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Rights Of Construction Workers Regarding Workers’ Comp And Workplace Injuries

Construction sites are one of the most accident-prone workplaces in America, and some of the most frequently reported worker fatalities occur in the construction sector. Common causes for construction site accidents include falls, being struck by objects, electrocution, scaffolding accidents, and trench collapses. While many accidents are the result of worker distraction or failure to follow established workplace rules, some… Read More →

Simple Guidelines To Keep In Mind In A Personal Injury Lawsuit

If you need to file a personal injury lawsuit in South Florida, there are a few basic steps to follow in order to help your claim progress as quickly and efficiently as possible. First and foremost, look after yourself and get the medical attention you need. But when all the confusion and stress pass, consult with a qualified, experienced Florida… Read More →

Are You Experiencing Side Effects From Your Prescribed Drugs?

When patients are issued prescriptions for new drugs, ever so often they may experience a reaction from the new medicine. That reaction is commonly known as a side effect. 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… Read More →

Contingency Fees – Definition And Meaning

Personal injury lawyers typically work on a contingency fee basis. This means that compensation for their legal services gets recovered only after they have managed to obtain a favorable settlement or verdict for their client. Normally, contingency fee plans are based on a percentage of the money that has been recovered in the case, and since the attorney is only… Read More →

How Is Compensation For A Personal Injury Determined?

When someone has suffered personal injuries resulting from the negligence of others, the amount of compensation is largely determined by the nature and extent of the injuries. Most accidents yield only minor bumps and bruises, but severe accidents can have catastrophic consequences for the victim and their loved ones. Whatever the extent of the injuries, the actual amount of pain… Read More →

Have You Sustained Injuries In A Slip And Fall Accident?

Under the law, property owners are required to take reasonable care in the maintenance of their premises. If hazardous conditions exist, property owners need to make visitors aware of the possible dangers. But as common as slip and fall accidents are, the laws covering them are complex, requiring many issues to be analyzed before fault can be assigned and liabilities… Read More →

How Is Liability Determined In A Slip And Fall Accident?

Slip and fall accidents, believed to be the second-leading cause of injuries in the United States, impact the U.S. economy heavily, with millions of dollars spent in hospitalization and medical expenses, and time missed from the workplace. The laws covering slip and fall accidents are complex, requiring many issues to be analyzed before fault can be assigned and negligence (and… Read More →

How Can I Obtain Justice For Personal Injuries In South Florida?

When personal injuries are the result of reckless or negligent behavior on someone else’s part – be they individuals, professional enterprises, medical concerns or product providers – the injured party is entitled to file a claim against the party at fault. Personal injuries are not limited to bodily damage, but may also include infliction of damage to the mind, resulting… Read More →

What Factors Determine The Damages Awarded In Personal Injury Cases?

When someone has suffered personal injuries as a result of the negligence of others, the amount of compensation awarded is largely determined by the nature and extent of the injuries suffered. While the majority of accidents yield only minor bumps and bruises, severe accidents can result in catastrophic consequences for the victims and their loved ones. Regardless of the actual… Read More →

Have You Suffered A Workplace Accident In South Florida?

Workplace accidents are relatively common, even in safe working environments, and they can happen for a variety of reasons. But if a business owner fails to provide a healthy and secure workplace, the chances of an accident increase exponentially, and workers may be entitled to legal compensation. Most Florida workers receive Workers’ Compensation benefits from their employers, to help them… Read More →

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