4 Types of Brain Injuries and 3 Levels of Severity

A brain injury can cause permanent cognitive, emotional, and physical impairments. Prompt medical treatment is essential after a head injury or any accident that could result in injury to the brain. Knowing the symptoms of a brain injury can help you know when to seek… read more

Can You Sue a Doctor in West Palm Beach for Negligence?

When patients experience negative outcomes due to insufficient or neglectful medical care, they may want to sue for damages. Under Florida state law, there are many factors that determine whether a patient can sue a doctor for negligence.  For example, your ability to initiate a… read more

7 Common Motorcycle Crashes and How to Avoid Them

Thousands of riders are killed and injured in motorcycle crashes each year. Motorcycle accidents often involve human error and negligence.  Riders may not be able to prevent all accidents, but they can reduce their risk of injury by wearing motorcycle helmets, gloves, and other protective… read more

Are Car Accident Reports Public Record in Florida?

Florida law requires that drivers stop when they are involved in a traffic accident. Moreover, drivers must report car accidents that cause a person’s death, bodily injury, or $500 or more of property damage.  The easiest way to report a car crash in Florida is… read more

What Classifies as a Catastrophic Injury?

Catastrophic injuries are physical injuries that have an increased risk of resulting in permanent impairments or disabilities. These injuries are traumatic and may be life-threatening. A catastrophic injury can have a substantial impact on a person’s ability to perform daily activities. In most cases, catastrophic… read more

Can I Seek Compensation for Emotional Distress Caused by a Doctor in Fort Lauderdale?

When a doctor causes harm or injury to a patient, the patient may experience physical pain and suffering. The patient may also incur financial losses because of medical malpractice, such as medical bills and lost wages. In some cases, a patient could sustain a permanent… read more

What is the Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Medical Negligence?

When you give your consent for medical treatment, there are always risks of errors and mistakes. Just visiting your family physician for a routine yearly examination has risks. Your doctor could misdiagnose cancer or fail to order diagnostic tests because he overlooked symptoms. In some… read more

Child Booster Seat/Restraint Laws in Florida

Child booster seat/restraint laws, though decided at the state level, are fairly uniform throughout the country. With few exceptions, most states have passed and implemented laws requiring children five years of age and under to use a booster seat when traveling in a vehicle. The… read more

Florida Hit and Runs Guide: What Victims Need to Know

Hit-and-run accidents plague Florida. According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, about 600,000 hit-and-run crashes occurred in Florida between 2015 and 2020. In recent years, Florida has averaged over 100,000 hit-and-run car accidents every year. These accidents became such a problem… read more

Windshield Repairs Free Under New Florida Law

Florida has a law that prohibits insurance companies from charging a deductible for windshield glass repair. Whether the windshield was damaged in a hurricane, vandalism, or while driving, some Floridians can receive free windshield repair. But this only applies to policies with comprehensive and combined… read more

What is MCS-90?

Here are some things you should know about the MCS-90 endorsement and how it can affect a claim after a truck accident. Liability Insurance for Trucking Companies Like car owners, trucking companies must have liability insurance. Liability insurance pays claims for bodily injury and property… read more

Pregnancy & Car Accidents

Car accidents occur all too frequently. In the U.S., a car accident occurs roughly every five seconds. Many of these accidents are fender benders that result in no injuries. But about 3 million people are injured in car accidents every year. Pregnancy can contribute to… read more

The Difference Between Slip & Fall and Trip & Fall Accidents

Slip and fall accidents differ from trip and fall accidents in the types of injuries they cause. But the things you need to win a case and the damages you can recover will be the same, no matter whether your accident was caused by a… read more

Rear-End Collisions – Injuries and How to Recover

According to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the most common type of car accident is a rear-end collision. In a recent survey, they found that rear-end collisions make up 32.3% of car accidents annually. Rear-end collisions cause predictable damage and injuries. This… read more

Are Hidden Granny and Nanny Cams Actually Legal?

Originally used to check up on child care providers without their knowledge, the “hidden nanny cam” has become a popular tool to protect against legal liability. In addition to keeping tabs on a nanny, they can be used to capture many types of incidents in… read more

How Settlement Negotiations Work in a Fort Lauderdale Medical Malpractice Case

Medical malpractice cases often involve more than a physical injury. The doctor-patient relationship is special, and medical malpractice can feel like a betrayal of that relationship. But, in most cases, your lawyer will not even talk to your health care provider. Instead, the provider’s malpractice… read more

Tattoo Infections: Causes, Treatment, Legal Options

Tattoos continue to be popular in the United States. However, there are risks associated with getting a tattoo. According to the FDA, tattoo risks include infection, scarring, allergies, bumps, and MRI complications. Tattoo infections can be extremely risky because they can cause life-threatening conditions if… read more

All About Back and Neck Injuries from Rear-end Collisions

In 2018, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles reported nearly half a million car accidents involving over 693,000 drivers. Research conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that 29% of crashes are rear-end collisions. Rear-end collisions happen more frequently than… read more

How Safe Are Motor Scooters in Florida?

The use of e-bikes and motor scooters has increased around the country over the last few years as scooter-sharing companies like Bird and Lime have flooded dozens of cities with motor scooters. As recently as 2018, the National Association of City Transportation Officials estimated that… read more

4 Facts About Road Rash

Road rash is one of the most common injuries riders suffer in motorcycle accidents. It’s something everyone who owns a motorcycle should know about. While in many cases road rash is a minor injury, in severe cases it can be debilitating and have life-altering consequences. … read more