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Should I Share My Medical History During a Personal Injury Claim?

A commonly asked question regarding personal injury claims revolves around whether or not a person should reveal their medical history to their insurance adjuster. As insurance companies conduct their ...
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Improper Defense Tactics

An instance of improper defense tactics which should be vigorously opposed by a plaintiff's attorney, would be any attempt by the defendant to introduce a written report generated by a defense ...
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Inference or Evidence of Bad Character

A defense tactic which should be vigorously opposed by plaintiff’s attorney is any inference or evidence of a bad character trait attributed to his client. It would be improper for the defense ...
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More Defense Tactics

In our ongoing series regarding defense tactics that insurance companies employ to sway the jury in their favor, I would like to discuss comments made by defense counsel regarding plaintiff's ...
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A Closer Look at Weinstein & Scharf, P.A.

Have you recently been a victim of a preventable accident? Were you injured while working at a construction site or did your doctor make an error during surgery? Was your child killed in a fatal car ...
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Expert Witnesses

In our ongoing series regarding defense tactics that good defense attorneys attempt to employ to reduce the Plaintiff's verdict, I would like to discuss defense tactics with respect to ...
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Taxes Paid on a Personal Injury Award

A good defense attorney is always trying to defeat Plaintiff's personal injury claims or mitigate the Plaintiff's damages. In this blog we discuss the Defense attorney's attempts to ...
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More Defense Tactics and How to Combat Them

In this blog we will address a tactic used by the Defense to gain the upper hand in a personal injury lawsuit. All too often the defense tries to raise an issue as to when the Plaintiff hired his/her ...
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Insurance Company Tactics About Government Assistance and Plaintiffs

In my ongoing blog regarding the insurance company's attempt to win its case by negative inferences and innuendo, one tact the defense likes to take is to imply, if the Plaintiff is making a lost ...
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Arguments in Closing Verdicts

In my ongoing series identifying defense tactics that may defeat a Plaintiff's right to receive compensation for his or her injuries, defense verdicts have been overturned for improper argument of ...
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More Insurance Company Tactics and Ways to Stop Them

In my last blog I discussed that insurance companies use tactics such as inference and innuendo to attempt to defeat an injured persons claim for damages. They often try to sway the jury towards the ...
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Beating the Insurance Company at Their Own Game

In my upcoming series of blogs, 43 in total, I will be discussing the tactics that insurance companies use in order to defeat an injured persons claim for damages. I will be highlighting certain ...
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13 Lawsuits Against the State of Florida for Deaths in Major Highway Accident

Motor vehicles are a dangerous method of transportation that the general population relies on daily whether it is driving to work or taking the kids to school or anything else. Unfortunately with so ...
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Man Spits Blood in State Trooper's Face

Personal injuries – and potential personal injuries – can occur in a variety of bizarre circumstances. An anesthesiologist from Florida is facing felony battery of a police officer charges ...
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Is the Medical Malpractice Cap Constitutional?

Suffering an injury of any kind is difficult, especially if it could have been avoided. There are myriads of accident types that could lead to a personal injury lawsuit, but medical malpractice claims ...
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Sexual Harassment Lawsuit to Be Filed Against Sports Bar

In Chicago, 19 women have filed a lawsuit against the Tilted Kilt sports bar. These current and former employees claimed that their work environment was "sexually hostile and degrading." The ...
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Honda Accused of Lying About Hybrid Gas Mileage

In a recent case in California, a lawsuit was brought against Honda regarding misrepresentation of their Civic hybrid vehicle. They had stated that the car could average at 50 miles per gallon, yet ...
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Man Files Lawsuit Over False Allegations of Animal Mutilation

In 2009, 18-year-old T.W. was accused of being responsible for the mutilation of cats found throughout Miami-Dade County. An anonymous tip was called in claiming that he was the person behind these ...
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BP Agrees to Pay $50 Million Over Pollution Violations

British Petroleum has agreed to pay the state of Texas $50 million to settle allegations of air pollution over a 2005 explosion at its Texas City refinery, according to a statement by the state's ...
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Company to Pay $1.3M Over Toxic Toy

A company has agreed to pay a $1.3 million fine over the sale of a toxic toy that put two children in a coma, according to an announcement by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on Thursday. ...
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Tobacco Company Loses Appeal, Goes Back to Court

Philip Morris will be heading back to court after the Illinois Supreme Court rejected the tobacco giant's appeal of a $10.1 billion judgment on Wednesday, officials said. The lawsuit will now go ...
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Florida's sales-tax holiday runs through Sunday

Florida's sales tax holiday begins today and runs through this Sunday allowing shoppers to purchase clothing, footwear, and accessories that are priced at $50.00 or less per item and pay no sales ...
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Credit card information theft at gas stations

WPTV reported that "law enforcement across South Florida are warning people to watch out for small devices, known as skimmers, attached to ATMs and gas pumps. The skimmers put your personal ...
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Are you looking for a personal injury attorney in Coral Springs, Fort Lauderdale or West Palm Beach?

Are you looking for a personal injury attorney ? Contact Weinstein & Scharf, P.A. as soon as possible for your free injury evaluation form. This may be exactly what you need to take the legal ...
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Boynton Beach FHP trooper is awarded The Point of Light Award

Governor Charlie Crist gave the Point of Light award to Anthony Potts, a Florida Highway Patrol auxiliary trooper from Boynton Beach last Wednesday. Trooper Potts has been an auxillary trooper for six ...
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