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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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Whiplash is One of the Most Common Injuries in Accident Claims

  Whiplash is One of the Most Common Injuries in Accident Claims You may sustain many injuries during an accident, but one of the most common is whiplash. In fact, over two million Americans suffer from whiplash each year. It is a common misconception that whiplash is a minor injury. That… Continue reading Whiplash is One of the Most Common Injuries in Accident Claims

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Are There Different Types of Amputation Injuries?

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_column_text]When many people think of an amputation injury, they will often first think of someone who lost their arm or leg in an accident. However, these are just two types of amputation injuries and… Continue reading Are There Different Types of Amputation Injuries?

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