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When Minor Injuries Become Major Injuries

By Rinaldo Law Group |

If you are involved in an accident, some injuries will manifest themselves immediately, such as broken bones, scratches and other visible wounds. However, other injuries may not make themselves known for hours, days, or even weeks – or, in some cases, they may present as minor injuries, not needing immediate medical attention. Sometimes, injuries… Read More »

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The “Eggshell Plaintiff” Rule & Minor Injury Cases

By Rinaldo Law Group |

When an accident happens, it is a common-law legal maxim that the defendant must ‘take their plaintiff as they find them.’ What this means is that different individuals may suffer differing degrees of harm during the same accident, and even if the degree of injury is much more severe than the average person might… Read More »

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What Makes An Injury “Minor?”

By Rinaldo Law Group |

When you are involved in any kind of accident and wind up sustaining injuries, hearing that the harm you suffered is considered ‘minor’ may feel insulting, somehow. An accident may be a major event in your life, even if you are lucky to escape with less than catastrophic injuries. Still, most states – Florida… Read More »

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School Bus Driver Shows Up Drunk To DUI Hearing

By Rinaldo Law Group |

In February 2022, a Flagler County school bus driver allegedly operated his bus and picked up children while heavily intoxicated. In mid-June 2022, the man appeared extremely intoxicated at the hearing where he was charged with multiple counts of child neglect. The judge had him taken into custody in order to “get him tested”… Read More »

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Are Boating Accidents Similar To Car Accidents?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

As summertime comes around in Florida, more and more people come out and about to enjoy the weather. More vehicles are on the roads, and more boats (and other watercraft) are on the water. However, with more people on the roads and waterways unfortunately comes a higher amount of accidents. If you are involved… Read More »

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Florida Accidents Involving Passenger Buses

By Rinaldo Law Group |

There are countless types of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) on Florida roads, including delivery trucks, tractor-trailers, movers’ vehicles, and all types of buses. While the majority of CMVs are driven safely and responsibly, accidents do happen, and those involving buses tend to be among the most severe. They are also among the most complex… Read More »

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Are Parents Liable For Accidents Caused By Their Children?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

In general, the younger the child, the more excuses will be made for their actions, even if they might cause harm to another person. However, most states in the U.S. do have an age by which a child is expected to know right from wrong, and thus be held responsible for any potentially dangerous… Read More »

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Who Is Liable In A Florida Boating Accident?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

As of 2020, the state of Florida boasts the highest number of boat registrations in the United States, and it is easy to see why – relatively nice weather all year round, and miles of waterways suitable to sail on. However, accidents do happen, and injuries from a Florida boating accident can be just… Read More »

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Liability For Florida Amusement Parks

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Going to an amusement park is a great way for many people to have fun, and Floridians have an embarrassment of riches to choose from. However, it is important to be aware that amusement parks can also be dangerous, particularly if the owner or operator is lax in terms of safety management. If you… Read More »

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What Is The Eggshell Plaintiff Rule?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

In most cases, when a person is injured after an accident, they suffer injuries at a comparable level to what any other average person would sustain – in other words, if two average people are involved in an accident, they will likely both be injured in a similar way, to a similar degree. However,… Read More »

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