Florida Laws Involved in Personal Injury Cases

If you have sustained personal injuries as a result of someone else’s negligence1 in the state of Florida, you may be entitled to monetary compensation under the law. Florida personal injury laws can be complex, and it is essential that you have an experienced and compassionate personal injury attorney on your side representing you every…

Who Can Be Held Responsible for an Auto Accident?

One of the challenges of litigating auto accident cases is making sure that all of the potentially responsible parties are brought into the case. Since insurance coverage is the primary source of monetary recovery in auto accident cases, having more defendants often translates into more available insurance coverage. If you or someone you love has sustained…

What is the Maximum Value of a Personal Injury Case?

The maximum value of a New Port Richey personal injury1 case depends upon a variety of factors. Unfortunately, there is no hard-and-fast rule or “magic formula” that can be employed to determine exactly how much you can or will be paid in economic and/or non-economic damages. If you or someone you love has sustained personal…

Steps to Take After a Workplace Accident

Accidents in the workplace are very common and can happen at any time, under a variety of circumstances. If you have been injured in an accident while you were working on the job (and without regard to fault), you may be entitled to monetary compensation under Florida workers’ compensation laws. Insurance coverage in a Florida…

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…