Personal Injury Blog
Personal Injury & Car Accident Attorneys Serving Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Naples & Nearby Southwest Florida
Immediately after an auto accident, your mind is racing. Is anyone hurt? Should I seek medical treatment? Should I call the police? What is the damage to the cars? Is the other driver to blame for the accident?
Your emotions are on a high. You need to think clearly as you will need to work with the police, the insurance companies, and possibly seek medical treatment in the moments after an accident.
Always remember to immediately:
1. Call 911…Read Full Post
There are laws, known as statutes of limitations, which dictate how soon you must file a workers’ compensation claim after suffering a workplace injury. The statutes of limitations governing workers’ compensation vary by state. In Florida, you must file your claim within two years of your injury or one year after the last date of received benefits.
The deadline for filing your claim is…Read Full Post
Spring football season is about to start for high schoolers across South Florida. Football is a contact sport, meaning these young athletes are no strangers to injury. However, the biggest risk to players may not be concussions or broken bones, but a highly preventable condition called heatstroke.
Heatstroke is the most serious form of heat injury. It occurs when a person’s body temperature climbs to…Read Full Post
James “Jim for Justice” Kelleher and our entire team at The Kelleher Firm are proud to announce our newest attorney, Mary Fowler. Mary is a driven attorney who sees cases from start to finish to make sure her clients reach the best settlement or verdict possible. Her specialties include auto accidents, premises liability such as slip and…Read Full Post
Slip and fall accidents are everyday occurrences across America. While some of these incidents cause minor injury, others can lead to severe harm such as trauma to the head, neck, back, or shoulders, broken bones, and internal damage. Your actions immediately following the slip and fall accident will directly impact your potential claim against the property owner. At the Kelleher Firm, we…Read Full Post
Losing a loved one is difficult at any time, whether or not it is expected. When the circumstances behind your loved one's passing were preventable, that grief is compounded. Death is deemed "wrongful" when it's caused by someone else either intentionally or due to negligence. Filing a wrongful death claim on behalf of your deceased…Read Full Post
Our personal injury attorney, James “Jim for Justice” Kelleher, has been recognized by the American Institute of Legal Counsel’s “Top 10 Attorneys” in Florida. The organization started in 2014 to identify excellence in the legal field and provide clients that information so they can benefit from the rating and recognition. Membership is an exclusive…Read Full Post
Whenever you enter someone else’s property, there’s the expectation that the premises are reasonably cared for and safe to visitors. Premises liability is a subset of personal injury claims and is a broad term for injuries occurring on a property (that is not your own) due to negligence. However, just because your injury happens on someone’s property doesn’t mean there was negligence in…Read Full Post
You know that distracted driving is a problem. You may even think you’re a superstar at avoiding phone calls and texting while you drive, but research from several apps and companies that monitor phone use and driving, suggests otherwise. One company, Zendrive, took data from millions of cellphones and matched…Read Full Post
Trucking accidents happen every day in the United States, and they’re among the deadliest of crashes, killing approximately 5,000 people each year. The injuries caused by collisions with 18-wheelers or tractor trailers are often catastrophic, meaning they cause irreversible damage to injured victims and their families. Our attorney specializes in truck accidents and has seen firsthand the…Read Full Post