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What Constitutes Medical Malpractice in Florida

What Constitutes Medical Malpractice in Florida?

Car accidents happen so often in the United States, with approximately six million occurring each year, that a good majority of people will experience at least one in their life, and most know the basics of a personal injury claim. Medical malpractice is a bit different because it doesn’t occur as often and most people will not experience it. Therefore, the great majority of the public may be blissfully unaware of the basics associated with this type of negligence. [...]

The Legal Aftermath of a Car Accident in Florida

The Legal Aftermath of a Car Accident in Florida

After you have been involved in a car accident that was not your fault, you may be unsure as to what steps to take next. The first thing you need to do is seek medical attention for any injuries you may have sustained so that you can gain a proper diagnosis and have a full treatment plan in order to ensure you are able to recover. The next thing you need to do is seek the legal guidance of [...]

Negligent Driving Claims Explained

Negligent Driving Claims Explained

Being in a car accident can be traumatizing, overwhelming, and confusing. You may not even be sure who is at fault; you or the other driver. The negligent party will be the one who is liable, and it is important to speak with an experienced Florida car accident attorney from the trusted team at Fulgencio Law to obtain guidance and advice. Here are some of the types of negligent driving practices that can cause car accidents: Driving While Intoxicated One in three [...]

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 is 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 happening [...]

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 [...]