17
SEP
2013

Tips To Help Avoid Medical Errors

Preventable medical errors, which are caused when a healthcare provider either chooses an inappropriate treatment or chooses the appropriate treatment but executes it incorrectly, are conservatively estimated to injure 1.5 million people every year and to cost $19.5 billion in...
17
SEP
2013

Tired Truckers Cause Accidents

Of all the causes of truck collisions, one of the most preventable gets the least press: driver fatigue; in other words tired truckers. Although the law both limits the maximum number of hours that a driver is supposed to drive and prohibits driving if they are “impaired...
15
OCT
2013

Transcription Errors

Many people die because of mistakes made in writing down their medical information. As a recent case shows, people are not willing to accept these errors anymore. The case involved a diabetic who needed insulin. The care facility to which she was discharged tried to get her...
17
SEP
2013

Traumatic Brain Injury

People who are injured in an accident can suffer many different kinds of injuries. Among the most serious, as well as the hardest to diagnose and treat, are so-called traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), sometimes also known as “closed-head trauma.” Even a relatively...
19
FEB
2015

Two Construction Workers Injured When Wall Falls

Two construction workers in downtown Miami had the surprise of a lifetime when a wall fell down on top of them at the construction site where they were working. According to fire and rescue personnel, coworkers who were on the same floor where the accident took place assisted in...
02
JUN
2017

Two Workers’ Vehicles Collide In Miami, Florida

No one ever leaves for work in the morning expecting to collide with another vehicle, but that’s exactly what happened in South Florida recently. Employees from two different companies collided with each other on the streets in North Miami. One injured individual was...
17
SEP
2013

Umbrella Insurance

As insurance prices continue to rise, many people are looking for more and better insurance coverage for less money, and “umbrella policies” are often a good option for increasing coverage. These policies act as a backup for your primary insurance and can provide a...
17
SEP
2013

Unfair Debt Collection Practices And Inaccurate Credit Reports

Are bill collectors calling you, your friends and or family members? Is there incorrect information on your various credit reports? Know Your Rights! There are legal remedies available under the Fair Debt Collection Practices and Fair Credit Reporting Acts to protect consumers...
05
JAN
2017

Use Of Boat Gets Orlando Man Arrested For Workers’ Compensation Fraud

If you live in the Coral Springs area of Florida, there may be times when you will need legal help in the form of a South Florida workers compensation attorney. This was exactly the case for one man who was arrested in late December 2016. The man, who is from Orlando, Florida,...
16
JUL
2018

Utility Worker in Cooper City Hospitalized After Possible Lightning Strike

An FP&L subcontractor who was working in his bucket truck repairing a power pole in Cooper City, may have been struck recently. Emergency personnel took the 27-year-old man to Hollywood Memorial Regional Hospital for possible serious injuries. A co-worker also suffered burns...
17
SEP
2013

We Are Here To Help

The period of time following an accident is one of confusion and uncertainty. There are many things to take care of, getting excellent medical treatment, payment for lost wages and medical bills, car repair / rental car issues, etc. The hiring an excellent and knowledgeable...
02
JUN
2014

What Every Driver Needs To Know About D.U.I.

What every driver needs to know about D.U.I.           Should you ever be pulled over and feel possibly impaired by drugs or alcohol, to protect your legal rights, only provide your identification, insurance card and registration to the officer. Anything else that you may say or...
17
SEP
2013

What Is My Case Worth?

When deciding whether to sue for an injury caused by another’s carelessness, the first question people usually ask is “What is my case worth?”The answer depends on what kind of damages were caused by the other party’s negligence. Some damages that are...
02
NOV
2018

Why Employee’s Should Know About Workers’ Compensation

Coral Springs residents need help when it comes to injuries that occur on the job. Many workers sadly are unaware of the complexity of the workers’ compensation system. This lack of knowledge causes many injured employees to go unheard when they experience a workplace...
24
JUN
2015

Worker Dies Due To Weather Related Accident

A maintenance worker died outside the Flamingo Apartments when a glass table blew off a ninth story balcony. The accident occurred late in the evening during high winds. Employers will always be the first to criticize employees, who get injured on the job, if the injury results...
07
DEC
2017

Worker Injured After Possible Gas Tanker Explosion in South Florida

An employee in Port Everglades, Florida was taken to the hospital after an explosion. The forty-something year old worker suffered third degree burns to his torso, which required emergency room treatment. Company, police and O.S.H.A. officials handling the matter have not...
06
JAN
2015

Worker Injured From 35 Foot Fall

A worker in Florida fell while he was putting up lights on a tree. Workers say that the man was in his late 40s or early 50s. The accident occurred on December 1, 2014 around noon. The man was taken to Broward Health. Doctors are expecting him to survive. Timothy Heiser, who is a...
16
SEP
2014

Worker Injured In Wood Chipper Accident

A landscaper suffered traumatic injuries when his arm was pulled into a wood chipper, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. The man was taken to Delray Medical Center suffering from what witnesses called a significant injury. The injuries to the landscaper come just weeks...
11
JUN
2018

Worker Injured When Crane Topples Over At Vero Beach Construction Site

A crane operator in Vero Beach suffered a severe head injury after the machine he was operating, toppled and fell onto its side. What caused the accident is not yet known, but there’s speculation that one of its tires hit a soft spot under the surface of the ground, causing...
13
FEB
2019

Worker Rescued From Construction Building

A 25 year-old construction worker was rescued from the top floor of a building that was under construction in North Lauderdale. Rescue personnel reported that the man suffered a neck and back injury while carry heavy materials. The building did not have any operational elevators,...
31
MAY
2018

Worker Suffers Serious Accident And Has Two Legal Remedies!

A 40-year-old road construction worker remains hospitalized and on a respirator after being struck by a car that was apparently trying to avoid another vehicle on Interstate 95 near Lauderhill. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that they are looking for that second care that...
21
JUL
2016

Workers Comp Rating Agency Names Chief Regulatory Service Officer

The National Council on Compensation Insurance Inc., the workers compensation ratings and research organization, has named Susan Donegan its chief regulatory services officer. The NCCI, based in Boca Raton, collects data each year about more than four million workers compensation...
26
APR
2018

Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement Approved By Florida Panel

A three-member state panel in Florida recently green-lighted revised rates for medical providers, including hospitals and ambulatory care centers. The panel, which is responsible for overseeing reimbursements under the workers’ compensation system, unanimously approved the...
25
NOV
2013

Wronged Employees Require A Coral Springs Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

Man Arrested For Failing to Provide Workers Comp Some Naples, Florida residents learned the importance of ensuring compliance with workers’ compensation laws. On June 26, 2013, two construction workers were struck by lightning while on the job. One was killed and the other...
11
OCT
2013

Wrongful Death Lawsuits Help Surviving Family Members

What do the following accident and or injury scenarios have in common? Automobile driver collides with a pedestrian A doctor botches a surgery Poorly designed SUV rolls over on the highway Customer is assaulted in a poorly lit parking lot The answer is that any one of these can...
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