Category Archives: Personal Injury
What Is Personal Injury Law?
Personal injury law, or tort law as it is often called, is an area of the law that allows accident victims to file civil lawsuits against individuals or companies that cause them harm. Unlike criminal law, which requires a showing of guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, personal injury law requires that plaintiffs meet a… Read More »
Managing Your Finances After Suffering An Accident-Related Injury
Managing their finances after sustaining a serious injury often proves to be one of the most difficult aspects of post-accident recovery for many victims. This can be particularly frustrating for those who weren’t at fault for their accidents, but were the victims of someone else’s carelessness. There are, however, steps that accident victims can… Read More »
Why Are SUVs More Deadly For Pedestrians?
Being a pedestrian in the U.S. is more dangerous now than ever, with reports revealing that 2021 saw the most pedestrian deaths in almost 40 years. This trend has been attributed to a number of different factors, including the increasing presence of large vehicles, such as SUVs, on our nation’s roads. SUVs are Taller… Read More »
Attorney Michael Davis Recognized For The 10th Anniversary Of His Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating
For more than 130 years, Martindale-Hubbell has been evaluating attorneys for their strong legal ability and high ethical standards through a Peer Review Rating system. Today, Managing Partner, Michael Davis was recognized for his 10th Anniversary of his AV Rating, which is the highest rating awarded.
Liability For Injuries Caused By Defective Electronic Household Products
Home appliances like microwaves, hair dryers, and washing machines usually make our lives a lot easier, at least when they serve their intended purpose. When these devices suddenly start malfunctioning due to a defect or a faulty part, however, they can be more than just annoying, but can actually cause serious injuries. Some defective… Read More »
Documenting Your Personal Injury
When you’ve been injured in an accident, one of the first things you’ll want to do is to start documenting your injuries and their costs. Doing so could prove crucial if you end up needing to file a claim, either with your own insurer, or with an at-fault party’s provider. Read on to learn… Read More »
What Is Summary Judgment?
Most civil cases go to trial because two parties disagree about the facts of a particular case. In a car accident case, for instance, the plaintiff may argue that the defendant was speeding at the time of a crash, while the defendant may deny such a claim. In some instances, however, certain facts may… Read More »
Pretrial Stages Of A Florida Personal Injury Case
People often underestimate the complexity of a personal injury lawsuit, as even the most straightforward of civil lawsuits requires that plaintiffs comply with strict procedural and substantive rules. Some of the most important procedural requirements actually occur before trial, during one of the pretrial stages. Failing to meet these standards at any time during… Read More »
“Failure To Warn” Product Liability Cases
When we purchase a product, whether it is a hair dryer, a food item, a tool, or a piece of clothing, we trust that those products will work safely and as advertised. Unfortunately, not all companies use the care that they should when designing and manufacturing their products, leaving consumers at risk of sustaining… Read More »
What Factors Will Affect My Personal Injury Settlement?
Being injured in an accident can be devastating for victims and their families. Besides the physical and emotional trauma, many also incur substantial financial losses and expenses. Fortunately, many accident victims are able to recover compensation after their accidents, which can be critical in helping them put their lives back together. Your Injuries Will… Read More »