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Personal Injury & Car Accident Attorneys Serving Fort Myers and Naples, Florida, as well as Atlanta, Georgia

May 24, 2024

A doctor looking at images of a patient’s brain after a brain injuryBrain injuries are among the most severe and life-altering consequences of accidents, whether they occur on the road, at work, or even at home. The ramifications of such injuries can affect every aspect of your life, from daily…

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Category: Brain Injuries
May 15, 2024

Doctors treating a burn on a patient’s footUnderstanding burn accident liability is crucial if you find yourself involved in such an unfortunate event.

Liability determines who is legally responsible for the injuries sustained. This typically hinges on proving negligence—showing that someone failed to act with reasonable care, leading to the incident…

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Category: Personal Injury
April 06, 2024

Wrongful Death report and gavel in a court.The last thing you want to think about after losing a loved one in a fatal accident is filing a wrongful death claim. However, you may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and more. In Florida, the process takes the burden of filing off the family members, but in Georgia…

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Category: Wrongful Death
April 05, 2024

A girl and boy in the water climbing back into a capsized racing sailboat

Recovering damages after an accident can be extremely challenging. However, when you add a boat into the mix, and you might have to deal with maritime law, it can become even more complex and time-consuming. For this reason, it is important to seek legal guidance. A boat accident lawyer who has handled …

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March 31, 2024

 pedestrian accidentsStatistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that car crashes take the lives of nearly 8,000 people annually in the United States. In addition to so fatal accidents, we see tens of thousands of other victims left with serious injuries as a result of these accidents. Given the fact that pedestrians are extremely vulnerable and unprotected during …

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Category: Personal Injury
March 15, 2024

 motor vehicle accidentA motor vehicle accident can cause you to have anything from minor to catastrophic physical and emotional injuries. In Florida and Georgia, you have the ability to recover three types of damages following an accident. These include economic damages, non-economic damages, and punitive damages. The laws in these two states are slightly different, so our motor vehicle accident attorney will…

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Category: Car Accidents
February 29, 2024

 Premises LiabilityYou may have heard the term "premises liability" before but were not quite sure what it meant. Premises liability refers to the responsibility property owners have to keep their property reasonably safe for visitors. If someone gets injured on someone else's property due to unsafe conditions, the property owner may be legally responsible through a premises liability claim.

Who Qualifies as a Visitor?…

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February 15, 2024

negligenceIf you have been injured in an accident that was caused by someone else's negligence, you may be able to recover damages through a personal injury lawsuit. However, comparative negligence laws can affect how much you receive depending on your own negligence. Understanding the difference between modified and pure comparative negligence is key.

What is Comparative Negligence?

Comparative negligence involves determining…

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January 31, 2024

Spinal Cord InjuriesAccording to the National Institutes of Health, approximately 282,000 people live with spinal cord injuries in the United States, while more than 17,000 new spinal cord injuries are reported every year. Far too often, individuals suffer these debilitating injuries as a result of…

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Category: Personal Injury
January 15, 2024

Neck and Back InjuriesAccording to the National Institutes of Health, between 60% and 80% of adults will experience back pain, and between 20% and 70% of adults will experience neck pain that interferes with their ability to perform daily tasks at some point. Regrettably, there are many instances where people are left with this pain due to accidents. Unfortunately, neck and back injuries from accidents can be extremely serious…

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Category: Personal Injury