Posted on: 10/14/2021
If you have been in an accident, you might be wondering what comparative negligence is and how it applies to your case. A local personal injury lawyer will know all about comparative negligence.
Each state has different negligence laws, but if you live in Florida, you’re living in a state where they practice comparative negligence. This is a little different from other negligence laws, but it can still help you with an injury case, depending on the situation.
Comparative negligence simply states that both parties are somewhat at fault. No party is more at fault t [...] read more
Posted on: 09/09/2021
Every car accident case will be worth a different amount of money. The settlement you receive will depend on many factors, such as the injuries, the other person who was driving, and the local car accident lawyer you partner with if you choose to file a lawsuit.
Knowing how much your car accident case might be worth will allow you to know the best steps in moving forward and if you should file a lawsuit or not.
Using the Formula
Every lawyer and courthouse may use a slightly different formula when it comes to deciding how much your car accident case is worth. This formula for calculating the amount is just a basis for what the settlement might be and is not a guaranteed number.
Most formulas will start [...] read more
Posted on: 08/02/2021
When you’ve been in an accident, talk to a local car accident lawyer for help and guidance in getting the money you’re owed.
Generally speaking, when it comes to suffering injuries and damages in a car accident in Florida, you have to turn to your own personal injury protection (PIP) insurance first to get compensation.
This is because Florida is what’s called a “no-fault” state for car insurance purposes. This means in the event of an accident, you’re required to seek compensation for your medical bills, lost income, and property damages from your own insurance company, whether someone else was responsible for the accident or not.
However, in certain circumstances, you may be able to sue someone else for a car accident in Florida—or the [...] read more
Posted on: 07/02/2021
Here are some of the most common questions we get with respect to filing a nursing home abuse claim. However, there is no substitute for personal legal counsel. Scroll to the bottom of the page to learn more about how you can contact a personal injury attorney from The Law Offices of Casey D. Shomo.
What are my loved one’s rights in a nursing home?
Federal and state regulations exist to keep your loved ones safe in a nursing home. At a minimum, the elderly have [...] read more
Posted on: 06/20/2021
Losing a loved one can be one of the worst moments of your life. Knowing that someone else is to blame can make it even more difficult.
After your loved one’s passing, however, it’s normal for the family to feel more than just their emotional loss. End-of-life costs are often expensive, and the loss of your loved one’s economic contributions to the family can also be devastating.
Read on to learn more about some common examples of wrongful death cases, and find out how an experienced personal injury attorney can help you fight for the compensation you deserve.
Common Wrongful Death Cases
Wrongful death claims can result from any number of different situations. Some examples include: [...] read more