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.

7 Important Safety Tips for Summer Driving

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, August is actually the most dangerous month to drive. That’s right—not December or January when ice covered roads make for treacherous travel. …

Young Man Left for Dead After Manipulation Under Anesthesia Goes Awry

A 33-year-old father of three was left in a vegetative state after undergoing a controversial chiropractic procedure; his family is now seeking justice with the help of our team at Kelley|Uustal. On …

Service Company Fails to Repair Forklift Brakes

R.S. was injured on the job. He was working in Hollywood, Florida. He stepped on a forklift which jumped backward and crushed his left foot. He spent 10 days in the …

Careless Driver Kills Pedestrian

A Broward County jury awarded $2 million in a wrongful death verdict after a careless driver hit a pedestrian crossing the street. The victim was a 53-year-old real estate agent from Fort Lauderdale with a passion …

General Motors Found Responsible for Deadly Fire Defect

General Motors Corporation was ordered by a jury to pay $33 million to Robert and Constance McGee, whose 13-year-old son, Shane, was burned to death in their 1983 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser …

1.7 Million Dollar Auto Crash Verdict

On October 17, 1997, a 35-year-old fifth-grade teacher was on her way home from work when she drove off Florida’s Sawgrass Expressway, also known as the Florida State Road 869. The …

Construction Company Responsible for Over 100 Crashes

On November 13, 1988, a woman from Tamarac was involved in a semitrailer accident located on University Drive and Interstate 595. However, this woman was not the only person injured in this …

Longest Trial in General Motors History

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 …

Favorable Verdict for Victim of Police Violence

In the Broward Circuit courtroom of Judge J. Cail Lee, a panel of six jurors viewed a videotape of the 1985 shooting death of 47-year-old Herber Harris III. The video showed a member …