Personal Injury

Man’s Best Friend…Man’s Great Responsibility

MARCH 2, 2014: Man’s best friend.  That is the common saying that we have all heard thousands of times when describing a dog.  Being a dog owner myself, I cannot disagree with that statement.  However, in the State of Florida, owning such a great companion comes with great responsibility. Aside from being responsible for and providing a healthy environment and home for the dog, owners also carry a heavy burden of responsibility when it comes to the general public.  Even if your dog is seemingly the kindest and sweetest companion for you and your family, one vicious and out of character attack

Your Aventura Lawyer Blog: You Have the Right to Remain Silent

DECEMBER 29, 2013: When a slip and fall or car accident occurs in Florida, a lawyer is not the only person that seeks to get intimately involved in an injured person’s case.  In fact, the first call that someone injured in an accident receives is frequently from the insurance adjuster for the opposing party.  While a simple phone call may seem harmless, that initial conversation can have long-term ramifications. The mantra that I have those injured clients live by is trust nobody and do not speak with any adjuster that calls regarding your accident.  And based upon my experience, these insurance companies

Your Aventura Lawyer Blog: Goodbye Privacy

DECEMBER 25, 2013: Generally, an accident case in Florida is classified by lawyers in two distinct parts: (1) pre-suit and (2) litigation.  The average person injured in a car accident or slip and fall does not understand this dichotomy.  A typical client believes that once they retain an attorney a lawsuit is automatically commenced against the defending party.  This cannot be further from the truth. The term “pre-suit” or “pre-litigation” can be simply defined as the following: the point in time of the person’s case that occurs before a formal Complaint is filed in Circuit or County Court.  During this time, the

Aventura Accident Lawyer Blog: What am I supposed to do following a car accident or slip and fall injury?

DECEMBER 2, 2013: For the person injured in an accident in Florida, the one job he or she has is to obtain medical treatment immediately and continuously.  Being a personal injury attorney in Aventura, the one and only job I give to my clients when they come into my office is to keep up with their treatment and therapy.  The sure fire way to diminish your claim is to have significant gaps in treatment. In Florida, even though a person is injured in a car accident or slip and fall, and the other party is clearly at fault, inconsistent treatment can extremely