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Laylock v. TMS Logistics – Florida Court to Investigate Alleged Juror Misconduct in $3.5M Truck Accident Lawsuit

Although the majority of personal injury lawsuits will end up being resolved via settlement prior to trial, those that do go to court will require that a jury weigh all the relevant evidence and make decisions regarding liability and damages.

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Bates-Bridgmon v. Heong’s Market – Slip-and-Fall Verdict Affirmed

It’s an erroneous assumption that one who suffers a slip-and-fall injury in a store, restaurant or some other business will automatically be entitled to some type of payout. Slip-and-fall injury claims in Florida are often met with skepticism, and they

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States Slow Efforts to Block Driving Privileges for Elderly

It is not secret that elderly drivers face a host of challenges with which younger motorists aren’t yet contending. Reflexes can slow. Vision can dwindle. Hearing diminishes. Bodies become more frail, which means greater severity of injury when an auto

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Acute Sleep Deprivation Ups the Risk of Miami Car Accident

You are twice as likely to be involved in a car accident if you are driving with one or two hours less than the recommended 7 hours of rest in the last 24 hours. Drivers who have had little or no sleep

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GEICO v. Isaacs – Arguing Against Post-Accident Trial Remittitur

The end of a Florida car accident trial is not necessarily the end of the story. Either side may file a number of post-trial motions, including requests for additur, remittitur or a new trial. An additur is a request to

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Avoid Getting Injured on New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve celebrations are widely anticipated each year. However, there is a reason hospitals, police and fire departments brace themselves for the holiday. Amid all that revelry is a sizable uptick in personal injuries and death, ranging from drunk

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Holiday Decorating Poses Risk of Personal Injury in Falls, Fires and More

The tradition of decorating one’s home and yard for the holiday season is one deeply ingrained in American culture. A recent ESFI consumer survey revealed approximately 86 percent of Americans decorate their homes as part of the winter holiday celebrations.

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Truck Accidents to Rise as Poor Road Conditions Persist

A recent accident site on I-95 was something of a familiar scene, at least to emergency responders. There were two trucks – a box truck and a tractor trailer – as well as a van that had collided on the

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Third-Party Liability for Distracted Driving Accidents?

A driver distracted by sending and receiving text messages can – and should – be held liable if they cause a crash that results in injuries to others. But what about the people on the other end of those messages? 

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First Bus Accident Lawsuit Filed After Fatal Crash

The Times Free Press in Tennessee reports the first lawsuit (of what will likely be many) was filed in connection with an elementary school bus accident that killed five students and injured dozens more. The driver is facing criminal charges,

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