Archive for March 2018

Why Your Attorney’s Experience Matters!

Good vs great: lack of experience could be standing between you and substantial financial compensation for your injury: When you’re injured due to injury or accident caused by the negligent behavior of another, it’s an unsettling, scary, and emotionally taxing experience. What’s worse, being injured can keep you out of work and wreak havoc financially on you and your family.

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Recklessness vs. Negligence, Part 1: Recklessness

When a person’s conduct becomes so reckless it warrants a lawsuit, he or she become what’s known as “liable” for injuries caused by that recklessness. Under the law there are four basic principles of liability, and depending on the type of lawsuit, can leave the reckless party liable for any pain and suffering caused by their actions.

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Wrongful Death: The Law After Tragic Loss

Wrongful death: No one wants to think about the loss of a loved one under any circumstances, but when a beloved family member passes away due to the negligence of another person, the victim’s family has the right to sue for “wrongful death”.

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Hiring an Attorney 101: What’s Defined as “Personal Injury”

Personal injury law can be defined as follows: “physical injury inflicted on a person’s body, as opposed to damage to property or reputation.” Accidents resulting in serious bodily injury happen often due to the negligence of others. Be it a business owner or a healthcare professional, their negligent behavior can result in a direct risk to your safety (and at times even your life).

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Motorcycles 101: Accidents Happen, How to Stay Safe on the Road

Road accidents are all similar in that they cause serious injuries and financial strain, but there are inherent differences between motorcycle accidents and automobile accidents. The liability pertaining to motorcycle accidents, for one, is not the same as the liability surrounding automobile accidents.

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FIU Bridge Collapse: Liability for Unspeakable Tragedy

Less than 24-hours after the tragic bridge collapse that claimed six lives, state and federal officials are investigating the behind-the-scenes on the project that Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) was quoted Thursday night per the Washington Post as saying: “It was going to be a significant project … to see it on the ground and underneath it those who died and who were injured is a tragedy.”

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FIU Bridge Collapse: Neglectful Builders, Architects to Blame

The news channels dubbed it an “engineering feat”; it was supposed to make the campus commute easier and save workers, commuters and pedestrians time. Sweetwater on-campus housing students were expected to utilize the bridge to make their commute easier. Instead, tragedy struck early on March 15, 2018 when FIU’s pedestrian bridge collapsed mere days after installation, trapping helpless victims underneath the rubble. Some of those victims have already been reported to have not survived the collapse.

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Negligent Security: What is it and Who is Responsible?

Negligent security. The term may not be familiar to you, the definition certainly will be. Justia defines “negligent security” as follows: “It is the basis by which an individual injured by a third party tries to hold liable the owner or tenant of the property where a criminal injury is inflicted.”

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