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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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What is an Event Data Recorder and Why is it Important?

By Ryan Reed |

Traditional evidence, like witness statements and the police accident report, can be important building blocks in most negligence cases. But there are problems with these tried-and-true proof methods. For example, witnesses are sometimes biased or incompetent. These strong-sounding words simply mean that their testimony is not always 100 percent accurate, even if their intentions… Read More »

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Foundations of a Successful Slip-and-Fall Claim

By Ryan Reed |

Based on media reports, most people think the leading causes of emergency room visits are car crashes, gunshot wounds, or drug overdoses. But that distinction, or lack of distinction, goes to slip-and-fall injuries. These incidents account for over 8 million visits a year. Some are falls from a height, while others are surface fall… Read More »

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Debunking the Top Three Swimming Pool Drowning Defenses

By Paul Reed |

Among children under four, Florida has the highest swimming pool drowning rate. This death rate translates to the equivalent of four preschool classrooms. After just a few moments below the water’s surface, young children suffer serious brain injuries. Tragically, many of them do not recover. Since the injuries are so severe, compensation in these… Read More »

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Foundations of a Successful Motorcycle Crash Claim

By Paul Reed |

Mostly because they are completely exposed to danger, a motorcycle rider us twenty-eight times more likely to die in a car crash than a four-wheel vehicle occupant. Even if the victim survives, since the force of the impact usually throws riders off their bikes, the victim must deal with extremely serious injuries. A Brandon… Read More »

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Some Ways to Obtain Compensation After a Dog Bite

By Paul Reed |

In 2017, U.S. homeowners insurance companies paid more than $700 million in dog bite claims. That amount has increased 90 percent since 2003. Animal attacks cause significant physical and emotional injuries. The knockdown often causes head injuries and broken bones. Then, the bite wound usually causes both deep puncture wounds and severe tearing wounds…. Read More »

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Five Commonly Misdiagnosed Conditions

By Paul Reed |

Once upon a time, the doctor-patient relationship was something of a partnership. That’s no longer the case. Today, doctors listen to their patients for about eleven seconds before interrupting or redirecting them. In such a brief exchange, it’s impossible for the doctor to learn anything meaningful about the patient’s symptoms. Compounding this problem, many… Read More »

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Florida’s Get-Tough Distracted Driving Ban Moves Forward

By Paul Reed |

Proposed legislation which would ban most forms of distracted driving, and give police officers new enforcement tools, cleared an important hurdle in the State Senate. Sen. Wilton Simpson (R-Homosassa Springs) urged his fellow lawmakers to approve the bill, since “we’ve had record numbers of deaths in this state by distracted driving.” The proposal would… Read More »

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St. Petersburg, FL 33710
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Lakeland, FL 33801
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Tampa, FL 33602
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Clearwater, FL 33760
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