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5 Most Common Types of Nursing Home Abuse in Florida

By The Turnbull Firm |

Finding a nursing home for a loved one is not easy from a financial and emotional perspective. On top of that, you may also worry about nursing home abuse and neglect. An estimated 5 million elders are abused each year. It is important for family members of nursing home residents to recognize signs of… Read More »

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What’s the Difference Between Negligence and Intentional Torts in Personal Injury Law?

By The Turnbull Firm |

When someone causes injury to you or your loved one, their conduct falls into the category of “tort law.” Both negligent acts and intentional acts that result in bodily injury are categorized as tort law. Many Floridians do not understand the difference between negligence and intentional torts when trying to recover damages for their… Read More »

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Florida Issues Emergency Order to Lift Visitation Restrictions in Nursing Homes

By The Turnbull Firm |

Despite a steadily growing number of confirmed coronavirus cases, Florida authorities issued an emergency order to lift visitation restrictions in nursing homes. The restrictions were originally implemented earlier this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Visitation restrictions were also lifted in assisted living facilities, adult group homes, and other long-term care facilities across Florida…. Read More »

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Should I Give a Recorded Statement to My Insurance Company After a Car Accident?

By The Turnbull Firm |

After being involved in a car crash, you will report the accident to your insurance company. The insurer will ask you to provide the details about what happened and ask you to give a recorded statement. A recorded statement is either an audio or video interview between the insurance adjuster and the policyholder. During… Read More »

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Are Utilities Immune from Liability in Power Plant Accidents in Florida?

By The Turnbull Firm |

When people suffer injuries in a plant accident, many of them are worried that they will not be fully compensated for their injuries because the utility is immune from liability. But can a utility be shielded from liability for injuries stemming from plant accidents? Most recently, following a power plant accident in Hillsborough County,… Read More »

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What Does it Mean When Personal Injury Attorneys Offer a ‘Free Consultation’?

By The Turnbull Firm |

When researching law firms and attorneys and reading information about your personal injury matter online, you will notice that many attorneys offer a free consultation. But what does it mean, and what happens during a free consultation with an attorney? After contacting a personal injury attorney in Florida, they may either schedule a date… Read More »

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Who’s at Fault When a Driverless Car or Bus is Involved in an Auto Accident?

By The Turnbull Firm |

Once imagined only as science fiction, self-driving vehicles are slowly becoming a reality. Driverless shuttles have recently appeared on public roads of Tampa Bay in Florida. Self-driving shuttles launched in downtown Tampa Bay on October 12, 2020, according to The Tampa Bay. Residents now have a chance to ride in driverless shuttles deployed by… Read More »

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Who’s Liable for Injuries in SunRail Train Accidents in Florida?

By The Turnbull Firm |

While thousands of people in the Orange County use the SunRail as a convenient form of transportation to commute to and from work, accidents involving SunRail trains are not unheard of. Determining liability for a SunRail train accident can be tricky, especially considering that an accident may involve multiple liable parties. If you were… Read More »

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What’s the Process of Settling a Personal Injury Claim in Florida?

By The Turnbull Firm |

If you were injured in an accident because of someone else’s negligence, you might be entitled to compensation by filing a personal injury claim with your insurance company. Florida is a no-fault auto insurance state, which means you must file a claim with your own insurer regardless of fault. But how does the process… Read More »

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Why You Need a Medical Malpractice Attorney if a Doctor Delayed Your Cancer Diagnosis

By The Turnbull Firm |

Being diagnosed with cancer is a frightening and stressful experience. But finding out that a doctor delayed your cancer diagnosis can be even more frustrating. Misdiagnosis or a delayed cancer diagnosis can potentially impact your life expectancy, which is why doctors who make negligent mistakes when providing medical care must be held accountable. You… Read More »

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