Accidental Injuries Are a Leading Cause of Death

Car accidents, slip and falls, construction mishaps, medical malpractice share a common nexus—they are all accidents. Unless we are discussing intentional road rage, homicide, or recklessness such that an evil intent is implied in the action, the vast majority of unnatural injuries and deaths occur as the result of ordinary negligence (i.e., they are accidental…

Information about Opioid Lawsuits

In February of 2018, the Justice Department announced that it was filing a “statement of interest” on behalf of a group of plaintiffs who filed a lawsuit against opioid manufactures claiming that the manufacturers used false, deceptive, and unfair marketing tactics. The lawsuit is actually a consolidation of over four hundred lawsuits that had been…

Broken Bones Can Require Surgery

After an accident, broken bones can leave you in a lot of pain and unable to work. Particularly serious breaks can require expensive surgery. Fortunately, help is available. If someone else is responsible for the accident, you might be entitled to financial compensation. At Dolman Law Group, we help many accident victims get compensated for…

The Problem with Self-Treating Your Pain after an Accident

After an accident, you might hole up on the couch with a heating pad and a bottle of ibuprofen, committed to gritting through the pain. Unfortunately, pain management is too important for you to guess at. Instead, you should go to a hospital or doctor to have a medical professional look at your injury. Below…

What Is a Statute of Limitations in a Personal Injury Case?

After an accident, injured victims often want to sue the party responsible for their injuries, and Florida’s courts are open for you. However, the Florida legislature has given personal injury victims only so much time to bring a lawsuit. This amount of time is the “statute of limitations,” and it is important that you abide…

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…

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…

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….

Different Ways Florida Law Allows You to Obtain Payment for Your Personal Injuries

Car accidents, slip and fall accidents, workplace accidents, medical malpractice, defective medications, dog bites, sexual assault, and nursing home neglect can all injure people. The law entitles injury victims to compensation for all their financial losses. The Dolman Law Group has decades of experience protecting the rights of injury victims in the New Port Richey…

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…

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…