Accidents

prior injury

Will a Prior Injury Keep me From Winning a Personal Injury Case?

If you’ve been in an accident, you’ve probably noticed that your insurance company wants to know a lot about your health condition before the accident took place. And if you have a prior injury or disability, they may try to use that against you to deny your claim. In this post, we’ll discuss what you…

wrongful death claim

When is it Important to Hire an Attorney for a Wrongful Death Claim?

In Florida, the wrongful death statute ensures that individuals liable for someone’s wrongful death should be held responsible for their actions. While the aftermath of a wrongful death claim can be gut-wrenching, the law ensures a deceased person’s loved ones get the compensation they need after their loved one passes. In this post, we’ll discuss why you need to…

is it more dangerous to drive at night

Is it More Dangerous to Drive at Night?

Limited visibility. Dangerous terrain. Unseen animals. Compromised vision. Impaired drivers. Those are just a few of the dangers we face when we drive at night. While it may be impossible to avoid driving in the dark all the time, it’s smart to keep it to a minimum if you want to prevent a possible car accident and personal injury. Here’s…

car crash

Are Car Crash Deaths Declining in the US?

Each year, an estimated 36,120 people die in motor-vehicle crashes in the United States. While this number seems high, the rate of car crash deaths has been declining steadily since 2017, even though total miles driven peaked in 2018. During the COVID-19 pandemic, though, things have started to change. Despite coronavirus-related restrictions, car accident deaths…

work from home injuries

Are Work-From-Home Injuries Something You Can Sue For?

Thanks to COVID-19, thousands of American workers are now working from home. Each day, they set up at dining room tables, in basements, in spare bedrooms, and – rarely – in home offices. This new work environment presents challenges for both employers and employees. Companies, for example, must accept that they can’t control their employees’ remote…

personal injury settlement

How Do I Maximize My Personal Injury Settlement?

If you’ve decided to file a personal injury claim, you want to maximize the settlement you’re eligible for. With the injuries, suffering, and inconvenience that you’ve experienced, receiving fair compensation makes perfect sense. Today, we’ll discuss the best ways to do just that. 5 Ways to Maximize Your Personal Injury Settlement Regardless of the circumstances of your claim, these five…

pain & suffering

Does Auto Insurance Pay Pain & Suffering?

If you’ve been in an auto accident, you may have heard about “pain and suffering” settlements. But how does the law define something as ambiguous as “pain and suffering?” And what kind of settlement can you reasonably hope for? Here’s what you need to know about what auto insurance pays, and what you can expect after your car…

swimming pool accident

Who’s Liable for Swimming Pool Accidents or Drownings?

Drowning is a tragic accident, especially when it involves children. If a child drowns on your property, in a swimming pool or other body of water, one of the first questions is “who is responsible?” While drowning is almost always a freak accident, there are situations in which the child’s drowning could (and should) have…

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