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Can a Passenger Sue for a Car Accident in Florida?

Posted on: 09/13/2019

When you ride in a vehicle with someone else, you likely don’t expect to be injured in a car wreck. Unfortunately, accidents happen, and when they do, you must determine whom to sue for any damages you suffer. If you don’t file a claim to recover compensation after your collision, you can end up paying significant medical expenses on your own.Car accident lawsuits filed by passengers can get complex because you may need to recover compensation from multiple parties. If you’re trying to navigate the legal process, an experienced West Palm Beach car accident lawyer from The Law Offices of Casey D. Shomo can support you along the way. Hopefully, once you prove negligence and receive the settlement you deserve, you can recover quickly and without added financial strain. Drivers Assume Responsibili [...] read more

Timeline of a Florida Car Accident Lawsuit

Posted on: 08/09/2019

Florida differs from many other states when it comes to car accident lawsuits. Because of the state’s no-fault insurance law, restrictions are placed on when you can sue the negligent party after a car accident. Because of this law, the timeline for car accident lawsuits is more complex. Understanding the laws and knowing how to handle a wreck when it happens can be useful.If you’ve already been injured in a wreck, our team at The Law Offices of Casey D. Shomo is here to help. We’ve handled many car accident lawsuits in Florida and can provide guidance on how to recover a settlement from your insurance or advice on whe [...] read more

How Do Rideshare Lawsuits Work in Florida?

Posted on: 07/11/2019

If you get off the plane at Palm Beach International and call an Uber or Lyft to drive you home, you likely won’t expect that your driver will get into an accident along the way. However, rideshare drivers are the same as any other driver on the road and they have the same likelihood of getting into accidents. In the West Palm Beach area where roads are congested, the risk for collision is high.If you get injured in a rideshare accident as a passenger, you’re likely wondering how to claim compensation for your injuries. At The Law Offices of Casey D. Shomo, we’ve gained a thorough understanding of the rideshare system in order to help you w [...] read more

What Is a “Never Event” in Medical Malpractice?

Posted on: 06/27/2019

When you get treated by a medical professional for an illness, injury, or some other form of care, you expect them to know the proper procedures and standards of care that will keep you safe and, hopefully, improve your health in whatever situation you’re in. Unfortunately, medical malpractice can occur in various degrees, whether in surgery, aftercare, drug administration, or patient protection. When an episode of medical malpractice occurs that’s so severe that it’s inexcusable by the medical professional or organization that committed the act, the incident is considered a “never event." Never events can occur in various neglect cases, but medical malpractice cases may be the most [...] read more

Can Traffic Camera Footage Be Evidence in My Car Accident Lawsuit?

Posted on: 06/20/2019

Intersections are one of the most common spots for car accidents to occur. Many collisions happen at intersections because there's congestion in the area and drivers have to be trusted to follow the rules of the road. If one driver makes an error such as running a red light, speeding, turning too quickly, or failing to yield to an oncoming vehicle, disaster can strike for all drivers involved.Traffic cameras have been installed at thousands of intersections throughout the nation as a way to regulate traffic conditions and hold drivers accountable for their mistakes on the road. Red-light cameras can take pictures of vehicles that [...] read more