April 2018 Archives

Can I get both SSD benefits and workers' compensation?

As the followers of this West Palm Beach, Florida, Social Security disability benefits law firm's blog know, our office represents Florida clients both in obtaining disability benefits through the Social Security Administration and in getting workers' compensation following a work-related accident or illness.

When to contact an attorney after a car accident in Florida

Luckily, not all crashes involve serious injuries or negligence. However, in some instances, it is imperative to involve a personal injury attorney following an accident, whether that is a car crash, motorcycle accident or a crash with a pedestrian or bicycle. Knowing when you should get an attorney involved in your case is an important first step to getting the compensation you deserve for any injuries you may have suffered, especially as the result of another's negligence.

Can I get benefits if the injury was my fault?

Many people in West Palm Beach, Florida, go to work every day without thinking about the dangers that their job presents to them. However, if one thinks about it, many workers in the area do jobs that present a number of opportunities for a person to get hurt, such that a worker has to be vigilant at all times.

Personal injury and auto insurance in West Palm Beach

In Florida, personal injury lawsuits fall under the state's particular system of laws, which means that a personal injury lawsuit in Florida will not necessarily have the same outcome as it would in a different state under different laws. For example, Florida is one of the few remaining states that still follows a no-fault insurance system, and this plays a significant role in personal injury claims.

What is the rate of fatal car crashes in Florida?

Florida has its fair share of residents and tourists. Thus, the roads throughout this fairly large state see a significant amount of motor vehicles traveling on them. Whether it is summer, winter, night or day or a young motorists or an old motorist, negligence could occur on the roadways. This impacts the safety on the roads, putting the lives of travelers at risk.

Providing options and closure after a fatal crash

Eventually, Floridians all lose someone. Whether it is due to old age or illness, this is a reality we acknowledge we must face one day. While we have prepared ourselves for this inevitable situation, we are still ill prepared to deal with a loved one suddenly taken away from us far too soon. The death of a loved one in an automobile collision is not only shocking, but also a tragic loss. Many are at a lost for words and are frequently confused by the options they might have.

April is Distracted Driving Awareness month

Every motorist should focus on driving safely whenever they are behind the wheel. However, this doesn't always happen. Most people find that they get distracted or take some unnecessary risks at some point when they are driving.

Bridge collapse in Miami highlights bystander dangers

Most of the time, the ones injured in construction accidents are those who work in construction. However, you and other Florida residents should understand that pedestrians, drivers and others who happen to be near a construction accident when it occurs can also be seriously injured or killed.

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