Common Causes of Boating Accidents

Boating offers the opportunity to explore the open waters; however, if these vessels are defective, or are operated recklessly and negligently, they may cause devastating accidents. Years back, I was with some friends in their boat heading back to the dock because a big storm was coming. On our way, we noticed a boat that Read More »

Statute of Limitations

Understanding the legal system can be extremely beneficial. The following notes can help you understand certain procedures regarding collecting compensation for your injuries. Time Is Of The Essence Many people believe they have been wronged and want to do something about it. Unfortunately, these individuals often lack experience in dealing with civil matters and they Read More »

Negligence or Strict Liability?

Both negligence and strict liability fall under the personal injury umbrella. In both cases, the plaintiff will generally file a lawsuit and seek some form of compensation for the injury or damage he or she was sustained at the hands of the defendant. Once the lawsuit is filed, the courts will decide on the type Read More »

Fair Warning: Notifying All Parties Involved

Filing a personal injury claim can be daunting. The process can be long and every detail must be analyzed and understood in order to move forward and win your case. If you’ve been injured in an accident and you want to file a personal injury claim, whether it is a car accident injury, a slip Read More »

The Dangers of Man’s Best Friend

Dog bites can be dangerous and traumatic, and more often than not, these bites result in serious medical problems. The most serious dog bite case I have ever handled involved a 2 year old whose face was bitten by a neighbor’s dog. The child had to undergo multiple surgeries and her face will never look Read More »

No Pain No Gain

We’ve all heard of the benefits of working out and going to the gym. Exercise increases our confidence and well being while lowering our chances of contracting diabetes, heart disease, strokes, and cancer. For many people, going to the gym is a necessity, and when we hit the treadmill or the weights we expect to Read More »

Preparing For The Worst

Hurricane season has been upon us for a few months now and fortunately for all of us in Florida, it has not been too bad, so far! But that is probably about to change with Hurricane Irma heading toward us. We are close to the halfway point of the season so it is extremely important that Read More »

Back to School Safety Tips

The month of August can be emotionally stressful for kids and parents. This is the time when families get ready for the school year, and figuring out the best method of transportation for your children can be daunting. According to the NHTSA, the majority of school-age pedestrians that are killed is during the hour before Read More »

Kids At Greater Risk In Summer Heat

Heat stroke is a life-threatening condition that occurs when a person’s body temperature rises while its ability to cool off shuts down. Babies and young children are especially vulnerable to dehydration and heat-related illness because a child’s body surface area makes up a much greater proportion of his or her overall weight than an adult’s. Read More »

What Are the Rights of Pedestrians In a Car Accident?

It is obvious that being involved in a car accident can be a traumatic and distressing experience. And in the chaos that ensues after an accident, a lawsuit might be the last thing on your mind. However, if the accident was caused by someone else’s negligence, you should keep your legal options open. Cars colliding Read More »