The Nuts And Bolts Of Florida Medication Error Claims

2018-11-13T10:18:53-08:00November 16th, 2018|Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury|

Each year, medication errors kill or seriously injure tens of thousands of Americans. In other cases, the injuries are not physically serious but the consequences are significant. The wrong dose of medication, or the wrong kind of medication, may prolong an expensive hospital stay. Many times, the medical staff is responsible for these mistakes. Medication [...]

Breaking Down A Florida Nursing Home Slip-And-Fall Claim

2018-11-07T08:42:39-08:00November 8th, 2018|Nursing Home Abuse, Personal Injury, Slip And Fall|

The over-65 population is already rapidly expanding. It’s increased by about 50 percent in just the last decade. Furthermore, this population group may double in size over the next twenty-five years. Due to medical and other advances, many of these people will live independently for a long time. But many others will need long-term care, [...]

Obtaining Damages In Florida Alcohol-Related Collisions

2018-08-14T10:08:31-07:00August 17th, 2018|Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

Today’s police officers and prosecutors have more tools than ever before with which to catch and convict “drunk drivers.” Yet alcohol is still directly responsible for about a third of the fatal car crashes in the Sunshine State. Alcohol is a depressant that causes unnatural relaxation by slowing motor skills. This substance also gives people [...]

How Does Pitocin Contribute To Florida Birth Injuries?

2018-06-13T08:13:40-07:00June 15th, 2018|birth injuries, Personal Injury|

Doctors first discovered Oxytocin in 1952. At the time, many people viewed it as a miracle mother-baby drug that could jump start stalled labor and help avoid serious complications. That’s still true in many parts of the world where sudden and unexpected onset of labor is the norm. But Florida hospitals deliver most babies during [...]

Your Rights In A Florida Swimming Pool Drowning Case

2018-04-25T09:25:56-07:00April 27th, 2018|Drowning, Personal Injury|

In the Sunshine State, swimming pool drownings are the leading cause of unintentional death for children under 5. Moreover, for every victim that dies, five others are rushed to the emergency room with serious injuries. These wounds often involve brain damage and other injuries which have a devastating effect on both the victim and the [...]

Breaking Down The Contributory Negligence Defense In Florida

2018-04-02T10:35:03-07:00April 6th, 2018|Personal Injury|

In one form or another, this defense appears in a large percentage of the car crash cases in Florida courtrooms. So, it’s very important to understand how it works and, more importantly, how to beat it. Most insurance companies use this defense to shift blame for the accidents away from the tortfeasors (negligent drivers) and [...]

Compensation Available In Slip-And-Fall Cases

2018-03-23T06:16:03-07:00March 23rd, 2018|Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip And Fall|

Almost all Floridians slip and fall from time to time. Typically, these incidents involve little or no injury. But that’s not always the case, as roughly eight million Americans are rushed to an emergency room every year because of a slip-and-fall. These victims often face substantial medical bills. In addition to the costs of both [...]

The Dangers Of Dog Bites In Florida

2018-03-14T10:30:47-07:00March 16th, 2018|dog bites, Personal Injury|

In the United States, dangerous dogs kill one person every seventeen days. Moreover, a significant proportion of these animals attack strangers without any provocation whatsoever. In other words, serious dog bite injuries happen a lot, and they can happen anytime or anywhere. Fortunately for victims, Florida has one of the strongest anti-dog bite laws in [...]

Third Party Liability In Florida Sexual Assault Claims

2018-01-02T13:11:07-08:00January 5th, 2018|Personal Injury, Premises Liability|

Sexual harassment, sexual battery, and other such cases have been in the headlines a lot during the latter months of 2017, and in most cases, the dispute is one between the alleged victim and alleged abuser. But in some cases, a landowner or other responsible third party may also be at fault, even if this [...]

What To Expect When Animals Attack

2017-12-07T06:28:36-08:00December 7th, 2017|dog bites, Personal Injury|

In 2016, there were more dog bite claims in Florida than any other state except California. Nationwide, these victims obtained a collective $612 million from homeowners’ insurance companies alone, an amount that has increased 70 percent since 2003. That increase has much to do with the skill of victims’ attorneys, escalating medical costs, and the [...]

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