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.

Negligent Anesthesiologist Faces Disciplinary Action in the Case of Dale Whyte

The anesthesiologist in charge during the manipulation under anesthesia (MUA) procedure that left Dale Whyte in a vegetative state is now facing disciplinary action.  The Sun-Sentinel reports that the Florida Health …

Your Rights Under Florida’s Medical Malpractice Laws

When you or a family member entrust your care to a medical professional, you expect that you will receive medical care that meets certain professional standards. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen. When …

Jury Awards $80,000 to Victim in Auto Accident Case

This action arose from a collision to the back of the plaintiff’s car by a vehicle driven by the defendant. The court directed a verdict against the defendant on liability and the case …

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 …