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Do Not Forget to Have Your Car Checked After a Crash

Do Not Forget to Have Your Car Checked After a Crash

If you would ask any car accident attorney about what steps you should take after a collision, the first thing you may hear is to get medical attention immediately, even if you do not feel symptoms of physical bodily harm. This is because there are many different ailments that can take a while before symptoms show up to indicate an injury was suffered. Also, right after a crash with the adrenaline at its peak in your system, you may [...]

Is Drowsy Driving a Problem for Teens

Is Drowsy Driving a Problem for Teens?

As we age, our vigor and energy begin to decline. When you are operating a vehicle in peak condition, as is the case for many teenagers, your energy, and alertness should be at an all-time high. Logically, this means that teen drivers should not experience drowsy driving accidents on the road even half as much as adults. However, research shows this is not always true, and younger drivers aged 16 to 24 actually suffer high rates of drowsy driving. Drowsy [...]

Food Therapy for TBI Patients

Food Therapy for TBI Patients

A traumatic brain injury can vary in how severe the symptoms that a victim suffers are. The type of injury, the extent of the injury, and where in the brain the injury took place all play a part in how much damage a person will have to endure. For example, a moderate TBI could cause dizziness, blurred vision, confusion, or tinnitus to name just a few of the many symptoms. By contrast, a more severe brain injury could result [...]

Medical Malpractice from Lack of Informed Consent

Medical Malpractice from Lack of Informed Consent

It is important that you fully understand the medical decisions you make after seeing your doctor. There are always going to be pros and cons that come with medical procedures, and depending on your specific health circumstances, certain procedures could be riskier for you than for someone else. Still, if your doctor believes that the benefits could potentially outweigh the risks, they are likely going to present you with your options and advise you on what they believe is [...]

How Much Can A Victim Get from A Florida Slip and Fall Accident Claim

How Much Can I Get From a Florida Slip and Fall Accident Claim?

After a slip and fall incident where injuries are suffered, seeking medical attention to obtain a diagnosis and begin a recovery plan is essential. Because of this, it is important to know that if your injuries occurred due to the negligence of a property owner, in Florida, you may be able to file a premise liability claim for compensation. First and foremost, however, it is helpful to speak with an attorney who knows how to handle these types of [...]

Speeding Up Recovery from a Concussion

Speeding Up Recovery from a Concussion

If you suffered any type of physical bodily harm, you are likely hoping for the fastest recovery possible, depending on the severity of your injuries. When you are injured, your quality of life is greatly impacted. Not only do you not feel well, but you may be experiencing serious limitations with daily activities. You likely want to get back to as healthy and strong as possible in order to go about your daily life effectively. However, when your brain is [...]

Florida's Slip and Fall Statute of Limitations

Florida’s Slip and Fall Statute of Limitations

Any place you go can have perils or hazards that can cause you to slip and fall. There is a specific duty of care that a property owner has to others to keep their premises safe and to address any potential dangers so that others are not harmed when they lawfully enter. Common areas where slip and fall accidents happen are doorways, stairs, uneven ground, slick surfaces, or poorly lit locations. However, these are not the only places where [...]

Understanding Florida's Serious Injury Threshold

Understanding Florida’s Serious Injury Threshold

Florida is a no-fault state meaning that if you are harmed in an injury accident like a Florida car accident, and you file a claim then your personal injury protection (PIP) coverage will cover your damages of medical expenses and lost wages up to a certain amount. This is true no matter if you caused the crash yourself or if another party caused it. But, if your injuries are so significant that you are permanently disabled or your damages [...]

4 Defense Strategies of Large Truck Company's After a Crash

Four Defense Strategies Used by Large Truck Companies

Any type of traffic accident can have cataclysmic results, but large truck accidents often have some of the most devastating outcomes. This is primarily true for people who are traveling in smaller passenger vehicles and are hit by a large commercial truck. The sheer size and weight of such trucks along with the rate of speed at which they are moving are factors that, when combined, can obliterate and destroy a much smaller vehicle. The immense impact of these [...]

Age May Not Be Linked to Truck Driver Safety

Age May Not Be Linked to Truck Driver Safety

When new, young, novice drivers take the wheel by themselves, it is often a nerve-wracking time for parents. There is plenty of evidence that shows inexperienced younger drivers are a high-risk group for causing car accidents. The data backs up this notion with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explaining that car accidents are the second leading cause of fatalities amongst teens. For example, teenagers aged 13 to 19 years old reported as high as 2,400 deaths in [...]