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
Dogs are intelligent creatures and wonderful companions, but they can sometimes be unfriendly and aggressive, especially if untrained and allowed to wander freely. Every day in the United States almost 1,000 people are bitten by dogs and require emergency treatment for their injuries. Injury from a … Read more about Dog Bites Cause Serious Injuries and Owners May Be Liable
If you suffer any type of personal injury, it is vitally important that you maintain a personal injury journal. A personal injury journal is where you document your injuries on a daily basis. It can come in many forms, including a simple notebook or a day calendar. The key is that you keep it with … Read more about Personal Injury in Florida Personal Injury Journal: What Is it and Why Should I Keep One?