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Florida’s “Free Kill Law” – Problems with the Wrongful Death Act…

When a loved one dies following a preventable medical error, people often seek help from an attorney. Unfortunately, Florida’s Wrongful Death Act and medical malpractice act cause potential problems that could destroy a case before it even begins. What is the Florida Wrongful Death Act? In the event of a suspected wrongful death, Florida’s wrongful […]

How to Maximize Your Compensation After an Injury

If you have been physically, financially, or psychologically injured because of someone’s negligence, you may be able to recover through a personal injury claim. One of the most important factors in determining if you have a case is finding whether someone can be held responsible. If you have sufficient evidence that your injury was caused […]

Dog Bite Laws in Florida

Under Florida law, a dog owner can be held liable for any injuries resulting from a dog bite in a public or private space. Florida is a “strict liability” state, which means an owner can be held liable for a dog bite, even if they were not previously aware of the aggressive nature of the […]

When Celebration Goes Wrong: Most Common New Year’s Injuries

Multiple studies have found that New Year’s Day is the deadliest day of the year when it comes to natural deaths and accidents. The National Safety Council (NSC) estimates that 427 people may die on U.S. roads this New Year’s Day holiday period. Holidays traditionally are a time of travel for families across the United […]

Calculating Damages: How Much Is Your Injury Worth?

If you’ve been injured by a third party’s negligence, one of your first questions was likely “How much is my case worth?” Calculating damages after an accident can be exhausting. For most liability cases, the basic rule is that the settlement should roughly equal the extent and intensity of the injuries. While many websites offer […]

Failure to Warn Under Florida Law

Products carry warnings for good reasons. Florida law requires manufacturers to adequately warn the public about the risks of their products. While many products often have an abundance of warning labels, problems arise when warnings are difficult to read, difficult to understand, or fail to address foreseeable scenarios. “Failure to warn” falls under products liability […]

Negotiating Injury Settlements with Insurers

If you have recently been involved in a personal injury matter, you’re likely seeking compensation. To do so, you may potentially need to negotiate with different insurance companies. If you succeed, this is a great way to gain additional income to tackle medical bills, lost wages, and compensate for any pain and suffering that may […]

How Florida Statutes Can Affect Your Personal Injury Claim

Each state enacts laws that affect the personal injury claims filed in the state. The type of injury claim dictates which statutes apply in the case. Some laws might apply to all types of personal injury claims, but other laws might be more specific. Navigating these laws can be challenging without the help of an […]

Florida Medical Malpractice Pre-Suit Requirements

Because of a perceived litigation crisis affecting the healthcare industry, Florida, among several other states, has placed restrictions on the filing and prosecution of lawsuits for medical malpractice. Florida’s medical malpractice reform began in 1985 by requiring potential plaintiffs to provide a “notice of intent” to each prospective defendant prior to filing a lawsuit. In […]