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Archive: Injuries

Overview of the Florida Personal Injury Litigation Process

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Personal injury cases are among the most common in Florida courts. From car accidents and dog bites to slip and falls, personal injury litigation encompasses a vast array of legal issues. Some injuries cannot be seen, such as post-traumatic stress…

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411-Pain, Ask Gary and Other Lawyer Referral Services – Are They Legitimate or Necessary?

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We have all heard them hundreds of times, those catchy sing-along ads for lawyer referral services like 411 PAIN. They always include a catchy hook and a spokesperson making questionable claims. They always assert that by calling their easy to…

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Accidents and Injuries that Commonly Happen at Intersections

Personal Injury Attorneys in New Port Richey

Traffic intersections can be dangerous places and are common locations for car accidents in the state of Florida. Many car accidents happen when other drivers are not paying proper attention to the roadway in front of them. Depending on the…

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Negligent Swimming Pool Owners Can Cause Serious Injuries

Pool Injury Lawyers in Florida

The most obvious and serious pool-related injury is drowning, and the risk of drowning is especially serious for children. In fact, drowning is the leading cause of unintentional death among children one through four years old. The Centers for Disease…

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What Is “Discovery,” and Why Is It So Complex?

Personal Injury Lawyers in Florida

Discovery is the fact-finding portion of a lawsuit, where each party makes requests to the other party to disclose important information, such as the names of witnesses, documents, the amount of damages the plaintiff will claim, and any other information…

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What Does a Personal Injury Attorney Need to Properly Evaluate my Case?

What can I do to ensure I get the most out of my personal injury case? The age-old adage “hindsight is 20/20” tends to hold true in life as well as in personal injury cases. Oftentimes, clients tell me they…

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How Much Can You Recover in a Slip and Fall Accident?

Slip and Fall Lawyers in Clearwater

Chances are, you’ve slipped and fallen and hurt yourself at one point or another. Slips and falls serious business. They are the leading cause of emergency room visits in the United States, accounting for 20% of all ER visits. They…

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Construction Work and Traumatic Brain Injuries: Advocating for Your Rights

Construction Site Accident Lawyers in Florida

Traumatic brain injuries (“TBIs”), which are defined as head injuries that disrupt normal brain function, are estimated to cause about 30% of all injury-related deaths in the United States. Generally, there are three classifications of traumatic brain injuries: Closed Brain…

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Chiari Malformation: Sudden Onset of Symptoms After Trauma

The Arnold Chiari I Malformation is an often mis-understood condition in which the lowest lying portion of the brain; the cerebellar tonsils, are forced out of the normal place inside the skull. As a result, this part of the brain…

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What is Bad Faith for an Insurance Company?

Bad Faith Insurance Lawyers

In almost all personal injury cases, the insurance company holds the purse strings when it comes to settlement. Every insurance contract contains an implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing.1 When an individual or entity signs up for insurance…

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