We are extremely proud of all our team members here at Searcy Denney, but we’d like to take this time to make special mention of 16 of our own personal injury attorneys who were recently recognized as “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars” for 2020. All have made outstanding contributions to the legal profession and are deserving of such recognition! Congrats to all! Read on to find out more in a recent article discussing our team’s…
We are proud to announce that two of our recent personal injury verdicts made the Top 50 Verdicts in Florida lists for 2019 and 2020. We take pride in being able to help our clients get the justice they deserve for the injuries they or their family members have sustained. Check out the recent article on Patch.com that discusses our inclusion on the lists. The post Two Recent Searcy Denney Verdicts Make “Top 50 Verdicts
As part of our continued commitment to the community, we encourage all able-bodied registered voters to get out and vote! Our recent ad campaign highlights the struggles and challenges many have gone through to have the right the vote, and we don’t want anyone to take that for granted.  We were recently featured in Patch.com; check out the coverage here. Let your voices be heard! The post Searcy Denney Encourages All Registered Voters to
If you’ve been involved in a car accident, you are likely experiencing a wide variety of emotions, depending on how recently the accident happened, how badly anyone was injured, and whose fault the accident was. In the immediate aftermath, you probably felt varying degrees of fear, anger, and relief. If you or a loved one were injured, your concern will likely overwhelm all of your other emotions in the immediate aftermath. If the accident was…
The 19th Amendment was also known as the Susan B. Anthony Amendment during its passage – and for good reason. One of the leaders of the original suffragettes, Anthony co-founded and presided over the National American Woman Suffrage Association along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton. The goal of the group was to coordinate and spearhead the movement. “The group was made up of local and state groups throughout the United States,” states a page on the
The Legal Information Institute at Cornell has defined “pain and suffering” as “[t]he physical or emotional distress resulting from an injury.” In a personal injury lawsuit, the amount of money for pain and suffering is awarded separately from typical damages, such as loss of income and medical expenses. If you have been injured and seek compensation for pain and suffering from a liable defendant, as well as other types of damages, contact the Florida personal…
The following Halloween statistics from Protect America are quite unfortunate and alarming: Children are twice as likely to be killed in traffic accidents on Halloween 63% of children don’t carry a flashlight while trick-or-treating 70% of parents do not accompany their children while trick-or-treating There are 3,800 Halloween-related injuries every year 12% of children younger than six are allowed to trick-or-treat alone There is $13 million worth of property damage caused by fires each Halloween…
According to Florida Bar Ethics Opinion 00-2, issued on July 15, 2000, but is not binding, “An attorney should not participate in a settlement arrangement in which an insurance company pays the settlement directly into an account in the client’s name. Such an arrangement circumvents the trust accounting rules, an attorney’s duty to third parties who may have an interest in the settlement funds, and participation in the IOTA [Interest on Trust Accounts] program.” Although…
Product liability is based in “tort” law, along with legal claims like intentional torts, negligence, and strict liability. Torts are wrongful acts that cause injury to another person. Product liability claims can be based on negligence, strict liability, or breach of warranty. Product liability claims seek to hold various entities within the manufacturing chain, including the manufacturer of parts, the assembling manufacturer, the wholesalers, and the retail store owners for…
Searcy Denney is proud to announce that Personal Injury Attorneys Juan Diaz Avila, Adam Hecht and David Vitale, Jr. were recently recognized by Best Lawyers as “Ones to Watch.” The recognition is awarded to exceptional attorneys who have been in private practice for less than 10 years.  Congratulations to all! Read a recent press release on PRWeb to find out more. The post Three Searcy Denney Personal Injury Attorneys Make Best Lawyers’ “Ones to Watch”