Can I Fire My Personal Injury Lawyer if I Am Unhappy With Them?

Sustaining a personal injury can be traumatizing and overwhelming for you and your family. Deciding to move forward with a legal claim is an important decision, and hiring a lawyer to help you through the process is generally a wise move. But what are your options if you’re not happy with the attorney you’ve selected… read more

Golf Cart And Child Safety: Tips To Avoid Injury

An estimated 6,500 children are hurt every year in golf cart accidents throughout the United States. And in a state like Florida, where golf carts can be a common sight in residential communities and suburbs and share the streets with cars and trucks, this danger is often amplified.  Because golf carts can lack many of… read more

C2 Fractures: The Hangman’s Fractures

Spinal fractures can cause severe pain if left untreated. One of the most common spinal fractures to happen in a car accident is the hangman’s fracture. This is a specific kind of break of the C2 vertebra. If you have a hangman’s fracture or think you might, here’s what you need to know. What Is… read more

Symptoms of a Broken Tailbone

Certain accidents and events can cause extensive trauma to the body. A broken tailbone is one of the numerous types of injuries you could experience. Damage to the tailbone is less common, so you may be unaware of your injury. Therefore, it’s helpful to know what signs and symptoms to look out for to get… read more

Can You Sue for Emotional Distress in Florida?

Damages in a personal injury case are the remedy given to the injured party. Since the court cannot undo the injury, providing monetary compensation for the losses and harm is the most reasonable option.  An injured party can seek reimbursement for economic damages or financial losses. They can also seek compensation for non-economic damages, which… read more

The Process of Receiving a Settlement Check in New Port Richey, FL

If you were injured in a car accident, slip and fall, or another type of accident, you might be able to recover compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Most personal injury cases end in a settlement, and the accident victim receives a settlement check.  Here is everything you need to… read more

3 Elements of Standing To Sue in Florida

If you’ve been injured due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another person or entity in Florida, you may be wondering whether you have standing to sue. In order to bring a lawsuit in Florida court, you must meet certain requirements, and one of these is having standing to sue. Here are the 3 key… read more

Personal Injury Settlements: Myths vs. Reality

Thousands of personal injury claims settle every day. The odds are good that someone is signing a settlement agreement even as you read these words. Myths abound, however, concerning the process of settlement. It is best to dispel these myths before you ever file a claim. Following is a list of common myths and an… read more

Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers Still Seeking Justice for Client Struck By a Bus

Last year, we wrote an article about our client, Ms. Maria Garcia, who was struck by a Pinellas County School Bus while walking to her job in February 2019. The collision left our client with catastrophic injuries and extensive damages. She spent two long months in Bayfront Hospital’s Trauma Center.  Ms. Garcia sustained injuries to… read more

Understanding Assumption of Risk

In a personal injury case, the defense might raise one or more defenses to avoid liability for damages. Assumption of risk is an affirmative defense an at-fault party might use to avoid liability for damages. How Does Assumption of Risk Apply in Personal Injury Claims? When a person sustains an injury or harm because of… read more