Who Can Be Held Liable After an Injury on a Central Florida Amusement Park Ride?

rollercoaster at a theme park

Michael Damaso / 05-13-2024 / Theme park accidents

Central Florida is home to several colossal amusement parks, drawing millions of tourists every year. Unfortunately, these parks are not free of hazards, and injuries occur all too often on rides. After an amusement park injury, it can be challenging to determine liability on your own, especially as you focus on healing. Depending on the […]


Premises Liability in Vacation Rentals: Responsibilities of Owners in Central Florida

Beach House

Michael Damaso / 05-12-2024 / Premises Negligence

When you book a vacation rental in scenic Central Florida, you expect a safe and enjoyable experience. However, accidents can happen, and when they do, it’s essential to understand the responsibilities of vacation rental owners under Florida’s premises liability law. Owners are required to maintain their properties in a condition that is safe for guests, […]


Why You Shouldn’t Take a Cash Offer From the At-Fault Driver After a Car Accident

cash offer after a car accident

Michael Damaso / 04-26-2024 / Car Accident

In the immediate aftermath of a car accident, emotions and adrenaline can run high, often leading to quick decisions that may not always be in one’s best interest. Accepting cash from the at-fault driver at the scene may seem like a straightforward solution to avoid the hassle of insurance claims or legal processes. However, doing […]


How Can a Personal Injury Lawyer Help Negotiate a Better Settlement for Your Case?

Lawyer Consultant with client

Michael Damaso / 04-24-2024 / Attorney

Securing fair compensation for your injuries and losses can seem daunting following an accident. While healing should be your priority, the burdens of medical expenses, lost wages, and emotional distress can become overwhelming. The insurance company may contact you with a settlement offer, but it may be too low to cover the full extent of […]


Car Accidents in Tourist Areas: Orlando’s Unique Challenges

Downtown Orlando

Michael Damaso / 03-21-2024 / Car Accident

From Disney World and Universal Studios to Seaworld, the Orlando area is filled to the brim with some of the nation’s top tourist attractions. Unfortunately, an influx of tourists can also lead to an uptick in accidents and injuries. Because of Orlando’s status as a tourist hotspot, it is crucial to understand the unique safety […]


5 Types of Expert Witnesses in Florida Car Accident Cases

Expert Witness

Michael Damaso / 03-14-2024 / Car Accident

Car accidents can happen in the blink of an eye, making it challenging for those involved to defend their rights during the legal process. Fortunately, expert witnesses can shed light on many confusing details surrounding your accident, adding invaluable support to your claim. These professionals, ranging from accident reconstructionists to medical experts, provide objective evidence […]


4 Commonly Ignored Trucking Regulations That Lead to Accidents

Truck accident on the highway

Michael Damaso / 02-18-2024 / Truck Accident

The intricate network of regulations governing commercial trucking is designed to safeguard the drivers of these massive vehicles and everyone who shares the road with them. However, the rigorous enforcement of these rules often falls short, leading to preventable accidents. From the critical hours of service restrictions that combat driver fatigue to the essential maintenance […]


Spoliation of Evidence in Truck Accident Cases

collision between a truck and a car

Michael Damaso / 02-11-2024 / Truck Accident

Evidence is the cornerstone of any motor vehicle accident case. Due to the complexity and different parties involved in truck accidents, solid evidence becomes especially critical. Unfortunately, trucking companies may attempt to shield themselves from liability by hiding or destroying evidence that supports the victim’s case. This practice is known as spoliation of evidence and […]


The Importance of Seeking Medical Care After a Car Accident

doctor examined the patient

Michael Damaso / 01-16-2024 / Car Accident

Following a car accident, it is critical to prioritize your health and safety. Seeking immediate medical attention is not only essential for your physical well-being but also plays a pivotal role in the success of your car accident claim. Medical evidence such as your records and hospital bills can add credibility to your claim and […]


3 Unusual Quirks About Florida’s Car Accident Injury Laws

Car accident laws

Michael Damaso / 01-06-2024 / Car Accident

When it comes to car accident laws, Florida stands out with its unique set of rules and quirks. Navigating these laws can be a daunting task for anyone, especially if you have been injured in a car accident. From the no-fault insurance system to specific statutes of limitations, understanding the laws surrounding car accidents is […]


How to Calculate Your Car Accident Compensation Amount in Florida

signing insurance document after car accident

Michael Damaso / 12-26-2023 / Car Accident

Understanding the complexities of car accident claims can be daunting, especially when you’re recovering from the shock and injuries associated with your accident. Often, victims experience significant physical, emotional, and financial distress after a collision. If someone else’s negligent actions caused your accident, you deserve compensation for the full scope of your damages.  Depending on […]


Spinal Cord Injuries After Car Accidents: 4 Next Steps

Doctor analysing X-ray image

Michael Damaso / 12-22-2023 / Car Accident

While many car accidents only result in minor injuries, others can have a significant impact on your health and safety. Spinal cord injuries are among the most severe injuries an individual can face. Victims are often forced to contend with medical bills, lost wages, and emotional trauma. If you have injured your spinal cord in […]


Should You Contact Your Insurance Company After a Car Accident?

driver making a phone call after a car accident

Michael Damaso / 11-17-2023 / Car Accident

After a car accident, victims often feel like they have been thrust into a new world. Amid the chaos of medical treatment and vehicle repairs, you may wonder if or when you should speak to your insurance company. Because Florida is a no-fault insurance state, contacting your insurer after your accident is essential. However, these […]


When Are Mechanics Responsible for Car Accidents in Florida?

Open hood of a car

Michael Damaso / 11-13-2023 / Car Accident

Car accidents aren’t always a result of driver negligence. Sometimes, collisions stem from mechanical problems within the vehicle itself. If a faulty repair caused your accident, the mechanic may be held liable for your injuries and other losses. However, cases involving mechanical failures can be complex, making having an experienced legal professional in your corner […]


What to Do if You’ve Been in a Car Accident With a Tanker Truck

Tanker truck overturned on highway

Michael Damaso / 10-31-2023 / Truck Accident

Thousands of tanker trucks traverse Florida’s roads and highways daily, transporting hazardous materials that power our economy and fuel our daily lives. While these trucks are undoubtedly essential, they also pose significant risks to others on the road. Accidents with tanker trucks can be more damaging than those with standard motor vehicles, leaving victims with […]


Should You Hire a Lawyer For Your Bike Accident Case?

bicycle accident

Michael Damaso / 10-29-2023 / Bicycle Accident

Many individuals enjoy cycling and having fun while appreciating Florida’s naturally beautiful scenery. However, since cyclists also share the road with cars, trucks, and buses, they are also at risk of being injured in a collision. If a car, truck, or bus driver acts carelessly, they may fail to see a cyclist, causing an accident. […]


What Are the Possible Outcomes of a Car Accident Claim?

Injury claim

Michael Damaso / 09-19-2023 / Car Accident

Car accidents can happen in a blink of an eye, drastically altering the victim’s lives. If you have been injured in a Florida car accident, you may be considering filing a personal injury claim to seek compensation for the full extent of your losses. The legal process can be complex and overwhelming to face alone, […]


You’re in a Car Accident With a Police Officer. Now What?

Police car

mmm / 09-13-2023 / Car Accident

While police officers are sworn to protect the citizens they serve, they can sometimes act negligently and harm others. Car accidents involving law enforcement officers can be particularly intimidating and complex, and many victims may incorrectly assume that they have no path to legal recourse. However, it’s important to remember that your rights and responsibilities […]


Are Drunk Drivers Ever Not Responsible for a Car Accident?

Man drink beer while driving

mmm / 09-08-2023 / Car Accident

When an individual decides to get behind the wheel after having a few drinks, they run the risk of causing a life-altering accident. While it is clear that driving under the influence is both illegal and dangerous, the complexities of Florida’s liability laws can sometimes lead to unexpected outcomes in accident cases. Depending on the […]


What to Know About Road Rage Accidents in Florida

The man honk the horn in the car

mmm / 09-03-2023 / Auto Accidents

Road rage incidents can escalate quickly, causing devastating collisions, injuries, and emotional distress. While these accidents often occur due to heightened frustrations and impulsive decisions, the effects can leave victims and their families facing long-term consequences. If you were injured in a road rage accident, it is essential to understand Florida’s laws surrounding aggressive driving […]


What Happens if You Get Into a Car Crash Without Auto Insurance?

People checking car damages after car accident

mmm / 08-22-2023 / Car Accident

Unfortunately, car accidents can happen to anyone, regardless of how careful a driver may be. The physical and emotional toll of an accident can be overwhelming under normal circumstances, but the aftermath can become even more complex if you are uninsured. Florida, like many other states, requires drivers to carry auto insurance to protect themselves […]


Understanding Florida’s No-Fault Insurance System

Auto accident involving two cars

mmm / 08-18-2023 / Auto Accidents

A car accident can throw a wrench into your day, leaving you injured and unsure of your next steps. As one of the few no-fault states in the country, Florida’s insurance system offers coverage for medical costs regardless of who was responsible for the collision. However, these insurance laws can be complex, and your insurance […]


The Importance of Prompt Medical Treatment in Car Accident Injury Cases

doctor checking the splint on the arm

mmm / 08-12-2023 / Car Accident

A seemingly ordinary drive down to work or the grocery store can quickly transform into a life-altering incident in the event of an unexpected car accident. Unfortunately, car crashes often result in injuries that come with significant physical, emotional, and financial turmoil. These burdens can make knowing what to do after a car accident feel […]


How to File a Police Report After Your Florida Car Accident

First Responders

mmm / 08-05-2023 / Car Accident

Car accidents are stressful and unexpected, and many victims are unsure of how to protect their rights and safety in the aftermath. In the confusion, an injured victim may even forget to call the police. A police report is an official and unbiased account of your accident, and it is critical to file one as […]


Understanding Florida’s New Statute of Limitations for Injury Claims

Statute of limitations (SOL)

mmm / 07-24-2023 / Personal Injury

In the realm of personal injury law, time is often of the essence. Victims seeking justice for their injuries must adhere to strict legal time limits known as statutes of limitations. These deadlines determine the window within which a lawsuit can be filed. Victims may forfeit their right to recover compensation for their injuries if […]


Recovering Compensation for a Truck Accident Caused by Mechanical Failure

crashed truck

mmm / 07-19-2023 / Truck Accident

Countless commercial trucks travel Florida’s highways daily to deliver goods and keep our economy running. While these massive vehicles and their drivers provide an essential service, they can also pose a significant risk to other motorists, especially when mechanical failures occur. In Florida, victims of truck accidents caused by malfunctioning parts have the right to […]


Jet Ski Accidents in Florida: How a Lawyer Holds the Negligent Party Liable

jet ski accident

mmm / 07-13-2023 / Personal Injury

The thrill of riding a jet ski across Florida’s beautiful waterways is an experience many individuals cherish. While getting hurt is often the last thing on someone’s mind as they board a jet ski or other personal watercraft to have fun with their friends and family, an accident can occur at any time. Unfortunately, the […]


4 Reasons Why I-4 Is So Dangerous in Orlando

Florida interstate road sign

mmm / 07-07-2023 / Auto Accidents

Orlando, the heart of the Sunshine State known for its tourist attractions and vibrant city life, is also home to a stretch of highway notorious for its treacherous reputation—Interstate 4. I-4 has been named the most dangerous road in the nation and is host to thousands of accidents yearly. Despite being integral to how Floridians […]


How to Hold Someone Responsible for an Injury at a Florida Dog Park

Aggressive dog

mmm / 06-16-2023 / Dog bites

Although dog parks can be great places for dog owners and their furry companions to play in a safe environment, an accident can happen at any time. Dog bites can leave victims with substantial physical and emotional injuries leaving them to contend with medical expenses and other damages. To make matters worse, many dog bite […]


Am I Liable if My Child Causes a Pedestrian Accident?

Child playing mobile games on the street

mmm / 06-12-2023 / Pedestrian Accident

In today’s fast-paced world, pedestrian accidents occur all too often, resulting in serious injuries and other damages. When these accidents involve a child running into the street, questions about legal responsibility typically arise, and the child’s parents may wonder if they can be held liable for their actions. Liability involving children in pedestrian accidents can […]


5 Hazards on the Playground That Can Lead to Child Injuries

Little girl playing on the broken seesaw

mmm / 06-08-2023 / Personal Injury

Playgrounds are fantastic places for children to play, exercise, and socialize with others. While many parents assume playgrounds are safe for their kids, an accident can still occur at any time. When a child suffers injuries in a playground accident, they may require extensive medical care, leaving families to contend with expensive medical bills. Fortunately, […]


4 Ways to Strengthen Your Slip-And-Fall Claim

wet floor

mmm / 06-04-2023 / Slip And Fall

Whether in a public park, business, retail store, workplace, or private residence, a slip-and-fall accident can lead to significant injuries and financial burdens. If you were injured in a slip-and-fall accident, you are entitled to compensation for the full breadth of your injuries and other losses. However, it is critical to take steps to strengthen […]


How Minor Accidents Can Lead to Severe Injuries

Minor car accident

mmm / 05-20-2023 / Auto Accidents

Car accidents happen across the country every day, often ranging in severity. However, even when a car accident seems minor, victims may still suffer from severe injuries. Sometimes, when a person walks away from a minor car accident, they may not be experiencing any symptoms due to the adrenaline and shock they feel after the […]


How Are Damages Calculated in a Personal Injury Claim?

personal injury claim

mmm / 05-15-2023 / Personal Injury

Whether you were injured in a car accident or slip-and-fall, being involved in a personal injury accident can leave you with serious physical injuries and significant financial losses. In order to get the compensation you deserve for your losses and injuries, you need to file a Florida personal injury claim. When filing your personal injury […]


Chloe’s Law: What It Is and How It Can Save Lives on Florida Roads


mmm / 05-10-2023 / Personal Injury

Whenever a driver gets behind the wheel, countless risk factors can lead to disaster. One risk that many drivers do not even consider is the possibility of drowning. Tragically, this risk became reality in 2005 for 21-year-old University of Central Florida student Chloe Arenas after she lost control of her car and drowned as a […]


Central Florida’s Worst Counties for Car Accidents

Orlando map

mmm / 05-05-2023 / Car Accident

If you live in Central Florida, you are no stranger to the stressful driving conditions that often plague the congested roadways. With Florida’s ever-growing population leading to suffocating traffic conditions, many drivers can become reckless behind the wheel when trying to beat the wait times and reach their destination. However, these worsening driving conditions have […]


What to Do After a Florida Electric Scooter Accident

Electric scooter

mmm / 04-16-2023 / E-Scooter Accidents

Many Floridians have seen electric scooters zipping about and strewn across the streets of Orlando and other Florida cities. While electric scooters provide a convenient method of transportation that can be fun for sightseeing, e-scooters introduce unique hazards to riders and others on the road. When operated or maintained improperly, e-scooters can cause severe accidents […]


Recovering Compensation After a Florida Golf Cart Accident

Golf Cart Accident

mmm / 04-12-2023 / Personal Injury

Golf carts provide a convenient means of low-speed transportation, and many Floridians enjoy the fun and convenience of riding in a golf cart both on and off the course. Unfortunately, golf carts offer few safety features for riders, and accidents can leave victims facing severe and often life-altering injuries. If your golf cart accident occurred […]


5 Ways Motorcyclists Can Avoid Blind Spots

Motorcycle and cars on street

mmm / 04-08-2023 / Motorcycle accident

Florida motorcyclists are much more exposed to the elements and potential accidents than the typical motorist. Motorcycles lack seatbelts and a protective steel frame and are small enough to fit entirely into a car or truck’s blind spot. When a motorcycle rides in another vehicle’s blind spot, the other driver can miss them completely when […]


What to Do if Your Child Is Injured in a Florida School Bus Accident

school bus rolled over in accident

mmm / 04-04-2023 / Auto Accidents

As you send your child off to board the school bus in the early morning, you have faith that they will arrive at school safely. Unfortunately, the worst-case scenario can occur, and you may get a call from the school informing you that your child suffered injuries in a bus accident. To make matters worse, […]


Why Expert Witnesses Are Important to Your Truck Accident Claim

truck accident claim

Michael Damaso / 03-20-2023 / Truck Accident

Truck accidents can be much more severe than a wreck with a standard motor vehicle. Due to their sheer size and weight, truck accidents can cause extensive property damage and more life-threatening injuries. To make matters worse, filing a claim for compensation can also be more legally complex. Fortunately, a skilled attorney can partner with […]


Why Are Truck Accidents on the Rise Across the United States?

collision between a truck and a car

Michael Damaso / 03-15-2023 / Truck Accident

Large trucks and 18-wheelers are a common sight on I-4 and other Florida highways. Commercial vehicles are significantly larger and heavier than standard cars, and accidents involving them can cause life-altering injuries. Unfortunately, truck accidents are on the rise across the United States. According to the National Traffic and Highway Safety Association (NHTSA), fatalities from […]


What Does Vicarious Liability Mean in a Truck Accident Claim?

Liability in a truck accident claim

Michael Damaso / 03-10-2023 / Truck Accident

Many Orlando residents have seen the devastation a truck accident can cause with their own eyes. Often, truck accident victims suffer severe physical, emotional, and financial injuries that significantly impact their daily lives. While many accident victims assume the negligent driver is responsible for their damages, you may also be able to hold the truck […]


How to Determine Responsibility After a Truck Accident in Florida

Truck Accident

Michael Damaso / 03-05-2023 / Truck Accident

While many truckers and trucking companies take safety standards incredibly seriously, this is not always the case. If a truck driver or trucking company behaves negligently, they can cause an accident and severely injure victims. Additionally, truck accident victims are forced to contend with lengthy hospital stays and extended time off of work. If you […]


What to Do if You’re in a Car Accident While Pregnant

pregnant woman driving a car

Michael Damaso / 02-17-2023 / Car Accident

While car accidents can be frightening under normal circumstances, they can be even more terrifying if you are expecting. To make matters worse, it may be challenging to tell if your unborn child suffered any injuries. If you are driving while pregnant, it is essential to understand what steps to take after an accident to […]


A Guide to Multi-Car Accidents in Florida

multi-car accident

Michael Damaso / 02-12-2023 / Car Accident

While any car accident can be a terrifying experience, it can be even more harrowing when more than two vehicles are involved. Multi-car accidents can cause severe injuries that require lengthy hospital stays or extended time off of work. These expenses can add up quickly, overwhelming victims and their families.  If you have been injured […]


Do Car Accident Photos Matter in Your Case?

Car accident photos

Michael Damaso / 02-07-2023 / Car Accident

A car accident can happen in a blink of an eye and can leave victims feeling confused and unsure of their next steps. The moments immediately following an accident can be overwhelming, yet the actions you take during these critical moments can significantly impact your claim for compensation. For instance, your attorney may be able […]


5 Tips for Driving With an Infant to Avoid Accident Injuries

Father fasten his baby in car seat

Michael Damaso / 02-03-2023 / Car Accident

New parents often experience nerves and anxiety when worrying about their child’s health and safety. These fears can be compounded when driving with a baby on board. While every parent wants to keep their precious cargo as safe as possible, it can sometimes be more challenging than it sounds. However, taking appropriate safety precautions can […]


How Much Is a Motorcycle Accident Claim Worth in Florida?

Florida motorcycle accident claim

Michael Damaso / 01-16-2023 / Motorcycle accident

Motorcycles give many individuals in Florida a rush of excitement as they take in the state’s beautiful scenery. However, some of the features that make motorcycles so thrilling can also leave bikers exposed and vulnerable in the event of an accident. Motorcycle accident victims often suffer severe injuries and may require lengthy hospital stays and […]


What Rights Do Motorcycle Passengers Have After a Crash in Florida?

motorcycle passenger directing the way to motorcycle taxi driver

Michael Damaso / 01-12-2023 / Motorcycle accident

Many Floridians enjoy the freedom and excitement of riding on the back of a motorcycle. While many consider motorcycles as single-person vehicles, many can accommodate passengers. Unfortunately, motorcycle passengers may suffer severe injuries and long-term complications when accidents occur. If you have suffered an injury as a passenger in a motorcycle accident, you may have […]


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