15
OCT
2013

Coral Springs Auto Accident Attorney

Many people think that common sense dictates what is to be done after an auto accident. Maybe so, but our common sense can desert us under stress. It is a good idea to keep this simple checklist in your car with your other important papers (registration, etc.). Get help for...
12
FEB
2014

Coral Springs Auto Accident Attorney

Coral Springs Man on Bike Hospitalized After Being Struck by Car   An elderly man was struck by a car on February 2, 2014 while riding his bike in Coral Springs, Florida. He was traveling along Sawgrass Expressway and State Road 7 when he was hit. He was subsequently taken...
09
JAN
2014

Coral Springs Auto Accident Lawyer

Christmas Tragedy Highlights the Need for Proper Legal Representation A recent Coral Springs auto accident that claimed the lives of two young men highlights the issue of traffic safety in the U.S. It also highlights the need for proper legal representation for those involved in...
19
MAR
2014

Coral Springs Auto Injury Lawyer

Coral Springs Resident Killed in Motorcycle Accident by Drunk Driver A Coral Springs resident was killed in a motorcycle accident on Friday, February 28 after slamming on his brakes to avoid an SUV who turned left into his path. Benjamin Pirofsky, 30, attempted to brake, but hit...
18
NOV
2014

Coral Springs Construction Worker Injured on The Job

If you’ve acquired an injury from a work related incident, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation. You may have tried to seek benefits on your own and your efforts have failed. However, regardless of your attempts to obtain compensation that is rightfully yours, you...
26
DEC
2013

Coral Springs Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer

Woman Dies on Cruise Ship In November 2013, an 87-year-old woman was traveling on a cruise ship from Brazil when she suffered a fall down the stairs while the ship was sailing off the coast of Europe. She was on her way to the ship restaurant to eat dinner. Other passengers were...
27
FEB
2014

Coral Springs Cruise Ship Lawyer

Legal Situation When a Four Year Old Drowns on a Cruise Ship Horrific accidents sometimes happen, but could they have been prevented? That is very likely the question on the minds of the parents of a four-year-old Florida boy who drowned in a pool onboard a Norwegian cruise ship....
28
AUG
2014

Coral Springs Florida Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Evan M. Ostfeld: Coral Springs Florida Workers’ Compensation Attorney Florida’s workers’ compensation system has long been the only recourse for those injured on the job: unlike in many other jurisdictions, Florida residents have been almost universally...
22
JUL
2014

Coral Springs Landscaping Worker Dies in Wood Chipper Accident

Unusual workplace incidents account for a large number of personal injuries. Recently, a Pembroke Pines landscaping employee lost his life after he went through a wood chipper. The landscaping company had a reputation for providing excellent service in the Jewish Community....
18
DEC
2013

Coral Springs Workers’ Compensation Attorneys

Activist Charged with Workers’ Compensation Fraud Cape Coral resident, Stephen Lovejoy, was taken into custody in November 2013 on alleged charges of workers’ compensation fraud violations. Lovejoy owned a business but he did not secure the required workers’...
22
DEC
2016

Crash Leaves 2 Hurt, Worker Trapped in Bucket Truck

A traffic accident on the night of December 14 involving a car and a state Department of Transportation work truck resulted in one injury. Firefighters from Miami-Dade County and the Fire Rescue squad from Miramar were also needed to rescue a worker who had been trapped inside a...
02
JUN
2014

Credit Scores: Short Sales vs. Foreclosures

Did you enter into a Short Sale with your mortgage lender? If so, you’d better check your credit reports to make sure that they are not reporting it as a “Foreclosure”.           Short sales are constantly turning up as “foreclosures” on consumers’credit reports. There are HUGE...
17
SEP
2013

Dangerous Drugs

The FDA has recently issued an alert about the dangers of exposing pregnant women to valproate sodium commonly sold under the name Depakote. Depakote, Depacon, Depakene and Stavzor, are drugs most frequently used for the treatment of seizures, such as those associated with...
11
OCT
2013

Dangerous Mosquito Employer Liable for Bite

Employers have a duty to provide their employees with a safe working environment.  As  such, statewide and federal workers’ compensation laws have been established to insure that injured employees from work accidents receive necessary medical attention and lost wages at no...
11
OCT
2013

Dangers of Distracted Driving

Talking on the phone, sending a text, using your GPS, adjusting your stereo, talking to passengers are  all things can lead to distracted driving. This occurs when a driver is trying to do something else while operating the vehicle and without his/her full attention to the road...
08
APR
2014

Daughter’s Facebook Post Costs Father 80 Grand!

A man who once served as the head of a private preparatory school in Miami, Florida has seen $80,000 of his money go after he filed a discrimination lawsuit. The financial loss came about as a result of his daughter making a post on popular social networking website Facebook.A...
17
SEP
2013

Dirty Insurance Company Tactics

The Three “Ds” of the Insurance Industry: Delay, Deny, Defend U.S. insurance companies rake in billions of dollars in profits every year. How do they make so much money? Unfortunately, many-even the most well known and respected-engage in dirty tricks and unethical...
13
MAR
2017

Does your employer carry workers’ compensation coverage?

There is an on-line insurance coverage database set up by the Florida Division of Workers’ Compensation to help injured workers find out if their employer has secured this required insurance coverage in case they suffered an injury at the job. The link is...
17
SEP
2013

Drug Warning Oral Sodium Phosphate

Oral Sodium Phosphate :Having a colonoscopy is unpleasant, but it may also be dangerous. Before such a procedure, doctors often ask patients to take oral sodium phosphate (OSP) before the procedure. OSP (which is available over the counter) however can be very dangerous. Per the...
30
APR
2015

Duke Florida Energy Worker Electrocuted Due to Employers Poor Safety Procedures

On October 15, 2014, 36-year-old electrician’s apprentice Christopher L. Dasher died after being electrocuted from an excess of 10,000 volts at a substation in Reddick, Florida. A Victim of Negligence Dasher was in the process of both repairing and testing electrical transformers...
28
APR
2015

Employee Injured in Construction Site Accident

A construction worker employed by All Florida Electric was recently injured in an electrical trench collapse during the renovation of the Stephen C. O’Connell Center on the campus of the University of Florida. The injured worker was helping to install an underground...
17
SEP
2013

Fire Danger Zones

Having our house burn down is a nightmare we all want to avoid. Know these danger areas to maximize your chances of avoiding this disaster. Cooktop or stove: About 40% of fires start in the kitchen. Never leave cooking food unattended, and keep towels and pot holders a safe...
16
SEP
2016

Florida Awaits Decision on Workers Comp Rate

State regulators are reviewing the National Council on Compensation Insurance’s request for a rate increase, part of a legal filing and ruling on Florida’s workers compensation system by the state’s Supreme Court. It started with Castellanos v. Next Door Company...
29
AUG
2016

Florida denies Pulse first responder workers’ compensation benefits for PTSD

A 12-year veteran police officer who was one of the first responders at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub is at odds with the State of Florida on his post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) workers’ compensation claim. He helped pull out 49 bodies after the terrorist attack at...
26
APR
2017

Florida House Passes Workers’ Compensation Reform Bill

Workers’ compensation payments might be changing soon in Florida. That’s because the Florida House of Representatives just passed a bill that makes significant changes to the system. If you ask a Florida workers’ compensation attorney, the bill is good news for people...
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