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6 Reasons Why Using an Attorney After a Dog Bite Injury Is Essential

6 Reasons Why Using an Attorney After a Dog Bite Injury Is Essential

Dog bites happen frequently and for many different reasons. Every single day there are approximately 1,000 Americans that have to seek emergency treatment because of a serious and excruciating dog bite. In the most severe cases, hospitalization is necessary and sometimes these injuries result in death. Each year it is estimated that more than 14,000 people are hospitalized as a result of being attacked by a canine. Sometimes a person who is bit has antagonized a dog with malice and [...]

How Long Do You Have to Get Medical Treatment After a Florida Car Accident

How Long Do You Have to Get Medical Treatment After a Florida Car Accident?

If you sustained injuries in a Florida car accident, you should always first seek medical attention as soon as possible. Have yourself examined by a qualified doctor who can give you an appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan. Getting medical treatment for injuries can reduce the chances that they will progress and get worse. Also, rapid treatment may help you heal faster and more efficiently. Taking your health and wellbeing seriously by seeing a doctor after a crash only benefits you. [...]

Are Landlords in Florida Responsible for Renter Injuries

Are Landlords in Florida Responsible for Renter Injuries?

The University of Florida’s Shimberg Center for Housing Studies reported that the number of people who rented their homes in Florida has been steadily increasing between 2000 through 2017. There were 1,816,452 renters in 2000 compared to 2,594,967 in 2017. During the same time period, as the rental housing market grew, homeownership dropped from 70% to 65%. The millions of people that rent their homes whether it’s a condominium, a single-family home, or an apartment expect that where they live [...]

Can You Obtain Compensation if Your Child Was Injured on a Playground

Can You Obtain Compensation if Your Child Was Injured on a Playground?

Children love to go outside and play. Nothing is more fun and attractive than an open playground full of slides, climbing walls, and bars to hang from. While children every day run around and play at playgrounds all across the United States without incident, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that the number of accidents that happen at these play sites is quite high. Over 200,000 injuries that require emergency room treatment will take place across the [...]

Does a Sign Relieve a Property Owner's Liability from a Slip and Fall Incident

Does a Sign Relieve a Property Owner’s Liability from a Slip and Fall Incident?

Slip and fall accidents can cause more than just minor cuts or bruises. They can have serious negative health implications like head trauma, broken bones, sprains, torn ligaments, spinal cord damages, and more. Extensive medical treatment may be necessary for a victim of a slip and fall accident. Surgeries, medications, and physical therapy are just some of the treatment options that may be necessary for a victim to fully recover when full recovery is possible. All of the treatment [...]

The Importance of Using a Brain Injury Attorney After a TBI

The Importance of Using a Brain Injury Attorney After a TBI

Acting quickly after an accident that has left you with a severe head injury is prudent. The first thing to do after you sustained trauma to your head is to seek medical treatment and care. These injuries can have catastrophic and long-term consequences. Rapid medical treatment has the potential to help victims of brain injuries avoid permanent and destructive harm. At the very least, treatment can help you begin the recovery process. When the negligence of another party is what [...]

Top 2 Challenges with Dog Owners After a Bite Incident

Top 2 Challenges with Dog Owners After a Bite Incident

When a dog attacks and bites, this can be an incredibly horrifying and painful experience. As Americans, we typically think about dogs with love and adoration. Dogs are by far, the most popular domesticated pet to have in the United States. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, from 2017-2018, there were 48,255,413 homes across the country that had at least one dog. This means that during this timeframe, approximately 38.4% of Americans had pet dogs. Still, despite your dog [...]

Florida Wrongful Death Claims for Children

Florida Wrongful Death Claims for Children

When negligence causes a fatal accident to take place, the family of the victim may have the right to file a suit for obtaining compensation on the behalf of the deceased. While money is never a substitute for the loss of a loved one, there are still expenses that come with the loss of life such as funeral costs, for just one example. Losing a valued and beloved family member or spouse is incredibly difficult especially when it comes too [...]

Building a Strong Injury Claim After a Fall Accident

Building a Strong Injury Claim After a Fall Accident

Slip and falls can happen in many different situations. If you were hurt on another person’s or entity’s property because there was some type of hazard you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. The National Floor Safety Institute reports that falls are the reason behind more than eight million visits to emergency rooms every year. Falls are the leading reason why emergency room trips are made making up over 21% of the visits annually.  If you live in [...]

Who Can Be Liable for the Aftermath of a Car Accident

Who Can Be Liable for the Aftermath of a Car Accident?

Car accidents can have devastating results such as producing extensive property damages, debilitating injuries, and even death. Because of this, victims of car accidents can be burdened by very costly damages. To pay for these damages, a victim may be able to file a personal injury claim against the liable party for compensation. To learn more about how to define liability and what options you have for compensation, working with an attorney can help. There were 24,168 total traffic crashes [...]