Personal Injury Blog

Has Your Mirena IUD Moved?

The Mirena IUD is one of the most popular intrauterine contraceptive devices on the market. Mirena IUDs are often recommended by gynecologists, as the brand has a reputation for being a convenient and effective long-term birth control option.  Despite its popularity, the Mirena IUD has been known to create problems for users. One complaint against… read more

Breaking Down Attorney-Client Privilege: What it Means and How it Can Affect Your Case In Florida

When you meet with a Clearwater personal injury attorney, does everything you say remain confidential? Most personal injury lawyers offer free, confidential consultations. However, what prevents the attorney from disclosing information learned during the meeting? What is Privileged Information in a Florida Personal Injury Case? Privileged information is information that cannot be disclosed without consent…. read more

What is MCS-90?

Unless you work in commercial trucking in some capacity, you’ve probably never heard of MCS-90. This is the case for most people – until they’re involved in a trucking accident. Like any driver, commercial truck drivers are required to carry insurance. In addition to the regular insurance covering a truck, there’s usually an add-on endorsement… read more

How to Write a Settlement Demand Letter in Florida

If you were injured in an accident in Florida, you may be able to recover compensation for your medical bills and other losses. You can pursue compensation by filing a claim with an insurance company in most instances. The specific insurance company you work with will depend on the nature of your accident. For instance,… read more

Should You Ride Your Bike on the Sidewalk in Tampa, FL?

On the surface, a bicycle may not seem complicated, but it holds an interesting legal status as a vehicle propelled by human power. This means a bicyclist is subject to both vehicular and pedestrian laws.  State and local laws also vary when it comes to bicycles. First, cyclists should be aware of the laws so… read more

Consequences of Using Your Cell Phone While Driving in Florida

States continue to grapple with regulating cell phone use while driving, which means that related laws are frequently subject to changes and updates.  Currently, Florida laws on cell phone use while driving are more lenient than those of many other states. In Florida, texting while driving is illegal, but talking on the phone hands-free while… read more

Are Lottery Winners in Florida Required to Reveal Their Identities?

Florida’s lottery regulations require all lottery winners to reveal their name and city of residence. The Florida Lottery can also reveal the game, date, and amount you won to any party, including media outlets. But this does not mean you need to reveal your name and city of residence. Florida allows entities to claim lottery… read more

10 Worst Celebrity Car Accidents

The aftermath of a celebrity death or injury brings about an odd phenomenon. Hundreds, thousands, or even millions of people mourn these events despite not knowing the victim personally. Why? As odd as it may seem, mourning the death of a celebrity is normal and even natural. According to psychologists, celebrities (like actors, athletes, and… read more

Delayed Concussion Symptoms

As the phrase suggests, delayed concussion symptoms appear a few days or weeks after a concussion. These symptoms often affect higher brain functions, including cognition, memory, and emotions. Delayed concussion symptoms can signify a permanent brain injury. It may also suggest that you have other brain injuries in addition to your concussion. Here is some… read more

Florida Car Inspection Laws

Once upon a time, if you drove a car in the state of Florida, you were required to have a regular vehicle safety inspection. During this time, you’d need to have your car tested for emissions and smog. Failing to meet the safety inspections can contribute to a car accident. Florida no longer requires safety… read more