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5 Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

Posted on: 11/11/2021

If you are considering filing a personal injury claim, it is always a good idea to consult with a personal injury attorney. A knowledgeable personal injury lawyer will ensure that you take the necessary steps and keep you informed of the status of your case at all times.  There are numerous reasons why you should hire an experienced personal injury attorney. Here are the top five reasons why you should hire a lawyer to represent you if you have been injured.  Clear Advice Experienced personal injury attorneys consistently prioritize their clients' needs. Filing a personal injury claim, like many other claims, comes with its own set of challenges that you, as the plaintiff, must be [...] read more

Is Failure to Diagnose Medical Malpractice?

Is Failure to Diagnose Medical Malpractice?

Posted on: 10/16/2021

Many medical malpractice lawsuits start from failure to diagnose an illness or injury. Misdiagnosis on its own, though, is not necessarily medical malpractice. Not every error will lead to a successful lawsuit. However, medical malpractice can become actionable in some cases when the failure to diagnose results in delayed treatment, no treatment, or something else that results in the worsening of the patient’s medical care.  Proving Failure to Diagnosis  A patient who is proving the failure to diagnose might have a hard time proving it. You will need to keep detailed records of all the actions to show that there was a doctor-patient relationship and that the doctor failed to live up to the proper standard of care.  You will also need to show that the doctor’s failure to diagnose or misdiag [...] read more

How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Lawyer?

How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Lawyer?

Posted on: 09/22/2021

When you're hurt in a serious accident, you need money to cover the costs, suffering, and other damages you've suffered because of that accident. But you may be worried because you already don’t have the funds to pay for these losses and suffering. How are you supposed to afford an attorney?  Luckily, your West Palm Beach lawyer is here to help you determine that. If you’re worried about the costs of an attorney, we’re here to break down the expenses for a lawyer’s services and share what you can expect, below.  What Are Contingency Fees?  When you’re seeking out a personal injury lawyer, you may hear the term “contingency fees” mentioned. Our lawyers work on these fees. But what does [...] read more

How Many Medical Malpractice Cases Go to Trial?

How Many Medical Malpractice Cases Go to Trial?

Posted on: 08/07/2021

When you suffer injuries and damages at the hands of a doctor or other medical professional, it’s normal to consider filing a medical malpractice claim to recover compensation.  Medical malpractice claims are generally more complex than other personal injury disputes. However, it’s also true that many medical malpractice claims are resolved without ever going to court. You can learn more about the specifics of settling or pursuing your claim by consulting a personal injury attorney near you at The Law Offices of Casey D. Shomo.  Why Are Medical Malpractice Claims Settled Out of Court? Not all claims alleging medical malpractice are l [...] read more

Florida Car Insurance Claim FAQ

Florida Car Insurance Claim FAQ

Posted on: 07/02/2021

A car accident can cause serious problems in your life. When someone else is responsible for causing serious injuries, you could recover a car accident settlement.  However, the process in Florida may be different than in other states. For example, you might have to prove that your injuries meet a certain benchmark to be able to file a third-party accident claim.  What are the implications of the no-fault insurance laws in Florida for a car accident settlement? Get the answer to this question and others below. Whatever stage you’re in with your claim, contact a car accident lawyer for help. Florida Car Accident Process: Answering Your Questions You likely have many questions about [...] read more