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When you are doing any kind of work outdoors, or you are riding around on a scooter, a bicycle, or a motorcycle, you want to make sure to protect your head at all times. Many people say no to helmets because they find that they are uncomfortable, can mess up their hair, and cause them to sweat. But isn’t all that better than the alternative? If you get into an accident and you weren’t wearing…
Story Highlights: If a defective product causes you an injury or damages your property (including the product itself), you may be entitled to compensation from the manufacturer, the seller, or another entity along the product line. However, a product can work as intended and still lead to an injury, and if that happens then the manufacturer isn’t responsible for what happened. So what are the rules that decide when a product is defective and when…
Story Highlights: In the state of Florida, motorcycle drivers and riders under the age of 21 all have to wear helmets. After 21, you can ride a motorcycle without a helmet so long as you have a personal injury protection insurance policy of at least $10,000. This is the standard amount of protection required for vehicle owners, so if you own an insured vehicle in Florida then you’ll have this policy. The groups that argue…
Some of the more common injuries that can result from a sideswipe collision include cuts and bruises, injury to the knees, internal organ damage, spinal cord injuries, whiplash, concussions, traumatic brain injuries, bone breaks and fractures. So, as you can see, a sideswipe collision can be extremely dangerous for all involved. Many mistakenly believe that sideswipe auto collisions typically only result in minor injury and minor damage to the vehicles. However, as you can see…
Story Highlights: Floridians are fortunate enough to have great weather that allows us to utilize the playground throughout the year. There is no snow to close a playground down, so there is always a place we can take the kids to run off that excess energy. However, this convenience may also pave the way for more playground injuries. The Centers for Disease Control reported that 200,000 children under the age of 14 are injured each…
Story Highlights: One of the leading causes of death for people in the United States under 40 years old are auto accidents. Over half of those people were not wearing seat belts at the time of the accident. Florida Seat Belt Law In Florida, all drivers must wear a seat belt while operating a vehicle. In addition to the driver, all passengers in the vehicle who are sitting in the front seat must also wear…
Story Highlights: If you have been injured through no fault of your own, you’ll face a lot of hardships. First, you’ll have to go through the process of healing. Then the bills will start piling up. Finally, you’ll have to deal with the bullies at the insurance companies who will try to pay you less than what your claim is worth. After an accident, you should consider obtaining the services of a qualified personal injury
The answer to this question is not quite straightforward. There are a lot of different factors that come into play when determining compensation. Firstly, a plaintiff must be able to prove that another motorist acted negligently or recklessly, which is a pretty tall order for folks that choose to take on an unfair insurance agency alone. These organizations don’t have the victim’s best interest in mind. Rather, they are looking out for number one, and…
When we get into a car to drive somewhere, having an accident is the last thing on our mind. Yet, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration there are about 17,250 auto accidents daily nationwide. If you have been the victim of an auto accident, you may have many questions, especially if you have property damage or worse, are injured bodily. Contact A Personal Injury Lawyer After seeing medical attention, and doing all the…
Story Highlights: Most of us walking along our city, neighborhood or park assume the sidewalk is safe. But a crack in the pavement, or a buckled pavement can not only cause a fall, but can lead to permanent injuries depending on the fall. If you have been a victim of a fall here is what you need to know to be compensated for your injuries. Common Sidewalk Issues That Causes Accidents When you are walking…