19 Oct

When to Reject a Settlement Offer for a Personal Injury


Knowing when to reject a settlement offer for a personal injury claim can be difficult since several factors are at play, and it’s always best to work with a personal injury attorney who will know what’s fair, low, and high for a personal injury settlement.

After all, a personal injury can disrupt your daily life from your career to your hobbies, and it includes medical treatments, time off work, and medical bills. A good settlement offer covers your medical expenses, lost wages, and other associated bills.

27 Aug

Will my Personal Injury Case go to Trial?


No, in general, most personal injury cases settle before reaching trial. Statistically, 95% of personal injury cases settle pretrial with only approximately 5% going to trial. Settling before trial tends to save time and money, even when the settlement offer is a hefty sum.

12 Aug

How Insurance Companies Deny Temporary Wage Benefits


Defense counsel routinely uses a number of defenses in order to deny paying temporary benefits to injured workers. These defenses assume your client has already met the threshold requirements for either Temporary Partial Disability (TPD) or Temporary Total Disability (TTD) i.e., restrictions from an authorized treating physician and not at Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI).

There are rare occasions when an injured worker is entitled to TTD but not receiving it while actively employed with the Employer and the Carrier has not asserted an affirmative defense to payment of TTD.

17 Jun

How is Pain and Suffering Calculated in FL


Accident injuries often include major medical expenses, job pay loss, and long-term recovery. These are, more or less, easily measured for determining how much compensation should be received by the victim. However, in some situations, your situation could be eligible for compensation for your “pain and suffering.”

02 Jun

Physical and Emotional Self-Care Tips After Personal Injury


A personal injury often pauses life as we know it, and that can be hard, especially if the injury makes work and life more challenging. In some personal injury cases, you cannot work at all and most of your time is spent in recovery. Personal injury requires taking time for self-care to expedite a full recovery.
02 May

How To Sue for Personal Injury


Did you know that personal injury is one of the most common situations that result in civil lawsuits? However, not all injuries deserve to be filed as a personal injury claim. It’s crucial to understand the different types of injury claims because each type offers different potential damages, limitation periods, and so much more.

The complexity of the legal system seems daunting, but it also offers relief in light of possible wage loss and healthcare costs.

01 Apr

What is Florida’s PIP 14-Day Rule?


Under Florida’s no-fault system with car accidents, a driver or passenger has 14 days to seek medical attention after a collision to file a claim with the insurance policy. Insurers are likely to deny a claim if you do not see a medical provider within two weeks of the accident. Even if you feel fine, visit your medical provider within two weeks of your accident.

30 Mar

Can I Sue My Employer for Getting Hurt on the Job?


This question has been asked by countless employees who have been injured on the job and believe it was caused by their employer’s negligence. Outside of an employment situation, like a car accident, slip and fall, or medical injury, negligence can be a reason that the injured party seeks damages against the responsible person in court. Therefore, most people think the same rights exist when someone is injured at work and their employer was negligent. However, that is not the case. 

01 Nov

Self-Care for After an Accident


Work injuries and car accidents occur every day. In 2012, the CDC reported that approximately 7,000 people are injured in car accidents each day. Car and work injuries can result in minor scrapes and bruises to more serious injuries and sometimes fatalities. 

Self-care after an accident is different for every injury, depending on body part and the severity of the injury. When you’ve been injured, it’s important to prioritize your recovery with the right types of self-care.

02 Sep

Common Personal Injury Cases


Common personal injury cases often include motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, workplace accidents, dog bites, product liability, and more. Personal injury is the legal term for any injury that occurs to the body, mind, or emotions. In many situations, a lawsuit is filed for personal injury against the party that has caused the harm.