Whether you are planning a family dinner for Christmas or Hanukkah, or throwing a party for New Year's, it is important to think about personal injury risks and to consider ways to keep yourself, as well as your friends and family, safe this holiday season. Personal injuries can happen without warning, but many are preventable if we think about safety issues ahead of time. What do you need to know about safety tips and personal injury prevention in Tampa Bay?
Chances are your Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance will not cover all of the medical expenses you incur in a car accident, especially if you went to the emergency room. You should consider retaining an attorney who can help you recover additional coverage by making a detailed claim or eventually filing a personal injury lawsuit. You may have a basic understanding of PIP and your policy limits, but only an attorney who practices in personal injury law will know the complexities involved.
Losing a loved one in a preventable accident can be devastating. At the Wells Law Group, P.A. we know how difficult it can be to think about filing a lawsuit when you are dealing with emotional and psychological repercussions of a family member's untimely death. While it may seem impossible to think about seeking compensation through a lawsuit at this point in time, it is important to discuss your case with a Tampa Bay wrongful death attorney who can help you to understand the types of compensation for which you might be eligible.
We cannot control the actions of another driver. This basic fact should come as a surprise to no one, including insurance companies. That is why when you are in a car accident that was not your fault, you do not expect your car insurance premium to rise.
The risk of personal injury posed by the product defect is not a minor one, as the recall notice from Samsung's website emphasizes that the "affected devices can overheat and pose a safety risk." What that language does not say is that the defective battery actually causes the phones to explode and to catch on fire, according to an article in The Wall Street Journal. Now, news is coming out that the replacement devices-those that were supposed to be free of defects-may also face a recall.
Anytime a person is in a motor vehicle accident, there is a very real risk of injury. In many crashes, injuries can be prevented or minimized thanks to airbags, seat belts and other safety features. However, when collisions are severe, victims can be killed or catastrophically injured despite all the precautions that may have been taken.