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What Causes Florida Motorcycle Accidents?

Can You Be Compensated For Damages After Your Dog Is Attacked?

In Florida, if a dog bites a human the victim of the attack can pursue compensation. What happens when a dog bites another dog, does the ability to pursue a suit still apply? After all, for most dog owners these animals aren’t just pets, they are loved, family members. The pain we feel when our dogs are hurt will lead us to do anything we can to get them to feel better again. This includes expensive visits to the [...]

Can My Passenger Sue Me For a Florida Car Crash?

Damages And Costs Of Florida Medical Malpractice Claims

When we are ill or injured we seek the attention of a skilled practitioner to help treat us and develop a plan for our wellness and recovery. The public, in general, has an almost unconditional acceptance of what advise medical professionals give us. We also have fairly complete trust in these professionals when we put our lives in their hands. For the vast majority, medical professionals do well by us and provide us invaluable interventions and treatments that help [...]

Understanding Florida Slip-And-Fall Injury Cases

Understanding Florida Slip-And-Fall Injury Cases

Slip-and-fall accidents may seem benign but the reality is that they inflict a tremendous amount of injuries and pain into victims’ lives daily in the United States. The National Floor Safety Insitute (NFSI) reports that there are more than 8 million emergency room visits from slip-and-fall accidents. These visits make up 21.3% of all visits to the ER each year accounting for the leading cause behind emergency room visits in the country.  There are several injuries that can occur [...]

Who is Liable for a Lane Change Accident in Florida?

Car Accident Liability Claims In Florida

After you are in a car accident that was caused by a negligent driver, you can pursue a claim to recover costs for your damages. But how exactly do you demonstrate liability? What types of damages can you recoup if you can build a successful case? How can you determine what a fair settlement looks like? These are just a couple of the questions victims of accidents have. There are many moving parts and legal complexities to building a [...]

Driving Under the Influence of Prescription Drugs in Florida

Damages You Can Claim In a Wrongful Death Suit

If you are thinking of filing a wrongful death claim after you lost a loved one in an accident that was the fault of a negligent party, you are probably wondering what types of damages you can file for in the state of Florida. The information regarding what you can obtain is found in the Florida Wrongful Death Act, Florida Statutes § 768.16. If you can show that the other party who you are filing your claim against was [...]

How Maximum Medical Improvement Affects Your Florida Personal Injury Claim

Slip And Fall Injuries Claims In Florida

Slip and falls are very common and injuries occur in every age group.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 1 out of 5 falls will result in a significant injury such as broken bones or head trauma. Every year there are more than 800,000 Americans hospitalized from fall-related injuries. If you have fallen on a business’s property, another individual’s private property or any other entities’ premises, you could have good reason to pursue a personal [...]

What Is Emotional Distress In A Personal Injury Claim In Tampa?

What Is Emotional Distress In A Personal Injury Claim In Tampa?

Accidents result in several negative outcomes including physical injuries, property damage, and pain and suffering. These outcomes are what lead a victim to pursue a personal injury claim to recoup economic and non-economic compensation for their damages. Some damages are clearer than others and have direct costs associated with them while others are not so cut-and-dry. Pain and suffering are some of these damages that are considered to be non-economic and can provide a victim with compensation.  What Is “Pain [...]

The Three Kinds of Florida Drivers Most Likely to Cause Car Accidents

Personal Injury Claim Questions Answered

Hopefully, you will never be in an accident where you sustain injuries. If you have been injured in an accident that was not your fault, you could have a strong case to pursue compensation through a personal injury claim. To learn more about the strength of your claim, it is best to contact a Tampa personal injury attorney who can examine your situation and guide you on how to move forward. For anyone who has recently been injured in [...]

Rubbernecking and Its Effect on Florida Car Accidents

Pre-Existing Conditions And Personal Injury Claims In Tampa

Filing a personal injury claim for the first time may leave you with some questions. Rightfully so. When you pursue compensation for your damages you want to make sure that your efforts are successful. Statistically, victims who employ legal help with their claims obtain more favorable outcomes with higher compensation than without legal representation. The Tampa personal injury attorneys at Fulgencio Law will answer all of your questions and guide you through the personal injury claims process. Factors That Affect [...]

Drowning Prevention In Florida

Drowning Prevention In Florida

Florida’s warm, tropical climate makes it an ideal environment for swimming. Many homes across the sunshine state have pools and as a result of the high numbers of pools in the state, there are also more drownings particularly for children. Florida leads the country in child drowning victims and according to the Florida Department of Health the leading cause of injuries and death amongst young children aged 1-4 is from drowning. When compared to the country’s statistics, drowning is [...]