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Monthly Archives: October 2020

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Exceptions to Florida’s Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

When it comes to filing a personal injury claim in Florida, timing is everything. You lose your right to file a lawsuit if you fail to initiate the legal process within the applicable time limit. In Florida, the statute of limitations for negligence-based personal injury claims is four years. However, just because the statute… Read More »

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Do You Need a Product Liability Attorney for Your Asbestos Exposure Lawsuit?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

For decades, thousands of companies and manufacturers ignored warning signs of mesothelioma and exposed millions of Americans to asbestos. If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure, you need to understand your legal rights and need someone who will protect your rights and fight for the compensation… Read More »

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Traffic Deaths More Common After Shifting to Daylight Saving Time, a Study Suggests

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

A new study suggests that traffic deaths are more common in the U.S. immediately following the shift to Daylight Saving Time. But why does setting our clocks forward one hour cause more fatal traffic accidents in the country? Traffic fatalities are more likely to occur in Florida and across the U.S. after clocks spring… Read More »

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8 Most Dangerous Jobs in Florida Based on the Number of Occupational Deaths

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

While anyone, even an office worker, can get injured at work, the risk of injury is substantially higher for certain jobs. On-the-job accidents include slip and falls, electrocution, exposure to dangerous chemicals and substances, falls from heights, injuries caused by defective or malfunctioned products, assault, physical violence, and many more. A recent investigation by… Read More »

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3 Types of Car Accident Injuries That Are More Likely to Be Misdiagnosed

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Being in an auto accident is one of the most stressful and frustrating experiences in any person’s life. However, things can get even worse when your car accident injury is misdiagnosed. There are certain injuries and conditions that are more likely to be misdiagnosed than others. We will list three types of injuries that… Read More »

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Can You Seek Compensation After a Car Accident if You Weren’t Wearing a Seatbelt in Florida?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Would you be eligible to seek compensation if you were injured in an auto accident but were not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision? Does the fact that you failed to buckle up prevent you from recovering damages in Florida? Your Failure to Wear a Seatbelt Does NOT Preclude Recovery in… Read More »

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4 Things to Avoid Saying After a Car Accident in Florida

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Dealing with a car accident can be a stressful and confusing experience. If it is your first time getting into a car crash, you may not know all the things that you should and should not do after the accident. Unfortunately, many people who were involved in auto accidents make the mistake of saying… Read More »

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When Are Punitive Damages Available in Personal Injury Cases in Florida?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

When someone else’s negligence causes your injury, you may be able to obtain compensation from the negligent party. Depending on whether your accident was caused by another person’s negligence or recklessness, you may be able to obtain both compensatory and punitive damages. However, punitive damages are rarely awarded in personal injury cases in Florida…. Read More »

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What is Florida’s 14-Day Accident Law and How Can It Affect Your Personal Injury Claim?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Under the so-called 14-day accident law in Florida, injured persons are required to seek medical attention within 14 days of the crash. Otherwise, your personal injury claim is likely to be denied by the insurance company. Florida’s 14-day accident law applies to insurance claims filed under Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage, which is part… Read More »

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