Category: Personal Injury

What Happens if There are Multiple Causes For an Injury?

June 21, 2018 | Category: Personal Injury

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...

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Tour Bus Drivers Subject to Federal Hours of Service Rules

June 13, 2018 | Category: Personal Injury

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.    

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Speak to an Attorney, Not Insurance Companies

May 24, 2018 | Category: Personal Injury

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.

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Why Visitors May Need a Florida Personal Injury Attorney

April 18, 2018 | Category: Personal Injury

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.  

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Evidentiary Privileges in Florida — How Do They Affect Your Personal Injury Case?

April 12, 2018 | Category: Personal Injury

If you’ve been injured due to the negligence, omissions, or wrongful acts of another person (or entity), Florida law may give you a right of action against the defendant for damages.  The defendant would like to avoid liability, of course, and may attempt to undermine your claims by forcing people close to you to disclose sensitive information. Fortunately, Florida law gives you an opportunity to prevent such disclosures through the use of an evidentiary privilege.

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Improperly Secured Retail Fixtures Prove Deadly

April 9, 2018 | Category: Personal Injury

When shopping for clothing, shoes, toys, electronics and household goods, shoppers do not think they are in danger. However, even though many shopping-related accidents may be minor, there are more serious injuries including broken bones, sprains, head trauma, neck injury, spinal injury and even death.  

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