Blog Posts - Personal injury
What Everyone Should Know About Mild TBIs
The mild Traumatic Brain Injury label is quite misleading. TBIs, or concussions, are often serious. Even if the victim has no pre-existing medical or other conditions, the effects of a concussion last up to three months. These symptoms, which include extreme fatigue, depression, anxiety, headaches, irritability, and impaired cognitive function,...read more
What Are The Worst Types of Injuries I Can Get From a Motor Vehicle Accident?
Serious injuries can drastically affect the injured victim’s life after a motor vehicle crash. But catastrophic injuries can impact an injured person’s life for a very long time or forever. In most cases, catastrophic injuries will hinder the injured victim’s ability to work and make a living, adding to the...read more
What are the Most Common Injuries from Car Accidents in Florida?
Florida authorities reported 212,418 injuries from car crashes across the state in 2020, and more than 10,800 of those occurred in Hillsborough County. Car accident injuries can vary widely – from a laceration that needs a few stitches to a catastrophic and paralyzing spinal cord injury. No matter what type...read more
Common Causes of Truck Accidents In Florida
Commercial trucks were involved in about 121,000 injury-causing crashes in a recent year, and these accidents can happen at any time in the Brandon area. Injured victims need to determine who was at fault for the accident so they can seek the compensation they deserve, and this begins with identifying...read more
Can patients recover from TBIs?
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) results from trauma to the head or violent shaking of the head that damages brain tissue. There is a wide range of effects of a TBI, which depend on the severity and location of the brain damage. While some people make a full recovery, others...read more
What is Florida’s Comparative Negligence Rule?
In some injury-causing accidents, one party is clearly to blame, and the other party did nothing wrong. The at-fault party would then be liable for all of the losses of the injured victim. However, not every case is this black and white. In some injury cases, two or more parties...read more
Types of PI Damages You Can Recover in FL
Thousands of Florida residents suffer different injuries resulting from other people’s negligence each year. In these situations, the party or parties responsible for causing the accident and injuries should be held fully liable for all of the losses that injury victims incurred. It is important to seek help from an...read more
How Can Approaching a Witness to an Accident Affect Your Case?
Every day, thousands of people in Florida are injured due to the negligence of others around them. Some are injured in car accidents, others in slip and falls, or dog bites, just to name a few. As a result, injured individuals can face insurmountable medical bills, lifestyle changes, and severe...read more
It’s Not A Good Idea To Post About Your Accident On Social Media
Many people take to Twitter, Facebook, and other social media sites to discuss even minor details of their lives. When something major and out-of-the-ordinary happens – like a serious car accident – it is especially tempting to want to tell thousands of your “friends” and “followers” about the event. If...read more
Types of Compensation for a Car Accident
Car accidents can disrupt your day – and even your entire life. The aftermath of a crash does not end after you exchange information or speak with the police. Instead, you can feel the effects of an accident for weeks, months, or even years to come. The law recognizes that...read more
How Long do I have to File a Personal Injury Claim after an Accident?
When you sustain serious injuries in a car crash or another type of accident, your focus will largely be on your medical treatment and physical recovery. However, as your expenses and medical bills pile up, you will increasingly wonder about your legal rights to compensation. There is a time limit...read more
Benefits of Hiring a PI Lawyer
If you sustain injuries in an accident, you might wonder whether it is necessary to hire a personal injury lawyer. While it is never required for you to have legal representation, there are certainly many benefits to doing so. The following are only some of the many ways the right...read more