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Can I Sue for Wrongful Death After a Construction Site Accident?

Yes, you can sue for wrongful death after a construction site accident, but your remedies will depend on whether your case falls under workers’ compensation or tort law.
Eligibility for Workers’ Compensation Death Benefits
The employer must pay the statutory workers’ compensation death benefits if your loved one died from an injury on the job. The elements […]

By |January 25th, 2019|Wrongful Death|0 Comments

Can a Pedestrian Hit by a Motorcycle File an Insurance Claim?

Yes, if a motorcycle strikes a pedestrian, the walker usually can file an insurance claim. The injured person might have the option to file a claim for damages against more than one insurer. However, before you do any of that, be sure to get medical attention immediately following the accident.
Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Coverage of […]

By |January 25th, 2019|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Florida Motorcycle Accident Laws

Florida has multiple laws that can apply to motorcycle accidents. If you operate a motorcycle, you should become familiar with these regulations. The Florida statutes define motorcycles as motor vehicles, so many of the rules that apply to accidents that involve cars and trucks also govern motorcycle wrecks. Below, we detail Florida motorcycle accident laws […]

By |January 15th, 2019|Motorcycle Accident Law|0 Comments

Who Do I Sue in an Aviation Accident?

Who you sue in an aviation accident depends on who caused or contributed to the accident. Any party who behaved negligently or intentionally can be liable. Liable parties may include:
Pilot
Pilot error is a common cause of aviation accidents. Pilots must respond rapidly to numerous factors during taxiing, takeoff, flight, approach, and landing. A mistake while […]

By |January 15th, 2019|Aviation Law|0 Comments

What Can Lead to an Aviation Accident?

Numerous factors can lead to an aviation accident.
Common Causes of Aviation Accidents
Common causes include:

Abrupt, evasive maneuvers that can cause a loss of control, a malfunction, or the failure of a system or component. Hard braking and rapid change of direction to avoid collisions are examples of intentional abrupt maneuvers.

Collisions or near-collisions with

Collisions […]

By |January 15th, 2019|Aviation Law|0 Comments

Can a Truck Accident Cause Brain Injury?

Yes, a truck accident can cause a brain injury. Trucks are heavy vehicles even when they are not carrying a load. The force of a collision with a truck can leave you with catastrophic injuries, which can include a traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Types of Truck Accidents That Can Cause TBI
Any kind of impact (side, front, […]

By |January 15th, 2019|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

How Does a Product Liability Case Work?

Florida law tries to protect us from dangerous products, but some of these products manage to slip through the regulations and get out on the market. When a hazardous item hurts someone, the company that made or sold it can be responsible to the injured person for the harm the product caused. Situations like these […]

By |December 27th, 2018|Product Liability|0 Comments

What to Do After a Train Accident

There are three things you should do after a train accident. These steps can safeguard your health and well-being and protect your right to compensation for your injuries.
Get Medical Care
The first step you should take is to get medical help right away. You stand the best chance of healing well if your known injuries receive […]

By |December 17th, 2018|Train Accidents|0 Comments

Will My Truck Accident Go to Court?

You may have heard horror stories about lawsuits dragging on for years, and you want to know what you can expect for your truck accident injury case since you sure could use the money from a settlement or verdict. Every claim is different. Many factors can affect whether your case settles quickly or drags on […]

By |December 7th, 2018|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

What to Do After a Hit-Run Accident

Whether you are a pedestrian, riding a bicycle or motorcycle, or in a car, it is shocking when a vehicle hits you and does not stop to see if you are hurt or even alive. The physical trauma and emotional upset might make it hard for you to know what to do in this situation. […]

By |December 7th, 2018|Car Accidents|0 Comments