Category Archives: Information
Spinal Cord Injury: Why It’s Not Curable
An accident resulting in a spinal cord injury can have a devasting effect on the injured and his or her loved ones. In just a moment, an individual can go from being an active, engaged person to someone confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his or her life. While this may seem… Read More »
How are Damages Calculated in a Personal Injury Case in Tampa?
Calculating the damages for a personal injury case can be complex in Tampa in some situations. Not all accidents are the same of course, so determining the damages depends on several factors. The type of accident must be taken under consideration along with the liability of the at-fault party. Comparative Negligence One of the… Read More »
ABC’s for Choosing a Personal Injury Attorney
When you have been involved in an accident and need a personal injury attorney to represent your case, it is important to find the right person. You may have attorneys offering their services once news of your accident is known. Before you choose someone to represent you, be sure to do adequate research so… Read More »
Who Is Responsible for Sidewalks in Front of Stores in Florida?
Florida is the perfect state for taking leisurely walks on bright sunny days, and Tampa has much to offer. But, when that leisurely walk turns into a nightmare because of a fall on a damaged sidewalk, who is at fault? Are the sidewalks in front of Florida stores the responsibility of the store, the… Read More »
Can I Receive Full Compensation for Loss of Work After My Tampa Car Accident?
In the blink of an eye, your life can be turned upside down if you are involved in a car accident. Depending on the severity of your injuries, your loss of work may last for a while, and that can have a major impact on the well-being of you and your family, especially if… Read More »
Understanding What “No-Fault Insurance” Really Means
Florida is a “no-fault insurance” state, meaning that when there is a car accident, the involved parties contact their auto insurance providers to make claims, rather than contacting the insurance company of the party at fault. This is why all Florida drivers must carry personal injury protection, or PIP. Why No-Fault Insurance? There is… Read More »
FDA Allows New Test for Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) affect millions of Americans every year. Whether from falls, blows to the head, or military engagement, a TBI is a serious health concern. Recently, the FDA qualified a biomarker tool, the OsiriX CDE Software Module. This is the first biomarker tool of its type to be qualified. With the help… Read More »
Why a Teacher Might Want an Attorney When They First Are Accused by a Student
Reports of teachers being accused of misconduct by a student seem to be more prevalent in the news these days. Granted, many of these reports may be based in fact; however, regardless of whether the reports are fact or fiction, a teacher in this situation needs to contact an attorney right away. Innocent teachers… Read More »
E-Scooter Causing Head Injuries and Injuries to Others
There is a new phenomenon catching on in cities across the country. E-scooters are becoming a popular sight as more people take to the small electronic vehicles to get around. While they may be cute and fun, they can also be dangerous and lead to serious injuries if not handled correctly. Head Injuries Perhaps… Read More »
Lead Paint in Apartment Rentals
You may think that, by now, lead paint would not be an issue. The use of lead-based paint was banned in 1978. Buildings and homes built before that time may still have this troubling paint on walls or woodwork. Old apartments are no exception and the hazards are real. The Issues with Lead Paint… Read More »