Whoever caused the accident will be liable for your injuries. Some people assume that if they suffer injuries as a passenger, they can automatically file a claim against the driver of the car in which they were riding, but this is not necessarily true. If the driver of the vehicle you were in was negligent and […]
Although we do not have to contend with snow and ice on the roads on New Year’s Eve in Fort Lauderdale and South Florida, holiday driving can be dangerous due to drunk drivers and more people on the roads. Tie one on for safety this holiday season by following these tips:
Designate a driver. Many bars and […]
If you have been in a wreck and you are without a vehicle while the insurance claims adjuster is deciding whether to declare your car a total loss or your vehicle is in the repair shop, you might wonder if you should get a rental car so you can get to work and carry on […]
If you suspect that something went wrong with your surgery or that of a loved one, you might be considering a claim for medical malpractice. Since almost all surgery involves some level of anesthesia, you might not have a clear memory of what happened during the surgery. If you were under general anesthesia, you would […]
Patients that need to go to the hospital for care should be aware that hospitals are not always as perfect as they need to be. If you need to go to the hospital for medical treatment, there are certain things you should do to stay safe while you are there.
One concern is that hospitals are […]
When a bicycle crashes into an open car door, the motorist who opened the door, the bicyclist and third parties may be responsible for dooring bicycle accidents. These accidents can cause severe injuries, especially if a car hits the cyclist after he or she collides with the door and falls into oncoming traffic. Motorists often […]
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 116,000 people injured and over 4,000 people killed in large truck accidents in 2015. With so many people getting injured and killed, it is important to know what causes these crashes. Here are some of the most common causes of truck accidents:
Truck Driver Negligence
When a driver […]
Truck carriers may be liable for accidents their drivers caused if the driver was acting within the scope of his or her employment at the time of the accident. Victims of truck accidents may recover damages from the trucking company in certain circumstances.
If you or a loved one suffered serious injuries in a truck accident, […]
If you are a party or a witness in a personal injury case, one of the lawyers might want to take your deposition. If you have received a subpoena or notice to attend your deposition, you probably have questions.
What is a Deposition?
A deposition is a session during which the lawyers in a case get together outside […]
When a car hits a bicyclist while the car is turning right, both the driver of the vehicle and the bicyclist may be at-fault for the accident depending on the circumstances. The party who is at-fault for your bike accident will be liable for any injuries or damages you suffered in the crash.
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