In many hospitals, a large number of patients wear cardiac monitors. Hospital officials argue this practice allows patients with more critical ailments to be treated on “regular” floors, which speeds up the admitting process and reduces strains on emergency rooms. Furthermore, many take the “b
Social media has become an integral part of today’s society. In a recent blog I discussed how insurance companies are beginning to use social media against clients in the claims process. In another entry I have explained how posts on Facebook or Twitter could potentially hurt a case. The quest
What does a personal injury attorney do? How long will my case take? What should I do if I am ever in a car accident? If I think my mother is being abused in her nursing home, what should I do? These are just some of the many topics I have answered in online videos. […]
Summer is quickly approaching. With the warm weather, Floridians often cool off in their pools. Unfortunately, that also means more pool deaths. For example, the Daytona News Journal has reported that a 4-year-old girl drowned in a backyard pool on March 22, 2011. Initial reports suggest she was in
In Florida, except in rare circumstances, all personal injury cases must be mediated at some point after a lawsuit is filed. Mediation is an opportunity to settle your case. The mediator is usually a local personal injury lawyer that has experience acting as a mediator. Although the mediator l
The latest tactic used by defense lawyers is to infiltrate the private areas of Facebook for photos, comments, status updates and other tidbits that might contradict claims by plaintiffs in personal injury lawsuits. I previously wrote a blog explaining that Florida court’s have always allo
Uninsured Motorist Coverage is a type of coverage on your automobile policy that protects you if you are involved in an automobile accident and the at-fault driver does not have Bodily Injury Coverage, or does not have enough Bodily Injury coverage to pay for your injuries. Most insurance agents do
Here is a topic not many people know about, BUT EVERYONE who runs errands for their employer SHOULD know about. For most people, using their car to run an errand for their employer, like that trip to Staples, Office Depot, the Bank, etc., is harmless and actually helpful to the employer. But did y
INJURED IN AN AUTO ACCIDENT WITH NO MEDICAL INSURANCE If you are injured in an automobile accident and you do not have medical insurance, it can be difficult to get all the medical care you need. The law in Florida requires all drivers to purchase insurance called personal injury protection or PIP.
According to an Article written by Danny Valentine and published by the St. Petersburg Times, Tampa has the highest number of questionable car accident claims in the state of Florida and the second highest in the country. One type of questionable auto accident claim involves staged car accidents.