Protecting Your Rights | Personal Injury

What Does a Real Estate Title Search Do?

Anyone who has been through the process of making a real estate transaction knows how difficult it can be. Every time you think that you are in the clear, another hurdle can pop up that you have to deal with. This is certainly true of both selling and purchasing, no matter if it is a new home or a commercial property. One of the most important processes that happens when you are ready to move towards closing is the Read More

5 Reasons to Get a Prenuptial Agreement

Prenuptial Agreements were once seen as something for celebrities or serial daters on their fifth marriage. Over the past decade, it has become commonplace. As people are waiting longer and longer to get married, they are coming into marriage with more of their own personal life in place and are looking for ways to preserve that. A Prenuptial Agreement addresses what would happen if you and your partner were to ever Read More

5 Tips for Avoiding Construction Disputes

You want to avoid a construction dispute at all costs. A single dispute can escalate quickly to the point of legal action. One dispute can turn a profitable job into a financial loss. They can ruin a hard-working company’s reputation. They are stressful for every single party involved. More often than not, construction disputes can be avoided with a little bit of forethought and a lot of communication. Keep in mind Read More

Comparative vs. Contributory Negligence: Understanding the Difference

Most people know what the word negligence means, but if you are pursuing a personal injury lawsuit, you are likely discovering that there are multiple types of negligence in the court of law. In order to win your case, it will typically be necessary to be able to establish negligence in the other party. This is why it is important to understand the difference between comparative negligence and contributory negligence Read More

Personal Injury Law 101: Types of Damages

Many of us don’t realize how much we rely on our bodies’ wellness until our health is taken away from us. When you’re injured, you lose so much more than you imagined was possible. Fortunately, if your injury was caused by someone else’s negligence, it is often possible to get repaid financially for your damages (otherwise known as what you have lost). Though no amount of money can reverse the damage done, it can Read More

What is Maximum Medical Improvement?

When you’re injured due to someone else’s negligence, it doesn’t just take a toll on your body. It also hits you hard in the wallet. A personal injury lawsuit can help you pay for doctor’s appointments and medication costs incurred as you recover from your injury.  One of the biggest issues that often arises in a personal injury case is that of maximum medical improvement (MMI). Maximum medical improvement refers to Read More

What if I Get Sick? How Estate Planning Can Help

In the age of coronavirus, we’ve all had to reckon with the fact that our health is never guaranteed and any of us could fall seriously ill at any time. Yikes! The bright side, though, is that many have used this realization for the good of themselves and their families by taking the time to sit down with an attorney and create an estate plan. Estate plans aren’t just for deciding what will happen to your assets Read More

The Florida False Claims Act

You are, no doubt, at least somewhat familiar with the federal False Claims Act, which encourages reporting of fraudulent claims brought to taxpayer-funded programs. Interestingly, this federal law has its roots in the Civil War after defense contractors defrauded the federal government. However, Florida’s version of the False Claims Act is relatively new, having been implemented in 1994. This blog will cover some Read More

What is Loss of Consortium?

Our relationships with others define our lives. Our family members play an integral role in every aspect of our existence, from the emotional to the practical to the financial. That’s why the legal concept of loss of consortium exists. Loss of consortium is what happens when the disabling injury or death of a close family member deprives you of the benefits of your relationship, including but not limited to love and Read More

What You Need to Know About Independent Medical Examinations

If you are dealing with a personal injury case, one necessary step on your road to recovering your losses may be to get an independent medical examination (IME). In today’s blog post we’re looking at what an IME is and what role it plays in a personal injury case -- for better or for worse. The Bad Side of IMEs When you’re injured, the doctor who determines how you should be treated and takes care of you as you Read More