Category: Personal Injury
Evidence lies at the core of all personal injury lawsuits in Florida and elsewhere. If you’re bringing an action against the defendant for having caused your injuries, you’ll need sufficient evidence to support your various injury claims. Likewise, the defendant will attempt to avoid liability by introducing evidence that disproves or weakens your claims.
According to the National Safety Council’s Injury Facts 2017, choking is the fourth leading cause of unintentional injury or death. Those most at risk are the elderly and young children.
Motor vehicles can be dangerous places for children, and children spend a lot of time in and around them. Statistics show that every year, vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death in children who are 1 to 13 years old.
The “Me Too”, “Times Up” movements and news media coverage of well-known people from all walks of life being accused of sexual assault have brought to light a multitude of egregious acts.
If you have been injured by a defendant who has also been charged with a criminal violation of law, then Florida law may still entitle you to recover damages as compensation for your injuries, even if the defendant wins their criminal case.
If you have been injured in an accident that was caused by the negligent, reckless or intentional actions of another, you may be able to recover damages pursuant to Florida law. Personal injury litigation is a process by which one can secure compensation in such scenarios. For example, if you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, then suing the defendant may give you access to damages that will compensate you for losses that include medical expenses and quality of life deterioration,...
Expert witnesses are a costly but necessary resource in most injury litigation, but those who are unfamiliar with the process of litigation may not recognize the value that an expert witness brings to a case. First, however, it’s important to understand what differentiates an expert witness from factual witnesses.
If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident or some other accident which implicates the possessor or owner of a particular parcel of property, then Florida law may entitle you to compensation for your injuries pursuant to premises liability principles.
Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, begins the holiday shopping season. Even though many shop on the internet, shopping in brick-and-mortar stores is still a tradition.
Most college campuses take their responsibility for student safety very seriously. Parents sending their students off to these campuses expect that to be the case. However, accidents happen on college campuses.