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May 2018 Archives

How can you prevent an electrical shock drowning this summer?

People are on the water many months out of the year in Florida, and this summer will be no exception. The beautiful beaches and marinas throughout the Sunshine State provide many opportunities for recreation and sport, but they can also be the source of an unexpected danger you may not know about – electric shock in the water.

Truck jackknifes should be preventable

As is the case with other parts of the country, West Palm Beach has lots of large trucks coming and going on its highways and other roads. While these vehicles and their drivers are doing the important work of hauling the products and other goods that the local economy needs to keep churning, large trucks also present risks to the other vehicles with which they share the road.

How do you handle suing someone you know?

One reason that some people are hesitant to sue after a car accident or personal injury is that they know the other party. For example, in car collisions, maybe the other driver was a colleague or a relative. The same idea applies in other personal injury cases. It may seem very wrong to sue your beloved cousin after you slipped and fell on her property.

West Palm Beach crash kills one, seriously injuries another

A serious car accident in the West Palm Beach area left one man died and another person hospitalized with serious injuries. The accident involved four vehicles, but the drivers of the other two vehicles were thankfully not hurt seriously.

When are punitive damages available?

When a West Palm Beach, Florida, resident loses a loved one to a motor vehicle accident, they may want to see justice done with respect to those responsible for their loved one's death. While no amount of money can bring a person back after a deadly accident, seeing the responsible party held accountable for their misdeeds can give a family some sense of peace and closure, as if an injustice was rectified.

Husband reluctant to talk with a lawyer about his injury?

In the days following your spouse's injury in something such as a car wreck, your immediate concern was probably whether he would get through it and what any long-term consequences might be. By now, the dust has settled, your spouse has been home for a while and is still in a lot of pain grappling with injuries. You worry about his mental and emotional health and about keeping your family together. Further, the loss of your spouse's income plus the medical bills mean that your family is financially struggling.

3 tips for getting the most out of your car accident claim

If you are in an auto accident due to the negligence of another driver, you may be seeking compensation for property damage and medical expenses. The aftermath of your car wreck may be overwhelmingly stressful, but it is necessary for you to follow some guidelines if you want to get the most out of your claim.

Hit-and-run epidemic continuing in Florida, across country

According to a recent report prepared by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, which is affiliated with the American Automobile Association, there is a hit-and-run crash every minute somewhere in the United States, with an average of 682,000 hit-and-runs happening annually. A summary of this fact and the report's other findings is available via a press release issued by the AAA.

A quick guide to workers' compensation laws in Florida

Florida is more than just a travel destination. While tourism is a major industry here, Florida is home to a wide range of businesses. Whether you work in tourism, health care, retail or any other industry, it is crucial for you to know the workers' compensation laws in the Sunshine State.

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