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.

Kelley | Uustal Attorneys Secure $1 Million for Family of Man Fatally Shot on Father’s Day 2019

Kelley | Uustal attorneys Todd Falzone and Josiah Graham have obtained a $1 million settlement against Circle One Condominium, Inc. and Benchmark Property Management, Inc. in the shooting death of …

“I’ve been injured on my friend’s property; should I really sue my friend?”

This is a dilemma many seriously injured clients find themselves in. You’ve been seriously injured on your friend’s property, not intentionally, but because your friend was careless in upkeeping their home. And …

Admiralty Law - Important Definitions

This week I wanted to explain some of the unique terms and definitions I will be using in my blog posts.  Below is a list of some of the unique terms commonly used …

Negligent Security - “My family member was seriously wounded or killed at an apartment complex. What are my rights?”

Prior to becoming a lawyer, I lost several friends due to gun violence in their communities. Many of these victims were shot and killed in the place they should have felt most …

Admiralty Extension Act

The Admiralty Extension Act (46 USCA 30101) was passed by Congress in 1948 and effectively extends maritime jurisdiction to situations where a tort begins on or in navigable waters but caused …

How would the installation of video cameras in nursing homes have helped with the COVID-19 pandemic?

If video cameras were already installed in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, we would know who was coming in and out of the facility, and what happened when they …

Negligent Security - “My friend was killed inside of a bar; is the bar owner responsible?”

As a teenager, I frequented a popular urban nightclub named “Trends.” Though it sounds silly to admit now, every time I went there, I feared that I could be stabbed or shot inside that club. It …

Serving Culturally Diverse Clients

Clients come to us often for help with the worst thing that ever happened to them. Each person, let alone each culture, deals with tragedy differently. As such, attracting, understanding …

ABC’s of Admiralty Law

Being a South Florida native, born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, I spent the majority of my childhood on, or in, the water. I eventually learned to sail and later became a sailing instructor …

Complications of CO Lawsuits

Carbon monoxide – the “silent killer” – kills or injures thousands of people in the United States every year.  Being colorless, odorless and tasteless makes it largely undetectable and particularly …