What Does It Mean To Be a Plaintiff in a Personal Injury Case? The Plaintiff in a personal injury lawsuit is the person who was injured in an accident and has filed a lawsuit against the at-fault party seeking compensation for their injuries. It is imperative that Plaintiffs receive appropriate medical treatment in order to…

Hurt? Seek Medical Care After an Accident! One of the most important things an injury victim can do is to seek medical treatment as soon as possible after an accident. Not doing so can hinder your ability to get better and can also be costly when trying to recover compensation in a personal injury case….

The Truck Driver that Caused My Accident Should Not Have Been on the Road: Can I Get Compensated for My Injuries? In the United States, there are almost 3.5 million commercial truck drivers on the road. Any one of these drivers could potentially cause a traffic accident. Commercial trucking companies have a responsibility to ensure…

Tampa Bay Car Crash? Remember to Identify Witnesses! One of the most frustrating things that can occur after a crash, while you are recovering from your injuries, is finding out that the at-fault party who admitted to being the cause of your accident to the police at the scene has now changed their story. It…

The Use of Experts in Personal Injury Cases If you are involved in a personal injury case, your attorney may advise you that she is hiring ‘an expert’ for your case. The most common experts used in a personal injury case are doctors. These doctors generally opine as to whether or not a plaintiff’s injuries…

Road Rage Crash: Can You Recover for Your Injuries? Distracted and negligent drivers are the most common causes of car accidents. However, a growing cause of vehicle collisions is “road rage.” One recent study reviewed around 10,000 road rage incidents and found that road rage led to 12,610 personal injury matters in seven years. The…

Insurance Companies and Your Personal Injury Case When you are involved in a personal injury case, whether it is a car accident or a slip and fall on another person’s property, your first step in recovering from your injuries starts with making a claim against the responsible person’s insurance company. You do not want to…

Do I Need a Personal Injury Attorney After My Car Accident? If you, or someone you love, are injured in an auto accident due to someone else’s negligence, the person responsible should be held responsible for your lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. That is when a personal injury attorney, such as Chelsie…

One common type of auto accident in Tampa Bay is a “T-Bone” collision.  In this type of accident, the front of one vehicle impacts the side of another vehicle.  These dangerous accident most frequently occur in intersections. While you cannot avoid this type of accident every time, here are a few tips to help reduce…

One of the most dangerous intersections in the Tampa Bay Area is 34th Street North and 5th Avenue North in St. Petersburg. Since January 1, 2018 there has already been ten accidents at that intersection. One of the accidents resulted in the untimely death of one of the vehicle occupants. Residents blame the timing of…

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