Florida’s Good Samaritan Law: Can You Be Held Liable for Making the Victim’s Injury Worse?

Imagine the following situation. You are on your way to work when you witness a devastating vehicle accident. Your first thought is to rush to the victim’s aid because you cannot just stand there and watch or go about your business. However, you may begin to have second thoughts due to the fear of being held responsible if you aggravate the victim’s injury or make things worse. Luckily, Florida enacted a Good Samaritan law that provides immunity to those who

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What to Do After an Involvement in a Truck Accident

In the US, truck accidents occur more frequently than many people realize. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration states that more than 160,000 truck accidents occur each year. Truck accidents cause a variety of injuries. Some cause death. So, what exactly should you do once you are involved in a truck accident? How should you go about filing a claim? Read on to learn more. Safety First First, confirm your safety and that of other passengers in your vehicle. If

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Risks Associated with Handling Your Own Car Accident Claim

You probably don’t know this yet, but every year, more than 2 million people get injured in car accidents across the country. This statistic is, by all means, worrying, especially when one considers some accidents claim lives. Many victims choose to hire personal injury attorneys to help them file lawsuits for compensation. Some want to handle their claims on their own. Numerous risks come along with the latter option. Read on to learn more. Damage to the Claim You make

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Neglect and Abuse in Nursing Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The coronavirus is racing through America’s nursing facilities, and the impact is far greater than the federal government estimated. More than 2,300 long-term care facilities in different states have reported positive cases of coronavirus infections, and over 3,000 residents have died. Most people fear that the stress and panic associated with the COVID-19 pandemic might result in neglect and abuse in nursing facilities. Recently, there has been heightened concern over neglect and abuse in nursing facilities during the coronavirus pandemic.

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You Suing for Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect after Contracting Coronavirus

In the past few weeks, there has been an increased concern over instances of elder abuse in nursing homes in Ohio during the coronavirus outbreak. If you’ve been keeping up with the news, you probably have heard some people say, “There’s no need to panic, coronavirus is killing only people with underlying conditions and elderly ones,” as if some of the country’s population is expendable. Nursing homes and assisted care facilities are designated to keep elderly individuals safe at a

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