Category: Personal Injury
In the aftermath of the tragic and devastating death of an 8-year-old at a bus stop in Cape Coral, the news media and others are calling for every week to be School Bus Safety Week, not just one week in October.
Missing appointments, skipping treatments, and/or skipping physical and occupational therapy can jeopardize a personal injury case.
Retailers and property owners have many responsibilities when it comes to their customers and employees.
If you have sustained injuries in an accident due to the negligence or wrongful conduct of another party (individual or entity), Florida law may entitle you to receive damages as compensation for your losses, including losses related to any injuries or conditions that are disabling.
If you have been injured in a slip-and-fall or trip-and-fall accident on a stairway, you may be entitled to sue and recover damages for your accident-related losses.
Florida law — like that of other states — gives those who have been injured in an accident (that was caused by the negligence or wrongful acts of another) the right to sue and recover a wide range of damages. Many plaintiffs don’t realize how extensive these damages can be.
In every Florida injury lawsuit — slip-and-fall accidents, motor vehicle accidents, product defect accidents and others — causation serves as a foundational element of the claim. If you’ve been injured due to the defendant’s negligence, you must show that the defendant’s negligent actions actually “caused” you to suffer the injuries at issue. In other words, you must show that a natural and continuous sequence of events was created by the defendant’s conduct and that this...
As we enter the summer vacation period for students across the country, many plan trips which include tour buses. Prospective tourists believe that, with a professional driver behind the wheel, they will be able to enjoy the sites and socialize with others rather than focusing on driving. That is not always the case.
If you’ve been involved in an accident — whether it's a car accident, slip-and-fall or any other type of injury-causing incident — you may find yourself involved in communications with an insurance company. It is important to note, however, that such communication is generally discouraged. Hurt individuals are encouraged to avoid communicating with insurers until they have consulted with a qualified Fort Myers personal injury lawyer.
Millions of visitors come to the Sunshine State each year to enjoy the gulf, ocean, and pristine beaches making tourism one of Florida’s largest industries. The visitors partake in activities such as fishing, charter boating, walking and biking in our many outdoor parks, visiting our theme parks and just having fun. However, when tourists suffer serious injuries due to traffic accidents, slips and falls and other accidents, the fun may turn to tragedy.