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September 27, 2019Earlier this year, a bill was filed in the Florida House to reinstate caps on non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases. The bill follows a 2017 decision of the Florida Supreme Court striking down such damage caps as unconstitutional. While the bill in question (HB 7077 - Medical Malpractice) was withdrawn from consideration in May and subsequently died in the Health & Human Services Committee, it was merely the latest in a nationwide struggle between courts and legislatures to define the proper scope of non-economic damages in personal injury cases.
July 31, 2019Certain driving behaviors — such as drinking and driving, texting and driving, and speeding — are well-known to be dangerous, and most conscientious drivers go to great lengths to avoid engaging in them. But most drivers do not consider being tired to be a great threat to their driving abilities. After all, being tired is just part of modern life, and we still need to get where we’re going, right? In reality, drowsy driving poses a significant risk to those who engage in it and those around them, and it is a risk that often goes unnoticed.
May 31, 2019In a Florida car accident lawsuit, a plaintiff seeking to recover damages for their injuries must prove that the other driver or drivers were to blame. Fault is a key issue in every personal injury case, and if you can’t demonstrate to the judge or jury that the other parties’ recklessness or negligence were the cause of your injuries, you simply will not recover any compensation.