Month: February 2016


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Common Injuries that Occur When Someone Slips and Falls

Slip and fall accidents can result in serious injuries, sometimes so debilitating you can no longer perform many of the day-to-day functions you used to. In fact, one out of five falls causes a serious injury, such as a head injury or broken bones.
 
A “slip and fall” injury is described when one party is injured on the premises of another party. Slip and fall injuries can occur both inside and outside, and can range in seriousness from minor bumps and bruises to complex fractures and breaks.
 
If you or someone you love has suffered a slip and fall injury, you need to take it seriously and have it looked at by a doctor.…

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Category: Wrongful Death

Deciding to Seek a Wrongful Death Claim

After the loss of a loved one due to accident or illness, pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit will probably be the last thing on your mind. It’s hard for a lot of people to seek restitution or payment for a loved one passing. After all, you don’t necessarily want to assign a dollar amount to the deceased, and you don’t want to be seen as “benefiting” from their death, either. You also have to work your way through the grieving process and deal with all of the logistics that accompany death, including funeral arrangements and issues with the estate.
 
But if that death occurred because someone else was negligent, waiting to file is a mistake.…

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5 Things You Should Look for in a Personal Injury Lawyer

 
If have been injured in an accident due to someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation for the damages you have suffered. But trying to get compensation by yourself isn’t easy. You need the help of an experienced Florida personal injury lawyer.
 
But you shouldn’t turn to just anyone. You need the right injury attorney. Before you make a decision on who you want to represent you, here are five things you should look for in a personal injury lawyer.
 
1. Experience. This is one of the top qualities you want in a personal injury lawyer. Talk to people around you and see if they have any good recommendations.…

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Category: Medical Malpractice

Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

Medical malpractice cases are often complex, but if you’ve been harmed or injured due to the negligence, poor medical treatment, or mistaken diagnosis from a healthcare provider, you may be entitled to benefits.
 
Each year, between 44,000 and 98,000 Americans die due to preventable medical errors, according to the Institute of Medicine (IOM). Many studies have come up with far higher estimates.
 
If you aren’t sure whether or not you have a medical malpractice lawsuit, the best thing you can do is consult with a personal injury attorney about your case. He or she can help you to fully understand medical malpractice and its requirements, as well as whether or not your case seems worth pursuing.…

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