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July 30, 2020
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Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter is proud to announce that many of our attorneys have received the prestigious honor of being selected as Super Lawyers or Rising Stars in 2020. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have achieved a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Congratulations to all of our personal injury attorneys who have earned this honor. Our law firm is always striving for excellence, and recognition by...

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July 14, 2020
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One of the questions you may have after being injured in a car accident is whether you should hire a lawyer. While you’re not obligated to work with an attorney, it’s in your best interest to schedule a consultation to learn about your rights. This is especially true if the car accident wasn’t your fault, since you may need to file a lawsuit to recover compensation for your damages.

Due to the heavy financial burdens often associated with a car accident, it’s crucial that you’re able to maximize the value of your compensation. It’s important to remember that the insurance company isn...

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June 29, 2020
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Each year, millions of elderly Americans are victims of nursing home abuse and neglect. This can understandably make it worrisome to trust the care of your loved one to a nursing home facility. However, in some instances, this is the best way to ensure your loved one gets the care necessary.

It’s crucial that you visit your loved one often and look for any warning signs of abuse during these visits. If you suspect your family member has been the victim of nursing home abuse, the attorneys at Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter can help. We’ll make sure your loved one is removed from the...

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May 06, 2020
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As we deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to acknowledge some of the added risk posed to the 4 million Americans currently living in nursing homes. Elderly individuals already face an increased risk of suffering a severe case of COVID-19, and lack of isolation afforded by nursing homes creates a situation that allows the virus to spread more easily.

For this reason, it’s crucial that you monitor the care of your loved one very closely during this crisis. The following tips will help you make sure the nursing home is doing their part to keep your loved one safe and healthy.

Research the Ratings of the Nursing...

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April 07, 2020
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Orange County and Central Florida are now under a statewide stay at home order as announced by Gov. DeSantis. While legal services are “essential” services exempted from these orders, Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter has taken a number of voluntary proactive steps to protect our employees, our clients, prospective clients, and vendors.

We are 100% open for business, but we are 95% performing these services remotely by computer and internet connections, emails, texts, audio video conference, and telephone conference calls.  We are on call 24 hours a day and can be...

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March 13, 2020
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Dental malpractice lawyers in OrlandoMedical malpractice doesn’t just happen at hospitals or doctor’s offices. Negligent treatment takes place at dental practices more often than you might think.

When you visit a dentist, you are trusting him or her with your health and wellbeing. You deserve to receive an adequate standard of care as established by the dental community. When a dentist fails to provide that, you may experience significant harm.

Here are...

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March 09, 2020
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Woman with delayed car accident injuries Many car accident injuries are severe and immediately apparent. In the event of broken bones, a skull fracture, spinal cord damage, or another serious form of bodily harm, the clear response is to visit the hospital right away. Ambulances are frequently called to the scene to ensure car accident victims receive the urgent medical care they need.

However, some car...

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March 05, 2020
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Traumatic brain injuries can result in life-altering consequences for you and your family. In many instances, ongoing care may be required for years. If your brain injury causes permanent disabilities, you may require care for the rest of your life.

The medical bills associated with brain injuries can be financially crippling. At Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter, we’ve seen first-hand the devastation caused by these injuries, and we’ll stand by your side every step of the way to help you recover the compensation you deserve. The infographic below highlights some important facts to know about...

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February 20, 2020
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The elderly generation is the most vulnerable part of our society. Caring for your parents, grandparents, or any aging loved one is a large responsibility, which is why many families choose to hire an at-home caregiver or move their family member into a nursing home facility. Elderly men and women often have failing health and require regular care to make sure medications are taken as prescribed and that their general needs are being met—nutrition, hydration, and personal hygiene.

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February 13, 2020
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Elderly woman is taken back to nursing home by caregiver in OrlandoElder abuse is a topic that’s underreported across the United States, and many families don’t realize the risks their aging loved ones are in when they move into an assisted-living facility or hire a part- or full-time caregiver. What’s more, is that our vulnerable elders are often at the mercy of family members who have little to no compassion for...

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