Do You Have Any Legal Rights If Injured On A Taxi, A Bus Or Other Common Transit Service In The State Of Florida?
Common carriers (city buses, transportation vans, trains and taxicabs) are held to a high standard in the State of Florida, and expected to exercise the highest degree of care and diligence for the safety of their passengers. Passengers, however, often sustain personal injuries while riding on common carriers, for a variety of reasons. While some common… Read More
Insurance Companies Are Not Always Working In Your Best Interests
Insurance companies are mainly interested in protecting their own vested interests and bottom lines, and paying out any claim in full is detrimental to their profits. So when dealing with insurance companies, it is important to understand how they work, so you can get the settlement you deserve. Simply stated, insurers make money in part by… Read More
Have You Suffered Injuries At Someone Else’s Premises?
If you were injured during a slip-and-fall or some other type of mishap on someone else’s property due to the property owner’s negligence, you may be entitled to file a lawsuit for personal injury. Slip and falls can happen anywhere – from grocery stores to shopping malls and office buildings – and they may result… Read More
It Pays To Be Prepared For All Traffic Eventualities In South Florida!
It makes good sense to allow for any eventuality when driving in South Florida, including traffic jams, roadwork, poor weather, and much more. Of course, no one can anticipate being involved in a car crash, but close to a quarter-million traffic accidents occur in the State of Florida each and every year for a variety… Read More
Have A Fun And SAFE Halloween!
It’s that magical time of the year again for hungry goblins and elves to roam our neighborhoods, and while Halloween is one of our most enjoyable evenings each year, we need to be aware that it can also be one of the most dangerous as well. Here are some easy-to-follow rules to keep this fun… Read More
Are Head Injuries Immediately Noticeable After An Accident?
Although signs of severe head trauma can be readily apparent immediately after a car crash or slip and fall incident, milder head injuries may not reflect initial symptoms, and sometimes may even be confused as indicators of other types of medical conditions. Symptoms that could indeed be a direct result of the accident may sometimes… Read More
Where Do I Turn For Professional Legal Help If I’ve Suffered A Car Crash In South Florida?
Traffic accidents occur in the United States at the alarming rate of over 6 million per year. While poor driver decisions – including intoxication and texting while driving – are usually the leading cause of vehicular accidents in our South Florida roadways, very often these accidents are the product of extenuating circumstances, such as poor… Read More
Save As Much Evidence As Possible If You Are Involved In A Car Crash
Car accidents do happen with alarming frequency, no matter how safely we drive, so it makes sense to be prepared for any eventuality. If you are involved in an automobile accident in South Florida caused by the negligence of others, it is extremely important to try to gather and preserve as much evidence as possible… Read More
Texting While Walking More Dangerous Than Texting While Driving
We are all well aware of the dangers and consequences of texting while driving, but the number of injuries suffered by people texting while walking is actually much higher than for those texting behind the wheel. According to a University of Buffalo study, three types of distractions (manual, visual and cognitive) can occur when a… Read More
Pedestrian Accidents Can Happen Anywhere, Anytime In South Florida
More stringent laws about vehicle safety and driver behavior have succeeded in reducing the number of fatalities in car crashes, but the number of people killed in pedestrian accidents has actually increased in recent years. Pedestrians have a great responsibility in staying attentive at all times and following simple rules such as crossing the road only… Read More