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September 2017 Archives

Study: Children at great risk for car accidents near schools

With the new school year in Florida underway, parents will undoubtedly be concerned about the safety of their children. One of the most prominent dangers they will face is when they are on the way to school and cars, buses and other vehicles are also on the road. While law enforcement strives to make certain that drivers are cautious especially around school areas, that does not necessarily mean that all drivers will adhere to the law. One specific danger is distracted driving.

Legal help is key after Florida construction accidents

People who work in construction in Florida and across the nation will take great pride in their work. Creating something from nothing is certainly something to be proud about. However, there are inherent dangers for construction workers and any site - no matter how conscientious the planners and workers are - can lead to injuries and death. Heavy machinery, working at great heights, trusting others, sometimes working with explosive materials - all can place people in jeopardy. When there is an accident with serious injuries or a wrongful death, it is vital that the injured person and his or her loved ones understand the importance of a legal filing to be compensated.

Heat after hurricane causes nursing home wrongful death

The recent aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Florida has left its mark in a terrible way with many people losing their homes, numerous injuries and deaths. Weather can be one of the most unexpected and dangerous issues that people will face. There is often no predicting it and its damage can happen before anyone realizes it. Those who were hurt through the negligence or lack of attention of others should know that there might be the foundation to file a personal injury lawsuit.

Turning SUV hits assistant principal and causes personal injury

The start of a new school year is a hectic time in Florida and across the nation. People are trying to get their children to school and begin their days as quickly and efficiently as possible. The sheer number of people who are focusing on many different things at once and trying to get them done quickly can cause dangerous circumstances. Just one wrong step can cause car accidents, bicycle and pedestrian accidents and more. People who are hurt should know that they have the right to seek compensation in a personal injury lawsuit.

19-year-old man killed in head-on crash

Even the most cautious drivers in Fort Lauderdale can be vulnerable to the unexpected when out on the road. Some issues are uncontrollable, like the weather or an unexpected mishap. Others happen because of another's lack of concern and outright recklessness. With car accidents, there can be numerous outcomes.

How are taxes different for a S corporation and a C-corp?

Fort Lauderdale residents who have an idea for a business or are considering expanding their business need to have more than a good idea, money and the nerve to take the steps necessary for success. Business formation and expansion are complicated legal endeavors. For example, taxes are a concern for any business, but some do not understand the tax implications of the different types of corporations, like S corporations or C-corporations.

Bicycle and pedestrian accidents still prevalent in Florida

Riding a bicycle is a great activity for the individual's health, to save money and for the environment. However, Fort Lauderdale residents who are riding bicycles should be aware of the dangers they face when out on the road. A recent study says that bicycle riding in the state is even more risky that most people realize. Those who are in an accident while on a bicycle can face spinal cord injuries, head injuries and death. Understanding the costs associated with this is vital and often a legal filing is necessary to seek compensation.

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