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…

Bicyclists Most Recent Victims of Hit and Runs Some recent articles in the local news are raising the awareness of the occurrence of bicyclists being struck by vehicles. In Polk County, a man was the victim of a hit and run. The 70-year-old man was riding his bike in the bike lane when he was…

Local Man and Bus Driver Injured in Crash Last week, a local man and a PSTA bus driver were both injured in a crash on Gandy Blvd in Pinellas Park. The crash resulted in serious injuries for the car driver and minor injuries for the bus driver. Two passengers on the bus at the time…

High Occurrence of Accidents on US Highway 19 in Pinellas County US Highway 19 in Pinellas County is a large stretch of a major highway with heavy daily traffic. Accidents tend to be a common occurrence on US-19. Just this past week there was an accident involving six vehicles. Accidents on this stretch of highway…

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…

Polk County Man Killed in Local Road Rage Crash Last week, a 27-year-old Polk County man was killed as a result of injuries from crashing into an empty building and a fence during a road rage incident. Local police say the man was engaged in road rage with another vehicle driven by a 22-year-old man….

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