No Texting and Driving

General Statistics The National Safety Council reports that cell phone use while driving leads to 1.6 million crashes each year. Nearly 390,000 injuries occur each year from accidents caused by texting while driving. 1 out of every 4 car accidents in the United States is caused by texting and driving. Texting while driving is 6x…

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Dangerous Instrumentality Doctrine

If you loan your car to a friend, you can be financially responsible for injuries caused by your friend’s negligence. That is because Florida recognizes the “dangerous instrumentality doctrine” which holds that the owner of a dangerous instrument can be vicariously liable for injuries caused by the negligent use of that instrument. Originally items such…

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Case Value

My clients they often ask me, “what’s my case worth?” to which I respond, “it depends”. The short answer is your case is equal to the sum of: a) Past Medical Bills (+) b) Future Medical Bills (+) c) Past Lost Wages (+) d) Future Loss of Earning Capacity (+) e) Past Pain & Suffering,…

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