Things You Should Do and Things Not to Do for Your Personal Injury Case When you are injured as a result of another’s negligence, you are entitled to compensation for your injuries, pain and suffering, and lost wages. To receive the maximum compensation for your injuries there are certain things you can do and things…

DOG BITE STATISTICS Previously, we discussed the laws surrounding dog bites claims in Florida. You may be wondering, however- what are my chances of actually suffering injuries from a dog bite and how bad can they be? Let’s take a look at the statistics. According to the American Pet Products Association, there are currently 89.7…

Slip and Fall Accident Statistics Throughout the U.S., according to the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI), falls account for over eight million hospital emergency room visits, representing the leading cause of visits. More specifically, slip and fall accidents account for over 1 million visits, or 12% of total falls. In Florida, according to the Florida…

Soft Tissue Injuries Injuries sustained in an accident aren’t always immediately apparent. Sometimes you will walk away from an accident with no cuts, no broken bones, no immediate pain, and you think you were lucky. Then the pain starts a few days laterand gets worse over time. Soft tissue injuries (injuries to muscles, tendons and…

What Should I Discuss When Meeting With My Lawyer? What percentage of your cases are referrals from other lawyers? If you want to know who the top Personal Injury (PI) attorneys are in your community, ask this question first! Most attorneys would not refer friends and family to another attorney if they were not great…

Facts & Statistics About Negligent Security Property and business owners in Florida owe a legal duty to customers and residents to secure and maintain reasonably safe premises and to protect those persons from any conditions that would pose an unreasonable risk of harm. When businesses fail to provide adequate security at their premises, an injured…

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) After A Car Crash in Tampa, Clearwater or St. Petersburg? Twenty percent of all brain injury cases are caused by a motor vehicle accident. Car crashes are the second largest cause of brain injuries. The leading cause is falling, which accounts for 28 percent. However, traffic accident brain injuries accounts for…

What Should I Bring When I Meet With My Tampa Bay Car Accident Lawyer? A car accident is stressful. Being prepared when attending your first meeting with a personal injury attorney after your car accident can help the appointment go smoothly. If you have any of these documents in your possession, please be sure to…

4 Common Causes of Traffic Accidents in Tampa Bay Did you know that Florida is among the states with the most reported traffic collisions? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has reported that approximately six million motor vehicle accidents happen each year in the U.S. If you do the math, that averages to about…

How Do I Know if I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer? If you have been in an auto accident and suffered an injury, you may be dealing with a number of questions right now. What do I do about my medical expenses? What do I do about my lost income? Should I hire an attorney?…

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