Understanding Coup-Contrecoup Brain Injuries

Injuries to the brain can occur in a variety of ways and can range from mild to severe. One type of brain injury that is not well known is the...
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Injuries from a Dog Bite in Florida: Holding the Dog Owner Accountable with a Lawsuit

A dog bite can be a traumatic and painful experience, especially if it results in serious injuries. In Florida, dog owners have a legal responsibility to control their pets and...
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Premises Liability: Understanding Your Rights as an Injured Party in Florida

Premises liability is an area of law that holds property owners responsible for maintaining a safe environment for visitors. If you have been injured on someone else's property due to...
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Understanding the Statute of Limitations in Nursing Home Abuse Cases

Nursing home abuse is a serious issue that affects a significant number of the elderly population in Florida and across the county. When a victim of nursing home abuse wishes...
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  • Updated: January 18, 2024 |
  • Category: Mass Tort

Hair Relaxer Mass Tort: Harmful Effects on Women’s Health

Hair relaxers are a popular cosmetic treatment used by many individuals, especially those with tightly coiled hair, to straighten and manage their hair. However, hair relaxers have been linked to...
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The Personal Injury Lawyer Riverview, FL Residents Trust – Distasio Law Firm

Accidents can happen anywhere, and when they do, they can leave you with serious injuries, emotional trauma, and financial stress. If you've been injured in an accident in Riverview, Florida,...
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Horrifying truths told by a nursing home facility staff member.

Deciding to trust in the care of a nursing home is an emotional and difficult decision. A decision must be made, one that will be extremely difficult for all family...
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Rapid Increase in severe violations in Florida’s nursing homes

Serious Spike Violations in Florida’s Nursing Homes, Hire our skilled Tampa nursing home abuse lawyer if you suspect abuse of neglect. Florida, which has more than 700 nursing homes, has...
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Does size matter when choosing a personal injury law firm?

Size doesn't matter when choosing your personal injury lawyer, and here is why. You see the billboards that some personal injury law firms here in Florida have on the sides...
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Understanding Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Issues in Florida

[fvplayer id="10"] Nursing home negligence law in Florida or assisted living facility negligence in the areas of abuse and neglect is a serious issue that affects many older adults in...
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Signs of Neglect in Florida Assisted Living Facilities

As people age, they may need assistance with activities of daily living. Many times, this assistance is received in an assisted living facility or rehab center. While most facilities provide...
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Fatal Car Accidents Increasing in Florida

Both the population and the total number of motor vehicle drivers continues to grow in Florida. In 2000 there were 16 million people in this state and over 14 million...
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What is a Pressure Sore?

Did you know that more than 2.5 million people develop pressure sores (Bedsores) annually. The Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) estimates that more than 2.5 million people develop...
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Motorcycle Safety Tips to Remember

Motorcycles are fun to drive and fuel efficient, but anyone who drives one understands the risks they’re taking each time they go for a ride. In fact, about 80 percent...
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Are Car Accident Settlements Public Record?

With over 15 million cars and more than 6 million other vehicles currently on the state’s roads, it’s no surprise that a trip behind the wheel is part and parcel...
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Alyssa Gorman Wins Distraction-Free Driving PSA Scholarship

“When I saw this prompt geared towards teenagers and cell phone usage, I knew immediately I had to use my artistic skills to submit a video pertaining to the dangers...
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Someone Else Was Driving My Car and Got into An Accident – Now What?

Car owners frequently loan their vehicles out to friends or family members, often without giving it another thought. But what happens if someone else was driving your car and got...
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Statute of Limitations Car Accidents in Florida

A statute of limitations determines how long you have to file a legal claim. For example, drivers hurt in car accidents in Florida only have a limited amount of time...
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Can You Sue for Pregnancy Complications Following a Car Accident?

Yes. Mothers or their family can sue for pregnancy complications following a car accident if they can prove that the injuries they sustained from the collision led to further complications...
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Is Lane Splitting Legal in Florida?

Florida is one of the majority of U.S. states that considers lane splitting illegal. Only California has legalized the act of lane splitting. Motorcyclists can face criminal charges if they...
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What to Do After a Motorcycle Accident?

What you do right after a motorcycle accident can be crucial to the results of a subsequent claim for compensation and future litigation. In the moments following the accident, the...
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What Can I Recover After a Car Accident in Tampa?

What you can recover after a car accident in Tampa will depend on the circumstances of your accident. Drivers receive varying amounts of compensation depending upon the facts of their...
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Who Is Responsible for Paying Your Medical Bills After a Car Accident?

The driver whose negligence caused a collision is the person who is responsible for paying your medical bills after a car accident. The at-fault driver and/or their insurance company should...
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  • Updated: January 18, 2024 |
  • Category: Insurance

What’s the Difference Between BI and UM Insurance Coverage?

Bodily injury (BI) and uninsured motorist (UM) are two types of auto insurance coverage. Although both can pay for medical care, lost wages, and pain and suffering after a crash,...
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Will Police Respond to My Car Accident in Tampa?

Police will respond to a car accident in Tampa if someone calls them about it or they happen to see the accident while patrolling the area. Following a collision, it...
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