Be Prepared For Hurricane Season In Every Way
Hurricane season is with us once again, and along with the typical preparations regarding proper shutters, availability of lanterns and batteries, and stockpiling of portable water and canned foods, it is important to make sure your home insurance is in proper order. While storm damage in Florida is covered by the standard homeowner’s insurance policy,… Read More
Memorial Day – Celebrate With A Plan!
Blood alcohol level of 0.08% or more is the qualifier for drunk driving. Much smaller levels can still put people at an increased risk of accidents. Alcohol is a substance that reduces the function of the brain, impairing thinking, reasoning and muscle coordination. One-third of all traffic crash fatalities in the United States involve drunk… Read More
Could Your Prescribed Drugs Have Unexpected Side Effects?
Sometimes, when patients are issued prescriptions for new drugs, they may suffer unexpected side effects. This happens often, and more disturbing than that is the fact that, more than likely, many doctors have not been made aware of the possibility of such side effects by the pharmaceutical companies manufacturing the drugs. Indeed, studies have shown… Read More
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Helps Consumers Share Information About Product Defects
By the time a manufacturer announces a recall on a potentially defective product, the warning may come too late for the consumers who already use that particular product. Due to the extreme importance of the public quickly becoming aware of potential product defects, dangers or safety issues, the federal government has established a website where… Read More
Have You Suffered Burn Injuries As A Result Of Someone’s Negligence?
Almost half a million people suffer burn injuries annually in the United States, many resulting in painful, debilitating conditions such as disfigurement, psychological trauma, long-term or temporary disabilities and scarring, and even death. While residential fires are the most common cause of burn injuries, these injuries can also result from car, motorcycle, boat or airplane… Read More
Can You File A Claim For Injuries In Florida If You Did Not Report Them At The Time Of The Automobile Accident?
If you find yourself involved in a car crash in Florida, you should immediately report it to the police, even if no injuries are apparent, as a police report can assist the insurance companies in determining who was at fault. And if you’ve suffered injuries in the accident, you should seek immediate medical attention. But… Read More
How Can I Lower The Odds Of Being Involved In An Car Accident?
Each year, more than 5 million auto accidents happen in U.S. roads, injuring about 4 million people, many permanently, and resulting in more than 40,000 fatalities. In fact, car accidents are the leading cause of death for people under 30 years of age. Needless to say, some car accidents are inevitable, particularly if the other… Read More
Have You Been Injured By A Drunk Driver?
If you or a loved one has been the victim of an automobile accident or personal injury caused by a drunk driver, there are some steps you should follow to make sure you get the maximum amount of compensation you deserve, as quickly as possible. First and foremost, you should obtain a copy of the… Read More
Bard IVC Filters Products Liability Litigation, COURT ORDER
This multidistrict litigation (“MDL”) involves more than 3,000 personal injury cases brought against Defendants C. R. Bard, Inc. and Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc. (collectively, “Bard”). Bard manufactures and markets medical devices, including inferior vena cava (“IVC”) filters. Each Plaintiff received a Bard IVC filter implant and claims that the filter is defective and has caused… Read More
Should I Share Information With The Other Party’s Insurance Company After A Car Crash?
Let’s be clear about this – not only you are not required to talk to the other party’s insurance company if you have been involved in an automobile accident in South Florida, but it is highly recommended that you do not do so. Like any other moneymaking enterprise, insurance companies are primarily looking to protect… Read More