How Do You File a Personal Injury Claim

When suffering from an injury due to an accident, you not only have to cope with the physical trauma, but also the financial burden. However, if your injuries are the result of another’s negligence, they are responsible to compensate you for any medical bills, loss of wages or emotional trauma. Here are the steps to […]

Definition of the Week Medical Malpractice

Having surgery to amputate a leg is terrifying enough, but imagine waking up and realizing the doctor amputated the wrong leg. This was the scary reality for Florida resident, Willie King. In 1995, King, who had a diabetes-related circulatory disease, underwent surgery to have his right leg cut off below the knee. King’s surgeon, Dr. […]

What is the Sunshine Law?

Enacted in 1967, the Florida Sunshine Law is a series of laws designed to guarantee that the public has access to the public records of governmental bodies in Florida. Sunshine Laws provide a right of access to governmental proceedings for both the state and local levels. Basically, think of the Florida Sunshine Law as certain […]

Differences Between Premises Liability and Product Liability

Manufacturers, business owners and landlords have the legal obligation to provide the public with safe products and properties. Being injured due to the negligence of others may leave you facing large medical bills, emotional distress and loss of wages. Product and premises liability laws protect the rights of the injured and entitle you to compensation. […]

What is a Personal Injury Attorney?

A personal injury lawyer is a type of civil litigator who provides legal representation to individuals who have been physically or psychologically injured as a result of negligent acts or wrongdoings of an individual, a company, government agency or other entity. Even though personal injury lawyers are trained and licensed to practice in virtually any […]