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FAQs About Product Liability Claims

By John Piccin |

In the United States, manufacturers and sellers can be held responsible for their defective products that cause harm to consumers via product liability claims. These claims afford injured individuals the opportunity to seek compensation for their injuries, however, product liability claims are highly complicated and often results in a lot of questions. Therefore, in… Read More »

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Nursing Home Negligence Alleged After Hurricane Irma

By John Piccin |

Over the past week the media has been heavily reporting on various instances of nursing home negligence that allegedly occurred in the wake of Hurricane Irma. One particularly egregious incident reportedly occurred in a Hollywood, Florida nursing home three days after Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida. According to the Miami Herald, eight elderly… Read More »

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Does Not Wearing a Motorcycle Helmet Impact Your Florida Personal Injury Claim?

By John Piccin |

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s website argues that the most effective way for states to save money and lives is to institute universal helmet laws for motorcyclists. The CDC supports this statement by citing several statistics, including one from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration which claims that helmets were responsible for… Read More »

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School Bus Accident Personal Injury Claims

By John Piccin |

With kids across Florida back to school, be sure to drive carefully around the influx of school buses that are now back on the road. Unfortunately, car accidents involving school buses are all too common. In fact, just earlier this week, a Palm Beach County school bus was involved in a three-vehicle crash on… Read More »

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Car Accidents on the Shoulder of the Road

By John Piccin |

We all know that stopping on the shoulder of a road, especially if you are on a busy highway, is dangerous but that sometimes it is necessary. For example, if you are having car trouble and are not able to safely make it to an exit or if you have been involved in an… Read More »

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Bad Faith Insurance Claims: The Basics

By John Piccin |

Insurance companies in the United States are legally obligated to act in “good faith” when a claim is filed against one of their poly holders. Good faith is a legal term of art that, in a nutshell, means honoring the obligation to pay valid claims without attempting to escape this obligation to pay. Insurance… Read More »

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Do You Suspect Medical Malpractice? If So, Immediately Take These Five Steps

By John Piccin |

While most medical professionals work tirelessly to help the sick and wounded, even those with the best intentions sometimes make mistakes. While the law does not hold healthcare professionals liable for all mistakes, they can be held liable for injuries caused by negligent or wrongful acts via resulting medical malpractice lawsuits. If you suspect… Read More »

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Can I Afford to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

By John Piccin |

Pursuing a personal injury claim can be a daunting task for those who have been injured by someone else’s negligent or wrongful act. Recovering from severe injuries is often a slow and painful process and medical bills can pile up quickly. As a result, the prospect of filing a lawsuit on top of everything… Read More »

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Tips for Fully Documenting Car Accident Claims

By John Piccin |

In the direct aftermath of a car accident those involved are often understandably flustered and, unfortunately, sometimes leave the scene of the crash without fully documenting what happened. Don’t let this be you! Fully documenting a car accident is important because the evidence that you gather will likely prove to be hugely important later… Read More »

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Product Recalls and How they Affect Product Liability Lawsuits

By John Piccin |

Product recalls happen all the time. In fact, Publix just recently issued a recall for its popular tropical fruit medley mix throughout Florida and a few other states. According to NBC Miami, the voluntary recall was issued due to suspicion that some fruit medley mixes may contain listeria, a foodborne disease-causing bacteria that can… Read More »

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