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The majority of car accidents in Miami are the result of driver error, often distraction, impairment or speeding. However, poor road conditions can be a causal or contributing factor. It’s imperative for injury attorneys examining your claim for damages to carefully analyze whether this may be grounds to file claims against additional parties, such as the local municipality, the state or construction company.
In most of these cases, we must show the defendant had a duty of care to maintain the roadway, breached that duty with negligent maintenance, and/ or failed to adequately warn drivers of a potential danger.
Crashes in construction zones are a unique – and serious –...
Every action filed in a court of law is subject to strict guidelines that vary from state to state. The statute of limitations on any legal action is in place to prevent misuse of the courts time and resources. The time limit is strictly enforced to discourage frivolous lawsuits years after the accident or injury occurred. This is especially true in the case of wrongful death actions.
As a general rule of law, physician-patient privilege protects the privacy of a patient’s medical history as per HIPAA guidelines and any other laws that are applicable in the state the patient resides. However, controversy tends to arise quickly when a patient suffers an unexpected wrongful death and their records are legally necessary for the surviving family to pursue legal action. According to the law, there are several factors that apply in the case of a wrongful death in which medical records are necessary.
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