Pedestrian Fatalities Have Spiked in the COVID Era

Pedestrian Fatalities Have Spiked in the COVID Era

Pedestrian accidents often have catastrophic consequences. The impact of a vehicle on a human body often leads to severe injuries, and is tragically, often fatal. A recent New York Times article described pedestrian accidents as dangerous situations that are also becoming more common in the last two years. In fact, pedestrian fatalities (and car accident […]

Will My Social Media Accounts Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

If you have been injured in an accident and have filed a claim or lawsuit against the negligent party’s insurance company in order to obtain compensation for your damages, you may not think your social media will affect your claim. However, social media can be a detriment when it comes to your case. Any new […]

Ban On Surprise Medical Bills in Effect

Surprise Medical Bills Injuries after accidents often require emergency medical treatment. While these treatments are absolutely necessary for someone who has suffered an injury from an accident, stressful medical bills may accumulate as a result. Nearly two-thirds of all bankruptcies filed in the United States are tied to medical expenses and 1 in 5 emergency […]

Why Are Train Accidents are Deadly to South Florida Drivers and Pedestrians

Recent Train Accidents in South Florida Over the last month, cameras at railroad crossings have shown motorists and pedestrians continuing to drive and walk through railroad crossings that were lowering or already lowered. These sometimes split-second decisions in South Florida have led to deadly crashes. Recently, two siblings were killed when the brother drove around […]

Should I Hire a Lawyer if I’m in a Car Accident?

How car accidents are filed with insurance companies in Florida Florida is a no-fault state, meaning that typically, the auto insurance companies will cover medical expenses and property damages associated with a car accident. The at-fault driver’s insurance company is responsible for paying their property and medical expenses, according to the insurance plan, while the […]

Should I Sue if I Slip and Fall?

Thousands of people are injured every year as a result of slip and fall accidents. These accidents may be at a business, in an apartment building, or outside, such as near a construction site or on a sidewalk, for example. But what the settings often have in common is that the accident occurred on someone […]

What are Economic and Non-Economic Damages in Personal Injury Cases?

Personal injury claims often result in damages. Damages are monetary awards given to the victim whose injury or accident was caused by another person or entity’s negligence. The amount of damages that are awarded, in other words, the monetary compensation, generally depends on the severity of the injuries, the cost of medical treatment, the amount […]