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Personal Injury “Settlement Calculators” Are Lazy and Bogus
Flanagan & Bodenheimer Injury and Wrongful Death Law Firm Team

What Is a “Settlement Calculator” One of the biggest questions that clients want to be answered is “how much is my case worth,” and it’s a fair question.  If you type that question into Google, most of the top-rated results include something like a “personal injury value calculator,” or a “claim calculator.”  You go to…

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How Do I Know If I Have a Punctured Lung From a Car Accident?
Flanagan & Bodenheimer Injury and Wrongful Death Law Firm Team

What Is a Punctured Lung? A punctured lung is a serious injury that can significantly restrict a person’s ability to breathe. Aside from oxygen deprivation, punctured lungs can lead to other serious conditions if they are not treated immediately. However, if a person receives immediate medical care for a punctured lung, the treatment will usually…

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How Common Is Nerve Damage From a Burn Injury?
Flanagan & Bodenheimer Injury and Wrongful Death Law Firm Team

Burn injuries can be incredibly painful for victims. Depending on the severity of the burn, it can take months or even years for a victim to reach maximum medical improvement. Notice that we did not say “full recovery.” That is because burn injury victims are often not able to return to the same state they…

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What Are the Top Reasons for Insurance Denials?
Flanagan & Bodenheimer Injury and Wrongful Death Law Firm Team

In the aftermath of sustaining an injury, it is very likely that you will be dealing with insurance carriers to resolve the claim and obtain compensation. However, insurance carriers are notoriously difficult to deal with and often unwilling to pay out fair settlements. Insurance carriers are typically “for-profit” entities that will look for any reason…

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Should I Give a Recorded Statement to an Insurance Company?
Flanagan & Bodenheimer Injury and Wrongful Death Law Firm Team

If you or somebody you care about has been involved in a vehicle accident, whether another driver was at fault you were, you are likely going to be dealing with multiple insurance carriers. The aftermath of the vehicle collision can be incredibly complicated, and you can be sure that the insurance carrier of the other party…

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What Is the Difference Between Ordinary Negligence Vs. Gross Negligence?
Flanagan & Bodenheimer Injury and Wrongful Death Law Firm Team

When dealing with personal injury cases, the word “negligence” arises quite often. In general, in order for an injury victim to recover compensation from an at-fault party, they need to prove the other party’s negligence first. However, there is a difference between “ordinary negligence” and “gross negligence.” Here, we want to discuss the difference between…

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Florida Bridge Crashes
Flanagan & Bodenheimer Injury and Wrongful Death Law Firm Team

With 12,355 bridges throughout Florida, it’s not difficult to imagine that there are also a large number of car crashes on these bridges. When lanes are narrow and drivers are distracted, devastating car accidents can occur. We have mapped the total number of bridge crashes in Florida from 2015 to 2020. Data points are color-coded…

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Florida Good Samaritan Laws
Flanagan & Bodenheimer Injury and Wrongful Death Law Firm Team

Many people have heard of Good Samaritan laws, but they may not have a good grasp of what they are supposed to do. In the most general definition, Good Samaritan laws protect those who stop to help somebody in distress from being held responsible should anything go wrong while they are helping. These laws are…

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What Are the Economic Costs of a Brain Injury?
Flanagan & Bodenheimer Injury and Wrongful Death Law Firm Team

Brain injuries are often devastating for victims, and they regularly lead to a person suffering from temporary or permanent disabilities. While many people only think of the initial medical emergency following a severe injury, brain injuries can have devastating economic impacts on a person’s life. This includes both short- and long-term impacts. Understanding the True…

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