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8 Aug 2017

How long do slip and fall settlements take?

by Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC, posted in Florida Case Law

How long do slip and fall settlements take? In Florida, slip-and-fall cases take about 18 months, from the time that the lawsuit is filed, until the time that the case is completed. That’s a time period that is set out …

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4 Aug 2017

How Do I Protect Myself from a Premises Liability Lawsuit if I Host a Social Gathering?

by Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC, posted in Premises Liability Blog

Hosting summer parties, cookouts, and social gatherings is a fun thing to do. If you are planning on inviting people to your home in North Tampa, it is a good idea to give adequate attention to party safety and accident …

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24 Jul 2017

Can I change lawyers in the middle of a case?

by Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC, posted in Florida Case Law

Can I change lawyers in the middle of a case? In Florida a client may change lawyers in the middle of a personal injury case for, really, any reason. The Supreme Court of Florida has held that the lawyer-client relationship …

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28 Jun 2017

A Summer Guide to Premises Liability

by Robert Padgett Cooper, posted in Premises Liability Blog

Florida property owners have a legal duty to keep their premises in reasonably safe condition to prevent accidents. Before you invite guests over this summer for a cookout, pool party or dinner party, you should inspect your property and be …

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8 May 2017

How the ReWalk Helps Paralyzed People

by Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC, posted in Personal Injuries in the News

Approximately 5.6 million Americans currently live with some degree of paralysis. While paralysis can occur in many ways, serious spinal cord injuries are a leading cause affecting more than 1.2 million people. Until recently, victims who suffered permanent paralysis due …

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3 Apr 2017

Proving Fault After a Slip and Fall Accident

by Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC, posted in Premises Liability Blog
fallen man in office

Slip and fall cases are challenging to prove, particularly in Florida. As a matter of fact, many injury and premises liability lawyers in Florida don’t even want to handle slip and fall cases. Florida is a state that applies the legal …

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20 Mar 2017

What to do When the Insurance Company is Arguing About my Injuries

by Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC, posted in Florida Auto Accident, Florida Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injuries in the News

In every case, the insurance adjuster will likely argue about the nature and extent of your injuries. That’s in the playbook for the insurance company. They have certain arguments they make in every case across the board. Usually, they’ll hire …

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6 Mar 2017

What to do After an Accident – My Fault

by Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC, posted in Florida Auto Accident

Florida is what we call a comparative fault state, which means that at a trial, the jury can apportion the fault between the people involved in the accident. So even if you are partially responsible for causing the accident, the …

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20 Feb 2017

Should I Notify the Insurance Company of an Accident?

by Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC, posted in Florida Auto Accident

So after a wreck happens, you do need to notify your own insurance company under the terms of your contract to let them know what happened. Before giving a recorded statement to your own insurance company on the phone, I …

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15 Feb 2017

Do I have a Valid Case for a Slip and Fall Lawsuit?

by Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC, posted in Premises Liability Blog
Our slip and fall attorneys in Brooksville FL discuss what it take to make a slip and fall case.

If you have been injured in an accidental fall that was someone else’s fault, you may wonder whether you can make a legal claim to recover your losses. After all, a slip and fall injury can lead to medical bills, …

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