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.

Pain and Suffering Settlement Examples

Hundreds of thousands of people suffer minor and catastrophic injuries every day. In 2018, emergency rooms in the United States handled 130 million visits. Millions more received medical care from their physicians or medical clinics.  In addition to needing medical care, many accident victims need legal help after an accident. You may seek compensation from …

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What To Expect Physically After A Car Accident

Car accidents occur daily, causing severe injuries or death. The International Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reports that in 2020, more than 35,700 car accidents in the United States resulted in fatalities. According to the National Security Council (NSC), 4.8 million people received medical treatment for injuries sustained in car accidents that same year.  Those …

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What Is Jaywalking?

Laws have multiple purposes, including promoting public safety. States began passing traffic laws in 1901 to regulate traffic. The first laws limited driving speeds, which can prevent accidents and save lives. Lawmakers soon realized they needed to govern pedestrians and drivers, prompting the first pedestrian crossings in the U.S. in 1911. Kansas City passed the …

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What Happens if My Child Slips and Falls at School?

When you send your child to school each day, you expect they will be kept safe and secure. Schools have a duty of care to ensure your child is provided reasonably safe and secure accommodations to reduce the risk of accidents and personal injuries. However, accidents at school do happen. One of the most common …

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Is a Grocery Store Liable if I Slip and Fall?

When you go to the grocery store, the last thing on your mind is being injured while shopping. Yet, grocery store slip and fall accidents occur nearly every single day. In 2020, slip and fall accidents accounted for 33 percent of all nonfatal injuries, according to the National Safety Council.  An employee is mopping the …

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I Got Hurt at Wawa, Now What?

No one can predict a slip and fall accident. While businesses try to do their best to ensure that their premises are safe and up-to-date, accidents do occur, and they sometimes result in serious injury. A gas station slip and fall accident is the last situation anyone would ever hope to find themselves in, but …

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Parasailing Accidents: What You Need to Know

Parasailing is a popular recreational activity occurring over land or water. Cars and trucks can power parasails over land, but recreational parasailing is mainly considered a water-related sport.  Today, many parasails feature a seat suspended from a parasail wing, similar to a parachute, pulled into the air behind a boat. Depending on the design, parasails …

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What Is the Good Samaritan Law?

When there is an accident or a medical problem, it’s a good thing for people to help. This is especially critical in emergencies where every second counts. Lawmakers have created laws to encourage bystanders to render emergency care. These laws protect bystanders from legal liability when they provide emergency care in good faith. The laws …

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I Was Hurt on a Business Trip, Can I Get Workers’ Comp?

Whether you love or hate traveling for business, all workers have to be concerned about injuries on a business trip. Most workers know that workers’ compensation covers their day-to-day job duties. But how is workers’ compensation different when you’re traveling for business? Is it different at all? Our Miami workers’ compensation attorneys explain whether you …

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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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