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Funeral Homes & Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Funeral home negligence is a particularly difficult brand of ill treatment for most people to swallow, given that funeral homes are supposed to be in the business of treating our loved ones with honor and respect. Most claims against them are brought under a legal theory of negligence, but sometimes people will try to… Read More »

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Florida Spring Brings Rain … And Wet Roads

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Spring in central Florida has brought steady rain, as spring in the Sunshine State often does. While many Floridians are used to rain, many are not, and even those who think they’ve seen it all can get lulled into a false sense of security about how to drive in constant precipitation. Wet pavement is… Read More »

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To Settle Or Not To Settle After A Car Crash?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

When you have been in an auto accident, sometimes all you want to do is heal, rather than focus on legalities and paperwork. In those situations, a settlement can look very appealing – however, it is important to evaluate any settlement offer through a wider lens, given that insurance companies are rarely altruistic. Sometimes… Read More »

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Recovering For Spinal Injuries in Florida

By Rinaldo Law Group |

The spinal cord is one of the most important organs in the human body, but paradoxically, it is also one of the most fragile. There are many ways that a spinal injury can occur in day-to-day life, and if it happens to you, the effects can be devastating. Recovering compensation for a spinal cord… Read More »

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Should I Give a Statement to the Insurance Company After a Car Accident?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Even safe and attentive drivers can still end up in a major car accident. According to Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV), there are nearly 400,000 traffic collisions reported in Florida each year. Following a crash, injured victims should expect to receive a phone call or a letter from an insurance company representative…. Read More »

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Florida Leads U.S. In Unsafe Metro Areas For Pedestrians

By Rinaldo Law Group |

There are a lot of pedestrians in Florida, given its tourism numbers and its beautiful weather year-round. However, multiple studies have ranked Florida as a decidedly unsafe place to be a pedestrian. Whether due to the volume of traffic, to poor urban planning or something else, statistics have consistently ranked Florida as a less… Read More »

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What Are “Non-Economic” Damages?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

When you have been injured and decide to try and bring a personal injury suit for your medical bills, it is important to understand that the law requires you to specify the nature of your damages. Certain damages are tangible, and can be itemized just by checking lists. Others are more subjective and difficult… Read More »

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After A Florida Motorcycle Accident

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Motorcycling in Florida is not just a pastime; it is an institution. Between the number of riders and the ‘bike tourism,’ culminating in events like Bike Week, motorcyclists are a fact of life in Florida. Unfortunately, this means that motorcycle accidents are as well. However, too many bikers and bystanders do not know what… Read More »

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Wrongful Death Suit Filed Against Tesla After Fort Lauderdale Crash

By Rinaldo Law Group |

On January 8, 2019, the estate of Edgar Monserratt Martinez filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Tesla Motors in Broward County, alleging both product liability and negligence on the part of a Tesla employee after Martinez was killed in a wreck in Fort Lauderdale in May 2018, along with a classmate. Martinez’s estate is… Read More »

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Jackknife Truck Accidents In Florida

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Truck accidents happen with depressing regularity in Florida, but some of the most dangerous are referred to as jackknife accidents. This type is when the two parts of an 18-wheeler brake at different moments, which can send the trailer folding in on the cab, not unlike the two parts of a jackknife. These accidents… Read More »

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