If I File a Personal Injury Lawsuit, Is It Public?

Many court proceedings become public record to keep the public informed about recent developments that may affect their lives. Almost all criminal matters become public record; the public has the right to know of potentially dangerous individuals and criminal activity in their areas. When it comes to civil claims, state law determines which cases become… read more

Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable?

Whenever a person receives a windfall from either winning the lottery or a receiving a settlement from a lawsuit, tax implications always exist. Everyone must declare certain types of income by law, and personal injury plaintiffs who secure settlements and jury verdicts for damages may wonder about their tax obligations. Ultimately, the nature of the… read more

Slip-and-Fall On The Pool Deck – The Defect In Royal Caribbean’s Dangerous Pool Decks

Royal Caribbean has a serious problem on its pool decks.  They are extremely slippery when wet.  The pool deck materials are manufactured by Bolidt, an Italian ship outfitting company.  The Bolidt material is incredibly slippery when wet with pool water or rain water.  To make matters worse, Royal Caribbean is aware of the problem but… read more

It Happened Again: Dangerous Tiles in Rosie’s Restaurant Injure Carnival Cruise Line Passengers

Rosie’s Restaurant on Carnival’s cruise ship,Valor is a tribute to the American war effort during World War II.  However, there is a safety problem in Rosie’s restaurant.  The floor tiles are extremely slippery when wet.  Our firm is aware of dozens of passengers that slipped and fell on Rosie’s dangerous floor tiles.  We have obtained Carnival’s internal… read more