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Florida Theme Park Injuries: Legal Rights & Compensation

A day at the theme park is supposed to be filled with laughter, thrills, and unforgettable memories. However, for some, a trip to their favorite amusement park can take a terrifying turn. Every year, thousands of people across the United States experience injuries while riding roller coasters, navigating water slides,… Continue reading Florida Theme Park Injuries: Legal Rights & Compensation

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Florida Swimming Pool Accident: What to Do & When to Sue

A day at the pool should be fun and relaxing. Unfortunately, swimming pool accidents can happen in a flash, leaving victims with physical injuries, emotional trauma, and financial burdens. Unfortunately, swimming pool accidents are not uncommon. The good news is that in many cases, victims who are injured due to… Continue reading Florida Swimming Pool Accident: What to Do & When to Sue

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What is Negligent Supervision in Florida? Understanding Your Rights

The safety of those who depend on others is a top priority. This applies not only to children but also to seniors and employees in certain situations. The Florida law recognizes a duty of care for those responsible for dependents or subordinates. This means anyone legally entrusted with someone else’s… Continue reading What is Negligent Supervision in Florida? Understanding Your Rights

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The Impact of Florida’s Tort Reform Act 2023 on Personal Injury Victims

In March 2023, Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law a new act to protect Florida families from the rising insurance costs caused by frivolous lawsuits. Half a year later, we’re seeing the Florida Tort Reform Act of 2023 having far-reaching impacts on personal injury cases throughout the state.  The Act… Continue reading The Impact of Florida’s Tort Reform Act 2023 on Personal Injury Victims

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What is Considered a Catastrophic Injury in Florida?

Car crashes, medical malpractice, and other accidents can all result in a catastrophic injury. If you have suffered this most severe type of injury, you can file a claim against any negligent party that caused the accident to obtain compensation. Cases involving a catastrophic injury typically involve a large amount… Continue reading What is Considered a Catastrophic Injury in Florida?

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When Are Punitive Damages Available in a Florida Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Whenever you read a news report about an especially large personal injury judgment–i.e., a figure in the tens of millions of dollars–that is often an indication that the case involved punitive damages. Most personal injury cases in Florida only result in an award of compensatory damages, that is compensation for… Continue reading When Are Punitive Damages Available in a Florida Personal Injury Lawsuit?

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What is Causing My Accident-Related Shoulder Blade Pain?

Car accident victims are at risk of sustaining catastrophic injuries that end up causing devastating pain and disability. Many of these injuries affect the neck and back and in many cases, result in pain between the shoulder blades. The positioning of the seat belt during the crash, as well as… Continue reading What is Causing My Accident-Related Shoulder Blade Pain?

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Accident-Related Crush Injuries Can be Fatal

Crush injuries occur when excessive force or pressure is placed on a single part of the body, as when someone becomes trapped beneath a heavy weight. Without immediate treatment, crush injuries typically result in permanent disability or death. While crush injuries are often associated with workplace accidents involving heavy machinery… Continue reading Accident-Related Crush Injuries Can be Fatal

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Am I Suffering from a Broken Bone or a Sprain?

Whether caused by a stumble on the sidewalk, an injury while playing sports, or a car crash, accidents happen. Sometimes, these injuries can be difficult to diagnose. Broken bones, for instance, are often mistaken for sprains and strains, which can have similar symptoms. How these injuries are treated, however, is… Continue reading Am I Suffering from a Broken Bone or a Sprain?

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Can You Claim Damages for Lower Back Pain After an Accident?

There are a number of ways the lower back can become injured during an accident. During a car accident, the force of the impact may cause the body to jolt, straining and spraining the soft tissues in the lower back. During a slip and fall, a person may land on… Continue reading Can You Claim Damages for Lower Back Pain After an Accident?

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