Know These Signs of Nursing Home Neglect

Elderly individuals who reside in nursing homes are some of the most vulnerable and helpless among us. Nursing home residents depend upon nurses, nursing assistants, doctors, and other caregivers to provide them with the care and treatment that they need on a daily basis. However, nursing homes and assisted living facilities sometimes fall woefully short…

Did Your Doctor Commit Malpractice?

People trust doctors and other healthcare providers with their very lives when they are sick or injured. They go to doctor’s office in order to feel better. However, that is not always the case, and doctors have been known to make serious medical mistakes when treating patients. When doctors make these medical mistakes, they can…

Personal Injury Claims after an Assault

Both criminal and civil assaults can result in serious injuries being inflicted on innocent victims. The first thing you should do if you are being assaulted is to contact the police and seek medical treatment for any injuries which you sustained. The next thing you should do is to contact an experienced lawyer who can…

What Happens if You are Hit by a Rental Car Driver?

With year-round warm temperatures, many northern “snowbirds” head to Florida during the winter months to enjoy some fun in the sun. Since almost 85 million visitors come to Florida every year – many of whom rent cars – it is not uncommon for visitors to be involved in car accidents and sustain injuries while in…

Jobs that Commonly Lead to Injuries

Accidents, injuries, and illnesses in the workplace are common and can occur under a variety of circumstances. This is true especially if you work in a so-called ‘dangerous’ job. If you have sustained an accidental injury or illness while on the job, you may be entitled to monetary compensation under Florida’s workers’ compensation laws. Under…

Recent Pharmaceutical Cases – Were You a Victim?

Overall, Florida pharmaceutical liability claims can be difficult to prove. These claims are oftentimes filed against doctors, pharmacists, and drug manufacturers. The main reason why these claims are difficult to prove is that there is always a question of whether or not the consumer was warned about the side effects or dangers associated with the…

The Importance of Regular Truck Maintenance

Few vehicles on the road log more hours, and in turn endure more wear-and-tear, than those used for commercial trucking. Like a body is generally the key to an athlete’s success, the function and durability of a large truck itself is the key to the industry. For this reason alone it would make sense that…

What Is the ELD Mandate Deadline?

The trucking industry uses ELDs, or electronic logging devices, to “improve safety by ensuring strict compliance with hours-of-service requirements.” The use of electronic logging devices in the trucking industry may reduce the large truck crash rate by about 12 percent and reduce hours-of-service violations by 50 percent compared to paper logs, federal data show. Accordingly,…

Rear-End Accidents Can Devastate Motorcyclists

Riding a motorcycle always comes with inherent dangers. Whenever a larger vehicle collides with a motorcycle, the motorcycle operator, as well as any motorcycle passengers, face the potential for serious injuries. Motorcycles don’t protect riders with metal frames, seat belts, or airbags like passenger vehicles do. Rear-end motorcycle accidents can present special dangers for motorcyclists…

Where Do Slip and Fall Accidents Take Place?

A slip, trip, or fall can take place almost anywhere. In public or private, on land or on water, in a store or out in the parking lot—slippery conditions and hazards exist everywhere. Sometimes, victims can avoid open and obvious hazards. Other times, landowners or store managers fail to keep their premises in safe conditions….

Small Commercial Vehicles Can Cause Serious Injuries, Too

Accidents involving large commercial big rigs often receive extensive media coverage due to their severity. Large, heavy vehicles can cause serious property damage and life-threatening (or even fatal) injuries. But small commercial vehicles can also cause serious damage, and endanger the lives of all drivers and passengers involved in the collision. If a commercial vehicle…

Liability for Dog Bite Injuries

Dog bites can cause serious—and in some cases, life-threatening or permanent injuries. They may require extensive rehabilitation, or prevent victims from returning to work. When injury victims incur significant costs as a result of a dog owner’s negligence, they have a legal right to compensation. The dog bite attorneys at the Dolman Law Group have…