Can a Tattoo Lead to a Personal Injury Claim?

Tattoos have become extremely popular in today’s society, and although there are many rules in place to keep tattoo parlors safe and sanitary there is always that chance that something could go wrong. When getting a tattoo the artist uses a small needle that injects ink into someone’s skin in a design of their choice.…

September 8, 2014



CrossFit Injuries and How They Can Be Prevented

Most people these days have heard of group fitness gyms, such as CrossFit. This particular fitness style incorporates calisthenics, Olympic weight lifting and gymnastics, and focuses on getting any body type at any age into a healthy lifestyle through hard work. In the past several years, these gyms have become extremely popular and “CrossFit” itself…

September 5, 2014



Three Essential Steps to Hurricane Safety

The months of September and October are the peak of the Florida hurricane season. These strong hurricanes can be devastating, not only to a single family but to an entire community.  This is why it is very important to ensure your family’s safety and avoid any injury by readying yourselves and your property before a storm with these…

September 4, 2014



Grocery Stores Avoid Liability for Slip and Fall Accidents

Most slip and falls at businesses involve what is known as a transitory foreign substance. A transitory foreign substance is something or some condition that was there only for a short period of time before the fall occurred. The Florida legislature has been very responsive to lobbying efforts of business owners seeking to make it…

August 28, 2014



Power Morcellator Lawsuits

Sometimes older is better. Sometimes the newest “thing” on the block doesn’t work as well as the old tried and true method. This is true for some cases in new cardiac stents verses bypass surgery, and now we know it’s true in cases involving Johnson & Johnson’s Power Morcellator!  I’m assuming if you’re reading this…

August 20, 2014



Workers Compensation Laws May Be Changing In Favor of Injured Employees

As a Florida personal injury lawyer, I am frequently contacted by persons who have been injured either at their job site or while working. For the past 80 years or so, Florida employers have enjoyed (for the most part) total immunity from claims by their injured employees. Under the Florida Worker’s Compensation law, if an…

August 19, 2014



Ten Highest Ranked Vehicles for Causing Property Damage

Just like snowflakes, no auto accident is the same.  An accident involving a truck colliding with a sedan is always going to be different than a crash between two sedans.  This is because of the numerous factors that play a part in auto accidents.  These range from speed at the time of collision to the…

August 14, 2014



Gas Grills Can Lead to Serious Burn injuries

I love good barbeque!  I don’t care if it’s chicken, ribs, sausages, fish or even grilled veggies.  Believe it or not, pineapple works great with a big steak on the grill.  But most of us use the easy does it gas grill to cook up our food.  My gas grill is a beautiful stainless steel…

August 13, 2014



Faulty Airbag Recall Expands

Earlier this year a group of major car manufactures released a recall for 3 million cars due to a faulty airbag problem. In these recalled automobiles, the airbag shoots shrapnel at passengers as it deploys. The airbags involved in this recall all come from the companyTakata Corp, who has admitted that the propellant in the…

August 11, 2014



Routine Circumcision Leads to Medical Malpractice

Last month a 56-year-old Alabama man went into the hospital for a routine circumcision.  When he awoke from the surgery he realized that his penis had been amputated. The man has since filed a lawsuit and claims that he was never warned that the procedure could result in an amputation. He also has claimed that…

August 8, 2014



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