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Common Legal Issues in Distracted Driving Cases

Common Legal Issues in Distracted Driving Cases Miami Car Accident Attorney

Everyone is guilty of peeking at their smartphones at least a couple of times on the road. Unfortunately, the responsibility of being behind the wheel doesn’t eliminate the possible hazards of distracted driving for most Americans. According to recent statistics from CrashStats, 10% of fatal crashes, 15% of injury crashes, and 14% of police-reported motor vehicle traffic crashes were reported as distraction-affected crashes. Every day, drivers, families, and teenagers experience incidents related to distracted driving that can cause damages or instill fear. Distracted driving incidents vary on the degree from the bruised to the gruesome. If  cases of distracted driving in...

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Dealing with a Lien in Miami Personal Injury Cases

Dealing with a Lien in Miami Personal Injury Cases - Personal Injury Attorney in Miami

Being in an accident is a life-changing experience. Getting involved in an accident can bring anxiety, pain, and worry. Not only towards your or your loved one’s well-being, but in dealing with the financial implications of the incident.   If you have recently sustained a personal injury, you will be needing immediate medical treatment. This means, of course, that you will need to pay for your medical bills. Medical expenses can even extend beyond treatment, including psychological and physical therapy later.   Luckily, Florida allows hospitals to collect payments out of injury settlement proceeds through the process of a medical lien. Navigating the ins-and-outs...

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How Much Could My Personal Injury Settlement Be Worth?

How Much Could My Personal Injury Settlement Be Worth -Personal Injury Lawyer in Miami

Suffering at the hands of another person’s negligence can be infuriating and distressing. Every day,  Americans become involved in accidents that are caused by another party’s recklessness. This can range from the mundane to the severe, with many people carrying life-threatening injuries out of the wreckage. You could be taking extra steps to protect your family from danger, yet they may still become involved in an accident. If you are one of the many Americans who is suffering from a car accident, dog attack, bike crash or any other incident caused by negligence — you can receive what is called a...

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Overcoming Issues in Hit and Run Crashes – Miami Car Accident Attorney News

Overcoming Issues in Hit and Run Crashes - Miami Car Accident Attorney News

According to recent statistics, Miami has the most hit-and-run crashes in the state of Florida. Recent numbers amounted to around 19,087 crashes a year. That means, daily, there will be 52 hit-and-run accidents. Despite increased penalties for negligent driving (particularly, drunk driving) in Florida, hit-and-runs have become increasingly more common, making up 25% of all crashes. Most hit-and-run cases remain unresolved, with only 50% of all reported cases identifying the guilty party. When a hit-and run case turns up with no lead, it can lead to certain issues in dealing with liability and damages in a civil court. What You Should Know...

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Seven Common Nursing Home Abuse Cases – Personal Injury Attorney in Miami News

Seven Common Nursing Home Abuse Cases - Personal Injury Attorney in Miami News

Like any home, a nursing home is a haven for your loved one. A nursing home ensures that they continue to receive the care, if not more, that they would feel from their regular family. To add to that, they gain friends and create significant relationships with their fellow elderly brothers and sisters. However, underneath these senior paradises, a grim reality unfolds. For years, Florida has had a history of nursing home abuse cases. More than 2 million cases have already been reported. This means 1 in every 10 elderly residents will experience some form of abuse while staying in a...

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The Difference Between Nursing Home Abuse and Medical Malpractice Cases

The Difference Between Nursing Home Abuse and Medical Malpractice Cases. Miami Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Miami Medical Malpractice Lawyer News: Nursing home abuse is one of the most upsetting and reprehensible crimes there is. The elderly place their health and safety in the hands of these organizations because they rely on them for the support they need to continue living full lives. They are reliant on these organizations to look after them, to provide them with the care and the support they need. And most importantly, to respect their dignity and their freedom. That anyone would abuse this trust and take advantage of those who are unable to defend themselves – while charging huge amounts of money...

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Traumatic Brain Injuries from Slip and Fall Accidents

Miami Slip and Fall Lawyer - Traumatic Brain Injuries from Slip and Fall Accidents

Slipping and falling is really just a part of life. Everyone has fallen at some point in time. When you think about falling down, most people associate it with sprained ankles. But other times, injured tendons or broken bones are the final result. There are some serious falls that can cause head injuries. These head injuries can range from a mild concussion to life-altering damage. If you are involved in a slip and fall injury, it is important to assess the situation to determine whether anyone is responsible for the fall. Meeting with a Miami Slip and Fall Lawyer can help you further...

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Understanding What Whiplash Is – Miami Personal Injury Lawyer News

Understanding What Whiplash Is - Miami Personal Injury Lawyer News

Have you ever heard the term ‘whiplash’? You may think it is something that is just made up by injury lawyers. However, whiplash is in fact real, and it existed before the car was invented. Whiplash used to be called railway spine, as it was often an injury that occurred during train accidents. There is some confusion about whiplash because it is not technically the medical term for the injury. Whiplash describes a set of medical conditions involving the ligaments and muscles throughout your shoulders and neck, as well as your vertebrae. When these areas are damaged, a person may experience...

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What is My Slip and Fall Claim Worth

What is My Slip and Fall Claim Worth - Miami Slip and Fall Lawyer

Slip and fall accidents are among the most common types of accident to end up in court. These are negligence cases and often there is a party held liable. Examples include, the landowner who did not maintain their premises properly, or the business owner who did not use signage to indicate that an area might be wet or otherwise slippery. These kinds of accidents can have life-changing consequences for the victims and it’s not right that they should have to face the ordeal alone. That is why the law protects people involved in accidents that are not their fault and it...

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Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Explains What to do After a Concussion

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Explains What to do After a Concussion

Many of the injuries a person suffers from after they are involved in an accident are visible, such as puncture wounds, bruises, or lacerations. However, invisible injuries such as concussions are just as dangerous. If you have suffered a blow to the head during an accident, it is important to get medical treatment right away. You should also contact a Miami personal injury lawyer to discuss whether or not you are eligible for compensation as a result of the accident and your injuries. Symptoms of a Concussion If you suffer from a blow to the head, there is a chance that you...

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