Personal Injury

What Does Bar Stand for in the Bar Exam or Bar Association?

There are many different opinions as to what the term “bar” means in bar exam or bar association. For example, there is a conspiracy theory that the word “bar” refers to the British Accredited Registry. The belief is that all attorneys who are members of the bar association are actually secret agents of the British… read more

What is the Difference Between Negligence and Negligence Per Se?

In personal injury cases, it is common for the plaintiff to argue that he or she suffered harm due to the negligence of another party. While negligence isn’t always cut and try, typically the standard definition refers to a duty of care reasonable or ordinary people would exercise. When an individual fails to behave with… read more

Popcorn Lung: Why It Happens and What You Can Do If You’re Sick

Popcorn lung is a cute name for a serious condition. The condition is called bronchiolitis obliterans. It is an irreversible and progressive condition that resembles Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) to some extent. The nickname comes from the fact that the condition was first noticed among workers at a microwave popcorn processing plant. Microwave popcorn… read more

How are Pain and Suffering Damages Calculated?

When you are injured because of someone else’s negligence or carelessness, you have the right to seek financial compensation. This is true if your injury is the result of a car accident, a slip & fall, a workplace mishap, or any other type of accident. After determining who is at-fault for the accident, you will… read more

5 Common Mistakes People Make After a Job Injury

Getting injured on the job is an unfortunate reality that many workers face at some point in their careers. While accidents generally take people by surprise, the procedures that follow don’t need to. Knowing what you should—and shouldn’t—do if you get injured on the job can help maximize the benefits and potential payout that come… read more

What Should I Wear to Court?

The Florida statutes do not prescribe a dress code that must be adopted by all Florida courts. However, certain courts and judges have adopted standard or minimum dress codes for their courtrooms. If your lawyer has not discussed court attire with you yet, you might want to ask your personal injury attorney what to wear… read more

Most Common Motorcycle Crash Injuries

Motorcycle Crash Injuries Explained The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that the number of motorcyclists in the U.S. killed has dropped since 2018. However, that doesn’t change the fact that motorcycle riders consistently make the top list of traffic fatalities year after year. For motorcyclists who are fortunate enough to survive a… read more

Can I Drop My Uninsured & Underinsured Motorist Coverage?

Since March, many Americans have had to tighten their budgets as the pandemic has tilted us toward a recession. For those who have lost jobs or had their hours cut, reducing monthly spending may be necessary. Many of our discretionary budgets have already decreased with restaurants and other entertainment venues closed, but that may not… read more

Shutdowns Leading to Increased Speeding, Serious Accidents

Accidents Have Decreased Overall, but Serious Injuries May Be on the Rise As government officials and public health experts have urged people to stay home unless conducting necessary business, cars have become much less central in many of our lives. For those who must still go to work or run essential errands, the roads have… read more

It’s Bike Safety Month. Here Are Tips for Riders & Drivers.

Every May, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) hosts Bicycle Safety Month to remind both riders and drivers how to share the road. As avid bikers, our team at Roman & Gaynor fully supports this awareness and education effort. Though this May looks nothing like any of us could have imagined, we believe information… read more