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COVID-19 and the Workplace

During the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, it is important to take precautionary measures and maintain safety in the workplace, wherever that might be. Essen...

How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Nursing Home Abuse Attorney in Florida?

If your loved one was neglected or abused at a long-term care facility, your family deserves justice. While bringing a claim against the nursing home ...

How to Help Your Loved One Cope with a Brain Injury

If your loved one sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI), it’s natural to feel helpless. As far as accidental injuries go, TBI is one of the worst...

4 Steps to Take If Your Heart Surgery Failed

Although heart surgery is inherently invasive, modern medicine has allowed for a relatively high success rate. In one review, researchers determined t...

Punitive Damages in Texting and Driving Accident Cases

Florida banned texting and driving in July 2019. Under the new statute, the violation is considered a primary offense, which means officers can pull o...

5 Qualities to Look for When Hiring a Wrongful Death Attorney

Losing a loved one is never easy, but it can be especially hard when the death was both unanticipated and preventable. Sadly, unintentional injuries a...

Deadlines for Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawsuits in Florida

If you suspect your loved one is being abused or neglected by nursing home staff, call an attorney as soon as possible. Commencing the investigation r...

Can You Sue for Sudden Death in a Nursing Home?

The average life expectancy for men who were born in the United States in 2019 is 76. For women, it’s 81. As such, it’s not all that surprising wh...

What Constitutes Nursing Home Negligence in Florida?

Due to the wear of a long life, it’s not uncommon for seniors to experience a gradual decline in health after moving into a nursing home. However, i...

3 FAQs About Nursing Home Femur and Hip Fracture Claims

Falls are the leading cause of injury among senior citizens. While such injuries can range in severity, many of them have the potential to cause life-...

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