Personal Injury

Negligent Security & Premises Liability

Under premises liability laws, property owners are legally obligated to ensure visitors and guests are kept safe from preventable harm. Specifically, they have a duty to take reasonable steps in addressing potential hazards and ensuring dangerous conditions they knew or should have known about don’t cause harm to innocent victims. These laws can apply to… read more

Drugged Driving Truck Accidents: What You Should Know

Trucking companies and truck drivers have an obligation to take reasonable measures that ensure public safety. They must also comply with numerous rules and regulations. This is because the risks of truck accidents, especially risks for catastrophic injuries and wrongful death, exceed those posed by most other auto accidents involving smaller vehicles. After all, commercial… read more

How Do I Know How Much My Personal Injury Case is Worth?

Personal injury claims provide victims who are injured by negligence with the opportunity to make a financial recovery of their damages. These damages are tangible and nontangible losses that directly result from an accident and injuries. Commonly, they include things like medical expenses, lost work wages, and a victim’s pain and suffering. While all victims… read more

Steps in a Construction Accident Lawsuit

It is no secret that construction sites are incredibly dangerous places. Filled with many people and objects, large machinery, elevated working stations, exposed wiring, open holes, and other potential hazards, construction sites can play host to many different types of accidents that can injure workers and people nearby. If you or someone you love has… read more

Roman & Gaynor Secures $335,000 Jury Verdict for Injured Pedestrian

Roman & Gaynor is pleased to announce that our legal team was recently successful in securing a $335,000 jury verdict on behalf of a client who was injured in a pedestrian accident. The verdict was reached on January 26th in Pinellas County Circuit Court. The case stemmed from an incident that took place in a… read more

Truck Accidents & Electronic On-Board Recorders

Because commercial trucks and tractor-trailers pose such great risks to the general public, these vehicles and the drivers and companies that operate them are stringently regulated by state and federal laws. Among the many regulations designed to ensure truckers reduce risks of injuring the innocent public, one involves the use of electronic on-board recorders. Electronic… read more

New Sports Equipment May Reduce Risk of Concussions – Eventually

By: Morgan Gaynor The epidemic of concussions in contact sports is now familiar to most Americans. Medical experts have noted an epidemic of mild traumaticbrain injuries (TBI) in teens and young adults who play football, hockey, and soccer. Professional football players face even greater risks, with repeated “microtraumas” to the head leading to grave problems… read more

Technology Suspected for Spike in Traffic Deaths

By: Morgan Gaynor Until recently, the trend for deaths from traffic crashes was uniformly encouraging. For a period of about forty years ending in 2014, traffic deaths declined steadily. Unfortunately, that trend reversed itself in 2015, with deaths spiking at the greatest percentage rate in 50 years. The death rate has now returned to a… read more

Expert Witnesses for the Defense: It’s Not Just Physicians Anymore

By: Morgan Gaynor Usually, physical injuries are the focus of personal injury cases. However, accident victims sometimes suffer non-physical injuries after a trauma as well. For example, a person involved in a severe car accident may sustain a traumatic brain injury, develop post-traumatic stress disorder, or become severely depressed. Though the line can be hard… read more

How to Avoid Common Halloween Accidents

Halloween can bring out the most exciting activities. From carving pumpkins and costume parties to trick or treating and haunted houses, it can be one of the most exciting nights in fall. If you and your family choose to participate in the festivities, it is important that you consider and practice safety precautions to avoid… read more