Month: May 2016



5 Common Causes of Swimming Pool Accidents
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5 Common Causes of Swimming Pool Accidents

Summertime is quickly approaching, which means barbecues, family vacations, and a lot of days sitting by the pool. While you and your loved ones enjoy the hot summer weather and cool water, it is important to keep yourself safe. In this post we will be focusing on swimming pool injuries and how to prevent them.

 

Swimming pool accidents can happen quickly, and most people never see them coming. Common causes of swimming pool accidents include:

 

Slip and falls
Electrocution
Swimming Pool Disembowelment
Traumatic Brain Injury
Drowning

 

Moreover, swimming pool injuries can happen anywhere, from the hotel hot tub to your home’s kiddie pool.…

Understanding the Different Types of Mass Torts
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Understanding the Different Types of Mass Torts

When problems arise due to shoddy products or harmful practices, why should different people have to make the same claim over and over again for the same result?

 

We’ve written previous posts about defective products: hoverboards that explode into flames, Keurigs that cause severe burns, etc. These injuries happen all over the country, and hundreds of lawsuits seeking compensation from one company or product sounds exhausting and unnecessary.

 

Well, it turns out that they are. Our legal system has a way to cut down on the number of lawsuits and award fair compensation to those that were affected, and it’s called a “mass tort.”

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What Exactly Is a Mass Tort?

What to Do If You’ve Been Injured at Work
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What to Do If You’ve Been Injured at Work

 

No one plans for an injury, but sometimes accidents happen. And an injury, depending how severe, can put you out of commission for a while, affecting all aspects of your life.

 

That’s why it’s important to be prepared – especially if get injured while you’re on the job. If you are hurt at work, you want to make sure you handle everything properly in order to ensure you receive any Workers’ Compensation benefits you may be entitled to.

 

So let’s look at what steps you should take in the event you’re injured at work.…

Car Crash FAQs If You Are Injured
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Car Crash FAQs If You Are Injured

Car crashes are scary, dangerous, and can result in a legal and financial mess. Unfortunately, you are at risk of being involved in an accident each and every time you head out on the road.

 

Because of this, it is important to understand what information to gather, what benefits you are entitled to, and what may lay ahead in the next few weeks or months in the event you find yourself in an accident.

 

Below are several frequently asked questions that will tell you what steps you need to take to make sure you are doing everything you can to protect your rights and future.…

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