Unless you are a lawyer or work in a law firm, it is unlikely that you understand how a personal injury claim works its way through the system. This blog post seeks to walk you through the process from start to finish. A Visit with your Florida Personal Injury Attorney The first step in a personal … Read more about Following a Personal Injury Claim Through the Process
If you have lost a loved one in an accident, you may have a wrongful death case. A lawsuit alleging a “wrongful death” basically is a suit where the person who caused the death is sued for damages. “Damages” is a legal term that means “the amount of money that will compensate you for your loss.” Of … Read more about Understanding Damages in Wrongful Death Cases
If you have been injured in an accident, or if you have lost a loved one due to a personal injury, you may be entitled to compensation. In the state of Florida, compensation comes in two forms: economic damages and noneconomic damages. Economic damages include such things as medical expenses, past … Read more about Different Types of Compensation You May be Entitled to in Your Personal Injury Case
Slips, trips, and falls in the workplace can lead to injury or death in some cases. The United States Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has developed a checklist for employers to review their work space to see if there are any hazards that could be identified … Read more about Recognizing Hazards for Slips, Trips, and Falls in the Workplace
When you’ve been injured in an accident your focus is on getting the best medical care and recovering. But as the medical bills mount and your injuries have prevented you from returning to work so your income has dwindled, you have to start thinking about your legal options for having the person or … Read more about Injury Case Damages and Structured Settlements in Florida
According to statistics gathered by Helmets.org, 818 bicyclists died on U.S. roads in 2015, an increase of 12.2 per cent and the highest number since 1995. The data for 2014 gives a more complete picture of the incidence of bike-related accidents: Bicyclists killed in 2014: 726 Total injured: … Read more about Know Your Rights as a Florida Bicyclist Injured in an Accident
There are more than 3,000 bars and nightclubs in Florida, catering to locals and tourists and serving up alcohol along with food. In an industry that mixes lots of people and booze there’s bound to be disagreements, brawls and battles between customers or between employees and customers. Fights in … Read more about Bar Fight in Florida: Who’s Liable When You Get Hurt?
The construction industry accounted for 899, or 20.5 percent, of 4,386 worker fatalities in 2014. In other words, one in five worker deaths last year were in construction. The “Fatal Four” leading causes of private sector construction worker deaths were: Falls (39.9%) Electrocution (8.2%) Struck by … Read more about Construction Hazards, Accidents, Injuries in Florida