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Medical Malpractice and “Never Events”

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Everyone makes mistakes, even doctors and other medical professionals, but some mistakes are minor inconveniences, while others may cause debilitating and life-changing conditions. In 2011, the former CEO of the National Quality Forum coined the term “never event” to describe an occurrence, in a medical setting, that is “unacceptable and eminently preventable.” If you… Read More »

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Who Is Liable If My Child Is Injured At School?

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Since the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, children have generally not been able to attend in-person school as they would in any other year. Summer is nearing its end, however, and the fight over whether children should return to school has heated up. Gov. Ron DeSantis and other state officials have pushed for districts… Read More »

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Florida Rideshare Accidents

By Rinaldo Law Group |

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Uber and Lyft have been trying to help Floridians get around safely, creating initiatives like offering free rides to veterans. However, even with less traffic on the roads in Tampa, rideshare cars can sometimes cause accidents, either with another vehicle or with a pedestrian. If you are unfortunate enough to… Read More »

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Accidents With Uninsured & Underinsured Drivers

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Unlike a majority of U.S. states, Florida still uses a no-fault system for auto insurance. Every driver with a vehicle that is registered in Florida must carry a certain amount of personal injury protection (PIP) insurance coverage, and if one is involved in an accident, they are supposed to draw on that insurance coverage… Read More »

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Using Medicare Or Medicaid Coverage After A Florida Auto Accident

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Auto accidents are depressingly common on Florida roads, and too often lead to serious injury. Florida is a no-fault insurance state, meaning that every driver should, at least in theory, have a certain amount of personal injury protection (PIP) insurance coverage to rely on after a car accident. In addition, if you are a… Read More »

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Two Types Of Dog Bite Law In Florida

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Our dogs are our companions, for work or play, and we try to give them the best lives possible. However, too many people do not realize that a good life includes training to not be aggressive toward humans. A dog that bites another person, unprovoked, faces an uncertain future, and its owner may be… Read More »

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Boating Accidents In Florida Waters

By Rinaldo Law Group |

As Florida’s summer weather heats up, many are turning to boating as a way to social distance and beat the heat. However, not every boater understands the potential risks that being on the water can carry. If you are involved in an accident on Florida’s waterways, you need to understand your own rights and… Read More »

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Broken Bones In Florida Accidents

By Rinaldo Law Group |

While most of the broken bones in the United States each year occur due to trauma (such as auto accidents, falls, and sports injuries), there are many different causes for fractures, any of which can cause long-term issues for the victim. If you have sustained one or more fractures and you believe it is… Read More »

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Explaining Florida Personal Injury Protection Insurance

By Rinaldo Law Group |

There are a handful of U.S. states that use a “no-fault” system to handle auto insurance and accident claims, and Florida is one of them. This system tries to minimize the number of accident-related lawsuits in favor of handling minor claims with one’s insurance. There are positives to this approach, but to those who… Read More »

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Can I Ever Sue In A Florida Auto Accident Case?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

If you have been in an automobile accident in Florida, you may be aware that Florida is a ‘no-fault’ state when it comes to auto insurance. This means that all drivers are required to carry personal injury protection (PIP) insurance before driving on state roads, and in the event of an accident, you would… Read More »

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