Personal Injury Blog

5 Common Mistakes People Make After a Job Injury

Getting injured on the job is an unfortunate reality that many workers face at some point in their careers. While accidents generally take people by surprise, the procedures that follow don’t need to. Knowing what you should—and shouldn’t—do if you get injured on the job can help maximize the benefits and potential payout that come… read more

Types of Car Accident Injuries

During 2019, there were 401,624 motor vehicle accidents reported in Florida. At least 166,915 people were injured and 2,969 people were killed in automobile accidents that year. Those figures include accidents involving bicyclists and pedestrians.  Car accident lawyers handle a variety of claims regarding crash-related injuries. They know first-hand that all car accidents are capable… read more

What Happens if Your Insurance Claim is Denied?

The most common step after a car accident is to file an insurance claim to recover compensation for your damages. Florida is a no-fault insurance state, so your accident claim begins with an insurance claim against your no-fault insurance coverage. All drivers in Florida must have at least $10,000 in Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage…. read more

Rear End-Collision Injuries and How You Can Recover

Rear-end crashes continue to be the most common type of automobile accident in the United States. During 2018, there were over 2.1 million rear-end accidents. The crashes resulted in 2,439 deaths and 594,000 injuries. In most rear-end collisions, the person driving the vehicle that crashes into the rear of a vehicle in front of them… read more

What Should I Wear to Court?

The Florida statutes do not prescribe a dress code that must be adopted by all Florida courts. However, certain courts and judges have adopted standard or minimum dress codes for their courtrooms. If your lawyer has not discussed court attire with you yet, you might want to ask your personal injury attorney what to wear… read more

Florida Booster Seat & Car Laws

Thousands of children are involved in motor vehicle accidents in Florida each year. During 2019, there were 127,285 children involved in traffic crashes in Florida. At least 1,361 children sustained serious injuries, and 142 children died from the car accident.  The leading cause of death for children is injury due to transportation, according to the… read more

A Sad End in Court for Victims of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Mass Shooting

Last week, the Florida Supreme Court severely limited the damages claims of victims of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland. The court decided “sovereign immunity,” the government’s legal protection from liability, effectively capped the recovery for the families at $300,000 for everyone. The court got there via some sleight of hand…. read more

I Got Into an Accident with a Grubhub Driver. Who Can I Sue?

Who is Liable in a Grubhub Accident? More than ever, people are using food delivery services such as GrubHub, Doordash, Uber Eats, and more. While there aren’t any known statistics about how often these types of accidents happen, it wouldn’t be surprising to learn that accidents involving food delivery drivers are rising. After an accident… read more

Car Accidents and Child Head Injuries: What Parents Should Know

Understanding Child Head Injury Risks in Car Accidents According to a study conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), head injuries are the most common injuries sustained by children in motor vehicle crashes. While using car seats and restraints appropriately can reduce the risk of injuries in a car crash, severe traumatic brain… read more

5 Safety Tips for Motorcycle Riders

Motorcycle Safety Precautions While riding a motorcycle is undoubtedly a fun pastime, it can also be a dangerous recreational activity. Having a lack of skills and knowledge needed to operate one safely can put riders and other motorists on the road at risk. Before heading out for a motorcycle ride, it’s critical to be prepared… read more