Category Archives: Personal Injury
How Does The Defendant’s Criminal Case Affect Your Personal Injury Claim?
When you start discussing the details of a personal injury lawsuit with your lawyer, many aspects of the process may surprise you. Unless you have been involved in a business dispute in court, then much of your perception about how the legal system works is probably related to criminal cases, since these get much… Read More »
Do You Have To Share The Money From Your Personal Injury Case With Anyone?
You would never know this from news coverage of them, but personal injury lawsuits are not about getting rich, and they are not about having the last laugh. Most personal injury claims do not make news headlines, as they involve amounts of money that would not make very good clickbait. The purpose of the… Read More »
The Daubert Standard And Florida Personal Injury Cases
The saying that you should believe half of what you see and none of what you hear predates the internet. In an era where clickbait and hysteria are at your fingertips on multiple devices at every moment of the day and night, it is difficult even to know how to figure out what to… Read More »
Frequently Asked Questions About The Collateral Source Rule In Florida Personal Injury Lawsuits
Personal injury lawsuits that go to trial represent only a small fraction of the total cases, and those trials that result in a ruling in favor of the plaintiff are only a fraction of those, but when plaintiffs win their personal injury cases, the amount that the court orders the defendant to pay is… Read More »
Can You Recover Damages In A Personal Injury Lawsuit If You Were Partially At Fault?
The courts know that no one is perfect. In a personal injury lawsuit, the court can still rule in a plaintiff’s favor and order the defendant to pay damages, even if the plaintiff is partially at fault for the accident. A Jacksonville personal injury lawyer can help you recover damages after getting injured in… Read More »
Winning A Personal Injury Lawsuit Through Evidence
Movies make it look like lawyers win court cases through playing on the judge or jury’s sense of human compassion and decency, but emotion should not play a role in judge or jury’s determination of damages awards. In a personal injury lawsuit from a car accident or a slip-and-fall injury, you must prove a… Read More »
Personal Injury Claims For Back Injuries
Unfortunately, you can have any of a variety of injuries to your back after a car accident because the human body and spine are simply not designed to sustain that kind of heavy impact. Even a car accident that is considered “minor” can result in a serious back injury which is why you shouldn’t… Read More »
Avoiding Rear-End Car Accidents
Car accidents of any kind have the potential to lead to tragic results. Rear-end collisions in particular are a common type of motor vehicle crash in the United States and can have serious implications. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has published statistics indicating that of the six million car accidents that take place… Read More »
Why It’s Important To Get Your Car Accident Settlement Right The First Time Around
Statistics make it clear that the vast majority of accident claims are resolved through settlement instead of a trial. However, every settlement amount isn’t the same and accident victims sometimes later find themselves realizing that they have settled for too low of a settlement offer. Unfortunately for those in that situation, it is important… Read More »
The Legal Rights Of Florida Hit-And-Run Accident Victims
Being involved in any kind of car accident is traumatic, especially when the accident results in injuries. But for those who find themselves injured in a collision where the driver who was at fault left the scene of the accident, it can be even more stressful. In addition to having to deal with injuries,… Read More »