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January 13, 2016

We know that when it comes to choosing a lawyer there are a ton of options to choose from. It is important to do thorough research when choosing an attorney and above all make sure that you feel comfortable with who you choose.

The lawyers at Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter pride themselves in their personal relationships with clients. Each partner and lawyer we have not only meets with their client personally for a consultation but also handles their case personally. We want each person to feel like they are part of our family, not just a file number. We are...

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December 22, 2015

We are quickly approaching the end of the holiday season with New Year's Eve marking the end of 2015 and the start of a new year! As with 4th of July, New Year's Eve is a popular time for fireworks, which brings about the matter of safety.

The safest thing you can do is to view a public fireworks show, where you are at a safe distance and safety precautions are taken by those putting on the show. However, if you are planning on celebrating with your own fireworks, it's important to be aware of your states specific firework laws.

Many states put certain restrictions, or a full ban on the use of fireworks. While some people...

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December 21, 2015

Nursing home negligence cases are some of the saddest and most difficult cases we see at Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter. In many of these cases, the victim has already passed due to neglect on the part of their caretaker, which in these cases would be the nursing home.

In a case where your loved one has already passed, the family is still due to recover compensation. Nathan P. Carter gives insight on what type of recovery is available in a situation where a loved one is still alive, and what may due to the family of a loved one who has already passed:...

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December 16, 2015

When you sustain an injury at work in the state of Florida, there are two possible cases that you may have: workers compensation and/or a third party case.

Workers compensation cases have very specific rules and require a claim to be made within a certain time frame. Due to the nature of the process, it is highly recommend you contact one of our dedicated workers compensation lawyers.

A third party case occurs when an outside company, such as a vendor, is the responsible...

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December 09, 2015

When you have been injured due to the negligence of a city, government, or any other municipality employee, there are many laws that apply to the situation.

For injuries of this sort, the statute of limitations is typically shorter and there may be a cap on damages that you may receive.

Due to the complexity of these cases and the differing laws, it is important you contact an attorney right away if you have sustained injury at the fault of a city or government employee.

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December 07, 2015

The holiday season is right around the corner and as Americans prepare for festivities with family and friends, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants to remind all drivers of the dangers of driving after drinking.

This year's Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving campaign aims to inform the public about the dangers of drinking and driving, regardless of the amount. Though you may think you are ok to drive if you are just buzzed, you aren't. The campaign will run through December 15th with the help of  local law enforcement agencies who are working with NHTSA to spread the message: Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving....

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December 04, 2015

When you lose someone you love due to the negligence of another, it is a devastating and life altering event. Wrongful death occurs in negligent situations where the death could have been avoided with proper care and precautions.

The family of the deceased not only has to go through mourning, but the stress of any economic and non-economic damages that they may have incurred due to that loss. The Florida attorneys at Colling Gilbert Wright and Carter have assisted numerous families through these difficult...

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November 30, 2015

Medical malpractice takes many forms and can have long-lasting, devastating impacts on the victim and their family. When it comes to the value of your Florida medical malpractice case, there are a variety of different economic and non-economic factors that we look for in determining value.

Ronald S. Gilbert of Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter discusses some of the varying factors that provide value to your malpractice case:

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November 23, 2015

Medical malpractice occurs when someone has suffered an unnecessary complication or injury due to a mistake made by a doctor or health care professional. In order to have a successful medical malpractice case, there are 3 factors that need to be proved:

  • The doctor was negligent
  • The negligence was the cause of your harm
  • What the damages are

The only way to determine whether or not a doctor may have deviated below the standard of care is for us to have your records reviewed by experts.

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November 20, 2015

When a person is injured, whether it be from an auto accident or other cause, the biggest thing holding many people back from calling a lawyer is the thought of the cost associated with it. At Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter, we work with you on a contingency basis.

Our Orlando attorneys know that our clients have enough to worry about without the additional financial burden associated with legal representation. Our clients best interest comes first, that is why we won't charge you anything if we don't win your case.

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