Category Archives: Personal Injury
What to Know About HB 837
HB 837 completely transformed how the personal injury process works in Florida. This legislation, which took effect on March 24, 2023, shortens the civil statute of limitations, changes the state’s negligence law, and dictates how attorneys recover their fees. What exactly does this mean for you? It makes considering legal help more important than… Read More
How Long Will It Take For My Personal Injury Case To End?
Imagine that you’re taking a peaceful drive to work or school, but suddenly, another driver hits you. They totaled your car and possibly injured you! Most people would want to file a lawsuit to help recover any damages they suffered, especially if it wasn’t their fault. If you decide to take the person who… Read More
What’s The Discovery Phase Of A Lawsuit?
The discovery phase begins once a lawsuit has been filed. Discovery is a process where both parties exchange information about all the relevant facts of the case as well as the witnesses and evidence that each side will present at trial. This is meant to keep a minimal amount of “surprises” from occurring during… Read More
What Is The Difference Between A Lawyer And An Attorney? Can The Two Terms Be Used Interchangeably?
You’ve probably heard the words “attorney” and “lawyer” before when referring to someone who assists and represents you in legal matters. And, although used interchangeably by the general public, the two words don’t actually refer to the same thing. The word “attorney” actually has French origins and means, “one appointed or consulted”. In English,… Read More
Preventing Slips And Falls
You may not think about it, but any time you walk, you incur the risk of slipping and falling. Slips and falls account for 1 million ER visits every year. Five percent of those who fall will suffer a broken bone. Slips and trips occur when the foot doesn’t make full contact with the… Read More