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Category Archives: Personal Injury

How To Prove a Case of Health Care Aide Neglect or Abuse

A patient who wants to hold a health care provider liable for an act or omission that injured a patient must meet a set of strict standards, which include extensive pre-suit investigation, medical expert testimony and proof of failure to meet the professional standard of care. These standards apply to suits against physicians, chiropractors, dentists, […]

Proving Commercial Vehicles Are at Fault for Accidents

Trucks, buses and other commercial vehicles may be big and potentially dangerous, but surprisingly, accidents that involved them in Citrus and Lake counties in 2017 actually resulted in fewer injuries and fatalities than crashes of automobiles alone. According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle’s 2017 Annual Report on Traffic Crashes, there […]

Tips for Preventing Traumatic Injuries

Traumatic injuries are sudden, severe and require immediate medical attention. These injuries often come out of nowhere and leave victims reeling. According to Orlando Health, the most common types of traumatic injuries are suffered in car crashes and motorcycle accidents, by pedestrians struck by vehicles, and through falls and burns. While most victims of serious […]

When You Suffer a Slipped Disc Injury in an Auto Accident

Your spine consists of an array of bones (vertebrae) cushioned by rubbery discs wedged between them. When a disc becomes ruptured, fluids leak out and deplete the cushion, putting pressure on the nerves in the spine. This syndrome, known as a herniated disc or “slipped disc,” can be the result of physical trauma or excessive […]

Who Will Pay My Medical Bills After an Accident?

Every single accident and every single injury will have a different outcome under the law. The best way to find out who may be held responsible for the cost of your injuries is by speaking to an experienced attorney. In Florida vehicle accidents, there are three different types of insurance that can pay your medical […]

I’ve Been in a Car Accident. What Should I Do?

If you’ve been involved in a car accident involving injuries to you or a passenger there are a few things that you should do to make sure that information and evidence is secured and protected to preserve your claim and maximize your recovery. Contact law enforcement immediately No matter how nice the person is that […]

New Florida Car Seat Law Helps Keep Children Safer, for Longer

A new law went into effect on January 1st of 2015, intending to add safeguards for children riding in cars. Florida has raised the minimum age at which a child can ride without a car seat or booster seat from 4 years old to 6 years old. While this law is a major step to […]

Six Most Common Causes of Serious Truck Accidents

Accidents involving large trucks are on the rise, increasing by nearly 20 percent over the past two decades. Because of the size and weight of these trucks, crashes can be particularly devastating to those involved. In 2012, 10,093 people were killed in truck accidents and 25,000 people were injured as a result of crashes with […]

Understanding Personal Injury Lawsuits in Florida

People can suffer injuries in a number of ways, whether it’s from an auto accident, slip and fall, dog bite or various other scenarios. A common mistake many people make is assuming that, if they have suffered any types of injury, they will be able sue the responsible party for damages. Although many types of […]

Understanding Comparative Negligence in Florida Accident Claims

Every state gives citizens the legal right to sue the at-fault party for damages if they are injured in an accident. However, how fault is defined varies from state to state, and this affects the awarding of compensation.  Florida applies the policy of comparative negligence in personal injury suits. In accident cases where more than […]

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