How Do No-Fault (PIP) Benefits in Florida Work?

How Do No-Fault (PIP) Benefits in Florida Work?

Do You Pay For Your Medical Bills After An Accident In Florida? No-fault benefits are paid from YOUR insurance company regardless of fault for an accident.  It may seem unfair that YOUR insurance company has to pay for your medical bills after an accident that was SOMEONE ELSE’s...

Belviq Class Action

Belviq Class Action

Cancer Diagnosis After Taking Belviq We are seeking potential claimants for class action lawsuits against manufacturers of Belviq, Belviq XR, or generic brands of lorcaserin.  Call us today for a free consultation to review your eligibility to join a case. Weight Loss Drug May...

3M Earplug Class Action Cases

3M Earplug Class Action Cases

3M Earplug Class Actions Lawsuits for Military Use We are seeking claimants for this settlement fund regarding defective 3M Combat Arms Earplugs (Version 2 – CAEv2) that were issued or distributed to military personnel from 2003 through 2015. Call us if you have suffered...

Daycare Accidents and Abuse

Daycare Accidents and Abuse

Injuries To Children At Daycare Due To Lack Of Supervision And Abuse All too often, we receive calls about injuries that have occurred to children while at a daycare facility.  At the ages which most children are in daycare, they cannot speak up for themselves about dangerous...

Florida Guide To Daubert

Florida Guide To Daubert

Applying Daubert In Florida Trial Courts The Florida Supreme Court adopted the Daubert standard on May 23, 2019 in In Re: Amendments to the Florida Evidence Code, SC19-107 (See Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 509 U.S. 579 (1993)). Previously, the Florida Supreme Court...

Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents

Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents

Help After Being Hit As A Pedestrian Or On A Bicycle People are unfortunately struck and injured by cars every day while crossing the street as a pedestrian or while on a bicycle.  If you or someone you know has been struck and injured while walking as a pedestrian or while riding a...

Burn Injuries

Burn Injuries

Getting Help For A Loved One With A Burn Injury Few injuries can match the pain suffered by someone who has a burn injury.  Burn injuries happen in car accidents, on the job accidents, product liability cases, and a host of other situations.  If you or someone you know has...

Hot Water Heater Scalding Injury

Hot Water Heater Scalding Injury

Scalding Hot Water Can Cause Serious Injury Or Death Various sources have reported that anywhere from 3,000 to 5,000 burn injuries occur every year due to scalding hot water from a hot water heater that was producing water over 150°F.  Many of these personal injuries are serious....

Swimming Pool Accidents

Swimming Pool Accidents

Is There Legal Liability In Florida When A Person Drowns In A Pool? Many swimming pool injuries and drownings are preventable.  If you or someone you know has experienced such an incident, you should contact a Lakeland swimming pool injury attorney for a free consultation. The...

Florida Medical Malpractice Arbitration

Florida Medical Malpractice Arbitration

Voluntary Binding Arbitration In Florida Medical Malpractice Cases Many doctors and hospitals have begun to demand that patients sign arbitration agreements as a condition of receiving medical treatment.  Further, many people do not realize that they are not required to sign an...

Pre-Injury Releases For Children’s Claims In Florida

Pre-Injury Releases For Children’s Claims In Florida

I signed a pre-injury release (or waiver) for my child in order to participate in an activity and then my child got hurt.  Does that pre-injury waiver prevent me from suing? The answer to whether you can sue on behalf of your child for injuries sustained in an activity depends on...

Wrongful Birth Claims

Wrongful Birth Claims

Wrongful Birth Lawsuits In Florida Florida law allows the parents of a genetically impaired or deformed child to sue for wrongful birth, which is a form of medical malpractice. The case establishing this cause of action is Kush v. Lloyd, 616 So. 2d 415 (Fla. 1992). This also known as...

Diminished Value On Your Car

Diminished Value On Your Car

Is My Car Worth Less After An Accident? In most instances, the answer is yes, however, how much less may be an issue.  After someone hits your in an accident and causes damage, any repair of your vehicle will go on a CARFAX report and will be discoverable to anyone you wish to sell...

Liability For Negligent Car Maintenance

Liability For Negligent Car Maintenance

Legal Liability Of Car Owners For Negligently Performed Maintenance In Florida In Florida, the owner of a car is legally responsible to ensure that proper maintenance has been performed on the car.   When a car is involved in an accident and improper maintenance is to blame, then...

Lost Income And Services In Wrongful Death Cases

Lost Income And Services In Wrongful Death Cases

How Are Lost Earnings Calculated In A Florida Wrongful Death Case? In a wrongful death case, a survivor can claim a loss of “net accumulations to the estate” and “lost support and services” to the survivor. These damages are generally referred to in section...

Lost Wages And Lost Future Earning Capacity

Lost Wages And Lost Future Earning Capacity

How To Make A Claim For Lost Wages Or A Loss Of Future Earning Capacity In A Florida Personal Injury Case When you are injured in an accident and you cannot do your work because of your injury, you have a legal claim for lost earnings or your time off from work.  This may include...

Evidence From Dashboard Cameras

Evidence From Dashboard Cameras

How Can Evidence From Dashboard Cameras Be Used In Florida? Dashboard cameras are becoming more and more common in cars and trucks on the roadway today.  You may choose to get a dashboard camera and use it after reading this article. Why Should I Get A Dashboard Camera? Most people...

Will My Car Insurance Premium Go Up After An Accident?

Will My Car Insurance Premium Go Up After An Accident?

In Florida, Can The Insurance Company Raise Your Rates After An Accident? The answer to this question depends on whether you are shown to have a significant degree of comparative fault or responsibility for the accident. Florida Statutes defines “unfair methods of competition...

Should I Sign A “Letter Of Protection?”

Should I Sign A “Letter Of Protection?”

“Letters of Protection” in Florida Personal Injury Cases A “letter of protection” or LOP is a unique creation in the law.  Before signing one, you should understand what it really means and what it really does.  It can be hard to get a straight answer on...

Vicarious Liability

Vicarious Liability

Vicarious Liability In Florida There are several different theories of vicarious liability in Florida.  In short, vicarious liability is when the law holds someone else legally responsible for damages caused by another.  This is why we as lawyers say that liability is...

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