Personal Injury

If you’ve been hurt in an accident, you may deserve compensation under the law. When your injuries are the result of another party’s negligence, you are entitled to financial relief and to hold the responsible party accountable for their actions. When filing a personal injury claim, you can recover for both economic and non-economic damages, including medical bills, property damage, and pain and suffering.

Here you’ll find resources that may answer some of your questions regarding personal injury accidents and legal compensation. To learn more, please contact our team of Miami personal injury attorneys.

How Many People Die in Car Accidents Every Year?

Many of us use our cars every day to get us to the places we need to go. We don’t always think about the numbers but car accident statistics can reveal some of the very real dangers of driving. Understanding how many car deaths there are in the United States each year can help us …

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Motorcycle Laws and How to Get a Motorcycle License in Florida

Florida motorcycle laws are designed to help all motorists stay safe and enjoy their travels. When you go out for a ride, it’s vital to know Florida’s motorcycle laws. The laws for motorcyclists in Florida cover everything from what your bike needs structurally to helmet laws to how to use the roads. Knowing the laws …

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What Is Elmiron?

Thousands of people have taken the drug Elmiron. But researchers say that the drug meant to help with bladder discomfort may cause serious health complications, including retina damage and blindness1.  If you have suffered unintended side effects, you may deserve compensation through an Elmiron class-action lawsuit. Our personal injury lawyers help people harmed by dangerous …

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Miami Weed Laws – What You Need to Know

Florida marijuana laws are conservative. While medical marijuana is legal, recreational marijuana is not.  Whether you’re a resident or visitor, knowing Florida’s weed laws is important. Also, there are some essential distinctions in how law enforcement handles marijuana enforcement in Miami-Dade County. The Bernstein & Maryanoff personal injury lawyers explain Florida and Miami weed laws. …

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3 Leading Causes of Car Accident Injuries

Driving and riding as a passenger in a motor vehicle are facts of life for most people, but unfortunately, these activities come with many inherent risks. Being aware of the causes of vehicle crashes can help drivers take steps to reduce the chances of getting into an accident. These are the three leading causes of …

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What Is Highway Hypnosis?

According to the United States Census Bureau1, the average commute in America is 26 minutes. In addition, millions of people in the United States drive for a living. When minutes turn into hours on the road, drivers can become victims of highway hypnosis. Highway hypnosis is a driving condition that can have fatal consequences. It’s …

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What Is Popcorn Lung?

Popcorn lung, or bronchiolitis obliterans1, is a serious medical condition that has been connected to flavored e-cigarettes containing the chemical diacetyl. It occurs when the smallest bronchioles, which absorb air, become irritated and inflamed. This lung disease thickens and narrows the airways. It impedes breathing and can lead to severe complications and even death. Here …

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Driving Safely With Diabetes: Everything You Need to Know

According to a study published by the National Library of Medicine¹, insulin-treated diabetics do not have a significantly higher motor vehicle accident risk than the general population. However, not all diabetics follow treatment plans or even know they have diabetes, leading to dangerous driving situations. Here’s what you should know about driving safely with diabetes. …

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I Got Into an Accident While Driving a Rental Car, Now What?

Thousands of people drive rental cars in Florida each day. The rental car industry is massive—Enterprise Holdings¹ alone has 649,000 vehicles in their fleet. Inevitably, some of these cars are going to be involved in accidents. If you’re in an accident while driving a rental car, you may have a lot of questions like: Who …

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4 Steps to Take After a Car Crash

Car accidents are traumatic and stressful events. You cannot always avoid a collision, but you can prepare yourself by knowing what to do if it does happen. The better you prepare for an accident, the more likely you will get a payout from your insurance company. Follow these four steps after a car crash, and …

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