Personal Injury Blog
South Florida Worker Fatally Injured in Home Depot Accident
Morgan Gaynor | January 12, 2021 | Premises Liability
Cyrenus Leroy Amon, a 47-year old man from Interlachen, sustained fatal injuries in an accident during a delivery to a Home Depot location in Tampa, FL. According to reports, Amon was delivering drywall to the back of the store when he was struck by the load. Mr. Amon’s family is now left to pick up… read more
What Does Bar Stand for in the Bar Exam or Bar Association?
Morgan Gaynor | December 31, 2020 | Personal Injury
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
The Mirena Crash: What It Is and What To Do
Morgan Gaynor | December 30, 2020 | Product Liability
Manufactured by pharmaceutical giant Bayer, Mirena is a hormonal intrauterine device, also known as an IUD, that is prescribed to women who have heavy periods or who are looking for a long-term form of birth control. The T-shaped device is implanted into the woman’s uterus where it secretes a synthetic hormone, levonorgestrel, that can prevent… read more
What’s the Difference Between Slip & Fall and Trip & Fall Accidents?
Morgan Gaynor | December 29, 2020 | Premises Liability
The National Safety Council revealed that every second, someone in the US is injured from a preventable event, like a car crash, accidental poisoning, or fall. Reports of slips, trips, and falls have risen sharply over the last couple of decades and are now the leading cause of preventable injuries. With so many slip, trip,… read more
What Does Yielding the Right of Way Mean?
Morgan Gaynor | December 28, 2020 | Car Accidents
Florida, like every state, has various rules and laws related to driving. These laws are meant to keep everyone on the road—drivers, passengers, bicyclists, and pedestrians—safe. Ideally, every Floridian with a driver’s license remembers their driver’s ed training and the laws they learned. However, given the high number of accidents that occur every year on… read more
What is the Difference Between Negligence and Negligence Per Se?
Morgan Gaynor | December 27, 2020 | Personal Injury
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
Can Fault Be Determined by Car Accident Damage?
Morgan Gaynor | December 26, 2020 | Car Accidents
Sometimes it can be difficult to determine how a car accident occurred. Both drivers may blame each other for the cause of the car crash. The police officers may not be able to determine who the wreck occurred, and there may not be any eyewitnesses or video evidence. What can an accident victim do to… read more
Is it Legal to Drive Barefoot in Florida?
Morgan Gaynor | December 25, 2020 | Car Accidents
Driving barefoot might seem unconventional, but some states are more conducive to it than others. Florida weather is hot, and activities like a day at the beach or pool might lead people to forego footwear. Most people believe driving barefoot is illegal, but it turns out that that is somewhat of an urban legend. Driving… read more
Lane Splitting in Florida – Is it legal?
Morgan Gaynor | December 24, 2020 | Car Accidents
All motorists are expected to operate their vehicles in a manner that does not endanger others on the road. Examples of driving behaviors that can place others on the road in danger include distracted driving, speeding, and drunk driving. Other driving behaviors can also increase the risk of an accident, such as following too closely… read more
Do I Need Florida Motorcycle Insurance?
Morgan Gaynor | December 23, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents
In 49 states in the country, motorcycle insurance is regulated pretty much the same way car insurance is regulated. State laws around the country require car and motorcycle owners to have minimum insurance amounts. About a dozen of those states are considered “no-fault” states, meaning you can get compensation to cover injuries and property damage… read more