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[Study] Memorial Day Weekend Fatal Crashes from 2012-2017

The upcoming Memorial Day weekend is one of the deadliest holiday periods on U.S. roadways. From 2012-2017, there were 2,506 fatal crashes during the holiday weekend, killing 2,776 people. This represents an 18.6 percent increase in fatal crashes over a typical four-day period during those years. At Flanagan P.A., we worked with data visualization firm… read more

How to Seek Compensation for a Chemical Burn

Burns are incredibly painful and often permanently damaging injuries, and burns can happen from various sources. When most people think of burns, they think of injuries from open flames, explosions, hot surfaces, and hot liquids. However, one of the most damaging types of burn is a chemical burn, when a corrosive substance comes in contact… read more

I Was Injured at a Theme Park in Florida

Florida is one of the most popular tourist states in the U.S., and the many theme parks are one of the biggest attractions for families. However, injuries can and do happen at Florida theme parks, and anyone who suffers an injury at a Florida theme park should know what to do about recovering his or… read more

Top 5 Factors That Raise Your Florida Car Insurance Rates

When you apply for car insurance, your provider will determine the monthly premiums you will have to pay. However, these amounts are not random. The higher your chance of getting into an accident is, the higher your car insurance rates will be. These calculations, based on a number of factors gained from crash data, tested… read more

What’s the Difference Between Comprehensive and Collision Insurance in Florida?

Comprehensive and collision insurance are two common types of car insurance coverage in Florida and are very important to help repair any damages to your vehicle after an accident. However, many Florida residents see these insurances as interchangeable, although each cover different types of damages. Collision Insurance in Florida Under Florida car insurance laws, collision… read more

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

What Do Florida Residents Need to Prove in Medical Malpractice Cases?

Medical malpractice is a serious form of professional negligence that can encompass many actions. Any medical professional can commit an act of medical malpractice, including doctors, nurses, surgeons, anesthesiologists, and more. Medical malpractice can include misdiagnosis, improper surgery, delayed treatment, and other medical practices that cause harm to a patient. To hold a medical professional… read more