Personal Injury Blog
Popcorn Lung: Why It Happens and What You Can Do If You’re Sick
Morgan Gaynor | December 22, 2020 | Personal Injury
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
Pregnancy & Car Accidents: What You Need to Know
Morgan Gaynor | December 21, 2020 | Car Accidents
Being injured in a car accident is the last thing anyone expects when they get into a vehicle. However, the injuries caused by car accidents can be catastrophic and life-changing. When the victim is pregnant, car accident injuries can be even more severe. Instead of one victim, there could be two victims. The woman’s unborn… read more
Treating Post-Accident Vehophobia – The Fear Of Driving
Morgan Gaynor | December 20, 2020 | Car Accidents
Vehophobia, a medical term for an earnest and unshakable fear of driving that interferes with one’s quality of life, is a legitimate problem. Technically, the fear of driving following a car accident is a form of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD can be triggered by the trauma of a close call with death, the feelings… read more
What Are Your Legal Options if You Hit a Bike Rider With Your Car
Morgan Gaynor | December 19, 2020 | Car Accidents
Striking a bicyclist can be deadly for the rider and also horrifying for the driver of the car. If this unfortunate event does happen, it is critical that you react quickly and prioritize safety. Do’s & Don’ts Immediately After the Collision If you have run into someone who was riding a bicycle, the first thing… read more
Ten Factors That Determine How Much to Expect from a Car Accident Settlement
Morgan Gaynor | December 18, 2020 | Car Accidents
When you have been involved in a car accident, there are many uncertainties. It is completely normal to have a range of unanswered questions. How will I cover my medical bills? Who is legally responsible for my crash? Should I speak with a personal injury attorney? You are probably also wondering if you can seek… read more
How are Pain and Suffering Damages Calculated?
Mark Roman | December 17, 2020 | Personal Injury
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
Are Hidden Nanny Cams Actually Legal?
Mark Roman | December 4, 2020 | Florida LAw
Parents concerned about their children’s welfare and safety when they are not home might consider installing a nanny cam. Nanny cams have become popular tools to monitor the activity in the home when the parents are at work or away from home. It is understandable that parents would want to monitor their children. They want… read more
Difference Between Lawyer and Attorney
Mark Roman | November 30, 2020 | Florida LAw
Most people use the terms “attorney” and “lawyer” interchangeably. However, there is a difference in the strict definition of the terms. Traditionally, a lawyer was someone who graduated from law school. An attorney was a person who graduated from law school and was admitted to practice law after passing a bar examination. In Florida, there… read more
Is a Motorcycle Really Worth the Cost?
Mark Roman | November 27, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents
Florida is a great state to own a motorcycle. The weather is fantastic most of the time, and there are plenty of beautiful, scenic roads for riders to enjoy. The low maintenance cost and fuel efficiency can make driving a motorcycle much more practical in some of Florida’s largest cities. However, there are dangers and… read more
What Happens if I Don’t Show Up for Jury Duty?
Mark Roman | November 24, 2020 | Florida LAw
When you look in the mailbox and see an envelope from the court, it can be an unsettling moment. When you realize that the envelope contains a jury summons, you might become frustrated. A jury summons means that you miss time from work and are inconvenienced. Serving on a jury is part of our civic… read more