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What to Know About Injuries from Surgical Malpractice

What to Know About Injuries from Surgical Malpractice

If you went into a surgical procedure and came out with injuries resulting from negligent malpractice the stress and strain you feel must be immense. When it comes to malpractice, there are some things you should know. Anesthesia Complications When a patient goes into a procedure and you are going to be having anesthesia, the anesthesiologist will most likely be there at the beginning.  However, they may not be there throughout the entire procedure. There will be someone monitoring what is [...]

Pedestrian Fatalities Notably High in Florida

Pedestrian Fatalities Notably High in Florida

There is a reason most are generally out and about in the beautiful Sunshine State. This state offers warmth, beaches, ample outdoor activities, great restaurants, and terrific nightlife. This lifestyle is one of the reasons Florida is so attractive to retirees, vacationers, and transplants alike. An unfortunate side effect of so many people out on the sidewalks and streets is Florida has become one of the most dangerous states for pedestrians. What gives? The Stats As our population grows across the [...]

4 Things to Know After a Car Accident

4 Things to Know After a Car Accident

The aftermath of an auto accident is a mix of emotions. If an injury has occurred, there is healing and treatment that must be addressed. If injuries are severe, there may be time off of work that has to be managed. The severity of the damages to your property is another concern, as well as the trauma and emotional pain that has occurred and how to move forward from it. If you have never been in an accident, you [...]

Infant Brain Injuries

Infant Brain Injuries

The anatomy of an infant is such that the head is proportionately larger and less balanced than the rest of the body. It is also still in the process of development. We know that babies have fontanels, “soft spots” which must be cared for gently, that allow for a baby’s skull to be pliable in order to make it through the birth canal. After birth, it takes some time for that skull to harden up and provide the much-needed [...]

Childhood Drowning Facts in Florida

Childhood Drowning Facts in Florida

We all know Florida is sunny, warm, and humid. As such, the need for a swimming pool is almost an essential part of most homes and swimming is a normal part of daily life. This reality leads to Florida being the leader in the United States for the most little children drowning. For children up to 4-years-old, death by drowning is the leading cause of small child fatalities in this state. Each day there are approximately 10 drowning deaths [...]

Role of the Dog Owner After a Dog Bite

Role of the Dog Owner After a Dog Bite

Being bitten by a dog can be a traumatic experience, to say the least. Not only can you experience immense pain or worse from a dog bite, but the terrifying experience can potentially leave you emotionally damaged as well. Small children are especially at risk from dog bites because, depending on the severity of the attack, the results can be fatal. However, you’re not alone when it comes to experiencing this, a huge percentage of Americans are bitten by [...]

Emotional Distress in a Personal Injury Claim

Emotional Distress in a Personal Injury Claim

Your emotional and mental health are just as important as your physical health. Your emotional status determines your overall outlook on life. From the way you feel about yourself, to how you interact with your loved ones, your emotional health plays a huge factor in your happiness. Having your mental wellbeing compromised by the negligence of someone else should not be taken lightly. For this reason, it’s important that you’re properly compensated in the event that someone’s negligence heavily impacts your [...]

Trampoline Park Injuries Continue To Climb

Trampoline parks continue to enjoy a great rise in popularity. In 2011, there were approximately 40 trampoline parks nationwide. Now, that number has soared to more than 800 and there is no federal oversight, only voluntary safety standards. Using national hospital data, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates that in 2016, 103,512 children under the age of 18 visited emergency rooms with trampoline injuries. The vast majority – more than 75 percent – of these injuries occurred when more [...]

Can I File a Dog Bite Claim if my Dog was the Victim?

Can I File a Dog Bite Claim if my Dog was the Victim?

Your dog is much more than a pet that you take care of. After all of the years that you’ve spent with them, they’re practically family. And like family, whenever any type of harm comes their way, you’re going to want to obtain justice for your loving family member. But what happens when the dog of another owner bites your own lovable family member? The rules for obtaining compensation for dog victims in dog bite claims may be different, [...]

What Counts As Negligent Driving?

What Counts As Negligent Driving?

Negligent driving is one of the major causes of auto accidents, and severe personal injury or worse can result from the negligence of some drivers. There are many forms of negligent driving and, generally speaking, negligent driving refers to any instance where you consciously or unconsciously put the lives of other motorists at risk by disobeying road rules and regulations. For this reason, it is important that you understand what actions count as negligent driving. Drunk Driving Driving while under the [...]