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4May2020

300+ Nursing Home Facilities in Florida Have Cases of COVID-19

by Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC, posted in News

More than 300 nursing homes and long-term care facilities throughout Florida have patients or staff who have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a list released recently by the state. Nursing home residents are particularly vulnerable to the deadly COVID-19, so it is crucial that these facilities take proper precautions to protect residents and …

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31Mar2020

Concerned About Coronavirus? You Don’t Need to Leave the House to Meet with Our Lawyers.

by James Holliday, posted in News

Concerned About Coronavirus? You Don’t Need to Leave the House to Meet with Our Lawyers. We all have a duty to keep ourselves, our families, our neighbors, and our communities safe right now. This means temporarily reshaping the way we live our lives to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). At Holliday Karatinos Law Firm we …

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28Feb2020

Holliday Karatinos, PLLC, Opens Annual Essay Contest for $5,000 in College Scholarships

by James Holliday, posted in News

High school seniors and college students in Hillsborough, Pasco, Hernando, and Citrus counties have a chance to earn a total of $5,000 for tuition and books as part of the Holliday Karatinos, PLLC, Scholarship Program. This year, students can compete for three scholarships by writing a one-page essay (600 words) on “The Importance of the …

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9Feb2020

New Florida Laws for 2020

by James Holliday, posted in News

With the New Year comes many things for many people. Some people make resolutions, while others are just excited about what lies ahead. In the state of Florida, the New Year means many new laws that went into effect on January 1, 2020. These laws range from changing the minimum wage, to increasing the smoking …

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13Dec2019

What steps do I take if I’m injured due to negligent security?

by James Holliday, posted in Personal Injury

If you’ve been injured due to negligent security, the first step that you should take is to contact local law enforcement right away, so they can come and investigate and determine what happened and why it happened. Call a lawyer as soon as possible that has experience handling negligent security cases and will act right …

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7Nov2019

It’s a ‘Collision’ not an ‘Accident,’ Safety Experts Argue

by James Holliday, posted in News

Accidents happen. That is what we tell youngsters who are upset about crushing a favorite toy or spilling a drink at the dinner table. We often think “accident” is a neutral word to describe poor luck — but in reality, it’s more nuanced than that. “Accident” tends to imply that no one is at fault …

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4Oct2019

How do I prove my future medical care needs?

by James Holliday, posted in Personal Injury

One of the major issues in any personal injury case is, what is gonna be the future needs for your medical care? We have to look at and say, how do we project, what’s the future treatment going to be over the course of your life? Because once the case is settled, you can’t come …

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27Sep2019

How do I prove loss of future earnings?

by James Holliday, posted in Personal Injury

In Florida, we have an element of damages called loss of wage-earning capacity. What that means is, when you’ve been hurt in an accident, it can actually affect your ability to earn money at your job in the future. If you’re working in a job and you wanted to work til age 62, you might …

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20Sep2019

What is comparative fault?

by James Holliday, posted in Personal Injury

In Florida, we have something known as comparative fault. And what that really means is that when a jury is listening to all the evidence at a trial, they can divide the fault up in a pie chart. And so they could actually say, the plaintiff who’s injured is 50% at fault and the other …

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13Sep2019

What are letters of protection?

by James Holliday, posted in Personal Injury

A letter of protection is a letter that a patient will provide to a doctor that asks the doctor to please hold off on collection of the medical bills until your case is resolved. So if you’ve been seriously injured in an accident and you don’t have the financial wherewithal or means to pay the …

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