Switch to ADA Accessible Theme
Close Menu
Tampa Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Free Initial Consultation 813-506-5651
  • Facebook

Category Archives: Personal Injury

PerInj2

What Happened To The Florida Condos That Collapsed?

By Palmer | Lopez |

It has been nearly a month since the tragic partial collapse of the Champlain Towers South building in Surfside, Florida and a class-action lawsuit has been filed seeking at least $5 million from the owners of the tower that may have killed over 160 people. Little is known about what caused the collapse, but… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
PIClaims

Florida’s No-Fault Insurance Headed Toward Repeal

By Palmer | Lopez |

We may soon see a major change in how Florida’s car insurance system works as legislators push to repeal Florida’s no-fault system for auto accidents. Proponents of the measure say that it will reduce rates for drivers, but others say it could cause car insurance to spike without weeding out fraud. Understanding Florida’s no-fault… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
CarCollision

NUCLEAR VERDICT ALERT: $120M For Man Left Paralyzed In Crash

By Palmer | Lopez |

Whenever you hear the term “tort reform,” the term “nuclear verdict” is sure to follow. Nuclear verdicts are a term used by civil defense counsel to describe cases in which a jury awards punitive damages to a plaintiff. These verdicts are often in excess of $10 million and sometimes go as high as $100M…. Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
AutoDoor

Automatic Door Accidents And Your Legal Rights

By Palmer | Lopez |

It often feels like there are just too many things to worry about these days, but here is one more: automatic doors can malfunction and cause injuries. When that happens, multiple parties could be held liable for the injuries including the proprietor and the company that manufactured or installed the door. In this article,… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
PoliceChase

Police High-Speed Pursuit Results In Accident, Lawsuit

By Palmer | Lopez |

A high-speed chase involving police and a suspect resulted in a crash. Now, the family involved in that crash has filed a lawsuit against Clearwater police for causing the accident. This lawsuit brings up a lot of key legal issues including sovereign immunity, qualified immunity, and other forms of government immunity from injury lawsuits…. Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Opioid3

Kratom Caused Teen’s Brain Damage, Says Lawsuit

By Palmer | Lopez |

Kratom is an opioid-like drug that is legal under current laws. It is often used by those detoxing from heroin or other opioids to get them over the threshold. While this drug is not used in clinical settings, many of those who want to avoid hospital treatment use Kratom to beat addiction. But Kratom… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
NursingH4

As Liability Protections Pass For Nursing Homes, More Than 100 Lawsuits Already Filed

By Palmer | Lopez |

Governor Ron DeSantis recently announced the passage of liability protections for businesses from lawsuits involving COVID claims. Proponents of the legislation say it will help protect Florida businesses from frivolous lawsuits. Nonetheless, very few lawsuits are ever filed against an average business alleging infection. The same, however, cannot be said of nursing homes, which… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
DogAttack

Unleashed Dog Attacks Boy in Miami

By Palmer | Lopez |

Miami officials are once again enforcing the city’s leash laws after a dog broke free of his owner and attacked a two-year-old boy and his father on February 15, 2021. The boy suffered injuries to his hands and face. The two were enjoying the park after the boy’s brother’s soccer game. The boy was… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
WrongfulDeath2

Wrongful Death Lawsuits Filed After Two Students Die in Pedestrian Accidents

By Palmer | Lopez |

Tragically, two University of Florida freshmen recently lost their lives in traffic accidents. Maggie Paxton was killed in a hit-and-run accident in December 2020, and just over a month later, Sophia Lambert lost her life in a fatal accident not two blocks away. On December 9th, Maggie Paxton was hit by a BMW that… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
PI_Law

Homeless Man Gets $90,000 from Deputy After Body Slam

By Palmer | Lopez |

A homeless man who was body-slammed by a sheriff’s deputy won a $90,000 settlement from the city for the use of excessive force. The entire incident occurred within the police station, so it was caught on video. The man was arrested for disorderly intoxication. He appears in a video to be standing in between… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn