The Potential Pitfalls of Posting About a Personal Injury on Social Media

The average person spends 135 minutes on social media per day. There’s no question that this technology has completely transformed a person’s day-to-day life. Just a decade ago, no one would have even known what social media was. However, today, it’s difficult to even imagine an existence without social media. People use social media for an array of activities. Sometimes, they post on it without thinking about vacation, dinner, kids, and other information. However, when it comes to a personal

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Proving Loss of Earning Capacity

In the state of Florida, injured accident victims are allowed to recover damages for the injuries and the harm they’ve suffered. In most cases, accident victims are able to recover lost income from the person who caused the accident by filing a personal injury lawsuit in court. To do this they must first demonstrate that the other driver caused the accident and their injuries. They must also be prepared to prove that they have lost income or will continue to

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Hundreds Left Injured by Indoor Trampoline Parks

When parents take their children out for a fun afternoon at the trampoline park, they don’t expect to leave in an ambulance. Yet, that’s how these trips have ended for hundreds of South Florida parents and children in the last two years. These parks put jumpers at serious risk of injury, ranging from minor sprains and scrapes to breaks that take months to heal. Nearly 300 Incidents Reported at Indoor Trampoline Parks in South Florida News investigators looked into 911

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The Truth Behind Why Social Media Is the Enemy in Personal Injury Cases

Social media has made our world smaller and has connected people across the globe. It’s a technological advancement that has made it easy to share the good times with those we can’t see in person every day. But for all the benefits it can bring, social media can be the enemy of personal injury lawsuits. That’s because the defendants in personal injury cases will often use a person’s presence on social media against them. Social media is a way for

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What Does Personal Injury Really Mean?

If you have been injured, then you may find yourself wondering whether you can take legal action or not. So, what does personal injury really mean, and how does filing a personal injury lawsuit work? First off, personal injury is any injury to an individual, when defined simply. However, when it comes to personal injury law, this can become more complex. Personal injury can include car accidents where you were not at fault, work-related injuries, pedestrian accidents, slip-and-fall incidents, and

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Working with your Personal Injury Lawyer to Prepare for Trial

Most personal injury cases settle before trial.  However, sometimes, for any number of reasons, a personal injury case goes to trial.  In trial, either a judge or a jury decides the facts of the case, from who is at fault to how much money an injured party may be entitled to.  Of course, working with your personal injury lawyer to prepare for trial is a critical step in the process. Understanding how a Personal Injury Lawyer Prepares for Trial Different

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Preventing Personal Injury When Driving In the Rain

The weather in the tropics can be unpredictable. Clear skies can give way to heavy downpour in a matter of minutes. Florida, the only state on continental America with a tropical climate, is occasionally pummeled by heavy rain and powerful thunderstorms. Rain always calls for extra caution among drivers. A failure to recognize the changes in road conditions increases the likelihood of injury through an accident. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), rain is a factor in

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