Can an injury victim recover damages if they don’t have surgery?

| March 30, 2016

In this video, Alan Sackrin answers a question that he has been asked many times before by clients and visitors to this site. If you have questions after watching the video, Alan is available to talk with you now and answer your questions free of charge: Q: Can an injury victim recover damages if they don’t […]

How does a jury decide if I can collect special damages in a trip and fall lawsuit?

| February 23, 2016

In this video, Alan Sackrin answers a question that he has been asked many times before by clients and visitors to this site. If you have questions after watching the video, Alan is available to talk with you now and answer your questions free of charge: Q: How does a jury decide if I can collect […]

What is the best accident claim advice that I can share?

| October 30, 2015

Last Update: 02/03/16 In this video, Alan Sackrin answers a question that he has been asked many times before by clients and visitors to this site. If you have questions after watching the video, Alan is available to talk with you now and answer your questions free of charge: Q: What is the best accident […]

How Do You Recover Emotional Distress Damages in Florida?

| October 20, 2015

Last Update: 12/29/15 People are hurt in accidents every day here in South Florida, and lots of those injuries require medical care. Things like broken arms or legs, or more serious harm like concussions, TBIs (traumatic brain injuries), or spinal cord injuries are caused by every day occurrences like car crashes and slip and falls. […]

Can You Recover Damages For Depression Even If You Delay Treatment?

| September 22, 2015

Last Update: 12/26/16 When someone is hurt in any kind of serious accident (traffic accident, injury at a supermarket, etc.) the odds are high that they will need medical treatment and the help of a health care professional. Unfortunately, many people refuse to get themselves to a doctor right away. There are some that think […]

Did You Delay Seeing A Doctor Because It Didn’t Hurt That Bad At First?: The Case Of The 5 Month Back Surgery Delay

| August 20, 2015

Last Update: 12/22/15 Not every injury makes itself immediately known, this is especially true with car accidents (rear-end collisions) and with slip and fall cases. Sometimes injuries to the head, neck, or spine take time to show up and manifest into actual symptoms. It’s not uncommon for someone to suffer a concussion, for instance, and […]

What is Pain and Suffering under Florida Law?

| September 29, 2014

Last Update: 03/24/17 This in-depth article discusses the elements of an injury victim’s pain and suffering claim resulting from a negligent act occurring anywhere in the State of Florida, regardless if the injury is from a slip and fall, a defective product, medical malpractice, a car crash or a work related accident caused by the […]

Money Damages Awarded by Florida Juries in Personal Injury Cases: Jury Instructions Established by Florida Supreme Court to Help Jury Calculate Money Amounts for Injury Damages

| September 10, 2013

Last Update: 01/18/16 When someone is seriously injured and a lawsuit is filed to recover compensation for those injuries, one of many Florida personal injury laws will apply to the case, including substantive laws (negligence, premises liability, negligent security, etc.) and also procedural laws which govern how the case moves from first being filed in […]