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Monthly Archives: August 2020

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At-Fault Parties in Tire Blowout Accidents in Florida

By The Turnbull Firm |

While a blown tire may seem like nothing more than a minor inconvenience, it can actually lead to a car accident and injuries. Flat tires and other problems related to a vehicle’s tires account for nearly 10% of all auto crashes in the United States. The dangers of tire blowout crashes were evident in… Read More »

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Nursing Homes’ Staffing Levels Raise Concerns, an August 2020 Brief Review Finds

By The Turnbull Firm |

A brief review released by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) in August 2020 showed that some nursing homes’ staffing levels raise concerns. Research shows that staffing levels in nursing homes across the United States often vary on a day-to-day basis. Not All Nursing Homes Comply with Federal Staffing Requirements Under federal staffing requirements,… Read More »

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Can You Seek Punitive Damages in Your Personal Injury Case in Florida?

By The Turnbull Firm |

In Florida, people who pursue personal injury lawsuits may be entitled to punitive damages. However, punitive damages are awarded very rarely, and not all lawsuits that ask for these damages are successful. If you believe that your case meets the statutory requirements to be eligible for punitive damages, consult with an experienced Lakeland personal… Read More »

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Are Police Reports Important in Car Accident Cases in Florida?

By The Turnbull Firm |

Following a car crash, it is advised to call the police and wait for their arrival to obtain a police report. But what role do police reports play in auto accident cases in Florida? What is a Police Report? After you call 911 and report your crash in Lakeland or other parts of Polk… Read More »

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Florida’s Dram Shop Law and Liability for Drunk Driving Accidents

By The Turnbull Firm |

Unfortunately, some people decide to get behind the wheel in an impaired state after a night out at a bar or nightclub. Doing so is not only illegal but can also lead to a drunk driving accident. In some cases, the drunk driver may not be the only at-fault party. If you were injured… Read More »

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Who’s Liable for Your Bar Fight Injury Inside or Outside a Bar in Florida?

By The Turnbull Firm |

Unfortunately, brawls and fights are not an uncommon occurrence inside and outside of bars, nightclubs, and other alcohol-serving establishments. But who can be held liable for your injury if you were injured during a bar fight or shooting in Florida? Shooting at an Orange County After-Hours Club In July 2020, at least two people… Read More »

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