Slip and Fall Pain and Suffering Lawsuits

| March 8, 2018

Examples of lawsuits where the pain and suffering damage awards were found to be inadequate as a matter of law One of the most frequently asked personal injury questions we hear in our office is about the amount of pain and suffering a victim can recover for their slip and fall. When answering that question, […]

Slip And Fall Depositions      

| February 22, 2018

Depositions are a part of most slip and fall litigation cases. The answers given by the deposed party can impact a case in a meaningful way. For this reason, it is important for a victim to know the nature of the questions that will be asked of them, under oath, so they can answer them […]

Wood Floor Slip and Fall Accidents

| January 11, 2018

According to research by the National Floor Safety Institute, a non-profit safety organization, each year over 8,000,000 Americans need emergency medical treatment and tens of thousands of people die every year from a slip and fall. People of all ages are vulnerable to injuries from these accidents, such as broken wrists or hips, as well […]

Your Medications May Cause a Slip and Fall

| September 7, 2017 Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries in adults 65 and older. As we age, simple tasks become more and more difficult. Your body may need medication to help you get through the day. However, it is important to be mindful of the side effects of the prescriptions you are […]

What Are The Best Shoes To Prevent A Slip And Fall?

| August 10, 2017 Most of us don’t realize that footwear is one of the most common factors contributing to slip and falls including those in restaurants, grocery stores, condominiums and nursing homes. We may not be able to control the negligent acts of others, but wearing the right shoes could prevent a serious injury, and perhaps even […]

How Do You Know If A Cafeteria Acted Reasonably In Trying To Prevent a Slip and Fall Accident?

| June 29, 2017

Unfortunately, South Floridians and our visitors are no strangers to slip and falls in cafeterias. We have all kinds of cafeterias, including those at local public schools and university dining halls, as well as restaurant cafeterias, like the popular Piccadilly Cafeteria chain here in the Miami area. If a slip and fall occurs at one […]

How Do Personal Injury Contingent Fee Agreements Work in Florida?

| May 24, 2017

Last Update: 1/21/18 How Much Money Will A Victim Receive if a Settlement or Jury Award is Granted In a Personal Injury Lawsuit? If you have been injured in a car accident or a slip and fall in Florida and have hired a personal injury attorney to represent you with your claim for compensation, then […]

Florida Herniated Disk Injury Claims

| April 20, 2017

Last Update: 1/21/18 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 […]

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

Last Update: 1/21/18 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 […]