Personal Injury Blog

Impeachment and the Importance of Fair Juries

Lawyers, like members of the public at large, have strong feelings for or against the impeachment of President Trump. But if there’s one thing they can agree on, it’s how it brings home the importance of a fair, neutral jury in any fact-finding process. Democrats favoring impeachment have complained that Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell… read more

How to Avoid Hydroplaning

Hydroplaning is a dangerous phenomenon that may happen to motorists who drive on wet roads during the rainy season. Learn what causes hydroplaning and what you can do to reduce the chances of it happening to you. What is Hydroplaning? Hydroplaning occurs when a car’s tires encounter more water than their treads can displace. This… read more

Impeachment Inquiry Brings Rare Attention To Obscure Legal Terms

The Congressional impeachment inquiry has brought rare attention to some previously obscure legal terms. There’s probably never been a time when more attention has been paid to the phrase “quid pro quo” or the word “hearsay.” Quid Pro Quo Quid pro quo is the easier of the two to understand. Quid pro quo, loosely translated,… read more

Florida No-Fault Auto Insurance: Rummaging Through the House

In previous blogs, we’ve commented that clients often find our “no fault” auto insurance system frustrating. They often can’t understand why their own insurance has to pay for medical care and other expenses right after they are involved in a crash. Part of the answer is that Florida lawmakers wanted to create a simple, self-executing… read more

Recovering Damages After a Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries have the potential to change the course of a victim’s life forever. Depending on the severity of the brain injury, the victim may be able to return to work in days to weeks, or they may never be able to live independently or earn an income again. Therefore, it’s in your best… read more

Handling a Fatal Car Accident Claim

When you’ve received the devastating news of a loved one’s death, you may not know where to begin. You may be seeking closure, compensation, or someone to blame. If your loved one was killed in a car accident, a wrongful death lawsuit may help you find all three. Car accidents, especially fatal ones, rarely occur… read more

Florida Bar Recertified Attorneys Roman and Gaynor in Civil Trial

The Florida Bar’s Board of Legal Specialization and Education (BLSE) has issued a renewal of Attorney Mark Roman’s and Attorney Morgan Gaynor’s certification in Civil Trial Law. The recertification was effective as of June 1, 2019. The Civil Trial Law Certification is a professional designation that identifies attorneys as experts in the practice of civil… read more

Can You Recover from a Brain Injury?

A person’s recovery prognosis from a traumatic brain injury depends on several factors, including the nature and severity of the injury, the victim’s support system, and their attitude toward the recovery process. Learn more about whether or not traumatic brain injury victims can achieve a full recovery. Types of Traumatic Brain Injuries Traumatic brain injuries… 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

Living with a Brain Injury

Depending on its severity, a traumatic brain injury may resolve in days to weeks, or it may be last for the remainder of a victim’s lifetime. A victim’s prognosis for recovery varies depending on the nature of the injury, the victim’s support system, and their attitude and outlook for rehabilitation. Learn more about what a… read more