Establishing liability in a dog bite case

Dog bites can be terrifying, and they most often result in long-term mental trauma and physical injuries.  It almost always comes as a surprise, leaving the victim unsure how to react or what to do. Dogs that have not been adequately trained or restrained by their owners are the most common perpetrators of these attacks. Because dog bite cases can …

Everything You Need to Know About Gross Negligence

The gross negligence concept is essential. After all, it helps in protecting you when another person’s neglect injures you. Injuries suffered due to another person’s negligence can upend your life and make it more complicated in the future. Under Florida law, the person responsible for your injuries is guilty of gross negligence if they meet specific criteria. If you win …

What to do after a motorcycle accident

Accidents don’t wait for invitations. They come when least expected. Immediately after a motorcycle accident happens, you will want to take your time, calm down and gather your thoughts. This is a situation that can render you in a state of shock. Whether a veteran rider or a novice, it always pays to be prepared for the worst whenever you …

Essential steps to take after a ride-sharing accident in Florida

Rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft have become everyone’s go-to travel option to get from one point to another throughout the city. And, why not? They are convenient and they save time. Nobody really thinks twice about grabbing one of these rideshares — until an accident occurs. Here are five steps to take if you have been involved in a …

Dealing With a Denied Accident Claim

Dealing with the aftermath of a car accident is never easy, no matter how mild or severe the crash was. Even when you do everything by the book, companies can still deny your insurance claim for coverage. But receiving a denial decision doesn’t have to be the end of your case. Reasons for Insurance denials If the responsible party has …

Plan on writing a bad review? Here’s how not to get sued

For many, leaving a negative review is the only way to fight back when they’ve been treated poorly, received bad service or simply got ghosted by a company that took their money. But before you publish an angry review online that can be seen by thousands, if not more, consider taking the following steps to avoid legal repercussions, including walking …

What you need to know about settlements

If you’re contemplating filing a lawsuit with the goal of settling out of court, there are many things to keep in mind, including your attorney’s opinion. Trials are time-consuming, arduous and expensive. Cost of Litigation Many disputes are indeed settled outside of court to avoid the financial and emotional cost of a trial. Personal injury cases often have the highest settlement rates. …

10 Tips for Hiring the Right Attorney

Most people don’t look for an attorney until they have an emergency, and then they often settle for whoever they can find. Remember, when you hire a lawyer, it’s your responsibility to determine whether someone is qualified. Simply because someone has a law degree and is willing to discuss your case doesn’t mean they are competent to handle it. We’ve …

Five Common Mistakes Personal Injury Clients Make

Here are five mistakes you should never make if you want to receive the compensation you deserve from your personal injury claim. In fact, if you make these mistakes, you might not receive compensation at all. Waiting Too Long to File Florida’s statute of limitations only gives you up to four years from the date of the injury to file a …

What are the Common Types of Malpractice Lawsuits?

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What are the Common Types of Malpractice Lawsuits? When you suffer an injury at the hands of a physician, nurse, or care provider because of their negligence, you may have cause for a lawsuit. “Medical malpractice occurs when a health care professional or provider neglects to provide appropriate treatment, omits to take an appropriate action, or gives substandard treatment that …