Can Age Affect Settlement Of A Personal Injury Claim?

| November 5, 2015

Last Update: 02/01/17 Settlement or Trial: How Age Can Impact Your Injury Case A lot of times when someone is involved in an accident it is not only the injury victim who is affected.  Sure, it may be a single individual who is physically harmed in a car crash or slip and fall in Florida, […]

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 Happens in a Deposition for a Personal Injury Case?

| October 23, 2014

Last Update: 01/11/16 In any lawsuit, but particularly cases involving personal injury damage claims, gathering as much information as possible is critical for both the plaintiff and the defendant. Each side will want to research and investigate not only their side of the story but the opposing party as well. The plaintiff’s attorney, for instance, […]

What damages can you collect for a concussion in a Florida car accident?

| June 5, 2014

Last Update: 09/29/16 Concussions are injuries to the brain that result from the head being hit or jarred during an accident involving a slip and fall, a sports injury, or all too often, a traffic accident or car crash. Sometimes, concussion victims do not realize that they have experienced a head injury, particularly in the […]

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, […]

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 […]

Infographic: Leading Causes of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

| December 27, 2013

Infographic: Skin Cancer is the Most Common of All Cancer Types

| June 28, 2013

Hurt in a South Florida Hotel? Does Florida Law Protect You From Negligence of Hotel Security and Hotel Operations?

| June 25, 2013

Last Update: 01/27/16 This week’s news has a New Jersey woman filing a lawsuit against a South Florida hotel because the hotel failed to keep her safe during her vacation stay with her husband last January.  Seems the New Jersey guest was seen by some “ladies of the evening” as competition for them and they […]