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What Can One Car Accident Teach Us About Case Value?

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To illustrate the potential value of  a car accident, along with some pitfalls that might negatively impact the final outcome, I thought sharing an interesting reported case might be helpful.  This was not my case but will give you some idea of the ultimate resolution of car accident cases (assuming you hire a lawyer who will file a lawsuit–and fair warning NOT all of them ...

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Florida Slip & Fall Settlement Amounts

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Recently I completed an extensive research project regarding all reported slip and fall settlement and verdict amounts after July of 2010 (when Florida’s slip and fall statute changed for the worse, at least from the plaintiffs’ perspective).  However, many slip and fall settlements are never reported, which makes the list below incomplete and therefore misleading in some important ways.  Essentially, many injury attorneys do not report values “in the middle.”  They rarely report cases valued under 1 million.  So, ...

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Absence Of “Wet Floor” Signs Can Help Florida Slip & Fall Case

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As an Orlando slip & fall attorney, I’ve said before that slip & fall cases are complicated.  So the outcome always depends on intricate details about what caused the fall.  Sometimes people slip and fall in businesses, or grocery stores, due to wet floors.  In those cases, the businesses are required to have visible wet floor signs in the area where the person fell.

If you want to know the potential value of ...

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What Should You Expect (And When) From An Auto Accident Case?

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As an Orlando personal injury and auto accident attorney, I believe it is very important that new clients have proper expectations about the range of possible outcomes in their cases.  Unfortunately, billboards touting high dollar value verdicts have done nothing to help consumers understand what really happens, and what they should fairly expect, following an auto or other accident involving insurance coverage or a corporate defendant.

The Extent Of Your Injuries May Be Unknown

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The Importance Of Hiring A Personal Injury Attorney Who Is A Good Writer

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Tina Willis Preparing To Reply To A Personal Injury Motion

The massive lack of public understanding about personal injury lawsuits often amazes me. Consumers generally do not understand the critical importance of hiring a personal injury lawyer who can write effective & persuasive legal arguments, particularly when the case involves serious injuries or death.

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HUGE Warning About Hiring Your Personal Injury Attorney

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Typically when you hire a personal injury attorney to represent you, he or she will require that you sign a “Retainer Agreement.” This is the contract between you and them, which lays out the terms of your agreement. Typically this contract will cover such things as the percentage of recovery that you will have to pay for attorneys fees (from the proceeds of your personal injury settlement or verdict), how expenses will be handled, and your responsibilities, such as keeping ...

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Day In The Life Video & Written Pain Logs: Compelling Proof Of Pain & Suffering

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As a Florida personal injury attorney, one of the most frustrating parts of my job, in addition to the fact that no amount of money will take away my clients’ pain, is that communicating the extent of their pain and suffering is challenging, either during mediation or trial.

You Have To Prove Your Pain & Suffering

High Personal Injury Settlement Or Verdict By Using Videos & Pain Logs

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How To Receive The Highest Possible Personal Injury Settlement Or Verdict

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As an Orlando personal injury attorney, the biggest question most of my clients want to know is how they obtain the highest possible personal injury settlement or verdict.  Actions you take, or fail to take, can have a tremendous impact on your ultimate financial recovery after an accident or injury.

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How Has Tort Reform Hurt Consumers? And What Is Tort Reform?

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how has tort reform hurt florida consumersAs an Orlando personal injury attorney, I sometimes answer questions online relating to personal injury and accident law.  This is just a quickie article, which originally was a comment to this post, in which a concerned consumer, Kelline ...

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McDonald’s Hot Coffee Case: Why Were The Damages So High?

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Damages In McDonald's Hot Coffee CaseAs a Florida personal injury attorney, I know many people across the country were outraged when the jury awarded Ms. Liebeck 2.9 million dollars in the McDonald’s Hot Coffee case.  To understand the good reasons for the verdict, one must understand the types of damages available in personal injury cases, including burn ...

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