Month: July 2015



Traumatic Brain Injury: Signs, Symptoms, and What to Do
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Traumatic Brain Injury: Signs, Symptoms, and What to Do

 

How do you know if you or someone you love has suffered a traumatic head injury?

 

Every year over a million Americans suffer traumatic brain injuries, or TBI. These injuries can be caused by blows or jolts to the head or body. They can also be caused when a person is shaken, or by an object piercing the head. Any type of accident or trauma – like a car crash, a fall, or a sports injury – can be  cause for unseen damage to the brain. …

A Journey through the History of Personal Injury Law
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A Journey through the History of Personal Injury Law

The roots of personal injury law run all the way back to ancient Greek and Roman times, when legal processes were introduced to allow citizens to plead grievances against a guilty party.

 

To help them to present their case, plaintiffs were permitted to enlist the aid of a companion who was knowledgeable about local laws. Although traditionally these early examples of personal injury lawyers were not allowed to accept money for their services, this rule was often overlooked, and was eventually abolished by the 1st century AD.…

August is the Deadliest Month for Drivers in Florida
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August is the Deadliest Month for Drivers in Florida

With the summer season comes the benefit of drier roadways, increased visibility, and extended daylight hours.

 

Despite the excellent driving conditions, summer is the most common season for auto accidents in Florida according to the DMV, with accidents rates peaking in July and August. Reports found that August in particular sees more fatal car crashes than any other month.

 

So what makes summer such a dangerous season for driving, and what can you do to protect yourself and your loved ones on the road?…

6 Alarming Facts You Don’t Know About Bike Accidents in Florida
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6 Alarming Facts You Don’t Know About Bike Accidents in Florida

The most lethal state in the nation for bicyclists.

 

That’s what reporters from News-Press.Com called Florida in a story that revealed some alarming facts and statistics about bike accidents in Florida. The report dug deep into records of bike crashes in Lee and Collier, two Florida counties that rank highly for fatalities and accidents involving cyclists.

 

Below, we’ve highlighted six disturbing facts about bike accidents and injuries discovered through the study.

 

Many Florida counties see hundreds of bike accidents every year.…

Hurt at Work: What is Third-Party Liability?
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Hurt at Work: What is Third-Party Liability?

When it comes to injuries in the workplace, the legal side of things can be complex. Under Florida law, you are entitle to recover worker’s compensation benefits if you are injured while working at your place of employment. By accepting workers compensation, you agree to not sue your employer for any carelessness or wrongdoing that caused your injury.

 

But what if someone contributed to your injury that was neither your employer nor your coworker? In this scenario, you may be able to file a third-party negligence claim against the at-fault person or entity.…

OFFICE LOCATION AND SERVICE AREAS

 

The South Florida Injury Law Firm handles cases throughout Florida from their Fort Lauderdale office. Here is a list of some of the counties and cities we serve:

Martin County

Jensen Beach, Jupiter, Stuart Sewall’s, Point Ocean, Breeze Park.

St. Lucie County

Fort Pierce, Port St Lucie.

Lee County

Bonita Springs, Cape Coral, Estero, East Dunbar, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel.

Palm Beach County

West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, and throughout the greater Palm Beach area.

Broward County

Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Hallandale, Pembroke Pines, Hallandale Beach, Pompano Beach, Deerfield Beach, Weston, Miramar, Plantation, Sunrise, Coral Springs and throughout the greater Broward area.

Miami-Dade County

Miami, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, South Miami, Kendall, Hialeah North Miami Beach, Aventura, Sunny Isles, and throughout the greater Miami-Dade area.

Collier County