02 Mar

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder vs. Traumatic Brain Injury


While post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) seem fairly different, they share many similarities, and this can make the proper diagnosis challenging. It's not uncommon for individuals to be diagnosed with both, and that can make it difficult to properly recognize, treat, and determine the life-altering effects of each disease. Being diagnosed with PTSD and TBI challenges an individual’s ability to navigate life the same way that they did before the injury.

04 Feb

What are the Most Common Kinds of Car Accidents?


Common car accidents cause injuries to more than three million Americans every year.  Although not every car accident is fatal, most include damage to your vehicle and potential injuries. While common car accidents can be avoided by certain safety precautions, they still happen.

Most car accidents fall into several common categories. If you experience one of the following common car accidents, be sure to notify the police and explore your legal options.

16 Jan

What is the Process of Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney?


Car accidents and serious personal injuries are shocking tragedies that can completely derail your life. Accidents like these are disorienting, and the aftereffects can be just as confusing. You may be overwhelmed with questions like “what’s the next course of action?” and “how much will this cost me?”. Among these inquiries, the most common question on a victim’s mind is “how do I go about hiring an attorney?”. When liability for the accident falls upon someone else, you’ll probably be looking for a plaintiff’s car accident lawyer.

20 Nov

Liability in Ridesharing Accidents


Ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft have skyrocketed into popularity over the last few years. Boasting low prices, increased accessibility, and unrivaled efficiency on a national scale, ridesharing apps have even become a threat to traditional taxi cab businesses. By allowing amateur drivers to use their own personal vehicles for commercial use, these applications have provided thousands of job opportunities as well as a readily available transportation alternative for consumers.

02 Oct

Fact vs. Fiction About Personal Injury Law


When injured in an accident, many people are unsure of just what to do. You may hear warnings from well-intentioned friends or family warning you against contacting a lawyer for advice. This is often because people are simply misinformed about the truth when it comes to personal injury law.

Below we separate the facts from the fiction about three main topics people tend to get wrong.

08 Jul

Minimum Wage and your Employer


The state of Florida thrives on tourism, tourism, and more tourism. The sunshine state employs over two million waiters and waitress, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics for 2014, yet many people believe that waiters and waitresses are still barely being compensated for their hard work and contributions to the tourism industry. 

29 Jun

What to do following an automobile accident?


There are too many things that rush through your head as you realize you have just been in a car accident. Am I okay? Was the other driver injured  Is my car destroyed? There are so many chemicals in your body being produced to help you deal with the situation that it can be difficult to make important, rational decisions.  
Here are a few simple steps to help you protect yourself following a car accident: