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personal injury

Mid-Block Crosswalk Accidents

Although many people assume that the majority of pedestrian accidents occur in intersections, the reality is that 70 percent of the most serious pedestrian accidents, those resulting in a pedestrian fatality, take place in non-intersection locations. Often, these accidents occur in what are referred to as mid-block crossings, or marked…

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Could a “Bad Dog” Sign Affect My Ability to Recover After Suffering a Bite?

In Florida, dog owners are held strictly liable for the injuries caused by their animals. It is possible, however, for dog owners to escape liability in some cases, including when they posted a “Bad Dog” sign on their property. Even in these situations, a victim could still be entitled to…

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Who is Liable for Crosswalk Injuries?

In Miami, as in many other major South Florida cities, there are both marked and unmarked crosswalks. A marked crosswalk has painted lines, indicating the boundaries for pedestrians. Marked crosswalks typically have signs and signals indicating when pedestrians can walk, and when they should stop. Under Florida law, any pedestrian…

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Are You Suffering from Visual Midline Shift Syndrome?

Those who suffer from a concussion may expect headaches or changes in sleep patterns, at least for a few days. Unfortunately, even mild traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can have much more severe consequences, including problems like Visual Midline Shift Syndrome. This condition affects many accident victims who experience a blunt…

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10 Facts about Concussions & Sports

Playing sports is associated with many positive developments for children and teens, including lower body weight and increased self-esteem. However, the statistics are very clear that millions of children suffer concussions while playing competitive sports. And when concussions remain undiagnosed, children are at greater risk of suffering long-term complications. Below,…

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