Florida enacted the Wrongful Death Act to protect loved ones who are wrongfully deprived of a loved one due to another person’s negligence. A wrongful death claim is a civil action that can be made by the surviving family of someone who has died due to the misconduct or negligence of another person or company….

The risks associated with smoking are clear. Scientists have researched the effects and published studies linking smoking with many diseases and ailments, the Surgeon General has placed a label on every package of cigarettes, and there is an acknowledged addiction associated with nicotine. So if someone decides to start smoking in the year 2016, they…

As reported in the LA Times, Volkswagen (VW) has admitted that 482,000 2-liter diesel vehicles in the U.S. contained software that turned pollution controls on during government tests and off during real-world driving. The government says another 85,000 6-cylinder diesels also had the cheating software. This cheating software made the Volkswagen car emissions look “clean”…

If your doctor or another medical professional’s negligent actions cause you injury at any point during the treatment process for a condition, then you may have a medical malpractice case. Malpractice cases are often difficult to prove and require the assistance of skilled negligence attorneys. If you believe you have a malpractice claim, it is…

Medical Malpractice FAQs Are nursing home cases considered malpractice? Can a case be reopened after it is settled? Can I sue my doctor for releasing my records to my employer? Can you file malpractice against someone other than a doctor? Can you sue for what might have happened? Do most cases go to trial? How…

If you’ve been injured, you’ll probably want to hire what’s called a “plaintiff’s lawyer.” Most lawyers who specialize in personal injury law will either represent injured people or defend against personal injury lawsuits, but usually not both.   If you don’t already have a list of prospective lawyers, a great place to start your search…

If you’ve been involved in a car accident, you may need to hire a car accident lawyer. A good car accident lawyer can help you recover losses resulting from a motor vehicle accident and/or reduce the hefty amount of paperwork, “red tape”, and hassle often associated with car accident insurance claims. Knowing when to contact…

Have You Been Injured in an Auto Accident? Hire a Tampa Personal Injury Lawyer! Being involved in a personal injury car accident can be scary, but it’s important to keep calm. Your first steps following a personal injury accident can affect the reimbursement that you get from your car insurance company if you file a…

What will make a lawyer effective in court? Experience and specialization aren’t always the most important qualities for a successful lawyer Surprisingly few clients have the training to evaluate a lawyer’s performance, whether it’s related to a transaction, document or trial. So when you ask most corporate counsel how they go about selecting the right…

Choosing an Auto Accident Lawyer It can be easy to find an attorney. The problem is that it can be hard to find the right attorney for you and your case. If you have a good case (i.e., a case which you will likely win), there will be a lot of lawyers willing to help. You need…

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