Personal Injury Litigation

Multiple clients for one incident? Conflict of Interest Waiver is a Must

SEPTEMBER 24, 2014: With all of the highways and traffic encompassing the State of Florida, it is inevitable that car accidents will occur and attorneys will be hired to help those injured.  Having assisted several clients in the Miami and Fort Lauderdale area, it is extremely rare when the circumstances surrounding the accident are clean and simple.  All too often, there are confusing issues surrounding insurance coverage, liability, property damage, and much more.  Additionally, when people traveling together in one vehicle are all injured following an accident, each person has their own individual claim. In other words, it is very important for

Personal Injury Claim . . . Denied?

SEPTEMBER 13, 2014: In Florida, it behooves someone injured in an accident to allow his or her lawyer attempt to negotiate settlement of their case before filing a lawsuit.  Naturally, all cases cannot be handled the exact same way.  However, the cost and expense of litigation and trial could all be avoided should settlement be effectuated in pre-suit. As a lawyer in Miami that helps those injured in car accidents and slip and falls, many cases are resolved well before a lawsuit is ever filed.  And in order to kick off negotiations with the insurance company, a demand for settlement must be

With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility…..and Vicarious Liability

JUNE 8, 2014: Many accident and injury cases filed in Miami-Dade and Broward County courts are against large companies and corporations.  Frequently, the allegations raised in these Complaints are of negligence or some other similar claim.  Nevertheless, the companies forced to defend these lawsuits are usually tasked with defending the actions of its employees. While it typically is not the corporate representatives of the companies that directly cause the harm, they must defend the actions of its employees.  Many times it is large commercial retailers such as Target, Dick’s Sporting Goods, or Whole Foods that are defendants in slip and fall lawsuits.