FAQs About Florida Pedestrian Accidents

An auto accident can overwhelm victims. Pedestrians may not know what to do after a truck, car, motorcycle, or bicycle strikes them. By learning about the process of filing a personal injury claim, you can prepare to protect your legal rights after an accident. Consult with an experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible…

Bus Drivers Have a Legal Obligation to Avoid Harming Their Passengers

Every day, residents and visitors of New Port Richey access the Pasco County public transportation system. The convenience of public transportation can make it easy to forget that buses can cause traffic accidents, just like other vehicles. Bus accident injury victims have the legal right to compensation for their financial losses. Contact an experienced bus…

Who Is Liable for Injuries on Campus?

Injuries on school campuses—including on college campuses—are unfortunately all too common in Florida. These injuries may take place while a student is outdoors on school premises, in class, or at a school-sponsored extracurricular or social event. Young people should safely grow, develop, and learn at schools, but when injuries take place on campus as a…

Your Family Could Suffer a Fatal Car Accident

Losing a loved one in a car accident is extremely painful and difficult to accept—especially in an entirely preventable loss. Such is the case with car accidents that careless, negligent, and reckless motor vehicle drivers cause. If an accident victim dies as a result of an accident, the personal representative of the accident victim’s estate…

How Do You Measure Pain and Suffering?

Pain and suffering describe the physical pain, inconvenience, and emotional distress that a person must endure after sustaining an injury that directly resulted from someone else’s carelessness and negligence. Depending on the circumstances, a personal injury plaintiff may recover pain and suffering damages. In addition, a personal injury plaintiff may recover compensation for medical and…

Don’t Wait Too Long to Call an Attorney After a Car Crash

  Automobile accidents are scary experiences that can result in serious personal injuries for everyone involved. If this is your first car accident, the claims and litigation processes can be extremely daunting. If you are claiming personal injuries and damages as a result of someone else’s negligence in an auto accident, you are entitled to…

Was Your Loved One Injured in a Nursing Home?

Nursing home injuries usually come about when health care providers and home caregivers perform their duties in negligent or abusive ways. The current statistics in Florida, which show that more than half of all nursing home abuse cases involve some sort of neglect, should particularly alarm those with loved ones in those facilities. If you…

Dangerous Mistakes by Teen Drivers

Newly licensed teen drivers often feel an unlimited sense of freedom. Once they receive their driver’s licenses, all of the state’s roads are theirs to explore. Teen drivers, however, can make costly driving mistakes that can result in serious accidents, along with personal injuries and damages. Teen drivers can take steps to try to avoid…

Many Florida Drivers Fail to Adequately Share the Road with Cyclists

With near year-round sunny weather and warm temperatures, biking season lasts all year in the greater New Port Richey, Florida, area. When motor vehicle drivers do not share the road with bicyclists, however, serious accidents and personal injuries can result. The majority of Florida bicycle accidents occur as a direct result of a motor vehicle…

Was Your Doctor Negligent?

Medical negligence is broadly defined in Florida, and many different types of healthcare providers—including doctors, nurses, nursing assistants, administrators, and others who care for patients on a daily basis—may commit it. Medical negligence encompasses many different types of medical errors, including medication errors, surgical errors, failure to diagnose, and treatment errors. If you have sustained…

A Motorcycle Helmet Won’t Always Protect You From Injuries

Motorcycle accidents can happen anytime, anywhere. The many busy highways and roadways in the greater New Port Richey area are prime territory for motorcycle accidents—with catastrophic and deadly results. Motorcycles are so dangerous because riders (and passengers, if any) do not have the body of a car surrounding and protecting them in the event of…

Structure of A Workers’ Compensation Claim

When a worker is injured on the job, he or she is usually entitled to workers’ compensation benefits to compensate for medical expenses, rehabilitation and lost wages resulting from the accident. The requirements and terms of an injured worker’s right to receive workers’ compensation benefits in Florida is set out by statute, commonly known as…