Recent Blog Posts
Do You Need A Permanent Injury To Recover Damages For Your Injuries?
In some accidents, victims never fully recover. Their injuries, disability or pain, never fully go away. But for others, who are more fortunate, they will find that in time, their injuries go away completely, and they recover full function of whatever limitations they previously had. So what if that happens? Can you still recover… Read More »
New Roofing Law May Create More Insurance Disputes
A new law is coming that, while it isn’t intended to affect homeowners insurance, will in fact have a direct impact on homeowners insurance, insurance claims, and undoubtedly, the number of disputes between homeowners and their insurance companies. The law has to do with replacement of roofs. The Old and New Roof Replacement Rules… Read More »
Mistakes People Make In Slip And Fall Accidents
When you are in a slip and fall accident, nobody expects you to be your own personal injury attorney—in fact, that’s a very bad idea. And if you are injured in a fall, you likely will have other things on your mind, other than what the right and wrong things are to do. Still,… Read More »
GEICO Case Shows You Never Know What Insurance Has To Cover
If you have car insurance, as you must have by law in Florida, you probably figure it covers you for the standard losses you’d have in a car accident. Things like property damage, medical expenses, or if you cause injury to someone else, are all things that you would imagine are covered by your… Read More »
Why Do We Need Class Action Lawsuits?
We hear a lot on the news about class action lawsuits. People often complain about the seemingly large damage awards in class action lawsuits and about how it often seems like the damage awards are extraordinary and perhaps, unfair to defendants. But what are class action lawsuits, why do we need them, and are… Read More »
Defendants Can’t Make You Waive Strict Liability Claims
We have written in the past about exculpatory clauses, or what many people like to call “hold harmless agreements.” These are agreements that make you agree that should a property owner be negligent, and should you get injured because of that negligence, that you agree that you cannot and will not sue them. These… Read More »
Common Mistakes People Make When Filing Homeowners Insurance Claims
When your property has sustained a loss of some kind, or damage, and that damage is covered by the policy, it may seem like there is little you can do wrong. The insurance company may give you problems, or dispute coverage, or have a different opinion than you about the value of your claim,… Read More »
Damage To A Car Doesn’t Show How Injured The People Inside May Be
When you are in a car accident, one thing that the Defendant or the insurance company for the defendant will ask about, is the damage that was done to your car. The logic is this: People whose cars are severely damaged and mangled, likely sustained more personal injury. The damage to the car tends… Read More »
Volunteer Is Killed By Rescue Dog; Who Is At Fault?
Dogs are mankind’s best friend. But we also all know how dangerous dogs can be. A tragedy earlier this year, which has now resulted in a lawsuit, highlights how dangerous dogs can be–and who can be liable when dogs do bite someone. Rescued Dog Kills Volunteer The case involves a volunteer for an animal… Read More »
3M Lawsuit Shows Faulty Instructions Can Lead To Liability Claims
If there was any group of people that you would think should have some protection against defective products that cause injury, you would think that U.S. military soldiers would receive only the best products and services. But a series of class action suits shows that even our soldiers can fall victim to defective products…. Read More »