Category: Personal Injury Law

Man arrested in alleged armed road rage incident in Hialeah

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HIALEAH, Fla. – A man was arrested Friday over an alleged armed road rage incident in Hialeah. According to his arrest report, Maykel Escalona, 39, faces one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The alleged incident took place just after 4:30 p.m. Wednesday when a car driven by Escalona was inadvertently cut off while traveling north on Northwest 72nd Avenue at 74th Street, Hialeah police said. Police said Escalona... [...]

Slip and Fall at the Mall? Who is liable for my injuries?

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A day at the mall can be an enjoyable experience for you and your family, unless there is an accident. If you have a slip and fall at the mall it is likely that you’d expect the owner to be responsible for your injuries. Before you can hold the mall owner liable, there are a few factors you must prove in order to get compensated. When you work with a Coral Gables slip and fall attorney you can share your side of the story and explain why you... [...]

What Is The Statute Of Limitations For Personal Injury Claims In Florida?

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When you are injured in a car accident, motorcycle accident, or perhaps due to a slip and fall accident or dog bite, time is of the essence if you want compensation for your injuries. Since you will have mounting medical expenses and fewer paychecks, you'll need to contact a personal injury attorney in Coral Gables FL as soon as possible. If you don't, you may allow the statute of limitations to run out on your case. What is the Statute of... [...]

May I recover for the death of my spouse, child in an accident that was not their fault?

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If your spouse or a child dies in an accident that was not their fault, then you may recover compensation. These are called wrongful death cases and the party who caused their death may be legally required to pay certain damages. For assistance pursuing a claim, contact the wrongful death lawyer in Coral Gables Florida at the Law Office of Scott A. Ferris. How can you pursue a wrongful death claim? A wrongful death claim must be filed... [...]

Can I recover money for a mental or psychological trauma?

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Were you recently injured in an accident? You may have suffered mental or psychological trauma as well as physical injuries. And if the accident was caused by someone else's negligence, you may well be currently suffering from anxiety and depression. You may therefore have the right to claim damages for mental trauma. To do so, you will need to seek the aid of a personal injury attorney in Coral Gables FL. Do You Need to Be Physically as... [...]