Mystery Medical Bills: Don’t Get Tricked by Surprise Charges!

We've all been there: a trip to urgent care for a minor injury, expecting a quick fix and a (somewhat) reasonable bill. But what if that bill turns out to be a monster you weren't prepared for? This happened to one doctor who took his daughter to an urgent care...

Injured on Someone’s Property? Your Rights Under Florida’s Premises Liability Law

In 1886, Carl Frank was the first comedian to turn slipping on a banana into a joke.  138 years of laughter followed, but there’s nothing funny when slipping on an object left carelessly in a shopping mall or airport turns into a serious back or head injury. Or when someone...

When it Comes to Your Auto Accident, Photos Can Speak Volumes

Remember in My Cousin Vinny when Joe Pesci showed Marisa Tomei the photo of the tire treads made by the car in question while she was testifying?  While perhaps not quite as dramatic, accident scene photos can make a difference in the outcome of your personal injury case. Why Car...

Who Has the Right to File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit in Florida?

Your loved one has suffered significantly due to a medical professional's negligence.  The reality of the consequences of the injury or death, both emotionally and financially, hits you and your family hard. You need help and should start to look for legal recourse. But in Florida, it's not so simple,...

Negligent Prescription: What Is It, What Are Your Rights & Tips To Avoid It From Happening To You

6 billion prescriptions were written in 2021. Prescriptions are a fact of life, with the vast majority working perfectly. But, sometimes, a doctor or hospital makes negligent mistakes, and the consequences can be dire. What are negligent prescriptions, how do they occur, and what are the potential consequences for patients?...

Had An Accident In An Uber Or Lyft? What Are Your Rights, What To Do And Not To Do

There were 1,425 ride-share accidents in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Monroe Counties in 2022, resulting in 441 injuries and 2 fatalities. If you've been injured, you need to have your medical bills, lost wages, and out-of-pocket expenses paid but who exactly pays you? It's not so simple. Here’s a short FAQ...

Navigating Nursing Home Laws: What Are Your Rights and Recourse if You Suspect Negligence or Abuse?

  There were approx. 67,000 people living in licensed nursing homes in Florida in 2022. Most provide the level of care that we all want for our loved ones. Most, but not all. NURSING HOME RESPONSIBILITIES, PATIENTS' RIGHTS AND RECOURSE: Licensed Nursing homes are regulated by the AHCA (Agency for...

Motorcycle Accidents: The Hidden Injuries That Can Be The Most Dangerous*

*And what you should never do immediately after a motorcycle or auto accident. In the past five years, only about 2% of all Florida traffic crashes involved a motorcycle. Yet the injuries both obvious and 'hidden' from motorcycle accidents can be among the most severe. Motorcycle accidents can result in...

Hiring a Florida Workers Comp Attorney: Is It Really Worth It?

You got hurt at work. Sometimes it's a singular injury, sometimes it comes from months/years of repetitive work. Now you need medical attention. There's that ubiquitous poster in the breakroom spelling out your rights but is it really as easy as it sounds? Maybe. But maybe not. And everyone offers...