Monthly Archives: November 2022
What Are Never Events In Malpractice Settlement Cases?
In medicine, we generally understand that in many cases, mistakes happen, and while these mistakes may constitute medical malpractice, and thus, negligence, they do happen. But there are some malpractice events that are so horrible, so careless, and so egregious, that they actually have their own category: Never Events. What are Never Events? The… Read More »
What Happens If You Were Partly at Fault for Your Accident in Florida?
Many people who are injured, whether by a car accident, at work, or who slip and fall at a business, may choose not to file a lawsuit because they believe they were partly at fault for their injury. It could be because they believe they should have seen the puddle on the floor, they… Read More »
How Does Jurisdiction Effect a Personal Injury Case in Florida?
When you are injured in an accident, you or your injury attorney certainly do, and should, give thought as to who should be held liable—that is, who would be the right Defendant to sue. But do you give any thought to where to sue the Defendant? That often is a big question in personal… Read More »
Can I Sue for a Medical Misdiagnosis or a Failure to Diagnose an Illness?
A misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose an illness can led to severe injuries. If your doctor or healthcare providers fails to realize that you are showing signs of cancer and contributes your symptoms to something unrelated, this misdiagnosis can lead to months or even years of not treating yourself properly. A misdiagnosis or failure… Read More »
How Do Civil Jury Trials Work in Florida?
If you’re a victim of personal injury who has filed a lawsuit which is going to trial, you may find it stressful because you don’t know what to expect or what the outcome will be. And you’re not alone, there are still many practicing attorneys out there who are nervous whenever the prospect of… Read More »
What Is Non-Binding Arbitration in Florida?
As a general rule, when it’s time to try to resolve your personal injury case, you will be sent to mediation, or, if necessary and if you have previously agreed to it, to arbitration. The Differences There are a lot of big differences between these two procedures, but one major difference is that in… Read More »
Which Salad Dressing Was Recalled Due to Undeclared Allergens?
On September 24, 2022, Treehouse Foods Inc. voluntarily recalled one of their Italian Style Dressings sold under the name, “Tuscan Garden.” The product was recalled because the company failed to include the fact that the product contained wheat and soy and did not list them as allergens. There are several people who may have… Read More »
What Happens If You Lose Your Personal Injury Case in Florida?
Even the greatest attorneys in the world sometimes have their losses. And although the client may have genuinely required justice for their claim, there are a multitude of reasons that could have resulted in them losing their case. But just because you lost your case at the trial level does not mean it is… Read More »
How Do You Know If You Were the Victim of Florida Medical Malpractice?
Having trust in medical professionals is incredibly important when it comes to your wellbeing in times of health emergencies. When we get sick, and you have no background in medicine, your doctor is who you turn to in your time of need. And although doctors usually operate with the highest degree of care when… Read More »
Can You Collect More Than What the Defendant is Insured for in Florida?
When a defendant has an insurance policy, you generally can collect the maximum limit of that insurance policy, assuming the value of your case is equal to or greater than the value of that policy (that is, the amount the Defendant is insured for). This is important to know, because if the value of… Read More »