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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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February 24, 2017

How to File a Dangerous Drug Claim For Pharmaceutical InjuryDozens of medications are recalled each year, but these orders often come too late for patients who have experienced harmful side effects or death due to dangerous drugs. Pharmaceutical injuries occur for a number of reasons such as the drug manufacturer neglected to provide a warning for known adverse side effects...

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January 24, 2017

The Most Common Causes of Truck Accidents in Orlando, Florida Truck accidents are among the most deadly auto accidents in America, and they can be caused by any number of factors. These 20,000-pound vehicles are driven by individuals who face long hours behind the wheel and strict deadlines. There are regulations each trucking company or independent driver must follow which includes driving for no...

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January 18, 2017

There are several medical devices and products that have been linked to causing horrible side effects, including illness and even the loss of life. If you believe that you or a family member may have suffered because a defective medical product was used on you, this quiz will help you determine if you should contact our attorneys for help:

 

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January 11, 2017

6 Things Every Driver Does That Can Lead to Auto AccidentsBad driving habits develop over time and are escalated by the amount of digital technology we have surrounding us at any time. Texting and driving is one of the most common problems among drivers, but there are a number of habits we have all succumbed to at least once and these actions can lead to severe, often fatal, auto accidents....

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December 14, 2016

3 of the Most Common Birth Injuries in Florida HospitalsWhile family members and friends offer up baby names or try to guess the gender, soon-to-be mothers and fathers simply hope for a healthy newborn. Unfortunately, birth injuries are common in Florida hospitals and across the nation. New parents and their infants are often left with the lifelong consequences of birth injuries that could have been prevented....

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