enterprise car, or other rented vehicle. Typically, when drivers in borrowed vehicles cause crashes, the vehicle owners could be responsible for damages, under the negligent [...]

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