Archive for April 2018

Civil Liability in DUI Driving Accident Cases: A Personal Injury Point of View

Civil liability is not the first thing we think of when it comes to drunk driving accidents. However, it is one of the most common actions taken against a defendant after they’ve been charged with a DUI. Usually when people think of a DUI, the first image that probably comes to mind is a celebrity being arrested and charged with a felony (or other criminal charges). This article will seek to show the less talked about but more common legal actions taken after a drunk driving accident: civil liability.

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Everything You Need to Know About a Wrongful Death Lawsuit, Part 2: Survival Actions

In part one of Everything You Need to Know About a Wrongful Death Lawsuit we looked at the scope of a wrongful death lawsuit as it pertains to personal injury. We also explained how damages are determined in a court of law in regard to wrongful death. We delved into how it differs from a lawsuit filed due to an accident, and how the surviving family members circumstances are a major component of “pecuniary loss”.

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Everything You Need to Know About a Wrongful Death Lawsuit, Part 1

Within the scope of a wrongful death lawsuit lies a nuanced approach to collecting damages. While a family can never put a dollar amount on the loss of a loved one, and shouldn’t have to, there are still financial burdens that must be dealt with after death. For this reason, it’s important to obtain board certified legal counsel to help navigate both the judicial and financial aspects of a wrongful death lawsuit.

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Your Guide to Summer Safety: Precautions, Preparedness, Prevention

During a season of fun, family, food, and freedom from school and work, we often don’t think of what can happen when we’re busy relaxing and lose sight of safety. The kids have stashed the books for eight weeks, that family vacation that’s been planned for months is finally in sight and the last thing on your mind is what could go wrong in an instant.

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As Summer Nears, So Does the Risk of Accidental Drowning

Who becomes liable after a drowning accident and what steps can you take to prevent drowning accidents from occurring in the first place? No one wants to think about the loss of a loved one, especially when it’s due to something such as an avoidable accidental drowning. It’s devastating to think that something as enjoyable as spring break or summer vacation when families are enjoying the beautiful South Florida weather can turn tragic in an instant.

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Motorcycle Accidents and Their Impact on the Brain, Part 1

In general, road accidents are one of the leading cause of fatal injuries in the United States. Specifically, motorcycle accidents are among the most dangerous of all road-related injuries sustained by Americans every day, in large part because of the sudden damage to the brain caused by a blow to the skull, which is not protected by a vehicle when it comes in contact with the road.

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Traumatic Brain Injury: Tough Truths About TBI

The statistics on traumatic brain injuries (also known as “TBI”) in America are staggering. Approximately 1.7 million traumatic brain injuries occur every year. Traumatic brain injury related hospitalizations, surgeries, and ER visits are some of the costliest medical expenses for a family.

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FMCSR: Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and Your Rights

Most truck-related accidents involve some violation in safety regulations. Your board certified civil trial attorney will passionately pursue those violations to obtain compensation on your behalf. When it comes to the law in an Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration cases involving negligent truck drivers, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (or FMCSR) are crucial to establishing liability and thereby negligence in a personal injury case.

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