Slip and Fall

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Does Being Clumsy Count Against You in a Personal Injury Case?

If you identify as a clumsy person, you’re not alone. Many of us seem to find a way to slip, trip, or fall regularly. Even when there are no hazards present. In daily life, clumsiness represents little more than a mild inconvenience. When it comes to a personal injury case, though, things get more serious….

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How Long Does it Usually Take to Settle a Personal Injury Case?

If you’re pursuing a personal injury suit, you’re probably wondering how long it will take to settle your case. You’re not alone in this. Anyone filing an injury claim wants to get the process over (and get back to normal life) as quickly as possible. While there’s no set timeline for case resolution, there are…

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Evidence Laws Change in Florida: What This Means if You’re the Injured Party

Evidence laws change rapidly in Florida. Recently, they’ve experienced yet another shift. Specifically, the state has stopped adhering to the “General acceptance” (Frye) standard of vetting scientific evidence and adopted the Daubert standard, instead. While this effort keeps frivolous cases out of court and streamlines the process for real, pressing cases. It can also make…

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What if I’m in an Accident and My Injuries Don’t Show Up Right Away?

After an accident, some injuries present immediately. Things like broken bones and concussions, for example, have severe symptoms. Sometimes, though, you can sustain an injury that doesn’t appear for days, weeks, or months after the accident. What then? Don’t worry. You have options. While you can still file an insurance claim, you have to move…

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Is Drinking While Bicycling a Crime?

Biking: it’s probably not something you associate with a high risk for accidents, right? If you combine something like drinking with bicycling, though, an accident suddenly becomes much more likely. So, what happens if you drink while biking? What happens if there’s an accident and someone is injured in the process? While you may not…

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How Social Media Can Affect Your Accident Claim

Social media: it’s one of the most pervasive fixtures of our society. Today, social media has more than 3.484 billion users worldwide, up 9% year-over-year. That’s a massive number, and it just goes to show how ingrained in our everyday lives it’s really become. While social media can have many positive impacts, like helping us stay connected…

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The Most Common Types of Personal Injury Lawsuits in Florida

Each year, thousands of personal injury lawsuits are filed throughout Florida.  While car accidents are the most common type of personal injury lawsuits filed, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports there are about 17,000 slip and fall accidents annually. While not every personal injury claim ends up in court, some types of…