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Medical Malpractice

In the United States, medical malpractice is a term used for when a hospital or doctor causes injury to a patient due to negligence. Medical malpractice can be any of the following: Misdiagnosing a conditionFailure to follow up with patientSurgical errors or unnecessary surgery Improper medication or doses Failure to diagnose symptoms To have a…

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Should You Discuss Your Personal Injury Case with Your Doctor?

After getting into a car accident, it is very important that you see a specialist about your injuries. This should be done whether or not you file a personal injury case with a lawyer. If you got into a car accident and visited your primary physician for your injuries, they will likely recommend you to…

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How do I know if I have a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

A personal injury case is a civil action in which a person or business is found legally responsible for the personal injuries of another. Some injuries may result from car accidents, medical malpractices, etc. You may have a personal injury case if any of the below apply to you: The responsible party was negligentNegligence caused…

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Traffic Tickets for Car Accidents

I have been often asked- if I have received a traffic ticket for causing a car accident, does that mean I can’t pursue money for the injuries I sustained? The answer is no. If you receive a traffic ticket, it is not dispositive of who is at fault and you can still collect money for…

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Do I Need an Attorney After an Accident with a Truck?

Most Florida residents have some knowledge of what to do in case of an accident with a personal vehicle, but few know what to do after an accident with a truck. There are several reasons why you need a personal injury lawyer with experience in truck accidents when in such an accident.  Discovering Liable Parties…

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Choosing the Best Personal Injury Lawyer for your Pompano Beach Car Accident

In 2017, there were 22 fatal car accidents involving 39 vehicles in Pompano Beach, FL. Although you can represent yourself in a Pompano Beach car accident claim, hiring a pro has more benefits, including better representation and giving you a chance to recover from your injuries and/or shock.  There are many personal injury lawyers serving…

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How an Attorney can help in a Personal Injury Claim

If you are tempted to represent yourself in a personal injury claim, don’t. Although the law allows you to represent yourself in personal injury claims, hiring a pro is advisable because a personal injury lawyer does a lot more than represent you in court. Explaining your rights A good lawyer will explain if your case…

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Common Causes Of South Florida Car Accidents

According to the Department of Transportation, there were 391,784 automobile crashes in Florida in 2017. These crashes led to 2,939 fatalities and 248,338 injuries. The South Florida areas of the Miami metropolitan area, the Florida Keys, and the Everglades are particularly hard hit. To avoid being part of these gloomy statistics, it is important you…

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How to Handle Commercial Vehicle Accidents and Investigation

When involved in a commercial vehicle accident, victims and their families have a right to hold the drivers and truck companies accountable for their negligent actions that resulted in the accident. This claim could involve a very complex process which most victims are unable to handle without sound legal advice. Handling multiple personal injury cases…

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How a Wrongful Death Lawyer Can Help You File a Claim & Seek Justice

When you lose a loved one, your priority may be to take time and grieve. Most people will shy away from taking any legal action because they don’t want the process of handling a legal battle when the wound is still fresh. At Frankel Injury Law, we’ve worked with multiple clients who were hesitant to…

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4 Most Dangerous Types of Accidents in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale only has a population of 165,000, but being a popular tourist destination, it gets up to 12 million visitors each year. With so many visitors, it is not surprising that it is site to thousands of car accidents each year. In 2015, Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles statistics show that Broward County had 41,000…

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Common Causes of Distracted Driving that Result in Collisions

The most common causes of head-on and roll-over collisions in Florida are speeding, right-of-way rules violations, bad weather, animals, drunk driving, failure to observe traffic signs and signals, falling asleep behind the wheel, improper turns, and distracted driving.  The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), in honor of Distracted Driving Month in April, released statistics that showed…

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How is Fault Determined in Fort Lauderdale for Car Accidents?

In Florida alone, 200,000 car accidents are reported every year. This is according to the Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Department which reported that approximately 650 car collisions occur in the state every day. This brings us to the importance of understanding personal injury law and negligence in the state. Although these laws are…

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Are Witness Statements Really That Important After a Car Accident?

As cautious as you are on the road, you may be involved in a car accident when you least expect it. One minute you’re driving and the next, you are part of an auto accident. One thing that many drivers and their lawyers ask themselves is if the witness statements will come in handy when…

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Never Multitask While Driving – Fort Lauderdale Accident Attorneys

Driving while multitasking can be extremely dangerous especially if you're navigating an unfamiliar route or driving through a big city. Driving requires almost all the brain participation to focus on the road. However, most drivers don't know the risks involved when driving while texting or talking on the phone. Some even go to the extent…

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