Your sister goes into the hospital for a complete hysterectomy. You stay in the room to aid in her recovery and talk with the nurses to make sure everything is going well. On the door is a big sign that states your sister’s allergy to latex. It is on her chart, and even the gloves… Read More

Much of our time is taken up by commuting to and from our work, activities, food, entertainment, shopping, and home. A large amount of time we spend on the road translates into more of a chance to be a victim in an auto accident. This is why it is important to practice road safety, but… Read More

You may have heard that insurance companies use a secret mathematical formula to calculate how much compensation should be paid in a personal injury settlement. The formula part is true, but it certainly is no secret. And the formula doesn’t actually determine how much compensation a person receives. It is just a device insurance adjusters… Read More

Personal injury lawsuits are all about finding the person whose negligence caused your injuries and making sure they compensate you. Succeeding in a personal injury lawsuit, however, is hard work. To win, you have to show four things: The person who hurt you had a legal duty to care for your well-being; That person breached… Read More

Has a worker been injured on your property?  If so, you are probably thinking about your responsibilities as a property owner and the possible legal actions by the injured worker.  All property owners owe visitors to their property a certain standard of care to ensure their safety and well-being while on the property.  The attorneys… Read More

All medical patients deserve competent medical treatment. When you step into a hospital, a clinic or a doctor’s private practice, you have the reasonable expectation that your condition will be diagnosed with prudence. A proper diagnosis is critical, an incorrect diagnosis can cause tremendous harm and even cost lives. According to the BMJ Quality and… Read More

Following an injury or operation, physicians often prescribe patients opiate painkillers like oxycodone, methadone, and hydrocodone. This category of painkillers is highly effective, enabling patients to recover with minimal pain and hopefully, help them get back to work and their everyday lives faster. However, these medications come with a major side effect: addiction. Opioid addiction… Read More

Red-light cameras have been controversial in a number of states, and Florida is no exception. Many Florida lawmakers would like to see red-light cameras banned. Their wish may be more likely now that a report was released finding car accidents are up for intersections with these devices. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor… Read More

You see semi-trucks almost every day, particularly if you have to commute on the highway. You are so used to them, you hardly put much thought into passing a truck or watching one make a wide turn. But when you are about to be in a collision with a semi-truck, you suddenly realize how large… Read More

In November, Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal found that the state’s legal caps on noneconomic damages – also known as pain and suffering – in medical malpractice personal injury cases were unconstitutional. In the case, Suarez v. Port Charlotte HMA, LLC, a mother and infant were awarded damages for medical negligence related to the… Read More