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How Is Medical Malpractice Proven In Florida?

A medical malpractice case in Florida is much different than a motor vehicle crash, slip and fall or another type of personal injury accident. …

Answered by Lindsay L. Tygart

What Steps Should I Take After A Florida Truck Accident?

An accident with a truck is much different than a typical car accident. These crashes more often lead to catastrophic or fatal injuries due to their …

Answered by Stefano Portigliatti

What Should I Look For When Hiring A Florida Accident Attorney?

Going through a motor vehicle accident that results in serious injuries is a difficult process to navigate. The accident may have left you unable to …

Answered by Daniel A. Iracki

In Florida, What Should I Look For In A Wrongful Death Attorney?

Experiencing the death of a loved one in a fatal accident is one of the most difficult things to face. While no legal action can erase the emotional …

Answered by Fraz Ahmed

Can I Sue A Hospital For Bedsores In Florida?

Yes, you can sue a hospital if the hospital’s negligence leads to a patient suffering harm from bedsores.It is important to determine the …

Answered by William A. Dean

Can I Sue An Assisted Living Facility For Elder Abuse In Florida?

Yes, you can sue an assisted living facility (ALF) when the staff’s abuse or negligence cause harm to an elderly resident. From physical …

Answered by William A. Dean

Can I Sue A Nursing Home For Elder Abuse In Florida?

Yes, you can sue a nursing home for abuse or neglect that results in harm to an elderly resident. Nursing home abuse can come in many forms …

Answered by William A. Dean

Is it a good idea to choose a family member as executor or trustee of my estate in Florida?

Each family needs to weigh the pros and cons of their own situation when deciding who should serve as executor or trustee of the estate.BENEFITS OF …

Answered by John Farina

Can you bring a claim in Florida to challenge wrongdoing by a trustee or executor?

The simple answer to this question is yes.Personal representatives or executors have a fiduciary duty to act in the best interests of the estate. …

Answered by John Farina

Who is responsible for damages and injuries after an Uber or Lyft accident in Florida?

Since Uber and Lyft have become such common modes of transportation in Florida and throughout the country, accidents involving these ridesharing …

Answered by Jason Neufeld

Why should I call a lawyer after a car accident in Florida?

It is essential to call an attorney after you have been injured in a Florida car accident so you know what your rights are. Motor vehicle accidents …

Answered by Jason Neufeld

How do you determine marital and nonmarital assets and liabilities in Florida divorce cases?

In all Florida divorce cases, marital and nonmarital assets and liabilities are defined in Florida Statute Section 61.075. For assets and liabilities …

Answered by Jason A. Brodie

What Is Age Discrimination in Florida?

It’s not uncommon for employers in today’s bottom-line-oriented economy to look askance at older workers. Older workers often have higher …

Answered by Karen Coolman Amlong

Will I Lose Everything If I File Bankruptcy In Florida?

This is a common question. Many people shy away from the thought of filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy because they fear they will lose everything they own. …

Answered by Chad Van Horn

Do Emergency Room Errors Count As Medical Malpractice In Florida?

Yes, emergency room error is medical malpractice. All medical care providers in Florida, from nurses to physicians, maintain a duty to examine and …

Answered by Jeffrey "Jack" Gordon

Do I need a lawyer for worker's compensation case in Florida?

Yes because there are two benefits, and only two benefits, which you receive in a workers' compensation case.You get medical expenses that …

Answered by Barry A. Stein

Are My Injuries From A Car Accident In Florida Serious Enough To Call A Lawyer?

Florida is unusual compared to other states in that it requires basic personal injury protection (PIP) of $10,000 for every vehicle registered in the …

Answered by Jonathan T. Levy

Can I Sue An Uninsured Driver In Florida?

Yes, you can sue an uninsured driver in Florida, but collecting on a favorable judgment may be difficult. Your attorney will have to explore the …

Answered by Jeffrey S. Hirsh

How do I get the medical care I need in a worker's compensation case in Florida?

In Florida, all workers' compensation cases begin by asking your employer for medical care for an accident-related injury. If a physician …

Answered by Barry A. Stein

How long may I receive worker’s compensation medical benefits in Florida?

In Florida, Worker’s compensation medical benefits are to be provided to allow you to recover from your work related injury. If you have a …

Answered by Barry A. Stein

How do I get Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income in Florida?

You must apply for benefits online, over the phone or in person at your nearest Social Security office. You must show that you have a medically …

Answered by Richard A. Culbertson

Can you get kicked out of college for being arrested in Florida?

Unfortunately the answer is yes. College students need to be aware of the many pitfalls that can confront them upon an arrest -- even if it is …

Answered by Jude M. Faccidomo

Can I Sue For A Wrongful Death In Florida?

Yes in many cases. Losing a loved one in a wrongful death in Florida may be devastating and incredibly overwhelming. When someone dies in a fatal …

Answered by Jason Turchin

How do I value a business in a Florida divorce or family law for purposes of equitable distribution or property division?

In Florida, a business or corporation is part of equitable distribution or property division pursuant to Florida Statute Section 61.075. You first …

Answered by Joshua K. Friedman

What is equitable distribution or property division in a Florida divorce?

In all Florida divorce cases, the division of assets and liabilities, which is called equitable distribution, begins on the premise of an equal …

Answered by Jason A. Brodie

Can I Sue A Company For Wrongful Termination In Florida?

Under Florida law, in the absence of civil service regulations for public employees, a union collective bargaining agreement or an employment …

Answered by Dana M. Gallup

Is a non-compete agreement enforceable in Florida?

Under Florida law, non-compete agreements may be enforced by the employer so long as they are reasonable with regard to time and geographical area, …

Answered by Dana M. Gallup

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