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Your Clearwater and St. Petersburg Personal Injury Law Firm

Automobile Accident

If you have been injured as a result of a car accident you may need the advice and representation of a Florida car accident lawyer on your side to assist you in navigating the complicated legal issues associated with a car wreck.

Motorcycle Accident

Motorcyclists are often the victim of careless and inattentive drivers. Drivers are often distracted by gadgets and electronic equipment in their car, which includes cell phones.

Defective Medications and Bad Drugs

Unsafe pharmaceutical drugs may result in a stroke, heart attack, pulmonary embolism, degradation of bones, and other issues that will cause an overall diminution of an individual's quality of life. At Dolman Law Group, we define a bad drug as a medication whose harm outweighs its potential benefit.

Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury can have a pronounced effect on your quality of life including the ability to interact with loved ones and friends as well as the ability to work.

Distracted Drivers

Distracted driving has become a contributing factor or proximate cause behind an increasing number of significant automobile accidents. We often see distracted drivers weaving in and out of their traffic lanes, ignoring traffic devices like stop signs and speed limits, or being involved in preventable rear-end collisions.

Truck Accident

Accidents involving commercial trucks involve a very different set of issues than
 normal automobile accidents. The personal injury attorneys of Dolman Law 
Group understand the specific nuances involved of accidents involving semi
tractor-trailer rigs.

Victims of Drunk Driving

We zealously represent victims injured by drunk or impaired drivers.

Insurance Carrier Bad Faith

Bad faith in the context of an insurance company occurs when such company acts unreasonably in denying or delaying benefits owed to you or a loved one as expressed within the insurance policy.

Back and Neck Injuries

The most common physical ailments we see in auto-accident related claims are neck and back injuries. Discogenic (relating to a disc injury) pathology in the cervical (neck), thoracic (upper back) and lumbar (mid-back to the tailbone) are the most basic injuries.

Wrongful Death

The loss of a family member or a loved one is a tragedy that cannot be adequately compensated.

Spinal Cord Injuries

If you or a loved one is a victim of spinal cord injury due to someone else’s negligence or fault, you don’t have to deal with it alone.

Medical Malpractice

If you believe that you or a loved one has been the victim of a medical mistake where a physical deviated from the standard of care to which he or she was expected to adhere, contact a Florida medical malpractice attorney.

BP Oil Spill Economic Loss Claims

We file claims for businesses in a number of industries including: salon/spa services; hospitality; food and beverage vendors; restaurants and bars; retail stores; business involved in tourism such as hotels and resorts; and almost any business requiring the assistance of an attorney in filing their claim. Even realtors, rental property owners, and independent contractors have a right to file a business loss claim against BP with an experienced oil spill claims lawyer.

Creditor Harassment & Debt Collection

No one should have to tolerate harassment from a debt collector or creditor when having trouble paying bills. Florida residents who have fallen victim to unfair debt collection practices should be aware of their rights as consumers.

Mesothelioma and Injuries Caused by Asbestos

Mesothelioma is a dangerous form of cancer, the diagnosis of which can be devastating both to the patient and his or her family. Malignant mesothelioma can result from even minimal exposure to asbestos and is often difficult to treat by the time it is detected, leading to the death of many of its victims.

Dog Bite PTSD

Animal attacks of all types can be physically devastating to the victim. The physical damage suffered can be severe, ranging from bruising and lacerations to disfigurement or loss of limbs or appendages. The damage to the victim however, does not always end just because the physical wounds have healed. Many victims of animal attacks- particularly dog bites- continue to suffer emotional trauma for months or even years following the attack.

Pedestrian Accidents

4,280 pedestrians were killed and another 70,000 were injured in the United States in 2010. Based on these numbers, a walker is injured every eight minutes, and killed every two hours.

Bicycle Accidents

According to the National Highway Transportation Authority, in 2011 vehicle vs. bicycle accidents resulted in 677 cyclist fatalities. That number accounts for 2% of all traffic fatalities in the United States. Florida saw 120 of those 677 deaths. In addition to fatalities, approximately 38,000 more cyclists were injured as the result of a motor vehicle collision. However, it is estimated that only about 10% of all vehicle-bicycle injuries are reported by the police so the number of injuries is actually much higher. 

Maritime Law

Generally speaking, admiralty and maritime law covers injuries sustained on any vessel that is in navigable waters. 

The term "vessel" includes but is not limited to watercrafts such as pleasure boats, cruise ships, yachts, ferries, offshore oil rigs, barges, tugs, riverboats, fishing boats.

"Navigable waters" is a term that means waterways that are used for business or transportation, such as oceans, or adjacent harbors, rivers, or bodies of water that can be traveled interstate. 

HMOs - Managed Care Abuse

Originally, managed care and HMOs (Health Management Organizations) were implemented to provide necessary medical attention at a reasonable cost to a wide range of patients. Unfortunately, these health care plans have deteriorated from a productive system where physicians make decisions based on medical necessity, to an industry where the bottom line takes precedence over the patient's welfare.

Premises Liability

In Florida property owners are expected to maintain the premises and keep the property safe for visitors. They are required by law to fix any hazards on their property and at the very least adequately warn guests of any dangers. In Florida a landowner can be considered negligent when they knew or should have known of a hazard and either failed to repair it or failed to provide warning about a known hazard. Liability for injuries in Florida applies not only to residential property, but also to those who control commercial premises, vacant lots, and other properties.

Victims of Sexual Assault

Victims of sexual assault span all ages, sexes, races, and socioeconomic statuses. Sexual assault can be forcible or acquiesced. If you or someone you know has been the victim of a sexual assault, the personal injury attorneys at Dolman Law Group can help. Please be assured that your confidentiality is our highest priority.