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Debunking Some Insurance Company Defenses in Dog Bite Claims

By Paul Reed |

Any dog can bite any person at any time. And, especially if the victim is a child, even a small dog can cause a serious injury. As a result, dog bites make up over a third of the homeowners’ insurance claims in Florida. The per-claim average has increased substantially since 2015. If you were… Read More »

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Does the HELPERR Mnemonic Really Help?

By Paul Reed |

Shoulder dystocia is one of the most common causes of birth injuries in Hillsborough County. If the baby’s shoulders are too large to allow smooth movement down the mother’s birth canal, the umbilical cord may wrap itself around the baby’s neck. If that happens, permanent brain injury is only about five minutes away. To… Read More »

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Claims and Defenses in Swimming Pool Drowning Matters

By Paul Reed |

During the summer of 2018, Florida once again led the nation in terms of child swimming pool drowning fatalities. All these victims were under 15, and many of them were under 5. The drowning victims who survive often sustain permanent and severe brain injuries. Just a few minutes under the water is enough to… Read More »

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What Causes Motorcycle Crashes in Orlando?

By Paul Reed |

Motorcycles are inherently much more dangerous than closed vehicles. Motorcycles are harder to control, especially during any inclement weather. And, in the event of a crash, motorcycles have no restraint systems. Therefore, the motorcyclist serious injury rate is almost three times higher than the closed vehicle occupant serious injury rate. Even if the victim… Read More »

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Understanding Nursing Home Falls

By Paul Reed |

In many cases, serious falls either put people in extended-term care facilities, or they keep them there much longer than anticipated. Falls account for 40 percent of nursing home admissions, and 60 percent of these residents fall while at the facility. The result is often the same. Many of these victims suffer severe wounds… Read More »

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Your Claim for Damages in a Brandon Swimming Pool Drowning Case

By Paul Reed |

Despite the best efforts of lawmakers, Florida is still Ground Zero when it comes to child swimming pool drownings. Every yes, the equivalent of three or four preschool classes full of children fatally drown in Florida in swimming pools. Even if the victim survives, these children often suffer serious and permanent injuries that affect… Read More »

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Top Five Motorcycle Crash Causes

By Paul Reed |

Statistically, motorcycle riders are much more likely to be killed or seriously injured in vehicle collisions than four-wheel vehicle occupants. One of the five types of driving impairment, which are outlined below, typically causes these crashes. If the other driver was negligent, which means the driver either did not respect the duty of care… Read More »

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Seven Delayed Diagnosis Conditions in Brandon

By Paul Reed |

Once upon a time, a doctor-patient relationship was the foundation of medical diagnosis. After the doctor learned about the patient’s symptoms, the doctor formulated a diagnosis. That is no longer the case. The average doctor only listens to a patient for about eleven seconds. It’s almost impossible to obtain any meaningful information during such… Read More »

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Insurance Company Defenses in Dog Bite Claims

By Paul Reed |

Since doctors better understand the nature of dog bite injuries, the compensation in these cases has increased over 75 percent since 2003. For example, physicians now know that many victims experience Post Traumatic Stress Disorder-type symptoms after these incidents. PTSD is a permanent brain injury which requires months of therapy to overcome. While substantial… Read More »

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What Can You Do About Care Center Falls?

By Paul Reed |

Many Floridians go to skilled nursing facilities to recover from a serious injury or illness. They plan to stay for a few weeks and then go home. But in many cases, that temporary stay becomes permanent. 60 percent of these individuals fall, and most of these victims can never live independently again. A Brandon… Read More »

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Tampa, FL 33602
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