Month: November 2015



How to Determine Liability in Motorcycle Accidents
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How to Determine Liability in Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents share a lot of legal similarities to car accidents when it comes to injury law. But there are some notable characteristics unique to motorcycling that you should know when determining liability in a motorcycle accident.

 

Bias against Motorcyclists

 

One of the major challenges of a motorcycle accident injury claim is a persistent and widespread bias against motorcycles and their riders. Due to this long standing prejudice against motorcyclists, juries have a history of ruling less favorably when the plaintiff is a motorcycle rider.…

Florida Pharmacy Errors on the Rise, According to Survey
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Florida Pharmacy Errors on the Rise, According to Survey

 

Pharmacists play a critical role in our healthcare system. Patients rely on them to provide the correct medication at the correct dosage, along with the proper instructions, to avoid severe negative repercussions.

 

The importance of safety in the pharmacy makes it all the more disturbing to hear that pharmacy errors are on the rise in Florida. CBS Miami recently conducted an investigation into the growing trend of mistakes behind the pharmacy counter.

 

A number of pharmacy workers—some of whom preferred to remain anonymous—reported that a new system called Performance Metrics was behind the troubling trend.…

5 Types of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
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5 Types of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

 

 

While most facilities are staffed by honest and compassionate caregivers, a small portion of senior citizens experience abuse within the walls of their facility or home.

 

According to statistics from the CDC, every year, hundreds of thousands of adults over the age of 60 are abused, neglected, or financially exploited. But the number of seniors who actually experience maltreatment is difficult to gauge, and there are likely many incidents that go unreported. Why? Because victims may be unable – or too afraid – to report the incidents to authorities, friends, and family members.…

9 Steps Everyone Should Take After a Car Accident
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9 Steps Everyone Should Take After a Car Accident

In the event of a car accident, you probably won’t be thinking very clearly. But learning how to respond beforehand can help protect you from further physical harm, in addition to protecting your legal rights.

 

We all know car crashes happen every day—according to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, over 300,000 accidents have already been reported in 2015. But do you know what to do when you’re the one behind the wheel?

 

Though a car accident can be traumatic, how you behave immediately after the crash will have an enormous effect on you and your passengers’ physical wellbeing and your legal liability.…

OFFICE LOCATION AND SERVICE AREAS

 

The Injury Law Firm of South Florida 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