Tampa Bay Legal Blog

boating

Due to Florida’s wonderful weather, boating can be enjoyed year round. From June through September the boating season really booms, with many seasoned and new boat owners enjoying the water. For new as well as long-time boat owners, following safety precautions is necessary for everyone to be safe and prevent…

Motorcycle accident

Anyone who has ridden a motorcycle knows how much fun it is. Cruising down the road with the wind in your face is exhilarating, but also dangerous. Data shows that someone riding a motorcycle is 28 times more likely to die in a motorcycle accident than someone in a car. Motorcyclists and…

Spinal Cord Injury

Symptoms of a Spinal Injury When someone has an acute spinal cord injury, they can have any number of different symptoms. One thing that determines how it will manifest is where on the spinal column the injury is located, as different parts of the spine have nerves going to different areas…

Traffic Light at intersection

There are many situations in driving where one car should let another car pass or go first. If there weren’t laws governing right of way, the number of accidents would increase because many drivers would not give any right of way. Even with current laws in place, there are more…

how much insurance settlement could I get

How Much Could I Receive for My Case? There are several factors used to determine what your case is worth. The value of your case is based on what your actual damages are. Damages can be broken down into two categories – economic and non-economic. Economic damages are: Medical bills already…

speed limit sign

Millions of people are injured in auto accidents across our country every year. Unfortunately, fatalities often happen. Although you can’t control the carelessness of other drivers on the road, there are things you can do to help keep you and your family safer. In order to avoid losing your life or suffering…

motorcycle accident

It’s an interesting fact that the most common injuries in motorcycle accidents aren’t to the head, but to the legs or feet. This may be because a high percentage of riders wear helmets to protect their head and brain, but they don’t always wear clothing or shoes that will protect their lower…

pedestrians

Pedestrians and bicyclists are vulnerable on our nation’s streets and sidewalks. Every year, hundreds of pedestrians and bicyclists are killed in accidents with automobiles or other vehicles. In 2017 almost 6,000 pedestrians were fatally injured, along with almost 800 bicyclists, accounting for 18.2% of traffic deaths. These numbers aren’t going…

dog biting a ball

Those of us who own dogs know what wonderful pets they can be and how much happiness a dog can bring to a family. Sometimes, however, a dog can cause injury to another person and the owner is left wondering whether they will be held responsible for the damages caused….