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Basics of a Wrongful Death Claim

Basics of a Wrongful Death Claim

What Is Considered A Wrongful Death? Whenever your loved one loses their life because of someone’s negligence, you may be entitled to a wrongful death claim. Whether the accused party intentionally caused the death of your loved one or not, you have the right to seek compensation for your pain and suffering. Instances where medical malpractice or avoidable auto death occurred fall under possible wrongful death claims. Statistics show that, in 2015, premature death ranked in 3rd place as the [...]

Legal News

Last weeks Florida legal news

  Lost Wages and Sua Sponte Orders / Marocco v. Brabec, No. 1D17-894(April 5, 2019) The First District reversed the trial court’s sua sponte Judgment Not Withstanding the Verdict (“JNOV”) against a plaintiff on his claim for lost wages under the sword-and-shield doctrine (i.e., the prohibition of taking a position supported by privileged communications and asserting the privilege as a shield to discovery about the position taken). Because the court’s role is to adjudicate a case by ruling on issues raised by the [...]

What to Do If Your Child is Injured

What to Do If Your Child is Injured

Whenever you place the safety of your child in the hands of someone else, you expect nothing but the best child care possible. However, sometimes the unthinkable happens and your child may suffer severe injury or worse. Statistics show that injuries sustained from transportation accidents are the leading cause of death among children. Whenever any injury to your child was the result of negligence, you and your child deserve professional representation from a Tampa child injuries lawyer. Liable Parties [...]

Basics of Medical Malpractice

Basics of Medical Malpractice

The Definition Of Medical Malpractice Medical malpractice refers to scenarios in which personnel within the medical field, such as doctors, nurses, and dentists, fail to fulfill their responsibilities to patients. Neglect by such personnel can lead to severe injury or even death in some instances. Not only can the incompetence of medical personnel impact your health, but these otherwise avoidable mishaps can end up costing you severely in medical fees. Even more concerning, statistics show that, annually, more than 250,000 deaths can [...]

Proving Your Pain and Suffering

Apportionment of Liability in Florida

Since the 1970s, the State of Florida has been moving away from the legal doctrine of joint and several liability. But it was not until 2006 when the state’s Legislature officially amended the law to abolish joint and severe liability in favor of a system of pure apportionment of fault. This change not only allowed apportionment of fault to the parties in the case – including the Plaintiff – but also allowed for apportionment of fault to non-parties to the [...]

How Does A Personal Injury Attorney Fight A Dog Bite Injury Claim?

How Does A Personal Injury Attorney Fight A Dog Bite Injury Claim?

Florida Dog Bite Attorney Dogs may be man’s best friend but they are still unpredictable animals. One bite from these animals could cause you severe personal injury or even death. Statistics show that nearly one in five victims of dog bites require serious medical attention in the aftermath of their attack. While you personally may know the owner of the dog that attacked you, you shouldn’t have to suffer without compensation. Residences of Flordia should enlist the assistance of a [...]

Proving Your Pain and Suffering

Proving Your Pain & Suffering After an Accident

Causes of Pain and Suffering Cases The culprit behind all pain and suffering cases is negligence. The carelessness of an employee/citizen that leads to severe discomfort or worse is the basis behind every case. Common causes behind such scenarios include: Failure of employees to display wet floor signs Being attacked by the pet of an irresponsible owner The irresponsible driving of a fellow motorist leading to personal injury. Being injured by the faulty construction of a building The number of possible scenarios in which you [...]

Common Causes of Tampa Car Accidents

Common Causes of Tampa Car Accidents

Car Crashes in Florida Worrying about potential car accidents may be the last thing on your mind, but they happen to hundreds of Florida residents every year. The aftermath of a catastrophic motor vehicle accident an event can have devastating effects for not only yourself but for your loved ones as well. Accidents can happen to anyone, and, it’s important to be prepared and take the proper procedures in the event that you’re involved in an injury car crash. How [...]

Florida DUI Laws

Florida DUI Laws

If you have been the victim of a car accident in Florida involving a DUI (driving under the influence), you have a legal right to representation and compensation to help pay for your recovery and your losses. For those accused of causing the devastating accident, the penalties can be harsh and depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the blood alcohol level of those involved, whether the DUI involved an accident with injuries, whether there were any [...]

Fulgencio Law Brings COBRA Violation Class Action Against National Trucking Company

Fulgencio Law Brings COBRA Violation Class Action Against National Trucking Company Fulgencio Law has filed a putative class action lawsuit against national contract carriage service company, First Fleet. The lawsuit alleges that First Fleet failed to provide employees with mandatory notices of their right to continued healthcare coverage. The lawsuit, filed in Florida, cites suspected violations of both the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974—ERISA—and the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985—COBRA. The Plaintiff’s employment as a driver for [...]