28 Dec

15 Legal Terms to Know for Personal Injury Claims


Personal injury claims can be complex and overwhelming, especially if you're unfamiliar with the legal jargon and terminology used in the field. For instance, what’s comparative negligence, and how could this impact my case?

Understanding the key terminology for personal injury claims is one way to stay informed during a personal injury or workers’ compensation claim. If you have any further questions about these terms regarding your case or if you think you have a case, feel free to contact Carrillo Injury Law at the information below.

31 Oct

Understanding NCCI's Proposed 15.1% Florida Workers’ Compensation Rate Decrease


Regarding workers’ compensation, Florida seems poised for a transformative 2024. Recently, the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) unveiled a proposal that could be a game-changer for businesses in the state.

12 Oct

Rotator Cuff Surgery Recovery: Long-Term Care and Implications for Workers' Compensation


When someone suffers a rotator cuff injury, the path to recovery can be long and taxing. Often, workers who sustain such injuries on the job require surgery to repair the damage. For these individuals, understanding their long-term medical care needs is crucial for their recovery and determining appropriate compensation.

Being well-versed in these considerations is imperative as a workers' compensation lawyer. Drawing upon findings from reputable medical journals, we’ll delve deeper into the long-term care requirements of post-rotator cuff surgery.

06 Sep

The Role of Medical Evidence in Personal Injury Cases


Personal injury cases are a cornerstone of civil law, dealing with situations where an individual suffers harm due to another's negligence or intentional wrongdoing. As these cases often hinge on proving the extent and cause of injuries, medical evidence plays the role of providing just that. This article talks about the significance of medical evidence in personal injury cases, highlighting the need for it, what it calls for, and how it influences the outcome of a lawsuit.

Establishing the Extent of Injuries

Obtain Medical Verification

14 Jul

What Role Do Expert Witnesses Play in Personal Injury Laws?


The complexity of personal injury cases often requires a blend of legal and technical knowledge. This is where expert witnesses come into play, where the laws and regulations surrounding personal injury cases can vary greatly. Let’s explore expert witnesses' fundamental role and their pivotal influence on case outcomes.

13 Jun

The Influence of Social Media on Personal Injury Cases


In the digital world, social media has become an integral part of our everyday lives. Platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn allow us to stay connected with friends, family, and colleagues, share personal experiences, and opinions.

12 May

Navigating Complex Injury Cases: How an Injury Lawyer Can Help


Sustaining an injury due to someone else's negligence or recklessness is an unfortunate event that can be physically and emotionally traumatic. The legal process to obtain compensation can be complex and overwhelming, especially when dealing with medical bills and insurance companies.

Moreover, not all injury cases are straightforward; some require a deep understanding of the law and the legal process. That's why talking with an experienced injury lawyer can help mitigate any misunderstandings.

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.

12 Nov

Four Common Injuries in the Food Industry


Do you work in the food industry? Every business covers different common injuries that qualify for workers’ compensation, even in the food industry. Therefore, knowing your workers’ compensation rights can be crucial to your health and well-being.