Relief From Covid 19: Doctrine of Impossibility Force Majeure

We all find ourselves bound by contract conditions we are expected to pay or perform.  Covid 19 has taken the economy and world by virus storm. The workforce suffers devastation for income producers of all classes. The financial crisis was not caused by anyone’s laziness, general unemployability, or discrimination over age, gender, race, or sexual orientation.  The impact varies from person to person and occupation Read More

How to Calculate Lost Income When You’re Self-Employed

If you’re dealing with a personal injury case as the result of a car accident or other incident, part of the goal of your lawsuit is to be compensated for the expenses related to your injuries. These expenses include lost wages or lost income -- in other words, the money you would have earned if you had not been out of work due to your injuries. For people with “regular” jobs, this is fairly easy. They can simply use Read More

Understanding Pain & Suffering

How do you put a price-tag on pain and suffering? At Sutton Law Group, this is a question we often hear from our personal injury clients. When you’re injured due to someone else’s negligence and you sue them, some of the damages are straightforward and relatively easy to calculate. Take medical bills, for example. You know exactly how much your medical bills cost and you have documentation to prove it. But in most Read More

An Introduction to Medical Illustrations

At Sutton Law Group, we are passionate about representing our medical malpractice and personal injury clients with unrivaled creativity and thoroughness. For this reason, we put a lot of thought into the best way to present our clients’ injuries, especially when cases require that we go to court. One of the most effective ways we’ve found to help insurance adjusters, judges, and jurors understand the extent of our Read More

The Sutton Law Group Auto Accident Checklist

Getting in an auto accident is scary. Afterwards, your adrenaline is pumping, and you’re likely to feel panicked. However, there are certain steps that it’s absolutely vital to take, especially if you may have a personal injury case. It can be hard to think straight after an accident, so this checklist can help you make sure everything gets done. Things To Do On the Scene Call the police (and an ambulance Read More

Was Your Child Harmed Due to the Negligence of Another? Here’s What You Need to Know

Getting to the root of a child’s injury is not always easy. Children have a tendency to keep these types of things to themselves, especially if there is a bully involved. If your child has been injured while under someone else’s supervision, you will obviously want to know who is responsible and how to proceed moving forward. Depending on the particular circumstances, there are a few things you can do. Here is what Read More

4 Reasons to Start Your Estate Plan Today!

Thinking about dying is never fun. Even though we know we’re not immortal, most of us spend as little time as possible thinking about our eventual, inevitable demise. This approach might be easier on our emotions, but there are lots of very strong arguments for taking the time to make an estate plan to ensure that your wishes will be respected after your death. Some people think that if they don’t have many assets, Read More

Defensive Driving: 5 Tips for Staying Safe on the Road

With more vehicles on the road every year, driving peacefully on the highway is harder than ever. With car accidents creating a significant cause of stress, cost, and injury (or worse!), making sure you drive as safe as possible is always crucial. Here are seven driving tips that can enhance road safety and decrease the risk of accidents on Florida’s roads: 1. Be mindful of blind spots Visibility is essential Read More

5 Prenuptial Myths Busted

Getting married is often regarded as one of your life's most romantic moments. Some things, however, are not as romantic - like drafting a prenuptial agreement. However, before a wedding, the practicality of establishing a prenuptial agreement will often outweigh the need for romance. Unfortunately, prenups have gained a poor reputation as an "omen for divorce" and other sinister connotations, but most of the myths Read More

5 Common Errors That Lead to Malpractice Claims

Cases of medical malpractice arise when a patient is harmed by a doctor or nurse (or another medical practitioner) who does not provide adequate treatment for health care. Although we put our lives in these professionals’ hands, they make mistakes, with some errors occurring more frequently than others. Medical mistakes are surprisingly common and, sadly, they often repeat themselves. Read on to find out about five Read More