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What Qualifies as Negligent Security and Is the Company Legally Responsible for Injuries?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Security is an issue for everyone. No one wants to feel unsafe, but what can a person do if a company provides negligent security? While today’s technology does make it possible to obtain all of life’s necessities from home, few would enjoy living this way, and most people actively seek opportunities to engage with… Read More »

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Suing for PTSD after a Car Accident

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Car accidents can jar a victim physically and psychologically, even if the damage is relatively minor. Being in a car accident can make driving in the future feel constantly unsafe and provoke feelings of anxiety that linger long after physical injuries are healed and property damage repaired. When someone is injured in a car… Read More »

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Slip and Fall Cases Involving the Elderly

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

A fall at any age can result in catastrophic injuries to the victim, but the elderly are even more prone to experiencing life-altering harm. As the body shows the signs of long-term use, including loss of balance and muscle strength, falling becomes a major concern – not only because falls are apt to occur… Read More »

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Hospital Stays and Infections: What to Know and When to Sue

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

One rarely looks forward to visiting a hospital (minus the birth of child), and most try to avoid having to stay as a patient for an extended period of time. However, some circumstances, surgery or serious illness being most common, require a person to reside in a hospital as he/she recuperates and heals. Hospitals… Read More »

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Who Is Responsible When a Child Is Injured by a Toy?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Playing with toys is an integral part of every person’s childhood. Toys can teach lessons, provide entertainment, and develop physical and mental skills. But, what happens when these toys injure a child? Does the parent have any rights against the manufacturer? When someone is injured by a dangerous or defective consumer product, the law… Read More »

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Overmedication: A Type of Nursing Home Abuse that Is Harder to Spot

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

As people age, it is not uncommon for medication to become a necessary part of daily life as the body requires help to alleviate or correct problems. Residents of nursing homes are especially likely to need a number of different medications to control serious and debilitating issues. While these substances are integral to relieving… Read More »

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What to Know about Bicycle Injury Lawsuits

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Driving is a reality of daily life around the world, so cars will not be leaving the roads anytime soon. Unfortunately, pedestrians and cyclists will always have a large disadvantage against vehicles on the road, and serious injuries or death are often the result when collisions occur. Bicycle accidents are especially concerning in Florida,… Read More »

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Who Is Responsible When Driverless Cars Cause a Crash?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

The future promised in the 1950s of flying cars and full automation seems to be creeping closer with the advent of driverless cars. An argument in support of these vehicles is based on the premise that taking the unpredictability of human drivers out of the equation greatly reduces the number of traffic accidents. However,… Read More »

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Supreme Court Targeting Arbitration Agreements in Nursing Home Contracts

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Picking the right nursing home for a loved one in need of constant care and monitoring is an extremely important, but difficult, decision. Picking the wrong facility could lead to nursing home abuse or neglect, which is every family’s worst fear. Many considerations factor into the final decision, including cost, location and doctor referrals…. Read More »

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Doctor’s Liability in Emergency Situations

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Being rushed to the hospital for a serious and life-threatening condition or injury is a scenario no one wants to face. However, when such a situation occurs, it is important that the treating physician makes the right decisions and avoids causing additional injury. Generally, when doctors harm their patients, they face potential legal liability… Read More »

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