• 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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    • 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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    • 42 year old Boca Raton male killed in automobile accident

      The Sun Sentinel reported that “a 42-year-old man was killed in a two-car crash about 9 p.m. Thursday west of Boca Raton , the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said. Daniel Gamble, from west of Boca ...

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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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    • Auto accident in Hollywood injures several people

      Several adults and children were injured, one critically, last Thursday when an auto accident occurred on Interstate 95 in Hollywood. The auto accident occurred in the northbound lanes of I-95 near ...

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    • Man killed in auto accident in Delray Beach

      The Sun Sentinel reported that one man was killed today when his car was hit by a Tri-Rail train at the Linton Boulevard crossing. His car had gotten either underneath the closing gates or was inside ...

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    • Boca Raton woman charged in accident that killed Pompano Beach bicyclist

      The South Florida Sun Sentinel reported that a Boca Raton woman was arrested last Wednesday in connection with a hit and run accident which occurred in September 2009. A 60 year old Pompano Beach man ...

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    • Two children struck by a car while bicycling in Fort Lauderdale

      The Sun Sentinel reported that two children who were riding bicycles in Fort Lauderdale today were struck by a vehicle. They both suffered minor injuries. The children, whose names and ages were not ...

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    • Man Critically Injured in Bicycle Accident

      An bicycle accident on Davie Boulevard sent a bicyclist to the hospital in critical condition after he collided with a car. The bicyclist was not wearing a helmet and is on life support at Broward ...

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    • Students injured in bus accident

      FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — “Officials say several Broward County students were injured after their bus was involved in a three-car crash in Fort Lauderdale. Police say a Broward school district bus was ...

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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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    • Driver killed in auto accident in Palm Beach County

      Early Monday morning, a driver was killed when an Isuzu Rodeo crashed into his vehicle at the intersection of Lyons Road and Southwest 14th Street , authorities said. The driver was driving a 1995 ...

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    • Blood Alcohol Levels

      IMPORTANT!! These calculations should only be used as a general guideline for estimating blood or breath alcohol levels. The predicted alcohol levels may not be valid for a given set of circumstances. ...

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    • Recent Large Settlements

      Over $945,000 for an automobile vs. truck accident and wrongful death claim in West Palm Beach, Florida. Such settlements do not constitute a guarantee, warranty or prediction regarding the outcome of ...

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    • Dog Bites

      The statistics on dog attacks in the United States are alarming. Unfortunately, the situation appears to be getting worse each year. The number of innocent people seriously injured or killed by dogs ...

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    • Drug Research Firm Faked Results

      The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Tuesday that a U.S. drug research firm faked documents and manipulated samples during clinical research trials performed by the company. The FDA ...

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    • Drug Lawsuit Settlement for Celebrex & Bextra

      Pfizer announced that is has agreed to a proposed settlement of $894 million in lawsuits involving the drug giant's Bextra and Celebrex. If approved, the settlement will resolve nearly 90 percent of ...

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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 after he ...

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    • DUI case of Detroit Tiger Cabrera Set for December 1st

      After numerous delays, the trial is set to begin on December 1 on the DUI case of Miguel Cabrera, the Detroit Tigers first baseman. Cabrera has been charged with DUI, one misdemeanor count of ...

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    • 39 year old man convicted of manslaughter in DUI car accident

      A 39-year-old man is facing up to 15 years in prison after he was convicted of DUI manslaughter yesterday Thursday for a deadly car accident which occurred in Boca Raton on October 13, 2006. The ...

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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 Plaintiff's ...

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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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    • 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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    • 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 wage ...

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    • Dentist May Have Exposed 7,000 Patients to HIV and Hepatitis

      Dentists sometimes get a bad reputation, and a dentist in Tulsa, Oklahoma is not helping after he was discovered exposing patients to dangerous illnesses because of this unsafe practice. The Tulsa ...

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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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    • Woman killed in Coral Springs motorcycle accident

      A woman was killed in a motorcycle accident in Coral Springs last Sunday. Her husband was also injured. A Ford pickup truck was traveling westbound on Royal Palm Boulevard when it collided with the ...

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    • Motorcycle rider killed in West Palm Beach

      A West Palm Beach motorcyclist was struck, dragged, and killed by the driver of another motor vehicle. According to officers on the scene, the driver of a white Mercury Grand Marquis struck the ...

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    • New Motorcycle License Laws

      Beginning July 1, 2009 Florida will require anyone who wants to get a motorcycle license to undergo a basic riding course prior to applying for a license.. Given the number of motorcycle accidents , ...

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    • Girl struck crossing Pembroke Pines street

      The Sun Sentinel reported this morning that there was an incident this morning around 7 a.m. involving a girl who was crossing Taft Street . She was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after ...

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    • Fort Lauderdale pedestrian accident deaths result in crackdown on traffic violators

      Police officers have cracked down on traffic violations along Las Olas Boulevard after two pedestrians were hit by cars and killed in March. According to the Sun Sentinel, "fines ranged from $86 up to ...

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    • Pedestrian accident attorneys in West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Coral Springs

      Pedestrian accident attorneys know pedestrians are easily the most vulnerable people on our roads. Florida law recognizes this by requiring drivers to yield to pedestrians at all times—even when the ...

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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 expert. ...

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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 counsel ...

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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 expert. ...

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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 diminish the ...

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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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    • The City of Coral Springs settles ex-employee's slip and fall personal injury case

      In 2006, a civilian employee of the police department slipped while cleaning equipment with a hose. As a result she suffered permanent injuries. The city commission is expected to approve the ...

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    • Slip and Fall Accidents

      A slip or a trip might not sound dangerous by itself, but it can have catastrophic consequences under the wrong circumstances. Hidden potholes, slippery floors or defective stairs can throw anyone off ...

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    • Slip and Fall Accidents

      A slip or a trip might not sound dangerous by itself, but it can have catastrophic consequences under the wrong circumstances. Hidden potholes, slippery floors or defective stairs can throw anyone off ...

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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 after he ...

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    • Red Light Cameras begin rolling today in Coral Springs

      As of Monday, red-light cameras will be snapping photos of red light runners at five city intersections. Violators will get warnings during the first 30 days. Ticketing will start September 14 when ...

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    • National Stop on Red Week

      National Stop on Red Week began on August 2 nd and will continue through August 8 th . Florida Highway Patrol and local law enforcement will be on the lookout for red-light runners. A $158 ticket will ...

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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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    • Pickup Truck and Palm Tran Accident send 11 to local hospitals

      A truck accident occurred today between a Palm Tran bus and a pickup truck in West Palm Beach . The ccident sent the truck's driver along with more than 10 bus passengers to local hospitals. The ...

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    • West Palm Beach Tanker truck accident

      The Palm Beach Post reported that a 22-year-old man without a driver's license has been arrested in the explosion of a fuel tanker truck on Interstate 95 in West Palm Beach which occurred on Monday. ...

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    • Man Sues Alleged DUI Victim After Pleading Guilty

      In 2007, D.B. pleaded guilty to DUI manslaughter following a crash that resulted in the death of three people. However, in a recent turn of events, he has now turned the tables and blamed the driver ...

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    • Boca Raton man sentenced to almost 20 years in prision for vehicular homicide in auto accident that killed 2 people

      On Dec. 22, 2008, a westbound black Volkswagen Rabbit T-boned a silver BMW, killing both the driver and his wife in Boca Raton . The Volkswagen was drag racing with a Mazda at the time of the auto ...

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    • 42 year old Boca Raton male killed in automobile accident

      The Sun Sentinel reported that “a 42-year-old man was killed in a two-car crash about 9 p.m. Thursday west of Boca Raton , the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said. Daniel Gamble, from west of Boca ...

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