Most people do not realize that workers’ compensation law covers much more than typical physical injuries; it can also include occupational diseases. Occupational diseases are illnesses that are caused by workplace conditions. This means that occupational diseases are those that the general public is typically not exposed to on a daily basis. Common Occupational Diseases 1. … [Read more...]
5 Steps to Take After a Drunk Driving Accident
Traducir al Español If you’ve ever been involved in a car accident, then you know that it can be difficult to gather your thoughts, feelings and any sense of what needs to be done. The shock of what has just happened is so high. However, legal experts and law enforcement officers agree that there are certain best steps to practice in the immediate aftermath of an … [Read more...]
What’s the Most You Can Win in Your Florida Injury Case?
Traducir al Español One of the first questions that may come to mind after you decide to pursue a personal injury lawsuit is “how much compensation am I eligible for?” The answer to this question is anything but cut-and-dry. However, depending on the types of damages you are seeking, the state of Florida has enacted damage caps for the amount of compensation you may be … [Read more...]
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Florida?
Traducir al Español If you’re injured in an accident caused by the negligence of someone else, you have the right to sue for the damages you’ve suffered. But what if the accident leads to someone’s death? Who has the ability to seek justice for the wrongful death? If the injury proves to be fatal, the power to sue goes to someone else. What is a wrongful death … [Read more...]
How to Calculate Pain & Suffering After an Accident
Traducir al Español Placing a value on the pain and suffering experienced after an accident is easier said than done. It’s difficult to put a price on some of the most debilitating damages you can experience, and it certainly isn’t as easily calculated as medical bills. However, legally, it’s possible. Here are some tips for calculating your pain and suffering after an … [Read more...]