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Representing Orlando and Nearby Areas of Florida

July 20, 2017

colling gilbert wright & carter team photo 2017At Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter, we make it our mission to provide the people of Orlando, FL and its surrounding areas with the best legal representation possible. When it comes to fighting for our clients, we believe in taking an aggressive, effective, and ethical approach to finding justice for those we serve. That's why we're proud to announce that our many of our lawyers have received awards this year for their hard work...

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July 01, 2017

How to Practice Firework Safety on the Fourth of July | FloridaFourth of July is upon us, and hundreds of firework displays will soon be lighting up the Florida sky over the long weekend and U.S. holiday. Our lawyers in Orlando hope you have a wonderful celebration, but want to remind you of the dangers associated with fireworks and the liability that comes with these types of personal injuries.

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June 29, 2017

Truck accidents are common in Orlando and central Florida, and unfortunately can lead to severe injuries for all parties involved. Commercial trucks (also known as semi trucks or tractor-trailers) are behemoths of the road, dwarfing any other passenger vehicle and requiring special, careful handling. If a truck goes out of control for any reason, the damage can be significant. In addition, fatalities are much more common in truck accidents.

Some of the most common types of injuries that result from truck accidents can include:

  • Spinal injuries: Herniated discs...
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June 28, 2017

What You Need to Know About Headaches & Motorcycle AccidentsMotorcycle accidents are among the deadliest motor vehicle crashes because of the biker’s vulnerability. Open and closed head injuries are extremely prevalent, which leaves victims with high medical bills and low quality of life. Our lawyers in Orlando have handled numerous motorcycle accident claims and helped many families recover...

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May 31, 2017

Questions to Ask Your Auto Accident Attorney | Orlando, FloridaSevere auto accidents typically require an attorney who specializes in auto accident claims and knows how to handle your case from beginning to end. Even minor accidents can lead to serious injuries if you don’t receive immediate medical attention. Your auto insurance provider or that of the other driver involved should cover the costs of your...

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May 23, 2017

Catastrophic Injuries Caused by Motorcycle Accidents | OrlandoMotorcyclists are the most vulnerable drivers on Orlando roadways and interstates, especially because wearing a helmet is optional for bikers in Florida over the age of 21. Wearing a helmet is the number one way to prevent a brain injury during a motorcycle accident. Bikers don’t have the protection of cars and commercial trucks, and...

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May 01, 2017

1 in 5 Patients with Serious Conditions are Misdiagnosed FirstMedical error is the third leading cause of death in the United States, and misdiagnosis is a sizable part of those fatalities. Primary physicians can’t be expected to know the symptoms of every disease or condition known to man, but there are circumstances where a doctor fails to diagnose a severe, sometimes life-threatening, condition that he or she should have reasonably been able to...

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March 27, 2017

Motorcycle Accidents Cause the Most Deaths in FloridaMotorcycle accidents often cause catastrophic injuries and death because of the vulnerability of motorcyclists. It’s legal to drive without a helmet in Florida, but bikers should remember to put safety first to avoid brain injuries and fatalities. A study done by AAA found that Florida is home to the highest number of motorcycle-related deaths in the country...

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March 23, 2017

The Most Common Mistakes Victims Make After a Truck AccidentAuto accidents alone can be a nightmarish situation, but commercial truck accidents come with many additional hoops to jump through to recover compensation for injuries and property damage. Victims of truck accidents often make mistakes following the collision, which impacts their ability to recover costs for medical expenses and pain and...

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March 13, 2017

Why It's Dangerous to Cap Damages For Medical MalpracticeMedical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in America, and capping damages for lawsuits does little to deter physicians and hospitals from harming another patient in the future. Several states put a limit on the amount of compensation a patient or a surviving family member can receive in a medical malpractice settlement. In Florida...

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