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Explaining the Eggshell Skull Rule in Personal Injury Cases

Eggshell Skull Rule in Personal Injury Cases - Miami Personal Injury Attorney

According to the Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Centre, as many as 25 million people in the US have been diagnosed with rare diseases, of which there are approximately 6,000 different varieties. What is the impact of this on personal injury cases? A number of diseases—many rare, many not—can affect someone’s susceptibility to injury in an accident or to suffering injuries that are more severe than any person without the disease would have suffered. This is why the eggshell skull rule—also sometimes called the thin skull rule—exists within law. If you have been injured and experienced severe injuries due to a pre-existing...

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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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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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Dealing with a Lien in Miami Personal Injury Cases

Dealing with a Lien in Miami Personal Injury Cases - Personal Injury Attorney in Miami

Being in an accident is a life-changing experience. Getting involved in an accident can bring anxiety, pain, and worry. Not only towards your or your loved one’s well-being, but in dealing with the financial implications of the incident.   If you have recently sustained a personal injury, you will be needing immediate medical treatment. This means, of course, that you will need to pay for your medical bills. Medical expenses can even extend beyond treatment, including psychological and physical therapy later.   Luckily, Florida allows hospitals to collect payments out of injury settlement proceeds through the process of a medical lien. Navigating the ins-and-outs...

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How Much Could My Personal Injury Settlement Be Worth?

How Much Could My Personal Injury Settlement Be Worth -Personal Injury Lawyer in Miami

Suffering at the hands of another person’s negligence can be infuriating and distressing. Every day,  Americans become involved in accidents that are caused by another party’s recklessness. This can range from the mundane to the severe, with many people carrying life-threatening injuries out of the wreckage. You could be taking extra steps to protect your family from danger, yet they may still become involved in an accident. If you are one of the many Americans who is suffering from a car accident, dog attack, bike crash or any other incident caused by negligence — you can receive what is called a...

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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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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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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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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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