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 […]

Car Accidents With Company Cars or Commercial Vehicles: What is Respondeat Superior?

| May 19, 2015

Last Update: 01/13/16 Big rigs, delivery vans, taxi cabs: all sorts of vehicles sharing the roads with us every day are there for business or commercial purposes. Company cars and rental cars are provided to employees all the time and South Florida drivers share the roads with these employee – drivers too. Auto Accident With […]

What are Permanent Injury Damages and How are they Determined in a Florida Car Accident Case?

| March 27, 2014

Last Update: 02/15/18 In Florida, like in most states, when someone is injured in a car accident, the injury victim can recover damages from the responsible party for things like medical expenses and lost wages, as well as monetary compensation for their long term, permanent injuries. Essentially, the jury looks qualitatively at how the permanent […]

How Do Florida Juries Decide Damage Awards When The Victim Has A “Pre-Existing Condition?”

| January 30, 2014

Last Update: 01/22/17 A few years ago, there was a lot of discussion about “pre-existing conditions” in the news media as part of discussions on the impact of Obamacare; however, for accident victims pursuing claims for injuries to shoulders, hands, ankles, wrists or other severe harm like TBI (traumatic brain injuries) and spinal cord injuries, […]

What are the Florida Laws to Help Accident Victims Suffering Traumatic Brain Injury or Spinal Cord Injury With Long Term Care and Therapy Needs?

| January 23, 2014

Last Update: 01/18/16 In Florida, victims of all sorts of accidents — slip and falls at hotel poolsides; crashes in water sports; car accidents — can suffer serious and lifelong injuries that permanently impact the ability of their brain and nervous system to function as they once did. For those suffering traumatic brain injury (TBI), […]

South Florida Brain Injury Victims – What Help is there for TBI Victims and Their Caregivers and Families?

| January 16, 2014

Last Update: 01/18/16 There has been lots of national media coverage of the pending $675 Million National Football League Concussion Lawsuit settlement, because the federal judge presiding over the case has not yet okayed the deal entered into by attorneys for the National Football League (NFL) and the lawyers representing over 4000 plaintiffs.  The plaintiffs […]