Personal Injury

15Jul2022

How Can You Determine Pain and Suffering in a Personal Injury Case?

by James Holliday, posted in Personal Injury

If you’ve been injured due to someone else’s carelessness, you could be eligible to seek compensation from them through a personal injury claim or lawsuit. In specific instances, you could be owed payment for the pain and suffering you’ve endured because of your injuries. However, putting a dollar amount on your pain and the related …

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21Jan2022

How to Overcome the Misperception That Personal Injury Victims Are OK

by James Holliday, posted in Personal Injury

In some personal injury cases, juries or insurance adjusters might not be convinced that a personal injury victim is as hurt as they claim. They may think victims are fine. This can make it difficult for accident victims to recover the fair compensation they need for their medical bills, lost wages, property damage, and other …

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14Dec2021

Lies Insurance Companies Tell to Get Out of Paying Accident Victims

by James Holliday, posted in Personal Injury

Every accident is unique, as are the losses suffered by those injured in accidents. But one thing you can be sure of is that the insurance company will do everything they can to pay you as little as possible – or even nothing at all – for the injuries you sustained in a Florida car …

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28Oct2021

The Long Term Effects of Drowning

by James Holliday, posted in Personal Injury
Drowning Accident

Florida is known for its beautiful waterside communities, and many properties have private swimming pools to enjoy the nice weather year-round. Unfortunately, children, teens, and even adults could be at risk of drowning if property owners and managers, lifeguards, waterpark operators, and other entities fail to exercise due care and caution. Many drowning accidents are …

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29Jul2021

Strange Personal Injury Claims Throughout History

by James Holliday, posted in Personal Injury

There is a legal saying that goes “Anyone can sue for anything.” These people took that expression a little too literally. Strange Injury Lawsuits Throughout History Here are some of the funny lawsuits and most interesting personal injury cases real people have filed: $67 Million for Lost Pants A man took his expensive pants to …

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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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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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