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Accidental Shootings and Who Is Liable

Accidental Shootings and Who Is Liable - Personal Injury Lawyer in Miami

Recent mass-shootings have put a lot of attention on the issues of gun safety and whether people should be allowed access to guns. Mass-shootings aside, it’s a fact of life that accidental shootings frequently take place all over the United States, injuring thousands of victims. If you have been injured in an accidental shooting due to someone else’s negligence, you should know that you deserve financial compensation. Below, we will discuss who can be held liable in the case of an accidental shooting...

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Why Saying “I’m Sorry” After an Accident Can Be Dangerous

Why Saying “I’m Sorry” After an Accident Can Be Dangerous - Car Accident Lawyer in Miami

Car accidents happen every hour of every day on roads all over the United States. Most people never imagine they’ll be in an accident, but it is extremely common when you look at the statistics—and there’s a high chance it’ll happen to most people at least once in their lives. Even if you are at fault, saying “I’m sorry” after an accident could be dangerous for you, which is why a consultation with a car accident lawyer in Miami can help you. Car Accident Statistics According to statistics, millions of Americans are injured or disabled because of car accidents every year. The...

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Injured in a Car Accident? Here’s What You Should Do!

Injured in a Car Accident - Here’s What You Should Do - Miami Car Accident Lawyer

According to statistics, there were approximately 6.3 million automobile injuries in the United States, some of which were fatal and some of which resulted in injuries and property damage. If you have been injured in a car accident, the first reaction to an event like this is shock—and once any physical trauma has been dealt with, your next step should be to call your lawyer. Here’s what you should do if you have been injured in a car accident and why a consultation with a Miami car accident lawyer will help you. Injuries from Car Accidents [caption id="attachment_4134" align="alignright" width="300"] Injured in...

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Have You Been Injured on a Jet Ski?

Have You Been Injured on a Jet Ski - Miami Jet Ski Accident Attorney

There’s nothing better than getting on a jet ski and really going for it. For some, jet skiing is even a competitive sport, though for most people, it just happens to be great fun. But, like with anything else, injuries can happen, and jet-ski accidents could lead to serious injury and months spent in recovery and being unable to work. If you have been injured in a jet-ski accident because of someone else’s negligence, you will need a reliable Miami personal injury attorney who will ensure you get the justice you deserve. Vacation...

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Do Not Post About Your Injury on Social Media

Do Not Post About Your Injury on Social Media - Miami Personal Injury Lawyer

When something notable happens in a person’s life, often the first thing they do is post about it on social media. Sometimes this includes important life events, such as a new birth in the family or a wedding, and other times this can involve posting a picture of a vacation or an image of cool food that you experienced at a restaurant. This can also sometimes include a post about a recent injury—however, you should never post about your injury on social media. Here is what it could mean for you and your case and why you want a Miami...

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Four Driving Habits That Cause Serious Injuries – Miami Car Accident Lawyer News

Four Driving Habits That Cause Serious Injuries - Miami Car Accident Lawyer

We take our safety for granted when driving a motor vehicle. Turning out of your driveway onto the open road is one of the most dangerous activities we undertake on a regular basis. More than 40,000 people die every year as a result of motor vehicle accidents. You have a greater chance of dying in a car accident than you do of being murdered. Nonetheless, that statistic doesn’t stop millions of Americans from driving every day. Defensive driving techniques and advanced driver training help drivers improve their situational awareness on the road. Pay attention to your surroundings every time you get...

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Preventable and Common Medical Errors

Preventable and Common Medical Errors - Miami Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Unfortunately, medical errors are a part of the reality of treatment in the American healthcare system. Improperly trained and over-worked residents, exhausted surgeons, and incompetent medical staff are responsible for more than 250,000 deaths of patients under medical care every year.  A further 772,000 patients will develop severe infections while being treated in hospitals. Surprisingly, medical related deaths as a result of malpractice are the third leading cause of death in the United States. This shocking statistic should cause concern for anyone about to undergo a surgery, or hospital visit. Being a victim of medical malpractice could end up costing you...

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Seven Common Reasons for Boating Accidents

Seven Common Reasons for Boating Accidents - Miami Boat Accident Attorney

Spending a lazy summer afternoon partying on the water, bay or ocean is great fun for everyone. The sun on your face, the wind in your hair, and the open water in front of you, what better way is there to spend a day? However, have you undergone the correct operator training to avoid boat accidents? Statistics published by the U.S. Coast Guard, show that in 2016, there were 701 deaths, 2,903 injuries and approximately $49 million in property damage as a result of 4,463 recreational boating accidents. A boating accident could happen to anyone. It’s important to be aware of the...

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The Most Common Surgical Errors We See – Miami Medical Malpractice Lawyers

The Most Common Surgical Errors We See - Miami Medical Malpractice Lawyers

A “never-event” describes a situation of surgical malpractice that should have never happened. Every year, over 4,000 people, who undergo the surgeon’s knife, are injured by the procedure. The preventable mistakes often carry a hefty price for the patient, and in some cases, the errors can be fatal. Studies show that in 2017, there were 9,744 paid malpractice judgments, with claims totaling over $1.3 billion. Almost 300 patients are incorrectly operated on by surgeons every year. A further 2,500 patients receive operations to the wrong body part. If you are the victim of a surgical error, you should contact a Miami personal injury...

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Who Is Liable for Causing Erb’s Palsy to Newborns? Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Explains

Who Is Liable for Causing Erb’s Palsy to Newborns - Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Explains

Babies come into this world as fragile beings susceptible to injury. A small bump or laceration could result in devastating long-term health consequences for the child. Minor injuries sustained at the hands of medical professionals can mean a lifetime of medical care. Erb-Duchenne Palsy or Erb's palsy is brought about by physical injury to the infant during the delivery. This medical condition is related to obstetric brachial plexus disorder that affects the main arm nerves. The effects of this disorder can range from severe to mild depending upon the extent of damage inflicted by the healthcare professional. If your child sustains injuries...

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