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

DIY Legal? 5 Reasons Why That Is a Bad Idea

If you are in a messy legal situation, you may be tempted to try and deal with it on your own. Do you know all your state's laws? Do you understand the legal process and if you lose, what might be at stake? Here are some of the best reasons to consider carefully when weighing whether to hire an attorney. 1. Lawyers have prior knowledge to help you understand your chances of getting what you want. In the past, Read More

Injured on a Cruise Ship? Here’s What You Need to Know

When you purchase a ticket as a cruise ship passenger, you’re already entering a contract. Although most passengers never read it or even see it, the ticket serves as a contract where the cruise line accepts a duty of care for your safety on the ship. Causes of Injuries Cruise passengers are injured in many different ways. For passengers that need wheelchair assistance, the wheelchair attendant is often Read More