Florida Herniated Disk Injury Claims

| April 20, 2017

In the context of personal injury law, a herniated disk, or slipped disc, occurs when there is trauma and injury to a disk in an accident victim’s spinal column.  They are known to occur in “minor” car accidents like slow speed rear-end collisions and in grocery store slip and falls. These disks are located between […]

Slip and Falls on City Owned Property

| March 23, 2017

In Florida, slip and falls happen every day whether its due to heavy rain, lack of maintenance, or even substances left on the floor. We all know that businesses such as Publix and Walmart can be held liable for a victims damages, but what if the property is owned by the city? Does Premises Liability […]

Florida Personal Injury Settlement Disputes

| February 23, 2017

In Florida, when an injury victim opts to negotiate a personal injury claim with the insurance company on their own, he or she needs to be prepared to deal with sophisticated adjusters who strive to keep settlements as low as possible. Insurance adjusters are trained to negotiate settlements in the insurance company’s favor. This means […]

Florida Personal Injury Lawsuit Risks

| January 26, 2017

In Florida, we have specific laws in place that address injuries caused by civil wrongs that include: 1) the failure to use reasonable care (negligence), 2) providing an unsafe or defective condition on property (premises liability) and 3) spoken or written words that harm a person’s reputation (defamation). These personal injury laws are written to […]

Why Does It Matter If Someone Wasn’t Acting Reasonably At The Time Of An Accident?

| January 12, 2017

In Florida, we all know that an accident victim has the right to pursue money damages against a negligent wrongdoer (aka the “tortfeasor”). That, of course, assumes the victim’s injuries were caused by the tortfeasor’s action (or inaction). The law in Florida, like most states, is that a tortfeasor is held to account for his […]

Florida Hotel Negligence Claims

| December 29, 2016

Florida is the top travel destination in the world making the Florida hotel industry essential to our economy.  In 2011, there were over 370,000 hotel rooms in the State of Florida – and that number has skyrocketed since then. Florida Hotels Have Deep Pockets and Are Prepared To Defend Themselves Against Negligence Claims Millions are […]

Slip and Falls on Wet Floors  

| December 15, 2016

Losing your footing on a wet floor can result in serious injuries.  For some accident victims, these injuries can even be life-threatening (particularly if the victim is elderly).  Still, insurance adjusters and defense lawyers will try to minimize these claims. From a victim’s perspective, it’s difficult to understand why these claims aren’t always taken seriously […]

Grocery Store Falls – What Is The Effect On My Lawsuit If I Can’t Prove Amount Of Time Substance Was On The Floor?

| December 13, 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: What Is The Effect On My Lawsuit If […]

Abusive Insurance Adjusters – Leveling The Playing Field

| December 1, 2016

Accidents interrupt lives. Not just yours, but those who rely on you.  The stress from dealing with ordinary life plus coping with injuries as well as doctor visits and recuperation can be overwhelming.  Added to this is the fact that you will likely have to deal with an insurance company adjuster, whose job in part […]

When aren’t you able to recover lost wages in a car accident or slip and fall case?

| November 1, 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: When aren’t you able to recover lost wages in […]