What Should I Do If I Find Evidence of Nursing Home Abuse?

An older woman and a nursing home attendant.

Elder abuse occurs where caregivers of senior citizens fail to act with appropriate care towards or neglect those in their charge. It is the intentional and neglectful treatment of a senior citizen which can have adverse effects on their wellbeing. It can occur in several settings such as institutions or at home by a caregiver or […]

Should I Report a Case of Medical Malpractice?

A doctor meeting with a patient in a hospital bed.

Medical malpractice can be anything from your doctor sexually harassing you to forgetting his surgical scissors in you during surgery. Whichever end of the spectrum its falls into, medical malpractice should never be taken lightly. Medical malpractice is your doctor deciding to misuse and disregard the trust you’ve placed in him, and you should never let […]

What Can I Do If My Employer Refuses to Pay Workers’ Compensation?

worker drilling while wearing protective gloves

In Florida, workers’ compensation is owed to you by your employers in case of any workplace injury to cover the cost of treatment and lost wages in exchange for you giving up your right to sue them. Workers’ compensation is a personal injury insurance cover your employer is required by law to purchase for you. In […]

What Is Road Rage And Aggressive Driving?

Men arguing after a car accident

Aggressive driving is now becoming increasingly common on our roads. Many people confuse road rage and aggressive driving as the same thing, but they are not. What is aggressive driving? Aggressive driving is when the driver of a vehicle ignores the rule of the traffic and commits offenses that endanger other vehicles and/or property. Aggressive […]

Can The Lack Of Informed Consent Play A Role In A Medical Malpractice Case?

Doctor reviewing a patients medical chart

One of the rules in medicine is that before a physician can undertake any type of treatment or procedure, they are required to inform the patient about the potential risks. Most patients, with sound body and mind, would like to know beforehand the risks of a procedure or treatment so that they can decide if […]

What Is Not Covered Under Workers’ Compensation

Man injured falling off ladder on the job.

Workers’ compensation insurance is required by law in Florida. The program is designed to assist employees to manage their medical bills and lost wages if they get injured during the scope of work-related duties. In general, workers’ compensation insurance is a no-fault statute, meaning that while one does get the medical bills paid and lost […]