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Common Personal Injury Cases for Melbourne, FL Attorneys

Personal injury law is a very broad aspect of the legal system.  The premise of personal injury law is based on wrongful or negligent conduct on behalf of the defendant.  It may also be referred to as tort law which comes from the Latin word for twist, harm or wrong Continue Reading...

Burn Injuries May Be Entitled to Compensation

Burns affect the largest organ of your body, your skin.  And it’s probably safe to assume most people don’t burn themselves intentionally.  Burns arise from injury due to accidents or even faulty or defective parts.  When your Melbourne area injuries are a result of someone else’s negligence or purposeful intent, Continue Reading...

Have You Been Involved in a Melbourne Area Bicycle Accident?

Unless we have a hurricane moving through, the weather in Florida is always sunny enough for a bike ride.  Many towns, including Melbourne, are perfect for strolling the streets and enjoying the breeze from the never too far away ocean.  Unfortunately bicycle accidents happen and thousands of people each year Continue Reading...

What is the Florida Wrongful Death Act?

According to Florida Law, wrongful death is defined as the taking of another person’s life, whether by willful intent or by negligent or reckless actions of another person or entity such as a company or government agency.  The grounds for filing such a civil claim are protected by the Florida Continue Reading...

You Need an Attorney for Watercraft and Water Accidents

Here in Melbourne, FL, we have an abundance of water sports and leisure activities to choose from.  Unfortunately, accidents happen and people get injured.  If you have been a victim of one of these water recreational activities, you need legal advice about your rights and could be entitled to compensation. Continue Reading...

Wrongful Death Statue of Limitations

It is important to take time to grieve the loss of your loved one.  It is also important to keep bills paid and food on the table.   Wrongful death claims do have a statute of limitations.  A statute of limitations is an amount of time in which a person can Continue Reading...

What to Do When You Have Been Bitten by a Dog

If you have been attacked and injured by a dog, you may be able to receive compensation for your injuries and medical expenses.  If you have received injuries from a dog bite, you were likely not prepared for it.  Melbourne, FL has had the misfortunate honor of making the list Continue Reading...

What Qualifies as Wrongful Death?

When a loved one dies at the fault of another, the survivors of the deceased may bring a wrongful death claim to probate court.  This is a lawsuit against the person or entity at fault for the death of your loved one.  The compensation awarded is to help recoup lost Continue Reading...

What Happens When the Survivor Passes before Damages Are Recovered?

Wrongful death cases can take months to process.  The opportunity for cases to take a turn is almost endless in certain circumstances.  Cases in which spouses are involved in accidents together can leave one spouse deceased and another injured.  The surviving spouse can file a claim to recover damages.  But Continue Reading...