Category: Personal Injury

Featured: Car crash accident on street- Can I sue a driver personally after a car accident in Florida?

Can I Sue a Driver Personally After a Car Accident in Florida?

After a car accident, your immediate concerns are likely the pain from your injuries and how you’ll manage the medical expenses. This might leave you asking: Is suing the at-fault driver a viable option for covering the damages?  While initiating a lawsuit might seem like a good route for compensation,

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How Social Media Can Impact Your Personal Injury Case

Most people know the phrase, “Anything you say may be used against you in a court of law.” But lots of folks don’t realize that the same principle applies to what you “say” online, including on social media platforms. If you’re looking to recover damages for a personal injury, you

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Attorney Fees and Costs in Florida: What Changed in 2023

On March 24, 2023, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 837 into law. Among its many changes were adjustments to the calculation and availability of attorneys’ fees in certain contexts and case types. These changes have left many clients and potential clients confused. The changes are not good news for

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When to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer in Tampa Florida

In the aftermath of an auto accident, a slip and fall incident, or some other personal injury, you might wonder whether you should contact a lawyer for legal representation. Let us show you when you should hire a personal injury lawyer in Tampa, Florida and why hiring a knowledgeable attorney

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Featured: Lawyer at desk with law documents and judges gavel- The Personal Injury Law Changes in Florida 2023

The Personal Injury Law Changes in Florida 2023

2023 brought major shakeups to personal injury laws in Florida. Current Gov. Ron DeSantis signed several changes to Florida Statute into law, requiring attorneys and future personal injury clients to take note. If you’re wondering how these personal injury law changes may affect your case, read on; we’ll break them

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Truck Accident Lawyer in Tampa, Florida

Truck accidents can be dangerous, debilitating, and even life-threatening. Unfortunately, they are all too common in Tampa, Florida, and many Tampa citizens need to know who to contact if they or a loved one are involved in such an accident. Read on for more information about a Tampa truck accident

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Featured: Red personal injury law book with judge's gavel on desk- How Can a Tampa Bay Personal Injury Lawyer Help You?

How Can a Tampa Bay Personal Injury Lawyer Help You?

If you or a loved one are injured in an auto accident or similar incident, you need to know who to contact for legal representation and assistance. This article will break down how a Tampa Bay personal injury lawyer can help you not only file a lawsuit but also recover

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My Uber Driver Got Into an Accident – Legal Implications

Thousands of people in Florida use Uber every day to commute to work, meet up with friends, and get around bustling cities and suburbs without having to worry about parking their personal vehicles. While Uber can be very convenient, Uber riders need to know what the legal implications are if

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Featured: Personal Injury Law form on desk with judges gavel and glasses - Why Hire a Personal Injury Attorney in the Tampa Bay Area

Why Hire a Personal Injury Attorney in the Tampa Bay Area

Getting injured in an auto accident, slip and fall accident, or any other incident is difficult enough. But pursuing a personal injury claim by yourself and taking on the insurance carriers and their attorneys can be almost impossible without the right legal assistance. It’s always a good idea to hire

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Featured: Female backseat rideshare passenger looking at camera while driver looks back at her - Legal Options After a Rideshare Physical or Sexual Assault

Legal Options After a Rideshare Physical or Sexual Assault

Ridesharing services, like Uber and Lyft, are extremely convenient for metropolitan residents, but their drivers are not always trustworthy. In some instances, a rideshare passenger may be physically or sexually assaulted by a driver. If this has happened to you or a loved one, you’re not alone, and you have

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Compensation for Car Accidents in Florida

Car accidents in Florida are unfortunately quite common. For example, 2020 alone saw well over 300,000 car crashes overall, with over half a million drivers involved in approximately 930 crashes per day. Many accident victims do not know how to pursue compensation for accident damage or injuries due to Florida’s

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Backyard Slip and Slide Homeowner Liability

Avoiding Personal Injury Claims Everyone is gathering at your home for the big cookout and game this weekend.  You have rented one of those elaborate slip and slide castles for all the kiddies, even for some of the child-like adults. Everyone decided on the Bounce House Water Slide with lots

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How Can Social Media Affect a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Hunter Law and its skillful team of Attorneys have extensive experience in personal injury lawsuits. If you have been injured by the neglect of others, it is vital to speak with an attorney qualified in Personal Injury. The following article provides an examination of the complexities between Social Media and

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Traumatic Brain Injury Risks to Veterans

Hunter Law has committed itself to the protection of our US Veterans suffering from a Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress Disorders. The following post gives the reader a better understanding of how our troops are ill prepared by the Military to withstand these heartbreaking injuries. Traumatic brain injuries

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Bicycle Safety in Tampa

3.1 million inhabitants occupy Hillsborough and Pinellas County’s metropolitan area, with predicted growth of 3.1%. Tampa is the ninth fastest-growing municipality in America, meaning plenty of roads, walkways, and of course, cycling accidents. Bicycle safety in the Tampa Bay area is of growing concern as cycling accidents increase. Hunter Law

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Do I Need A Medical Malpractice Lawyer in St. Petersburg, Florida?

If you believe you have been harmed as a result of medical treatment, enlisting the help of an experienced St. Petersburg medical malpractice lawyer can put you at ease as you navigate an already stressful situation. This article discusses this important legal topic. Healthcare is something nearly everyone in the

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Why Hire a Motorcycle Accident Attorney?

If you have been injured in or involved in a Tampa, FL motorcycle accident, you are likely pondering whether you need legal representation in the matter. The answer for most people will be simple, it is a good idea to at least consult with a local attorney if you have

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5 Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

If you are involved in a Tampa automobile accident, there are some issues you will be required to resolve. Oftentimes, when someone is injured in an accident, their focus is on dealing with their injuries and not contacting an attorney. With that in mind, there are at least five reasons

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Tips for Properly Handling a Dog Attack

Dogs are cute and fun but some can be aggressive at times. Unfortunately, a dog attack can occur so we thought it would be helpful if we provided a list of safety tips. Stay Calm at All Times  When you think there is potential for a dog attack, always stay

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What to Do if You Have Been Involved in a Workplace-Related Injury

Getting injured on the job is something that you’ll hopefully never have to deal with. However, if you do find yourself with a workplace-related injury there are certain steps you need to take in order to protect yourself physically and legally. Navigating the complex world of worker’s compensation can be

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Health Issues After a Spinal Cord Injury

A spinal cord injury is a serious condition that can have repercussions across many different areas of your life. Because the spine is so important to almost all of the body’s functions, there are many potential complications that are associated with an injury. If you have suffered a back injury

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What Is Negligence in a Personal Injury Case?

Negligence involves doing or failing to do something that any reasonable or responsible person would do in a specific situation, and injury or loss occurs to a victim as a result. There are specifics that must be shown to make a claim of negligence in a personal injury case. How

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Common Types of Personal Injury Cases

Can You Tell Us About Common Types of Personal Injury Cases? Each year there are very high numbers of personal injury cases filed in Tampa and Florida as a whole.  Most of these cases are based upon negligence which has caused unintentional injuries.  Common types of  personal injury cases include:

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