Risks of Not Treating a Car Accident Injury

Car accidents are all too common. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that there are roughly 5.25 million driving accidents that take place every year, equaling about one accident every minute of every day. This translates to about 43,000 deaths annually, while an additional 2.9 million drivers end up suffering light or severe…

Was Your Child Seriously Injured at a New Port Richey School?

As a parent, there is little more frightening than receiving “that” phone call; the one from your child’s principal telling you he has been injured at school. Most parents trust their children’s teachers and school authorities to protect their child during the day, but they are not infallible. Accidents happen, and teenagers may be difficult…

Types of Hospital Malpractice

Medical malpractice is a very serious issue for everyone. Doctors are trained professionals and we expect that they will not make mistakes when they treat us. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, medical negligence is the third leading cause of death in the United States…

Treatment for Burn Injuries Can be Costly

Burn injuries,1 which can result from motor vehicle accidents, can be life-altering and catastrophic, depending upon the degree of the burn (first, second, third, or fourth degree). In addition to being potentially life-threatening, burn injuries can result in significant scarring, physical damage, and bodily harm, as well as severe mental anguish and emotional distress. Treatment…

Insurance Negotiations: 411 PAIN vs. a Clearwater Personal Injury Lawyer

The 411-PAIN hotline is known for setting car accident victims up with their own chiropractic clinics and a lawyer of their own choice who belongs to the network. The following is some information about how your experience of obtaining financial recovery from an insurer may differ when you call 411-PAIN from when you hire a…

Emotional Distress can Result from Nursing Home Abuse

Families often use nursing homes as a safe alternative for elderly family members. A nursing home should provide its residents with a positive and caring environment. While the majority of nursing homes aid and protect our elderly loved ones, abuse remains a problem in these homes. Nursing home abuse1 can be physical, emotional, or both….

How Settlement Negotiations Work in a Personal Injury Case

Resolving a personal injury case should be a relief for the injured party, however, this is not always the case. Personal injury cases, which are adversarial by nature, tend to favor one party over the other. The process for reaching a resolution is often unnecessarily drawn out, very complicated, and rarely kind. A settlement negotiation…

Causes of Garbage Truck Accidents

Garbage trucks are deployed on a daily basis throughout Florida cities and onto Florida streets in various communities. Garbage truck drivers are oftentimes very focused on their jobs and, unfortunately, are less focused on safe and careful driving and operation of their trucks. Because garbage trucks service so many different areas of the community, careless…

Avoiding Truck Accidents 101: How to Drive Safely Around Large Trucks

According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were 40,882 commercial vehicle crashes recorded in the state in the year 2016, with many of these crashes involving large trucks and resulting in tragic injuries or fatalities. In 2017, there have already been 3,358 commercial vehicle crashes in Florida, and more than…

Even Office Workers Can Sustain Injuries

Although working in an office setting is, generally speaking, much less dangerous than working in construction or as a firefighter, office safety is still an issue for everyone involved. Office workers may still suffer injuries on the job due to environmental hazards or an improperly maintained work-space. If you have been injured on the job…

Was Your Cancer Misdiagnosed?

Did you know that second only to California, Florida has the highest rate of newly diagnosed cancers1 in the nation? This is likely due to the fact that 87% of all cancers in the United States occur in people 50 years or older, but even without taking age into consideration, the American Cancer Society reports…

Motorcycle Crashes at Greater Risk For Deaths

There have been an untold number of deaths in the Tampa region that involve motorcyclists. In fact, Florida has more motorcycle fatalities1 than any other state in the nation. While accidents involving motorcycles account for just seven percent of the state total, they account for nineteen percent of all accidents with fatalities. Overall, accidents involving…