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The Personal Injury Perspective on Traumatic Brain Injury

When it comes to the nuanced specialty of Personal Injury law, most lawyers are prepared to try any and all orthopedic injuries; this is because they’re visible, thus able to be proven to the insurance company or a judge during trial. However, the same can’t be said for Traumatic Brain Injury cases. Many lawyers, while experienced in the standard practice of Personal Injury law, are not equipped to handle the complexities of a TBI case. This article will seek to provide our readers with an in-depth look at why only the most experienced lawyers should represent brain injury cases.

Physician-Patient Privilege Explained: What is it? How Are Accident Victims Protected After Death?

As a general rule of law, while a patient is living and receiving medical treatment, the statutes surrounding physician-patient privilege protect the privacy of a patient’s medical records and history as per official HIPAA guidelines and any other laws that are applicable in the state the patient resides. In the case of this write-up, we’ll be exploring the state of Florida’s specific guidelines in reference to physician-patient privilege after death.

The Top 3 Reasons Accident Lawyers Take Cases to Trial

In this article we’ll explore why senior lawyers will choose to go to trial when mediation stalls or won’t provide just compensation for the client, rather than be given the runaround by the insurance company’s team of lawyers. We’ll provide a lawyer-backed presentation of the Top 3 Reasons cases to go to trial and then, in Part 2, the Top 3 Reasons they don’t (and don’t have to).

Punitive Damages and the Importance in Personal Injury Cases

It’s careful organization and preparation on the part of an experienced lawyer that can adequately convince the judge that a ruling to award Punitive Damages to a victim is fair and just. Aside from Compensatory and Pecuniary damages, awarding a victim Punitive Damages not only provides them with further compensation, but it validates that the injuries they suffered due to the defendant’s actions were real, extreme, and catastrophic enough to warrant that the defendant be “punished” in a legal sense for such actions.