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.

04 Aug

What Does an At-Will State Mean in Florida?


Florida is an at-will state. What does that mean or imply? In an at-will state, we assume the employee is working through their own volition, legally termed “at will.” It also means there is no contractual obligation between the Florida employer or employee in the long term.

On that note, let's dive into what it means for Florida to be an at-will state.

Definition of an At-Will State

The following pointers highlight some critical elements of the definition of an at-will state.

26 Apr

17 Common Causes of Car Accidents


The common causes of car accidents cover a number of different factors from human error to weather conditions. Drivers can’t control their environment or other drivers, meaning they can only respond to situations. While many car accidents are surely avoided due to quick thinking drivers, crashes still happen.

The consequences of accidents can include severe injuries, wage loss during recovery, and repair costs. By knowing these common causes you can hopefully prevent them. Here are 17 common causes of car accidents.

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.