Category Archives: Personal Injury
“Major” And “Minor” Injuries In Florida
When someone is injured in Florida due to the negligence of another person, they generally have the option to seek damages for what they have been through. However, not every injury is considered compensable – state law specifies the definition of a “major injury,” which means that an injury that does not fit that… Read More »
Why Won’t An Attorney Take My Minor Injury Case?
If you have been injured due to the negligence of another person, it is very natural to want to try and hold them accountable for what they have done. Any injury can feel like a violation, and even harm that requires only minor medical care can upend a person’s life. However, this does not… Read More »
My ‘Minor’ Injury Got Worse!
In general, when a person sustains minor injuries in an accident, they do not seek medical treatment, or only do so after a few days have passed and the injury has not healed itself. However, this can sometimes put a person in a difficult spot, because injuries that might begin as minor can sometimes… Read More »
Minor Injuries & Car Accidents
When a person is involved in an accident, it is likely that they may suffer injuries of varying severity. If the accident happened due to the negligence of another driver, the injured person generally has the right to seek money damages for what they have been through – however, in Florida, that right is… Read More »
Is Emotional Distress A “Minor Injury?”
When someone suffers an injury due to the negligence of another person, that injury may be actionable in court. However, most of the time, people only file suit over physical injuries. Emotional distress is seen as a more minor issue in the majority of cases, and yet it is emotional distress (also called mental… Read More »
Staying Safe During December Holidays
During the December holidays in the U.S., it is all too true that certain types of accidents are more prone to happen than they might be at other times of year, particularly vehicle accidents and in-home injuries. If you are injured in an accident caused by another person’s negligence during the holiday season, you… Read More »
Does My Case Meet Florida’s Tort Threshold?
Florida personal injury law recognizes something called the ‘tort threshold,’ which affects the amount of damages that an injured person may be able to recover in a civil lawsuit. Intended to keep costs down in personal injury suits – especially auto accident suits – sometimes it can be unclear as to whether or not… Read More »
Can I Sue For A Minor Injury In Florida?
It is a common myth that only severe injuries warrant a lawsuit. In reality, there are instances when suing over relatively minor injuries is appropriate – but there are a host of factors that may impede you from filing suit. This does not mean, however, that you are barred from seeking compensation completely. Each… Read More »
Does A ‘Minor Impact’ Mean Minor Injuries?
When a person is involved in a vehicle accident, they are entitled to file an insurance claim for any damage or injury that may have occurred, regardless of whose fault the collision might be. This is true even if the damage or injury was “minor,” but too often, people do not bother filing –… Read More »
When Minor Injuries Become Major Injuries
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 »