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Can you Sue for Slipping and Falling in a Retail Store?

It happens more often than you think; a person slips and falls on a wet floor that was not properly noted to tell patrons to take caution. That person gets up and walks away, but later suffers back pain and maybe even suffers a concussion from hitting his head. What legal recourse does this person […]

Can you Suffer from a Stroke at the Beauty Parlor?

You go to the beauty parlor to get pampered and to feel beautiful when you walk out. For most women, this is the case, but a select few might not be as lucky. They could suffer from a condition called iatrogenic arterial injury, which is a stroke that is caused by the neck being hyperextended. […]

Brantley versus Nissan North America: Defective Side Airbags

Sometimes we purchase something that just does not work right. It is the general hope that the defects will be caught by the supplying company before something bad happens, but unfortunately that is not always the case as is illustrated in the Brantley versus Nissan North America case. In this lawsuit, which is a class […]

Understanding When a Personal Injury Attorney is Needed

Unfortunately, one of the leading causes of sudden death is car accidents. It doesn’t always have to be a personal fault of your driving, it could be caused by someone else on the road as well. While this is a horrible experience, there are several individuals who have been in car accidents and suffered severe […]

Do You Have Injuries From A Boating Accident?

Here’s the scenario; you’re in a rented motorboat with your family and currently cruising along the St. John’s River.  The sun is shining and your family is enjoying this peaceful afternoon as you meander along looking for different species of fish.  You hear a noise in the distance.  It’s the noise of another motorboat; this […]

Types of personal injury accidents

Personal injury accidents are exactly what is says; injuries to your body.  The most common cause of a personal injury is from car accidents, falls, accidents in the home and at work, assaults and product defects.  These accidents cause injuries that range from the very minor, lacerations, to the severe, internal injuries or worse.  We’ve […]

What is a tort?

Oh, the terms you see and hear when dealing with the legal system.  There’s “Juris prudence” or “pro se” and let’s not forget “ex parte”.  The legal system does seem to have its own language.  A word that is commonly used is “tort”.  Some terms or words can be figured out by looking at the […]

Sinkholes and Who is at Fault?

I don’t know what you think but, to me, there seems to be more and more sinkholes in the U.S.A. recently.  Just within the last few days, there was a sinkhole reported in Ocala, Florida.  As a matter of fact, Florida seems to have an overabundance of sinkholes.  Perhaps the “Sinkhole State” should replace “Sunshine […]

Defamation of Character

In today’s world, it seems everyone needs to be careful when talking about someone.  People are sensitive to being categorized in certain ways; the names we used to use for groups of people are now offensive.  When saying something about someone you need to make sure you have your facts straight.  With social media everywhere, […]

Traffic and Personal Injuries During the Holidays

The holidays are upon us.  As people are dashing to and fro, desperately trying to finish their shopping, the roadways are clogged up with more than the normal amount of cars.  It is also a time of year when deliveries by truck are at an all-time high.  Add to this, the fact that we all […]

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