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Florida Hotels and Premises Liability

Florida Hotels and Premises Liability

After being injured in a hotel accident, the very first step you should take is to get in touch with the hotel manager right away and fill out an official report about the accident as well as any injuries.   Regardless of what type of accident occurred, businesses that offer accommodation services are required to abide by Florida’s premises liability laws in order to safeguard against accidents that could cause damages or losses, such as physical injuries.  A knowledgeable personal injury attorney [...]

Florida Motorcycle Accident Statistics

Florida Motorcycle Accident Statistics

Most motorcycle accidents include at least one other vehicle. Even when motorcyclists do everything by the book, other cars and trucks on the road present a pretty big threat to a rider’s safety. Unfortunately, the majority of people behind the wheels of larger vehicles are not considering their actions in relation to the safety and well-being of motorcycle riders.   Single-motorcycle accidents, accidents where just one motorcycle was involved, happen much less often but still account for approximately 43% of all [...]

The Three Most Dangerous Types of Florida Drivers

The Three Most Dangerous Types of Florida Drivers

Some people regard it as a member of their family. Some people give them clever names, others festoon them with funny decals, while others are fastidious in their maintenance and cleaning. No matter where in America you live, people are attached to their cars. They get people exactly where they want to go, from shopping for furniture and groceries to getting entire families to fun summer destinations and safely back home again, vehicles are important. For many people, identifying [...]

What Does Maximum Medical Improvement Mean in My Florida Personal Injury Case?

What Does Maximum Medical Improvement Mean in My Florida Personal Injury Case?

Whenever attorneys, doctors, or other professionals in related fields talk about someone’s maximum medical improvement, many people mistakenly think that the phrase refers to a victim being thoroughly recovered from their accident-related injuries and whose physical health has returned to the same as it was before the accident.  Even though people are, on occasion, fortunate enough to witness this level of recovery, this is not the case for most of Florida’s personal injury victims. Listed below are a few things you [...]

Most Common Types of Distracted Driving in Florida

Most Common Types of Distracted Driving in Florida

We are a nation that loves to multitask. Whether we are binging our favorite television series while we fold our laundry, streaming a new podcast we discovered while we cook dinner, or practicing our acceptance speech for an award (just in case) while we are taking a shower, Americans are widely conditioned to think that accomplishing two things at once is not only the most productive use of their time but also, possible. Regardless of your thoughts on the numerous [...]

Can My Passenger Sue Me For a Florida Car Crash?

Can My Passenger Sue Me For a Florida Car Crash?

Vehicle collision statistics show that passengers involved in car crashes often endure more serious injuries than the vehicle’s driver. The most credible hypothesis for this is that the driver of the car or truck instinctively turns the vehicle away from impending danger and by doing so, inadvertently puts their passenger in the line of fire. If you or a family member received injuries in a Tampa car accident where they were a passenger, you may be wondering what legal options [...]

The Value of Loss of Consortium and Your Florida Personal Injury Case

The Value of Loss of Consortium and Your Florida Personal Injury Case

Accidents typically have consequences that go far beyond simple physical injury. They are also a common source of psychological trauma to the victim and to members of their family as well. When someone’s malicious or careless actions result in serious injuries to your loved one and, by extension, cause you to endure emotional trauma, you may have a basis for a lawsuit.   One type of emotional trauma victims often experience is known as “loss of companionship”, or “loss of consortium”. [...]

Florida Hotels and Premises Liability

What Does Duty of Care Have to Do With My Florida Personal Injury Claim?

Anyone who is thinking about filing a Florida personal injury claim, there are some basic facts regarding the duty of care that you need to be familiar with, specifically, what it is, how it has the potential to impact your claim, how attorneys use it to determine negligence, and how it can aid you in your quest for financial compensation for your losses. What Is Duty of Care? For the majority of people, their duty of care is nothing more than [...]

Filing a Claim as a Passenger Injured in a Florida Car Accident

Filing a Claim as a Passenger Injured in a Florida Car Accident

Vehicle collision data indicates that passengers who are involved in car accidents often endure injuries that are far more serious than those of the vehicle’s driver. The most likely explanation for this particular phenomenon is that the driver instinctually turns their vehicle away from the point of danger, inadvertently putting their passenger at the point of impact. This often causes the passenger to sustain critical injuries such as severe head injuries and injuries to the spinal cord. If you or [...]

Settlement Vs Jury Verdict in a Florida Personal Injury Claim

Settlement Vs Jury Verdict in a Florida Personal Injury Claim

If you have been injured during a Tampa car accident that was the fault of another driver, and are considering filing a personal injury claim, you likely have a long list of questions that you would like answered so you can make an informed decision. One of the most common questions that accident victims have is which type of procedure has the best chance of getting them the most compensation, a settlement, or a jury verdict?  The correct answer, of course, [...]