Personal Injury Blog

Causes and Symptoms of Cephalohematoma

One of the most common conditions or injuries newborns suffer from is cephalohematoma. Cephalohematoma is the pooling of blood between a baby’s scalp and skull. While the severity of each case can vary greatly, cephalohematoma often resolves itself and poses no further risk to your child. However, in extreme cases, medical intervention might be necessary…. read more

What Are the Causes and Effects of Brain Stem Injuries?

The brain stem is a portion of the brain that is connected to the nerves that run down the spinal cord. It is located toward the back of the brain. The brain stem is the main connective trunk of tissue that delivers signals between the brain and the rest of the body.  In humans, the… read more

All About Back and Neck Injuries From Rear-end Collisions

Rear-end motor vehicle collisions are dangerous and stressful occurrences. Even minor car accidents can result in serious bodily harm and long-term effects. In fact, rear-end car crashes are highly likely to result in back and neck injuries for both passengers and drivers.  The medical costs for back and neck injuries can add up quickly in… read more

What Exactly Can a Process Server Do To Serve Papers?

If a lawsuit must be filed after a car accident, a physical copy of the lawsuit is delivered to the person or people being sued. This physical delivery by the appropriate officer is called service of process.  Sometimes, a sheriff makes service of process. In other cases, like when the sheriff is unsuccessful, a person,… read more

About Herniated Discs, C4/C5, and C5/C6 Injuries

Herniated discs are one of the most common spinal cord injuries doctors see after car accidents. Spinal cord injuries are severe. Following a spinal cord injury, an injured person’s mobility and function may be entirely lost or extremely limited from the location of the injury downward.  Since the location is significant to the injury’s treatment,… read more

South Florida Worker Fatally Injured in Home Depot Accident

Cyrenus Leroy Amon, a 47-year old man from Interlachen, sustained fatal injuries in an accident during a delivery to a Home Depot location in Tampa, FL. According to reports, Amon was delivering drywall to the back of the store when he was struck by the load.  Mr. Amon’s family is now left to pick up… read more

What Does Bar Stand for in the Bar Exam or Bar Association?

There are many different opinions as to what the term “bar” means in bar exam or bar association. For example, there is a conspiracy theory that the word “bar” refers to the British Accredited Registry. The belief is that all attorneys who are members of the bar association are actually secret agents of the British… read more

The Mirena Crash: What It Is and What To Do

Manufactured by pharmaceutical giant Bayer, Mirena is a hormonal intrauterine device, also known as an IUD, that is prescribed to women who have heavy periods or who are looking for a long-term form of birth control. The T-shaped device is implanted into the woman’s uterus where it secretes a synthetic hormone, levonorgestrel, that can prevent… read more

What’s the Difference Between Slip & Fall and Trip & Fall Accidents?

The National Safety Council revealed that every second, someone in the US is injured from a preventable event, like a car crash, accidental poisoning, or fall. Reports of slips, trips, and falls have risen sharply over the last couple of decades and are now the leading cause of preventable injuries. With so many slip, trip,… read more

What Does Yielding the Right of Way Mean?

Florida, like every state, has various rules and laws related to driving. These laws are meant to keep everyone on the road—drivers, passengers, bicyclists, and pedestrians—safe. Ideally, every Floridian with a driver’s license remembers their driver’s ed training and the laws they learned. However, given the high number of accidents that occur every year on… read more