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.

Death on the High Seas Act

The Death on the High Seas Act, also known as DOHSA or 46 USC §§30301-3030, is a United States admiralty law that was enacted by Congress in 1920.  This Act extends …

‘It Was Very Personal’: South Florida Attorney Secures $1 Million Settlement Over Childhood Friend’s Murder

Josiah Graham of Kelley | Uustal in Fort Lauderdale is no stranger to negligent security lawsuits. But this one really hit a nerve, as it involved a childhood friend murdered outside his Lauderhill apartment complex. …

NBC 6 Interviews Family of Jeffrey J. Brown and K|U Attorney Josiah Graham

NBC 6 News sits with Kelley | Uustal attorney Josiah Graham and the family of Jeffrey J. Brown, 31, who was tragically killed outside one of the condo buildings just before …

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 …