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Types of Surgical Errors in Brandon

By Paul Reed |

Serious surgical errors, like the ones outlined below, are very rare and hardly ever happen. However, especially given the high duty of care in these situations, they should never happen at all. The doctor-patient duty is one of the highest ones in Florida law. Typically, doctors have a fiduciary duty to their patients. Doctors… Read More »

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Common Legal Claims in Dog Bite Cases

By Ryan Reed |

When animals attack, the owner’s commercial, renters, or homeowners insurance policy usually covers the victim’s damages. The per-claim limits on these policies are usually between $100,000 and $300,000. Those ceilings are much higher than many auto insurance policies. In many vehicle collision claims, the tortfeasor (negligent driver) is either uninsured or underinsured. But these… Read More »

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What You Need to Know About Left Turn Motorcycle Crashes

By Paul Reed |

According to the landmark Hurt Report, these incidents account for over a third of all motorcycle crashes in Florida. Typically, the tortfeasor (negligent driver) is waiting to make an unprotected left turn against traffic. Usually, the tortfeasor is either at an intersection or waiting to enter a private driveway, like a grocery store parking… Read More »

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The Different Types of Swimming Pool Injuries in Hillsborough County

By Paul Reed |

Statistically, unintentional drowning is the fourth leading cause of injury-related deaths in the United States. A few moments under the water is sufficient to cause a permanent brain or fatal brain injury, especially among child victims. Drowning is not the only issue that Brandon drowning attorneys deal with in this area. As outlined below,… Read More »

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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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Lakeland, FL 33801
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Tampa, FL 33602
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Clearwater, FL 33760
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