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Does Medicare Get Paid if I Win my Personal Injury Lawsuit?

By Rafael Romero |

When you are injured in a car accident or by a negligent healthcare provider, you will likely incur significant medical bills. From emergency room bills to repeated office visits, the cost can pile up quickly. If you are a senior on Medicare, chances are good that your out-of-pocket costs will be minimal. This does… Read More »

Unnecessary Cesareans on the Rise

By Rafael Romero |

According to some, the benefits of a cesarean delivery far outweigh the risks. This is an ongoing debate between healthcare providers in America, but despite sources that attempt to skew the numbers lower, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) currently reports that about one-third of all child deliveries in America are by… Read More »

Florida Senate Amends Dog Bite Law

By Rafael Romero |

Under chapter 767 of the Florida Statutes, there are strict penalties for damages caused by domestic dogs. In fact, the entire chapter is devoted solely to dogs and the potential threat they pose. Like many states, Florida has created a right of action when a dog injures someone or causes other forms of damages,… Read More »

Drinking and Driving the Leading Cause of Wrong-way Driving Accidents

By Rafael Romero |

From Arizona to Florida, wrong-way drivers are killing innocent people by traveling the wrong direction on major highways and interstates. The nation has taken notice of this in the wake of the March 12, 2016 collision involving fallen Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Deputy, John Kotfila, Jr. According to a survivor, Kotfila raced his cruiser around… Read More »

Nursing Homes: Telling the Good from the Bad

By Rafael Romero |

For those with loved ones in Florida nursing homes, it can be terrifying to hear the horror stories of abuse and neglect that sometimes occur in these long-term care facility. And it is not just the “bad” places; neglect happens in all sorts of facilities. According to research by the National Center on Elder… Read More »

Hit and Run Accidents All Too Common in Florida

By Rafael Romero |

Just recently, a woman wanted in connection with the hit-and-run death of a tow truck driver on the Howard Frankland Bridge turned herself in. This story comes at almost the same time as the Florida Highway Patrol’s campaign, “Hit and Run – Bad to Worse.” The accident highlights a real threat in the Bay… Read More »

Jet Ski Accidents Just as Serious as Auto Accidents

By Rafael Romero |

Living in Florida has its advantages. Year-round moderate weather, sunshine that never stops, and endless water sports are just a few perks of being a Floridian. But when it comes to boating, Florida routinely proves to be the most dangerous place to be on the water. With more than 4,000 watercraft accidents nationwide in… Read More »

Why You Should Never Represent Yourself in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

By Rafael Romero |

You may have heard the term, “pro se.” This term just means “for self.” In the legal world, a pro se litigant is someone who represents himself in a litigated case. This means drafting and filing documents and appearing in court without the benefit of an attorney. There are times when this is perfectly… Read More »

Who is to Blame for Rising Motorcycle Fatalities?

By Rafael Romero |

Go to any motorcycle blog or social media post about motorcycle crashes, and you will probably see a heated debate over who is to blame for most crashes between cars and bikes. On one hand, riders are quick to point out the need to watch for motorcycles, as they are harder to see and… Read More »

Understanding Uninsured Motorist Coverage in Florida

By Rafael Romero |

For those injured in an automobile accident in Florida, there are a lot of terms to know – subrogation, no-fault, uninsured/underinsured. If you are injured in a car accident near Bradenton, here are just a few things you should know about your auto insurance. Underinsured/Uninsured Motorist Coverage You may have heard conflicting views on… Read More »

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