Personal injury lawsuits are legal disputes that occur when an individual suffers an injury from an accident, and another party may be held legally responsible for that harm. In many cases, the liable party’s insurance company will pay a settlement or a jury award to cover the victim’s medical bills, pain and suffering, and lost…

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) has caused illness and death in many families across Florida and the country, especially for our elderly who are living in nursing home facilities. It’s vital that these older Floridians—who are extremely susceptible to the disease—are given the best care possible in nursing home facilities at all times. The CDC (Centers for…

Negligence Action Filed by Cruise Ship Passengers for Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak The first lawsuits are being filed in connection with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Of course, may people have lost their lives or have become ill from the disease, and now one group of California residents is now bringing an action in federal…

What Are My Legal Rights If I Contract Coronavirus? Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a multi-system inflammatory illness that can spread from one person to another. It’s been named “SARS-CoV-2,” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019,” abbreviated as “COVID-19.” The SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that…

Personal Injury Claims: Important Questions to Ask Have you recently been injured but are unsure about speaking with a lawyer? We understand that the time following a serious injury is often confusing and stressful. You may be unsure what your rights and responsibilities are. Below we highlight essential questions to ask before considering legal action….

A few of the most commonly asked questions regarding medical malpractice. Choose a link to jump right to a question and answer, or just scroll down and browse the page. What is “Medical Malpractice”? What must be shown to prevail in a medical malpractice case? What is the first step in pursuing a medical malpractice…

There are over 17,000 medical malpractice claims filed every year in the United States. This, of course, does not equal the number of medical errors that occur every year and does not include the number of cases that go unreported. But, new studies into medical negligence and malpractice are shining a light on the specifics…

Bedsores, also called pressure sores or pressure ulcers, are injuries to the skin and underlying tissue due to prolonged pressure that limits blood flow to the skin. They most often appear on skin that covers bony parts of the body. For example, the back of the patient’s head, back, heels, or buttocks. Those most at…

For children, there is nothing more magical than Halloween. It is one of the best nights of the year. But for parents, there can be a fine line between holiday fun and safety concerns. Trick-or-treating often takes place at night, and there are a lot of people and cars on the street. It also involves…

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