What to do Immediately After a Motorcycle Accident

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Ted Babbitt, Florida personal injury lawyer, wrote an article for the Palm Beach Post on what you should do immediately after being in a motorcycle accident. Steps you should take following the crash: Gather evidence– photographs of the crash scene, statements from witnesses, notes of any injuries, the names, phone numbers, and addresses of anyone … Read More

Stages of a Car Accident Lawsuit

Car Accidents

Car accidents are not uncommon. Accidents that are “fender benders” are often settled between the two parties’ insurance companies. When larger scale accidents happen – where injuries are extensive and/or death is involved – the victim may opt to sue the negligent party for non-economic damages because these are rarely covered by insurance companies. Non-economic … Read More

Construction Accident and Construction Fatality Representation

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Construction workers can find themselves in dangerous or jeopardizing situations. According to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) statistics, “One in five worker deaths last year (was) in construction.” The report stated that the “leading causes of private sector worker deaths (excluding highway collisions) in the construction industry were falls, followed by struck by object, … Read More

Florida Medical Malpractice

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“Malpractice lawsuits after an error were reported infrequently (by 2 percent of physicians and 6 percent of the public)”. (Source: New England Journal of Medicine) Medical errors are not infrequent, in fact, a report published by the Institute of Medicine estimated medical negligence-caused deaths are as high as 98,000 per year, twice the number of people who … Read More

Medical Error is the Third Highest Cause of Death in the U.S.

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An article published by Johns Hopkins Medicine described how our country’s data collection does not properly account for deaths caused by medical error and new research shows that medical error is the highest cause of death after cancer. The article states that in 1949 the U.S. “adopted an international form that used International Classification of Diseases … Read More