Understanding Florida’s New Statute of Limitations for Injury Claims

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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 […]


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

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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 […]


5 Hazards on the Playground That Can Lead to Child Injuries

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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, […]


How Are Damages Calculated in a Personal Injury Claim?

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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 […]


Recovering Compensation After a Florida Golf Cart Accident

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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 […]


How Social Media Can Hurt Your Florida Personal Injury Case

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Michael Damaso / 11-13-2022 / Personal Injury

In this digital age, sharing our triumphs and struggles on social media has helped us stay connected with friends and family, especially during times of stress. However, if you are involved in a Florida personal injury case, your use of social media can hurt your chances for a successful outcome. Insurance companies and defense attorneys […]


Who Is Liable for a Beach Accident in Florida?


Michael Damaso / 11-03-2022 / Personal Injury

With the bright sun, roaring waves, and soft grating sand, the beach is a feast for the senses and an affordable way to create priceless memories. Since the beach is a popular spot for all sorts of activities, they tend to draw swarms of people and require lots of maintenance, so personal injury accidents are […]


Can I Sue if I Was Injured on a Vespa in Florida?


Michael Damaso / 10-31-2022 / Personal Injury

Scooting along in a Vespa is a fun and easy way to navigate city streets while taking in the renowned Florida sunlight. As a result of the increased public use of these vehicles, it’s become more common for people to experience injuries while riding them. However, many riders are unsure when a Vespa injury warrants […]


How to Know if Your Car is Totaled


Michael Damaso / 10-27-2022 / Auto Accidents

You’ve likely witnessed processions of crushed vehicles being hauled together on trucks. You could undoubtedly identify those cars as being totaled, but it’s not always clear when a car isn’t worth repairing. After a particularly bad wreck, your heart may sink upon realizing the damage is so substantial it may not be fixable or worth […]


What You Should Know About Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer in Florida

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Michael Damaso / 09-17-2022 / Personal Injury

Suffering an injury in a sudden accident can be painful and overwhelming. These feelings can be especially challenging to contend with if another person’s negligence caused your accident. If you have been injured in an accident, you may be wondering if you have legal recourse against the party responsible for your injuries. However, it can […]


4 Safety Tips for Driving During Hurricane Season in Florida

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Michael Damaso / 08-15-2022 / Auto Accidents

Florida’s summer months are known for being filled with lots of afternoon storms and showers. It’s already dangerous to be on the road when a sudden storm hits, windshields fog up, and roads become slippery, but most experienced drivers, especially their Florida natives, know how to navigate the occasional summer storm. Unfortunately, Florida drivers (native […]


Who Is Responsible After a Rental Car Accident in Florida?


Michael Damaso / 06-14-2022 / Car Accident

Whether their own vehicle is in the shop or they are on vacation and want to drive a vehicle to get them to each stop along their itinerary, renting a car is a popular alternative to using rideshare platforms or public transportation. Renting a car comes with a lot of responsibility to bring the car […]


Can You Still File a Car Accident Claim if the Negligent Driver Dies?


Michael Damaso / 05-17-2022 / Auto Accidents

If you have suffered injuries in an accident that resulted in the other driver’s death, you may be wondering if it is possible to recover compensation for your injuries. Many accident victims worry about the deceased driver’s family and may neglect their own need to recover their losses. However, if the deceased driver behaved negligently […]


Hit-and-Run Drivers Highlight the Importance of having Uninsured Motorist Coverage


Michael Damaso / 12-03-2020 / Personal Injury

Hit-and-run accidents occur at an alarming rate in Central Florida. According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV), approximately 25 percent of all accidents reported in our state involve hit-and-runs.  Last year, there were more than 105,000 hit-and-run incidents reported, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. According to FLHSMV, between 2015 and 2019, more than 507,000 hit-and-run accidents were […]


Grilling Safety Tips to Remember this Labor Day Weekend


Michael Damaso / 09-04-2020 / Labor Day

Labor Day is a holiday dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers and marks the ‘unofficial end of summer.’ For many of us, it means firing up the grill and barbecuing with friends and family over the three-day holiday weekend. Grilling comes with its own set of inherent risks, and if not […]


Determining Liability for Central Florida E-Scooter Injuries


Michael Damaso / 07-02-2020 / E-Scooter Accidents

E-scooters are becoming increasingly popular on Orlando streets and sidewalks as more residents and those visiting the area are using them to get around town. Orlando’s ordinance allows each scooter company to send 200-400 scooters, with a total limit of 1,800 e-scooters in the city. Popular e-scooter companies such as Lime, offer access to their […]


Four Attorneys from Wooten, Kimbrough, Damaso & Dennis, P.A. Included in Florida Super Lawyers 2020

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Michael Damaso / 06-19-2020 / Personal Injury

Four Attorneys from Wooten, Kimbrough, Damaso & Dennis, P.A. Included in Florida Super Lawyers 2020 Awarded Top Rated Personal Injury Attorneys in Orlando  ORLANDO – Four attorneys from the law firm of Wooten, Kimbrough, Damaso & Dennis, P.A. were recognized in the 2020 edition of Florida Super Lawyers.  Council ‘Butch’ Wooten, Jr., Orman L. Kimbrough, […]


How Much Is Your Personal Injury Case Worth?

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Michael Damaso / 04-17-2020 / Personal Injury

Determining how much your personal injury case is worth depends on the extent of your injuries and the facts surrounding your case. The value of a personal injury case is not just determined by medical bills and property damage. Many times, additional compensation can and should be awarded to an injured person as a result […]


How the Coronavirus Can Affect Your Personal Injury Case


Michael Damaso / 03-24-2020 / Personal Injury

As Central Florida and the rest of the country adjusts to its ‘new normal,’ we would like to let you know that our staff and firm are fully operational during this time. We have had some inquiries about how the coronavirus might affect your personal injury case and we would like to share with you […]


Florida Woman Says State’s Car Accident Laws Ruined Her Life

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Michael Damaso / 03-03-2020 / Car Accident

Florida’s personal injury laws have been criticized for years due to the lack of protection they offer individuals who are injured in a car accident. One Florida woman recently spoke out about her ordeal following a serious auto accident. A reckless driver operating a pick-up truck crushed her car and she was airlifted to a […]


Uber and Lyft Auto Accidents- How are they different from other auto accidents?

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Michael Damaso / 03-03-2020 / Auto Accidents

Ride sharing services have become a popular mode of transportation today. In fact, 36 percent of Americans surveyed by the Pew Research Center said they have used some type of rideshare service, such as Uber or Lyft. However, the role that they play in auto accident cases is still being determined. Liability is a bit […]


Jet Fuel Dumped on Children at School Playground

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Michael Damaso / 01-20-2020 / Personal Injury

Elementary school children were doused with jet fuel, as an airplane returning to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) had to make an emergency landing. Delta Flight 89 had just taken off from LAX and was en route to Shanghai when it turned around and headed back to the L.A. airport, due to engine trouble. Several […]


Hoverboard Safety Still a Major Concern in 2020


Michael Damaso / 01-08-2020 / Personal Injury

Hoverboards have increased in popularity in recent years, but that doesn’t mean they have become any less dangerous.  Hoverboards are electric and hands-free, self-balancing scooters. The speed of a hoverboard can range depending upon the brand, but most travel between 6 mph and 15 mph. According to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, after […]


The Most Dangerous Intersections in Central Florida

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Michael Damaso / 11-05-2019 / Auto Accidents

Central Florida’s interstates, roads and highways are some of the most dangerous in country. Approximately 395,000 car accidents happen on Florida roads every year, according to the Department of Motor Vehicles. I-4 has been named as the most dangerous interstate in the country, based on fatalities per mile.  According to MetroPlan Orlando, the following intersections […]


Start the New Year with a Safe Bang

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Doug / 12-31-2015 / Consumer Safety

New Year’s Eve is a time for renewal and celebration and, often, fireworks.  Whether you’re enjoying a local fireworks show, or lighting sparklers in your backyard, it is important to remember that safety is as important as fun, especially when handling explosives.  Firework are explosives and safety starts even before your celebration begins. The National […]


New NHL Concussion Suit Filed Before Stanley Cup Finals

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Doug / 06-03-2015 / Dangerous

On the eve of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Chicago Blackhawks, a former player has filed a lawsuit against the National Hockey League (NHL) for failing to warn him of the significant risk of brain damage. Ex-Blackhawk player and former coach of Tampa Bay, Steve Ludzik, […]


Takata Expands Airbag Recall

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Doug / 05-20-2015 / Consumer Safety

After increased pressure from U.S. regulation groups, Takata, the Japanese vehicle parts producer, is expanding their airbag recall yesterday.  This recall, which will include 33.8 million vehicles, is now the largest automobile recall in history.  Estimates have been made that one in seven vehicles on the road today have one of the recalled airbag components and […]


Recent Recalls 04/19/2015 – 04/25/2015

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Doug / 04-28-2015 / Consumer Safety

Recalls are an important way for businesses to inform the public that one of their products may be unsafe.  By issuing a recall the company hopes to inform the public about the issue and take the necessary steps to ensure those products do not harm consumers. For the latest recalls please see the summaries and […]


Recent Recalls 04/12/15-04/18/15

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Doug / 04-20-2015 / Consumer Safety

It is important to remain aware and cautious about recalls announced for any and all products we used in day to day life. Products of all types are susceptible to defects, contamination, and misbranding. To remain aware of the most recent recalls please see the summaries and links below.  This past week’s recalls consist of […]


A Tale of Two Lovers: Legal Ramifications of STDs

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Doug / 04-18-2015 / Medical Negligence

What are my options if someone gives me a STD? This question may not have had any significance 10 or 20 years ago, however in the past few years more and more claims of battery and negligence in infecting another individual with a sexually transmissible disease have come to light. According to the Center for […]


Attorney Speaks Out Against Distracted Driving

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Doug / 04-07-2015 / Auto Accidents

Attorney Nicholas Primrose Presents for End Distracted Driving Organization at Local High School On Tuesday, April 7, 2015, our attorney, Nicholas Primrose, traveled to Winter Springs High School to present to students about Distracted Driving as part of the Florida Justice Association and End Distracted Driving organization’s “Student Awareness Initiative.” End Distracted Driving is an […]


Recent Recalls 03/22/15-03/28/15

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Doug / 03-30-2015 / Dangerous

It is important to remain aware and cautious about recalls announced for any and all products we used in day to day life. Products of all types are susceptible to defects, contamination, and misbranding. To remain aware of the most recent recalls please see the summaries and links below. Recalls RSS Linon Home Décor Products […]


Riders Rescued from Stalled Hulk Coaster

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Doug / 03-25-2015 / Personal Injury

Yesterday, March 25, 2015, at around 5:45pm the Incredible Hulk roller coaster at Universal Studios Islands of Adventure came to a sudden and unexpected halt.  For nearly two and a half hours, at least 12 people were stuck on the stalled coaster waiting for rescue. The ride came to a halt near  a platform which […]


Crosswalk Crackdown in Orange County

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Doug / 02-25-2015 / Auto Accidents

In the State of Florida drivers are required to stop and remain stopped until pedestrians cross at crosswalks, but unfortunately the failure of drivers to properly yield to pedestrians is responsible for 20% of all pedestrian deaths and injuries in the Orlando area. Of the incidents resulting in injury or death, 35% occur within marked […]


Weekly Wrap-up of Recalls 02/15/15/02/21/14

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Doug / 02-23-2015 / Consumer Safety

This week’s recalls involve many food recalls where products contain undeclared allergens. The misbranding of these products can lead to an increase risk of consumers digesting ingredients, which can cause serious and life threatening allergic reactions.  It is very important that consumers with food allergies remain aware of the ingredients in the products they purchase […]


Weekly Wrap-up of Recalls 02/08/15/02/14/14

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Doug / 02-16-2015 / Consumer Safety

Most of this week’s recalls involve food related recalls due to undeclared allergens and contamination. It is important to remain aware of recalls of products you and your family consume.  If you or a loved one have been injured as a result of a defective product, contaminated food or suffered injury to the negligence of […]


New Study Deems Florida the Last Place You Want To Get Into an Accident

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Doug / 02-11-2015 / Auto Accidents

Whether you are a tourist on vacation or a Floridian on the way to work, a new study encourages you to remain cautious on the roads. The personal finance website,, has released the results of a study, which analyzed several risk factors, such as minimum auto insurance coverage requirements and percentage of uninsured drivers, […]


Weekly Wrap-up of Recalls 02/01/15/02/07/15

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Doug / 02-09-2015 / Consumer Safety

Most of this week’s recalls include product recalls for various increase risks posed to users/consumers. It is important to remain attentive in the working condition and potential safety issues, which can arise with products you purchase. If you or a loved one have been injured as a result of a defective product, contaminated food or […]


Weekly Wrap-up of Recalls 01/24/15-01/31/15

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Doug / 02-03-2015 / Consumer Safety

The majority of the recalls reported for this week involved undeclared allergens. If you or a loved one has a specific food allergy be careful to check the labels of products purchased and remain aware of recalls of household products that you regularly purchase. Recalls RSS Mirka Extends Recall of Compact Electric Random Orbital Sanders […]


Weekly Wrap-up of Recalls 01/18/15-01/24/15

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Doug / 01-26-2015 / Consumer Safety

A majority of this week’s recalls listed involve food product recalls, some due to undeclared allergens, while others are due to lack of inspection and/or potential contamination. It is important to be aware of the ingredients in the products you purchase especially for those with allergies to particular items such as peanuts, eggs and dairy. […]


Weekly Wrap-up of Recalls 01/11/15-01/17/15

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Doug / 01-19-2015 / Consumer Safety

Recalls RSS IKEA Recalls Crib Mattresses  (13 Jan., 2015) IKEA has launched the recall of the subject crib mattresses due to an entrapment risk. The mattresses can create a gab between the mattress and crib ends larger than which is permitted by federal regulations. Thus far two incident have been reported of entrapment, but no […]


Recall Wrap-Up 12/19/14 – 12/19/14

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Doug / 12-19-2014 / Consumer Safety

Most of this past week’s recalls are for consumer products.  If you have purchased any of the following items please discontinue use, keep out of reach of small children and contact the appropriate producer to determine which step to take in order to return or obtain a refund. Recalls RSS WindowTex Recalls Custom Roller Shades […]


Recall Wrap-up 12/6/14 – 12/12/14

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Doug / 12-15-2014 / Consumer Safety

Most of this past week’s recalls are for various food related allergies.  If you have a food allergy, please make sure you check products being used in the food you’re purchasing. Recalls RSS Bicycle Helmets Recalled by UVEX Sports Due to Risk of Head Injury (Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:30:00 GMT) Helmet’s chinstrap can fail, […]


Holiday Mishaps to Avoid

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Doug / 12-09-2014 / Consumer Safety

As the holiday season approaches, many of us are decorating, baking and preparing for joyful times with friends and family.  At this happy time it is important to be aware of the hidden and increased risks that come along with some holiday traditions. Some of the most common holiday accidents are poisonings, electrocutions, and fireplace-borne fires. […]


Recall Wrap-up 11/29/14 – 12/5/14

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Doug / 12-05-2014 / Consumer Safety

This week sees a lot of recalls from the NHTSA on vehicles and tires.  Check to make sure your car isn’t on the list and check with your local mechanic if it is. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Recalls YAMAHA ( 14V644000 ) (Thu, 04 Dec 2014 06:00:01 EST) Dated: OCT 13, 2014 Yamaha Motor […]


Slips and Falls

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Doug / 11-20-2014 / Consumer Safety

Falls are a leading cause of unintentional injuries in the United States. Approximately 8.9 million emergency department visits annually are associated to falls. They are also the second-leading cause of unintentional deaths in homes and communities. The most common locations where falls are reported to have occurred are: Stairs Ramps Uneven surfaces Unstable work surfaces Cluttered hallways […]


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