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Scooter Rider Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

According to reporting from the South Florida Sun Sentinel, a person was killed while riding an electric scooter in Fort Lauderdale. The Broward County Medical Examiner told reporters that this is believed to be the first death in the city involving an electric scooter. The victim of this accident — who has not yet… Read More »

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PWD Obtains $850,000 for 13 Year Old Girl with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

A minor slipped and fell on a powdery substance at a local retailer. When she fell, an employee was stocking items just a few feet away. The minor tore a ligament in her wrist and after many months of physical therapy, the injury had become far worse. Ultimately, the diagnosis was Complex Regional Pain… Read More »

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Who Is Legally Responsible for Nursing Home Abuse?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

For some, residing in a nursing home has many advantages. A resident’s health issues are under constant surveillance, making it much easier to ensure the proper treatment and/or medication are taken. Additionally, the resident does not have to concern himself/herself about how to address his/her daily needs. Thus, at least with regard to some… Read More »

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Legislators Propose Capping Non-Economic Damages

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Suffering an injury is never pleasant, but if the injury requires medical attention, the lasting effect is much more serious due to the financial cost and potential for permanent impairment. If the injury was caused by the action of another individual or entity, it is not right that the injured should be forced to… Read More »

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Exposing Personal Injury Claim Myths

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Sustaining an injury, even beyond the pain, is a devastating experience. In many cases, medical expenses may eat into the victim’s savings. Fortunately, there are ways in which an injured individual can obtain reimbursement for these costs, through a personal injury action. Retaining the services of an experienced personal injury attorney is almost essential… Read More »

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Building a Case for a Defective Shoe Personal Injury Claim

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

As March Madness is fully upon the American sporting world, and people are looking with anticipation (or defeat) at their brackets, one story that has permeated men’s college basketball for the second half of the season is the unfortunate story of Duke University’s talented Freshman, Zion Williamson, who suffered a major knee injury when… Read More »

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An Athletic Coach’s Liability for Player Injuries

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Playing sports a normal part of many people’s childhood. With football, soccer, baseball, and basketball, as well as other sports, a child can spend a considerable amount of his/her time on the field. While sports do teach children valuable lessons in teamwork and personal responsibility, they also come with risk – the risk of… Read More »

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Proving Fault in Rear-End Collisions

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Accidents happen every day. Nowhere is this more prevalent than when operating a vehicle. Further, more car accidents involve rear-end collisions than any other category. Unfortunately, being involved in a rear-end collision is never a good experience. Whether the victim of the accident or the vehicle operator being held responsible, both parties are likely… Read More »

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Damages in Personal Injury Cases

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Suffering a preventable injury at the hands of another individual can be a very frustrating experience. Recovery from the injury itself can take time, depending on the seriousness. Recovery can involve visits to various medical professionals and specialists, including physical and/or mental therapy sessions. Once recovery is underway, eventually, the invoices start to appear…. Read More »

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Can Zoos Be Liable for Patron Injuries?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Taking a trip to the zoo can be a worthwhile experience for all involved. While children and adults are always intrigued at seeing exotic animals, children, naturally, take things a step further, reveling in the sheer enjoyment of what must be like a trip to an amusement park. In some cases, however, zoo visitors… Read More »

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