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How Much is My Florida Personal Injury Claim Worth?

How Much is My Florida Personal Injury Claim Worth?

Vehicle occupants who receive critical injuries in a car accident in Tampa usually have to find a way to deal with excessive medical bills, lost income, permanent mental and/or physical handicaps, and possibly a lifetime of pain and uncertainty. Unfortunately, the state of Florida limits the total amount of financial recovery that can be granted to victims who are suffering from serious injuries in a Florida personal injury claim. What Is a Catastrophic Injury? A critical injury is legally defined as [...]

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

Most Common Kinds of Florida Car Accidents

Any motor vehicle accident is able to cause critical injuries to both passengers and drivers. Pedestrians, motorcyclists, and bicyclists also incur the risk of sustaining catastrophic injuries. In the state of Florida, some of the more frequent and serious types of vehicle collisions include:   Head-On Collisions The power of two vehicles in motion colliding head-first into one another is capable of producing an extremely violent impact, as does any crash that has two vehicles contributing to it. The pure force of [...]

The Three Most Dangerous Types of Florida Drivers

Common Types of Personal Injury Claims in Florida

In terms of its legal implications, personal injury is a kind of umbrella term that includes a wide range of different situations. Anytime someone mentions a personal injury claim, most people will likely assume they are talking about being involved in a car accident, but this isn’t always the case.  Listed below are some of the more popular kinds of claims that come under the scope of personal injury in the state of Florida, and most other states as well. Motor [...]

Settlement Vs Jury Verdict in a Florida Personal Injury Claim

Personal Injury Claims and the Florida Mediation Process 

Oftentimes negotiations regarding a personal injury settlement are extremely slow-moving and it can seem like they are going to go on forever unless you want to go to trial. As frustrating as this is, there is a different solution available to you in the form of mediation. Mediation is a legal procedure that is often employed to assist people in resolving their legal issues in a less time-consuming manner.  Listed below is some information on how mediation is handled in [...]

How is Fault Established in a Florida Pile-Up Accident?

How is Fault Established in a Florida Pile-Up Accident?

Properly attributing blame for a car crash is not the easiest thing to do, especially when multiple vehicles are involved. Listed below are some of the various factors that can impact liability following a multi-car accident and how fault is established under these conditions.  Chain-Reaction/Pile-Up Accidents A chain-reaction accident, also known as a pile-up accident, is a style of car accident that occurs when three or more vehicles crash into the rear-end of each other in a series of consecutive accidents. [...]

The Three Most Dangerous Types of Florida Drivers

What is the Statute of Limitations on a Florida Personal Injury Case?

According to Florida law, different kinds of personal injury cases have different statutes of limitation assigned to them. The different time limits given to the most common types of personal injury claims in the state of Florida are listed below. Car Accident For any type of vehicle collision claim, the statute of limitations is typically four years, but there are a few rare exceptions. Based on the events surrounding the accident, vehicle accident claims can be very complicated. Under most circumstances, [...]

 Most Common Kinds of Florida Car Accidents

 Most Common Kinds of Florida Car Accidents

Ranging from excessive speeding to driving while distracted, numerous styles of car accidents that produce varying types of serious injuries happen on Florida highways and roadways roads on a daily basis, many of which can result in serious injuries or even fatalities. Some of the more common types of collisions that take place in Florida include: Rear-End Collisions These kinds of collisions are usually created by drivers who are following the vehicle in front of them too closely. They can also [...]

Nitrous Oxide Can Impair Drivers

Nitrous Oxide Can Impair Drivers

Traffic accidents in Florida that are caused by inebriated drivers have the potential to cause extensive damages for victims. Unsuspecting drivers who are hit by careless and reckless drunk drivers deserve to be compensated to the full extent based on the damages that they suffered. No one should ever get behind the wheel if they are under the influence of drugs or alcohol because their ability to effectively and safely operate their vehicle is significantly reduced. There is no [...]

Florida Hotels and Premises Liability

Understanding Florida’s “Obvious Danger” Doctrine

Regardless of whether you work in a manufacturing plant or in a traditional office building, people go to work each day with the rational expectation that their cubicle or factory will be safe. Should an unsafe or possibly dangerous situation arise, employers will often identify or close off the immediate area. For instance, wet floor signs may be placed around an area to indicate that a hallway might be slippery, or caution tape could be used to cordon off [...]

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

Florida Personal Injury Cases and Maximum Medical Improvement 

Anytime physicians, attorneys, or others in related professions discuss a patient’s or client’s maximum medical improvement it would make sense to assume that they are referring to an injured person who has completely healed from their injuries and has seen their physical well-being returned to the same degree it was prior to their accident. Although victims are, from time to time, lucky enough to see this extent of recovery, it is not the case for the majority of Florida [...]