24 Jan

Highway Giants: Understanding Liability in Florida Semi-Truck Accidents


The Startling Reality on Our Roads

You've seen the headlines on the news: "Major Interstate Pileup Involving Semi-Truck Claims Lives," "Family's Car Crushed in Tragic Big Rig Accident on Florida Highway." These stories are heartbreakingly common and bring to light an important aspect of road safety: the implications of semi-truck accidents. Beyond the headlines, there's a web of liability and regulations that come into play, where the role of a personal injury lawyer may need to get involved.

28 Sep

Expert Witnesses vs. Eye Witnesses: What Are the Key Differences?


In legal proceedings, witnesses assume a crucial role in presenting evidence and helping the court arrive at a just decision. Expert witnesses and eyewitnesses act as the two primary categories of witnesses who take the stand.

While both types of witnesses provide valuable information, they offer fundamental differences and play distinct roles. In this blog, we will explore the key differences between expert witnesses and eyewitnesses to see how each of their roles uniquely matter to a case.

09 Mar

What is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Florida?


Personal injuries can be devastating, both physically and emotionally. Whether you've been in a car accident, suffered a slip-and-fall, or experienced medical malpractice, the aftermath of a personal injury can leave you with mounting medical bills, lost wages, and long-term consequences.

31 Jan

The Consequences of Distracted Driving


Distracted driving is dangerous and potentially deadly when a driver's attention diverts from the road. According to the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), “There are three types of distraction: manual, which is taking hands off the wheel; visual, or taking eyes off the road; and cognitive, which involves taking one’s mind off driving.” Distracted driving can take many forms, including texting, eating, and reading while driving or conversing with passengers.

08 Dec

The Lingering Effects of a Car Accident


A car accident happens in the blink of an eye, but the effects can last longer than the broken limbs and open wounds you first see. Not only is it dangerous to be unaware of your lingering symptoms, but it is also important to understand what they mean to you. Knowing the lasting effects of car accidents can benefit you when seeking medical help and keep you informed when you may not know and see the source of your injury.  

23 Sep

4 Reasons to Hire a Lawyer After a Car Accident


After a car accident, you may wonder what to do after the shock of a collision. Injuries from car accidents could take years to heal and do not only leave physical injuries. Speaking to a lawyer to help receive compensation for medical bills and lost wages will allow you to focus on your health and wellness while recovering your losses. Here are four ways a lawyer can help you after a car accident:

26 Aug

4 Ways to Prepare for a Personal Injury Claim in Florida


If you have been injured due to negligence, recklessness, or carelessness, the law provides the option of a personal injury claim in Florida. While injury and a personal injury claim can be overwhelming and disruptive to your life, there are four ways to prepare for a personal injury claim in Florida. Once you recognize your injury is due to negligence, it’s time to determine the next steps.

28 Sep

Average FL Car Accident Settlements


In Florida, car accident settlements are both easier and more complicated than other states due to Florida’s no-fault status. For every car collision, both parties’ insurance companies cover their own injury and repair needs. Each case is unique.

When a car accident occurs, it’s helpful to know what’s normal for car accident settlements so you know the best steps to take for your particular situation.

02 Jun

6 Steps to Take after a Semi-Truck Accident


Semi-truck accidents are often extremely serious due to the fact they generally occur at high speeds on the freeway or interstate. While a small percentage of accidents occur on minor roads, most happen on larger roads. Data shows that most accidents occur between 6 am and 3 pm. Semi-truck accidents are scary and dangerous.

While statistically, semi-truck drivers are less likely to be a part of traffic accidents, they are more likely to be a part of serious accidents.

04 May

Can I Sue for Whiplash in Florida?


Whiplash happens far too often in accidents. Whether it occurs because of a car crash or another type of accident, people who suffer whiplash need to decide if a lawsuit is possible to recover damages from the injury. Before you sue, it’s important to determine your chance of winning the case. The laws within your state, the details of the accident, and the records kept on the accident will be the most important factors for deciding the outcome of a lawsuit.