Birth Injuries Caused by Birth-Assisting Tools

A baby’s birth is one of life’s most rewarding experience. All parents dream of smooth, safe deliveries, but sometimes, serious childbirth complications arise. At such moments, your medical team must respond quickly and competently to ensure the health and safety of both you and your child. Toward this end, birth-assisting tools, such as vacuum extractors…

Workplace Injuries can be Disabling

Some of the most serious injuries Floridians suffer are those that occur on-the-job, especially in high-risk professions. The issue with many workplace injuries is that they often occur to body parts you are using to do your job, which can incapacitate you from work for an extended period of time. If you are unable to…

Civil Recourse for Wrongful Incarceration

One of the hallmarks of the American justice system is “innocent until proven guilty”. In addition to this presumption, various constitutional rights exist to help make sure the real bad guys pay for their crimes. Your right to confront any accuser in court, to a speedy trial, and to be judged by a jury of…

Many Accidents Can Cause Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain-injuries, also known as TBI’s, can occur in a variety of accidents, including motor vehicle accidents, boating accidents, slip-and-falls, and sporting accidents. Traumatic brain injuries can also range in severity from relatively minor concussions to comas and other long-term (and potentially permanent) injuries. The most serious TBI’s require lifetime care in a nursing home…

The Personal Injury Trial Process

Personal injury trials are not nearly as glamorous or exciting as what you see on popular TV courtroom dramas. The entire personal injury trial process is long and involved, and a personal injury jury trial can go on for several days. The biggest decision a car accident plaintiff makes is whether to accept a settlement…

Can You Get workers’ compensation for Stress-Related Illnesses?

Workplace accidents are an everyday occurrence within the American workforce. Workers who are injured on the job have a legal right to be compensated for their injuries through their employers’ workers’ compensation coverage. For some accidents, such as slip and fall injuries, this is a fairly straightforward process. But what happens when injuries are intangible…

Drinking and Boating is Never Safe

Florida, with its plethora of natural waterways and closeness to the ocean, is the perfect place to go boating. Unfortunately, however, Florida is also a hotbed for boating accidents. When boaters operate their boats negligently – or while under the influence of drugs or alcohol – serious accidents and injuries can result. Florida, like most…

Why Florida Has More Pedestrian Accidents in the Summer

Florida is famous for its tourist destinations but it is infamous for heavy traffic – and with heavy traffic comes pedestrian accidents. U.S. News and World Report reports that pedestrian fatalities surged in 2015. This is due to a host of factors including low gas prices and driver distractions such as smartphones. This is a…

8 Myths about Florida Truck Accident Cases

The State of Florida, with its myriad of busy roads and interstates, is a common place for truck accidents. Truckers drive these busy roads on a daily basis – often at very high speeds. When truckers operate their trucks and tractor trailers in a negligent or careless manner and violate Florida traffic laws or motor…

Boating Accidents Can Result in Serious Injuries

The State of Florida, with its many canals, waterways, and close proximity to the ocean, is a hotbed for boating accidents. The large number of lakes and other natural waterways offer many opportunities for boating activities and accidents. Florida, like most other states, has boating rules and regulations in place to promote safety for everyone…

HAZMAT Truck Accidents

Transporting hazardous chemicals and other hazardous materials is one of the most dangerous aspects of today’s trucking industry. Hazardous materials are commonly transported on tractor–trailer trucks and other vehicles on highways across America. For safety reasons, government agencies have set up some very strict regulations and guidelines for transporting these hazardous chemicals and materials on…

What is a Deposition and How Will It Help my Personal Injury Case?

If you have filed a personal injury lawsuit, it is very likely that you will have to take part in a deposition at some point during the litigation process. The purpose of a deposition is to allow the opposing side (including opposing counsel and the insurance company) to find out more about your version of…