Auto Accident Settlement Timeline: What You Can Expect in Court

Florida Good Samaritan Act and How It Affects You

  Most Americans are familiar with the fable of the “Good Samaritan,” which tells of a man who renders aid to a wounded stranger. Many American lawmakers have created “Good Samaritan” laws designed to encourage citizens to go out of their way to help others by protecting these individuals from suffering legal repercussions due to their desire to help. This may sound counterintuitive: if someone wants to help an injured person, why should the helper fear legal retaliation for trying to render aid? Put simply, the average passerby more than likely does not have emergency response or medical training and could very

The Florida Department of Transportation and CEI Report is Essential When Injured in a Construction Site Car Accident

DECEMBER 12, 2014: Drivers in Florida are accustomed to traveling through construction zones while driving on roadways and highways.  Under most circumstances, the entity that funds these construction projects existing on the state roadways and highways is the Florida Department of Transportation.  However, with the number of FDOT construction projects occurring throughout the state, it is nearly impossible and not practical for Department of Transportation personnel to manage or oversee these sites. Therefore, the FDOT frequently retains the services of a third party company to serve as a Certified Engineer and Inspector for the project, or most commonly referred to as a

Your Aventura Lawyer Blog: New Incident Reporting Rule Proposed by OSHA

JANUARY 9, 2014: In the State of Florida, as well as all over this country, employers are forced to ensure that the proper precautions are in place so that employees are safe.  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA for short, is an organization in place with the main purpose of protecting employees while at work.  Without these standards and rules enforced by OSHA, employers would ultimately be free to act as they wish and provide for the safety of its employees as they see fit. As a Florida highway construction accident lawyer, I am very familiar with OSHA and after