Personal Injury

How to Prove Pain and Suffering After an Accident

Pain and Suffering After an Accident Being involved in an accident can be a harrowing and traumatic experience — especially if you have sustained a severe or debilitating injury. If you are pursuing a personal injury claim after being in an accident due to someone else’s negligence, you are entitled to ask for compensation for… read more

3 Benefits of a Personal Injury Attorney [INFOGRAPHIC]

Working with a personal injury attorney can benefit you in several ways. We illustrate three of the main benefits of an experienced attorney in the infographic below. Injured in an Accident? Contact Us Today If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident, our Clearwater personal injury attorneys are here to help…. read more

Peer-to-Peer Car Rentals Raise Questions on Liability

It’s the legislative season in Florida, and one of this session’s bills addresses “peer-to-peer” car rentals. Peer-to-peer rentals are just what they sound like: Rather than renting a car from a big company like Hertz or Avis, you rent a car from another person. The practice has been compared to renting out a home on… read more

Military Concussion Reports Undermine Insurer Arguments

Firsthand Evidence Shows Contact Isn’t Necessary for Traumatic Brain Injury to Occur Recently, Iran retaliated against the U.S. after a strike on one of their generals by carrying out missile strikes against military forces stationed in Iraq. The U.S. government initially reported no military members were injured. A few days later, they revised their story… read more

Florida Auto Insurance and the Myth of Full Coverage

It can be one of the most painful moments when we meet new clients; that moment when we ask about their auto insurance. “I’ve got full coverage,” the client cheerfully announces, radiating confidence that they’re protected against any misfortune. What Does Full Coverage Actually Mean? Unfortunately, “full coverage” is a misnomer. While we don’t know… read more

What Does Personal Injury Mean?

While most people are familiar with the concept of a civil lawsuit, there’s often some confusion about what the term “personal injury” actually means – and how it can apply to your own life. As personal injury lawyers with more than 60 years of combined experience, we can take on a wide range of claims… read more

Recent Incidents Call Attention to Maritime Disasters – And Maritime Law

Most people don’t think much about maritime disasters unless they go see a movie like Titanic. That hasn’t been true this week, though. Two U.S. maritime disasters on two different oceans have garnered great public attention. The first was a horrible boat fire off the coast of California which killed 34 people. Apparently, the fire… read more

Tampa E-Scooter Rider Fatally Injured in Semi-Truck Accident

As cities like Tampa agree to let electric scooters onto public streets, riders and drivers alike could see a major increase in road collisions – and fatal injuries for e-scooter riders. Such was the case in June, when one unfortunate Tampa man was struck by a semitrailer truck while riding an e-scooter. Caused when scooter… read more

Medical Records are Often the Defense’s Focus in Personal Injury Trials

As lawyers, we know every case we handle is different. We also know that every trial we participate in is different. Plaintiff’s cases get presented in many different ways, and they get defended in a myriad of ways too. Nevertheless, there are some common threads. One of the most important ones is the role of… read more

Huge Bike Crash Verdict Shows Cars Aren’t The Only Issue

A South Florida man paralyzed in a bike crash received a multimillion-dollar verdict in Palm Beach County last week. James Schnurr, now 67, an accountant and former government official, received a damage award of $41 million after a jury trial in state court. Most bike crash cases involve motor vehicles. Schnurr’s case was different: he… read more