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How Maximum Medical Improvement Affects Your Florida Personal Injury Claim

How Maximum Medical Improvement Affects Your Florida Personal Injury Claim

When attorneys, doctors, and other professionals talk about “maximum medical improvement” most people assume it refers to an injured victim who has fully recovered and had their health restored to the way it was before the accident. While some victims are fortunate enough to experience this level of recovery, it is rarely the case. Keep reading to learn more about MMI and how it could affect your Florida personal injury case. What is Maximum Medical Improvement? Maximum medical improvement is a medical [...]

Are Passengers Able to Sue for Damages After a Florida Car Crash?

Are Passengers Able to Sue for Damages After a Florida Car Crash?

Car accident data shows that passengers involved in a car accident frequently sustain more severe injuries than the driver of the vehicle. The most plausible explanation for this phenomenon is the driver instinctually turning their car away from danger, placing their passenger in the ideal spot for getting injured. If you or a member of your family were injured as a passenger in a Tampa car accident, you might be curious about your legal options for collecting financial compensation for [...]

Different Kinds of Florida Personal Injury Claims

Negligence Per Se and Your Florida Car Accident Claim

In order to receive financial compensation for injuries that you or a family member received during a car accident, you have to show that someone else’s negligent action was responsible for the accident that caused your injuries. Anytime a car accident involves negligence per se, proving fault is often much easier. When Does Negligence Per Se Apply? Negligence per se implies that a person was inherently negligent because she or he broke a law that was created for the safety and [...]

Coronavirus Claims Denials

One type of insurance coverage not often discussed is business interruption insurance. Also known as business continuity insurance, this type of coverage – just like any other type of insurance coverage – is determined by the language of the policy itself. In order to make a determination of whether business losses caused by the current Covid-19 pandemic, insureds must look at the policy itself, including its terms and definitions, to find out if they have this type of coverage. Language related [...]

But Do I Really Need a Personal Injury Lawyer To Represent Me?

Personal injuries resulting from the negligence of others – whether it be a car accident, slip and fall, or medical malpractice – are uncertain times. Aside from painful and long-lasting, these injuries can be costly and wreak havoc into a family. Often, injuries come along with uncertainty about what the future will hold. At Fulgencio Law, we understand the many ways in which life can be affected by personal injury. Our clients usually come to us with a number of [...]

What Should You Look For In A Florida Medical Malpractice Attorney

What Should You Look For In A Florida Medical Malpractice Attorney?

If you were the victim of medical malpractice it is likely that you are seething with the negative health outcome you are facing. You trusted your medical care provider to do the right thing and take care of you but something went wrong and now you are dealing with a poor health situation. To obtain compensation for your damages you will need an experienced and knowledgeable attorney that is well versed in Florida medical malpractice claims. A quality Florida [...]

Do You Have A Valid Florida Slip And Fall Case

Do You Have A Valid Florida Slip And Fall Case?

Slip-and-fall cases in Florida deal with a lot of variables and it takes a talented and experienced Florida slip-and-fall attorney to know how to effectively prove the reason why you fell was due to the negligence of the property owner. The thing to remember is not every person who falls and is injured on a property has a valid slip-and-fall case. When negligence exists on the part of the property owner, there is a reasonable expectation to pursue compensation for [...]

Going Out To Eat And Leaving Injured

Going Out To Eat and Leaving Injured?

Going out to eat is a luxury and a convenience for many. Not having to cook dinner and do the dishes is a welcome experience for anyone who spends a lot of time in the kitchen. Whether it be date night, a celebration, or just because anyone going to a restaurant expects that they will have a nice time–not leave injured. There are many things that managers and owners of restaurants must do to keep their patrons safe including: Keeping [...]

What To Know About Driving In Adverse Weather Conditions In Florida

What To Know About Driving In Adverse Weather Conditions In Florida

Hurricane season is well-known by residents of the state for having excessive rain, high winds, and resulting flooding and just overall hazardous conditions. Hurricanes bring destruction and devastation throughout the state and it is advisable not to be driving when these adverse weather conditions reoccurring. Even though the state warns residents and visitors to stay off of the roads, sometimes conditions exist where driving is unavoidable.  Driving in hazardous conditions increases the risk of accidents immensely. Wet, slick roads with [...]

Florida's Most Common Personal Injury Claims

Filing A Florida Slip And Fall Injury Claim

Have you been injured from a fall on another entity’s or business’s property and unsure if you have a valid claim? Do you need help paying for your medical treatment and wondering if you can you recoup compensation to pay for those costs through a personal injury claim? If you want to learn more about what steps you need to take and need to do to see if you can be successful with a claim, contact the personal injury [...]