Florida Drivers May Be the Worst in the U.S.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, studies show that approximately 32,000 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents back in 2014. That number has steadily increased in recent years. To determine which states in the country have the worst drivers, studies look to the number of drivers in the state, the number of…

Soft Tissue Injuries Can Be Serious

Soft tissue injuries do not involve fractures or broken bones and do not require invasive medical treatments, such as surgeries, to correct. Some common examples of soft tissue injuries include muscle strains, along with whiplash injuries, where a person’s body is abruptly thrown forward and backward in a motor vehicle accident. Although soft tissue injuries…

Recovering Lost Income After a Personal Injury

One of the greatest areas of concern after an accident is the time from work and wages which will be lost as a result of the accident. Injury victims should rest assured that they are legally entitled to compensation for all income lost as a result of a personal injury. If you or a loved…

Do You Need a Lawyer for PIP Claims?

All drivers in the state of Florida, including in New Port Richey, are required to have Personal Injury Protection (PIP) car insurance, sometimes known as “no-fault” car insurance. The purpose of PIP coverage is to pay for injuries sustained in a car accident without regard to fault. Just like other states in the country that…

How Do Brain Injuries Happen?

According to the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) 2.5 million Americans suffer traumatic brain injuries (TBI) annually. These conditions can range from relatively mild to severe, causing neuropsychological impairments, diminished motor skills and sensory impairments. These challenges can have a devastating effect on one’s ability to function socially, personally and occupationally. The brain is a…

Symptoms of Common Birth Injuries

Helping Parents and Children in New Port Richey Who have Suffered Harm Due to Birth Injuries Did your child sustain an injury at birth? If so, you are likely dealing with many financial losses and the challenges of caring for a child with medical issues and special needs. If a doctor or another medical professional…

X-rays, CT Scans, and MRIs: What exactly are they?

When it comes to diagnosing an illness or injury, few things have done as much for the practice as imaging machines. Medical technology now allows doctors to accurately see, assess, and repair an injury with very little guess work. Diagnostic imaging can help to narrow the causes of an injury or pain and ensure that…

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…