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Understanding What Whiplash Is – Miami Personal Injury Lawyer News

Understanding What Whiplash Is - Miami Personal Injury Lawyer News

Have you ever heard the term ‘whiplash’? You may think it is something that is just made up by injury lawyers. However, whiplash is in fact real, and it existed before the car was invented. Whiplash used to be called railway spine, as it was often an injury that occurred during train accidents. There is some confusion about whiplash because it is not technically the medical term for the injury. Whiplash describes a set of medical conditions involving the ligaments and muscles throughout your shoulders and neck, as well as your vertebrae. When these areas are damaged, a person may experience...

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What is My Slip and Fall Claim Worth

What is My Slip and Fall Claim Worth - Miami Slip and Fall Lawyer

Slip and fall accidents are among the most common types of accident to end up in court. These are negligence cases and often there is a party held liable. Examples include, the landowner who did not maintain their premises properly, or the business owner who did not use signage to indicate that an area might be wet or otherwise slippery. These kinds of accidents can have life-changing consequences for the victims and it’s not right that they should have to face the ordeal alone. That is why the law protects people involved in accidents that are not their fault and it...

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Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Explains What to do After a Concussion

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Explains What to do After a Concussion

Many of the injuries a person suffers from after they are involved in an accident are visible, such as puncture wounds, bruises, or lacerations. However, invisible injuries such as concussions are just as dangerous. If you have suffered a blow to the head during an accident, it is important to get medical treatment right away. You should also contact a Miami personal injury lawyer to discuss whether or not you are eligible for compensation as a result of the accident and your injuries. Symptoms of a Concussion If you suffer from a blow to the head, there is a chance that you...

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A Miami Car Accident Lawyer’s Guide to Preventing Car Crash Injuries

A Miami Car Accident Lawyer’s Guide to Preventing Car Crash Injuries

They say that prevention is better than a cure and this is certainly true when it comes to injuries and car accidents. While in many cases it is possible to recover physically and mentally with the right medical support, and to get financial compensation with the right car accident lawyer, most would agree they would rather avoid the mental and physical trauma involved with a car crash entirely. And this is very important, considering that any future accidents may be even more severe and life-changing, for you or a third party. Any Miami car accident attorney should be intimately familiar with...

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Back Injuries Should Not be Taken Lightly – Contact a Miami Personal Injury Lawyer

Back Injuries Should Not be Taken Lightly - Contact a Miami Personal Injury Lawyer

One of the most complicated areas of the human body is the back. It is made of bones, joints, nerves, and muscles. If you are involved in an accident, a back injury may cause pain and may even make it difficult to move. In order to recover from a back injury, at a minimum, rest and rehabilitation will likely be necessary. This can result in a loss of wages as well as medical expenses. If the injury was caused by another party, a Miami personal injury lawyer can ensure that you are compensated for all of the suffering that you...

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Distracted Drivers Injuring Miami Drivers – Miami Personal Injury Lawyer News

Distracted Drivers Injuring Miami Drivers - Miami Personal Injury Lawyer

Miami Personal Injury Lawyer News - The state of Florida was recently ranked as second in the country for being the state with the most distracted drivers. The study was conducted by the online insurance company EverQuote. EverQuote used several measures for the study including driving behaviors such as hard braking, speeding, sudden accelerations, and other aggressive driving movements, while motorists used their cell phones. Using this information, Florida was ranked second behind only drivers in Louisiana when it came to distracted driving. This is important because distracted driving causes serious accidents. The Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles in Florida...

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Have You Been Injured on a Cruise Ship? Contact a Miami Personal Injury Lawyer

Injured on a Cruise Ship - Contact a Miami Personal Injury Lawyer

Taking a cruise can be a great way to escape. Cruises offer great vacation opportunities for just about anyone, as they offer a wonderful way to spend time together and enjoy several different areas of the world in a short amount of time. However, what many people do not realize is that serious accidents occur quite often on cruise ships. According to the Department of Transportation, from October 1st, 2017 through December 31st, 2017, there were over two dozen serious injuries that occurred on cruise lines. This includes a missing person case as well as almost twenty sexual assault cases. With...

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Suffering from PTSD After a Car Accident – Call a Miami Car Accident Lawyer

Suffering from PTSD After a Car Accident - Call a Miami Car Accident Lawyer

Over the past few years, the traumas endured by soldiers during combat have gained more media attention and exposure. The term ‘post traumatic stress disorder’ is now well-known and something that many people are familiar with. However, the condition does not just affect soldiers and is something that anyone can suffer from, as a result of upsetting and traumatizing experiences. One such example is a car crash, which can be incredibly frightening and leave not just physical scars, but enduring psychological ones as well. When pursuing a legal case following a car accident, it is important that you consider these psychological implications...

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How Social Media Impacts Personal Injury Cases

Personal Injury Lawyer in Miami - Social Media - Personal Injury Cases

Over the past several years, social media has made a permanent, lasting impact on the lives of Americans. Most have at least one, if not more, social media accounts. Using social media to communicate is now very common with people using it to document what they experience throughout each day. What many people do not consider is the impact social media may have on a personal injury case they are involved in. While social media is great for sharing information, it can also be used as evidence in a legal case. When it comes to personal injury cases, at the most basic...

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Injured by a Utility Company? Our Miami Personal Injury Attorney Can Help!

Injured by a Utility Company - Our Miami Personal Injury Attorney Can Help

Utility companies provide households with much needed services such as water, sewage, gas, and electricity. These services are all extremely important for a home to function in the modern age, and we are all thankful companies provide us with these luxuries. However, one problem with utility companies is the equipment and facilities used to provide these services also pose a threat when not properly maintained and operated. Utility companies cannot recklessly expose the public to dangerous conditions, and if someone is injured because of the utility company’s equipment, the company may be held liable. Maintenance and installation are important aspects of utility...

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