Posted on: 01/03/2023
Being ill is a vulnerable state for anyone, and it can be nerve-wracking to trust a stranger with your health, even if they are a healthcare professional. Usually, doctors and other medical staff do their best to help any patient who arrives.
Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. Be it burnout, limited resources, or simply incompetence, sometimes doctors do not provide the appropriate quality of care to their patients. Depending on the situation, this medical malpractice can lead to long-term, severe consequences for those patients.
It’s incredibly difficult to bring a medical malpractice suit and win it by yourself. Here’s what a lawyer can offer to help your medical malpractice case succeed.
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Posted on: 10/31/2022
According to Florida’s comparative negligence laws, the court requires a judge, jury, and claims adjusters to look at the negligence of both sides. They have to determine how much each side has played a part in the injuries sustained.
Additionally, Florida’s no-fault statute can create further problems when determining fault in a liability case. Strict liability also comes to play in some instances. Understanding the way liability works can help you in your personal injury case.
According to Florida law, there is a duty of certain people to prevent injuries to other people. Examples of this can include:
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Posted on: 10/24/2022
When it comes to an accident scene, evidence is the best thing to have on your side when you want to file a claim. However, without knowing exactly what to look for, you may overlook some important details.
When you’re hurt and seeking care, it’s easy to overlook evidence. But that evidence can also be key for your claim. A car accident lawyer can help you understand exactly what you need for your case and take action to help you recover from your injuries.
Gathering Evidence from an Accident
It is crucial to have plenty of evidence to support your accident case, which means that you don’t want to forget to collect anything. When you’re at the scene, you are likely going to be frazzled, which unfortunately may lead to overlooking crucial pieces of evidence. A lack of evidence can leave you without [...] read more
Posted on: 09/23/2022
If you’ve been involved in a car accident that wasn’t your fault, consulting with an injury lawyer should be your next move. You don’t have to cripple your finances and risk your well-being when you have the option to reach out to a professional.
While representing yourself might sound like a good idea on paper, the legal system is complex and all it takes is a small mistake to diminish your claim’s value. That’s why speaking with someone who has extensive knowledge of the law is so important. Here’s how you can prepare for a free consultation with an accident lawyer.
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Posted on: 09/22/2022
When a car accident happens, it’s easy to get confused and accept part or all the fault for the wreck. Proving you’re not at fault is vital to proving you’re due compensation for your injuries.
The car accident lawyers at the Law Offices of Casey D. Shomo P.A. will help you every step of the way, from the filing of your claim to the claiming of damages. Our team will help you prove you weren’t responsible for the accident and get your deserved outcome.
Florida’s No-Fault System
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