Accident And Injury (page 21)
Cell Phone Use While Driving Can Be Costly
Though the use of a cell phone to call or text is perfectly legal in the state of Florida, many drivers are finding that this...
- Sep 9, 2011
Alcohol-Related Auto Accident Kills 6-Year-Old, Paralyzes 3-Year-Old
Alcohol has been cited by Georgia State Police as a factor in a car crash in Blue Ridge]1, Georgia that killed a 6-year-old girl and...
- Jul 22, 2011
What Happens If I'm Injured on the Job?
The aftermath of a Florida workplace injury is often a confusing and overwhelming process, with the pursuit of compensation for workplace injuries often leaving injured...
- Jul 20, 2011
Despite Fatal Crash While Drowsy, Georgia Bus Driver Keeps License
Despite being drowsy in an October 2010 crash that took the life of a student, a Carroll County school bus driver will not lose his...
- Jul 20, 2011
Signing a Waiver May Not Prevent You from Filing Medical Malpractice Claim
Many people have the false impression that if they sign a waiver before a medical procedure they will be left without legal recourse if anything...
- Jul 15, 2011
Georgia Dram Shop Law Extended
The Georgia Supreme Court has overturned a lower court ruling in a 6-1 decision, stating that a Clinch County convenience store can be held liable...
- Jul 7, 2011
Florida Ranks as Most Dangerous State for Pedestrians
According to a report by Washington-based Transportation for America (T4A), Florida is the most dangerous state for pedestrians. Using a devised rating system called the...
- Jul 7, 2011
Florida Parasailing Death Results from Boat Malfunction
The U.S. Coast Guard and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are investigating the events of a catastrophic maritime accident that led to the...
- Jul 5, 2011
Georgia Truck Accident Leaves DOT Worker Injured
A Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) worker, 27-year-old Troy Moore of Conyers, was injured when he was struck by a tractor trailer along Interstate 85...
- Jun 28, 2011
Steps to Take After an Auto Accident
Whether you’re a new driver or a veteran on the road, you should always be prepared in the event of an auto accident. Because millions...
- Jun 23, 2011
Florida Statutes of Limitations and How It Affects Your Case
If you want to file a lawsuit, there is a certain period of time during which a case can be filed; this is called the...
- Jun 2, 2011
Coal Mine Disaster Result of Owner's Negligence
According to the New York Times, a comprehensive investigation assembled by a team of independent contractors discovered a “pattern of negligence” caused the 2010 West Virginia...
- May 23, 2011
Pick Your Attorney Carefully
I am Joe Taraska, a trial attorney with Morgan and Morgan. Over the last 38 years of practice one of the most [frequent legal questions]...
- Mar 30, 2011
Slip and Fall Verdict Achieved by Attorney Adam Brum
Adam Brum of Morgan and Morgan’s Tampa office has achieved a $870,467.60 premises liability verdict on behalf of a client who slipped and fell on...
- Dec 2, 2010
Bars May Be Liable For Actions of Drunk Patrons: Florida Dram Shop Act
Florida, like most states, has what’s known as a “Dram Shop” Act. What these statutes do, essentially, is provide a way to sue an establishment...
- Jan 13, 2010