Parkland Families Urge Measure That Would Ban Assault Weapons in Florida

The families of Parkland students who were mercilessly killed last year are on a mission. As they know Florida is a conservative state, they have turned toward voters instead of lawmakers, urging them to ban assault weapons.  Family members of the 17 people who lost their lives on Valentine’s Day 2018 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School stood united with …

New Study Finds That Auto Injury Claim Severity Pushes Insurance Costs Higher

Although the cars and roads of today are safer, there has been an increase in the severity of personal injury claims stemming from auto accidents. According to a study done by the Insurance Research Council (IRC), this has resulted in higher costs for insurance companies and added pressure on the cost of coverage for consumers. At the same time, the …

Understanding the Personal Injury Laws of Florida

Those who drive in South Florida are familiar its traffic problems, which are among the worst in the state. In addition to the personal inconveniences involved in navigating the roads and highways of the region, traffic congestion increases the risk of experiencing an accident. The victims of car crashes and their families may consider taking legal action against those deemed …

What Factors Determine How Long A Settlement Should Take?

In case anyone has suffered any personal injuries and wants to file a lawsuit, then they may be wondering how long they’ll have to wait before getting compensated. There are a number of factors that determine this time, and each changes according to the particulars of a case. Below are factors determining any compensation timeline. However, don’t forget to seek …

What Business Owners Should Know about Slip and Fall Accidents

Most business owners are aware of the fact that if an individual slips and falls on the premises of their business, they could face a lawsuit. It is a business owner’s responsibility to understand the basic rules that pertain to slip and fall accidents. This will ensure that employees and visitors are safe and that the business owner avoids unnecessary …

Lawsuits After Jacksonville Mall Shooting

Gunfire broke out at a Jacksonville mall on August 26th, 2018. Known as the Jacksonville Complex and located along the banks of the St. John river, the mall is a popular place for all sorts of gatherings. However, it has also been the scene of violent outbreaks that have created problems with security in the mall and the surrounding area. …

How to Make Personal Injury Claims Caused By Defective Products

It might be possible to bring about a compensation claim against a supplier or manufacturer under the 1987 Consumer Protection Act in cases where a potentially defective product causes personal injury. Section 3 of the Act states that products are defective when the safety of the products are not what persons are generally entitled to expect. To make these determinations, …

How Wearable Gadgets and Smartphones Can Impact Personal Injury Cases

Wearable technology and smartphones are now a common part of daily life. According to a recent Forbes study, nearly one in six American consumers now own a piece of wearable tech, such as a fitness monitor that is able to collect and store data with little user involvement. Smartphones are even more common. The Pew Research Center reports that 250 …

How to Know if You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

You’ve been in an accident or suffered an injury. You likely feel overwhelmed, frustrated, anxious, and uncertain, all of which are natural considering you’re likely facing loss of work and income, compounding medical expenses, and even mental and/or physical pain and suffering. The big question is whether or not you need to hire a personal injury lawyer to help you …