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Important Terms to Know when Filing a Wrongful Death Claim

Important Terms to Know When Filing a Wrongful Death Claim Slip and falls, car crashes, and pedestrian accidents are just a few of the ways in which people in Miami become hurt every day. Sometimes, these accidents are so severe, that the accident victim does not survive them. When another… Continue reading Important Terms to Know when Filing a Wrongful Death Claim

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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… Continue reading Are You Suffering from Visual Midline Shift Syndrome?

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Signs You May Have Suffered a Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries, called TBIs, usually occur when a person suffers a blow to their head or their body, which then juggles the brain in their skull. TBIs are very serious injuries, even if symptoms do not manifest for a day or two. If you have been involved in a… Continue reading Signs You May Have Suffered a Brain Injury

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What should I do if I slip and fall in a store?

Stores, restaurants and other public buildings are common places in Florida where slip-and-fall accidents tend to occur. Many property owners are aware of the dangers and liability concerns that arise when someone falls and is injured on their properties, but they do not always take proper precautions to prevent these… Continue reading What should I do if I slip and fall in a store?

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Factors that contribute to senior slip-and-fall accidents

Slip-and-fall accidents are a leading cause of injury for many Florida seniors. According to Modern-Seniors.com, emergency rooms saw more 2.3 million seniors who had nonlife-threatening injuries from slip-and-fall accidents in 2010. Older people are more likely to trip and fall than any other age group. Most of these accidents often… Continue reading Factors that contribute to senior slip-and-fall accidents

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Seniors at increased risk for slip-and-fall injuries

Many people in Miami-Dade experience minor injuries from slip-and-fall accidents. However, a previous blog post points out that older people are at a serious risk of suffering a fall. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 2.5 million elderly people suffer slip-and-fall injuries each year and are treated… Continue reading Seniors at increased risk for slip-and-fall injuries

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Building Code Violations And Personal Injury Law

If you are injured due to an unsafe condition on someone else’s property, you may have the right to seek compensation for damages such as medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. However, insurance companies are reluctant to pay claims unless you can prove that the property owner was… Continue reading Building Code Violations And Personal Injury Law

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Who Is Responsible For Unsafe Sidewalks In Florida?

Unsafe sidewalk conditions such as cracked and uneven slabs can result in serious trip-and-fall injuries such as torn ligaments, broken bones and head injuries. Unfortunately, the injured person may not know where to turn for help. Many people assume the local government will pay for damages such as medical bills,… Continue reading Who Is Responsible For Unsafe Sidewalks In Florida?

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What factors must be established to pursue a slip-and-fall claim?

Imagine you are walking through a grocery store doing your weekly shopping. As you are heading down the aisle for some eggs, your feet slip out from underneath you and fall hard on the ground. You realize right away that you’re hurt and a medical exam reveals that you have… Continue reading What factors must be established to pursue a slip-and-fall claim?

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