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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

What Florida Drivers Need to Know About Parking Lot Crashes

Parking lot crashes are common across the state, especially during high-shopping seasons over the holidays and other major events. To reduce the number of these crashes, Florida drivers can implement safe driving practices and keep an eye out for dangerous driving behaviors. Common Causes of Parking Lot Crashes Five common factors cause many parking lot… read more

What Should I Do After a Hit-and-Run in Florida?

Hitting someone’s vehicle and leaving the scene of the accident is illegal in Florida. Every driver has a responsibility to remain at the scene of a crash and fulfill statutory duties. A hit-and-run makes an already difficult situation worse for responsible drivers. Not only will the victim have to call his/her insurance company, deal with… read more

Suing UBER Explained By A Miami Car Accident Lawyer

If your Uber accident occurred after 2016, then it is likely that the Transportation Network Statute applies to your claim.  In 2017, the Florida legislature passed the Transportation Network Statute.  This law significantly impairs your ability to bring Uber into Court. The 2017 Transportation Network Statute Companies that transport passengers on public roadways are generally… read more

Is Left-Lane Driving Dangerous?

The left lane on a highway is generally for drivers who are passing slower-moving traffic or turning left. Traveling below the speed limit in the left lane is a common pet peeve and something that can contribute to road rage incidents. Although the laws regarding who may travel in the left lane vary from state… read more

What Is a Diverging Diamond Interchange and How Can I Stay Safe?

The diverging diamond interchange is a new feature in Broward County and Miami. The first one opened in August, 2018 at the Dolphin Expressway. Currently, the government has plans to implement Diverging Diamond Interchanges at several different intersections, including Sawgrass Expressway and: Oakland Park Blvd Commercial Blvd Sunrise Blvd Sample Road Coral Ridge Drive As… read more