Personal Injury

Personal injury is an umbrella term that includes many types of laws that protect a victim who is injured or harmed due to someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing. The injured party seeks compensation for losses such as wages, medical bills, and pain and suffering from the one who caused the injury.

$3.8M Settlement Reached After 46-Year-Old’s Fatal Heart Attack

The estate of a 46-year-old father reached a settlement amounting to more than $3.8 million after he suffered a fatal heart attack. Erick Moran, who died in September 2017, had a history of coronary …

HBO Real Sports covers our client’s football heatstroke tragedy.

On a recent episode of the HBO TV show Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, correspondent Soledad O’Brien explored the dangers that heat stroke poses for high school football players. Several young …

How to Report a Hit-and-Run in Florida

A hit-and-run is a car accident in which the at-fault driver flees the scene without bearing responsibility for the crash. Hit-and-runs can leave victims feeling helpless about how to obtain compensation …

What Are Florida’s Pure Comparative Negligence Laws?

Every state in the U.S. has different laws pertaining to civil claims between private parties. When one party causes injuries and economic damages to another due to negligence or an …

6 Steps to Take If You Are Injured on Vacation

An injury is probably the last thing you would expect to get on vacation. Unfortunately, accidents do not wait for a convenient time or place for victims. You may suffer a slip …

What Is Informed Consent?

Before a surgeon can operate on a patient, that patient (or his or her power of attorney) must give informed consent for the procedure. Informed consent comes from knowing all the most …

How Doctor Fatigue Can Result in Malpractice

You expect your doctor to treat you with care and respect. You expect him or her to have the proper education, experience, and training to perform services according to industry …

Parents Lose Son in Post-Collision Car Fire

A jury found General Motors (GM) guilty of negligently designing the fuel tank in a family station wagon that exploded after a low-speed crash. Six people burned, and two died, including a young …

How to File a Nursing Home Abuse Complaint in Florida

Nursing home abuse and neglect are significant problems throughout Florida elderly care facilities. Although nursing home abuse remains widely underreported, estimates place the rate in the U.S. at 1 in 10 …

Unprecedented Settlement for Defective Seatbelt

A man was ejected from his vehicle in an automobile collision. When he hit the ground he broke his neck, causing permanent paralysis. Because he was ejected from the vehicle, …