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: 5/19/18 Calculating And Proving Damage And Settlement Amounts This in-depth article discusses the most common issues with 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 […]

Pain and Suffering Claims Now and In The Future – Do You Have a Case for Pain and Suffering Damages?

| March 20, 2014

Last Update: 01/25/16 No matter how you have been injured — a slip and fall; a car crash; an on the job accident; a defective product; etc. — the reality is most every person who is hurt and injured will experience pain, sometimes severe pain, as well as physical and mental suffering from the moment […]

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: 7/13/17 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. Substantive laws (negligence, premises liability, negligent security, etc.) and procedural laws govern how the case moves from filing to the moment when the jury […]