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Defective Medical Device Lawsuit Settlement

The amount of compensation you can get for your defective medical device lawsuit settlement can vary widely from one case to another. There is no set amount that applies to every settlement. The level of harm you suffered will be a significant factor in your outcome. Sometimes the defendant’s conduct can impact the value of […]

By |July 12th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Suing for a Defective Pacemaker

There are few organs in the body more important than the heart. As such, it is particularly important that any medical procedures involving the heart are performed with the utmost skill and care. When medical professionals fail to take reasonable precautions during any heart surgery, they may be liable for resulting injuries.

Pacemaker implantation is one […]

By |April 24th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Ten Tips to Keep Kids Safe Around Pools

It is hard to beat the fun of a pool in the summertime. Just the thought of jumping into the cool, clean water can help you get through a hot day. To keep the experience fun, here are 10 tips to keep kids safe around pools.
Use Barriers
Comply with your town’s requirements for fencing your pool. If […]

By |April 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Miami-Dade and Broward Among Most Dangerous Counties for Pedestrians: Report

When it comes to the number of pedestrian fatalities in 2016, Miami-Dade and Broward County were among the 10 most dangerous counties in the United States. That is according to a data report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). According to the GHSA, the 10 most hazardous counties for pedestrians in 2016 were:

Los Angeles County, California, which had265 […]

By |April 5th, 2018|Car Accidents, News, Pedestrian Accident|0 Comments

What Is Pain and Suffering in an Accident Claim?

After an accident, you might be eligible to receive pain and suffering damages as part of your settlement. These damages are non-economic losses, as you cannot easily quantify them in dollar terms. Economic losses, such as your medical bills and lost wages from work, lend themselves to exact dollar values.

As a general rule, non-economic losses […]

By |March 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments

What Is the Definition of an Unmarked Crosswalk?

We must first define a crosswalk and then distinguish marked versus unmarked crosswalks. The Florida statutes [316.003(15) Fla. Stat. 2017] define a crosswalk as:
(a) That part of a roadway at an intersection included within the connections of the lateral lines of the sidewalks on opposite sidesof the highway, measured from the curbs or, in the absence of curbs, […]

By |February 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Five Ways to Stay Safe on New Year’s Eve

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 […]

By |December 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

5 Things You Should Do to Stay Safe in the Hospital

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 […]

By |December 13th, 2017|Injured on Private/Public Places, News|0 Comments

Who Is At Fault for a Dooring Bicycle Accident?

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 […]

By |December 6th, 2017|Bicycle Accident Cases, Car Accidents, News|0 Comments

NTSB Report Finds 9,000 Deaths, 336,000 Injuries in Speeding-Related Accidents in 2014

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) just released its Safety Study: Reducing Speeding-Related Crashes Involving Passenger Vehicles. The study found over 9,000 fatalities and 336,000 injuries in speeding-related accidents in 2014.

Who Comprises These Fatalities and Injuries?
While some drivers may justify speeding as a behavior that only exposes the speeding driver to a risk of injury […]

By |August 29th, 2017|News|0 Comments