Month: December 2012


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Category: Accident Injury

A mountain biker who was riding a bike trail in a park outside of Fort Lauderdale will receive compensation from Broward County for an injury she sustained, according to her attorney. The attorney for the woman has indicated that she fractured her cervical vertebrae and had extensive medical bills.
 
Although the county has agreed to the settlement, officials say that they understand the woman to have been trespassing on county land since she did not sign the required waiver in order to ride on the trail nor did she watch the safety video that is also required. County commissioners contend that the county was in no way negligent for her injury.…

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Category: Car Accidents

A Deerfield Beach car accident claimed the life of a beloved father and grandfather nearly two years ago, and the family is still seeking justice on behalf of their loved one. A lawyer for the family has said that they saw their father and grandfather suffer for close to three weeks from the injuries sustained in the car accident before being at his side when he died. They want to know that the one responsible has been held accountable.
 
The car accident that killed John Villano resulted when a driver ran a red light in Deerfield Beach and plowed into Mr. Villano as he was making a left hand turn.…

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Category: Personal Injury

Davie residents who have suffered serious personal injury know and understand that recovery from such incidents does not occur overnight. In fact, in some instances, dealing with serious injuries can be an ongoing and life-long effort. Unfortunately, many insurance companies will try to settle quickly with victims of an accident when neither the victim nor the insurance company can yet fully comprehend the full circumstances or consequences of the accident. That is why accident victims should always consult with a lawyer prior to accepting any offer that an insurance company might make following a serious personal injury.
 
A catastrophic personal injury can have a serious and long-term impact. Whether the victim must have multiple surgeries, will be confined to a wheelchair, or will require ongoing nursing care, there are costs that will extend far into the future.…

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