Protecting Your Rights | Personal Injury

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 if 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 to 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, your 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

5 Tips for Dealing with Insurance Adjusters

If you claim insurance after an accident, your insurer will send out an insurance adjuster to assess the damage. They will call you and will probably ask to visit your property to collect evidence. They will also likely ask you some questions to help them carry out their evaluation. Although insurance adjusters must remain impartial, the insurance company has hired them, which means the adjuster’s offer will benefit Read More

Don’t Be Fooled: A Misdemeanor Is Still a Serious Charge

Many people are not fully aware of the consequences of a misdemeanor. A misdemeanor conviction–in particular, a violent or drug-related offense–can carry severe punishments and have a profound effect on your life. Sometimes people do not think this type of charge is serious, as they can only pay a decent fine and spend one or two nights in prison. However, a misdemeanor remains on your public record for the remainder Read More