Category Archives: COVID-19
Can I Sue Drug Companies for COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects?
While Americans are divided over whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine, many are concerned about the pharmaceutical companies’ immunity from potential liability lawsuits over possible side effects. In other words, if you experience any side effects after getting a COVID-19 vaccine, you may not be able to sue the drug company that manufactured the… Read More »
COVID-19: Can You Sue a Florida Healthcare Provider for Postponing Your Surgery?
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned Americans’ lives upside down and disrupted their plans to travel and have surgeries. After the coronavirus crisis hit Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered all elective medical procedures to be postponed. Surgeries and procedures that were suspended include hip replacements, endoscopies, cataract surgeries, removal of moles and warts, and cosmetic… Read More »
COVID-19: Can You Dispute the Denial of Your Business Interruption Claim?
During these trying times, many small and large businesses alike are not certain whether they will survive the unmeasurable economic blow from the COVID-19 pandemic. The coronavirus crisis has affected Florida’s businesses differently: Some had to reduce hours, while others limited their services to take-out or switched to remote working. But most had to… Read More »
8 Things to Consider After a Car Accident During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Auto accidents continue to happen in Miami and all across Florida, even during the state’s stay-at-home order. From driving to a grocery store to performing other “essential” activities, people still get into car accidents during the COVID-19 pandemic. While traffic volume has decreased substantially during the coronavirus crisis, mostly because more people are staying… Read More »
COVID-19: Suspension of HoS Regulations Increases the Risk of Truck Crashes
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many changes to our everyday life. The shortage of goods and supplies is one of them. As Americans give in to the “panic buying” and feel the need to stock up on groceries and goods and hospitals require a steady flow of medical supplies to battle the coronavirus outbreak,… Read More »
COVID-19 Pandemic: Settling Your Personal Injury Claim vs. Waiting
As the coronavirus disease continues to spread throughout Florida, many people still get injured in vehicle crashes, motorcycle collisions, slip and falls, and other accidents. Despite Florida’s stay-at-home order, which is expected to last until April 30, Floridians still have legal rights to pursue monetary compensation for their injuries during the COVID-19 pandemic. Handling… Read More »
COVID-19: Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Coronavirus Wrongful Death?
As an increasing number of nursing homes and long-term care facilities in Florida are becoming hotbeds of COVID-19 cases, family members of those living in these facilities are wondering whether they can file a wrongful death claim if their loved one died after becoming infected with coronavirus. While the coronavirus disease continues to ravage… Read More »
Can You File a Product Liability Claim Amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic?
While the COVID-19 pandemic still continues to ravage the country, many manufacturers, distributors, and sellers across the United States are worried about the potential for product liability claims amid the coronavirus outbreak. COVID-19 and Product Liability Although there have been limited coronavirus-related product liability lawsuits in the U.S. so far, experts predict that lawsuits… Read More »
How Coronavirus Affects Florida’s Personal Injury Cases
Florida and the rest of the country are going through unprecedented times. Every aspect of our lives has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, which continues to kill Americans at an alarming rate. Legal processes, courts, and other institutions have been impacted, too. If you are involved in an ongoing personal injury case or… Read More »
Can a Nursing Home Be Sued for Exposing Your Loved One to COVID-19?
Older adults are the most vulnerable category of people to the coronavirus disease. While some nursing homes across Florida prioritize the safety of their residents by adopting serious precautionary measures to curb the spread of COVID-19, many facilities fail to minimize the exposure. In fact, at least 19 long-term care facilities, including nursing homes,… Read More »